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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Shooting victim dies at hospital (Richmond, CA): One man succumbed to his wounds as another clung to life Wednesday after a street-corner shootout the night before in the Shields-Reid neighborhood.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: November 24, 2005

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Graffiti artists beware: solar-powered camera is on (Des Moines, IA): Des Moines police have a solar-powered camera to help detectives crack down on graffiti artists and other lawbreakers.
Source: The Des Moines Register    Date: November 24, 2005

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16-year-old killed when shots are fired from van (Hermosa, IL): A teenager was shot and killed Monday night in a drive-by shooting in the city's Hermosa neighborhood. Police said the shooting may have been gang-related.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 23, 2005

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Judge upholds limits on West Sacramento gang (Woodland, CA): A Yolo County Superior Court judge upheld the sweeping gang injunction against West Sacramento's Broderick Boys, ruling Tuesday morning that the ACLU had no legal standing to challenge the court order.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: November 23, 2005

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Santa Monica police issues gang warning (Santa Monica, CA): The Santa Monica Police Department has issued a warning on its website about a possible outbreak of gang violence, saying a Santa Monica gang may be a potential target for retaliation by Los Angeles gangs.
Source: KTLA 5 News    Date: November 23, 2005

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Focus groups could help stem drug, gang influx (Temicula, CA): Youth and parent focus groups will likely be the first step in a Temecula effort to evaluate and reduce local gang and drug problems, members of a joint committee agreed in their first brainstorming session Tuesday.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: November 23, 2005

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Seven suspected gang members arrested in Lakewood raid (Lakewood, NJ): Cecelia Norwood grew up on Ashley Avenue, a small neighborhood of single-family homes just outside the downtown that was once home to working-class families.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: November 22, 2005

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Rise in gangs here spurs action (Dane County, WI): Gang violence in Dane County is on the rise, and so is the response by the community.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: November 22, 2005

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Police renew war on gangs (Fresno, CA): The Fresno Police Department will continue to purge the streets of gang violence throughout the holiday season and beyond, Police Chief Jerry Dyer said Monday.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: November 22, 2005

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Fourth arrest made in gang-related City Heights slaying (San Diego, CA): Detectives made a fourth arrest Tuesday in the gang-related slaying of a City Heights man last week.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: November 22, 2005

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Gangs fueled by violence (San Bernardino County, CA): Gangs have become as prominent in rundown neighborhoods as decrepit buildings and shattered dreams. In March, District Attorney Michael A. Ramos vowed to crack down, saying gang violence too often intrudes into daily life.
Source: The Sun    Date: November 21, 2005

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Gang-related murder in Manassas? (Manassas, VA): A 25-year-old Manassas man was shot and killed early Sunday morning outside Confety’s Restaurant in a possible gang-related attack, according to Prince William County police.
Source: Potomac News    Date: November 21, 2005

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Gang crackdown a familiar cycle (Fresno, CA): It is a predictable chain of events in Fresno. First comes a cluster of gang shootings. Then Police Chief Jerry Dyer announces he is pooling a small army of officers to go after gang members who are running the streets.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: November 20, 2005

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Suspect held in fatal Shooting near carnival (Los Angeles, CA): A 21-year-old gang member has been arrested on suspicion of shooting to death a teenage boy and wounding another last Sunday night outside a Jefferson Park neighborhood carnival, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 19, 2005

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Girl, 15, charged in gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): A 15-year-old girl has been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a 13-year-old girl during a gang-related dispute.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: November 19, 2005

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Arrest made in student's death (Tampa, FL): An 18-year-old man was arrested early Friday and charged in a shooting in a crowded McDonald's parking lot that left a high school senior dead and three other teens wounded, authorities said.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: November 19, 2005

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Cops: Gang targeted immigrants (Bloomingdale and Butler, NJ): Ten illegal aliens arrested during a series of raids in Bloomingdale and Butler on Thursday morning are suspected members of a Mexican gang known as Sureno 13, authorities said Friday.
Source: The Record    Date: November 19, 2005

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Gang activity leads to arrests of high-schoolers (Harrisonburg, VA): One gang has drawn the attention of law enforcement in two separate incidents that led to four arrests in the last several weeks.
Source: Daily News-Record    Date: November 19, 2005

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Cops, man's kin differ over stabbing (Long Island, NY): Four men chased a Hempstead man into a Laundromat and stabbed him to death while customers watched, Nassau police said yesterday.
Source: Newsday    Date: November 18, 2005

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One killed, three wounded in drive-by shooting (Richmond, CA): One man was killed and three others were wounded this morning in a drive-by shooting in the Iron Triangle neighborhood that may have been gang-related, police said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: November 18, 2005

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