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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54 years in fatal ramming of carload of teens (Chicago, IL): A reputed gang member was sentenced to 54 years in prison today for ramming a carload of teens on Chicago’s West Side and killing an 18-year-old college student because he mistakenly thought they were gang rivals.
Source: WSBT 22 News    Date: March 28, 2012

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Two Fresno gang members arrested in Clovis (Clovis, CA) : Police arrested two southwest Fresno gang members in Clovis and seized weapons, cash and methamphetamine for sale in an operation undertaken Wednesday by the MAGEC anti-gang unit.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: March 28, 2012

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City of Hamilton receives anti-gang grant (Hamilton, OH): For the fifth year in-a-row, the City of Hamilton received the Anti-Gang Initiative Grant to help fight gang activity, however the grant dollar amount continues to decrease.
Source: WXIX FOX19 News    Date: March 28, 2012

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Preliminary hearing set in Racine beating case (Racine, WI) : An 18-year-old Mount Pleasant man made his initial appearance in Racine County Circuit Court Wednesday for his role in a gang-related beating in Racine.
Source: MountPleasantPatch    Date: March 28, 2012

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Girls and women in gangs highlighted at annual conference (Sandy, UT): The knife was wedged five inches into her back, but the pain wasn’t resonating. After years of pledging undying loyalty to a violent criminal street gang and even becoming a leader, of sending money to fellow gang members in prison, of taking the fall for crimes she didn’t commit, it had never occurred to the victim that her gang family might turn on her.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: March 28, 2012

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Gang member charged with 2010 Brentwood murder (Central Islip, NY): Federal authorities have apprehended a reputed gang member in connection with the murder of a 20-year-man believed to be a member of a rival gang in Brentwood two years ago.
Source: Long Island Press    Date: March 28, 2012

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Security guard for CPS posts gang references on his Facebook page (Chicago, IL) : Ramon Bedolla works security at Chicago's Little Village High School, in the heart of one of Chicago’s most violent neighborhoods. That's why we wanted to ask him about his Facebook page. It’s packed with references to gang banging, threats against rival gangs, and numerous references slamming cops.
Source: FOX Chicago News    Date: March 28, 2012

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Northwest Indiana shooting of two young girls may be gang-related (East Chicago, IN): 10 year-old Arianna Quiros and her older cousin 11 year-old Selena Quiros are thankful to be alive after shots fired through the front door struck them inside their East Chicago home - a known hot spot for gang activity, according to Reginald Dow who lives across the street.
Source: FOX Chicago News    Date: March 28, 2012

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Utah gangs more covert, more focused on money (Sandy, UT): Natalie, a high school senior in the Granite School District, is getting ready to graduate from high school and go to college.
Source: Deseret News    Date: March 28, 2012

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Eleven arrested in New Haven in federal gang investigation (New Haven, CT): Eleven people were arrested Wednesday and charged in an alleged large-scale crack and cocaine ring as part of an FBI investigation into the Grape Street Crips gang, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: March 28, 2012

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Residents asked to help with gangs (Dayton, NV): In a passionate, desperate plea to the community at the Lyon County Commissioner meeting in Dayton on March 15, Sheriff Allen Veil asked citizens to assist with eradicating mounting gang activity around Dayton.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal    Date: March 28, 2012

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Three plead no contest after deadly fight in Daly City (Daly City, CA): Three suspected Norteño gang members have been convicted in connection with a fight at a Daly City pizzeria that turned deadly when a man was deliberately run over, a prosecutor said Monday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: March 27, 2012

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Cops busted two West Side drug markets — rest up to residents (Chicago, IL): The Chicago Police Department has busted two West Side drug markets — and arrested 45 members of the Traveling Vice Lords and Four Corner Hustlers street gangs — but it won’t mean a thing unless area residents reclaim that turf, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Monday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: March 27, 2012

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A year in, anti-gang program is paying off (Watsonville, CA): Since the city launched a two-year program aimed at reducing gang crime among youths in the neighborhoods surrounding Marinovich Park, organizers have seen a reduction in tardiness and increases in school performance and interfamily communication, according to a report by the Watsonville Parks and Community Services Department.
Source: Register-Pajaronian    Date: March 27, 2012

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Man injured in gang-related shooting (San Antonio, TX): One man was injured in a gang-related shooting on the East Side Monday evening, police said. Sgt. Brian Custard said two men went to pick up two women at an apartment complex near Sam Houston High School when they were confronted by men in a rival gang.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: March 27, 2012

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Amid Chicago violence, violent crime drops in Evanston (Evanston, IL): During the weekend of March 17 and 18, a six-year-old girl was gunned down in front of her home in the Little Village neighborhood of Chicago, according to the Chicago Tribune. Another victim, a 19-year-old man, was shot from a car in the 6300 block of North Oakley Avenue — only about 5 minutes by car away from Howard Street. There were 11 other incidents, some gang-related, across Chicago that weekend.
Source: The Daily Northwestern    Date: March 27, 2012

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Plot to kill uncovered in gang probe (Albany, NY): Police have rounded up dozens of reputed gang members Tuesday in a large-scale drug takedown that includes allegations of a plot to avenge the November shooting death of a 25-year-old man in the South End.
Source: Times Union    Date: March 27, 2012

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Teen sought in rival gang shooting of a 16-year-old at student gathering (Atlanta, GA): A 16-year-old was shot during a fight between rival gangs at a student gathering at a Spalding County park and officials said Monday they have identified a suspect in the shooting.
Source: Examiner    Date: March 27, 2012

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Gang members get prison, fines in meth conspiracy (Gulfport, MS) : Four Coast members of the Simon City Royals street gang have been sentenced to prison and fined for a conspiracy to manufacture meth in Harrison County, U.S. Attorney John Dowdy said.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: March 27, 2012

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Feds indict seven New Orleans men and women, allege involvement in carjackings, arsons, assaults and murder (New Orleans, LA): Federal prosecutors unsealed a 23-count racketeering indictment Tuesday that accuses seven New Orleans men and women of running a wide-ranging gun and drug gang that accounted for several carjackings, arsons, assaults and murders.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: March 27, 2012

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