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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Teen gang member slain in San Rafael (San Rafael, CA): An 18-year-old man was shot to death in San Rafael in a possible gang-related attack Wednesday night, police said.
Source: Marin Independent Journal    Date: April 28, 2010

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Gang members seen at Santa Cruz park hours before deadly shooting, witnesses say (Santa Cruz, CA): Suspected gang members twice pulled into the parking lot at Grandview Park on Friday, yelled gang slurs and flashed gang signs in the hours before a Santa Cruz teen was fatally shot in the Westside park, witnesses said.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: April 27, 2010

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DA, sheriff work to eradicate gangs in Cutler and Orosi (Tulare County, CA): A Tulare County gang force will serve 300-page injunctions on 47 known gang members over the next 30 days, officials announced Monday.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: April 27, 2010

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18 members of Bloods gang charged in crackdown (Trenton, NJ): New Jersey law enforcement officials have announced charges against 18 members of a violent set of the Bloods street gang.
Source: CBS 3 News    Date: April 27, 2010

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GPD says gang member caught (Gainesville, FL): A man who authorities said is a gang member from Palm Beach County who has been living in Gainesville was arrested on warrants charging him with racketeering.
Source: The Gainesville Sun    Date: April 27, 2010

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Gang Unit gets more money (Albany, GA): Albany's Gang Unit is growing. Tuesday night, city commissioners agreed to give the unit about $200,000 from the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia Trust Fund.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: April 27, 2010

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One dead in Santa Rosa gang-related stabbing (Santa Rosa, CA): One man was killed and two were injured Saturday night in Santa Rosa in what police believe was a gang-related stabbing. Two suspects were arrested the next morning.
Source: CBS 5 News    Date: April 26, 2010

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Southeast Raleigh street gang program aims to curb crime (Raleigh, NC): After a string of gang-related homicides in southeast Raleigh last year, a group of area citizens came together to talk about ways to redirect teenagers away from gangs.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: April 26, 2010

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Gang member stabbed during fight in Watsonville (Watsonville, CA): A group of men jumped a known gang member in his neighborhood early Sunday and stabbed him once in the stomach, police reported.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: April 26, 2010

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San Mateo hotel stabbing was gang-related (San Mateo, CA): Police believe a post-prom knife fight that sent three men and a teenager to the hospital was gang-related.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: April 26, 2010

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Man injured in gang-related shooting (Salt Lake City, UT): Salt Lake City police are investigating an early-morning, drive-by shooting that left one man critically wounded.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: April 25, 2010

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Gang sweep ordered after Fresno's deadly weekend (Fresno, CA): Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer ordered a crackdown on gangs in southwest Fresno after two people were shot to death Sunday, including a 16-year-old boy found with an AK-47 assault rifle.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: April 25, 2010

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Tucson police name gang shooting victim (Tucson, AZ): One man was killed and two others were injured in a gang-related gunfight Saturday night on Dodge Boulevard near Grant Road.
Source: KGUN 9 News    Date: April 25, 2010

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Schools to start gang prevention task force (Bradenton, FL): Manatee County school district and sheriff’s office officials are looking for residents to join its Education Committee and Task Force for Gang Prevention.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: April 24, 2010

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Gang-related brawl at memorial for 13-year-old boy (King City, CA): A gang-related brawl erupted Thursday night at a memorial for a 13-year-old boy who died in a shooting last year, King City police said.
Source: The Californian    Date: April 24, 2010

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3 teens ind3 teens indicted in beating deathicted in beating death (Athens, GA): A Hall County grand jury this week indicted three Athens teens on charges they beat a man to death during a robbery in his home outside of Gainesville.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: April 24, 2010

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Increased gang activity is seen (Muscatine, IA): Officials in the city of Muscatine are expressing heightened concern over what they fear to be rising gang activity.
Source: The Des Moines Register    Date: April 24, 2010

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16-year-old arrested in gang shooting (Portland, OR): Portland police detectives arrested a 16-year-old male this afternoon in connection with a gang-related shooting last night in North Portland.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: April 24, 2010

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'Gang tax' demand made on parolee leads to arrest (Chino Hills, CA): A reputed gang member was charged with attempted extortion last week for allegedly demanding a Chino Hills parolee either participate in gang activity or pay him $1,000.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: April 24, 2010

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With one last big bust, anti-gang task force disbanded (Palm Beach County, FL): Sheriff Ric Bradshaw and State Attorney Michael McAuliffe each spent several minutes on Friday praising a countywide anti-gang task force in a news conference that marked the special squad's last major case.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: April 23, 2010

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