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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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Seminar focuses on gang activity (San Angelo, TX): Gang members are showing their colors - in San Angelo and in nearly every corner of the Internet.
Source: The San Angelo Standard-Times    Date: August 9, 2008

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Bremerton teen says his gang affiliation led to his downtown assault (Bremerton, WA): A teenager found bloodied Friday evening after a suspected attack near downtown Bremerton said he was the victim of gang violence, but refused to provide information on his assailants.
Source: Kitsap Sun    Date: August 9, 2008

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Portsmouth raids target increasing gang activity (Portsmouth, VA): Police raided five houses in Cradock this week looking for evidence of criminal gang activity, weapons and stolen items - highlighting ongoing crime concerns in a neighborhood that is pushing for revival.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: August 8, 2008

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Sonoma teen arrested in gang-relating stabbing (Sonoma, CA): A Sonoma man is in custody on charges he stabbed another in a gang-related fight.
Source: KSBY News    Date: August 8, 2008

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70 arrests announced in ICE antigang operation (Boston, MA): Fifty-two gang members and 28 other criminals have been arrested this week as part of a US Immigration and Customs Enforcement operation, ICE announced today.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: August 8, 2008

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SoCal teen killed in another gang-related shooting (Los Angeles, CA): A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed while he was sitting on a front porch with a female friend in a gang-related attack, authorities said Friday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: August 8, 2008

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Graffiti seen as threat to police (Aberdeen, MD): Fresh graffiti found on the side of a shopping mart in Aberdeen wasn't flashy or colorful, but it made a big impression. Scrawled in big black marks were the letters "R.I.P.", followed by the names of three Aberdeen police officers.
Source: The Sun    Date: August 7, 2008

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More than 300 suspected gang members arrested in South Florida (Miami, FL): Federal and local law enforcement agents have arrested 321 suspected gang members in South Florida during a month-long investigation, officials said today.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: August 7, 2008

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N.C. State shooting gang-related (Raleigh, NC): A gang-related shooting on the campus of North Carolina State University was ordered by an inmate at the Wake County jail, campus police said Thursday.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: August 7, 2008

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Nine detained in immigration roundup (Fall River, MA): Nine city residents, including at least two with local gang ties, have been rounded up in a federal immigration operation.
Source: The Herald News    Date: August 7, 2008

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Police nab 12 suspected of drug and gang activity (Dayton, OH): The arrests Tuesday, Aug. 5, of Diamond Cut street gang members accused of being involved in a major cocaine and heroin drug ring is a watershed moment that could lead to more arrests, Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer said.
Source: Dayton Daily News    Date: August 6, 2008

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Gang activity surge causes concern (Grant County, WA): Cameras are being bought to combat gang activity, according to the Grant County Sheriff's Office. A meeting is set for Aug. 14 where a presentation about photographic equipment being purchased and used in areas where gang crime, graffiti, and neighborhood vandalism are occurring, Grant County Undersheriff John Turley stated.
Source: Columbia Basin Herald    Date: August 6, 2008

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Gang experts seek new approach (Pasadena, CA): Some of the region's top gang experts gathered in Pasadena this week, and most agreed with community worker William "Blinky" Rodriguez's assessment of the county's dire gang situation.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: August 6, 2008

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Feds hope tougher sentences will curb gang activity (Raleigh, NC): Federal authorities say they hope tougher sentences on known gang members will help curb gang activity.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: August 5, 2008

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Five gang members arrested in Fresno (Fresno, CA): One adult and four juveniles, all identified as members of the Sureño street gang, were arrested Monday night as a result of an investigation into three shootings and one robbery in central and southeast Fresno, police reported Tuesday.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: August 5, 2008

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Sheriff's deputy who was shot dead guarded highly dangerous inmates (Los Angeles, CA): A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy gunned down Saturday outside his boyhood home in Cypress Park had been assigned to guard the most dangerous inmates in the county, including members of the notorious Mexican Mafia gang, authorities said Sunday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 4, 2008

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Suffolk kicks battle against youth street gangs up a notch (Suffolk, VA): David Lee Rudolph scribbled on a couple of buildings downtown in April. The 20-year-old high school grad with some college brought along a couple of younger helpers.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: August 4, 2008

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Police see disturbing trend: Sacramento gangs getting younger (Sacramento, CA): In recent years, Sacramento Police Capt. Darrell Fong has observed a troubling trend: The gangs of Sacramento are getting younger.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: August 3, 2008

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Man shot and injured in bus brawl (Los Angeles, CA): A suspected gang member who police said shot an unarmed man in a brawl that started on the Orange bus line in Valley Glen is in custody today on charges of assault with a deadly weapon.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 3, 2008

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Security fence blamed for rise in violence (Yonkers, NY): A security fence installed around a public housing complex may have inadvertently contributed to this summer's violence downtown.
Source: The Journal News    Date: August 3, 2008

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