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 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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Police, schools watching ‘Juggalos’ - Classified as gang in Arizona (Show Low, AZ): Juggalos consider themselves a family and fans of a rap group’s music. But due to reported criminal acts by some of them, Show Low school administrators and police are keeping a close eye on young people who identify themselves as Juggalos.
Source: White Mountain Independent    Date: November 23, 2010

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Two Albany gang members plead guilty (Albany, NY): Two more members of the notorious Original Gangsta Killas street gang pleaded guilty to federal racketeering charges Tuesday, including one man who tried to smuggle contraband into a state prison last year.
Source: Times Union    Date: November 23, 2010

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Drug case duo hosted gangs (Columbus, NE): A Columbus couple arrested for possession of drugs late last week was accused Monday of allowing their 14th Street home to be used as a hangout for street gang members during a bond review hearing in Platte County Court.
Source: Columbus Telegram    Date: November 23, 2010

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Bloods gang member charged with trafficking guns from North Carolina (New York, NY): Kyle Leonard, 25, a Bloods gang member, was indicted Tuesday for trafficking guns from North Carolina to Brooklyn and selling them on the streets, many of them to fellow gang members.
Source: Empire State News    Date: November 23, 2010

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Chief: Manassas gang attack was premeditated (Manassas, VA): Miguel "Mickey" Hernandez wasn't in a gang. But he was the target of a premeditated attack by gang members, Manassas police Chief Douglas W. Keen told the city council this week.
Source: News & Messenger    Date: November 23, 2010

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Fatal stabbing may be linked to gang feuds, police say (Manassas, VA): Targeted stabbings in Manassas on Friday and Saturday - one fatal - appear to be linked to disputes between two rival Hispanic gangs, violence that has spurred investigations by local police and the Northern Virginia Gang Task Force.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: November 22, 2010

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Seven arrested in South Monterey County gang sweep (Monterey County, CA): The latest gang sweep in south Monterey County — the fifth suppression operation in three months — netted seven arrests over the weekend.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: November 22, 2010

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Fatal shooting in NE Harris Co. likely gang-related (Houston, TX): A shooting that left one man dead tonight in northeast Harris County appears to be gang-related, authorities said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: November 22, 2010

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Victim stabs attacker during possible gang-related brawl in Grayslake (Grayslake, IL): An Antioch man was stabbed in the chest after allegedly attacking another man with wooden table legs in what appears to be a gang-related fight, Grayslake police said Monday.
Source: TribLocal    Date: November 22, 2010

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17-year-old injured in gang-related Atwater shooting (Atwater, CA): A 17-year-old juvenile is recovering after a shooting reported Friday in the 1300 block of High Street, Atwater police reported.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: November 22, 2010

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Police say Saturday's killing is gang-related (Macon, GA): Macon Police say the shooting that killed a 20-year-old Macon man and wounded a teenager late Saturday night is gang-related.
Source: WMAZ 13 News    Date: November 22, 2010

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Police say Sunday night shooting in Alice is gang-related (Corpus Christi, TX) : Two Alice men were shot shortly before midnight Sunday, in what Alice police say was a gang-related incident.
Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times    Date: November 22, 2010

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Nine-Trey Headbustas member admits helping to kill street gang leader (New Brunswick, NJ): When members of the Nine Trey Headbustas Bloods street gang didn’t like how their set was operating in New Brunswick, they decided to get rid of the leader.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: November 22, 2010

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W. Sac wants gang injunction, but jury out on whether they work (Sacramento, CA): Do gang injunctions work? For the past five months, lawyers have been arguing in Yolo Superior Court whether West Sacramento needs a permanent injunction to fight the alleged street gang known as the Broderick Boys.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: November 21, 2010

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Arrests weaken West Dallas' infamous Gator Boyz gang, police say (Dallas, TX): For 10 years, police say, the West Side Gator Boyz were one of Dallas' most notorious street gangs. Born from the surprising merger of Crips and Bloods – the Hatfields and McCoys of modern-day street gangs – the Gator Boyz dominated the drug trade in West Dallas, authorities say.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: November 21, 2010

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Police battle loose gang structures as some members fight to get out (East Chicago, IN): Scars from 13 bullet wounds pepper Brandon's body -- brutal reminders of his life as a Gangster Disciple. The East Chicago native thought he'd be dead by now.
Source: The Times    Date: November 21, 2010

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Group's gang-prevention efforts in St. Paul end (St. Paul, MN): Large groups of kids were hanging out in a St. Paul park last summer. They were unattended, and some would fight. Police had to be called in, and neighbors were upset.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: November 21, 2010

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City models Safe Streets plan (Annapolis, MD): When their city was nearly labeled the most violent in Maryland, Annapolis officials implemented a pilot program that has since drastically reduced crime and projected the potency of multiagency partnerships in a big way.
Source: The Daily Times    Date: November 21, 2010

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