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Harbor Gateway gang members sentenced for Torrance tagger shooting (Torrance, CA): Two Harbor Gateway gang members have been sentenced to long prison terms for their roles in a shooting that wounded a tagger at a busy Torrance intersection, police and prosecutors said Thursday.
Source: Daily Breeze    Date: September 11, 2014

Gang suspect ordered to stand trial in 2 murder cases (Merced, CA): A 22-year-old suspected gang member from Merced was ordered to stand trial Wednesday for separate homicides, one that occurred 2011 and another in 2012.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: September 10, 2014

Man shot to death on Santa Ana sidewalk ID'd (Santa Ana, CA): A 24-year-old man shot to death on a Santa Ana sidewalk late Sunday has been identified in what police are investigating as a gang-related attack.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: September 9, 2014

Gang member gets death penalty for 2004 murders of Whittier man and Rowland Heights man (Los Angeles, CA): A 30-year-old gang member on Monday was sentenced to death for killing a Rowland Heights man and a Pasadena City College student while committing a series of robberies in the San Gabriel Valley and Whittier ten years ago.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: September 9, 2014

Santa Rosa man denied parole in 1997 gang shooting (Santa Rosa, CA): A Santa Rosa man serving life in prison for attempting to kill four rival gang members in a 1997 shooting was denied parole by the California Board of Prisons, according to the Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: September 9, 2014

Fresno Woman Attacked by Gang Members, Stripped of Clothing (Fresno, CA): The disturbing attack of a Fresno woman is caught on camera. It happened in Central Fresno, near Pleasant and Dakota, Saturday. Police say a young woman was beaten, stripped and robbed of her clothes by bulldog gang members. The video was then posted to social media.
Source: KSEE 24 News    Date: September 9, 2014

Another MS-13 Gang Member Apprehended in El Centro Border Sector (San Diego, CA): Gang tattoos have tipped off U.S. Border Patrol to the MS-13 affiliation of an El Salvadorian national apprehended in the El Centro section of the U.S.-Mexico border earlier this year, marking the 22nd member of the deadly gang caught in the El Centro Sector this year.
Source: Breitbart    Date: September 9, 2014

Multiple Agencies Conduct Gang Sweep, Arrest 7 (Turlock, CA): On Friday, the Turlock Police Department hosted a gang sweep along with the Modesto Police Department and California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), leading to the arrests of seven subjects.
Source:    Date: September 9, 2014

Party Bus That Was Shot At Had Been to Gang Party: Police (Los Angeles, CA): Police Monday were searching for the people responsible for a shooting that wounded four people on a party bus that had been to a gang celebration, police said.
Source: NBC Los Angeles    Date: September 8, 2014

Gang fight includes hit and run (Imperial Beach, CA): A Saturday evening gang fight in Imperial Beach included three members of one gang trying to run over members of the other gang with a white Cadillac, according to the Sheriff’s Department.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 7, 2014

Man shot by suspected gang member in El Sereno (El Sereno, CA): A 21-year-old man was fatally shot after being confronted by a suspected gang member in a neighborhood northeast of downtown, authorities said Sunday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 7, 2014

Watsonville police arrest three on gang, gun charges (Watsonville, CA): Two adults and one juvenile in Watsonville are now in jail on suspicion of gang activity and of possessing a loaded gun.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: September 7, 2014

Merced police arrest man on suspected gun possession, gang enhancement charges (Merced, CA): A 20-year-old man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of illegal gun possession and other allegations, according to Merced police.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: September 7, 2014

Feds explore death for 2 gang leaders (San Diego, CA): One is considered a senior-level “shot caller,” doling out advice to younger gang members, coordinating a lucrative drug-trafficking and prostitution business and giving the go-ahead for killings as a brutal form of discipline.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 7, 2014

Woman associated with Asian street gang convicted of Westminster murder (Orange County, CA): A female associate of an Asian criminal street gang was convicted on Thursday, Sept. 4, of murdering a woman by dragging her several blocks on the outside of her car. Lynn Ai Quach, 24, Garden Grove, was found guilty by a jury yesterday Sept. 4, 2014, of one felony count of special circumstances murder during the commission of a robbery with sentencing enhancements for criminal street gang activity and vicarious discharge of a firearm by a gang member.
Source: Orange County Breeze    Date: September 6, 2014

Fresno agencies getting $500,000 federal grant to combat gang crime (Fresno, CA): A $500,000 federal grant will be given to the Fresno Police Department and other partnering agencies to fund Project Safe Neighborhoods, a gang and crime reduction program, the U.S. Department of Justice has announced.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: September 6, 2014

Trial set in 2012 Dos Palos gang homicide (Merced County, CA): A trial date was set Friday for a suspected Dos Palos gang member accused of stabbing a rival to death.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: September 5, 2014

Operation Tiger Shark targets sex trafficking, gangs (Sacramento, CA): More street gangs are delving into sex trafficking for profit, according to detectives from the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: September 5, 2014

Car-to-car gang shooting in Merced (Merced, CA): Gang members fired at least one shot at a rival’s car Friday in Merced, police reported. No one was injured when the shot struck the vehicle just before 5 p.m. in the area of Ninth and S streets in Merced. Officers believe the shooter fired from a car at another vehicle occupied by three suspected gang rivals, police Sgt. Joe Weiss told the Merced Sun-Star.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: September 5, 2014

Gang members convicted of 2012 slaying of teen in South Whittier (South Whittier, CA): A jury convicted two Whittier gang members Thursday for the execution of a Whittier teen in broad daylight at a strip mall in 2012.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: September 4, 2014

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