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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Woman gets eight years in drug network case (Victorville, CA): A woman suspected of being a Hispanic street gang member sent to the Victor Valley to take control of the area's drug market was sentenced to eight years in state prison Wednesday morning.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: November 2, 2011

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Gang members charged with August murder of 16-year-old Oakley boy (Antioch, CA): A group of alleged gang members have been charged with the murder of a 16-year-old Oakley boy at a party in Antioch this summer, police said Wednesday.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: November 2, 2011

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Indian youth center debuts public service spot (Portland, OR): The Center for Native American Youth has premiered its first televised public service announcement for tribal leaders attending the National Congress of American Indians annual conference in Portland, Ore.
Source: The Columbian    Date: November 2, 2011

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Two officers in fatal shooting responded to gunfire (Westminister, CA): Police officers shot and killed two men after pulling them over in Westminster as part of a gang-related investigation and hearing a shot fired inside the car.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 2, 2011

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Texas Attorney General says Mexico drug violence spilling over (El Paso, TX): Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott says that Mexico's drug gang violence has become a crime issue in the Lone Star state, and he has sent a request to President Obama to bolster security along the U.S.-Mexican border that runs along the state.
Source: FOX News Latino    Date: November 2, 2011

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Sheriff's Office reports gang-related fights at North Side High; one student arrested (Jackson, TN): About 7 a.m. today, the Madison County Sheriff’s Office received information from the school resource officer at North Side High School of multiple fights on the school campus, according to a news release from the Sheriff's Office. The investigation showed the fights reportedly were between two gangs, one calling themselves DIP, who are reportedly associated with the Vice Lords; the second calling themselves FBD, who are reportedly associated with the Gangster Disciples, the release said.
Source: The Jackson Sun    Date: November 2, 2011

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Montgomery says shootings result of organized groups (Montgomery, AL): Montgomery Police say the Island Lounge shooting is related to at least three other shootings in Montgomery. Authorities stopped short of calling them gang related incidents but do say they are a result of trouble between loosely organized groups.
Source: WNCT 9 News    Date: November 2, 2011

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Investigators check deadly chase for gang link (Sylvester, GA): Police are investigating whether a gang initiation triggered the chase that killed an Albany Police Officer Friday. One of the men charged in Friday's armed robbery of an Albany finance company is also charged with robbing a Sylvester finance company two days earlier.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: November 2, 2011

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SJ leaders called to D.C. to talk youth violence (San Jose, CA) : Youth violence experts from San Jose and Salinas have wrapped up a two-day meeting Monday and Tuesday of a national youth gang prevention forum in Washington, D.C.
Source: NBC Bay Area    Date: November 2, 2011

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Victim describe shooting scene (Rogue River, OR): One of the victims from Tuesday's drive-by shooting says it was gang related. Victim Jennifer Knutson says she and her fiance had just dropped off a friend by Howard Elementary School when they both heard three gun shots. Knutson says she felt a bullet whip past her head and then hit Dorey.
Source: KTVL 10 News    Date: November 2, 2011

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Gang member sentenced for crimes (Portsmouth, VA): The Portsmouth gang member convicted of participating in racketeering activity including; attempted murder, home invasion and conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Source: WAVY-TV 10 News     Date: November 1, 2011

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Shootings linked to drugs, gangs (Winnipeg, MB): Winnipeg police believe a spate of weekend shootings that killed two young men -- and left a teen fighting for survival -- are all linked to the city's drug and gang subculture.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press    Date: November 1, 2011

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One dead after 'gang-related' shooting (Tulsa, OK): Police are investigating the city's latest murder after a 19-year-old was shot and killed Monday night in north Tulsa.
Source: KJRH 2 News    Date: November 1, 2011

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Investigator: Blaze gang related (Logansport, IN): A fire investigator says a Logansport house fire reported Friday was started intentionally and gang related.
Source: Pharos-Tribune    Date: November 1, 2011

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Four girls held in gang-related beating (Indianpolis, IN): Police arrested four girls, ages 11 to 14, in connection with a suspected gang-related beating. A bloodied 15-year-old girl told Indianapolis Metropolitan police that she had a dispute on Facebook with another girl and arranged to fight her.
Source: The Indianapolis Star    Date: November 1, 2011

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Jury finds man guilty in stabbing (Oroville, CA): A jury Monday found a 20-year-old man guilty for a March 17 stabbing in downtown Chico. The Butte County Superior Court panel found Rodolfo Madrigal Martinez Jr. guilty of one felony count of assault with a deadly weapon. The jury also affirmed the allegation the crime was gang-related.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: November 1, 2011

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U.S. Marshals Service arrest eight gang members (Atlanta, GA): The U.S. Marshals Service said they arrested eight of Atlanta's most violent gang members during sting operation targeting gang activity.
Source: WGCL CBS Atlanta    Date: November 1, 2011

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Two SUR-13 gang members get 20 years each in carjacking (Manatee County, FL): Judge Marc Gilner listened to family members of SUR-13 gang member Prince Pichardo of Bradenton plead Monday for mercy for the 17-year-old, who carjacked a woman at gunpoint Feb. 4.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: November 1, 2011

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Jury gets King City murder case (King City, CA): Jurors heard closing arguments Monday in the trial of a man accused of fatally shooting an 11-year-old girl as he aimed for rival gang members at a King City soccer game in 2008.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: November 1, 2011

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Man shot, killed in apparent gang-related attack in South L.A. ID'd (Los Angeles, CA): Authorities today identified a man who was fatally shot in an apparent gang-related attack in South Los Angeles.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: November 1, 2011

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