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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Ultraviolent gang settling into suburban Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH): Butler County authorities are becoming increasingly concerned about the prevalence of a gang that is starting to take root in Cincinnati's northern suburbs.
Source: WLWT 5 News    Date: July 9, 2010

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Two arrested in weekend memorial shooting in Fresno (Fresno, CA): Two men are in custody in a weekend shooting that injured three women during a Fresno homicide victim's memorial.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 9, 2010

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Holland gang incidents include shooting and attempted arson (Holland, MI): Two incidents believed to have been gang related have left one teen with a gunshot wound to the arm and another teen under arrest for attempted arson.
Source: FOX 17 News    Date: July 9, 2010

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An up-close look at graffiti (Elgin, IL): Street gang members who spray-paint neighborhoods and streets might think they are being cool, said one 10-year-old from the Boys & Girls Club of Elgin.
Source: The Courier-News    Date: July 8, 2010

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ICE arrests 18 in Mpls-area anti-gang operation (Bloomington, MN): Immigration officials say they arrested 18 men during a weeklong operation that targeted gang members in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.
Source: KTTC News    Date: July 8, 2010

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Maryland prison guard among 15 accused of helping Black Guerilla Family gang (Maryland): Fifteen people, including a prison guard, are accused in federal court of belonging to or helping a violent gang that smuggled drugs and cellphones into Maryland's prisons and extorted cash from inmates who paid to escape attack.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: July 7, 2010

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Parents dispute '819' tag on gang suspects (Daytona Beach, FL): A group of furious parents gathered Tuesday on South Street, at the foot of what used to be the public housing apartments where they grew up, to decry the police chief's labeling of their children as street gang members.
Source: The Daytona Beach News-Journal    Date: July 7, 2010

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Another man in gang crackdown pleads guilty (Tacoma, WA): Another man swept up during the crackdown on Tacoma’s Hilltop Crips street gang pleaded guilty Tuesday.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: July 7, 2010

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand unveils anti-gang agenda (Rochester, NY): With summer upon us and most kids out of school, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was in Rochester Tuesday to announce an agenda to combat gang activity and keep communities safe.
Source: Democrat & Chronicle    Date: July 7, 2010

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Reputed gang member charged in Greeley shooting (Greeley, CO): The Weld District Attorney's Office has charged a 23-year-old reputed gang member in Greeley with two counts of attempted first-degree murder after a gang shooting in late June.
Source: Greeley Tribune    Date: July 7, 2010

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Boone County Gang Laws Show Results (Boone County, IL): Two alleged Latin King members have been charged with crimes connected with a pair of new laws aimed at weeding out gang activity.
Source: WIFR 23 News    Date: July 7, 2010

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Court order targets 60 Anaheim gang members (Anaheim, CA): Dozens of Anaheim gang members have been served with a permanent injunction that prohibits them from gathering in certain areas and appearing anywhere in public with other members of the gang.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 7, 2010

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OYA announces crackdown on gang activity (Oregon): The Oregon Youth Authority announced plans today to crack down on gang activity at its facilities. The agency has named a gang management coordinator and is actively working to identify youths in custody who are associated with gangs or gang activity.
Source: Statesman Journal    Date: July 7, 2010

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Falls rapper admits to running drug gang (Buffalo, NY): Sean McIver, a Niagara Falls rap singer and gang leader, took a guilty plea in federal court today.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: July 6, 2010

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Paralyzed gang member among two dead in overnight Yonkers shooting (Yonkers, NY): Two people, including a gang member who swore off the criminal life after a 2007 shooting put him in a wheelchair, were killed overnight and four others were wounded in a shooting at a crime-plagued city apartment building, police said this morning.
Source: The Journal News    Date: July 6, 2010

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15 arrested in gang violence sweep (Tulare, CA): Fifteen people were arrested between Thursday and Sunday by the Tulare County Sheriff's Department's gang violence suppression unit.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: July 6, 2010

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Santa Cruz police bust suspected drug dealer, gang member in Aptos (Aptos, CA): Gang investigators and federal agents seized drugs and arrested an alleged gang member when they raided an Rio del Mar-area home Monday, Santa Cruz police reported.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 6, 2010

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Kirsten Gillibrand, Robert Duffy to discuss anti-gang initiative in Rochester (Rochester, NY): U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is scheduled to be in Rochester tomorrow to announce a new initiative to combat gang activity in the Rochester area.
Source: Democrat & Chronicle    Date: July 5, 2010

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Anti-gang task force gets financial boost (Yerington, NV): A regional law enforcement agency that targets gangs in Lyon and Douglas counties, along with Carson City, will be able to continue its work through a newly awarded $270,281 grant.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal    Date: July 4, 2010

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Corrections officers help offenders leave gang life behind (Seattle, WA): Eric Looney says he is done running with the Hoover Crips. Community Corrections Officer Mark Deabler is skeptical but hopeful he's telling the truth about leaving the gang life.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: July 4, 2010

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