Gang-Related News Articles

Photo illustration showing an open laptop and a cloud created from the word “news”

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.

41,589 articles from all states and provinces
British Columbia map graphic British Columbia
Anti-gang units get $66-million boost (British Columbia): B.C. Justice Minister Shirley Bond made a campaign-like stop at the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU) Tuesday to announce continued funding for its anti-gang units.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: June 20, 2012

Saskatchewan map graphic Saskatchewan
Gang founder returned to prison on parole violations (Saskatoon, SK): Darren Harper, one of the founders of the notorious Terror Squad street gang in Saskatoon, is back in a federal penitentiary.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: June 20, 2012

Kansas map graphic Kansas
Key witness in gang murder arrested soon after prison release (Topeka, KS): Severely wounded six years ago in a gang-related retaliation shooting, Terrell Dontae Hayes-Osby was released from a Kansas prison on April 20.
Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal     Date: June 20, 2012

Maryland map graphic Maryland
Elkton police arrest suspected gang member in sting (Elkton, MD): Elkton Police Department's Street Crimes Unit arrested a suspected Bloods gang member during a sting operation in town last week.
Source: Cecil Daily    Date: June 20, 2012

New Hampshire map graphic New Hampshire
Hampton drug suspect tied to Latin Kings gang, police allege (Hampton, NH): One of the five people arrested in recent drug raids at Hampton Beach and Seabrook has ties to the Latin Kings, an infamous street gang with a national network, according to court documents.
Source:    Date: June 20, 2012

California map graphic California
Chop shop busted in Fresno (Fresno, CA): Three gang members were busted for running a chop shop out of a Fresno home. Officers found parts from stolen cars as well as guns and methamphetamine at the house near Herndon and Maroa.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: June 20, 2012

California map graphic California
Man convicted in Gas Town Gang double homicide (Oakland, CA): A 19-year-old Oakland man has been convicted of two counts of first-degree murder for fatally shooting two teenagers in West Oakland nearly two years ago.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: June 20, 2012

Ontario map graphic Ontario
Cops look for funds to tackle gun violence 12 (Ottawa, ON): Cracking down on guns and gang violence is a top priority for Ottawa police, but funding for its specialized team of officers to help tackle the problem is up in the air.
Source: Ottawa Sun    Date: June 20, 2012

California map graphic California
In deal, taggers don't have to pay L.A. millions for graffiti cleanup (Los Angeles, CA): Former members of the Metro Transit Assassins tagging crew will not have to pay the city of Los Angeles millions of dollars for vandalism cleanup but will be subject to some of the same restrictions placed on gang members under an agreement reached with the city attorney.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 20, 2012

Ontario map graphic Ontario
Gun crime shoots up (Ottawa, ON): Shootings are on the rise in Ottawa this year, with more armed criminals and retaliatory gang violence being blamed for the gunplay.
Source: Ottawa Sun    Date: June 20, 2012

Ontario map graphic Ontario
Malvern Crew gang member ordered deported 49 (Toronto, ON): An accused member of the notorious Malvern Crew street gang has lost a last-ditch bid to stay in Canada and is being deported to his native Jamaica for criminality.
Source: Toronto Sun    Date: June 20, 2012

New York map graphic New York
Indicted gang member arrested (Schenectady, NY): The last of 27 alleged gang members indicted in April was arrested Tuesday afternoon by the U.S. Marshals Service.
Source: Times Union    Date: June 20, 2012

California map graphic California
Victorville gang member gets two years for assault (Victorville, CA): A Victorville gang member accused of beating up an 18-year-old man over his ex-girlfriend was sentenced to two years in state prison.
Source: Daily Press    Date: June 20, 2012

California map graphic California
Two dead, suspect in custody following gang-related shooting (Los Angeles, CA): A gang-related shooting in the Lafayette Square area of Los Angeles Wednesday left two people dead and one suspect in custody, police said.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: June 20, 2012

California map graphic California
Suspects arrested in cold-case Montebello gang murders (Montebello, CA): A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with separate gang-related killings dating back to 2007, Montebello police announced Wednesday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 20, 2012

Illinois map graphic Illinois
Alleged gang member held on $1 million bail in weekend shooting of 16-year-old girl (Chicago, IL): A purported teenage gang member was ordered held in lieu of $1 million bail Wednesday for the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old girl.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: June 20, 2012

Washington map graphic Washington
Gang member sentenced to prison on gun charge (Wenatchee, WA): A gang member once suspected of setting a fire that killed two Wenatchee boys has been sentenced to prison for a firearms offense.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: June 20, 2012

California map graphic California
Last suspect in Cheryl Green hate-crime murder gets 238 years (Los Angeles, CA): The last defendant in the hate-crime killing of 14-year-old Cheryl Green was sentenced Wednesday to 238 years to life in prison.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 20, 2012

North Carolina map graphic North Carolina
Statesville police say call-in program helping deter criminal activity (Statesville, NC): For months, police in Statesville have tried to play nice with suspected criminals by offering them a shot at redemption.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: June 20, 2012

California map graphic California
Two dead in gun battle on Los Angeles street (Los Angeles, CA): Two apparent bystanders were killed by stray bullets from a running gun battle between two gang members, Los Angeles police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 20, 2012

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 website information, nor whether a link from the website may take the user to unintended or objectionable content. Please contact us to report any problems. Thank you.