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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Judge renews injunction against Oceanside gang (Oceanside, CA): A Superior Court judge Friday renewed a preliminary injunction against nearly 50 street gang members operating in Oceanside, the latest move to stamp out crime by members rising through the ranks of the entrenched gang.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 15, 2010

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Monterey County Gang Task Force Conference focuses on gang trends (Seaside, CA): For two days this week, police officers across the state attended a conference for training on gangs — getting a crash course on information including the increasing influence of the Northern Riders.
Source: The Californian    Date: October 14, 2010

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Most in gang sweep freed (Visalia, CA): More than a month after a gang-and-drug sweep yielded nearly 50 arrests throughout California, fewer than half of the suspects remain in custody.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: October 14, 2010

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Our Youth: Gang presence in Smithtown (Smithtown, NY): Community leaders say Smithtown has remained relatively untouched by gang presence, unlike its neighbors who struggle to combat violence by gangs like MS-13, the Bloods, the Crips and the Latin Kings.
Source: Smithtown Patch    Date: October 14, 2010

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Gang crime drop big in ‘Summer Night Lights’ areas (Los Angeles, CA): Gang-related crimes plunged 40 percent on average — and more than 80 percent in some areas — around parks and recreation centers that were part of this year’s Summer Night Lights program, it was announced Tuesday.
Source: EGP News    Date: October 14, 2010

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Inside Look: Salinas Police gang awareness guides (Salinas, CA): In Salinas, three homicides in two weeks - all victims under the age of 18 and all gang-related. Salinas Police say parents need to get involved in their children's lives, that's nothing new.
Source: KCBA FOX 35 News    Date: October 14, 2010

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Federal bust shows prevalence of area drug trade (Chicago, IL): The presence of gang-related drug trafficking within the WEDGE jurisdictional boundaries was bluntly underscored in late September by a federal and county drug sweep on Chicago's west and northwest sides, Cicero, Berwyn, Forest Park and Melrose Park.
Source: Pioneer Press    Date: October 14, 2010

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Gangs in turmoil, police say (Vancouver, BC): The new officer in charge of the Vancouver-area Gang Task Force says many of the established gangs in the area are in turmoil.
Source: The Province    Date: October 14, 2010

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Northern Riders convicted of gang crimes in Monterey County; first in California (Monterey County, CA): The Monterey County District Attorney's Office has set a precedent across the state after five men admitted last month to committing a crime to benefit the Northern Riders.
Source: The Californian    Date: October 13, 2010

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36 years for Va. gang leader (Portsmouth, VA): Federal prosecutors say a 28-year-old Portsmouth man is set to spend 36 years in prison for his role in the Bounty Hunter Bloods gang.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: October 13, 2010

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Oakland to seek Fruitvale anti-gang injunction (Oakland, CA): More than three dozen alleged gang members would be barred from associating with one another in Oakland's Fruitvale neighborhood under a civil injunction that the city intends to seek in court, officials said Wednesday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: October 13, 2010

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Salinas schools explore security improvements in wake of gang violence (Salinas, CA): Next Page1| 2Previous PageThe Salinas Union High School District office was filled with high school and middle school principals, vice principals, staff, community members and students Tuesday night for a discussion of safety at its schools.
Source: The Californian    Date: October 13, 2010

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Gang investigators track DoLow Crip leader to Roanoke (Roanoke, VA): Henrico County gang investigators tracked the leader of Richmond's DoLow Crips street gang to a Roanoke apartment, according to a search warrant on file in Roanoke circuit court.
Source: The News & Advance    Date: October 13, 2010

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Men had loaded revolver in car (Ashland, MA): Police arrested three men they say are members of a local street gang on Sunday after investigators found a loaded gun in a secret compartment in their car.
Source: The MetroWest Daily News    Date: October 12, 2010

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89 arrested in Metro gang enforcement initiative (Nashville, TN): The Metro Police Department’s gang enforcement initiative, Operation Safer Streets, totaled 89 arrests on Friday-Sunday, Oct. 8-10.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: October 12, 2010

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Wausau stabbing was gang-related (Wausau, WI): A 19-year-old man is in custody in connection with a weekend, gang-related stabbing of a 15-year-old boy in Wausau, according to the Wausau Police Department.
Source: Wausau Daily Herald    Date: October 12, 2010

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Teen latest gang victim in Salinas (Salinas, CA): A 14-year-old boy became the latest casualty in Salinas' gang wars Monday. The boy, identified as Alonso Morales, was walking with another 14-year-old boy on Maryal Street near the Department of Motor Vehicles on East Laurel Drive when an unknown assailant shot both of them from behind multiple times, police said.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: October 12, 2010

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YouTube, MySpace used to recruit gang members, seven arrested in Polk (Polk County, FL): YouTube and MySpace videos promoting a Polk County street gang resulted in the arrests Tuesday of four men on charges of illegal use of the internet to recruit gang members and other crimes, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: October 12, 2010

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One high schooler killed, one hurt in Salinas shooting (Salinas, CA): Police believe that the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy near a Salinas high school was gang-related.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: October 12, 2010

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First Seright brother sentenced (Buffalo, NY): One of the sons of a prominent Falls community activist has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in the drug-dealing operations of a violent Cataract City street gang.
Source: Niagara Gazette    Date: October 12, 2010

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