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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One dead, five arrested in Calif. pot garden shootout (Ione, CA): Authorities in Northern California have arrested five suspected gang members who were involved in a shootout at a medical marijuana garden that left a pot grower dead, Amador County officials said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 30, 2011

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17 arrested throughout Salem County in crackdown on high-crime areas with gang activity (Salem, NJ): The Salem County Prosecutor’s Office has announced 17 arrests made as part of an effort to crack down on high-crime areas with gang activity throughout parts of the county.
Source: Today's Sunbeam    Date: September 30, 2011

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Youth gun violence equals big cost to county (San Mateo County, CA) : Youth gun violence may not affect you on a daily basis. Shootings do happen in San Mateo County, but likely not in your neighborhood.
Source: HalfMoonBayPatch    Date: September 30, 2011

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Teen violence takes deadly turn (Winnipeg, MB): Teenagers -- some as young as 14 -- are allegedly behind many of the 32 slayings in Winnipeg this year. In the last two killings, which occurred in the North End in the past three weeks, a 14-year-old boy was charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of David Vincett, and another 14-year-old was one of two people charged with the stabbing death of Clark 'Clarky' Stevenson, 15.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press    Date: September 30, 2011

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A chaotic death-filled night in Philly's 17th Police District (Philadelphia, PA): In a few furious moments Wednesday night, the 17th Police District in South Philadelphia erupted in chaos. Around 8:30 p.m., gunfire crackled on the 1500 block of South 26th Street in Grays Ferry, leaving a young man dead in the gutter with a bullet through his brain.
Source: The Inquirer    Date: September 30, 2011

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Attempted armed robbery leads to gang-related shooting (Reno, NV): Two suspects are in police custody after they allegedly attempted to rob a victim and later fired shots at intervening witnesses. The investigation found that documented gang members and an associated gang member observed the victim standing near an apartment and demanded money from the victim.
Source: FOX 11 News    Date: September 30, 2011

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Woman injured in gang-related beating downtown (Gainesville, FL): Three young Gainesville adults have been arrested on battery charges in what police are calling a gang-related beating.
Source: The Gainesville Sun    Date: September 30, 2011

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Toppenish police blame gangs for Thursday night shooting (Toppenish, WA): Police say a shooting late Thursday night shooting was gang-related. Police say the victim is a gang member and consider the shooting gang-related.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: September 30, 2011

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Gang threats cancel pep rally at Charlotte high school (Charlotte, NC): Harding University High School was on high alert Friday afternoon after a fight and threats of violence canceled homecoming events. "It's been a lot of commotion since school been started, and stuff like that fight and stuff due to gang related," said Matthais Jackson a Harding student.
Source: WCNC 6 News    Date: September 30, 2011

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Gang meeting attracts 150 people (Los Banos, CA): Such a large turnout packed an informational meeting Wednesday on gangs and gang life that extra chairs needed to be brought out. Gang-related activity has become a rising concern in Los Banos in the past six months, with 13 shootings, two of them deadly.
Source: Los Banos Enterprise     Date: September 30, 2011

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David Kennedy, author of 'Don't Shoot,' says he has a cure for inner-city gang violence (Washington, DC): Finding a way to end gang violence is as easy as offering gang members a "way out." At least according to David Kennedy, author of "Don't Shoot" and the man behind Operation Ceasefire, a long-running program intended to curb inner-city violence.
Source: The Huffington Post    Date: September 30, 2011

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Street gang connect arrested, assault rifle seized in probation search (San Jacinto, CA): A street gang connect was arrested and an assault rifle along with other weapons and methamphetamine were seized in a probation search at a San Jacinto home, authorities said.
Source: Southwest Riverside News Network    Date: September 30, 2011

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Gang-related shooting in Coquitlam (Coquitlam, BC): A South Asian man facing firearms charges and with gang links survived a shooting incident in Coquitlam on Wednesday.
Source: The Indo-Canadian Voice    Date: September 30, 2011

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Calif. gang member sentenced for accomplice death (Santa Ana, CA): A Southern California court has sentenced a Fresno area gang member to 45 years-to-life in prison for first-degree murder in the death of an accomplice during a shootout with police.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: September 30, 2011

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Gang member arrested after police dog finds him in garage (Santa Ana, CA): A documented gang-member and tagger was found hiding in a garage with a stolen handgun after running from officers Friday morning, police said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: September 30, 2011

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New Pasadena police gang intelligence unit to be launched in near future (Pasadena, CA): After the Pasadena Police Department decided to disband its Project Spotlight – the unit which, as one of its tasks, investigates gangs – a new unit focused entirely on gang activity is planned.
Source: The Pasadena Citizen    Date: September 30, 2011

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Reputed gang member found guilty of killing cop (Chicago, IL): A Cook County jury late Wednesday convicted a reputed gang member charged in the 2009 murder of a Chicago police officer.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: September 29, 2011

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Accused killer teen shows young face of Winnipeg gang war (Winnipeg, MB): He's just a kid. He's also an accused killer. Winnipeg's street-gang war took another tragic turn this week when police announced a 14-year-old boy is the suspected shooter in the city's 32nd homicide of 2011.
Source: The Gazette    Date: September 29, 2011

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Street gang leader hid $730,000 in revenue (Montreal, QC): Ducarme Joseph, the notorious Quebec street gang leader, earned more than $730,000 between 1999 and 2009 and owned or co-owned at least two businesses but he never declared a nickel of income to tax officials.
Source: Canoe News    Date: September 29, 2011

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Federal gang roundup nabs eight men but neighbors worry other gangs will fight to fill void (Bronx, NY): Melrose residents Wednesday applauded the arrests of suspected murderous thugs from the Courtlandt Ave. Crew and God's Favorite Children street gangs, but also braced for a possible spike in violence if new outfits compete to fill the void.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: September 29, 2011

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