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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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Feds obtain indictments for Nuestra Familia gang members (Salinas, CA): More than two years after FBI agents coordinated 30 raids across Monterey, Santa Cruz and other counties, prosecutors have obtained their first major conviction in a sweeping indictment of Nuestra Familia gang members from Salinas and the Central Valley.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: January 18, 2010

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Whittier man gives gang members a new way of life (Inglewood, CA): Whittier resident Ed Roche was born in jail to a bank-robbing mom. He didn't meet her until age 14. Roche's father battered him nightly with "bone-crushing abandon."
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: January 18, 2010

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Monterey County jobs training program seen as way to keep kids out of gangs (Salinas, CA): Getting youths away from gangs and into jobs is no easy business. On Thursday, a Salinas teenager in a job training program for at-risk youth called to say he couldn't come in that day. He was a hard worker, so the call was a bit of a surprise.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: January 18, 2010

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Gang expert: Local kids targeted for drugs (Laughlin, CA): Southern California and international gangs are trying to turn Tri-state elementary school children into heroin and methamphetamine addicts, a well-known expert warned a Laughlin Economic Development Corporation audience on Friday.
Source: Mohave Daily News    Date: January 17, 2010

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Students get lesson on gangs, bullying (Culpeper, VA): Culpeper fourth-graders are learning that both bullying and belonging to gangs are bad. Resource officers from the Culpeper County Sheriff's Office are spending time explaining state laws that deal with bullying and gangs to fourth-graders in all county public schools.
Source: The Free Lance-Star    Date: January 17, 2010

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Two gang members arrested in Yonkers stabbing (Yonkers, NY): Two alleged members of the Chulos 18 street gang were arrested early today in connection with the stabbing of a Yonkers man, police said.
Source: The Journal News    Date: January 17, 2010

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Suburban gang sprawl (Atlanta, GA): It was around 10 o’clock on a Sunday night when shots rang out from somewhere beyond the garage of the Lithonia home.
Source: The Sunday Paper    Date: January 17, 2010

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Nine arrested in Atlanta store robberies (Atlanta, GA): Atlanta police said Sunday that a violent street gang took a major blow after nine of their members were arrested. The arrests happened after smash-and-grab burglaries targeting two Atlanta businesses Sunday morning.
Source: WAGA FOX 5 News    Date: January 17, 2010

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Police try to contain gangs in Helena (Helena, MT): Local law enforcement officials are working to make sure gang activity does not become a major concern. The Lewis and Clark County Sheriff’s Office has recently started a gang-intelligence unit.
Source: Billings Gazette    Date: January 17, 2010

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Gang member in NC turns on friends to help family (Charlotte, NC): The young gang member decided to help police bring down his MS-13 gang in Charlotte after his mother found out what he was up to - and his brothers began to follow in his footsteps.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: January 16, 2010

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On Los Angeles bus tour, an insider view of gang life (Los Angeles, CA): "If nobody moves, nobody is going to get hurt," Alfred Lomas, tattoos scrawled along his arms and neck, announced from the front of the bus just before it departed. "Just move all your money to the front."
Source: The New York Times    Date: January 16, 2010

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For $65, tourists get peek at Los Angeles gangland amid cease-fire negotiated among rivals (Los Angeles, CA): Only miles from the scenic vistas and celebrity mansions that draw sightseers from around the globe — but a world away from the glitz and glamour — a bus tour is rolling through the dark side of the city's gang turf.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: January 16, 2010

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Seven Mowat Middle School students charged in alleged gang initiation fight (Lynn Haven, FL): Seven juveniles are facing some serious charges in-connection with alleged gang activity. A number of students jumped on a classmate in a bathroom, and beat him.
Source: WJHG NewsChannel 7    Date: January 16, 2010

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Local crackdown targets gang leaders (Nampa, ID): Canyon County Prosecutor John Bujak called it "another landmark day" in the county's crackdown on gangs as he announced charges against 11 reported Nampa gang members — six indicted on multiple federal firearms-related charges and five local gang members charged with recruitment.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: January 16, 2010

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Three Bulldog gang members arrested (Fresno, CA): Fresno police arrested three Bulldog gang members and recovered two loaded firearms Friday night, authorities said.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: January 16, 2010

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Five gang members arrested, sheriff reports (Banning, CA): Five men, described by sheriff’s officials as members of a Banning street gang, were arrested last Wednesday on suspicion of assaulting two people at Repplier Park, according to a news release from the Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force.
Source: Record Gazette    Date: January 15, 2010

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Valley View gang policy put in the spotlight (Valley View, IL): As the Valley View District 365-U Board of Education heard the first reading of its recently reviewed gang policy, the ensuing conversation demonstrated how difficult it may be to enforce any changes.
Source: The Bolingbrook Sun    Date: January 15, 2010

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Canyon County gang sweep nets nine Nampa arrests (Nampa, ID): Local, state and federal law enforcement officials gathered in Nampa Friday to announce the arrests of nine reputed Nampa Northside gang members on gang-related charges, with two other suspects still at large.
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: January 15, 2010

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Carlsbad gang targeted in warrant sweep (Carlsbad, CA): Investigators cracked down on a Carlsbad street gang described by authorities as “extremely violent” when the first of 11 arrest warrants were served throughout the North County Thursday, authorities said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: January 15, 2010

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Two teenagers arrested in Thursday's gang-related shooting in Gresham (Greshaam, OR): Two teenagers were arrested today in connection with a gang-related shooting in Gresham Thursday that left a 16-year-old boy with non-life threatening injuries, police said.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: January 15, 2010

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