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.
External Links Disclaimer
The article summaries listed contain links to the sites that host the original articles. These sites are not controlled by the National Gang Center. The National Gang Center does not endorse the organizations or views represented by these sites and takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over, the accuracy, accessibility, copyright or trademark compliance or legality of the material contained on these sites.
Man who led violent N.O. gang faces life in prison (New Orleans, LA): A man who pleaded guilty to leading a violent, drug-dealing New Orleans gang and participating in a 2005 murder is facing life in prison.
Source: FOX 8 News Date: March 28, 2012
Three teens get prison for attacking student at school (Santa Maria, CA): Three teenage gang members tried as adults have been sentenced to prison for stabbing a fellow student in a bathroom at a California central coast high school.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News Date: March 28, 2012
Four arrested for gang vandalism in Meridian (Meridian, ID): The Meridian Police Department says officers have arrested four people after a number of gang-related vandalisms last week.
Source: KTVB 7 News Date: March 28, 2012
Man arrested following gang-related incident in Conshohocken (Conshohocken, PA): An attack that was "a long time coming," by one gang member's claim, ended with bloodshed in the streets of Conshohocken Borough outside the Old Time Saloon recently.
Source: Montgomery Media Date: March 28, 2012
San Rafael man gets five-year term for deadly gang battle (San Rafael, CA): An 18-year-old San Rafael man was sentenced to five years in state prison Wednesday for a gang battle that killed one rival and wounded two others.
Source: Marin Independent Journal Date: March 28, 2012
54 years in fatal ramming of carload of teens (Chicago, IL): A reputed gang member was sentenced to 54 years in prison today for ramming a carload of teens on Chicago’s West Side and killing an 18-year-old college student because he mistakenly thought they were gang rivals.
Source: WSBT 22 News Date: March 28, 2012
Two Fresno gang members arrested in Clovis (Clovis, CA) : Police arrested two southwest Fresno gang members in Clovis and seized weapons, cash and methamphetamine for sale in an operation undertaken Wednesday by the MAGEC anti-gang unit.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: March 28, 2012
City of Hamilton receives anti-gang grant (Hamilton, OH): For the fifth year in-a-row, the City of Hamilton received the Anti-Gang Initiative Grant to help fight gang activity, however the grant dollar amount continues to decrease.
Source: WXIX FOX19 News Date: March 28, 2012
Preliminary hearing set in Racine beating case (Racine, WI) : An 18-year-old Mount Pleasant man made his initial appearance in Racine County Circuit Court Wednesday for his role in a gang-related beating in Racine.
Source: MountPleasantPatch Date: March 28, 2012
Girls and women in gangs highlighted at annual conference (Sandy, UT): The knife was wedged five inches into her back, but the pain wasn’t resonating. After years of pledging undying loyalty to a violent criminal street gang and even becoming a leader, of sending money to fellow gang members in prison, of taking the fall for crimes she didn’t commit, it had never occurred to the victim that her gang family might turn on her.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: March 28, 2012
Gang member charged with 2010 Brentwood murder (Central Islip, NY): Federal authorities have apprehended a reputed gang member in connection with the murder of a 20-year-man believed to be a member of a rival gang in Brentwood two years ago.
Source: Long Island Press Date: March 28, 2012
Security guard for CPS posts gang references on his Facebook page (Chicago, IL) : Ramon Bedolla works security at Chicago's Little Village High School, in the heart of one of Chicago’s most violent neighborhoods. That's why we wanted to ask him about his Facebook page. It’s packed with references to gang banging, threats against rival gangs, and numerous references slamming cops.
Source: FOX Chicago News Date: March 28, 2012
Northwest Indiana shooting of two young girls may be gang-related (East Chicago, IN): 10 year-old Arianna Quiros and her older cousin 11 year-old Selena Quiros are thankful to be alive after shots fired through the front door struck them inside their East Chicago home - a known hot spot for gang activity, according to Reginald Dow who lives across the street.
Source: FOX Chicago News Date: March 28, 2012
Utah gangs more covert, more focused on money (Sandy, UT): Natalie, a high school senior in the Granite School District, is getting ready to graduate from high school and go to college.
Source: Deseret News Date: March 28, 2012
Eleven arrested in New Haven in federal gang investigation (New Haven, CT): Eleven people were arrested Wednesday and charged in an alleged large-scale crack and cocaine ring as part of an FBI investigation into the Grape Street Crips gang, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Source: The Hartford Courant Date: March 28, 2012
Residents asked to help with gangs (Dayton, NV): In a passionate, desperate plea to the community at the Lyon County Commissioner meeting in Dayton on March 15, Sheriff Allen Veil asked citizens to assist with eradicating mounting gang activity around Dayton.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal Date: March 28, 2012
Three plead no contest after deadly fight in Daly City (Daly City, CA): Three suspected Norteño gang members have been convicted in connection with a fight at a Daly City pizzeria that turned deadly when a man was deliberately run over, a prosecutor said Monday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: March 27, 2012
Cops busted two West Side drug markets — rest up to residents (Chicago, IL): The Chicago Police Department has busted two West Side drug markets — and arrested 45 members of the Traveling Vice Lords and Four Corner Hustlers street gangs — but it won’t mean a thing unless area residents reclaim that turf, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Monday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: March 27, 2012
A year in, anti-gang program is paying off (Watsonville, CA): Since the city launched a two-year program aimed at reducing gang crime among youths in the neighborhoods surrounding Marinovich Park, organizers have seen a reduction in tardiness and increases in school performance and interfamily communication, according to a report by the Watsonville Parks and Community Services Department.
Source: Register-Pajaronian Date: March 27, 2012
Man injured in gang-related shooting (San Antonio, TX): One man was injured in a gang-related shooting on the East Side Monday evening, police said. Sgt. Brian Custard said two men went to pick up two women at an apartment complex near Sam Houston High School when they were confronted by men in a rival gang.
Source: San Antonio Express-News Date: March 27, 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.