Photo illustration showing an open laptop and a cloud created from the word “news” Gang-Related News Articles

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.

36,370 articles from all states and provinces
Ohio map graphic Ohio
Police shooting of Iron Horseman justified (Cincinnati, OH): Cincinnati police acted lawfully and their investigation into possible gang activity was justified last fall at a Camp Washington bar where one gang member was shot and killed by police, according to a newly released report by Cincinnati's Firearm Discharge Board.
Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer    Date: October 14, 2011

Saskatchewan map graphic Saskatchewan
Terror Squad member gets time served for cocaine (Saskatoon, SK): A self-described founding member of Saskatoon's Terror Squad street gang was found guilty Thursday of possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: October 14, 2011

Maryland map graphic Maryland
Maryland schools, law enforcement have gangs in cross hairs (Maryland): Maryland schools are taking a more organized approach to tackling gang activity among students, including referring suspected members to counseling, following a state law passed last year that requires a quick response to curtail the problem.
Source: The Gazette    Date: October 14, 2011

Massachusetts map graphic Massachusetts
Lawrence granted $800K to curb youth violence (Lawrence, MA): Lawrence and 10 other cities that are among the most violent in Massachusetts will split a $10 million state grant aimed at curtailing homicides and assaults by boys and men under 25, Gov. Deval Patrick announced yesterday.
Source: Eagle-Tribune    Date: October 14, 2011

Texas map graphic Texas
Officials to announce results of gang crackdown (San Antonio, TX): Federal and local authorities on Friday will announce the arrests of 200 gang members in San Antonio, more than half of them belonging to a loosely organized group that call themselves "Orejones" - or "Big Ears."
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: October 14, 2011

Illinois map graphic Illinois
Five charged in connection with slaying of 13-year-old Darius Brown (Chicago, IL): Three men, a woman and a teenage boy were charged today in connection with the slaying of Darius Brown, a 13-year-old boy who was shot dead while he was playing basketball this summer in the Bronzeville neighborhood.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 14, 2011

Illinois map graphic Illinois
Northwest Side man charged in 2010 Cicero killing (Chicago, IL): A Chicago man has been charged with the murder of a west suburban teen gunned down while walking with his teenage sister during a gang-related attack in June 2010.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: October 14, 2011

California map graphic California
Tulare gang member sentenced to life in prison for murder (Tulare, CA): A Sureño gang member was given life in prison without the possibility of parole for the drive-by killing of a teen.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: October 14, 2011

South Carolina map graphic South Carolina
Greenwood man pleads guilty to shooting rival gang member at nightclub; sentenced to 15 years (Greenwood, SC): A 20-year-old Greenwood man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in a shooting death that started as a fight between rival gangs.
Source: The Republic    Date: October 14, 2011

California map graphic California
Gang forum educates local parents (Hollister, CA): Hundreds of residents showed up Wednesday night at the Veterans Memorial Building for a gang forum that included a resource fair and presentation, sponsored by local law enforcement agencies as a way to educate parents on how to keep kids out of gangs.
Source: Hollister Free Lance    Date: October 14, 2011

California map graphic California
103 arrested in northern, central Calif gang sweep (Gilroy, CA): Agents have made more than 100 arrests in the most recent action by California authorities to dismantle gangs in the state.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: October 14, 2011

California map graphic California
Teen trio plead not guilty to beating gang rival (San Mateo County, CA): Three teenage alleged Norteño gangmembers accused of attacking a rival with sticks, bricks and a pellet gun because he was scheduled to testify in court about a previous assault pleaded not guilty.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: October 14, 2011

California map graphic California
'Operation Garlic Press' results in more than 100 arrests in five Bay Area counties (Gilroy, CA): What began as an effort to crush crime in Gilroy grew into "Operation Garlic Press," a sprawling, 16-month, multiagency, five-county undercover operation that netted illegal drugs, enough stolen cars to fill a parking lot, guns galore and more than 110 suspects from Salinas to San Jose.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: October 14, 2011

Alberta map graphic Alberta
Gangs starting to 'infect' women's prisons (Edmonton, AB): Jojo Vivian's got the game written all over her. On her knuckles is a simple tattooed creed: t-h-u-g l-i-f-e. On her back: the name of her locked-up boyfriend. And on her right arm, a barbed wire tattoo coils around her slender arm, underneath the image of a black widow spider.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: October 14, 2011

New York map graphic New York
Troy student guilty of attempted gang assault (Troy, NY): Another of the five Troy High School students charged with gang assault pleaded guilty on Friday. Stephaun Grinage pleaded guilty in front of Judge Robert Jacon to felony attempted gang assault and was sentenced to 20 days in the Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Department work program and five years of probation.
Source: The Saratogian    Date: October 14, 2011

Massachusetts map graphic Massachusetts
Worcester grant aimed at intervening in youth violence (Worcester, MA): Agencies and groups in Worcester working to turn teenagers and young men away from street violence and give at-risk youths alternatives to joining gangs, will get a $710,000 state grant toward their efforts, Gov. Deval L. Patrick announced yesterday.
Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette    Date: October 14, 2011

California map graphic California
Agents arrest five Sureno criminal street gang members in Delhi (Delhi, CA): The Merced Multi-Agency Gang Task Force said its agents arrested five Sureno criminal street gang members in the Delhi area Wednesday.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: October 14, 2011

California map graphic California
Words prevailed over gangs for Luis J. Rodriguez (Los Angeles, CA): Even when he was a notorious street punk, shooting at people and shooting up heroin, there was always something a little different about Luis J. Rodriguez.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: October 14, 2011

District of Columbia map graphic District of Columbia
ICE arrests 5,270 illegal alien gang members in dozens of U.S. cities in two-year period (Washington, DC): An analysis by the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), based on data provided by the Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), reveals that more than 5,000 individuals who were in the United States illegally and were affiliated with criminal gangs were arrested in 2009 and 2010.
Source:    Date: October 14, 2011

California map graphic California
Gang member charged with two Oakland killings (Oakland, CA): A high-ranking member of a violent statewide prison gang, who served a federal term for his role in a plot to kill prosecutors, has been charged with the Sept. 11 stabbing deaths of a man and woman found inside a burning Fruitvale district apartment, authorities said Friday.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: October 14, 2011

Disclaimer: The news items and links are provided as an informational resource to you. Each of the linked Web page providers has its own policies and practices regarding how long a link to its news item is available before it is archived or a fee is charged. Also, some of the sites require users to register in order to access materials. We do not guarantee the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of any linked Web site information, nor whether a link from the Web site may take the user to unintended or objectionable content. Please contact us to report any problems. Thank you.