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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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Foreign-born gang members targeted in Chicago area (Chicago, IL): Transnational street gang members were the target of a series of arrests this week in the Chicago area, federal officials announced today.
Source: Chicago Breaking News    Date: April 29, 2010

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Federal authorities target gun sales to gangs (Yakima, WA): A 2007 Zillah High School graduate and high-ranking Boy Scout was found innocent Thursday of illegally selling a .50-caliber rifle to a convicted killer in a deal arranged by street gang associates.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: April 29, 2010

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Belvidere adds 2 cameras to fight gangs, graffiti (Belvidere, IL): The city has purchased two more cameras to help police crack down on graffiti. It’s a practice that began last year with the deployment of two cameras.
Source: Rockford Register Star    Date: April 29, 2010

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Shooting at Oakland funeral was gang-related (Oakland, CA): Police believe gangs are responsible for a shooting after an Oakland church funeral that erupted into a massive brawl involving hundreds of people.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: April 29, 2010

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Gang member arrested after weapons seized in traffic stop (Greensboro, NC): A member of the Latin Kings was arrested during a traffic stop Saturday morning after police said they found two firearms and more than 90 rounds of ammunition in a vehicle he was riding in.
Source: News & Record    Date: April 29, 2010

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Justice's anti-gang units not meshing (Washington, DC): With a rising tide of gang violence nationwide, the Justice Department set up two special units in the same building and charged them with helping coordinate investigations into some of the country's deadliest street-crime syndicates.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: April 28, 2010

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Bloods Gang members arrested in major drug bust (Scranton, PA): Six alleged members of the Bloods gang were rounded up early Tuesday morning in one of the biggest drug busts ever, in the Poconos. The suspects were arrested in the Tobyhanna and Mount Pocono area.
Source: PoconoNews.net    Date: April 28, 2010

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NJ inmate charged with running gang activities from cell (Trenton, NJ): A state prison inmate, already accused of leading a Camden drug gang from his cell, was charged Tuesday with overseeing activities of the same violent Bloods set in two other New Jersey cities.
Source: Daily Record    Date: April 28, 2010

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Teen gang member slain in San Rafael (San Rafael, CA): An 18-year-old man was shot to death in San Rafael in a possible gang-related attack Wednesday night, police said.
Source: Marin Independent Journal    Date: April 28, 2010

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Gang members seen at Santa Cruz park hours before deadly shooting, witnesses say (Santa Cruz, CA): Suspected gang members twice pulled into the parking lot at Grandview Park on Friday, yelled gang slurs and flashed gang signs in the hours before a Santa Cruz teen was fatally shot in the Westside park, witnesses said.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: April 27, 2010

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DA, sheriff work to eradicate gangs in Cutler and Orosi (Tulare County, CA): A Tulare County gang force will serve 300-page injunctions on 47 known gang members over the next 30 days, officials announced Monday.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: April 27, 2010

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18 members of Bloods gang charged in crackdown (Trenton, NJ): New Jersey law enforcement officials have announced charges against 18 members of a violent set of the Bloods street gang.
Source: CBS 3 News    Date: April 27, 2010

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GPD says gang member caught (Gainesville, FL): A man who authorities said is a gang member from Palm Beach County who has been living in Gainesville was arrested on warrants charging him with racketeering.
Source: The Gainesville Sun    Date: April 27, 2010

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Gang Unit gets more money (Albany, GA): Albany's Gang Unit is growing. Tuesday night, city commissioners agreed to give the unit about $200,000 from the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia Trust Fund.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: April 27, 2010

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One dead in Santa Rosa gang-related stabbing (Santa Rosa, CA): One man was killed and two were injured Saturday night in Santa Rosa in what police believe was a gang-related stabbing. Two suspects were arrested the next morning.
Source: CBS 5 News    Date: April 26, 2010

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Southeast Raleigh street gang program aims to curb crime (Raleigh, NC): After a string of gang-related homicides in southeast Raleigh last year, a group of area citizens came together to talk about ways to redirect teenagers away from gangs.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: April 26, 2010

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Gang member stabbed during fight in Watsonville (Watsonville, CA): A group of men jumped a known gang member in his neighborhood early Sunday and stabbed him once in the stomach, police reported.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: April 26, 2010

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San Mateo hotel stabbing was gang-related (San Mateo, CA): Police believe a post-prom knife fight that sent three men and a teenager to the hospital was gang-related.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: April 26, 2010

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Man injured in gang-related shooting (Salt Lake City, UT): Salt Lake City police are investigating an early-morning, drive-by shooting that left one man critically wounded.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: April 25, 2010

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Gang sweep ordered after Fresno's deadly weekend (Fresno, CA): Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer ordered a crackdown on gangs in southwest Fresno after two people were shot to death Sunday, including a 16-year-old boy found with an AK-47 assault rifle.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: April 25, 2010

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