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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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Santa Clara County District Attorney tries new approach to anti-gang outreach (Santa Clara County, CA): Alarmed by the public's lukewarm response to its anti-gang billboards — which touted a new hot line — the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office was relieved when an enthusiastic volunteer stepped up to help revive the faltering program.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: July 16, 2009

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Brazoria raids target alleged gangsters in drug case (Brazoria County, FL): Indictments accusing eight alleged gang members of trafficking cocaine were unsealed Thursday after their arrests in morning raids by local and federal officials in Brazoria County, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: July 16, 2009

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Teen boy recovering after being shot in the stomach in gang incident (Watsonville, CA): A teenage boy is recovering after being shot in the stomach by rival gang members who apparently came to his neighborhood looking for a fight Wednesday night, police said.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: July 16, 2009

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Gang-intervention site in Diamond Hill set to close (Fort Worth, TX): Residents in north Fort Worth told teens at the Diamond Hill Community Center on Thursday night that the Comin’ Up program administrators were doing a wonderful job.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: July 16, 2009

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Judge OKs city bid to curb street-gang activities during Rondo Days (St. Paul, MN): A Ramsey County judge this morning granted a request by the city of St. Paul to limit the activities of a street gang during an upcoming community celebration.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: July 15, 2009

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Tampa police round up gang members, unveil anti-gang site (Tampa, FL): As part of an anti-gang campaign, Tampa police say they have targeted key members of a loosely organized gang in the Grant Park neighborhood.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: July 15, 2009

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Gang tension triggered brawl at Brentwood school (Brentwood, NY): Gang tension triggered the massive brawl involving more than 100 people outside a Brentwood school that began just after summer classes let out, leaving four students seriously hurt and three others behind bars, Suffolk officials said yesterday.
Source: Newsday    Date: July 15, 2009

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Gang shooting rocks Santa Cruz apartment complex (Santa Cruz, CA): Three armed gang members chased two rivals through a Chestnut Street apartment complex Monday, shooting one man twice and inciting fear in a neighborhood that has had intermittent gang problems for years.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: July 14, 2009

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Car chase, crash, stabbing in Watsonville blamed on gang rivalry (Watsonville, CA): A disagreement between rival gang members spurred a car chase Sunday night that ended with one vehicle ramming the other into a strawberry field and a teenager being stabbed.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: July 14, 2009

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Gunshots break up potential gang clash (White City, OR): Investigators have few clues about a clash in White City Sunday night in which a group of teens threatened to beat two boys with a baseball bat. The group dispersed after the boys' father fired a shot into the air, Jackson County Sheriff's Department Lt. Rich Fogarty said.
Source: Mail Tribune    Date: July 14, 2009

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Suspected gang dispute leads to shooting death (Providence, RI): Venita Joanne Lovett sat wearily on a couch in her third-floor apartment in Elmwood, as one of her daughters pulled out photos of Kasean Benton, who was shot to death Sunday night.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: July 14, 2009

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La Puente, West Valinda pocket sees 'uptick' in gang activity (La Puente, CA): Running gunbattle. Drive-by shooting. Critically wounded. Gang-related homicide. Since June, these incidences have contributed to the spike in gang activity in northwest La Puente and neighboring Valinda.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: July 14, 2009

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Boone County lawsuit filed against street gang (Boone County, IL): An unusual lawsuit in Boone County is aimed at stamping out gang violence. State's Attorney Michelle Courier filed a civil suit against the gang, the Latin Kings.
Source: WIFR 23 News    Date: July 14, 2009

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Gang leader charged in scheme to control punk rock (Chicago, IL): The founder of a street gang that administered beatings and made threats in its drive to control the punk rock music scene has been charged with extorting a Chicago performer, authorities said on Tuesday.
Source: Reuters    Date: July 14, 2009

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Four indicted in fatal Mt. Vernon gang stabbing (White Plains, NY): Four people have been indicted for their roles in a fatal gang-related stabbing of a 16-year-old Mount Vernon boy in May.
Source: The Journal News    Date: July 14, 2009

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Anti-violence group takes more steps to rescue Tallahassee's youth (Tallahassee, FL): The community group that wants to banish youth violence from Tallahassee's streets is no longer nameless. It's now known as ICU — "Involved Citizens United."
Source: Tallahassee Democrat    Date: July 14, 2009

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Feds see ‘proliferation’ of Indian gang activities (Sioux Falls, SD): American Indian gang activity has recently started moving from mainly graffiti and vandalism to violent crimes such as beatings, gang rapes, elder abuse, home invasions and drive-by shootings, according to a recent U.S. Department of Justice report.
Source: Flathead Beacon    Date: July 13, 2009

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Dozens arrested in gang suppression operation (Fresno, CA) : Fresno police conclude a week-long gang suppression operation that resulted in over 20 arrests. The five day sweep focused on areas in Fresno and Clovis with gang-related problems.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: July 13, 2009

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Man stabbed in gang-related attack (San Diego, CA): A man was taken to the hospital Monday with five stab wounds resulting from an apparent gang-related attack in Castle, but his injuries did not appear to be life-threatening, police said.
Source: San Diego News Network    Date: July 13, 2009

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Grant County battles spike in gang violence (Grant County, WA): The shooting death of a 17-year-old boy in Desert Aire this weekend is the latest example of gang violence that has taken place across Grant County this year, sheriff’s officials said.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: July 13, 2009

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