Photo illustration showing an open laptop and a cloud created from the word “news” Gang-Related News Articles

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 by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory using the control below.

Pennsylvania map graphic 697 articles from Pennsylvania
Attempted homicide dropped to threats charge in gang-related shooting (Allentown, PA): A man facing attempted homicide charges in connection with a gang-related shooting last year instead reached a plea deal with prosecutors on Friday.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: May 6, 2016

Man charged in NYC gang killing arrested in Valley (Allentown, PA): A former New York City man was arrested in Allentown for violating his probation after being charged with conspiracy in a gang-related killing, according to the Northampton County Sheriff's Department and New York City police.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: May 4, 2016

Alleged Pottstown gang member challenges police searches of home (Norristown, PA): An alleged associate of a violent Pottstown drug-related gang who once was shot by a rival gang member claims authorities didn’t have probable cause to search his Upper Pottsgrove residence or file drug charges against him.
Source: The Mercury    Date: May 3, 2016

Latin Kings gang member allegedly threatens to kill hospital workers (Lehigh County, PA): A Bethlehem man who said he was a member of the Latin Kings gang made detailed threats to kill workers at a Lehigh County hospital, police report.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: May 3, 2016

Powerful New Tool to Fight Gang Related Crimes In Monroe County (Monroe County, PA): The Monroe County District Attorney's Office has launched what they hope will become a powerful tool to combat the increase of gang-related crimes in the area.
Source: WYOU News    Date: May 2, 2016

Luzerne County DA: Police presence, collaboration a must when dealing with violent crime (Wilkes-Barre, PA): In the wake of a surge in violent crime in Wilkes-Barre, law enforcement officials in Northeastern Pennsylvania are pointing to increased collaboration between local, state and federal agencies as a key component of their fight for a safer city.
Source: Times Leader    Date: May 1, 2016

York killer to get 25 years for Southside gang conspiracy (York, PA): A York City murderer currently serving 15 to 40 years in state prison for a 2012 slaying is expected to be sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for his Southside gang activity.
Source: The York Dispatch    Date: April 18, 2016

D.A.: 15 members of N. Phila. gang arrested for 2014 violence (Philadelphia, PA): Fifteen members of a North Philadelphia gang were arrested and charged with crimes including murder, conspiracy, and firearms violations for a "violent, ongoing feud and gun battle" in 2014, District Attorney Seth Williams announced Thursday.
Source: The Inquirer    Date: April 14, 2016

Alleged Bethlehem gang shooter facing trial in Allentown case (Bethlehem, PA): The alleged gunman in a gang-related shooting in Bethlehem is now facing trial for an Allentown shooting that same weekend.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: April 12, 2016

Police believe Homewood gang members may be behind Wilkinsburg backyard ambush (Wilkinsburg, PA): One month after six people, including an unborn baby, were murdered in an ambush at a Wilkinsburg backyard cookout, police are probing whether Homewood gang members are responsible.
Source: WTAE Action News 4    Date: April 11, 2016

Prosecutors detail Allentown 'gang war' during plea for 2012 shooting (Allentown, PA): An Allentown man admitted to shooting and paralyzing a rival gang member in what prosecutors said was a "gang war" that led to a spate of shootings in the city four years ago.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: April 1, 2016

Shooting victim, 14, takes witness stand in Bethlehem gang case (Easton, PA): The first gunman shot Taron Walker's 16-year-old friend, who fell to the ground on the street across from a church in south Bethlehem.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: March 30, 2016

Teen shot 8 times in alleged gang dispute testifies against gunmen (Bethlehem, PA): A 14-year-old member of the Bloods gang who was allegedly shot eight times by a member of the rival Crips gang testified Wednesday the shooter initially was searching for his older brother.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: March 30, 2016

Data shows dramatic climb in gun violence in Wilkes-Barre (Wilkes-Barre, PA): Gun violence in the city surged more than 300 percent over the past 10 years, according to a recent review of Wilkes-Barre Police Department data provided to the Times Leader. Police officials, while cautioning their own numbers may not be precise, say the data accurately reflects the trends their officers are seeing play out on the city’s streets.
Source: Times Leader    Date: March 27, 2016

Man arrested for gang-related murder in Norristown (Norristown, PA): Officials in Montgomery County have arrested a man wanted for murder and related offenses in the five-year-old murder of D’Ravious “Ray” Dawkins, which took place on March 18, 2011.
Source: WTXF FOX 29 News    Date: March 18, 2016

Pottstown man faces jail for illegal drug activity (Pottstown, PA): A Pottstown man has admitted to drug trafficking-related charges after his activities were uncovered by authorities investigating drug-related gang violence in Pottstown.
Source: The Times Herald    Date: March 11, 2016

Suspected leader of Pottstown's 'Straight Cash Money Gang' facing federal charges (Philadelphia, PA): A suspected leader of a violent drug trafficking gang in Pottstown that went by the name "Straight Cash Money Gang" now faces federal charges.
Source:    Date: March 8, 2016

7 Gang Members Arrested After Main Line High Speed Chase: Cops (Radnor, PA): A high speed chase that began Tuesday in Tredyffrin Township and ended on the Schuylkill Expressway in Philadelphia has led to the arrest of seven suspected gang members, according to police.
Source: Radnor Patch    Date: March 2, 2016

S.C. woman residing in Stroudsburg area pleads guilty to sex trafficking (Scranton, PA): A South Carolina woman, who resided in the Stroudsburg area at the time of the crimes, has pleaded guilty to participating in a sex trafficking conspiracy in which young women were threatened, forced and coerced into engaging in prostitution in northeastern Pennsylvania, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
Source: Pocono Record    Date: March 1, 2016

'Sammie the Shooter' gets up to 85 years in gang shooting (Philadelphia, PA): A South Philly gang member who unleashed a barrage of 17 bullets with an AK-47 rifle at rival gang members on a street corner in 2007 was sentenced Wednesday to the maximum term of 42 1/2 to 85 years in state prison.
Source: The Inquirer    Date: February 24, 2016

Disclaimer: The news items and links are provided as an informational resource to you. Each of the linked Web page providers has its own policies and practices regarding how long a link to its news item is available before it is archived or a fee is charged. Also, some of the sites require users to register in order to access materials. We do not guarantee the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of any linked Web site information, nor whether a link from the Web site may take the user to unintended or objectionable content. Please contact us to report any problems. Thank you.