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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Gang-related stabbing sends man to hospital (Corning, CA): A 22-year-old Corning man was stabbed in the upper-back and cut on the forearm during a gang-related attack on Friday night, the Corning police reported.
Source: Corning Observer    Date: December 25, 2012

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Vianna Roman, alleged queen of L.A.'s Harpys Gang (Los Angeles, CA): L.A. cops believe Vianna Roman was running a deadly street gang at the behest of her imprisoned father. Christine Pelisek on why women are the Mexican mafia’s new secret weapons.
Source: The Daily Beast    Date: December 24, 2012

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Self-proclaimed gang leader arrested for cocaine possession (Kingston, NY): A man, who says he is a local street gang leader, and a woman, were arrested by Kingston City Police on Friday after they investigated reports of illegal drug transactions at 20 North Street where he lives.
Source: Mid-Hudson News    Date: December 24, 2012

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Ohio youth prisons improved, but need work (Columbus, OH): A report calls some changes to Ohio's youth prison system a model for the nation while highlighting continuing problems in the system with gang violence, education classes and medical care.
Source: WTRF 7 News    Date: December 24, 2012

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Teen faces murder charge in Tacoma gang killing (Tacoma, WA): A fugitive teen wanted in connection with 2010 gang killing has been extradited to Pierce County from Mexico.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: December 24, 2012

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Anti-gang police arrest two in Walnut Grove (Walnut Grove, BC): Two men are facing weapons-related charges following a Friday afternoon (Dec 21) arrest in Langley's Walnut Grove neighbourhood.
Source: BCLocalNews.com    Date: December 24, 2012

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Elgin teen arrested with gun had revenge in mind (Chicago, IL): Arrested on Chicago's West Side with a loaded automatic handgun, one Elgin teenager told officers he was seeking revenge for a friend's shooting, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: December 23, 2012

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22 years for gang member in Labor Day 2011 Aurora shootings (Aurora, IL): An Aurora man who shot at supposed gang rivals in two separate attacks during Labor Day weekend in 2011 recently was sentenced to 22 years in prison.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: December 23, 2012

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Denver anti-gang-violence plan successful, challenging in other cities (Denver, CO): An ambitious anti-gang-violence strategy unfolding in Denver is credited for drastically decreasing killings in other cities that have tried it. But it has also proved difficult to sustain, raising questions about how long Denver's budding program can survive.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: December 23, 2012

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Poverty and fear of gangs drive young immigrants to U.S. (Worcester, MA): Diego Canil Ordonez was just 16 years old when he realized he needed to get out of Guatemala after gang members arrived at the store where he worked to shake down his boss for money.
Source: Reuters    Date: December 22, 2012

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Maine Township panel looks at changes in suburban gang activity (Park Ridge, IL): Park Ridge Police Chief Frank Kaminski’s first gang encounter didn't occur on the job. Growing up on Chicago's Southwest Side, he crossed paths with rowdy boys known as the 58th Street Jungle who declared a public park their stomping grounds.
Source: Park Ridge Herald-Advocate    Date: December 21, 2012

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Youngsters arrested after gang grafitti spree damages 20 homes, vehicles, businesses and public property (Storm Lake, IA): Tuesday night shortly after 8 p.m., Storm Lake Police officers were dispatched to 406 W 9th Street for a reported vandalism to a vehicle where gang graffiti was sprayed with blue paint on the trunk and license plate of a vehicle.
Source: Storm Lake Pilot Tribune    Date: December 21, 2012

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18 gang members arrested, narcotics seized in West Side takedown (Chicago, IL): 18 gang members were arrested and cannabis, heroin and crack cocaine seized following a three-month investigation of drug sales in the West Side Austin neighborhood, police News Affairs announced Thursday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: December 21, 2012

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Providence gang member caught with gun, drugs (Providence, RI): Providence police narcotics detectives arrested a local gang member and seized a semi-automatic handgun and drugs during a raid in Olneyville Thursday night.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: December 21, 2012

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Alleged gang member charged in beating death (Minneapolis, MN): An alleged Minneapolis gang member is charged with second degree murder in the beating death of man back in November.
Source: KARE 11 News    Date: December 21, 2012

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How a homegrown mobile system selps police bust gang members (Long Beach, CA): To curb gang activity in California, local courts and law enforcement created a special injunctions process that permits the arrest of known gang members for small infractions--in hopes of preventing more violent crimes.
Source: Computer World    Date: December 21, 2012

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South Valley student arrested for terrorist threats (Visalia, CA): A 14-year-old suspected gang member from Woodlake was arrest for allegedly making threats against rival gang members at Mt. Whitney High School in Visalia.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: December 21, 2012

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Woodland gangsters headed to prison for attempted murder (Sacramento, CA): Three gang members have been sentenced in a 2011 case of attempted murder in Woodland. Yolo Superior Court Judge Stephen Mock on Tuesday sentenced Rolando Arismendez, 34, Juan Reyes, 21, and German Quezada, 19, to prison terms for attempted murder and gang enhancements, according to a Yolo County District Attorney's Office news release.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: December 20, 2012

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E.C. teen beaten and bound; police suspect gang activity (East Chicago, IN): A teenager was left with his hands and feet bound for about three hours after being beaten by people he called friends Sunday, police said.
Source: The Times    Date: December 20, 2012

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Oklahoma City man sentenced to life for killing man he thought was rival gang member (Oklahoma City, OK): A judge sentenced an Oklahoma City gang member Wednesday to life in prison for killing a man he mistook for a rival gang member.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: December 20, 2012

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