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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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Arrest made in gang shooting (Modesto, CA): A Modesto man suspected of taking part in a brazen daytime gang shooting was apprehended Wednesday by the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department.
Source: The Turlock Journal    Date: December 4, 2010

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Karen youth get attention from community, St. Paul police (St. Paul, MN): Some Karen youths say they're merely mimicking urban American dress and culture, but because some of those actions are construed as gang-related, community members and St. Paul police say that could spell trouble if no one intervenes.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: December 4, 2010

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Police say gang feud behind Nyeland Acres attacks (Oxnard, CA): Laid out on a table at the sheriff’s west county gang unit headquarters, the color printouts illustrate the feud as investigators believe it developed.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: December 4, 2010

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Early-morning shooting kills 24-year-old man in Gresham (Gresham, OR): An early-morning shooting in Gresham left one man dead today in what police believe was a gang-related incident.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: December 4, 2010

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Juveniles indicted in gang-related incident (Albany, GA): Despite getting beat up, a 15-year-old student at Dougherty High School will face juvenile charges related to gang terrorism along with three other of her gang members, a Dougherty Judicial Circuit official said.
Source: The Albany Herald    Date: December 3, 2010

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Let's Meet: Chicago police's new approach to gangs (Chicago, IL): In Chicago, police are trying a different approach to stop gang violence. First, they meet with gang members and let them hear firsthand from residents who are tired of violence.
Source: NPR News    Date: December 3, 2010

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$2.2 million federal grant to help Denver combat gang violence (Denver, CO): A $2.2 million federal grant to combat gang violence in three Denver neighborhoods could help to one day reduce violence elsewhere in the nation, according to city officials.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: December 3, 2010

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OKC gang prevention group keeps kids out of trouble and in school (Oklahoma City, OK) : Sadre Smith knew he was headed in the wrong direction — going out every night with kids who were in gangs or into drugs. It took police intervention to get the 17-year-old back on track.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: December 3, 2010

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Oaklanders protest gang injunction despite hearing postponements (Oakland, CA): On Thursday afternoon, the announcement that court hearings regarding the proposed Fruitvale gang injunction would be delayed did not stop approximately 30 demonstrators outside the office of the Alameda County Administrator from demanding an alternative measure to reduce gang violence in their neighborhoods.
Source: Oakland North    Date: December 3, 2010

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Federal affidavit identifies St. Joseph street gang: 1800 MOB (St. Joseph, MO): A federal affidavit identifies more information in Tuesday’s fatal shooting, including a federal complaint filed against the second person arrested, who officials say is a St. Joseph street gang member.
Source: St. Joseph News-Press    Date: December 3, 2010

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Female El Monte gang member held woman at gunpoint for car, officials say (Covina, CA): Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies said they have arrested a female El Monte gang member who is accused of holding a 22-year-old woman at gunpoint and trying to force her to sign over a car.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 3, 2010

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Defunct Twin Cities gang unit long in disarray (Minneapolis, MN): As far back as 2002, Minneapolis police officials worried that Metro Gang Strike Force officers were mishandling evidence yet did nothing to address the problems.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: December 3, 2010

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South Modesto shootout due to gang feud (Modesto, CA): Stanislaus County sheriff's deputies returned in force Wednesday to a south Modesto neighborhood about 18 hours after a gunbattle that frightened residents and locked down two schools.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: December 2, 2010

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Gangster ordered to stay behind bars (Calgary, AB): One of the principals involved in a gang-related shootout in Calgary is staying behind bars after authorities denied his parole application.
Source: Calgary Herald    Date: December 2, 2010

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Oregon's largest city aims laws at gun violence (Portland, OR) : The Portland City Council has approved laws aimed at curbing gun violence, although critics question whether the ordinances are constitutional and say they may unfairly target young blacks.
Source: Statesman Journal    Date: December 2, 2010

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Gang responsible for Red Rock graffiti (Las Vegas, NV): It could be a while before the graffiti mess out at Red Rock is cleaned up. BLM officials say they're working with local tribes to clean and restore the pre-historic art panels after vandals tagged them with spray-paint.
Source: KTNV 13 News    Date: December 2, 2010

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Recent north Des Moines gunfire brings fresh dose of unease (Des Moines, IA): A recent spate of gunfire in north-central Des Moines neighborhoods has rattled residents and raised concerns that the incidents could escalate and detract from hard-fought revitalization efforts.
Source: The Des Moines Register    Date: December 2, 2010

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Proposed Fruitvale gang injunction draws protest as court hearing is postponed (Oakland, CA): Forty people accused by the city attorney of being dangerous gang members will have to pay almost $1,000 in court fees simply to show up and defend themselves and are not legally entitled to a public defender, an attorney fighting a proposed gang injunction said Thursday.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: December 2, 2010

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Five suspected gang leaders arrested in El Mirage (El Mirage, AZ): Escalating violence in El Mirage neighborhoods led state and local authorities to arrest five people suspected of being street gang leaders and two others early Thursday.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: December 2, 2010

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Girls charged with street gang terrorism (Albany, GA): Four teenage girls are charged with street gang terrorism after one was beaten in a gang initiation at Dougherty High School.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: December 2, 2010

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