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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Police say they are making gains against gangs (Muskogee, OK): More than two years after the deadly Arrowhead Mall shootout opened residents’ eyes to gang violence in Muskogee, police said they’ve made progress in eliminating the problem.
Source: Muskogee Phoenix    Date: July 20, 2012

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Gang members indicted for Oakland street shooting that killed toddler (Oakland, CA): Law enforcement officials announced Friday that three reputed members of a violent West Oakland street gang have been charged in connection with a series of shootings and other crimes, including the murder of a toddler last year.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: July 20, 2012

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Gang member sentenced for murder of Whittier father (Whittier, CA): A Whittier gang member received his sentence Friday for the fatal 2009 shooting of a father of five in Uptown Whittier, officials said.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: July 20, 2012

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Arrest made in 1998 gang-related killing in Richfield (Richfield, MN): Police got the break they needed and have made an arrest in a retaliatory gang-related shooting death 14 years ago outside a Richfield restaurant.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: July 20, 2012

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More alleged gang-related arrests in Holland area (Holland, MI): At least two more suspects were arrested following Thursday’s multi-agency raids targeting alleged Holland gang members, court records show.
Source: The Holland Sentinel    Date: July 20, 2012

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Arrests made in gang-related stabbing, riot (Medford, OR): Medford police say they have arrested three suspects connected to a gang-related stabbing and riot two weeks ago near downtown Medford.
Source: Mail Tribune    Date: July 20, 2012

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Teenager struck in drive-by shooting, believed to be gang-related (West Valley City, CA): A teenage boy was shot late Thursday in what is believed to be a gang-related incident.
Source: Deseret News    Date: July 20, 2012

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Reputed gang leader charged with murder (San Francisco, CA): A reputed gang leader made his first court appearance in San Francisco on Friday following his return from North Carolina, where he moved shortly after an innocent father and two sons were killed four years ago in a mistaken gang shooting.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: July 20, 2012

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Wanted gang member apprehended after chase in Capitola, Soquel (Capitola, CA): Capitola police arrested a 27-year-old gang member who tried to elude authorities in a car chase. Hugo Norato Castro is a gang member on federal probation in Bakersfield, said Capitola police Sgt. Mark Gonzalez.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 20, 2012

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Suspected Kurdish Pride gang member is killed (Nashville, TN): A man on a list of suspected Kurdish Pride gang members that Metro Nashville police want barred from going into Paragon Mills and Providence parks was shot and killed Tuesday.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: July 19, 2012

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Jobs program offers alternative to gangs (San Francisco, CA): A few of the 80 young people trimming and edging the ivy along the Geary Boulevard median had scars from bullet wounds.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: July 19, 2012

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Gang battle uphill for resolute Boston FBI (Boston, MA): The large-scale operations that swept up dozens of alleged Bay State gangbangers in recent weeks give the crime-ravaged communities they operate in relief from deadly gunplay — but only to a point, according to lawmen, who warn other gangsters will fill the vacuum.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: July 19, 2012

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Police say gang-related shooting injures one in Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV): One man is wounded after a shooting this morning near North Las Vegas and Nellis boulevards.
Source: KSNV MyNews3    Date: July 19, 2012

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Gang sweep in Holland (Holland, MI): Several law enforcement agencies are involved in an investigation into gang activity in Holland. But police are saying very little about it.
Source: Grand Haven Tribune    Date: July 19, 2012

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More than seven years in gang stabbing (Wenatchee, WA): An 18-year-old South Side Locos gang member was sentenced to 7 3/4 years in prison Wednesday for stabbing a rival in a Wenatchee neighborhood last year.
Source: The Wenatchee World     Date: July 19, 2012

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Community leaders discuss an end to gang violence (Toronto, ON): Black community activists are asking to join a meeting with politicians next week to discuss an end to recent gun violence in Toronto.
Source: CTV News    Date: July 19, 2012

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Vermont corrections chief reports increase in gangs, violence (Montpelier, VT): The man in charge of Vermont's prison system said Thursday there's been an increase in violence behind bars in the state, much of which appears related to gang activity.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: July 19, 2012

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Two indicted in 2011 killing of Oakland boy (Oakland, CA): Two alleged gang members were indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday on charges of murder, assault, weapons violations and racketeering in connection with a spree of violence last year in West Oakland, including a shooting that killed a 1-year-old boy.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: July 19, 2012

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Growing CCPD Gang Unit leads to less crime (Corpus Christi, TX): The Corpus Christi Police Department is focusing more attention, more manpower and more equipment on the task of stopping gang-related violence in this city.
Source: KIII News    Date: July 19, 2012

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Known gang members arrested in Salinas (Salinas, CA): A man and two juveniles were arrested at 2 p.m. Wednesday following a slow-speed pursuit, according to the Salinas Police Department.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: July 19, 2012

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