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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.
Flint man pleads guilty to role in Howard Boys gang racketeering conspiracy (Flint, MI): A Flint man has pleaded guilty to his role in the Howard Boys street gang, which prosecutors said used violence to control the drug trade on the city's south side.
Source: The Flint Journal Date: February 11, 2013
Search warrant nets four arrests (Fresno, CA): Fresno's gang enforcement team arrests several suspected gang members and took a gun off the street.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News Date: February 11, 2013
Guilty pleas bring applause (Troy, NY): Five alleged gang members facing trial Monday on weapons charges pleaded guilty after negotiations between their lawyers and prosecutors.
Source: The Times-Union Date: February 11, 2013
The changing face of gangs (Texarkana, AR): For years, gangs have been associated with drive-by shootings, drugs and other serious criminal activity. But Texarkana Police says it seems as times have changed, so have the gangs, moving the battle from the streets to the internet.
Source: KTHV 11 News Date: February 11, 2013
Youth Resources: Kids from positive, respectful homes seldom join gangs (Evansville, IN): When networks of people collaborate for good causes nationwide, the benefits to those in need of services are many. The downside to growth of nationwide networking groups is that it is easier for criminals to also benefit. The proliferation of gang activity nationwide and now locally is evidence of the power of networking.
Source: Evansville Courier & Press Date: February 11, 2013
Gang member gets 30 years for fatal flight from police (Santa Clara County, CA): A San Jose gang member was sentenced Friday to 30-years-to-life plus five years in connection with a high-speed police chase that ended in a crash that left his girlfriend dead.
Source: Examiner Date: February 11, 2013
Reno gang shootings raise alert (Reno, NV): The regional gang unit is on heightened alert after a shooting Sunday injured the friend of a 16-year-old boy killed two days earlier in a gang-related shooting in Reno.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal Date: February 11, 2013
Five teens charged in 'gang-related' armed robbery (Tacoma, WA): Prosecutors say the five teenagers thought to be responsible for a weekend armed robbery are gang members.
Source: KOMO 4 News Date: February 11, 2013
60 gang-related arrests made in MAGEC operation (Fresno, CA): Fresno MAGEC made 60 gang-related arrests during a five-day operation that concluded Sunday. In all, 72 felony arrests were made during the operation. Officers served 15 warrants and recovered six illegal firearms.
Source: The Fresno Bee Date: February 11, 2013
Opening statements in LI gang slaying trial (Central Islip, NY): A federal prosecutor charged Monday that two leaders of the MS-13 street gang "left a path of death and destruction from one end of Long Island to the other for no better reason than to earn respect for their gang."
Source: Newsday Date: February 11, 2013
The Gang Task Force (Medford, OR): Jackson County has a Gang Task Force made up of experts, police and community leaders. They're responding to gang activity through a countywide assessment.
Source: KTVL 10 News Date: February 11, 2013
Orange Cove police investigating two gang shootings (Orange Cove, CA): The Orange Cove Police Department is investigating two separate gang-related shootings on Saturday that left two people with non life-threatening injuries.
Source: The Fresno Bee Date: February 11, 2013
Four injured in alleged gang-related fight (Kennewick, WA): Four people were injured in an allegedly gang-related fight that broke out late Saturday in the front yard of a Kennewick home.
Source: Tri-City Herald Date: February 11, 2013
Police investigate gang graffiti on church (Seattle, WA): A Seattle church, business and private residence were damaged by gang-related taggers late Saturday or early Sunday, and police are searching for suspects.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer Date: February 10, 2013
Four gang members arrested in northeast Fresno (Fresno, CA): Fresno police arrested four Bulldog gang members on suspicion of drug and weapons violations early Sunday morning while serving a search warrant at a northeast Fresno apartment.
Source: The Fresno Bee Date: February 10, 2013
Trial of two MS-13 gang leaders to start (Central Islip, NY): Two leaders of the MS-13 street gang are scheduled to go on trial Monday in federal court in Central Islip in connection with a series of five killings over six weeks, including that of a mother and her 2-year-old son.
Source: Newsday Date: February 10, 2013
Boy charged as adult in Parkland gang-related shooting (Parkland, WA): A 17-year-old boy allegedly involved in a gang-related shooting outside a Parkland fast-food restaurant has been charged as an adult with three felonies.
Source: The News Tribune Date: February 9, 2013
Police believe downtown Santa Cruz shooting is gang-related (Santa Cruz, CA): Pauly Silva, a longtime Santa Cruz resident and father of two who worked as a plumber and was known for his martial arts expertise, was shot dead outside the entrance to a downtown bar early Saturday, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: February 9, 2013
Police announce litany of gang-related arrests (Glendale, AZ): Police hosted a press conference Feb. 6 to announce news of significant local gang arrests. Members of the Glendale Police Department discussed the conclusion of a long term criminal investigation that involved numerous arrests for violent crimes including armed robbery, aggravated assault, and murder.
Source: The Glendale Star Date: February 8, 2013
Fifth V-NOT gang member pleads guilty (Syracuse, NY): A Syracuse man today admitted his role in a street gang that used violence to control its drug sales within its territory.
Source: The Post-Standard Date: February 8, 2013
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