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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 ties suspected in drug dealing case (North Adams, MA): Two suspected members of the Bloods street gang are facing drug and assault charges following their arrest this week by members of the Berkshire County Drug Task Force.
Source: The Berkshire Eagle    Date: August 26, 2010

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Operation targeting gangs, violent crimes arrests 163 (Tulsa, OK): Teams of law officers made 163 arrests in the Tulsa area during a pilot project that will lead the way for other operations targeting criminal activity across the United States, authorities announced Wednesday.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: August 26, 2010

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Seven charged by Macon police with drug, gang crimes (Macon, GA): Six Macon men and a juvenile have been charged with drug-related crimes in connection with a search warrant served in the 2900 block of Dalton Street.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: August 26, 2010

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Dover police break up firefight between rival gang factions (Dover, DE): A gang-related shootout erupted Tuesday night in east Dover between rival factions of the local Bloods gang, Dover police said.
Source: The News Journal    Date: August 26, 2010

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Suspect in N.Y. street gang investigation may be in Orlando (Orlando, FL): The FBI warned Thursday that a suspect in a gang-related New York drug and racketeering investigation may be in the Orlando area.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: August 26, 2010

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Dozens arrested in Los Angeles gang sweep (Los Angeles, CA): Dozens of people have been arrested in a raid after federal authorities unveiled a racketeering indictment against a Los Angeles street gang.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 25, 2010

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Salinas approves anti-gang 'Operation Center' (Salinas, CA): An anti-gang headquarters planned for the city of Salinas has just a few hurdles to go. In a unanimous vote Tuesday, the Salinas City Council authorized lease negotiations for the Joint Law Enforcement Operations Center.
Source: The Californian    Date: August 25, 2010

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Feds, LAPD strike housing project gang (Los Angeles, CA): Federal prosecutors Wednesday announced 19 arrests in a racketeering investigation into a street gang that allegedly dominated a Los Angeles housing project.
Source: United Press International    Date: August 25, 2010

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10 suspected female gang members nabbed after crime spree (Las Vegas, NV): A three-day crime spree in May led to the recent arrests by Metro Police of 10 suspected members of an all-female gang known as the Lady Maccz, who sport the color pink and use monikers and a hand sign.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: August 25, 2010

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Three city gang members indicted in connection with Regatta shooting (Fall River, MA): Three of the highest ranking members of Fall River’s Mafioso Street Gang have been indicted in connection with a previously unsolved 2005 double shooting outside the former Regatta night club on Davol Street, District Attorney Sam Sutter said Wednesday.
Source: The Herald News    Date: August 25, 2010

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Slain teen tried to leave gang (Stockton, CA): A 14-year-old boy beaten, kicked and stomped to death by at least seven others near Panella Park earlier this month drew the group's resentment because he wanted out of his street gang, the victim's relative told investigators.
Source: The Record    Date: August 24, 2010

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Alleged gang members arrested outside Laney classroom (Oakland, CA): Two men were arrested Monday at Laney College in Oakland after being found with guns in their backpacks as they were leaving a classroom, police said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: August 24, 2010

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ICE operation nets over 100 arrests related to gang activity (Phoenix, AZ): Over 100 suspects with ties to 19 difference street gangs are now behind bars facing criminal charges related gang activity and possible deportation.
Source: KTVK-3TV News    Date: August 24, 2010

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Four arrested in street gang crackdown (Los Angeles, CA): Four alleged members and associates of the Watts-based Bounty Hunter Bloods street gang were arrested on Tuesday on federal narcotics charges, capping a two-year investigation.
Source: KTTV FOX 11 News    Date: August 24, 2010

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Three arrested for gang-related shooting in Las Lomas (Las Lomas, CA): Three Las Lomas teenagers were arrested Tuesday in connection with a gang-related shooting in North Monterey County on Aug. 8, the Monterey County Sheriff's Department reported.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 24, 2010

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Attorneys question if ICE deportations are valid (Spanish Fork, UT): As Milton Salazar-Gomez was driving to work in early August, he saw red and blue lights in his rear-view mirror and pulled over. He handed the Utah County sheriff’s deputy his driving privilege card after the deputy told him that his car’s registration had expired.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: August 23, 2010

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Guardian Angels try to help control gang problem in Portland (Portland, OR): Citizens who call themselves the Guardian Angels are on patrol in Northeast Portland to try and do their part to control gang problems in the area.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: August 23, 2010

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Law enforcement agencies converge in Oakland for two-day Gang Summit (Oakland, CA): Several agencies are coming together this week to develop a plan to fight gang violence in the city. Oakland police were inspired by the success of the Salinas Police Department's work with state and federal law enforcement agencies in reducing violent street gangs. In 2008 and 2009, Salinas saw 53 gang-related murders. The city has had four gang-related slayings so far this year.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: August 23, 2010

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Moreno Valley considers adding anti-gang unit officers (Moreno Valley, CA): Because of a surge in violence, the Moreno Valley City Council will vote tonight on whether to fund three new gang-prevention officers through a surplus in the Police Department budget.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: August 23, 2010

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Resource officers keep schools safe, build rapport with students (Haines City, FL): The students go back to school Monday, and so do the school cops. Police officers have been assigned to all public high schools, middle schools and even the elementary schools in Polk County since the early 1980s.
Source: News Chief    Date: August 22, 2010

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