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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One killed, one wounded in suspected gang-related shooting in Oxnard (Oxnard, CA): One man was killed and another critically injured in a suspected gang-related shooting in Oxnard on Monday.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: July 10, 2012

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One injured in late night gang-related shooting (Lodi, CA): One woman suffered a gunshot wound to her arm after she and friends were shot at while walking late Monday night.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: July 10, 2012

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Seven arrested, shotgun, drugs seized in Kitchener raid (Kitchener, ON): The seizure of a loaded shotgun in the hands of young adults with gang connections makes the community safer, a senior Waterloo Regional Police officer said Tuesday.
Source: The Record    Date: July 10, 2012

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Alleged gang war has liberty city under deadly siege (Miami, FL): This afternoon, Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones and Miami New Times columnist Luther Campbell are meeting with Miami Police Chief Manuel Orosa to ask him what he is doing to address a violent gang war that has enveloped Liberty City over the past three months.
Source: Miami New Times    Date: July 10, 2012

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Tears shed at Garden Hill during sentencing for beating death (Garden Hill, MB): Gang tension and homemade alcohol are being blamed for a deadly swarming attack on a Manitoba First Nation. Terence Fiddler, 32, suffered massive trauma in the July 2010 incident in Garden Hill, located about 610 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press    Date: July 10, 2012

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Fatal shootings in Belle Glade gang-related (West Palm Beach, FL): Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw said two separate shootings that have left two people dead in Belle Glade are gang-related.
Source: WPBF 25 News    Date: July 10, 2012

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Gang activity prevalent in Tri-Cities (Sullivan County, TN): According to a recent review of Tennessee Bureau of Investigation crime statistics, gang-related crimes increased by almost 25% in 2011.
Source: WJHL News    Date: July 10, 2012

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Tacoma man receives one year jail sentence for role in Kent car-show shooting (Kent, WA): A Tacoma man received a one-year jail sentence for his role in the Kent car show, gang-related shooting last July that injured 12 people.
Source: Renton Reporter    Date: July 10, 2012

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15 arrested in drug sweep that allegedly brought cocaine from Mexico to Boston's streets (Boston, MA): Just after sunrise today 15 individuals connected to a multimillion-dollar drug trafficking organization operating in Boston were arrested and at least $500,000 in cash was seized, law enforcement officials said.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: July 9, 2012

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81 people removed from Oxnard gang injunction lists, authorities say (Oxnard, CA) : The names of 81 people have been removed from court-ordered injunctions designed to help Oxnard fight gangs, the Oxnard Police Department and Ventura County District Attorney's Office announced Monday.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: July 9, 2012

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Denver police rotate gang officers in an attempt to boost training (Denver, CO): Six experienced officers were transferred from the Denver Police Department's gang unit just before concerns about gang violence and mounting tensions between sects began to grow throughout the city.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: July 9, 2012

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Picture emerges of chaotic Newburgh street gang (Newburgh, NY): A Latin Kings warlord and his friend walked one afternoon toward the campus of St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital in the City of Newburgh, sipping beers and moving a little slowly on account of the fresh bullet hole in the friend’s leg.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: July 9, 2012

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Rival gangs fueling violence on Monte Vista Street (Highland Park, CA) : The killing of Pedro Morales and the wounding of his brother in a shooting on Monte Vista Street Saturday evening were the latest in a string of violent incidents fueled by rival gangs that have moved into the area, according to police.
Source: HighlandPark-MountWashingtonPatch     Date: July 9, 2012

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Gang violence by the numbers: Murders up, aggravated assaults down (Denver, CO): This week's cover story, "Flash Point," details Denver's response to what many perceive as a recent rise in gang violence. According to the most up-to-date statistics from the Denver Police Department, six murders were linked to gang activity between January and May of this year.
Source: Denver Westword    Date: July 9, 2012

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Police arrest documented gang member after disturbance at Mesa hotel (Mesa, AZ): A documented street gang member was arrested after Mesa police say the man caused a disturbance outside a Mesa motel and threatened officers late Saturday.
Source: East Valley Tribune    Date: July 9, 2012

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Neighbors say shooting likely gang-related (Oklahoma City, OK): A possible gang shooting left one teenager dead in the street Sunday night near N.W. 105th St. and Western Ave. Neighbors said 15-year-old Richard Morales was shot after he was seen arguing with other young men at a nearby gas station.
Source: KFOR 4 News    Date: July 9, 2012

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Ex-Los Angeles gang members work to stop violence (Los Angeles, CA): While gang violence in Chicago is prevalent, the problem is worse in other cities. According to the government, the city with the highest rate of gang-related deaths is Los Angeles.
Source: CBS News    Date: July 9, 2012

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In Chicago hospital, "collateral damage" of gang war never subsides (Chicago, IL): Violent crime in America has fallen for six straight years, with homicides last year down nearly 6 percent. But in Chicago, there have been 275 homicides this year, most of them gang related. The nation's third-largest city had 17 shootings this past weekend alone.
Source: CBS News    Date: July 9, 2012

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D.C. man charged in July 4 gang-related shooting (Washington, DC): D.C. police believe three people are responsible for a gang-related shooting on July 4 that killed a 19-year-old man and injured three others in Northwest, according to a police affidavit filed in the case.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: July 9, 2012

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Sheriff slams 'thugs' in gang-related First Friday shooting, tells merchants to pay up or shut it down (Augusta, GA): Augusta's First Friday shooting is now considered gang related. Augusta mayor Deke Copenhaver and Sheriff Ronnie Strength are speaking out about where to go from here.
Source: WRDW News 12    Date: July 9, 2012

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