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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Driver guns down teen on Salinas street (Salinas, CA): Authorities say a 17-year-old boy is dead after the driver of a black sports car sprayed him with bullets along a Salinas city street.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 17, 2010

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Three gang members arrested for camp shooting (Fresno, CA): Three Fresno street gang members are behind bars, after a bizarre shooting at a local campground.
Source: KMPH FOX 26 News    Date: August 17, 2010

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NH goes after graffiti vandals (Manchester, NH): Gov. John Lynch wants to combat the graffiti splashed on bridges and sound barriers along the state's highways. To that end, he joined state and local officials along Interstate 93 in Manchester yesterday.
Source: Eagle-Tribune    Date: August 17, 2010

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Five shot in attack police link to gangs (Boston, MA): As children rode bicycles and played outside late yesterday afternoon in Egleston Square, a hail of gunfire pierced the air, striking five males.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: August 16, 2010

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33 gang members nabbed in Hillsborough drug operation (Tampa, FL): The tractor-trailer was hauling avocados, limes, green peppers and cilantro from Texas when it was pulled over on Interstate 75 in Hillsborough County.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: August 16, 2010

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Gang dispute sparked City Grill shooting, sources say (Buffalo, NY): A dispute between members of two city street gangs may have led to the shootings that killed four people at a downtown restaurant over the weekend, reliable sources told The Buffalo News today.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: August 16, 2010

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Boston gang truce seen as breaking down (Boston, MA): A truce between two rival Boston gangs, once hailed as a historic success, has unraveled with the shooting death of a 14-year-old student, authorities say.
Source: United Press International    Date: August 16, 2010

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Teens accused of stabbing death charged with being in local gang (Desert Hot Springs, CA): Six of eight teenagers accused in the stabbing death of a man outside a party in Desert Hot Springs were charged Monday with being members of a local gang.
Source: KPSP Local 2 News    Date: August 16, 2010

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Man accused of killing rival gang member (Chicago, IL): A quarrel Saturday at a Southwest Side gas station between members of opposing gangs left a 22-year-old man dead, run over by the car of a rival gang member, prosecutors said in court Monday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 16, 2010

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D.C. teen arrested in slaying called gang-related (Washington, DC): A 17-year-old has been arrested in the gang-related killing Wednesday of a 19-year-old in Adams Morgan, D.C. police said Saturday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 15, 2010

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Sunnyside nuisance law aimed at gang houses (Sunnyside, WA): Rattled by three homicides in July, the Sunnyside City Council this week approved a nuisance ordinance that will give city officials the options of using tickets and abatement orders to crack down on suspected gang houses.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: August 15, 2010

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Bx. gang kills teen (Bronx, NY): A Connecticut teenager visiting his dad in The Bronx to go shopping for school was gunned down yesterday in a random drive-by shooting being eyed as a gruesome gang initiation, a police source said.
Source: New York Post    Date: August 15, 2010

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'Gang safety zones' growing in Texas (Houston, TX): Jo Ann Rios' home looked like a pincushion, with 18 bullet holes after a series of drive-by shootings. The house is located in Bryan near the Texas A&M campus, not ordinarily the kind of place outsiders expect gangland crime.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: August 15, 2010

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Sheriff's deputies crack down on Rowland Heights taggers (Rowland Heights, CA): A team of sheriff's officials is engaged in a crackdown against a graffiti-scrawling street gang as part of ongoing efforts to combat graffiti vandalism in Rowland Heights, authorities said.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: August 15, 2010

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Team effort in Salinas Valley gang sweep (Salinas, CA): Police and community groups kicked off a unique gang intervention strategy with targeted raids and outreach in four Salinas Valley cities Friday.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: August 14, 2010

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Neb. woman aims to combat gang-related vandalism (Columbus, NE): After being affected by gang activity herself, Gaby Flores is working with the local Graffiti Patrol to combat gang-related vandalism in Columbus.
Source: Sioux City Journal    Date: August 14, 2010

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Manchester seeks Mass. help on fighting gangs (Manchester, NH): When New Hampshire law enforcement wanted to address Manchester's growing gang problem head-on, they turned to two Massachusetts communities that have been battling the problem for more than a decade.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: August 14, 2010

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Immigrants criticize Madison police for federal help in anti-gang response (Madison, WI): Madison's Immigrant Workers Union and family members of the 11 Mexican gang members arrested Wednesday for immigration violations are criticizing the Madison Police Department for calling in federal authorities in an attempt to prevent retaliation for an April gang-related slaying.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal    Date: August 14, 2010

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Man who killed 9-year-old girl was after rival gang members (Chicago, IL): A 17-year-old South Side man was looking for rival gang members to shoot earlier this week when he shot two young girls jumping rope in Roseland, killing a 9 year old, police said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: August 14, 2010

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Hillsborough deputies help break up multistate gang drug network (Palm River, FL): At the top of the Hillsborough County Sheriff Office's flow chart of a multi-tiered, multimillion dollar drug ring sits a 23-year-old Texas college student.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: August 14, 2010

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