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Welcome to the Gang-Related News Articles page. This page provides a list of articles pertaining to gangs and gang-related activities from various U.S. and Canadian news sources. A link to the source of each article is provided. The list of articles can be refined and filtered by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory.

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MS-13 apprehensions at the border skyrocket (Houston, TX): Customs and Border Protection agents have apprehended more than four times as many MS-13 members so far this fiscal year than last year. In April, Channel 2's Jacob Rascon traveled to El Salvador, where MS-13 rules the streets with brutal force.
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston    Date: May 23, 2018
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Man accused of possessing firearms, drugs sentenced to 10 years behind bars (Newport News, VA): A man who was arrested after a FBI investigation that led to his home was sentenced to 10 years behind bars with three years of supervised probation after his release.
Source: WTKR NewsChannel 3    Date: October 22, 2018

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An Annapolis gang: Prosecutors link shootings, murders, retaliation to heroin ring (Annapolis, MD): Annapolis police raced March 24 to a report of a shooting on Greenbriar Lane.
Source: Capital Gazette    Date: October 21, 2018

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Neighborhood watch group reinvigorating (Haverhill, MA): Members of one neighborhood watch group said they thought police had abandoned them after priorities changed and officers who had participated in a Community Action Team were reassigned to more pressing matters.
Source: The Eagle Tribune    Date: October 21, 2018

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Court upholds conviction in boy’s killing (Wilson, NC): A Wilson gang member convicted last year in the shooting death of 7-year-old Kamari Jones will remain in prison for the rest of his life after the state’s appellate court upheld his convictions.
Source: The Wilson Times    Date: October 21, 2018

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Six people shot near Jaguars football game (Jacksonville, FL): Six people have been wounded, three critically, in a possible gang-related shooting blocks from the Florida stadium where the NFL’s Houston Texans played and defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday afternoon, authorities said.
Source: TCPalm    Date: October 21, 2018

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Former mob boss talks about the transformative power of religion in Anchorage (Anchorage, AK): Once a notorious member of the Colombo crime family in New York, Michael Franzese spoke at the Anchorage Baptist Temple on Sunday as part of a mission to inspire people to stay away from gangs and similar activity.
Source: KTUU 2 News    Date: October 21, 2018

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Frustration led police to release list of suspected gang members (Champaign, IL): Area police routinely ask citizens to help them solve crimes by supplying information, but it's not common for them to label several suspected criminals as gang members and request help finding them.
Source: The News-Gazette    Date: October 20, 2018

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Court quashes MS-13 attorney's subpoena of jail activity, cites privacy privilege (Santa Maria, CA): The request of an attorney in the MS-13 case to obtain records of his client's co-defendants' jail conversations, visitor logs, and cell assignments was denied Friday by Superior Court Judge John McGregor.
Source: Santa Maria Times    Date: October 20, 2018

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Legislators visit Wilmington to talk school safety, here’s a breakdown of the latest efforts (Wilmington, NC): State legislators met in Wilmington’s City Hall Friday to address school safety.
Source: Port City Daily    Date: October 20, 2018

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San Bernardino Police Arrest 65 People in Citywide Gang Sweep (San Bernardino, CA): A citywide gang sweep led to dozens of arrests in San Bernardino, officials announced Friday.
Source: KTLA News    Date: October 20, 2018

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In letters to parents, suburban principal accuses high school students of ‘gang activity’ (Flossmoor, IL): In letters sent home to parents this week, a south suburban high school principal accused dozens of students of being involved in “gang activity.”
Source: WGN TV News    Date: October 20, 2018

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Brockville residents on edge as youth gang wreaks havoc (Brockville, ON): They call themselves the "Burr Gang." Members of the group of youths in the small eastern Ontario city of Brockville, Ont., about 100 kilometres south of Ottawa, are as young as 12 and include girls and boys.
Source: CBC News    Date: October 20, 2018

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Durham neighborhood playground vandalized with graffiti gang references (Durham, NC): A Durham neighborhood is concerned after waking up to find their playground equipment vandalized.
Source: ABC11 News    Date: October 20, 2018

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Two men face gang allegations in fatal Mission shooting of SF rapper (San Francisco, CA): Two men accused of fatally shooting a 25-year-old local rapper in the Mission District appeared in court Tuesday for the first time on charges including murder and participation in a criminal street gang.
Source: The San Francisco Examiner    Date: October 19, 2018

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Man found guilty in MS-13 gang-related killing in Bedford County (Bedford, VA): Victor Arnoldo Rodas was found guilty Friday of first-degree murder and two other charges in the March 27, 2017 death of Lynchburg teen Raymond Wood.
Source: The Roanoke Times    Date: October 19, 2018

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Home invasion of UGA students’ residence might be gang-related (Athens, GA): Investigators believe that members of a street gang might have been responsible for a home invasion armed robbery this month at a residence north of downtown.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: October 19, 2018

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Cleveland man pleads guilty after man dies from complications in 2009 gang-related shooting (Cleveland, OH): A Cleveland man who has spent six years in prison in a 2009 gang-related shooting pleaded guilty to manslaughter charges after the victim in the case died last year of complications related to the shooting.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: October 19, 2018

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Police say fatal shooting in Abbotsford, B.C., related to gang conflict (Vancouver, BC): Police say a man who was shot to death Thursday evening in Abbotsford, B.C., is linked to the ongoing gang conflict in the Lower Mainland and was targeted for murder.
Source: CTV British Columbia    Date: October 19, 2018

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Gary Man Accused of Harboring Double-Shooting Suspect (Crown Point, IN): A Gary man is accused of harboring a suspect in a gang-related shooting that wounded a man and his 9-year-old son outside a store.
Source: US Newswire    Date: October 19, 2018

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Alleged gang member arrested after Merced police report finding gun inside home (Merced, CA): Merced police say a gang member was arrested Thursday after officers found weapons during a search of his home.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: October 19, 2018

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