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Teen charged as adult in fatal gang-related shooting in Long Beach (Long Beach, CA): A Compton man and teen boy pleaded not guilty in Long Beach Superior Court to the fatal day-time shooting of a man in February, Los Angeles County District Attorney officials announced Friday.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: May 2, 2014

Teen killed in Lake Balboa shooting (Los Angeles, CA): A Van Nuys teenager was killed Thursday evening in a gang-related shooting that also injured two others in the Lake Balboa neighborhood.
Source: Post-Periodical    Date: May 2, 2014

Weapons stash seized in Southwest Fresno (Fresno, CA): A former gang member is in jail, accused of running a weapon stash in Southwest Fresno.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: May 2, 2014

23 gang affiliates in Fresno area arrested in nationwide sweep (Fresno, CA): More than 600 gang members and associates linked to Sureños criminal street gang have been arrested nationwide, including 23 in the Fresno area. The month-long enforcement sweep operation, Project Southbound, was lead by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: May 2, 2014

Surenos gang members targeted nationwide in Project Southbound (Long Beach, CA): A massive crackdown on street gangs in Southern California and around the nation netted hundreds of suspects, many with alleged ties to violent gangs south of the border.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: May 1, 2014

Gang member pleads no contest in 2012 drive-by shooting in Woodland (Yolo County, CA): A gang member accused of a 2012 drive-by shooting in Woodland has pleaded no contest to attempted murder.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: May 1, 2014

Nationwide gang sweep nets 39 Bay Area suspects (San Jose, CA): Nearly 40 suspected gang members from the Bay Area and Northern California were arrested last month as part of a nationwide sweep by the Department of Homeland Security, the agency announced Thursday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 1, 2014

Two hurt in gang shooting at Webster house party (San Diego, CA): Two men were wounded in an apparent gang-related shooting outside a house party in the Webster area of San Diego early today, police said.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: April 29, 2014

Three gang members convicted of murder of two Redlands teens (San Bernardino, CA): Three gang members were convicted Tuesday in the murders of two Redlands teens. The crime three years ago rocked the community.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: April 29, 2014

Hanford PD concerned by increased gang violence (Hanford, CA): Hanford police are on high alert on the heels of an apparent increase in gang activity on the city's east side.
Source: The Sentinel     Date: April 29, 2014

Police arrest two, seek two in 'wrong car color' killing in East San Jose (San Jose, CA): Police announced Tuesday they have arrested two people and are on the hunt for two others for the April 3 killing of a young father, gunned down for what relatives said was driving the wrong-colored car in a gang-plagued neighborhood in East San Jose.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: April 29, 2014

Alleged West Contra Costa gang members plead not guilty in shooting death (Richmond, CA): Four of five alleged West Contra Costa gang members charged in the shooting death of a handicapped man outside a Pinole bar in February entered pleas of not guilty at their arraignment Tuesday, and one, the suspected gunman, learned prosecutors will not seek the death penalty against him.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: April 29, 2014

FBI ends standoff with gang suspect arrest (Spring Valley, CA): A fugitive wanted as a member of a violent street gang was arrested by an FBI SWAT team Tuesday after a two-hour standoff at a Spring Valley home.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: April 29, 2014

Shooter in gang-related murder gets life in prison (Visalia, CA): The man who pulled the trigger in a deadly gang-related shooting in 2010 near Annie R. Mitchell Elementary School in east Visalia was sentenced Monday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: April 29, 2014

Apparent gang-related shooting in Emerald Hills sends two to hospital (San Diego, CA): A 15-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man were hospitalized Tuesday after the vehicle they were in was fired upon in Emerald Hills in an apparent gang-related attack, police said.
Source: KUSI News    Date: April 29, 2014

Suspected Oakland gang members charged with attempted murder in officer shooting (Oakland, CA): Attempted murder of a police officer and other charges have been filed against two reputed gang members suspected of shooting at two Oakland officers during a vehicle chase last week, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: April 29, 2014

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents nab one more dangerous gang member - 10 year-to-date (Calexico, CA): On Friday, U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehend a dangerous criminal street gang member. The man was illegally present in the United States at the time of his arrest. This makes a total of 10 gang members arrested this year.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: April 29, 2014

San Diego gang notification letters are a win for transparency — and so far not much else (San Diego, CA): A new California law went into effect this year requiring law enforcement agencies to notify parents when their children were entered into a statewide gang database. The law came after civil liberties groups and residents in communities with heavy gang activity — and policing — called for more transparency.
Source: KPBS News    Date: April 28, 2014

Not guilty pleas from 15 suspects arrested in gang sweep (San Diego, CA): Fifteen people arrested in a San Diego roundup of gang members and others pleaded not guilty in state court Monday to a variety of charges, including conspiracy to commit robbery, firearms and marijuana sales and domestic violence.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: April 28, 2014

Fresno gang member sentenced to life in prison for killing rival (Fresno, CA): A Fresno gang member was sentenced Monday to life in prison for fatally shooting a rival and wounding his brother four years ago outside a southwest Fresno liquor store.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: April 28, 2014

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