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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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Panel seeks to stem youth violence (Arlington, TX): A new police advisory panel is working to increase communication among agencies that work with Arlington youths to try to stem youth violence.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: March 24, 2008

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Two arrested in shooting (West Valinda, CA): Two men were arrested on Easter Sunday in connection with shooting that left a 17-year-old male clinging to life and wounded his girlfriend, authorities said.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: March 24, 2008

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Michigan lawmakers consider making gang membership a felony (Saginaw, MI): Some Saginaw leaders say they favor state bills that would make gang-related activity a felony offense, but lawmakers want a closer look at the legislation.
Source: The Saginaw News    Date: March 24, 2008

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No legal standard for gang criteria (Monmouth County, NJ): Michael Brodie said he is an aspiring rap musician looking to get his life on track. The Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office said he is a gang member who supplements his income by dealing drugs.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: March 24, 2008

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Officials: Database on gangs overdue (Arkansas): When trying to solve a gang-related crime, Rogers and Springdale police can tap into information on hundreds of suspected local gang members or their associates.
Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette    Date: March 23, 2008

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County expects anti-gang funding (Tehama County, CA): Tehama County has seen a rise in gang activity in recent years, and the county is maintaining its efforts to crack down on gang-related crime.
Source: Redding Record Searchlight    Date: March 23, 2008

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Hispanic violence can only grow (Memphis, TN): His analysis is ominous. "Mark my words," says one local law enforcement investigator. "We're behind schedule. The Hispanic gangs are spreading.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: March 23, 2008

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Three wounded as rival gangs begin shooting in Fort Pierce crowd (Fort Pierce, FL): Gunfire rang out in a crowd of more than 100 gathered early Friday outside a takeout restaurant, wounding three bystanders in what police say was crossfire between rival gangs.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: March 22, 2008

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Man killed in South LA gang-related shooting (Los Angeles, CA): A 23-year-old man was killed during a gang-related shooting attack in South Los Angeles, a police spokesperson on Saturday.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: March 22, 2008

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Palm Bay drug sweep nabs 21 (Palm Bay, FL): Palm Bay police arrested 21 people as part of a three-week operation to flush drugs, illegal firearms and gang activity out of the city.
Source: Florida Today    Date: March 22, 2008

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Street gang members served an injunction (Visalia, CA): Visalia police served members of several street gangs with a court injunction Friday that bars them from congregating and imposes other limitations within a "safe zone" on the city's north side.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: March 21, 2008

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Gangs' role is ignored, minister says (Lexington, NE): Days after a Lexington man was stabbed to death in a fight, Frances Peterson, a youth minister at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Lexington, said she is worried the town's gang problem may be ignored.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: March 21, 2008

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Saginaw police tell citizen's group the push against gang activity is working (Saginaw, MI): Saginaw police say they're putting the heat on the city's gangs -- and the effort is working.
Source: The Saginaw News    Date: March 21, 2008

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Seven-agency task force targets gangs (Brevard County, FL): The latest Brevard County law enforcement initiative -- this one aimed at stopping gang violence -- was dreamed up over a barbecue lunch.
Source: Florida Today    Date: March 21, 2008

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Tallahassee uses Web site to educate about area gang violence (Tallahassee, FL): An interactive Web site launched Wednesday aims to educate parents, teachers, community members and young people in Tallahassee about the city's growing gang problem.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat    Date: March 20, 2008

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In war against gangs, it's one kid at a time (Alexandria, VA): For more than 10 years, the Alexandria police worked to combat gang violence by fostering ties, gathering intelligence, tracking activity and aggressively cleaning gang-related graffiti within 48 hours.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: March 20, 2008

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Small businesses offer alternatives to gang life (Los Angeles, CA) : In Los Angeles, a corporation that runs several small businesses is demonstrating that the training and discipline of working in a small company can make a big contribution to changing the lives of former gang members.
Source: The New York Times    Date: March 20, 2008

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Crime bills target gangs, drugs (Harrisburg, PA): Street gang members and drug dealers are targets of a package of anti-crime bills unveiled Wednesday by two Luzerne County lawmakers.
Source: The Times-Tribune    Date: March 20, 2008

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City tries new gang approach (Salinas, CA): Funded by a $400,000 state grant, the city of Salinas has joined much of the nation in turning to academia for answers to its entrenched gang problems.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: March 20, 2008

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Feds say raids break cocaine-crack ring (Seattle, WA): The owners of a Seattle auto detail shop were among more than a dozen people swept up in a cocaine distribution ring Thursday, federal authorities said Thursday.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: March 20, 2008

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