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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Police hunt gang members for street killing (Los Angeles, CA): Investigators say suspected gang members shot and killed a man and wounded another in a volley of bullets on a Los Angeles street.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: January 4, 2012

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Alberta First Nation votes to give band power to evict gang members (Calgary, AB): On Mistawasis First Nation, west of Prince Albert, Sask., a particularly troublesome resident who persisted in selling drugs was the first - and only - band member to be exiled under a new banishment law.
Source: The Globe and Mail    Date: January 4, 2012

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Tackling gang violence (Chattanooga, TN): Mayor Ron Littlefield says the gang problem has grown so bad, that they're ready to take the next step to fight it. Littlefield says he's now using a comprehensive initiative modeled after one from the University of Chicago.
Source: WTVC NewsChannel 9    Date: January 4, 2012

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Man pleads guilty in Camille Love slaying from two years ago (Tacoma, WA): A 21-year-old man pleaded guilty Wednesday to first-degree murder in the death of Camille Love, who was randomly gunned down on a Tacoma street two years ago by suspected gang members allegedly looking to avenge the shooting of a friend.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: January 4, 2012

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Two wounded on Venice Boardwalk in suspected gang shooting (Venice, CA): Two people were wounded on the Venice Boardwalk in an apparent gang-related attack that rocked the popular destination with multiple gunshots, police said Wednesday night.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: January 4, 2012

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Pair get prison time for gang shooting (Napa County, CA): Two men were sentenced to prison Wednesday in Napa County Superior Court in connection with the shooting death of a rival gang member.
Source: Napa Valley Register    Date: January 4, 2012

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Gang member sentenced to 18 years in 2010 shooting (Santa Cruz, CA): A 21-year-old who shot another man four times at a Santa Cruz housing complex was sentenced Wednesday to 18 years in prison.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: January 4, 2012

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City's homicides drop to four in 2011 (Saskatoon, SK): For Saskatoon police major crimes investigators, the past year could have been a lot worse. It could have been more like 2010, when they responded to nine homicides - most of them gang-related - in various parts of the city, and ended the year with three unsolved cases.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: January 3, 2012

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Chicago police say 19-year-old was the city's first murder victim (Chicago, IL): A 19-year-old trying to get away from a man flashing gang signs became Chicago's first murder victim in 2012.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: January 3, 2012

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Graffiti tagging raises concerns in Talent (Talent, OR): Graffiti is on the increase and much of it is gang-related, says the town's police chief. "Most of the stuff involves the gangs the Norteños and the Sureños," said Police Chief Mike Moran. "They like to mark their territory. It's kind of showing that 'Hey, the gangs are here.' "
Source: Mail Tribune    Date: January 3, 2012

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Documentary highlights local violence, group working to help (Chattanooga, TN): A local filmmaker has produced a documentary profiling the gang violence in the Scenic City and how one group trying to help. Jeff Neal's The Oak Project focuses on two women who were affected by the city's rash of gang violence last year, and how The Oak Project hopes to break the cycle of poverty and abuse in these communities.
Source: WRCB 3 News    Date: January 3, 2012

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Eleven people arrested in north Tulare County gang sweep (Tulare County, CA): The Tulare County Sheriff's Department's North-End Gang Violence Suppression Unit arrested 11 people and seized drugs and firearms during a series of gang sweeps from Wednesday through Sunday morning.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: January 3, 2012

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Six arrested on charges linked to teen's death (Raceland, LA): Six teenagers were arrested Tuesday on a variety of charges stemming from what Lafourche Parish authorities described as gang-related activity that led to the death of 15-year-old Jamonta Miles.
Source: FOX News    Date: January 3, 2012

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Mayor appoints anti-gang czars (Chattanooga, TN): Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield has named to two men to lead an anti-gang outfit, based on a Chicago program.
Source: WRCB 3 News    Date: January 3, 2012

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Deadly shooting was gang-related, police say (Oceanside, CA): Police said Tuesday that the fatal shooting of 20-year-old man in Oceanside's Mesa Margarita neighborhood on Monday afternoon appeared to be gang-related, marking the third slaying in the neighborhood in the past eight months.
Source: North County Times    Date: January 3, 2012

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Man shot several times in possible gang-related violence (Las Vegas, NV): A 37-year-old man is in critical condition tonight after being shot at least six times near West Lake Mead and North Martin Luther King boulevards.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: January 3, 2012

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Gang activity led to fatal shooting, police say (Thibodaux, LA): A Facebook feud between a Thibodaux gang and a Raceland resident ignited a series of events that led to the death of an eighth-grade gang member, police said Tuesday.
Source: Daily Comet    Date: January 3, 2012

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Man shot by Gary police identified as gang member (Gary, IN): Investigators identified the man critically wounded by Gary police as a member of the Glen Park-based "Grimey Boys" gang.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: January 3, 2012

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SE Houston drive-by likely gang-related (Houston, TX): A drive-by shooting that left a man dead in southeast Houston appears to be gang related, police said late Tuesday.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: January 3, 2012

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Testimony reveals Cicero murder as gang hit (Berwyn, IL): Recent court testimony in a major drug trafficking case has revealed a 2000 Cicero slaying to be a gang-related murder for hire.
Source: Berwyn Life    Date: January 3, 2012

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