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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N. Medford neighborhood hit with graffiti again (Medford, OR): A North Medford neighborhood that just cleaned up a large amount of gang-related graffiti has been hit again.
Source: KDRV 12 News    Date: February 21, 2011

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Gang activity on the rise goes unnoticed by the public (Medford, OR): Gang activity in the Rogue Valley goes unnoticed by its neighbors but it has grown to dramatic heights. KTVL was invited to take a tour of our neighborhood in a new light and it was then we got a glimpse of the growing problem.
Source: KTVL 10 News    Date: February 21, 2011

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Local artists seeing fewer gang tattoos (Augusta, GA): Tony Arrington will ink anything on any part of the body, but he draws the line at gang tattoos. The tattoo artist at Dragon's Den on Gordon Highway pointed to an FBI flier posted behind the desk as a reason why.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: February 21, 2011

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More arrests made as FBPD looks into gang activity (Fort Bragg, CA): The Fort Bragg Police Department arrested six more people as officers continue to investigate a surge in gang activity following the alleged attempted murder of a woman with a hatchet last month.
Source: The Ukiah Daily Journal    Date: February 19, 2011

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11 from Aryan gang indicted in Tomball beating (Houston, TX): Federal officials filed racketeering charges against a leader in the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas and 10 others for their alleged roles in the 2008 beating of a prospective member of the violent prison and street gang.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: February 19, 2011

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Gang members sought in Azusa shooting (Azusa, CA): Two men escaped injury Friday when a group of gang members opened fire on them, police said.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: February 19, 2011

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Three men wounded in Lynwood by gang-related gunfire (Lynwood, CA) : Suspected gang members opened fire on a car in Lynwood, which crashed near the municipality’s City Hall with at least three men badly wounded.
Source: Southwest Riverside News Network    Date: February 19, 2011

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Three Omaha health centers partner to curb violence (Omaha, NE): Three Omaha health centers are partnering on a new effort to prevent gun and gang violence in the city.
Source: NTV News    Date: February 19, 2011

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Local gangs a growing problem for Davis police (Clearfield, UT): Gangs are a growing problem in Davis County — one that the Davis County Attorney’s Office and local police agencies are jumping on.
Source: David County Clipper    Date: February 19, 2011

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Combating Juvenile Gangs in Beeville (Beeville, TX): Juvenile gangs are becoming very prominent in the city of Beeville. There are four main juvenile gang groups, and lately they've been engaging in more violent crimes. The police department is aware of the problem, and is confronting the issue head on.
Source: KIII News    Date: February 18, 2011

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Man injured in Chandler gang shooting (Chandler, AZ): A man was hospitalized after what police say was a gang-related shooting Friday morning in Chandler.
Source: East Valley Tribune    Date: February 18, 2011

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24 arrested after nine month Phoenix gang probe (Phoenix, AZ): The Department of Public Safety announced the arrest of a suspect in a 2007 gang-related murder, along with 23 other people suspected of gang activity.
Source: KNXV 15 News    Date: February 18, 2011

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The gangs of Franconia (Franconia, VA): At Wednesday's Citizen Advisory Committee meeting, officers from the Fairfax County Police Department Gang Unit talked with residents about gangs in the area. Later, they provided a list of gangs in the Franconia Police District.
Source: KingstownePatch    Date: February 18, 2011

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Report: Borough saw gang activity in '09 (Glen Ridge, NJ): At least two gangs have carried out criminal activity in Glen Ridge within the past two years. Glen Ridge Police cites activity by the Latin Kings and the Bloods Dip Set, according to a state police report released last month.
Source: Glen Ridge Voice    Date: February 17, 2011

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17 News Special Report: Generations of gangs (Bakersfield, CA): The Bakersfield Police Department's gang unit focuses on supressing gang violence throughout the city. It's a tough job considering gang life is part of a long tradition in some families.
Source: KGET 17 News    Date: February 17, 2011

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17-year-old boy stabbed in San Mateo park (San Mateo, CA): A 17-year-old San Mateo boy was stabbed in what police believe was a gang-related attack Tuesday night in a park near Highway 101.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: February 17, 2011

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Second suspect arrested in EC shootout (Elizabeth City, NC): A second suspect was arrested Thursday night by Elizabeth City police after a gang-related shootout injured an 8-month-old infant Tuesday night.
Source: WAVY-TV 10 News     Date: February 17, 2011

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Teen shot by gang rivals at Kiwanis Park (Yakima, WA): A 19-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the upper leg during a Thursday evening encounter with apparent gang rivals at Kiwanis Park, Yakima police said.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: February 17, 2011

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Jacksonville to embark on multi-year gang intervention program (Jacksonville, FL) : For Jerod Burgess' friend, it took leaving the neighborhood to get away from the gangs. Living near Flag Street and Grand Park in Jacksonville, the young man feared for his life, Burgess said.
Source: The Florida Times-Union    Date: February 16, 2011

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74 arrested in federal Armenian gang sweep (Los Angeles, CA): A massive crackdown against Armenian organized crime Wednesday netted the arrest of scores of suspects. A law enforcement task force including 800 local, state and federal agents converged on 80 different locations in the Southland.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: February 16, 2011

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