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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Fresno County officials target Sanger gang (Fresno, CA): Fresno County authorities announced Tuesday that they have started enforcing an injunction against a Sanger street gang responsible for carrying out a spate of violent crime and spreading fear through the community.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: March 13, 2012

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Teen shot getting off Muni bus (San Francisco, CA): A 17-year-old boy was shot multiple times in San Francisco's Visitacion Valley as he stepped off a Muni bus, in what investigators believe was a gang-related attack, police said today.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: March 13, 2012

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Gang assault puts Albany man, 61, in hospital (Albany, NY): An Albany man is in the hospital after being assaulted by a group of people allegedly dealing drugs in front of a Clinton Street apartment.
Source: WNYT 13 News    Date: March 13, 2012

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Roselle residents pack meeting to discuss recent fatal shootings (Roselle, NJ): Less than a week after two Roselle men were shot to death outside a house in the borough, residents packed the Abraham Clark High School auditorium tonight to find solutions to the rash of violence.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: March 13, 2012

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Trial begins for reputed Paterson gang leader accused of shooting man in love triangle (Paterson, NJ): Reputed high-level Bloods street gang leader Asmar Bease and a co-defendant went on trial Tuesday on charges of attempting to murder a Paterson man who the state says confronted Bease for having sex with his wife.
Source: The Record    Date: March 13, 2012

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Three accused of threatening teen to make him join gang (Spartanburg, SC): Three Spartanburg County teens were arrested Tuesday after deputies said they threatened a teen with violence if he did not join their gang.
Source: FOX Carolina    Date: March 13, 2012

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Fighting youth crime a 'complicated' problem (Durham, NC): Durham does not have a major problem with gangs. Durham does have a major problem with violent kids. And authorities have organized to deal with it.
Source: The Durham News    Date: March 13, 2012

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Five arrested in south Visalia residential burglary (Visalia, CA): Five young Delano residents police identified as active Norteño gang members were arrested in connection with a south Visalia residential burglary Monday afternoon.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: March 13, 2012

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Local authorities respond to gang activity (Muscatine, IA): The Muscatine Police Department responded to reports of gang activity in downtown Muscatine around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Early, unconfirmed reports said about 10 people with baseball bats were fighting in front of the Musser Public Library.
Source: The Muscatine Journal    Date: March 13, 2012

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Man fatally stabbed outside Near West Side liquor store (Chicago, IL): A 21-year-old man was fatally stabbed late Sunday in what Chicago police suspect may have been an internal gang dispute, authorities said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 12, 2012

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Fresno couple arrested on drug charges, children in protective custody (Fresno, CA): A suspected Bulldog gang member and his wife are in jail, accused of selling narcotics. A suspected Bulldog gang member and his wife are in jail, accused of selling narcotics.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: March 12, 2012

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Gang leader planning jail break (New York, NY): Federal officials are worried that a vicious Bloods street gang leader up on murder charges might be planning a prison break -- if not the killing or intimidation of a witness -- after a cell phone was found in his solitary-confinement cell in a New York City jail.
Source: WNYW FOX 5 News    Date: March 12, 2012

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Sioux City shooting was gang-related (Sioux City, IA): A Sunday night shooting near Rebecca and West Sixth streets was gang-related, police said Monday. The shooter hasn't been found. The victim is a 16-year-old male from Sioux City.
Source: Sioux City Journal    Date: March 12, 2012

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Livingston stabbing suspect arrested (Merced County, CA): A 23-year-old man recently profiled as one of Merced County's Most Wanted was arrested Friday on suspicion of committing a 2010 gang-related stabbing at a Livingston park, police reported.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: March 12, 2012

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Gang activity leads to Enfield drug bust (Halifax County, VA): A Halifax County gang member was arrested with more than 100 grams of marijuana following a multi-month investigation, authorities said.
Source: The Daily Herald    Date: March 12, 2012

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NY man convicted killing child during shooting (Syracuse, NY): A Syracuse man has been convicted of killing a toddler while gunning for the boy's father during what authorities said was a gang-related shooting.
Source: New Jersey Herald    Date: March 12, 2012

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D.A.: 'A' student killed for bailing on robbery (Santa Ana, CA): Four men who conspired and killed an Ocean View High School "A" student and fellow gang member were angry at him for ditching them during a home invasion robbery, a prosecutor told an Orange County jury Monday.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: March 12, 2012

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Police say gang-related shootings wounded five (Las Vegas, NV): There is extra security at University Medical Center following gang-related shootings over the weekend. Three men were wounded at the Rio Hotel parking structure and two were wounded outside of UMC.
Source: KLAS 8 News    Date: March 12, 2012

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Gang violence on increase in Panola (Sardis, MS): A rash of shootings in Panola County has people on edge. We're told most are gang related, marking an escalation of gang violence in the county. The most recent shootings sent bullets flying near Sardis three nights in a row.
Source: WREG NewsChannel 3    Date: March 12, 2012

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Teen's death caps violent week in Salinas (Salinas, CA): Youth gun violence flared once again last week in Salinas, a grim reversal after a year of declining gang shootings. A 17-year-old high school student died late Saturday after he was shot in the head, police said.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: March 12, 2012

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