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 dead, woman injured in possible gang party shooting (Los Angeles, CA): A man was killed and a woman was wounded Sunday evening when gunfire erupted at what police believe was a gang party, authorities said.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: April 8, 2012

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Three teens arrested for gang-related stabbing of 16-year-old boy in Hillsboro (Hillsboro, OR): Three teenage suspects were arrested in connection with a Friday night gang-related stabbing of a 16-year-old boy in a Hillsboro movie theater parking lot.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: April 7, 2012

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Sunbury targeted for gang program (Sunbury, PA): Sunbury doesn’t have a gang problem, Mayor David Persing says, but a congressman, FBI expert and county gang awareness leader say otherwise.
Source: The Daily Item    Date: April 7, 2012

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Police try new strategy to combat crime (Wilmington, NC): While Chris Cromartie Jr. was growing up in the neighborhoods that checker Wilmington's north side, violence usually meant a few of the boys fighting with their fists. Now, Cromartie says, hands have given way to guns as an all too common mediator of conflict.
Source: StarNews    Date: April 7, 2012

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Six charged in shooting of 14-year-old in Union City (Union City, CA): Alameda County prosecutors have charged six alleged gang members in the 2007 shooting death of a 14-year-old boy in front of a Union City middle school.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: April 6, 2012

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Tulare balks at anti-gang program (Tulare, CA): A lack of money is once again preventing the city from participating in the county’s Summer Night Lights program designed to keep kids away from gangs, officials say.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: April 6, 2012

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SW Portland gang shooting suspect arrested (Portland, OR): The suspect in a shooting outside a Portland pub was arrested Thursday, police said.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: April 6, 2012

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Real-life stories help Port Chester H.S. students learn how to prevent bullying (Port Chester, NY) : Ed Nelson remembers walking to his death. At the time Nelson was in the Bloods with some fellow members of the game when they were tricked and surrounded by an overwhelming number of Crips, their rival gang.
Source: PortChesterPatch    Date: April 6, 2012

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Gang brawl breaks out at Hollister McDonald's drive-thru (Hollister, CA): Hollister Police are looking for multiple possible gang members who started a brawl at a McDonald's drive-thru lane Friday night.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: April 6, 2012

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Alleged gang member faces attempted homicide charge three years after shooting (Racine, WI) : A preliminary hearing has just been seen set for a 22-year-old man accused of trying to shoot a rival gang member three years ago near Ninth and Center streets.
Source: The Journal Times    Date: April 6, 2012

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Police try to thwart retaliation (Fresno, CA): After a murder and two shootings in two nights, the Fresno Police Department is focusing its resources on areas where violence is on the rise.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: April 6, 2012

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Witnesses sought in Salinas' seventh homicide of year (Salinas, CA): Barely 12 hours after the city's seventh homicide of the year, a number of families — some with children — were enjoying the sunny weather Friday at Alma and Second avenues in east Salinas.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: April 6, 2012

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Suspect in gang-related Spokane shooting surrenders (Spokane, WA): Police say a man wanted in connection with a gang-related shooting that wounded a man and child in Spokane has surrendered.
Source: The Republic    Date: April 6, 2012

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Supreme Court orders new trial for a man convicted in 2008 Waterloo gang-related shooting (Des Moines, IA): The Iowa Supreme Court ordered a new trial Friday for a man convicted in a 2008 gang-related shooting in Waterloo, saying police violated his rights to remain silent and to be represented by an attorney during questioning.
Source: The Republic    Date: April 6, 2012

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Co-defendant testifies in Salinas gang murder case (Salinas, CA): A 24-year-old man testified Friday that he had participated in a 2009 gang murder, naming a co-defendant as the triggerman.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: April 6, 2012

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Teen member of Eastside Buena Park gang gets life in prison term (Orange County, CA): California's uncompromising anti-gang laws reached inside an Orange County courtroom this morning, gave a Buena Park teenager severe punishment and left the defendant's family, who firmly believe the kid's innocent, terribly distraught.
Source: OC Weekly    Date: April 6, 2012

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Community groups score on proceeds of crime (Richmond, BC): A record amount of cash collected from civil forfeiture is being redirected to community groups tackling issues such as gang recruitment, violence against women and crime prevention, Justice Minister Shirley Bond said Wednesday.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: April 5, 2012

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Authorities report another Schenectady gang sweep (Albany, NY): Authorities say they've charged 27 people with racketeering, drug dealing or both following a long-term investigation and arrests this week in Schenectady.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: April 5, 2012

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Baby unhurt as dad dies in hail of bullets (San Antonio, TX): While bullets struck the window of an SUV in which a 1-year-old girl was sitting and killed the girl's father, who was standing in the driveway, the baby wasn't touched during an ambush-style shooting said to be gang-related Monday night.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: April 5, 2012

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Police say Native Mob busts lead to lull in gang-related crime (Leech Lake Indian Reservation, MN): Law enforcement officials are tracking a drop in gang activity in some tribal communities that they say is the result of a sweeping take-down of Native Mob gang leaders earlier this year.
Source: Minnesota Public Radio    Date: April 5, 2012

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