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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Red Bluff police are concerned with gang activity (Red Bluff, CA): With the recent gang related crimes in Red Bluff, officers are working hard to combat the problem. Police say that over the weekend, one man was nearly stabbed to death by what they believe was gang motivated
Source: KRCR 7 News    Date: July 11, 2011

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Chief: Shootings are gang-related (Greenville, NC) : Greenville police arrested four men in connection with a Saturday night shooting, Greenville Police Chief William Anderson announced Monday as violent crimes continued through the weekend in the city.
Source: The Daily Reflector    Date: July 11, 2011

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Gangs in Albany, officials warn youth to stay clear (Albany, GA): Albany Police Department’s Gang Task Force Unit stopped by the River Road Church of Christ on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive to talk to the youth about gang activity.
Source: WFXL FOX 31 News    Date: July 11, 2011

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Weekend slaying was gang motived: Sheriff's Office continues investigation in death of Soquel man (Watsonville, CA): The fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man outside a party on Manfre Road early Saturday morning was gang motivated, sheriff's deputies said Monday.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: July 11, 2011

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Mayor Adams creates anti-gang Web site (Portland, OR): Mayor Sam Adams has created a Web site that lists anti-gang efforts in Portland and calls out for volunteers to help combat the problem.
Source: MSNBC KGW    Date: July 11, 2011

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Suspected gang member is arrested (Gainesville, FL): A Gainesville man thought to be a member of an area street gang was arrested Friday on theft and drug charges after deputies stopped his car and reported finding him with a computer he admitted had been stolen.
Source: The Gainesville Sun    Date: July 11, 2011

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Task force tackles Island hot spots in search of gang members (Vancouver, BC): It's 10:33 p.m. Saturday night of the Canada Day long weekend in downtown Victoria, and eight cops from the Integrated Gang Task Force and two Victoria police officers march single file into Monty's Showroom Pub, wearing bulletproof vests and packing sidearms.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: July 10, 2011

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Broderick Boys: What does the gang injunction mean? (West Sacramento, CA): While many believe the Broderick Boys gang injunction will continue to reduce crime in West Sacramento, a lawyer representing the alleged gang members still hopes to have the ruling overturned.
Source: Daily Democrat    Date: July 10, 2011

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Juveniles with guns on the rise in Toledo (Toledo, OH): Outside the Moody Manor apartments, 17-year-old Demarrio Knight looked surprised when he was asked how many people he knew owned guns.
Source: The Blade    Date: July 10, 2011

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Eight gang members arrested in San Juan (San Juan, TX): Local authorities worked hand in hand to arrest seven members of the Po’Boys street gang and one member of the Mexican Mafia. Four of the members were adults, while the other four were teenagers.
Source: The Brownsville Herald    Date: July 10, 2011

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Boy, 17, killed in suspected gang-related shooting (Oceanside, CA): Authorities say a 17-year-old boy has been killed in a suspected gang-related drive-by shooting in Oceanside.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 9, 2011

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Governor wipes out state gang task force (Tulare, CA): With his signature of the state budget, Gov. Jerry Brown eliminated the statewide gang task force that was touted during a press conference in Tulare April 7 by state Attorney General Kamala Harris and local law enforcement officials.
Source: The Recorder    Date: July 9, 2011

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Man, child wounded in gang-related shooting (San Diego, CA): A 7-year-old girl and a 21-year-old man were wounded in a southeastern San Diego neighborhood Saturday afternoon in what police described as a gang-related shooting.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: July 9, 2011

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Police say shooting was gang-related (Columbia, MO): An 18-year-old black man was shot in the hip while inside his northeast Columbia apartment during what police are calling a gang-related attack.
Source: Columbia Daily Tribune    Date: July 9, 2011

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Gang member sentenced in weapons, drug case (Gulfport, MS): A member of the Simon City Royals street gang has pleaded guilty to federal charges of possession of a firearm after a felony conviction and possession with the intent to distribute three grams of methamphetamine, U.S. District Court records show.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: July 8, 2011

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Suspected MS-13 gang member arrested in Plainfield (Plainfield, NJ): A member of a violent street gang that was dismantled in raids this week was arrested today, officials said.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: July 8, 2011

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Last three members of a Rochester gang convicted under racketeering laws (Rochester, NY): The last three members of a Rochester gang arrested on racketeering charges have been convicted in federal court. In April of 2009 federal agents arrested 28 members of a gang called the "Chain Gang" or "Wolfpack."
Source: MSNBC WHEC    Date: July 8, 2011

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Police will deploy to parks this summer, target gang members to quell violence, Davis says (Boston, MA): Boston Police Commissioner Edward F. Davis said today that uniformed officers will flood city parks and playgrounds this summer in a move aimed at easing fears that children could be hurt by bullets meant for someone else.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: July 8, 2011

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Sparks police investigate gang-related shooting (Sparks, NV): Sparks police say they're investigating a gang shooting near Victorian Square Thursday night. Investigators says two rival gangs challenged one another and got into a fight and shots were fired.
Source: KTVN 2 News    Date: July 8, 2011

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Two arrested on drug charges in gun violence investigation (Belvidere, IL): On July 8 the Belvidere Police Department arrested a 16-year-old subject in connection to a recent gang related shooting. In addition, three other subjects are also arrested during the investigation.
Source: WIFR 23 News    Date: July 8, 2011

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