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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Police probe gang in stabbing (Pleasanton, CA): Police have arrested a second suspect, a 16-year-old Livermore resident, in connection with last weeks downtown stabbing that left nearby Amador Valley High School on lockdown.
Source: Tri-Valley Herald    Date: June 1, 2005

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Gang members suspected in Reno stabbing (Reno, NV): Reno police are looking for suspected gang members in a stabbing at the Reno Sparks Convention Center Monday morning.
Source: KRNV News 4    Date: June 1, 2005

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Female gangs take hold in Crittenden (Memphis, TN): A 15-year-old West Memphis girl joined a gang last summer because a friend did it. But when Cara E. Brown decided to leave, the girls she once called friends called her their enemy.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: June 1, 2005

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Reno police classify Straight Edge as a gang (Reno, NV): A small group of young men in high school or recently out rejects alcohol, tobacco, drugs, and promiscuous sex.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: May 31, 2005

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Five arrested in Lake San Antonio brawl (Monterey County, CA): Five people were arrested Sunday evening and 60 others evicted from their Lake San Antonio campground after a massive brawl broke out between some 50 rival gang members, sheriff's deputies reported.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: May 31, 2005

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Teen paid no heed to pal's warning (Charlotte, NC): Before Corey Antwan Stowe went for the last drive of his life, one of his friends warned him not to go.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: May 31, 2005

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Anti-gang group seeks help of Vista community (Vista, CA): An Oceanside-based program targeting at-risk youth may help curb gang activity on Vista's streets, but first, the group needs the community's help.
Source: North County Times    Date: May 31, 2005

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Man stabbed in fight with gang members (San Diego, CA): A 32-year-old man was stabbed Monday night in the alley behind his 42nd Street house after getting into a fight with three to four young suspected gang members.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: May 31, 2005

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County focuses gang prevention (Washington County, OR): The number of kids coming through Washington County's juvenile department has been dropping the last few years. And since gang activity is on the rise, the juvenile department is focusing some of its attention on gang prevention.
Source: Hillsboro Argus    Date: May 31, 2005

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Two arrested in drive-by shootings (Salinas, CA): Two Salinas men were arrested after a series of shootings in the 500 block of Terrace Street and the 100 block of N. Hebbron Street on Saturday night.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: May 30, 2005

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Accused firebomber extradited back to Joliet from Colorado (Joliet, IL): Police say a third man accused of taking part in an firebomb attack that killed a Joliet woman and her young daughter has been extradited back to Illinois.
Source: KWQC Channel 6 News    Date: May 30, 2005

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Police seek shooters in gang-related shooting (Albuquerque, NM): Albuquerque police are continuing their search for gunmen in a shooting at a Wendy's restaurant over the weekend.
Source: KOAT 7 News     Date: May 30, 2005

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Gang search lands four in jail (DeKalb County, GA): A nationwide crackdown on an ultraviolent Central American gang called MS-13 has led to the arrest of a Norcross man and three others in a nearby section of DeKalb County.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: May 29, 2005

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Effects of gangs weigh on system (Madera County, CA): District Attorney Ernest LiCalsi has 17 homicide cases - more than he ever has had before awaiting trial in Madera County - and he blames escalating gang violence for 13 of them.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: May 29, 2005

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Gang fight breaks out in a Salt Lake neightborhood (Salt Lake City, UT): A gang fight breaks out in a Salt Lake neighborhood... and scares residents who live near the crime scene
Source: KSL News    Date: May 29, 2005

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Maine police agencies probing 'gang-related' incident in Lebanon (Lebanon, ME): Three police agencies are investigating a possible gang-related incident that unfolded here Friday night involving a group of 20 to 25 people showing up at a home on Goding Road where a resident fired a gun into the air, according to the York County Sheriff's Department.
Source: Foster's Daily Democrat    Date: May 29, 2005

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County sees rise in gang activity (Luzerne County, PA): Once a problem for the bigger cities, violent street gangs have taken a strong hold in Luzerne County.
Source: The Citizens' Voice    Date: May 29, 2005

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Gang crackdown will strain county courts (San Bernardino County, CA): Courts are bracing for the fallout from the "war' county law enforcement officers have declared on gangs.
Source: The Sun    Date: May 28, 2005

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Teen faces murder charge (Clayton County, GA): Clayton County police have charged a College Park teenager in the fatal shooting of a Mundy's Mill High student who would have graduated today if he were still alive.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: May 28, 2005

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Gang crime bill is resisted (Washington, DC): Congress is stocking the federal arsenal with new tools to fight gang crime, reflecting concerns among local officials that gangs are firmly rooted in the commonwealth.
Source: The Berkshire Eagle    Date: May 28, 2005

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