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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Three men wounded in Lynwood by gang-related gunfire (Lynwood, CA) : Suspected gang members opened fire on a car in Lynwood, which crashed near the municipality’s City Hall with at least three men badly wounded.
Source: Southwest Riverside News Network    Date: February 19, 2011

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Three Omaha health centers partner to curb violence (Omaha, NE): Three Omaha health centers are partnering on a new effort to prevent gun and gang violence in the city.
Source: NTV News    Date: February 19, 2011

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Local gangs a growing problem for Davis police (Clearfield, UT): Gangs are a growing problem in Davis County — one that the Davis County Attorney’s Office and local police agencies are jumping on.
Source: David County Clipper    Date: February 19, 2011

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Combating Juvenile Gangs in Beeville (Beeville, TX): Juvenile gangs are becoming very prominent in the city of Beeville. There are four main juvenile gang groups, and lately they've been engaging in more violent crimes. The police department is aware of the problem, and is confronting the issue head on.
Source: KIII News    Date: February 18, 2011

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Man injured in Chandler gang shooting (Chandler, AZ): A man was hospitalized after what police say was a gang-related shooting Friday morning in Chandler.
Source: East Valley Tribune    Date: February 18, 2011

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24 arrested after nine month Phoenix gang probe (Phoenix, AZ): The Department of Public Safety announced the arrest of a suspect in a 2007 gang-related murder, along with 23 other people suspected of gang activity.
Source: KNXV 15 News    Date: February 18, 2011

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The gangs of Franconia (Franconia, VA): At Wednesday's Citizen Advisory Committee meeting, officers from the Fairfax County Police Department Gang Unit talked with residents about gangs in the area. Later, they provided a list of gangs in the Franconia Police District.
Source: KingstownePatch    Date: February 18, 2011

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Report: Borough saw gang activity in '09 (Glen Ridge, NJ): At least two gangs have carried out criminal activity in Glen Ridge within the past two years. Glen Ridge Police cites activity by the Latin Kings and the Bloods Dip Set, according to a state police report released last month.
Source: Glen Ridge Voice    Date: February 17, 2011

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17 News Special Report: Generations of gangs (Bakersfield, CA): The Bakersfield Police Department's gang unit focuses on supressing gang violence throughout the city. It's a tough job considering gang life is part of a long tradition in some families.
Source: KGET 17 News    Date: February 17, 2011

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17-year-old boy stabbed in San Mateo park (San Mateo, CA): A 17-year-old San Mateo boy was stabbed in what police believe was a gang-related attack Tuesday night in a park near Highway 101.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: February 17, 2011

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Second suspect arrested in EC shootout (Elizabeth City, NC): A second suspect was arrested Thursday night by Elizabeth City police after a gang-related shootout injured an 8-month-old infant Tuesday night.
Source: WAVY-TV 10 News     Date: February 17, 2011

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Teen shot by gang rivals at Kiwanis Park (Yakima, WA): A 19-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the upper leg during a Thursday evening encounter with apparent gang rivals at Kiwanis Park, Yakima police said.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: February 17, 2011

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Jacksonville to embark on multi-year gang intervention program (Jacksonville, FL) : For Jerod Burgess' friend, it took leaving the neighborhood to get away from the gangs. Living near Flag Street and Grand Park in Jacksonville, the young man feared for his life, Burgess said.
Source: The Florida Times-Union    Date: February 16, 2011

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74 arrested in federal Armenian gang sweep (Los Angeles, CA): A massive crackdown against Armenian organized crime Wednesday netted the arrest of scores of suspects. A law enforcement task force including 800 local, state and federal agents converged on 80 different locations in the Southland.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: February 16, 2011

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Judge continues hearing on Oakland gang injunction (Oakland, CA): A judge heard testimony Wednesday on the city of Oakland's bid for an injunction that would bar 40 alleged members of the Nortenos gang from congregating in the city's Fruitvale district, but he won't rule until next week at the earliest.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: February 16, 2011

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NYC officials: Violent street gang is dismantled (New York, NY): A determined gang of drug dealers turned a Harlem block into a zone of violence that terrified residents as the group kept its illegal business humming even with key members behind bars, prosecutors and police said Wednesday as they announced a takedown of the group.
Source: The Wall Street Journal    Date: February 16, 2011

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Youth organizations helping to lower gang crime (Santa Maria, CA): Both Santa Maria and Lompoc police departments say they saw a drop in gang crime last year. Police in Lompoc say gang activity is down there by as much as 25 percent.
Source: KSBY News     Date: February 16, 2011

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Probation sweep targets gang members in Novato, San Rafael (Novato, CA): As part of an effort to curb gang activity, public safety officials on Thursday, Feb. 3 made unannounced probation searches of 27 known gang members on parole in Novato and San Rafael.
Source: Novato Advance    Date: February 16, 2011

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Top of Utah gangs a growing problem (Clearfield, UT): An increase in gang activity in Davis County has the county's top prosecutor encouraging Davis police agencies to share gang information with each other to deter the spread of gang-related crimes.
Source: Standard-Examiner    Date: February 16, 2011

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Harlem gangs busted in crackdown (New York, NY) : Two Harlem youth gangs running a violent crack- and gun- dealing operation centered on one Central Harlem block have been busted by authorities in an investigation personally led by Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr., his office announced Wednesday.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: February 16, 2011

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