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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Bust of gang offers hope for Dodge City immigrants (Dodge City, KS): The scars on Jose Aguilar's hands are pretty standard stuff for a man who’s made a rough living carving up cattle.
Source: The Kansas City Star    Date: May 19, 2012

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South King County fights gangs (South King County, WA): More than 50 law enforcement officers from city, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies joined forces for a gang enforcement emphasis in South King County.
Source: Federal Way Mirror    Date: May 19, 2012

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Gang Task Force paying at-risk teens to work (Apison, TN): The gang problem is at the forefront in Chattanooga and with kids getting out of school for summer, leaders say it's the perfect time to target troubled teens and get them on the right track.
Source: WRCB 3 News    Date: May 19, 2012

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Man killed in gang-related brawl in East New York (New York, NY): A man was slain this morning in a vicious gang-related squabble in East New York, law-enforcement sources said.
Source: New York Post    Date: May 19, 2012

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A different approach to solving gang problems (Chattanooga, TN): Community members are getting involved, and it's all in an effort to find solutions to end the city's growing gang problem. One thing they believe isn't the answer is jail time.
Source: WTVC NewsChannel 9    Date: May 19, 2012

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Shelby residents stand up to gangs after shootings (Shelby, NC) : Since the first day of April, there have been nine shootings and one murder in Shelby. The outbreak in violence has sparked a vigorous response by the community.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: May 18, 2012

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Two additional gang associates plead guilty in Fairfax prostitution ring, officials say (Alexandria, VA): Two more people have pleaded guilty to charges of participating in a prostitution ring in Fairfax County that recruited local high school girls, authorities said.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: May 18, 2012

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Two more gang suspects arrested: Teen MOB members charged with participating in a criminal gang (Lorain, OH): Two of the six suspected MOB gang members Lorain police have been looking for were arrested last night, according to police.
Source: The Morning Journal    Date: May 18, 2012

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Deputies crackdown on gang activity with 16-week sweep (San Mateo, CA): Police are cracking down on gang activity in the Peninsula with a 16-week summertime sweep. Officers said they made two arrests Thursday, the first night of their operation.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: May 18, 2012

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Police say gangs making presence known at schools (Las Vegas, NV): Gang life is becoming more alluring to more local kids, with the pitch to join often coming at school. Clark County School District police say no neighborhood is exempt. The unit briefed parents Thursday night on the growing problem.
Source: KSNV MyNews3    Date: May 18, 2012

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Teen is shot in Los Banos (Los Banos, CA): A teenager was shot in the leg during a gang-related incident Monday, police said.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: May 18, 2012

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Chester County's Hispanic gangs may be small, but are still lethal (Chester County, PA): Six months ago, it was the bedroom of a small-time tough named Cuahuctemoc Bedolla. Now, it is his shrine, a tribute to a short life with a bad ending.
Source: The Inquirer    Date: May 18, 2012

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Young Richmond gangster to spend rest of life in prison for 2009 shootings (Martinez, CA): There were more spectators than seats in a Contra Costa courtroom Thursday when a 21-year-old man dubbed one of Richmond's most prolific shooters was condemned to spend the rest of his life in prison.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: May 18, 2012

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MAX Green Line ships gangs to Clackamas County, survey suggests (Clackamas, County, OR): An uptick in gang banging around Clackamas County is tied mostly tied to gangsters based in Portland -- some who take TriMet's Green Line trains to Clackamas Town Center, according to a new survey.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 18, 2012

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Former gang member talks about starting over (Kenniwick, WA): Gang violence is an ongoing problem across our region because many impressionable teens do end up joining gangs for friends and security reasons. But when they grow up and realize that it's not the life they want, getting out is harder than it looks.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News    Date: May 18, 2012

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Alleged gang member sentenced...how is Novato doing vs. gangs? (Novato, CA) : The sentencing of a suspected gang member Friday prompts a couple of questions to Novato residents: Is the town's gang problem bigger or smaller than other surrounding cities?
Source: NovatoPatch    Date: May 18, 2012

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State seeks to shut down Memorial business over allegations of gang violence, prostitution (Houston, TX): The State of Texas and the City of Houston are asking the court to shut down a Memorial-area business alleged to be a haven for gang members and pimps.
Source: Ultimate Memorial    Date: May 18, 2012

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From a gang to community outreach (Durham, NC): Rashard Johnson is 19 years-old. He never had a father. He was abused as a child. He joined a gang for a family. He went to jail for stealing and was a convicted felon by 18.
Source: The Herald-Sun     Date: May 18, 2012

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Gang member convicted of Halloween stabbing (Orange County, CA): A gang member was convicted this week of stabbing to death an Army-bound teenager during a fight at a Halloween party in 2009.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: May 18, 2012

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Hacienda Heights man wounded in Arcadia stabbing (Arcadia, CA): A wounded Hacienda Heights man showed up at an area hospital late Thursday following an apparently gang-related stabbing last week, police said.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: May 18, 2012

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