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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 by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory using the control below.

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Suspect arrested in deadly gang-related shooting in Grand Prairie (Grand Prairie, TX): Grand Prairie police have arrested a suspect in the gang-related slaying of a 19-year-old man over the summer.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: November 4, 2011

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Richmond man sentenced to prison time for shooting (Richmond, CA): A Richmond man was sentenced this morning to 40 years to life in prison for a gang-related shooting in 2010 in a church during Valentine's Day services that critically injured two teens.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News    Date: November 4, 2011

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Portage teen charged as adult due to gang affiliation (Valparaiso, IN): A Portage juvenile who was part of a group that attacked a neighbor is being tried as an adult because she belongs to a gang.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: November 4, 2011

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Oakland gang member sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing two in 2007 (Oakland, CA): An Oakland gang member was sent to prison for the rest of his life Friday for killing two men in two days -- but not before an emotional hearing in which family members of the victims, and the defendant, gave tear-laced statements to the court.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: November 4, 2011

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Gang crimes drop through October for 2011 (El Paso, TX): The number of gang-related crimes has dropped by half so far this year, police said. Through the month of October, El Paso has had 639 gang-related crimes. That's down from 1,172 at the same point last year.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: November 4, 2011

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San Juan police tracking gang graffiti (San Juan, CA): The San Juan gang unit is reading the writing on the walls, literally. They’re keeping track of graffiti to try to keep track of gangs.
Source: KRGV 5 News    Date: November 4, 2011

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Shooter in 2009 Richmond restaurant double murder sentenced (Martinez, CA): A Richmond gang member was sentenced Friday to 25 years to life in prison for a brazen 2009 barbecue restaurant shotgun slaying of two men.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 4, 2011

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Gang member gets prison in meth, gun case (Gulfport, MS) : A member of the Simon City Royals street gang will serve more than 15 years in prison on meth and firearm convictions, U.S. Attorney John Dowdy said.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: November 4, 2011

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County leader sees progress in efforts targeting violence (Hamilton County, TN): One Hamilton County official said efforts to tackle local violence, particularly gang-related, is finally gaining legs. But the commission, which is part of those efforts, did not act on the problem Wednesday. At the commission's regular meeting, Chairman Larry Henry said violence affects more than just the inner city.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: November 3, 2011

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Police probe rash of gang violence (Lompoc, CA): Police are investigating a rash of Halloween night arsons that they suspect is the result of hostilities between two Lompoc gangs.
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: November 3, 2011

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Youth gang initiative takes aim at Ottawa's streets (Ottawa, ON): Gang activity is present on the streets of Ottawa, and while not as prevalent as other cities it is nonetheless a serious concern for the capital's police and youth workers.
Source: EMC News    Date: November 3, 2011

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Another drive-by suspect is sought (Central Point, OR): Police are searching for a man with known gang ties who they believe was a fourth occupant of the car thought to be involved in a drive-by shooting in Central Point Tuesday that investigators call a gang-related "random act of violence."
Source: Mail Tribune    Date: November 3, 2011

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Police chief: Arson may not be gang-related (Logansport, IN): Logansport’s police chief claims the city’s fire investigator was premature in ruling that a recent arson was gang-related. "There is no evidence to back that up," Police Chief A.J. Rozzi said Wednesday.
Source: Pharos-Tribune    Date: November 3, 2011

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Leader of Flagler Bloods gang gets life in prison for racketeering, murder (Bunnell, FL): Brandon Elshawon Washington, the leader of the Bloods gang in Flagler County, showed no reaction as a judge sentenced him on Wednesday to life in prison after he was found guilty of racketeering, second-degree felony murder and other charges.
Source: The Daytona Beach News-Journal     Date: November 3, 2011

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Grand jury indicts eight on gang-related crimes (Albany, GA): The Dougherty grand jury indicted eight alleged gang members Wednesday in two separate shooting incidents, according to court documents.
Source: The Albany Herald    Date: November 3, 2011

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Gangs persist at North Side High School (Jackson, TN): Multiple fights on North Side High School's campus on Wednesday have focused public attention on what law enforcement officers say is a gang problem that has persisted at the school for at least the last few years.
Source: The Jackson Sun    Date: November 3, 2011

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Gang violence shatters peace in Central Point neighborhood (Central Point, OR): The suspects in Tuesday's drive-by shooting incident are known to local police in the Rogue Valley and in Central California as being affiliated to gangs. This marks gang violence breaking the barrier and spilling over into one Central Point neighborhood.
Source: KDRV 12 News    Date: November 3, 2011

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Could court injunctions work in Salinas to fight gang crimes? (Salinas, CA): Everyone knows about the gang problem on the Central Coast, and now Salinas is turning to Oakland to see if that city's plan to fight the violence could work. We found out a court injunction is something Salinas Police already tried. This is how an injunction works; police identify a certain gang causing the most problems in a certain neighborhood.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: November 3, 2011

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Evanston police seek two alleged gang members (Evanston, IL): Evanston police are searching for two alleged members of the "Belizean Bloods" street gang wanted for drug and money laundering offenses.
Source: TribLocal    Date: November 3, 2011

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Two charged with teen's murder on Geneva Avenue (Dorchester, MA): Two accused gang members teens were arraigned Thursday on charges they murdered 16-year-old Jaivon Blake and wounded Blake's younger friend in a fusillade of bullets aimed at avenging alleged wrongs by rival gangs.
Source: Dorchester Reporter    Date: November 3, 2011

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