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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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Two arrested following investigation into crack-cocaine sales (Wallkill, NY): An undercover probe into crack-cocaine sales in Shawangunk by a Bloods street gang ended with the arrests of a man and woman from Middletown on Friday, the Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team said.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: November 19, 2011

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19 arrested during South Monterey gang sweep (Greenfield, CA): On Friday, November 18, 2011 2:00 PM, the four South Monterey County Police Departments of Greenfield, King City, Soledad and Gonzales, along with Officers from the California Highway Patrol, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, California Department of Rehabilitation, (Salinas Valley State Prison), California Department of Corrections (State Parole) and Del Rey Oaks Police Department participated in a multi-jurisdictional Cal-GRIP gang suppression operation.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: November 19, 2011

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Three critically wounded in gang-related shooting (Chicago, IL): Three men were critically injured in a gang-related shooting Saturday on the South Side. The men, all in their 20s, were shot at 1:18 p.m. near East 57th Street and South Calumet Avenue in the Washington Park neighborhood, a Chicago police spokesman said.
Source: CBS Chicago    Date: November 19, 2011

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Latino youth avoid gangs through farming (Woodlake, CA): Manuel Jiménez had a dream when he first saw the land below a levee in California's Central Valley. The former field-worker's dream was for a place that young people could come to escape gang-ridden streets and learn about the state's most vital industry.
Source: FOX News Latino    Date: November 19, 2011

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Gang member sentenced to six years for drugs, guns (Yakima, WA): A gang member who was caught up in a sting targeting Norteos who sell guns and drugs in Yakima has been sentenced to more than six years in federal prison.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: November 19, 2011

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Swift prosecution follows 2010 Neb. gang raid (Omaha, NE): Eleven people arrested in a federal raid last fall in central Nebraska have been sentenced to a combined 106 years on gang- and drug-related charges, according to the FBI special agent who oversaw the investigation.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: November 19, 2011

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One year later, most gang cases wrapped up (Grand Island, NE): In a year's time, 11 of the 14 cases stemming from a multi-agency, mass gang member arrest have made their way through the criminal justice system. One year ago today, 120 law enforcement officers gathered in Grand Island to seek out 14 gang members.
Source: The Grand Island Independent    Date: November 19, 2011

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Testimony continues in trial of slain St. Pete girl (Clearwater, FL): Testimony is scheduled to continue this morning in the case of three young men accused of firing upon a house two years ago in a gang dispute, killing 8-year-old Paris Whitehead-Hamilton.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: November 18, 2011

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Parole, probation sweeps in Vacaville target gang activity (Vacaville, CA): In an ongoing effort to combat gang activity in Vacaville, area law enforcement hit the streets Thursday performing dozens of sweeps to ensure local scofflaws, both former and otherwise, are staying in check.
Source: The Reporter    Date: November 18, 2011

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Cops give tips on keeping kids away from gangs at boro forum (Elmhurst, NY): City Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras (D-East Elmhurst) and representatives of the NYPD as well as the city Department of Education visited Elmhurst’s Pan American High School last week to teach parents how to prevent their children from falling in with gangs.
Source: TimesLedger    Date: November 18, 2011

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Hate crimes drop to 21-year low in L.A. County (Los Angeles, CA): Hate crimes reported in L.A. County fell to their lowest level in 21 years, fueled by major drops in vandalism and in gang-related crimes, particularly those by Latino gangs targeting African Americans, which had made up a large number of the most violent hate crimes.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 18, 2011

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Cops, rappers build bridges (Paramus, NJ): Law enforcement officials and hip-hop luminaries spoke Thursday of hip-hop's influence on gang and youth culture, and how the genre's positive roots can be used by communities to steer impressionable kids away from gang violence.
Source: The Record    Date: November 18, 2011

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Plainfield gang figure found guilty of robbery, assault (Plainfield, NJ): A self-described "five-star" member of a city-based Bloods gang set is facing up to 30 years of prison after a jury found him guilty of first-degree robbery and second-degree aggravated assault, authorities said Friday.
Source: Courier News    Date: November 18, 2011

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Gang members charged with gas station robbery in South Brunswick (South Brunswick, NJ): Three men, identified as gang members, were arrested and charged with the early morning robbery of a Route 1 gas station.
Source: Courier News    Date: November 18, 2011

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Feds detail police captain's alleged gang involvement (Opa-Locka, FL): Federal officials have started to peel back the layers to reveal just how deep they believe Opa-Locka Police Captain Arthur Balom was involved in drug trafficking and gang activity.
Source: CBS Miami     Date: November 18, 2011

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Alleged gang member sentenced for inmate's death (Houston, TX): An alleged gang member has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for armed robbery and his involvement in the death of an inmate in the Fort Bend County Jail.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News    Date: November 18, 2011

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Gang member sentenced on cocaine charge (Peabody, MA): A Peabody man believed to be a member of a notoriously violent Lynn street gang called "The Tiny Rascals" was sentenced to three to five years in state prison yesterday on cocaine charges.
Source: The Salem News    Date: November 18, 2011

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Gang battle averted (Clearlake, CA): A potential gang-related gun battle was averted in Clearlake Wednesday thanks to the actions of witnesses who came forward with information that assisted in the arrest of three alleged Sureño gang members. The men were arrested on multiple firearms and gang affiliation charges.
Source: Lake County Record-Bee    Date: November 18, 2011

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Department of Justice targets East Side Crips gang (Bakersfield, CA): Gang activity in Bakersfield is down 30 percent compared to last year. And while most other gangs are keeping quiet, the FBI says the East Side Crips are continuing business as usual, making them prime target for law enforcement.
Source: KERO 23 News    Date: November 18, 2011

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Suspect in Hartford shooting arrested (Hartford, CT): A gang member was arraigned in Superior Court in Hartford this week on charges that he shot and seriously injured two members of a rival gang and one of their friends last year.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: November 18, 2011

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