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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 by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory using the control below.

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Alleged gang activity admissible at upcoming murder trial (York, PA): Less than three weeks before Anthony Kareem Hayes' murder trial, the York County District Attorney's Office revealed a second possible motive for the stabbing death of Kenneth Ramos.
Source: York Daily Record    Date: November 27, 2011

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State seeks 40 years, defense asks for 25 for Bangor teen guilty of murder (Bangor, ME): The teenager who shot and killed a rival nearly two years ago will be a middle-aged man before he is released from prison whether a judge imposes the minimum sentence of 25 years or the 40 years requested by the prosecution.
Source: Bangor Daily News    Date: November 27, 2011

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Kelly: Man leaves gang behind (Omaha, NE): The life of former Omaha gang member Latron Louis, 27, could make a book. But not yet — because he is trying to write a new chapter.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: November 27, 2011

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Triple homicide convictions helped curtail gangs in Easton, prosecutor says (Easton, PA): The 2007 murders of three people in an Easton apartment came at a time when the city was seeing some "pretty serious" gang problems, said city police Lt. Scott Casterline.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: November 27, 2011

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Police: Gang-related 'melee' leads to homicide (Spokane, WA): One person has been arrested for First Degree Murder in a gang-related shooting at the downtown Quality Inn.
Source: KXLY News    Date: November 27, 2011

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Suspected gang member shot in the hand by police (Los Angeles, CA): A police officer responding to a reported drive-by shooting early Sunday morning wounded a suspected gang member by shooting him in the hand, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Source: KTLA News    Date: November 27, 2011

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Chattanooga gangs keeping jailers busier (Chattanooga, TN): Maybe it's a tattoo of a six-point star or a Teutonic thunderbolt. Perhaps it's the observations of a patrol officer transporting an inmate. But in both cases, it prompts jail officials to ask: "Are you a gang member?"
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: November 26, 2011

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Recent wave of indictments attacking gang activity result of team effort (Lake County, IN): This month alone, the government named more than 25 alleged gang members and their associates in lengthy indictments, combining federal and local law enforcement with a federal racketeering statute originally designed to target the mafia.
Source: The Times    Date: November 26, 2011

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Stabbing incident sends 16-year-old to hospital, maybe gang-related (West Valley City, UT): A 16-year-old girl was hospitalized Friday afternoon after being stabbed in the stomach. Police said the incident is under investigation, but said there are "gang implications."
Source: Deseret News    Date: November 26, 2011

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Five arrested in gang-related shooting (Griffin, GA): The Griffin Police Department (GPD) responded to a shooting last Sunday night in the area of Knox Street and Ruth Street.
Source: The Griffin Daily News    Date: November 26, 2011

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Prosecuting gang members offers unique challenges, Oklahoma County officials say (Oklahoma City, OK): After Kendal Laron Richardson was acquitted of murder Nov. 1 in the shooting death of Jonathan Ingersoll, two jurors told the victim's father they thought Richardson was guilty, but could not prove all the “elements” of the case.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: November 25, 2011

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Teen injured in shooting thought to be gang-related (Delhi, CA): A 16-year-old boy was injured Wednesday in Delhi after being shot during a possible gang fight, the Merced County Sheriff's Department reported.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: November 25, 2011

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North Long Beach shootings spark gang-war fears (Long Beach, CA): A second shooting in as many nights in North Long Beach has community members concerned a gang war might be brewing.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: November 25, 2011

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Teen charged with gang activity (Evansville, IN): An Evansville Police Department investigation of gang activity in a Downtown-area neighborhood has led to the arrest of a 17-year-old.
Source: Evansville Courier & Press    Date: November 25, 2011

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Man, woman shot in separate Brighton Park drive-by attacks (Chicago, IL): A man and a woman were shot in the head during separate drive-by attacks early Friday in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: November 25, 2011

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Gang stabbing at Sacramento mall on Black Friday (Sacramento, CA): Police say a man was stabbed outside a Sacramento mall in an apparent gang-related incident as Black Friday shoppers were crowding the area.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: November 25, 2011

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Quebec City gangs may be a myth (Quebec City, QC): Canada investigation that used hidden cameras to follow young people has questioned whether there is a street gang problem in Quebec City. The region gets about $1 million a year in government funding to fight street gang crime, but some say all that amounts to is police harassment and social profiling.
Source: CBC News    Date: November 24, 2011

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Gang members among those arrested in ICE sweep in Brockton (Brockton, MA): Eight purported Cape Verde gang members were among those arrested in a sweep by federal immigration officials and local authorities, including one man who tried to escape through a window, a Plymouth County sheriff official said on Wednesday.
Source: Enterprise News    Date: November 24, 2011

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Cedar Rapids intersection, house "tagged." Possible gang activity? (Cedar Rapids, IA): When Kathy Harwood looks outside her home of the past 31 years, what she sees is far from ideal. "I try not to look outside," said Harwood, who lives at the corner of 18th Street and 6th Avenue SE in Cedar Rapids, at the eastern edge of the Wellington Heights neighborhood.
Source: Eastern Iowa News Now    Date: November 24, 2011

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Federal, local agencies team up to battle gangs, drugs (Ventura County, CA): Federal officials are increasingly teaming with police agencies to investigate and bring larger local cases to federal court, such as one called Operation Supernova, which recently led to arrests of numerous Ventura County gang members.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: November 24, 2011

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