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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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2010 looking like a violent year in Worcester (Worcester, MA): This year is on track to match or surpass 2004 and 2005 as one of the most violent years in the city’s history.
Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette    Date: June 21, 2010

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Police announce strategic plan against gangs (Corpus Christi, TX): When police raided a suspected gang residence on Allencrest Drive last month, they found guns and drugs — and bulletproof vests.
Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times    Date: June 21, 2010

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Ogden police arrest two men following drive-by shootings, robbery (Ogden, UT): Two known gang members police believe were involved in a couple of drive-by shootings and an aggravated robbery were booked into jail Sunday.
Source: Deseret News    Date: June 21, 2010

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Gangs involved in bulk of weekend shootings (Chicago, IL): More than half of the 18 shootings over a 24-hour period this weekend involved gangs, Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis said Sunday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 20, 2010

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Stabbing suspects trying to fill criminal void (Desert Hot Springs, CA): A fatal June 13 stabbing in Desert Hot Springs was committed by teenagers who are trying to fill a void left by senior gang members who were arrested in a citywide raid last year, an investigator said Friday.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: June 19, 2010

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Tulare man shot at while standing in his driveway; police say it's gang-related (Tulare, CA): A Tulare man escaped serious injuries after being shot at in what police are labeling a gang-related shooting, reported Thursday night.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: June 19, 2010

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SCPD: How to ID street gangs (Huntington, NY): They might look like random scribbles at first, but Detective Troy Gibson said if you look closely enough, you can see learn a lot about gang activity from the graffiti they paint.
Source: Huntington Patch    Date: June 19, 2010

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Creating gang court has district attorney concerned (Goshen, NY): Orange County District Attorney Frank Phillips is miffed over Assemblyman Frank Skartados’ proposal to create a gang court in the county.
Source: Mid-Hudson News    Date: June 19, 2010

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Fairfield man nabbed on gang charge (Oakland, CA): Judging by an arrest made in Oakland last week, Fairfield's preliminary gang injunction is working. Last Friday, two undercover Oakland officers were working an operation when they saw a man flashing gang signs and yelling gang-related phrases at passing vehicles -- including one with undercover officers inside.
Source: The Reporter    Date: June 19, 2010

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Law enforcement working to lower gang tensions (Gainesville, GA): One of the few things predictable about gangs is their unpredictability, officials say. After eight years with no gang-related homicides in Hall County, there have been three in the past 10 months.
Source: The Times    Date: June 19, 2010

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Raids bag drugs (Lewiston, NY): Cops say Ronnie Chandler has been a plague on the Niagara Street neighborhood where he lived. Now he’s behind bars. Chandler, a member of the Bloods street gang, and another Falls crack dealer were picked up Thursday by Falls police narcotics detectives
Source: Niagara Gazette    Date: June 19, 2010

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Chicago gang sweep, gang killing charge, Aurora murder investigation (Chicago, IL): Chicago police arrested 54 people in a drug and gang sweep across the city's south side on Thursday.
Source: Examiner    Date: June 19, 2010

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'Gang members' arrested after a non-injury shooting incident involving Visalia police officer (Visalia, CA): Two men described by Visalia police as “validated gang members” — one of them suspected of firing a weapon in the direction of a Visalia Police Department officer — were arrested late Friday night, police reported.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: June 19, 2010

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Fresno gang member arrested in threat (Fresno, CA): A 21-year-old gang member was arrested Friday after he threatened to shoot a rival gang member in the head, according to Fresno police.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: June 19, 2010

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Immigration sweep nets suburban residents (Chicago, IL): A government sweep targeting illegal immigrants suspected of having ties to street gangs resulted in 26 arrests, including several suburban residents, this week.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: June 18, 2010

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Anti-police fliers found near site of Santa Cruz gang homicide draw concern, speculation (Santa Cruz, CA): An apartment complex manager found inflammatory fliers Wednesday morning posted just down the block from where gang members killed a Santa Cruz High School student last fall.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 18, 2010

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Six alleged gang members indicted (Newport News, VA): A grand jury has indicted six alleged "Dump Squad" gang members Wednesday, according to the Unites States Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Virginia.
Source: WAVY-TV 10 News     Date: June 18, 2010

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Newark-based drug bust linked to Bloods gang nets 40 (Newark, NJ): Forty people have been charged in an investigation into a city-based network of drug dealers linked to the Bloods gang, authorities announced today.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: June 17, 2010

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Salinas gang task force cut in half (Salinas, CA): As Salinas police prepare to cut their specialized gang team in half, Chief Louis Fetherolf said he hopes a state-led narcotics task force will fill some of the gaps — although that project has been slowed by local delays getting the paperwork in order.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: June 17, 2010

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Othello considers gang ordinance (Othello, WA): Othello City Council listened to testimony about gang violence and were presented with a proposed ordinance to deal with gangs.
Source: Columbia Basin Herald    Date: June 17, 2010

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