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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Porterville gang members arrested on drug charges (Porterville, CA): Two gang members were arrested Tuesday in Porterville and charged with illegal firearm and drug possession after police went to North Waukesha Street for a report of an argument.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: April 15, 2015

Saddleback High student injured in possible gang-related shooting (Santa Ana, CA): A 16-year-old Saddleback High School student was shot multiple times in what appeared to be a gang-related drive-by shooting in Santa Ana on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: April 15, 2015

Chino wins injunction, seizes house (Chino, CA): The City of Chino won a permanent injunction to take over a house it said was a source of narcotics and gang activity.
Source: Champion Newspapers    Date: April 15, 2015

Accident is one of shooting’s theories; Authorities: All five in vehicle were Norteños (Yuba County, CA): A wounded teen who was unloaded at the hospital Friday night and declared dead not long after might have been accidentally shot.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: April 14, 2015

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti tackles rising violent crime in State of the City address (Los Angeles, CA): Amid an uptick in violent crime in Los Angeles, Mayor Eric Garcetti used his annual State of the City address Tuesday to announce several new police initiatives and an expansion of the city’s anti-gang programs.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: April 14, 2015

Trial begins in death of teen caught in gang shooting (Moreno Valley, CA): With the school year over, five teenage girls who met at Canyon Springs High School piled into Chelsia Joyce’s Honda to go to at a party in a vacant house in June 2011.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: April 13, 2015

Teen Gang Members Arrested After Allegedly Escaping From Probation Camp (Cloverdale, CA): Authorities say three 17-year-old gang members who escaped from a Northern California probation camp were arrested after stealing a car and holding its owner hostage.
Source: CBS Sacramento    Date: April 13, 2015

Fatal shootings leave three dead in Visalia, Tulare (Visalia/Tulare, CA): A reported murder-suicide in Tulare and an alleged gang-related homicide in Visalia occurring just hours apart in separate instances kept police busy late Saturday night.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: April 13, 2015

Three fugitive gang members arrested in Cloverdale (Cloverdale, CA): Three juvenile offenders who escaped from a Del Norte County boy’s ranch were arrested near Cloverdale on Saturday morning after a CHP officer investigating a speeding car discovered it had been carjacked and the victim, a Humboldt County man, was being held inside.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: April 12, 2015

Judge orders trial in Live Oak gang killing (Sutter County, CA): The name of a dead gang member is tattooed on the hand of a man accused of firing retaliatory and fatal gunshots in 2013.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: April 11, 2015

Man, 61, killed in gang-related shooting in Southeast Fresno (Fresno, CA): Neighbors are sharing their sorrow over the murder of a 61-year-old Fresno man, saying he was an innocent bystander during a gang shootout. The deadly shooting happened Friday night near Butler and Chestnut avenues in Southeast Fresno.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: April 11, 2015

Teen gang members suspected in robbery (Los Banos, CA): Two gang members were arrested last week in connection with a robbery, police said. Police said two boys, ages 16 and 17, who are also documented gang members, were identified last week as suspects in a March 18 incident in which a juvenile was approached on the 500 block of Stonewood Drive by a pair of teens who offered to sell him marijuana.
Source: Los Banos Enterprise     Date: April 10, 2015

El Monte gang members found guilty in 2012 slaying of fellow gang member (El Monte, CA): Two men walked up to German Palacios outside an El Monte market the night of June 14, 2012. Gunfire soon erupted. A passerby found Palacios and called 9-1-1. Shot 16 times, he died less than an hour later at a hospital.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: April 10, 2015

City attorney puts kibosh on drug dens at South L.A. properties (Los Angeles, CA): City Attorney Mike Feuer said Friday he filed lawsuits to prevent the sale and use of illegal drugs at two South Los Angeles properties, including an apartment that sits across the street from a high school.
Source:    Date: April 10, 2015

50 Bay Area gang members arrested as part of nationwide Project Wildfire (San Jose, CA): Fifty gang members in Northern California were among more than 1,000 suspects rounded up nationwide as part of a six-week nationwide Homeland Security investigation, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: April 9, 2015

Surge in Highland Park Gang Shootings Has People Worried (Highland Park, CA): Two people were shot in broad daylight Tuesday in Highland Park near the 300 block of North Avenue 59 and Terrace Drive, just blocks from a parochial school and in an area of mostly single-family homes.
Source: EGP News    Date: April 9, 2015

Federal sweep nets six arrests in Lake County (Lake County, CA): Six people with ties to gangs were arrested in Lake County as part of a nationwide sweep aimed at curbing the activity of gangs with international ties, federal immigration officials said.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: April 9, 2015

Two suspected gang members arrested in Santa Rosa park graffiti (Santa Rosa, CA): Two suspected gang members police said are part of a group creating problems at a neighborhood park were arrested this week, including an 18-year-old who was booked into jail twice in two days and a 15-year-old found with a replica firearm concealed in his pants, Santa Rosa police said.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: April 9, 2015

‘Seasoned Northerner’ tells of gang lifestyle in testimony (Sutter County, CA): Faced with six felony charges, a Yuba City-based gang participant told authorities he was willing to provide information about other criminal activities in exchange for a better sentencing deal, according to testimony Tuesday.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: April 8, 2015

50 arrests in Bay Area amid nationwide gang sweep (San Francisco, CA): About 50 people with ties to four Bay Area gangs were arrested as part of a nationwide sweep, authorities said Wednesday. Nearly 1,000 gang members and associates were arrested during a six-week operation dubbed Project Wildfire, which was led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: April 8, 2015

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