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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 killed, woman wounded in Lakewood gang shooting (Lakewood, CA): A 26-year-old man was killed and a 25-year-old woman was wounded in a gang-related shooting in Lakewood, authorities said today.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: April 25, 2017

Gang Member, 31, Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder of Undercover Detective (San Diego, CA): A 31-year-old gang member who opened fire on an undercover police detective in southeast San Diego last year pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted murder. Larry Jones also admitted that he personally used a firearm in the attack and did so for the benefit of a street gang.
Source: Times of San Diego    Date: April 25, 2017

With gang crime up in the west San Fernando Valley, LA leader seeks more funding (Los Angeles, CA): While the West San Fernando Valley is not known for high rates of gang activity, a recent rise in gang crime in the area has prompted a Los Angeles city councilman to call for more funding to prevent the problem from getting worse.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: April 24, 2017

hild hurt by gunfire in Hanford gang shooting (Hanford, CA): Investigators with the Hanford Police Department are working with the Kings County Gang Task Force to get to the bottom of a shooting that happened last Friday night sending three people to the hospital including a four-year-old girl who was grazed by a bullet.
Source:    Date: April 24, 2017

Mayor’s youth violence task force meets for first time (Santa Maria, CA): Born out of a spate of violence that included a rise in murders and violent attacks in the city, the Santa Maria Mayor’s Task Force on Youth Safety met for the first time Monday morning.
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: April 24, 2017

Guilty verdict in killing of 16-year-old Richmond high school football player (Martinez, CA): Jurors on Monday reached a guilty verdict in the 2012 slaying of a 16-year-old high school football player. Matthew John Capanis was convicted of murdering Ulises Grijalva, a popular football player at Richmond’s Kennedy High School. He was also found guilty of gang activity and gun possession.
Source: East Bay Times    Date: April 24, 2017

Gang violence erupts in Hanford neighborhood (Hanford, CA): Hanford's Gang Task Force is on high alert after a shooting in a Hanford neighborhood Frriday night leaves two men in critical condition. The shooting happened near Scott and Redington.
Source:    Date: April 22, 2017

Hanford Police: 4-year-old girl hurt in gang shooting that wounded 2 others (Hanford, CA): A 4-year-old girl was hurt during a shooting in Hanford on Friday night that also left two others, believed to be gang members, injured, according to the Hanford Police Department.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: April 22, 2017

Oxnard police install "community cameras" to combat gang violence (Oxnard, CA): The Oxnard Police Department has installed the first of a series of "Community Cameras" in neighborhoods that police say are adversely affected by gang violence.
Source: KEYT 3 News    Date: April 21, 2017

San Rafael gunman gets 17-year prison term in gang clash (San Rafael, CA): A San Rafael man was sentenced to 17 years in state prison Thursday for shooting a man in the head during a gang-related clash in the Canal area.
Source: Marin Independent Journal     Date: April 21, 2017

Gang members receive life sentences for Seaside murders (Seaside, CA): Juan Hernandez Delgado of Seaside and Francisco Chacala of Prunedale were sentenced to life terms in prison for their roles in gang-related murders in 2013, the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday.
Source: Monterey Herald    Date: April 21, 2017

Rialto gang targeted in San Bernardino, Riverside county sweep (Rialto, CA): Several law enforcement teams, led by Rialto police, converged on several locations in San Bernardino and Riverside counties early Friday as part of an operation targeting a Rialto street gang, officials said.
Source: The Sun    Date: April 21, 2017

Two gang members get life in prison for 2013 homicides (Monterey County, CA): Two Monterey County gang members have been sentenced to life in prison for their roles in two gang-related murders amid a violent rampage by Sureño gang members in 2013.
Source: The Californian    Date: April 20, 2017

Pomona gang member gets 147 years for shooting (Pomona, CA): A 40-year-old man was sentenced Thursday to 147 years to life in state prison for shooting at several people outside a Pomona liquor store, officials said.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: April 20, 2017

Lawsuits filed against spots across LA in effort to curb gang violence, officials say (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer and the LAPD announced Wednesday that five lawsuits were filed against properties between the San Fernnado Valley and South L.A. as part of a gang crackdown.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: April 19, 2017

San Bernardino gang member sentenced to 80 years to life for murder (San Bernardino, CA): A documented gang member with a prior strike conviction has been sentenced to 80 years to life in state prison for the murder of 25-year-old Roy Craddock.
Source: Highland Community News    Date: April 17, 2017

Gang Task Force arrest Santa Cruz gang member; seize heroin, cash, gun, car (Santa Cruz, CA): The Santa Cruz County Anti-Crime Team’s Gang Task Force arrested a 25-year-old gang member Friday, seizing roughly 345 grams of heroin, $20,000 in cash, a loaded .45 caliber firearm and a car from his Riverside Avenue residence.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: April 17, 2017

Two gang members, including one from Fontana, are sentenced after being involved in drive-by shooting (Pomona, CA): Two gang members, including one from Fontana, were sentenced to lengthy prison sentences recently for their involvement in a 2014 drive-by shooting in Pomona.
Source: Fontana Herald News    Date: April 15, 2017

Pomona, Fontana men get sentenced to multiple decades in non-fatal shooting (Pomona, CA): Two gang members were sentenced Thursday to lengthy state prison terms for the drive-by shooting of a rival who survived the 2014 attack in Pomona.
Source: Daily Bulletin    Date: April 14, 2017

17-Year Sentence Issued To Man For Gang-Related Mobile Park Shooting In Napa (Napa, CA): A man was sentenced to 17 years in prison and ordered to pay restitution for a gang-related shooting in Napa last August, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
Source: Suisun City Patch    Date: April 13, 2017

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