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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Two gang members convicted of attempted murder and firearms charges (Bakersfield, CA): On Thursday a Kern County jury convicted Delwuan Scott and Malik Watson of attempted murder along with firearms and gang affiliations.
Source: KernGoldenEmpire    Date: April 6, 2017

Merced Gang Members Arrested after Vehicle Pursuit (Merced, CA): On March 29th at around 4 PM, an officer of the Merced PD Gang Violence Suppression Unit (commonly abbreviated as GVSU) attempted a vehicle stop for a traffic violation in the area of Highway 59 and Olive Avenue.
Source: Crime Voice    Date: April 6, 2017

Two convicted of attempted murder in gang-related shooting (Bakersfield, CA): Two men were convicted Thursday of attempted murder, among other charges, in a gang-related shooting and high-speed pursuit last year.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: April 6, 2017

Angelenos to Get $30 Million for Illegal Anti-Gang Injunctions (Los Angeles, CA): After six years of litigation, thousands of Los Angeles residents will soon receive as much as $30 million in job training and other benefits from the city for having been subjected to overbroad injunctions targeting suspected street gang members.
Source: Courthouse News Service    Date: April 5, 2017

13 alleged gang members from L.A. sought in Huntington Beach robbery (Huntington Beach, CA): Authorities in Orange County asked the public’s help Wednesday in finding 13 alleged Los Angeles gang members who police say were part of a robbery at a 7-Eleven.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 5, 2017

Man charged with shooting at Uber driver he mistook for a gang member (Hacienda Heights, CA): Authorities said a Hacienda Heights man allegedly tried to gun down an Uber driver he mistook for a rival gang member early Sunday.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: April 4, 2017

‘Sunny Day’ crimes create huge legal caseload: Chief defender and district attorney assess impact of ‘unprecedented’ gang-related court proceedings (San Mateo County, CA): Five years after a war between rival gangs shook East Palo Alto and neighboring cities with four murders and a host of other crimes, prosecutors and defense attorneys say there has been a significant amount of work and resources needed to try the cases of the 16 people indicted for charges ranging from first degree murder and drug trafficking to robbery and conspiracy.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: April 3, 2017

'Wrong place. Wrong time.': Beaten San Pedro teen may have been caught in gang initiation, cops say (San Pedro, CA): Evan Jimenez simply may have walked down the wrong street. A few hours after San Pedro High School’s junior varsity baseball team trounced Gardena High on Thursday, the 15-year-old pitcher was walking through an alley near his home when he was confronted by two men.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 3, 2017

15-year-old San Pedro High baseball player ‘brutally beaten’ by gang members (San Pedro, CA): A 15-year-old San Pedro High School student beaten in an alley by two men described only as gang members was clinging to life Saturday as sheriff’s detectives searched for his attackers.
Source: Daily Breeze    Date: April 1, 2017

Authorities arrest 10 L.A. gang members and cohorts on narcotics, weapons charges (Los Angeles, CA): Ten members and associates of one of the largest Los Angeles street gangs were arrested Thursday in a two-day operation targeting the distribution and sale of narcotics and the unlawful sale of weapons.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 31, 2017

Escondido seeing uptick in gang violence (Escondido, CA): From the fatal shooting of a passing motorist heading home from church last month to nearly 30 shots fired during a running gunfight on Quince Street last year, Escondido’s street gang crimes are becoming more dangerous, according to police and prosecutors.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: March 31, 2017

Riverside man, a former gang member, helps turn others' lives around (Riverside, CA): Sable “Jr” Munoz, a former gang member, runs a 12-month live-in program in the Casa Blanca neighborhood of Riverside that inspires others to get their lives back on track.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: March 31, 2017

2 men, 1 juvenile arrested in ‘knock-knock’ burglary attempt (Los Angeles, CA): Two men from Compton and a 16-year-old boy were arrested in connection with trying to commit what is known as a “knock-knock” burglary in the Valley Village area, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: March 31, 2017

Monterey Co. Sheriff's Office: Two Sureno gang members arrested (Monterey County, CA): A month-long investigation in Monterey County ended with the arrest of two gang members and several other men found with weapons and drugs, according to the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: March 31, 2017

Escondido town hall tackles questions on gang crime (Escondido, CA): Gang violence and how to prevent it was the focus of a town hall meeting in Escondido on Thursday night, just three weeks after a woman was killed by what police say was random gang gunfire in the eastern part of town.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: March 30, 2017

Al Wooten Jr. Heritage Center steers youngsters away from gangs (Los Angeles, CA): The smiles greet you at the door. The studious activity in the computer rooms suggests homework in progress. Outside on the basketball court, a game of hoops brings a spark of life to the Al Wooten Jr. Heritage Center.
Source: Los Angeles Wave    Date: March 30, 2017

Deputies arrest four Orosi gang members (Tulare County, CA): Four Orosi men are behind bars on gang-related charges, Tulare County deputies said. The victims told deputies three suspects drove by the house in the 41700 block of Ione Road near East Orosi. The suspects were yelling gang slurs.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: March 27, 2017

Salinas: four homicides, four days (Salinas, CA): Four homicides over the course of four days have left bullet holes in fences, blood stains on a driveway, a heart-breaking memorial and shaken neighbors in Salinas.
Source: The Californian    Date: March 27, 2017

15-year-old boy shot in suspected gang-related shooting in Santa Ana (Santa Ana, CA): A 15-year-old boy was shot in a suspected gang-related shooting while walking across a street in Santa Ana Saturday night.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: March 26, 2017

Gang members allegedly caught with drugs and a gun while sleeping outside home (Fresno, CA): Three gang members were arrested Friday, two for suspected possession of sales of marijuana and another for carrying a loaded firearm, after they were caught sleeping outside a southwest Fresno home.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: March 25, 2017

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