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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Cleveland police raid nets suspected member of LME gang (Cleveland, OH): A Cleveland police gang-unit raid on an apartment in the city's Central neighborhood led to the arrest of a 22-year-old suspected member of the LME street gang.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: September 21, 2017

Heartless Felons gang member charged after police pursuit in Parma, police say (Parma, OH): A member of the Heartless Felons gang led police on a chase before crashing into a tree, police say.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: September 15, 2017

Tremont crime: Heartless Felons' gang member receives decades-long prison sentence (Tremont, OH): A Cleveland Heights man has been sentenced to 32 years in prison for committing six Tremont carjackings that date back to the summer of 2015, according to U.S. Attorney Justin E. Herdman.
Source: WOIO 19 News    Date: September 12, 2017

Man gets life without parole for gang shooting that killed 7-year-old boy (Columbus, OH): The judge called it the worst murder he’s seen in his more than 12 years on the bench. Marctarius Grace, trying to take revenge against a rival gang member, indiscriminately fired as many as a dozen shots into a car parked outside a Near East Side convenience store on March 4, 2016.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: September 11, 2017

Border Patrol agents arrest two MS-13 gang members in northwest Ohio (Cleveland, OH): U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested two members of the notorious MS-13 gang last week in separate incidents near the Sandusky Bay Station in Port Clinton, authorities said.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: September 5, 2017

Youth PTSD can perpetuate cycles of violence, Children's Hospital doctor says (Cincinnati, OH): Dr. Victor Garcia has seen a 300 percent increase in the number of children with gunshot wounds since he started work at Cincinnati Children's Hospital's trauma ward, he said at a City Council committee meeting Tuesday.
Source: WCPO 9 News    Date: September 5, 2017

Local gang member sentenced to 15 years for murder (Cuyahoga County, OH): A member of the local "Heartless Felons" gang will serve 15 years in jail after he murdered a rival gang member in 2015.
Source: WKYC 3 News    Date: August 31, 2017

Witness intimidation investigation launched after murder suspect acquitted in Crow case (Cincinnati, OH): Witnesses to a murder say their lives were threatened through Facebook so they didn't honor subpoenas to testify. Some say that contributed to the acquittal of the man police say killed a local high school student.
Source: WKRC 12 News    Date: August 30, 2017

Graffiti spreading in Hilliard; reports spike in recent weeks (Hilliard, OH): Hilliard police say what started as one graffiti report last November is now spreading city-wide. “We noticed it on the east die of town on Britton Parkway,” says Lt. Ron Clark with the Hilliard Police Department’s detective bureau. “Now it’s becoming prevalent in Old Hilliard by our two parks – First Responder Park and Hilliard Station Park.”
Source: WBNS 10 News    Date: August 24, 2017

Heartless Felons gang member sentenced to 64 years in prison for Tremont carjackings (Cleveland, OH): Two Cleveland gang members were sentenced on Wednesday for their role in several carjackings in Tremont.
Source: News 5 Cleveland    Date: August 23, 2017

One fugitive MS-13 gang member caught, second remains on the lam (Columbus, OH): One of two fugitive members of the MS-13 drug gang operating out of Columbus was arrested Friday morning in New Jersey, according to the local U.S. attorney’s office.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: August 18, 2017

Several members of MS-13 gang arrested in central Ohio (Columbus, OH): Multiple members of the MS-13 gang have been arrested in central Ohio, according to federal authorities. According to a release by the Department of Justice, federal and local law enforcement agencies in central Ohio and Indiana arrested 11 people Tuesday morning associated with the MS-13 gang.
Source: WSYX 6 News    Date: August 15, 2017

'90s drug gang members facing new drug charges (Youngstown, OH): As members of the street gang that pioneered the sale of crack cocaine in the early 1990s in the city, Aaron Rogers and Brian Hunter weren’t just taking part in The Game – they were all-stars.
Source: The Vindicator    Date: August 14, 2017

DeWine addresses gang violence in prison visit (Orient, OH): Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine addressed gang violence in Ohio's prisons Monday.
Source: WTTE FOX 28 News    Date: August 14, 2017

Four charged in two-year investigation into Cleveland street gang (Cleveland, OH): Four men are charged in connection with a nearly two-year investigation into a violent street gang accused of involvement in high-speed car chases, gun possession, shootings and drug dealing.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: August 8, 2017

County targets drugs, gangs, social media (Cleveland, OH): There are a number of dangers facing today’s teens, and Bradley County Schools is making sure its teachers are aware.
Source: Cleveland Daily Banner    Date: August 4, 2017

Toledo gang member sentenced to 11 years for assault, discharging firearm (Toledo, OH): A Toledo gang member involved in a shooting at a house where children were playing was sentenced Wednesday to 11 years in prison.
Source: The Blade    Date: July 26, 2017

Jury convicts man in gang shooting that killed 7-year-old boy (Franklin County, OH): A 19-year-old man was convicted Wednesday of a gang-related shooting that killed a 7-year-old boy and injured his two younger siblings last year as they sat in a parked car outside a Near East Side convenience store.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: July 26, 2017

Pike Co. Sheriff: 16 charged in gang-related drug ring (Pike County, OH): Sixteen people are facing charges in connection to drug trafficking with gang ties, Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader announced Thursday.
Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer    Date: July 6, 2017

Pike County sheriff outlines series of drug busts (Waverly, OH): Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader said Thursday that the alert he issued a week ago telling people that gang members might have been planning to come to southern Ohio to kill snitches was no joke.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: July 6, 2017

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