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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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Grape Street Crips Member Indicted for Murder of Bystander at 2010 Summer Cookout (Newark, NJ): A member of the Grape Street Crips gang was indicted today on additional charges in connection with the murder of a bystander at a summer cookout in 2010, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today.
Source: The United States Department of Justice    Date: October 16, 2018

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Police to charge suspected Waterbury gang members with murder (Waterbury, CT): A trio of suspected gang members will face charges in connection to the double homicide of two suspected rivals who were gunned down last year on a busy street.
Source: Republican-American    Date: October 16, 2018

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Police to charge suspected Waterbury gang members with murder (Waterbury, CT): A trio of suspected gang members will face charges in connection to the double homicide of two suspected rivals who were gunned down last year on a busy street.
Source: Republican-American    Date: October 16, 2018

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State Stepping in to Help Stop Syracuse Violence (Syracuse, NY): The state is pledging to increase Syracuse policing to "fight against violent crime involving gangs and firearms," as the governor's office phrased it in a release Tuesday afternoon.
Source: Spectrum News    Date: October 16, 2018

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Joseph Morales found guilty of second-degree murder in 2014 Guadalupe Dunes homicide case (Santa Maria, CA): A jury on Tuesday found defendant Joseph Morales guilty of second-degree murder stemming from the shooting death of a Santa Maria man whose body was found by farmworkers near the Guadalupe Dunes on Aug. 19, 2014.
Source: Santa Maria Times    Date: October 16, 2018

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Accused MS-13 Member helped plan, plot teen's death (Bedford County, VA): An accused gang member has pleaded not guilty to charges in connection to the murder of a Lynchburg teenager in 2017.
Source: WSET 13 News    Date: October 16, 2018

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Violent Baltimore Gang Members Plead Guilty To Charges Related To 3-Year-Old’s Death (Baltimore, MD): Five men pleaded guilty during the month of October to drug or racketeering charges related to a turf battle that saw the shooting death of a 3-year-old girl.
Source: CBS Baltimore    Date: October 15, 2018

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Sessions: MS-13 gang, drug cartels among top threats to US (Washington, DC): Attorney General Jeff Sessions created a new task force aimed at zeroing in on the three of the world's most notorious drug cartels and the brutal MS-13 street gang, already considered a top priority for federal law enforcement.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: October 15, 2018

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Here’s how the deadly Super Bowl gang shooting happened in Moss Point (Moss Point, MS): What was supposed to be a Super Bowl party among friends turned deadly after four or five armed and masked gang members busted through a side door of a home.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: October 15, 2018

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Police arrest 2 men, seize 3 guns in Aurora shooting (Aurora, IL): Aurora police have arrested two men and seized three guns in connection with shots fired into a house on the city's near southeast side early Saturday morning.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: October 15, 2018

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Gang suspects in Fort Mill shooting released in Charlotte before York County arrests (Fort Mill, SC): Two alleged Bloods gang member suspected in a September shooting near Fort Mill were released on bond from a Charlotte jail before York County deputies could arrest them, according to York County Sheriff Kevin Tolson and court records.
Source: The Herald    Date: October 15, 2018

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Border Patrol arrests Sureno gang member with lengthy criminal history near Rio Bravo (Rio Bravo, TX): A Sureno gang member was among four individuals arrested by Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents near Rio Bravo. The arrest happened on Sunday when agents encountered a group of illegal aliens by the river, the agency said. The individuals were immediately placed under arrest and taken into custody.
Source: Laredo Morning Times    Date: October 15, 2018

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Suspected gang member arrested on drug, gun charges in Rutherford Co. (Rutherford County, TN): A suspected drug dealer and alleged gang member delivery behind bars in Murfreesboro after police raided his home last week.
Source: WKRN 2 News    Date: October 15, 2018

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Alleged gang member arrested in Wasaga stays behind bars (Wasaga Beach, ON): A known member of the Crips street gang who was arrested in Wasaga Beach allegedly with cocaine and a loaded gun will remain behind bars, a court ruled last Wednesday.
Source: Simcoe.com    Date: October 15, 2018

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Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Conspiring To Commit Murder In Aid Of Racketeering (Fresno, CA): Deandre Stanfield, 38, of Fresno, was sentenced last week by Chief U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill to 10 years in prison for conspiracy to commit murder in aid of racketeering, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.
Source: The United States Department of Justice    Date: October 15, 2018

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Salinas Resident Charged With Attempted Murder And Related Crimes In Salinas Gang Case (Salinas, CA): A federal grand jury indicted Kristopher Purcell, aka “K-Dawg,” charging him with two counts of attempted murder in aid of racketeering; two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon in aid of racketeering; and one count of use of a firearm during and in relation to, or possession in furtherance of, a crime of violence, announced United States Attorney Alex G. Tse and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge John F. Bennett.
Source: The United States Department of Justice    Date: October 15, 2018

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Fabian Gonzales' tattoo could solve gang-tie debate (Albuquerque, NM): Whether Fabian Gonzales was in a gang that led to the horrible killing of 10-year-old Victoria Martens has been debated by prosecutors, defense attorneys, detectives and his brother.
Source: KOAT 7 News     Date: October 15, 2018

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Fresh start: Beaumont dermatology residents remove tattoos for parolees, ex-gang members (Detroit, MI): A former prison inmate sought help from dermatology residents at Beaumont Hospital, Farmington Hills to remove his tattoos because he wanted a fresh start.
Source: The Oakland Press    Date: October 14, 2018

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MS-13 gang members wanted for stabbing 17-year-old teen in Queens (Queens, NY): Police are still looking for two MS-13 gang members who allegedly stabbed a Queens teenager in August, cops said Sunday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: October 14, 2018

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‘We are so afraid’: Calls to end gang violence in Abbotsford (Abbotsford, BC): A group of concerned Abbotsford residents are fed up with ongoing gang violence and crime, and held a rally in their community Sunday. The gathering at Rotary Stadium saw several hundred attendees who said they are worried for their safety and frustrated with the escalating violence.
Source: CTV Vancouver    Date: October 14, 2018

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