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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Probe: Prostitute fed gang info on home (Oakland, CA): Investigators believe the home invasion robbery that ended in the death of a South Bay millionaire in November happened after a prostitute gave information about his mansion to one of two East Oakland gangs that police have tied to an eruption of violence, The Chronicle has learned.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: January 16, 2013

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Safety committee considers violence reduction initiatives (New Haven, CT): The Board of Aldermen's Public Safety Committee met with Dean Esserman, New Haven chief of police Tuesday evening to discuss two recent violence reduction initiatives. The first, Project Longevity, a Department of Justice program to reduce gang violence in Connecticut cities, was launched with federal, state and local sponsorship in late November.
Source: Yale Daily News    Date: January 16, 2013

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Injunction issued against Anaheim gang (Anaheim, CA): A gang injunction was issued against a violent Anaheim street gang, the Orange County District Attorney's Office announced Wednesday. The injunction is a cooperative effort between the OCDA and the Anaheim Police Dept.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: January 16, 2013

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West Oakland gang member must stand trial for killings at a former Jack London Square bar (Oakland, CA): A West Oakland gang member involved in the killing of two revelers and the shooting of five others at the now-defunct Sweet Jimmie's bar and restaurant almost two years ago will have to stand trial on special circumstances murder, a judge declared Wednesday.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: January 16, 2013

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Reputed gang member charged in fatal shooting of suspected rival (Oakland, CA): A reputed gang member who was free on bail in a pending gun case has been charged in a West Oakland shooting Jan. 11 that left a suspected rival dead and two other men uninjured, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: January 16, 2013

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Preliminary hearing for four gang members accused of robbing Moreno Valley jewelry store (Riverside, CA): A preliminary hearing is scheduled today for four reputed gang members accused of holding up a Moreno Valley jewelry store and shooting a clerk before fleeing onto a freeway and leading police on a multi- county chase.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: January 16, 2013

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Graffiti expert: Gang tags were an invitation for gang activity in Newark schoolyard (Newark, NJ): Multiple gang sets had previously tagged the Newark schoolyard where four friends were shot — three of them fatally — in August 2007, establishing the area as a harbor for gang activity, an expert in gang culture said today in court.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: January 16, 2013

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Police: Fresh from prison, Seattle gangster recruiting girls for prostitution outside school (Seattle, WA): A 25-year-old purported leader of a Seattle street gang is back behind bars on allegations that he fought a police officer inside Garfield High School.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: January 16, 2013

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Police investigate Saturday gang violence (Spokane, WA): Spokane police continue to investigate a rush of gang violence Saturday that left two people shot and two others badly beaten.
Source: The Spokesman-Review    Date: January 15, 2013

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Azusa 13 street gang leader, son sentenced to prison (Azusa, CA): A leader of the Azusa 13 street gang and his son were sentenced in federal court Monday to lengthy prison terms after pleading guilty to conspiring to attack blacks and force them to leave the city.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: January 15, 2013

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Eight slain on B.C.'s bloody Sunday (Surrey, BC): Sunday was the most violent day in recent memory in B.C., with police in four communities investigating the deaths of eight people.
Source: The Province    Date: January 15, 2013

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Under heavy security, 11 face gang and other charges (Petersburg, VA): Residents may have noticed a heavy law enforcement presence near the General District Court on Friday as prosecutors held a preliminary hearing for several suspects in a gang-related murder.
Source: The Progress-Index    Date: January 15, 2013

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Oakland backs down on crime war figures (Oakland, CA): Oakland police retreated Tuesday from Chief Howard Jordan's statement that almost all of the violent crime in the city in recent months is linked to a war between two groups that exploded after the killing of a 16-year-old girl last summer.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: January 15, 2013

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Man shot dead in laneway in fourth Surrey murder since Sunday (Surrey, BC): Another gangster linked to the notorious Dhak group was gunned down early Tuesday in a North Surrey laneway. Manjinder "Manny" Singh Hairan is the fourth person to be fatally shot in Surrey since Sunday.
Source: Edmonton Journal    Date: January 15, 2013

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Man sentenced to 14 years in prison in Santa Rosa gang attack (Santa Rosa, CA): A Santa Rosa gang member who smashed a rival's face with a paving stone, leaving him blind in one eye, was sentenced Tuesday to more than 14 years in prison.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: January 15, 2013

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Gunman pleads in Fairfield drive-by shooting (Fairfield, CA): A Fairfield man who police said is a self-admitted Sureño gang member accepted a plea deal on Monday in Solano County Superior Court for his role in a drive-by shooting that injured another man in rival gang turf last September.
Source: The Reporter    Date: January 15, 2013

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Woodburn police seeking information about gang-related shooting (Woodburn, OR): Woodburn police are asking the public for information about a Jan. 5 shooting that appears to be gang related, officials said.
Source: Statesman Journal    Date: January 15, 2013

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County-wide gang safety zones decreasing criminal activity (Bryan, TX): Gang safety zones. Do they work? It's been two years since the Brazos County District Attorney's Office implemented the county-wide injunction aimed at restricting the behavior of local and violent gang members.
Source: KBTX-TV3    Date: January 15, 2013

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Gang attack suspected in Yakima shooting (Yakima, WA): A shooting that seriously wounded two teenage boys near the Yakima police station Tuesday morning was believed to be gang-related, police said.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: January 15, 2013

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Two separate shootings in Surrey leave three men dead (Vancouver, BC): A violent Sunday night in Surrey left three men dead. RCMP Inspector Dan Splinter says the victim of a gang related shooting on 168th Street and 76th Avenue passed away in hospital.
Source: CKNW News    Date: January 14, 2013

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