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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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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

3 charged in death of Utah man during gang-related break-in (Salt Lake City, UT): Three men were charged Wednesday in the shooting death of a Holladay man during a gang-related break-in at the victim's apartment last month. Damian Antonio Garcia, 19, was charged in 3rd District Court with first-degree felony counts of murder and aggravated burglary in the May 21 death of 46-year-old Darrin Jackson.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: June 1, 2016

Two 18-year-olds charged in Ogden gang shooting (Ogden, UT): Two 18-year-olds have been charged in a gang-related shooting in Ogden over the weekend. One of the young men is facing a murder charge.
Source: Deseret News    Date: May 12, 2016

Utah man charged in gang-related shooting death (Ogden, UT): The alleged triggerman in a gang-related shooting in Ogden last week has been charged with murder. Devin Brock Smith, 18, was charged Monday in 1st District Court with first-degree felony murder in the death of 29-year-old Miguel Angel Rios
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: May 9, 2016

Man suffers life-threatening injuries in Ogden shooting (Ogden, UT): A gang-related shooting left one man with life-threatening injuries Friday afternoon, according to police.
Source: Deseret News    Date: May 7, 2016

Suspected gang graffiti found in Park City (Park City, UT): Graffiti suspected to be the markings of a gang was found in Prospector in early May, the Park City Police Department said, indicating it has been some time since gang graffiti has been seen in the city.
Source: The Park Record    Date: May 6, 2016

Man sentenced for killing Utah store clerk during gang-related armed robbery (Salt Lake City, UT): Just before he received a sentence that could possibly keep him in prison for the rest of his life, Juan Andreas Zalazar told a judge that he hopes to change while he serves time behind bars for shooting and killing Lee Mart clerk David Marsh last year.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: April 26, 2016

Gang Activity Down Across State (Sandy, UT): Thousands of officers came together Wednesday at the South Towne Expo Center for the Utah Gang Conference. Officers are seeing activity from gangs across the state and are sharing ideas on how to combat them.
Source: ABC 4 Utah    Date: April 13, 2016

Utah man sentenced in gang-related fatal shooting (West Valley City, UT): A 29-year-old man has been sentenced to prison for up to life for his part in the death of a rival gang member during a 2013 drive-by shooting in West Valley City.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: April 11, 2016

Salt Lake County Jail West Valley man admits to 2 killings stemming from gang violence (Salt Lake City, UT): A West Valley man pleaded guilty Wednesday to manslaughter in two unresolved homicides dating back nearly nine years.
Source: KSL News    Date: April 6, 2016

Ogden police investigate possible gang-related shooting (Ogden, UT): One man was injured and another arrested Sunday following an apparent gang-related shooting, according to police.
Source: Deseret News    Date: April 4, 2016

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