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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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Lindsay gang member faces life in prison (Tulare County, CA): Two years ago, as a group of Lindsay gang members were on their way to commit a series of robberies, they were arrested as part of Operation Red Sol.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: October 13, 2017

Pixley gang member receives life in prison (Tulare County, CA): Nicholas Marroquin, of Pixley, Thursday received 53 years to life for attempting to kill three people at a south county gas station. The sentencing was handed down in Tulare County Superior Court by Judge Michael Sheltzer.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: October 12, 2017

Jury Trial Continues for Two Gang Members Accused of Multiple Robberies (Sacramento, CA): The jury trial for codefendants Ricky Gomez Hernandez and Joshua Armond Cadenaz-Lopez continued on October 10, 2017. These men have allegedly committed 2nd degree robbery, used a firearm, attempted assault with a firearm, and been involved with criminal street gang activity.
Source: The Davis Vanguard    Date: October 11, 2017

Valley pharmacy owners under siege, gang members stealing prescription cough medicine (Fresno, CA): The pharmacist-- who did not want her name used says thieves seeking cough medicine with codeine are making her life miserable. She is not alone, 13 Fresno pharmacies have been burglarized in the past four weeks. Most were after the cough medicine which contains codeine, a narcotic opiate.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: October 11, 2017

Four suspected teenage gang members from Atwater arrested in weapons case (Atwater, CA): Four teenagers dressed in blue pointed a black air soft handgun at two men they thought were rival gang members late Monday, the Atwater Police Department reported. The teenagers were stopped and arrested a short time later in a white Mercedes Benz loaded with Halloween masks, “gang paraphernalia” and two weapons, including a loaded sawed-off shotgun, Chief Samuel Joseph said.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: October 10, 2017

Bates brothers to face trial in deadly Mission Street rolling gun battle (Santa Cruz, CA): A woman riding in one of three cars linked with a deadly Mission Street gang shooting four years ago has pleaded guilty to two felony charges of assault with a deadly weapon, according to court documents.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: October 10, 2017

Anaheim man booked for murder following apparent gang-related shooting (Anaheim, CA): Anaheim police have booked a 31-year-old man for murder after he was identified as a suspect in an apparent gang-related shooting that left one man dead.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: October 8, 2017

Santa Rosa police arrest gang member suspected of carrying loaded gun in school zone (Santa Rosa, CA): Officers arrested a man they described as a gang member on suspicion of carrying a loaded firearm in a school zone in Santa Rosa Friday, police said.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News    Date: October 7, 2017

California’s gun-related homicide rate up, reversing years of decline (Sacramento, CA): Seven teenagers were shot to death in Sacramento County last year, including a young man found dead in a relative’s garage and a popular Sacramento High School football player allegedly shot by a family friend. In Los Angeles, police tackled a wave of gang-related shootings and the number of homicides rose for the third straight year in 2016.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: October 6, 2017

Bloody gang slashing in Anaheim (Anaheim, CA): A 21-year-old man was stabbed multiple times in Anaheim in what was believed to be a gang-related attack, but his wounds were not life- threatening, police said Friday.
Source:    Date: October 6, 2017

5 arrested in large scale drug, gang bust in Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA): Five suspected gang members were arrested Wednesday as part of a months-long investigation into criminal activity linked to the "Santa Barbara Eastside Gang."
Source: KEYT 3 News    Date: October 6, 2017

Pasadena's YES Begins a Conversation on Gang Prevention (Pasadena, CA): An organization known as Pasadena’s Youth Empowerment and Strength, or YES, screened the Netflix documentary “They Call Us Monsters,” and then held a panel discussion about combatting gang violence and promoting positive role models for youth last week.
Source: Pasadena Now    Date: October 5, 2017

Four suspected gang members charged in slaying of 1-year-old Autumn Johnson, shot in her crib in Compton (Compton, CA): After more than a year and a half, authorities have charged four suspected gang members in connection with the 2016 killing of a 1-year-old girl who was shot in her crib in Compton, officials said Wednesday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 4, 2017

Northern California gang member guilty of first-degree murder in Pinole shooting (Martinez, CA): A Contra Costa jury returned guilty verdicts in a murder prosecutors say was motivated by an argument over gang turf.
Source: East Bay Times    Date: October 4, 2017

Bar brawl turned deadly: Jury mulls fate of gang member charged in 2014 Pinole killing (Martinez, CA): A Contra Costa jury has begun deliberating the fate of a gang member charged with executing a disabled man outside a Pinole bar three years ago.
Source: East Bay Times    Date: October 3, 2017

Santa Maria Defendants Ordered to Trial for Fatal 2016 Gang-Related Stabbing (Santa Barbara County, CA): A Santa Barbara County Superior Court judge decided Tuesday that enough evidence exists for two men to stand trial for a gang-related fatal stabbing in Santa Maria last year.
Source: Noozhawk    Date: October 3, 2017

Jury Trial Begins for Two Gang Members Accused of Multiple Robberies (Yolo County, CA): On Friday afternoon, the jury trial for codefendants Ricky Gomez Hernandez and Joshua Armond Cadenaz-Lopez began with opening statements from both sides. These men are facing various charges which include robbery in the 2nd degree, enhancements for use of a firearm, attempted assault with a firearm, as well as enhancements for criminal street gang activity.
Source: The Davis Vanguard    Date: October 2, 2017

Police: Two gang members arrested in Southwest Fresno (Fresno, CA): Fresno Police made two arrests Saturday night as part of a gang suppression effort to keep violence down in Southwest Fresno. Teams of officers have been working overtime this week to prevent retaliation after a series of shootings last Thursday.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: October 1, 2017

Suspected gang members arrested in San Pablo killing (San Pablo, CA): Two reputed gang members have been arrested in a Sept. 10 fatal shooting, police said Friday.
Source: East Bay Times    Date: September 29, 2017

LAPD’s latest Valley crime stats show declines in murders, gang violence (Los Angeles, CA): So far this year, the San Fernando Valley has experienced drops in homicides, gang crimes, shots fired and victims shot compared to last year, mirroring a drop across the Los Angeles, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: September 29, 2017

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