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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CeaseFire could fight inner-city violence (Winnipeg, MB): It's called CeaseFire, and it's worked so well in Chicago and other big American cities to reduce street and gang violence, the provincial government is eyeing importing it to Winnipeg.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press    Date: June 30, 2011

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Police crack down on Fresno gangs (Fresno, CA): The day after Fresno’s police chief announces his retirement, the Department shows it’s not backing off its crackdown on gangs in the city. More than 80 officers worked throughout the city Wednesday night, arresting violent gang members.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: June 30, 2011

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Sheriff: Strawberry Days detainee had gang ties (Glenwood Springs, CO): At least one of the men being held for immigration violations after a Strawberry Days weekend law enforcement operation is allegedly a "self-admitted" member of the Mexican-American street gang known as the Sureños, according to the Garfield County Sheriff's Office.
Source: Post Independent    Date: June 30, 2011

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Two Lodi men shot last week remain hospitalized (Lodi, CA): Two men affiliated with the Norteño street gang remain in Sacramento-area hospitals after being wounded in a gang-related shooting last week, police said.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: June 30, 2011

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Police arrest two Mokena teens for 'wannabe' gang graffiti (Mokena, IL) : The culprits behind several incidents of pseudo-gang-related graffiti turned out to be suburban poseur teens. Police arrested two Mokena boys – one 16, one 13 – for spray painting a nonsensical array of six-pointed stars, pitchforks and other insignia of Folk's Nation gangs along houses on Aileen and Fiona avenues near the Metra tracks on two separate weekends this month.
Source: MokenaPatch    Date: June 30, 2011

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FBI-LAPD task force cracks down on major east valley gang (Los Angeles, CA) : A task force comprised of FBI agents and LAPD officers arrested and charged 14 of 18 individuals today in the northeast San Fernando Valley for their roles in a narcotics distribution network and the illegal sales of firearms.
Source: ChatsworthPatch    Date: June 30, 2011

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City of Toledo creates Youth Engagement Program (Toledo, OH): Gang violence on Toledo streets is prompting the city of Toledo to take action. In an attempt to keep young people out of trouble, the city of Toledo has created a Youth Engagement Program.
Source: WTVG ABC 13 News    Date: June 30, 2011

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Reputed gangster charged in Venice double-murder case (Venice, CA): A reputed gang member accused of fatally shooting two men at a Venice park was charged today with capital murder and other crimes.
Source: KTTV FOX 11 News    Date: June 30, 2011

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Two arrested in attack on teen in La Mesa (La Mesa, CA): Two gang members have been arrested in connection with a Monday robbery during which a young tourist was shot in the head, La Mesa police said Thursday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: June 30, 2011

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Sioux City man charged in gang-related disturbance (Sioux City, IA): Police have charged another person in connection with a gang-related disturbance at a home near downtown Sioux City.
Source: Sioux City Journal    Date: June 30, 2011

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Nine alleged gang members arrested, two still missing in Allapattah (Miami, FL) : The FBI and Miami police are still looking for two suspects in connection to gang related activity in Miami.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: June 30, 2011

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Violent crime, gang activity down in Raleigh (Raleigh, NC): Homicides, rapes and robberies fell to five-year lows in Raleigh last year, while gang activity and the overall crime rate also dropped, according to a report released by Raleigh police Wednesday.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: June 30, 2011

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Six juveniles arrested in Indianapolis gang sweep (Indianapolis, IN): Six juveniles on Indianapolis' far-east side face charges that include criminal gang activity after a two-week investigation of an assault.
Source: WRTV 6 News    Date: June 30, 2011

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Gang activity down in Klamath County (Klamath Falls, OR): It used to be fairly easy to get information about gangs in Klamath Falls. Members - from pre-teens to high school students - would proudly state their affiliation with the Norteños, Sureños or other gangs, flash their colors or show off their tattoos, said Cpl. Dave Marcoux of the Klamath Falls Police Department.
Source: Herald and News    Date: June 30, 2011

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New website to help the Spokane community combat gang issues (Spokane, WA): A new website is promising to give the Spokane community direct contact with officers. The comprehensive anti-gang website called was launched on Thursday.
Source: NWCN News    Date: June 30, 2011

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Community rallies to fight gang violence, keep kids safe (San Jose, CA): With large brown eyes and a playful smile, 8-year-old Lexii Herrera bounced on her seat among the rows of wooden chairs in the San Jose City Hall council chambers.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 29, 2011

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Commissioners OK task force to combat gang problem (Benton County, WA) : A new five-member team of officers will focus on combating the increasing gang problem in Benton County.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: June 29, 2011

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Anti-gang program faces funding challenge (Durham, NC): When Duran Johnson first got in trouble with the law, a juvenile court judge sent him to Project Build. After he successfully completed his probation, officials invited him to continue attending the youth program.
Source: The Durham News    Date: June 29, 2011

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N.J. law enforcement increase efforts against rising gang activity across state (New Brunswick, NJ): State law enforcement authorities are mounting a coordinated response to rising gang activity in cities and suburbs, New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said Tuesday.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: June 29, 2011

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Gang activity a growing problem (Beaufort County, SC): Investigators said they think a 13 year old who was shot and killed by a friend was being recruited by a gang. It's activity that Sheriff P.J. Tanner says is an increasing problem in Beaufort County.
Source: WCSC 5 News    Date: June 29, 2011

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