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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 by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory using the control below.


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Two arrested in gang-related shooting (Monroe, LA): Monroe police arrested two teens on suspicion of attempted murder following a gang-related shooting at a downtown nightclub.
Source: The News-Star    Date: November 14, 2009

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Oregon police see gang resurgence in Medford area (Medford, OR): Gang activity appears to be increasing in Southern Oregon. Medford police Lt. Tim Doney said about 100 people with some affiliation to gangs have been identified so far, up from 55 last spring.
Source: Corvallis Gazette Times    Date: November 14, 2009

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Bystander shot outside Denny's during gang dispute (Orlando, FL): A bystander outside a Denny's restaurant in Orlando was shot during a dispute between gang members.
Source: WESH 2 News    Date: November 13, 2009

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Wicomico law enforcement 'to dismantle' gangs (Salisbury, MD): Gang-related crimes throughout the city and county may not be on par with major urban areas, but area law enforcement leaders say they are taking steps and are committed to curbing gang activity.
Source: The Daily Times    Date: November 13, 2009

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Suspected Northwest Jacksonville gang members arrested in RICO investigation (Jacksonville, FL): Police arrested 13 men this week they say are linked to a Northwest Jacksonville gang that ripped off and roughed up residents in and around West 45th Street and Moncrief Road for more than a year.
Source: The Florida Times-Union    Date: November 13, 2009

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Street gang ordinance under analysis (Charles Town, WV): Officials in Charles Town are being asked to consider a new ordinance that could give local police more power to investigate possible gang-related activity.
Source: The Journal    Date: November 13, 2009

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Street gangs moving in on Sioux Falls (Sioux Falls, SD): The Sioux Falls Police Department Street Crime Task Force is constantly working to figure out what street gangs are trying to infiltrate our city, and to prevent the gangs already here from growing.
Source: KSFY News    Date: November 13, 2009

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Trio arrested on gang charges (Dalton, GA): Two men and a woman who live in Dalton are in custody at the Whitfield County Jail after being arrested on Thursday on street gang charges and other offenses by the sheriff’s office.
Source: The Daily Citizen    Date: November 13, 2009

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Gangs bringing violence, conflicts on campus (Tyler, TX): In the past year, TJC students have been connected to a homicide, armed robbery and multiple fights that could be a result of increasing gang activity on campus.
Source: The Apache Pow Wow    Date: November 13, 2009

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East Ridge students arrested, potential 'gang fight' thwarted (Chattanooga, TN): Two East Ridge students have been arrested on weapons violations after a threatened "gang fight" at the school.
Source: WTVC NewsChannel 9    Date: November 13, 2009

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Boy, 15, stabbed in gang melee (Santa Rosa, CA): A 15-year-old Santa Rosa boy was stabbed Thursday during a melee between rival gang members in the city's Apple Valley neighborhood, police said.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: November 13, 2009

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67 teens caught in Orange County gang prevention sweep (Orange County, CA): According to the Orange County District Attorney's Office, about 300 officers patrolled looking for minors. Minors caught in the sweep ranged from 13 to 17-years-old.
Source: KPCC Southern California Public Radio    Date: November 13, 2009

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Authorities make arrest in stabbing (Medford, OR): Medford police have arrested a 17-year-old suspected gang member on two counts of first-degree assault stemming from a pair of stabbings at a girl's coming-of-age celebration over the weekend.
Source: Mail Tribune    Date: November 12, 2009

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Diocese of Monterey joins with COPA to combat gang violence (Monterey, CA): The Diocese of Monterey is joining the fight against gang violence on the Central Coast. Bishop Richard Garcia is scheduled to meet today with leaders from COPA, Communities Organized for relational Power in Action, to strategize about gang prevention.
Source: The Californian    Date: November 12, 2009

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Gangs in Savannah (Savannah, GA): Does Savannah have gangs? It’s a question we’ve asked the police department time and time again. While they’ve admitted neighborhood gangs are a problem ....that’s all they’ve said.
Source: WSAV 3 News    Date: November 12, 2009

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Gangs in Savannah Part Two (Savannah, GA): On News 3 at 6, our Community Reporter Alice Massimi introduced us to two Savannah gang members who now call the Chatham County Jail home. Both men grew up in Savannah and at a young age got wrapped up in gangs.
Source: WSAV 3 News    Date: November 12, 2009

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Three arrested in Watsonville gang-shooting; no one injured (Watsonville, CA): Suspected gang members driving through an opposing gang's territory got into an argument with two rivals, pulled a gun and fired multiple rounds at the pair Tuesday night.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: November 12, 2009

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Databases one effort to fight criminal gang activity (St. Paul, MN): Attorneys, police, legislators and even suspected gang members have weighed in on the troubles of efforts to fight street gangs in the Twin Cities, and on Thursday night an effort to hear from the public on the scandal surrounding the now-defunct Metro Gang Strike Force will release its findings.
Source: Minnesota Public Radio    Date: November 12, 2009

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Another Southside gang shootout..six wounded (Monroe, LA): Saturday evening six Southside youth were standing in front of the Family Stop Food on Orange Street in what seemed to be a melancholy evening, until their serenity was disturbed by the roar of an engine.
Source: Monroe Free Press    Date: November 12, 2009

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San Jose community meets on Halloween gang attack (San Jose, CA): Struggling to make sense of a vicious Halloween attack on two young trick-or-treaters, an East San Jose community came together Tuesday night, searching for answers and solutions to the gang violence that's wracked their neighborhoods.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: November 11, 2009

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