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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Gangster ‘shot in the head’ (Winnipeg, MB): Police are asking for information from the public to help find a suspect in the killing of a gang-connected man in Point Douglas — Winnipeg’s 22nd homicide of the year.
Source: Winnipeg Sun    Date: November 3, 2010

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Seven arrested in Salinas-area sweeps targeting gangs, sex offenders (Salinas, CA): Monterey County law enforcement agencies had a busy Halloween weekend with two separate crime sweeps — the first targeting gang members, the second sex offenders.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: November 2, 2010

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Wife of murder suspect says he could order killing from cell (Waterbury, CT): Victor "Moggie" Santiago, a 35-year-old felon and former president of the city's Latin Kings street gang, can have people killed, whether he's inside prison or free on the streets.
Source: Republican-American    Date: November 2, 2010

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Five-year-old boy fatally wounded in gang shooting (Los Angeles, CA): A 5-year-old boy died late Monday after being shot in the head by suspected gang members while in the backyard of a South Los Angeles home as he prepared for Halloween, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 2, 2010

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School board adopts gang policy (Hernando, MS): The DeSoto County School Board voted unanimously to adopt a new gang policy Monday night. The policy is not much different from the way gangs are treated in the district's code of conduct but it now stands alone as its own policy.
Source: Desoto Times Tribune    Date: November 2, 2010

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Inmate admits leading Camden drug network (Camden, NJ): The leader of a violent Camden street gang has pleaded guilty to charges that he orchestrated the gang's narcotics operations from his prison cell.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: November 2, 2010

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Tulsa Police working to combat gang activity in east (Tulsa, OK): Tulsa Police are upping the ante when it comes to fighting crime, specifically those that are gang-related crime.
Source: FOX 23 News    Date: November 2, 2010

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Chief reiterates need for more officers to combat gangs (Dover, DE): Dover’s police chief and some members of City Council renewed their call for more officers on the streets to combat gang activity Oct. 27, two weeks after the full council voted to hold off on adding more cops until the budgetary implications could be studied.
Source: Dover Post    Date: November 2, 2010

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Charlotte club has history of violence, gang activity (Charlotte, NC): A complaint filed by attorneys for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department says a west Charlotte nightclub has been a magnet for gang activity and violence over the past five years.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: November 2, 2010

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Orland Park police chief joins multi-jurisdictional gang crime prevention unit (Orland Park, IL): Orland Park officials Monday authorized Chief Tim McCarthy to participate in Cook County Sheriff’s gang crimes program focusing on the south and southwestern suburbs.
Source: TribLocal    Date: November 2, 2010

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Marlboro County gang member sentenced on federal drug charge (Florence, SC): The last member of a street gang responsible for violent crimes in Marlboro County and parts of North Carolina has been sentenced on a federal drug charge, according to a Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office press release.
Source: WBTW News 13    Date: November 2, 2010

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Trece injunction remains in force as courts hear case (Ogden, UT): The Utah Supreme Court's refusal to block an injunction labeling Ogden's oldest street gang a public nuisance is only the first of many hearings still expected to challenge it.
Source: Standard-Examiner    Date: November 2, 2010

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Latin Kings file federal Civil Rights complaint against Greensboro police (Greensboro, SC): The local faction of the Almighty Latin Kings and Queens street gang has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice regarding the Greensboro Police Department, that alleges officers have violated their civil rights.
Source: News & Record    Date: November 2, 2010

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Shootings kill two gang members (San Bernardino, CA): Two San Bernardino gang members were killed this week during unrelated shootings, the latest occurring Tuesday when a fleeing parolee was shot by a police officer while holding a gun, officials say.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: November 2, 2010

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Man stabbed in suspected gang-related incident (San Jose, CA): A young man suffered serious injuries after being stabbed in San Jose this evening in what appears to be a gang-related incident, a police spokesman said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 1, 2010

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Community Council combating gang violence in Walla Walla (Walla Walla, WA): Gang violence is a growing problem in Walla Walla now city leaders are working to reduce the violence. The public went to the Community Council and saying something needs to be done.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News     Date: November 1, 2010

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Potrero Hill shooting that injured two adults, one child, gang-related (San Francisco, CA): Police investigating a Sunday night shooting in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood have declared the crime - which wounded three victims, including a 3-year-old girl - as gang-related, a San Francisco police spokesman said.
Source: The San Francisco Appeal    Date: November 1, 2010

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15-year-old shot, killed in SB; 18-year-old wounded (San Bernardino, CA): A 15-year-old San Bernardino boy died and another teen was wounded in a gang-related shooting Sunday afternoon on the city's Westside.
Source: The Sun    Date: November 1, 2010

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Five wounded, two arrested in Hollywood shootings (Hollywood, CA): Five people were wounded and two suspects were arrested in two gang-related shootings that kept police busy in Hollywood much of the early morning hours, a police officer said.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: November 1, 2010

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Teen injured in Kennewick shooting (Kennewick, WA): A 15 year old boy was hospitalized after a what police are calling a gang-related shooting in Kennewick Sunday night
Source: KNDO/KNDU News     Date: November 1, 2010

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