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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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Lifelong friends died when mistaken for gang rivals (Philadelphia, PA): Harvey Lewis and Dominique Smith lived in the same neighborhood and walked the same streets as their alleged killers, but lived worlds apart, police said.
Source: Philadelphia Daily News    Date: April 27, 2009

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Man killed in Pasco gang shooting (Pasco, WA): A man walking on a downtown Pasco street was killed Sunday afternoon in a gang-related shooting.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: April 27, 2009

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Online gangs prompt bill debate in Austin (Austin, TX): Gang activity is the focus of a proposed state bill being debated in Austin. It would target graffiti and newer trends that are popping up on the Internet. You find it just about everywhere in Dallas.. graffiti. Gangs commonly call it 'tagging.'
Source: The 33 News    Date: April 27, 2009

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Fresno police arrest 153 in street-gang operation (Fresno, CA): Fresno police arrested 153 people, 94 on felony charges, during an operation aimed at street gangs in southeast Fresno that began Wednesday.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: April 27, 2009

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Members of street gang suspected in Lansdowne attack (Landsdowne, VA): Prosecutors say it seems gang members are beginning to attack innocent people after the arrests of four people in the brutal beating of a Lansdowne woman and the murder of her husband in March.
Source: WJLA NewsChannel 8    Date: April 27, 2009

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Pastors gang up on city gangs (Lancaster, PA): Phil Hernandez grew up as one of seven children. His father was worried about money. His mother was in "survival mode," coping with her kids and her household.
Source: Sunday News    Date: April 26, 2009

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Gang-related activity raises concerns (Walterboro, SC): The gang member leaned into the crowded nightclub and beckoned to Donald Green to join him outside. The gang member wasn't there to talk, debate or ponder what would come next.
Source: The Post and Courier    Date: April 26, 2009

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Pasco man killed in 'gang-related' shooting (Pasco, WA): A Pasco man died this afternoon in what police are calling a "gang-related" shooting, and police have surrounded a home nearby and are trying to get someone to come outside.
Source: Tri-City Herald    Date: April 26, 2009

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Girl Shot in gang-related shooting (Panorama City, CA): A girl shot Sunday in a gang-related shooting in Panorama City was in stable condition, and one suspect was in custody as authorities sought two other juvenile suspects, a police officer said.
Source: KTTV FOX 13 News    Date: April 26, 2009

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Senate OKs bill cracking down on gang activity (Austin, TX): Legislation aimed at cracking down on criminal street gangs in Texas – covering everything from graffiti to firearms smuggling – was approved Friday by the Senate and sent to the House.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: April 25, 2009

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Man critical after gang-related stabbing, Manatee officials say (Bradenton, FL): A 21-year-old man is in critical condition after being stabbed in what Manatee County sheriff's authorities call a gang-related incident.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: April 25, 2009

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Cops chase, nab 3 in slaying of suspected gang leader (Chicago, IL): An alleged high-ranking Chicago gang member was gunned down Thursday afternoon while standing outside a West Side residence that police believe he was having appraised, authorities said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: April 24, 2009

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Gang members beat, rob two men in Oxnard (Oxnard, CA): A group of three apparent gang members beat and robbed two people in separate incidents in downtown Oxnard on Wednesday night, police said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: April 24, 2009

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Efforts to curb Norfolk's gang activity hit the screen (Norfolk, VA): "Facing Gangs," the city's gang-awareness video released Thursday, quickly gets to its point. A mother describes how three young men fatally shot her son in the head, in their front yard.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: April 24, 2009

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Judge grants St. Paul anti-gang injunction (St. Paul, MN): A Ramsey County judge this afternoon banned 10 alleged gang members from attending this year's Cinco de Mayo festival if they're doing anything remotely gang-related.
Source: Pioneer Press    Date: April 24, 2009

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Drug sting nets three gang arrests (Santa Cruz, CA): Three suspected high-profile gang members were arrested in a sting operation Wednesday.
Source: KCBA FOX 35 News    Date: April 24, 2009

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APD Gang Unit is heading into the classroom (Albany, GA): The Albany Police Department's new Gang Unit is heading into the classroom.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: April 24, 2009

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Indictments returned against 10 gang members (Albany, GA): Ten suspected gang members are indicted on 45 counts of aggravated assault, gun charges, and gang activity.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: April 24, 2009

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Gang graffiti plagues Santa Rosa (Santa Rosa, CA): Police call it an “upswing,” but residents use the word "rampage." Dozens of homes and businesses across Santa Rosa this month have been covered with gang tags, damaging garage doors, sidewalks, cars and bridges in neighborhoods from Bennett Valley to Roseland.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: April 24, 2009

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Bust four young thugs in holdup (Jersey City, NJ): Four 12-to 14-year-old Jersey City boys have been charged with using a fake gun in an attempted robbery of a 13-year-old who was walking home from school Tuesday evening.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: April 23, 2009

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