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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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'Momentum returning to Fresno Police', says Chief Dyer after gang sweep (Fresno, CA): More than 100 people were arrested for suspected connections to gang activity in Fresno County. A week-long operation between federal, state and local authorities.
Source:    Date: December 10, 2018

Three men arrested after suspected gang-related shooting (Lemoore, CA): Three men have been arrested in what Lemoore Police Department officials said was a gang-related shooting that injured two people.
Source: Hanford Sentinel    Date: December 10, 2018

6 accused in spree appear in court (Stockton, CA): If all goes as scheduled, the preliminary hearing for six suspects in a gang-related crime spree that included three homicides will begin in less than a month.
Source: The Record    Date: December 10, 2018

Ford Motor Company rewards OC kids for staying out of gangs (Orange County, CA): The Orange County Gang Reduction and Intervention Partnership (OC GRIP) and their partners, Ford Motor Company (Ford) and Taco Bell, rewarded over 130 local elementary and middle school students with an exclusive visit to Ford’s regional headquarters today for making positive life choices and staying out of gangs.
Source: Orange County Breeze    Date: December 9, 2018

Gang members arrested in connection with series of Bay Area marijuana heists (Oakland, CA): Several members of an East Oakland gang have been arrested and others are still being sought in connection with a series of burglaries and robberies at marijuana grow locations and dispensaries throughout the Bay Area, according to police.
Source: TImes-Herald    Date: December 7, 2018

Salinas gang member gets prison time (Salinas, CA): A Salinas gang member has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in a string of violent crimes. 31-year old Anthony Lek pleaded guilty earlier this year to racketeering, conspiracy, robbery, affecting interstate commerce and using a firearm in a violent crime.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: December 5, 2018

Alleged gang members face life in prison for 2015 shooting (San Mateo County, CA): More than three years after a shooting between rival gang members left a man dead on the Genentech campus in South San Francisco, two men believed to have been behind the high-speed chase leading up to the incident are being charged for their roles, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: December 5, 2018

Alleged gang member killed by police in Contra Costa County (Contra Costa County, CA): The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office is investigating an officer-involved shooting Wednesday that killed a man being described as a felon and active gang member with a long criminal history.
Source: KRON 4 News    Date: December 5, 2018

Man, teen boy detained in connection with apparent gang-related shooting in Logan Heights (San Diego, CA): Police arrested a 22-year-old man and 14-year-old boy Tuesday morning in connection with an apparent gang-related shooting in a Logan Heights parking lot, police said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: December 4, 2018

Three Charged in Shooting Deaths of Two 15-Year-Old Boys (Los Angeles County, CA): Three people are facing capital murder charges stemming from a May 13 gang-related shooting in South Los Angeles, in which two 15-year-old boys were killed and two other teens were wounded, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.
Source: NBC Los Angeles    Date: December 4, 2018

Gang shooting suspects near trial date (Santa Cruz, CA): The alleged triggermen in the 2014 gang shooting that left a 4-year-old girl dead made an appearance in court Tuesday morning, where a Santa Cruz County Superior Court Judge set a Jan. 22 date for jury selection.
Source: The Pajaronian     Date: December 4, 2018

Bakersfield Safe Streets Partnership wants to get bigger, better (Bakersfield, CA): The discussion was energized, the ideas careening across the squared circle of 30 participants, each intent on cutting the body count and reducing the incidence of violence in the world of criminal street gangs.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: December 4, 2018

Woodland man convicted of multiple felonies (Yolo County, CA): A Woodland man faces more than 35 years in state prison after being convicted last week of weapon, gang and drug charges, according to the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office.
Source: The Davis Enterprise    Date: December 4, 2018

New charges filed in Mother's Day shooting that left two teens dead in South L.A. (Los Angeles, CA): Prosecutors announced charges Tuesday against two additional suspects — including the alleged gunman — in a shooting that left two 15-year-old boys dead and two other teens wounded on Mother’s Day in South Los Angeles.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 4, 2018

Soledad Gang Member Who Faked His Own Kidnapping Arrested In Fresno (San Francisco, CA): Jorge Jasso, 26, a Norteño street gang member, was arrested in Fresno, California on November 29, 2018 following his disappearance on October 22, 2018, announced United States Attorney Alex G. Tse and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Special Agent in Charge John F. Bennett.
Source: The United States Department of Justice    Date: December 3, 2018

Suspected Bulldog gang member and pimp arrested for threatening to kill girlfriend, police say (Fresno, CA): An alleged Bulldog gang member was arrested Saturday morning after police said he threatened to kill his girlfriend.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: December 2, 2018

Woodland gang member convicted of ‘machine gun’ and drug charges (Yolo County, CA): A Woodland man has been convicted of 11 felonies ranging from selling, manufacturing or converting firearms into “machine guns” and possession for sale of methamphetamine.
Source: Daily Democrat    Date: December 1, 2018

Gang member arrested after foot pursuit in Coachella (Coachella, CA): A documented gang member was arrested on multiple charges after he led police on a foot pursuit in Coachella Friday, authorities said.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: December 1, 2018

DHS gang member sentenced to 60 years to life for deadly 2016 shooting (Desert Hot Springs, CA): A gang member convicted of gunning a man down in the courtyard of a Desert Hot Springs apartment building was sentenced to 60 years to life in state prison today.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: November 30, 2018

Ventura man arrested in connection with gang-related attempted robbery (Ventura County, CA): A Ventura man was arrested Friday in connection with a gang-related attempted robbery reported earlier this week, police said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: November 30, 2018

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