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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Anti-gang and drug trafficking programs face steep budget cuts (Delano, CA): Programs like Bridges Career Development Academy could soon be seeing cuts. This anti-gang program helps troubled teens build a more promising future by helping them graduate from high school and teaching them job skills.
Source: KERO 23 News    Date: June 29, 2011

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Northampton County district attorney announces record $283,000 in drug money forfeitures (Easton, NJ): Forfeitures and seizures of cash, cars and real estate related to drug arrests last year in Northampton County totaled $283,000, the most in the county's history, District Attorney John Morganelli announced today.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: June 29, 2011

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Darby Township police seeking witnesses in two shootings (Darby Township, PA): More than 50 people were watching a pickup basketball game in Darby Township on Sunday when an argument over money sparked a shooting that left two men injured and prompted police and township officials to respond with a summer curfew.
Source: The Inquirer    Date: June 28, 2011

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Man wounded in Yakima gang shooting (Yakima, WA): Police say a shooting that wounded a 25-year-old man in Yakima appears to be gang-related.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: June 28, 2011

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Kennewick man allegedly gets in middle of gang fight (Kennewick, WA) : An 18-year-old Kennewick man was arrested after getting severely cut on his hand while reportedly jumping into a gang fight in Underwood Park.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: June 28, 2011

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Police declare war on gun violence (Toledo, OH): After eight shootings last weekend that topped off a particularly violent June, Toledo police have issued a departmentwide notice requesting that officers join a new task force aimed at getting guns off the streets.
Source: The Blade    Date: June 28, 2011

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Three men shot in Springfield, police eye gang ties (Springfield, MA): Three young men who were shot in what Springfield police are describing as a gang-related incident are expected to recover.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: June 28, 2011

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Gang intervention program calls for more support (Venice, CA) : In the wake of a shooting last week in which two young men were killed and another injured, the co-founder of a local gang intervention program says it needs more support from the Venice community.
Source: VenicePatch    Date: June 28, 2011

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Gang affiliated nightclub given new lease on life (Charlotte, NC): A troubled north Charlotte nightclub is about to be given a new lease on life. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said that Mi-Cabana’s on Eastway Drive will open soon. A year ago the club was shut down because of its link to gang violence.
Source: WCNC 6 News    Date: June 28, 2011

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Cops: Shooting of toddler was gang related (Boston, MA): Last night’s shooting of a 4-year-old boy at Harambee Park in Dorchester appears to be gang related, said Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: June 28, 2011

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Rare doctrine invoked to charge San Jose gang member with murdering friend (San Jose, CA): Daniel Pena didn't fire the kill shot that blasted through his close friend Alvaro Galindo's left eye -- rival San Jose gangbangers did.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 28, 2011

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Richmond soccer coach helps kids avoid gang life (Richmond, CA): The way Diego Garcia sees it, once you've gotten in as deep as he was, you never really escape the gang. All you can do is change your lifestyle. For Garcia, a .45-caliber bullet to the chest made that decision easy.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: June 27, 2011

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Shot Bluffton teen might have been recruited by gang, sheriff says (Bluffton, SC) : A 13-year-old boy shot to death early Sunday at a home in Bluffton's Grande Oaks neighborhood might have been recruited into a gang by the teen who allegedly shot him, according to Beaufort County Sheriff P.J. Tanner.
Source: The Island Packet    Date: June 27, 2011

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Police arrest 19-year-old in Caribbean festival shootings (Washignton, DC): A fatal shooting near the D.C. Caribbean Carnival this weekend has been blamed on gang violence, and city police have arrested one of the people shot on a murder charge.
Source: WTOP News    Date: June 27, 2011

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Police say gangs are more social media savvy (Rockville, MD): Montgomery County Police say more local gangs are using social media to communicate with others, even coordinating criminal activity.
Source: WUSA 9 News    Date: June 27, 2011

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Four men shot in Long Beach (Long Beach, CA): A gang-related shooting in Long Beach Sunday led to four men being wounded, though none of them suffered life-threatening injuries, police officials said.
Source: BelmontShore-NaplesPatch    Date: June 26, 2011

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DC-area gangs younger, violent and tech-savvy (Washington, DC): Criminal gangs in the area are increasingly relying on new technology to abet their felonies -- coordinating with fellow gang members on Twitter and Facebook, posting videotapes of their exploits on YouTube, and receiving orders through conference calls with bosses in Salvadoran prisons.
Source: The Washington Examiner    Date: June 26, 2011

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Judge signals he'll OK Fruitvale gang injunction (Oakland, CA): An Alameda County judge signaled Friday that he will approve Oakland's second gang injunction, a legal order that would prohibit five alleged Norteños from gathering in the city's Fruitvale neighborhood.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: June 25, 2011

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Where gangs collide in Lodi: A rash of violence in a 50-block area (Lodi, CA): Gang-related violence has exploded in Lodi since mid-May. But the shootings, stabbings, brandishings and assaults have not been randomly spread throughout town.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: June 25, 2011

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Multiple victims in TL "gang-related" shooting (San Francisco, CA): As many as five people were sent to hospital this evening following a multiple shooting gunfight at Jones and Market streets in the Tenderloin neighborhood of San Francisco, an area known for narcotics dealing.
Source: Fog City Journal    Date: June 25, 2011

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