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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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Suspect in gang-related shooting arrested after SLC police respond to kidnapping call (Salt Lake City, UT): Salt Lake City police arrested the prime suspect in a gang-related shooting after officers responded to a report of an aggravated kidnapping early Wednesday morning.
Source: KSTU FOX 13 News    Date: August 24, 2016

16 Year Old Wounded In Suspected Glendale Gang Shooting (Salt Lake City, UT): A 16 year old boy is in serious condition and the Salt Lake City police are looking for two suspects following what they're calling a "gang shooting" Tuesday evening outside of a Glendale school.
Source: ABC 4 Utah    Date: August 23, 2016

Dad turns in son accused of firing 28 shots at rival gang house, police say (Salt Lake City, UT): Salt Lake police have arrested a man who they believe fired 28 rounds into a rival gang member's house. The incident also resulted in a Salt Lake police officer accidentally shooting himself in the foot while setting up a containment area to capture the man.
Source: Deseret News    Date: August 8, 2016

Third man pleads guilty in 2009 wrong-house gang slaying (Salt Lake City, UT): A third man has pleaded guilty to killing an innocent bystander as she slept after they stumbled into the wrong house searching for rival gang members.
Source: Deseret News    Date: August 1, 2016

3 of 4 Utah men tied to 2009 homicide have pleaded guilty (Salt Lake City, UT): Three of the four men tied to the 2009 shooting death of a woman, which occurred when gang members entered the wrong house looking for rivals, have now pleaded guilty.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: July 30, 2016

Oak Den residents say gang-related shooting shows bigger neighborhood problem (Ogden, UT): An Ogden family said Tuesday’s early morning violence is a sign of their neighborhood’s growing insecurity. Police reported a gang-related shooting of a 37-year-old man at around 1 a.m. at the intersection of 23rd Street and Monroe Boulevard.
Source: Standard Examiner    Date: July 20, 2016

Utah man sent to prison for 2009 wrong-house homicide (Salt Lake City, UT): A man tied to the shooting death of a woman after he and others entered the wrong house while looking for rival gang members was sentenced to prison Wednesday for his role in the crime.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: July 20, 2016

19-year-old charged with attempted murder after shooting man 4 times in Ogden (Ogden, UT): A 19-year-old man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder after he was named as a person of interest in what police say was a gang-related altercation Saturday, June 18.
Source: Standard Examiner    Date: July 11, 2016

Attorneys ask federal court to cut names from Ogden gang database (Salt Lake City, UT): Two men convicted under the overturned Ogden gang injunction are asking a federal judge to order their records be deleted from law enforcement’s gang member-tracking database.
Source: Standard-Examiner    Date: July 5, 2016

Stymied by the courts, prosecutors use an old tool against a Utah street gang (Ogden, UT): They've said they can recruit anyone into their gang, according to the court documents charging them with crimes. They have tagged their moniker — Titanic Crip Society — in spray paint throughout northern Utah counties, prosecutors say. They've fired guns at rival gang members, sold drugs and started prison fights.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: July 3, 2016

Man sent to prison for firing 19 bullets into sleeping baby's room (Salt Lake City, UT): Despite making impressive strides in jail and promises he would never return to gang life, a judge on Friday said the young man's crimes were so heinous he had to send him to prison.
Source: Deseret News    Date: June 24, 2016

Weber County Attorney's Office prosecuting gang operatives for recruiting conspiracy (Ogden, UT): The Weber County Attorney's Office announced Wednesday that it is prosecuting six purported gang operatives for allegedly recruiting and manipulating "vulnerable" youths, among other accusations.
Source: Deseret News    Date: June 22, 2016

Man shot 4 times in Ogden gang altercation, in critical condition, police say (Ogden, UT): An altercation turned violent early Saturday morning in Ogden, leaving one man in critical condition. Two males were walking south on Washington Boulevard when they began arguing with a group of men across the street, police say. Three to four people crossed the street to confront the two men, a fight broke out, and one suspect pulled out a handgun and shot the victim four times in the torso.
Source: Standard Examiner    Date: June 18, 2016

Man who admitted to drive-by shooting into baby's room says he has left gang life (Salt Lake City, UT): A man who admitted to mistakenly sending 29 bullets toward an infant's bedroom in an attempted drive-by shooting pledged to eschew gang life entirely if he is released from jail, while prosecutors called to send him to prison.
Source: KSL News    Date: June 13, 2016

2 arrested in connection to Friday gang shooting in Ogden (Ogden, UT): Police have arrested two men in connection to a shooting that took place Friday in Ogden. Emanuel Carranza, 27, and Justin Martinez, 28, were arrested and booked in connection to a shooting that took place near 29th Street and Porter Avenue and ended with SWAT action, according to a statement from the Ogden City Police Department on Facebook.
Source: Standard Examiner    Date: June 11, 2016

SWAT comes up empty in standoff with gang-related homicide suspect in Midvale (Midvale, UT): SWAT officers came up empty after a prolonged standoff with what they thought was a possibly armed and barricaded homicide suspect in Midvale Wednesday morning.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: June 8, 2016

Retrial ordered for gang leader in 2011 Nugget shootout (Millcreek, UT): A 17-year-old was shot through his hand in what police described as a gang-related attack in Millcreek. The teen was with another male Wednesday in the parking lot of an apartment building at 6:50 p.m. near 400 East and 4140 South, when another teen approached and asked the victim's gang affiliation, Unified police reported.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: June 8, 2016

Murder Suspect Turns Himself in to Police (Midvale, UT): Unified police say the fugitive from Wednesday morning's SWAT operation turned himself in to detectives. Police say media coverage put the pressure on Keison J. Kuykendall to the point that he turned himself in.
Source: KTVX ABC 4 News    Date: June 8, 2016

Man arrested in connection with Salt Lake City park shooting (Salt Lake City, UT): Salt Lake City police booked a man into jail early Monday morning after a gang-related shooting broke out Sunday night near a child's birthday party in Jordan Park.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: June 6, 2016

'Problem house' boarded up after two Ogden gang shootings (Ogden, UT): The front door of a home where a man died in an apparent gang-related shooting in May has been boarded up, and police hope the dwelling’s time as a “problem house” is now over.
Source: Standard Examiner    Date: June 2, 2016

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