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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Woman, 25, killed, 2 injured in gang-related shooting inside Santa Ana garage (Santa Ana, CA): A 25-year-old woman was killed late Wednesday night in a gang-related shooting inside a residential garage behind a Catholic church, police said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: March 17, 2016

Human-trafficking bill targets gang members (Long Beach, CA): Legislation targeting California’s commercial sex trade passed the Assembly Committee on Public Safety March 15 by a 6-1 vote. AB 1771, introduced by 70th District Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach), cracks down on gang members involved in human trafficking.
Source: Signal Tribune Newspaper    Date: March 17, 2016

Be Bopp Bloods gang house in prosecutor’s sights (Los Angeles, CA): City Attorney Mike Feuer said Thursday he is taking steps to halt gang and drug activity allegedly happening at a South Los Angeles apartment complex, part of an ongoing effort by his office to target properties in the area believed to be under the control of the Be Bopp Bloods street gang.
Source:    Date: March 17, 2016

L.A. to pay up to $30 million in curfew lawsuit settlement to provide job training for gang members (Los Angeles, CA): The city of Los Angeles will pay as much as $30 million to assist thousands of people who were subjected to unlawful curfews included in city gang injunctions.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 16, 2016

Guilty pleas entered in Libby Lake double-murder case (Vista, CA): Three years ago, a shooting in a neighborhood park in Oceanside ended the lives of a pair of teenagers and wounded two others. And now, in a year in which four North County gang members charged in the shootings were expected to go to trial, most have pleaded guilty to felony charges including murder, manslaughter and assault.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: March 16, 2016

Tulare County Sheriff's Office says gang injunction in Earlimart is getting results (Earlimart, CA): Just hours after the Tulare County Sheriff's Office announced a civil gang injunction to fight gang violence in the town of Earlimart, two people were hurt in a gang-related shooting near an elementary school.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: March 16, 2016

South San Francisco: Man arrested in connection with gang-related assault (South San Francisco, CA): A 21-year-old man wanted on warrants totaling more than $400,000 was arrested Wednesday, according to police.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 16, 2016

Operation Matador prompts largest judicial proceeding since U-Haul case (Santa Barbara County, CA): A sting operation headed by the Santa Maria Police Department which resulted in the arrest of 16 alleged MS-13 gang members earlier this month will be the largest judicial proceeding in Santa Barbara County since the 2015 U-Haul case, according to officials.
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: March 16, 2016

Tehama DA: 12 arrested in anti-gang sweep (Tehama County, CA): Authorities arrested 11 adults and one youth in an anti-gang sweep this week, the Tehama County District Attorney's office reported Tuesday afternoon.
Source: Redding Record Searchlight    Date: March 15, 2016

Four Long Beach gang members charged in summer shootings that left two dead (Long Beach, CA): Four Long Beach gang members have been charged with killing two men, injuring another and threatening several others in a string of summer shootings last year, officials said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 15, 2016

13 Santa Ana gangsters arrested during police sweep (Santa Ana, CA): Thirteen documented gang members were arrested on suspicion of an array of crimes during a police crime suppression sweep, officials said. The FBI and Santa Ana Gang Task Force headed out into the city Sunday and found the 13 gangsters in neighborhoods across the city violating several laws, police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: March 15, 2016

Two gang members charged with killing Pomona father (Pomona, CA): Two young gang members have been charged with murder in connection with shooting a 37-year-old Pomona man last month as he was leaving a fast-food restaurant.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 15, 2016

Merced Police Arrest Gang Members For Possession Of Firearms (Merced, CA): The Merced Police Department reports on Wednesday Evening, March 9, 2016, the Merced Police Department’s Gang Violence Suppression Unit (GVSU) developed information that gang members were involved in criminal activity at a residence located in the 1600 block of Orchard Lane.
Source: Sierra Sun Times    Date: March 12, 2016

Violent gang guilty in racketeering case (San Diego, CA): Four men who were members of a violent and unpredictable offshoot of the massive West Coast Crips gang were convicted Friday in a wide-ranging racketeering conspiracy that included murder, sex trafficking, drug dealing and robbery.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: March 11, 2016

3 Reputed Gang Members Sentenced to Prison (Oakland, CA): Three reputed members of an Oakland gang were sentenced today to 15 years in state prison for their roles in an attempt to kill a member of a rival gang three years ago.
Source: Piedmont Patch    Date: March 11, 2016

Man gets 60-year sentence in murder try (Sacramento, CA): A Sacramento gang member was sentenced Friday to more than 60 years in prison for attempted murder in a September 2013 shooting prompted by the color of another man’s hat.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: March 11, 2016

Sacramento group gives voice to city’s youth (Sacramento, CA): SAYS is one of 18 organizations that will receive grants ranging from $25,000 to $60,000, the Sacramento Mayor’s Gang Prevention and Intervention Task Force announced this month. All told, groups will receive $680,000, addressing everything from challenges related to fatherlessness to instilling leadership skills in young men.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: March 11, 2016

Convicted Killer In Bar Shooting Receives 100 Years To Life Prison Sentence (Monterey County, CA): A man convicted of murder in January for a 2014 fatal shooting outside a Greenfield bar has been sentenced to 100 years to life in prison, Monterey County prosecutors said.
Source: Gilroy Patch    Date: March 10, 2016

One injured, two arrested in gang-related shooting (South San Francisco, CA): An 18-year-old South San Francisco man was hospitalized with non-fatal injuries following a gang-related shooting Thursday afternoon, according to police.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 10, 2016

Gang violence shifts from Richmond streets to Interstate 80 (Richmond, CA): A violent gang feud historically fought on city streets has expanded to one of the Bay Area's busiest freeways, Interstate 80, where 70 million motorists drive each year, law enforcement sources say.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: March 10, 2016

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