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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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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Duarte officials afraid neighbor's gang injunction will strengthen a gang in their city (Duarte, CA): Officials in Duarte think a neighbor's gang injunction might strengthen a gang in their city. City officials from Duarte and Monrovia will meet today to discuss the impact of Monrovia's proposed gang injunction.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: November 23, 2009

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New LA anti-gang department sought (Los Angeles, CA): After four years of review and with gang crime at its lowest level in years, a city official said Monday it is time to create a new department and move anti-gang programs out of the offices of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: November 23, 2009

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Anti-graffiti specialist patrols Chandler streets (Chandler, AZ): Tim O'Neil paints over the overnight calls first, then hits the usual "hot spots." He's working the 600 block of Detroit and Buffalo streets in Chandler, where gangs frequent the alleys with spray paint and lurk behind businesses near major intersections, marking utility boxes and dumpsters with grease pens.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: November 23, 2009

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80 arrested in sweep targeting gang activity (Yakima, WA): Federal prosecutors say more than 80 people have been arrested in a sweep targeting gangs in central Washington.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: November 22, 2009

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Six arrested after beating on high school campus (Redwood City, CA): Redwood City police have arrested six students after a 16-year-old student was beaten on the campus of Sequoia High School last week.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: November 22, 2009

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Modesto rolls out gang hot line (Modesto, CA): Maria Cruz, like others in her west Modesto neighborhood, is wary about giving police information about gangs. She said she and others worry about retaliation if they're seen cooperating with law enforcement.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: November 22, 2009

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Citizens group shapes renewed community effort to fight gangs (Salisbury, MD): Nancy Rendine remembers feeling safe when she moved to Salisbury in the 1970s. Residents could leave their keys in the ignition of their cars overnight with the doors unlocked.
Source: The Daily Times    Date: November 22, 2009

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As gangs get bolder, Arlington police fight back (Arlington, TX): Working an undercover surveillance detail at an east-side apartment complex, Detective Gus Klinkenberg didn’t have to wait long before the shooting started.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: November 21, 2009

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Reported Bloods gang member sentenced for drug sales in Manchester (Manchester, NH): A reported member of the Bloods street gang who relocated to Manchester to take advantage of the lucrative drug trade has been sentenced to federal prison for 11 years, federal prosecutors said yesterday.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: November 21, 2009

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