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 war at centre of bowling alley shooting, police documents show (Toronto, ON): The man gunned down in a Saturday bowling alley shooting, which also claimed the life of a bystander, is an alleged member of a gang feuding with a rival group in a conflict that may have put his father in the crossfire four years ago, a 2014 Toronto police document obtained by The Star shows.
Source: Toronto Star    Date: March 20, 2018

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Man captured in Mexico convicted of murder in 2011 Santa Ana gang killing (Santa Ana, CA): A 24-year-old man who gunned down a teenage rival gang member in Santa Ana and then fled to Mexico, where he was on the lam for five years, was convicted Tuesday of first-degree murder.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: March 20, 2018

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Suspected MS-13 gang members charged in NC with Virginia murder (Raleigh, NC): Members of a U.S. Marshals Service task force on Monday detained two suspected MS-13 gang members who are wanted in Virginia for murder.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: March 20, 2018

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Suspect charged in 'friendly fire' death pleads no contest, gets 20 years (Pensacola, FL): One of the four suspects charged in what authorities have called a "friendly fire" shooting death pleaded no contest to third-degree murder on Tuesday.
Source: Pensacola News Journal    Date: March 20, 2018

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Gang member, ex-Euless Trinity lineman, on trial in Hurst woman's killing (Fort Worth, TX): In 2005, George E. Folau basked in the glory of a state football championship as a lineman for Euless Trinity High School.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: March 19, 2018

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Zimmer applauds vow to crack down on gang-related gun violence (Prince George, BC): Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies MP Bob Zimmer likes what he's heard so far about pending gun control legislation the federal government is expected to introduce on Tuesday - but that could change as the details are rolled out.
Source: The Prince George Citizen    Date: March 19, 2018

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Teen arrested for fatal stabbing during gang-related brawl in Queens (Queens, NY): Cops arrested a 16-year-old Bronx resident in a fatal stabbing during a gang-related clash in Queens, police said Monday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: March 19, 2018

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DA: 16-year-old charged with murder in war between Richmond Zoo, 18th Street gangs (Syracuse, NY): An 18-year-old Syracuse man was murdered as part of a dispute between the city's Richmond Zoo gang and 18th Street gang, a prosecutor said today.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: March 19, 2018

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MS-13 leader admits to authorizing brutal slaying of 15-year-old in East Boston (Boston, MA): A leader of the feared MS-13 street gang on Thursday admitted to authorizing the murder of a 15-year-old boy in East Boston in 2015, prosecutors said.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: March 19, 2018

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North Carolina Drug Ring Dismantled (North Carolina): One-time major suppliers of cocaine, heroin, and marijuana in North Carolina’s Triangle region will be spending decades behind bars, thanks to local, state, and federal law enforcement partners determined to stop violent gangs that profit from narcotics trafficking.
Source:    Date: March 19, 2018

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Feds cracking down as identity theft triggers violence between gangs in Metro Detroit (Detroit, MI): Experts say $50 billion is stolen through identity theft every year in the United States, a criminal revenue stream that has caught the attention of violent street gang members who are willing to kill to get in on the massive illicit profits.
Source:    Date: March 18, 2018

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MS-13 boss pleads guilty to OKing teen slay in ’15 (Boston, MA): A MS-13 leader operating a national arm of the dreaded gang from Eastie has pleaded guilty to signing off on the 2015 killing of a teenager on Constitution Beach in Revere.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: March 18, 2018

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Numbers are down, but gangs remain in G.I. (Grand Island, NE): The gang presence in Grand Island is much less than it was before Operation Peer Pressure and other programs carried out by the Grand Island Police Department in 2009 and 2010.
Source: The Grand Island Independent    Date: March 17, 2018

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Meridian gangs sign peace treaty (Meridian, MS): Fifth Street Baptist Church in Meridian is creating ways for teens to get out and make a positive impact in the community. One church leader has done just that by getting Meridian gangs to sign a peace treaty.
Source: WTOK 11 News    Date: March 17, 2018

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Worcester Gang Member Arrested for Possession of Loaded Gun (Worcester, MA): A Worcester gang member was arrested for gun possession in the area of Grafton Street.
Source: GoLocalWorcester    Date: March 16, 2018

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Wilmington gang murder trial begins Monday (Wilmington, DE): The first of what might be multiple murder trials in the death of Howard High School of Technology student Brandon Wingo will begin Monday.
Source: The News Journal    Date: March 16, 2018

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Community leaders unveil new plans for keeping teens out of gangs (San Diego, CA): Concerned community leaders met on Thursday night to brainstorm ways of preventing young people from getting involved with gangs. There are currently 33 identified juvenile gang members in the city.
Source: FOX 5 San Diego    Date: March 16, 2018

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Comstock bill proposing federal anti-gang grant program proceeds to Senate (Washington, DC): The U.S. House of Representatives on March 14 approved a proposal offered by U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA) that would set up a federal grant program for state and local efforts aimed at reducing gangs and violence.
Source: The Ripon Advance    Date: March 16, 2018

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Santa Ana gang member sentenced to 25 years to life in prison after murder retrial (Orange County, CA): A Santa Ana gang member was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison on Friday after three trials for the same murder.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: March 16, 2018

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Lompoc man sentenced to 16 years in state prison for gang-related murder (Santa Maria, CA): The man convicted of second-degree murder in connection to the 2015 slaying of a rival gang member in Lompoc was sentenced Friday to 16 years in state prison, after a judge blamed the killing on the decision by both men to join a gang.
Source: Santa Maria Times    Date: March 16, 2018

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