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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44 accused gang members arrested in Charlotte area (Charlotte, NC): U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced Wednesday morning the arrest of hundreds of gang members, associates and other criminals during "Project Big Freeze."
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: January 27, 2010

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National anti-gang sweep leads to 43 Texas arrests (McAllen, TX): Immigration officials have announced the arrests of 43 gang members and associates in Texas, part of more than 400 arrests in a national anti-gang operation.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: January 27, 2010

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27 immigrants detained in operation targeting street gangs (Birmingham, AL): Federal immigration officials and local police in northern Alabama detained 26 men and one woman in an operation targeting violent street gangs, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced today.
Source: The Birmingham News    Date: January 27, 2010

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Targeting gang activity (Charleston, WV): Street gangs are flexing criminal muscles across a wide swath of West Virginia, and one lawmaker wants to give police a tool to head off the problem before it worsens.
Source: The Register-Herald    Date: January 27, 2010

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Dozen suburban gang suspects set for deportation (Chicago, IL): Federal agents and local police departments have arrested a dozen suspected gang members across the suburbs and targeted them for deportation in recent days as part of a nationwide operation called Project Big Freeze.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: January 27, 2010

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Union City letting gang target blacks (Union City, CA): Union City police and school officials have failed to protect African American students from a Latino gang, whose members killed a black youth in 2007 at a middle school and then shot at his friends last weekend in Hayward, according to attorneys who filed a class-action lawsuit Wednesday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: January 27, 2010

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Phila. Warlock among 476 nabbed in gang crackdown (Philadelphia, PA): A federal crackdown in 83 cities, including Philadelphia, arrested 476 people, most of them with ties to gangs involved in drug-trafficking in the United States and other countries.
Source: The Inquirer    Date: January 27, 2010

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'Big Freeze' to stall foreign gang activity (Minneapolis, MN): A nationwide sweep targeting gang members dealing in international drugs and violence netted 476 criminal arrests in 83 U.S. cities, including 26 arrests in Minnesota.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: January 27, 2010

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Valinda man shot, run over in apparent gang attack (Valinda, CA): Remnants of an effort to save a man's life were left at a shooting scene in Valinda on Wednesday, serving as a reminder to residents of the previous day's violence.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: January 27, 2010

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Members of rival gangs exchange gunfire in Tacoma's South End (Tacoma, WA): Three teens were wounded – one critically – in an exchange of gunfire between rival gang members Saturday night on a South End street, police said.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: January 26, 2010

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Police step up efforts to curb gang violence (New Haven, CT): The New Haven police had been looking for “Black Pat” ever since they raided his house in the Hill neighborhood in late August and found a stash of drugs, cash and gang recruitment pamphlets.
Source: Yale Daily News    Date: January 26, 2010

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20-year-old stabbed in Newburgh after 11 quiet days (Newburgh, NY): A Sunday night stabbing in Newburgh shows signs that city gangs remain at odds following the killing of a 17-year-old.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: January 26, 2010

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18 gang arrests made in three-day operation in Tulare County (Visalia, CA): Eighteen people were arrested in a three-day operation targeting gang activity in the Visalia area. A joint task force of nine law enforcement agencies from throughout Tulare County made the arrests between Friday and Sunday in hopes of reducing gang violence in Visalia.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: January 26, 2010

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Students discuss problem of gangs (Winston-Salem, NC): Many gang members are immature and carry unloaded guns in their neighborhoods to scare people, a student said yesterday at a panel discussion about local gangs.
Source: Winston-Salem Journal    Date: January 26, 2010

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L.A. shootings leave three dead, four wounded (Los Angeles, CA): Three people were killed and four wounded in half a dozen shootings late Saturday and early Sunday in Los Angeles County, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: January 25, 2010

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SC county copes with surge in gun violence, gangs (Walterboro, SC): South Carolina law enforcement agents have set up shop in Colleton County, hoping to stem a surge in gun violence and gang activity which has led to its highest homicide count in a decade.
Source: The State    Date: January 25, 2010

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Young men escape bloodshed in Somalia, but find violence in Minnesota (St. Paul, MN): ***In the first of a three-part series, "Civil War Kids: Young Somalis in Minnesota," reporter Laura Yuen explores the trap of violence that some young men have fallen into as they struggle to adjust to life in the United States.*** On a recent afternoon, a group of mourners for three East-African men shot to death at a Minneapolis market, shoveled heaps of dirt onto caskets.
Source: Minnesota Public Radio    Date: January 25, 2010

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Two arrested after car chase, gang fight in Santa Rosa (Santa Rosa, CA): Two suspected gang members were in custody and a third was being sought by Santa Rosa police early Monday following a fight between feuding gangs in Rincon Valley late Sunday night.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: January 25, 2010

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Atlanta combats gang problem (Atlanta, GA): An emergency community meeting was called in southwest Atlanta after there was a rash of burglaries, and the arrest of a number of gang members, many of them teenagers.
Source: WGCL CBS Atlanta    Date: January 25, 2010

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Prosecutor says suspect in attack part of alleged Juggalos gang (Stockton, CA): You've heard of the Bloods and Crips, Norteños and Sureños - reviled criminal street gangs known for violent turf wars, graffiti and drugs sales. But the Juggalos? While there is no universal agreement, law enforcement officials across the country have begun to tag them as an emerging gang.
Source: The Record    Date: January 24, 2010

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