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Ogden gang violence on the rise? (Ogden, UT): Gang violence may be rearing its ugly head once again in Ogden. Tuesday’s early morning shooting marks the third violent episode in the past month involving gangs. An Ogden police gang unit is now investigating all three unsolved crimes.
Source: KTVX ABC 4 News    Date: October 2, 2013
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Police say drive-by shooting that injured two people was gang-related (West Valley City, UT): Two men were hospitalized Wednesday afternoon after being hurt in a drive-by shooting.
Source: KSTU FOX 13 News    Date: October 2, 2013
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McAdams pushing need for gang units coordinator (Salt Lake City, UT): Salt Lake City has a police unit focused on preventing and suppressing gang activity. So does the Unified Police Department, which covers much of Salt Lake County outside of the capital city.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: September 13, 2013
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Man charged in Salt Lake City gang-related killing (Salt Lake City, UT): A Taylorsville man who was originally arrested as an accomplice to a Salt Lake City shooting in August has now been charged as the one who fired the bullet that killed a rival gang member.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: September 10, 2013
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Two more people arrested in fatal gang shooting (Roy, UT): Police arrested the owners of a home where a man was shot early Sunday. The two were arrested on suspicion of obstruction of justice, a second degree felony if charged.
Source: KSL 5 News    Date: September 10, 2013
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Utah court affirms gang leader's manslaughter conviction (Salt Lake City, UT): The Utah Court of Appeals has affirmed the conviction of a gang leader who ordered a subordinate to kill a woman suspected of being a snitch.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: September 6, 2013
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Suspected West Valley City gang melee ends with three shot (West Valley City, UT): Two of three people shot during a suspected gang-related melee in a West Valley City park had been released from the hospital as of Thursday afternoon.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: September 5, 2013
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Ogden officials gather to discuss ways to discourage gang violence (Ogden, UT): Ogden police want to fight gang violence on multiple fronts, which is why they have brought together several stakeholders for a three-day conference regarding gangs.
Source: KSTU FOX 13 News    Date: September 4, 2013
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Six charged in connection with West Valley City slaying (West Valley City, UT): Six men have been charged in connection with a gang-related homicide July 27 in West Valley City after the accused shooter allegedly cooperated with police.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: August 14, 2013
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Murder charges filed against 'rival gang' member (Salt Lake City, UT): Charges have been filed against a Salt Lake man in connection with a fatal shooting at a convenience store in April. Angilau shot Fakatoufifita "because he (is a) member of a rival gang," according to charging documents. Police have said Angilau and other members of the Tongan Crip Gang pursued Fakatoufifita, who was part of the rival Baby Regulator Gang.
Source: KSL 5 News    Date: August 1, 2013
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Six men arrested in West Valley City gang-related slaying (West Valley City, UT): West Valley City police have arrested six men in connection with a weekend homicide that left an 18-year-old man dead.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: July 30, 2013
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Teen killed in gang-related shooting in West Valley, police say (West Valley City, UT): An 18-year-old man was gunned down and killed in a shooting that police believe was gang-related.
Source: KSL 5 News    Date: July 28, 2013
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Man was killed outside Salt Lake store by rival gang member, police say (Salt Lake City, UT): Investigators arrested a gang member Tuesday in connection with a killing that took place outside a Salt Lake convenience store in April.
Source: Deseret News    Date: July 24, 2013
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Graffiti in Logan usually simple 'tagging,' not gang related (Logan, UT): Whether it is a quick spray-painted name or a full artistic expression, graffiti is treated the same by the Logan Police Department.
Source: The Herald Journal    Date: July 6, 2013
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Wanted fugitive arrested in gang shooting (Salt Lake City, UT): A known gang member and wanted fugitive was arrested Wednesday night in connection with a shooting on Tuesday that sent three rival gang members to St. Mark’s Hospital.
Source: KSTU FOX 13 News    Date: June 27, 2013
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Gang member arrested in shooting investigation (Midvale, UT): A known gang member wanted in connection with a drive-by shooting earlier this week was arrested Wednesday night.
Source: Deseret News    Date: June 27, 2013
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Gang member gets life in prison for murder of witness (Salt Lake City, UT): A Salt Lake gang member was sentenced Monday more than five years after gunning down a man in what prosecutors have called a revenge killing.
Source: KSTU FOX 13 News    Date: June 10, 2013
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Utah Supreme Court debates Ogden gang restraining orders (Salt Lake City, UT): The Utah Supreme Court is considering the constitutionality of Ogden's unique approach to dealing with a street gang. Police claim a series of restraining orders issued against hundreds of members of the Ogden Trece gang has cut crime, but critics say it has come at the cost of people’s constitutional rights.
Source: KSTU FOX 13 News    Date: June 4, 2013
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Arrests expected soon in eastern Utah beating that put man in coma (Roosevelt, UT): Police are confident they are closing in on four suspects sought in a gang-related beating that left an eastern Utah man critically injured and in a coma.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: May 21, 2013
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Utah Supreme Court sets hearing on Ogden's Trece injunction (Salt Lake City, UT): The Utah Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments on the Ogden Trece Injunction. The appeal of the experimental injunction meant to keep Ogden’s oldest street gang off the streets is set for hearing June 4 on critics’ claims it’s unconstitutional.
Source: Standard-Examiner    Date: April 16, 2013
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