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.
Two former teen prostitutes shared their stories with CBS2/KCAL9’s Melanie Woodrow, revealing some of the dismal details that embody the hard reality of sex trafficking.
A Superior Court judge has granted a permanent injunction banning members of six Los Angeles street gangs from congregating or carrying weapons within a nearly 4-square-mile area near downtown.
A new documentary — “The Game Don’t Change” — looks at street life in the 6th district of Long Beach, California.
A 19-year-old man was shot and killed Monday while he was walking his younger brother to school in South Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.