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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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D.C. teen arrested in slaying called gang-related (Washington, DC): A 17-year-old has been arrested in the gang-related killing Wednesday of a 19-year-old in Adams Morgan, D.C. police said Saturday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 15, 2010

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Sunnyside nuisance law aimed at gang houses (Sunnyside, WA): Rattled by three homicides in July, the Sunnyside City Council this week approved a nuisance ordinance that will give city officials the options of using tickets and abatement orders to crack down on suspected gang houses.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: August 15, 2010

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Bx. gang kills teen (Bronx, NY): A Connecticut teenager visiting his dad in The Bronx to go shopping for school was gunned down yesterday in a random drive-by shooting being eyed as a gruesome gang initiation, a police source said.
Source: New York Post    Date: August 15, 2010

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'Gang safety zones' growing in Texas (Houston, TX): Jo Ann Rios' home looked like a pincushion, with 18 bullet holes after a series of drive-by shootings. The house is located in Bryan near the Texas A&M campus, not ordinarily the kind of place outsiders expect gangland crime.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: August 15, 2010

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Sheriff's deputies crack down on Rowland Heights taggers (Rowland Heights, CA): A team of sheriff's officials is engaged in a crackdown against a graffiti-scrawling street gang as part of ongoing efforts to combat graffiti vandalism in Rowland Heights, authorities said.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: August 15, 2010

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Team effort in Salinas Valley gang sweep (Salinas, CA): Police and community groups kicked off a unique gang intervention strategy with targeted raids and outreach in four Salinas Valley cities Friday.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: August 14, 2010

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Neb. woman aims to combat gang-related vandalism (Columbus, NE): After being affected by gang activity herself, Gaby Flores is working with the local Graffiti Patrol to combat gang-related vandalism in Columbus.
Source: Sioux City Journal    Date: August 14, 2010

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Manchester seeks Mass. help on fighting gangs (Manchester, NH): When New Hampshire law enforcement wanted to address Manchester's growing gang problem head-on, they turned to two Massachusetts communities that have been battling the problem for more than a decade.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: August 14, 2010

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Immigrants criticize Madison police for federal help in anti-gang response (Madison, WI): Madison's Immigrant Workers Union and family members of the 11 Mexican gang members arrested Wednesday for immigration violations are criticizing the Madison Police Department for calling in federal authorities in an attempt to prevent retaliation for an April gang-related slaying.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal    Date: August 14, 2010

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Man who killed 9-year-old girl was after rival gang members (Chicago, IL): A 17-year-old South Side man was looking for rival gang members to shoot earlier this week when he shot two young girls jumping rope in Roseland, killing a 9 year old, police said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: August 14, 2010

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Hillsborough deputies help break up multistate gang drug network (Palm River, FL): At the top of the Hillsborough County Sheriff Office's flow chart of a multi-tiered, multimillion dollar drug ring sits a 23-year-old Texas college student.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: August 14, 2010

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Anti-gang program gets bust credit (Bethlehem, PA): When former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales announced that the Lehigh Valley would get $2.5 million for the fight against gangs, few knew what to expect.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: August 14, 2010

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Death in Pomona: Inside a gang killing (Pomona, CA): During the ride that ended in her death in Pomona, Roberta Romero tried to reason with the two gang members who forced her into their car.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: August 14, 2010

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Plainfield group wants to open schools in evening as safe haven for teens (Plainfield, NJ): To help give Plainfield’s youth an alternative to the gang activity that has troubled the city, the school district and a coalition of community groups are opening up a pair of school gymnasiums on Thursday nights.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: August 13, 2010

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Cafe helps former gang members change their lives (Wichita, KS): The 17-year-old looked like any who might be standing behind the counter of a diner, taking a deep breath after the lunch rush.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: August 13, 2010

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Gang-banger charged in housing rental scam (Chicago, IL): He allegedly set up appointments with potential tenants, met with them, showed them an apartment and collected security deposits and rents.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: August 13, 2010

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Santa Cruz County Gang Task Force starts work targeting gang leadership, prevention efforts (Mid-County, CA): The county's new team of proactive gang investigators took to the streets last month and are planning to use whatever means necessary to lock up gang leaders, reduce violence and deter young kids from being caught up in a life of crime.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 13, 2010

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14 S. Ind. men arrested for foreign gang links (Evansville, IN): Federal and local authorities have arrested 14 men in southern Indiana for their alleged involvement with violent foreign gangs.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 12, 2010

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Authorities seize heroin, arrest 23 in Chicago (Chicago, IL): Federal authorities say an investigation on Chicago's West Side has led to nearly two dozen arrests and the seizure of heroin worth at least $1.2 million.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 12, 2010

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L.A. area is prime ground for gangs (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley says his county's scandal-plagued, predominantly Hispanic immigrant cities have afforded opportunities for criminal gangs and drug-trafficking organizations and created a climate ripe for political corruption.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: August 12, 2010

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