Reputed San Bernardino County Gang Leader Caught In Mo.

A reputed prison gang leader who was on probation in California has been captured in Missouri.


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Brown OKs Parental Notification If Child Added To Gang Database

A bill signed into law by California Governor Jerry Brown will require parents and/or guardians to be notified when their children are added to a statewide gang database.


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Changes Sought In State Prison Isolation Policies

Democratic lawmakers on key policy committees say they want to limit California’s practice of keeping hundreds of inmates in solitary confinement for years.


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Hundreds Of OC Gang Members Indicted In Operation ‘Smokin’ Aces’

Hundreds of Orange County gang members have been arrested in a joint task force operation, authorities said Tuesday.

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Gang Member Arrested In Death Of Girl, 6, Gunned Down Outside Moreno Valley Party

Authorities have arrested an admitted gang member in the shooting death of a 6-year-old girl gunned down outside of a family party in Moreno Valley.



‘Rollin’ 30s’ LA Street Gang Targeted In ‘Operation Thumbs Down’

Dozens of suspected members and associates of a notorious South Los Angeles gang were behind bars Thursday on drug and conspiracy charges following a series of multi-agency raids.


Police say they tracked down Mambreh Khachian (left) and Levon Iskandaryan by pinging a stolen iPhone and tracing it back to Iskandaryan's residence. (credit: LAPD)

Alleged Armenian Gang Members Charged In Craigslist Robbery

Two San Fernando Valley men faced robbery charges Tuesday after they allegedly held a man at gunpoint and stole an iPhone during a meeting set up through Craigslist.


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Puppy Found With Gang Tattoo On His Belly Looking For A Home

A nine-month-old abandoned puppy with gang writing tattooed on his belly is looking for a home.


The LAPD released this sketch Wednesday of a suspect in a car-to-car shooting on the 110 Freeway. (credit: LAPD)

Composite Sketch Released Of Suspect In Car-To-Car Shooting

Authorities Wednesday released a composite sketch of a suspect they said shot a man in the head on the 110 Freeway.


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Man, 23, Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison In Connection With Halloween Murder

Jose Francisco Nuno pleaded guilty Wednesday to five felony counts of assault with a deadly weapon or force likely to produce great bodily injury.


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2 Arrested, 1 Suspect At Large Following Deadly Shooting In Redondo Beach

Two people were arrested and a third suspect remained at large Monday in connection with the murder of a Gardena man, according to Redondo Beach Police.

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3 Men Arrested In Connection With Fatal Santa Monica Shooting Tuesday

Police responded the scene after reports of shots fired in the 1500 block of Michigan Avenue around 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, when a suspect allegedly walked up to two men and began shooting before fleeing in a vehicle.

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6 Cold Case Murders Solved, Dozens Charged In Montebello Gang Sweep

A joint investigation targeting criminal street gangs in more than a dozen separate locations in the East Los Angeles area resulted in several arrests, authorities said Wednesday.


Police say this man fatally shot Jonathan Lamp three times at a Gardena bus stop in February. (credit: Gardena Police)

Police Hope Surveillance Video Will Lead To Killer

Authorities are releasing surveillance video hoping that someone in the public can identify a murderer.


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2 Ordered To Stand Trial For Fatal Shooting Of Compton Youth Pastor

A judge found sufficient evidence Thursday to order two people to stand trial for the fatal shooting of a Compton youth minister last June.