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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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Lawmakers approve bigger corrections budget, tougher gang law (Boise, ID): Also on Tuesday, the Senate also approved legislation expanding the state’s special gang enforcement law that can tack on extra years to an offenders’ sentence if they are a gang member. Under the plan, 11 more crimes could be considered gang activity, which could add up to five years in prison for a convicted gang member.
Source: Idaho Reporter    Date: March 29, 2011

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Police call Yakima shooting gang-related (Yakima, WA): A 21-year-old man was shot in the arm following a gang-related confrontation on Naches Avenue on Tuesday afternoon, police said.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: March 29, 2011

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Bethlehem man accused of gang-related crimes faces additional charges (Bethlehem, PA): Michael Prater, already facing robbery, burglary and auto theft charges, was implicated today in an attempted robbery and two more burglaries, according to court papers.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: March 29, 2011

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Sheriff says murder 'gang related' (Hardin County, TX): The Hardin County Sheriff's Office has charged four people with murder in the death of a man whose burned body was found in a torched car, and Sheriff Ed Cain Tells KFDM News investigators believe the killing was 'gang related.'
Source: KFDM 6 News    Date: March 29, 2011

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Documentary to focus on violent gang with ties to reading (Reading, PA): From El Salvador to Reading-- two local colleges may be part of an international documentary on the spread of gang violence from South America to the United States.
Source: WFMZ 69 News    Date: March 29, 2011

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Fight ensues, money stolen after gang members crash soldier's house party (Hilmar, CA) : Four gang members were arrested Sunday morning after they crashed a going away party for a man who is joining the military.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: March 28, 2011

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Anti-gang programs thrown into doubt (Winnipeg, MB): The federal election has thrown the future of an anti-crime program for young men into doubt yet again, said one of the program's organizers.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press    Date: March 28, 2011

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More LSP arrests expected (Youngstown, OH): Authorities expect to soon make a second round of arrests of suspected members of the city's largest street gang, furthering their attempted dismantling of the South Side group they believe controlled drug trafficking with violence and intimidation.
Source: Tribune Chronicle    Date: March 28, 2011

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Assessing the largest gang raid in Riverside County history, Operation Eastern Encore (Riverside County, CA): On Dec. 7, 2010, local, state and federal authorities gathered at a dirt lot in Indio to brief the media on the results of Operation Eastern Encore. The 14-month investigation into guns, gangs and drugs had just ended with the largest anti-gang police raids in Riverside County history.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: March 28, 2011

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14 arrested after authorities bust Charleston drug gang (Charleston, SC): Fourteen people suspected of being in a criminal street gang that manufactured and distributed drugs in Charleston have been arraigned in federal court.
Source: WCSC 5 News    Date: March 28, 2011

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Wildwood cops nab Bloods gang member after pursuit (Wildwood, NJ): A high-ranking member of the Bloods street gang was arrested Sat., March 26 following a pursuit with local cops.
Source: Cape May County Herald    Date: March 28, 2011

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Wareham police investigate possible gang activity after rash of graffiti (Wareham, MA): The Wareham police are looking into possible gang-related activity after a rash of vandalism early last Wednesday morning. Around 2:30 a.m. on the 23rd, Wareham officers discovered freshly painted graffiti on several buildings including one apartment house in the Main Street area during patrol.
Source: Plymouth Daily News    Date: March 28, 2011

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Border crime sweep nets drugs, 246 arrests (San Diego, CA): A massive multi-agency weekend sweep targeting criminals involved with drugs, gangs and cross-border crimes resulted in 246 arrests and the seizure of about $200,000 in cash and contraband, sheriff’s officials announced Monday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: March 28, 2011

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Gang activity present in Logan (Logan, UT): Throughout the country, cities are dealing with the effects of gang activity. Last year, Ogden passed an ordinance taking a hard line on the city's oldest gang, the Ogden Trece, and while Cache Valley has neither Ogden's size nor crime rate, gang-related crime is not unheard of.
Source: The Utah Statesman    Date: March 28, 2011

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Hillsboro teen hurt in gang drive-by shooting (Hillsboro, OR): Hillsboro police are searching for suspects after a 15-year-old boy was shot four times early Sunday in what appeared to be a gang-related drive-by attack on Cornell Road in Hillsboro.
Source: The Hillsboro Argus    Date: March 28, 2011

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Serpas: Informal 'gangs' part of city's crime problem (New Orleans, LA): With five shootings and two slayings over the weekend, New Orleans Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas said part of the city's crime problem involves gangs.
Source: WDSU News    Date: March 28, 2011

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Elizabeth youth group cadets work to combat gangs, help put an end to street violence (Elizabeth, NJ): Nia Manning, 14, and Ishmael Heggs, 17, have both experienced the violent deaths of friends. For Manning, it was about seven months ago when her childhood friend was gunned down on the street where she lives in Elizabeth.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: March 27, 2011

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Anti-gang operation nets over 100 arrests (Chattanooga, TN): A weekend saturation by the Chattanooga Police Department and Hamilton County Sheriff's Office nets over 100 arrests.
Source: WRCB 3 News    Date: March 27, 2011

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Lyndonville, Vt., to discuss gang worries at public meeting (Lyndonville, VT): A group of young people in Lyndonville are identifying themselves as members of a gang and young people are threatening others with knives, slapping people and scaring some of the older people in town, officials said.
Source: The Republic    Date: March 26, 2011

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Police investigating gang-related attack (Livermore, CA): One man was arrested at about midnight Friday on suspicion of possessing an illegal weapon. The unidentified man used a sock with a padlock in it during a gang-related attack, Sgt. Brian Martinez said.
Source: LivermorePatch    Date: March 26, 2011

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