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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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Innocent 9-year-old boy killed in gang-related shooting, Madera Police say (Madera, CA): Police are on the hunt for double shooting suspects responsible for the death of a nine-year-old boy. Investigators say the drive-by shooting happened Sunday night on Tozer Street near Olive Avenue. They say it's gang related.
Source: Yourcentralvalley.com    Date: February 20, 2018

Two Merced gang members arrested after chase, police say - again. (Merced, CA): Two suspected gang members were arrested last week in Le Grand after a foot chase with Merced police gang investigators, the Police Department reported Tuesday.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: February 20, 2018

17-year-old shot in suspected gang-related shooting in Golden Hill (San Diego, CA): Detectives are searching for two suspects who shot a 17-year-old in the back in Golden Hill Sunday, according to San Diego Police. San Diego Police said the shooting is suspected to be gang-related and detectives are searching for two suspects.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: February 19, 2018

Gangs of LA on Skid Row (Los Angeles, CA): Life is already tough for the men and women living on Skid Row, but now they have a new problem: gangs. Los Angeles police say gang members are now preying on people experiencing homelessness on Skid Row.
Source: NBC Los Angeles    Date: February 19, 2018

14-year-old gang member arrested with gun in Southeast Fresno (Fresno, CA): A 14-year-old is in custody after several cars were broken into in Southeast Fresno. Officers say they found the teen running from an apartment near Alta and Willow.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: February 18, 2018

31 arrests made in Yucca Valley & 29 Palms warrant sweep (Twentynine Palms, CA) : A joint warrant sweep conducted by the Yucca Valley Multi Enforcement Team and the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department yesterday resulted in 31 arrests. During the 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. sweep, 179 warrants were serviced and 87 field interviews/contacts were conducted.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: February 16, 2018

Gang member from Highland Park expected to plead guilty in federal hate crime case (Los Angeles, CA): A Latino gang member from Highland Park, who spent more than 15 years on the run in connection with a racially motivated murder, is expected to plead guilty today to federal charges.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: February 16, 2018

Prosecutors will seek death penalty for gang member accused of killing Whittier cop (Los Angeles County, CA): Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against an admitted gang member accused of killing his cousin before fatally shooting one Whittier police officer and wounding another, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office announced Friday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 16, 2018

Judge dismisses federal lawsuit seeking to declare Lunada Bay Boys a street gang (Los Angeles County, CA): In a major blow to the most high-profile legal effort yet to take down a group of territorial surfers in Palos Verdes Estates, a judge has dismissed a federal civil rights lawsuit filed against the city nearly two years ago.
Source: Daily Breeze    Date: February 15, 2018

Woodland, Yolo County center of 11 county, 3 state gang sweep (Woodland, CA): The FBI targeted Woodland and Yolo County along with 10 other counties in a massive raid against street gangs Wednesday morning.
Source: Red Bluff Daily News    Date: February 15, 2018

The Power of Social Network Analysis (San Bernardino, CA): One of the best uses of SNA for law enforcement would be to identify gang members and a gang structure, followed by legal and publicly palatable police actions. The desired outcome would be to eradicate a significant amount of violent crime associated with strong gangs, and perhaps transform some gang members by changing their life path in a positive direction.
Source: The Police Chief    Date: February 14, 2018

Sweep targets street gang directed from California prison (Sacramento, CA): Authorities arrested 31 people Wednesday who they said are connected to a violent, drug-running multi-state street gang directed from inside one of California's most notorious prisons.
Source: FOX News    Date: February 14, 2018

Man charged in Chico gang shooting given probation (Oroville, CA): A Butte County judge Wednesday granted probation for a man charged in a gang shooting that wounded at least two people last year in Chico.
Source: Oroville Mercury-Register     Date: February 14, 2018

A cellphone found in prison leads to huge bust of gang selling drugs on Snapchat (Sacramento, CA): Federal officials using an army of 750 officers rounded up dozens of suspects in Northern California, Pennsylvania and Oregon early Wednesday to disrupt what they described as a massive street and prison gang conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin using social media.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: February 14, 2018

MAGEC officers found this loaded handgun on a 16-year-old gang member (Fresno, CA): A 16-year-old Bulldog gang member on probation was detained after police say they found him with a gun on Tuesday in southeast Fresno.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: February 13, 2018

Fresno gang retaliation continues, Chief Dyer says "We will not stop" (Fresno, CA): Gang violence continues to plague the streets of Fresno. Police Chief Jerry Dyer said we are in the middle of gang retaliation between two African American Southwest Fresno gangs. Violence continued this past weekend.
Source: Yourcentralvalley.com    Date: February 12, 2018

Man shot outside church unintended victim of gang war, police say (Fresno, CA): Police say he was not a gang member but was caught up in a gang war. Zurich Chatman was standing in front of a church on Lee Street Saturday morning getting ready to leave for a Black History Month trip to Allensworth when Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer says he was senselessly shot in the head.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: February 12, 2018

Officers find 500 rounds of ammo in gang member's vehicles (Fresno, CA): A California gang member was arrested after police found multiple guns, body armor and more than 500 rounds of ammunition in his vehicles.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: February 11, 2018

Gang violence erupts in Fresno (Fresno, CA): Fresno Police have confirmed that six people have been shot in gang shootings in Fresno in just 10 hours. Of those six shot, one was killed, and another left in critical conditions.
Source: KMPH FOX 26 News    Date: February 10, 2018

2 California Gang Members Get Life Sentences for Killing Good Samaritan (Woodland, CA): Ronald Antonio literally gave the shirt off his back to a bleeding woman he found walking on the road outside the mobile home park where he lived.
Source: The Epoch Times    Date: February 10, 2018

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