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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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The gangs of St. Andrews (St. Andrews, SC) : As Richland County fights against gang violence, the presence of established gangs is still noted in St. Andrews. A recent Crimestoppers notice urged people to be on the lookout for an alleged gang member from the Felony Lane Gang.
Source: St.AndrewsPatch    Date: September 12, 2012

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Former gang member testifies at murder trial (Santa Maria, CA): A former longtime Guadalupe gang member who testified Tuesday for the prosecution during a murder trial in Santa Maria, knew he was much like his tattoo of the Grim Reaper — a walking dead man.
Source: Santa Maria Times    Date: September 12, 2012

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D.C.-area gangs find new ways to organize (Washington, DC): Gangs are finding new ways to organize in the Washington region, meeting at destinations throughout the area rather than coordinating in neighborhoods as they've traditionally done, D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said Wednesday.
Source: The Washington Examiner    Date: September 12, 2012

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Facebook friends boasted of gang war, police say (Brooklyn, NY): They became Facebook friends, filling each other's in-boxes with requests to join their networks, these young men from rival gangs who called the Brooklyn neighborhood of East New York their turf.
Source: The New York Times    Date: September 12, 2012

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ACLU will appeal Ogden Trece gang injunction (Ogden, UT): Almost a month after a judge ruled that an injunction against the Ogden Trece street gang would become permanent action in the city, the American Civil Liberties Union says it will appeal the decision to the Utah Supreme Court, calling the injunction a violation of constitutional rights.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: September 12, 2012

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Critics say current 'gangs' younger, less organized (Toronto, BC): While police say a notorious gang was involved in a spate of killings and shootings in east Toronto, some critics say the current crop of young men involved in street-level crime are not as organized as some of their predecessors.
Source: CBC News    Date: September 12, 2012

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York man charged in gang-related shooting now in federal custody (York, PA): A York man is in the custody of U.S. Marshals on a federal parole violation, a day after a local judge ordered him confined to his home in connection with a gang-related shooting, according to a district judge.
Source: York Daily Record    Date: September 12, 2012

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Trial winds down for gang members accused in Outlook trailer shooting (Yakima County, WA): A Yakima County jury on Wednesday began hearing closing arguments in the trial of four gang members accused of firing more than 20 shots into a home in Outlook that has been the scene of several notorious shootings, including the murder of a 16-year-old girl just two weeks later.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: September 12, 2012

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Video subpoenaed of gang fight at Morrow High (Morrow, GA): Clayton County Sheriff’s officials subpoenaed cell-phone video Wednesday of a gang-related fight earlier this week at Morrow High School. The "jump in" — slang for assaulting someone to initiate him or her into a gang — occurred after school Monday as buses were loading, according to Clayton County Sheriff’s spokesman James Beveridge.
Source: Clayton News Daily    Date: September 12, 2012

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Rival gangs taken down by NYPD (New York, NY) : Two rival street gangs, who have allegedly caused violence and shootings in East New York during a gang war over the last three years, have had 49 members indicted, Kings County District Attorney Charles Hynes announced Wednesday.
Source: The Epoch Times    Date: September 12, 2012

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Boise police say busted 'Slayer' gang was violent, into guns (Boise, ID) : Boise police will tell you that criminal gangs exist all over the Treasure Valley. The ones that seem the most visible are regional versions of West Coast gangs such as the Nortenos or Sorenos (north side or south side).
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: September 11, 2012

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Teen who killed rival in Newburgh gang found beaten (Newburgh, NY): A teen who, as a 13-year-old, killed a rival gang member was found early Sunday lying in the street after a brutal attack, police said.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: September 11, 2012

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Group plans outreach (Muskogee, OK): Kahlil Lucas said he knows the way to target gang violence and troubled youth in Muskogee. Lucas, a former gang member, told area religious and community leaders what he knows from life experience.
Source: Muskogee Phoenix    Date: September 11, 2012

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Four teens charged in shooting incident (Pittsfield, MA) : Four young people, including a 12-year-old, are facing attempted murder and other charges in what police are calling a gang-related shooting over the weekend outside a house party. No one was hit by bullets.
Source: The Berkshire Eagle    Date: September 11, 2012

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Police crack down on gang violence in Chula Vista neighborhood (Corpus Christi, TX): Investigators continue to search for the gunmen involved in Sunday's drive-by shooting, the case is now in the hands of the Corpus Christi Police Department's Gang Unit.
Source: KIII News    Date: September 11, 2012

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Five people indicted in Anti-Government Militia Plot (Liberty County, GA): A Liberty County Grand Jury returned three separate indictments against five people charging them with multiple offenses. All five Defendants’ charges include violations of the Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act with the identified criminal street gang being F.E.A.R.
Source: The Coastal Source    Date: September 11, 2012

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Witnesses fear of deadly Galloway Boys street gang keeping them from jail: police (Toronto, ON): Toronto police have stalled in their quest to apprehend a handful of Scarborough gang members suspected in a year-long spate of shootings, including the July gun battle on Danzig Street that killed two bystanders and wounded nearly two dozen others.
Source: National Post    Date: September 11, 2012

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City's solution to gang threat includes concerts, not just crackdowns (Chattanooga, TN): Given that Chattanooga has sub-titled its anti-gang efforts 'The Future is Ours', it's no surprise to find co-director Boyd Patterson shifting from prosecutor to concert promoter in the cafeteria at Brainerd High School Tuesday.
Source: WRCB 3 News    Date: September 11, 2012

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Port Moody residents press panel for an end to gang to violence (Port Moody, BC): Debbie Delisser, a teacher in this city of about 34,000 east of Vancouver, can’t figure out why gang killers are getting a break she never would.
Source: The Globe and Mail    Date: September 11, 2012

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Sheriff: Gang violence on the rise in upstate county (Union, SC): Gang violence is increasing in Union County, according to Sheriff Taylor. One murder in the past few weeks and numerous cases of attempted murder have been reported. It all stems from rival gangs having issues with each other.
Source: WSPA 7 News    Date: September 11, 2012

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