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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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County gang investigation uncovers nearly 100 weapons, cartel connections (Riverside County, CA): The Riverside County District Attorney and several local law enforcement agencies released details on a 15-month long operation that led to dozens of arrests and uncovered links to Mexican drug cartels operating in Riverside County.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: November 20, 2019

Fresno Police form gang task force in wake of deadly mass shooting (Fresno, CA): In the wake of a backyard shooting that left four people dead and six others injured in east central Fresno, police say it's all hands on deck as they hunt down the gunmen and determine their motive. "We have not determined if there's a clear gang connection, it's one aspect we're looking at," said MAGEC Metro Commander Sgt. Steve Hall.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: November 19, 2019

Fresno police create Asian gangs task force in 'targeted' party shooting (Fresno, CA): Fresno, Calif., police said they have formed a special Asian gangs investigations task force as they hunt for at least two gunmen who killed four people and wounded six others at a house party.
Source: United Press International    Date: November 19, 2019

Attorney General Becerra Announces Takedown of Stockton Street Gang (Stockton, CA): California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Stockton Police Chief Eric Jones, and San Joaquin County District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar today announced the arrest of 50 individuals; the seizure of 42 firearms, including 8 assault weapons; and the seizure of approximately 25 pounds of drugs, including fentanyl, heroin, cocaine, and methamphetamine as part of a takedown of gang members in Stockton.
Source: State of California Department of Justice Office of the Attorney General    Date: November 19, 2019

Hmong leaders reject gang connection in deadly Fresno party shooting; police fear more violence (Fresno, CA): The manhunt continued Tuesday for at least two gunmen whose rampage at a football-watching party left four people dead, six wounded and a close-knit Hmong community in shock and mourning.
Source: USA Today    Date: November 19, 2019

10-Year-Old Gunshot Survivor Shares Her Story After Three Arrests Made In Stockton Gang Bust (Stockton, CA): Stockton Police caught a break in a case many thought would go unsolved. A major gang bust led detectives to three people they believe are responsible for chaotic gunfire that struck a 10-year-old girl in October.
Source: CBS Sacramento    Date: November 19, 2019

New version of Oxnard gang injunctions moves to secure individual due process rights (Oxnard, CA): A judge has approved changes to Oxnard’s two gang injunctions, most notably the right to a court hearing before being subject to the orders that take away certain freedoms. With his signature, Ventura County Superior Court Judge Kent Kellegrew on Nov. 13 secured the constitutional rights of individuals believed to be gang members in the eyes of Oxnard police officers.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: November 18, 2019

Fresno police look into gang connection after shooting at football party leaves 4 dead, 6 wounded (Fresno, CA): Police are investigating whether there's a connection between an increase in local gang activity and the shooting Sunday night that left four people dead and six wounded at a backyard football-watching party.
Source: USA Today    Date: November 18, 2019

Man Gets 21 Years for Gang-Related Killing in Anaheim (Anaheim, CA): A 24-year-old man has been sentenced to more than 21 years in prison for his part in a gang-related killing in Anaheim four years ago, according to court records obtained Monday.
Source: MyNewsLa.com    Date: November 18, 2019

‘They are terrified to testify’ says prosecutor in Fresno gang-related murder trial (Fresno, CA): Three witnesses in the trial of accused killer Eliseo Orozco denied on Monday knowing anything about the shooting death of 31-year-old Juan Rangel, despite having told police they saw what happened.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: November 18, 2019

Bakersfield gang member killed woman in case of mistaken identity, report says (Bakersfield, CA): In the early morning hours of Oct. 5, a Bakersfield gang member saw someone he believed belonged to a rival gang in the parking lot of a liquor store on South Chester Avenue.
Source: KGET 17 News    Date: November 18, 2019

Gang Member Sentenced to Life for Ambush Murder of Innocent Man (Los Angeles, CA): A South Los Angeles gang member was sentenced Monday to life behind bars for racketeering offenses, including the ambush slaying of an innocent man gunned down in front of his 2-year-old son.
Source: MyNewsLa.com    Date: November 18, 2019

Three Oxnard Gang Members Arrested In ‘Joker Mask’ Liquor Store Robbery (Oxnard, CA): Three gang members were arrested this week for a robbery that took place earlier this month at “The Corner Store” in Oxnard. According to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, two male suspects wearing masks entered the store Nov. 3 at around midnight with a baseball bat and demanded money, alcohol, tobacco products, and lottery tickets from the clerk. The suspicious activity was recorded on video.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: November 16, 2019

Two Arrested In Friday Night Shooting Police Say Is Gang-Related (Santa Rosa, CA): Two men were arrested Saturday as suspects in a Friday night shooting that left a man hospitalized with gunshot wounds, Santa Rosa police said.
Source: SFGate    Date: November 16, 2019

FBI arrests 17 in gang sweep (San Diego, CA): Seventeen suspected gang members and associates were taken into custody Friday on drug and weapons charges at the conclusion of a federal sweep of criminal groups in Chula Vista, National City and south San Diego, authorities reported.
Source: FOX 5 San Diego    Date: November 15, 2019

Rival gangs involved in 'bloodbath' at Airbnb in Orinda: Sheriff (Orinda, CA): New information emerged Friday about the shooting at the Orinda Halloween party that left five people dead. The Contra Costa County Sheriffs Office released mugshots of the five men who were arrested on Thursday.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News    Date: November 15, 2019

Three Strawberry Manor Gangster Bloods sentenced for 2016 rival gang member shooting (Sacramento County, CA): Three Strawberry Manor Gangster Bloods members were sentenced in court on Friday for the attempted murder of a rival gang member, according to the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: November 15, 2019

Sheriff: 2 Armed Gang Members Among Orinda Halloween Massacre Victims (Martinez, CA): Two armed gang members were among the five people killed during a mass shooting that may have erupted during an altercation between rival gangs inside an Orinda rental home on Halloween night, authorities announced Friday.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: November 15, 2019

South Bay High Schools See Increase in Gang-Related Fights (San Jose, CA): The superintendent of the East Side Union High School District said he has seen a spike in gang fights and is mobilizing all resources to put an end to them. And that includes recruiting San Jose city experts to help out.
Source: NBC Bay Area    Date: November 14, 2019

Two Arrested After Apparent Gang-Related Shooting in Anaheim Neighborhood (Anaheim, CA): Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the wounding of a man in an early morning apparent gang-related shooting in Anaheim, police said Thursday.
Source: MyNewsLa.com    Date: November 14, 2019

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