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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Police: Teen injured as bullets fly in neighborhood shooting (San Antonio, TX): It was a terrifying Wednesday evening on the west side as neighbors ducked to avoid flying bullets. A 14-year-old was caught in the middle of the mayhem. Police say they have no leads on suspects at this time but believe the shooting is gang-related.
Source: KENS 5 News    Date: January 26, 2011

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11 Gardena street gang members in custody (Gardena, CA): A major crackdown on a street gang in Gardena landed nearly a dozen suspects behind bars early Wednesday morning. Authorities accuse the gang of spreading fear and crime in the city.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: January 26, 2011

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Police nab five teens in graffiti spree (Longview, WA): Longview police have arrested five juvenile gang members suspected of spray painting graffiti on at least 40 properties and causing more than $20,000 in damage during the past two months, the department announced Wednesday.
Source: The Daily News    Date: January 26, 2011

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Stabbing victim at Rhino Club confirmed 5-Star General in local gang (Wilmington, NC): Wilmington Police have confirmed Taaron Jones, who was stabbed to death outside the Rhino Club Sunday night, was a confirmed member "Double I" (ii) street gang.
Source: WWAY NewsChannel 3    Date: January 26, 2011

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Gang assessment committee concludes work (Warren County, NC): The Warren County Gang Assessment Steering Committee officially concluded its work last week by holding a joint meeting with the local Juvenile Crime Prevention Council.
Source: Warren Record    Date: January 26, 2011

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Abbotsford detective says latest charges could shake gang underworld (Abbotsford, BC): Murder charges laid Monday against senior members of the notorious United Nations gang will "send a shock wave" through Metro Vancouver's criminal underworld, a police specialist who has investigated the UN says.
Source: Abbotsford Times    Date: January 26, 2011

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Gang violence near campus not a threat, experts say (Los Angeles, CA): Given USC’s location in downtown Los Angeles, crime can seem almost inevitable, especially when there are two gangs operating within miles of campus. These groups are active and potentially dangerous, but their threat doesn’t extend to the USC campus, experts say.
Source: Daily Trojan    Date: January 25, 2011

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Weekend operation nets 21 arrests in Tulare County (Tulare County, CA): After a rash of gang-related shootings, gang suppression units countywide say they are taking a zero-tolerance approach to gang violence.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: January 25, 2011

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Drug Bureau: Cartel activity increases in Oklahoma (Edmond, OK): Mexican cartel-related activity is increasing in Oklahoma, a prominent drug distribution hub along with several other states near the border, an official said.
Source: The Edmond Sun    Date: January 25, 2011

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Lawyer argues against Hard 50 for teen (Wichita, KS): Rogelio Soto Jr. was not an adult on the night Arturo Moreno was stabbed to death, so he should not be given an adult sentence for his part in the crime, his defense attorney argued on Monday.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: January 25, 2011

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Lowell receives $350G anti-gang grant (Lowell, MA): Lowell is set to receive a $350,000 state grant this year to combat gang violence with innovative community-based programs. The money will be awarded as a Shannon Grant, an anti-gang and youth-violence prevention program popular with local police.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: January 25, 2011

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Four gang members arrested on conspiracy charges (Merced, CA): Four men arrested last week in central Merced were trying to help a wanted gang member avoid arrest, the Merced Police Department said.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: January 25, 2011

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Anti-gang summit report presented to council (Prince George, BC): The summary report on the Prince George Gang Crime Summit was presented to city council on Monday. The report, based on a public consultation session during the two-day summit in November, is just a first step, according to city social development manager Chris Bone.
Source: Prince George Free Press    Date: January 25, 2011

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Sioux Falls Police investigate gang-related graffiti (Sioux Falls, SD): Police in Sioux Falls are looking into a possible rise in gang activity. That is after several vandalism reports around town they believe are connected. The police received 12 calls in the last two nights of spray paint on buildings and one car.
Source: KSFY News    Date: January 25, 2011

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Police: Bethlehem crime wave connected to young Bloods (Bethlehem, PA): Bethlehem police said they've cracked a rash of violent armed robberies and burglaries committed by a younger branch of the Bloods to finance the gang.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: January 25, 2011

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Gang members facing charges (Kamloops, BC): Seven men being charged with first degree murder in gang-related deaths are apparently members of the U-N gang.
Source: CFJC TV7 News    Date: January 25, 2011

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Two arrested on drug charges (Wichita Falls, TX): Two suspects were arrested Saturday afternoon, one of whom is a known Wichita Falls gang member, according to city police.
Source: Time Record News    Date: January 25, 2011

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Officer: Black, Latino gang violence to grow (Durham, NC): Last year's murder of Bernardo Medina Ponce, an Hispanic man, was a racially motivated attack, according to Durham County Assistant District Attorney Theresa K. Pressley.
Source: The Herald-Sun     Date: January 25, 2011

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Washington Heights has violent start to new year (New York, NY): Washington Heights has had as many homicides this month as it had during the entire year of 2009. Three young men have been killed in the last three weeks.
Source: The Epoch Times    Date: January 24, 2011

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Richmond Hill parents angry school accused sons of being in gang (Richmond Hill, GA): Parents of some Richmond Hill High School students are upset about how they feel school administrators conducted an investigation into possible gang activity at the school.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: January 24, 2011

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