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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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Sentencing for Newhall gang member postponed (San Fernando, CA): A Newhall woman who confessed to being a member of a gang and testified at the murder trial of her ex-boyfriend has seen her sentencing date postponed yet again.
Source: The Santa Clarita Valley Signal    Date: January 29, 2019

Mayor: Crime Down In Every Major Category In LA Last Year (Los Angeles, CA): Crime dropped in Los Angeles in every major category in the city in 2018, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday. Homicides were down 8.2 percent, violent crime was down 4.5 percent, property crime was down 1.8 percent and gang-related homicides were down 20 percent.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: January 28, 2019

Police decry senseless shootings after mom, daughter wounded in Fresno home (Fresno, CA): Acting Fresno Police Chief Pat Farmer Monday decried senseless gang violence after a mother and her young daughter were hit by gunfire while they were inside their home Sunday night in southeast Fresno.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: January 28, 2019

Testimony Begins in Trial of 4 Accused in 2016 Driveby Killing in Indio (Indio, CA): Four men were "hunters looking for retribution" for the death of a fellow gang member when they carried out a drive-by shooting on a group of people in Indio, killing a 22-year-old man, a prosecutor told jurors on Monday.
Source: NBC Los Angeles    Date: January 28, 2019

Alleged Gang Members Arrested in Santa Maria (Santa Maria, CA): Officers from the Santa Maria Police Department Special Enforcement Team (SET) served a narcotics search warrant in the 200 block of West Williams Street, Santa Maria. During the search of the residence, officers found an unloaded handgun, 3 loaded semi-automatic handguns, several rounds of ammunition and methamphetamine possessed for sale.
Source: Edhat    Date: January 27, 2019

2 stabbed along North County beachfront (Oceanside, CA): Two men were stabbed in an apparently gang-related attack late Friday along a beach in Oceanside, police said Saturday.
Source: FOX 5 San Diego    Date: January 26, 2019

Police K-9 Helps Arrest Fleeing Suspect (Simi Valley, CA): A documented gang member with a felony warrant attempted to flee on foot during a traffic stop Saturday, but a police K-9 sprung into action and helped make the arrest, according to police.
Source: NBC Los Angeles    Date: January 26, 2019

Adult, Three Minors Arrested For Gang-Related Narcotics Sales Conspiracy, Loaded Firearms (Azusa, CA): The Azusa Police Department made multiple arrests for weapons and narcotics offenses in recent days. The arrests were made on Sixth Street and Cedarglen Avenue just after 7pm on January 21st Azusa PD investigating officers arrested a group of four males – one adult and three minors.
Source: Crime Voice    Date: January 25, 2019

Two Tulare County killers will remain behind bars (Tulare County, CA): Two convicted killer will remain in prison after Tulare County prosecutors secured parole denials for the men's life sentences. Both inmates have been serving time since their convictions in the early and mid-1990s.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: January 25, 2019

Deported Mexican gang member who killed in Fresno years ago tried re-entering the U.S. (Fresno, CA): A Mexican gang member who killed someone in the Fresno area 35 years ago and eventually was deported made an attempt this week to illegally re-enter the United States.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: January 25, 2019

2 Known Gang Members Arrested; Police Seize Weapons, Meth (Sacramento, CA): Two gang members have been arrested after a long-term investigation by the North Gang Enforcement Team in Sacramento. The gang officers are part of the Sacramento Police Department and identified Sacramento resident Francisco Flores as a validated gang member.
Source: CBS Sacramento    Date: January 25, 2019

Five King City gang members arrested for Greenfield homicide (King City, CA): Five King City men have been arrested in connection to a gang related murder in Greenfield. Greenfield Police announced in a press conference Thursday they arrested 18-year old Eduardo Anaya Solis, 21-year old Luis Armando Sarabia, 22-year old Jose Armando Juarez and two 16-year olds in connection to the death of Greenfield resident Charles Adolfo Jose, 19.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: January 24, 2019

Expert says county gang population evolving (Hesperia, CA): A state-certified gangs specialist stressed on Wednesday the importance of keeping in check San Bernardino County’s gang population, the third largest in the country.
Source: Daily Press    Date: January 23, 2019

Anaheim Police Investigating 2nd Suspected Gang-Related Death in 12 Hours (Anaheim, CA): Anaheim police on Wednesday were investigating what they believe to be two gang-related killings that occurred in the city just 12 hours apart.
Source: KTLA 5 News    Date: January 23, 2019

Woman wounded in gang-related shooting near Washington Middle School, police say (Long Beach, CA): A woman was in stable condition in a hospital after a shooter opened fire on her and a companion when they were in a car in Long Beach’s Washington neighborhood, authorities said.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: January 23, 2019

Suspected Bulldog gang member arrested with sawed-off shotgun (Fresno, CA): A suspected Bulldog gang member was arrested Wednesday afternoon after officers found him trying to ditch a sawed-off shotgun in southwest Fresno, police say.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: January 23, 2019

Rival gang members turned chefs serve hungry fans in San Francisco (San Francisco, CA): Two rival gang members from Compton are hosting a very special pop-up dinner series in San Francisco that's inspiring thousands to achieve the seemingly impossible.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News    Date: January 21, 2019

Man Killed in ‘Gang Rivalry’ Shooting in Santa Ana: Police (Santa Ana, CA): A shooting believed to have been motivated by a “gang rivalry” left a man dead in Santa Ana, officials said Monday.
Source: KTLA 5 News    Date: January 21, 2019

Man, 3 teens arrested in Azusa on suspicion of drug, gun-related offenses (Azusa, CA): A Riverside man and three minors from Azusa were arrested on Sunday night on suspicion of weapons and drug violations. The Azusa Police Department said it arrested 18-year-old Abraham Garcia on suspicion of being a gang member carrying a loaded firearm.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: January 21, 2019

Fresno Police cracking down on gang violence (Fresno, CA): Less than 24 hours after a 12-year-old little girl was the unintended target of a gang shooting, Fresno police are pulling out all the stops to make sure it doesn't happen again.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: January 18, 2019

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