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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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Norfolk councilwoman's grass-roots effort targets violence (Norfolk, VA): City Councilwoman Daun S. Hester called on parents, business owners and community leaders Monday to join in a grass-roots effort to fight violence in Norfolk communities and schools.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: November 4, 2008

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Two Reno men killed for crossing out gang graffiti (Reno, NV): A 17-year-old gang member on Halloween morning shot to death two young men in retaliation because they were crossing out his gang’s graffiti, Reno police allege.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal    Date: November 3, 2008

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Councilman warns of 'gang crisis' after latest teen slaying (Seattle, WA): The shooting death Friday of a 15-year-old boy near Garfield High School underscores the need to admit that Seattle has a gang problem and to launch a plan to prevent youth violence, City Councilman Tim Burgess said Monday.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: November 3, 2008

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Three Liberty High students arrested in Hillsboro gang shooting (Hillsboro, OR): Three students at Liberty High School have been charged in an October gang shooting.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: November 3, 2008

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Jackson County not immune to gangs (Jackson, MI): They claim colors, sell drugs, destroy property and assault others. Though it is not common, they kill.
Source: Jackson Citizen Patriot    Date: November 2, 2008

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Gang ties suspected in shootings near Garfield High School (Seattle, WA): A 16-year-old boy shot to death near Garfield High School Friday night was the fifth teenager killed in Seattle this year, a trend that had already prompted Mayor Greg Nickels to propose a new $9 million initiative to prevent youth violence.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: November 2, 2008

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Suspected Asian street gang leader arrested (Murrieta, CA): A man who state authorities describe as a “key member” of a violent San Diego Asian street gang has been arrested in the Murrieta area, it was reported Sunday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: November 2, 2008

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Elgin police say Halloween shootings were gang related (Elgin, IL): A Halloween night shooting in Elgin that killed one teen and injured another was gang related, police said Sunday.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: November 2, 2008

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Organized-crime act targets drug gangs (Baltimore, MD): Looking tired and resigned, Shaneka Penix stood before U.S. District Judge William D. Quarles in his Baltimore courtroom yesterday morning and quietly asked for mercy. "I believe I deserve a second chance," she said.
Source: The Sun    Date: November 1, 2008

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23 arrests made in gang crackdown following shootings (Tulare County, CA): Four days of gang sweeps in Cutler, Orosi and Dinuba have led to 23 arrests this week, most on suspicion of parole violation, the Tulare County Sheriff's Department reported Friday.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: November 1, 2008

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Four arrested in gang-related shooting in Cathedral City (Cathedral City, CA): Police have arrested multiple suspects following a vehicle-to-vehicle shooting overnight in Cathedral City.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: November 1, 2008

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Police smash lucrative meth operation (Allentown, PA): An Allentown man and two men from Georgia were arrested Thursday on charges they ran a multimillion dollar methamphetamine ring that sold pounds of speed in Lehigh, Northampton and Carbon counties, the state attorney general's office said.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: November 1, 2008

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USC sprinter shot at Halloween party (Los Angeles, CA): A USC sprinter, and former Long Beach Poly High star, was shot three times in the legs at a Halloween party and is hospitalized today.
Source: KTLA-TV    Date: November 1, 2008

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Two arrested on gang, shooting and pursuit charges (Bakersfield, CA): Two men were arrested on gang and shooting charges following a pursuit early Friday morning, Bakersfield police reported.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: October 31, 2008

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Pittsburgh-area sweep brings 76 drug, gang arrests (Pittsburgh, PA): Federal investigators have rounded up 76 people after a 32-month-long investigation into drug trafficking, violent crime and gang activity in a small, economically battered Pittsburgh-area town.
Source: Lebanon Daily News    Date: October 31, 2008

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Baby injured by shotgun blast Thursday (Pueblo, CO): A single shotgun blast of pellets critically injured a 6-month-old baby and wounded three other people in the worst of three possibly gang-related shootings early Thursday on the East Side, according to Pueblo police.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain    Date: October 31, 2008

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Bergen probe nets reputed gang members on drug, gun charges (Bergen, NJ): Five reputed members of the Crips street gang suspected of peddling drugs and selling guns were arrested after an undercover investigation in Bergen County, authorities said.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: October 31, 2008

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Leaders of Southeast Asian street gangs arrested (San Diego, CA): Three key leaders of two violent Southeast Asian street gangs were arrested Thursday in a series of raids in San Diego and Riverside County, the state Attorney General's Office announced Friday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 31, 2008

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Two Putnamville inmates charged with gang activity (Putnamville, IN): Two inmates at Putnamville Correctional Facility were charged Friday with Class D felony criminal gang activity and battery resulting in bodily injury.
Source: The Brazil Times    Date: October 31, 2008

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St. Paul library stabbing: Mistaken identity (St. Paul, MN): A dispute that ended in a woman being stabbed outside a St. Paul library Wednesday allegedly began with her three assailants asking which gang she belonged to, according to first-degree assault charges filed against the men Friday
Source: Star Tribune    Date: October 31, 2008

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