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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Gang murder conviction overturned (Bakersfield, CA): Ten years of appeals have paid off for a Delano gang member. Once sentenced to a no-parole life prison term, he will be returned Kern County to have his case reconsidered under the more lenient rules of Juvenile Court.
Source: KGET 17 News    Date: November 26, 2018

Mistrial declared in gang-related Fairfield murder case (Solano County, CA): A Solano County Superior Court judge, after polling jury members one by one about being deadlocked and unable to reach a unanimous verdict, declared a mistrial Monday afternoon in the murder trial of Vashawn L. Davis.
Source: The Reporter    Date: November 26, 2018

Two Fresno gang members arrested on several felony offences, police say (Fresno, CA): Two men were arrested Sunday afternoon in southeast Fresno after leading officers on a foot case, and are accused of several weapon-related charges.
Source:    Date: November 25, 2018

Lompoc police say two shootings Monday night were gang-related (Lompoc, CA): Lompoc police are investigating two separate shootings that happened within hours of each other on Monday, in a neighborhood where kids were playing outside.
Source: KSBY News    Date: November 20, 2018

Gang Member Convicted in Santa Clarita Park Murder (Santa Clarita, CA): A gang member was convicted Monday of first-degree murder in the 2017 shooting death of a 25-year-old man in a Santa Clarita park.
Source:    Date: November 19, 2018

Street Trauma: Residents open up about life on Bakersfield's toughest streets (Bakerfield, CA): Post-traumatic stress disorder is a condition often associated with military veterans, but it can also affect people who have never seen a war zone. "Other people can get PTSD as well, it doesn't just have to be someone in military or someone in law enforcement," said Dr. Corey S. Gonzales, a licensed clinical psychologist who operates just off California Avenue.
Source: KERO 23 News    Date: November 19, 2018

Gang clash leads to crash — at least 8 hurt in Patterson (Patterson, CA): Eight people — all juvenile males — were taken by ambulance to hospitals Sunday afternoon when a gang fight in Patterson resulted in an apparent intentional vehicle crash, the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department reported.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: November 18, 2018

Bakersfield man arrested on suspicion of wounding juvenile in gang-related shooting in Long Beach (Long Beach, CA): A 32-year-old Bakersfield man has been arrested in connection with a gang-related shooting in Long Beach in September that left a juvenile wounded, police said.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: November 16, 2018

Teen gang member arrested in Coachella with drugs, loaded gun, sheriff's department says (Coachella, CA): A teen gang member was arrested early Thursday after police served a weapons-related search warrant near the 52000 block of Nelson Street in Coachella.
Source: The Desert Sun     Date: November 16, 2018

Three Convicted in Gang-Related Shooting That Wounded 4-Year-Old Boy (Compton, CA): Three gang members who were convicted of a shooting in Compton that wounded a 4-year-old boy in a passing car are facing potential life prison terms.
Source:    Date: November 16, 2018

SIU: Madera Police Department's weapon against gang members (Madera, CA): In the North Valley, our crews followed Madera Police as they continue pro-active patrols. The say around this time of the year, gang violence has been known to increase which is why the Special Investigations Unit is out on the streets.
Source:    Date: November 16, 2018

Gang-Activity Crackdown Leads To Arrest Of Teens, 19 & 17 (Santa Cruz County, CA): Law enforcement on Thursday evening, responding to complaints of a spike in alleged gang activity in a Soquel area, arrested two males for weapon and drug charges, authorities said.
Source: Capitola-SoquelPatch    Date: November 16, 2018

Long Beach Gang Member Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder of 15-Year-Old High School Student (Long Beach, CA): A Long Beach gang member was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the murder of a 15-year-old boy who was walking home from school, officials said Friday.
Source: KTLA 5 News    Date: November 16, 2018

Part 1: The View From Inside San Bernardino's Culture Of Gang Violence (San Bernardino, CA): In Part 1 of our occasional series on the long-established culture of gang violence in the city of San Bernardino, KVCR's Trisha Ahmed speaks with a couple of locals who live amid the violence - and have some spot-on insight into how it's perpetuated.
Source: KVCR News    Date: November 15, 2018

West Park gang member sentenced to 22 years in prison for killing Luis Castaneira (Santa Barbara County, CA): A West Park gang member was sentenced to 22 years in state prison Thursday for killing Luis Castaneira in 2016 following a confrontation in a Santa Maria neighborhood.
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: November 15, 2018

Judge declares mistrial in slaying of former Narbonne High basketball star Shailo Leafa in Harbor City (Long Beach, CA): In a dramatic turn Thursday, a judge declared a mistrial in the case of three reputed gang members charged with gunning down former Narbonne High School basketball star Shailo Leafa after a juror changed her mind, saying she felt “peer pressured” to convict.
Source: Daily Breeze    Date: November 15, 2018

8 tied to South Bay gang arrested on drug-trafficking, firearms charges, feds say (Torrance, CA): Eight members and associates of a South Bay street gang were arrested Thursday, Nov. 15, on federal drug-trafficking and firearms charges stemming from a three-year investigation, federal authorities said on Thursday.
Source: Daily Breeze    Date: November 15, 2018

rother of Dystiny Myers convicted of gang-related robbery in SLO Costco parking lot (San Luis Obispo County, CA): The younger brother of a teen girl who was brutally murdered in 2010 has been convicted of two felonies for an armed robbery of a marijuana business, according to the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office.
Source: The Tribune    Date: November 15, 2018

Gang member convicted in San Jacinto killing (Indio, CA): A documented gang member who opened fire on seven people outside a San Jacinto home, killing one, was convicted of murder and six counts of attempted murder on Thursday, Nov. 14, including a gang allegation that could have him facing the death penalty later this month.
Source: Valley News    Date: November 15, 2018

Report ordered to determine whether Santa Maria teen charged with murder should be tried as an adult (Santa Maria, CA): A report was ordered Wednesday for the Santa Maria teen accused of murdering a man Nov. 2 in order to determine whether or not his case should be tried in adult court, where he could be facing much more serious consequences.
Source: Santa Maria Times    Date: November 14, 2018

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