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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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Gang shooting injures young man in Carson City (Carson City, NV): The Carson City Sheriff's Office is investigating a gang shooting that left a 19 year old man injured Thursday evening. The search continues for the suspects.
Source: KTVN 2 News    Date: April 10, 2009

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Gun crimes on the rise in Pittsfield (Pittsfield, MA): The city is on a record pace for shootings this year. If the current clip of six in 14 weeks continues, Pittsfield could register as many as 22 shootings by the end of the year, surpassing the high of a dozen, recorded in both 2003 and 2005.
Source: The Berkshire Eagle    Date: April 10, 2009

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Gang involvement eyed in Capistrano Stabbing (San Juan Capistrano, CA): Authorities suspect a truckload of men who stabbed two others in San Juan Capistrano on Thursday night were somehow connected to a rival gang in San Clemente.
Source: The Capistrano Dispatch    Date: April 10, 2009

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Raising gang awareness in S. Idaho (Twin Falls, ID): As a little boy, Peter Vasquez wanted to be a Boy Scout. Without parental support or money to register, Vasquez never earned any badges or went on overnight camping trips. Years later though, he found a different group that took him in.
Source: Times-News    Date: April 9, 2009

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Authorities take down PLM gang (Wichita Falls, TX): Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies arrested at least 17 men and women Wednesday morning in what officials referred to as a Puro Lil’ Mafia gang takedown.
Source: Times Record News    Date: April 9, 2009

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Gang leader sentenced to 10 years for Va. plot (Alexandria, VA): A high-ranking member of the MS-13 gang was sentenced to 10 years in prison yesterday for plotting to kill a fellow gang member, the latest in a string of cases targeting the street gang, which is considered the region's largest and most violent.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: April 9, 2009

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26 alleged LA County gangsters arrested in sweep (Lancaster, CA): Authorities have arrested 26 alleged members of a gang reputed to be one of the largest and most aggressive in northern Los Angeles County.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: April 9, 2009

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Two Queens men shot and killed in bitter feud between rival gangs outside Corona bar (Queens, NY): Two men were gunned down outside a Queens bar Thursday in the latest battle in an ongoing gang war, witnesses and police sources said.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: April 9, 2009

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Drive-by killing not a sign of gang trends, Santa Rosa officials say (Santa Rosa, CA): The fatal drive-by shooting in Santa Rosa’s South Park neighborhood Monday night has the hallmarks of a gang-related crime, though police aren’t ready to say so conclusively.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: April 9, 2009

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Return of teen suspect due in Lakewood gang-related killing (Beaverton, OR): A teenager caught in Oregon has been charged with first-degree murder in a gang-related shooting in Lakewood.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: April 8, 2009

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Kennewick police investigating gang-related shooting (Kennewick, WA): A gang-related shooting in a Kennewick neighborhood has police on alert as officers work to identify and arrest the suspects.
Source: Tri-City Herald    Date: April 8, 2009

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Prosecutors say local gang ran $100 million mortgage fraud (San Diego, CA): Authorities said Tuesday that they arrested 24 people in connection with a wide-ranging real estate fraud that involved 220 properties across San Diego County and loans totaling more than $100 million.
Source: North County Times    Date: April 8, 2009

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Police arrest one, seek two in shooting (Elizabeth City, NC): Elizabeth City police have arrested one man and are seeking two others in connection with a shooting on Dyer Street Tuesday.
Source: The Daily Advance    Date: April 8, 2009

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Local gang activity is up, SLO County Sheriff says (San Luis Obispo County, CA): Gang-related activity in the county — including brutal assaults and graffiti battles between rival gangs — has intensified over the past six months, the county Sheriff’s Department announced Wednesday.
Source: The Tribune    Date: April 8, 2009

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Teen killed in gang shooting on South Side (Tucson, AZ): Authorities are investigating a gang-related shooting that killed an 18-year-old man on Tucson's South Side Wednesday afternoon.
Source: Tucson Citizen    Date: April 8, 2009

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In St. Petersburg, street feud's sad toll is an 8-year-old girl (St. Petersburg, FL): For decades young men from Bethel Heights have warred with their rivals from Harbordale. No one even remembers how the feud started. But the city is once again mourning in its aftermath.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: April 7, 2009

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Four arrested in Franklin clinic gang incident (Santa Barbara, CA): A row outside the Franklin Clinic, 1136 E. Montecito St., resulted in the arrest of four people Friday afternoon. About 3 p.m. Friday, Santa Barbara police officers were called to disperse a group of 20 suspected gang members and associates who had gathered around the clinic run by the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department.
Source: Noozhawk    Date: April 7, 2009

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Teens claim break in was gang related (Salina, KS): Salina teenagers claim gang affiliation as they break into a home Monday afternoon.
Source: KSAL News    Date: April 7, 2009

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Gangs will lose, HPD chief vows (Honolulu, HI): A San Francisco-based gang is fighting with local gangs for control of drug trafficking in Chinatown, triggering the recent spate of violence, Honolulu Police Chief Boisse Correa said yesterday.
Source: Star-Bulletin    Date: April 7, 2009

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One teen shot in gang attack near Turner Field dies (Atlanta, GA): One of three teenaged boys shot in what police are calling a gang-related attack has died, according to a Grady Memorial Hospital nursing supervisor.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: April 7, 2009

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