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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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Witness won't testify in trial of accused gang members (Albany, GA): A witness is balking at testifying at the southwest Georgia trial of two men accused in a deadly drive-by-shooting.
Source: WSB-TV 2 News    Date: May 22, 2017

Teen pleads guilty to attempted armed robbery (Troup County, GA): An 18-year-old man and alleged gang member pleaded guilty in a Troup County Superior Courtroom Monday morning. Derrean Demetrius Tucker was accused of attempting to rob two Hispanic men in the front yard of their home in August 2016.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: May 22, 2017

Athens gang members arrested in attack streamed on Facebook (Athens, GA): Police recently arrested two Athens street gang members who live-streamed a Facebook video of them brutally beating a rival gang member, according to an Athens-Clarke County police report obtained Friday by the Athens Banner-Herald and OnlineAthens.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: May 19, 2017

Gang members lay in wait in her Warner Robins home; now she’s going to prison for murder (Perry, GA): A gang member convicted in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor’s father pleaded guilty to felony murder Friday in a Warner Robins gas station killing.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: May 19, 2017

Jury renders verdict in ‘senseless killing’ at pumps of a Warner Robins gas station (Perry, GA): A Houston County jury deliberated only 90 minutes Thursday before finding Deondray Darnell Yarn guilty of murder and all related charges in a gang-related slaying at a Warner Robins gas station three years ago.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: May 18, 2017

Gang charges added in robbery incident (Moultrie, GA): Two men and a woman charged last week in connection with the beating and robbery of a Moultrie man face additional felony charges.
Source: The Moultrie Observer    Date: May 18, 2017

What is a ‘criminal street gang’ under Georgia law? (Columbus, GA): To Columbus the law’s becoming increasingly familiar. It’s the Georgia Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act, under which suspects were charged in a gang assassination at Peachtree Mall, and in a biker murder trial involving a shootout at a Macon Road sports bar.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer    Date: May 17, 2017

Testimony: Warner Robins gas station killing was gang-ordered kidnapping gone wrong (Perry, GA): A gang-ordered kidnapping and planned torture went wrong when a Macon man was shot and killed at the pumps of a busy Murphy USA on Booth Road in Warner Robins three years ago.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: May 16, 2017

Anti-gang program graduates first two participants (Coweta County, GA): At the Boys and Girls Club, G.R.E.A.T. stands for Gang-Resistant Education And Training. The anti-gang program was founded by Cedric Harris of the Coweta County Probation Office. Harris started the program at the Boys and Girls Club in February.
Source: The Newnan Times-Herald    Date: May 14, 2017

New arrests show violent hybrid local gang forming from Bloods, Crips (Marietta, GA): Police arrested three suspected members of rival gangs who have teamed up and wreaked havoc on suburban counties. Now Police are working to shut down the gang as a whole.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: May 6, 2017

Rural gang ‘decimated’ as sheriff and district attorney take aggressive action (Jones County, GA): Social media accolades have been pouring in after Jones County Sheriff Butch Reece announced the RamBros gang has been “decimated.”
Source: The Telegraph    Date: May 6, 2017

Marietta Police say three men were in gang ‘conglomerate’ (Marietta, GA): Marietta Police have released the names of two men arrested Wednesday afternoon as part of an investigation into gang activity, and believe the two along with a third man were involved with the same gang.
Source: The Marietta Daily Journal    Date: May 5, 2017

Man wanted for shooting Athens gang member surrenders (Athens, GA): An Athens shooter for whom a reward had been offered surrendered to authorities Tuesday afternoon.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: May 3, 2017

Jury reaches second verdict of the day in Peachtree Mall murder trial (Columbus, GA) : The jury in the trial of three alleged gangster charged with killing man last year at Columbus’ Peachtree Mall has reached a second verdict after the first was rejected Wednesday.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer    Date: May 3, 2017

Gang drug conspiracy defendant's sentence is secret (Brunswick, GA): In September, Tyrone Middleton — a defendant in the ongoing federal case against 19 suspected members of the local Bloods street gang — pleaded guilty recently to possession of cocaine base with intent to distribute.
Source: The Brunswick News    Date: May 2, 2017

Fourth murder suspect now in jail (Newnan, GA): A man suspected in the 2015 murder of a Newnan teen is now in jail. Andrew Mondre Wright, 24, is charged with murder and violation of the Georgia street gang terrorism and prevention act.
Source: The Newnan Times-Herald    Date: May 1, 2017

Savannah-Chatham police investigate city’s 15th homicide (Savannah, GA): Savannah-Chatham police are investigating four shootings that happened over the weekend, one of which killed 37-year-old Carlton “Cotton” Frazier.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: May 1, 2017

Columbus courts to try two alleged gang murders at once (Columbus, GA): It seems Columbus can’t finish one gang murder trial before starting another. On Monday, as an altered jury restarts deliberations in the trial of three alleged Crips accused of a vengeance killing last year at Columbus’ Peachtree Mall, another court starts jury selection for the trial of three suspects in a fatal 2015 biker gang shootout.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer    Date: April 30, 2017

Arrests in Athens sweep mark new strategy to combat gangs (Athens, GA): This week’s multi-agency sweep that netted nearly a dozen street gang members was a direct response to an increase in drive-by shootings and other gang-related violence over the past several months, Athens-Clarke County Police Chief Scott Freeman said Thursday.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: April 27, 2017

Police search for fourth murder suspect (Newnan, GA): Police began asking for assistance from the public Monday as they pursue the last suspect believed to have been involved in the gang-related murder of a Newnan teen.
Source: The Newnan Times-Herald    Date: April 25, 2017

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