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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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Former skinhead now advocates for tolerance, diversity (Des Moines, IO): Fear was a double edged sword for Frank Meeink. He generated fear as a young skinhead gang member in South Philadelphia.
Source: Marshalltown Times-Republican    Date: September 22, 2013

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Not a gang banger (Flagstaff, AZ): It has been exactly two weeks since Juan Hernandez, 23, was stabbed to death in a gang fight on South Elden Street.
Source: Arizona Daily Sun    Date: September 22, 2013

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Neighborhood gang violence on the rise (Waco, TX): For the past few months, Waco police, and the McLennan County Sheriff’s and District Attorney’s offices, have been tracking an uptick in neighborhood gang activity.
Source: KWTX 10 News    Date: September 22, 2013

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Denver anti-gang advocate held in Park Hill shooting (Denver, CO): One of the city's most prominent anti-gang activists was in a Denver jail cell Saturday, accused of shooting another man multiple times during a community rally he had helped organize in Park Hill.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: September 21, 2013

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Gang ties alleged in stabbing death: Eureka man faces 40 years to life if convicted in murder case (Eureka, CA): Friday, prosecutors filed a complaint against Flores charging him with murder stemming from Sunday's stabbing death of Joshua Lloyd Burrell, 33, of Eureka.
Source: Times-Standard    Date: September 21, 2013

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Cops raid county jail: Multi-agency effort nets insight into gang communications (Oroville, CA): Razor blades, gang notes and handcuff keys were among the items confiscated during a multi-agency raid Thursday at the Butte County Jail.
Source: Oroville Mercury-Register     Date: September 21, 2013

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San Jose: East Palo Alto man charged with murder in Labor Day double-fatal crash near airport (San Jose, CA): In a case that was shrouded in secrecy for nearly three weeks, authorities have arrested and charged with murder a driver who while fleeing police crashed into and killed two women near San Jose's airport before abandoning his car.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: September 21, 2013

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Tournament aims to end gang violence (Chicago, IL): Rival gangs came together on the basketball court Saturday after a particularly violent week on the South Side.
Source: WGN TV News    Date: September 21, 2013

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Baton Rouge to expand BRAVE project with $1M federal grant (Baton Rouge, LA): Baton Rouge Mayor-President Kip Holden says the city has been awarded a $1 million federal grant to expand the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination project, an anti-gang initiative credited with reducing the city's murder rate over the past year.
Source: KATC 3 News    Date: September 20, 2013

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Sweep strikes at Tulare County gangs (Tulare, CA): The sentencing this week in Visalia of a man to a 93-year-to-life prison sentence nearly brings to a close a major gang-suppression operation that led to arrests three years ago of more than 60 suspected gang members, most from Tulare County.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: September 20, 2013

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Four indicted in Cobb gang beating, death (Atlanta, GA): A Cobb County grand jury has indicted four men accused of the brutal beating of a man that led to his death in June.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: September 20, 2013

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Spring High School student expulsions outrage parents (Spring, TX): Things have not been the same at Spring High School since Joshua Broussard, 17, was stabbed to death by another student.
Source: CW39 NewsFix    Date: September 20, 2013

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New documentary "LTO: License To Operate," follows former LA gang members turned peace keepers on a mission to stop violence (Culver City, CA): Branding/Marketing agency Omelet, production company Foundation Content, and Director James Lipetzky have teamed up to jointly produce "License to Operate," a feature-length documentary film about former gang members who are working together to eliminate gang violence and restore peace in their communities.
Source: Shoot Online    Date: September 20, 2013

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New York man sentenced to 45 years in gang-related killing of Burlington County couple in Camden (Camden, NJ): A New York City man was the most recent to be sentenced for the 2010 gang-related killing of a Burlington County man and woman, whose bodies were found in a shallow, snow-covered grave in Camden.
Source: NJ.com    Date: September 20, 2013

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New Brunswick gang members convicted of plotting robbery (New Brunswick, NJ): Two members of a New Brunswick street gang have been found guilty of planning to rob a North Brunswick resident, Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced today.
Source: NJ TODAY    Date: September 20, 2013

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Newport News man sentenced for gang-related murder (Newport News, VA): A Newport News man was sentenced Friday for a gang-related murder at a Kmart parking lot in 2008.
Source: WAVY 10 News    Date: September 20, 2013

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Norcross man, four suspected accomplices face extortion charges (Gwinnett County, GA): The suspects are believed to be a part of an Asian gang, and to have extorted "protection" money from Gwinnett County business owners.
Source: NorcrossPatch    Date: September 20, 2013

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Mercer County awarded JAG grant money for gang and crime suppression (Mercer County, NJ): The Mercer County Gang and Crime Suppression Initiative was awarded $148,565 through the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program from the Office of Justice Programs in Washington D.C at the end of August.
Source: The Trentonian    Date: September 20, 2013

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Group helping set gang members straight gets funding (Saskatoon, SK): Gang-related crime and drug abuse continues to be a problem on the streets of Saskatoon but one non-profit organization is helping young men and women break free from that type of life.
Source: Global News    Date: September 20, 2013

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Ten cities join with Justice Department for National Summit On Preventing Youth Violence (Sacramento, CA): Senior Justice Department officials and teams of mayors, police chiefs, school officials and youth from ten cities will discuss strategies for reducing youth violence and gang activity at the National Summit on Preventing Youth Violence Sept. 26-27.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: September 20, 2013

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