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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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Police, east-side residents battle graffiti (Des Moines, IA): Neighborhood awareness and a new graffiti camera are tools the Fairground neighborhood hopes will help keep spray-painting vandals off their streets.
Source: The Des Moines Register    Date: April 21, 2009

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Fresno gang sweep nabs over 250 (Fresno, CA): The Fresno Police Department wrapped up a five-day gang sweep early Monday morning and made 258 arrests, including 121 felonies.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: April 20, 2009

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26 people arrested in gang-related shooting (Union, SC) : Union County deputies arrested more than two dozen people over the weekend in connection with a shooting that investigators said was gang-related.
Source: WYFF 4 News    Date: April 20, 2009

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Gang member arrested after Oxnard fight (Oxnard, CA): An Oxnard gang member was arrested Sunday morning on suspicion of beating a man outside Circle K.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: April 20, 2009

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Four face assault, gang charges after incident (Prescott, AZ): Prescott Valley police have arrested four Prescott Valley residents on various gang and assault charges after they allegedly beat up a 15-year-old boy behind the Sonic Drive-In on Pav Way on Friday.
Source: The Daily Courier    Date: April 20, 2009

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Gang Task Force making progress, still a long way to go (Albany, GA): The Albany Gang Task Force says young students; some of them in elementary school, are targeted to join gangs.
Source: WFXL FOX 31 News    Date: April 20, 2009

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Palm Beach County state attorney forms Gang & Gun Unit (Palm Beach County, FL): The State Attorney's Office announced the launch Monday of a Gang & Gun Unit formed to weaken organized gangs in Palm Beach County.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: April 20, 2009

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Anti-gang bill passes (Austin, TX): A bill that would create gang-free zones to curb illicit activities around schools and other places where children are present was unanimously approved today by the Texas Senate.
Source: Austin American-Statesman    Date: April 20, 2009

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Spike in East Side gun violence has Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath concerned (Cleveland, OH): A recent spike in gun violence in three East Side neighborhoods has Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath concerned about the summer months, when crime usually peaks.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: April 19, 2009

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Atlanta's gang problem (Atlanta, GA): When the Fulton County Police Department gets calls about gang activity, officers usually refer the callers to the Atlanta Police Department.
Source: The Sunday Paper    Date: April 19, 2009

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Gangs a real ‘presence’ in Scranton (Scranton, PA): When Michael Hegedus was indoctrinated into gang life with the infamous Bloods, he thought he found the family he never had.
Source: The Times-Tribune    Date: April 19, 2009

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City's anti-gang initiative nets 13 more arrests (Hampton, VA): Hampton and Newport News police officers, with the assistance of federal and state investigators, have busted 13 members of a street gang, bringing more than 100 charges, police said Friday.
Source: Daily Press    Date: April 18, 2009

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Affidavit places spotlight on gang (Baltimore, MD): An unlikely meeting unfolded this week not far from the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. About 100 people gathered in a park for what authorities say was an open-air meeting of the Black Guerilla Family, the gang at the center of a newly disclosed federal investigation into smuggling in Maryland's state prisons.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: April 18, 2009

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Portsmouth robbery suspects are in gang (Portsmouth, VA): Three men facing charges in connection with the Jan. 13 robbery of an Albano Cleaners are thought to be members of the YNIC street gang, according to search warrant affidavits filed this week in Circuit Court.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: April 18, 2009

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'Major' drug raids in Pittsfield (Pittsfield, MA): City police, FBI, ATF and DEA agents carried out three simultaneous, daytime drug raids on Thursday afternoon — and the result should help stem the recent violence that has plagued Pittsfield over the past several months, law enforcement officials said.
Source: The Berkshire Eagle    Date: April 17, 2009

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Three charged in purported gang-on-gang drive-by shooting (Seattle, WA): Prosecutors have filed assault charges against two young men accused in Tuesday's injury drive-by shooting in South Seattle.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: April 17, 2009

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Gangs behind city killings (Dayton, OH): Police Chief Richard Biehl will not identify what gangs are involved in the city's latest shootings that claimed the lives of Christopher "B-Money" Hinton and Thomas "Tom-Tom" Watson.
Source: Dayton Daily News    Date: April 17, 2009

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Drive-by shooting was gang related (Grand Haven, MI): A drive-by shooting at a Holland Township mobile home park early Wednesday morning is believed to be gang-related, police said.
Source: Grand Haven Tribune    Date: April 16, 2009

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Gangs exist in area, are recruiting teens (Selma, NC): Gangs do exist in Selma and Johnston County and they are seeking middle school students as members about 20 people heard who gathered Tuesday night in Selma for the Selma Police Department’s gang awareness seminar.
Source: The Selma News    Date: April 16, 2009

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Wiretap leads to indictment of 24 accused of gang ties (Baltimore, MD): The court records read like a scene out of Goodfellas: from their prison cells and with the help of corrections staff, authorities say, members of a violent gang were feasting on salmon and shrimp, sipping Grey Goose vodka and puffing fine cigars -- all while directing drug deals, extorting protection money from other inmates and arranging attacks on witnesses and rival gang members.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: April 16, 2009

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