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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More than 20 arrested in parole, probation sweeps in north county (Tulare County, CA): The Tulare County Sheriff's Department says it made more than 20 arrests when it conducted parole and probation sweeps across the northern county last week.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: October 25, 2010

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Man hit with bullet in suspected Altadena gang-related shooting (Altadena, CA): A man was shot in the hand Friday night in what is believed to have been a gang-related shooting, authorities said.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: October 25, 2010

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Chicago police make good on gang warning (Chicago, IL): Anthony Carter, 18, was gunned down in his West Garfield Park neighborhood in a burst of shots heard by his grandmother as she walked home from a store on Aug. 31 just after midnight.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 25, 2010

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Utah Supreme Court hears arguments on Ogden gang injunction (Ogden, UT): The Utah Supreme Court heard arguments Monday on a controversial anti-gang injunction as attorneys representing men believed to have ties to the gang asked the high court to halt enforcement of the injunction until it can rule whether it is constitutional.
Source: Deseret News    Date: October 25, 2010

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Convicts face more than 38 years for gang shooting (Yakima, WA): Thanks to a new, tougher anti-gang law, three Sunnyside men each face possible prison sentences of more than the minimum 38 years for their roles in a drive-by shooting last year that nearly paralyzed a gang rival.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: October 25, 2010

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Schools hold training on gang prevention, bullying (Monterey County, CA): Each year, elected officials of all school boards in Monterey County submit a list of topics they'd like to see the Office of Education cover. This year, not surprisingly, gangs in the schools re-emerged as a top concern.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: October 25, 2010

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Two more sentenced in Crips crackdown (Olympia, WA): Two more men accused in a crackdown on alleged members of the Hilltop Crips street gang have been sentenced to prison while a third man arrested in the crackdown had his case dismissed.
Source: The Olympian    Date: October 24, 2010

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Teens indicted in Portland gang shooting (Vancouver, WA): Two teens believed to be gang members have been indicted in Multnomah County on attempted murder and other charges for a drive-by shooting in Portland.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: October 22, 2010

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Teen shootings spike (Worcester, MA): As investigators continue to pursue leads on two separate shootings over the weekend that wounded five people, authorities are increasingly troubled by the ages of the people involved.
Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette    Date: October 22, 2010

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Task force on verge of major gang bust involving at least 15 homicides (Flint, MI): Police say they are on the verge of solving up to 20 gang related homicides — which could lead to one of the area’s largest violent crime busts ever seen.
Source: The Flint Journal    Date: October 22, 2010

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Granville GAIN is conducting countywide public gang survey (Oxford, NC): The Granville Gang Assessment and Improvement Network -- Granville GAIN -- is continuing its efforts to conduct a comprehensive, countywide study of gangs and gang activity through a strategic assessment process.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: October 22, 2010

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Former West Vancouver gang member jailed for gun offences (Vancouver, BC): A former Red Scorpions gang member with a violent criminal past has been sent to jail for three years by a Supreme Court judge after pleading guilty to three gun offences.
Source: North Shore News    Date: October 22, 2010

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Parole insider tips Albany gang (Albany, NY): A secretary at the central office of the state Division of Parole has been quietly transferred to a new job after parole officers learned that she had been relaying confidential information from parolees' case files to a suspected gang member in Albany, according to two sources and documents obtained by the Times Union.
Source: Times Union    Date: October 21, 2010

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Gang violence resurfaces, remains low in area (Wausau, WI): The stabbing of a 15-year-old boy in Wausau Oct. 9 was a rare public display of gang tensions that police say the city has seldom seen since the gang-related gunfights in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
Source: Wausau Daily Herald    Date: October 21, 2010

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Drug link to heightened gang violence: Weighill (Saskatoon, SK): Saskatoon's street gangs aren't growing, but city police remain concerned about what appears to be a stepping-up of the level of violence employed by their members, Chief Clive Weighill said Tuesday.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: October 20, 2010

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No easy answers to gang violence (Abbotsford, BC): On the first weekday back after a Saturday afternoon shooting at Burnaby's busiest mall, Burnaby's top cop said he's very worried about the escalating levels of gang violence in the region.
Source: Abbotsford Times    Date: October 20, 2010

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Utah Supreme Court to consider Ogden gang case (Ogden, UT): The state’s highest court has agreed to consider suspending an injunction against an Ogden street gang.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: October 19, 2010

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Pittsburgh's at-risk teens warned off gangs, crime (Pittsburgh, PA): Rudolph Strothers stretched his arms out Monday and told dozens of at-risk teens that if they continue down a path of crime, they'll end up in prison cells where they can touch opposite walls, much like he did.
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review    Date: October 19, 2010

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To fight gangs, cops adopt anti-mob tactics (Salt Lake City, UT): Salt Lake County’s largest police agencies are leaving a well-established gang task force in favor of a new approach in the state’s fight against gangs.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: October 19, 2010

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Utah criminal defense lawyers join ACLU in fighting Ogden gang injunction (Salt Lake City, UT): The Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers has joined forces with the American Civil Liberties Union to stop an injunction it believes "will put a lot of people in jail who don't need to be there."
Source: Deseret News    Date: October 18, 2010

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