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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Prosecutors: Defendants have ties to the Bloods gang (Columbus, GA): A juror has been removed in the Double Churches Park murder trial. This came about as investigators believe the three men charged with gunning the victim down in the middle of the busy park had gang ties.
Source: WRBL News 3    Date: October 24, 2017

Expert ties Double Churches murder suspects to Bloods street gang (Columbus, GA): A sheriff’s expert on street gangs was the star witness Tuesday in the murder trial of three alleged Bloods gangsters charged in last year’s fatal shooting at Columbus’ Double Churches Road Park.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer    Date: October 24, 2017

Feds arrest 30 alleged gang members and associates (Atlanta, GA): A total of 30 members of the Nine Trey Gangster Bloods gang and their associates were indicted last week. U.S. Attorney Byung J. “BJay” Pak said in a news release Thursday that the charges stem from drug distribution and violent acts, mostly against the gang’s own members.
Source: WSAV 3 News    Date: October 19, 2017

Federal government ramps up local crime prevention (Atlanta, GA): A national law enforcement program that has proven to reduce violent crime in metro Atlanta communities, particularly in DeKalb County, is getting a boost from the federal government.
Source: CrossRoadNews    Date: October 19, 2017

Grand Jury: Triple slaying was gang-related home invasion (Brunswick, GA): An older Brunswick couple and their adult grandson were shot dead allegedly by a 22-year-old member of the Gangster Disciples gang during a home invasion on June 17, although the intended target may have been a rival gang member next door, according to a Glynn County Grand Jury indictment.
Source: The Brunswick News    Date: October 18, 2017

Grant Funds Awarded (Macon, GA): United States Attorney G. F. “Pete” Peterman, III and Bibb County Sheriff David Davis announced today that the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs has awarded grant funds to the Middle District of Georgia Project Safe Neighborhoods Task Force to implement a violent gang and gun crime reduction initiative.
Source: The United States Department of Justice    Date: October 17, 2017

Savannah touts violent crime reduction (Savannah, GA): In the early morning hours of Oct. 8, Savannah-Chatham police responded to a double shooting near the intersection of East 33rd Street and Waters Avenue.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: October 14, 2017

Teen Murder Suspect Already in Custody for Gang Activity (Columbus, GA): When the murder warrant was issued for 17 year old Clayton Perry, Columbus Police didn’t have to look very far. Perry was already in jail for criminal gang activity and suspected in a slough of residential burglaries.
Source: WLTZ First News    Date: October 13, 2017

End Gun Violence, Youth Intercept make strides to curb violence (Savannah, GA): Savannah-Chatham Metro Police continues to implement their End Gun Violence strategy as they continue to target group and gang violence, offering a way out for those involved or potentially involved in criminal activity.
Source: WTOC 11 News    Date: October 9, 2017

Muscogee Co. Sheriff's Office responds to gang activity inside the jail (Columbus, GA): Muscogee County Sheriff Office is responding to what a former county jail inmate has to say about the danger posed by gangs inside the jail's walls. They say they are very much aware of the number of jail inmates that belong to gangs.
Source: WTVM 9 News    Date: October 6, 2017

Law enforcement officers train to combat, prosecute street-gang violence (Albany ,GA): The state of Georgia is in a state of crisis, caused by violent criminal street gang members, according to Georgia code 16-15-2. On Tuesday, ASU police wanted to do something about it. The Georgia Gang Investigators Association came to Albany to teach officers from around our region how to deal with street gang violence.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: October 3, 2017

DA Heap discloses trial plans for each of four alleged gang members in Tatemville slaying (Chatham County, GA): Chatham County District Attorney Meg Heap wants to try the alleged gunman first in the gang-related slaying of Dominique Powell in Tatemville, followed by the alleged mastermind once all pre-trial defense issues are resolved.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: October 2, 2017

Community leaders take up the call to keep kids away from gangs (Columbus, GA): Recent shootings bring to light a rise in recent gang activity. As gangs increase, so do the cries to stop them. Community leaders and Columbus police tell News 3 solving the gang problem starts with having a positive impact on children.
Source: WRBL News 3    Date: October 2, 2017

MCSO shares insight on gangs and their local strategies (Columbus, GA): News Leader 9 sits down with the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office for an in-depth conversation about the gang activity across the city.
Source: WTVM 9 News    Date: September 29, 2017

Teen probation violation gives insight to gang culture in Chatham County (Savannah, GA): Racking up a half dozen more charges for an already notable rap-sheet. Probation violations, firing a weapon, par the course when it comes to the young, gang lifestyle here in Savannah.
Source: WTOC 11 News    Date: September 29, 2017

Savannah teen, allegedly connected to gang violence, held on probation violation (Savannah, GA): A 16-year-old self-proclaimed gang member on Friday admitted he violated the terms of his probation in the wake of a Sept. 17 shooting in which the victim died, and he was ordered to remain in custody pending final disposition of the case.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: September 29, 2017

What gangs are across the Valley? (Columbus, GA): The Columbus Police Department has rounded up more than two dozen alleged gang members connected to a slew of various crimes. Back on September 6th, 14 suspects were arrested, charges included aggravated assault felon in possession of a fire arm, cruelty to children, and violation of parole, probation and drugs.
Source: WRBL News 3    Date: September 28, 2017

Gang Day created to tackle juveniles in Chattahoochee Valley (Columbus, GA): Twelve arrests by the Columbus Police Department hoping to make a dent in local gang activity. A child as young as 12 among those to be arrested, sparking a new conversation about gangs in the Valley, and the issue is being handled.
Source: WTVM 9 News    Date: September 28, 2017

Gang member convicted, facing life sentence for killing Atlanta man (Atlanta, GA): It's been more than three years since Anthony "Uno" Rucker pushed and fired his way into an Atlanta home killing one and injuring another.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: September 27, 2017

12 gang members facing 118 charges in Columbus burglary ring, police say (Columbus, GA): A four-month investigation has led to the arrest of 12 suspects, including a 12- year-old in connection with 33 residential burglaries and the recovery of $159,840 in stolen property tied to gang activity, Columbus police said Wednesday.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer    Date: September 27, 2017

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