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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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Bibb sheriff seeks anti-gang grant (Macon, GA): Macon and Bibb County officials often discuss gang activity, and now the Bibb County Sheriff's Office wants funding to help combat the problem.
Source: WMAZ 13 News    Date: May 15, 2012

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B.C. gang violence victims cited in awareness campaigns (Abbotsford, BC): B.C. police are citing the deaths of two gang violence victims to make parents aware of the dangers of youth joining the criminal underworld.
Source: Vancouver 24 Hours    Date: May 15, 2012

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The challenges of keeping student riders safe from gangs and bullies (Washington, DC): In March, a group of five girls in Lorain, Ohio, jumped a 16-year-old after she got off the school bus. In December, a 16-year-old boy was beaten up on his bus for refusing to join the Bloods street gang of Earle, Ark.
Source: School Transportation News    Date: May 15, 2012

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KC to target violent criminals through new initiative (Kansas City, MO): Kansas City leaders are promising the city's most violent criminals a long hot summer. And it has nothing to do with the weather. A new initiative announced Tuesday afternoon will target those thought to be disproportionally responsible for the majority of violent crime on Kansas City streets.
Source: The Kansas City Star    Date: May 15, 2012

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Three suspected gang members charged in deadly San Pablo drive-by shooting (San Pablo, CA): Three men suspected of being members of a violent street gang have been charged in a drive-by shooting that killed a San Pablo man last month, according to police, who say the attack was retribution for a shooting two years ago.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 15, 2012

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Buena Park gang member charged with attempted murder (Buena Park, CA): A gang member was charged today with attempted murder of a police officer and premeditated attempted murder of another victim following a police pursuit in Fullerton.
Source: Orange County Breeze    Date: May 15, 2012

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Two booked on suspicion of gang-related killing in Salinas' Veterans Memoral Park last summer (Salinas, CA): Salinas police investigators said Tuesday that they believe they have solved an 8-month-old gang-related homicide from last summer.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: May 15, 2012

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Santa Rosa couple arrested in suspected gang-related assault (Santa Rosa, CA): A Santa Rosa couple suspected of having connections to a white supremacist gang were arrested Tuesday for ramming their car into the vehicle of former associates, Santa Rosa police said.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: May 15, 2012

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Gang member convicted in 1994 killing after DNA link (Los Angeles, CA): A Los Angeles County jury has convicted a gang member in the 1994 killing of a Studio City man and the attempted murder of the man's wife after DNA tied him to the crime scene.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: May 15, 2012

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Madera man gets 40 years in gang killing (Madera, CA): A 21-year-old Madera man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for the shooting death of another man nearly four years ago, the Madera County District Attorney's Office said.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: May 15, 2012

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Money headed to three Yakima County cities for gang problem (Yakima County, WA): Tens of thousands of dollars are on the way to fight gangs in Yakima County, but in a new twist for the county Gang Commission its going to three different cities.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News    Date: May 15, 2012

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Penalty phase begins for gang member convicted of killing Jamiel Shaw (Los Angeles, CA): A prosecutor urged jurors Tuesday to recommend a death sentence for a gang member who gunned down a standout Los Angeles High School football player he mistook for a gang rival, citing a history of violence dating back to the defendant's teen years while he was in juvenile camp.
Source: Los Angeles Wave    Date: May 15, 2012

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Possible gang activity responsible for Jackson County neighborhood (Jackson County, GA): There was an unwelcome sight Monday in a Jackson County neighborhood--graffiti spray painted across at least 6 homes. At least six cars were also vandalized. The Jackson County Sheriff's office calls this the work of gangs.
Source: DothanFirst    Date: May 15, 2012

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Man arrested in 2009 gang-related murder (Nashville, TN): An accused murderer was arrested late Saturday night after three years on the run.
Source: WTVF NewsChannel 5    Date: May 14, 2012

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Two charged with attempted murder in Berwyn shooting (Berwyn, IL): Two men have been charged with attempted murder as a result of Friday night’s shooting near the intersection of 13th Street and East Avenue that sent two to the hospital.
Source: Cicero Life    Date: May 14, 2012

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Gang members charged in Lynn stabbing (Lynn, MA): Judge James LaMothe ordered two MS-13 gang members charged with stabbing a person downtown early Sunday morning held without bail Monday in Lynn District Court.
Source: The Daily Item     Date: May 14, 2012

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Gangs move from drugs to ID theft (Miami, FL): On the same night the Miami Dade Gang Task Force was out chasing gang members for the types of crimes what you would normally expect — dealing drugs, stealing cars, and carrying guns. Another operation was taking place.
Source: CBS Miami     Date: May 14, 2012

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Stockton police, S.J. County sheriff team up against gangs (Stockton, CA) : The Stockton Police Department is calling in more agencies to help combat crime in Stockton. On Monday, the Stockton Police Department and the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department formed a Multi-Agency Gang Task Force.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: May 14, 2012

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Gangbanger Daniel Everett gets 32 years in slaying of Harlem teen Scotty Scott (Manhattan, NY) : Mother's Day came a day late for Tyshene Mungo — and she couldn’t have been happier. On Monday, the gang-banger convicted of killing her 13-year-old son, Scotty Scott, in a 2008 street feud in Harlem was sentenced to 32 years in prison by Judge Rena Uviller.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: May 14, 2012

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Police get creative when it comes to targeting gangs (Rockford, IL) : Rockford Police recently doubled the size of the gang unit. It now has six detectives instead of three. And according to Rockford Police Chief Chet Epperson that number may increase even more later this year.
Source: WIFR 23 News    Date: May 14, 2012

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