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 to death at Logan's Willow Park (Logan, UT): A 19-year-old man has been shot to death at Logan's Willow Park and Logan police believe it was gang-related.
Source: KUTV Channel 2 News    Date: March 28, 2005

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Panama City Beach officer killed (Panama City Beach, FL): A Wisconsin man, his body covered with gang-related tattoos, was arrested Monday and charged with the Easter Sunday shooting death of a police officer in this resort city, authorities said.
Source: The Ledger    Date: March 28, 2005

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Central American gang threatens volunteer US Border Patrol (Arizona): Members of a violent Central American street gang have been sent to the southwestern U.S. state of Arizona to attack Minuteman Project volunteers, as they begin a month-long campaign to help patrol the southern U.S. border with Mexico.
Source: Voice of America News    Date: March 28, 2005

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On streets, trouble has a baby face (Albany, NY): For as long as there have been city street corners, there have been kids hanging out on them - and kids sometimes fight.
Source: Times Union    Date: March 27, 2005

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Judge to consider permanent gang ban (Oxnard, CA): Chronicling a history of violence, a prosecutor called Friday for a permanent court order aimed at curtailing the activities of an Oxnard street gang accused by authorities of terrorizing the beachside community.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 26, 2005

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Group questions anti-gang plan (Wake County, NC): A plan to crack down on gang activity in Wake County schools is raising concerns from a new community group.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: March 26, 2005

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Police crack down on violence (Wichita, KS): Using surveillance and informants, Wichita police officers said Friday they have dealt gang violence a major blow this month - bringing 31 charges, seizing 26 guns and decimating one gang with arrests.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: March 26, 2005

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Media barred from photographing Brazilians in court (Ossipee, NH): A judge barred members of the media Friday from photographing two Brazilian nationals with alleged ties to the Central American street gang MS-13.
Source: The Citizen    Date: March 26, 2005

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Tipster helps find suspected gang member (Fairfield, CA): Fairfield police arrested a man they say is a member of a street gang this week and they are crediting an anonymous tipster with helping to get him off their streets.
Source: The Reporter    Date: March 26, 2005

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Official: Fatal shooting might be gang-related (Trenton, NJ): City police are investigating whether a 33-year-old city woman was executed late Thursday night so she couldn’t testify further against Bloods gang member Anthony Kidd, according to a high-ranking police official.
Source: The Trentonian    Date: March 26, 2005

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Graffiti hot line aims to stifle area taggers (Las Cruces, NM): Business owner Johnny Garcia has a hard time understanding why his business on Missouri Avenue is such a popular target for graffiti.
Source: Las Cruces Sun-News    Date: March 26, 2005

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Graffiti cleanup uses grant money to help fight gangs (Clackamas County, OR): Clackamas County's juvenile department is stepping up efforts to wipe out gang-related graffiti, and it's depending on gang-connected teens to do the work.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: March 25, 2005

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Police think drug suspect may be linked to string of homicides (Memphis, TN): Authorities are trying to determine if up to seven homicides can be linked to a suspected drug dealer who has been on the run for more than three years.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat    Date: March 25, 2005

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11 indicted in alleged drug conspiracy (Madison, WI): Eleven alleged members of the Latin Kings street gang have been indicted on charges of conspiring to distribute cocaine and crack cocaine on and around the Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation near Hayward.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: March 25, 2005

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Area police hear lowdown on MS-13 gang (Martinsburg, WV): MS-13, one of the most violent street gangs in the county, is showing up in the area, police said Thursday.
Source: Hagerstown Morning Herald    Date: March 25, 2005

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Gang-related shooting leaves one hurt (Chico, CA): Crime-scene investigators with Chico police were combing a Laurel Street residence Thursday night in the wake of a shooting that left one man wounded.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: March 25, 2005

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Deputies: Detention guard encouraged gang fights, violence (San Juan County, NM): A corrections officer in northern New Mexico has been fired and arrested for allegedly initiating and encouraging gang violence in the lock-up.
Source: KRQE News 13    Date: March 25, 2005

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Waynesboro police: Gang activity limited but confirmed (Waynesboro, VA): Local gang activity is nowhere near the same criminal level as that seen in cities such as Los Angeles and New York, Waynesboro police said Thursday afternoon.
Source: The News Leader    Date: March 25, 2005

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Police initiate anti-gang offensive (Witchita, KS): The number of Wichita drive-by shootings this year has nearly tripled compared to a year ago, a police official said Wednesday.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: March 24, 2005

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Firearms suspect in gang, police say (Miami, FL): Miami police have identified a 23-year-old man who was arrested this week and accused of pushing a shopping cart loaded with two rifles and a shotgun through a Miami-Dade neighborhood as a member of MS-13, the much-feared Central American gang authorities say is rapidly spreading into South Florida.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: March 24, 2005

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