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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Garfield County educates community about gangs (Garfield County, CO): The Threat Assessment Group, known as TAG, is hosting a community education session to inform residents about gang activity in Garfield County. There are currently 25 known gangs in the county comprised of 175 members.
Source: KREX 5 News    Date: May 21, 2012

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Fight on crime continues: Lorain police keep heat on gang members (Lorain, OH): Although it's only been two weeks since police started sweeping gang members off the streets, several people in the city are seeing a change in the city.
Source: The Morning Journal    Date: May 20, 2012

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San Jose man wounded in gang-related shooting (San Jose, CA): Investigators are looking for the persons responsible for what police are calling a gang-related shooting that injured an 18-year-old San Jose man Saturday night.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 20, 2012

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Healdsburg police arrest two after reported gang fight (Healdsburg, CA): Healdsburg police arrested two people Saturday night after calls reported a gang fight.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: May 20, 2012

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Gang fight at bar leads to stabbing (San Antonio, TX): Police are looking for a Hispanic male who stabbed another man in what they say was a rival gang fight Sunday.
Source: WOAI 1200 News Radio    Date: May 20, 2012

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Two shot in Boyle Heights gang attack (Los Angeles, CA): Two men sitting in a car in Boyle Heights were shot today in a gang attack, police said.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: May 20, 2012

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Drive-by shooting believed to be gang-related (Salt Lake City, UT): A second shooting this weekend is believed to be gang related. It happened near 500 North and Redwood Road, when two men were walking to a 7-11 store.
Source: KUTV Channel 2 News    Date: May 20, 2012

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Group fight preceded anti-violence walk (Toledo, OH): Hours before an anti-violence walk through Toledo's central city on Thursday that ended at Scott High School, a group of people claiming to be part of an inner city gang went to the school to "fight a rival gang," according to court documents.
Source: The Blade    Date: May 19, 2012

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Convicted 18th Street gang member sentenced to additional 75 years for 2009 murder (Montgomery County, MD): A Montgomery Village man already serving a 22-year sentence on gang-related racketeering charges was sentenced to another 75 years for murder in Montgomery County Circuit Court Friday afternoon.
Source: Maryland Gazette    Date: May 19, 2012

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Guilty pleas in gang case (Cleveland, OH): When Richard Ivy appeared in federal court here Friday, he became the fourth member of Youngstown's one-time largest street gang to plead guilty this week.
Source: Tribune Chronicle    Date: May 19, 2012

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Testimony in officer-involved shooting case begins (Merced, CA): Testimony began Friday in the trial of the 18-year-old man at the center of last year's officer-involved shooting of Vang Thao.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: May 19, 2012

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Police link gang, fight (Pittsfield, MA): Gang members? According to a Pittsfield Police report, several teenagers involved in a melee Thursday night belong to a gang called YRD, which is responsible for "a large number of disturbances and assaults" in downtown Pittsfield over the past two years.
Source: The Berkshire Eagle    Date: May 19, 2012

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Member of gang pleads guilty to drug trafficking (Buffalo, NY): A Buffalo man identified as a gang member pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to distributing crack cocaine.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: May 19, 2012

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Fort Bragg woman gets four years in hatchet attack (Ukiah, CA): A 22-year-old Fort Bragg woman convicted of attacking two people with an ax in a gang-related fight outside a coast recreation center last year was sentenced Friday to four years in state prison, according to the Mendocino County District Attorney's Office.
Source: The Ukiah Daily Journal    Date: May 19, 2012

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Former Mississauga gang member helps youth (Mississauga, ON): As a black teen growing up in Mississauga, Rohan Thompson was a gang member who had several brushes with the law.
Source: Mississauga News    Date: May 19, 2012

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Third teen charged in gang-related fight (Toledo, OH): A third Toledo teen is charged with participating in a what police described as a gang-related fight outside of Scott High School on Thursday.
Source: The Blade    Date: May 19, 2012

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Police say Murray murder is gang-related (Murray, UT): Police say two rival gangs showed up at the same house party in Murray, now--investigators are looking for a suspect in a deadly shooting.
Source: KUTV Channel 2 News    Date: May 19, 2012

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Bust of gang offers hope for Dodge City immigrants (Dodge City, KS): The scars on Jose Aguilar's hands are pretty standard stuff for a man who’s made a rough living carving up cattle.
Source: The Kansas City Star    Date: May 19, 2012

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South King County fights gangs (South King County, WA): More than 50 law enforcement officers from city, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies joined forces for a gang enforcement emphasis in South King County.
Source: Federal Way Mirror    Date: May 19, 2012

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Gang Task Force paying at-risk teens to work (Apison, TN): The gang problem is at the forefront in Chattanooga and with kids getting out of school for summer, leaders say it's the perfect time to target troubled teens and get them on the right track.
Source: WRCB 3 News    Date: May 19, 2012

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