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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

Trece gang attorney sues Ogden and Weber County (Ogden, UT): Attorney Michael Studebaker has filed a suit against Weber County and the Ogden Police Department for financial damages on behalf of those accused of being members of the Trece street gang.
Source: Standard-Examiner    Date: June 23, 2014

Trece gang attorney won't face sanctions (Ogden, UT): A judge has denied the Weber County Attorney's Office's request for sanctions against Michael Studebaker, the Ogden attorney who fought a gang injunction on behalf of Ogden Trece gang members and had requested payment from the county for his role in the case.
Source: Standard-Examiner    Date: June 19, 2014

Grappling with gangs, Salt Lake City turns to racketeering laws (Salt Lake City, UT): When it comes to gang activity, most people picture cities like Los Angeles and Newark. But gangs are a problem in unexpected places, too — like Salt Lake City, where law enforcement officials are using federal racketeering charges to try to bring them down.
Source: NPR News    Date: June 18, 2014

Salt Lake City man ordered to stand trial in gang-related killing (Salt Lake City, UT): What began as a celebration of life last year ended in chaos and confusion when a 28-year-old man was shot outside a Salt Lake City house party.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: June 4, 2014

Two gang members stab man at party, police say (Ogden, UT): A man was in critical condition after being stabbed by two gang members Saturday, police said.
Source: KSL 5 News    Date: June 2, 2014

Crips in Utah: Gang culture invades an unlikely turf (Salt Lake City, UT): Just before gunfire rang out last month in a heavily guarded federal courtroom, Hema Katoa saw the defendant suddenly rise from his chair and charge the man in the witness box who was testifying against him.
Source: USA Today    Date: May 26, 2014

Alleged Ogden gang shooter nears court decision (Ogden, UT): A 17-year-old boy who allegedly shot another person has been charged as an adult with attempted murder and his case appears to be moving swiftly toward a resolution.
Source: Standard-Examiner    Date: May 6, 2014

Gang-related stabbing leaves police stumped (West Valley City, UT): A 19-year-old man was stabbed several times during an altercation with several other men early Saturday morning. Police say the incident is gang-related.
Source: Deseret News    Date: May 3, 2014

Prison lockdown lifted but tensions remain high (Salt Lake City, UT): Utah's state prisons, in both Draper and Gunnison were put on lock down Monday afternoon. Fear of gang violence prompted the move after the shooting of known Tongan Crip Gang member Siale Angilau at Salt Lake's new Federal Court House. Friday morning visitors will be allowed back to the state prisons, the move is made with caution after five days of added security.
Source: KUTV Channel 2 News    Date: April 25, 2014

Officials warned of potential gang retaliations in wake of courthouse shooting (Salt Lake City, UT): A courtroom shooting that killed an alleged member of the Tongan Crip Gang is now prompting threats for more bloodshed.
Source: KSTU FOX 13 News    Date: April 24, 2014

Gangs still prevalent in Utah with members as young as 5, police say (Sandy, UT): When Unified police detective Esekia "Skee" Afatasi gave his presentation on youth gangs at the Utah Gang Conference a few years ago, he was seeing documented gang members as young as 7 years old.
Source: Deseret News    Date: April 23, 2014

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