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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Woman pleads guilty to Palm Springs shooting (Indio, CA): A 20-year-old Desert Hot Springs woman who shot two teenage boys in Palm Springs pleaded guilty to attempted murder charges and was immediately sentenced to 38 years in state prison.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: August 30, 2017

Four arrested following gang brawl (Hanford, CA): Police sent out to break up a gang fight on Monday evening arrested four men, including one who ran from officers and had to be shot with a stun gun, officials said.
Source: The Sentinel     Date: August 30, 2017

Police: 7 violent Richmond street gang members linked to East Bay crime spree arrested in sweep (Richmond, CA): Seven members of what police are calling a violent Richmond street gang are now in custody after an 18-month investigation. The gang members are allegedly linked to a crime spree that swept through many East Bay communities.
Source: KRON 4 News    Date: August 30, 2017

Gang member sentenced to 50 years to life in connection with 2012 drive-by killing (Fresno County, CA): A Fresno County gang member was sentenced Wednesday to 50 years to life in prison for killing a man in a drive-by shooting in the town of Del Rey in August 2012.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: August 30, 2017

Gang Member Who Opened Fire on San Diego Cop Gets 22 Years in Prison (San Diego, CA): A gang member who opened fire on an undercover police detective on a dark street in southeast San Diego last year was sentenced Wednesday to 22 years in state prison.
Source: Times of San Diego    Date: August 30, 2017

5 things to know about Sacramento program to curb gun violence (Sacramento, CA): The Sacramento City Council voted Tuesday night to fund a new program aimed at combating gun violence in the city. The council unanimously approved $1.5 million for the Advance Peace program even after Mayor Darrell Steinberg and council member Angelique Ashby went head-to-head over the contract.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: August 29, 2017

SAPD Arrests Four Gang Member Suspects In Series Of Robberies & Carjackings (Santa Ana, CA): The Santa Ana Police arrested four gang members suspected of committing a series of street robberies and carjackings.
Source: Huntington Beach News    Date: August 28, 2017

Man arrested in 10-year-old Porterville murder (Porterville, CA): Porterville Police have arrested a 26-year-old man in connection with a 10-year-old murder. Iroc Gallegos, 26, was taken into custody Friday at his workplace on charges of participating in a criminal street gang.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: August 28, 2017

2 to stand trial in gang-related shooting of Perris teen (Riverside County, CA): A probationer and another man accused in a gang-related shooting that wounded a Perris teenager must stand trial for attempted murder and other charges, a judge ruled Friday.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: August 26, 2017

Caught with a gun, gang member says ‘he has no problem shooting a cop,’ police say (Fresno, CA): Fresno police say a gang member who admitted “he has no problem shooting a cop” was arrested Saturday morning carrying a concealed, loaded handgun.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: August 26, 2017

Raids net suspected violent criminals, gang members in Oakland, Bay Area (Oakland, CA): Dozens of law enforcement officers headed by Oakland police served arrest warrants across the Bay Area Friday morning targeting reputed gang members suspected of being involved in killings, shootings, robberies and burglaries, authorities said.
Source: East Bay Times    Date: August 25, 2017

Oakland Police Serving Warrants, Targeting Suspects in Gang Related Violence (Oakland, CA): Police arrested at least nine suspects while serving warrants throughout the Bay Area Friday morning as part of a multi-agency operation targeting suspects thought to be responsible for violent gang activities like homicides, shootings and robberies in Oakland.
Source: NBC Bay Area    Date: August 25, 2017

Man dies after apparent gang shooting in Santa Ana after car pulls up, suspect fires handgun (Santa Ana, CA): A man who was shot four times after exchanging words with people in a car that pulled up next to him on Thursday night, Aug. 24, has died, authorities said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: August 25, 2017

San Rafael gang suspects arrested after stabbing (San Rafael, CA): Five alleged gang members were arrested after a stabbing near downtown San Rafael, police said Thursday.
Source: Marin Independent Journal     Date: August 24, 2017

4 Gang Members Arrested In Santa Ana Crime Spree (Santa Ana, CA): A man and three male teens, all believed to be gang members, have been arrested in a series of 11 armed street robberies and carjackings that occurred earlier this month.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: August 23, 2017

Fairfield gang member sentenced for botched shooting that killed fellow member (Solano County, CA): The last of three co-defendants in a 2015 gang-related gunshot slaying in Fairfield was sentenced in Solano County Superior Court Monday.
Source: The Reporter    Date: August 21, 2017

Reputed LA gang member faces 46 charges for allegedly firing at SWAT, wounding police dog (Los Angeles, CA): A reputed gang member who allegedly opened fire on SWAT officers during a search in South Los Angeles, shooting one officer in the helmet and wounding a police dog, pleaded not guilty today to nearly four dozen felonies.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: August 21, 2017

DA going after the ‘big fish’ in drug cartels and helping young people avoid a life of crime (Riverside County, CA): Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin does more than send bad guys to jail. Since taking office in 2015, he has created programs to fight organized crime and to help stop young offenders from becoming lifelong criminals.
Source: Record Gazette    Date: August 17, 2017

Richmond gang leader sentenced in 2012 murder case (Martinez, CA): A man convicted of ordering a gang-related shooting death received a prison sentence of 45 years to life Friday, authorities said.
Source: East Bay Times    Date: August 14, 2017

Gang Allegations Added To Murder Charge In Canyon Country Shooting (Canyon County, CA): Prosecutors filed murder charges in court Monday against two suspects accused in the shooting death of Ivan Solis in Canyon Country.
Source: KHTS AM 1220 News    Date: August 14, 2017

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