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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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Two more Albany gang members plead guilty (Albany, NY): Two more members of the Albany-based Original Gangsta Killas street gang pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal racketeering charges Tuesday, federal prosecutors said.
Source: Times Union    Date: December 14, 2010

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NDP says not enough being done to combat gang activity (Victoria, BC): The BC government says hundreds of gangsters and associates are facing numerous charges thanks to police crackdowns. But the NDP is demanding that more is done to combat gang crime.
Source: News1130    Date: December 14, 2010

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Girl shot in east Salinas (Salinas, CA): A 17-year-old girl was shot in the arm Sunday in what Salinas Police are calling a gang related shooting.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: December 13, 2010

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Four inmates charged with conspiring to kill gang leader (Tacoma, WA): In what it calls a crackdown on gang activity, Pierce County prosecutors have charged four alleged gang members with conspiring to kill their former leader from their prison cells.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: December 13, 2010

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B.C. bloodshed garners international attention (Vancouver, BC): Vancouver is known for its scenic beauty and high standard of living. But in recent years, the city has been making headlines for less enviable reasons. Street gangs have sparked a wave of violence that has left dozens of people dead.
Source: Global Lethbridge    Date: December 13, 2010

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Cost of gang sweep hard to quantify (Indio, CA): Once Operation Eastern Encore ended midday Tuesday, authorities immediately announced the historic Indio operation's results.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: December 12, 2010

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Gang members, officers exchange gunfire in Salinas (Salinas, CA): Two gang members were fighting for their lives late Saturday after a shootout with gang task force officers in East Salinas, police said.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: December 12, 2010

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10 wounded in gang shootout (Vancouver, BC): A brazen early morning shooting sent 10 people to hospital, including two in critical condition, Vancouver police said.
Source: Winnipeg Sun    Date: December 12, 2010

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Gang moms and dads sent to parenting classes (Los Angeles, CA): It's a Saturday morning and a half-dozen adults are sitting in a high school classroom, staring at grim photos of sickly drug addicts and hearing about the deadly consequences of gang crime.
Source: The Associated Press    Date: December 12, 2010

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Rise in gang violence not behind recent spate of shootings, say cops (Calgary, AB): Despite a spate of recent shootings, including a home riddled with bullets early Sunday, the head of the Calgary police organized crime section says gang violence is not on the rise.
Source: Calgary Sun    Date: December 12, 2010

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Gang fight leads to four arrests (San Rafael, CA): Four San Rafael residents were arrested Friday evening at about 9 p.m. following what police are calling a gang-related fight.
Source: SanRafaelPatch    Date: December 12, 2010

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Two hurt in gang-related shooting (San Diego, CA): An Asian man walked up to a black man and woman in their early 20s at about 1 a.m. on Sunday, gave what police called a "gang challenge" and fired several rounds from a hand gun. The incident occurred on Cord Lane in Mira Mesa.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: December 12, 2010

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Leaders hope gang operations send message (Chattanooga, TN): An early Friday morning roundup of suspected gang members is part of a continuing effort by Chattanooga police to disrupt and dismantle gang activity in the city.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: December 11, 2010

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Judge bars gang members from apartment complex (Houston, TX): A Harris County judge on Friday granted a first-ever temporary injunction against 28 alleged gang members, banning them from entering a northeast Harris County apartment complex plagued by drugs and violence.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: December 11, 2010

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Suspected gang member arrested in South Ogden after shots fired at motorist (South Ogden, UT): A suspected gang member fired a shot from a vehicle that grazed the chin of another driver on U.S. 89 Saturday morning, police said.
Source: Deseret News    Date: December 11, 2010

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Latin Kings leader sentenced to over 20 years in prison for racketeering (Washington, DC): Francisco Ortiz, a/k/a Francis Gabriel Ortis, Pone, and King Pone, age 26, of Rockville, Maryland, was sentenced yesterday to 21 years and 8 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiracy to participate in a racketeering enterprise, in connection with his gang activities as a member and leader of the Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation (Latin Kings).
Source: Examiner    Date: December 11, 2010

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Holland Township man arrested in alleged gang-related activity (Holland Township, MI): An 18-year-old man is facing felonious assault charges in Ottawa County after police say he cut another teenager with a knife in an gang-related assault on Thursday afternoon.
Source: The Grand Rapids Press    Date: December 11, 2010

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Authorities mum on details in gang arrests (Grand Island, NE): It has been nearly a month since 14 gang members were arrested in Grand Island by a FBI Safe Streets Task Force and the publicly released details of the crimes are still scarce.
Source: The Grand Island Independent    Date: December 11, 2010

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New B.C. anti-gang law will make it mandatory for health workers to report gunshot, stabbing injuries (Vancouver, BC): A new law that goes into effect early next year will require all health-care practitioners to report gunshot and stab wounds to police.
Source: The Province    Date: December 11, 2010

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Poster spread anti-gang message at schools (Kamloops, BC): Shocking headlines about gang violence in the Lower Mainland has prompted Kamloops RCMP to take a proactive approach to preventing a similar problem here.
Source: The Kamloops Daily News    Date: December 10, 2010

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