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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.
Shooting victim's uncle rejects anti-gang activist Terrance Robert's claim he fired in self-defense (Denver, CO): The uncle of a man allegedly shot by Denver anti-gang advocate Terrance Roberts is challenging Roberts' claim that he fired in self-defense.
Source: KMGH 7NEWS Date: September 25, 2013
Hamilton officials say they know nothing of gang violence problem (Hamilton, NJ): According to a Mercer County grant, it appears that gang violence has infiltrated Hamilton. But township officials say they know nothing about the occurrences and are just being proactive.
Source: The Trentonian Date: September 24, 2013
Local prison gang indicted for racketeering (Halawa, HI): A major prison gang has been busted.
Source: KHON2 Date: September 24, 2013
$1.4 million to fight youth crime in Camden (Camden, NJ): A federal agency is giving Camden more than $1 million to fight juvenile violence.
Source: Cherry Hill Courier Post Date: September 24, 2013
Police urge residents to attack gang violence (Columbia, SC): Columbia police say, since the first of the year, there have been at least three homicides they believe are gang-related.
Source: ABC Columbia Date: September 24, 2013
Feds award Syracuse $1.5M to battle gang violence (Syracuse, NY): The city of Syracuse is getting nearly $1.5 million in federal funding to help it battle gang-related violence.
Source: The Wall Street Journal Date: September 24, 2013
Member of street gang pleads guilty (Peoria, IL): Another member of the Bomb Squad street gang has pleaded guilty to sweeping federal charges that could send him to prison for decades.
Source: Peoria Journal Star Date: September 24, 2013
First no-gang zone sets up in Riverside (Memphis, TN): The city and Memphis police began serving alleged gang members Monday with the city's first try at establishing a no-gang safety zone in the Riverside area of southwest Memphis.
Source: The Daily News Date: September 24, 2013
Four charged in mass Chicago shooting (Chicago, IL): Four people have been charged in the gang-related Chicago shooting involving an assault-style rifle that injured 13 people in a city park, including a 3-year old boy, police announced today.
Source: ABC News Date: September 24, 2013
Grand Blanc man sentenced to prison for role in Howard Boys gang (Flint, MI): A Grand Blanc man will be returning to prison after pleading guilty to his role in the Howard Boys street gang.
Source: The Flint Journal Date: September 24, 2013
Joliet murder trial sparks brawl outside courthouse (Joliet, IL): In the hours after her brother and cousin were shot to death, Addie Lanier looked at a photo lineup from Joliet police, and stabbed one mug shot with a pen, she said.
Source: The Herald News Date: September 24, 2013
As 4 are arrested, Chicago mayor seeks tougher gun law (Chicago, IL): Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel called Tuesday for a three-year minimum prison sentence for illegally carrying a gun as authorities brought attempted-murder charges against four men in one of the latest gang-related shootings that have plagued parts of the city.
Source: Detroit Free Press Date: September 24, 2013
Police say men in fight were gang members (Costa Mesa, CA): Three men involved in a fight have been identified as members of a criminal Costa Mesa street gang, officials said Monday.
Source: Daily Pilot Date: September 23, 2013
Man returned to Las Vegas in 2010 gang-related shooting (Las Vegas, NV): A man wanted in connection with a gang-related shooting that left one person dead three years ago was extradited Sunday to the Clark County Detention Center from Monterey, Calif., Metro Police said.
Source: Las Vegas Sun Date: September 23, 2013
Sixteen year old to be charged with murder (Columbia, SC): A 16-year-old was arrested Monday and charged in what authorities are calling a gang-related shooting.
Source: WLTX 19 News Date: September 23, 2013
Man accused of gang activity rejects plea deal (Savannah, GA): A man accused of several gang-related crimes who was indicted by a Chatham County grand jury appeared in court Monday.
Source: WTOC 11 News Date: September 23, 2013
Wilmington police - Gangs' power vacuum likely cause of increased gun violence (Wilmington, NC): A Saturday shooting death and four other gun-related incidents over the weekend into Monday are likely gang related, Wilmington Police Department's chief said Monday.
Source: The Wilmington Star Date: September 23, 2013
Anti-gang activist Terrance Roberts said he shot man because he pulled knife (Denver, CO): Denver anti-gang activist Terrance Roberts said he shot a man multiple times during a community rally he had helped organize because the man had threatened him with a knife, according to an arrest affidavit made public Monday.
Source: The Denver Post Date: September 23, 2013
Injunction on gangs designed to curb violence (Memphis, TN): Mirrored after an anti-gang initiative on the West Coast, Shelby County, the city of Memphis and the D.A.'s office have filed a nuisance petition against the Riverside Rolling Ninety's Neighborhood Crips of South Memphis.
Source: FOX 13 News Date: September 23, 2013
Police stepping up with more patrols (Peoria, IL): High-crime areas will see additional uniformed patrols in the coming days as police undertake what they claim is a long-planned, long-term recalibration of the Don’t Shoot anti-gun violence initiative.
Source: Peoria Journal Star Date: September 23, 2013
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