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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Teen jailed for gang-related robbery, assault (Brandon, FL): A youth who took part in a violent gang-related robbery, then attacked another youth at a city high school and flashed gang signs at the victim has been jailed.
Source: Brandon Sun    Date: December 20, 2012

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Huntington gang leader sentenced to 16 years (Huntington, NY): The leader of the Latin Kings street gang in Huntington was sentenced Wednesday to 16 years in federal prison after admitting to conspiring with gunmen in shooting suspected gang rivals.
Source: Long Island Press    Date: December 20, 2012

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Leadership of violent Newark drug gang charged with racketeering and murder in federal court (Newark, NJ): The last three leaders of a violent Newark street gang that sold heroin and crack for nearly a decade in the South Ward were charged today in federal court, officials said.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: December 20, 2012

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Gang member linked to shooting in Payette gets 20 years in prison (Nampa, ID): An Oregon gang member accused of shooting a man in Payette last year has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for a gun crime.
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: December 20, 2012

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Four-year-old boy, the innocent victim of gang dispute, is taken off life support (Kansas City, MO): A 4-year-old boy shot in the head Saturday night — apparently the innocent victim of an ongoing gang dispute — has been removed from life support, Kansas City police said Tuesday.
Source: The Kansas City Star    Date: December 19, 2012

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Police searching for suspects in gang-related shooting in Salinas (Salinas, CA): Police are investigating what they're calling a gang-related shooting in the parking lot area of the Acosta Plaza Complex Tuesday night.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: December 19, 2012

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Huntington gang leader gets 16-year sentence (Huntington, NY): A federal judge sentenced the leader of a Huntington clique of the Latin Kings street gang to 16 years in prison Wednesday for encouraging members to use violence against rival gang members.
Source: Newsday    Date: December 19, 2012

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Groups clash during arraignment (Bridgeport, CT): Rival factions erupted into a spitting duel in the courtroom Wednesday prior to an arraignment in the gang-related slaying of a 14-year-old boy.
Source: The News-Times    Date: December 19, 2012

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Gang and warrant roundup in Crockett Co. (Crockett County, TN): Officers from Crockett, Haywood, and Gibson counties joined forces Wednesday night, to focus on getting gang members off the streets in Crockett County.
Source: WBBJ 7 News    Date: December 19, 2012

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Major Santa Cruz jail drug smuggling plan thwarted (Santa Cruz, CA): A street gang named Poor Side Watsonville brainstormed a plan to smuggle a large amount of drugs into the Santa Cruz County Jail that went awry, investigators said on Wednesday.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: December 19, 2012

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Two gang members sentenced for Caldwell stabbing (Caldwell, ID): A judge has sentenced two gang members convicted for stabbing an 18-year-old man to death at an April party in Caldwell.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: December 18, 2012

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Reputed L.A. gang member extradited from Mexico in court over deputy's killing (Los Angeles, CA): One of six reputed Avenues gang members charged with killing a 27-year-old sheriff's deputy more than four years ago made his first court appearance Monday since being extradited from Mexico.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: December 18, 2012

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Two victims in gang-related shooting (Oklahoma City, OK): Police are searching for the gunman or gunmen involved in a gang shooting late Monday night.
Source: KFOR 4 News    Date: December 18, 2012

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Prosecutor drops case against anti-gang activist (Los Angeles, CA): The U.S. attorney's office has filed a motion to dismiss charges of racketeering and conspiracy to commit murder against a well-known anti-gang activist who authorities said was in league with one the nation's most violent street gangs.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 18, 2012

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Witness charged after shooting (Worcester, MA): A man who was shot Sunday night on Fox Street is a self-proclaimed gang member, police said, and his friend who witnessed the shooting has been charged with lying to police.
Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette    Date: December 18, 2012

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N.J. man claims responsibility for gang-related shooting (Somerville, NJ): A Phillipsburg man has claimed full responsibility for a gang-related shooting last year when authorities allege he and his younger brother murdered one man and wounded another in Bound Brook, but he said today he would only testify if his brother is tried separately.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: December 18, 2012

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Arrest made in gang-related shooting (Tracy, CA): Police arrested a 16-year-old boy they believe is responsible for shooting another person twice on Friday, Dec. 14, in what is thought to be gang-related violence.
Source: Tracy Press    Date: December 18, 2012

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Suspect dead in Fresno officer-involved shooting (Fresno, CA): Police fatally shot a suspect in a Nov. 10 gang-related shooting when he reached for a gun and refused to surrender Tuesday in east-central Fresno, police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: December 18, 2012

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Nine arrested in Tulare County gang suppression effort (Tulare County, CA): Nine people were arrested for various narcotics and weapons charges after the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department conducted a four-day gang suppression operation.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: December 17, 2012

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Both teens charged in WA man's murder (Tacoma, WA): The Pierce County prosecutor says a second Tacoma teen has been arrested and arraigned on a murder charge in the Nov. 18 shooting death of a man who was driving around looking for his dog.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: December 17, 2012

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