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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 by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory using the control below.


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Police investigate Gastonia graffiti damage (Gastonia, NC): Gastiona police said seven businesses were tagged with graffiti damage over the weekend.
Source: WCNC 6 News    Date: December 20, 2011

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Officials, community members to announce gang arrests in Portland (Portland, OR): A broad spectrum of law-enforcement officials and community leaders will gather at a North Portland center this afternoon to talk about recent arrests and indictments in connection with what they're calling "members from Portland's most violent gang sets."
Source: The Oregonian    Date: December 20, 2011

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Bloods gang leader gets life for murder of rival (Baltimore, MD): A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge sentenced a Bloods gang leader to life plus 20 years for his role in the kidnapping and fatal shooting of a rival gang leader three years ago.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: December 20, 2011

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Three plead guilty to witness tampering (Gulfport, MS): Three reputed members and associates of the Simon City Royals street gang have pleaded guilty to witness tampering in a case involving threats against witnesses in a methamphetamine investigation, according to U.S. District Court records.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: December 20, 2011

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Santa Rosa man convicted in gang-related killing (Santa Rosa, CA): A 23-year-old Santa Rosa man was convicted Tuesday of the 2009 fatal shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old man during an attack fueled by rival gang affiliations, Sonoma County District Attorney's officials said.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: December 20, 2011

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Portland police and federal agents crack down on 'toxic' gangs (Portland, OR): A 14-month effort to target the most violent of Portland's entrenched gangs focused on the Rolling 60s Crips, a gang Mayor Sam Adams called "toxic."
Source: The Oregonian    Date: December 20, 2011

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Seven suspects in Jacksonville gang crime charged with racketeering (Jacksonville, FL) : Seven men tied to ongoing violence in a Northwest Jacksonville community have been arrested under a state racketeering law that allows prosecutions of gang members as part of a criminal enterprise.
Source: The Florida Times-Union    Date: December 20, 2011

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Gang-related stabbing in Oceanside (Oceanside, CA): An 18-year-old man was injured in a gang-related stabbing Tuesday in the Eastside neighborhood, police said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: December 20, 2011

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Boy stabbed in SE Portland, likely gang-related (Portland, OR): A 16 year-old suspect is in custody in connection with the stabbing of 16 year-old Louie Aguilar in Southeast Portland Friday night. Portland police say the incident was likely gang-related.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: December 20, 2011

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Homicide likely has gang ties (Murfreesboro, TN): Police here are investigating a Friday night homicide that occurred on Lakeshore Drive that is believed to have been gang related.
Source: The Daily News Journal    Date: December 20, 2011

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Jail guards want more protection (Toronto, ON): Some Ontario Correctional Services officers are calling for Tasers or pepper spray to protect themselves from a growing number of violent inmates who belong to street gangs.
Source: Toronto Sun    Date: December 20, 2011

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Gang-fighters shift tactics in the Legislature (Mabton, WA): Proponents of new state laws aimed at curbing gang activity are at it again, but with a new strategy this time. After years of defeat, lawmakers, prosecutors and police officials plan to divide and conquer at the 2012 Legislature by introducing different anti-gang bills, each narrowly focused on a single issue.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: December 20, 2011

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Man gunned down on Pittsfield street (Pittsfield, MA): A man who served prison time for what police say was a gang-related attack in 2006 was cut down by gunfire on a city street late Sunday in an apparent homicide.
Source: The Berkshire Eagle    Date: December 20, 2011

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Suspects plead not guilty in gang homicide (Watsonville, CA) : Four men accused in the gang-motivated slaying of a Watsonville teenager pleaded not guilty to charges in Santa Cruz County Superior Court on Tuesday morning.
Source: WatsonvillePatch    Date: December 20, 2011

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Gang court's success serves as model for other courts (Yakima, WA): The success of gang court is spreading. It was a concept that was the first of its kind for the country. Now some of the elements could come out of the court system to help kids on the street.
Source: KIMA News    Date: December 20, 2011

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Programs fight gang enrollment in SLO County (Paso Robles, CA): O­ne by one, five freshman boys filed into a small conference room at Paso Robles High School, dropped their backpacks and eased into oversized leather chairs.
Source: The Tribune    Date: December 19, 2011

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49 arrested in Gwinnett gang sweep (Lawrenceville, GA): Forty-nine alleged gang members have been arrested in Gwinnett County in connection with violent crimes surrounding an apartment complex, among them drug dealing, robberies of high school students and a murder.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: December 19, 2011

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Two shot in suspected gang drive-by on Northwest Side (Chicago, IL): Two men were injured -- one critically -- in a drive-by shooting early Monday in the Northwest Side in a gang-related attack.
Source: FOX Chicago News    Date: December 19, 2011

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Ottawa police promise crackdown on gangs (Ottawa, ON): With nearly a dozen shootings on city streets in the past month and a half, and with no arrests or charges so far, Acting Police Chief Charles Bordeleau said Monday the service was undertaking an intense, two-month “high-enforcement” campaign to clamp down on gang activity.
Source: The Ottawa Citizen    Date: December 19, 2011

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‘Felony Lane Gang’ members charged in Naperville (Naperville, IL): Four members of a Florida gang that is believed to have committed more than 60 smash-and-grab vehicle burglaries in Naperville since 2010 have been arrested, according to police.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: December 19, 2011

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