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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15-year-old San Pedro High baseball player ‘brutally beaten’ by gang members (San Pedro, CA): A 15-year-old San Pedro High School student beaten in an alley by two men described only as gang members was clinging to life Saturday as sheriff’s detectives searched for his attackers.
Source: Daily Breeze    Date: April 1, 2017

Authorities arrest 10 L.A. gang members and cohorts on narcotics, weapons charges (Los Angeles, CA): Ten members and associates of one of the largest Los Angeles street gangs were arrested Thursday in a two-day operation targeting the distribution and sale of narcotics and the unlawful sale of weapons.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 31, 2017

Escondido seeing uptick in gang violence (Escondido, CA): From the fatal shooting of a passing motorist heading home from church last month to nearly 30 shots fired during a running gunfight on Quince Street last year, Escondido’s street gang crimes are becoming more dangerous, according to police and prosecutors.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: March 31, 2017

Riverside man, a former gang member, helps turn others' lives around (Riverside, CA): Sable “Jr” Munoz, a former gang member, runs a 12-month live-in program in the Casa Blanca neighborhood of Riverside that inspires others to get their lives back on track.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: March 31, 2017

2 men, 1 juvenile arrested in ‘knock-knock’ burglary attempt (Los Angeles, CA): Two men from Compton and a 16-year-old boy were arrested in connection with trying to commit what is known as a “knock-knock” burglary in the Valley Village area, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: March 31, 2017

Monterey Co. Sheriff's Office: Two Sureno gang members arrested (Monterey County, CA): A month-long investigation in Monterey County ended with the arrest of two gang members and several other men found with weapons and drugs, according to the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: March 31, 2017

Escondido town hall tackles questions on gang crime (Escondido, CA): Gang violence and how to prevent it was the focus of a town hall meeting in Escondido on Thursday night, just three weeks after a woman was killed by what police say was random gang gunfire in the eastern part of town.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: March 30, 2017

Al Wooten Jr. Heritage Center steers youngsters away from gangs (Los Angeles, CA): The smiles greet you at the door. The studious activity in the computer rooms suggests homework in progress. Outside on the basketball court, a game of hoops brings a spark of life to the Al Wooten Jr. Heritage Center.
Source: Los Angeles Wave    Date: March 30, 2017

Deputies arrest four Orosi gang members (Tulare County, CA): Four Orosi men are behind bars on gang-related charges, Tulare County deputies said. The victims told deputies three suspects drove by the house in the 41700 block of Ione Road near East Orosi. The suspects were yelling gang slurs.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: March 27, 2017

Salinas: four homicides, four days (Salinas, CA): Four homicides over the course of four days have left bullet holes in fences, blood stains on a driveway, a heart-breaking memorial and shaken neighbors in Salinas.
Source: The Californian    Date: March 27, 2017

15-year-old boy shot in suspected gang-related shooting in Santa Ana (Santa Ana, CA): A 15-year-old boy was shot in a suspected gang-related shooting while walking across a street in Santa Ana Saturday night.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: March 26, 2017

Gang members allegedly caught with drugs and a gun while sleeping outside home (Fresno, CA): Three gang members were arrested Friday, two for suspected possession of sales of marijuana and another for carrying a loaded firearm, after they were caught sleeping outside a southwest Fresno home.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: March 25, 2017

Police: Man killed in gang-related shooting in Salinas (Salinas, CA): A man was killed in what police believe was a gang-related shooting in Salinas Thursday night, according to Salinas Police Department.
Source: KRON 4 News    Date: March 24, 2017

Couple sentenced in 2012 gang murder in Lake Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA): A man and a woman were sentenced March 16 for their role in the gang-motivated killing of Christian Bojorquez, 21, in Lake Los Angeles in 2012, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 24, 2017

Santa Cruz Bus Stabbing Believed To Be Gang-Related: Police (Santa Cruz, CA): A man was stabbed in Santa Cruz Wednesday morning in what police are investigating as a gang-related incident. The 25-year-old Santa Cruz resident was stabbed while exiting a city bus at Soquel Avenue and Darwin Street, police said.
Source: Santa Cruz Patch    Date: March 23, 2017

Woman Shot in Gang Violence Shares Her Story (Coachella, CA): A local woman is sharing her powerful story to discourage kids from joining gangs. When she was a teenager, a gang shooting left her in a wheelchair for the rest of her life. Now she's turned her story into a message for young people.
Source: KMIR News    Date: March 23, 2017

Major Gangs Increasingly Active in West San Fernando Valley, Police Commission Finds (Los Angeles, CA): Although the west San Fernando Valley enjoys a reputation as a quiet area with a low crime rate, a new report approved Tuesday by the Los Angeles Police Commission found it is home to 16 major gangs and has seen increases in gang-related crimes over the last three years.
Source: Northridge Patch    Date: March 22, 2017

Two teens wounded in suspected gang-related shooting in Santa Ana (Santa Ana, CA): Two teens were wounded in a suspected gang-related shooting Tuesday night in Santa Ana, police said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: March 22, 2017

Stabbing in Santa Cruz believed to be gang-related (Santa Cruz, CA): Santa Cruz police officers responded to a stabbing outside a bus parked near 1261 Soquel Avenue in Santa Cruz today where a 25-year-old male victim was left in a stable condition with non-life threatening injuries however was uncooperative with police investigations.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: March 22, 2017

Violence spikes around King City High as gangs feud (King City, CA): King City High School was put on lock down at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday for the second day in a row. The school has been on high alert ever since a student was shot near the school's auditorium Tuesday morning, and three more teenagers were shot across the street at a motel Tuesday evening.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: March 22, 2017

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