Gang-Related News Articles

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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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Gang-linked incidents keep police on the run (Salt Lake City, UT): Salt Lake City gang police had a busy weekend, with four incidents involving gang members or possible gang members.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: August 9, 2005

Shooting incidents result in 3 injuries (Salt Lake County, UT): Three people were injured and three people arrested following two shooting incidents in Salt Lake County early Sunday that may be connected.
Source: Deseret News    Date: August 1, 2005

Davis officers seeking public help after shooting (Fruit Heights, UT): The Davis County Sheriff's Office would like the public's help with information about a shooting Saturday night in Fruit Heights.
Source: Deseret News    Date: July 19, 2005

Gang leader loses appeal in RICO gang case (Salt Lake City, UT): The racketeering conviction of a Utah prisoner accused of running a criminal gang from his cell has been upheld by a federal appeals court.
Source: Casper Star-Tribune    Date: July 7, 2005

Authorities arrest two in connection with drive-by shooting of teenager (Taylorsville, UT): The Salt Lake Metro Gang Unit, along with Taylorsville police, arrested two men in connection with the drive-by shooting of a 15-year-old girl.
Source: Deseret News    Date: June 26, 2005

Man refused to see doctor after shooting (Salt Lake City, UT): A man who was injured in a drive-by shooting but refused to see a doctor was reportedly in good condition Tuesday. The victim's uncle called Salt Lake City police Monday about 2:30 p.m. saying his nephew had been shot.
Source: Deseret News    Date: June 8, 2005

Gang fight breaks out in a Salt Lake neightborhood (Salt Lake City, UT): A gang fight breaks out in a Salt Lake neighborhood... and scares residents who live near the crime scene
Source: KSL News    Date: May 29, 2005

Shooting leads to a fatal crash (West Valley City, UT): Cindy Comeaux had just paid taxes on her car to get it registered Wednesday and was on her way back home to Magna when a Honda Civic crossed into her lane on 4100 South in West Valley City.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: May 26, 2005

W.V. leaders urge residents to enlist in anti-gang efforts (West Valley City, UT): With the gang activity here on the rise in recent years, community leaders want the entire city to be involved in stopping gangs before they start.
Source: Deseret News    Date: May 15, 2005

Heading off kids on the path to gangs (West Valley City, UT): Utah's second-largest city wants to take on rising gang violence one teenager at a time. The proposed remedy: Step in before kids join up.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: May 11, 2005

Gunmen sought in shooting of five (Salt Lake City, UT): The Salt Lake City Police Department said Tuesday it was looking for two men in connection with the weekend shootings of five outside a restaurant.
Source: Deseret News    Date: April 6, 2005

Shooting outside restaurant is gang-related (Salt Lake CIty, UT): Police say a shooting outside a Salt Lake City Denny's restaurant over the weekend was gang-related.
Source: KSL News    Date: April 5, 2005

Man shot to death at Logan's Willow Park (Logan, UT): A 19-year-old man has been shot to death at Logan's Willow Park and Logan police believe it was gang-related.
Source: KUTV Channel 2 News    Date: March 28, 2005

Suspect booked into jail after man shot to death outside apartment (Salt Lake County, UT): A Salt Lake County man was gunned down outside an apartment complex Saturday morning during an argument at a small party.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: March 20, 2005

Vigilance hinders violent gangs (Utah): Not long ago, people in Utah referred to battling bands of youths as "rival groups." The notion of gangs in Utah was just too unthinkable.
Source: Deseret News    Date: March 9, 2005

Utah gang violence rising, officials say (Sandy, UT): One of the messages at this year's Utah Gang Conference at the South Towne Expo Center is that violent gang activity is on the rise again in the Beehive State.
Source: Deseret News    Date: March 5, 2005

Six shots are fired during gang fight (West Valley City, UT): A 19-year-old man allegedly fired about six rounds at another man - missing each time - during a gang-related fight outside some homes in West Valley City.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: March 5, 2005

Utahns urged to stop spread of gangs (Salt Lake City, Utah): Gang violence is on the upswing in the Salt Lake area and law enforcement officers, educators and even parents need to continue more than ever to work together to prevent it from spreading.
Source: Deseret News    Date: March 4, 2005

S.L. area gang unit measures success of Public Enemy Program (Salt Lake CIty, UT): Public Enemy Number One is a program designed to catch Utah's most dangerous criminals. You've seen them profiled on our newscasts.
Source: KSL News    Date: March 2, 2005

Bill to shield kids from gang members might be used in polygamy crackdown (Salt Lake City, UT): Kearns Republican Rep. Eric Hutchings is taking a swipe at street gangs and the crimes they commit.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: February 17, 2005

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