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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Man suspected in another killing before shooting deputy (Seatac, WA): In the final hours of his life, Raymond O. Porter left a bloody trail that stretched from a slaying in SeaTac to a house party in White Center, where he fatally shot Deputy Steve Cox, the King County Sheriff's Office said Monday.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: December 5, 2006

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Eight S.F. gang members plead guilty in federal case (San Francisco, CA): Eight members of San Francisco's Down Below Gang will spend years in prison after pleading guilty to federal racketeering and drug-dealing charges Monday, according to the U.S. attorney's office.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: December 5, 2006

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Pine Ridge beating tied to gang rite (Pine Ridge, FL): Three students at Pine Ridge High beat up a 16-year-old-freshman on campus Monday as part of an initiation into the notorious Crips street gang, officials said.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: December 5, 2006

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Drive-by targets group of more than 20, teen killed (Mesa, AZ): A teenager was killed after she and a group of 20 to 30 people were sprayed with bullets in what police believe was a gang-related drive-by shooting in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler.
Source: KVOA 4 News    Date: December 4, 2006

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Deputy's killer was part of gang (King County, WA): The man who apparently shot and killed a King County sheriff's deputy Saturday was a member of a violent Seattle gang and was on active supervision by the state Department of Corrections.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: December 4, 2006

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Even shopping malls have had to come up with anti-gang strategies (Ontario, CA): Nothing ruins business at a shopping mall like roving bands of gang members. Yet teenage thugs are teenagers nonetheless, and hanging out at the mall is what they like to do.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: December 4, 2006

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County takes aim at gangs via graffiti (Larimer County, CO): Property outside of city limits that gets tagged with graffiti would have to come clean under a proposed ordinance being considered by Larimer County officials.
Source: The Coloradoan    Date: December 4, 2006

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For Pomona, gangs are not a new problem (Pomona, CA): They've robbed liquor stores at gunpoint, made off with stolen cars and vandalized neighborhoods. They've supplied addicts with drugs and lured countless youngsters into lives of crime.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: December 3, 2006

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How the FBI took down a deadly Jersey gang (Newark, NJ): The depth of New Jersey's gang problem dawned on John Havens on a steamy Sunday four years ago as he parked along Ninth Street in Newark.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: December 3, 2006

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In fight against gangs, Ontario has outpaced Pomona (Ontario, CA): In many ways, Ontario and Pomona are a lot alike. Both cities have 19th-century agricultural roots. Both are located on the edge of larger counties. Their populations and demographics are similar.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: December 3, 2006

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Protecting children's turf (Newport News, VA): More than 200 fourth- and fifth-graders from B.C. Charles Elementary School gathered in the school's auditorium recently as part of a session on bullies and gangs.
Source: Daily Press    Date: December 2, 2006

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Targeting of gangs paying off (San Bernardino County, CA): After more than a year with a beefed-up gang unit, the District Attorney's Office has boosted the number of gang-related case filings and prison sentences, according to new statistics released Friday.
Source: The Sun    Date: December 2, 2006

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Gang-related slayings on rise in Tucson (Tucson, AZ): Gang-related slayings in Tucson have nearly doubled this year from last. To date, 19 people have died in gang-related killings in 2006, up from ten in 2005
Source: KOLD 13 News    Date: December 2, 2006

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Gang dispute causes murders (Trenton, NJ): Two men were murdered, gunned down within a half-hour of each other late Thursday night and early yesterday, as the result of what police say is an escalating dispute between rival gangs in the capital city.
Source: The Times    Date: December 2, 2006

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Gang unit hits the streets to fight crime in Shawnee (Shawnee, OK): A new police unit has been formed to combat gang activity in Shawnee. Police Chief Bill Mathis said the nine-member unit is spread among all three shifts so that gang activity is monitored 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: December 2, 2006

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ATF, Columbus police, and U.S. Attorney snare suspects in anti-gang sweep (Columbus, OH): Culminating a two-year investigation of gang members, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the Columbus Police today arrested several key suspects who face federal gun and drug charges with sentences of 10 years to life imprisonment.
Source: Press Release    Date: December 1, 2006

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Cops: Hamilton murder gang-related (Hamilton, NJ): Word on the street is that the gang-land style execution of a Trenton woman earlier this week was in retaliation for the federal bust of herion dealers in her nieghborhood back in August.
Source: The Trentonian    Date: December 1, 2006

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Tulare police arrest several in gang sweep (Tulare, CA): Tulare police held a gang sweep detail Thursday afternoon, responding to a recent increase in gang-related violence.
Source: Tulare Advance-Register    Date: December 1, 2006

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Police arrest two in focus on gang (Tacoma, WA): Tacoma police arrested two teens, confiscated two guns and searched four homes Wednesday as part of an investigation into a new gang in the southern part of the city.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: November 30, 2006

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Officials brainstorm gang solutions at summit (Fresno, CA): There are several success stories in law enforcement's ongoing battle with criminal street gangs, McGregor W. Scott told those attending a gang summit that convened Wednesday in Fresno.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: November 30, 2006

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