Gang-Related News Articles

Photo illustration showing an open laptop and a cloud created from the word “news”

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.


.
California map graphic 10,810 articles from California
Merced man stabbed during gang argument near taco shop (Merced, CA): Two young men stabbed a 37-year-old Merced man early Thursday near an R Street taco shop during some type of gang-related squabble, the Merced Police Department reported.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: July 20, 2017

L.A. officials considering changes to gang injunction policy after lawsuit alleges constitutional violations (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles officials are considering making significant changes to the way they enforce gang injunctions in the wake of a lawsuit that accused the city of violating the constitutional rights of thousands of people, according to court documents made public this week.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 20, 2017

Manhunt Intensifies For Wanted Alleged Richmond Gang Members (Richmond, CA): The manhunt for two alleged members of Richmond notorious Manor Boyz street gang intensified Thursday in connection with the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old woman in a local park.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: July 20, 2017

Family filing wrongful death lawsuit in fatal deputy-involved shooting (Vista, CA): A wrongful death lawsuit is being filed against San Diego County after a deputy shot and killed a man earlier this month in Vista.
Source: FOX 5 San Diego    Date: July 20, 2017

Police arrest 4 in gang related shooting in King City (King City, CA): King City police say they are investigating a gang related shooting that happened Tuesday evening.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: July 19, 2017

FBI, DA crack down on Richmond’s Manor Boyz gang; two suspects remain at large (Richmond, CA): A pair of ongoing investigations by Richmond police, the Contra Costa district attorney’s office, and the FBI’s San Francisco office have led to half a dozen arrests in connection with a series of crimes including homicides, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: East Bay Times    Date: July 19, 2017

Marin DA: Novato murder suspect wanted aide slain (Marin, CA): A gang leader who allegedly killed a Novato teenager tried to arrange the murder of one of his own henchmen, authorities allege.
Source: Marin Independent Journal     Date: July 18, 2017

Still no decision on whether teen facing murder charge in gang-related shooting will be tried as adult (Solano County, CA): A decision as to whether a Fairfield teen facing a charge of murder in the 2016 gunshot slaying of rival gang member will be made Thursday, a Solano County juvenile court judge announced Monday.
Source: Times-Herald    Date: July 17, 2017

Livingston gang member arrested for gun possession (Merced, CA): A 21-year-old Livingston man was arrested Saturday for possessing firearms as a felon and gang member. Javier Guardado was arrested on suspicion of being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition, receiving stolen property, possession of a controlled substance and gang enhancements.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: July 15, 2017

Crime rates down in 2016, but officials warn of imminent spike (San Bernardino County, CA): Crime rates in the High Desert generally declined last year in comparison to 2015, according to statistics from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, but officials warn the trend likely will not continue this year as the effects of recent criminal justice reform begin to fully materialize.
Source: Hesperia Star    Date: July 15, 2017

2 gang members get 13 years in prison for Placentia shooting death (Fullerton, CA): Two gang members pleaded guilty and were sentenced to 13 years in prison Friday in connection with the gang-related fatal shooting of a victim in Placentia two days before Christmas Day 2012.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: July 14, 2017

Santa Ana police beefing up gang enforcement (Santa Ana, CA): Santa Ana police announced that the department will expand the days its gang unit will be on the job from four to a full week. The new “gang suppression strategy” was a response to seven gang-related killings and other crimes so far this year, according to Santa Ana police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna, the department’s spokesman.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: July 14, 2017

Deadly wrong answer to ‘Where are you from?’ Gang gunfire over ‘La Jolla’ (Placentia, CA): Two gang members pleaded guilty and have been sentenced to 13 years in prison for a gang-related fatal shooting of a 24-year-old man in Placentia two days before Christmas Day 2012.
Source: MyNewsLa.com    Date: July 14, 2017

Chico man charged in gang shooting pleads no contest (Chico, CA): A 19-year-old Chico man has pleaded no contest to charges he was involved in a retaliatory gang shooting in January, prosecutors announced Thursday.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: July 13, 2017

Seven grisly gang murders too much: Santa Ana cops’ top target (Santa Ana, CA): Santa Ana police Thursday announced the department will expand the days its gang unit will be on the job from four to a full week. The new “gang suppression strategy” was a response to seven gang-related killings and other crimes so far this year, according to Santa Ana police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna, the department’s spokesman.
Source: MyNewsLa.com    Date: July 13, 2017

2 gang members sentenced to life in prison for their roles in shooting (Bakersfield, CA): A Kern County judge handed two gang members multiple life sentences for their roles in an August 2016 shooting. Delwuan Scott, 22, and Malik Watson,18, were sentenced to life in prison for the attempted murder of a man sitting in his car on Horne Street in Bakersfield. The two were members of the East Side Crips gang.
Source: KernGoldenEmpire    Date: July 13, 2017

Gang member with Civil War-type rifle arrested (Fresno, CA): A woman at the wheel of a stolen car and carrying a .50 caliber black-powder rifle was arrested on weapons and auto theft charges Tuesday night in southeast Fresno, police reported.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: July 12, 2017

Fairfield gang members take plea deal in fatal shooting (Fairfield, CA): A trio of Fairfield gang members facing murder charges that could have landed them in prison for the rest of their lives all took plea deals Tuesday averting a jury trial set to get underway later this month.
Source: Daily Republic    Date: July 12, 2017

2 men sentenced to prison for roles in 2015 Pasadena shooting (Pasadena, CA): Two men received lengthy prison terms for the gang-related shooting outside a Pasadena chicken restaurant in late 2015, officials said.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: July 12, 2017

Two Sentenced in Pasadena Gang Shooting at Fast Food Chicken Restaurant (Pasadena, CA): Two men have been sentenced for their roles in the shooting of a man at a fried chicken restaurant in Pasadena, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
Source: Pasadena Now    Date: July 12, 2017

Disclaimer: The news items and links are provided as an informational resource to you. Each of the linked Web page providers has its own policies and practices regarding how long a link to its news item is available before it is archived or a fee is charged. Also, some of the sites require users to register in order to access materials. We do not guarantee the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of any linked website information, nor whether a link from the website may take the user to unintended or objectionable content. Please contact us to report any problems. Thank you.