Gang-Related News Articles Newspapers and a magnifying glass

Front Page of the Spring-Summer 2014 Newsletter

Check out the latest
National Gang Center
Newsletter!

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.


.
28,126 articles from all states and provinces
New York map graphic New York
Federal charges brought against 20 charged with trafficking drugs in Bronx (Bronx, NY): Federal charges were brought Wednesday against 20 people accused of trafficking drugs in the Bronx. Investigators say 19 of the people indicted are members of the River Park Towers Young Gunnerz, a gang based in that Morris Heights housing complex.
Source: TWC News    Date: August 20, 2014
http://origin.ny1.com/...

New York map graphic New York
Two men ran into LI house to escape gang-related shooting (Riverhead, NY): Police say two men fleeing a gang-related shooting ran into a house in Riverhead, scared the woman who lived there and ran out a back window.
Source: CBS New York    Date: August 20, 2014
http://newyork.cbslocal.com/...

Pennsylvania map graphic Pennsylvania
Seven alleged gang members charged with homicide in killing of man in Reading (Reading, PA): Charges have been upgraded against seven gang-related suspects already jailed in connection with the stabbing death of a man in Reading over the weekend.
Source: WFMZ 69 News    Date: August 20, 2014
http://www.wfmz.com/...

Massachusetts map graphic Massachusetts
Three teens charged in Littleton housebreak (Littleton, MA): Three teenagers saying they are part of a violent, national street gang have been arrested and charged for allegedly breaking into a house in Littleton on Sunday, police said.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: August 20, 2014
http://www.lowellsun.com/...

Louisiana map graphic Louisiana
Jury convicts teen on murder charges in Central City gang slaying (New Orleans, LA): A teenager accused of being a member of a violent New Orleans street gang was convicted of second-degree murder Wednesday, concluding a trial that saw the teen's father testify about his son's gang affiliation.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: August 20, 2014
http://www.nola.com/...

Indiana map graphic Indiana
South Bend gun violence down since 'call-in' (South Bend, IN): In the three months since authorities met with some of South Bend's most violent men to pass along a zero-tolerance message about gun violence, police said they were heartened by a sharp reduction in shootings.
Source: South Bend Tribune     Date: August 20, 2014
http://www.southbendtribune.com/...

New York map graphic New York
Cops seek info on 'gang-related' shooting; no injuries reported (Riverhead, NY): Riverhead police are asking for the public’s help regarding a shooting on Segal Avenue this week that they say was retaliation for a previous gang-related shooting.
Source: Riverhead News-Review    Date: August 20, 2014
http://riverheadnewsreview.timesreview.com/...

Nebraska map graphic Nebraska
City hires new gang intervention specialist (Omaha, NE): Omaha's two gang intervention specialists don't work out of the office, and they call that one of their strengths. Both men work the streets, and it's familiar to them because they once walked in those same shoes.
Source: KETV 7 News    Date: August 20, 2014
http://www.ketv.com/...

Missouri map graphic Missouri
For St. Louis gangs, Ferguson has become a recruiting tool (Ferguson, MO): As they ran through a cloud of tear gas during demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri, on Monday, Andre Ellis, 17, linked arms with Graig "Shine" Cook, a self-identified Bloods gang member who’d befriended him two nights earlier.
Source: Newsweek    Date: August 20, 2014
http://www.newsweek.com/...

Virginia map graphic Virginia
Manassas City Police arrest two in gang-related homicide; four suspects remain on the loose (Manassas, VA) : Manassas City Police announced Wednesday that the murder of a 26-year-old man over the weekend was not random and may be gang-related.
Source: WJLA 7 News    Date: August 20, 2014
http://www.wjla.com/...

Oklahoma map graphic Oklahoma
Gang activity happening all over Tulsa (Tulsa, OK): About 20 defendants linked to a major drug investigation are still on the streets. Investigators continue to search for them, many said to be members of the Hoover Crips street gang. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, some of the defendants who were already arrested in connection with the drug investigation will be released with conditions pending trial or other resolution of the case.
Source: KTUL 8 News    Date: August 20, 2014
http://www.ktul.com/...

Illinois map graphic Illinois
Kirk meets with imprisoned gang members to find solutions to Chicago's gang epidemic (Chicago, IL): U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) today visited the Cook County Jail and met with senior members of the Cook County Intelligence Department and other jail officials regarding their work with those imprisoned at the facility.
Source: The Bugle     Date: August 20, 2014
http://www.buglenewspapers.com/...

Virginia map graphic Virginia
Eight arrested in assault; many face street gang charges (Danville, VA): Eight people — including a juvenile — have been arrested by the Danville Police Department and charged in an Aug. 7 assault against a 49-year-old man.
Source: Danville Register & Bee    Date: August 20, 2014
http://www.godanriver.com/...

California map graphic California
Police arrest suspects in gang-related shooting (Porterville, CA): Porterville Police Department detectives arrested a trio of men on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with a shooting at an apartment complex on West Morton Avenue Friday.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: August 19, 2014
http://www.recorderonline.com/...

Colorado map graphic Colorado
Man shot by Denver anti-gang activist arrested in new shooting (Denver, CO): Authorities say a man who was shot and paralyzed by one of Denver’s leading anti-gang activists last year has been arrested in a drive-by shooting.
Source: CBS Denver    Date: August 19, 2014
http://denver.cbslocal.com/...

Oregon map graphic Oregon
Community denounces gang violence (Portland, OR): After a rash of gang violence that left a young mother dead and several others wounded in different parts of the city over the weekend in Portland, a community meeting called "Enough is Enough" was held Monday night.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: August 19, 2014
http://cni.pmgnews.com/...

California map graphic California
Three men to face trial for 2012 stabbing at Butte County Jail (Oroville, CA): A trial date will be set for three men charged for a 2012 stabbing while they were in custody at Butte County Jail. Following a multi-day preliminary examination that concluded Tuesday, Butte County Superior Court Judge Kristen Lucena ruled there was sufficient evidence to hold defendants Gregorio Guzman Garcia Jr., Juan Ortega Morales and Anthony Arturo Valles for trial.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: August 19, 2014
http://www.chicoer.com/...

California map graphic California
Seaside gang member arrested in Pacific Grove (Pacific Grove, CA): A 20-year-old Seaside gang member was arrested in Pacific Grove early Thursday on several weapons and drug charges, according to a police report.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: August 19, 2014
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

Illinois map graphic Illinois
Alleged Zone 4 member pleads guilty on drug charges (Peoria, IL): Another alleged member of the Zone 4 street gang has pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy charges brought last year as part of the Don't Shoot program.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: August 19, 2014
http://www.pjstar.com/...

California map graphic California
Santa Ana residents turn out to debate gang injunction (Santa Ana, CA): The debate over a newly unveiled gang injunction continued Tuesday, as dozens of residents turned out to a neighborhood forum, where law enforcement officials and community groups discussed the impacts of a civil order limiting the actions of suspected gang members.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: August 19, 2014
http://www.ocregister.com/...

Disclaimer: The news items and links are provided as an informational resource to you. Each of the linked Web page providers has its own policies and practices regarding how long a link to its news item is available before it is archived or a fee is charged. Also, some of the sites require users to register in order to access materials. We do not guarantee the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of any linked Web site information, nor whether a link from the Web site may take the user to unintended or objectionable content. Please contact us to report any problems. Thank you.