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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Four arrested in slaying of two teens in Oceanside park (Oceanside, CA): Four suspected gang members have been arrested on suspicion of killing a 13-year-old girl and 15-year-old boy and wounding two teenage boys in a public park, police announced Saturday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 30, 2013

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Gangs taking to the suburbs, including Albemarle (Albemarle County, VA) : Once seen as an inner-city problem relegated to lawless corners where boarded-up flop houses converge, criminal street gangs are extending their reach to suburbs and subdivisions, local investigators say.
Source: The Daily Progress    Date: March 30, 2013

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The gangs. The violence. The 'Red Building.' He says it's all behind him. (St. Paul, MN) : St. Paul's police chief was ready to hand out some awards. An assortment of officers mingled in a conference room of the Western District headquarters; some fellow officers, who had partnered in a particularly large-scale gang drug bust, were visiting from Wisconsin. The mood was festive and jocular.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: March 30, 2013

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Forum to tackle regional violence (Wilkes-Barre, PA): The state Senate Democratic Policy Committee will hold a roundtable discussion Tuesday on the problem of violence and violent crime with a special focus on issues facing the urban centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
Source: The Times Leader    Date: March 30, 2013

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Gang intervention program 'reinfusing hope' (Los Angeles, CA): The Big Idea: Father Gregory Boyle, author of "Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion," founded Homeboy Industries to help former gang members re-direct their lives through job development, education, and support. He explains to MSNBC's Craig Melvin how Homeboy Industries has become a model for gang intervention.
Source: MSNBC    Date: March 30, 2013

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Student visiting family in SF killed in reportedly gang-related shooting (San Francisco, CA): A college student visiting family during his spring break was killed in an apparent gang-related shooting in San Francisco's Mission District early Saturday morning, a police spokesman said.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: March 30, 2013

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Newman police make arrests in alleged gang-related shooting (Newman, CA): Arrests were made in Newman on Friday night after a shooting among gang members, authorities said. According to the Newman Police Department, five people alleged to be involved in a gang approached a home in the area of Merced and R streets.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: March 30, 2013

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17-year-old boy killed in shooting at house party (Lancaster, CA): A 17-year-old Compton boy was shot and killed this morning in a gang-related fight at a house party in Lancaster, a sheriff’s deputy said.
Source: Southwest Riverside News Network    Date: March 30, 2013

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Prevention program aims at steering kids from gang life (Vancouver, BC): A police prevention program using forfeited vehicles from gangsters to teach kids a lesson is starting up in a couple of months.
Source: News1130    Date: March 30, 2013

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Manatee SUR-13 member accepts plea bargain in RICO case (Manatee County, FL): A SUR-13 gang member was sentenced to 15 years in state prison Thursday after pleading to charges of racketeering and conspiracy.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: March 29, 2013

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Long Beach gang-related shooting leaves one dead, two wounded (Long Beach, CA): One man was killed and two others wounded Thursday night in a gang-related shooting in Long Beach.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: March 29, 2013

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Gang activity bleeds into Santa Rosa (Santa Rosa County, FL): Red, white and blue are patriotic colors, symbolizing America. Red, white and blue are also gang colors symbolizing the Bloods, 18th Street and the Crips, respectively. According to the Florida Gang Reduction Strategy 2011 Annual Report, there are 164 documented gangs in Northwest Florida, and 1,637 identified gangs in Florida.
Source: Navarre Press    Date: March 29, 2013

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Two men convicted of killing gang partner in Far Rockaway (Far Rockaway, NY): Two violent young men were convicted in federal court last week of murdering their fellow MS-13 member in Far Rockaway in 2010 for his reluctance to "put in work" for the gang, the U.S. attorney for Queens, Brooklyn and Long Island announced.
Source: TimesLedger    Date: March 29, 2013

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Gang member assaults woman over Broncos hat (Oklahoma City, OK): A man was arrested Tuesday after punching and kicking his girlfriend during an argument over a hat, according to Oklahoma City police.
Source: KOCO 5 News    Date: March 29, 2013

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Gang member jailed after enemies shoot up his house (Elgin, IL): A 19-year-old parolee arrested Wednesday for allegedly possessing four rounds of pistol ammunition is a gang member, and his arrest followed a gunfire attack on his home, police revealed Friday.
Source: The Courier-News    Date: March 29, 2013

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Three sentenced for roles in robbery (Monticello, NY): Three reputed Bloods street gang members from Monticello were sentenced to prison Thursday in Sullivan County Court.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: March 29, 2013

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Second gang-related shooting in aame area kills one, injures two (Long Beach, CA): The man killed in gang violence Thursday night has been identified by police as 19 year-old Sidney Wallace, Jr. of Los Angeles.
Source: Long Beach Post    Date: March 29, 2013

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Holyoke raid bashes haven of La Familia street gang in multiagency pounce that nets 11 arrests, guns, drugs, $38,000 cash (Holyoke, MA): Eleven people were arrested after a multiagency team of police raided a La Familia street gang stronghold early Friday and seized guns, drugs and $38,000 in cash at a 556 South Bridge St. apartment building infamous to police.
Source: The Republican    Date: March 29, 2013

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Suspected gang members jailed over gun incident (Yuba City, CA): Four suspected gang members were jailed on Thursday after police said they pointed a gun at a woman from inside a vehicle.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: March 29, 2013

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Man followed from bus and attacked, police say (Costa Mesa, CA): Costa Mesa police have arrested two suspected gang members who allegedly followed a man off a bus, chased him down Harbor Boulevard and then assaulted him, authorities said Friday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 29, 2013

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