LA Sheriff Alex Villanueva Blasts RAND Report On Deputy Gangs, Says Reforms Already In PlaceSheriff Alex Villanueva Wednesday criticized a report concluding that gang-like cliques continue to exist among deputies, insisting that his administration has cracked down on such groups and that researchers never conferred with him on the issue.
Mother Of Long Island Gang Victim Invited To State Of Union By White HouseEvelyn Rodriguez also was invited to meet with the Republican president before Tuesday's speech.
26-Year-Old Santa Ana Man Gunned Down Near His ApartmentAs he was taken away in an ambulance, Raul Rios could be seen lifting his head.
'Operation Raging Bull' Rounds Up Hundreds Of MS-13 Gang Members Across USThe White House is announcing a major gang sweep, with the arrest of more than 200 members of the violent street gang MS-13.
Ex-Gang Members Work To Rebuild LA Communities They Once DestroyedFormer gang members Alfred Lomas, Reynaldo Reaser and Aquil Basheer now work as professionally trained community interventionists to help rebuild the communities they once destroyed.
56 Arrested During Highland Gang SweepSan Bernardino County sheriff's officials say 56 people were arrested during a recent gang sweep in Highland.
City Leaders Say It's Time To Take Stand Against Increasing Violence In Los AngelesThe city has added 200 officers to the area as well as gang reduction and youth development teams.
8 Arrested On Suspicion Of Running Gang-Related Money Counterfeiting SchemeEight alleged gang members were arrested in connection with a money counterfeiting and laundering scheme in a string of raids across LA County on Thursday.
After Weekend Of Deadly Shootings, Community Begs City To Get Handle On Gang Violence In South LA"We're living in a war zone," said Olivia Barbour, "I was in the military and I never saw this much action."
2 Palmdale Brothers Sentenced For Car-To-Car Shooting That Left 7-Year-Old Girl DeadJesus 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.
At Least 2, Possibly 3 Shot In South LALAPD arrived on scene in force.
LA Police Reportedly Battling Spike In CrimeThe city of Los Angeles reportedly is undergoing a spike in crime, most notably an increase in shooting victims, the Los Angeles Times reported.
LA District Attorney Targets Gangs Sex Trafficking Young GirlsThe Los Angeles district attorney says her office is targeting street gangs that are prostituting girls as young as 12 years old.
Former Gang Rivals Work Together Baking, Cooking Way To Better LifeA 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.
Police Arrest 22 In Hemet, San Jacinto SweepGang sweeps and additional patrols in Hemet and San Jacinto resulted in 22 arrests this week, according to a law enforcement task force.