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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Cops look for funds to tackle gun violence 12 (Ottawa, ON): Cracking down on guns and gang violence is a top priority for Ottawa police, but funding for its specialized team of officers to help tackle the problem is up in the air.
Source: Ottawa Sun    Date: June 20, 2012

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In deal, taggers don't have to pay L.A. millions for graffiti cleanup (Los Angeles, CA): Former members of the Metro Transit Assassins tagging crew will not have to pay the city of Los Angeles millions of dollars for vandalism cleanup but will be subject to some of the same restrictions placed on gang members under an agreement reached with the city attorney.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 20, 2012

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Gun crime shoots up (Ottawa, ON): Shootings are on the rise in Ottawa this year, with more armed criminals and retaliatory gang violence being blamed for the gunplay.
Source: Ottawa Sun    Date: June 20, 2012

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Malvern Crew gang member ordered deported 49 (Toronto, ON): An accused member of the notorious Malvern Crew street gang has lost a last-ditch bid to stay in Canada and is being deported to his native Jamaica for criminality.
Source: Toronto Sun    Date: June 20, 2012

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Indicted gang member arrested (Schenectady, NY): The last of 27 alleged gang members indicted in April was arrested Tuesday afternoon by the U.S. Marshals Service.
Source: Times Union    Date: June 20, 2012

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Victorville gang member gets two years for assault (Victorville, CA): A Victorville gang member accused of beating up an 18-year-old man over his ex-girlfriend was sentenced to two years in state prison.
Source: Daily Press    Date: June 20, 2012

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Two dead, suspect in custody following gang-related shooting (Los Angeles, CA): A gang-related shooting in the Lafayette Square area of Los Angeles Wednesday left two people dead and one suspect in custody, police said.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: June 20, 2012

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Suspects arrested in cold-case Montebello gang murders (Montebello, CA): A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with separate gang-related killings dating back to 2007, Montebello police announced Wednesday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 20, 2012

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Alleged gang member held on $1 million bail in weekend shooting of 16-year-old girl (Chicago, IL): A purported teenage gang member was ordered held in lieu of $1 million bail Wednesday for the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old girl.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: June 20, 2012

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Gang member sentenced to prison on gun charge (Wenatchee, WA): A gang member once suspected of setting a fire that killed two Wenatchee boys has been sentenced to prison for a firearms offense.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: June 20, 2012

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Last suspect in Cheryl Green hate-crime murder gets 238 years (Los Angeles, CA): The last defendant in the hate-crime killing of 14-year-old Cheryl Green was sentenced Wednesday to 238 years to life in prison.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 20, 2012

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Statesville police say call-in program helping deter criminal activity (Statesville, NC): For months, police in Statesville have tried to play nice with suspected criminals by offering them a shot at redemption.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: June 20, 2012

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Two dead in gun battle on Los Angeles street (Los Angeles, CA): Two apparent bystanders were killed by stray bullets from a running gun battle between two gang members, Los Angeles police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 20, 2012

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Passenger faces murder charge in Dover drive-by shooting (Dover, FL): A gang member involved in an early Sunday morning drive-by shooting has died from wounds he suffered after a victim returned fire, authorities said.
Source: Tampa Bay Times    Date: June 19, 2012

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Increased police patrols in Fresno (Fresno, CA): More police officers are on the streets of Fresno. It's the department's new strategy to combat a rise in gang violence. Detectives and other officers who would not be in uniform are patrolling the street.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: June 19, 2012

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State measure would target businesses that enable gang activity (Alamance County, NC): A measure passed in the N.C. House and Senate would make it easier for authorities to sue businesses and property owners who allow illegal gang activities to take place on their property.
Source: Times-News    Date: June 19, 2012

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Gang that brought havoc to Mott Haven projects busted by cops and feds in major takedown (Bronx, NY) : Nearly two dozen members of a violent Bronx street crew known to sling drugs and guns while terrorizing rival gangs city-wide have been busted, officials said.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: June 19, 2012

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Salinas police investigating suspected gang-related shooting (Salinas, CA): Salinas police said a 16-year-old was shot in the leg in an apparent gang-related shooting Monday night on the 800 block of Cari Court.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: June 19, 2012

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'Parents must take charge': Deputy talks gangs, bullying with Denmark congregation (Denmark, SC): The congregation of Denmark's Progressive Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ Inc. has a little more knowledge about gangs and bullying, thanks to a presentation by Bamberg County Sheriff's Deputy Norris Williams during the church's vacation Bible school.
Source: The Times and Democrat    Date: June 19, 2012

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Gang arrest called 'significant' (Stockton, CA): Police reported arresting a known gang member spotted in a Stockton neighborhood who was in possession of four guns and a large amount of drugs and ammunition.
Source: The Record    Date: June 19, 2012

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