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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Gang fight leads to four arrests (San Rafael, CA): Four San Rafael residents were arrested Friday evening at about 9 p.m. following what police are calling a gang-related fight.
Source: SanRafaelPatch    Date: December 12, 2010

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Two hurt in gang-related shooting (San Diego, CA): An Asian man walked up to a black man and woman in their early 20s at about 1 a.m. on Sunday, gave what police called a "gang challenge" and fired several rounds from a hand gun. The incident occurred on Cord Lane in Mira Mesa.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: December 12, 2010

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Leaders hope gang operations send message (Chattanooga, TN): An early Friday morning roundup of suspected gang members is part of a continuing effort by Chattanooga police to disrupt and dismantle gang activity in the city.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: December 11, 2010

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Judge bars gang members from apartment complex (Houston, TX): A Harris County judge on Friday granted a first-ever temporary injunction against 28 alleged gang members, banning them from entering a northeast Harris County apartment complex plagued by drugs and violence.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: December 11, 2010

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Suspected gang member arrested in South Ogden after shots fired at motorist (South Ogden, UT): A suspected gang member fired a shot from a vehicle that grazed the chin of another driver on U.S. 89 Saturday morning, police said.
Source: Deseret News    Date: December 11, 2010

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Latin Kings leader sentenced to over 20 years in prison for racketeering (Washington, DC): Francisco Ortiz, a/k/a Francis Gabriel Ortis, Pone, and King Pone, age 26, of Rockville, Maryland, was sentenced yesterday to 21 years and 8 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiracy to participate in a racketeering enterprise, in connection with his gang activities as a member and leader of the Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation (Latin Kings).
Source: Examiner    Date: December 11, 2010

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Holland Township man arrested in alleged gang-related activity (Holland Township, MI): An 18-year-old man is facing felonious assault charges in Ottawa County after police say he cut another teenager with a knife in an gang-related assault on Thursday afternoon.
Source: The Grand Rapids Press    Date: December 11, 2010

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Authorities mum on details in gang arrests (Grand Island, NE): It has been nearly a month since 14 gang members were arrested in Grand Island by a FBI Safe Streets Task Force and the publicly released details of the crimes are still scarce.
Source: The Grand Island Independent    Date: December 11, 2010

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New B.C. anti-gang law will make it mandatory for health workers to report gunshot, stabbing injuries (Vancouver, BC): A new law that goes into effect early next year will require all health-care practitioners to report gunshot and stab wounds to police.
Source: The Province    Date: December 11, 2010

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Poster spread anti-gang message at schools (Kamloops, BC): Shocking headlines about gang violence in the Lower Mainland has prompted Kamloops RCMP to take a proactive approach to preventing a similar problem here.
Source: The Kamloops Daily News    Date: December 10, 2010

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Study: Gang problem can be solved by joint effort (Greensboro, NC): Tackling the problem of gangs will require the effort of parents, schools, police and various community organizations working together, according to a recent study by UNCG researchers.
Source: News & Record    Date: December 10, 2010

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Visalia police launch online tip site to target gangs (Visalia, CA): Visalia police are using the Internet as another tool to stop gang violence before it escalates. The department rolled out an anonymous gang and narcotics tip line, which is now available online, joining an already-present telephone hotline.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: December 10, 2010

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Indio officials vow vigilance after Operation Eastern Encore (Indio, CA): The message was sent loud and clear - gangs and related criminal activity will not be tolerated in Indio. On the heels of Tuesday's Operation Eastern Encore — the largest gang sweep in Riverside County's history — Indio officials are vowing to stay vigilant in fighting crime.
Source: The Desert Sun     Date: December 10, 2010

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Gang graffiti on the rise (Morgan Hill, CA): Facing a sharp increase in graffiti incidents in recent weeks, Morgan Hill police arrested two alleged Sureno gang members in the process of tagging brick walls behind a local retail store.
Source: Morgan Hill Times    Date: December 10, 2010

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Gang evidence now commonplace in Toronto courtrooms (Toronto, ON): Days before the murder trial of Akiel Eubank and Gregory Sappleton got underway — the jury began deliberating Friday afternoon — Ontario Superior Court Justice Brian Trafford released a pivotal 117-page ruling laying the groundwork for how the trial was to unfold.
Source: Toronto Star    Date: December 10, 2010

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Two Havasu men arrested in gang bust (Lake Havasu City, AZ): Two Lake Havasu City men were arrested Wednesday, along with six others during an Arizona Department of Public Safety gang task force Operation “Sand Castle” stemming from an incident on the Colorado River shores of Bullhead City in July.
Source: Today's News-Herald    Date: December 10, 2010

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Monterey County juvenile arrests on the rise (Salinas, CA): A new state report puts Monterey and Santa Cruz counties at odds with most of the state when it comes to juvenile crime rates — and not in a good way.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: December 9, 2010

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Youth charged burglary & gang activity (Bainbridge, GA): The theft of a 4-wheeler has led Decatur County Sheriff's Deputies to solving 6-8 burglaries and to the arrest of a 17 year old self professed gang member.
Source:    Date: December 9, 2010

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Major Nuestra Familia gang member arrested in Greenfield (Greenfield, CA): A 34-year-old Nuestra Familia gang member was arrested Monday on suspicion of possessing weapons including an AK-47 at his home in Greenfield, an anti-gang officer said today.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: December 9, 2010

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Gang injunctions draw mixed reactions (Indio, CA): Proponents of gang injunctions — such as the one filed Wednesday against 125 purported members of the South Side Indio gang — say the measure gives police officers greater latitude to reduce gang-related crime in troubled neighborhoods.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: December 9, 2010

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