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10 reputed 18th Street gang leaders charged in drug, weapons case (Los Angeles, CA): Ten reputed "shot callers" of the notorious 18th Street gang were indicted Wednesday for suspected methamphetamine and gun trafficking in South Los Angeles, federal authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 24, 2013
http://www.latimes.com/...

We don't care gang killer begs judges to care about his trial complaint (Orange County, CA): Orange County gangster Sarith Yin thought of himself as a tough guy, a hit man, and carried a shiny, black .40-caliber handgun to elevate his 125-pound stature to heights he must have felt were towering.
Source: OC Weekly    Date: July 24, 2013
http://blogs.ocweekly.com/...

Gang member convicted after tattooing murder scene on his chest (Los Angeles, CA): A California gang member was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder after authorities say a tattoo on his chest depicting the murder scene led to his apprehension. 25-year-old Anthony Garcia could face life in prison for his role in the 2004 shooting at a Pico Rivera liquor store.
Source: Breitbart    Date: July 24, 2013
http://www.breitbart.com/...

375 held in drug sweep (San Diego, CA): Nearly 375 suspected criminals were arrested, two marijuana grows were disrupted and almost $500,000 worth of drugs were seized in a countywide law enforcement effort targeting drug offenders and gangs over the weekend.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: July 23, 2013
http://www.utsandiego.com/...

Shooting in West Fresno Monday night (West Fresno, CA): Police say a shooting at an apartment complex near Brawley and Highway 99 was gang-related.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: July 23, 2013
http://www.cbs47.tv/...

New City Attorney to study proposed Echo Park area gang injunction (Los Angeles, CA): Newly elected City Attorney Mike Feuer said today he will be taking a close look at an Echo Park area gang injunction that has been proposed by his predecessor to limit the activity of six rival gangs in the area.
Source: The Eastsider    Date: July 23, 2013
http://www.theeastsiderla.com/...

Clearlake Police detectives investigate gang-related gunfire (Clearlake, CA): Clearlake Police detectives are investigating a Monday night incident in which gang members are believed to have fired a number of shots in a mobile home park.
Source: Lake County News    Date: July 23, 2013
http://www.lakeconews.com/...

LAPD: Two men in drive-by shooting killed by rival gang members for tagging (Los Angeles, CA): Two men who perished in Glassell Park after a drive-by shooting on Cypress Avenue Saturday were gang members who were tagging in Cypress Park and were targeted by members of a rival gang, according to Los Angeles Police Department Northeast Division Capt. Jeff Bert.
Source: HighlandPark-MountWashingtonPatch     Date: July 23, 2013
http://highlandpark-ca.patch.com/...

Teen dies after gang-related stabbing in Victorville, police say (Victorville, CA): A 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing a teenage boy outside of a Victorville houseparty early Saturday.
Source: KNBC 4 News    Date: July 22, 2013
http://www.nbclosangeles.com/...

Anti-gang grant tops council agenda (Salinas, CA): The Salinas City Council on Tuesday will consider accepting nearly a half-million dollars in funding from the U.S. Department of Justice to bolster its violence interrupter program.
Source: The Californian    Date: July 21, 2013
http://www.thecalifornian.com/...

San Bernardino County DA Michael A. Ramos keeps focus on gangs (San Bernardino County, CA): Despite the shaky economy and budget woes, San Bernardino County's district attorney says he has no plans to cut back on resources to his hard-core gang prosecution unit.
Source: The Sun    Date: July 21, 2013
http://www.sbsun.com/...

Gang member dies in officer involved shooting in West Whittier (West Whittier, CA): A Pico Rivera Sheriff's deputy and a sergeant were involved in a shooting on Friday morning in Unincorporated West Whittier that resulted in the death of a known gang member, law enforcement officials have confirmed.
Source: Los Cerritos Community News    Date: July 20, 2013
http://www.loscerritosnews.net/...

Gang member arrested in slaying of O'side teenager (Oceanside, CA) : Oceanside police announced the arrest of a 16-year-old documented gang member in the stabbing death of a teenager last month.
Source: NBC 7 San Diego    Date: July 19, 2013
http://www.nbcsandiego.com/...

Gang-related shootings down in Bakersfield (Bakersfield, CA): The Bakersfield Police Department says gang-related shootings in the city have significantly dropped since the beginning of the year. But, officials say with the drop in shootings, gang activity is still a big issue.
Source: KGET 17 News    Date: July 19, 2013
http://www.kget.com/...

New leader hired for Santa Rosa's gang prevention program (Santa Rosa, CA): Unlike several previous hires, Santa Rosa has tapped a gang prevention manager who has experience with gang prevention. City Manager Kathy Millison this week announced the appointment of Khaalid Muttaqi to lead the city's gang prevention efforts.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: July 19, 2013
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/...

Man wounded in gang-related shooting in Torrance (Torrance, CA): A gunman opened fire into a car stopped at a Torrance intersection Friday, wounding the driver in what apparently was a gang-related shooting, police said.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: July 19, 2013
http://www.dailybreeze.com/...

Canyon Country man stabbed in gang-related incident (Santa Clarita, CA): A man was stabbed in Canyon Country in what appears to be a gang-related incident Friday, according to police reports.
Source: KHTS AM 1220 News    Date: July 19, 2013
http://hometownstation.com/...

Murdered man was brother of man killed by gangs in 2009 (Berkeley, CA): The man who was shot and killed on Derby Street Wednesday night was the older brother of a man murdered by North Oakland gang members in 2009 – and had been the intended target of that shooting.
Source: Berkeleyside    Date: July 19, 2013
http://www.berkeleyside.com/...

Norteno gang member pleads guilty to three racketeering murders (San Francisco, CA): A Norteno gang member pleaded guilty in federal court in San Francisco Thursday to the 2010 racketeering murders on a South San Francisco street of three young men perceived as rival gang members.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: July 18, 2013
http://www.ktvu.com/...

Suspect in Modesto gang-related shooting has case put on hold while he awaits sentencing (Modesto, CA): A case remains on hold for a man accused of murder in a Modesto gang-related shooting because the defendant has not been sentenced for a murder conviction in a separate home-invasion robbery case.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: July 18, 2013
http://www.modbee.com/...

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