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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Two stabbed in Charlestown within hours (Charlestown, MA): Packs of knife-wielding teenagers attacked two men in separate incidents only hours and blocks apart at the notorious Charlestown Apartments projects early yesterday and late Wednesday night, police said.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: April 21, 2006

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Murder suspect ordered held without bail in woman's slaying (Chicago, IL): A woman chatting with her identical twin on the South Side was killed last weekend when gang members opened fire on a rival faction, Cook County prosecutors said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: April 21, 2006

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Gang scourge (Kingston, NY): Gangs, drugs, robbery. "They're all wrapped up together," the man said yesterday. He was sitting on a bench, a white T-shirt stretched across his back.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: April 21, 2006

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Cops tout anti-gang Operation CeaseFire (Trenton, NJ): City police are using Wednesday's arrest of a reputed Bounty Hunter Bloods gang leader as an example of what they hope to accomplish with their newly created Operation CeaseFire.
Source: The Times    Date: April 21, 2006

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Two arrested after Newport tagging spree (Newport, RI): Police Lt. Michael Brennan said one phrase best described the two Newport males recently arrested after a downtown tagging spree: "wanna be gangstas."
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: April 21, 2006

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Gang ties blamed in Visalia shooting (Visalia, CA): Four men were arrested Tuesday in what police say was a gang-related shooting that injured an Ivanhoe man in a north Visalia neighborhood.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: April 20, 2006

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Gang-related shooting wounds two youths (Salinas, CA): Two juvenile males were shot, seriously injuring one, Wednesday afternoon in what dispatchers described as "rapid gunfire" in Salinas.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: April 20, 2006

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Alleged gang leader caught during sweep (Covina, CA): The alleged leader of one of two street gangs suspected of selling 500 to 800 pounds of methamphetamine per month was arrested Wednesday in a quiet Covina neighborhood.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: April 20, 2006

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Police ramp up anti-gang coverage after rival gangs clash in Kingston (Kingston, NY): Following a night of gang violence between suspected members of the Bloods and Crips gangs in the City of Kingston Tuesday night, police are launching a four-person unit to patrol targeted areas, mostly during evening hours.
Source: Mid-Hudson News    Date: April 20, 2006

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Gang member shooting caught on tape, cops say (Jersey City, NJ): Jersey City police are looking for a high-ranking member of the Bloods gang caught on videotape shooting a fellow gang member on Easter Sunday.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: April 20, 2006

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School policy targets gangs (Lebanon, PA): To prevent gangs from getting a foothold in its schools and the community, the Lebanon School District is enacting a policy to identify and prohibit gang activity, dress and behavior.
Source: Lebanon Daily News    Date: April 19, 2006

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Manteca police ask for two gang investigators (Manteca, CA): Shootings and stabbings may grab headlines, but gangs are responsible for more of the crime in this city than its residents might realize.
Source: The Record    Date: April 19, 2006

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Chief: Gang activity steady (Longmont, CO): Gang activity has been a steady drumbeat in the city in the past two years, more so than in any time since the early 1990s, police said Monday.
Source: Daily Times-Call    Date: April 19, 2006

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Going gangbusters (Pico Rivera, CA): A new two-person gang unit has made 13 arrests since it began patrolling the city's most active crime areas last week.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: April 19, 2006

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Gang-related graffiti continues to increase (Longmont, CO): An explosion in gang-related graffiti in Longmont is forcing the city to reconsider how it responds to both taggers and their victims.
Source: Daily Times-Call    Date: April 18, 2006

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Suburban community gears up to fight gang crime (Stafford, TX): The city of Stafford stands between southwest Houston and the rest of Fort Bend County and certain leaders there say they're seeing signs of trouble they don't want.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News    Date: April 18, 2006

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Two slain, three wounded in West Side gunfire (Buffalo, NY): Buffalo police believe turf warfare between two rival youth gangs on the city's Lower West Side sparked a deadly ambush shooting early Monday on Pennsylvania Street that left two dead - a 16-year-old youth and a 45-year-old man - and three teenagers with gunshot wounds.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: April 18, 2006

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Allied front against violence (Albany, NY): Back in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, in 1975, Bob DeSena's students kept guns in their lockers, dealt drugs and attacked rivals. As a race war loomed, the John Dewey High English teacher took action.
Source: Times Union    Date: April 17, 2006

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Fatal shooting appears to be gang-related (Wichita, KS): A drive-by shooting early Sunday on North Minnesota that killed a 22-year-old man and wounded a 16-year-old boy appears to be gang-related, police said.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: April 17, 2006

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NN schools called blind to gang threat (Newport News, VA): As residents in Newport News learn more about who joins gangs and how they operate, some think an important piece is missing from the community's response to the problem - the schools.
Source: Daily Press    Date: April 16, 2006

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