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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.
Man stabbed in suspected gang attack (Santa Rosa, CA): A 19-year-old Santa Rosa man was stabbed seven times Sunday night during what appeared to be a confrontation with gang members, said Santa Rosa police.
Source: Petaluma Argus-Courier Date: November 25, 2013
Pasquale Mangiola’s drug, gun trial underway (Montreal, QC): A man who reportedly had frequent conversations with two members of the Canadiens while he was targeted in a major police investigation into a Montreal street gang finally saw his trial begin Monday, four years after his arrest in Project Axe.
Source: Montreal Gazette Date: November 25, 2013
Gang Member Convicted of Murder in Echo Park Shootings (Los Angeles, CA): A 37-year-old gang member was convicted Monday of two counts of murder and one count of attempted murder for a series of shootings in Glassell Park and Echo Park in 2009.
Source: EchoParkPatch Date: November 25, 2013
Gang member found guilty in crack case (Nashville, TN): A Nashville gang member was found guilty on all charges in U.S. District Court in Nashville on Monday — including the manufacture and distribution of crack within 1,000 feet of an elementary school.
Source: The Tennessean Date: November 25, 2013
Police say brazen East Lake St. restaurant shooting may be gang-related (Minneapolis, MN): The attack happened early Monday morning at La Que Buena restaurant in Minneapolis.
Source: Star Tribune Date: November 25, 2013
Syracuse street gang member gets 35 years in prison for mistaken-identity homicide (Syracuse, NY): A member of a city street gang was sentenced to 35 years in prison today for gunning down a man he'd mistaken for a rival gang member.
Source: The Post-Standard Date: November 25, 2013
Stockton gang sweep: Reactive to proactive policing (Stockton, CA): Guns, drugs, and gang members. "Red shirt, red jacket, two red rags hanging from your back pocket. Come on bro," said one Stockton Police officer to two subjects in cuffs who denied being gang members.
Source: KTXL FOX40 News Date: November 24, 2013
Bulldog gang member arrested in Fresno on drug, gun charges (Fresno, CA): A 23-year-old Bulldog gang member was arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of possessing a gun and possessing marijuana for sales, including "marijuana butter"-coated breakfast cereal, Fresno police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee Date: November 24, 2013
Gang member sentenced to more than 100 years in prison (Long Beach, CA): A gang member was re-sentenced today to 155 1/2 years to life in prison for murdering a 16-year-old female honor student after opening fire on a crowd of people after a high school homecoming football game in Long Beach.
Source: LongBeachPatch Date: November 23, 2013
Winnipeg a long way from shedding street gang rep (Winnipeg, MB) : The minister responsible for justice says government initiatives have made a dent in street-gang activities, despite an impending Canadian Police Association review that suggests Winnipeg is still a haven for thuggery.
Source: Winnipeg Sun Date: November 23, 2013
Parents turn out for Clayton County Public Schools 'safer schools' community forum (Jonesboro, GA): About 300 parents, students and officials turned out for the "safer schools" community forum Thursday night. Jeff Smoot arrived early to the event held at Mundy's Mill High. The father of freshman Jemaria Smoot, 14, was there earlier that day to participate in the school's National Parent Involvement Day activities.
Source: Clayton News Daily Date: November 22, 2013
Valdo Thompson of Jackson, a Bloods street gang member, pleads guilty in 2006 Long Branch murder (Freehold, NJ): Valdo Thompson, 28, of Jackson, a high-ranking member of the Sex, Money, Murder set of the Bloods street gang, pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of murder, attempted murder, conspiracy to commit murder and racketeering in a 2006 Long Branch homicide, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office.
Source: Asbury Park Press Date: November 22, 2013
Man sentenced to life for gang-related double murder (Fort Worth, TX): A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for opening fire on a rival gang’s car, killing a couple and wounding two others.
Source: CBS DFW Date: November 22, 2013
Arrest made in 2009 drive-by shooting that killed Air Force veteran (Phoenix, AZ): An Air Force veteran of 17 years was gunned down -- an innocent victim who inadvertently drove through what turned out to be a gang shootout back in 2009.
Source: KSAZ FOX 10 News Date: November 22, 2013
Feds: Gang members convicted of murder, robberies in DeKalb, Gwinnett (Atlanta, GA): A federal jury has convicted two members of "one of the most violent gangs in the world" of murders, attempted murders and armed robberies in DeKalb and Gwinnett counties, authorities said Friday.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: November 22, 2013
Getting a GRIP on gangs (San Juan Capistrano, CA): More than 1,000 students, identified to be at-risk of joining a gang, were given the challenge of improving their behavior, grades and attendance. Since starting in 2008, GRIP has administered a number of incentive programs to steer elementary and middle school students away from gangs.
Source: The Capistrano Dispatch Date: November 22, 2013
Suspected gang members charged with murder for SLC shooting (Salt Lake City, UT): Prosecutors have charged two suspected gang members with murder for allegedly shooting two men from a rival gang last month in Salt Lake City.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: November 22, 2013
St. Paul gang dispute may have triggered house shootings, police say (St. Paul, MN): A "long ongoing feud" between different cliques of the Selby Siders street gang may be behind three incidents last month in which shots were fired into St. Paul houses, including one in which more than 20 bullets hit the home of two elderly sisters, according to a search warrant filed in Ramsey County District Court.
Source: Pioneer Press Date: November 22, 2013
Brentwood gang leader gets life in prison (Long Island, NY): A reputed former leader of the Brentwood chapter of MS-13, the violent street gang, was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for murdering two men and assaulting a third three years ago.
Source: Long Island Press Date: November 22, 2013
City officials, LAPD clean South LA alleys in wake of anti-gang efforts (Los Angeles, CA): A group of city-elected and law enforcement officials went to South Los Angeles on Friday to help clean up communities affected by some of the city’s most notorious gangs.
Source: CBS Los Angeles Date: November 22, 2013
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