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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Gang-related shooting in Walla Walla (Walla Walla, WA): A Walla Walla man this afternoon was injured in a shooting police describe as gang-related. Officers responded to reports of someone having been shot in the 300 block of North Sixth Avenue in Walla Walla around 3 p.m., said Tim Bennett, spokesman for the Walla Walla Police Department.
Source: Tri-City Herald    Date: October 8, 2011

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Young offenders and their crimes are becoming increasingly violent (Atlantic City, NJ): A gang atmosphere fueled by a young, violent culture looking to make money may have been what led to a fatal carjacking at an Atlantic City casino.
Source: The Press of Atlantic City    Date: October 8, 2011

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Reported Santa Cruz drive-by shooting was a gang fight (Santa Cruz, CA) : A little after 9:30 a.m. this morning Santa Cruz Police rushed to reports of a drive-by shooting in the area around Ocean Street and Washburn Avenue.
Source: SantaCruzPatch    Date: October 8, 2011

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Two arrested in gang-related murder (North Las Vegas, NV): North Las Vegas Police have arrested two 20-year-olds for their part in a Wednesday night murder. Detectives say Terry Randolph and Nigel Richey were involved in the shooting that killed one man and injured a teenager.
Source: KLAS 8 News    Date: October 8, 2011

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Gang activity is mentioned in Burbank (Burbank, IL): The city council addressed a complaint concerning increased gang activity on the streets of Burbank at the Sept. 28 board meeting.
Source: Southwest Suburban News-Herald    Date: October 7, 2011

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Teen gang member charged in shooting of off-duty cop (Brooklyn, NY): A teen gang member was charged Thursday with shooting an off-duty cop in the arm as he opened fire on a group of rivals in Brooklyn, prosecutors said.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: October 7, 2011

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Arrest warrant issued for suspect in downtown Reno killing (Reno, NV): An arrest warrant was issued Friday afternoon charging a 25-year-old Carson City man with fatally shooting a rival gang member in a downtown Reno parking garage last weekend, while wounding three others.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal    Date: October 7, 2011

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Possible gang violence recorded on school bus (Summerville, SC): Three juveniles were charged with third degree assault and interfering with a school bus operation after allegedly beating up another student on a Dorchester County School District Two bus on Sept. 27. According to the incident report, the victim was accused of "disrespecting" the gang "Folk Nation" and displaying other gang signs by his alleged attackers — both actions the victim denied in the report.
Source: SummervillePatch    Date: October 7, 2011

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Feds allege seven nabbed in raids are members of Allentown's 2ND gang (Allentown, PA): Seven men arrested in raids Thursday and charged with federal drug and weapons offenses are alleged members of Allentown's notorious 2ND gang that has terrorized the neighborhood around N. Second Street, court papers say.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: October 7, 2011

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Gang member arrested in graffiti incidents (Riverside, CA): A Mead Valley man was arrested this morning on suspicion of vandalizing several locations in Jurupa Valley.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: October 7, 2011

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Alleged Newark gang leader arraigned on drugs, weapons charges (Newark, NJ): An alleged gang leader suspected of running a cocaine and heroin distribution network and playing a role in a "street war" was arraigned today on six drugs and weapons charges, officials said.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: October 7, 2011

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Gang investigators meet, discuss strategy (San Mateo, CA): Gang investigators from all over the state converged in San Mateo Tuesday to share information on how best to fight the growing gang problem. Approximately 300 cops who specialize in fighting gangs met at the Marriot Hotel to discuss strategy.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News    Date: October 7, 2011

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Gang member facing life after racketeering plea (Buffalo, NY): A member of Buffalo’s notorious 10th Street Gang faces a possible life prison term after pleading guilty Wednesday in a federal racketeering case, U. S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. announced.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: October 6, 2011

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Testimony wraps up in murder case (Santa Barbara Conty, CA): The murder case against two Lompoc men accused of gunning down a teenager in a 2009 gang shooting wrapped up Wednesday in Santa Barbara County Superior Court, and will go the juries early next week.
Source: Santa Maria Times    Date: October 6, 2011

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Governor Brown acts to protect California against criminals and prison gangs (Sacramento, CA): Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has signed SB 26 and Executive Order B-11-11, to help deprive criminals and gang leaders in California’s prisons of one of their favorite means of organizing criminal activity: the contraband cellular phone. Brown said these measures would help "break up an expanding criminal network" that uses cellular phones to plan crimes both inside and outside of prison walls.
Source: Highland Community News    Date: October 6, 2011

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Reputed gang member sought in 15-year-old's slaying (Chicago, IL): Chicago police obtained a warrant Thursday for the arrest of a reputed gang member for last month's fatal daylight shooting of a West Side teen as he stood on the front porch of his West Side home beside his mother.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 6, 2011

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Police: Daytona Beach Crips gang members arrested (Daytona Beach, FL): Seven members of a local gang based on the beachside were rounded up as part of a two-year investigation involving several Volusia County agencies and the FBI, authorities said today.
Source: The Daytona Beach News-Journal     Date: October 6, 2011

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San Jose gang members arrested in Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA): Five teenagers have been arrested after police say they stole a car and were waving a gun around at passersby Wednesday afternoon.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: October 6, 2011

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Second Street Gang swept from Allentown neighborhood, authorities say (Allentown, PA): Federal and local law enforcement officers capped a three-year investigation with the arrests of 19 people described by the FBI as members of a gang called the "Second Street Gang."
Source: The Express-Times    Date: October 6, 2011

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Macon man denied loan threatens to 'pick off' employees (Macon, GA): An alleged Macon gang member has been charged with making terroristic threats after he refused to leave a bank and threatened to shoot employees on a return trip.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: October 6, 2011

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