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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Deputies arrest 2nd suspect in gang shooting (Tulare County, CA): A second suspect has been arrested in a gang related shooting that happened in January. On March 10, detectives with the Tulare County gang unit arrested Marcos Moreno in the area of Avenue 328 and Road 108 of Visalia in connection with an attempted homicide on Jan. 10, 2018. Moreno was arrested without incident.
Source: The Foothills Sun-Gazette    Date: March 14, 2018

Reckless gang gunfire remains a big problem in Fresno (Fresno, CA): The sound of gunshots are heard nearly every day somewhere in Fresno, but one recent incident turned out to be more than just noise. "This was actually a shootout between rival gangsters," said Dave Madrigal of the Fresno Police Department.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: March 14, 2018

Indio police seek suspects in alleged gang rivalry shooting (Indio, CA): A shooting outside an Indio gas station in February has police pursuing attempted murder charges against five alleged gang members.
Source: The Desert Sun     Date: March 14, 2018

Suspected gang member on trial for 2011 shooting death of 16-year-old in Santa Ana (Orange County, CA): A suspected gang member listed for years among Orange County’s “most wanted” fugitives before being captured in Mexico went on trial Wednesday in the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: March 14, 2018

Gang members from Fontana and Ontario are convicted of murder and street terrorism (San Bernardino County, CA): Two gang members, including one from Fontana, were convicted on March 9 in the murder of 21-year-old David Richardson, Jr., who was gunned down at a Rialto bus stop in 2014, according to the San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office.
Source: Fontana Herald News    Date: March 14, 2018

Gang Members Stab 2 Men in Homeless Encampment Under Logan Heights Bridge (San Diego, CA): A 28-year-old man was stabbed and his 66-year-old companion was also wounded when they were attacked by a large group of suspected gang members under a Logan Heights bridge.
Source: Times of San Diego    Date: March 13, 2018

Two arrested in gang murders going back years, could face death penalty (Visalia, CA): Two men are in jail for three gang-related murders going back several years, Visalia police said Tuesday. They could face the death penalty or life without parole if convicted.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: March 13, 2018

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: Yourcentralvalley.com    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

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