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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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Months after the arrest of alleged driver in fatal gang-related shooting, Utah police say triggermen remain at-large (Salt Lake City, UT): Months after a teen was arrested and charged for his role in the drive-by shooting death of a 17-year-old boy in front of his Magna home last fall, police say they are still searching for others who may have fired the fatal shot.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: February 3, 2018

Teens arrested in connection with gang related homicide on Bangerter Highway (West Valley City, UT): West Valley City Police have arrested two 16-year-old boys in connection with a gang-related homicide in January.
Source: KSTU FOX 13 News    Date: February 1, 2018

Reversing rising trend of violent crime (Salt Lake City, UT): Violent crime in Utah rose in 2017 according to new data released by the Department of Justice. Violent crime was up around 13 percent last year. For U.S. Attorney John Huber, it literally hit close to home.
Source: News4Utah    Date: February 1, 2018

Police: Gang member arrested in Millcreek after stolen car chase (Millcreek, UT): A known gang member is in custody after leading officers on a chase in a stolen car. Police arrested 26-year-old Joshua William Moore overnight.
Source: KSTU FOX 13 News    Date: January 18, 2018

Utah State Prison on lockdown after apparent gang-related brawl (Draper, UT): Eight inmates with apparent gang affiliations attacked each other Wednesday night with self-made weapons, prompting a lockdown at both of Utah’s state-run prisons.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: January 11, 2018

Utah gang prevention services aim to help youth stay busy (Salt Lake City, UT): Gang crime is on the rise in Utah, and investigators say they're in our high schools and even our elementary schools. Damian Trujillo is the co-owner of Inspiro Recovery. But growing up, Trujillo didn’t have such aspirations.
Source: ABC4 Utah    Date: January 4, 2018

Prison ordered for 2 involved in Provo gang killing (Provo, UT): Two people who pleaded guilty in connection with a Provo gang killing have been sentenced to prison. Brayden Kenneth Marshall, 19, was sentenced Wednesday to at least five years and up to life in prison for aggravated burglary, a first-degree felony. An additional prison sentence of one to 15 years for manslaughter, a second-degree felony, was ordered to run concurrently.
Source: KSL News    Date: January 4, 2018

Utah gang-related homicides and violent crimes increased in 2017 — and gang members are getting younger (Salt Lake City, UT): While more deaths in Utah in 2017 are attributable to gang violence than last year, the director of the Salt Lake Area Gang Project said that’s not his biggest end-of-the-year takeaway.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: December 31, 2017

Gang members shoot at rivals in South Salt Lake, hit a bystander instead (South Salt Lake, UT): A bystander was hit when two teenagers allegedly opened fire during an apparent gang confrontation Saturday in South Salt Lake.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: December 30, 2017

Officials: Gang crime on the rise in Utah (Salt Lake City, UT): Violent gang crime is on the rise across Utah. That’s according to information from the FBI, the U.S. Attorney’s Office and local police. They say we’re on pace to surpass 2016’s total of 94 drive-by shootings. According to the latest gang initiative update, there were 88 by the end of October.
Source: News4Utah    Date: November 16, 2017

Utah law enforcers aim to beat back gang-related violent crime (Salt Lake City, UT): A self-proclaimed member of the Kearns Town Bloods posted a video of himself on Snapchat pointing a Glock 19 9 mm handgun at a group of Provo cops from a house window last February.
Source: KSL News    Date: November 16, 2017

2 plead guilty in gang-related killing, burglary of Provo man (Provo, UT): A man and a woman accused of murder in a burglary and killing in Provo have pleaded guilty to reduced charges. Brayden Kenneth Marshall and Maria Guadalupe Hernandez, who are both 19, have pleaded guilty to aggravated burglary, a first-degree felony, and manslaughter, a second-degree felony.
Source: Gephardt Daily    Date: November 10, 2017

Mom of fallen officer questions lax consequences for juvenile gang members (West Valley City, UT): Blue balloons are securely fastened to the front porch. The outside of the home is decorated in a way that it's obvious the family that lives there lost someone they dearly love.
Source: KSL News    Date: November 8, 2017

Cops nab 3 youths in suspected gang-related holdup, fourth suspect on run (Salt Lake City, UT): Salt Lake City police arrested three of four juvenile convenience store armed robbery suspects late Wednesday night, and are investigating any links to other recent holdups.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: October 5, 2017

Four charged with murder in car crash that killed two after gang-related Kearns shooting (Kearns, UT): A truck carrying four people fleeing the scene of a gang-related shooting crashed into a small car “without the brakes ever being applied,” say court documents filed Friday.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: September 30, 2017

2 gang members arrested after shooting and chase, police say (Salt Lake City, UT): A shooting and police chase ended with the arrest of one man and one juvenile male late Thursday. The pair, who police call gang members, were in a car and confronted some juveniles in a park near 500 N. Grant Street a little after 10 p.m., according to Salt Lake Police Lt. Dave Craycroft.
Source: KSL News    Date: September 29, 2017

Two men will sentenced to probation for lying to West Valley City police in gang-related murder case (West Valley City, UT): Two men acquitted of murder by a jury earlier this year will spend six years on probation for lying to police about a 2013 gang-related fatal shooting in West Valley City.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: September 27, 2017

Kearns students standing up to gang violence with green ribbons (Kearns, UT): In the last few weeks, gang violence in West Valley City and Kearns injured a handful of people and killed an innocent couple.
Source: KSTU FOX 13 News    Date: September 23, 2017

Teen shot in West Valley City after gang rivals show up at quinceanera (West Valley City, UT): A quinceanera in West Valley City took a less-than-festive turn Friday night when some unwanted guests showed up, an altercation ensued, and multiple shots were fired.
Source: Gephardt Daily    Date: September 23, 2017

Four suspects arrested for murder after two people killed in Kearns (Kearns, UT): Four suspects are facing murder charges after two people were killed and two others were seriously injured following a crash and shooting in Kearns Tuesday night, according to the Unified Police Department.
Source: KSTU FOX 13 News    Date: September 20, 2017

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