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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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Teenager injured in Kearns shooting (Kearns, UT): Suspects in a car fired several rounds into a group of juveniles on Sunday morning in Kearns, according to police. According to witnesses at the scene, one group was wearing red and another group was wearing blue, which means the shooting might have involved gangs, Lohrke said.
Source: KSL News    Date: September 17, 2017

UPD: Kearns shooting likely gang-related (Kearns, UT): Gunfire rang out in a quite Kearns neighborhood around 10:40 a.m. Saturday. Police are still looking for a suspect, but say nobody was hit. According to Unified Police Department, a white male wearing red shot at others in blue, then took off in a dark colored late-model Dodge Caravan with a busted passenger window.
Source: KUTV Channel 2 News    Date: September 9, 2017

Utah judge finds probable cause for case targeting ‘Titanic Crip Society’ gang to move forward (Ogden, UT): An Ogden judge this week ruled that six criminal cases targeting alleged members of a small northern Utah gang can move forward to trial.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: September 7, 2017

Getaway driver in Provo gang killing sentenced to jail (Provo, UT): The getaway driver in a gang-related robbery that left one man dead was sentenced Wednesday to jail. Jerry Otis Hawley, 34, of Eagle Mountain, was ordered to serve one year in jail for attempted negligent homicide, reduced from a third-degree felony to a class A misdemeanor.
Source: Deseret News    Date: August 25, 2017

Man charged in gang-related shooting that killed 14-year-old (Salt Lake County, UT): An 18-year-old man was charged Monday with shooting and killing a 14-year-old boy in West Valley City earlier this month.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: August 21, 2017

Case challenging ‘extreme’ Ogden gang rules moves ahead (Salt Lake City, UT): A federal judge has refused to toss out a lawsuit from two Utah men who say they were falsely labeled as gang members under sweeping city rules that forbid alleged members of an Ogden street gang from being seen together in public.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: August 9, 2017

Federal grants power Northern Utah narcotics task forces (Ogden, UT): Utah police say their efforts to combat major drug rings would not be possible without yearly grants from a federal program that targets significant areas of narcotics trafficking.
Source: Standard Examiner    Date: August 3, 2017

Students learn to say no to gangs (West Jordan, UT): Students are being taught the dangers of joining gangs and are learning the skills to avoid them through Jordan District’s Choose Gang-Free Program.
Source: West Jordan Journal    Date: July 28, 2017

Utah prison inmate ordered to stand trial for gang-related prison murder (Salt Lake City, UT): "I already told you guys I did it," Ramon Luis Rivera told detectives last year, after he allegedly stabbed and stomped a fellow inmate to death at the Utah State Prison.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: July 27, 2017

Getaway driver in Provo gang robbery, shooting pleads guilty (Provo, UT): The alleged getaway driver for three people accused of killing a Provo man in a gang-related robbery and shooting has pleaded guilty.
Source: Deseret News    Date: July 19, 2017

Unified Police: shooting in Kearns is likely gang-related (Kearns, UT): Unified Police are searching for a suspect as well as the victim after a drive-by shooting overnight in Kearns.
Source: KSTU FOX 13 News    Date: June 2, 2017

Utah prosecutors want challenge to strict gang injunction tossed (Salt Lake City, UT): Utah prosecutors asked a judge on Wednesday to toss out a lawsuit by two men who say they were falsely labeled as gang members under a now-defunct injunction that forbade members of a gang from being seen together in public.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: May 24, 2017

Man who hid gun used in gang fight outside Orem High admits to weapons charge (Salt Lake City, UT): A convicted felon who hid a gun that was fired during a fight between rival gangs outside Orem High School last year admitted to a federal weapons charge.
Source: Deseret News    Date: May 24, 2017

Utah jury finds defendants guilty of obstruction, not murder, in gang-related shooting (Salt Lake City, UT): A jury acquitted two men of murder, but found them guilty of giving false information to police, in connection with the 2013 shooting death of a rival gang member in West Valley City.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: May 23, 2017

8 people in Utah detained by ICE during nationwide gang-focused operation (Utah): U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations officers have arrested 1,378 people — eight of whom were detained in Utah — over a six-week period as part of a nationwide operation targeting transnational gang activity.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: May 13, 2017

Utah police discuss rise of criminal activity among children at annual gang conference (Sandy, UT): Law enforcement personnel met in Sandy for their 27th annual gang conference this week, and while many things regarding gangs and gang enforcement have changed, cops said several things stay the same.
Source: KSTU FOX 13 News    Date: April 20, 2017

Four charged with murder for gang-related robbery, shooting at Provo home (Provo, UT): Three men and a woman have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a man during an alleged gang-related robbery at a Provo home last week.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: March 22, 2017

Salt Lake man sent to prison in gang-related home invasion shooting (Salt Lake City, UT): A Salt Lake man has been sentenced to prison for manslaughter in the gang-related home invasion and shooting that killed one man and injured his son.
Source: KSL News    Date: March 13, 2017

Charges filed against 18-year-old over gang-related shooting in WVC (West Valley City, UT): An 18-year-old man was charged Thursday after allegedly shooting a teenage girl during an apparent gang dispute earlier this year.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: March 9, 2017

Following Trump’s lead, Utah’s top prosecutor announces ‘gang initiative’ to crack down on violent crime (Salt Lake City, UT): Utah's top federal prosecutor had a message Friday for gang members committing crime in the state: Law enforcement will find you, arrest you for your crimes and hold you accountable.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: March 3, 2017

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