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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Police seize five sawed-off shotguns, arrest three people (Halifax, NS): Three people are charged with a slew of weapons offences after a police guns and gangs unit raided a Dartmouth residence early Monday.
Source: The Chronicle Herald    Date: April 30, 2012

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Gang member arrested on weapons charges (Fresno, CA): A 19-year-old gang member who was recovering from a recent gang-related shooting was arrested Sunday night in central Fresno on charges of possessing a loaded handgun, police said.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: April 30, 2012

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Man killed in gang shooting identified (Santa Ana, CA): A 21-year-old man killed Friday during an apparent gang-related shooting in a residential neighborhood has been identified as Daniel Gonzalez Jr., police said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: April 30, 2012

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Elgin home shot up in gang-related drive-by (Elgin, IL): Police said Monday that they believe street gang members were involved in a drive-by shooting that damaged a home on Elgin’s southwest side Friday night.
Source: The Courier-News    Date: April 30, 2012

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Teen stabbed during gang fight (San Antonio, TX): Police say a 17-year-old was critically stabbed during a clash between two suspected gangs outside a gas station on the city's northwest side.
Source: KENS 5 News    Date: April 30, 2012

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Gang member sentenced to life for pair of killings (Washington, DC): A member of a violent Hispanic gang was sentenced to life in prison for his role in the abduction and beating death of a 15-year-old boy and the killing of a 24-year-old man.
Source: The Washington Examiner    Date: April 30, 2012

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Orange county gang member gets life in prison for 2004 murder (Orange County, CA): A gang member convicted of opening fire in a crowded Cypress cafe, killing a 22-year-old woman and injuring several others, has been sentenced to life in prison, the Orange County district attorney's office said Monday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 30, 2012

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Two gang-related fires in Gary's Black Oak section (Gary, IL): Two Black Oak homes were set on fire this weekend in what appears to be continuing conflicts tied to possible gang activity.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: April 30, 2012

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Springfield fighting gangs with Green Beret tactics (Springfield, MA): At first glance, the Brightwood neighborhood in this central New England city would seem to have little in common with war-torn villages in Iraq or Afghanistan.
Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette    Date: April 30, 2012

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Gang fights shut down carnival (Southfield, MI): More than 20 teenagers near Detroit were arrested this weekend after a large fight at a carnival, and police say it looks like it was gang related.
Source: FOX 17 News    Date: April 30, 2012

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Another gang associate headed to prison (Boise, ID): U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson says a gang associate of the Northside, or "Norteno" gang has been sentenced to 33 months in prison for distributing methamphetamine.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: April 30, 2012

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Gang sweep nets 12 in Round Lake Park (Chicago, IL): Round Lake Park officers received assistance from federal and local law-enforcement agencies in making a dozen arrests in a street gang sweep, the village's police chief said Saturday.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: April 29, 2012

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Police shut down West Side drug operation (Chicago, IL): Nine suspected gang members were arrested Saturday as Chicago police moved to shut down an open-air heroin market in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: April 29, 2012

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One injured in Hickory shootout; Two arrested (Hickory, NC): At least 30 shots were fired outside a Hickory gas station after police say rival gang members got into a fight at a nearby nightclub.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: April 29, 2012

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Shots fired in Kennewick neighborhoods (Kennewick, WA): Kennewick Police Department is investigating two separate shootings that happened within blocks of each other early Sunday morning.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News    Date: April 29, 2012

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Violence across city must end, gangs told (Toledo, OH): Dozens of gang members heard the message over and over on Friday: The violence in Toledo will stop. Some rolled their eyes when job training and access to education were offered.
Source: The Blade    Date: April 28, 2012

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Band's posse called gang, but locals unconcerned (Columbus, OH): A band whose fans are considered a gang by the FBI will perform tonight at the Newport Music Hall in the Ohio State University area, but Columbus police said they don’t anticipate problems.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: April 28, 2012

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Gang specialist speaks to educators (Elkhart, IN): Carlos Harris was involved in a gang while growing up in Chicago, but left that life behind thanks to college scholarships. On Friday, he attended a presentation on local gang activity and said that some of the stories and images brought back memories.
Source: The Elkhart Truth    Date: April 28, 2012

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Nine arrested in West Side drug bust (Chicago, IL): Nine purported gang members were arrested after police busted an open air drug market on a West Side street corner on Friday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: April 28, 2012

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Gang-shooting case: Adult charges for two teens rare (Orlando, FL): While most boys spend their time playing video games, surfing Facebook or watching TV, authorities say 13-year-old John "Jojo" Mendez plotted a murder disguised as a drug deal against a rival gang member.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: April 28, 2012

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