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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Stabbing of teen at mall was gang-related, police say (Springfield, VA): Investigators believe the weekend stabbing of a teenager at a Springfield area shopping mall is gang-related.
Source: WAVY-TV 10 News     Date: October 18, 2005

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Police: Teen shot dead on Trenton street was gang hit (Trenton, NJ): The slaying of 15-year-old gang member Robert Simmons earlier this month was a planned shooting by the city's 59 Brims gang that was ordered by Antoine Strong, a native New Yorker and felon who has been staying here recently, law enforcement sources said yesterday.
Source: The Times    Date: October 18, 2005

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Rogers police forming anti-gang unit (Rogers, AR): The Rogers Police Department announced Monday the formation of a crime-suppression unit that will focus on eliminating the city's escalating street-gang activity.
Source: Springdale Morning News    Date: October 18, 2005

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Suspect surrenders in fatal shooting at La Mesa apartments (La Mesa, CA): A 25-year-old man sought in a shooting Friday night that left one man dead and two injured at a La Mesa apartment complex turned himself in to San Diego police Sunday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 18, 2005

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San Mateo County crackdown on gang violence seeing results (San Mateo County, CA): As part of a countywide crackdown on gang-related violence, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said today that it will continue to team up with various city and federal agencies to deter criminal gangs.
Source: San Mateo County Times    Date: October 17, 2005

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Party crews on rise (El Paso, TX): Party crews, which have been described as a type of gang or a high-school fraternity, have seen a recent resurgence and have spread into middle schools, a local gang expert says.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: October 17, 2005

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Suspect sought in shooting that killed man, three-year-old boy (San Francisco, CA): A man and his 3-year-old son were killed after someone fired into their car with an assault rifle - part of a spate of violence citywide that has left five people dead since Thursday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: October 16, 2005

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Gangs of New Hampshire (New Hampshire): Please the visit the link below for The Nashua Telegraph's series called, "Gangs of New Hampshire."
Source: The Nashua Telegraph    Date: October 16, 2005

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Reno police to get grant for gang prevention (Reno, NV): The Reno Police Department will receive $60,615 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Justice to support its ongoing street gang resistance program, officials announced.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal    Date: October 15, 2005

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Anti-gang agency proposed for city (Los Angeles, CA): The Los Angeles City Council called on Friday for an outside consultant to study creating a new city division to coordinate anti-gang efforts.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: October 15, 2005

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Cops get tough with gangs (North Hills, CA): Gabriel Andrade saw them coming, just a little too late. Andrade - whose gang name is Gizmo - was standing in front of his apartment building in the 8600 block of Columbus Street before sunrise Friday when a team of officers from the Los Angeles Police Department and the county's Department of Probation approached.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: October 15, 2005

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Educators gang up on violence (Hillsborough County, FL): Gangs and their illegal antics are afflicting Hillsborough County schools, but their members aren't the only ones committing crimes on campus, speakers said Friday at a forum aimed at educating parents and faith-based groups.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: October 15, 2005

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Two men slain in unrelated local homicides (Durham, NC): Police were investigating two unrelated homicides that occurred within two hours of each other Saturday morning.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: October 15, 2005

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Police say gangs continue to evolve (Tacoma, WA): Despite largely being stamped out in Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood during the past 15 years, gangs continue to operate in parts of the city and Pierce County, police and sheriff’s department officials told a crowd Thursday night at Pacific Lutheran University.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: October 14, 2005

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Holding Center inmates face gang assault charge (Erin County, NY): Four inmates of the Erie County Holding Center were charged Tuesday with felony gang assault after they allegedly attacked another inmate and broke his jaw, Erie County sheriff's officials reported Thursday.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: October 14, 2005

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Fresno officers swarm homes (Fresno, CA): Led by a Fresno police SWAT team, a small army of officers swooped into a southwest Fresno neighborhood Thursday morning in a raid targeting the stronghold of the so-called Muhammad family street gang.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: October 14, 2005

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Crime panel urges sharing of gang data (Viriginia): The criminal histories of gang members in Virginia's adult and juvenile prisons might soon be used to win tougher sentences against gang members breaking laws on the outside.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: October 13, 2005

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Evacuee sought in slaying (Dallas, TX): The search is on for a New Orleans man after witnesses, some of whom police say are Dallas gang members, reported that a man who fits his description gunned down another man in a northwest Dallas parking lot.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: October 13, 2005

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Gangs in brawl at Riverside (Durham, NC): Rival gangs at Riverside High School piled on each other, punching and kicking in a wild melee Thursday that required extra law enforcement personnel to bring under control.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: October 13, 2005

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Milwaukee gang raid nets 49 on charges in murders, drugs (Milwaukee, WI): Forty-nine more people have been indicted in Milwaukee as part of what a federal prosecutor says is an effort to "overwhelm" gangs.
Source: KAIT 8 News    Date: October 12, 2005

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