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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Man shot in possible gang-related attack (Santa Ana, CA): A 28-year-old man was shot outside a restaurant early today by a driver of a passing car in what police believe was a gang-related attack, authorities said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: November 28, 2009

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NM police break up crowd outside funeral home (Albuquerque, NM): Albuquerque authorities had to use pepper rounds to break up an unruly crowd outside a funeral home as rival gangs squared off Friday night.
Source: KWES NewsWest9    Date: November 28, 2009

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Gangs exist in Worth Township (Cook County, IL): Gang activity is not a significant problem in Worth Township but street gangs do maintain a presence in some parts of the township, according to a member of the Cook County sheriff's gang crimes unit.
Source: SouthtownStar    Date: November 27, 2009

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Two injured in Gwinnett mall stabbings (Duluth, GA): A double stabbing near the food court at Gwinnett Place Friday morning added to the chaos of the busiest shopping day of the year, as dozens of police officers descended on the mall in search of the perpetrators.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: November 27, 2009

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Individuals with ties to gangs in Teaneck arrested (Bergen County, NJ): Nine individuals from Teaneck, Hackensack, Englewood and North Bergen were arrested Nov. 18 on various drug distribution and possession charges as well as weapons distribution and possession charges, according to Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli.
Source: Teaneck Suburbanite    Date: November 26, 2009

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Fresno Police arrest a dozen gang members (Fresno, CA): Fresno police on Wednesday announced the arrest of a dozen members of one of the city's most violent street gangs -- the result of a series of raids on Thanksgiving Eve.
Source: KMJ 580 AM News    Date: November 26, 2009

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Portsmouth gang investigation leads to 26 arrests (Portsmouth, VA): They called this planned arrest a "high-risk take down." More than 20 police officers crowded into a conference room for a tense briefing. It was at the heart of an investigation of illegal gang and drug activity, court documents show.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: November 26, 2009

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Tracy gang incidents grow increasingly violent (Tracy, CA): At first it was just fists and sticks. Then the gang violence stepped up to stabbings. Now it has graduated to gunfire and death.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: November 25, 2009

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13 arrests 'dismantle' Bloods gang in Northeast (El Paso, TX): FBI officials said Wednesday that they have dealt a critical blow to the Bloods street gang in El Paso.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: November 25, 2009

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Top dog nabbed in Fresno gang sweep (Fresno, CA): Fresno police investigators said an anti-gang sweep Thursday resulted in the take-down of an especially violent cell within the Bulldog gang.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: November 25, 2009

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State lawmaker to consider anti-gang bill (Tulsa, OK) : State lawmakers will consider a bill that would deter gang members from recruitment and other gang-related activities.
Source: FOX23 News    Date: November 25, 2009

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Committee finds mayor's gang office should be made independent (Los Angeles, CA): Taking Los Angeles' $20-million gang intervention and prevention programs out of the governor's auspices would allow for more transparency and City Council oversight, ad hoc panel reports.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 24, 2009

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Teen shot, killed in 'gang-related' fight (El Paso, TX): A teenager was killed by a shotgun blast Monday night in Northeast El Paso.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: November 24, 2009

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UPD official says SJSU has little gang violence (San Jose, CA): Aside from graffiti tagged on the walls of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library, little gang activity has penetrated the SJSU campus, said a University Police Department official.
Source: The Spartan Daily    Date: November 24, 2009

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Gang members targeted white men (Denver, CO): Denver Police and the FBI say a series of arrests following a four-month investigation has uncovered a gang-related, bias-fueled campaign to attack white males on the 16th Street Mall and in the lower downtown Denver area.
Source: KDVR 31 News    Date: November 24, 2009

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Mexican gangs bring drugs, violence to Native American lands (Washington): Mexican gang leaders have found new territory to conquer -- expansive American Indian reservations where populations are often low-income and police presence low.
Source: Scripps Howard News Service    Date: November 24, 2009

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Duarte, Monrovia officials meet to discuss gang violence prevention (Duarte, CA): Duarte and Monrovia city leaders met Tuesday to discuss methods to counter gang violence in the two cities, stressing cooperation as each city pursues different strategies.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: November 24, 2009

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Tallahassee's war on graffiti continues (Tallahassee, FL): The work of graffiti artists in one popular section of the city was erased Monday as city crews and inmates removed graffiti on South Monroe Street.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat    Date: November 24, 2009

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Gang suspects videotaped violent assaults to sell online (Denver, CO): Two suspects are being sought in a roundup of gang members suspected of videotaping robberies and assaults, then selling the tapes as entertainment.
Source: KDVR 31 News    Date: November 23, 2009

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Federal gang program no help to local cops (Waterbury, CT): In the city's East End, across from a church, a 25-year-old woman was forced inside a home on Taylor Street last year by a member of the Bloods street gang. Inside, four other gang members raped her repeatedly for hours on the floor.
Source: Republican-American    Date: November 23, 2009

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