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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Violent gangs impact college sports (Compton, CA): In 2007, Brandon "Bull" Johnson charged straight out of Dominguez High in Compton, Calif., and straight into the starting lineup at the University of Washington.
Source: CBS News    Date: November 30, 2011

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Two men killed in apparent gang-related shooting (Los Angeles, CA): Two men were killed Wednesday in an apparent gang-related shooting in Boyle Heights.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: November 30, 2011

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Asbury man gets head wound in shooting (Asbury Park, NC): A man was shot in the back of the head Saturday night in what appears to be a gang-related incident, the police said.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: November 29, 2011

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Morrow students arrested in gang investigation (Atlanta, GA): Clayton County sheriff's deputies say they've arrested four Morrow High School students following recent gang activity behind the school.
Source: WGCL CBS Atlanta    Date: November 29, 2011

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Four Latinos suspected in gang-related shooting of black man near South L.A. (Los Angeles, CA): Sheriff's homicide detectives searched today for four Latinos involved in the gang-related slaying of a black man gunned down outside a liquor store in the unincorporated Westmont area adjoining South Los Angeles, authorities said.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: November 29, 2011

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MCSO: Gang member sought in Guadalupe shooting (Phoenix, AZ): Maricopa County sheriff's detectives have identified a gang member behind a shooting Wednesday in Guadalupe.
Source: KPHO 5 News    Date: November 29, 2011

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Last man sentenced in gang assault killing (Troy, NY): The last of six men involved in a fight that led to the Father's Day death of a New York City man has been sentenced to prison.
Source: Times Union    Date: November 29, 2011

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Va. carjacking suspect possibly in Baltimore Co. (Wilkens, MD): Baltimore County police are looking for the public's help in finding a carjacking and bank robbery suspect who police said is a young mother who built up years of street savvy as a member of the MS-13 gang.
Source: WBAL 11 News    Date: November 29, 2011

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Judge begs Harlem to stop gang violence (Harlem, NY) : A Manhattan judge turned his bench into a pulpit Tuesday when he exhorted Harlem residents to do more to stop gang violence and bloodshed in their neighborhood.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: November 29, 2011

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Convicted NYC drug gang boss gets 20 to life (New York, NY): A sentencing for five convicted players in a violent local drug gang Tuesday became a judge's rallying cry for communities to crack down on gun crime, with the judge urging Harlem residents to search their own homes for relatives' illegal guns and give tips to police.
Source: The Wall Street Journal    Date: November 29, 2011

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Sunnyside Police reach full staff and crack down (Sunnyside, WA): Sunnyside's Police Department has the most officers on the force in its history. Officers take on the violence that has plagued the community for years. The department added a gang unit in August with a goal of eliminating the problem.
Source: KIMA News    Date: November 29, 2011

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Task force on violence against children begins work in Baltimore (Baltimore, MD): The famous baseball manager was a scared kid once. When he came home from school and saw his father's car parked out front, he often fled to the relative safety of a friend's house.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: November 29, 2011

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FBI takes down 10 members of heroin trafficking ring (St. Louis, MO): Ten members of a heroin trafficking ring were arrested Tuesday morning by the FBI St. Louis Division's Safe Streets Gang Task Force.
Source: KSDK 5 News    Date: November 29, 2011

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Santa Rosa woman sentenced for her role in gang slaying (Sonoma County, CA): A 22-year-old Santa Rosa woman involved in a second gang-related slaying in three years was sentenced Tuesday to six months in Sonoma County jail for her role in a fatal birthday party stabbing.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: November 29, 2011

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Police looking for drive-by shooting suspects (Fresno, CA): A 9-year-old boy was shot in the abdomen in a gang related drive-by shooting on Thanksgiving Day. Fresno police say the shooting was gang related and was the result of retaliation and while they have some leads in the case, no arrests have been made.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: November 29, 2011

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Gang shot into home while family gathered at table (Rock Hill, SC): A woman was sitting at the dinner table with her family when someone fired shots into their Rock Hill home Monday evening.
Source: The Herald    Date: November 29, 2011

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School officials discuss gang policy (Jackson, TN): Members of Jackson Police Department's Gang Task Force unit will be asked to participate in the next policy committee meeting of the Jackson-Madison County School Board.
Source: The Jackson Sun    Date: November 29, 2011

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Alloway Township School puts focus on the dangers of gangs (Allentown Township, NJ): In an effort to increase awareness about the danger of involvement in gangs, Alloway Township School students took part in a special presentation Tuesday afternoon designed to help them stay out of danger.
Source: Today's Sunbeam    Date: November 29, 2011

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Oakland jury convicts gang member of first-degree murder in two hours (Oakland, CA): An Alameda County jury took less than two hours Tuesday to find a 22-year-old gang member guilty of first-degree murder for the shooting death of a Castlemont High School student just two weeks away from graduation.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 29, 2011

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Extra funding helps King County crack down on gangs (Kent, WA): King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg said Tuesday that extra money targeted at cracking down on gang violence helped round up suspects in connection with a gang-related shooting in Kent.
Source: KIRO 7 News    Date: November 29, 2011

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