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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Fighting back against gangs focus of Specter's visit (York City, PA): U. S. Sen. Arlen Specter met with law enforcement officials in York City yesterday to discuss problems with gang and youth violence in the area.
Source: The York Dispatch    Date: March 13, 2007

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Gang injunction permanent for four people (Wichita Falls, TX): Today marked an important day for the city of Wichita Falls and the future of the VC gang injunction. Last Thursday, the city filed a default judgment in the 89th district court.
Source: KAUZ NewsChannel 6    Date: March 12, 2007

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Officials discussing joint gang task force (Chattanooga, TN): Three men involved in a gang shooting last week are set to appear in court Tuesday morning. Two are charged with murder ... a third, accessory after the fact.
Source: WRCB 3 News    Date: March 12, 2007

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Sweep leads to arrests (Salinas, CA): As part of an anti-gang violence suppression effort, Salinas police on Sunday night surrounded an apartment building on Williams Road and shut down the thoroughfare for more than 2 hours, beginning about 7:30 p.m.
Source: The Californian    Date: March 12, 2007

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The gangbusters (Pasadena, CA): With two young men left dead after six gang-related shootings in Pasadena last month, anti-gang enforcement efforts remain in full force while city officials seek methods to prevent future violence.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: March 11, 2007

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Gang enforcement yields three weekend arrests (Salinas, CA): Amidst stepped up efforts to curb recent gang violence in Salinas, police announced a third weekend gang-related arrest Saturday night.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: March 11, 2007

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Rival gangs' dispute ends with deadly shooting (Wichita, KS): A long-running feud between two gangs added a violent chapter this week when two teens were shot to death at a southeast Wichita apartment complex -- and police are hoping it does not launch a series of deadly reprisals.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: March 10, 2007

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Feds track jailed gang members' immigration status (Los Angeles, CA): A recent spot check by federal agents found that 59 street gang members in Southern California jails are illegal immigrants subject to deportation.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 10, 2007

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Prosecutors see positive in gang task force report (Aurora, IL): Local state's attorneys say a report generated by a state gang and drug task force could hold some of the keys to breaking up gang influence in Illinois.
Source: The Beacon-News    Date: March 10, 2007

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L.A.'s Chick wants funds for gang plan (Los Angeles, CA): Amid questions about the effectiveness of Los Angeles' gang prevention and intervention programs, City Controller Laura Chick said Friday that she wants to develop a comprehensive approach to stemming the city's gang problem.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: March 10, 2007

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Eight arrested in ATF-led investigation of Rollin' 30s street gang (Los Angeles, CA) : Eight people were in custody today on firearms, narcotics, probation and parole violations after federal agents and police from Los Angeles, Baldwin Park and Montebello executed a dozen search warrants on members of the Rollin' 30s Harlem Crips gang.
Source: PR Newswire    Date: March 9, 2007

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Master plan to tackle gang violence released (Bakersfield, CA): City and county leaders have outlined their master plan to tackle gang violence in Bakersfield and Kern County.
Source: KERO 23 News    Date: March 9, 2007

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Investigation nets 30 immigrants with suspected gang ties (Wilmington, DE): Officials from the U.S. Attorney’s office and ICE announced today the results of a four-month anti-gang effort that has resulted in the arrests of 12 undocumented immigrants in Delaware with suspected gang ties including one who was a professed member of the notorious MS-13 transnational gang.
Source: The News Journal    Date: March 9, 2007

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Governor, lawmakers discuss gang reform (Sacramento, CA): Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger wants a statewide "big meeting" to map out a plan to combat criminal gangs while lawmakers are introducing bills to crack down on their members.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: March 9, 2007

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Four teens charged with murder (Richland County, SC): Four teenagers have been arrested in connection with a gang-related drive-by shooting Tuesday evening in the Newcastle subdivision that left an 18-year-old Columbia man dead.
Source: The State    Date: March 9, 2007

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Gang injunction backed for two areas (Port Hueneme, CA): Port Hueneme police will keep working toward a gang injunction in two of the city's neighborhoods after their efforts earned the City Council's blessing Wednesday night.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: March 9, 2007

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Police boost street presence (Salinas, CA): A day after the city's third killing of the year, Salinas' top law enforcement officials announced they will step up policing efforts in the neighborhoods that have seen a spike in violence.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: March 9, 2007

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DeKalb triples anti-gang unit size (DeKalb, GA): DeKalb Police Chief Terrell Bolton announced a crackdown on youth violence Wednesday and warned parents they will be held accountable if their kids break curfew, skip school or act up at malls.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: March 8, 2007

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Gang ties prevalent in slaying (Saginaw, MI): Prosecutors charged one man with murder as police look for at least two others in the Buena Vista Township shooting death of a toddler.
Source: The Saginaw News    Date: March 8, 2007

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City dealing with multiple gang shootings (Wichita Falls, TX): Violence erupted in the Wichita Falls VC Safety Zone yesterday between two gangs, and several police officers were caught in the crossfire.
Source: KFDX 3 News    Date: March 8, 2007

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