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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Arraignment delayed for 18-year-old in San Bruno mall shooting (San Bruno, CA): Arraignment of an 18-year-old San Francisco resident, charged with attempted murder in the July 2 shooting at the Shops at Tanforan in San Bruno that a prosecutor called a duel between rival gangs, was delayed Thursday for two weeks at the request of the defense.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: April 3, 2020

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Pomona Police Find Guns, Drugs in Alleged Gang Member’s Backpack (Pomona, CA): A 37-year-old known gang member from Pomona was arrested Friday morning after police found guns and drugs inside a backpack he dropped while trying to hide from authorities.
Source:    Date: April 3, 2020

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2 men, 2 teens arrested following Monday night shooting on Hardy St. (Hattiesburg, MS): Hattiesburg police managed to make four arrest following a possible gang-related shooting that happened Monday night. According to HPD public information officer Ryan Moore, officers responded to the report of possible shots fired in the 900 block of Hardy Street around 9:15 p.m.
Source: WDAM 7 News    Date: April 3, 2020

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Convicted felon arrested on drug and weapon possession Thursday night (Hattiesburg, MS): A convicted felon was arrested by Hattiesburg police Thursday after having possession of a weapon. Around 7 p.m., Camilya Woods, 39, of Hattiesburg was arrested on Mable Street and was charged with two counts of possession of a weapon by a convicted felon and one count of possession of marijuana.
Source: WDAM 7 News    Date: April 3, 2020

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Fairfield police investigate possible gang-related double shooting (Fairfield, CA): Fairfield police are investigating what they believe may be a gang-related shooting that left two people wounded Friday night.
Source: KTXL FOX40 News    Date: April 3, 2020

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Man gets prison for his role in gang shooting (Portland, OR): A man was sentenced to more than six years in prison after he pleaded guilty to his involvement in a gang-related shooting, according to a release from the Washington County District Attorney’s Office.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: April 3, 2020

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Felon Accused of Shooting Hemet Man Makes First Court Appearance (Hemet, CA): A convicted felon accused of shooting a man and trying to shoot another during a gang-related confrontation in Hemet made his initial court appearance Friday on attempted murder and other charges.
Source:    Date: April 3, 2020

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Crime Slightly Down In Chicago During Coronavirus Pandemic, But Shootings And Murders Up Year-To-Date (Chicago, IL): Overall crime in Chicago dropped 10 percent in March compared to the same month last year, but Chicago Police are not crediting the coronavirus shutdown for the reduction. Chicago saw reductions in most crime categories, including murders, which were down 36 percent this month compared to March 2019. But when you compare the first four months of the year — Jan. 1 to March 31 — to last year, murders are up, from 82 in 2019 to 93 in 2020.
Source: Block Club Chicago    Date: April 3, 2020

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Wichita police Chief Gordon Ramsay talks strategy after violent crimes increase during stay-at-home order (Wichita, KS): Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay is saying violent crime has increased since the stay-at-home order went into effect. “As you saw today, I posted a little bit about the crime trend we are seeing,” Ramsay said. “The violent crime spike is particularly concerning.”
Source: KSN 3 News    Date: April 3, 2020

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B.C. anti-gang police execute Surrey search warrant amid COVID-19 concerns (Surrey, BC): Anti-gang officers executing a search warrant at a Surrey house last week had to be extra careful to maintain social distancing. Sgt. Brenda Winpenny, of the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit, confirmed that the search of the house near Richardson Drive and 85th Avenue last Friday was conducted as part of an ongoing investigation into the Brothers Keepers gang.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: April 2, 2020

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Brother of 2019 Winnipeg homicide victim charged in revenge killing: police (Winnipeg, MB): The brother of a man killed in a shooting at an Exchange District nightclub last fall is now charged with first-degree murder in what police say was a retaliatory killing of the man whom officers believe killed his brother.
Source: Global News    Date: April 2, 2020

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5 teens arrested for attempted murder, gang shooting: SBCSO (San Juan Bautista, CA): Five teens were arrested for a suspected gang shooting that hospitalized one person, according to the San Benito County Sheriff's Office.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: April 2, 2020

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Felon Charged with Shooting Man During Gang-Related Confrontation in Hemet (Hemet, CA): A convicted felon accused of shooting a man and trying to shoot another during a gang-related confrontation in Hemet was charged Thursday with attempted murder and other felonies.
Source:    Date: April 2, 2020

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Bloods Gang Member Wants Out Of Jail, Fears Coronavirus: DOJ (Riverhead, NY): A federal judge denied a release request Thursday for a member of the violent Bloods gang who pleaded guilty to murder and wanted to be freed on bail because he felt he was at risk for the new coronavirus while awaiting sentencing at a detention center in Brooklyn, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
Source: Patch    Date: April 2, 2020

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Gastonia pursuit ends with 3 juveniles, 1 adult arrested (Gastonia, NC): A teenager and three juveniles were arrested in Gastonia Thursday after a brief pursuit with police. A Gaston County Police officer was stationed at the Erwin Community Center on Pryor Street in Gastonia for Gaston County Schools’ “Grab and Go” meal program when a passer-by told him about an assault and possible robbery, according to Capt. Jon Leatherwood.
Source: Gaston Gazette    Date: April 2, 2020

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End Gang Life vehicle unveiling by Abbotsford Police (Abbotsford, BC): The Abbotsford Police Department’s newest anti-gang messaging campaign hit the road on Thursday. The “All That Glitters Is Not Gold” campaign will be a hard-to-miss reminder to young people about the dangers of being lured by the promise of quick money and expensive bling.
Source: The Indo-Canadian Voice    Date: April 2, 2020

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Victim Of Alleged San Mateo Gang-Related Shooting Dies (San Mateo, CA): A 22-year-old man died Tuesday night following an allegedly gang-related shooting in San Mateo on Friday, police said.
Source: Patch    Date: April 2, 2020

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Fairfield man shot in possible gang-related incident (Fairfield, CA): A Fairfield man was shot outside his home early Thursday in what police say may be a gang-related incident. The victim, 40, has no gang ties, officials clarified, but explained that he’s related to people with such.
Source: The Reporter    Date: April 2, 2020

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Alleged gang member arraigned on federal gun charge (Hammond, IN): A alleged gang member wounded in a shootout outside the Hobart Walmart in 2018 was arraigned Wednesday on a federal gun charge, records show.
Source: The Times    Date: April 2, 2020

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LA gang member arrested on gun charges in Tehachapi (Tehachapi, CA): A Los Angeles gang member was arrested on gun charges after police discovered the vehicle he was in was wanted in connection with an armed robbery.
Source: KGET 17 News    Date: April 2, 2020

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