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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Street gang member sentenced on heroin trafficking charges (Wilkes Barre, PA): A member of the G-Stone Crip street gang was sentenced Monday to state prison on charges he peddled heroin in the area for more than two years.
Source: The Times Leader    Date: July 16, 2012

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Hollister police arrest five in gang-related shootings throughout the city (Hollister, CA): The Hollister Police Department is investigating a series of shootings that have occurred over the past two days and appear to be gang-related.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: July 16, 2012

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Bloods suspects remain jailed after bond hearing (Columbia, SC): None of the alleged members or associates of Columbia's Bloods Street gang indicted and jailed last week will be getting out on bond any time soon.
Source: The State    Date: July 16, 2012

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Final Vice Lords figure sentenced in Nashville, Murfreesboro slayings (Nashville, TN): The dominant figure in a Vice Lords gang murder case received three consecutive life sentences last week, bringing the case to an end nearly three years after the first indictments.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: July 16, 2012

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Region known as good market for drugs (Wilkes Barre, PA): This region is a magnet for drug traffickers, an expert in gang assessment said. That's because of a network of highways and interstates crossing the landscape, a dozen low-income apartment complexes within a 12-mile radius and six colleges and universities in one county.
Source: Times Leader    Date: July 15, 2012

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Kids hear plea to avoid gangs in Memphis (Memphis, TN): "If any of you here today are in a gang, you will go to prison soon," Chambers told a group of at-risk children living near the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Memphis branch at 1100 Vollintine. "Bloods, Crips, Vice Lords, G-Ds — whatever you call yourself, we don't have a place for you in the city of Memphis."
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: July 15, 2012

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says rural gangs are spreading (Springfield, TN): A group of young men stand on a street corner, across from the Bransford Youth Center, near a house suspected of being a gang hangout.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: July 15, 2012

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Three teens charged in videotaped fatal attack on disabled man (Chicago, IL): It was a move that was as dumb as it was callous, according to a prosecutor’s account. But a teenage gang member's decision to let his buddy film him as he fatally punched a 62-year-old disabled man in the jaw came back to haunt him, authorities said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: July 15, 2012

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Four alleged gang members arrested (Napa, CA): Four alleged gang participants were arrested late Saturday night in Napa on various charges after allegedly fleeing the scene of a fight, police said.
Source: Napa Valley Register    Date: July 15, 2012

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Witness describes Saturday's gang-related shooting (Las Vegas, NV): A Las Vegas man, who witnessed a gang-related shooting, is speaking out in hopes of finding the gunman. Metro Police say the shooting happened Saturday, near Owens Avenue and J Street, in a car wash.
Source: KLAS 8 News    Date: July 15, 2012

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Former gang member now assists at-risk kids (Charlotte, NC): For nearly 20 years, Brian Mack has been trying to pay back a debt. He's spoken at nearly every middle school in Mecklenburg County. He's talked to rooms full of future lawyers and judges. He's worked with inner city youth basketball players, trying to keep them out of trouble.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: July 15, 2012

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Mosaic Church continues its controversial gang outreach (Chattanooga, TN): It has been a little more than six months since the Christmas day shootings in downtown Chattanooga. Last Christmas, nine people were injured outside Club Fathom, an outreach program for Mosaic Church.
Source: WRCB 3 News    Date: July 15, 2012

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Residents of N. Raleigh subdivision worried about possible gang activity (Raleigh, NC): Residents of one neighborhood on the north side of Raleigh are concerned that a series of spray painting incidents may be more than just vandalism.
Source: NBC 17 News    Date: July 14, 2012

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Three Portland gang shootings in less than nine hours (Portland, OR) : Police in Portland responded to three gang-related shootings in less than nine hours Thursday and Friday, with one injury and property damage reported.
Source: MSNBC KGW    Date: July 14, 2012

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Latin Kings members plead guilty to fed charges (Hammond, IN): Two men described by the U.S. attorney's office as members of the Latin Kings street gang have agreed to plead guilty to federal charges as part of plea deals.
Source: WTHR 13 News    Date: July 14, 2012

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Richfield man charged in gang-related altercation with police officers (Richfield, MN) : Two men, one from Richfield and one from St. Paul, have been charged in connection with an apparent gang-related altercation in north Minneapolis last week in which at least one shot was fired and an attempted carjacking was foiled.
Source: RichfieldPatch    Date: July 14, 2012

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Deadly shooting at Best Buy is gang-related (Tulsa, OK): Tulsa police are investigating a deadly double shooting near the Best Buy at 5520 East Skelly Drive. According to officers, around 2:30p.m. Saturday, a car pulled up to the Best Buy and a man inside got into an argument with another man standing out front.
Source: FOX23 News    Date: July 14, 2012

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Fall River police say teen in critical condition after being hit with hammer in gang-related dispute (Fall River, MA): Police said a 16-year-old is in critical condition after reportedly being struck on the head with a hammer in a gang-related altercation about 1 a.m. Saturday.
Source: The Herald News    Date: July 14, 2012

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Teen "marked for death" after shooting surrenders (Chicago, IL): Accompanied by an attorney and representatives from the anti-violence group CeaseFire, an 18-year-old man turned himself into police for questioning in connection with a Tuesday night shooting that injured two young girls.
Source: NBC Chicago    Date: July 13, 2012

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Victim feared for family after gang threat (Hampton, NH): Police Chief Jamie Sullivan was asked Thursday if residents should be fearful or concerned in light of allegations against a documented Latin Kings gang member suspected of making threats in the community.
Source: Seacoastonline.com    Date: July 13, 2012

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