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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Gangs at the Jersey Shore (New Jersey): A look at the growing business of murder, crime and fear at the hands of New Jersey gangs.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: March 29, 2010

Union County Prosecutor's Office gang database helps investigations (Union County, NJ): The Union County Prosecutor's Office started looking more closely at local gangs about seven years ago because, in the words of Prosecutor Theodore Romankow, "we realized (local police) departments were using intelligence printed on three-by-five index cards.'
Source: Home News Tribune    Date: March 29, 2010

Gangs thriving in S.J. prisons (Camden, NJ): When authorities smashed a street gang that dealt drugs and violence in Camden, they swept dangerous figures off street corners along Broadway.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: March 29, 2010

'Gangs' series investigates Central Jersey's criminal organizations (New Jersey): Murder. Fear. Intimidation. Gangs, like the Bloods and MS-13, are terrorizing New Jersey.
Source: Courier News    Date: March 21, 2010

Asbury Park woman gets 15 years for role in gang-related shooting (Freehold, NJ): Before sentencing her to 15 years in prison, a judge Tuesday chastised an Asbury Park woman for her role in the Bloods street gang and murder of a gang member suspected of snitching.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: March 9, 2010

Newark Bloods gang member gets life in prison for fatal turf shooting (Irvington, NJ): A member of the Bloods street gang was sentenced Monday to life in prison, plus another 30 years, for an Irvington turf war shooting that left one member of the rival Crips gang dead and another wounded.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: March 2, 2010

Shopping the shootings and gangs (Jersey City, NJ): After growing up in Jersey City, Rhonda Moore, 38, worked on Wall Street and as an entertainment planner, but still couldn’t shake her roots.
Source: Hudson Reporter    Date: February 28, 2010

Drug bust in Jersey City nabs 26: including 'Bloods' (Jersey City, NJ): The New Jersey State Police announced on Thursday a major drug bust in Jersey City earlier in the day that led to 26 arrests including several members of the Bloods street gang.
Source: The Hudson Reporter    Date: February 18, 2010

Newark Police capture alleged Bloods member in drug raid (Newark, NJ): An alleged drug dealer and known member of the Bloods street gang was one three women arrested by Newark Police when they raided a North Ward home Thursday morning.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: February 5, 2010

Jersey City double murder likely gang-related (Jersey City, NJ): Two Jersey City men were both shot in the head yesterday morning at the corner of Woodlawn Avenue and Corcoran Street in what police believe to be a gang-related execution.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: February 3, 2010

Two members of N.J. drug ring linked to Bloods gang get prison (Trenton, NJ): A New Jersey member of the Nine Trey Gangsters set of the Bloods street gang has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in a drug distribution ring.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: January 14, 2010

Expert on N.J. gangs enlightens parents, educators in Barnegat (Barnegat, NJ): While there's no denying the ever-expanding presence of gangs throughout the state, there is hope, particularly in Ocean County, where the fight against them is "aggressive," juvenile gang expert Lt. Edwin Torres said.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: January 13, 2010

Drug arrests involve Victory Gardens and Dover residents (Morris County, NJ): Morris County Prosecutor Robert A. Bianchi, Esq., in conjunction with Chief of Investigations William Schievella, New Jersey State Police Colonel Rick Fuentes, Town of Dover Chief of Police Harold Valentine, Randolph Township Chief of Police Robert Mason, and State of New Jersey Department of Human Services Police Deputy Director Donald Haynes have announced the conclusion of a two-and-a-half month undercover gang, gun and drug investigation.
Source: Neighbor News    Date: December 23, 2009

Glouco acts to stop infiltration by gangs (Woodbury, NJ): Gloucester County authorities arrested 80 people in the past year in a second statewide effort to target gang members and other violent offenders.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: December 21, 2009

Gloucester County 'Gangs, Guns' program results in 80 arrests in past year (Woodbury, NJ): In the second phase of a statewide “Gangs, Guns and Violent Crime Control” initiative, 80 persons have been arrested in Gloucester County on weapons, narcotics and other charges since November 2008.
Source: Gloucester County Times    Date: December 14, 2009

Essex V.I.P.E.R. Unit beginning to turn tide against street gangs, drug traffickers (Newark, NJ): There are roughly 10,000 gang members roaming the streets of Essex County, and Thomas Fennelly has a dossier on every one of them.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: December 13, 2009

Six arrested in Victory Gardens-based drug ring (Victory Gardens, NJ): A law enforcement task force over the past two weeks arrested five adults and one juvenile — some with reputed gang ties or carrying handguns — who allegedly are part of a cocaine-dealing business based in Victory Gardens, the Morris County Prosecutor's Office announced Thursday.
Source: Daily Record    Date: December 4, 2009

Individuals with ties to gangs in Teaneck arrested (Bergen County, NJ): Nine individuals from Teaneck, Hackensack, Englewood and North Bergen were arrested Nov. 18 on various drug distribution and possession charges as well as weapons distribution and possession charges, according to Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli.
Source: Teaneck Suburbanite    Date: November 26, 2009

Alleged gang members busted (Bergen, NJ): Eight alleged members and associates of the Bloods and Crips street gangs have been arrested on drug and weapons charges by a task force from Bergen and Hudson counties and the Secret Service, authorities announced Wednesday.
Source: The Record    Date: November 19, 2009

Newark teen assaulted outside of Oliver Street School (Newark, NJ): David Quinones Jr., 14, was walking away from Oliver Street School in Newark and headed home when he saw another kid looking at him intently.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: October 30, 2009

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