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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Group gets funds for gang prevention (Ayden, NC): Captain C.J. Hardy of the Greenville Police Department knows the repercussions of an opportunity lost.
Source: The Daily Reflector    Date: April 7, 2006

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Fort Worth investigates second gang shooting in two days (Fort Worth, TX): The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a second gang shooting in as many days.
Source: KXAS 5 News     Date: April 7, 2006

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LA gang kills own in crossfire (Los Angeles, CA): Three gang members tried to ambush a suspected rival but ended up killing one of their own, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: April 7, 2006

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Another Houston gang member arrested (Houston, TX): The second of three members of a southwest Houston gang called "59 Bounty Hunters" wanted by Houston police, is now in custody after surrendering at HPD headquarters about 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: April 6, 2006

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Hotline aimed at helping youth (Easton, PA): Community and religious leaders in Easton came up with an idea to help deter area teenagers and young adults from gang violence: a toll-free help line.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: April 6, 2006

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Edgewood man pulled from car, beaten, robbed (Hartford County, MD): Less than a week after an 18-year-old man was convicted in a gang-related murder, Harford County police said an Edgewood man was pulled from his vehicle and beaten Tuesday night in a suspected gang attack.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: April 6, 2006

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Police: 'Ambush' shooting was likely gang-related (Apopka, FL): A shooting in Apopka, Fla., that injured four people and killed a father of three was likely a gang-related ambush, Local 6 News has learned.
Source: WKMG News 6    Date: April 6, 2006

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Cop murder summit tries to get the drop on gangs (Chicago, IL): So far this year, there have been fewer murders in Chicago, but police commanders have been concerned enough about gang violence in the city to convene the first "murder summit" Wednesday at police headquarters.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: April 6, 2006

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Houston police arrest 14 gang members, looking for three more (Houston, TX): Police said Wednesday they have arrested 14 suspected gang members accused of violent crimes and were looking for three more as they reported that gang killings are on the rise.
Source: KRIS 6 News    Date: April 5, 2006

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Governor meets with local leaders on gang violence (Trenton, NJ): Following a string of suspected gang-related shootings that left six people wounded in the capital city last week, Gov. Jon S. Corzine met with state and local officials Wednesday to create a plan to combat the growing gang violence here and across the state.
Source: Newsday    Date: April 5, 2006

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Pair charged in shooting of 7-year-old girl wounded by stray bullet (Trenton, NJ): Two reputed gang members were charged Wednesday with aggravated assault in the shooting of a 7-year-old girl who was struck in the face by a stray bullet while playing outside her family's apartment building last week.
Source: Newsday    Date: April 5, 2006

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Bill aims to protect gang witnesses (Long Island, NY): In an effort to protect witnesses who can testify about gang violence, a new proposal would provide federal money to assist local law enforcement in shielding those too afraid to come forward otherwise, officials said yesterday.
Source: Newsday    Date: April 4, 2006

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DeKalb police recall past gang activity as generally not violent (DeKalb, IL): With last week's shooting still fresh in our memories, some locals wonder how problematic gangs might become in our area. The Northern Star spoke to DeKalb police and University Police to hear their take on the situation.
Source: Northern Star    Date: April 4, 2006

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San Mateo beefing up gang task force (San Mateo County, CA): The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors today unanimously approved the expansion of the San Mateo County Gang Task Force and its Gang Intelligence and Investigations Unit.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: April 4, 2006

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Monitoring program tracks its first success (San Bernardino, CA): State officials heralded their first success Tuesday in the pilot program using global-positioning-system devices to monitor high-risk gang members who violate their parole with the arrest of a San Bernardino man.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: April 4, 2006

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Lowell police arrest two in suspected gang shooting (Lowell, MA): Two men were arrested late Friday night for their involvement in what police believe to be a gang-related shooting.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: April 3, 2006

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Deputy's killing sparks talk of gangs, drugs (Bibb County, GA): The shooting death of a Bibb County sheriff's deputy last month has pushed a long-simmering community issue back into the public consciousness.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: April 3, 2006

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Teen fatally injured in apparent gang fight (Encinitas, CA): A 17-year-old boy fatally injured in an apparent gang fight has been identified as an Encinitas resident.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: April 3, 2006

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School gang fights on rise (Memphis, TN): It wasn't very long ago that Chris Wilson gave his son an ultimatum - quit running with gangs or get out of the house.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: April 3, 2006

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Apparent gang-related jail stabbing hurts two (Cook County, IL): Two men were seriously wounded during an apparent gang-related stabbing inside Cook County Jail Sunday morning.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: April 2, 2006

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