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 question person of interest in mass shooting (Buffalo, NY): One of three "persons of interest" in Saturday morning's mass shooting at City Grill was being questioned by Buffalo police late Tuesday as the around-the-clock probe continues into its fifth day.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: August 18, 2010

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North Charleston initiates effort to end gang activity (North Charleston, SC): Police, lawmakers and former gang members are trying to stamp out gang activity. They are teaming up with North Charleston High School students to talk about violence.
Source: WCSC 5 News    Date: August 18, 2010

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Five juveniles arrested in Marin gang task force sweep (Marin, CA): A multi-agency gang task force has arrested five juveniles who were on probation as part of a recent sweep, the Marin County Probation Department said.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: August 18, 2010

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State's proactive approach drives down prison violence (Shelton, WA): Nelious Horsley, a former leader of Tacoma's East Side Piru street gang, has been shot five times, including once in the head.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: August 18, 2010

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Tulare County anti-gang efforts may include younger students (Tulare County, CA): A pair of Tulare County anti-gang programs targeted at high school students could soon include middle school students.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: August 18, 2010

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Salinas sees 10th slaying (Salinas, CA): The summer's ongoing retaliation between rival Salinas gangs continued when a 17-year-old boy was killed Tuesday.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: August 18, 2010

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Two rival gang members shot -- one fatally -- as police seek three gunmen (Chicago, IL): Police are looking for three gunman who opened fire at a 33-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy standing on opposite corners at a West Side intersection, killing the man Monday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: August 17, 2010

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Teen wounded during gang shooting (Santa Ana, CA): A 16-year-old boy was shot in the arm during a gang-related attack Monday night in Santa Ana, police said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: August 17, 2010

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Driver guns down teen on Salinas street (Salinas, CA): Authorities say a 17-year-old boy is dead after the driver of a black sports car sprayed him with bullets along a Salinas city street.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 17, 2010

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Three gang members arrested for camp shooting (Fresno, CA): Three Fresno street gang members are behind bars, after a bizarre shooting at a local campground.
Source: KMPH FOX 26 News    Date: August 17, 2010

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NH goes after graffiti vandals (Manchester, NH): Gov. John Lynch wants to combat the graffiti splashed on bridges and sound barriers along the state's highways. To that end, he joined state and local officials along Interstate 93 in Manchester yesterday.
Source: Eagle-Tribune    Date: August 17, 2010

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Five shot in attack police link to gangs (Boston, MA): As children rode bicycles and played outside late yesterday afternoon in Egleston Square, a hail of gunfire pierced the air, striking five males.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: August 16, 2010

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33 gang members nabbed in Hillsborough drug operation (Tampa, FL): The tractor-trailer was hauling avocados, limes, green peppers and cilantro from Texas when it was pulled over on Interstate 75 in Hillsborough County.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: August 16, 2010

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Gang dispute sparked City Grill shooting, sources say (Buffalo, NY): A dispute between members of two city street gangs may have led to the shootings that killed four people at a downtown restaurant over the weekend, reliable sources told The Buffalo News today.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: August 16, 2010

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Boston gang truce seen as breaking down (Boston, MA): A truce between two rival Boston gangs, once hailed as a historic success, has unraveled with the shooting death of a 14-year-old student, authorities say.
Source: United Press International    Date: August 16, 2010

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Teens accused of stabbing death charged with being in local gang (Desert Hot Springs, CA): Six of eight teenagers accused in the stabbing death of a man outside a party in Desert Hot Springs were charged Monday with being members of a local gang.
Source: KPSP Local 2 News    Date: August 16, 2010

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Man accused of killing rival gang member (Chicago, IL): A quarrel Saturday at a Southwest Side gas station between members of opposing gangs left a 22-year-old man dead, run over by the car of a rival gang member, prosecutors said in court Monday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 16, 2010

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D.C. teen arrested in slaying called gang-related (Washington, DC): A 17-year-old has been arrested in the gang-related killing Wednesday of a 19-year-old in Adams Morgan, D.C. police said Saturday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 15, 2010

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Sunnyside nuisance law aimed at gang houses (Sunnyside, WA): Rattled by three homicides in July, the Sunnyside City Council this week approved a nuisance ordinance that will give city officials the options of using tickets and abatement orders to crack down on suspected gang houses.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: August 15, 2010

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Bx. gang kills teen (Bronx, NY): A Connecticut teenager visiting his dad in The Bronx to go shopping for school was gunned down yesterday in a random drive-by shooting being eyed as a gruesome gang initiation, a police source said.
Source: New York Post    Date: August 15, 2010

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