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Former gang member turns her life around (Saskatoon, SK): Gangs are commonly defined as groups of people organizing or engaging in criminal activity. Jorgina Sunn, a former Alberta gang member goes by a different definition. Having seen it all too well from the inside, she says being in a gang meant living in fear every day.
Source: Global News    Date: November 17, 2015

Ex-gang member works to rebuild life (Saskatoon, SK): It was the first time in his life Brad Christianson truly feared going to jail. He was 23 years old on the cold January morning when he walked into court, knowing his fate was sealed. By that time in his young life, Christianson was no stranger to incarceration.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: November 7, 2015

Crazy Indians Brotherhood helps one man leave life of crime (Saskatoon, SK): Gang life is behind him but Howard Martell is marked by the experience with a tattoo beneath his right eye. "One time I was on the bus and there was this little boy with his mom and he said, 'Hey mom, look at the bad guy!' That's when I realized I should get it removed."
Source: CBC News    Date: September 29, 2015

Regina murder prompts concerns over gang activity (Regina, SK): The 21-year-old man charged in the death of a teen made his first court appearance Monday, and the death is once again bringing to light the issue of gang activity and resources available to deter youth in Regina.
Source: Global News    Date: September 21, 2015

Shooting leaves teen boy dead: Police say gangs at the root of much of the city's violence (Saskatoon, SK): Investigators are still sorting out what happened at a Pleasant Hill home Monday night, and how a teenager ended up shot dead. What's clear is that a gun went off and a 16-year-old boy was killed in the 300 block of Avenue Q South.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: September 9, 2015

Gang members seeking way out (Saskatoon, SK): They beat up another woman who wanted to leave the Saskatchewan Warriors street gang, but two young women now say they want to quit the gang, too. Kaitlyn Nicole Daniels, who arrived in court in a wheelchair, and Nia Kristi Mikuso Maurice, pleaded guilty Monday to assaulting Katherine Roberts on April 27.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: August 18, 2015

Former Saskatoon gang member walking to end domestic violence (Saskatoon, SK): In the spring of 2014, Chris Moyah — a former gang member — was walking around Saskatoon looking for help with his life. His partner, who was pregnant, had just left him to get away from his abusive behaviour. Looking back on that time, Moyah says he was down and out.
Source: CBC News    Date: August 18, 2015

Youth sentenced to nine months for stabbing teen at the Ex in 2014 (Saskatoon, SK): A teen who stabbed another teen at the Saskatoon Exhibition last summer says he panicked during a confrontation and pulled out a knife another youth had handed to him just a short time before.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: July 24, 2015

RCMP, justice advocate and former gang member talk Sask. crime (Saskatoon, SK): Police in Saskatoon are asking the public to help them watch for and report suspicious activity in their neighbourhoods. They are also urging everyone to make sure their windows and doors are locked and that security systems are armed and ready.
Source: CBC News    Date: July 23, 2015

Gang members sentenced for their roles in bar melee (Saskatoon, SK): Two men who have spent the last year and a half on remand tried to argue their time already behind bars is sufficient penalty for their roles in a gang-related bar fight in the city.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: July 22, 2015

Three plead guilty in bar melee (Saskatoon, SK): Three men charged with attempted murder in the aftermath of a gang-related bar brawl decided against going to trial and instead pleaded guilty to several lesser charges.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: July 14, 2015

Eight years for random, unprovoked Regina shooting (Regina, SK): There was no question in Justice Ted Zarzeczny’s mind that Kenyon Ralph Kay has struggled in life and that his problems led him to seek refuge with a street gang. But while that provided some explanation, the judge said it was no excuse for the random and unprovoked shooting of a man on a Regina street last year.
Source: Regina Leader-Post    Date: June 29, 2015

Recent shootings gang-related: Saskatoon police (Saskatoon, SK): Police in Saskatoon have confirmed that the people involved in two recent shootings in the city are associated with street gangs.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: June 25, 2015

Gang member who beat cellmate to death shows no remorse, judge says (Saskatoon, SK): A street gang member sentenced to life in prison for the fatal beating of his cellmate will have no chance at parole for 15 years.Dallas Wayne Bird, 27, pleaded guilty this month to second-degree murder in the 2012 death of Elvis Lachance at the Saskatoon Correctional Centre.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: June 24, 2015

Violence, crime still an everyday reality in Saskatoon (Saskatoon, SK): Shane Taysup is accustomed to the sound of gunshots echoing through his neighbourhood. The 26-year-old father of three left the gang life years ago, but the world of drugs and gangs are still close to home.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: June 17, 2015

Youth sentenced for gang-related stabbing (Saskatoon, SK): A teen who was involved in a gang-related stabbing outside a Broadway-area bar will serve the rest of his sentence in open custody. The youth, who was 15 years old at the time of the offence and can't be identified under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, was sentenced Friday in Saskatoon youth court.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: May 30, 2015

Gangs top police survey concerns (Saskatoon, SK): Gang activity was at the top of the list of concerns expressed by Saskatoon residents who took part in a survey conducted on behalf of city police. Insightrix Research Limited gathered the most recent data for 2014 and compared the results to surveys conducted in prior years.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: May 21, 2015

Shooting suspect joined gang at age five (Saskatchewan, SK): Wyatt Baptiste Bear says some of his earliest memories are of gang life. He says he started drinking when he was eight years old, and claims to have smoked his first joint when he was five. He says he was first introduced to the Saskatchewan Warriors street gang that same year.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: May 6, 2015

Murder suspect has gang ties, police say (Saskatoon, SK): The 24-year-old man accused of stabbing another man to death outside the Northwoods Inn motel has gang ties, according to police. Alvin Patrick Naistus is charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing death last Saturday of 44-year-old Billy Johnston.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: April 23, 2015

Saskatoon police creating guns and gangs unit (Saskatoon, SK): Saskatoon's police chief Clive Weighill is forming a gangs and guns unit within the next two weeks. “I never, ever thought in my career as a police officer in Saskatchewan that we would ever be forming such a unit,” Weighill said Thursday.
Source: CKOM Newstalk 650    Date: April 16, 2015

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