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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Police: Man killed in gang-related shooting in Salinas (Salinas, CA): A man was killed in what police believe was a gang-related shooting in Salinas Thursday night, according to Salinas Police Department.
Source: KRON 4 News    Date: March 24, 2017

Couple sentenced in 2012 gang murder in Lake Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA): A man and a woman were sentenced March 16 for their role in the gang-motivated killing of Christian Bojorquez, 21, in Lake Los Angeles in 2012, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 24, 2017

Santa Cruz Bus Stabbing Believed To Be Gang-Related: Police (Santa Cruz, CA): A man was stabbed in Santa Cruz Wednesday morning in what police are investigating as a gang-related incident. The 25-year-old Santa Cruz resident was stabbed while exiting a city bus at Soquel Avenue and Darwin Street, police said.
Source: Santa Cruz Patch    Date: March 23, 2017

Woman Shot in Gang Violence Shares Her Story (Coachella, CA): A local woman is sharing her powerful story to discourage kids from joining gangs. When she was a teenager, a gang shooting left her in a wheelchair for the rest of her life. Now she's turned her story into a message for young people.
Source: KMIR News    Date: March 23, 2017

Major Gangs Increasingly Active in West San Fernando Valley, Police Commission Finds (Los Angeles, CA): Although the west San Fernando Valley enjoys a reputation as a quiet area with a low crime rate, a new report approved Tuesday by the Los Angeles Police Commission found it is home to 16 major gangs and has seen increases in gang-related crimes over the last three years.
Source: Northridge Patch    Date: March 22, 2017

Two teens wounded in suspected gang-related shooting in Santa Ana (Santa Ana, CA): Two teens were wounded in a suspected gang-related shooting Tuesday night in Santa Ana, police said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: March 22, 2017

Stabbing in Santa Cruz believed to be gang-related (Santa Cruz, CA): Santa Cruz police officers responded to a stabbing outside a bus parked near 1261 Soquel Avenue in Santa Cruz today where a 25-year-old male victim was left in a stable condition with non-life threatening injuries however was uncooperative with police investigations.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: March 22, 2017

Violence spikes around King City High as gangs feud (King City, CA): King City High School was put on lock down at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday for the second day in a row. The school has been on high alert ever since a student was shot near the school's auditorium Tuesday morning, and three more teenagers were shot across the street at a motel Tuesday evening.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: March 22, 2017

4 suspected gang members charged in murder attempt (Manteca, CA): Four suspects have been arrested by Manteca Police officers for their alleged involvement in the Valentine’s Day attempted murder of a couple at Southside Park that was stabbed multiple times. The couple was transported to area hospitals with life-threatening injuries.
Source: Manteca Bulletin    Date: March 21, 2017

Hearing for teenager in deadly gang shooting of Escondido woman (Escondido, CA): A 16-year-old boy accused of being an accomplice in a gang shooting in Escondido that killed a female motorist driving home from church pleaded not guilty in Juvenile Court today to murder and other charges.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: March 20, 2017

Four ‘Sunny Day’ defendants plead guilty to murder charges (Redwood City, CA): Four men indicted in March 2014 for crimes related to their alleged involvement in East Palo Alto gangs have pleaded guilty to charges including murder and attempted murder, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 20, 2017

Oxnard man sentenced to 21 years in prison for robbery, gang ties (Ventura, CA): An Oxnard man will spend 21 years in prison for his role in a robbery that occurred in Oxnard in 2013. Efren Parra, 29, received the sentence after he was found guilty of of one count of second-degree robbery, one count of attempted second-degree robbery and one count of street terrorism back in October, 2016.
Source: KEYT 3 News    Date: March 20, 2017

Gang member charged with killing traffic guard at Venice construction site (Los Angeles, CA): A 29-year-old gang member has been arrested and charged with killing a traffic guard at a Venice construction site last summer, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 17, 2017

Man driving car in which 5-year-old was shot is gang member on parole, documents say (Bakersfield, CA): The man who was driving a car in which a 5-year-old was shot and killed in a drive-by last month is a member of the East Side Crips and was on parole at the time of the shooting, according to recently filed court documents.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: March 17, 2017

King City focuses on violent crime reduction (King City, CA): As King City experiences an increase in shootings and homicides this year, the city invites the community to learn more about the issue as well as how they can help address it.
Source: The Californian    Date: March 17, 2017

Man found guilty in gang-related assault (Ventura County, CA): An Oxnard man was found guilty this week of committing a gang-related assault with a deadly weapon, prosecutors said Friday.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: March 17, 2017

CHP Investigating Hwy 101 Shooting Of Teen As Gang-Related (San Jose, CA): A 17-year-old boy is recovering from being shot in the face and back on U.S. Highway 101 in East San Jose Thursday evening in what California Highway Patrol officers are investigating as a gang-related shooting.
Source: CBS SF Bay Area    Date: March 17, 2017

New life after gang violence in Escondido (Escondido, CA): After a 55-year-old was killed in the crossfire of gang violence, a former gang member opens up about changing his life and working to help others.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: March 17, 2017

Police: Two arrests made in deadly gang shooting of Escondido woman (Escondido, CA): Two arrests have been made in connection to the murder of Catherine Kennedy. The Escondido Police Department revealed the information during a press conference Thursday afternoon. The suspects in custody are a 24-year-old male and a 16-year-old male juvenile.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: March 16, 2017

SWAT teams serve 4 arrests warrants in Anaheim to capture gang-shooting suspects (Anaheim, CA): SWAT teams served warrants at three homes on the night of Wednesday, March 15 to search for evidence and arrest four men suspected of participating in a March 9 gang shooting in which no one was hit but did riddled homes with bullets, authorities said on Thursday.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: March 16, 2017

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