- Aug. 12
One bill before the state legislature would recognize the role mental manipulation plays in the crime.
- Aug. 9
San Diego County opened a new, expanded probation office in Chula Vista this week. It will serve two purposes.
- June 8
California Attorney General Kamala Harris has announced more than 100 arrests as the culmination of an anti-gang operation in the Central Valley.
- May 18
- These Days
An SDSU Professor is about to host his 100th student field trip to some of California's toughest prisons. We'll find out why he does it.
- April 28
- These Days
Federal authorities have indicted 38 people in gang-run prostitution ring in Oceanside. U.S. Attorney Laura Duffy called the operation "modern-day slavery." We'll find out why teen prostitution has been called a growing problem across the country.
- April 20
A free tutoring program helps troubled teens turn their lives around and win scholarships to college.
- April 8
A bill co-sponsored by San Diego-area lawmakers to add pimping, pandering and human trafficking to a list of crimes associated with street gangs will receive its first vetting by an Assembly committee next week.
- March 1
A nationwide crackdown on drug gangs led to 45 arrests in San Diego County, federal authorities said today.
- Feb. 15
A recent report finds nearly half of teenage boys arrested in San Diego County are gang members. When they return home from juvenile hall, they are faced with living a normal lifestyle, which includes going back to school.
- Jan. 27
Graffiti vandals in San Diego County could face stiffer penalties if they're caught painting public property. That's because the county now relies on a digital database to prosecute taggers.
- Jan. 25
San Diego street gangs historically lay claim to their own neighborhoods. But investigators say their allegiance now extends beyond their own turf and across the U.S.-Mexico border.
- Jan. 11
San Diego County will lead the way in trying to aggressively punish and prosecute so-called “gang pimps” in California. The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to sponsor new state legislation in Sacramento.
- Jan. 5
Nearly half of the arrested male juveniles surveyed in San Diego County in 2009 were current gang members, according to a study released today by the San Diego Association of Governments.
- Dec. 20
The US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms wants to monitor the sale of semi-automatic weapons in states along the U.S.-Mexico border to help control drug cartel violence.