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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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LPD fights gangs with prevention (LaGrange, GA): During a recent meeting of the LaGrange City Council, several citizens stepped forward and asked what is being done by the city to keep children out of gangs. One of the central points of discussion was what efforts the city and the LaGrange Police Department are making to stop gangs through prevention, community outreach and education.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: September 4, 2017

Bloods leader receives 25 years in prison (Brunswick, GA): Calvin Duane Lewis, accused leader of the Rollin’ 20s — the local set of the Bloods street gang — received 25 years in prison Monday for his role in the gang’s drug trafficking conspiracy and associated crimes.
Source: The Brunswick News    Date: August 28, 2017

Columbus detectives arrest two teenage burglary suspects, clearing 6 cases (Columbus, GA): Two teenagers are in Muscogee County Jail after police say they were caught Wednesday connected to five home burglaries and one stolen vehicle case.
Source: WRBL News 3    Date: August 25, 2017

Alleged gang members charged in burglary ring after police chase ends with crash (Columbus, GA): Two men were arrested Wednesday afternoon after allegedly fleeing Columbus police in a in stolen SUV used in five residential burglaries, authorities said.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer    Date: August 25, 2017

Reporting crimes to officers makes for a safer community (Dothan, GA): Communicating is one of the main ways police officers are able to solve crimes they often ask for help from you through social media and even through our broadcasts.
Source: DothanFirst    Date: August 25, 2017

Man gets life sentence for 2016 murder (Troup County, GA) : Jerry Carston was found guilty of murder Thursday at Troup County Superior Court, according to assistant district attorney James Powers. The court sentenced him to life plus 45 years for a shooting that happened in 2016.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: August 25, 2017

Gangster Disciple faces life without parole as repeat offender (Marietta, GA): An alleged member of the Gangster Disciples street gang, who have a long history in the metro Atlanta area, is facing life in prison for his role in a 2015 murder in Austell.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: August 24, 2017

Street Gangster Convicted In Deadly Armed Robbery In Cobb (Marietta, GA): A Mableton man associated with the Gangster Disciples street gang has been convicted of murder in a 2015 armed robbery at an apartment complex, Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds announced Thursday. Darius Jarrell Dunn, 25, was convicted by a Cobb jury this week, the DA said.
Source: South Cobb Patch    Date: August 24, 2017

Good News: New anti-gang initiative (Savannah, GA): Starting a movement to lead young people in Savannah down the right path. The Frank Callen Boys & Girls Club introduced a new anti-gang initiative on Wednesday, presenting the program to members of the community and community leaders.
Source: WTOC 11 News    Date: August 23, 2017

Two plead guilty to 2014 fight, shooting outside Lawrenceville high school (Lawrenceville, GA): Two men accused of accidentally shooting their friend during a fight near a high school in Lawrenceville in 2014 pleaded guilty rather than going to trial last week.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post    Date: August 21, 2017

Gang trio gets prison in Cobb gun shop robbery that ended in gunfire (Cobb County, GA): Three gang members were each recently sentenced to a decade of prison time for robbing a gun shop in Cobb County about a year ago.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: August 17, 2017

3 Gang Members Get 20 Years For Burglarizing Marietta Gun Shop (Marietta, GA): Three gang members caught burglarizing a gun store in Marietta have been sentenced to 20 years each, Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds announced Wednesday.
Source: Marietta Patch    Date: August 16, 2017

Alleged Savannah gang member indicted for murder in City Market deaths (Savannah, GA): A 17-year-old alleged Savannah gang member on Wednesday was indicted on multiple murder and vehicular homicide charges in the post-July 4 crime spree in and near City Market that killed Scott Waldrup and two others.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: August 16, 2017

Running to his mother: Two gang members found guilty of murdering Atlanta man (Atlanta, GA): Officials said a mother watched her son's final breaths as he collapsed and died on her living room floor. Now two men have been found guilty in his death.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: August 15, 2017

Judge declares mistrial in alleged Fulton County gang trial (Atlanta, GA): On a day when many expected a verdict in the Darius Bottoms murder trial, a Fulton county judge declared a mistrial against three alleged Fulton County alleged gang members charged with his murder.
Source: WGCL CBS Atlanta    Date: August 14, 2017

Verdict expected soon in three-year-old murder case (Atlanta, GA): A verdict could come as soon as Monday for three suspects accused of murdering a man they mistook for a rival gang member.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: August 13, 2017

Two accused of shooting friend during fight outside Lawrenceville high school to face trial (Lawrenceville, GA): Two alleged gang members accused of accidentally shooting their friend during a fight near a Lawrenceville high school in 2014 are expected to go to trial this week.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post    Date: August 12, 2017

3 alleged Savannah gang members plead not guilty in Tatemville slaying (Savannah, GA): A defiant Savannah man charged with directing the September gang-related slaying of Dominique Powell in Tatemville refused on Friday to enter a written plea to charges against him, prompting the judge to direct a not guilty plea.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: August 11, 2017

Jury deliberations begin in Fulton County gang trial (Atlanta, GA): A jury will begin deliberations Thursday in a Fulton County gang trial. Closing arguments lasted nearly five hours Wednesday in the murder trial of an Atlanta City Council woman's nephew. Darius Bottoms, 18, was shot and killed June 2014.
Source: WGCL CBS Atlanta    Date: August 10, 2017

Marietta Police probe gang links in home invasion (Marietta, GA): A case involving a mother who said she shot a man who allegedly broke into her home while her three children were sleeping is now part of a gang-related investigation, according to the Marietta Police Department.
Source: The Marietta Daily Journal    Date: August 7, 2017

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