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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Principal: Gang violence spills onto LHS campus (Lompoc, CA) : Lompoc High School principal Art Diaz testified in Superior Court Friday that gangs are a serious problem on his campus, intimidating and beating up other students.
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: September 18, 2005

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Fertile ground for new gangs (Hartford County, MD): With the sun still an hour away from rising on a recent weekday morning, a police task force prepared to swarm the Edgewood apartments of five people accused of having ties to the notorious drug-running gang the Bloods.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: September 18, 2005

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Teenager shot on Lowell porch (Lowell, MA): A 16-year-old boy sitting on a porch at a duplex was shot in the stomach last night by a gunman dressed in black.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: September 17, 2005

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County seeks gang database (Redwood City, CA): The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office may create a clearinghouse for gang-related information to help combat growing gang violence.
Source: San Mateo County Times    Date: September 17, 2005

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Two men arrested on federal gun counts (Portland, OR): Two Portland-area men with gang ties have been indicted on federal gun charges that carry penalties ranging from 15 years to life in prison.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: September 16, 2005

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Teen held by citizens, later arrested in purse snatching (Reno, NV): A teen gang member detained by citizens after a purse snatching confessed to a second purse theft and also to robbing a rival gang member just hours earlier, reported the Regional Gang Unit.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal    Date: September 16, 2005

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Police: Labor Day slaying gang-related (Kane County, IL): The death of a Schaumburg man whose body was found Labor Day near a bike trial in rural Dundee Township was gang-related, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: September 16, 2005

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Police say gang members, drug dealer nabbed at Chancellor High (Spotsylvania County, VA): Police say two self-proclaimed gang members and a suspected drug dealer were arrested following separate incidents Tuesday at Chancellor High School in Spotsylvania County.
Source: The Free Lance-Star    Date: September 15, 2005

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Police investigate suspected gang shooting (San Diego, CA): Gang detectives are investigating a Wednesday night drive-by shooting in Valencia Park in which a man was wounded as he walked on a sidewalk.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 15, 2005

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Two men stabbed in alleged gang-related incident in T.O. (Thousand Oaks, CA): Two 20-year-old men stabbed in a gang-related incident in Thousand Oaks were in stable condition Wednesday, Ventura County Sheriff's Department officials said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: September 15, 2005

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Three charged with attempted murder (Tampa, FL): Three alleged members of the Latin Kings street gang were arrested Monday, accused of trying to kill a man with a concrete block and a malfunctioning gun during a fight.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: September 14, 2005

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New law requires cleanup of graffiti on private land (Stuart, FL): Martin County commissioners Tuesday enacted requirements that building owners clean up graffiti scrawled on their property in an effort to keep gang-related graffiti in check.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: September 14, 2005

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Authorities searching for owners of thousands of stolen tools (San Luis Obispo County, CA): Authorities are looking for the owners of more than 31,000 tools stolen from construction sites and equipment rental businesses over the last few years.
Source: The Tribune    Date: September 14, 2005

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Sheriff seeking tips on woman’s beating (Las Cruces, NM): Sheriff’s department investigators are asking the public’s help in catching two men who ran an elderly woman’s car off the road and beat her as she was trying to make her way home during a severe rainstorm in Las Cruces last week.
Source: Las Cruces Sun-News     Date: September 14, 2005

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Fighting gangs in Hillsborough (Hillsborough County, FL): The arrest of four gang members who went on a 24-hour crime spree in two counties Monday should once again put Hillsborough and its neighbors on notice that violent street gangs generally associated with big cities are also here.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: September 13, 2005

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Attack, robbery probed for gang ties (Teaneck, NJ): An attack on three teenagers and a separate robbery over the weekend may have been gang-related, police said Monday.
Source: The Record    Date: September 13, 2005

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Two "801 Brotherhood" gang members plead guilty (Durham, NC): Two members of an apparently new organization known as the 801 Brotherhood pleaded guilty this week to charges of felonious breaking and entering and larceny, just as Durham's chief juvenile court counselor acknowledged that the brotherhood is a "for-real gang" and an apparent branch of the better known Crips street gang.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: September 13, 2005

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Bicyclist fatally shot in alleged gang attack (Anaheim, CA): A 23-year-old bicyclist was shot and killed after several men asked whether he was in a gang, Anaheim police said Monday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 13, 2005

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Gang member? (Benson, NC): A Benson man has been charged with spraypainting gang graffiti on a woman’s vehicles and on public property.
Source: Dunn Daily Record    Date: September 13, 2005

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U.S. sweep aimed at Salvadoran gang here (Seattle, WA): A recent immigration sweep in South Park was meant to deal a blow to the Salvadoran gang MS-13, which was beginning to show signs of growth in Seattle, with one member accused of at least one murder and shooting it out with federal agents last year.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: September 13, 2005

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