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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Tipton County addresses gang problem with students and parents (Covington, TN): Two of three murders in Covington in the last two months are believed to be gang-related, spurring a proactive effort by law enforcement and school leaders to address the problem with students and parents.
Source: WREG NewsChannel 3    Date: March 19, 2012

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Fontana police arrest two documented gang members after chase (Fontana, CA): Two documented gang members who led Fontana police on a short chase were arrested after officers allegedly found drugs and an AK-47 in their possession.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: March 19, 2012

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Three gang members arrested in Friday night shootout (Los Angeles, CA): Three members of a local street gang were arrested on Friday evening following a shootout on North Figueroa Street and Avenue 55 which injured one bystander, according to LAPD Northeast Detective Rick Ortiz.
Source: HighlandPark-MountWashingtonPatch     Date: March 19, 2012

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Detectives: Gang violence begins in elementary school (New Hanover County, NC): A cell phone captured video of some girls at Williston Middle School violently fighting each other last week. The cell phone video shows two girls initiate the fight, and then others join in.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: March 19, 2012

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Covington fights growing gang problems (Covington, TN): Fed up with drug deals, graffiti, and violence, parents and students packed Covington High School Monday night to hear how they can fight a growing gang problem. "It is ridiculous the way everything is happening," said Octavious Blackwell, a junior at Covington High School.
Source: WPTY ABC24 News    Date: March 19, 2012

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Two teens charged in slaying of 6-year-old in Little Village (Chicago, IL): Two teenagers were charged with the murder of a 6-year-old girl in Little Village who was likely caught in the middle of a gang shooting, police said Sunday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 18, 2012

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Gangster Disciple sentenced (Monroe, GA): Darnell Nolley was found guilty for orchestrating a March 28, 2011, shooting in Monroe but recently pleaded guilty to a lot more. Nolley was found guilty March 8 by a jury in Walton County on charges of attempted armed robbery, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, obstruction and 17 counts of violating the Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act.
Source: The Walton Tribune    Date: March 18, 2012

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Stockton gang violence kills two men over the weekend (Stockton, CA): Stockton police say gang violence is to blame for the death of two men in their early to mid-20s on Don Carlos Avenue. The victims were found lying in the street. A third man suffered minor injuries.
Source: News10     Date: March 18, 2012

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Police, FBI search homes in Stanislaus County gang sweep (Modesto, CA): In an effort to stem the recent rise in gang violence, members of five law enforcement agencies Sunday served search warrants throughout Stanislaus County.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: March 18, 2012

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Waukegan gang member arrested for gun possession (Waukegan, IL): The Gang Intelligence Unit at Waukegan Police Department arrested a Waukegan man accused of being a gang member for shooting a gun in the Brunswick Bowl parking lot on March 11.
Source: Lake County News-Sun    Date: March 18, 2012

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Charges laid in street gang bust (Saskatoon, SK): Two people are facing a variety of firearms, drug related and proceeds of crime charges following an investigation earlier this week by members of the Saskatoon Police Service street gang unit.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: March 17, 2012

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Gang members arrested for weapons (Manteca, CA): Police say two documented gang members were arrested on suspicion of possessing weapons in separate probation and parole searches Thursday afternoon.
Source: The Record    Date: March 17, 2012

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Gang-related stabbing reported in Holland (Holland, MI): Two days after Holland Public Safety officials said that behind-the-scenes enforcement efforts helped to cut down on gang-related incidents in the Tulip City during 2011, what was believed to be a gang-related altercation near East 17th Street and Columbia Avenue last night led to a 17-year-old boy being stabbed.
Source: WHTC News    Date: March 17, 2012

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Man, 19, killed in gang-related central city shooting (Toledo, OH): A 19-year-old man was killed and two people were wounded in a central Toledo shooting Friday night. Police say they believe the shooting may be gang-related and are still investigating.
Source: The Blade    Date: March 17, 2012

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Gang members sentenced to long terms in shooting (Sacramento, CA): A pair of gang members were sentenced to prison Friday in connection with a gang war-related shooting in 2009 that critically injured a 15-year-old bystander, according to a press release from the Sacramento County District Attorney's office.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: March 17, 2012

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One dead, 16 hurt in overnight shootings (Chicago, IL): One man was killed and 16 others were wounded in shootings throughout the city between Friday night and Saturday morning.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: March 17, 2012

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Suspect cried when arrested (Calgary, AB): A sobbing Real Christian Honorio phoned his close friend after being arrested for his role in the 2009 triple murder at Bolsa Restaurant, and advised he had been the victim of a three-month police undercover sting.
Source: Calgary Herald    Date: March 16, 2012

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Security store owner doubts value of body armour ban (Calgary, AB) : Critics of the government's restrictions on body armour say new rules will do little to keep bulletproof vests and other similar protective garb away from criminals.
Source: Calgary Herald    Date: March 16, 2012

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Recent Half Moon Bay gang incidents not indicative of increased problem (Half Moon Bay, CA) : Just a year ago, it might have been unimaginable on the streets of Half Moon Bay. Yet over the course of a few months — from August to October 2011 — five people were shot at (three in August, two in October) in rival Norteños vs. Sureños gang shootings on city streets.
Source: HalfMoonBayPatch    Date: March 16, 2012

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Sheriff's Gang Task Force investigating middle school girl fight (New Hanover County, NC): According to Sgt. Jerry Brewer, the New Hanover County Sheriff's Gang Task Force Unit is investigating an incident that happened Thursday at Williston Middle School.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: March 16, 2012

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