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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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Salem woman pleads guilty to trafficking in gang activity probe (Columbianna County, OH): Susan Jones, a member of a multi-person indictment regarding gang activity in Salem, pleaded guilty to nine charges Thursday in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court.
Source: Salem News    Date: May 25, 2018

Richmond Heights juvenile gang member facing adult prison for armed Lake County robberies (Lake County, OH): A 17-year-old member of a notorious Cleveland gang has admitted holding up two Lake County businesses at gunpoint.
Source: The News-Herald    Date: May 24, 2018

Teen shot for second time in two months in Cleveland gang-retaliation drive-by, police say (Cleveland, OH): A Cleveland street gang targeted a 16-year-old boy who was shot for the second time Tuesday in as many months, according to police reports.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: May 23, 2018

Wade Park gang linked to spate of Hough shootings, including one that severely injured boy, 10 (Cleveland, OH): A Cleveland street gang is linked to the spate of shootings in the Hough neighborhood, including one man who shot at four police officers and later shot a 10-year-old boy in the face as he slept inside his home, officials said.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: May 18, 2018

Cuyahoga County corrections officer favored Heartless Felons, gave them porn and pop, records say (Cleveland, OH): A former Cuyahoga County jail guard favored inmates affiliated with the Heartless Felons street gang, including bringing the gang members pornography and tobacco products, according to an investigative file in the case.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: May 4, 2018

MCSO: Juvenile gangs robbing cell phone stores, gun shops (Dayton, OH): The Montgomery County Sheriff said Dayton have a juvenile gang problem, and those gangs are responsible for some of the recent phone and gun store break-ins.
Source: WKEF ABC 22 News    Date: May 2, 2018

Nine charged in relation to gang activity, drug sales (Toledo, OH): Following a two-year investigation by the Metro Drug Task Force and Toledo Police Gang Unit, nine Toledoans, believed to be part of a gang, were indicted for selling heroin across the city as well as other felony charges.
Source: The Blade    Date: April 30, 2018

Two alleged gang members indicted in shooting deaths of pregnant woman, man in Hilltop home (Columbus, OH): A Franklin County Grand Jury has indicted two alleged gang members in the shooting deaths of a pregnant woman and her boyfriend in a Hilltop area home, New Year's Day.
Source: WCMH NBC 4 News    Date: April 27, 2018

Turner murder trial opens (Steubenville, OH): The jury in the aggravated murder trial of Donnell I. “Rida” Turner, 24, of Steubenville will hear about gang life in the city.
Source: The Herald-Star    Date: April 24, 2018

Columbus police cracking down on 'squad' violence (Columbus, OH): You've heard about the efforts to stop gang violence in the city, but police are also cracking down on another group. They're called Squads and police said they are very similar to gangs. Just like gangs, authorities said these Squads have various names. They are also violent.
Source: WCMH NBC 4 News    Date: April 24, 2018

WSU researchers aim to decrease gang violence (Dayton, OH): The Bloods and the Crips. The Black Dragons and Asian Boyz. These and other street gangs can be very dangerous to each other, but their geographic separation helps reduce the potential for shootings, stabbings and beatings.
Source: Sidney Daily News    Date: March 16, 2018

Cleveland man convicted in deadly gang shooting near East 4th Street (Cleveland, OH): A judge on Thursday convicted a Cleveland man of taking part in a gang-related shooting on Euclid Avenue near East 4th Street in 2015.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: March 15, 2018

Police: Suspects still at large after shooting child, teen in gang-related activity on Cleveland's East Side (Cleveland, OH): A 15-year-old boy and a 5-year-old girl are now recovering from gunshot wounds after an incident at Arbor Park Village on Cleveland's East Side Monday evening.
Source: WTOL 11 News    Date: March 13, 2018

Duo that tried to kill Cleveland priest were teen gang members, prosecutors say (Cleveland, OH): The teenage duo who tried to kill a Cleveland priest during an ambush-style robbery are gang members, prosecutors said on Tuesday.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: March 13, 2018

Gang Guidance: Wright State researchers develop computer tool designed to reduce street-gang violence (Dayton, OH): A team of researchers at Wright State University has developed a computer tool they hope will enable social workers to step in before violence occurs and keep potential offenders from committing crimes.
Source: Wright State University    Date: March 7, 2018

Alleged gang member gets lesser sentence, again (Lisbon, OH): Nathaniel Baker, 19, Cleveland, a reported member of the Heartless Felons Gang, received a lesser sentence the second time around when he was sentenced in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court.
Source: Salem News    Date: March 5, 2018

Mexico Arrests MS13 Leader Busting Up Latest Gang Trafficking Ring (Columbus, OH): Mexico authorities have arrested an MS13 leader in Tijuana, disrupting another attempt by the gang to create a small international drug trafficking pipeline into the United States.
Source: InSight Crime    Date: March 3, 2018

Columbus MS-13 gang members -- including 1 from Dayton -- hit with new criminal charges (Columbus, OH): A new federal indictment accuses 23 Columbus MS-13 gang members -- a Dayton man is identified as one of them -- with conspiracy to commit racketeering, including five homicides in central Ohio.
Source: Dayton Daily News    Date: February 16, 2018

Columbus MS-13 gang members -- including 1 from Dayton -- hit with new criminal charges (Columbus, OH): A new federal indictment accuses 23 Columbus MS-13 gang members -- a Dayton man is identified as one of them -- with conspiracy to commit racketeering, including five homicides in central Ohio.
Source: Dayton Daily News    Date: February 16, 2018

Charges expected that could tie MS-13 gang to Columbus killings (Columbus, OH): More indictments are expected in a case targeting a violent international street gang, MS-13, that could connect members to local homicides, sources confirmed to The Dispatch.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: February 11, 2018

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