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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Manteca gang crackdown (Manteca, CA): Police officers from throughout the county, from Tracy to Stockton, took part in a multi-agency task force gang sweep Friday night in an effort to stem gang violence in Manteca.
Source: Manteca Bulletin    Date: June 23, 2012

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Three shot at Cleveland's China House (Cleveland, OH): Cleveland Police continue to investigate a triple shooting at Cleveland's China House restaurant. The alleged gang related shooting happened around 1:30 a.m. outside of the China House restaurant located at Saint Clair Avenue and East 53rd Street.
Source: Cleveland 19 News    Date: June 23, 2012

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Police shut down three open-air drug markets, arrest 49 (Chicago, IL): Chicago Police said Saturday they shut down three open air-drug markets during a Friday night bust targeting Gangster Disciples, where they arrested 49 dealers.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: June 23, 2012

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Two wounded in gang-related shooting in Livermore (Livermore, CA): A 20-year-old man was critically wounded and a teenage boy suffered minor injuries in a gang-related shooting early Saturday morning, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 23, 2012

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Gang-related shooting sends man to hospital (Santa Maria, CA): Police are investigating the shooting of a 20-year-old Santa Maria man early Saturday, an incident they are calling gang-related.
Source: Noozhawk    Date: June 23, 2012

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City, county join forces to fight gangs (Charlottesville, VA): More than a dozen community leaders have joined together to combat gang activity in Charlottesville and Albemarle County.
Source: The Daily Progress    Date: June 23, 2012

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A new law is giving authorities a proactive tool for fighting gangs (Concord, NC): The North Carolina Street Gang Nuisance Abatement Act allows law enforcement officials to prevent criminal gang activity with civil public nuisance laws.
Source: News 14 Carolina    Date: June 23, 2012

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Two Boston men convicted of killing 14-year-old boy (Boston, MA): Two Boston gang members have been convicted of holding down and killing an innocent 14-year-old boy out riding a motorized scooter.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: June 22, 2012

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Man wounded on Mag Mile after shots fired from SUV (Chicago, IL): A man was shot near the corner of Michigan Avenue and Ontario Street early this morning when an SUV pulled up and someone inside shouted a gang slogan and opened fire, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 22, 2012

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Man gets 238 years in L.A. hate-crime slaying of teenage girl (Los Angeles, CA): The last defendant in the hate-crime killing of 14-year-old Cheryl Green was sentenced Wednesday to 238 years to life in prison.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 22, 2012

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Oakland man guilty of killing two to impress gang (Oakland, CA): An Oakland man has been convicted of murdering two people outside a public housing complex in what prosecutors called an attempt to impress fellow gang members.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: June 22, 2012

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Five injured in McCormick Co. prison fight (McCormick County, SC): Four inmates and a corrections officer are all recovering after a prison brawl turned violent. The fight happened Wednesday night at McCormick County Correctional Institution in South Carolina. Authorities say several inmates used homemade knives to stab each other.
Source: WRDW News 12    Date: June 22, 2012

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Man linked to killing of three in Easton busted in drug raid (Easton, PA): A man linked to a triple homicide in Easton has found himself in more trouble. Josh Oliver was arrested Friday morning during a pair of drug raids in Easton.
Source: WFMZ 69 News    Date: June 22, 2012

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Arrest made after two men shot on street corner (Stockton, CA): A 19-year-old known gang member was arrested Friday afternoon in connection with a deadly shooting at a Stockton street corner.
Source: KTXL FOX40 News    Date: June 22, 2012

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San Jose police, victim's family make plea for help to curb gang, youth violence (San Jose, CA): At a Friday news conference spurred by an uptick in gang violence, San Jose's most powerful officials talked about improved community outreach, police funding struggles, and efforts to save the city's youth from the clutches of gang life.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: June 22, 2012

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Angels outfielder donates to anti-gang program (Anaheim, CA): Angels outfielder Torii Hunter surprised the Orange County District Attorney's Office Friday with a $50,000 donation to the Orange County Gang Reduction and Intervention Partnership, which supports programs to keep children in school and out of gangs, according to a news release.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: June 22, 2012

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TPD Gang Unit beefing up patrols (Toledo, OH): After a deadly spike in gang violence this week, Toledo Police continue to beef up patrols going into the weekend. 13 ABC went on a ride-a-long with the Gang Unit on Friday as the unit steps up efforts to anticipate and suppress any retaliation.
Source: WTVG ABC 13 News    Date: June 22, 2012

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Police hope new law will help fight gangs (Shelby, NC): Less than two months ago, bullets peppered a Jeep Cherokee in a drive-by shooting on U.S. 74 near Wal-Mart. Devosia Chapman, 22, was struck and killed, and two men were arrested and charged with murder. Prosecutors and police say the shooting was gang-related.
Source: The Star    Date: June 22, 2012

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US Marshals give $850K to NoVa gang task force seized in gambling raid at Vietnamese center (Alexandria, VA): U.S. Marshals on Friday gave a regional gang task force in northern Virginia more than $850,000 in funds seized during a controversial gambling raid last year at the Eden Center in Falls Church, a hub of Vietnamese culture in the region.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: June 22, 2012

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Gang members sentenced to life for Rancho Cordova murders (Rancho Cordova, CA): Two gang members were sentenced to life in prison for murdering three young men in Rancho Cordova last year.
Source: KXTV News 10    Date: June 22, 2012

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