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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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Last of four Utah men charged in gang-related, wrong-house homicide is sentenced to prison (Salt Lake City, UT): The last of four men charged with murder in connection with the 2009 shooting death of a woman, which occurred when gang members entered the wrong house looking for rivals, has been sentenced.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: November 30, 2016

Jury convicts Utah man of gang-related murder (Salt Lake City, UT): Following a three-day jury trial, an alleged gang member was convicted Thursday of shooting and killing a Magna man outside the victim's home two years ago.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: November 4, 2016

Alleged gang member killed Utah man over insult, prosecutor says (Salt Lake County, UT): As an enthusiastic member of a gang, image was everything to Utahn Joe Perez, and the teen was stewing after a former member of a rival gang insulted him one day in May 2014 in front of a friend, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: November 1, 2016

Three arrested after report of gang fight, shooting at Orem High School (Orem, UT): Three people were arrested by Orem police officers in relation to a gang shooting last week at Orem High School.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: October 26, 2016

Last of four Utah men charged in gang-related, wrong-house homicide pleads guilty (Salt Lake City, UT): The last of four men charged with murder in connection with the 2009 shooting death of a woman, which occurred when gang members entered the wrong house looking for rivals, has pleaded guilty.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: October 3, 2016

Man suspected in freeway shooting is gang member with violent history (Salt Lake City, UT): An ongoing dispute between rival gangs put motorists on a busy freeway during rush hour traffic at risk when one group opened fire on the other, police say.
Source: Deseret News    Date: September 22, 2016

Utah inmate’s widow sues over husband’s death stemming from attack by other prisoners (Salt Lake City, UT): The widow of an inmate who was fatally beaten and stabbed earlier this year at the Utah State Prison in Draper has filed a federal lawsuit claiming the Department of Corrections violated her husband's constitutional rights by failing to keep him safe.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: September 20, 2016

ACLU wins skirmish in fight against Ogden gang injunction (Salt Lake City, UT): A federal judge has agreed to consolidate lawsuits filed by two Ogden men represented by the American Civil Liberties Union in an ongoing fight against the Ogden City and Weber County gang injunction.
Source: Standard Examiner    Date: September 15, 2016

Charges filed in gang-related prison fights (Salt Lake City, UT): An inmate already serving a sentence of life without parole for killing two people at an Ogden wedding party now faces charges of stabbing another inmate at least 30 times.
Source: Deseret News    Date: September 1, 2016

Police commander says violent Ogden gangs have 'ISIS mindset' (Ogden, UT): The head of a police task force says violent Ogden gang members “have the same mindset as ISIS” — and officers will continue to aggressively target them, anti-gang court injunction or not.
Source: Standard Examiner    Date: August 30, 2016

SLCPD: Hunt on for 2 in suspected street gang shooting (Salt Lake City, UT): Police were looking for two suspected street gang members after a 16-year-old boy was shot and wounded in west Salt Lake City Tuesday night.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: August 24, 2016

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

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