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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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Woodland police crack down on alleged gang members (Woodland, CA): The growing level of gang-related deaths and violence apparently caused the Woodland Police Department to take action.
Source: Daily Democrat    Date: September 2, 2016

Gang crackdown nets four arrests (Porterville, CA): The Porterville Police Department made a series of arrests Wednesday in an effort to solidify the department’s zero tolerance policy stance on gang activity.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: September 2, 2016

4 arrested in gang-related Thousand Oaks crimes (Thousand Oaks, CA): Authorities on Friday arrested four men in connection with a series of gang-related crimes reported last month in Thousand Oaks.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: September 2, 2016

Vacaville gang member takes plea deal in homicide case (Fairfield, CA): A Vacaville gang member who faced a murder charge for fatally stabbing a rival gang member in a 2014 street brawl took a plea deal Thursday.
Source: Daily Republic    Date: September 2, 2016

Biggest Ever Burglary Investigation Yields Gang Arrests of 12 East Coast Crips and 2 Local Doctors (Torrance, CA): The result of the longest and most extensive residential burglary and narcotics investigation in Los Angeles has ended in the arrest of 12 suspected burglary suspects, all members of the East Coast Crips, and two doctors.
Source: Santa Monica Observer    Date: September 1, 2016

Year-long probe leads to massive East Palo Alto gang bust (East Palo Alto, CA): In a span of a little over a year, an East Palo Alto street gang burglarized more than 200 homes in San Jose and other nearby towns all while cruising around in luxury cars, including Porsches and BMWs, police said.
Source: SF Gate    Date: September 1, 2016

FBI’s Oakland County Gang and Violent Crime Task Force looking to move into Courthouse (Oakland, CA): A memorandum of understanding for new space allocation for the Oakland County Gangs and Violent Crime Task Force was referred to the Finance and Planning and Building Committees Wednesday night.
Source: The Oakland Press    Date: September 1, 2016

Gang member arrested in murder of 71-year-old man in Jurupa Valley, deputies say (Jurupa Valley, CA): A man was arrested in the murder of a 71-year-old Jurupa Valley who was gunned down near a golf course, according to deputies.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: September 1, 2016

Yuma police arrest suspect wanted in fatal gang related shooting (Yuma, CA): Yuma police have arrested a suspect wanted in connection to a gang-related shooting in which a 15-year-old boy was killed.
Source: The Yuma Sun    Date: September 1, 2016

Multi-defendant Juvenile Gang Preliminary Hearing (Yolo County, CA): The preliminary hearing in the case against Jose Epps, Sergio Gamino, Jeremy Nguyen, Jorge Trujillo, and Jessica Nguyen was presided over by Judge Samuel T. McAdam in Department 7. All of the defendants are juveniles except Jessica Nguyen who recently turned 18 years old.
Source: The Davis Vanguard    Date: August 31, 2016

Teen in hospital after gang-related shooting in Santa Rosa (Santa Rosa, CA): A teen is recovering in the hospital after being shot in the chest Tuesday evening in Santa Rosa, according to police.
Source: KRON 4 News    Date: August 31, 2016

Crime up 4 percent overall in mid-year report (San Diego, CA): The increases were relatively small, but more people in San Diego County were killed, raped and robbed in the first half of 2016 compared to last year, according to a regional crime report released Wednesday. Combined with a rise in property crime, it raised the overall crime rate per 1,000 people by 4 percent, the report said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: August 31, 2016

Police: Fleeing Longview gang member arrested (Longview, CA): A Longview man identified as a gang member was in the Gregg County Jail on Wednesday after police said he fled from officers and threw a loaded gun into a wooded area.
Source: Longview News-Journal    Date: August 31, 2016

Man convicted in fatal stabbing outside Sacramento restaurant (Sacramento, CA): A gang member has been convicted of second-degree murder in the 2014 death of an Olivehurst man outside a Sacramento restaurant.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: August 31, 2016

Mistrial Declared in Lompoc Gang-Related Fatal Stabbing Trial (Santa Barbara County, CA): A Santa Barbara County Superior Court jury on Tuesday found two Lompoc men not guilty of first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of a rival gang member, but could not reach a verdict on a pair of lesser charges.
Source: Noozhawk    Date: August 30, 2016

Sheriff: Gang member found with loaded gun, drugs in Napa (Napa County, CA): A known gang member and convicted felon was arrested on suspicion of drug and weapon charges after he was pulled over by deputies for having a taillight out, according to the Napa County Sheriff’s Office.
Source: Napa Valley Register    Date: August 30, 2016

Doctors allegedly sold prescriptions to gang members profiting for cash from burglaries (Los Angeles, CA): Two doctors have been charged with selling prescriptions for powerful drugs to gang members who allegedly bought them with profits from thousands of residential burglaries committed in the South Bay and across Southern California, prosecutors said Monday.
Source: Daily Breeze    Date: August 29, 2016

Salinas police reform gang task force, ask for Shot Spotter tech (Salinas, CA): The Salinas Police Department is reforming a gang task force called the Violence Suppression Unit, police announced on Monday. A task force comprised of three officers will begin working within the next two weeks.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: August 29, 2016

2 men, boy arrested after alleged gang-related shooting in Santa Rosa (Santa Rosa, CA): Three people were arrested Sunday night after an alleged gang-related shooting in Santa Rosa, according to police.
Source: KRON 4 News    Date: August 29, 2016

Porterville Police crack down on street gangs (Porterville, CA): A man who threatened a Porterville police officer was arrested, earlier this week, after an investigation revealed his alleged involvement in a criminal gang.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: August 28, 2016

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