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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 by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory using the control below.

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Several with suspected gang ties taken into custody (Phoenix, AZ): The Phoenix Police Department served three search warrants on homes suspected of gang activity in a south Phoenix neighborhood Thursday morning.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: October 17, 2008

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Growing gang problem to be addressed (Fallon, NV): In the aftermath of the incident that occurred Oct. 3 at Churchill County High School, School Superintendent Dr. Carolyn Ross said the district needs to address the growing gang problem in Churchill County.
Source: Fallon Star Press    Date: October 17, 2008

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Another nabbed in 'Crips' gang probe (Jersey City, NJ): A Jersey City man wanted in connection with a large gang investigation was arrested yesterday when police stormed a multifamily home on Bramhall and Pacific avenues, police said.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: October 17, 2008

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Tattoos link suspect to gangs (Gulfport, MS): Eddie James "Stretch" Pugh IV and Barron Lecour "Bam" Borden had a reputation as gangsters long before they were charged in last week's double kidnapping and slaying.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: October 17, 2008

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Gang member arrested, pit bull shot and killed in Franklin (Franklin, NJ): A reputed Bloods gang member nicknamed "Fat-Boy' is facing criminal charges and one of his pit bulls is dead after authorities shot and killed the dog as it lunged toward detectives who were attempting to use a warrant to search his home, authorities said.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: October 17, 2008

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Federal law enforcement helps to tackle expanding gang problem (Santa Barbara, CA): Federal and local officers swooped into the popular vacation spot of Santa Barbara, Calif., Wednesday to arrest nine alleged members of a Hispanic street gang, as law enforcement tries to tackle a gang problem that has been expanding from urban settings to less-populated areas.
Source: The Wall Street Journal    Date: October 16, 2008

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Gang-related incidents are increasing, officials say (Winchester, VA): The area’s growing gang problem will probably get worse before it gets better, law enforcement officials say.
Source: The Winchester Star    Date: October 16, 2008

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Two CeaseFire workers caught in gang sweep, officials say (Chicago, IL): Two men involved in the anti-violence group CeaseFire were among those charged Wednesday in a federal gang takedown on Chicago's Northwest Side.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 16, 2008

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Boy, 16, says he brought knife to school to defend himself (Rochester, MN): Festering tensions between members of two gangs at Mayo High School has led to the arrest of a 16-year-old boy who said he brought a knife to school because he didn't want to be killed.
Source: Post-Bulletin    Date: October 16, 2008

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Central Gwinnett student charged with carrying pistol (Gwinnett County, GA): A Central Gwinnett High School student suspected of gang involvement was arrested recently for carrying a .22-caliber pistol on campus, according to a report released Thursday.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: October 16, 2008

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Gang prevention conference held in Medford (Medford, OR): Southern Oregon's seven counties came together for a gang prevention conference at the Medford Armory Thursday.
Source: KDRV 12 News    Date: October 16, 2008

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Preventing gangs using real life experiences (Augusta, GA): South Carolina has a new task force aimed at fighting gang activity. The Regional Anti-Gang Enforcement Unit, also known as RAGE, will work in Aiken, Edgefield and Barnwell counties. Georgia has a similar task force.
Source: WAGT NBC 26     Date: October 16, 2008

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Gangs a growing problem for Kennewick (Kennewick, WA): When a passerby called 911 to report a brewing gang fight this week, a dozen Kennewick cops -- including the chief of police -- swarmed the area.
Source: Tri-City Herald    Date: October 15, 2008

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Salinas police to launch anti-gang effort (Salinas, CA): A team of law enforcement officers whose objective will be to target gangs in Salinas is expected to hit the city Thursday.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: October 15, 2008

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Two charged in gang-related slaying of teen (Tucson, AZ): Two men suspected in the gang-related slaying of a teenager have been charged in the case, police said.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: October 15, 2008

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Sheriff's deputies talk about Yuma gang problem (Yuma, AZ): While the number of gangs and the membership within them change frequently, there are currently about 50 active street gangs in the Yuma area - with about 500 to 600 members, according to a Yuma County sheriff's official.
Source: The Sun    Date: October 15, 2008

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Guardian Angels come out against 'gang influenced' hoodies (Baltimore, MD): The Guardian Angels are hitting the streets of Baltimore with a message for parents -- pay attention to what your kids are wearing.
Source: WBAL 11 News    Date: October 15, 2008

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Gang problems can affect small towns (Rogers, AR): All street gangs in America have symbols to define what they stand for and who they are. But not all young people who wear those symbols are gang members.
Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette    Date: October 15, 2008

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Pee-wee football game canceled after shooting (Sanford, NC): A 17-year-old was wounded Tuesday evening in a gang-related shooting at a Sanford park where 9 and 10-year-olds were warming up for a football game, police said Wednesday.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: October 15, 2008

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In Wenatchee, gang violence is periodic, sergeant says (Wenatchee, WA): The shooting death of Alberto “Beto” Amezcua is only the second time someone has lost their life in gang-related violence in Wenatchee, said Wenatchee police Sgt. Kevin Dresker.
Source: The Wenatchee World    Date: October 14, 2008

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