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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South Lake Tahoe police make gang arrest after month-long shooting investigation (South Lake Tahoe, CA) : A non-injury shooting in South Lake Tahoe a month ago has finally led to the arrest of a suspected gang member, but police want your help finding two more suspects.
Source: KOLO 8 News    Date: July 28, 2012

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Two more seek to opt out of Trece restrictions (Ogden, UT): Two more men have filed motions to opt out from the Ogden Trece injunction restrictions, claiming they aren’t members of the city's oldest street gang.
Source: Standard-Examiner    Date: July 28, 2012

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Street-gang leader's cohort arrested (Montreal, QC): A close associate of influential street-gang leader Ducarme Joseph was recently arrested and charged with carrying concealed weapons.
Source: The Gazette    Date: July 27, 2012

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C.I.R.V. announces two programs aimed at curbing violence (Youngstown, OH): The Youngstown Community Initiative to Reduce Violence and the city's police chief announced two new programs aimed to curb violent crime in the city.
Source: The Vindicator    Date: July 27, 2012

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Police keeping an eye on Toronto's street gangs (Peterborough, ON): Greater Toronto Area (GTA) gangs are in and out Peterborough on a regular basis. They're here to sell drugs and whenever drugs are involved, so too are guns, says to Peterborough-Lakefield police Chief Murray Rodd.
Source: Peterborough This Week    Date: July 27, 2012

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Two men killed in Southeast Side gang-related attack (Chicago, IL): Two men were shot to death inside a car in the South Deering neighborhood late Thursday night - among five people killed by gunfire between Thursday afternoon and early Friday morning.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: July 27, 2012

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Athens gang linked to college town robberies (Athens, GA): Recently filed court documents suggest that an apartment in a housing complex near downtown Athens served as a base of operations for a gang connected to several robberies since 2011.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: July 27, 2012

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Gang violence blamed for recent shootings (San Francisco, CA): Shootings are down in San Francisco but shooting deaths are up, and a recent surge in gang-related violence has raised community concerns.
Source: The San Francisco Examiner    Date: July 27, 2012

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Vice Lords gang members sentenced for 2007 violence (Murfreesboro, TN): The remaining nine Vice Lords gang members charged in connection with a 2007 gang battle on the streets of the city in 2007 were sentenced by a federal court judge this month.
Source: The Daily News Journal    Date: July 27, 2012

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Gang member's mobile home torched (Alice, TX): The latest incident of gang violence happened at an Alice trailer home park. Police said the home was being rented by a known gang member and it was torched early Friday morning. The fire destroyed the home and came dangerously close to his neighbor's house.
Source: KRIS 6 News    Date: July 27, 2012

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36 now jailed as part of anti-gang pperations in Alice (Alice, TX): Officials in the city of Alice say they want to send a message that gang violence will not be tolerated. Thirty six people are now in custody as a result of anti-gang operations over the past five days.
Source: KRIS 6 News    Date: July 27, 2012

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Gang member sentenced for fatal stabbing at La Habra Halloween party (Santa Ana, CA) : A judge sentenced a La Habra gang member to 15 years to life in prison Friday for the fatal beating and stabbing of an 18-year-old son of two Los Angeles police detectives at a Halloween party.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: July 27, 2012

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Bloods gang members arrested in Bergen kidnapping, beating (Bergen County, NJ): Seven purported members of the Bloods street gang Sex Money Murder set are charged with the early-morning knifepoint kidnapping and beating of a member who wanted out.
Source: Cliffview Pilot    Date: July 27, 2012

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Court upholds one Florida gang law, strikes another (Tallahassee, FL) : An appellate court on Friday struck down a Florida law prohibiting "electronic communication" by criminal gangs, but it upheld another statute that makes it a felony to recruit new gang members if they must commit a crime to join.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: July 27, 2012

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Former gang leader working toward redemption (Boise, ID): She's been in the news before, known mostly because she was the first person convicted under Idaho's felony gang recruitment law, and after years in prison, a former gang leader tells her story to KTVB's Jamie Grey.
Source: NWCN News    Date: July 27, 2012

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Five dead on South, West sides in 12-hour period (Chicago, IL): Six people were shot and five of them died during a bloody 12-hour period between 4 p.m. Thursday and 4 a.m. Friday, according to Chicago police.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: July 27, 2012

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How gang violence is tearing black America apart (Los Angeles, CA): Sherri Landrum’s life has been turned upside down by gang violence not once, but twice. In 2003, her 17-year-old daughter, Shekura, was shot while hanging out with a friend. "From what we've heard the shooting was an initiation for some guy to prove himself to get into a gang," said Landrum, 49, of Denver, a single mom of nine children.
Source: The Grio    Date: July 27, 2012

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70 arrested in massive parole sweep aimed at countering gang crime (Los Angeles, CA): About 700 officers from federal, state and local agencies hammered on the doors of about 400 parolees across Los Angeles County early Wednesday morning in what officials called the largest surprise parole sweep ever.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 26, 2012

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SUR 13 gang member takes plea dealn on racketeering, gun charges (Manatee County, FL): A reputed member of the SUR 13 criminal street gang pleaded guilty Wednesday to racketeering and firearm charges in a negotiation for 131 months to be served in a Department of Corrections' facility.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: July 26, 2012

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Targeted gang associate Weber charged after beating & robbery (Abbotsford, BC): An Abbotsford gang associate who was the subject of a public warning by police has been charged with robbery and forcible confinement.
Source: Abbotsford Times    Date: July 26, 2012

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