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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Barrage of bullets at burger stand kills one (Stockton, CA): One man was killed and another seriously wounded Sunday afternoon near a hamburger stand in a barrage of bullets that police said was related to the ongoing gang violence that for months has plagued south and east Stockton.
Source: The Record    Date: October 10, 2011

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Several alleged gang members arrested after Ogden drug bust (Ogden, UT) : Thousands of dollars worth of cocaine was seized in an Ogden drug bust. Police found a chunk of crack cocaine while searching a gang house near 360 South and 13th Street in Ogden.
Source: KUTV Channel 2 News    Date: October 10, 2011

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13 Manatee gang members charged with racketeering (Manatee County, FL): Thirteen reputed members of the SUR 13 criminal street gang have been charged with racketeering and related charges, culminating an 18-month investigation by the Manatee County Sheriff's Office and other law enforcement agencies.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: October 10, 2011

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Police chiefs defend SROs, anti-gang work (Glenwood Springs, CO): Immigration enforcement is not the job of local police departments, and would be an inappropriate focus for individual police officers working as school resource officers (SROs), police chiefs from three area communities emphasized Monday.
Source: Post Independent    Date: October 10, 2011

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Salinas families to share their gang violence tragedies at forum in D.C. (Washington, DC): Two Salinas mothers who lost sons at the hands of gang violence will share their family tragedies with a national audience this week in Washington, D.C.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: October 10, 2011

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Another Bloods member heads to prison (Buffalo, NY): Half of the 24 members and associates of a violent set of the Bloods street gang, arrested two years ago in the Falls, have now been sentenced to time behind bars. Out of the 24 gang members who were arrested in a massive joint local, county, state and federal law enforcement investigation and roundup in April 2008, 20 have been convicted through guilty pleas.
Source: Niagara Gazette    Date: October 10, 2011

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Man killed in apparent gang-related shooting in northeast Portland (Portland, OR): Portland police said a man was shot and killed in what they believe was a gang-related shooting in northeast Portland Monday night.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 10, 2011

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New parking ban in the works for Maroon Drive near Elgin High (Elgin, IL): The city council Wednesday night will discuss moving forward a proposal to limit parking near Elgin High School. According to supporting documentation for the meeting, “There have been repeated gang-affiliated problems in the vicinity of Elgin High School.
Source: The Courier-News    Date: October 10, 2011

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Cinderblock fight was over a girl, gang member admits (Elmwood Park, IL): A girl, hearsay and a rivalry. That combination sparked two days of two motor vehicles being damaged by rocks and cinderblocks along with people being injured on the 2500 block of Wood Street in River Grove two weeks ago.
Source: Elm Leaves    Date: October 10, 2011

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Groups turn to kids for help on cutting violence (Chicago, IL): As the City Council looks for ways to reduce violence on the West and Southeast sides, community organizers are showing neighborhood youth how to set the agenda on violence prevention themselves.
Source: The Times    Date: October 9, 2011

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Two wounded in Albany Park drive-by shooting (Chicago, IL): Two people were wounded this afternoon in a drive-by shooting in the Albany Park neighborhood on the city's Northwest Side, officials said. The shooting happened shortly after 4 p.m. on the 4000 block of North Bernard Street, said Police News Affairs Officer Darryl Baety.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 9, 2011

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Police keeping up with gangs to monitor cartels (Austin, TX): As spit splatters near senior officer Jim Harrell's shoes, he pretends not to notice, and instead presses the teen about the tattoo on his forearm. Harrell is in full uniform, his Austin police badge in plain sight and a bulletproof vest displaying the word "police" across his back. It's clear who he is, and yet the teen, believed to be a gang member, talks to him willingly.
Source: Austin American-Statesman    Date: October 9, 2011

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Apparent gang-related shooting leaves teen dead in Boyle Heights (Los Angeles, CA): A teenager was killed in an apparent gang-related shooting in Boyle Heights early Sunday morning. The victim, described as a 17- or 18-year-old male, died at the scene after an unknown suspect walked up and shot him three times near Michigan Avenue and Chicago Street at about 1:45 a.m., said Sgt. Rick Colombia of the Los Angeles Police Department's Hollenbeck station.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 9, 2011

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One injured, one arrested for gang-related shooting (Half Moon Bay, CA): One man has been arrested following a gang-related shooting in Half Moon Bay, the second such shooting seen by the small coastal city in recent months.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: October 9, 2011

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Forum addresses gang violence in South King County (King County, WA): King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer will moderate a town hall meeting to confront the growing problem of gang violence in the South King County region.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: October 9, 2011

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Whatcom County sheriff candidates differ on jail location, gang threat (Whatcom County, WA): In the race for Whatcom County sheriff, the two candidates differ on some big issues: the new jail and the seriousness of Whatcom County's gang problem.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: October 8, 2011

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Boy, 5, killed in Elgin shooting (Elgin, IL): A 5-year-old boy died in a shooting in Elgin tonight that police are calling "gang related," spokeswoman said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 8, 2011

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Falls man sentenced in gang drug trafficking (Niagara Falls, NY): A Niagara Falls man was ordered by Chief U. S. District Judge William M. Skretny on Friday to serve a 51-month prison term for his gang-related trafficking of crack cocaine in his native Niagara Falls.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: October 8, 2011

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Mexican Mafia racketeers sentenced (Del Rio, TX): Five members of the Texas Mexican Mafia gang were sentenced this week in Del Rio to prison terms for racketeering-related crimes, U.S. Attorney Robert Pitman announced Friday.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: October 8, 2011

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Arrest made following Friday gang shooting (Half Moon Bay, CA): One man was shot in the torso and another arrested in a gang shooting that occurred on Friday night near Willow Avenue, according to a report from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.
Source: Half Moon Bay Review    Date: October 8, 2011

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