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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Member of Chandler street gang sentenced to natural life in prison for fatal drive-by shooting (Phoenix, AZ): A Chandler street gang member has been sentenced to natural life in prison plus 102 years for a 2006 drive-by shooting that killed a young woman.
Source: The Republic    Date: April 12, 2013

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Suspected Linda gang member charged with assaulting teen (Yuba County, CA): A suspected Linda gang member was jailed Thursday on felony assault charges in connection with the March 11 beating of a 17-year-old boy.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: April 12, 2013

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Six suspects held in connection with Ellis County murder (Waxahachie, TX): Six suspects are in custody in connection with what investigators believe is a gang-related homicide of a 21-year-old man in rural Ellis County last week.
Source: CBS DFW    Date: April 12, 2013

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Police fraternal group "awakens" following recent rash of violence (Fort Wayne, IN): A fraternal group within the Fort Wayne police department is planning to take a bigger role in fighting the city's gang and violence problems. The Guardians of Police are affiliated with the National Black Police Officers Association.
Source: Indiana's NewsCenter    Date: April 12, 2013

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Chandler gang member sentenced in deadly 2006 shooting (Tempe, AZ): A Chandler street gang member has been sentenced to natural life in prison plus 102 years for a 2006 drive-by shooting that killed a young woman.
Source: East Valley Tribune    Date: April 12, 2013

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Suspect in Chicago murder arrested in LA (Chicago, IL): An alleged fugitive street-gang member suspected of killing a 15-year-old Chicago teen has been arrested in Los Angeles and is awaiting extradition to Illinois.
Source: Northwest Herald    Date: April 11, 2013

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Ogden gang recruiting young students in Layton, Syracuse (Salt Lake City, UT): The Ogden Trece injunction has brought a decrease in gang-related crime activity, Ogden police detectives said.
Source: Standard-Examiner    Date: April 11, 2013

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City teen pleads no contest to charges (Columbus, NE): A 16-year-old Columbus boy pleaded no contest to wounding a city man with a pellet gun in connection with a gang-related attack at Ninth Street residence last fall.
Source: Columbus Telegram    Date: April 11, 2013

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Three arrested in alleged gang shooting threat (Lemoore, CA): A feud between rival gangs at the El Dorado Mobile Home park has sparked multiple arrests in the last week.
Source: Hanford Sentinel    Date: April 11, 2013

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LA gang member gets 15 years for racketeering (Los Angeles, CA) : Federal prosecutors say a South Los Angeles gang member has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for drug dealing and using violence and intimidation to control housing projects.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: April 11, 2013

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Youth pleads not guilty in Dec. stabbing near City Hall (Worcester, MA): A Waller Avenue man charged with what police said was a gang-related Dec. 10 stabbing on Main Street pleaded not guilty at his arraignment this morning in Worcester Superior Court.
Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette    Date: April 11, 2013

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Sentenced gang member disavows gang (Los Angeles, CA): A Los Angeles man and member of a criminal street gang that used violence and intimidation in an attempt to control the Pueblo del Rio Housing Projects in South Los Angeles, was sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison, announced André Birotte Jr, the United States Attorney in Los Angeles, and Bill Lewis, the Assistant Director in Charge of FBI in Los Angeles.
Source: Highland Community News    Date: April 11, 2013

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Gang feud ends in fist fight in the streets, causes school lockdown (St. Louis, MO): Ritenour School District officials confirmed all schools were locked down Thursday after Woodson Terrace police informed them of a police situation in the area.
Source: KMOV 4 News    Date: April 11, 2013

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Facebook rumor of Chicago gang retaliation a hoax, Peoria police say (Peoria, IL): The Peoria Police Department debunked claims made on Facebook that members of a Chicago gang are traveling to Peoria to retaliate for the city’s recent string of homicides.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: April 11, 2013

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Police, feds raid drug traffickers, say New Britain man was the ringleader (New Britain, CT): A New Britain member of the Los Solidos street gang, named as the ringleader of a Hartford area heroin and cocaine trafficking ring, is facing federal charges along with 18 others including his 18-year-old son after a major drug raid staged by federal, state and local agencies Thursday.
Source: New Britain Herald    Date: April 11, 2013

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Lakeview shooting victim suffers graze wound from alleged gang-related shot (Chicago, IL): A man who suffered a graze wound after being shot in Lakeview Wednesday night told police he was a gang member and that he thought the shooting was gang-related.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: April 11, 2013

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Deadly shooting probably gang-related (Colleton County, SC): Deputies say a mother gunned down in front of her children probably died because of gang activity in Colleton County.
Source: WCIV 4 News    Date: April 11, 2013

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Suspect's mom disputes motive in slaying of boy, 14 (Chicago, IL): A reputed gang member was out to avenge the killing of his father when he opened fire on a group of teenagers walking in rival territory, fatally wounding a 14-year-old boy Sunday afternoon in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood, Cook County prosecutors alleged.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: April 10, 2013

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Easter gun fight likely gang-related, police say (Monroe, WA): An open-air exchange of gunfire between residents of a Fryelands home and the occupants of a car Easter Sunday evening appears to have been gang-related, Monroe police said Friday.
Source: The Monroe Monitor    Date: April 10, 2013

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Seven juveniles admit to gang-related school bus beatings (Savannah, GA): Seven juveniles on Tuesday admitted to designated-felony charges in the Feb. 21 gang-based assaults on two students during a school bus ride home from the Ombudsman Alternative Learning Program in Garden City.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: April 10, 2013

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