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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Law enforcement raids target violent LA street gang (Los Angeles, CA): Police and federal agents carried out raids Thursday against alleged members of a notorious street gang accused of conspiracy and drug trafficking, arresting at least 18 people and seizing stashes of crack cocaine.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 10, 2005

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50 drug arrests take down Oviedo Soldiers street gang (Oviedo, FL): A Central Florida street gang has been dismantled by about 50 arrests in three counties as part of a multi-agency effort called Operation Crackdown.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: November 10, 2005

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Countywide Task Force targets gang violence and related crime (San Mateo County, CA): The Pacifica Police Department is doing its part to fight gang violence and related crime in San Mateo County.
Source: Pacifica Tribune    Date: November 9, 2005

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Gang members sought after fight at restaurant (Orem, UT): Police are searching for a handful of teenagers who were involved in a gang fight at a Mexican restaurant in Orem early Saturday.
Source: Deseret News    Date: November 8, 2005

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Police say man shot at Orton Keyes died Monday (Rockford, IL): A man shot in the back of the head Sunday afternoon while sitting in the back seat of a moving car died Monday at SwedishAmerican Hospital.
Source: Rockford Register Star    Date: November 8, 2005

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Gangs in Newport News (Newport News, VA): It may begin with menacing stares, but often escalates into pushing and threats. The instigators are always seen together and may wear the same kind of clothing.
Source: Daily Press    Date: November 7, 2005

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Anti-gang unit's impact significant, says Ramos (San Bernardino County, CA): District Attorney Michael A. Ramos said Monday Nov. 7 that the money and personnel devoted to ridding county neighborhoods of gangs are having a significant impact.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: November 7, 2005

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Four in custody, six still at large after gang rape (Apple Valley, CA): Police believe the rape of an Apple Valley woman by 10 men including her date that night may have been an act of gang retaliation.
Source: The Sun    Date: November 7, 2005

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Meth's new market (Reservation, WY): Natasha Washakie has lived the depths of addiction to methamphetamine and come back up. She's seen friends trade sex for meth. She's seen one get her own children hooked on the drug, which among its side effects suppresses the appetite.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: November 6, 2005

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Federal SWAT team kills two men in anti-gang initiative (Houston, TX): Two gunmen suspected of being gang members were killed and two others wounded Thursday night after a shootout during an anti-gang police raid on a house in northeast Houston, authorities said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: November 5, 2005

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Suspected gang members' gun battle with FBI kills two (Houston, TX): Two suspected gang members died and two others were injured during a gun battle with FBI agents in northeast Houston, KPRC Local 2 reported Friday.
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston    Date: November 4, 2005

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Snowman shirt's secret blows away critics (New York, NY): One of the hottest-selling T-shirts around the country shows a simply drawn snowman with a menacing expression.
Source: MSNBC    Date: November 4, 2005

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Heights concerned about youth gang activity (Elmira Heights, IL): Youth gangs from Elmira are starting to show up in Elmira Heights, say village officials who are concerned about how to handle the problem.
Source: Star-Gazette    Date: November 4, 2005

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Gang-related threats cancel football game (Mojave, CA): Mojave High School's football game tonight against Frazier Mountain High School was canceled because of gang-related threats of violence, officials said Thursday.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: November 4, 2005

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Pink duds banned for boys at a few schools (El Paso, TX): Pink is prohibited for boys at some high schools in El Paso because administrators say the color is linked to gangs.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: November 4, 2005

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Police outraged by gang shootings (Trenton, NJ): A 25-year-old city man who was shot once in the head in the parking lot of a Passaic Street nightclub Tuesday night was in grave condition yesterday at a city hospital, police said.
Source: The Times    Date: November 3, 2005

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Illegal and in gang? Prepare to go home (Minnesota): A nationwide crackdown on illegal immigrants who are members or associates of street gangs has led to the arrest of 44 people in Minnesota, 30 of whom have been deported.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: November 3, 2005

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Significance of slaying at school unclear (Fresno, CA): A gang assassination at a Fresno school last week has left the city nervous, and it's uncertain whether the slaying signals a new era of violence.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: November 2, 2005

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Gang reports made public (East Hartford, CT): Confidential police documents show that the town has more of a problem with gangs than the police chief has indicated publicly, a town council member said Tuesday.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: November 2, 2005

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Four teen gang suspects face trial in woman's fatal mugging (Cleveland, OH): Four boys police say are members of the Goonies gang were charged Tuesday with murder and aggravated murder in the death of a 76-year-old woman.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: November 2, 2005

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