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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Program uses football to tackle gang problem (Durham, NC): As Durham leaders struggle to find answers to the city's gang problem, one program is hoping to draw troubled teens from the streets to the gridiron.
Source: NBC 17 News    Date: November 30, 2005

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Fourth gang shooting (Hollister, CA): A gang related drive-by shooting on Sherwood Drive Monday night sent one Hollister man to the hospital with gunshot wounds to his face and back, and marks the fourth gang-related shooting in more than a month that has police increasingly concerned about the mounting violence.
Source: Hollister Free Lance    Date: November 30, 2005

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Three arrested in gang-related graffiti incident in Port St. Lucie (Port St. Lucie, FL): This week police arrested three alleged gang members and a gang associate suspected of causing as much as $80,000 in damage to at least six homes in eastern Port St. Lucie, a detective said Tuesday.
Source: Port St. Lucie News    Date: November 30, 2005

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Man wanted in gang battle is arrested after standoff (Salt Lake City, UT): A man wanted in Sunday's gang battle in which one man was shot to death and two suffered knife wounds has been arrested following a six-hour SWAT standoff.
Source: Jackson Hole Star-Tribune    Date: November 29, 2005

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Police: Mall stabbing gang-related (Springfield, VA): Investigators are confirming that Monday night's stabbing at the Springfield Mall is gang related. Fairfax County police are looking for four men involved in a confrontation with another group of three men in the mall food court around 8:30.
Source: WTOP News    Date: November 29, 2005

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One dead in what police call a possible gang shooting (Aurora, IL): A 27-year-old Aurora man was shot to death Monday in his car, and his passenger was wounded in a possible gang-related incident as they drove on the city's near east side, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 29, 2005

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Gang affiliation didn't matter to killers (Lake County, IN): Lake County Jail cards for Lenzo "Thirst" Aaron III and Antonio "Tone" Jones listed them as having possible gang affiliation with the Vice Lords, and James W. "James G" Parks with the Gangster Disciples.
Source: Munster Times    Date: November 29, 2005

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Immigration officials arrest, deport gang suspects (Omaha, NE): Omaha-based immigration officials have arrested 47 suspected gang members and associates since the February launching of a national anti-gang effort, authorities said.
Source: Sioux City Journal    Date: November 29, 2005

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Suspects sought in shooting (Collinsville, IL): Police are still searching for four suspects in a gang-related shooting Saturday night at the Collinsville Veterans of Foreign War Hall that injured one man.
Source: Belleville News-Democrat    Date: November 29, 2005

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Possible gang fight leaves one dead, two wounded (Salt Lake City, UT): One man was killed and at least two others wounded in an incident that police say appears to be gang-related.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: November 28, 2005

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Manteca cops lower gang activity (Manteca, CA): Recent targeted efforts by the police to curb gang activity have reduced violent incidents, auto thefts and burglaries, Manteca Police Chief Charlie Halford reported.
Source: Tri-Valley Herald    Date: November 28, 2005

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Proposal aims to steer kids away from gangs (Poughkeepsie, NY): Offering local youths a viable alternative to a life of crime is the idea behind an initiative proposed by County Executive William Steinhaus.
Source: Poughkeepsie Journal     Date: November 28, 2005

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Minneapolis police see gains in gang-targeted policing (Minneapolis, MN): An intensive two-month strategy for fighting gang violence in Minneapolis led to a reduction in homicides, police reported, though other violent crimes continue to increase.
Source: Duluth News Tribune    Date: November 27, 2005

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Gangs pose border threat (Del Rio, TX): Val Verde County Sheriff D'Wayne Jernigan has dealt with smugglers and drug gangs for decades, both as sheriff and as a customs agent.
Source: WFAA Channel 8 News    Date: November 27, 2005

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Sizing up Minneapolis' two-month campaign vs. gangs (Minneapolis, MN): The summer streets were tense, and Grant Snyder could feel it. The Minneapolis police officer, who had been working surveillance for months in the city's crime hot zones, felt the vibe from crooks and residents.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: November 27, 2005

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Oceanside school district works to derail gang activity (Oceanside, CA): Cops aren't the only ones keeping tabs on the city's gang problem. The Oceanside Unified School District's principals, teachers and parents - with the help of police and gang prevention specialists - have joined forces to reduce gang involvement among students, a problem that has seeped onto campuses from the surrounding neighborhoods.
Source: North County Times    Date: November 26, 2005

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Shootings, homicide seem gang-related, police say (Nashville, TN): Wednesday night's shootings outside a south Nashville funeral home appear to be gang related and connected to a homicide that occurred days before, Metro police said yesterday.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: November 26, 2005

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Flash a gang sign & face suspension (Ripon, CA): Ripon Unified School District students could face some harsh penalties by displaying any sort of signs of gang involvement.
Source: Manteca Bulletin    Date: November 26, 2005

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Police seek tips in boy's shooting (Wichita, KS): J.J. Warner didn't do a thing wrong. The 12-year-old Wichita boy was just standing in his front yard, on North Fountain near 16th Street on Thanksgiving eve.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: November 26, 2005

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Two arrests in bingo heist (Monterey County, CA): Two brothers who police say are associated with the notorious Crips street gang and a Seaside woman were charged Wednesday in connection with the armed robbery of bingo money at the Oldemeyer Center earlier this month.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: November 24, 2005

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