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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Five men plead not guilty in fight outside Start-Scott game (Toledo, OH): Five men pleaded not guilty today to charges that they were involved in a gang-related fight outside a high school football game.
Source: The Blade    Date: October 1, 2012

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Two dead, two under arrest after Anaheim shooting (Anaheim, CA): Two alleged gang members were in custody over the weekend in connection to a shooting that left two Anaheim men dead, said authorities.
Source: The Daily Titan    Date: September 30, 2012

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Yakima anti-gang program to start soon (Yakima, WA): The city's anti-gang effort will begin seeking out its first at-risk youths for counseling and other services later this year in hopes of steering them away from the streets.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: September 30, 2012

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Gang sweep rumbles through Marysville (Marysville, CA): Assault rifles drawn, gang and drug agents stormed three Marysville homes on Friday afternoon looking for five gang members tied to shootings in Yuba-Sutter.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: September 29, 2012

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Two more Lorain gang members sentenced in Lorain County Common Pleas court (Elyria, OH): Two more gang members were sentenced yesterday in Lorain County Common Pleas court, bringing the count to three awaiting for a sentencing dates and eight more cases pending.
Source: The Morning Journal    Date: September 29, 2012

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Kearns man sentenced in fatal stabbing of ex-gang rival at Kohl's store in West Valley City (West Valley City, UT): A 22-year-old Utah man has been sentenced to at least 21 years in prison for the fatal stabbing of a former associate of a rival gang in the bathroom of a Kohl's department store in West Valley City.
Source: The Republic    Date: September 29, 2012

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Ontario's action on gang violence long overdue: Curling (Toronto, ON): Alvin Curling, former provincial cabinet minister and co-author of a 2008 report on youth violence, says he's disappointed it's taken a summer of gang murders to put the problem back in the spotlight. Provincial action on the issue should have come long before now, he said.
Source: Toronto Sun    Date: September 29, 2012

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Developing a plan to stop Toronto's gang violence (Toronto, ON): The minute the door opens there needs to be some assurance this is not a trick. When he sees all of those expectant faces, he must understand he is there to hear a message. Hear it, heed it and spread it — or prepare for the consequences.
Source: Toronto Sun    Date: September 29, 2012

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Chicago turns to twitter for gun violence help (Chicago, IL): In an unusual attempt at addressing one of its most vexing problems, the city of Chicago is asking residents with ideas on how to get illegal guns off the streets to share their thoughts in 140 characters or fewer on Twitter.
Source: CBS St. Louis    Date: September 29, 2012

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Four arrested for Camarillo gang-related robberies (Camarillo, CA): Police arrested four suspects in a string of gang-related robberies, the Camarillo Police Department announced Friday.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: September 29, 2012

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Five people arrested after gang-related fight breaks out at high school football game (Toledo, OH): At least five people were arrested Friday night after a gang-related fight broke out at a high school football game in Toledo. In documents filed at Toledo Municipal Court, the men were at Start High School on Tremainsville Road for the Start-Scott game when gang members from the Manor Boys and the Folk were kicked out of the game for reportedly causing a disturbance.
Source: The Blade    Date: September 29, 2012

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Gang member sentenced for Santa Ana restaurant murder (Santa Ana, CA): A Santa Ana gang member was convicted Thursday of fatally shooting an unarmed man in front of restaurant in 2011. Ivan Sanchez, 23, was found guilty of one felony count of murder with a sentencing enhancement for the personal discharge of a firearm causing death.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: September 29, 2012

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Local organization working to eradicate gang violence (Denver, CO): Too many people lost their lives due to gang violence this summer in Colorado. But in some of those neighborhoods there is still hope for change.
Source: KUSA 9 News    Date: September 29, 2012

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'The Gang Wise Project' teaches parents how to prevent children from joining a gang (Somerville, NJ): Parents who wish to help their children avoid gangs are invited to a free workshop, titled "The Gang Wise Project," which will be held in English in Somerville, and in Spanish in Franklin. The workshop is partially funded by the New Jersey Office of Faith Based Initiatives Grant Program.
Source: The Messenger-Gazette    Date: September 29, 2012

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Cities fight back against growing graffiti problem (Coachella, CA): Andrew Abasta dropped his girlfriend off at work and was headed back home in Coachella when he saw the perfect canvas for his art — a white agriculture pipe.
Source: The Desert Sun     Date: September 29, 2012

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Man shot to death in suspected gang shooting (Anaheim, CA): A man has been shot to death and another has been wounded in what Anaheim investigators believe are gang-related shootings.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: September 28, 2012

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After a horrific summer of murder, Chicago trying a bold new approach (Chicago, IL): On June 27, a 7-year-old girl named Heaven Sutton was selling candy on her front lawn in Chicago’s North Austin neighborhood when she was shot in the back—caught in the crossfire between rival gang members.
Source: The Daily Beast    Date: September 28, 2012

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Brazen gang shooting at park prompts calls for more policing (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard C. Parks issued a passionate plea to LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, asking for a "highly-visible police presence" in a South L.A. park where a teenager was fatally shot earlier this week.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 28, 2012

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Police lay charge in beating death (Winnipeg, MB): The suspected leader of the Indian Posse gang has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the beating death of a 16-year-old rival gang member earlier this month.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press    Date: September 28, 2012

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Yakima's anti-gang initiative set to begin youth outreach this fall (Yakima, WA): Yakima's anti-gang effort later this year will begin seeking out its first at-risk youths for counseling and other services in hopes of steering them away from the streets.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: September 28, 2012

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