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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Fighting gang violence with research and empirical evidence (Orlando, FL): Frontline practitioners working on gang prevention, intervention and suppression are gathered this week for the National Gang Symposium in Orlando, Fla.
Source: The Juvenile Justice Information Exchange    Date: June 9, 2011

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Shooting of two young girls occurred near community policing meeting (Chicago, IL): Two young girls were shot at a Northwest Side playlot Wednesday evening, caught in apparent gang conflict that erupted near a community policing meeting, officials said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 9, 2011

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Chilliwack shooting incident 'gang-related,' police say (Chilliwack, BC): Two Chilliwack men survived injuries in a gang-related shooting attack late Wednesday night in the Mary Street area near the Chilliwack General Hospital, an RCMP spokesperson confirmed Thursday.
Source: Chilliwack Progress    Date: June 9, 2011

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Police determine January gunfire exchange was gang related; arrest made (Waterloo, IA): A January gunplay incident on Cottage Grove Avenue involved a dispute between two rival gangs, according to court records in connection with an arrest earlier this week.
Source: Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier    Date: June 9, 2011

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Woodbridge teen sentenced as adult in gang-related stabbing (Woodbridge, VA): Cristian Steven Carballo, 17, of Woodbridge was sentenced Thursday in Prince William Circuit Court to serve three years in prison in connection with a gang-related stabbing.
Source: News & Messenger    Date: June 9, 2011

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Man wounded in gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): Police say a Northeast Portland man in his 20s was wounded Wednesday night in a shooting linked to gang activity.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: June 9, 2011

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Oakland mayor and gang policy mix uneasily (Oakland, CA): An Alameda County judge is expected to decide this month whether to restrict the movements of people suspected of being gang members in the violent Fruitvale neighborhood of Oakland.
Source: The New York Times    Date: June 9, 2011

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Latino gang charged with racial cleansing attacks in California town (Azusa, CA): A Latino gang accused of attempting a racial cleansing of African Americans in Azusa, Calif., has been indicted for a federal rights conspiracy, according to the U.S. Attorney's office.
Source: ABC News    Date: June 9, 2011

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Gang stabbing reported as 'Operation Cool Down' ramps up (Portland, OR): "Operation Cool Down" is back in effect as a spike in gang violence continued across Portland.
Source: NWCN News    Date: June 9, 2011

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Latino gang targeted blacks, U.S. says (Los Angeles, CA): Members of a Latino gang affiliated with the Mexican Mafia conspired for nearly 20 years to drive African-Americans out of the Southern California city of Azusa through violence and intimidation, federal authorities alleged Tuesday.
Source: The Wall Street Journal    Date: June 8, 2011

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Alleged gang leader gets eight years for discharging gun (Montreal, QC) : A man reputed to be an influential figure among street gangs in Montreal North has been sentenced to an eight-year prison term for discharging a firearm in a public place.
Source: The Gazette    Date: June 8, 2011

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San Francisco judge allows statements about Ramos’ affiliation with MS-13 gang (San Francisco, CA) : Alleged MS-13 gang member and triple murderer Edwin Ramos told his jailers he was affiliated with the gang and worried about retribution, the deputies testified in court Tuesday.
Source: The San Francisco Examiner    Date: June 8, 2011

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California raids net dozens suspected of being gang members (San Francisco, CA): The authorities in California announced Wednesday the arrest of more than 100 people suspected of being gang members in the largely agricultural Central Valley, the latest sweep by law enforcement to stem what they call a growing — and international — menace in the nation’s most populous state.
Source: The New York Times    Date: June 8, 2011

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Raids target Central Valley gangs that operate across U.S.-Mexico border (Los Banos, CA): State and federal agents swarmed across several small communities in and around the San Joaquin Valley town of Los Banos early Tuesday morning and arrested 75 suspected members of a prison gang and a street gang.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 8, 2011

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Bloods gang leader gets life in prison (Newport News, VA): A Newport News Bloods gang leader was sentenced to life plus 237 years in prison for gang crimes.
Source: WAVY-TV 10 News     Date: June 8, 2011

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Trial starts for alleged Beechwood gang (Rochester, NY): In April 2009, area law enforcement officials announced that they had upended a drug-dealing street gang that had terrorized Rochester's Beechwood neighborhood.
Source: Democrat & Chronicle    Date: June 8, 2011

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MontCo, P.G. working together on border to stop gang violence (Prince George's County, MD) : Police from Prince George's and Montgomery counties have started working together to stop gang violence in neighborhoods along the counties' shared border.
Source: The Washington Examiner    Date: June 8, 2011

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Two teenagers hurt in Ceres gang attack (Ceres, CA): One teenager was stabbed multiple times and another beaten in a gang-related altercation at a park, police said.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: June 8, 2011

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Oregonians believe gang activity is increasing (Portland, OR): The results of an exclusive FOX 12-OPB poll show more than half of Oregonians think gang activity is on the rise statewide.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: June 8, 2011

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Two Muskegon County initiatives await funding to help address shootings (Muskegon County, MI): The grant is on hold. So county officials are hoping the gun violence that plagued the Muskegon area last summer and late last month remains on hold, too.
Source: Muskegon Chronicle    Date: June 8, 2011

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