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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 by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory using the control below.


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Metro gang violence cut in half (Nashville, TN): In a matter of a year, gang violence in Metro has dropped significantly: by about 50 percent. Both Metro police and community leaders say they can see the difference and think they know why, but police warn the fight is never-ending.
Source: WSMV 4 News    Date: March 16, 2011

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Drive-by shootings plague Yakima Valley (Yakima, WA): Police in the Lower Yakima Valley were busy overnight Sunday investigating multiple drive-by shootings, including one in Sunnyside that injured a teen while she was sleeping. The shootings are suspected to be gang-related.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: March 15, 2011

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Huntington gang member convicted of murder (Brooklyn, NY): A former leader of the Huntington chapter of the MS-13 street gang has been convicted of murder and federal racketeering charges.
Source: Long Island Press    Date: March 15, 2011

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Ex-gangster gets year for shooting man (Winnipeg, MB): Noah Simmons was just inches away from killing a man in 2007. Now he is months away from being back on the streets. The former street-gang member was sentenced to one year in jail Monday after pleading guilty for a near-fatal home invasion.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press    Date: March 15, 2011

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Federal, state prosecutors win indictments against 30 gang members in SW Idaho, E. Oregon (Boise, ID): Authorities say they have secured state and federal indictments against 30 members of a street gang active in narcotics trafficking and other crimes in southwestern Idaho and eastern Oregon.
Source: The Republic    Date: March 15, 2011

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As gangs target younger members, students told to set example (Las Vegas, NV): The lure of money, the desired respect of others, a sense of family or a perceived safety net could prompt teens to join gangs.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: March 15, 2011

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Police believe Bridgeton shootings related (Bridgeton, NJ): Police are investigating two shootings Sunday night they believe are related, Bridgeton police Det. Lt. Michael Gaimari said.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: March 15, 2011

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SF Weekly questions effectiveness of gang injunctions (San Francisco, CA): In light of the spate of Norteno-Sureno violence that has engulfed the Mission District over the past few weeks, SF Weekly is raising questions about San Francisco’s gang injunction strategy. There are four such court orders in place across the city.
Source: The Informant    Date: March 15, 2011

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Gang violence claims innocent lives (Bakersfield, CA): It is common to hear about gang on gang violence, but many times innocent people are caught in the crossfire. Over the weekend outside an east Bakersfield restaurant, a Garces High School graduate was killed and two others hospitalized.
Source: KGET 17 News    Date: March 15, 2011

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Five injured in shooting outside Mission bar El Tin Tan (San Francisco, CA) : The Mission district had a respite from recent gang violence last week, but the shooting of several people outside a 16th Street bar late Monday has police worried it has resumed.
Source: The San Francisco Examiner    Date: March 15, 2011

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Man shot on Cahuenga Boulevard in gang-related incident, police say (Studio City, CA): A search is underway for a gunman who shot a man in the arm on the 5900 block of Cahuenga Boulevard in a probable gang-related incident Monday night, according to police.
Source: StudioCityPatch    Date: March 15, 2011

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Santa Barbara files for gang injunction targeting 30 known members (Santa Barbara, CA): The City of Santa Barbara has filed a gang injunction complaint against 30 known gang-affiliated individuals within the city, Police Chief Cam Sanchez announced Tuesday.
Source: Noozhawk    Date: March 15, 2011

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Two teenagers arrested in gang killing (Lawrenceville, GA): Police have implicated two Lawrenceville teens in a Saturday night slaying that investigators say was gang-related.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post    Date: March 15, 2011

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Anti-gang program in Surrey will get five more years of cash, Harper announces (Surrey, BC): Prime Minister Stephen Harper blew into town Tuesday to announce extended funding for Ottawa's Youth Gang Prevention Fund. The federal government will spend another $37.5 million to extend the funding for a further five years.
Source: Abbotsford Times    Date: March 15, 2011

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Gang member charged with threatening to kill Bellingham police officers (Bellingham, WA) : A gang member has been charged with threatening to kill five Bellingham police officers who went to his house Feb. 25.
Source: The Bellingham Herald    Date: March 14, 2011

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Two more injured in city shootings (Chattanooga, TN): Two people were injured in shootings early Sunday morning, bringing the tally of shootings in the Chattanooga area over the past 10 days to seven.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: March 14, 2011

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Pair fought with Jersey City cops after car chase, police say (Jersey City, NJ): A Jersey City Bloods street gang member and a second felon fought with police after being caught following a car chase on Sunday, officials said.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: March 14, 2011

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SoCal gang member convicted of fatal café shooting (Santa Ana, CA): An Orange County jury has convicted an Asian street gang member of murdering a woman and attempting to murder six others during a shooting in a crowded cafe.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 14, 2011

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Teen sentenced to life in killing of bartender (Atlanta, GA): A 19-year-old Atlanta gang member was sentenced Monday to life in prison plus 70 years after a jury convicted him of murder in the 2009 slaying of an Atlanta bartender.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: March 14, 2011

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Local fugitive task force arrests Chicago gang member (Pittsburgh, PA) : A man who police say is a member of a violent street gang in northern Illinois was captured today in the city's Knoxville neighborhood.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette    Date: March 14, 2011

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