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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Six members of East Side Gang indicted for racketeering and other offenses (Buffalo, NY): U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced Friday that a federal grand jury in Buffalo has returned a 28-count Indictment charging a violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, as well as other offenses, against a group of six men accused of committing numerous acts of violence and narcotics trafficking on the East Side of Buffalo.
Source: WKBW 7 News    Date: June 1, 2012

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Drug, money laundering bust nabs Latin King gang member (Conroe, TX): A drug bust in East Montgomery County early Friday has resulted in the arrests of two New Caney residents, including a longtime member of the Latin Kings street gang.
Source: The Courier    Date: June 1, 2012

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Mexican Mafia gang member arrested in Medford (Medford, OR): A member of a dangerous California street gang is arrested in Southern Oregon, but police say they do not think it means the gang is focusing activity in the Rogue Valley.
Source: KDRV 12 News    Date: June 1, 2012

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Youths in anti-gang program earn ballpark visit (Lake Forest, CA) : More than 1,200 Orange County students with severe behavioral problems have spent the school year pulling up their grades and attendance as part of an anti-gang effort by local law enforcement and schools.
Source: SanJuanCapistranoPatch    Date: June 1, 2012

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Federal sweep targets narcotics trafficking related to Pasadena street gang (Los Angeles, CA): An 18 month investigation by federal law enforcement into drug deals in Pasadena has resulted in 15 arrests Friday; the seizure of $40,000 in cash; the confiscation of more than $60,000 in powder and crack cocaine and a cache of weapons, according to federal officials.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: June 1, 2012

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Reported gang member, wife arrested on drug, money laundering charges (Houston, TX): Police arrested a reported gang member and his wife at their New Caney home early Friday during an investigation into narcotics trafficking and money laundering.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: June 1, 2012

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Normal teen sentenced for gang-related shooting (Bloomington, IL): A Bloomington teenager, convicted of a weapons charge in connection with a gang related shooting on West Grove Street last June, was sentenced Friday to 14 years in prison.
Source: WMBD News    Date: June 1, 2012

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Festival aims to unite gang-infested neighborhood (Oceanside, CA): A nonprofit working in Oceanside’s Crown Heights neighborhood hopes to push back against a recent onslaught of gang violence by bringing the community together in the 2012 Crown Heights Community Festival.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: June 1, 2012

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Two stabbed in gang fight at bar (San Antonio, TX): A gang-related fight at a sports bar left at least two people with multiple stab wounds early today.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: June 1, 2012

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Aldermen: Saggy pants disrupt schools (Chicago, IL): Most Chicago Public Schools already require uniforms or have dress codes, but that didn't stop aldermen Wednesday from pressing district officials to make sure the rules bar the wearing of saggy pants, a behavior that has increased in recent years.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: May 31, 2012

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Group: Sacramento 'Cease Fire' gang prevention a success (Sacramento, CA): Several community groups and law enforcement agencies are calling their "Cease Fire" strategy to battle gang violence a success. Wednesday night, hundreds of people turned out to a community forum in south Sacramento to learn more about the effort.
Source: News10     Date: May 31, 2012

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Spike in gang activity in Kennewick (Kennewick, WA): People are sick of it much of the crime happening during the day and the criminals getting more reckless. Quiet Kennewick neighborhoods have been overwhelmed by gang violence lately.
Source: KEPR-TV News    Date: May 31, 2012

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Mentoring Peace Through Art fights gang activity with murals (Minneapolis, MN): Chicano artist Jimmy Longoria wears his art. You see it in the paint dabbed and streaked artistically on his light blue t-shirt.
Source: MinnPost    Date: May 31, 2012

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Man hospitalized after being shot in leg (Yakima, WA): Police are investigating a shooting they say is gang-related that hospitalized a 37-year-old man early this morning.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: May 31, 2012

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Pair arrested in Prince Memorial Greenway graffiti (Santa Rosa, CA): Santa Rosa Police, alarmed by an upsurge in gang-related graffiti and threats along a stretch of Prince Memorial Greenway in downtown, say they arrested two young men in the act of vandalism late Wednesday night after staking out an area recently painted over by city crews.
Source: Press d    Date: May 31, 2012

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Teen killed, man wounded in S.J. gang shooting (San Jose, CA): A 16-year-old boy was killed and a man was wounded in a gang-related shooting in San Jose, police said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: May 31, 2012

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Villaraigosa veto keeps money in account for anti-gang programs (Los Angeles, CA): Concerned that there would be a minor delay in obtaining all of the funds promised to anti-gang programs, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today signed off on a veto that will keep the Gang Reduction and Youth Development budget whole.
Source: KPCC Southern California Public Radio    Date: May 31, 2012

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Man accused of shooting rival gang member waives preliminary hearing (Plains Township, PA): A reputed member of the Bloods gang walked slowly Wednesday to a district courtroom, taking short steps with cuffed arms and legs.
Source: The Citizens' Voice    Date: May 31, 2012

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Suspect arrested after gang-related shootings last year (Houston, TX): A 20-year-old La Primera gang member known as "Scrappy" has been arrested after witnesses connected him to the murder last October of a rival gang member.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: May 31, 2012

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Napa police arrest three in reported gang fight (Napa, CA) : Three alleged Sureño gang members, aged 18 to 20, were arrested Wednesday afternoon after a reported fight on E Street that left a house damaged, according to a shift activity log from the City of Napa Police Department.
Source: NapaPatch    Date: May 31, 2012

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