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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Reputed gang member accused in killing to be arraigned today (Murrieta, CA): A reputed gang member accused of gunning down a San Jacinto man in a street confrontation is slated to be arraigned today in Murrieta.
Source: The Valley News    Date: May 17, 2012

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Reputed gang member charged in killing (Waterbury, CT): A member of the Latin Kings street gang was arraigned Wednesday as an accessory in the murder of 40-year-old Danny "City" Gonzalez, who was shot to death in a car on Willow Street in April.
Source: Republican-American    Date: May 17, 2012

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Fatal shooting believed gang-related (Pomona, CA): An 18-year-old Pomona man died late Tuesday at the scene of what investigators have labeled a gang-related shooting.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: May 17, 2012

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Gang hideout busted – guns and drugs found (Fresno, CA): Fresno Police busted a gang house in southwest Fresno. Inside the home they found a sawed-off rifle with a threat to police carved into the stock.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: May 17, 2012

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Seven deputies from L.A. County sheriff's gang unit placed on leave (Los Angeles County, CA): Seven deputies from the Los Angeles County sheriff's gang unit have been placed on leave on suspicion that they belong to a secret clique that celebrates shootings and brands its members with matching tattoos, sources confirmed.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: May 17, 2012

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Gang violence a concern after latest shooting in Rainier Valley (Seattle, WA): The slaying of a man in the Rainier Valley Wednesday night has reignited concerns that a code of silence among gang members is making the streets more dangerous.
Source: KIRO 7 News    Date: May 17, 2012

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Four Sex Money Murder Bloods gang members admit role in drive-by killing of 13-year-old Trenton girl (Trenton, NJ): Four members of the Sex Money Murder Bloods pleaded guilty this afternoon to charges for their role in shooting death of a 13-year-old girl, who was gunned down at a city block party in 2009.
Source: The Times of Trenton    Date: May 17, 2012

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Gang member gets life for 2008 murder of Darnell Grant (Toronto, ON): A member of Toronto gang Doomstown Crips, who sprayed bullets into a crowd of strangers killing a father of six, got an automatic life sentence with no chance of parole for 18 years.
Source: CityNews    Date: May 17, 2012

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New anti-gang operations center created (Houston, TX): There are some 15,000 gang members in the Houston area, but law enforcement is hoping a new approach and a new center will help them better fight violent criminal gangs.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News    Date: May 17, 2012

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Cops and educators deliver anti-gang message to parents (Santa Cruz, CA): Parents should pay close attention to the clothes their kids wear, who they hang out with and what they say on social media sites such as Facebook and Instagram if there's any question the child could be involved in a gang.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: May 17, 2012

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Cucinelli's anti-gang video wins national award (Richmond, VA): An anti-gang video produced by the Virginia attorney general's office is receiving national recognition.
Source: WRIC 8 News    Date: May 17, 2012

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Rise in gun violence in Madison has police, officials alarmed (Madison, WI): While violent crime has continued to drop in Madison, local officials are alarmed at a spate of increasingly brazen shooting incidents that have police and community workers battling with gangs for the hearts and minds of young people.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal    Date: May 17, 2012

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Three Vancouver gang members convicted on weapons charges (Vancouver, BC): A B.C. Supreme Court judge has convicted three of five men facing dozens of weapons charges in connection to a violent gang war in Vancouver.
Source: CBC News    Date: May 17, 2012

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Gang signs: Police seeing spike in young recruits (Charlottesville, VA) : Writings on the walls of tunnels and overpasses announce what street gangs are in town. The "tagging" has caught the eye of youngsters and police alike.
Source: The Charlottesville Newsplex    Date: May 17, 2012

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Notorious 1980s drug dealer arrested in NYC in gang takedown; dozens of others arrested (Queens, NY): A notorious drug dealer who got his start during the crack epidemic of the 1980s and was so good at hiding his whereabouts that he was known as "the ghost" has been arrested along with dozens of others on new charges, police and prosecutors said Thursday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: May 17, 2012

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Gangs in Southern Colorado (Colorado Springs, CO): When thinking about gangs, cities like Los Angeles and Compton may come to mind. But what about Colorado Springs and Pueblo? In Colorado Springs alone police officers have documented 97 different gangs and around 1,300 gang members.
Source: KXRM FOX 21 News    Date: May 17, 2012

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Man, 18, dies after gang-related shooting in San Jose (San Jose, CA): An 18-year-old man who was shot late Wednesday near Story Road and Lucretia Avenue died from his injuries, and investigators believe the attack was gang-related, according to San Jose police.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 17, 2012

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Stabbing at Newark Square is gang-related, police say (Newark, CA) : Tuesday night's stabbing at the Newark Square Shopping Center that critically injured an 18-year-old Newark man is gang-related, Cmdr. Mike Carroll of the Newark Police said Thursday.
Source: NewarkPatch    Date: May 17, 2012

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Belvidere Police looking for suspect in gang-related shooting (Belvidere, IL): Belvidere Police are asking for the public's help in located a suspect wanted in connection for a gang-related shooting.
Source: WREX 13 News    Date: May 17, 2012

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Man, 18, killed in San Jose gang attack (San Jose, CA): An 18-year-old man was shot and killed and a second victim was injured in a gang-related attack in San Jose, police said Thursday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: May 17, 2012

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