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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Middletown police make gang-related arrests (Middletown, OH): Police said they believe a gang task force created in the past year is making a difference on Middletown streets. At least four gangs have been identified and broken up since the task force was created, police said.
Source: Middletown Journal    Date: June 29, 2012

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Two gang members arrested after street shooting in Merced (Merced, CA): Two gang members were arrested on June 16th at the Savemart warehouse near the Mission Avenue Interchange by Merced police officers after fleeing from a shooting.
Source: Crime Voice    Date: June 29, 2012

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Desert Hot Springs gang member sentenced in drive-by shooting (Indio, CA): A Desert Hot Springs gang member convicted of trying to kill another gang member was sentenced today to 18 years and six months in prison.
Source: The Desert Sun     Date: June 29, 2012

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Police: Salinas shooting gang-related (Salinas, CA): Police say a shooting at a shopping center in Salinas that left four people wounded, including two bystanders, was gang-related.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 29, 2012

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Judge bars alleged gang members from associating (Nashville, TN): Twenty-two young men who are accused in a lawsuit of being involved with a Kurdish gang in Nashville will be restricted from associating with each other, at least temporarily.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: June 29, 2012

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Salinas police piece together gang shootout (Salinas, CA): Citing the ongoing investigation, Salinas police were tight-lipped Friday in releasing more details into a gang-related shootout Thursday which killed one person and wounded two others.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: June 29, 2012

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Police target East End gang (Louisville, KY): Two people have been charged in connection with a rash of East End beatings and robberies that police say are gang related.
Source: WHAS11 News    Date: June 29, 2012

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Fugitive member of Bloods street gang apprehended in Addison County (Burlington, VT): A known member of the Bloods street gang is waiting to be returned to New York after he was arrested in Addison County by a fugitive task force led by the U.S. Marshals Service in Burlington, officials said Friday evening.
Source: Burlington Free Press    Date: June 29, 2012

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Woodbury County ends gang prevention effort (Sioux City, IA): A Woodbury County program created 12 years ago to curb gang activity is ending. The County Board on Tuesday voted to deauthorize the gang prevention specialist position.
Source: Sioux City Journal    Date: June 28, 2012

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Homicide arrest in York City; killing happened during gang-related dispute, cops say (York City, PA): Ongoing bad blood between members of York City's Parkway and south-side crews erupted in a gun battle last week that killed one man and injured his half-brother, according to police.
Source: The York Dispatch    Date: June 28, 2012

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Sentencing scheduled for man who shot gang rival (San Diego, CA): A young man who pleaded guilty in the fatal shooting of a gang rival outside a Lincoln Park liquor store in 2008 is scheduled to be sentenced at the downtown San Diego courthouse Thursday.
Source: 10 News    Date: June 28, 2012

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Gang member gets 110 years in shooting (Fresno, CA) : Tempers flared Wednesday after a Fresno gang member was sentenced to 110 years to life in prison for a 2008 drive-by shooting that wounded two innocent bystanders, including a promising Washington Union High football player.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: June 28, 2012

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Rahm blasts thugs who killed 7-year-old girl: 'Who raised you?' (Chicago, IL): Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday lashed out at the gang thugs who shot and killed a 7-year-old selling lemonade under her mother’s watch in the latest example of the gang violence that’s driving a 38 percent spike in Chicago homicides.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: June 28, 2012

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Five arrested in stabbing death of Fort Worth man (Fort Worth, TX): Five people, including two juveniles, have been arrested on murder warrants in connection with a crime spree in August that left a 52-year-old homeless man dead.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: June 28, 2012

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Chicago police say seizure of eight tons of marijuana will help in combating gang violence (Chicago, IL): Authorities in Chicago on Thursday showed off eight tons of marijuana they found in a tractor-trailer, saying the drug seizure will help with efforts to combat gang violence in the nation’s third-largest city.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 28, 2012

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Korean street gang leaders indicted in extortion (Fairfax County, VA): The leaders of a suspected Korean street gang in Fairfax County are accused of beating up and threatening to extort business owners in Northern Virginia.
Source: The Washington Examiner    Date: June 28, 2012

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Prison for gang members (Schenectady, NY): Three members of a Shenectady street gang were sentenced this week to lengthy federal prison terms on racketeering charges, while a fourth member pleaded guilty to the same crime, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney General's Office in the Northern New York District.
Source: Times Union    Date: June 28, 2012

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Gang member convicted in San Pablo slayings (San Pablo, CA): A jury on Wednesday convicted a West Contra Costa County gang member on three counts of first-degree murder and one count of second-degree murder for his role in a San Pablo killing spree nearly five years ago.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: June 28, 2012

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Gang Task Force hears from community leaders (Albany, GA): In a role reversal, the Gang Task Force and Violence Prevention meeting involved members hearing from community leaders’ regarding work of the Albany Police Department Gang Unit.
Source: The Albany Herald    Date: June 28, 2012

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Four wounded in shooting near Salinas shopping center (Salinas, CA): Four people were shot outside a Salinas shopping center on Thursday in a gang attack that injured two bystanders more than 70 feet away, police said.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: June 28, 2012

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