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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Police: Report gang activity (Manitowoc, WI): Craig Stasiek says he isn't about to give in to the gangs in his south side Manitowoc neighborhood. Stasiek, 35, walks the streets in his neighborhood near Pulaski Park with his Doberman, making himself known to his neighbors
Source: Herald Times Reporter    Date: October 6, 2006

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ATF arrests three Chicago gang members on federal gun dealing and drug trafficking charges in undercover sting (Chicago, IL): Three Chicago gang members were to appear before U.S. District Court Magistrate Nan R. Nolan today after being arrested on federal firearms and narcotics violations by special agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).
Source: PR Newswire    Date: October 5, 2006

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85-count indictment charges 21 gang members and associates with conspiracy, drug, gun charges (Oklahoma City, OK): An indictment was unsealed today charging 21 gang members and associates with 85 counts involving conspiracy, gun and drug related charges, announced U.S. Attorney John C. Richter of the Western District of Oklahoma and the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Gang Task Force.
Source: US Newswire    Date: October 5, 2006

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Anti-gang program new this year in Valley Stream (Valley Stream, NY): An anti-gang program designed to help students make important life decisions has begun this year in Valley Stream schools. Districts 13, 24, and 30 will be participating in the Gang Resitance, Education, and Training (GREAT) program, which was formed to combat gang violence in communities.
Source: Valley Stream Herald    Date: October 5, 2006

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Student heads up protest of hat ban (Bethlehem, NY): Binijuktya Sen owns more than 20 hats. Under a new rule that Sen and nearly half the students at Bethlehem High have protested, he can't wear any of them to school.
Source: Times Union    Date: October 4, 2006

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St. Paul police raid 16 houses in gang bust (St. Paul, MN): During the past nine months, St. Paul police investigators say they've seen a spike in gang-related crimes.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: October 4, 2006

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Alleged NE El Paso gang fight lands 3 teens in hospital (El Paso, TX): A fight involving several people and the use of a baseball bat puts three teens in the hospital Tuesday night.
Source: KVIA ABC 7 News    Date: October 4, 2006

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Lawmakers push for more anti-gang funding (Oklahoma City, OK): Gang violence is escalating in Oklahoma City, prompting lawmakers and community leaders on Tuesday to push for more funding to help stem gang activity.
Source: KSWO 7 News    Date: October 3, 2006

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Officials step up gang prevention effort (New Jersey): Authorities in South Jersey are taking a proactive stance against street gangs, a growing menace that has spread from urban areas and now threatens rural and suburban communities.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: October 3, 2006

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Three Beaufort-based Marines charged in gang-related crimes (Columbia, SC): Three of four Marines authorities say traveled to Columbia several times to recruit teens for a Florida-based gang have been charged with third-degree burglary and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Source: The State    Date: October 3, 2006

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Gang injunction war goes to Federal Court (Wichita Falls, TX): The gang injuction fight has made its way to Federal Court. Wichita Falls Civil Rights lawyer, Rick Bunch filed papers in Federal Court saying it's unconstitutional.
Source: KAUZ NewsChannel 6    Date: October 3, 2006

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Party fouled by fight (Long Island, NY): A 17-year-old boy was stabbed in the chest during an apparent street gang brawl that disrupted a quinceañera celebration at a church-owned building in Hempstead, Nassau County police said.
Source: Newsday    Date: October 2, 2006

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Gangs in the ranks (Chicago, IL): Iraq war veteran Juwan L. Johnson was about to retire from the Army when his mother was notified last year that he was found dead in his barracks bed on a military base in Kaiserslautern, Germany.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: October 2, 2006

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Gangs discussed in Frankfort (Frankfort, IN): Don Stock, mayor of Frankfort, met with a group of concerned citizens Sunday evening at the Frankfort Community Public Library.
Source: Journal & Courier    Date: October 2, 2006

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Commish downplays city gang concerns (New York, NY): New Yorkers shouldn't be alarmed that street gangs are growing in the city, because other places have it worse, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said yesterday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: October 1, 2006

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Gang authorities (Wichita, KS): Wichita police Sgt. Jose Salcido shines a flashlight near a sidewalk. He and a few fellow officers are looking closely for shell casings in the grass along the 1700 block of North Waco.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: October 1, 2006

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Bronx beep in push vs. gangs (Bronx, NY): With crimes by street gangs on the rise, Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrión called yesterday for making their recruiting efforts a crime.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: September 30, 2006

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Old fear of gangs returns to cities (Hartford, CT): In the dangerous world of street gangs, a simple New York Yankees cap can be a symbol of a gang affiliation.
Source: Connecticut Post    Date: September 30, 2006

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Eport says gang activity rampant (Columbia, SC): South Carolina, in the Midlands and Pee Dee especially, has not escaped a national trend of gang members setting up shop in rural areas, a just-released report by the University of South Carolina shows.
Source: The Sun News    Date: September 30, 2006

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Gang activity spreading in S.C., researchers say (Columbia, SC): South Carolina has a growing gang problem that is spreading from the cities into rural counties — yet only nine police agencies have two or more officers assigned to monitor and control gangs, according to a new survey by the University of South Carolina Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice.
Source: The State    Date: September 30, 2006

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