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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 by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory using the control below.

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Unaccompanied minors swelling ranks of American gangs, say experts (Washington, DC): A surge of unaccompanied children coming across the southern border could be swelling the ranks of one of America’s most dangerous gangs, either as fresh recruits or hardened sleepers, according to federal authorities.
Source:    Date: September 15, 2016

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ACLU wins skirmish in fight against Ogden gang injunction (Salt Lake City, UT): A federal judge has agreed to consolidate lawsuits filed by two Ogden men represented by the American Civil Liberties Union in an ongoing fight against the Ogden City and Weber County gang injunction.
Source: Standard Examiner    Date: September 15, 2016

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One man’s mission to stop gang violence using social media (Chicago, IL): Too many of Desmond Patton’s students on Chicago’s South side were struggling to keep their focus when they came to school.
Source: The Grio    Date: September 15, 2016

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Florence School District Three updates gang policy (Lake City, SC): The Florence School District Three Board of Trustees updated its gang related activity policy. The policy changes how students in gangs are identified.
Source: WBTW News 13    Date: September 15, 2016

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Colorado Springs Police announce major reorganization that will eliminate gang unit (Colorado Springs, CO): The Colorado Springs Police Department will disband the gang unit indefinitely and reassign those officers to patrol duty amid a "critical" staffing shortage, Chief Pete Carey announced Thursday.
Source: The Gazette    Date: September 15, 2016

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Police probe possible gang involvement in Brentwood teen killings (Brentwood, NY): Police were on the scene of two teenage killings in Brentwood Thursday, searching for evidence and possible links to gangs in the community.
Source: News 12 Long Island    Date: September 15, 2016

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Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno describes recent killings as gang related, says police have 'solid leads' (Springfieled, MA): Mayor Domenic Sarno said Thursday that city police have "solid leads" on two recent killings, and that arrests will hopefully be made soon.
Source: MassLive.Com    Date: September 15, 2016

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Could you be in California's gang database? Bill would make sure you know (Riverside County, CA): Almost 9,000 people in Riverside County are listed as gang members in a database used by law enforcement – and it’s likely that not all of them are aware.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: September 15, 2016

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Civil forfeiture at 10: crushing gun, gang and drug crime (Surrey, BC): After 10 years, B.C.’s civil forfeiture program continues to combat gun and gang activity on two fronts, by taking away criminals’ ill-gotten gains and investing in outreach, intervention and awareness programs that steer youth away from gangs and crime.
Source: BC Gov News    Date: September 15, 2016

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The cycle of gang life – LA to Denver (Denver, CO): Leaving a street gang is not always as easy as leaving the street—or leaving your neighborhood, or even your city or state.
Source: The Villager    Date: September 14, 2016

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Major Gang Trial Starts in Chicago (Chicago, IL): Six purported leaders of the Hobos street gang went on trial Wednesday in a case that is expected to provide a rare look inside the criminal activity fueling gun violence in the nation's third-largest city.
Source: US News and World Report    Date: September 14, 2016

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Final two gang members confess to fatally beating, stomping Long Island man they thought was gay (Queens, NY): The last two members of a gang who fatally beat and stomped an 18-year-old Long Islander because they thought he was gay have confessed to the heinous crime and will go to prison, Queens authorities said Wednesday.
Source: The Daily News    Date: September 14, 2016

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As shootings continue, Minneapolis police attempt to stem gang bloodshed (Minneapolis, MN): On paper, it had all the makings of a revenge shooting. Minneapolis police detectives figured that the perpetrator crept up to the dining room window under the cover of darkness one night last week, and squeezed off a trio of shots from a semiautomatic handgun.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: September 13, 2016

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Murderers Without Codes Turn Murder Vigils Into Murder Scenes in Chicago (Chicago, IL): Just 28 hours after ‘Nemo’ was shot dead, his stepbrother and two others were shot, one fatally, at a makeshift memorial for him.
Source: The Daily Beast    Date: September 13, 2016

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Police Urging Caution In Wake Of Possible Gang-Related Shootings In Hempstead (Hempstead, NY): Two possible gang-related shootings have police in one Long Island community urging residents to be cautious.
Source: CBS2 News    Date: September 13, 2016

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After 63-Year Old Man Killed, Neighbors Worry About Gang Activity (New Orleans, LA): The 63-year-old man killed in Sunday's mass shooting near First Street and Claiborne Avenue was described by friends as a hard working landscaper and a well-liked neighbor on Rex Place in the Central City neighborhood of New Orleans.
Source:    Date: September 13, 2016

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Authorities arrest 38 in Pueblo street gang task force (Pueblo, CO): Federal and local authorities arrested 38 people last week in a roundup of alleged gang members.
Source: KMGH 7NEWS    Date: September 13, 2016

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Programs in Omaha aim to get people away from gangs (Omaha, NE): There are programs that work to impact and stop violence in the Omaha area.
Source: KETV 7 News    Date: September 13, 2016

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Dozens of gang members, violent offenders arrested after operation, police say (Omaha, NE): A three-month operation to get violent offenders off the streets netted dozens of arrests, police said Tuesday.
Source: KETV 7 News    Date: September 13, 2016

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Napa Police investigating shooting at First Street/Freeway Drive (Napa Valley, CA): A 17-year-old Napa youth was shot Sunday night in the vicinity of First Street/Freeway Drive by an unknown assailant who got away, Napa Police reported.
Source: Napa Valley Register    Date: September 12, 2016

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