Gang-Related News Articles Newspapers and a magnifying glass

Front Page of the Fall 2014 Newsletter

Check out the latest
National Gang Center

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.

Michigan map graphic 338 articles from Michigan
Holland Latin Kings helped form other gang chapters: former high-ranking national leader (Holland, MI): A former high-ranking national Latin King said Holland Latin Kings were considered “up to par,” based on the gang's structure, use of violence, large number of members and adherence to the Latin Kings’ manifesto.
Source: MLive    Date: November 19, 2014

Last of Holland Latin Kings sentenced to prison (Grand Rapids, MI): Antonio Rios and David Casillas were sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids. Casillas received a 30-year sentence and Rios was hit with a 25-year sentence. The pair were the only defendants to go to trial; the others entered guilty pleas.
Source: Grand Haven Tribune    Date: November 18, 2014

The death of Holland's Latin Kings: After two decades of 'turf,' neighbors reclaim their streets (Holland, MI): For a lot of years, the Holland Latin Kings considered East 17th Street their own stretch of real estate. Linda Loggins didn’t. She would stand on her front porch, phone in hand to report gang activity.
Source: MLive    Date: November 16, 2014

Former Latin King's family sees heartache behind prison sentence (Holland, MI): After prison visits to see her father, 4-year-old Nyah Cabrera can’t understand why her dad can’t come home. She’ll probably be a teenager when that happens.
Source: MLive    Date: November 16, 2014

21-year-old on bond for gang-related shooting now charged with felony gun possession (Saginaw, MI): A 21-year-old who was out on bond awaiting sentencing for a gang-related shooting was in caught possession of a firearm, prosecutors say.
Source: MLive    Date: October 20, 2014

2nd teen convicted in gang fight death of boy, 13 (Kalamazoo, MI): A second teenager has been found guilty of murder in the fatal shooting of a Kalamazoo middle-schooler during a gang fight.
Source: WZZM 13 News    Date: October 20, 2014

Detroit police: Young child fatally shot, man seriously wounded in gang-related shooting (Detroit, MI): Detroit police say two people are in custody in connection with a shooting in a home that killed a young child, seriously injured a man and hurt two others.
Source: The Republic    Date: October 16, 2014

3 alleged gang members found guilty in 2012 murder of teen (Flint, MI): Three alleged members of Saginaw's East Side Gang have been found guilty in the 2012 murder of 16-year old Davarion Galvin.
Source: WJRT ABC 12 News    Date: October 10, 2014

'Gang violence' at Henry Ford High; 14 detained (Detroit, MI): Fourteen Henry Ford High School students were detained by police Tuesday after fights broke out at the school. Detroit Public Schools police officers arrested four students who were 17 or older and detained 10 others who were juveniles, said Mario Morrow, spokesman for the Education Achievement Authority school district.
Source: Detroit Free Press    Date: October 1, 2014

21-year-old takes plea deal in shooting on Saginaw's East Side police say was gang related (Saginaw, MI): A 21-year-old likely will avoid prison time for his involvement in a May shooting on Saginaw's East Side. Jomar R. Barnes appeared before Saginaw County Circuit Judge Janet M. Boes on Sept. 15 and pleaded guilty to two felonies.
Source: MLive    Date: September 26, 2014

Violence puts parents on edge in Muskegon Heights (Muskegon Heights, MI): In April, Marquis Gresham and DeQuarius Love were walking with five friends to a sports banquet at Muskegon Heights Academy High School.
Source: The Detroit News    Date: September 25, 2014

Flint man testifies against cousin in alleged gang-related killing (Flint, MI): A Flint man facing charges stemming from a homicide at a south Flint bar testified it was his cousin, an accused Spanish Cobra gang member, who fired the fatal gunshots.
Source: MLive    Date: September 19, 2014

Alleged gang ties, on tether: Muskegon High School student with loaded gun charged with felonies (Muskegon, MI): A hearing in Muskegon's family court Wednesday, Sept. 17, revealed that a 15-year-old student at Muskegon High School was on tether for a previous gun-related incident when he brought a loaded, stolen gun to school on Tuesday.
Source: MLive    Date: September 17, 2014

Main witness wavers in 2012 homicide trial over identification of alleged East Side Gang members (Saginaw, MI): DaVarion Galvin's 19-year-old relative took the witness stand and waffled most of Wednesday, Sept. 17, over his identification of four alleged East Side Gang members charged in Galvin's 2012 shooting death.
Source: MLive    Date: September 17, 2014

Testimony begins against alleged East Side Gang members charged in 2012 homicide of 16-year-old (Saginaw, MI): Testimony began Tuesday, Sept. 16, in the trial for four alleged East Side Gang members charged in the November 2012 homicide of 16-year-old DaVarion Galvin.
Source: MLive    Date: September 16, 2014

Police: Clinton Township gang member opens fire after being 'disrespected' (Roseville, MI): A 21-year-old Clinton Township man is in custody and facing a possible attempted murder charge after Roseville Police said he shot several times at a driver who earlier “disrespected” him.
Source: Detroit Free Press    Date: September 11, 2014

Trial begins for alleged East Side Gang members charged in 2012 homicide of 16-year-old (Saginaw, MI): A trial has begun for four accused East Side Gang members charged in the November 2012 homicide of 16-year-old DaVarion Galvin.
Source: MLive    Date: September 11, 2014

Youths Charged in Murder of French Artist Are Suspected of Being Part of Violent Gang (Detroit, MI): Four people charged in the 2013 murder of young French street artist Bilal Berreni are suspected of being part of a violent gang that robbed tourists, artists, photographers, Wayne State University students and others who came to view the ruins around the Brewster-Douglass housing project on the city’s east side, sources familiar with the case say.
Source: Deadline Detroit    Date: September 4, 2014

Girl testifies suspected Flint Spanish Cobras gang member was shot during bar killing (Flint, MI): A 16-year-old girl testified that a suspect in an alleged gang-related killing came to her house after he was allegedly shot in the hand during the killing.
Source: The Flint Journal    Date: September 3, 2014

Leader of east-side Detroit street gang convicted of armed robbery (Detroit, MI): The leader of an east-side Detroit steet gang was convicted Friday in the armed robbery of a pizzeria, following a federal court trial, according to U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade.
Source: Macomb Daily    Date: August 29, 2014

1 2 317 Next

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.