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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43 in two warring gangs are indicted in Brooklyn (New York, NY): Rival gang members called it "going to the beach," code for venturing into territory controlled by a landlocked crew in Brooklyn that called itself the Wave Gang.
Source: The New York Times    Date: January 19, 2012

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Two to be arraigned in Long Beach homeless camp killings (Los Angeles, CA): Two reputed members of a Watts-based street gang were scheduled to be arraigned Thursday on murder charges stemming from a shooting in which five people were killed at a homeless encampment in Long Beach, according to investigators because one had an unpaid drug debt.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: January 19, 2012

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Trial begins in alleged gang-ordered killing in Passaic (Passaic, NJ): It was a test of Passaic street-gang loyalty that ended in murder, a prosecutor told jurors Thursday during opening statements in the trial of a Bloods member charged with grooming a young protégé by ordering him to kill.
Source: The Record    Date: January 19, 2012

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10 charged in connection with gang-related assaults posted on Facebook (Pflugerville, TX): An Austin school district student and four Round Rock students are among 10 suspects accused of gang-related assaults on three youths and of posting videos of the attacks on Facebook, police officials said Thursday.
Source: Austin American-Statesman    Date: January 19, 2012

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Gang-related crime in South Charleston sends one woman to jail (Kanawha County, WV) : A woman is behind bars for her involvement in a gang related crime. Wednesday a Kanawha County Judge sentenced Brittany Lanham to ten years in jail after she lured a man she met at a gas station to a South Charleston park, where he was attacked.
Source: WSAZ 3 News    Date: January 19, 2012

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Broken Arrow graffiti has neighbors worried about gangs growing (Broken Arrow, OK): Neighbors living in a low income Broken Arrow community are upset over recent gang-related graffiti. On Monday morning the words similar to "South Side" appeared painted in black on the entire front side of a vacant mobile home in the Camino Villa trailer park.
Source: FOX 23 News    Date: January 19, 2012

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Arraignment postponed for Watts gang member accused of mass killing at Long Beach homeless camp (Los Angeles, CA): Arraignment was postponed Thursday for one of two known gang members charged in one of the worst mass-killings in Long Beach history.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: January 19, 2012

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Gang member guilty of killing 16-year-old in Tustin (Santa Ana, CA): An Orange County jury on Thursday found a gang member guilty in the killing of a 16-year-old in Tustin at a party.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: January 19, 2012

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City's gang task force works with ministers (Jackson, TN): Members of the Jackson Gang Prevention Task Force followed Wednesday's teen employment planning meeting with a neighborhood-centered meeting Thursday. The goal is to attack gang problems with a two-fold plan in which officials will structure activities in target neighborhoods throughout the city and place at-risk teenagers in an employment and job-readiness training program, said Vicki Lake, chairwoman of the task force.
Source: The Jackson Sun    Date: January 19, 2012

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TPD officer helping students make right choices (Thomasville, NC) : Misty Hartwell, a 12-year veteran of the Thomasville Police Department, is helping students make the right choices in her new role at her law enforcement agency.
Source: The Dispatch    Date: January 19, 2012

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Rohnert Park man hit by car, injured in suspected gang-related crash (Santa Rosa, CA): What appeared to be a hit-and-run crash in which a pedestrian was struck by a car Wednesday on West College Avenue may actually have been an intentional gang-related assault, police said.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: January 19, 2012

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Seeking new life, finding gang life (Winnipeg, MB): They come from a war-torn nation looking for a fresh start in Friendly Manitoba. Yet, some African immigrants have learned the kindness only extends so far, and a failure to comply with the law can mean a ticket back home. Justice officials have expressed concern for years about the recruitment into gangs of new arrivals to Winnipeg.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press    Date: January 18, 2012

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Police believe Salisbury murder is gang-related (Salisbury, MD): Investigators believe the murder of a 20-year-old man on East Road was gang-related and have charged a Salisbury man and a juvenile with homicide, according to investigators at the Wicomico Bureau of Investigation.
Source: The Daily Times    Date: January 18, 2012

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Member of B.C. street gang executed in Mexico (Vancouver, BC): A British Columbia man executed in Mexico this week was a high-ranking member of the United Nation gang who had direct contact with Mexican cartels, the Vancouver Sun has learned.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: January 18, 2012

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Student's killing prompts precautions (Mathews, LA): Central Lafourche and Thibodaux high schools increased security for Tuesday's basketball game due to lingering concerns over potential retaliation after a recent shooting death that police said was gang -related.
Source: Daily Comet    Date: January 18, 2012

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Gang members being jailed, San Clemente chief says (San Clemente, CA): Sheriff’s Lt. Paul D'Auria, chief of San Clemente Police Services, says arrests were made shortly after beating and shooting incidents this month, and a gang-enforcement team is hotly pursuing gang activity, which he says is generally declining.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: January 18, 2012

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Heavy security for start of gang-related murder trial in Henrico (Henrico County, VA): Jury selection began this morning in Henrico County Circuit Court in a murder trial that is expected to reveal the inner workings of a local subset of the nationally known street gang called the Bloods.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: January 18, 2012

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Anti-gang grant bill boasts bipartisan support (Yakima, WA): A Democratic proposal for a statewide, anti-gang grant program is enjoying bipartisan support heading into a public hearing in the House next week. House Bill 2432 would have the state Partnership Council on Juvenile Justice award grants locally to fund projects focused on criminal street gang prevention and intervention.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: January 18, 2012

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Gangster Sandip Duhre gunned down at posh downtown Vancouver restaurant (Vancouver, BC): Long-time gangster Sandip (Dip) Duhre was gunned down execution-style by someone he was meeting at the Wall Centre Tuesday night.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: January 18, 2012

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Police chief responds to city's fight against gangs (Chattanooga, TN): "We are doing everything we can to fight the gang problem." That's the message from Chattanooga Police Chief Bobby Dodd. He says the gang activity now is the worst he's ever seen.
Source: WTVC NewsChannel 9    Date: January 18, 2012

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