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Stories related to: gangs

Sammy Caiola

Health Care

Hospitals Hope To Break Cycle Of Violence With Follow-Up Programs

March 27, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

The hospital is one place to offer youth who’ve been shot, stabbed or assaulted a way out of a dangerous situation. A new program at UC Davis aims to provide follow-up support for patients impacted by violence.

Twenty Sacramento Gang Members Arrested

January 24, 2017 | Bob Moffitt

The shooting death of a Grant High School football player has led to the arrest of 20 gang members in north Sacramento.

Rich Ibarra / Capital Public Radio

52 Arrested, 22 Firearms Seized In Major Stockton Criminal Sweep

May 19, 2016 | Rich Ibarra

Stockton Police and other law enforcement agencies made a major sweep of criminals and guns as the city faces a major rise in homicides and shootings in the city. More than 50 alleged gang members were taken off the street on Wednesday.

Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

Eight Charged With Making And Selling Semi-Automatic Weapons And Silencers

October 15, 2015 | Bob Moffitt

Eight people -including a corrections officer- have been indicted for making guns without a license, making guns with no serial numbers, making silencers, and selling all without a license.

San Joaquin County Receives Grant To Keep Young People Out Of Gangs

February 19, 2015 | Rich Ibarra

Gang violence is a major problem in San Joaquin County, with gangs tied to more than half of the county's homicides. A multi-million dollar state grant is intended to help reverse that trend.

Max Pringle / CPRN

State Government

California Bill Would Classify Human Trafficking as Gang Crime

April 3, 2014 | Max Pringle

Under a bill in the California legislature, human trafficking would be classified as a gang-related offense and subject to stiffer sentencing.

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