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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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Gang member guilty of attempted kidnapping (Saskatoon, SK): A Saskatoon street gang member whose defence against violent criminal charges included a friend implicating him in other criminal activity was convicted of four offences Friday.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: October 2, 2010

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Arlington, Mansfield teaming up to keep kids out of gangs (Arlington, TX): Oscar "Ossco" Bolton wasn't born into a gang. The former gang leader in Kansas City, Mo., told a breakfast crowd of southeast Tarrant County leaders Thursday that his youth was filled with school, church and play.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: October 1, 2010

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Police tactics, CHP aid rein in gang violence (Santa Ana, CA): Despite a rash of assaults and shootings heading into the summer, Santa Ana police have avoided what they feared would be an explosion of gang violence.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: October 1, 2010

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Man stabbed, teen arrested following Tremonton fight (Tremonton, UT): A 15-year-old is under arrest, accused of stabbing and critically injuring an 18-year-old Tremonton man in a fight.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: October 1, 2010

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Injunction singles out 2 Visitacion Valley gangs (San Francisco, CA): San Francisco officials secured a fourth in a series of court injunctions against street gangs Thursday when a judge approved an order that singles out two gangs whose bitter rivalry has left 10 people dead in the past three years in the Visitacion Valley area.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: October 1, 2010

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Members of the Gang Violence Task Force, including Mayor Sam Adams, Police Chief Mike Reese (Portland, OR): Members of the Gang Violence Task Force, including Mayor Sam Adams, police chief Mike Reese, gang outreach workers and former gang members are demanding peace and a gang ceasefire in the wake of last weekend’s fatal, gang-related shooting in downtown Portland.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 1, 2010

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Two charged as police target Sarasota gang (Sarasota, FL): Authorities say they have charged two more members of the notorious street gang Second Line. Also, the police have for the first time revealed the litany of crimes they say gang members have committed.
Source: The Herald-Tribune    Date: October 1, 2010

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Bergen seizes14 suspected gang members (Garfield, NJ): Fourteen people suspected of being street gang members or who allegedly have ties to gangs have been arrested on drug and weapons charges following a three-month investigation, Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli said Thursday.
Source: The Record    Date: October 1, 2010

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Gang violence task force demands peace, recommits to keeping kids out of gangs (Portland, OR): Members of the Gang Violence Task Force, including Mayor Sam Adams, police chief Mike Reese, gang outreach workers and former gang members are demanding peace and a gang ceasefire in the wake of last weekend’s fatal, gang-related shooting in downtown Portland.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 1, 2010

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Boone County plans anti-gang forum (Belvidere, IL): A prosecutor in northern Illinois is continuing her battle against gangs by seeking the public's help.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: September 30, 2010

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Fugitive in roundup finally in custody (Buffalo, NY): A West Side man who was wanted on a fugitive warrant was arrested Wednesday in connection with last week’s roundup of suspects associated with the Tenth Street gang, FBI agents said.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: September 30, 2010

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Man fatally wounded in SW Fresno gang shooting (Fresno, CA): A man was fatally wounded in a gang-related shooting Wednesday afternoon in southwest Fresno, police said.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: September 30, 2010

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Gang sweep nets men suspected in assault and robbery (Costa Mesa, CA): A gang sweep Wednesday resulted in the arrest of seven men who police believe assaulted and robbed two men as they walked through a Costa Mesa neighborhood.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: September 30, 2010

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Cook County law enforcers team up on drug arrests (Chicago, IL): Cook County law enforcement officials say a months-long investigation has led to the arrest of almost 100 alleged drug dealers.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: September 29, 2010

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Salinas gang member snared by feds on weapons charge (Salinas, CA): A Salinas gang member whose case was touted as an example of the Ceasefire deterrence strategy in action pleaded guilty to a federal weapons charge Tuesday.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: September 29, 2010

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Mother to plead tattoo girl's case (Fort Myers, FL): The mother of a Riverdale High School senior suspended over a tattoo will meet Oct. 13 with the Lee County School Board to see whether the decision to expel her daughter from the school can be reconsidered.
Source: The News-Press    Date: September 29, 2010

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One teen stabbed, one jailed, in Terra Linda gang fight (San Rafael, CA): A 17-year-old student at Terra Linda High School was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of stabbing a rival gang member in the abdomen, police said.
Source: Marin Independent Journal    Date: September 29, 2010

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Deputies crack down on Pico Rivera tagging crew (Pico Rivera, CA): Authorities Wednesday went on the offensive, arresting five suspected members of a Pico Rivera tagging crew believed responsible for more than $200,000 worth of vandalism damage.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: September 29, 2010

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Would-be robbers were gang members (Topeka, KS): The two people who were shot while attempting to hold up a southeast Topeka liquor store in October 2009 were members of a violent street gang, a police officer testified Wednesday in Shawnee County District Court.
Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal    Date: September 29, 2010

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NYPD joins forces with Brooklyn pastors to fight gang violence by engaging black youth (Brooklyn, NY): The NYPD and dozens of Brooklyn pastors have formed a new alliance aimed at engaging black youth and deterring gang violence, the city's top cop said Wednesday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: September 29, 2010

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