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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2 Teenagers Killed In 2 Days In Alleged Salinas Gang-Related Shootings (Salinas, CA): A 17-year-old boy was killed in a suspected gang-related shooting Wednesday morning in Salinas, police said.
Source: Gilroy Patch    Date: April 7, 2016

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Law enforcement moved 16-year-old out of Chelsea before his brutal murder (Boston, MA): A high school student who was murdered in East Boston allegedly by the MS-13 street gang had been relocated by law enforcement before the gang’s members and affiliates tracked him down in central Massachusetts and killed him, according to federal court transcripts that contain details of the murder.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: April 6, 2016

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Beachgoers' suit seeks gang injunction against alleged territorial surfers (Palos Verdes Estates, CA): Lawyers say they are hearing from additional beachgoers who want to join a federal lawsuit seeking a gang injunction against California surfers accused of intimidating others who want to use a public beach.
Source: ABA Journal    Date: April 6, 2016

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Charges dropped against man accused in MS-13 murder case (Boston, MA): A mix-up in the federal sweep against transnational street gang MS-13 led to the wrongful arrest of a 21-year-old on murder charges, court documents show. Marvin Melgar, 21, was one of 56 alleged MS-13 gang members indicted on January 29.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: April 6, 2016

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​Police investigating Eastgate Apartments shooting (Newnan, GA): Two suspected gang members are in jail while investigators attempt to determine their role in a shooting at Eastgate Apartments on Monday afternoon. Marterious Demond Glass, 18, and Anthony Juan Stargell, 18, are charged with aggravated assault with a firearm and violation of the Georgia Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act.
Source: The Newnan Times-Herald    Date: April 6, 2016

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Cops, U.S. Marshals arrest 12 of Jersey City's 'most violent' gang members (Jersey City, NJ): Twelve of the city's "most violent offenders" were arrested yesterday after police investigated ongoing violence between two rival gangs, a city spokeswoman said.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: April 6, 2016

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Police say accused murderer could be hiding with girlfriend (Prince Albert, SK): Prince Albert Police say an accused murderer who escaped custody may be on the run with his girlfriend. Braidy Chase Vermette is still at large after he escaped during a hospital visit with the help of people armed with pepper spray and a gun. Police believe one of the men who helped him escape is Ricky Favel, who is wanted by police.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: April 6, 2016

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City to unveil new plan to tackle Portland gang violence (Portland, OR): Community leaders, Portland city officials and victims of gun violence will be gathering for a news conference Thursday morning at North Portland's Peninsula Park.
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: April 6, 2016

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Man arrested in 2013 killing tied to gang war that left Tyshawn Lee dead (Chicago, IL): Chicago police have arrested a man in the 2013 shooting death of a mother of three that was part of the retaliatory violence that led to last year’s slaying of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee, the Tribune has learned.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: April 6, 2016

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Salt Lake County Jail West Valley man admits to 2 killings stemming from gang violence (Salt Lake City, UT): A West Valley man pleaded guilty Wednesday to manslaughter in two unresolved homicides dating back nearly nine years.
Source: KSL News    Date: April 6, 2016

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Law enforcement holds gang conference (Reno, NV): The Carson City Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with surrounding counties, hosted a three day gang conference in Reno for Northern Nevada agencies to get together and discuss new gang trends and ideas.
Source: Nevada Appeal    Date: April 6, 2016

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2 arrested for robbing bank customers; more victims possible (Houston, TX): Two men have been arrested for allegedly following bank customers and robbing them, and Houston police believe there may be more victims. Houston police said Porter and Mamukuyomi are members of the violent criminal street gang Yellowstone Players. Porter is one of the many gang members listed in the recent Southlawn Safety Zone gang injunction covering the area near Scott and Yellowstone, according to HPD.
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston    Date: April 6, 2016

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Ottawa police guns and gangs strategy under fire (Ottawa, ON): Critics are questioning an Ottawa police decision to take its most visible anti-gang officers off the streets at a time when the capital is on track to hit record numbers for gun-related homicides.
Source: CBC News    Date: April 5, 2016

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Police bust alleged gang party (LaGrange, GA): LaGrange police responded to a room at the Red Roof Inn at 1601 Lafayette Parkway about 1:15 a.m. Sunday after receiving a tip of a possible party involving gang members, underage females, a gun and drug use.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: April 5, 2016

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Community leaders to black N. Charleston gang members: Let’s talk ‘mature men to young men’ (North Charleston, SC): Black male community leaders say they have a plan to address black-on-black crime, and it starts with gang leaders in North Charleston giving them a call.
Source: The Post and Courier    Date: April 5, 2016

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Feds: Sweep breaks up Cape Cod drug gang; 3 charged with murder (Barnstable, MA): A brother and sister and another man have been charged with murder and about a dozen others are facing drug and gun counts after a series of Tuesday morning raids on Cape Cod that state and federal prosecutors said broke up one of the region's largest drug gangs.
Source: CBS News    Date: April 5, 2016

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Police: Gang members younger than ever (Portland, OR): Twenty-four hours after shots rang out in a Northeast Portland McDonald’s parking lot, people living and working nearby say it’s too surreal to comprehend.
Source: KGW.com    Date: April 5, 2016

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Jury convicts alleged gang leader (San Diego, CA): A man who prosecutors alleged was a gang chief was convicted Monday of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and marijuana. Randy Alton Graves at one time faced racketeering charges stemming from a host of crimes committed by the West Coast Crips — including murder and sex trafficking.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: April 5, 2016

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Eight Plead Guilty In Cherry Hill Gang Conspiracy (Baltimore, MD): Eight men have pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy charges connected to gang activity in Baltimore's Cherry Hill neighborhood.
Source: WBAL NewsRadio 1090     Date: April 5, 2016

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Kern County prosecutors announce conviction in gang case (Kern County, CA): A gang member who pointed a gun at another man was convicted Tuesday of assault with a firearm, being a felon in possession of a firearm and gang-related charges, according to the Kern County District Attorney's Office.
Source: KBAK Eyewitness News    Date: April 5, 2016

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