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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Fresno gang retaliation continues, Chief Dyer says "We will not stop" (Fresno, CA): Gang violence continues to plague the streets of Fresno. Police Chief Jerry Dyer said we are in the middle of gang retaliation between two African American Southwest Fresno gangs. Violence continued this past weekend.
Source: Yourcentralvalley.com    Date: February 12, 2018

Man shot outside church unintended victim of gang war, police say (Fresno, CA): Police say he was not a gang member but was caught up in a gang war. Zurich Chatman was standing in front of a church on Lee Street Saturday morning getting ready to leave for a Black History Month trip to Allensworth when Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer says he was senselessly shot in the head.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: February 12, 2018

Officers find 500 rounds of ammo in gang member's vehicles (Fresno, CA): A California gang member was arrested after police found multiple guns, body armor and more than 500 rounds of ammunition in his vehicles.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: February 11, 2018

Gang violence erupts in Fresno (Fresno, CA): Fresno Police have confirmed that six people have been shot in gang shootings in Fresno in just 10 hours. Of those six shot, one was killed, and another left in critical conditions.
Source: KMPH FOX 26 News    Date: February 10, 2018

2 California Gang Members Get Life Sentences for Killing Good Samaritan (Woodland, CA): Ronald Antonio literally gave the shirt off his back to a bleeding woman he found walking on the road outside the mobile home park where he lived.
Source: The Epoch Times    Date: February 10, 2018

Gang war continues: Shooting near church ‘violated sacred ground,’ police chief says (Fresno, CA): A 20-year-old man was critically injured Saturday morning when he was shot in the head close to a southwest Fresno church, the latest salvo in the city’s violent and escalating gang war.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: February 10, 2018

‘Skittles,’ alleged Crips gang member from Richmond, wanted in deadly Calif. crime spree (Santa Rosa, CA): A Richmond native wanted in connection with a homicide, two home invasion robberies and a high-speed chase in California could be headed back to Central Virginia, authorities said.
Source: WTVR CBS 6 News    Date: February 10, 2018

Gang member gets 5 life sentences for shooting deaths at Long Beach homeless camp (Long Beach, CA): A gang member was sentenced Jan. 18 for the murders of five people at a Long Beach homeless encampment, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 10, 2018

Crips Gang Member Wanted In Deadly Santa Rosa Home Invasion (Santa Rosa, CA): The manhunt intensified Friday for a female Crips gang member who is wanted in a deadly home invasion robbery that left one victim dead and a second injured in unincorporated Sonoma County outside Santa Rosa.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: February 9, 2018

Multiple not-guilty pleas entered by Santa Maria MS13 gang suspects (Santa Maria, CA): Not guilty pleas were entered Friday by nearly a dozen suspected MS-13 gang members indicted on charges that include 10 murders in Santa Maria over the past few years.
Source: KSBY News    Date: February 9, 2018

Fresno police send 75 officers onto streets to head off gang war (Fresno, CA): Seventy-five Fresno police officers are on alert for more gang violence this weekend as Chief Jerry Dyer and his department are trying to stop a series of retaliatory shootings that have resulted in one person killed and five wounded since Thursday afternoon.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: February 9, 2018

He wanted out of a gang. So these Merced County gang members killed him, DA says (Merced County, CA) : Two Merced County gang members were sentenced Thursday to life without parole in state prison for a 2013 ambush killing of a gang rival, according to the Merced County District Attorney's Office.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: February 9, 2018

Gang member convicted in 1995 cold case murder (San Diego, CA): After more than two decades and three trials, justice finally came for the family of an 18-year-old woman who was killed in a car-to-car shooting.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: February 8, 2018

Fairfield gang member arraigned on murder, attempted murder charges (Solano County, CA): A Fairfield teen charged with murder in the 2016 gunshot slaying of a rival gang member was arraigned Thursday in Solano County Superior Court.
Source: Times-Herald    Date: February 8, 2018

SF city attorney defends gang injunctions amid call for change (San Francisco, CA): City Attorney Dennis Herrera is standing behind San Francisco’s gang injunctions after Public Defender Jeff Adachi called for an end to the long-standing orders against black and Latino men.
Source: The San Francisco Examiner    Date: February 7, 2018

Santa Maria Teen Receives 8-Year Sentence for Gang-Related Fatal Stabbing (Santa Maria, CA): A teenager was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday after entering a no-contest plea to charges in a gang-related fatal stabbing in Santa Maria.
Source: Noozhawk    Date: February 7, 2018

Safe Streets partnership sees reduced gang violence in targeted neighborhood (Bakersfield, CA): The 2-square-mile neighborhood has seen more than its share of gunplay and bloodshed. Sandwiched between California Avenue and Brundage Lane, Chester Avenue and Washington Street, this relatively small patch of homes and parks, churches and schools, saw 24 gang-related shootings in 2015. The following year, that number rose to 26.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: February 6, 2018

Candlelight vigil in Planada calls for peace in response to gang violence, recent deadly shootings (Planada, CA): Typically, we hear law enforcement and adults calling for peace in the community. But tonight, it was Planada's youth asking for an end to the violence.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: February 6, 2018

Teen shot dead by deputy in South LA was ‘known gang member,’ sheriff’s department says (South Los Angeles, CA): Someone might have removed a gun that was possibly carried by a 16-year-old boy who was shot to death in one of two deputy- involved shootings in the Southland in under four hours, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported Monday.
Source: MyNewsLa.com    Date: February 5, 2018

Semiautomatic handgun hidden in vehicle leads to Oxnard arrest (Oxnard, CA): A traffic stop Monday night in Oxnard's La Colonia neighborhood led to the arrest of a documented gang member, authorities said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: February 5, 2018

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