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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Gang activity leads to Enfield drug bust (Halifax County, VA): A Halifax County gang member was arrested with more than 100 grams of marijuana following a multi-month investigation, authorities said.
Source: The Daily Herald    Date: March 12, 2012

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NY man convicted killing child during shooting (Syracuse, NY): A Syracuse man has been convicted of killing a toddler while gunning for the boy's father during what authorities said was a gang-related shooting.
Source: New Jersey Herald    Date: March 12, 2012

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D.A.: 'A' student killed for bailing on robbery (Santa Ana, CA): Four men who conspired and killed an Ocean View High School "A" student and fellow gang member were angry at him for ditching them during a home invasion robbery, a prosecutor told an Orange County jury Monday.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: March 12, 2012

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Police say gang-related shootings wounded five (Las Vegas, NV): There is extra security at University Medical Center following gang-related shootings over the weekend. Three men were wounded at the Rio Hotel parking structure and two were wounded outside of UMC.
Source: KLAS 8 News    Date: March 12, 2012

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Gang violence on increase in Panola (Sardis, MS): A rash of shootings in Panola County has people on edge. We're told most are gang related, marking an escalation of gang violence in the county. The most recent shootings sent bullets flying near Sardis three nights in a row.
Source: WREG NewsChannel 3    Date: March 12, 2012

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Teen's death caps violent week in Salinas (Salinas, CA): Youth gun violence flared once again last week in Salinas, a grim reversal after a year of declining gang shootings. A 17-year-old high school student died late Saturday after he was shot in the head, police said.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: March 12, 2012

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Shootings at casino, hospital linked to gang (Las Vegas, NV): A gunfight that started at a casino parking garage and followed the wounded to the hospital Sunday was probably triggered by gang members known to frequent one of the casino's nightclubs.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal     Date: March 12, 2012

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Second suspect surrenders in gang shooting at Antioch baptism reception (Antioch, CA): A suspect in a gang-related shooting outside a baptism reception turned himself in to authorities this weekend, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 12, 2012

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Four teens charged as adults in Santa Cruz stabbing (Santa Cruz, CA): Four of seven teens arrested on suspicion of stabbing a man in Beach Flats last week will be charged as adults, prosecutors said Monday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 12, 2012

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Suspected gang member attacked officer, Yuba City police say (Yuba City, CA): A man suspected of attacking a police officer over the weekend has been identified as a 19-year-old suspected gang member from Yuba City.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: March 12, 2012

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Portland 20-year-old man wounded in 23rd gang-related shooting this year, police said (Portland, OR): Portland police identified the man shot in North Portland last night as Jose Monroy, 20, and called the shooting gang-related.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: March 12, 2012

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Gang member sentenced for fatal assault (Norfolk, VA): A Norfolk man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for his role in a gang-related assault that left one person dead and others seriously wounded.
Source: WAVY 10 News    Date: March 12, 2012

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Syracuse man found guilty of killing child (Syracuse, NY): A Syracuse man could spend the rest of his life in prison after a jury found him guilty on Monday of murdering a 20-month-old child.
Source: WSYR 9 News    Date: March 12, 2012

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John Avery club gets $60,000 for anti-gang efforts (Durham, NC): More Durham children at risk for joining gangs will be served by the John Avery Boys & Girls Club of Durham, thanks to a $60,000 grant the club got Monday from DPR Construction. The club will begin serving 150 youths, up from 100.
Source: The Herald-Sun     Date: March 12, 2012

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Pink bicycle allegedly links gang member to slayings of toddler, uncle (Los Angeles, CA): A reputed gang member was ordered Monday to stand trial on two counts of murder for allegedly shooting a 22-month-old boy and the toddler’s uncle, a crime that a prosecutor said was committed while the defendant rode a distinctive beach-cruiser bicycle.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: March 12, 2012

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Two Salinas shootings believed to have gang connection (Salinas, CA): Shootings on Friday and Thursday night in Salinas that left two males injured are believed to be gang-related, police said.
Source: The Californian    Date: March 11, 2012

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One critically hurt after four shot in West Englewood (Chicago, IL): Four men were wounded, one of them critically, in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side this afternoon during a gang-related shooting, authorities said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 11, 2012

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Shootings at Rio, UMC connected, gang-related (Las Vegas, NV): Las Vegas Metro police said two shootings, including one in which an officer fired his gun, at separate locations were related and injured at least five people early Sunday.
Source: KVVU FOX5 News    Date: March 11, 2012

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Two wounded, one critically, in Salinas shootings (Salinas, CA): Two teenagers were shot, one critically, on Saturday night in Salinas in the latest of several recent gang-related attacks.
Source: The Californian    Date: March 11, 2012

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Gang-related drive-by shooting (Medford, OR) : Another gang related incident sparks concerns about the rise of random acts of violence in Southern Oregon. Sunday afternoon authorities were called out to what they are calling a gang related drive by shooting in West Medford.
Source: KOBI 5 News    Date: March 11, 2012

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