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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Man charged for 2011 Lincoln hotel slaying (Winnipeg, MB): Police have arrested a man for the October 2011 shooting death of a 28-year-old man outside the Lincoln Motor Hotel.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press    Date: May 10, 2012

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Law agencies meet with community to talk about shooting (Oroville, CA): The Southside Community wanted answers from local law enforcement agencies Wednesday about recent crimes including stabbings and shootings in the community.
Source: Oroville Mercury-Register     Date: May 10, 2012

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Monrovia gang member who paralyzed teen in drive-by to be sentenced (Monrovia, CA): A Monrovia gang member convicted of wounding and paralyzing a 16-year-old boy in a drive-by shooting is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday in what marks one of the last prosecutions from a rash of gang violence in the city that erupted in late 2007 and early 2008.
Source: MonroviaPatch    Date: May 10, 2012

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Armed gang member caught in southwest Fresno (Fresno, CA): Police officers patrolling southwest Fresno in an effort to quell recent violence arrested an armed gang member after a chase Wednesday night.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: May 10, 2012

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DA: Sur-13 gang has presence in Coatesville (Coatesville, PA): The immediate aftermath of the April 17 slaying of an 18-year-old Coatesville high school student produced an initial outpouring of both grief and shock at the city's loss of another young and apparently innocent life.
Source: Daily Local News    Date: May 10, 2012

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Alleged gang members charged in Henderson gun store theft (Las Vegas, NV): Four alleged members of the Donna Street Crips, a criminal street gang in Las Vegas, have been charged with the theft, sale and illegal possession of firearms in connection with their burglary of a Henderson gun store on Aug. 13, according to the U.S. attorney's office in Nevada.
Source: MyNews3    Date: May 10, 2012

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Gang member to be sentenced in a 2009 Uptown Whittier murder (Whittier, CA) : Known gang member Brandon John Valdez is scheduled to be sentenced today at Norwalk Superior Court in the murder of a 30-year-old man in Uptown Whittier in May 2009.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: May 10, 2012

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Stanislaus County leaders discuss gang injunction (Modesto, CA): Stanislaus County's top prosecutor on Thursday evening gave residents an update on a court-approved injunction designed to suppress the activities of a gang terrorizing a south Modesto neighborhood.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: May 10, 2012

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Two arraigned in downtown homicide (Stockton, CA): A pair of teenage cousins were arraigned Tuesday in the daylight killing of a 48-year-old man, and prosecutors say the case demonstrates how brazen gang activity has become in the community.
Source: The Record    Date: May 9, 2012

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One killed, one wounded in Greenfield shooting (Greenfield, CA): An 18-year-old man died and a 17-year-old boy was critically wounded in a drive-by gang shooting, Greenfield police said Wednesday.
Source: The Herald    Date: May 9, 2012

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Jury convicts alleged gang member in SF triple slaying (San Francisco, CA): A jury Wednesday found Edwin Ramos guilty of three counts of first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of a father and his two sons in San Francisco in 2008, but deadlocked on whether he actually fired the shots.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: May 9, 2012

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S.A. police chief, councilwoman pledge to clean up east-side crime (San Antonio, TX): Councilwoman Ivy Taylor and San Antonio police Chief William McManus on Wednesday spent a few hours touring an east side neighborhood that has seen a recent spike in gang-related crime.
Source: KENS 5 News    Date: May 9, 2012

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Aurora man guilty in murder of gang rival (Aurora, IL): An Aurora man and reputed gang member who allegedly held open the sliding door of a van so fellow gang members could gun down a rival was found guilty today of first-degree murder.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: May 9, 2012

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Toppenish police arrest two in gang-related home invasion (Toppenish, WA): A home robbery that resulted in the arrests of two men found hiding in a bathroom early Wednesday has been classified as gang-related, police said.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: May 9, 2012

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Portland police arrest 22-year-old man in connection with gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): A 22-year-old man will be arraigned Wednesday afternoon on an attempted aggravated murder allegation in connection with a Feb. 12 gang-related shooting in the parking lot of the New Copper Penny.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 9, 2012

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Man pleads to robbing Santa Cruz High student, firing gun outside party (Santa Cruz, CA): A Watsonville man has pleaded no contest to robbing a high school student earlier this year and for firing a gun outside a party in Soquel last year.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 9, 2012

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Police street crimes unit recovers guns, methamphetamine (Manteca, CA) : Two guns and methamphetamine were taken off the street Tuesday by members of the Manteca Police Street Crimes Unit (SCU) and State Parole.
Source: Manteca Bulletin    Date: May 9, 2012

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ACLU opposes King County anti-gang proposal (Seattle, WA): A proposal to fight gangs in King County is coming under fire from civil liberties groups. Among other things, a proposed county ordinance would make it illegal to coerce someone into joining a gang.
Source: KPLU News    Date: May 9, 2012

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans new anti-gang violence push (Chicago, IL): Next Wednesday, it'll be exactly one year since Rahm Emanuel took the oath of office as Mayor of Chicago. The surprising surge in shootings and killings has been a setback, but he said he will soon unveil a new gang strategy.
Source: FOX Chicago News    Date: May 9, 2012

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One dead, three injured in Montbello shooting (Denver, CO): One person was killed and three others were wounded Wednesday night in the Montbello neighborhood, and police are looking for suspects, Denver Police said.
Source: KMGH 7NEWS    Date: May 9, 2012

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