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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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City target in massive raids (Windsor, ON): Windsor police executed three search warrants Tuesday and arrested two men as part of a massive multi-force, anti-gang investigation in Ontario and Western Canada.
Source: The Windsor Star    Date: December 14, 2011

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Drug raids in Niagara Falls net 17 suspects (Niagara Falls, NY): Authorities say they've arrested 17 street gang members on federal drug charges after more than 100 law enforcement officers carried out raids at three locations in Niagara Falls.
Source: The Wall Street Journal    Date: December 14, 2011

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Details of gang violence emerging (San Antonio, TX): Earlier this year, some law officers in San Antonio were puzzled by what seemed to be a stretch of random shootings.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: December 14, 2011

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Area law enforcement officers complete DJJ gang, violence prevention training (Orangeburg, SC): Gangs present a unique challenge to today's youths. Many of these youths face significant peer pressure to make a decision on whether or not to join a gang. Recognizing this can be an issue in any community, the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice has partnered with the Gang Resistance Education and Training program in multiple communities across the state to bring the curriculum to local elementary and middle school youth.
Source: The Times and Democrat    Date: December 14, 2011

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Street gang associates sentenced for crack cocaine distribution (Edison, NJ): Two associates of the GShine Bloods criminal street gang, operating in Plainfield, have been sentenced to prison for their involvement with crack cocaine distribution in the area, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
Source: Sentinel    Date: December 14, 2011

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East Palo Alto killers sentenced to prison (East Palo Alto, CA): Two alleged gang members have been sentenced to prison after pleading no contest to voluntary manslaughter for fatally shooting a rival's brother as he sat in his taxi in East Palo Alto.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: December 14, 2011

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School graffiti could be gang-related (Lafayette, IN): Gang graffiti was found tagged on the side of a Lafayette school. Are the children there in danger? The graffiti does appear to be gang-related.
Source: WLFI 18 News    Date: December 14, 2011

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Police crack down on street gang (Niagara Falls, NY): Niagara Regional Police have wrapped up a several weeks-long investigation into a suspected St. Catharines street gang with the arrest of seven people.
Source: Niagara This Week    Date: December 14, 2011

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Alleged gang members plead no contest in East Palo Alto slaying (East Palo Alto, CA): Two alleged gang members have pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter charges for fatally shooting a rival gang member's brother in East Palo Alto in July 2009, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: December 14, 2011

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Three Windsor addresses raided as part of cross-Canada organized crime investigation (Windsor, ON): Windsor police executed three search warrants Tuesday and arrested two men as part of a massive multi-force, anti-gang investigation in Ontario and Western Canada.
Source: The Windsor Star    Date: December 14, 2011

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Meeting on youth violence held (Providence, RI): Lawmakers held a special meeting at the State House this afternoon to discuss the rising problem of youth violence in Providence.
Source: WPRI 12 News    Date: December 14, 2011

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Two Tongan Crip Gang members sent to prison (Salt Lake City, UT): Daniel Maumau’s daughter gave a tiny wave as U.S. Marshals led her father out of a federal courtroom in shackles Wednesday.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: December 14, 2011

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Five more gang members charged as part of 'Operation Wild Nation' (Niagara Falls, NY): Christopher "Drama" Carter’s last Facebook post said it all. "The feds got me," Carter wrote. Seconds later, he walked into FBI headquarters in Buffalo (apparently confusing it with the United States Courthouse across the street) and surrendered. He was charged with possession with intent to sell and distribute crack cocaine.
Source: Niagara Gazette    Date: December 14, 2011

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Stabbing was gang-related (Fresno, CA): On walk nights Christmas Tree Lane is heavily patrolled by the Police Dept., the Sheriff's Dept. and the CHP. That's why there was a quick responce to the stabbing, but the suspect in the gang-related incident got away.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: December 14, 2011

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Gang member fights cops to avoid arrest (San Rafael, CA): A fight broke out between a known gang member and police after officers attempted to arrest the man for public intoxication in the Canal neighborhood Wednesday.
Source: SanRafaelPatch    Date: December 14, 2011

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Jury deliberating fate of Utah man in gang-related golf course slaying (West Valley City, UT): The gang-related shooting death of 18-year-old JoJo Brandstatt at a West Valley City golf course nearly three years ago was fueled by greed and an "insatiable lust for drugs," prosecutors said Wednesday during closing arguments at a trial for one of the alleged accomplices in the slaying.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: December 14, 2011

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Teen injured in gang-related shooting (Sacramento, CA): A teenager was shot in a possible gang-related shooting near Broadway in Sacramento, the police department said Wednesday.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: December 14, 2011

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Three arrested in Avenal assault (Avenal, CA): With tensions running high following the recent murder of 18-year-old Fabian Aguirre, gang-on-gang violence continues to be a problem on Kings County’s west side.
Source: Hanford Sentinel    Date: December 14, 2011

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Teen killed, girl injured in Albany Park shooting that hit restaurant (Chicago, IL): One teen was killed and another was seriously wounded Monday evening in a gang-related shooting on the Northwest Side. The 17-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl were walking down the sidewalk in the 3100 block of West Montrose Avenue when the shooter approached at 7:47 p.m. and opened fire, police said.
Source: FOX Chicago News    Date: December 13, 2011

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Teen charged as adult in gang attack sent to jail (Salt Lake City, UT): A teenage gang member who attacked a rival with a homemade knife at a Salt Lake juvenile detention facility has been sentenced to jail.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: December 13, 2011

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