Gang-Related News Articles

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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 and filtered by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory.

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Philly sees big increase in gang activity, feds say (Philadelphia, PA): Gang activity in Philadelphia and the surrounding region increased dramatically over a four-year period while the availability of many drugs remains high in the city, according to a U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency. From 2009-2013, the Philadelphia Police Department identified 169 gangs operating within the city and the immediate suburbs, the agency said in a report released Tuesday.
Source: PhillyVoice     Date: December 7, 2016
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20 gang members from Sureno Mob Trece indicted (Boise, ID): Five members and associates of the Sureno Mob Trece gang have been indicted by a federal grand jury for crimes that include drug distribution and unlawful possession of firearms.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: October 12, 2017

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Ped mall shooting suspect charged with criminal gang participation (Iowa City, IA): The man accused of carrying out a deadly shooting on the Iowa City pedestrian mall in August has been charged with criminal gang participation.
Source: Iowa City Press-Citizen    Date: October 12, 2017

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Two Silver Spring Residents Charged with Suspected MS-13 Killing Near Annapolis (Annapolis, MD): A man and woman from Silver Spring were among five people arrested and charged with a June murder near Annapolis described as an MS-13-related killing, according to news reports Tuesday.
Source: Bethesda Magazine    Date: October 12, 2017

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Murder charges issued against two alleged Sunny Side Gang drug dealers (Saginaw, MI): Murder charges were issued Wednesday against two men who recently pleaded guilty to being heroin and cocaine distributors with Saginaw's Sunny Side Gang.
Source: MLive    Date: October 12, 2017

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MS-13 gang leader convicted in RICO case (Boston, MA): A former leader of the East Boston faction of the MS-13 gang was sentenced to serve 10 years in federal prison Thursday afternoon. The sentence was handed down in U.S. District Court in Boston.
Source: The Republican    Date: October 12, 2017

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California man sentenced to prison for trafficking heroin in Reno (Reno, NV): A California man has been sentenced to up to 19 years in prison for trafficking heroin in Reno in 2015, according to prosecutors.
Source: KRNV News 4    Date: October 12, 2017

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Pixley gang member receives life in prison (Tulare County, CA): Nicholas Marroquin, of Pixley, Thursday received 53 years to life for attempting to kill three people at a south county gas station. The sentencing was handed down in Tulare County Superior Court by Judge Michael Sheltzer.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: October 12, 2017

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5 indicted in alleged MS-13 gang slaying on the banks of the Potomac River (Alexandria, VA): Four men and a woman allegedly belonging to the MS-13 street gang have been indicted by a federal grand jury on murder charges that carry a potential death sentence.
Source: WJLA 7 News    Date: October 12, 2017

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5 Indicted for Role in Alleged Gang Slaying (Washington, DC): Four men and a woman allegedly belonging to the MS-13 street gang have been indicted by a federal grand jury on murder charges that carry a potential death sentence.
Source: NBC4 Washington    Date: October 12, 2017

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Woman standing trial, accused of parking lot shooting of man (Regina, SK): The Crown intends to call evidence that a gang-related dispute led to a shooting in a Regina parking lot that left a man with a gunshot wound last year, a jury heard on Tuesday.
Source: Regina Leader-Post    Date: October 11, 2017

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Jury Trial Continues for Two Gang Members Accused of Multiple Robberies (Sacramento, CA): The jury trial for codefendants Ricky Gomez Hernandez and Joshua Armond Cadenaz-Lopez continued on October 10, 2017. These men have allegedly committed 2nd degree robbery, used a firearm, attempted assault with a firearm, and been involved with criminal street gang activity.
Source: The Davis Vanguard    Date: October 11, 2017

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Bridgeport Shootings Sparked By Gang Feud, Police Say (Chicago, IL): Feuding gangs are behind a series of shootings in the neighborhood, but local police officials said resources are being shifted to address the issue.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: October 11, 2017

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Police: 25 criminals arrested in initiative to combat gangs in Nashville (Nashville, TN): Metro Police said 25 people were arrested last weekend as part of an initiative focusing on combating crimes and improving quality of life in parts of Nashville.
Source: WZTV FOX 17    Date: October 11, 2017

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Massachusetts City Asks Unions to Help Fight Gangs (Haverhill, MA): The mayor of this old manufacturing city is asking local building-trades unions to help combat its growing problem of gang violence by mentoring at-risk youth and giving them apprenticeships.
Source: LaborPress    Date: October 11, 2017

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Anne Arundel Police: Murder of 21 year old woman gang related (Anne Arundel County, MD): A young woman is dead and five people are behind bars and it's all gang related. Anne Arundel County police aren't giving up many details on the murder of Jennifer Rivera Lopez including motive.
Source: WMAR ABC 2 News    Date: October 11, 2017

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Greenville implements community policing unit to build trust with residents (Greenville, NC): When you see an officer, your first thought might be that there could be some trouble around. One police department wants to change that and create new perceptions that are more positive. Dorothy Daniels lives in an area of Greenville where crime was a common occurrence.
Source: WITN 7 News    Date: October 11, 2017

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33 alleged gang members nabbed in Bronx drug bust (Bronx, NY): Thirty-three alleged gang members were taken down in an early morning bust by the NYPD, the DEA and FBI that investigators say have been operating out of the Millbrook Houses in the Bronx for the last decade.
Source: PIX11 News    Date: October 11, 2017

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Federal jury convicts Saginaw gang member of being part of heroin distribution ring (Saginaw, MI): When 18 Saginaw gang members charged with widescale distribution of heroin and cocaine opted to accept plea deals, only one holdout decided to take his chances with a jury. Unfortunately for him, he fared no better.
Source: MLive    Date: October 11, 2017

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8 alleged MS-13 gang members, with ties to Bedford Co. case, indicted for 4 murders (Greenbelt, MD): A federal grand jury indictment was unsealed Wednesday charging eight men, alleged to be MS-13 gang members, with conspiracy in racketeering operation in Maryland.
Source: WSET 13 News    Date: October 11, 2017

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Homicide victim was set for trial in gang-related heroin conspiracy case (Knoxville, TN): A man killed in a Tuesday night shooting in Northwest Knoxville was among nine defendants set for trial next week in an alleged gang-related heroin conspiracy, court records show.
Source: Knoxville News Sentinel     Date: October 11, 2017

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