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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Two face attempted-murder charges in Visalia Mall shooting (Visalia, CA): Two men have been charged with six counts of attempted murder for the gang-related shootings inside Visalia Mall that injured two people, including an innocent bystander.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: February 1, 2012

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Jurors begin deliberations in Skyway boy's slaying (Seattle, WA) : A King County jury began its deliberations this afternoon in the murder trial of Curtis Walker, who is accused of fatally shooting a 12-year-old boy he allegedly mistook as a rival gang member involved in a shootout minutes earlier at a Skyway apartment complex in April 2010.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: February 1, 2012

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Criminal-assets money funds anti-gang program (Edmonton, AB): About $1 million raised from the sale of criminal assets is being made available to combat gang activity around Alberta, the province announced Monday.
Source: Edmonton Journal    Date: January 31, 2012

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Meeting about gang problems at Chattanooga schools draws big crowd (Chattanooga, TN): Parents turned out in droves Monday evening to ask school and law enforcement officials for tougher enforcement of gang activities in schools. A recently formed parent group called Hamilton County Parents for Safe Education called the meeting at Tyner Academy to discuss ways to address gang problems in Hamilton County schools.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: January 31, 2012

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Two killed, one injured in apparent gang-related shooting (Los Angeles, CA) : Two people were killed and a third was wounded in an apparent gang-related drive-by shooting outside of a minimart in Wilmington Monday night.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: January 31, 2012

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Anti-gang activists say forum needs more participants (Scotch Plains, NJ): The program Thursday evening at the Union County Police Academy in Scotch Plains was billed as a dialogue on gang awareness.
Source: Courier News    Date: January 31, 2012

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Agundiz found guilty of engaging in criminal activity (College Station, TX): Brazos County jurors are expected to begin deliberations Tuesday in the punishment phase of an engaging in criminal activity case of a 28-year-old man who faces life in prison for his involvement in a 2008 gang shooting.
Source: The Eagle    Date: January 31, 2012

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Reputed gang members in custody after shots fired at officers (Los Angeles, CA): Two reputed gang members suspected of shooting at detectives in Wilmington were taken into custody, police said Tuesday night.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: January 31, 2012

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Charges tell of iron grip by a gang (New York, NY) : They numbered only 40 or 50, but the members of the Six Tre Outlaw Gangsta Disciples Folk Nation, a gang based in the Ebbets Field Apartments in Flatbush, Brooklyn, had the effect of an occupying army.
Source: The New York Times    Date: January 31, 2012

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Fresno gang member arrested in Madera County (Fresno, CA): A self-admitted Fresno Bulldog gang member wanted in Madera County has been captured.
Source: KSEE 24 News    Date: January 31, 2012

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Reputed gang member allegedly terrorized woman as retribution (Houston, TX): A reputed gang member is being sought for kidnapping a woman as a way of "paying her back" for a fight she had earlier with the man's girlfriend, Harris County authorities said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: January 31, 2012

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Man wanted in '11 murder arrested in Milwaukee (Milwaukee, WI): A reputed gang member wanted in the slaying of a teen on Chicago’s West Side last year has been captured in Milwaukee, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: January 31, 2012

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Reputed gang leader charged with murder in hatchet killing (Colorado Springs, CO): A reputed gang leader was charged with first-degree murder Monday on allegations that he set up a police informant’s brutal hatchet slaying in Colorado Springs.
Source: The Gazette    Date: January 31, 2012

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Ottawa Police extend crackdown on gang activity (Ottawa, ON) : Ottawa Police have extended a campaign to crackdown on gang activity in the capital. After a higher than normal number of shootings late last year, the service bolstered its Guns and Gang unit to identify suspects in the shootings and lay charges.
Source: 580 CFRA News Talk Radio    Date: January 31, 2012

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Police release map of gangs near North Park campus, but students remain safe school says (Chicago, IL): Street gangs decorate the borders of North Park University in the Northwest Side Albany Park neighborhood, but students are safe on campus, university authorities said.
Source: Medill Reports    Date: January 31, 2012

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Prison gang adopts UNM Lobo as symbol (Albuquerque, NM): The gang is called Los Burqueños or the Burqe Boys, and members are using well-known Albuquerque symbols to identify themselves. The Burqueños started as a New Mexico prison gang where members of different Albuquerque street gangs would band together behind bars.
Source: KRQE News 13    Date: January 31, 2012

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Cranbrook gang violence spills into KRCC, judge told (Kamloops, BC): Violence between players in a Cranbrook gang war spilled over into a Kamloops prison, leading to one inmate being swarmed and beaten by four others, a judge heard Tuesday.
Source: The Kamloops Daily News    Date: January 31, 2012

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Homeboy Industries shares gang members' stories of success (Los Angeles, CA) : Within the country's largest gang intervention program, young men and women learn job skills working side-by-side with their would-be rivals. That's because one of Homeboy Industries' founding principles is that it works with gang members -- not gangs.
Source: The Huffington Post    Date: January 31, 2012

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Chicago woman asks dismissal of local racketeering charges (Hammond, IN): A Chicago woman is seeking to dismiss a federal indictment pending against her, claiming she was a minor when the alleged gang-related crime occurred, federal court records filed Tuesday show.
Source: The Times    Date: January 31, 2012

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Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield's proposed anti-gang initiative faces snags at Capitol (Chattanooga, TN): Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield's proposed anti-street gang legislation could be in for a rumble in the halls of the state Capitol, lawmakers say.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: January 30, 2012

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