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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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What are the odds? Members of violent international gang found in Spa City (Saratoga Springs, NY): Two El Salvador nationals arrested in Saratoga Springs are members of the violent international gang MS13, and police are investigating whether a Salvadoran from Corinth who is charged in the alleged kidnapping of a 24-year-old woman is part of the group, authorities said today.
Source: Times Union    Date: August 5, 2009

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Behind the scenes with the gang strike force (St. Paul, MN): The now-defunct Metro Gang Strike Force was battling a growing threat from a Latino street gang, according to the unit's latest internal report.
Source: Minnesota Public Radio    Date: August 5, 2009

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Teen is Salinas' 20th homicide (Salinas, CA): A 17-year-old Salinas boy became the city's 20th homicide victim of the year after he was shot about 8 p.m. Tuesday outside his home on Yucatan Way.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: August 5, 2009

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Nicky Cruz brings anti-gang message to forum (Tallahassee, FL): Florida A&M University hosted an anti-gang workshop Monday sponsored by the Standing in Hope Identifying Faith and Trust organization.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat    Date: August 4, 2009

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Two wounded in apparent gang shootings in Yakima (Yakima, WA): Police say a woman who was shot in the head while riding in a car Monday night in Yakima apparently was the innocent victim of a gang shooting.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: August 4, 2009

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Uproar over arrest of gang leader Jorge Cornell (Greensboro, NC): Supporters of a local gang leader are questioning the arrest of Jorge Cornell on alleged charges of obstructing a law enforcement officer.
Source: WGHP FOX 8 News    Date: August 4, 2009

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19th Salinas homicide possibly gang related (Salinas, CA): The Salinas Police Department is reporting the 19th homicide for Salinas occurred at 8:45 p.m. Monday in the area of Noice and Chaparral drives in north Salinas.
Source: The Californian    Date: August 4, 2009

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Minivan rams SUV in mistaken gang retribution on West Side (Chicago, IL): A few hours before sunup, the eight young friends from the west suburbs were just trying to get home in a black Lincoln Navigator SUV when they got turned around and lost on Chicago's West Side.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 4, 2009

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Six accused Spring Valley gang members sentenced to prison (New City, NY): Six accused Spring Valley street gang members were sentenced to prison today for attacking members of a rival gang, leaving one man with 150 facial stitches.
Source: The Journal News    Date: August 4, 2009

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POLL: Are gang-related Web postings illegal? Judge listens to arguments (Fort Myers, FL): At times, a Tuesday hearing on a controversial anti-gang law resembled a law lecture more than a court hearing.
Source: Naples Daily News    Date: August 4, 2009

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Muncie, Anderson police try to untangle teen' girl's slaying (Muncie, IN): Muncie and Anderson police were talking to people of interest Monday, trying to determine who fatally shot a young Muncie woman in the parking lot of an under-21 club early Sunday.
Source: The Star Press    Date: August 4, 2009

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Gang detectives investigate stabbing (Lacey, WA): A 19-year-old man was stabbed in the ribs after two groups of young men got into a fight at Evergreen Forest Elementary School, 3025 Marvin Road S.E., about 12:30 a.m. Sunday, the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office reported.
Source: The Olympian    Date: August 3, 2009

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Florida gang ran hot-dog stand (Winter Garden, FL): The hot dogs were lousy, and the customers were few. But Hot Dog City still raked in millions of dollars. The financial success had nothing to do with the food
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: August 3, 2009

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A block in Newark known for drugs and gangs is safe, for now (Newark, NJ): At 440 Elizabeth Ave. in Newark last week, tenants breathed a little easier. No gang members loitered in front of the pockmarked high-rise. Police were everywhere and families came out into the sun.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: August 3, 2009

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W Seattle shots fired incident was gang-related (Seattle, WA): A 15-year-old West Seattle teen was arrested early Saturday after police responded to the report of shots fired and found him with a shotgun, according to a police report released Monday.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: August 3, 2009

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Documented gang member arrested in Modesto (Modesto, CA): Police said a documented gang member was arrested after guns were found at this home. The man was also arrested in March for assaulting a police officer.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: August 3, 2009

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Gang members caught with guns (Orland, CA): A routine traffic stop ended early Sunday with two convicted gang members behind bars on suspicion of multiple weapons charges.
Source: Corning Observer    Date: August 3, 2009

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Gang shooting in Yakima sends two to hospital (Yakima, WA): Two 19-year-old gunshot victims were being treated Monday night after a gang-related shooting near the intersection of Queen and Maclaren avenues, police said.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: August 3, 2009

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Warring gangs have Houston's 'Gulfton Ghetto' in a stranglehold (Houston, TX): It’s an area of Houston like no other – a 3.2-square-mile neighborhood densely packed with apartment complexes and tens of thousands of people.
Source: Texas Cable News    Date: August 3, 2009

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Trouble with a South L.A. gang-intervention agency (Los Angeles, CA): Even for a gang member, Ivan Valencia led a particularly precarious lifestyle. He was a commuter. Valencia, 30, was a member of the Temple Street gang, which operates mostly on the southern edge of Silver Lake and Echo Park
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 2, 2009

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