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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Jackson County Legislature gives $60,000 to Southern Christian Leadership Conference before budget is OK'd (Kansas City, MO): The Jackson County Legislature on Monday agreed to give $60,000 to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference from the county’s 2011 budget — even though the legislature hasn’t approved that budget.
Source: The Kansas City Star    Date: November 29, 2010

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Shooting on Highway 101 near Greenfield kills one, injures two (Greenfield, CA): Monterey County sheriff's deputies are investigating a Friday night gang-related shooting on Highway 101 that killed one man and injured two others.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: November 29, 2010

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New Hanover sheriff's department steps up effort to curtail gang activity (Wilmington, NC): Experienced New Hanover County gang detectives are capable of determining at a glance the allegiance of a particular gang member based on the person’s interest in clothing, use of hand gestures, or, yes, even a graphic on a Facebook profile.
Source: StarNews    Date: November 29, 2010

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Felony charges for Visalia taggers (Visalia, CA) : A pair of taggers were arrested in Visalia in what police are calling a gang-related vandalism and that means the two face felony charges with a gang enhancement.
Source: KMJ 580 AM News    Date: November 29, 2010

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Four men are sent to the hospital, gang activity continues (San Francisco, CA): Gang activity in the Mission continued this weekend as four men were sent to the hospital in two separate incidents, police said.
Source: Mission Local    Date: November 29, 2010

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District Attorney creates "safety zone" around Haverstock Hills Apartments (Houston, TX): While local law enforcement has stepped up their presence at the suspected crime-haven Haverstock Hills Apartments, Harris County is moving forward with a never-before tried method to rid the area of crime— civil penalties.
Source: Northeast News    Date: November 29, 2010

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Boy, 16, arrested in weekend stabbing at St. Paul RiverCentre (St. Paul, MN): Police arrested a 16-year-old boy Monday in the stabbing of two teens during the weekend Hmong New Year celebration in St. Paul.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: November 29, 2010

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Mob, gangs linked to more unsolved murders (Montreal, QC): Cops in British Columbia and Quebec are solving fewer murders than their counterparts in other provinces, a trend being blamed on higher levels of gang violence and organized crime in those jurisdictions.
Source: Toronto Sun    Date: November 28, 2010

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Bloods put their colors on for court in attempt to intimidate rival gangs (New York, NY) : Each day, a dozen or more young men stroll into Queens Supreme Court sporting the Cincinnati Reds' signature red-and-black cap.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: November 28, 2010

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Crips members facing drug charges said to have put ‘bounty’ on police officers (Niagara Falls, NY): A pair of Falls gang-bangers with West Coast ties recently put behind bars had put a bounty on the heads of two Cataract City cops.
Source: Niagara Gazette    Date: November 28, 2010

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One killed, two injured in shooting on Highway 101 (Greenfield, CA): Monterey County sheriff's deputies say a gang-related shooting on Highway 101 about 30 miles south of Salinas left one person dead and two others injured.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 27, 2010

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Spike in gang crimes plagues CA's Coachella Valley (Cathedral City, CA): The master-planned Palm Springs Country Club Estates rose from the Southern California desert in the post-World War II boom with a sign promising to weary veterans and their families: "Come buy your dream home."
Source: The Associated Press    Date: November 26, 2010

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Police hit gang members in force before holiday (Chattanooga, TN): Following a spate of gang-related shootings over the weekend, Chattanooga police and other law enforcers swept through the city Wednesday, hauling gang members to jail.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: November 25, 2010

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Pizza man gang slay (Hempstead, NY): Two teen thugs slaughtered a Long Island youth after he failed to respond to their gang signs as he walked past, cops said yesterday.
Source: New York Post    Date: November 25, 2010

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Gang violence suspected in Prince George fire (Prince George, BC): A 60-year-old disabled woman appears to be the latest victim of gang violence in Prince George, B.C.
Source: CBC News    Date: November 25, 2010

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Gang violence: Planada residents' health affected when it's not safe to go out (Planada, CA): Gang violence can be harmful to your health -- and not just if you're in a gang. Vicky Ramirez said gang violence in Planada has transformed the community into a place where many don't feel safe.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: November 24, 2010

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First Trece is sentenced under gang injunction (Ogden, UT): The first Trece member to be sentenced under the fledgling injunction targeting the city's oldest street gang has been hit with fines totaling just more than $1,000.
Source: Standard-Examiner    Date: November 24, 2010

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Gang activity escalates and casualties grow (San Francisco, CA): One violent death. One stabbing in broad daylight. Three young men shot - once of whom is now paralyzed from the chest down. All in the last three weeks.
Source: Mission Local    Date: November 24, 2010

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Police cite gang connection of three slain in pizza shop battle (Boston, MA): The name of the popular pizzeria in Jamaica Plain is the Same Old Place, but events Sunday night were shockingly out of the ordinary: A gang-affiliated gun-and-knife fight inside the shop took three lives and unsettled a neighborhood not accustomed to such violence.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: November 23, 2010

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An onslaught of violence: Two shootings Monday cap four days of Salinas gunfire (Salinas, CA): Salinas police and sheriff's deputies labored to keep a presence on the streets Monday after four days of nonstop gun violence left two men dead and five others injured.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: November 23, 2010

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