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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Man shot, wounded in gang-related attack at wake (San Diego, CA): San Diego police say a man attending a wake at a church has been shot and wounded in a gang-related attack.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: July 24, 2012

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Student's slaying adds to anger, anguish around 'Murder Park' (Chicago, IL): The grassy fields, benches and basketball courts nestled in the Southeast Side park seem quaint, but neighbors have called the hangout "Murder Park" for years because of bloody turf wars among street gangs.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: July 24, 2012

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Murder, witness tampering and assault among new charges filed against accused Native Mob defendants (Minneapolis, MN): Updated federal charges against defendants suspected as operating the Native Mob gang now include accusations of murder and additional charges against purported leaders, who have ties to Bemidji, Cass Lake and the surrounding area.
Source: DL-Online    Date: July 24, 2012

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Two gang members on trial for Brownsville murders that left a baby and a rival dead (Miami, FL) : Derrick Days looked to the ceiling of the courtroom, as if to gather the strength to explain what happened on Dec. 13, 2008.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: July 24, 2012

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Gang activity sparks multiple arrests over weekend (Hanford, CA): An attack in north Hanford and a loaded gun hidden in a trash can led authorities to arrest five alleged gang members at Panda Express.
Source: Hanford Sentinel    Date: July 24, 2012

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Nine arrested for gun and drug trafficking (Seattle, WA): Yesterday, the DEA Task Force along with the Seattle Police Department arrested nine people following a month-long investigation of drug and gun trafficking by an Everett, Washington based criminal group.
Source: Examiner    Date: July 24, 2012

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Toronto mayor meets with PM to begin tackling city's gang problems (Toronto, ON): They met in the shadow of a Scarborough bloodbath that left two innocents dead and 23 wounded. And, when the private meeting on gun violence with Prime Minister Stephen Harper was over, Mayor Rob Ford claimed it was just the start to ensure Toronto has tools to "prevent gang violence and protect the public from criminals."
Source: Sun News    Date: July 24, 2012

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New unit to fight gang crime in West Tennessee (Memphis, TN): A newly formed unit made up of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies is taking on the challenge of eradicating street gang crime in Memphis and West Tennessee, officials said Monday.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: July 24, 2012

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Fugitives in slaying case have gang ties (Joplin, MO): Two of five suspects in a home-invasion murder July 6 in Joplin are known members of a street gang in Tulsa, Okla., including the suspected triggerman, Daniel Hartman, according to police.
Source: The Joplin Globe    Date: July 24, 2012

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People fear possible "gang war" in Alice (Alice, TX): Police have made their first arrest in a rash of gang related violence in Alice. On Sunday, four known gang members were killed. One died in a drive-by shooting, the others were involved in a shooting and car crash.
Source: KRIS 6 News    Date: July 24, 2012

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Waverly shooting was gang-related, police say (Baltimore, MD): Baltimore Police say a recent shooting in Waverly that injured a 16-year-old girl was gang-related, and detectives have charged a 22-year-old man in the case.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: July 24, 2012

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One person injured in Anaheim shooting (Anaheim, CA): One person was injured in a shooting Tuesday afternoon that police believe to be gang-related.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: July 24, 2012

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Cape PD seeks suspect in home burglary (Cape Coral, FL): Cape Coral Police are investigating a suspected gang-related burglary that took place on NW 25th Lane Tuesday afternoon.
Source: WINK News    Date: July 24, 2012

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Yakima County gets $105,000 more in grant funds to fight gangs (Yakima, WA): Yakima County has received a second state grant to support gang intervention efforts in three cities and could be expanded to other communities.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: July 24, 2012

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Metro Gang Unit unveiling Monday (Memphis, TN): A new Metro Gang Unit will be unveiled Monday, July 23, by local, state and federal law enforcement officials. But the unit will operate differently than the past gang unit that was a consolidation of efforts by the Memphis Police Department and the Shelby County Sheriff's Department.
Source: The Daily News    Date: July 23, 2012

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Police investigating gang violence in Alice (Alice, TX): There are more questions than answers a day after a gang shooting in Alice left four people dead and one person in critical condition. Police are still busy working on solving the crime, and have not said much in the meantime.
Source: KIII News    Date: July 23, 2012

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Gang activity in Waterloo Region (Waterloo, ON): A week ago today, two people were killed and 23 others injured when gunfire erupted at a block party in Toronto's east end.
Source: 570 News    Date: July 23, 2012

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Sterling streets hit with gang graffiti (Moline, IL): Police say they're investigating multiple reports of street gang-related graffiti on at least five streets in Sterling, Illinois.
Source: WQAD 8 News    Date: July 23, 2012

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One killed, one wounded in Wilmington drive-by shooting(Wilmington, CA): One man was killed and another wounded in an apparently gang-related drive-by shooting in Wilmington, police said today.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: July 23, 2012

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Man shot by rival gang, bullets hit houses on Beacon Hill (Seattle, WA): Seattle police say a man was wounded and two houses were struck by gunfire in the Beacon Hill neighborhood last night.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: July 23, 2012

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