Gang-Related News Articles Newspapers and a magnifying glass

Cover Page of the Fall 2015 Newsletter

Check out the latest
National Gang Center

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 by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory using the control below.

34,763 articles from all states and provinces
Pennsylvania map graphic Pennsylvania
Man charged in NYC gang killing arrested in Valley (Allentown, PA): A former New York City man was arrested in Allentown for violating his probation after being charged with conspiracy in a gang-related killing, according to the Northampton County Sheriff's Department and New York City police.
Source:    Date: May 4, 2016

Virginia map graphic Virginia
Newport News man sentenced to 25 years for gang, drug related crimes (Newport News, VA): The Department of Justice has sentenced a Newport News man to 25 years in jail for various violent and drug related crimes. Robbie Bowles, 30, pleaded guilty on Nov. 15, 2015 after court documents cited him as being a member of the Newport News street gang Thug Relations, said DOJ spokesman Joshua Stueve.
Source: Daily Press    Date: May 4, 2016

Georgia map graphic Georgia
Feds Indict Cop, Alleged Members of Gangster Disciples (Atlanta, GA): Alleged members of the Gangster Disciples, including some high-ranking leaders of the violent street gang and an Atlanta-area police officer, have been charged with racketeering in a federal indictment unsealed Wednesday.
Source: ABC News    Date: May 4, 2016

California map graphic California
Man convicted in Tustin gang murder (Santa Ana, CA): A 32-year-old man was convicted Tuesday in connection with the first gang-related murder in Tustin in 11 years. John Saway was convicted of first-degree murder with special circumstances of doing so for the benefit of a gang. Saway is scheduled to be sentenced May 13 to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: May 4, 2016

Tennessee map graphic Tennessee
Coalition calls for adding jobs, not cameras, in fight against gang violence in city (Chattanooga, TN): The community needs fewer police cameras and more summer jobs, according to a presentation made Tuesday evening to the Chattanooga City Council.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: May 4, 2016

Tennessee map graphic Tennessee
Chattanoogans gather for 'Silence the Violence' prayer vigil, community walk (Chattanooga, TN): After the Rev. Edward Ellis gave a soul-stirring prayer for God's justice and peace, local singer Neshawn Calloway's voice sang out the lyrics, "I believe the children are our future," setting the tone for a citywide walk to end violence in Chattanooga.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: May 3, 2016

California map graphic California
Richmond man gets life sentence for 2012 gang-related killing (Martinez, CA): A suspected Richmond gang member convicted of playing a role in a fatal drive-by shooting from 2012 was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole on Friday.
Source: East Bay Times    Date: May 3, 2016

Indiana map graphic Indiana
Trials set for Hammond man charged in gang-linked shootings (Crown Point, IN): An alleged member of the Latin Counts street gang is scheduled to stand trial in three cases stemming from an ongoing feud between two gangs in Hammond.
Source: The Times    Date: May 3, 2016

Oregon map graphic Oregon
3 indicted for killing pregnant Ervaeua Herring (Portland, OR): Indictments alleging murder – among other charges – have been filed against three men linked to the 2014 slaying of a 21-year-old pregnant mother.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: May 3, 2016

Alberta map graphic Alberta
'I found my way out': Edmonton anti-gang project shows positive results (Edmonton, AB): An anti-gang project launched 2-1/2 years ago when six Edmonton social agencies banded together to keep teens out of crime and turn their lives around is showing good results at the halfway point, say participants.
Source: Edmonton Journal    Date: May 3, 2016

Colorado map graphic Colorado
Man sentenced to 42 years in Denver cold case murder (Denver, CO): A man convicted of killing a 23-year-old in 1996 was sentenced on Monday to 42 years in prison. Sheldon Long, 43, pleaded guilty earlier this year to one count of second-degree murder, a Class 2 felony, according to a news release from the Denver District Attorney's office.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: May 3, 2016

California map graphic California
Gunman Opens Fire On SDPD Officer Investigating Gang Activity (San Diego, CA): Someone opened fire on a plainclothes detective in the Jamacha-Lomita neighborhood, which left the lawman unscathed but his unmarked car riddled with bullets, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: KPBS News    Date: May 3, 2016

Manitoba map graphic Manitoba
Winnipeg police meet with North End families to stop gang recruitment (Winnipeg, MB): Winnipeg police officers met with families in the North End Tuesday night to work on strategies to prevent youth from joining gangs. Officers are concerned about the spike in gang activity in the summer months, and they're focussing their attention on siblings of gang members and new Canadians, who are often targeted for recruitment.
Source: CBC News    Date: May 3, 2016

Pennsylvania map graphic Pennsylvania
Alleged Pottstown gang member challenges police searches of home (Norristown, PA): An alleged associate of a violent Pottstown drug-related gang who once was shot by a rival gang member claims authorities didn’t have probable cause to search his Upper Pottsgrove residence or file drug charges against him.
Source: The Mercury    Date: May 3, 2016

Pennsylvania map graphic Pennsylvania
Latin Kings gang member allegedly threatens to kill hospital workers (Lehigh County, PA): A Bethlehem man who said he was a member of the Latin Kings gang made detailed threats to kill workers at a Lehigh County hospital, police report.
Source:    Date: May 3, 2016

Oregon map graphic Oregon
Seaside man sentenced to life in deadly gang shooting (Salem, OR): A Seaside man was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison, with a minimum of 35 years before he could be eligible for parole, after pleading guilty to fatally shooting Jose Garcia-Roldan in 2015.
Source: Statesman Journal    Date: May 3, 2016

Texas map graphic Texas
El Paso police arrest man wanted in gang-related murder in Northern California (El Paso, TX): A man wanted in connection with a 2011 gang-related murder in the Bay Area was arrested Monday in West El Paso. Victor Medeiros, 22, is wanted on suspicion of murder in Union City, Calif., which is near San Francisco.
Source: KVIA ABC 7 News    Date: May 3, 2016

New York map graphic New York
Buffalo Police, UB studying gang violence (Buffalo, NY): Buffalo Police are using a new strategy to fight gun violence, particularly among gangs. For the past the six months, police and UB have been working together, examining gangs and putting together a study that maps hotspots of gang violence and shootings across the city.
Source: WGRZ 2 News    Date: May 3, 2016

North Carolina map graphic North Carolina
DA: Wake deputy's beating was a gang hit (Raleigh, NC): The four men charged with ambushing a Wake County deputy at a child's birthday party in February were all "validated gang members," Assistant District Attorney Katie Pomeroy told the court Monday, during a plea hearing for one of the men.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: May 2, 2016

Tennessee map graphic Tennessee
Chattanooga Man With Gang Background Sent Away For 57 Months (Chattanooga, TN): A Chattanooga man that prosecutor Chris Poole said has a gang background was sent away to federal prison for 57 months on Monday morning.
Source: The Chattanoogan    Date: May 2, 2016

1 2 31739 Next

Disclaimer: The news items and links are provided as an informational resource to you. Each of the linked Web page providers has its own policies and practices regarding how long a link to its news item is available before it is archived or a fee is charged. Also, some of the sites require users to register in order to access materials. We do not guarantee the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of any linked Web site information, nor whether a link from the Web site may take the user to unintended or objectionable content. Please contact us to report any problems. Thank you.