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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Dougherty Co. Commission chairman: ‘There’s one thing that gangs respect and that’s sheer brutality’ (Albany, GA): Dougherty County leaders said law enforcement agencies are short staffed. A problem some said could make it harder to stop the ongoing problem of gang violence in the community. Dougherty County Chairman Chris Cohilas said they need more boots on the ground when it comes to stopping these gang-related crimes. Law enforcement officials said there’s just one problem.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: August 19, 2019

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Dougherty Co. Commission chairman: ‘There’s one thing that gangs respect and that’s sheer brutality’ (Albany, GA): Dougherty County leaders said law enforcement agencies are short staffed. A problem some said could make it harder to stop the ongoing problem of gang violence in the community. Dougherty County Chairman Chris Cohilas said they need more boots on the ground when it comes to stopping these gang-related crimes. Law enforcement officials said there’s just one problem.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: August 19, 2019

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Three suspects arrested in gang-related killing of Oceano man (San Luis Obispo, CA): Three suspects were arrested Friday in the murder of an Oceano man in April in what investigators are calling a gang-related killing, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department announced Monday.
Source: Santa Maria Times    Date: August 19, 2019

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Jaime Caudillo, local leader of the Norteno Criminal Street Gang, and Steven Rincon, member of the Norteno Criminal Street Gang, sentenced to life in prison (Merced County, CA): Today, Judge Carol Ash sentenced Jaime Caudillo to 50 years, 8 months to life in prison for shooting a police officer, illegally possessing a firearm, and gang activity. She also sentenced Steven Rincon, a three strikes defendant, to 80 years to life in prison for his role in the shooting, illegally possessing a firearm, and gang activity.
Source: The Paper    Date: August 19, 2019

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Dalton Police looking for accused shooter, say he’s a gang member (Dalton, GA): Luis Cordova said he heard gunshots Sunday night. It was noise he thought was coming from a video game he was playing at the time. “My kids come to me and say, hey, it’s full of cops out there. Then I come out to the window and I see it full of cops,” Cordova said.
Source: WDEF News 12    Date: August 19, 2019

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Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Announces Task Force to Reduce Violent Crime (Dallas, TX): Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson says he's launching a task force, his first, aimed at reducing violent crime throughout the city. They mayor said the citizens of Dallas cannot ask the police department to do it all and that the task force will not rely exclusively on law enforcement to curb violent crime, which has increased roughly 18% compared to 2018.
Source: KXAS 5 News     Date: August 19, 2019

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Man receives 30 years for a drug-related homicide (Hammond, IN): A Gary man is going to prison for his role in a gang-related robbery and homicide six years ago. U.S. District Court Judge James T. Moody imposed a 30-year sentence Monday on 33-year-old Bruce “Casper” Hendry.
Source: The Times    Date: August 19, 2019

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Gang members laugh as judge sends them to prison for shooting Merced police officer (Merced, CA): Jaime Caudillo and Steven Rincon smiled and laughed Monday as a judge sentenced them to serve life sentences in connection with the 2015 shooting of a Merced police officer.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: August 19, 2019

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BP claims 55 gang members arrested in near ten-month span (Laredo, TX): Through mid-July, U.S. Border Patrol agents have arrested 55 criminal gang members in the Laredo Sector, according to fiscal year numbers.
Source: Laredo Morning Times    Date: August 18, 2019

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He's a gang intervention worker. But California police call him a gang member. (Los Angeles, CA): Larry Sanders has lived his entire life within a three-block radius of the park in South Los Angeles where he works as a gang interventionist. Green Meadows Park is where his kids grew up, and now it is where he takes his four grandchildren to play. It’s also where he was stopped by police in April and added to the city’s gang database ― accused of the same activity he works hard to prevent in his neighborhood.
Source: NBC News    Date: August 18, 2019

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Man shot, killed in gang-related drive-by shooting. Wichita police search for shooters (Wichita, KS) : Wichita police are investigating a gang-related drive-by shooting that led to the death of one man early Sunday morning.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: August 18, 2019

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APD slams juvenile court for letting alleged teen gang member out of jail (Atlanta, GA): The Atlanta Police Department had choice words for the juvenile court system after an alleged 16-year-old gang member, facing numerous charges for multiple crimes, was allowed to go home.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: August 17, 2019

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Anti-gang tactic sweeps up wrong man (Albuquerque, NM): When 15 young people were indicted on a swath of racketeering and other charges in spring 2017, District Attorney Raúl Torrez held a news conference calling the defendants “members of one of Albuquerque’s more notorious street gangs.”
Source: Albuquerque Journal    Date: August 17, 2019

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Gang-related shooting in Highland Park kills 1 and wounds 2, police say (Los Angeles, CA): A shooting that police described as “gang-related” left one man dead and two others injured in Highland Park early Saturday morning.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 17, 2019

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3 Chicago men charged in 2018 gang murder-for-hire case (Chicago, IL): Three Chicago men are charged in the 2018 killing of a couple after a member of the Traveling Vice Lords street gang agreed to compile evidence against them.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: August 16, 2019

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SCV Deputies Tag 3 Suspected Gang Members in Newhall (Santa Clarita, CA): The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station’s COBRA Unit detained two juveniles and one adult during a gang suppression operation on Monday.
Source: SCVNews.com    Date: August 16, 2019

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Man pleads guilty to MS-13 gang activity surrounding Lynchburg teen's murder (Lynchburg, VA): One of the six men facing charges in connection to the death of Lynchburg teen Raymond Wood pleaded guilty to three charges in court today. Juan Hernandez, 25, pleaded guilty to one felony count of gang participation, one felony count of accessory after the fact to capital murder and one misdemeanor count of accessory after the fact to abduction.
Source: WSLS 10 News    Date: August 16, 2019

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HPD holds news conference on recent gang-related shootings (Hattiesburg, MS): Hattiesburg Police Department held a news conference Friday to address the public about recent shootings that took place in the city. Chief Anthony Parker began the news conference by addressing city safety.
Source: WDAM 7 News    Date: August 16, 2019

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Six Bloods Members, Associates Charged With Narcotics Trafficking On Long Island (Long Island, NY): Six members of the Bloods street gang on Long Island are facing charges after being arrested for their roles in drug distribution in and around Babylon.
Source: Nassau Daily Voice    Date: August 16, 2019

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Inglewood man targeted blacks in hate-crime shootings that killed two, D.A. says (Los Angeles, CA): An Inglewood man has been charged with murder, attempted murder and hate crimes in connection with a series of shootings last summer that prosecutors say targeted blacks in South Los Angeles.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 16, 2019

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