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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Six alleged gang members indicted (Newport News, VA): A grand jury has indicted six alleged "Dump Squad" gang members Wednesday, according to the Unites States Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Virginia.
Source: WAVY-TV 10 News     Date: June 18, 2010

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Newark-based drug bust linked to Bloods gang nets 40 (Newark, NJ): Forty people have been charged in an investigation into a city-based network of drug dealers linked to the Bloods gang, authorities announced today.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: June 17, 2010

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Salinas gang task force cut in half (Salinas, CA): As Salinas police prepare to cut their specialized gang team in half, Chief Louis Fetherolf said he hopes a state-led narcotics task force will fill some of the gaps — although that project has been slowed by local delays getting the paperwork in order.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: June 17, 2010

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Othello considers gang ordinance (Othello, WA): Othello City Council listened to testimony about gang violence and were presented with a proposed ordinance to deal with gangs.
Source: Columbia Basin Herald    Date: June 17, 2010

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Search continues in gang-related shootings (Redding, CA): Redding Police continued Thursday to look for four suspects in three separate gang-related shootings in the city this month.
Source: Redding Record Searchlight    Date: June 17, 2010

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Task force hits tagging crew that left graffiti in Rosemead, El Monte and Whittier (Rosemead, CA): A yearlong investigation by a multiagency task force resulted Wednesday in the arrests of 15 tagging crew members who scrawled their "OCP" moniker in Rosemead, El Monte, Whittier and dozens of other cities, authorities said.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: June 17, 2010

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A strategy on gangs: Know who they are (Boston, MA): After a violent spring in which five people 15 and under have been shot in Boston, police girding for a potentially bloody summer are stepping up a campaign to help parents and teachers spot warning signs that young people may be members of gangs.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: June 16, 2010

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Gillibrand: $1B to combat gangs (Albany, NY): Proposed federal legislation and $1 billion in grants will help the greater Capital Region battle more than 3,500 gang members and help 125,000 victims of drug abuse fueled by their activities, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said.
Source: Times Union    Date: June 16, 2010

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Police, federal agents arrest 13 gang members in drug busts (Greeley, CO): In a fast-moving drug and gang raid early Tuesday, Greeley police and federal agents arrested 13 gang members accused of connections to a drug operation with supplies coming from Mexico.
Source: Greeley Tribune    Date: June 16, 2010

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New gang may have started in Tracy prison (Tracy, CA): State prison officials have traced the genesis of a new gang to Tracy's Deuel Vocational Institution. The Northern Riders first gained attention in 2000 when a founding member made a brazen declaration of war in a yard at Deuel.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: June 16, 2010

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Chino street gang indicted on drug charges (Chino, CA): A federal indictment, unsealed in Los Angeles on Wednesday, charges 21 members of a Chino street gang with being part of a drug distribution ring with ties to the Mexican Mafia prison gang.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: June 16, 2010

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Cabrini-Green area gang members arrested for drug trafficking after three year police investigation (Chicago, IL): Eight known or suspected members of the Gangster Disciples street gang were arrested early on Tuesday, culminating a nearly three-year investigation into drug trafficking in and around the Cabrini-Green housing project on Chicago’s Near North Side, the FBI and Chicago police announced on Wednesday.
Source: WFLD FOX 32 News     Date: June 16, 2010

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Gang member, 17, faces vandalism charges (Ramona, CA): A 17-year-old Ramona gang member is charged with vandalizing five Main Street businesses in May, reports Deputy Tom Seiver with the sheriff’s Ramona Substation.
Source: Ramona Sentinel    Date: June 16, 2010

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Watsonville police track down fourth suspect in Santa Cruz gang slaying (Watsonville, CA): Watsonville police arrested a gang member Tuesday afternoon who Santa Cruz police had been looking for in connection with the stabbing death of a 16-year-old high school student last fall.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 16, 2010

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Gang crimes drop in Raleigh (Raleigh, NC): Criminal gang activity in North Carolina's Capital City was down by more than 40 percent last year, according to a report released on Monday by the Raleigh Police Department's Gang Unit.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: June 15, 2010

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Police don’t add to gang database (Boston, MA): Eighteen months after the Patrick administration planned to launch a computer database that would identify street-gang members across the state, not a single local police department has contributed information to the $1.2 million federally funded intelligence system, according to a high-ranking public safety official.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: June 15, 2010

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Bloods gang member attacks Budd Lake resident in driveway (Mount Olive, NJ): A Bound Brook man who said he is a member of the Bloods street gang was charged with aggravated assault after he punched and kicked a township man in the face at his Midland Avenue home early Sunday morning.
Source: Daily Record    Date: June 15, 2010

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Yonkers slaying gang-related (Yonkers, NY): A 23-year-old Yonkers construction laborer brazenly stabbed to death in the busy New Main Street business district May 17 was a victim of gang rivalry, city police said Monday.
Source: The Journal News    Date: June 15, 2010

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Third shooting linked to gangs (Redding, CA): Police are investigating the third gang-related shooting in Redding in a little over a week, this time in West Redding early Monday morning.
Source: Redding Record Searchlight    Date: June 15, 2010

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3500 gang members fuel drug abuse in Capital Region (Albany, NY): There are nearly 3,500 gang members living in the Capital Region and they fuel the spread of narcotics to the region's addicts, according to data released by the office of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.
Source: Times Union    Date: June 15, 2010

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