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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Visalia Police arrest man tied to 3 gang-related murders, dating back to 2010 (Tulare, CA): Noel Herrera, 29, made his first court appearance on the murder charges Tuesday afternoon. His alleged accomplice in one of those murders, Fabio Delreal, will likely be arraigned later this week.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: March 13, 2018

2 Men Arrested Early Monday For Spraying Gang Graffiti On Buildings (South San Francisco, CA): Two men were arrested early Monday morning for allegedly spraying gang-related graffiti at more than a dozen locations in South San Francisco, according to police.
Source: SF Gate    Date: March 13, 2018

Fresno Police flood streets following weekend gang retaliation shooting (Fresno, CA): Fresno Police are out in full force. They blame a weekend of violence on an ongoing gang war. Three separate shootings took place this weekend in Fresno. One man was killed and 11-year-old boy was shot in the arm.
Source:    Date: March 12, 2018

Indio gang shooting suspects to stand trial (Indio, CA): Three men suspected in a gang-related shooting 17 years ago that killed a driver at an Indio intersection must stand trial on murder and attempted murder charges, a judge ruled today.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: March 12, 2018

Gang member sentenced for killing rival’s girlfriend 23 years ago (San Diego, CA): A gang member who shot and killed the girlfriend of a perceived rival in a car-to-car shooting in Encanto 23 years ago was sentenced Monday to 18 years to life in state prison.
Source: FOX 5 San Diego    Date: March 12, 2018

Fresno deploying more officers as gang violence surges again, Dyer says (Fresno, CA): A day after after a 20-year-old was killed and an 11-year-old was shot, Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer said he is deploying more officers in the city in anticipation of retaliatory shootings.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: March 11, 2018

Police: Two suspected gang members arrested (Salinas, CA): Salinas police say they arrested two teenagers suspected of being in a gang after they ran from officers, who then found three guns associated with them.
Source: The Californian    Date: March 11, 2018

Alleged Gang Member Arrested On Suspicion Of Carrying Concealed Gun (Santa Cruz, CA): A 17-year-old suspected gang member was arrested Friday evening in Santa Cruz for having a concealed gun, police said today. An officer from the Santa Cruz County Anti-Crime Team's Gang Task Force conducted a traffic violation stop at 7:52 p.m. at Ocean and Barson streets.
Source: SF Gate    Date: March 10, 2018

Challenge to CalGang Database Lands in Court (San Diego, CA): One of the first legal challenges to a California gang database maintained by law enforcement was heard in San Diego Superior Court Thursday in a case that could set precedent for how a new law is interpreted across the state.
Source: Courthouse News Service    Date: March 9, 2018

Alleged gang member sentenced to 35 years in teen’s shooting death in Santa Ana (Santa Ana, CA): A 23-year-old alleged gang member was sentenced to 35 years to life in prison on Friday for the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy who was riding a bicycle in Santa Ana.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: March 9, 2018

A Coachella gang suspect, a bag of drugs, a footrace in the desert and a cop shot five times (Coachella, CA): Deputy David Solis jumped out of his patrol car and ran after the fleeing suspect, sprinting between the houses of a small Coachella neighborhood and into the empty desert beyond. The suspect was running as fast as he could, desperate to escape, but Solis was faster, gaining on the man as they raced through the fading light.
Source: The Desert Sun     Date: March 9, 2018

Man arrested on gun, gang charges (Porterville, CA): A 20-year-old Porterville man was on gun and gang charges Saturday morning, the Porterville Police Department reported.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: March 9, 2018

DA’s Office moves to dismiss gang injunctions aimed at rival Placentia crews (Orange County, CA): The Orange County District Attorney’s Office is moving to dismiss gang injunctions aimed at suspected members of rival crews in two of Placentia’s oldest neighborhoods, saying the court orders are no longer needed.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: March 8, 2018

MAGEC officers arrest four gang members and associates at University Inn (Fresno, CA): Four gang members and associates are now in jail after being busted at the University Inn. The hotel on East Shaw near Woodrow Avenue has been hit with recent gang activity according to police. Police say Tuesday afternoon's arrests are not connected to last week's shooting.
Source:    Date: March 7, 2018

Free tattoo removal liberates sex trafficked women from symbols of servitude (Los Angeles, CA): Days before International Women’s Day, an alternative arts-based aid and advocacy group offered former sex trafficking victims free tattoo removal, liberating women on the road to recovery from the markings signifying their past servitude.
Source: i24NEWS    Date: March 7, 2018

Bay Area freeway shooting that kills Vallejo woman linked to gang activity (Martinez, CA): A 2016 shooting that killed a 25-year-old mother of four and led to calls for increased surveillance on Bay Area freeways was linked to a feud between San Francisco gangs, court records show.
Source: Vallejo Times-Herald    Date: March 7, 2018

2 West Oakland Gang Members Sentenced in Child's Death (Oakland, CA): Two members of a West Oakland gang who opened fire on people making a music video and left a child dead have been sentenced to 43 years each in prison.
Source: U.S. News & World Report     Date: March 7, 2018

Notorious ‘Central Divisadero Players’ Gang Members Convicted Of Racketeering And Murder (San Francisco, CA): A federal jury Monday convicted five members of San Francisco’s notorious ‘Central Divisadero Players’ gang of several racketeering counts and murder.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: March 5, 2018

Pistol recovered as two gang suspects arrested in Live Oak (Live Oak, CA): A pistol was recovered and two young men arrested Friday night as deputies ramped up patrols the area of Live Oak’s Winkle Farm Park following a shooting and apparent uptick in gang activity in the area.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: March 5, 2018

Novato gang homicide case reaches preliminary hearing (Novato, CA): Nearly two years after the crimes, a pair of men charged with the gang-related murder of a Novato teen appeared in court Monday to begin a preliminary hearing that could last into next week.
Source: Marin Independent Journal     Date: March 5, 2018

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