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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Police, federal agents arrest 13 gang members in drug busts (Greeley, CO): In a fast-moving drug and gang raid early Tuesday, Greeley police and federal agents arrested 13 gang members accused of connections to a drug operation with supplies coming from Mexico.
Source: Greeley Tribune    Date: June 16, 2010

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New gang may have started in Tracy prison (Tracy, CA): State prison officials have traced the genesis of a new gang to Tracy's Deuel Vocational Institution. The Northern Riders first gained attention in 2000 when a founding member made a brazen declaration of war in a yard at Deuel.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: June 16, 2010

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Chino street gang indicted on drug charges (Chino, CA): A federal indictment, unsealed in Los Angeles on Wednesday, charges 21 members of a Chino street gang with being part of a drug distribution ring with ties to the Mexican Mafia prison gang.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: June 16, 2010

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Cabrini-Green area gang members arrested for drug trafficking after three year police investigation (Chicago, IL): Eight known or suspected members of the Gangster Disciples street gang were arrested early on Tuesday, culminating a nearly three-year investigation into drug trafficking in and around the Cabrini-Green housing project on Chicago’s Near North Side, the FBI and Chicago police announced on Wednesday.
Source: WFLD FOX 32 News     Date: June 16, 2010

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Gang member, 17, faces vandalism charges (Ramona, CA): A 17-year-old Ramona gang member is charged with vandalizing five Main Street businesses in May, reports Deputy Tom Seiver with the sheriff’s Ramona Substation.
Source: Ramona Sentinel    Date: June 16, 2010

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Watsonville police track down fourth suspect in Santa Cruz gang slaying (Watsonville, CA): Watsonville police arrested a gang member Tuesday afternoon who Santa Cruz police had been looking for in connection with the stabbing death of a 16-year-old high school student last fall.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 16, 2010

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Gang crimes drop in Raleigh (Raleigh, NC): Criminal gang activity in North Carolina's Capital City was down by more than 40 percent last year, according to a report released on Monday by the Raleigh Police Department's Gang Unit.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: June 15, 2010

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Police don’t add to gang database (Boston, MA): Eighteen months after the Patrick administration planned to launch a computer database that would identify street-gang members across the state, not a single local police department has contributed information to the $1.2 million federally funded intelligence system, according to a high-ranking public safety official.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: June 15, 2010

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Bloods gang member attacks Budd Lake resident in driveway (Mount Olive, NJ): A Bound Brook man who said he is a member of the Bloods street gang was charged with aggravated assault after he punched and kicked a township man in the face at his Midland Avenue home early Sunday morning.
Source: Daily Record    Date: June 15, 2010

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Yonkers slaying gang-related (Yonkers, NY): A 23-year-old Yonkers construction laborer brazenly stabbed to death in the busy New Main Street business district May 17 was a victim of gang rivalry, city police said Monday.
Source: The Journal News    Date: June 15, 2010

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Third shooting linked to gangs (Redding, CA): Police are investigating the third gang-related shooting in Redding in a little over a week, this time in West Redding early Monday morning.
Source: Redding Record Searchlight    Date: June 15, 2010

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3500 gang members fuel drug abuse in Capital Region (Albany, NY): There are nearly 3,500 gang members living in the Capital Region and they fuel the spread of narcotics to the region's addicts, according to data released by the office of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.
Source: Times Union    Date: June 15, 2010

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Gang members rounded up, accused of dealing near schools, playgrounds (Denver, CO): Authorities have indicted 46 suspected gang members for drug-trafficking and weapons violations in the Greeley area, where some are accused of dealing drugs near schools and playgrounds.
Source: KMGH 7NEWS    Date: June 15, 2010

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New life without ink (St. Paul, MN): Albert Gomez steeled his jaw as the laser traced the tattoo on his right forearm. Click! Click! Click! The staccato sound filled the room as the laser flickered and the black ink faded away.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: June 15, 2010

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Gainesville teen gets three years for gang videos (Gainesville, FL): A Gainesville 19-year-old became one of the first in the state this week to be sentenced to prison for posting gang videos on the Internet, the State Attorney's Office reported.
Source: The Gainesville Sun    Date: June 15, 2010

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Gaithersburg to fight gangs with surveillance cameras (Gaithersburg, MD): Digital eyes are coming to Olde Towne Gaithersburg to scan the once-thriving commercial hub for gang activity, police say.
Source: The Examiner    Date: June 14, 2010

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Five juveniles charged with gang initiation (Iowa City, IA): Police in Iowa City say they've broken up a gang initiation act and arrested five juveniles.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 14, 2010

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Nine charged in death of Gainesville man (Gainesville, GA): Nine people — many of them alleged, teenage gang members — have been charged in the Sunday death of a 23-year-old Gainesville man.
Source: The Times    Date: June 14, 2010

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Seventeen gang members prosecuted after Caldwell sweep (Caldwell, ID): Prosecutors and police gathered Monday to report the end results of a multiagency sweep that disrupted Caldwell’s largest street gang last year by arresting the gang’s highest-ranking members.
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: June 14, 2010

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September slaying was gang training (Watsonville, CA): The fatal shooting of a gang wannabe last fall was a training for younger gang members, Watsonville police said Monday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 14, 2010

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