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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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Four gangsters arrested for armed robbery of smoke shop (Victorville, CA): Authorities worked for almost two days and arrested four gang members after the armed robbery of a Victorville smoke shop, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Victorville station officials said.
Source: Daily Press    Date: March 24, 2010

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Three gang members arrested (Salinas, CA): Three gang members were arrested Sunday at 10:40 p.m. in the 300 block of Elwood after Officers with the Violence Suppression Unit conducted a vehicle check on a suspicious car with several gang members inside.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: March 22, 2010

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Gang-related violence once was commonplace (Kankakee County, IL): Maria O'Connor's death March 2 in gang crossfire has sparked memories for some residents of a particularly deadly period in Kankakee's history in the early 1990s. But police say the current situation isn't nearly as bad.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: March 22, 2010

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Deputies target gang members, 19 arrests made (Spartanburg, SC): A weekend operation targeting known members of street gangs yielded 19 arrests, and more are anticipated.
Source: Spartanburg Herald-Journal    Date: March 22, 2010

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2nd sweep nets 25, most with suspected gang ties (El Paso, TX): El Paso police and Texas state troopers have waged a second assault against suspected members of the Barrio Azteca border gang, arresting 25 people in a second phase of "Operation Knock Down," city and state police said Monday.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: March 22, 2010

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'Gangs' series investigates Central Jersey's criminal organizations (New Jersey): Murder. Fear. Intimidation. Gangs, like the Bloods and MS-13, are terrorizing New Jersey.
Source: Courier News    Date: March 21, 2010

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Suspect arrested in connection with murder of young couple (Los Angeles, CA): A 24-year-old suspect in the brutal killings of a young New Jersey couple has been arrested in Paramount, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 21, 2010

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Anti-gang police squad is target of booby traps (Hemet, CA): Police officers in this retirement town in rural Riverside County have been on edge in recent weeks. Someone is trying to kill them.
Source: The Journal Gazette    Date: March 21, 2010

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Oxnard man accused of threatening victim in front of officers (Oxnard, CA): A gang member was booked into the Ventura County Jail on suspicion of robbery and making criminal threats after he allegedly threatened his victim in front of witnesses — two Oxnard Police Department officers.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: March 21, 2010

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Alleged gang members arrested (Yuma, AZ): Four alleged gang members are in the Yuma County Adult Detention Center after a handgun reportedly was found in the vehicle they were traveling in Friday afternoon.
Source: The Yuma Sun    Date: March 20, 2010

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Gang shooting outside club near Seattle Center (Seattle, WA): A 16-year-old boy was arrested by members of the Gang Unit Friday night after a shooting outside a club near the Seattle Center.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: March 20, 2010

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Former gang members show how art changed their lives in new Whittier art gallery exhibit (Whittier, CA): Two decades ago, a group of former Whittier-area and San Gabriel Valley gang members put down their weapons and picked up paint brushes and pencils.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: March 20, 2010

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Community gathers for anti-gang forum (Yakima, WA): The fight against gangs is picking up steam. Hundreds came together Saturday to speak out against the violence. Families from all across the Yakima Valley met to map out a plan to help curb gang activity.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News     Date: March 20, 2010

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Loose gang structure complicates Augusta count (Augusta, GA): Is it 25? How about five? Or could it be as high as 40? When it comes to gangs in Augusta, it seems the number depends on who's asked, the definition of what constitutes such activity and how well it's organized.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: March 20, 2010

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Hope, fear mix in Pepperidge neighborhood (Pepperidge, GA): On a dead-end street in the Pepperidge neighborhood -- not far from where a teenager was killed last month -- sits Victor Weddington's one-story home.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: March 20, 2010

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Calif Police Department on alert for deadly traps (Hemet, CA): Police in this picturesque city in rural Riverside County have been on edge in recent weeks. Someone is trying to kill them.
Source: The New York Times    Date: March 19, 2010

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Gang shooting wounds 4 on South Side (Chicago, IL): Four people were shot and wounded Thursday night in an apparent intra-gang conflict in the city's Auburn Gresham community on the South Side, Chicago police said.
Source: Chicago Breaking News    Date: March 19, 2010

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MN Senate considers measure to scrap gang databases (St. Paul, MN): A bill working its way through the Minnesota Senate would get rid of databases used to track suspected gang members.
Source: KARE 11 News    Date: March 19, 2010

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City joins forces with agencies in war against street gangs (Niagara Falls, NY): Niagara Falls police threw down the gauntlet to the city's feuding street gangs on Friday, announcing they will beef up the Roving Anti-Crime Unit and begin charging city "ganstas" with federal crimes that carry stiff prison terms.
Source: Niagara Gazette    Date: March 19, 2010

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Police departments form gang task force in South Bay (San Jose, CA): When a group of gang members from Mountain View crashed a Sunnyvale girl's 16th birthday party last summer and got into a verbal fight with another guest over disrespect, they responded by stabbing the 18-year-old man to death, according to police.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 19, 2010

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