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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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Eight arrested in gang-related crimes (Livermore, CA): Police in the past week have arrested eight juveniles for gang-related crimes. The arrests continue an ongoing investigation of the city's two most prominent gangs -- Nortenos and Surenos.
Source: LivermorePatch    Date: February 4, 2011

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Police open up about area's gang problem (Medford, OR): In the comfort of your homes here in the Rogue Valley, gang activity is far from our backyards and only seen on television screens. But according to Medford Police, if you believe that, you're wrong.
Source: KTVL 10 News    Date: February 4, 2011

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Volunteers work to reduce Lynchburg gang problem (Lynchburg, VA): An army of volunteers is out daily, working to keep kids out of gangs and helping those already in, to get out. Gang counselors admit it's difficult to fight the lure of the gang lifestyle.
Source: WSET 13 News     Date: February 4, 2011

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Gang numbers are misleading, galloway police say (Galloway Township, NJ): A New Jersey State Police report last week that stated Galloway Township is home to 22 gangs is misleading, Det. Mike Goldberg of the Galloway Police Department said Friday.
Source: GallowayPatch    Date: February 4, 2011

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County leaders creating broad-based gang prevention coalition (Santa Cruz, CA): Furthering last year's formation of a coalition of county leaders focused on gang prevention, the group Thursday agreed to revive a judicial council that existed in the past and will now focus on gangs.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: February 4, 2011

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Gangs of Brick still a threat; Police work to hold down drug activity (Brick Township, NJ): Gang members in Brick can’t often be seen peddling drugs from a street corner or recruiting new members in town. Most of the time, they come to Brick from other cities.
Source: BrickPatch    Date: February 3, 2011

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Is the Albany Gang Unit making progress? (Albany, GA): There's some good news in the battle against gang violence in the good life city. The Albany Gang Unit released its 2010 annual report today and it shows significant progress in reducing gang activity.
Source: WFXL FOX 31 News    Date: February 3, 2011

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Spota announces 23 arrests in east end drug bust (Riverhead, NY): While 17 alleged gang members and drug dealers from the Riverhead area were being arraigned at Suffolk County Criminal Court on Thursday, two floors above them, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota held a press conference announcing their arrests and the county's crackdown of a drug ring which allegedly distributed half a kilo of crack cocaine a week in Eastern Suffolk.
Source: Riverhead Patch    Date: February 3, 2011

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Moreno Valley police arrest 15 in gang sweep (Moreno Valley, CA): Moreno Valley police arrested 15 people Wednesday in a raid targeting gang members throughout the city.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: February 3, 2011

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Gang leader pleads to racketeering in D.C. area (Washington, DC): A leader of a violent street gang tied to the attempted murder of two rival gang members and to the extortion of pimps trafficking prostitutes from Maryland into Virginia pleaded guilty Thursday to federal racketeering charges, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Source: The Washington Times    Date: February 3, 2011

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Gangs? What gangs? Chief downplays state police survey (Hightstown, NJ): Despite a state police survey ranking the borough among the most gang-riddled towns in the county, Police Chief James Eufemia said the numbers are not what they appear.
Source: Windsor-Hights Herald    Date: February 3, 2011

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Report: Gang presence increasing in county (Cape May County, NJ): In 2004, when the state police compiled its first comprehensive report on street gangs in New Jersey, Cape May County showed a gang presence in only one municipality.
Source: Shore News Today    Date: February 3, 2011

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Lynchburg gang activity on the rise (Lynchburg, VA): It's a problem that's not yet out of control, but Lynchburg Police say it's quickly getting there. The number of local gangs continues to rise each year in the Hill City.
Source: WSET 13 News    Date: February 3, 2011

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Regional approach among ideas proposed to stop gang activity (Hazleton, PA): Hazleton and other third-class cities within the Interstate 81 corridor will increase their ability to secure funds and equipment for addressing gangs and crime by taking a regional approach, a state senator told community leaders Wednesday.
Source: The Standard Speaker    Date: February 3, 2011

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Injunction lifted for ex-gang member (Indio, CA): A former Indio gang member was exempted Wednesday from the mandates of a recently imposed injunction restricting the activities of gang members.
Source: City News Service    Date: February 3, 2011

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Man describes double shooting in Riverside as 'putting in work' (Riverside, CA): An associate of a Riverside resident accused of gunning down a young man and a teen at a party to earn credit with a street gang told investigators the defendant described his actions as putting in "some work," according to testimony today.
Source: Southwest Riverside News Network    Date: February 3, 2011

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LAPD gang units dismantled in some high-crime areas (Los Angeles, CA): The Los Angeles Police Department has temporarily dismantled anti-gang units in several of its most crime-plagued neighborhoods because officers in those squads refused to comply with a controversial financial disclosure rule that they view as misguided and invasive.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 2, 2011

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Multiple Salinas-area agencies aim to curb youth gang violence (Salinas, CA): More than 130 county, city and local school district leaders and community members met Monday to listen in on what San Jose leaders had to say about the creation of a multi-agency approach to fighting youth gang violence.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: February 2, 2011

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Judge: Gang injunction won't apply to former member (Indio, CA): A former Indio gang member was exempted Wednesday from the mandates of a recently imposed injunction restricting the activities of known gang members.
Source: KPSP Local 2 News     Date: February 2, 2011

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New money to combat street violence (Ottawa, ON): The provincial government is chipping in $1.2 million over the next two years to rid Ottawa’s streets of gang violence, as part of a prevention campaign known as the Provincial Anti-Violence Intervention Strategy (PAVIS).
Source: Orleans Star    Date: February 2, 2011

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