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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Athens woman threatened with gang violence (Athens, GA): An Athens woman has been threatened by another woman who is affiliated with the Gangster Disciples street gang, Athens-Clarke police said.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: March 8, 2012

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Teens accused of killing dog in gang-related attack face animal cruelty charges (San Jose, CA): Three teen boys arrested last month for allegedly assaulting a man in San Jose and killing his dog will also be charged with animal cruelty, but will not be charged as adults, according to a prosecutor.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: March 8, 2012

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Gang member sentenced for shooting, robbery (Midland, TX): A member of the Milwaukee Kings gang pleaded guilty Thursday in connection with his participation in two cases of engaging in organized criminal activity.
Source: Midland Reporter-Telegram    Date: March 8, 2012

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Teen pleads guilty to aggravated murder in golf course slaying (Salt Lake City, UT): Seneuefa Farani waited sobbing in a courthouse hallway on Thursday after her 17-year-old son pleaded guilty to murdering another teenager on a West Valley City golf course three years ago.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: March 8, 2012

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Salinas man receives 20 years in gang bust (Salinas, CA): A Salinas man arrested as part of last fall's sweeping Operation Garlic Press, which targeted Norteño gang-related drug, gun and auto theft rings, was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison in San Jose on Thursday.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: March 8, 2012

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Guards quell riot at Folsom State Prison (Folsom, CA): Correctional officers at Folsom State Prison put down a wild prison melee involving up to 70 suspected gang members Tuesday, firing pepper spray and nonlethal rounds to quell the riot.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: March 7, 2012

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Las Cruces is taking action against gangs (Las Cruces, NM): Many Las Cruces residents might not notice gang activity around our community, but it’s a real problem. News 22′s Kassandra Alvarez has the story surrounding gangs.
Source: KRWG 22 News    Date: March 7, 2012

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Gang members sentenced for jailhouse beating (Winnipeg, MB): Three Winnipeg gang members are heading back to prison for their role in a violent jailhouse beating that left their victim permanently disabled.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press    Date: March 7, 2012

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ETX authorities arrest five in drive-by shooting (Nacogdoches County, TX): Nacogdoches Sheriff's Office arrested four people Sunday night, in what was reported to be a drive-by shooting.
Source: KLTV 7 News    Date: March 7, 2012

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Gang killed fellow member after he fled robbery, prosecutors say (Los Angeles, CA): The trial of four alleged gang members who prosecutors said killed a fellow gang member in 1995 in retaliation for abandoning them during a robbery is expected to begin Thursday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 7, 2012

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Trumbull drug dealer pleads guilty (Trumbull, CT): A 39-year-old Trumbull man pleaded guilty Tuesday to supplying large amounts of cocaine to alleged members of the Stamford-area Latin Kings gang.
Source: Connecticut Post    Date: March 7, 2012

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Gang member gets life sentence for stabbing teen girl to death (Volusia County, FL): A South Daytona man was sentenced to life in prison today for his role in a stabbing death that stemmed from a challenge to a physical fight exchanged through test messages.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: March 7, 2012

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Gang member guilty of shooting man in back (Santa Ana, CA): An Orange gang member sat silently Wednesday as he was convicted of conspiracy, murder and street terrorism for his role in luring a drug dealer to his execution on a residential street in Orange.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: March 7, 2012

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Willits man arrested for street gang robbery, beatings (Ukiah, CA): A Willits man and a 17-year-old male were arrested Sunday for beating and robbing a man of an iPod on State Street in Ukiah.
Source: The Willits News    Date: March 7, 2012

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Salinas councilwoman's son arrested on weapon and gang charges (Salinas, CA): Authorities confirmed Wednesday night that the son of Salinas City Councilwoman Gloria De La Rosa was arrested this week on suspicion of gang and weapons charges.
Source: The Californian    Date: March 7, 2012

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Downtown shooting on Wednesday gang-related (Yakima, WA): A shooting that injured a 19-year-old man Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Fourth and Pine streets appears to be gang-related, police said.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: March 7, 2012

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Two arrested, one recovering after shooting (Panama City Beach, FL): A Panama City man is expected to recover from a shooting and two others were in jail Wednesday after “gang-related” violence eru
Source: The News Herald    Date: March 7, 2012

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Gang specialists discuss prevention tactics at San Rafael forum (San Rafael, CA): Gang activity in San Rafael is fueled in large part by the "racism" of the city's culture, a gang expert said Wednesday.
Source: Marin Independent Journal     Date: March 7, 2012

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Gang activity is increasing 'potential for terrorism-related events' but FBI plans to shut down Gang Intelligence Center (Washington, DC): An FBI budget proposal to eliminate a seven year-old body designed to help counter gang activity is a "mistake" that will hinder efforts to combat violent gangs, Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) told the bureau's director during a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing Wednesday.
Source: CNSnews.com    Date: March 7, 2012

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Man stabbed near Second Street in Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA): A man was stabbed in the back and chest in a gang-motivated attack near the 200 block of Second Street on Wednesday.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: March 7, 2012

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