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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10 students arrested after gang-related fight at Scott High (Toledo, OH): A gang-related fight at Scott High School led to the arrest of 10 students, police said. The fight, which started at about 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, happened in a school hallway, according to a police incident report.
Source: The Blade    Date: May 2, 2012

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Chattanooga teen shooting thought to be gang-related (Chattanooga, TN): A young man was hospitalized after a Wednesday night shooting that police believe was another instance of gang violence, police spokesman Nathan Hartwig reported.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: May 2, 2012

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Gang crime leads to murder (La Crosse, WI): The murder of Sara Hougom was a random act of violence and the possible link to gang activity.
Source: WEAU 13 News    Date: May 2, 2012

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Local officials praise passage of anti-gang bill in Tennessee Legislature (Chattanooga, TN): Four months after announcing their intent to recommend anti-gang legislation to the Tennessee General Assembly, city officials called the approval of a bill to make gang activity prosecutable under the state's racketeering laws a "landmark" moment.
Source:    Date: May 2, 2012

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Hillsboro police arrest man, 25, in gang-related assault with baseball bat (Hillsboro, OR): Hillsboro police have accused a 25-year-old man of striking a Hillsboro man in the head with a baseball bat, fracturing the man's skull and bruising his brain during a gang-related attack last month, the department said.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 2, 2012

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Reputed Bloods gang member charged with Bound Brook murder asks to move trial (Somerville, NJ): A reputed Bloods gang member charged with fatally shooting a Teaneck man near the Bound Brook train station last year has asked a Superior Court judge to hold his trial somewhere else.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: May 2, 2012

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Police investigating alleged gang shooting (Peoria, IL): Peoria police are investigating a shooting that allegedly took place between the members of two gangs Monday afternoon.
Source: MSNBC    Date: May 2, 2012

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Local outreach group works toward ending gang violence (Syracuse, NY): From drive-by shootings to stabbings, to the murders of a 20-month-old toddler and former high school football standout, gang-related crime has been a constant as of late in the city of Syracuse.
Source: WSYR 9 News    Date: May 2, 2012

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Woodbridge residents convene to discuss gang violence (Woodbridge, CA): It was a full house on Wednesday night in Woodbridge as community members met with San Joaquin County Sheriff's deputies to discuss the sudden spike in gang-related crimes in their community.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: May 2, 2012

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Federal officials use anti-racketeering law to charge 11 members of V-NOT gang on Syracuse's South Side (Syracuse, NY): Thirty-six days in the fall of 2010 show how quickly street gang violence can sweep innocent victims into its path, federal prosecutors in Syracuse said Tuesday.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: May 2, 2012

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Students ordered to cut, dye "gang-related" hair styles (Texarkana, TX): Some East Texas parents are upset with school officials, who ordered their children's hair either be 'cut or dyed out of concern their styles could be a symbol of gang activity.
Source: WAFB 9 News    Date: May 1, 2012

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Is anti-crime program best way to curb black-on-black violence? (Cincinnati, OH): Cincinnati experienced a 41-percent decrease in gang-related homicides and a 21-percent drop in fatal and non-fatal shootings from mid-2007 through 2010, compared to the previous three years, thanks to an internationally acclaimed anti-violence program.
Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer    Date: May 1, 2012

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Three-year-old girl shot on Bridgeport street (Bridgeport, CT): Police said a 3-year-old girl was caught in the crossfire of rival gangs as she crossed a West Side street with her mother.
Source: Connecticut Post    Date: May 1, 2012

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Mall memo warning about gang activity unfounded in Rome, police say (Rome, GA) : A memo passed out to all tenants at Mount Berry Square mall warning people that gangs are using children as bait to "lure women to residences under false pretenses" is unfounded, police said.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: May 1, 2012

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Security bolstered for hearing on Appleton 'gang-related' stabbing (Appleton, WI): Law enforcement closely guarded the courthouse Monday during the court appearance of Chaivi Xiong, who pleaded not guilty to what police say was a gang-related stabbing last month.
Source: The Post-Crescent     Date: May 1, 2012

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Two teens injured in gang-related stabbing (Placentia, CA): Police are investigating a gang-related attack that left two juveniles suffering from stab wounds Monday night.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: May 1, 2012

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Man charged in gang-related shooting from jail (Syracuse, NY): The father of a slain 20-month-old who had been arrested on a shooting charge two weeks ago has been released, according to his lawyer.
Source: WSYR 9 News    Date: May 1, 2012

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18th Street gang member gets second life sentence in connection to Gaithersburg murder (Gaithersburg, MD): A federal judge sentenced a convicted 18th Street gang member to a second term of life in prison Monday related to two homicides in 2009.
Source: The Gazette    Date: May 1, 2012

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Alleged gang members arrested in Syracuse (Syracuse, NY): Just another hip-hop video on Youtube. But, in this case, police said it was truly gangster. The video featuring members of the V-NOT Gang, a group that began selling marijuana on the city's Southside in the last decade, graduating to distribution of crack cocaine.
Source: YNN News    Date: May 1, 2012

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Suspected Syracuse gang members rounded up to face federal RICO charges (Syracuse, NY): Syracuse police rounded up suspected street gang members this morning in the latest federal indictments using the Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organizations Act, Sgt. Tom Connellan said.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: May 1, 2012

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