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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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Suspect in gang shootout that killed two sought by police (Canton, GA): Canton police this evening asked for the public's help in locating Bryson Miller, a man indicted April 10 for crimes related to a June 25, 2017 gang shootout that killed two men.
Source: Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News    Date: April 23, 2018

Two plead to gang, marijuana charges (Glynn County, GA): Two men pleaded guilty Monday in Glynn County Superior Court to two counts stemming from a 10-count indictment regarding felony possession of marijuana and gang associations.
Source: The Brunswick News    Date: April 21, 2018

Two gang members convicted in July 2017 murder in southeast Atlanta (Fulton County, GA): A Fulton County Superior Court jury convicted two gang members – 26-year-old Jaquavious Johnson and 21-year-old Scean Mitchell – in the shooting death of a 23-year-old Atlanta man.
Source: WMAZ 13 News    Date: April 20, 2018

Suspects in high-speed U-Haul chase reportedly involved with a gang (Columbus, GA): Suspects involved in a high-speed U-Haul chase in Columbus are reportedly part of a gang known as the Ghostface Gangsters. The gang reportedly originated in a Cobb County jail, according to Columbus police.
Source: WTVM 9 News    Date: April 20, 2018

Bibb Co. Gang Unit works with kids to keep guns from gangs (Macon, GA): Deputies with the Bibb County Sheriff's Office Gang Unit are working to keep guns away from gangs. Lt. Cedric Penson serves on the Gang Unit and said that whole communities contribute to gangs getting their hands on weapons.
Source: WGXA FOX24 News    Date: April 20, 2018

Suspected gang members indicted for Athens shooting (Athens, GA): A Clarke County grand jury this week indicted two suspected gang members in connection with a daytime shooting in the parking lot of an eastside shopping center.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: April 19, 2018

10 men arrested on federal gun and drug charges (Macon, GA): Ten men were arrested on federal charges Thursday morning and one man is still on the run. The United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, Charles E. Peeler made the announcement along with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Special Agent in Charge Arthur D. Peralta.
Source: WMGT 41 NBC News    Date: April 19, 2018

Atlanta rapper Ralo leader of criminal street gang, federal affidavit states (DeKalb County, GA): Atlanta rapper Ralo is facing federal charges after his apartment was raided by multiple agencies on Wednesday. Ralo, whose legal given name is Terrell Davis, is facing two federal counts of possessing with intent to distribute marijuana.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: April 19, 2018

Trial starts for men accused of killing women for gang boss in DeKalb (DeKalb County, GA): After four years of legal grappling in DeKalb County courts, the trial started this week for three of the seven defendants charged with various roles in the executions of two young women, a pair of killings one of the suspects said was caused by an insult to a Bloods gang leader.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: April 19, 2018

Four alleged gang members arrested at Henry County home (McDonough, GA): Four alleged gang members were arrested last week at a home in Henry County, the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office has announced. Clayton County deputies joined forces with their Henry counterparts April 11 to serve an arrest warrant for Nayya Laron Terry, 17. Terry has been wanted since March 12 on a charge of gang activity.
Source: Henry Herald    Date: April 17, 2018

Accused killer freed by Ga. Supreme Court may face ‘court of the street,’ sheriff says (Macon, GA): On a Saturday afternoon in mid-September of 2015, while jurors in a high-profile Macon murder trial deliberated for more than three hours, a bailiff stationed outside the jury room twice informed the judge of “contentious and volatile” deliberations going on inside.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: April 16, 2018

Does Georgia Have A Gang Problem? (Georgia): As the primary race for Georgia governor heats up, candidates are laying out their platforms for the next steps in criminal justice. One approach claims criminal gangs are on the rise. “We have a gang problem in Georgia. In fact, as has been noted, it’s a crisis,” Secretary of State and gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp said in Marietta Square on Tuesday.
Source: WABE 90.1 FM    Date: April 13, 2018

2017 Canton double murder linked to street gang dispute (Canton, GA): It was a late-night shootout between rival factions of the Bloods street gang that left 23-year-old William Kendrick Randall and 26-year-old Tony Samples dead on June 25 last year in a Canton neighborhood, according to indictments filed in Cherokee County this week.
Source: Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News    Date: April 12, 2018

Police: Eight arrested in gang-related shootings (Athens, GA): Investigators have arrested eight alleged gang members they say were involved in several shootings. The Athens-Clarke County Police Department says the offenders have been tied to six of the 14 gang-related shooting that have occurred in 2018.
Source: WGCL CBS Atlanta    Date: April 5, 2018

Suspect who instigated gang-related fight at Kendrick High School pleads not guilty (Columbus, GA) : A teen who followed a 14-year-old in a BMW and instigated a gang-related fight with the youth at Kendrick High School on Feb. 26 pleaded not guilty during a Recorder’s Court hearing Wednesday.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer    Date: April 4, 2018

Alleged Savannah gang member indicted in 2015 slaying (Savannah, GA): An alleged Savannah gang member on Wednesday was indicted for murder and related charges in the 2015 slaying of Hakeem Clark during a robbery on Fahm Street.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: April 4, 2018

Purported Athens gang members charged in recent shootings (Athens, GA): Nine purported gang members were recently charged for their alleged participation in several shooting incidents over a recent six-day period, including a shootout at an eastside shopping center that put the lives of innocent bystanders at risk.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: April 3, 2018

Police to public: Street gangs are at heart of crime issues (Brunswick, GA): The roughly three dozen folks who turned out for Monday’s law enforcement roundtable learned what police officers on the daily beat already know: Street gangs are at the heart of increasing crimes in the Golden Isles.
Source: The Brunswick News    Date: April 2, 2018

Police: Suburban Apartments shooting gang-related (DeKalb County, GA): Police are calling an overnight shooting at a party at Suburban Apartments that sent a 26-year-old woman to the hospital gang-related.
Source: Daily Chronicle    Date: March 31, 2018

Police: Several shots fired in gang related incident at Goodwill parking lot (Athens-Clarke County, GA) : Police were on the scene of an early morning shootout at a Goodwill in the 4000 block of Lexington Road. The overnight shooting is believed to be apart of a recent string of gang-related shootings in the area.
Source: WGCL CBS Atlanta    Date: March 31, 2018

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