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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 jailed in stabbing of rival gang member in southeast Fresno (Fresno, CA): Two gang members have been arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon in the stabbing of a rival Norteño gang member in southeast Fresno Wednesday, police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: December 14, 2016

Busted! Officials arrest 38 ‘notorious LA-area gang members’ (Los Angeles, CA): More than three-dozen gang members wanted for crimes including murder stemming from a gang war that has terrorized an area dubbed the Vermont Corridor have been arrested by a task force composed of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office and the U.S. Marshals Service, Sheriff Jim McDonnell announced Monday.
Source:    Date: December 12, 2016

Task force arrests 38 in connection with killings in South L.A. gang war (Los Angeles, CA): Authorities have arrested more than three dozen people linked to a trio of feuding gangs in South L.A. whose violence led to at least nine killings and other retaliatory attacks, officials said Monday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 12, 2016

Court records detail events leading to MS-13 arrests (Santa Maria, CA): Court documents filed in a bail reduction hearing for several alleged MS-13 gang members, show that Santa Maria Police officials took two rival gang members from Guadalupe into protective custody days before they issued a false press release aimed at protecting them.
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: December 11, 2016

Man wounded at Watsonville gas station in gang-related shooting (Watsonville, CA): A man was shot at a gas station on Freedom Boulevard in Watsonville early Sunday morning in what police have described as a gang-related incident.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: December 11, 2016

Woman and Man Hospitalized After Gang Shooting in Logan Heights (San Diego, CA): Two people were shot Saturday night in an alley in Logan Heights in what police called a gang-related shooting.
Source: Times of San Diego    Date: December 11, 2016

Murder five years ago in Santa Ana: Gang suspect finally nabbed in Mexico (Santa Ana, CA): A fugitive in the gang-related shooting death of a teenager in Santa Ana five years ago was nabbed in Mexico and by Saturday was behind bars in Southern California awaiting trial.
Source:    Date: December 10, 2016

5 people arrested for September south Sac homicide (Sacramento County, CA): The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department have arrested five people in connection to the September homicide of Phillip Porraz. All five face murder, conspiracy and gang enhancements charges for the murder of Porraz, 25.
Source: KXTV News 10    Date: December 8, 2016

SJ ex-gang member sentenced to 19 years for meth and guns (San Jose, CA): A former San Jose gang member was sentenced to 19 years in prison for his part in a crystal methamphetamine ring that distributed the addictive drug around Santa Clara County, federal prosecutors said.
Source: SF Gate    Date: December 8, 2016

Rival gang members identified in Monterey stabbing (Monterey County, CA): A Salinas man and Castroville man have been identified as the men who stabbed each other at the Blue Fin Billiards and Cafe over the weekend, according to Monterey police.
Source: The Californian    Date: December 7, 2016

Man convicted of Nipomo gang assault sentenced to probation (San Luis Obispo County, CA): Just one week after his older brother was sentenced to serve a lengthy prison term for the gang-related assault of a community college student, 20-year-old Javier Chang was sentenced to probation for the same crime.
Source: Santa Maria Sun    Date: December 7, 2016

FBI ‘Ten Most Wanted’ gang member charged with quadruple-murder (Los Angeles, CA): A reputed gang member — who was on the FBI’s list of Ten Most Wanted fugitives — was ordered Tuesday to be jailed without bail while awaiting arraignment next month for his alleged involvement in a shootout that left four men dead in South Los Angeles.
Source:    Date: December 6, 2016

Pasadena gang member accused of kidnapping, assaulting San Bernardino woman (San Bernardino, CA): A Pasadena gang member was arraigned Tuesday afternoon in court on charges alleging he carjacked, kidnapped and assaulted a woman, took her to Pasadena and then let her go in Monrovia, according to police reports and sheriff’s booking information.
Source: The Sun    Date: December 6, 2016

Gang member with loaded revolver arrested in Watsonville (Watsonville, CA): A known gang member is off the streets, after Watsonville Police officers found him with a revolver Tuesday.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: December 6, 2016

Comment about gang can’t be used as evidence, court rules (San Francisco, CA): A San Francisco man, charged with taking part in the murder of the man who allegedly dragged a teenage relative into prostitution, won a federal appeals court ruling Monday barring evidence that he told a jailhouse deputy he was part of a gang.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: December 5, 2016

Police Use 'Fake News' in Sting Aimed at California Gang (Los Angeles, CA): Police investigating a notorious gang in a city on California's central coast issued a fake press release that the chief credited with saving two men by deceiving gang members who wanted to kill them, but the ruse was criticized by news organizations who reported it as fact.
Source: The Associated Press - ABC News    Date: December 3, 2016

County records show two armed robbery suspects also charged with participation in criminal street gang (Paso Robles, CA): County records show two men connected to a Paso Robles liquor store robbery were charged with participation in a criminal street gang. Police say 23-year old Isaac Ward Tabarez and 22-year old Elmer Resendo Quiterio of Paso Robles were identified as the suspects in an armed robbery at Wayside Liquor in Paso Robles on Nov. 12.
Source: KSBY News    Date: December 2, 2016

No more gang terror! LA sues ‘epicenter’ owner (Los Angeles, CA): A man who owns a property described as the epicenter of gang activity in a South Los Angeles neighborhood is the target of a lawsuit announced Thursday by Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer.
Source:    Date: December 1, 2016

Norteños leader convicted in 2006 killing (Santa Cruz, CA): Oscar “Baby Joker” Cabrera, a powerful Santa Cruz County Norteño gang kingpin, will face life in prison without parole in the shooting death of a 40-year-old man outside Watsonville more than a decade ago.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: December 1, 2016

Alleged Gang Members Due in Court in Marine's Killing (Los Angeles, CA): Two alleged gang members are scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday for allegedly killing a 19-year-old Camp Pendleton Marine who was found shot inside his vehicle in South Los Angeles.
Source: NBC Los Angeles    Date: November 30, 2016

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