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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Los Banos barber to be tried in gang, drug case (Los Banos, CA): A barbershop owner accused of allowing his business to become a haven for illegal activity conducted by members of Nuestra Familia and the Norteños criminal street gang will go on trial this month.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: March 5, 2012

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Three men shot in Inglewood in what police say is gang-related attack (Inglewood, CA): Three men were expected to survive gunshot wounds suffered in a gang-related shooting in northwest Inglewood, a police lieutenant said.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: March 5, 2012

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Arrest made in December '11 Fresno homicide (Fresno, CA): Authorities announced on Monday that Joe Anthony Aguilar Rodriguez, a Fresno man and known gang member, has been arrested for the stabbing death of a man in south west Fresno in early December.
Source: KSEE 24 News    Date: March 5, 2012

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Girl, man wounded in Spokane gang shooting (Spokane, WA): Police say the shooting of a man and a girl Sunday night in Spokane was gang-related, and the shooter is still at large.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: March 5, 2012

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Crip gang member convicted of 2010 Karma shooting (Victorville, CA): 30-year-old Crip gang member was convicted of shooting and killing a rival gangster at Karma Nightlife in 2010. After less than two hours of deliberations Friday, the jurors found Joseph Ray Rice guilty of all charges and allegations, including the first-degree murder of Delvon Williams to benefit a gang.
Source: Daily Press    Date: March 5, 2012

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Gang outreach leader reaching out to other youth, too (Contra Costa County, CA): There's a familiar, though inspiring, story in many American cities about a young man who grew up in the gang life, turned himself around and has built a life reaching out to the new generation of young gangsters.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: March 5, 2012

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Regina Police Street Gang Unit makes four arrests (Regina, SK): Four men have been arrested on gang related charges in Regina. The arrests come after a lengthy investigation by the Regina Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit and the Street Gang Unit.
Source: CTV Regina    Date: March 5, 2012

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Battlefords RCMP arrest members of suspected street gang (Battleford, SK): RCMP believe six people now in custody are part of a street gang after they were arrested early Saturday morning in North Battleford following a number of complaints.
Source: Global Saskatoon    Date: March 5, 2012

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Teenager behind bars on suspicion of gang-related slaying (San Diego, CA): A teenage boy was behind bars Monday on suspicion of the gang-related slaying of a man at a North County house party over the weekend.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: March 5, 2012

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Man slain in Van Nuys in apparent gang-related attack (Van Nuys, CA): A man was fatally shot during an apparent gang-related argument at a Van Nuys apartment complex, police said today.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: March 5, 2012

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Racial tensions high in Riverside after slaying of ROTC student (Riverside, CA): Relatives of a Riverside high school freshman who was shot and killed near his grandmother’s house pleaded on Monday for the public's help to solve the seemingly random murder.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 5, 2012

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Nacogdoches Co. authorities arrest five in drive-by shooting (Nacogdoches County, TX): Nacogdoches Sheriff's Office arrested four people Sunday night, in what was reported to be a drive-by shooting. Sheriff Thomas Kerss said two more arrests were made a day later.
Source: KTRE 9 News    Date: March 5, 2012

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Desert Hot Springs Youth Violence Committee discusses solutions (Desert Hot Springs, CA): Gang violence is on the decline in Desert Hot Springs, according to the Police department, and the newly created Youth Violence and Gang Intervention Committee wants to keep it that way.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: March 5, 2012

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19-year-old man stabbed in Los Banos (Los Banos, CA): A 19-year-old man is in stable condition after being stabbed during a gang-related fight Sunday in the 700 block of Illinois Avenue, Los Banos police reported.
Source: Los Banos Enterprise     Date: March 5, 2012

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Know your graffiti: Part of South LA's landscape (Los Angeles, CA): Like storefront churches, sidewalk peddlers and foreclosed homes, graffiti is part of the South Los Angeles scenery, rarely (if ever) garnering more than a knowing glance from locals.
Source: OnCentral    Date: March 5, 2012

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Killer got $30,000 in unemployment while in jail, officials say (Los Angeles, CA): A convicted killer who got caught because he'd tattooed a graphic mural of the murder scene on his chest raked in more than $30,000 in unemployment benefits while he sat in the Los Angeles County jail system, a sheriff's spokesman said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 4, 2012

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Shooting outside Arizona club leaves 14 wounded (Phoenix, AZ): Hundreds of concert-goers waiting outside an Arizona nightclub for a hip-hop show fled in panic as shooting erupted involving three gunmen, leaving at least 14 people wounded. Police arrested one suspect and were hunting two others.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: March 4, 2012

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Priest fights violence with hope (Los Angeles, CA): When the Rev. Greg Boyle was appointed pastor of Dolores Mission in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles in 1986, there were eight gangs at war with each other.
Source: The Advocate    Date: March 4, 2012

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Unique Oregon prison program aims to tame violence (Pendleton, OR): Not long after settling into the prison in Pendleton in 2007, Chancy "Chance" Scott turned into a "high-risk inmate." Sentenced for beating a man who was taunting his mother, Scott joined a prison gang, branded himself with tattoos and began extorting money. He attacked inmates who resisted -- or got others to do so.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: March 4, 2012

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Growing problem (Jamestown, NY): "August" lives on Jamestown's north side and has a child who would love to play in Lillian Dickson Park. The park's equipment is just fine, and the park is located close to "August's" house. Unfortunately, "August" fears the park may be the location of illegal gang and drug-related activities.
Source: The Post-Journal    Date: March 4, 2012

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