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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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Gang members charged with conspiracy murder (Santa Ana, CA): Four reputed members of a street gang in Orange were charged Thursday with gang-motivated conspiracy and special circumstances murder of a man during a botched drug sale.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: September 10, 2010

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10 alleged SE gang members are indicted for additional crimes (Washington, DC): Ten alleged members of a Southeast Washington drug gang who have been jailed since March were accused of additional crimes Friday in a new indictment that charges three of them with killing three people, including a government witness.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: September 10, 2010

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Teen testifies he was attacked by Broderick Boys street gang (Sacramento, CA): A teenager testified Wednesday that he was hit in the head with a hammer at a West Sacramento park during an attack in March by members of the Broderick Boys street gang.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: September 9, 2010

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Gang sweep in San Gabriel Valley targets parole violators (Los Angeles County, CA): A total of 250 officers from law enforcement agencies in the San Gabriel Valley conducted a sweep Thursday morning in search of parole violators tied to a gang believed responsible for shooting and wounding an L.A. County sheriff's deputy.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 9, 2010

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South Monterey County's third gang sweep nets seven arrests (Soledad, CA): South Monterey County's efforts to suppress gang activity in the region continued Wednesday night with the third crackdown in less than a month.
Source: The Californian    Date: September 9, 2010

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Concerned residents learn about gang problem (Belvidere, IL): There are about six different gangs on the streets in Belvidere according to police. They believe gangs total between 240 to 400 members. Police indicate there's a noticeable increase in gang calls and gang activity, particularly violent crimes.
Source: WIFR 23 News    Date: September 9, 2010

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Keeping classmates out of trouble (Battle Creek, MI): A Battle Creek student is hoping to keep local young men in school and away from gangs and street life. Jacqueline Slaby, 17, will target boys and men ages 12 to 21 for "Manhood," a program designed to help participants earn diplomas and find employment.
Source: Battle Creek Enquirer    Date: September 9, 2010

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Gangs in the military pose problem for civilian police, Killeen detective says (Fort Worth, TX): It's not particularly palatable to think about, but there are gang members in the military, serving overseas and gaining valuable weapons and tactical training.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: September 9, 2010

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Three nabbed in connection with 18th Street gang in Somerville (Somerville, MA): Three men allegedly facing off in a gang-related fight and carrying weapons were arrested in Somerville recently, according to a police report.
Source: The Somerville Journal    Date: September 9, 2010

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Gang sweep cuts violence, police report (Tulsa, OK): CompStat meetings address the effectiveness of the Police Department's crime-reduction efforts. Maj. Tracie Lewis, commander of the Gilcrease Division in north Tulsa, said aggravated assaults there were down from 155 reports last month to 69 this reporting period.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: September 9, 2010

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West High gang incident raises specter of retaliation (Madison, WI): An armed altercation Friday outside West High School involving known and suspected members of two street gangs involved in an April homicide heightened concerns of possible retaliation, police and school officials said Tuesday.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal    Date: September 8, 2010

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Gang indictment alleges nonprofit sold fake hours (Nashville, TN): Nashville's mayor says more oversight by the city is needed after suspected gang members allegedly faked court-ordered community service work with the help of a local nonprofit.
Source: WAAY 31 News    Date: September 8, 2010

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Five people arrested in connection with Beaumont gang-related incident (Beaumont, CA): Five suspects allegedly involved in a gang-related shooting in Beaumont were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, authorities said today.
Source: Southwest Riverside News Network    Date: September 8, 2010

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D.A. serves residents of a Compton home with a civil abatement action (Los Angeles, CA): Residents of a Compton home — considered by authorities to be a gang and narcotics stronghold — were served with a civil abatement action last week by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
Source: Los Angeles Wave    Date: September 8, 2010

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Crips gang members are sentenced to 45 years for Elizabeth crime spree (Elizabeth, NJ): Two members of the Crips street gang have been sentenced to 45 years in prison each for robbing nearly a dozen people in Elizabeth at gunpoint during an hour-long crime spree, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: September 8, 2010

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Gang activity in Madison often flies under public radar (Madison, WI): A few years ago, a Madison gang targeted a prominent detective for murder. That plot failed. But police say gangs have been responsible for at least three murders in the last three years.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal    Date: September 7, 2010

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Gang member arrested for assault, faces multiple charges (Charlotte, NC): Police have arrested and charged a gang member who pistol-whipped a man last Wednesday. A man told Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department that he was beaten and shot at because of a gang rivalry last week.
Source: WBTV 3 News    Date: September 7, 2010

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Northwest Rockford reports overnight gang graffiti (Rockford, IL): Police are investigating several reports of gang graffiti that happened overnight. Residents in the city’s northwest side are waking up to find their homes, cars and garages covered in gang symbols, police said.
Source: Rockford Register Star     Date: September 7, 2010

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Plainfield juvenile, 17, shot in suspected gang-related incident (Plainfield, NJ): Authorities are investigating a Tuesday morning drive-by shooting in which the 17-year-old son of a notorious city gang leader was injured, police said.
Source: Courier News    Date: September 7, 2010

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Two suspected gang members shot dead, eight arrested in beer keg ripoff (Chandler, AZ): A Chandler homeowner opened fire on suspected gang members who had infiltrated his party early Sunday and attacked him while trying to steal a keg of beer.
Source: Phoenix New Times    Date: September 7, 2010

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