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, FBI: Gangs not rare in N.H. (Hampton, NH): A former member of the Hampton neighborhood crime watch wasn't shocked to learn one of five people arrested during recent drug raids at Hampton Beach and Seabrook allegedly had ties with the Latin Kings, an international street gang.
Source: Seacoastonline.com    Date: July 1, 2012

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Benton County officials say more cops needed (Kennewick, WA): A recent weekend marred by four drive-by shootings in Kennewick gave Police Chief Ken Hohenberg another reason to attend that Monday 6 a.m. roll call.
Source: Tri-City Herald    Date: July 1, 2012

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Gang member charged in 7-year-old girl's murder (Chicago, IL): A West Side gang member was denied bond Sunday, after he was arrested and charged in the shooting death of a 7-year-old girl.
Source: NBC Chicago    Date: July 1, 2012

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Resolving Holland's 'gang problem' (Holland, MI): Holland police officers and Ottawa County deputies are facing a similar challenge in fighting gang-related violence. No one who can help wants to talk.
Source: The Holland Sentinel    Date: July 1, 2012

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Anti-gang program adds site on Web (Chattanooga, TN): Six months into an anti-gang program based on a national model, Chattanooga has launched a new website aimed at helping families and community members access local services.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: June 30, 2012

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Police announce 39 drug arrests in anti-gang efforts (Chicago, IL): Chicago police announced Saturday the arrests of nearly 40 suspects and seizure of weapons, drugs and vehicles in anti-gang "take downs" conducted over the last week.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: June 30, 2012

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Seaside teenager shot and wounded (Seaside, CA): A 16-year-old boy was wounded late Thursday during a gang-related shooting in Seaside, police said.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: June 30, 2012

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RPD steps up patrols to stop surge in violence (Rochester, NY): More police officers are hitting the streets of Rochester to crack down on a wave of recent violence.
Source: WHAM 13 News    Date: June 30, 2012

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Chicago shootings kill two, wound seven overnight; police announce dozens of gang arrests (Chicago, IL): Shootings overnight in Chicago killed two men and wounded seven others, including two teenage boys.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 30, 2012

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Man killed in hostage situation identified as known gang member (Greeley, CO): Police have identified the man who was shot to death Friday during a hostage situation near the Greeley Mall as Greeley resident Adrian Jeremiah Perales, a known gang member.
Source: Greeley Tribune    Date: June 30, 2012

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Plant City man accused of hiding gun from fatal shootout (Dover, FL): Deputies have arrested a 20-year-old Plant City man who they say hid a gun used in a June 17 shooting that ended with the death of a "Dover Locos" gang member.
Source: Tampa Bay Times    Date: June 29, 2012

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Two more dead in wave of North Side violence (Pittsburgh, PA): Pittsburgh police officials said they will ramp up patrols on the city's North Side in response to what they described as a troubling spate of gang-related violence that left a teenager and a young man dead early Thursday.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette    Date: June 29, 2012

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LSP gang members convicted (Cleveland, OH): Four Youngstown men who were convicted of conspiracy to commit racketeering for their street-gang activities on Youngstown's South Side are likely to go to prison for many years.
Source: The Vindicator    Date: June 29, 2012

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Man shot in Gage Park drive-by (Chicago, IL): A man was wounded during a gang-related drive-by shooting Thursday night in the Southwest Side Gage Park neighborhood.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: June 29, 2012

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Court of Special Appeals upholds conviction of Bloods gang member in murder (Baltimore, MD): Maryland's second highest court has upheld the murder conviction of a gang member who shot a man six times in February 2009 on orders from a Bloods leader. The suspect had contested the state's introduction of gang testimony, arguing it prejudiced the jury.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: June 29, 2012

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Police shoot, kill gang member (Santa Maria, CA): A man in his 20s, described as a known gang member and armed parolee at large, was shot and killed by law enforcement officers Thursday morning in the alley behind the 7-Eleven at the southwest corner of Broadway and W. Bunny Avenue.
Source: Santa Maria Times    Date: June 29, 2012

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Greyston Garcia, who won Fla. 'stand your ground' case, killed in suspected gang crossfire (Miami, FL): South Florida man Greyston Garcia, who was cleared of murder charges this year based on Florida's 'stand your ground' self-defense law, was killed Tuesday night. Apparently he was an innocent bystander struck by a stray bullet in suspected gang crossfire, CBS Miami reported.
Source: CBS News    Date: June 29, 2012

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15-year-old to face murder charge (Los Angeles, CA): Prosecutors plan to charge a teen with murder, accusing him of firing into a crowd in Watts this month and killing a 1-year-old boy cradled in his father's arms, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 29, 2012

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Teen wounded in Seaside shooting, police looking for suspect (Seaside, CA): Police are searching for the suspect who shot and wounded a 16-year old male just before midnight on Thursday.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: June 29, 2012

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Shots fired in clash between gangs near 13th, Hillside (Wichita, KS) : A clash between gangs led to gunfire in a parking lot near 13th and Hillside late Thursday night, police said.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: June 29, 2012

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