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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Neighborhood rattled by outburst of violence (Medford, OR): A quiet residential street awoke to gunshots late Halloween night, frightening neighbors already on edge about an increase in gang activity recently.
Source: Mail Tribune    Date: November 2, 2011

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Flagler gang murder case set for jury (Bunnell, FL): A jury is expected to begin deliberating the fate of a man accused of leading the Flagler Bloods gang today after prosecutors presented testimony he was responsible for a deadly home invasion in Palm Coast and other crimes.
Source: The Daytona Beach News-Journal    Date: November 2, 2011

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Police believe Paso Robles stabbing was gang-related (Paso Robles, CA): Police say they are looking for a Paso Robles man in connection to what appears to be a gang-related stabbing Tuesday night.
Source: KSBY News    Date: November 2, 2011

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22 charged in indictment of prison gang Dead Man Inc. (Baltimore, MD): Nearly two dozens alleged members of a homegrown prison gang that has spread throughout the country have been indicted on federal racketeering charges that include accusations that they conspired to kill four people, officials announced Wednesday.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: November 2, 2011

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Alleged Walmart stabber out on lowered bail at time of attack (Albany, NY): The man charged with stabbing a woman to death at the Albion Walmart Sunday had been arrested just two months ago and should not have been out on bail in the first place.
Source: WHAM 13 News    Date: November 2, 2011

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Trick-or-treater, 10, shot after gang members mistake him for rival (Chicago, IL): Two gang members from Albany Park on Halloween chased and shot at a group of trick-or-treaters — wounding a 10-year-old boy — because they mistakenly believed they were rival gang members, police said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: November 2, 2011

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Gang crackdown - police sweep Fifth Avenue (Oakdale, CA): The message was clear and direct and delivered with a flash bang on a cool, early Friday morning — there’s a zero tolerance policy in 95361 when it comes to gang activity.
Source: Oakdale Leader    Date: November 2, 2011

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Officer involved shooting in Southeast Fresno (Fresno, CA): An officer involved shooting ended with the suspect crashing into a home in Southeast Fresno Wednesday morning. Chief Dyer says the shooting involved a Bulldog gang member, who is also one of the city’s most prolific car thieves.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: November 2, 2011

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Brothers denied parole in street-gang killing (Orange County, CA): Two brothers convicted of the street-gang murder of one man and the near-fatal stabbing of two others during a back-alley fight were both denied parole this week.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: November 2, 2011

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Woman gets eight years in drug network case (Victorville, CA): A woman suspected of being a Hispanic street gang member sent to the Victor Valley to take control of the area's drug market was sentenced to eight years in state prison Wednesday morning.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: November 2, 2011

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Gang members charged with August murder of 16-year-old Oakley boy (Antioch, CA): A group of alleged gang members have been charged with the murder of a 16-year-old Oakley boy at a party in Antioch this summer, police said Wednesday.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: November 2, 2011

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Indian youth center debuts public service spot (Portland, OR): The Center for Native American Youth has premiered its first televised public service announcement for tribal leaders attending the National Congress of American Indians annual conference in Portland, Ore.
Source: The Columbian    Date: November 2, 2011

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Two officers in fatal shooting responded to gunfire (Westminister, CA): Police officers shot and killed two men after pulling them over in Westminster as part of a gang-related investigation and hearing a shot fired inside the car.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 2, 2011

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Texas Attorney General says Mexico drug violence spilling over (El Paso, TX): Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott says that Mexico's drug gang violence has become a crime issue in the Lone Star state, and he has sent a request to President Obama to bolster security along the U.S.-Mexican border that runs along the state.
Source: FOX News Latino    Date: November 2, 2011

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Sheriff's Office reports gang-related fights at North Side High; one student arrested (Jackson, TN): About 7 a.m. today, the Madison County Sheriff’s Office received information from the school resource officer at North Side High School of multiple fights on the school campus, according to a news release from the Sheriff's Office. The investigation showed the fights reportedly were between two gangs, one calling themselves DIP, who are reportedly associated with the Vice Lords; the second calling themselves FBD, who are reportedly associated with the Gangster Disciples, the release said.
Source: The Jackson Sun    Date: November 2, 2011

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Montgomery says shootings result of organized groups (Montgomery, AL): Montgomery Police say the Island Lounge shooting is related to at least three other shootings in Montgomery. Authorities stopped short of calling them gang related incidents but do say they are a result of trouble between loosely organized groups.
Source: WNCT 9 News    Date: November 2, 2011

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Investigators check deadly chase for gang link (Sylvester, GA): Police are investigating whether a gang initiation triggered the chase that killed an Albany Police Officer Friday. One of the men charged in Friday's armed robbery of an Albany finance company is also charged with robbing a Sylvester finance company two days earlier.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: November 2, 2011

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SJ leaders called to D.C. to talk youth violence (San Jose, CA) : Youth violence experts from San Jose and Salinas have wrapped up a two-day meeting Monday and Tuesday of a national youth gang prevention forum in Washington, D.C.
Source: NBC Bay Area    Date: November 2, 2011

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Victim describe shooting scene (Rogue River, OR): One of the victims from Tuesday's drive-by shooting says it was gang related. Victim Jennifer Knutson says she and her fiance had just dropped off a friend by Howard Elementary School when they both heard three gun shots. Knutson says she felt a bullet whip past her head and then hit Dorey.
Source: KTVL 10 News    Date: November 2, 2011

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Gang member sentenced for crimes (Portsmouth, VA): The Portsmouth gang member convicted of participating in racketeering activity including; attempted murder, home invasion and conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Source: WAVY-TV 10 News     Date: November 1, 2011

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