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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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Gang injunction placed in Escondido (Escondido, CA): A new gang injunction prohibiting 29 members of two North County street gangs from certain gang-related activities within two designated "Safety Zones" in Escondido was approved Monday by a judge in Vista.
Source: San Diego News Network    Date: December 21, 2009

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Fifth suspect arrested in Live Oak shooting (Live Oak, CA): A 17-year-old boy arrested in connection with a car-to-car shooting Thursday in Live Oak will be tried as an adult.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: December 21, 2009

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DA seeks injunction against Brown Pride Gang (Adelanto, CA): The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office filed suit seeking an injunction against the Adelanto-based Brown Pride Gang, which has been linked to shootings, drug sales, burglaries and vandalism, officials said on Monday.
Source: Daily Press    Date: December 21, 2009

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Study sheds new light on gangs and crime (Bamberg County, SC): Bamberg and Orangeburg counties rank in the top 10 in the state in identified gang-related incarcerations, according to a S.C. Department of Public Safety study.
Source: The Times and Democrat    Date: December 20, 2009

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FBI-led task force joins anti-gang effort in Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN): A federal effort designed to dismantle gangs at their core will roll out soon in the Twin Cities, months after the Metro Gang Strike Force was shut down amid allegations of misconduct and evidence mishandling.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: December 20, 2009

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Local gangs using women to lure victims (Manatee County, FL): Rolando Martinez-Rosales is only one of many men who have fallen victim to a violent ploy being used by street gangs to rob male patrons of local Hispanic bars, authorities say.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: December 20, 2009

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Salinas homicide numbers soar in 2009; arrests remain low (Salinas, CA): If not for the gang violence this year, police say, the homicide total in Salinas would be zero. Instead, 2009 is the deadliest on record for Salinas, with 29 homicides to date.
Source: The Californian    Date: December 19, 2009

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Graffiti spate is work of local gangs (Bobtown, VA): Drivers along Route 178 between Bobtown and Pungoteague have noticed an upsurge in graffiti painted on signs and at least one building in the area over the last six weeks.
Source: The Daily Times    Date: December 19, 2009

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Northern Calif. police investigate gang shootings (Tracy, CA): Tracy police are investigating what they say are three gang-related attacks, one of which ended with the murder of a 21-year-old Tracy man.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: December 19, 2009

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Man, woman in minivan killed in gang shooting in El Sereno (El Sereno, CA): A Rowland Heights man and a La Puente woman were fatally shot inside a vehicle in the El Sereno area of Los Angeles Saturday.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: December 19, 2009

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North Salt Lake gets stimulus funds for police officer to deal with gang problems (North Salt Lake, UT): Thanks to a recently awarded Justice Assistance Grant, Davis County's southernmost city will hire a police officer to deal strictly with gang enforcement and education.
Source: Deseret News    Date: December 19, 2009

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Sweet 16 turns deadly in Ferndale (Ferndale, MI): A Sweet 16 party turned deadly this morning after rival gangs crashed the event at VFW hall in Ferndale, police say.
Source: Detroit Free Press    Date: December 19, 2009

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Judge calls gangs deadlier than detainees (Washington, DC): The chief judge of the federal court in Washington told lawyers yesterday that domestic street gangs are more deadly than some Guantanamo Bay detainees who could face trial in US courts.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: December 18, 2009

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Texas-born prison gang a growing threat (Texas): They go by nicknames like Droopy, Radar and Thumper. Members of their governing board are known as "ugly boys," their regional vice presidents "clowns."
Source: Austin American-Statesman    Date: December 18, 2009

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Merced police arrest two gang members after shots fired (Merced, CA): Two gang members were arrested on suspicion of firing gunshots into a home in Merced early this morning.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: December 18, 2009

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Salinas' Ceasefire program gets resource boost (Salinas, CA): Ceasefire got a boost this week after Police Chief Louis Fetherolf allocated full-time officers to the anti-gang program.
Source: The Californian    Date: December 18, 2009

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12 suspected of leading gang arrested (Palm Beach County, FL): Authorities said they busted another violent Palm Beach County gang, indicting 12 suspected leaders of "Making Life Krazy" on racketeering charges designed to put them in prison for decades, if not life.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: December 18, 2009

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11 alleged gang members arrested (Lafayette, LA): Authorities Thursday announced the arrests of 11 people allegedly involved in a loosely organized Lafayette gang referred to as the Truman Cartel.
Source: The Advocate    Date: December 18, 2009

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Humboldt County gang sweeps net three arrests (Eureka, CA): Three people were arrested and an arrest warrant was requested for a fourth after the Humboldt County Gang Task Force conducted sweeps on known gang members and their associates Wednesday night.
Source: Times-Standard    Date: December 18, 2009

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Murder suspect has gang ties (Manatee County, FL): An 18-year-old Manatee woman accused of having ties to a violent local street gang has been arrested on a charge of murder after authorities say she helped plan a robbery during which a man was placed on his knees and shot to death.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: December 17, 2009

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