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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Gang member suspected in San Fernando triple shooting is arrested in Phoenix (Phoenix, AZ): Authorities say a man wanted in California in a homicide case has been arrested in Arizona. U.S. Marshals Service officials say 31-year-old Ricardo Sarabia was taken into custody Tuesday evening in Phoenix.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: February 9, 2017

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DA: 3 with gang ties get prison time for armed robbery (Cobb County, GA): Three Powder Springs men associated with the Bloods gang will spend time in prison after pleading guilty to armed robbery, aggravated assault and gang charges related to the 2015 robbery of a Dollar General store, according to the Cobb District Attorney’s office.
Source: The Marietta Daily Journal    Date: February 9, 2017

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Gang member sought in assault case not found after Roosevelt Avenue standoff (Yakima, WA): A suspect sought in connection with a sexual assault investigation was not located after Yakima police surrounded a Roosevelt Avenue home for several hours Thursday.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: February 9, 2017

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State Attorney hoping new initiative will decrease Jacksonville gun violence (Jacksonville, FL): State Attorney Melissa Nelson is looking to curb gun violence in Jacksonville through a federal partnership. The idea is to prosecute violent criminals to the fullest extent of the law.
Source: First Coast News    Date: February 9, 2017

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Police: California gang member selling drugs in N.C. (Lincolnton, NC): Local police say a California gang member has been selling drugs in Lincoln County. Police began watching Ryan Joseph Gutierrez after getting complaints from area residents. Working with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, Lincolnton Police pulled over a car at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday on Hubbard Street.
Source: Shelby Star    Date: February 9, 2017

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Second gang member charged in Castle Street armed robbery (Wilmington, NC): A second validated gang member has been charged in connection with an armed robbery on Castle Street last month. Tykeke Monte Hines, 18, was taken into custody Thursday and charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: February 9, 2017

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Suspected Cleveland gang member Jesus Bey indicted on slew of charges in fatal gunfight outside bar (Cleveland, OH): An accused member of a Cleveland street gang has been indicted on a host of charges in the Jan. 25 gunfight outside a Cleveland bar that left two men dead.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: February 8, 2017

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Authorities announce indictments of 9 in Edmondson Avenue violence (Baltimore, MD): Authorities announced the indictments of several violent repeat offenders in a two-month-long war room investigation focusing on crime in the Edmondson Avenue area.
Source: WBAL 11 News    Date: February 8, 2017

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Local law enforcement crack down on gang activity on both sides of the river (Savannah, GA): Law enforcement on both sides of the Savannah River have cracked down on gang activity and made a number of arrests in 2017. On Jan. 18, seventeen alleged gang members of the LOE gang were indicted in Richmond County.
Source: WRDW News 12    Date: February 8, 2017

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Special meeting being held Monday to tackle local drug and gang issues (Horry, SC): Finding ways to combat the drug problems in Loris will be the focus of a special meeting that will take place Monday night.
Source:    Date: February 8, 2017

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Small hike in serious crimes in Kane County (Kane County, IL): Kane County prosecutors saw a slight increase in the number of filings for serious crimes during 2016, the first uptick in that category in nearly a decade.
Source: The Beacon-News    Date: February 8, 2017

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2 Arrested, Including Street Gang Founder, On Stolen Gun Charges (Natick, MA): Two men have been arrested on stolen gun charges after a coordinated investigation between Framingham, Holliston and Natick police.
Source: Natick Patch    Date: February 8, 2017

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Former gang member gets 50 years in prison for Aurora murder (Aurora, IL): A former Aurora street gang member has been resentenced to 50 years in prison for his role in a 1990 murder.
Source: The Beacon-News    Date: February 8, 2017

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Santa Ana detectives bust gang members, seize guns and drugs (Santa Ana, CA): Three documented gang members were arrested in Garden Grove by Santa Ana gang detectives after an investigation that led to several guns, drugs and bulletproof vests, authorities said Wednesday morning.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: February 8, 2017

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After gang related arrests Aiken Public Safety says it takes a community (Aiken, SC): It started at South Aiken, where a fight between rival gangs led to 3 people being shot. Then a shooting on Reid Drive, also gang related. "It has escalated into more sophisticated, more violent action with this behavior," Aiken Public Safety Chief Charles Barranco said.
Source: WRDW News 12    Date: February 8, 2017

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1 arrested, 1 on the run after Symposium Ultra Lounge shooting (Greenville County, SC): A man has been arrested after a shooting at a nightclub that left one dead and another in the hospital.
Source: WSPA 7 News    Date: February 8, 2017

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Gang founder from Jacksonville faces 15 years after gun conviction (Jacksonville, FL): “Cut Throat Committee” gang founder Maurice Phillip Mitchell of Jacksonville faces a mandatory minimum penalty of 15 years to life in federal prison following this week’s conviction of possession of a firearm by a felon, according to the U.S. State Attorney’s Office.
Source: The Florida Times-Union    Date: February 8, 2017

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Violent, Repeat Offenders Leading To Increased Crime In Baltimore (Baltimore, MD): Gang retaliation continues to wreak havoc on certain parts of Charm City, as police struggle to get a firm hold on the crime. Police say gang retaliation has played a big part in the surge of violence we’ve seen over the past several months, and as quickly as some of these gangs go down, others come right back up.
Source: CBS Baltimore    Date: February 8, 2017

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Little Rock's 1st killing of '17 probed as gang-related (Little Rock, AR): Little Rock detectives are investigating the city's first slaying of the year as a gang-related homicide, a Police Department spokesman said Monday.
Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette    Date: February 7, 2017

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Dad of alleged mall shooter: Son not in gang, was out shopping (Boston, MA): The father of a Quincy man suspected of opening fire on a rival gangbanger inside a South Shore Plaza department store acknowledges his son was at the mall during the panic-inciting confrontation, but to buy presents for the 24th birthday he missed behind bars Sunday.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: February 7, 2017

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