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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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Member of Chandler street gang sentenced to natural life in prison for fatal drive-by shooting (Phoenix, AZ): A Chandler street gang member has been sentenced to natural life in prison plus 102 years for a 2006 drive-by shooting that killed a young woman.
Source: The Republic    Date: April 12, 2013

Chandler gang member sentenced in deadly 2006 shooting (Tempe, AZ): A Chandler street gang member has been sentenced to natural life in prison plus 102 years for a 2006 drive-by shooting that killed a young woman.
Source: East Valley Tribune    Date: April 12, 2013

Chandler gang member convicted in fatal shooting (Phoenix, AZ): A member of a Chandler street gang has been convicted of first-degree murder in a 2006 drive-by shooting that killed a 19-year-old woman.
Source: KTVK-3TV News    Date: February 12, 2013

Police announce litany of gang-related arrests (Glendale, AZ): Police hosted a press conference Feb. 6 to announce news of significant local gang arrests. Members of the Glendale Police Department discussed the conclusion of a long term criminal investigation that involved numerous arrests for violent crimes including armed robbery, aggravated assault, and murder.
Source: The Glendale Star    Date: February 8, 2013

Glendale police: Arrests deal major blow to local street gang (Glendale, AZ): Glendale police said they’ve delivered a major blow to a street gang active in the city since the late 1970s. Police Department officials said Wednesday afternoon that U.S. Homeland Security agents and detectives from departments across the Valley arrested what they describe as 73 members of a gang known as Grandel over the span of a year.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: February 6, 2013

Two Arizona gang members get prison in assault case (Phoenix, AZ): Two Scottsdale men who authorities say are members of a violent street gang have been sentenced to prison in an assault case.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: January 17, 2013

Tucson police say women ran shoplifting gang (Tucson, AZ): Tucson police say they've arrested four women they say were part of an organized gang that shoplifted tens of thousands of dollars' worth of cosmetics, jewelry and other merchandise from area retailers.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: December 12, 2012

Arrests made in gang-related killing (Phoenix, AZ): Police have made an arrest in connection to the death of a man whose body was found dumped in front of a business.
Source: KSAZ FOX 10 News    Date: December 3, 2012

Man shot, killed after struggle for Phoenix officer's gun (Phoenix, AZ): A suspected gang member from California was shot and killed by a Phoenix police officer after a struggle for the officer's gun Sunday night.
Source: KPHO 5 News    Date: October 29, 2012

Chandler gang member arrested after argument over pot (Chandler, AZ): A 21-year-old man with local gang ties was arrested an jailed after allegedly pointing a gun at a woman doing a drug buy, according to Chandler police.
Source: KPHO 5 News    Date: October 29, 2012

Phoenix police arrest 20 street gang members in murder cases (Phoenix, AZ): Twenty people from rival street gangs have been arrested by Phoenix police for their alleged involvement in at least two murders and conspiring to commit others.
Source: KNXV 15 News    Date: October 26, 2012

Gang membership, violence up in Yuma area (Yuma, AZ): While street gangs are nothing new to the Yuma area, Det. Robby Rosas, of the Yuma Police Department's special gang unit, says the violence associated with them has escalated over the years.
Source: The Yuma Sun    Date: August 4, 2012

Mesa crime keeps falling, now below 1963 levels (Mesa, AZ): Serious crime in Mesa fell 3 percent in the first half of 2012, which police attribute to an aggressive campaign to arrest gang members, career criminals and suspects involved in street-level drug activity.
Source: East Valley Tribune    Date: August 2, 2012

Gang members tied to crimes arrested, police say (Phoenix, AZ): Three alleged gang members suspected of burning a car for insurance and who were possibly involved with a man's murder were booked Thursday afternoon on mulitple charges, authorities said.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: August 2, 2012

MCSO: Inmate plots uncovered to kill Arpaio, rival jailmate (Phoenix, AZ): Three Arizona maximum security inmates were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of devising separate assassination plots that targeted Sheriff Joe Arpaio and a rival jailmate.
Source: KPHO 5 News    Date: July 11, 2012

Police arrest documented gang member after disturbance at Mesa hotel (Mesa, AZ): A documented street gang member was arrested after Mesa police say the man caused a disturbance outside a Mesa motel and threatened officers late Saturday.
Source: East Valley Tribune    Date: July 9, 2012

Driver dies during gang-related shooting (Phoenix, AZ): Phoenix police are looking for two men they said shot and struck the driver of a pickup truck in a gang-related shooting before he was found dead in his truck early Monday.
Source: KPHO 5 News    Date: July 2, 2012

Valley conference focuses on Arizona gangs (Tempe, AZ): Hundreds of men and women with the job of keeping us safe from gang activity joined forces in the Valley this week. Officials from police agencies around the state were looking for ways to keep those gangs from committing crimes in our neighborhoods.
Source: KNXV 15 News    Date: June 7, 2012

Feds: 19 indicted in Fort Apache gang, drug probe (Phoenix, AZ): A federal grand jury has indicted 19 people after a gang and drug enforcement operation on the Fort Apache reservation in northeastern Arizona.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: June 1, 2012

Gang member accused in assault of Mesa police officer (Mesa, AZ): A gang member was arrested on suspicion of assaulting an officer and resisting arrest Saturday in Mesa, police said.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: May 29, 2012

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