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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Gang unit investigating firearm incident (Albany, GA): The Albany Police Department Gang Unit was called in to investigate a report of a juvenile discharging a firearm in his bedroom.
Source: The Albany Herald    Date: November 7, 2011

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Street gang tries new strategy (Glendale, CA): Weakened by a 2009 court-ordered injunction and prison terms for several members, a Glendale-based gang has been actively recruiting teens in an attempt to rebuild and reassert its presence, police officials say.
Source: Glendale News-Press    Date: November 6, 2011

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Some living in Santee neighborhood allege security guards roughing up residents (San Jose, CA): Almost 15 years after a San Jose neighborhood was so afflicted by street gangs that a judge ordered landlords to hire their own private security force, some residents say it's the court-mandated armed guards who are a threat.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 6, 2011

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Suspected gang-related drive-by shooting leaves one shot (San Diego, CA): One man was hit when shots were fired in a drive-by shooting, a San Diego police officer said Sunday.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: November 6, 2011

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Teen shot in Midvale drive-by shooting in critical condition (Midvale, UT): One person was taken to the hospital in critical condition Sunday evening after what police say was a gang-related drive-by shooting.
Source: Deseret News    Date: November 6, 2011

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Probation expected in Pink Saturday shooting (San Francisco, CA): A teenager is expected to be sentenced to probation Monday in connection with the brazen daylight gang shooting that injured five people in the mid-Market Street area this summer on Pink Saturday.
Source: The San Francisco Examiner    Date: November 6, 2011

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Undercover cops bust massive Harlem street gang 'The Goodfellas,' 19 arrested massive gun-smuggling operation via Virginia (New York City, NY): Nineteen members of a violent Harlem street gang who called themselves “The Goodfellas” were busted for smuggling guns and stashing them in gutters, mailboxes and under stoops.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: November 5, 2011

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Alleged gang member pulls gun during fight (Wyandotte, MI): A man reportedly associated with a gang pulled out a gun and threatened several people at a house in the 1600 block of Seventh Street.
Source: The News-Herald    Date: November 5, 2011

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Teens arrested in gang-related auto theft spree (Glenwood Springs, CO): Local law enforcement agencies have arrested two suspected teenage gang members for an auto theft crime spree last week in Pitkin, Garfield and Routt counties and in Denver.
Source: The Aspen Times    Date: November 5, 2011

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Police net five in gang sweep (Santa Maria, CA): After several acts of arson against homes of predominately black families this past week, the Lompoc Police Department and other agencies arrested five people in a gang sweep.
Source: Santa Maria Times    Date: November 5, 2011

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Chattanooga tries different approach with gangs (Chattanooga, TN): With the number of gang-related homicides increasing in Chattanooga, city officials have decided to take a different approach to the violence.
Source: WRCB 3 News    Date: November 5, 2011

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Three arrested in connection with Lompoc arson fires (Lompoc, CA): One adult and two boys were arrested in connection with a string of fires that Lompoc police say were intentionally set and gang-related crimes earlier this week.
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: November 5, 2011

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Fatal shooting of teen was gang-related (Morgan Hill, CA): A teenage girl was fatally shot and three others were injured in Morgan Hill Friday evening in a case that troubles neighbors and detectives.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News    Date: November 5, 2011

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Graffiti in Sierra Vista on increase, police say (Sierra Vista, CA): Over the past two months, police say they have seen a significant increase in the amount of graffiti reported in Sierra Vista.
Source: The Sierra Vista Herald    Date: November 5, 2011

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Abbotsford based gang makes inroads in B.C. north (Abbotsford, BC): A Lower Mainland gang that Abbotsford police have identified as their number one target has now made inroads into the drug trade in northern B.C.
Source: Abbotsford Times    Date: November 5, 2011

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B.C. men face charges tied to Saskatoon gang (Vancouver, BC): Two people arrested in British Columbia on drug charges have connections to a Saskatoon street gang. On Tuesday, members of the Saskatoon integrated drug and the Saskatoon integrated proceeds of crime units travelled to Vancouver and Surrey, B.C., to execute search warrants at two homes.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: November 4, 2011

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Suspects in shooting may have performed gang ritual (Central Point, OR): Two of the suspects in Tuesday's drive-by shooting in Central Point had run-ins with police before in Tulare County, Calif.
Source: Mail Tribune    Date: November 4, 2011

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Three stabbed in Sacramento street fight (Sacramento, CA): Three youths have been stabbed in what Sacramento investigators suspect is a gang-related fight.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: November 4, 2011

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Arrest made in 6-year-old SM homicide (Santa Maria, CA): A 31-year-old Santa Maria man is facing a homicide charge in connection with a shooting death nearly six years ago, Santa Maria police announced Thursday.
Source: Santa Maria Times    Date: November 4, 2011

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Police tell board gangs are here (Marshall County Tribune, TN): Gangs are active in Marshall County, the school board's policy committee was told last week, and their symbols are everywhere, in graffiti, tattoos, colors, and logos, even in certain sequences of letters or numbers.
Source: Marshall County Tribune    Date: November 4, 2011

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