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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Driver dies during gang-related shooting (Phoenix, AZ): Phoenix police are looking for two men they said shot and struck the driver of a pickup truck in a gang-related shooting before he was found dead in his truck early Monday.
Source: KPHO 5 News    Date: July 2, 2012

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FBI seeks help to find gang member (Yonkers, NY): The FBI is asking the public for help in finding a member of the Strip Boyz street gang known as "Flint Money."
Source: The Journal News    Date: July 2, 2012

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Fight at St. Paul fest leads to umbrella stabbing (St. Paul, MN): A fight involving as many as 40 people broke out at the Hmong Freedom Celebration in St. Paul on Saturday night, leaving a 20-year-old man with a stab wound in the upper back, charges say.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: July 2, 2012

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Federal court upholds conviction of Vineland Boys gang member (Los Angeles, CA): A federal court Monday upheld the conviction of a man a grand jury called a member of "one of the most violent street gangs in the San Fernando Valley."
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: July 2, 2012

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Martwick warns of gang activity (Alamogordo, NM): District Attorney Diana Martwick spoke June 26 about her 12th Judicial District Attorney's Office Gang Task Force Educational Program. Martwick was the guest speaker at Eagle Forum's monthly luncheon meeting.
Source: Alamogordo Daily News    Date: July 2, 2012

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Baden man assaults ex-girlfriend, blames attack on gang (Bridgewater, PA): A Baden man explained injuries on his ex-girlfriend by saying she was attacked by gang members after he allegedly assaulted her, Bridgewater police said.
Source: The Beaver County Times    Date: July 2, 2012

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Denver cop killing returns spotlight to street gangs (Denver, CO) : The shooting death of Officer Celena Hollis — possibly the city's seventh gang-related slaying of 2012 — has forced talk of gangs, guns and poverty to the fore of public conversation.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: July 1, 2012

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Police, FBI: Gangs not rare in N.H. (Hampton, NH): A former member of the Hampton neighborhood crime watch wasn't shocked to learn one of five people arrested during recent drug raids at Hampton Beach and Seabrook allegedly had ties with the Latin Kings, an international street gang.
Source: Seacoastonline.com    Date: July 1, 2012

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Benton County officials say more cops needed (Kennewick, WA): A recent weekend marred by four drive-by shootings in Kennewick gave Police Chief Ken Hohenberg another reason to attend that Monday 6 a.m. roll call.
Source: Tri-City Herald    Date: July 1, 2012

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Gang member charged in 7-year-old girl's murder (Chicago, IL): A West Side gang member was denied bond Sunday, after he was arrested and charged in the shooting death of a 7-year-old girl.
Source: NBC Chicago    Date: July 1, 2012

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Resolving Holland's 'gang problem' (Holland, MI): Holland police officers and Ottawa County deputies are facing a similar challenge in fighting gang-related violence. No one who can help wants to talk.
Source: The Holland Sentinel    Date: July 1, 2012

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Anti-gang program adds site on Web (Chattanooga, TN): Six months into an anti-gang program based on a national model, Chattanooga has launched a new website aimed at helping families and community members access local services.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: June 30, 2012

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Police announce 39 drug arrests in anti-gang efforts (Chicago, IL): Chicago police announced Saturday the arrests of nearly 40 suspects and seizure of weapons, drugs and vehicles in anti-gang "take downs" conducted over the last week.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: June 30, 2012

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Seaside teenager shot and wounded (Seaside, CA): A 16-year-old boy was wounded late Thursday during a gang-related shooting in Seaside, police said.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: June 30, 2012

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RPD steps up patrols to stop surge in violence (Rochester, NY): More police officers are hitting the streets of Rochester to crack down on a wave of recent violence.
Source: WHAM 13 News    Date: June 30, 2012

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Chicago shootings kill two, wound seven overnight; police announce dozens of gang arrests (Chicago, IL): Shootings overnight in Chicago killed two men and wounded seven others, including two teenage boys.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 30, 2012

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Man killed in hostage situation identified as known gang member (Greeley, CO): Police have identified the man who was shot to death Friday during a hostage situation near the Greeley Mall as Greeley resident Adrian Jeremiah Perales, a known gang member.
Source: Greeley Tribune    Date: June 30, 2012

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Plant City man accused of hiding gun from fatal shootout (Dover, FL): Deputies have arrested a 20-year-old Plant City man who they say hid a gun used in a June 17 shooting that ended with the death of a "Dover Locos" gang member.
Source: Tampa Bay Times    Date: June 29, 2012

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Two more dead in wave of North Side violence (Pittsburgh, PA): Pittsburgh police officials said they will ramp up patrols on the city's North Side in response to what they described as a troubling spate of gang-related violence that left a teenager and a young man dead early Thursday.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette    Date: June 29, 2012

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LSP gang members convicted (Cleveland, OH): Four Youngstown men who were convicted of conspiracy to commit racketeering for their street-gang activities on Youngstown's South Side are likely to go to prison for many years.
Source: The Vindicator    Date: June 29, 2012

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