Gang-Related News Articles Newspapers and a magnifying glass

Front Page of the Fall 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.


.
Pennsylvania map graphic 563 articles from Pennsylvania
Oxford man paroled in gang stabbing case (West Chester, PA): One of two brothers acquitted earlier in a stabbing at a New Garden party that had overtones of gang-related tensions has been paroled from Chester County Prison.
Source: Chester Daily Local News    Date: November 24, 2014
http://www.dailylocal.com/...

More than 70 Suspects in Shenandoah Drug Raid (Shenandoah, PA): One of the biggest drug raids ever in Schuylkill County is underway in Shenandoah. Officials have more than 70 suspects in what they’re calling a gang-related drug bust.
Source: WNEP 16 News    Date: November 19, 2014
http://wnep.com/...

Police grant to target East End violence (Pittsburgh, PA): Pittsburgh City Council advanced resolutions Wednesday allowing the police department to accept nearly $110,000 in grants aimed at reducing crime and violence in city neighborhoods.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette    Date: November 13, 2014
http://www.post-gazette.com/...

Three juveniles arrested in bicycle-gang beatings in Center City, Fairmount (Philadelphia, PA): Police have arrested three children for allegedly taking to their bicycles and swarming victims during at least two gang-style attacks in the Center City and Fairmount areas.
Source: The Inquirer    Date: October 11, 2014
http://www.philly.com/...

Police chief talks about increased Hill District police presence (Pittsburgh, PA): Acting Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay said he will increase the department's presence in the Hill District after gang activity took the life of a 17-year-old boy.
Source: WTAE 4 News    Date: October 11, 2014
http://www.wtae.com/...

Hill District killing illustrates teen struggle to escape gang violence (Pittsburgh, PA): They're young. They're violent. And they have the attention of Pittsburgh law enforcement officials. Police are searching for multiple people as part of an investigation that spans beyond the shooting death of a Hill District teenager, Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. said Friday.
Source: TribLIVE.com    Date: October 10, 2014
http://triblive.com/...

Two Southwest gang thugs get prison for bystander slaying (Philadelphia, PA): Ronald Ockimey and Leon Owens, both armed with semi-automatic handguns, meant to kill on the evening of April 11, 2012. Their Southwest Philadelphia gang, the Backstreet Boys, was beefing with a rival gang, the Greenway Boys.
Source: The Inquirer    Date: October 9, 2014
http://www.philly.com/...

Blood gang member arrested with $10,000 worth of heroin (Scranton, PA): After agreeing to let police search his home, a Scranton man accused of hiding almost 500 bags of heroin worth $10,000 asked police not to charge any of his family. Deon “Ox” Moore, 1044 Genet St., was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, receiving stolen property and related counts.
Source: The Times-Tribune    Date: October 9, 2014
http://thetimes-tribune.com/...

3 incidents gang-related, police say (Farrell, PA): Southwest Mercer County Regional police said they believe a spate of profanity-laced graffiti, a drive-by shooting and the discovery of two pellet guns over three straight nights in Farrell are gang-related. Two men, a woman and a 16-year-old boy were arrested Tuesday morning, police said.
Source: The Herald    Date: October 1, 2014
http://www.sharonherald.com/...

Reputed Easton Bloods gang member sentenced to 15 to 40 years in Williamsport, Pa., killing (Williamsport, PA): A reputed lieutenant in the Easton Bloods street gang will spend at least 15 years in state prison for participating in a murder in Lycoming County.
Source:     Date: September 30, 2014
http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/...

Feds: 40 charged in Chester drug gang bust (Chester, PA): They hid their drugs and guns in Chester's playgrounds, in its windowsills, in its abandoned houses and its mailboxes, but the alleged members of the Rose and Upland Drug Trafficking Group couldn't hide themselves from police yesterday morning.
Source: The Inquirer    Date: September 28, 2014
http://articles.philly.com/...

Gang violence in York: Officials, residents talk about short-term vs. long-term solutions (York, PA): Over the last month in York, some coordinated efforts are taking place to put an end to violence. Some community members are pooling resources to reach young men and women in York in an effort to direct their lives off the streets. York City Police are working with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to arrest violent "street level" drug dealers.
Source: York Daily Record    Date: September 27, 2014
http://www.ydr.com/...

After federal indictment, 2 alleged York City gang members still wanted (York, PA): After a sweeping indictment, two alleged York City gang members are still wanted on federal racketeering and drug trafficking charges.
Source: The York Dispatch    Date: September 25, 2014
http://www.yorkdispatch.com/...

More details emerging in York gang crackdown (York, PA): Investigators are releasing more details about a massive crackdown on gang activity in York County. Officials gathered Tuesday to release details about a sweeping indictment that identified and charged 21 alleged gang members with a wide range of crimes.
Source: WHP 21 News    Date: September 24, 2014
http://local21news.com/...

Violent criminals in York City swept off the streets (York, PA): The York City police team with federal authorities joined for a massive sweep of gang members. Police say the most violent individuals linked to gang activity were targeted.
Source: WHP 21 News    Date: September 23, 2014
http://local21news.com/...

Easton Bloods gang member sentenced to life in prison for Williamsport killing (Easton, PA): A 19-year-old Easton man reputed to belong to the Easton Bloods was found guilty Friday of killing a man he was robbing during a marijuana buy in Williamsport last year.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: September 19, 2014
http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/...

Trial for reputed Easton Bloods gang member set to go to jury Friday (Easton, PA): Closing arguments are scheduled Friday as the trial for an Easton man accused of killing a Williamsport man during what was supposed to be a marijuana buy nears its conclusion.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: September 18, 2014
http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/...

Man pleads not guilty to selling heroin supplies to violent Pittsburgh-area street gang (Pittsburgh, PA): A western Pennsylvania man has pleaded not guilty to selling materials used to dilute and package heroin while awaiting trial on charges that he helped two alleged members of a violent street gang traffic the drug.
Source: The Tribune    Date: September 17, 2014
http://www.tribtown.com/...

Sources reveal new clues in Schuylkill slayings (Philadelphia, PA): As police inched closer last night to nabbing the Vietnamese gang members who tortured, killed and dumped two brothers into the Schuylkill over a drug debt, sources revealed more details into the savage incident.
Source: Philly.com    Date: August 29, 2014
http://www.philly.com/...

Gang suspected in abductions, killings (Philadelphia, PA): The two brothers were being held, bound, and beaten in a garage behind a Southwest Philadelphia house when their captors allowed one to make a phone call, law enforcement sources say.
Source: Philly.com    Date: August 28, 2014
http://www.philly.com/...

1 2 329 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.