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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South Shore probation officers keep gangs in check (Quincy, MA): Mike Walsh and Al Hall knocked on the front door of a North Randolph home. The Quincy District Court probation officers make home visits every week, but this one was more serious.
Source: The Patriot Ledger    Date: August 15, 2011

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C. American law enforcement officials exchange anti-gang experiences in LA (Los Angeles, CA): About 30 law enforcement officers from Central American countries have gathered in Los Angeles to exchange experiences of combating international gang crimes.
Source: Xinhua News    Date: August 15, 2011

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Ten men involved in shooting, stabbing (Oroville, CA): Ten Oroville men were involved in an altercation late Friday night that Oroville Police believe to be gang-related.
Source: Oroville Mercury-Register     Date: August 15, 2011

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Durham looks to teens to battle gang violence (Durham, NC): City leaders inducted 35 teenagers into the Durham Youth Commission Monday evening, as part of an ongoing effort to battle gang-related and teen-on-teen violence.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: August 15, 2011

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Man seriously injured in gang-related shooting in Nampa early Sunday (Nampa, ID) : A 21-year-old Nampa man was shot multiple times in the torso in a gang-related incident early Sunday.
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: August 14, 2011

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New outdoor mural in Fruitvale inspired by gang injunction defendants (Oakland, CA): The debate over proposed gang injunctions in the Fruitvale neighborhood has never lacked for spirit, but it recently got a new dash of color.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 14, 2011

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Power struggle hits Mexican Mafia (Orange County, CA): Armando Moreno was new to the Mexican Mafia, but if he wanted to make his mark he'd have to go up against one of the gang's most established members. A war was about to erupt in Orange County's underworld.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: August 14, 2011

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Portland area suffers multiple, suspected gang-related crimes this weekend (Portland, OR): Over the weekend of August 12-14, the Portland area again suffered from multiple crimes that all appear to be gang related.
Source: ThePortlander    Date: August 14, 2011

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Visalia police: Gang activity declines (Visalia, CA): At this time last year, Visalia police officers were culminating a three-month long investigation to dismantle and disorganize one of the most powerful street and prison gangs in the country.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: August 13, 2011

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Baldwin Park reaches out to Monrovia for guidance on curbing gangs (Baldwin Park, CA): In 2009, Monrovia was hardly a model for how to address gang violence. Eighteen months and a gang injunction later, the city is emerging as a leader on how to quell gang crime. And the answer does not lie exclusively in controversial injunctions, officials said.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: August 13, 2011

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Former death row inmate preaches against gangs (Colorado Springs, CO): In a San Quentin State Prison cell a quarter century ago Art Blajos planned to kill Eddie, a cocaine addict on the other side of the cement wall.
Source: The Gazette    Date: August 13, 2011

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Criminal organization charge against Indian Posse dropped (Winnipeg, MB): They are Winnipeg's largest street gang, boasting a vast membership that has spread throughout Manitoba and even into other provinces. But an attempt by provincial justice officials to officially designate the Indian Posse as a criminal organization has fallen short in court.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press    Date: August 13, 2011

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Manitowoc crime rate rises in 2010, report shows (Manitowoc, WI): There is evidence that known gang members are dealing in the sales of illegal drugs, according to the portion of the report on the department's patrol division.
Source: Herald Times Reporter    Date: August 13, 2011

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Gang problem in Minot? (Minot, ND): Federal officers in the area assisting local law enforcement have helped to identify tattoos and other indicators that a few people in the area to work on flood cleanup had associations with known gangs at some point in their lives.
Source: Minot Daily News    Date: August 12, 2011

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Regional gang task force announces success thwarting Eden Center gang (Falls Church, VA): A major gang bust went down in Falls Church's Eden Center last night. Over 60 law enforcement officers from jurisdictions throughout Northern Virginia, members of the Northern Virginia Regional Gang Task Force including 20 from the City of Falls Church, swept into the center with 13 search warrants to confiscate over $1 million in cash and $250,000 in illegal gambling machines.
Source: Falls Church New Press    Date: August 12, 2011

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Rally today will alert students, parents to gang activity (Gainesville, FL): Principal James Speer knows there are gangs in Alachua County schools. He's seen the symbols on bathroom walls and talked to his school resource officers.
Source: The Gainesville Sun    Date: August 12, 2011

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Wanted gang leader jailed, indicted on 23 counts (Phoenix, AZ): A wanted Arizona gang leader was taken into custody Friday after arriving from Florida, following a 3-month investigation called Operation: Return to Paradise.
Source: KSAZ FOX 10 News    Date: August 12, 2011

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Nacogdoches gang activity is escalating (Nacogdoches, TX): The writing is on the wall, literally, showing law enforcement that gang activity in Nacogdoches County is heating up. Evidence of the predominantly Hispanic gangs Southside 13 and the Latin Kings can be seen today on walls in neighborhoods, on street signs and in police reports.
Source: KETK NBC News    Date: August 12, 2011

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20 arrested in probe of Riverside street gang (Riverside, CA): Twenty members and associates of a Riverside street gang were arrested Wednesday as part of a multiagency investigation into violence and drug trafficking, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 11, 2011

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Bloods girlfriend gives insider's view of gang life (Scranton, PA): As the girlfriend of a Bloods street gang member, Jasmine Rivera had more than a nodding acquaintance with the street gang world.
Source: The Scranton Times Tribune    Date: August 11, 2011

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