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Man shot in head in SLC gang dispute (Salt Lake City, UT): A Salt Lake City man is recovering from a gunshot wound to the head after a rival gang confrontation outside a night club.
Source: Deseret News    Date: October 12, 2014

Utah mother accused of driving as teen son opened fire on rival gang members (Salt Lake City, UT): A Utah woman is accused of driving her teenage son by a convenience store to shoot at rival gang members he had been fighting with at school.
Source: FOX News    Date: October 1, 2014

SLCPD nabs brothers in nightclub drive-by shooting (Salt Lake City, UT): Police arrested two brothers in a suspected gang-related drive-by shooting outside a downtown Salt Lake City night club early Friday morning.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: September 26, 2014

Police arrest seven in case of kidnapping and assault (Orem, UT): Seven people are behind bars after a bizarre case of gang violence in Utah County. It involved a 16-year-old girl being kidnapped and one man stabbed several times.
Source: KTVX ABC 4 News    Date: September 17, 2014

3 charged in Kearns gang shooting, chase (Kearns, UT): Three men were charged Wednesday in connection with a gang-related shooting in a Kearns parking lot that ended in a high-speed chase.
Source: Deseret News    Date: September 17, 2014

5 arrested after shooting, high-speed chase (Murray, UT): Five people were arrested following a gang-related shooting and a high-speed chase that reached speeds of 120 mph. The wild scenario stretched from the Salt Lake-Davis county line through Taylorsville and Murray and put the public in "significant jeopardy," said Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder.
Source: KSL 5 News    Date: September 10, 2014

Police seek suspects in northwest Salt Lake City shootings (Salt Lake City, UT): If you know something about a gang-related shooting incident in northwest Salt Lake City early Tuesday morning, police want to hear from you.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: August 27, 2014

Man ordered to stand trial in gang-related Utah homicide (Ogden, UT): Three letters inked on Ruben Alvarado Nava III's arm were all that was needed to spark a dispute that led to a fatal shooting one September night during a house party in Roy, a police investigator testified in an Ogden courtroom Friday. Those three letters: SUR.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: August 1, 2014

Alleged Roy gang shooter pleads not guilty (Ogden, UT): An alleged gang shooter said in a video interview with police that the gun that killed a member of another gang went off accidentally.
Source: Standard-Examiner    Date: August 1, 2014

Gang spat led to fatal Roy shooting (Ogden, UT): Details of the night Ruben Nava allegedly shot and killed a man at a party over gang disputes are beginning to surface.
Source: Standard-Examiner    Date: July 24, 2014

Two charged in South Salt Lake shooting death (South Salt Lake, UT): Two men arrested in the gang-related shooting death of a man in late June have now been charged in connection with the crime.
Source: Deseret News    Date: July 22, 2014

Utah man pleads guilty to gang-related homicide (Salt Lake City, UT): A 21-year-old man charged with murder for the gang-related shooting of another man outside of a Salt Lake City Maverik store last year has resolved the case by pleading guilty to a lesser homicide charge.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: July 22, 2014

Proposed legislation puts illegal immigrant children at risk, advocates say (Salt Lake City, UT): There are eight children in Catholic Community Services of Utah's foster care program who crossed the U.S.-Mexican border unaccompanied. They are teenagers who fled Honduras, Guatemala and Mexico to escape impoverished, gang-infested countries with corrupt governments.
Source: KSL 5 News    Date: July 19, 2014

Man pleads guilty to reduced charges in gang-related murder (Salt Lake City, UT): A man charged with shooting a rival gang member outside a convenience store last year pleaded guilty to manslaughter Friday.
Source: Deseret News    Date: July 18, 2014

One stabbed, three arrested in skate park fight (Taylorsville, UT): Police arrested three men Saturday night suspected of being involved in a fight at a skate park during which one man was stabbed.
Source: Deseret News    Date: July 13, 2014

Three arrested in gang-related slaying in S. Salt Lake (South Salt Lake, UT): South Salt Lake police have arrested three men in the gang-related shooting death of a 40-year-old West Valley City man last month.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: July 11, 2014

Gang members stab Salt Lake officer (Salt Lake City, UT): Two Salt Lake officers are recovering, Saturday, after several gang members beat them up and even stabbed one of them.
Source: ABC 4 Utah    Date: July 5, 2014

Violent gang fugitive caught after tip (Salt Lake County, UT): Unified Police say a fugitive violent street gang member wanted on numerous firearms and robbery counts has been arrested and jailed.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: July 2, 2014

Four injured in gang fight at Utah State Prison (Draper, UT): At least four people were injured in a gang-related fight Wednesday at the Utah State Prison. Just before 10 a.m., Department of Corrections spokeswoman Brooke Adams said 11 inmates got into a fight in a common area in the Wasatch facility. The fight was gang-related, she said.
Source: Deseret News    Date: June 25, 2014

Federal lawsuit filed vs. police, prosecutors in Ogden gang injunction (Ogden, UT): They were never Ogden Trece gang members, they say, and should never have been served with a controversial gang injunction that they claim trampled on their constitutional rights.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: June 24, 2014

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