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Q&A: Gang association 'comes with a price': Youthlink (Calgary, AB): Two people are dead after Calgary’s latest gang-related shooting, leaving a five-year-old child to witness the crime. Postmedia spoke with Tara Robinson of the Youthlink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre to learn about the ways gangs are targeting youth and how kids can avoid falling victim to gangs.
Source: Calgary Herald    Date: September 24, 2016

Calgary police arrest ninth suspect in relation to local gang violence (Calgary, AB): Calgary police have arrested and charged a ninth man in relation to gang violence and drug trade in the city. Twenty-year-old Ahed Alwand is now facing eight charges, including two counts of attempted murder.
Source: 660 News    Date: July 8, 2016

Eight men charged in dozens of gang-related shootings (Calgary, AB): Calgary Police have charged eight men in connection to a number of shootings that plagued the northeast last year. Investigators allege the acts of violence were carried out to benefit a criminal organization selling drugs in the city.
Source: 660 News    Date: May 10, 2016

'I found my way out': Edmonton anti-gang project shows positive results (Edmonton, AB): An anti-gang project launched 2-1/2 years ago when six Edmonton social agencies banded together to keep teens out of crime and turn their lives around is showing good results at the halfway point, say participants.
Source: Edmonton Journal    Date: May 3, 2016

Police not concerned with increase in gang violence (Lethbridge, AB): Blood Tribe police and Lethbridge police were downplaying an article that ran in Calgary papers last weekend in which an officer said the Blood Reserve and the city of Lethbridge can expect to see an increase in violence waged by two rival gangs “prone to use machetes and hatchets” as they “fight to secure their turf in the drug trade.”
Source: Lethbridge Herald    Date: April 12, 2016

Violent drug war about to ramp up in and around 'Methbridge,' warn police (Lethbridge, AB): Two southern Alberta communities can expect an increase in violence waged by two rival gangs — prone to use machetes and hatchets — that are clashing for control over turf in the drug trade, a police investigator warns. The Bloods and the Crips, who are not affiliated with the Los Angeles street gangs, began their long-standing feud on the Blood Tribe, a sprawling First Nation southwest of Lethbridge.
Source: Calgary Herald    Date: April 10, 2016

Calgarians seek solutions to gang violence (Calgary, AB): While last month's shooting at the Muslim cemetery near Cochrane is still being investigated, members of Calgary's Pakistani community are trying to figure out what they can do to curb gang-related crimes.
Source: CBC News    Date: April 9, 2016

Jury finds Nick Chan not guilty of first degree murder (Calgary, AB): A jury has found Nick Chan not guilty of first degree murder in the death of of Sanjeev Mann in a 2009 New Year’s Day shooting at a Calgary restaurant.
Source: Global News    Date: March 15, 2016

Witness who helped organize killings identifies Nick Chan as a leader of Calgary gang (Calgary, AB): Another witness has pointed at Nick Chan as being the leader of a Calgary street gang during one of the city's most bloody and brutal time periods. "They called the shots," said the man who can only be identified as MM, of Nick Chan and his brother Tim.
Source: CBC News    Date: March 9, 2016

Purported Calgary gangster Billy Ly accused of stabbing rival, attempted murder trial told (Calgary, AB): Moments after leaving a Beltline grocery store, purported gang leader Nick Chan was attacked and repeatedly stabbed, an attempted murder trial heard Monday.
Source: Calgary Sun    Date: February 1, 2016

Gang turf war between FOB and FK at centre of Billy Ly trial in Calgary (Calgary, AB): Purported Calgary gang leader Nick Chan was attacked and repeatedly stabbed as he left a city organic food store, court was told Monday.
Source: Calgary Herald    Date: February 1, 2016

Grande Prairie drug raids net four gang-related suspects (Grande Prairie, AB): Four people associated with alleged ties to an organized crime group known as the Surrey Boys have been arrested after a series of ALERT raids in Grande Prairie, police said Wednesday. The four face 73 charges related to drugs and firearms.
Source: CBC News    Date: January 27, 2016

Sentencing dates and trial set for Calgary men in gang slayings (Calgary, AB): Sentencing dates have been set for April for a pair of Calgary men admittedly involved in two deadly shootings that shocked the city during a bloody gang war more than seven years ago.
Source: Calgary Herald    Date: January 15, 2016

Gang member who 'regressed' in prison to be released next month (Calgary, AB): Three years in prison for a revenge shooting at the height of Calgary’s gang war apparently haven’t reformed Vinh Tung Truong, who has instead used the time behind bars to re-acquaint himself with gangsters from the FOB Killers.
Source: Calgary Herald    Date: January 11, 2016

Social media accounts of accused Edmonton killers show guns, gang signs, children (Edmonton, AB): The men charged with murdering two convenience store clerks have violent criminal histories, and boast social media profiles laden with pictures of themselves posing with guns, making gang signs and symbols, and giving the finger.
Source: Edmonton Journal    Date: December 21, 2015

Calgary gang war forces police, prosecutors to change tactics (Calgary, AB): Three months after Mohamed Rafie made a frantic 911 call to say his cousin was shooting at him from a moving vehicle, he showed up in a Calgary courtroom to support his alleged attacker's release.
Source: CBC News    Date: December 17, 2015

Calgary's new gang war marked by close family ties, police say (Calgary, AB): One major difference between the criminals involved in Calgary's all-out gang war and gangs of the past in the city is the degree to which the top members are related through family ties, police say. A list of about 60 people believed to be "high level" participants in the gangs has been compiled by the guns and gangs unit of the Calgary Police Service to help front-line officers identify them.
Source: CBC News    Date: December 16, 2015

Calgary faces all-out gang war defined by impulsive gun violence (Calgary, AB): Turf battles over drugs in Calgary's northeast have escalated into a gang war — amid a criminal landscape that's different from any the city has seen before, police warn. And Calgarians haven't seen the worst of it yet, according to police who describe a powder keg situation likely to lead to the harm of innocent bystanders.
Source: CBC News    Date: December 14, 2015

Gang member pleads guilty to killing bystander in triple homicide at Calgary restaurant (Calgary, AB): A Calgary man has admitted to killing a bystander who fled the Bolsa Restaurant on Macleod Trail South during a daytime gang-related triple homicide on New Year’s Day 2009.
Source: Calgary Herald    Date: November 30, 2015

Major drugs, weapons bust likely linked to suspected gang violence, police say (Calgary, AB): A major drug operation that was raided by Calgary police earlier this week is likely linked to the recent string of violent crimes in the city, investigators say.
Source: CBC News    Date: November 20, 2015

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