“We’re living in a war zone,” said Olivia Barbour, “I was in the military and I never saw this much action.”
Jesus Alberto Peralta, 24, was sentenced to 125 years to life in state prison and Carlos Peralta, 21, received a 46-years-to-life state prison sentence for the murder of Desiree Macias in 2013.
LAPD arrived on scene in force.
The city of Los Angeles reportedly is undergoing a spike in crime, most notably an increase in shooting victims, the Los Angeles Times reported.
The Los Angeles district attorney says her office is targeting street gangs that are prostituting girls as young as 12 years old.
A local young group of former gang rivals are now working together, using baking and cooking as their ticket away from their former lives as gang members.
Gang sweeps and additional patrols in Hemet and San Jacinto resulted in 22 arrests this week, according to a law enforcement task force.
Los Angeles teacher Ron Gochez organized the rally.
L.A. City Attorney Mike Feuer is teaming up with Manhattan’s city attorney to rally prosecutors across the country in a unique coalition to curb gun violence.
Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they’re fleeing violent gangs in Central America.
KCAL9’s Dave Bryan reports residents voiced strong opinions at the meeting amid growing fears the attacks at the Ramona Gardens housing project could rekindle racial tension.
Thirty-four-year-old Alfred Tapia, a reputed gang member, was being held on attempted murder charges after being turned over to U.S. authorities on Wednesday, according to a Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department spokesperson.
Attorney General Kamala Harris says California’s location, size and its role in the digital economy make the state a major hub for the money-making schemes of Mexican cartels and TCOs.
Seventeen people were arrested Wednesday in California, Arizona and New Jersey under an indictment that targets a gang based in San Diego’s North Park area.
Numerous reputed Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, gang members and associates are facing federal and state charges.