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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Community works to stem gang graffiti (Terra Bella, CA): Community leaders gathered Wednesday night at the Presbyterian Church of Terra Bella for a discussion about how to stem a recent rise in vandalism believed to be the work of street gangs.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: January 24, 2010

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Gang shooting injures one (Evans, CO): One man was wounded after rival gangs threw bottles and fired multiple rounds during a barbecue in a park, police said.
Source: KMGH 7NEWS    Date: January 24, 2010

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12 people arrested for early-morning gang fight at Kennewick home (Kennewick, WA): Members of the same gang reportedly got into a bloody fight this morning, sending several people to the hospital and 12 to jail.
Source: Tri-City Herald    Date: January 24, 2010

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Funds at risk for gang prevention efforts (Oklahoma City, OK): Myron Mayberry will still check up on youths that he’s trying to keep out of gangs if his contract with the Office of Juvenile Affairs ends.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: January 24, 2010

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Salinas police step up anti-gang efforts (Salinas, CA): As Salinas prepares for its second round of gang "call-in" meetings, police are preparing to mobilize the enforcement side of the Ceasefire program.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: January 24, 2010

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Pasadena at-risk youth program gets the boot (Pasadena, CA): Keith "Sarge" Gibbs wants answers. Gibbs has been locked in a months-long battle with Pasadena Unified School District officials over his school-based nonprofit program, Sarge's Community Base, which utilizes his 22 years in the military to reform at-risk teens through hard work, counseling and discipline.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: January 24, 2010

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Officials want stiffer graffiti punishment (Russellville, AL): Local legislators plan to introduce a bill next week that will spell out specific penalties for gang activity and would bring harsher punishment to vandals who paint graffiti.
Source: TimesDaily    Date: January 23, 2010

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Brockton cops eye city gangs as they probe recent killings and drug dealing (Brockton, MA): Amid the clutter in a Walnut Street basement, narcotics detectives found three spiral notebooks on a desk near the stairs. Inside were handwritten rules and regulations for the Folk Nation, an alliance of street gangs based in the Chicago area.
Source: The Cambridge Chronicle    Date: January 23, 2010

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Arrests in gang injunction (Wichita Falls, TX): In the first few months of the city’s newest gang injunction, Wichita Falls police have made several arrests related to violations.
Source: Times Record News    Date: January 23, 2010

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Mowat Gang (Lynn Haven, FL): Authorities say the fight in the boy's bathroom at Mowat Middle School last Friday, was actually an initiation into a street gang known as the "G's", or the Ganster Disciples.
Source: WJHG NewsChannel 7    Date: January 22, 2010

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Two arrested after alleged Fall River drive-by shooting (Fall River, MA): A man tied to the Bloods street gang is facing charges he was allegedly behind the wheel in a drive-by shooting late Thursday night.
Source: The Herald News    Date: January 22, 2010

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Gang members appear in court in alleged Duarte hate crime attack (Duarte, CA): Two Latino gang members accused of shooting a black man and trying to run him over with a car in an alleged hate crime in Duarte last month appeared in court Friday, authorities said.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: January 22, 2010

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Three Plant City, Florida gang members convicted (Plant City, FL): Three Plant City, Florida gang members were convicted today on conspiracy to commit racketeering. The three members were part of the West Side gang (also known as the Black MOB) and each face up to thirty years.
Source: Examiner    Date: January 22, 2010

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Four people arrested in alleged gang-related incident (Spartanburg County, SC): Four alleged gang members have been arrested after they allegedly threatened a young boy and his mother during a dispute over him leaving the gang.
Source: WSPA 7 News    Date: January 21, 2010

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Las Vegas police try to discourage kids from gang life (Las Vegas, NV): The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is educating parents and teens about the dangers of gang life. Metro says gang members recruit kids as young as nine-years-old.
Source: KLAS 8 News    Date: January 21, 2010

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WV intelligence center monitors gang activity (Charleston, WV): West Virginia has its own intelligence gathering agency, the West Virginia Intelligence Fusion Center, located at the capitol complex in Charleston. Its mission is to connect the dots and share information with a variety of state agencies.
Source: West Virginia Public Broadcasting    Date: January 21, 2010

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Ganging up on street gangs (Pittsfield, MA): Ron "Cook" Barrett held up the yellow and black bandana in front of more than 200 sixth- and seventh-graders from Pittsfield. "How many of you know what gang this represents?" Barrett asked.
Source: The Berkshire Eagle    Date: January 21, 2010

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Cops arrest six Bloods members following gang assault (Wallkill, NY): Six members of the Bloods street gang have been arrested by Middletown State Police in connection with the violent slashing attack at the Classroom Bar on Route 211 in the Town of Wallkill on January 3.
Source: Mid-Hudson News    Date: January 20, 2010

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Gang-hit area less hassled, DA says (Modesto, CA): Stanislaus County District Attorney Birgit Fladager told Modesto education officials that a south Modesto neighborhood is improving six months after prosecutors filed a civil lawsuit that limited the activities of a street gang entrenched in the area.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: January 20, 2010

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Salinas man pleads guilty to crimes connected to Nuestra Familia gang (Salinas, CA): A Salinas man pleaded guilty last week to charges of conspiring to sell drugs with Nuestra Familia gang members and their associates.
Source: The Californian    Date: January 20, 2010

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