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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Grant to help fight gang crimes (Franklin County, WA): Franklin County has gained $100,000 in federal money to prosecute gang-related crimes. Prosecuting Attorney Steve Lowe told Franklin County commissioners Wednesday about the grant.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: August 5, 2010

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Suspected West Oakland gang leader found guilty (Oakland, CA): The suspected leader of a notorious West Oakland street gang was found guilty Thursday of seven felonies, including attempted murder, and now faces at least 40 years in state prison.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: August 5, 2010

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Teen gang member arrested in double shooting at Liberty Square (Miami, FL): A 16-year-old boy was arrested Thursday in connection with a double shooting in Liberty City Monday that left a teen critically wounded and injured his toddler cousin.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: August 5, 2010

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Birkett files fourth lawsuit in 10 years targeting reputed gang members (Chicago, IL): Several reputed gang members in Addison awoke Thursday to the words, "you've been served." For the fourth time in 10 years, DuPage County prosecutors are suing alleged gang members for the havoc their crimes inflict on a community.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: August 5, 2010

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Teen shot in foot during drive-by shooting (Santa Ana, CA): A 17-year-old gang member was shot in the foot by suspected rival gang members near Garfield Elementary School, police said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: August 5, 2010

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Jury convicts gang members (Albany, GA): Three Albany gang members are in jail awaiting sentencing after being convicted in a shootout that wounded an innocent man last summer.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: August 4, 2010

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Queens man slain saving brother (Woodhaven, NY): A gang of thugs slit the throat of a Queens pre-law student on July 30 when he ran to help his younger brother escape a beating on a Woodhaven subway station.
Source: The Queens Gazette    Date: August 4, 2010

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Former California hero convicted in gang shooting (Fresno, CA): As a little boy, Ivan Ramirez was honored as a hometown hero for saving a drowning peer. Now, 13 years later, a jury has convicted the Fresno gang member for his role in a drive-by shooting.
Source: The Associated Press    Date: August 4, 2010

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Three charged after vandalizing car (Athens, GA): Officers arrested three purported gang members over the weekend for allegedly vandalizing a woman's car in retaliation for her son leaving their gang, Athens-Clarke police said.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: August 3, 2010

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Indy teen charged with criminal gang activity (Indianapolis, IN): The 16-year-old son of Michelle L. Hurns was formally charged today as an adult with a felony count of criminal gang activity.
Source: The Indianapolis Star    Date: August 3, 2010

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Salinas gang violence taxes police (Salinas, CA): In a department already challenged by budget-driven staff cuts, Salinas police continue to battle a wave of gang violence that has left four people dead since Wednesday.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: August 3, 2010

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Pasco shooting suspects believed to be in gang (Pasco, WA): Seven young men arrested after a shooting at Chiawana Park in Pasco on Sunday are being held on $100,000 bail each on suspicion of second-degree assault and riot with a deadly weapon.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: August 3, 2010

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Bloods boss David 'Duke' Allen gets 7 more years for running gang from prison (Trenton, NJ): The leader of the Nine Trey Gangsters set of the violent Bloods street gang in New Jersey has been sentenced to an additional seven years in prison after pleading guilty to directing the criminal activities of the gang from prison here.
Source: The Trentonian    Date: August 3, 2010

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Pittsburg man shot after refusing gang order (Pittsburg, CA): Pittsburg police say a 25-year-old man was fatally shot for refusing a gang's orders to commit an assault.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: August 3, 2010

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Changing gang culture via Cal State San Bernardino effort (San Bernardino, CA): About 200 people gathered Tuesday evening at Cal State San Bernardino to inaugurate -- and celebrate -- a new gang intervention and prevention program.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: August 3, 2010

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Police stop van with armed gang member (Manteca, CA): A Manteca Police gang suppression unit stopped a van filled with gang members shortly after midnight Saturday and arrested a 20-year-old Manteca man with a semi-automatic hand gun in his possession that had one round in the chamber.
Source: Manteca Bulletin    Date: August 2, 2010

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Suspected '1800' gang member's mother calls police, suspect on the loose (Jacksonville, FL): A mother concerned about her son's potential activity with a local gang let police in to search his room, and what they found has police looking for the teenager.
Source: First Coast News    Date: August 2, 2010

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N.J. lawmakers introduce bills to deter street gang activity (Trenton, NJ): New Jersey congressional representatives are pushing new legislation to combat street gangs.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: August 2, 2010

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Gang ties probed in King City drive-by shooting (King City, CA): The drive-by shooting of a 13-year-old King City boy is being investigated as a gang-related crime, police said Saturday.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: August 1, 2010

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Modesto gang members making progress in Project SAFE (Modesto, CA): A young gang member had just survived a shooting in Modesto. He surprised officer Robert Gumm, a gang investigator who went to the crime scene six months ago to gather intelligence, by asking for help.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: August 1, 2010

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