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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Prisons deal with gangs inside, problems continue outside (Boise, ID): Police and prosecutors have gotten aggressive with gang members around here and are sending them to prison, but gang activity continues. Some members successfully get out of a gang in prison and don't go back.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: May 23, 2012

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Gang violence now linked to shooting at Rockville station (Rockville, MD): A Montgomery County prosecutor has accused both parties involved in Friday's shooting at the Rockville metro station of being involved in gangs.
Source: WMAL News    Date: May 22, 2012

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Forum aims to reveal dark side of gang life (Surrey, BC) : Before he was shot to death on Oct. 19, 2007, Chris Mohan loved to tinker with old cars. In fact, he had spent months working with friends to refurbish an old Cadillac and a run-down Acura Legend that he had saved up to purchase.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: May 22, 2012

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Two reputed Bloods gang members, two women seized on drug charges in West New York apartment raid (Kearny, NJ): Two reputed members of the Bloods Street gang and a pair of twin sisters were arrested on drug charges Friday when a fully armed swat team executed a search warrant at a 62nd Street residence, officials said.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: May 22, 2012

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Three teens shot, one killed in Detroit gang-related shooting (Detroit, MI): A teenager is dead and two teens are recovering after what police describe as a gang-related shooting on Detroit's east side Monday.
Source: Detroit Free Press    Date: May 22, 2012

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Three charged with two '04 LI gang killings (Long Island, NY): Three men were arraigned Tuesday in the 2004 Long Island killings of two rival gang members whose bodies were dumped in Queens, federal authorities announced.
Source: Newsday    Date: May 22, 2012

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More than 100 indicted in gang sweep (New Haven, CT): An additional 39 people were indicted Tuesday after the second wave of a crackdown on gang members in the New Haven area by federal, state and local authorities, bringing the total number of indictments to 105.
Source: Connecticut Post    Date: May 22, 2012

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Arson fueled by gang feud 16 (Winnipeg, MB): Winnipeg police have arrested a fourth suspect in connection to a $700,000 arson at a West End apartment block that justice officials say was sparked over a beef between rival street gangs.
Source: Winnipeg Sun    Date: May 22, 2012

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Tallahassee police ask for help fighting gangs (Tallahassee, FL): Almost a year after Tallahassee Police initiated "Operation See Change," a crack-down on drug trafficking, police have nearly wiped out open air drug markets along Tallahassee's Alabama street corridor.
Source: WFSU News    Date: May 22, 2012

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Jury recommends 58 years in Lynchburg shooting (Lynchburg, VA): A Lynchburg jury recommended 58 years in prison for a known Bloods gang member on Tuesday after it convicted him on two counts of malicious wounding and related firearms charges and one gang-related charge.
Source: WSLS 10 News    Date: May 22, 2012

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Academy Ave. residents are concerned about the rise in violence (Providence, RI): Police are still reeling from a night of violence in Providence, the worst they say in five years. Five gang members in their twenties were shot on Academy Avenue and an 80 year old man was stabbed a few blocks away in a separate incident.
Source: WLNE-TV 6 News    Date: May 22, 2012

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Gang boss gets nine years in McAllen murder (Edinburg, TX): A local gang boss admitted to fatally shooting a rival nearly two years ago in McAllen. Victor "Rambo" Treviño, 37, pleaded guilty to murder Thursday in the 206th state District Court.
Source: The Monitor    Date: May 22, 2012

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States have second thoughts about juveniles in adult court (Washington, DC): In 1993, in what was called Denver's "summer of violence," high-profile gang warfare attributed to youth "super-predators" seemed to overtake the city. Drive-by shootings were a common occurrence.
Source: The Bellingham Herald    Date: May 21, 2012

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Sheriff: Gang started prison riot in Mississippi (Jackson, MS): As many as 300 inmates, some of them armed with makeshift weapons such as broomsticks, rioted at a privately run prison for illegal immigrants, beating a guard to death and injuring 19 people, a sheriff said Monday.
Source: Globe Gazette    Date: May 21, 2012

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Not guilty plea in stabbing of woman (Schenectady, NY): A reputed member of the Crips street gang pleaded not guilty Monday to second-degree murder in the stabbing of a woman who was embroiled in an argument with his girlfriend that began at the Salvation Army soup kitchen.
Source: Times Union    Date: May 21, 2012

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New Brunswick gang member sentenced to 25 years for stabbing boy (New Brunswick, NJ): A city gang member was sentenced to a 25-year prison term on Monday for the 2010 fatal stabbing of a 14-year-old rival gang member, the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office said.
Source: Courier News    Date: May 21, 2012

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Chairman Watkins explains anti-gang program (Macon, GA): Two weeks after Macon committee members took no action on several anti-crime resolutions, Public Safety Chairman Virgil Watkins presented his ideas again. "This comprehensive model, it's been tested, it's been tried, you've seen it," Watkins says, pointing to a slide show presentation.
Source: WMAZ 13 News    Date: May 21, 2012

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San Bernardino County deputies target third grade students in anti-gang effort (San Bernardino County, CA): San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies will begin talking to Apple Valley third-graders this fall to get an early jump on keeping youth out of gangs.
Source: NBC4 Los Angeles    Date: May 21, 2012

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Reputed SUR-13 gang member gets life for shooting death of Bradenton man (Manatee County, FL) : Family members packed Circuit Judge Edward Nicholas' Manatee County courtroom to testify today during an emotional sentencing hearing for reputed SUR-13 gang member Daniel Robledo.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: May 21, 2012

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Officers address gang activity in schools (Lexington, KY): To students and visitors at any Fayette County high school, Officer Christopher Gatewood and Officer Antoine Sims look like two of the law enforcement officers. But these guys are going "gang busters," working to address the growing problem of gang activity seeping into our schools.
Source: WKYT 27 News    Date: May 21, 2012

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