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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Man pleads to firing shots at Stafford party (Stafford County, VA): A man who fired several shots at a large teen party in Stafford County earlier this year pleaded guilty to two charges Tuesday.
Source: The Free Lance-Star    Date: October 25, 2011

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Andrew Lopez confesses to murder of Zurana Horton in Brooklyn shooting (Brooklyn, NY) : An 18-year old male confessed to the gang related murder of a Brooklyn mother who tried to protect a group of school children from harm by shielding them.
Source: The Huffington Post    Date: October 25, 2011

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Prison stayed in gang-related drug case (Mankato, MN): A man who pleaded guilty to cocaine possession and committing a crime to benefit a gang had a 27-month prison term stayed when he was sentenced Tuesday.
Source: The Free Press    Date: October 25, 2011

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Wichita police say gang information was accidentally released (Wichita, KS): Wichita police are reviewing their procedures after a packet of gang information was accidentally released and is circulating in the public.
Source: KWCH 12 News    Date: October 25, 2011

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VPD search for UN gang member near Pacific Spirit Park (Vancouver, BC): Police are scouring the area of 33rd Avenue and Camosun Street near Pacific Spirit Park after a caller reported recognizing a man from a most wanted list.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: October 25, 2011

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Brazen murder gang-related: police (Surrey, BC): Homicide detectives are investigating yet another gang-related slaying in North Surrey after Stephen Leone, 27, was killed in a hail of bullets near a strip mall on Saturday night.
Source: North Shore News    Date: October 25, 2011

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Man shot dead near strip mall (Surrey, BC): A man who was shot near a strip mall in Surrey in a gang-related shooting Saturday night has died, police confirmed Sunday. Stephen Leone, 27, was gunned down by a lone gunman who opened fire on Leone and two friends at around 8: 20 p.m. near King George and 100th Avenue.
Source: The Province    Date: October 24, 2011

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Antisocial side of social media helps police track gangs (Washington, DC): Another alleged dealer complained in a lengthy comment string that someone was "watering down the pack" of PCP, a hallucinogen — a comment an FBI agent helpfully translated in court papers as the process of creating "more, though less potent, narcotics."
Source: The Washington Post    Date: October 24, 2011

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Gang pleas likely (Cleveland, OH): Two Youngstown men convicted of a gang-related shooting are scheduled to become the first to plead guilty to their roles in what authorities said was the largest street gang in the city.
Source: Tribune Chronicle    Date: October 24, 2011

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Police suspect gang activity in Lower Valley shooting (El Paso, TX): A 35-year-old Lower Valley man was shot Saturday night, police said. Officers suspect that the incident could be gang-related and the case continues to be under investigation. Details on how the shooting took place are still unknown.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: October 24, 2011

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Bedford County to consider quarter-million-dollar gang grant (Bedford, VA): The Bedford County Board of Supervisors tonight will consider accepting a grant of $267,164 to help the sheriff’s office combat gang activity. The U.S.Department of Justice has awarded a COPS (community oriented policing services) program grant to sheriff’s office.
Source: WSLS 10 News    Date: October 24, 2011

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Assaults in Ohio prisons up 20.6% (Columbus, OH): The new state prisons director is tamping down on escalating violence in Ohio's 31 prisons, where inmate-on-inmate assaults have jumped 20.6 percent last year over 2007 and disturbances involving four or more prisoners increased 102 percent during the same period.
Source: Dayton Daily News    Date: October 24, 2011

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Man wounded in gang-related shooting in Koreatown (Los Angeles, CA): A man was wounded today in a gang-related shooting in Koreatown, police said. The victim, a suspected gang member, was hit by at least three bullets and suffered wounds to his shoulder and torso in the shooting, which occurred at an apartment complex in the 700 block of South Berendo Street around 1:10 a.m., said Sgt. Paul McLaughlin of the Los Angeles Police Department's Olympic Station.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: October 24, 2011

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Teen seriously injured in Ventura shooting (Ventura, CA): A teenage boy was seriously injured Sunday night in a suspected gang shooting, police said. The 17-year-old Ventura boy was walking in the 100 block of Mission Avenue with two friends about 6:40 p.m. when he was approached by a group of males and an altercation ensued, police said. During the altercation, someone pulled a handgun and shot the teen in the stomach, leaving him in the street, officials said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: October 24, 2011

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Kansas teens sentenced in skate gang-related death (Kansas City, KS): One of the things parents fear about their children taking up skateboarding is gangs. Part of that fear stems from fictional movies like Thrashin' and a handful of factual based incidents. The factual based incidents are a mixed bag of situations.
Source: Yahoo!    Date: October 24, 2011

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High-ranking gang member charged in 2009 shooting (Hartford, CT): A high-ranking member of a street gang has been charged with shooting a man in the thigh in July of 2009, according to an arrest warrant.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: October 24, 2011

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Lawyers for man accused in Santa Rosa slaying allege victim had gang ties (Santa Rosa, CA): Lawyers for a Santa Rosa man accused of gunning down a former Sonoma County corrections officer outside a downtown brew pub allege in court papers the officer had gang ties and was fired over his illegal possession of a gun.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: October 24, 2011

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Murder trial in Albany gang initiation death begins (Albany, GA): Two suspected members of the Black Gangsta Disciples are now on trial for a fatal gang beating in Albany. Ernest Thomas and 35-year old Sherman Northern are charged with murder and street gang terrorism.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: October 24, 2011

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Four arrested in San Rafael gang-related pellet gun shooting (San Rafael, CA): Marin County sheriff's deputies have arrested three men and a 16-year-old boy allegedly involved in a gang-related altercation that resulted in a car accident and pellet gun shooting in San Rafael.
Source: Marin Independent Journal     Date: October 24, 2011

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Two set to change pleas in Youngstown LSP gang raid (Youngstown, OH): Two men charged in a 42-count indictment against 23 people affiliated with South Side street gang LSP are expected to change their pleas this week.
Source: WYTV 33 News    Date: October 24, 2011

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