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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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Officer cleared in gang member's killing (San Bernardino, CA): A San Bernardino police officer who killed a gang member in 2012 was returning fire in self defense, prosecutors announced Thursday.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: April 10, 2014

Modesto police arrest two men in deadly shooting (Modesto, CA): Modesto police arrested two men Wednesday in connection with an apparent gang-related fatal shooting that happened nearly a month ago.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: April 10, 2014

Two stabbed; gang member arrested (Fallbrook, CA): A 19-year-old documented gang member suspected of stabbing two people in Fallbrook is to be arraigned Friday, following his arrest on suspicion of attempted murder.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: April 10, 2014

Second arrest made in Norma Elizalde homicide (Santa Paula, CA) : A second arrest has been made in the Homicide of Norma Elizalde, who was tragically shot and killed by a stray bullet that was fired from outside her home by rival gang members
Source: Santa Paula Times    Date: April 9, 2014

Fresno violence calms after police gang operation (Fresno, CA): A big gang operation by Fresno police has had a dramatic impact on violent crime in the city over the last week.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: April 9, 2014

Man suspected of gang activity arrested in Delano (Delano, CA): Law enforcement arrested a man in Delano suspected of gang activity Tuesday. Kern Narcotics Enforcement Team detectives, with the assistance from the California Multi-Jurisdictional Methamphetamine Enforcement Team executed a search warrant in the 1500 block of Almond Tree Way in Delano.
Source: KERO 23 News    Date: April 9, 2014

Sweeping arrests target leaders of notorious Stockton gang (Stockton, CA): One of Stockton's most notorious gangs was the target of sweeping arrests Wednesday, police say. The Sutter Street Crips have been active around the area of California Street and Park Street, police say.
Source: CBS Sacramento    Date: April 9, 2014

Mayor's Gang Prevention Task Force works to keep kids out of gangs (San Jose, CA): Concerns that fewer police officers will lead to gang wars and increased violence in sections of San Jose has many residents worried about safety. The Mayor's Gang Prevention Task Force, however, is continuing to come up with various methods to prevent and suppress gang violence and get former gang members successfully re-entered into society.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: April 9, 2014

Accomplices in Novato gang shooting get 33 years to life in prison (Marin County, CA): A Marin County judge sentenced two men to 33 years to life in prison Wednesday for a gang-related Novato shooting that injured two victims, including one who was left a quadriplegic.
Source: Marin Independent Journal     Date: April 9, 2014

Trial set in fatal Empire gang shooting (Modesto, CA): A judge on Tuesday scheduled a trial to start Jan. 5 for a defendant accused of shooting to death a 21-year-old man in Empire two years ago in what authorities have called gang retaliation.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: April 9, 2014

Oceanside man dies in likely gang shooting (Oceanside, CA): A 25-year-old man was shot to death in Oceanside in what may have been a gang-related attack, police said Wednesday.
Source: XETV San Diego 6 News    Date: April 9, 2014

Decrease in gang homicides questioned (San Diego, CA): The latest crime data released by San Diego Police Department shows a dramatic decrease in the number of gang-related homicides, but some said the figures are far from reality.
Source: KSWB FOX 5 News     Date: April 8, 2014

LA sheriff candidate asked about 'gang' tattoo at debate (Los Angeles, CA): Tattooed, gang-like cliques inside the L.A. County Sheriff's Department have become an issue in the upcoming election for sheriff in the wake of an NBC report about an alleged group called the Banditos that is accused of pressuring female trainees for sex.
Source: NBC News    Date: April 7, 2014

DAs support anti-human trafficking bill (San Diego, CA): District attorneys from four counties, including San Diego, announced their support of a bill that seeks to streamline human trafficking prosecutions, thereby reducing some of the trauma to victims who testify in court and saving taxpayer dollars.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: April 7, 2014

Chico sees three suspected gang-related shootings (Chico, CA): Chico Police had their work cut this weekend dealing with three shootings all of which thought to be gang-related.
Source: Action News Now    Date: April 7, 2014

Whittier gang member charged with attempted murder, carjacking (Norwalk, CA): A gang member accused of attempting to carjack a man and shooting at him was charged today, Los Angeles County District Attorney officials said in a press release.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: April 7, 2014

Gang member fatally shot outside Oceanside Harbor office (Oceanside, CA): An officer fatally shot a probationer from San Pedro who allegedly went for a gun Monday during an encounter outside a yacht-sales office at Oceanside Harbor.
Source: KUSI News    Date: April 7, 2014

Five injured in four separate shootings Saturday in Salinas (Salinas, CA): Five people were injured in Salinas on Saturday in four separate shootings, at least three of which are considered gang-related, police said.
Source: KRON 4 News    Date: April 7, 2014

Man, 18, wounded in Santa Ana shooting (Santa Ana, CA): An 18-year-old man was wounded four times in the lower body early Monday morning in what police believe was a gang-related shooting.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: April 7, 2014

Man wounded in gang-related shooting in Downtown Chico (Chico, CA): A shooting at Near LaSalle's Bar at Third Street and Broadway in Downtown Chico is believed to be gang-related, possibly tied to another drive-by shooting on Klondike Court.
Source: Action News Now    Date: April 6, 2014

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