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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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Fugitives arrested, including known gang members (Trenton, NJ): Authorities with the Mercer County Sheriff's Office on Friday announced the arrests of several wanted fugitives, including known gang members and a sex offender.
Source: The Times    Date: October 31, 2010

Burlington County gets $30G grant for anti-gang initiatives (Mount Holly, NJ): Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield announced yesterday that the county had received nearly $30,000 in grant money earmarked to cover manpower expenses for gang mitigation activities.
Source: The Times    Date: October 8, 2010

Gang member charged in fatal shooting of taxi driver in Plainfield (Plainfield, NJ): Union County and Plainfield authorities on Sunday announced that a 19-year-old gang member had been arrested and charged with fatally shooting a taxi driver, but also said the investigation is continuing and warned taxi drivers not to accept calls from blocked phone numbers.
Source: Courier News    Date: October 3, 2010

Bergen seizes14 suspected gang members (Garfield, NJ): Fourteen people suspected of being street gang members or who allegedly have ties to gangs have been arrested on drug and weapons charges following a three-month investigation, Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli said Thursday.
Source: The Record    Date: October 1, 2010

Three Bloods gangsters among five arrested in Trenton roundup (Trenton, NJ): Three men specifically noted by officials as gang members were arrested along with two others on a number of outstanding warrants yesterday, with most of the charges stemming from drug-related offenses.
Source: The Trentonian    Date: September 22, 2010

Crips gang members are sentenced to 45 years for Elizabeth crime spree (Elizabeth, NJ): Two members of the Crips street gang have been sentenced to 45 years in prison each for robbing nearly a dozen people in Elizabeth at gunpoint during an hour-long crime spree, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: September 8, 2010

Plainfield juvenile, 17, shot in suspected gang-related incident (Plainfield, NJ): Authorities are investigating a Tuesday morning drive-by shooting in which the 17-year-old son of a notorious city gang leader was injured, police said.
Source: Courier News    Date: September 7, 2010

Mountainview inmate's death likely connected to gang activity (Clinton Township, NJ): The beating death of an inmate at a local prison is likely gang-related, authorities said. Five suspects were charged Friday with first-degree murder in connection with the fatal beating of an inmate on Aug. 22 at Mountainview Youth Correctional Facility. An investigation continues.
Source: Courier News    Date: August 31, 2010

Lakewood police officers and their families clean up gang graffiti (Lakewood, NJ): Off-duty police officers and their families fanned out across the township Friday to scrape off and paint over gang graffiti, which has defaced the sides of fences, walls and abandoned homes, street signs and telephone poles throughout its diverse neighborhoods.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: August 21, 2010

Plainfield group wants to open schools in evening as safe haven for teens (Plainfield, NJ): To help give Plainfield’s youth an alternative to the gang activity that has troubled the city, the school district and a coalition of community groups are opening up a pair of school gymnasiums on Thursday nights.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: August 13, 2010

Bloods boss David 'Duke' Allen gets 7 more years for running gang from prison (Trenton, NJ): The leader of the Nine Trey Gangsters set of the violent Bloods street gang in New Jersey has been sentenced to an additional seven years in prison after pleading guilty to directing the criminal activities of the gang from prison here.
Source: The Trentonian    Date: August 3, 2010

N.J. lawmakers introduce bills to deter street gang activity (Trenton, NJ): New Jersey congressional representatives are pushing new legislation to combat street gangs.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: August 2, 2010

Gang member from Pa. gets 14-year term in NJ (Trenton, NJ): A Philadelphia man who admitted his role in a conspiracy to kill another member of a New Jersey street gang has been sentenced to 14 years in prison.
Source: KDKA 2 News    Date: July 30, 2010

Gloucester County crime spree linked to gang (Gloucester County, NJ): Five men with alleged ties to the Bloods street gang are responsible for two home invasions in Franklin Township and a home invasion and sexual assault in Monroe Township, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Gloucester County Times    Date: July 23, 2010

Four with suspected gang ties held on charges relating to crime spree in Monroe and Franklin (Woodbury, NJ): Five men with alleged ties to the Bloods street gang are responsible for two home invasions in Franklin Township and a home invasion and sexual assault in Monroe Township, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Gloucester County Times    Date: July 22, 2010

N.J. authorities indict 14 accused Gangster Killer Bloods gang members (Trenton, NJ): Fourteen Trenton residents, all alleged members of the Gangster Killer Bloods gang, have been indicted for racketeering, officials announced today.
Source: The Times    Date: July 19, 2010

Cops step up anti-gang effort in city (Trenton, NJ): City police and their law enforcement partners have been conducting sweeps on known gang areas and aggressively pursuing known gang members on warrant charges and probation violations in the wake of an alleged gangster's death last weekend.
Source: The Times    Date: July 18, 2010

Reputed gang leader gunned down (Trenton, NJ): A city man and reputed senior member of the Sex Money Murder faction of the Bloods street gang was found shot to death in his car early yesterday after patrol officers responded to an apparent car accident.
Source: The Times    Date: July 11, 2010

Three gang members admit guilt in Asbury Park deaths (Asbury Park, NJ): A member of the Bloods street gang admitted he fatally shot a 66-year-old Asbury Park man inside his home, while two of the defendant's fellow gang members pleaded guilty to charges connected to the death of a Vietnam War veteran who was killed by a stray bullet.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: June 23, 2010

Teens shot in front of Carteret home were Crips gang members, officials say (Carteret, NJ): Isilma Samuel knew her son was involved with the wrong people, so she moved from Orange to Carteret, two counties away, believing her children would be safer.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: June 23, 2010

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