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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Three arrested after alleged gang-related attack (Suffolk, NY): Three people were arrested Tuesday on charges of an alleged gang-related attack last week. The Suffolk Police Department's Neighborhood Enforcement Team arrested 20-year-old Vontay Jennings, as well as two juveniles.
Source: Suffolk News-Herald    Date: July 3, 2012

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Kids cross border alone, fleeing drugs and gangs (Edinburg, TX): A cell phone call from a Spanish-speaking man who said he and others were locked in a house brought police to a dirt road on the outskirts of town. There they found three small homes used as "stash houses" to hide 117 illegal immigrants, including 10 children, who had just been smuggled across the Mexican border into the United States.
Source: MSNBC    Date: July 3, 2012

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Six arrests in Seaside gang fight (Seaside, CA): Six people were arrested this afternoon in a gang-related fight in Seaside, police said.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: July 3, 2012

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Suspected gang member due in court in murder of youth pastor (Venice, CA): A suspected gang member accused of gunning down a youth pastor from Venice is expected to be in court for an arraignment on Tuesday.
Source: KTLA News    Date: July 3, 2012

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Two women critically hurt, among three shot in Uptown drive-by (Chicago, IL): Two women are in critical condition and another man was wounded in a possibly gang-related drive-by shooting in the North Side’s Uptown neighborhood Tuesday night.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: July 3, 2012

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One more suspect arrested in shootings Island Grove Village apartments (Greeley, CO): Greeley gang detectives have one more gang member in custody in relation to the Father’s Day shootings at a north Greeley apartment complex.
Source: Greeley Tribune    Date: July 3, 2012

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Defusing gang violence before it starts (Columbus, OH): Police pepper spray meant for two teens fighting at the Juneteenth celebration misted those gathered to watch the melee, angering them as officers closed in at Franklin Park Conservatory.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: July 2, 2012

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Two men wounded in gang-related revenge shooting (San Antonio, TX): Two men suffered gunshot wounds overnight in what may have been an act of gang-related revenge, San Antonio police said.
Source: KENS 5 News    Date: July 2, 2012

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Homicide detectives investigating 3-year-old's disappearance (Memphis, TN): Homicide detectives are on the scene at the home of a 3-year-old Memphis boy who went missing overnight after his father fell asleep.
Source: KAIT 8 News    Date: July 2, 2012

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Accused thrill killers in court Monday (Chula Vista, CA): Two reputed gang members accused of killing a developmentally disabled man in Lincoln Acres last year strictly for the thrill of it are scheduled to appear in court in Chula Vista Monday for a preliminary hearing being held to determine if they will have to stand trial for murder.
Source: 10 News    Date: July 2, 2012

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Gang member held in slaying of young mom at Fort Worth party (Fort Worth, TX): A 20-year-old man has been arrested on a murder warrant in connection with a shooting at a party in October that left a young mother of two dead and seven others wounded.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: July 2, 2012

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Focus on gang violence after shootings (Chicago, IL): The shooting death of Heaven Sutton, 7, is putting new attention on police efforts to fight gang violence. On Monday, Chicago's top cop, Superintendent Garry McCarthy, talked about gang violence as anti-violence advocates in some neighborhoods fought a "shoot first" mentality.
Source: WLS 7 News    Date: July 2, 2012

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Increasing signs of gang violence in Horry County (Conway, SC): Homicide numbers are on the rise in parts of the Eastern Carolinas including in Horry County. So far this year, Horry County police investigated eight murders which are more than officers investigated in the previous three years combined. Authorities said gang violence is part of the issue and parents should look for warning signs of gang involvement.
Source: WBTW News 13    Date: July 2, 2012

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Police arrest dozens associated with violent gang (Oakland, CA): Oakland police Monday announced the arrests of dozens of people associated with a violent East Oakland gang.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News    Date: July 2, 2012

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Chino authorities say weekend shooting gang-related (Chino, CA): Gang members were involved in the Saturday morning shooting in a parking lot at Riverside Drive and Benson Avenue, according to a city officials.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: July 2, 2012

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Driver dies during gang-related shooting (Phoenix, AZ): Phoenix police are looking for two men they said shot and struck the driver of a pickup truck in a gang-related shooting before he was found dead in his truck early Monday.
Source: KPHO 5 News    Date: July 2, 2012

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FBI seeks help to find gang member (Yonkers, NY): The FBI is asking the public for help in finding a member of the Strip Boyz street gang known as "Flint Money."
Source: The Journal News    Date: July 2, 2012

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Fight at St. Paul fest leads to umbrella stabbing (St. Paul, MN): A fight involving as many as 40 people broke out at the Hmong Freedom Celebration in St. Paul on Saturday night, leaving a 20-year-old man with a stab wound in the upper back, charges say.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: July 2, 2012

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Federal court upholds conviction of Vineland Boys gang member (Los Angeles, CA): A federal court Monday upheld the conviction of a man a grand jury called a member of "one of the most violent street gangs in the San Fernando Valley."
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: July 2, 2012

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Martwick warns of gang activity (Alamogordo, NM): District Attorney Diana Martwick spoke June 26 about her 12th Judicial District Attorney's Office Gang Task Force Educational Program. Martwick was the guest speaker at Eagle Forum's monthly luncheon meeting.
Source: Alamogordo Daily News    Date: July 2, 2012

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