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Ogden wants lawsuit over gang restraining orders tossed (Ogden, UT): Lawyers for Weber County and the City of Ogden are asking a judge to dismiss a potential class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of alleged gang members served with a series of restraining orders.
Source: KSTU FOX 13 News    Date: March 19, 2015

4 people stabbed during WVC party, 1 critically injured, police say (West Valley City, UT): Four people were injured in a stabbing after what appears to be a gang-related fight at a West Valley City apartment early Saturday morning, according to West Valley City police.
Source: KSTU FOX 13 News    Date: March 14, 2015

Feds nab Utah gang fugitive in California (Sacramento, UT): A violent Utah fugitive with alleged gang ties has been arrested by federal marshals in California. Michael Steven Bonilla, 19 — who had pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree felony attempted murder and two counts of felony discharge of a firearm, but absconded prior to sentencing in December — was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon in Sacramento, Calif., according to Marilyn Felkner of the Salt Lake Area Gang Project.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: February 18, 2015

Utah man pleads guilty to manslaughter in 2013 shooting death of rival gang member (Salt Lake City, UT): A Utah man accused of shooting and killing a rival gang member in 2013 has pleaded guilty to reduced charges.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: February 2, 2015

Provo police arrest 2 in gang-related shooting that seriously injured man (Provo, UT): Provo police confirmed Tuesday they have arrested two male suspects in a shooting that left another man in serious condition with a head wound.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: January 13, 2015

15-year-old stabbed by another teen in gang-related fight, police say (Midvale, UT): A 15-year-old boy is in serious condition after being stabbed by another teen as they left a counselor's office Thursday, police said.
Source: Deseret News    Date: November 6, 2014

One injured in gang-related shooting in Utah (Salt Lake City, UT): Salt Lake City police are investigating a gang-related shooting that left one man injured outside a Sugar House club in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: November 3, 2014

ACLU wants convictions under Utah anti-gang injunction thrown out (Ogden, UT): The ACLU of Utah requested Tuesday that all convictions of people charged with violating an injunction forbidding members of the Ogden Trece gang from associating with each other in public be thrown out.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: October 28, 2014

Man injured in shooting outside WVC restaurant (West Valley City, UT): A teenager was shot early Saturday in a McDonald's parking lot in West Valley City in what appears to be a gang-related incident, police said.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: October 25, 2014

Man shot in head in SLC gang dispute (Salt Lake City, UT): A Salt Lake City man is recovering from a gunshot wound to the head after a rival gang confrontation outside a night club.
Source: Deseret News    Date: October 12, 2014

Utah mother accused of driving as teen son opened fire on rival gang members (Salt Lake City, UT): A Utah woman is accused of driving her teenage son by a convenience store to shoot at rival gang members he had been fighting with at school.
Source: FOX News    Date: October 1, 2014

SLCPD nabs brothers in nightclub drive-by shooting (Salt Lake City, UT): Police arrested two brothers in a suspected gang-related drive-by shooting outside a downtown Salt Lake City night club early Friday morning.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: September 26, 2014

Police arrest seven in case of kidnapping and assault (Orem, UT): Seven people are behind bars after a bizarre case of gang violence in Utah County. It involved a 16-year-old girl being kidnapped and one man stabbed several times.
Source: KTVX ABC 4 News    Date: September 17, 2014

3 charged in Kearns gang shooting, chase (Kearns, UT): Three men were charged Wednesday in connection with a gang-related shooting in a Kearns parking lot that ended in a high-speed chase.
Source: Deseret News    Date: September 17, 2014

5 arrested after shooting, high-speed chase (Murray, UT): Five people were arrested following a gang-related shooting and a high-speed chase that reached speeds of 120 mph. The wild scenario stretched from the Salt Lake-Davis county line through Taylorsville and Murray and put the public in "significant jeopardy," said Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder.
Source: KSL 5 News    Date: September 10, 2014

Police seek suspects in northwest Salt Lake City shootings (Salt Lake City, UT): If you know something about a gang-related shooting incident in northwest Salt Lake City early Tuesday morning, police want to hear from you.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: August 27, 2014

Man ordered to stand trial in gang-related Utah homicide (Ogden, UT): Three letters inked on Ruben Alvarado Nava III's arm were all that was needed to spark a dispute that led to a fatal shooting one September night during a house party in Roy, a police investigator testified in an Ogden courtroom Friday. Those three letters: SUR.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: August 1, 2014

Alleged Roy gang shooter pleads not guilty (Ogden, UT): An alleged gang shooter said in a video interview with police that the gun that killed a member of another gang went off accidentally.
Source: Standard-Examiner    Date: August 1, 2014

Gang spat led to fatal Roy shooting (Ogden, UT): Details of the night Ruben Nava allegedly shot and killed a man at a party over gang disputes are beginning to surface.
Source: Standard-Examiner    Date: July 24, 2014

Two charged in South Salt Lake shooting death (South Salt Lake, UT): Two men arrested in the gang-related shooting death of a man in late June have now been charged in connection with the crime.
Source: Deseret News    Date: July 22, 2014

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