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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Tylir Clark sentenced in shooting tied to Shoot to Kill, Only My Brothers gang rivalry (Wilmington, DE): A teen has pleaded guilty to shooting another teen in September 2017 as part of a simmering gang war that police say has caused the violent death of several Wilmington children.
Source: The News Journal    Date: May 29, 2018

Court Rejects Gang Member Appeal in Wilmington Killings (Dover, DE): Delaware's Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of a gang member serving life in prison for killing two men in separate incidents.
Source: WBOC 16 News    Date: May 12, 2018

Murder charges dropped for alleged 'Touch Money Gang' member after illegal raid of cell (Wilmington, DE): A Superior Court judge has dismissed murder charges against an alleged gang member, saying prosecutors violated his constitutional rights when they intentionally seized and reviewed privileged attorney-client communications.
Source: The News Journal    Date: May 2, 2018

4 teens arrested for Dover shooting alleged gang members (Dover, DE): Dover police said the four teenagers they've arrested for shooting a 42-year-old man on his West Reed Street porch "are known and validated members of an area gang."
Source: The News Journal    Date: May 1, 2018

Man found guilty in gang-related slaying of Delaware teen (Wilmington, DE): A man has been convicted in what prosecutors described as the gang-related shooting death of a 15-year-old Delaware high school student.
Source: Bristol Herald Courier    Date: April 4, 2018

Facebook insult led to slaying of Brandon Wingo, STK gang member says (Wilmington, DE): A member of Wilmington's Shoot to Kill gang told a jury that murder suspect Diamonte Taylor laughed when he saw Brandon Wingo's body on the pavement of Clifford Brown Walk.
Source: The News Journal    Date: March 29, 2018

Wilmington gang murder trial begins Monday (Wilmington, DE): The first of what might be multiple murder trials in the death of Howard High School of Technology student Brandon Wingo will begin Monday.
Source: The News Journal    Date: March 16, 2018

2 go on trial in gang-related shooting of Delaware teen (Wilmington, DE): Jury selection is set in the trial of two alleged gang members in the shooting death of a 15-year-old Delaware high school student.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: March 4, 2018

Wilmington teen gets 12 years for shooting 5 people--with 55 more years on the table if he violates probation (Wilmington, DE): A 17-year-old gang member from Wilmington is headed to prison for 12 years for shooting five people, including four kids, while a member of the city's Shoot To Kill gang.
Source: WDEL News    Date: December 1, 2017

Another gang arrest made in Edgemoor drug sales (New Castle County, DE): New Castle County police have made another arrest in a gang investigation that last month sent 11 people to jail for the sale of cocaine and marijuana in the Edgemoor area.
Source: The News Journal    Date: November 17, 2017

Dover Police Gang Investigation Leads to 55 Arrests (Dover, DE): The Dover Police Department has wrapped up a 7-week gang investigation with assistance from the Delaware State Police, Department of Correction, Delaware Probation and Parole and the ATF.
Source: WBOC 16 News    Date: November 2, 2017

Delaware police make 11 arrests in gang investigation (Edgemoor, DE): Delaware police have made nearly a dozen arrests in a months-long gang investigation. New Castle County Police say the investigation targeted the Exit 4/Mag Boys gang and other gangs in Edgemoor, adjacent to Wilmington.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: October 25, 2017

Dover Shooting Frequency Drops After Near-Historic Pace Earlier in Year (Dover, DE): Dover police said there has been a significant downturn in the frequency of shootings this year, a trend officers attributed to a saturation of officers in high-crime areas and a zero tolerance behavior toward nuisance crimes.
Source: WBOC 16 News    Date: October 9, 2017

Touch Money Gang murderer Tymere Righter sentenced to 25 years (Wilmington, DE): A member of Wilmington's Touch Money Gang on Friday was sentenced to 25 years in prison for a May 2014 fatal shooting in Wilmington.
Source: The News Journal    Date: September 29, 2017

Wilmington suspects get younger, but their guns are more powerful (Wilmington, DE): Teenagers in Wilmington are displaying an alarming familiarity with sophisticated and expensive guns, a stark turn from the cheap weapons police pulled off the streets a decade ago.
Source: The News Journal    Date: September 9, 2017

Hundreds attend event in search of answer to end Wilmington violence (Wilmington, DE): More than 400 people gathered in church Saturday seeking solutions to the violence plaguing the streets of Wilmington — the most likely place for a youth to be shot in America.
Source: The News Journal    Date: September 9, 2017

Delaware gang statute employed mostly against blacks (Wilmington, DE): The gang participation statute Delaware prosecutors are aggressively using in Wilmington was first created in the 1980s when Los Angeles was exploding with crack cocaine and gang violence, both of which were being glorified by pop culture.
Source: The News Journal    Date: September 8, 2017

Formerly active Wilmington Blood describes lure of gangs (Wilmington, DE): Michael Harris sat on the steps of a Wilmington home last spring watching life unfold at nearby Prices Run park. As a young man rode an all-terrain vehicle in and out of the park and children playfully screamed in the distance, Harris realized many of the city's youths needed a sense of belonging.
Source: The News Journal    Date: September 8, 2017

Wilmington police detective's arrest could have muddied gang indictment (Wilmington, DE): A sweeping indictment against the Only My Brothers street gang hit a bump last year when the lead detective on the case was arrested.
Source: The News Journal    Date: September 8, 2017

Wilmington: most dangerous place in America for youth (Wilmington, DE): Kids are more likely to be shot in Wilmington than any other U.S. city. Arguments start on Facebook and Twitter between young people age 12 to 17 and are frequently settled with guns. They are targeted for seemingly innocuous insults on social media about a girl, a family member or a pair of sneakers. One shooting often begets another and another.
Source: The News Journal    Date: September 8, 2017

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