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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Shaken by shootings, Connecticut police listen to music for clues (Norwalk, CT): Police are puzzled over what unleashed a series of shootings between rival groups that have shaken this city. But they're listening carefully to a CD of rap music for clues and to learn if more violence is on the way.
Source: Newsday    Date: April 1, 2005

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Anti-gang effort united (Salinas, CA): Salinas Mayor Anna Caballero made a plea Thursday to gang members to get out of their gangs before it was too late.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: April 1, 2005

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Sweep nets weapons, more (Santa Calrita, CA): Surprise sweeps Thursday of homes of more than 40 vandalism and gang-related probationers netted two arrests, a shotgun, knives, a stolen street sign and other contraband, authorities said.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: April 1, 2005

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Gainesville police issue warrants for suspect in gang shooting (Gainesville, GA): Gainesville police are searching for information they hope leads to the arrest of a man they say is linked to two shootings Saturday on Aviation Boulevard.
Source: The Gainesville Times    Date: April 1, 2005

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Car 'hoods' leave cops gearing up (New York, NY): Auto shows in New York and around the country are becoming a magnet for youth gang activity — and authorities are stepping up their surveillance and patrol efforts to match it, The Post has learned.
Source: New York Post    Date: March 31, 2005

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Senate panel approves bill targeting gang-related crime (Columbia, SC): Gang members would face stiffer penalties under a bill that cleared a Senate Judiciary subcommittee Thursday.
Source: The Sun News    Date: March 31, 2005

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Police: Fatal stabbing may be gang-related (San Jose, CA): A 24-year-old man died Wednesday in what authorities believe was a gang-related killing after reports of a knife fight in broad daylight on a busy San Jose street corner.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 31, 2005

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Additional arrests made in gang-related assault (Lexington, SC): Two more men have been charged in connection with a gang-related assault that led to a shooting at Chimney Ridge Apartments in Lexington, Assistant Police Chief Terrence Green said.
Source: The State    Date: March 31, 2005

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Suspected violent-gang member caught near border (Yuma, AZ): Federal authorities arrested a man suspected of being a member of a violent Central American gang with known links to Mexican drug cartels.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: March 31, 2005

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Gang clash kills man (Altadena, CA): One night after a community forum on gang awareness, a man was killed in a shooting that apparently was gang-related, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: March 31, 2005

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Authorities nab alleged gang member (Millville, NJ): A man believed to be a member of the Bloods street gang was arrested on drug and weapons charges Wednesday night at the 7-Eleven store on North High Street.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: March 31, 2005

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Rampart payouts to reach $70 mil (Los Angeles, CA): Declaring the end to a dark chapter in Los Angeles history, officials on Thursday announced the city would pay an estimated $70 million to settle lawsuits stemming from the Rampart corruption scandal that shook the Police Department.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: March 31, 2005

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Law enforcement agencies team up again (Oceanside, CA): More than 100 police officers, sheriff's deputies and federal agents arrested 38 people before dawn yesterday in a sweep designed to imprison or deport gang members and their associates.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: March 30, 2005

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Police tell how to spot gangs (Wichita, KS): From colored bandanas to graffiti, residents are taught the warning signs of gang activity and are urged to report it.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: March 30, 2005

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Ken Rodriguez: Gang injunction takes a big bite out of crime on the West Side (San Antonio, TX): Patrolman Humberto Gallegos is parked in front of a crack house on the city's West Side. From inside his squad car, Gallegos opens a notebook to show me the names of more than 100 prostitutes — some of whom once slept in this wooden shack on Rivas Street.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: March 30, 2005

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Police tie shooting of woman to gangs (Columbia, SC): Police say a woman was shot early Tuesday by a gang member who they believe was targeting her son — a member of a rival gang — in retaliation for an earlier assault.
Source: The State    Date: March 30, 2005

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San Jose stores asked to end gang-attire sales (San Jose, CA): The latest plan to attack gang influences in San Jose has arrived in the form of a letter. And the recipients, at least for now, appear to be heeding the letter's advice.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 30, 2005

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Cushing prison lockdown continues (Cushing, OK): The lockdown at Cimarron Correctional Facility moves into its second week today as the investigation continues into last week's gang-related brawl that left one inmate dead and 15 injured.
Source: KFOR 4 News    Date: March 30, 2005

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Black Disciples kingpin admits to role in drug scheme (Chicago, IL): The reputed king of the Black Disciples pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring with other members of the street gang to distribute cocaine and heroin.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 30, 2005

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Police say claim of gang initiation false (Topeka, KS): Topeka police say false information about gang activity has been circulated to law enforcement and local media in an e-mail.
Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal    Date: March 30, 2005

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