Gang-Related News Articles

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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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Closing statements expected Friday in Ogden gang stabbing case (Ogden, UT): The attempted murder case against Jose Amparo Garcia will go to the jury early Friday morning. Garcia, 29, is facing attempted murder and assault charges for an alleged May 31, 2014 altercation that left a 40-year-old victim with a broken jaw and ten stab wounds — eight of which were in the back and on one puncturing a lung, according to testimony.
Source: Standard Examiner    Date: September 4, 2015

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Convicted gang members from Fauquier sentenced to over 100 years of prison (Fauquier County, VA): A multi-year investigation into the Nine Trey Gangsters Bloods criminal street gang, a set of the East Coast United Blood Nation, concluded yesterday as the final defendant in the district wide investigation pleaded guilty.
Source: Fauquier Times    Date: September 4, 2015

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Gang leader-turned-evangelist to speak at local churches (Lancaster, PA): Nicky Cruz was a New York street gang leader, infamous for his violent confrontations with other gangs and run-ins with police. Today, he is even more famous as an evangelist whose street gang experience reaches youth who can relate to him.
Source: LancasterOnline    Date: September 3, 2015

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Portland Hits New Gang-Related Crime Milestone (Portland, OR): Portland’s Gang Enforcement Team worked Wednesday night to put together the pieces of another shooting in North Portland. It’s too early to rule it a gang shooting. But if it is, it will be violent gang-related crime 122 of 2015. There were 89 violent gang-related crimes at this time in 2014.
Source: FM News 101 KXL    Date: September 3, 2015

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Cops: 3 gang members pushed into Port Richmond house after domestic dispute (Staten Island, NY): Three young Staten Island gang members forced their way into a Port Richmond home with a gun to get revenge on someone who intervened in a domestic dispute Sunday, police allege.
Source: Staten Island Advance    Date: September 3, 2015

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Gang-related shootings underscore problem of retaliatory gun violence (Cleveland, OH): A feud between two East Side street gangs has punctuated another Cleveland summer marred by gun violence. Police attribute almost two-dozen shootings to the tension between the Broadway-Fleet area rivals.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: September 3, 2015

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California city could be Cleveland model for quelling retaliatory gun violence (Cleveland, OH): Shootings in Cleveland have spiked to the highest level in nearly a decade. The city has beefed up its gang unit and sent hundreds of thousands of dollars to neighborhood organizations to combat the violence, but investigators have often been left guessing who's going to show up next on an operating table.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: September 3, 2015

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No arrests in summer shootings as community gun violence meeting looms (Hamilton, ON): Three weeks after an 18-year-old man was shot dead in Hamilton's North End, police have not yet made any arrests that would calm the fears of a worried community. And in a summer marred by high profile gun violence, that has been a common theme.
Source: CBC News    Date: September 3, 2015

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Cleveland residents on gang violence: 'We're just trying to make it from day to day' (Cleveland, OH): Eight of Cleveland's violent gang members are behind bars following a six-month investigation. In a press conference Thursday, police announced the arrests of eight members of the Lakeview Locke 2 gang.
Source:    Date: September 3, 2015

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Nampa Police to refocus on fighting gang crime (Nampa, ID): There's a new push in Nampa to stop a recent resurgence of gang violence in the city. More than a decade ago, the city's police department formed a gang unit after drive-by shootings and homicides skyrocketed. But those officers were re-assigned to other divisions back in 2012.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: September 3, 2015

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A deadly account: Innocent bystanders killed in gang shootings (Abbotsford, BC): An Abbotsford neighbourhood is in shock after a 74-year-old bystander was shot and killed Wednesday night, an innocent victim of the Lower Mainland's ongoing gang wars.
Source: CBC News    Date: September 3, 2015

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Police: Gang members at large after San Juan drive-by shooting (San Juan, TX): A bullet grazed a bystander’s head during a drive-by shooting involving rival gang members Thursday afternoon, police said. Police are searching for suspects in the shooting that occurred on Business 83 near Stewart Road involving gang members from the Texas Chicano Brotherhood and the Tri-City Bombers, said department spokesman Sgt. Rolando Garcia.
Source: The Monitor    Date: September 3, 2015

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Documented gang member wanted in Texas arrested in Arizona (Phoenix, AZ): Authorities say a documented gang member wanted in Texas has been arrested in Arizona. U.S. Marshals Service officials say 31-year-old Esteban Castorena was arrested Tuesday after a barricade situation at a Phoenix home.
Source: KFDA NewsChannel 10    Date: September 3, 2015

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9 arrested in raids targeting El Monte Street gang (El Monte, CA): Early-morning search warrants in El Monte, Temple City and La Puente Thursday resulted in the arrests of nine gang members and associates, as well as the recovery of a handgun, a bullet-proof vest, several ounces of methamphetamine and 1,200 in cash, police said.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: September 3, 2015

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Police: Man assaulted/burned after breaking Latin Kings gang rules (Fargo, ND): Fargo Police say they believe broken gang rules led to the kidnapping and beating of a fellow Latin Kings gang member.
Source: WDAY 6 News    Date: September 3, 2015

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Gang member, 2 others caught with gun, $10K in drugs at Bloomfield Wendy's, cops say (Bloomfield, NJ) : Three men were arrested Wednesday night after police found more than $10,000 in drugs and a loaded handgun in their vehicle, authorities said.
Source:    Date: September 3, 2015

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8 Arrested On Suspicion Of Running Gang-Related Money Counterfeiting Scheme (Seal Beach, CA): Eight alleged gang members and gang associates were arrested in connection with a money counterfeiting and laundering scheme in a string of raids across LA County on Thursday.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: September 3, 2015

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Police: Gang members arrested following investigation (Cleveland, OH): Police announce the arrests of multiple suspects wanted for violence crimes and gang activity. Police Chief Calvin Williams said eight of nine members part of the 'Lockview 2 Locke' gang have been arrested and indicted following a six-month investigation.
Source: WKYC 3 News    Date: September 3, 2015

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Gangster Disciples active in Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood area (Killeen, TX): The Texas Department of Public Safety released its annual report on gangs in the state on Monday, and officials report high activity by Gangster Disciples in the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood area.
Source: Killeen Daily Herald    Date: September 2, 2015

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Innovative program geared at sparking change in Selma schools (Selma, AL): An innovative program that has seen positive results in other schools in the Southeast has made its way to Selma in an effort to reach out to young men and women in the community. Students heard real testimony from people who have turned their lives around, including a former gang member, and touched on a variety of issues facing youth today.
Source: WSFA 12 News    Date: September 2, 2015

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