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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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:    Date: July 13, 2012

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Fayetteville interim police chief Katherine Bryant takes aim at gangs (Fayetteville, NC): Fayetteville's interim police chief says she wants to develop two programs aimed at arresting gang members and steering vulnerable youths away from crime.
Source: The Fayetteville Observer    Date: July 13, 2012

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Police chief says Lynn gang activity drops significantly (Lynn, MA): The number of organized gangs, members and affiliates in the city has dropped significantly, and that has made a noticeable impact on crime statistics, according to Police Chief Kevin Coppinger.
Source: The Daily Item    Date: July 13, 2012

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Graffiti vandals tag dozens of northeast Raleigh homes (Raleigh, NC): Dozens of northeast Raleigh homeowners woke up Friday morning to find their neighborhoods hit by graffiti vandals overnight.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: July 13, 2012

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3-year-old critical after Thursday night shooting (Fort Wayne, IN): Police said the 3-year-old girl and the 18-year old man who were shot Thursday evening outside a Fort Wayne home may have been the victims of gang violence.
Source: WANE News Channel 15    Date: July 13, 2012

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Fugitive Bloods member from Columbia arrested in Virginia (Newport News, VA): One of four fugitives sought in connection with federal indictments of alleged Blood Street Gang members and associates has been arrested in Virginia, law enforcement officials said Friday.
Source: The State    Date: July 13, 2012

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Revere Police nab five gang members following vandalism (Revere, MA): Revere Police arrested five alleged gang members near Cooledge Street early Thursday morning after callers reported they were smashing the windows of several cars with bricks, according to Revere Police Lt. John Azzari.
Source: The Daily Item    Date: July 13, 2012

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W. Caldwell men part of foiled deal (West Caldwell, NJ) : Two West Caldwell men got more than they bargained for Friday afternoon in an alleged drug deal that was foiled by State Police in Newark.
Source: The Progress    Date: July 13, 2012

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Gangs threaten Salvadorans living in US (Washington, DC): The Salvadoran government recently introduced a program that allows citizens of the Central American nation who live in the United States to report crimes that occurred in their home nation.
Source: FOX News Latino    Date: July 13, 2012

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Family of alleged gang member Cesar Munive sues town of Cicero, Police Officer Dominick Schullo (Berwyn, IL): The family of a 22-year-old man who died after a gang fight last week is suing the town of Cicero and the officer they allege is responsible for his death.
Source: La Grange Park Surburban Life    Date: July 13, 2012

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Fresno man arrested in gang-related shooting at SW Fresno store (Fresno, CA): A 24-year-old Fresno man was arrested Friday afternoon on suspicion of involvement in a gang-related shooting last month at the Family Express Food Store in Fresno, police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: July 13, 2012

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