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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BP agents identify 10 criminals attempting to enter U.S. (Tucson, AZ): Ten criminals, including eight from dangerous Mexican street gangs, were arrested while attempting to enter the United States illegally over the weekend.
Source: KVOA 4 News    Date: June 6, 2011

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Gang member just back from second federal prison stint charged with aggravated robbery (Chattanooga, TN): A man police say has been involved in several gang-related shootings and is fresh from his second federal prison stint has been arrested for aggravated robbery and aggravated assault.
Source: The Chattanoogan    Date: June 6, 2011

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Benton County will pay for new gang task force (Benton County, WA): Benton County is taking a big step to crack down on gang activity. Benton County spent $1.25 million in taxpayer money in 2010 just to keep gang members who've already been arrested behind bars. At any given time, there are about 50 documented gang members in the county jail.
Source: KEPR-TV News    Date: June 6, 2011

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High court in Idaho hears arguments on whether gang recruitment law is constitutional (Boise, ID): Idaho's highest court is deciding if a law against gang recruitment is constitutional after hearing arguments from attorneys Monday over whether gangs exist solely to commit crimes or if they offer cultural, educational or other benefits to members.
Source: Daily Reporter    Date: June 6, 2011

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Anti-gang effort leads to gun arrest in store (Buffalo, NY): Two police agencies teamed up to make a gun arrest in a Buffalo convenience store Friday afternoon, the latest attempt to disarm members of two rival gangs whose dispute may be related to last week’s killing in Cheektowaga Town Park.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: June 5, 2011

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Prisons hardly ripple when 31 Crips arrive (Tacoma, WA): Last year’s sweep of the Hilltop Crips scooped up a sizable portion of Tacoma’s gang problem and dropped it squarely in the lap of the state Department of Corrections.
Source: The Bellingham Herald    Date: June 5, 2011

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Gang member linked to murder caught in Puerto Rico (Buffalo, NY): An alleged gangster accused of murder and other violent acts on Buffalo’s West Side has been captured in Puerto Rico, FBI agents and state police said Friday.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: June 4, 2011

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Two arrested in raid on reputed gang clubhouse (Hammond, IN): A man and a woman were arrested in an early morning raid on a suspected gang clubhouse on the city's west side Friday, police said.
Source: The Times    Date: June 4, 2011

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Stabbing viewed as hate crime in Oceanside (Oceanside, CA): A young Latino man stabbed a black man in his 40s in the back Friday night in what Oceanside police are calling a gang-related hate crime.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: June 4, 2011

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Yashanee Vaughn relative killed by gunfire over the weekend (Portland, OR): Police Sunday uncovered some apparent gang connections to at least two of three shootings that happened early Saturday.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: June 4, 2011

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Shrine to gangster Jeff Fort found in home of 'Terror Town' gang leader (Chicago, IL): Officers found a shrine to one of the city’s most notorious gangsters — Jeff Fort — when they searched the home of another suspected gang leader last year on the Southeast Side, a police source said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: June 3, 2011

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Man sentenced for trafficking (Saskatoon, SK): A 25-year-old man who acted as a "lieutenant" in a cocaine trafficking ring operated by a Saskatoon street gang known as the Terror Squad received a five-year prison sentence Thursday in provincial court.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: June 3, 2011

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Palm Bay attack video depicts generation of desensitized, bold youth (Palm Bay, FL): In an example of the increasingly voyeuristic behavior people are exhibiting on social media web sites, a pair of 15-year-old boys were arrested because of a video one of them allegedly posted on Facebook showing his friend beating another teenager unconscious.
Source: Florida Today    Date: June 3, 2011

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Asheville anti-gang efforts starting to pay off (Asheville, NC): The surveillance video shows a gang member walking to a car parked at Pisgah View Apartments and calmly firing six shots through the driver's side window.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times    Date: June 3, 2011

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Chicago Police bust gang drug ring (Chicago, IL) : Chicago Police made a major bust this week, shutting down a gang drug trafficking ring in the so-called "Terror Town" neighborhood on the city's south side.
Source: NBC Chicago    Date: June 3, 2011

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Local crimes linked to Nuestra Familia (Watsonville, CA): Watsonville police arrested another Nuestra Familia gang member Friday linked to a recent spike in robberies and shootings in the city.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: June 3, 2011

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Judge grants injunction against Los Angeles gang (Los Angeles, CA): A judge has granted a preliminary injunction restricting the activities of a San Pedro-area gang that was the target of a multiagency takedown in April.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: June 3, 2011

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FBI: Gang arrests in Rockville Centre (Rockville Centre, NY): Fourteen members of a suspected drug ring headed by members of the Bloods street gang and centered in a Rockville Centre housing project were arrested Wednesday in pre-dawn raids, authorities said.
Source: Newsday    Date: June 2, 2011

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Sheriff’s office investigates gang-related shooting (Macon, GA): The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an aggravated assault that took place Saturday night at the West Club Apartments on Steven Drive, a sheriff’s report said.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: June 2, 2011

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Police update Guelph school administrators on local street gang activity (Guelph, ON): Guelph certainly doesn’t have a youth gang crisis, but it isn’t necessarily gang-free either, according to Guelph Police.
Source: Guelph Mercury    Date: June 2, 2011

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