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Two men face murder, gang charges in girl's shooting death (Anaheim, CA): Prosecutors have filed murder charges against two reputed gang members arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 9-year-old girl as she played in front of her Anaheim apartment.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 28, 2014

Suspects in Mount Hope teen killing in court (San Diego, CA): A preliminary hearing was scheduled Tuesday for three men accused in the March 2012 gang-related shooting death of a 14-year-old boy in the Mount Hope area of San Diego.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: October 28, 2014

Council backs plan to battle graffiti (San Diego, CA): Frustrated that graffiti is making many San Diego neighborhoods less visually appealing and possibly more ripe for crime, City Council members endorsed a plan on Monday to expand and revamp eradication efforts.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 28, 2014

Delano triple homicide victims, all 19, with Nortenos gang (Delano, CA): The three teenagers found shot to death in a car Saturday night in Delano were members of the Nortenos gang, police said Monday, and investigators are looking at whether the killings were part of a gang retaliation.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: October 27, 2014

SD to revamp graffiti efforts (San Diego, CA): Frustrated that graffiti is making many San Diego neighborhoods less visually appealing and possibly more ripe for crime, City Council members endorsed a plan on Monday to expand and revamp eradication efforts.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 27, 2014

Defendant in fatal Modesto stabbing not a gang member, expert says (Modesto, CA): Gang membership was again the focus of testimony in a trial for three defendants accused of murder in a Modesto park stabbing. But this time the defense had its gang expert on the witness stand.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: October 27, 2014

Four shot, one fatally, in South L.A. gang violence (Los Angeles, CA): Four men were shot, one of them fatally, in two separate, apparently gang-related attacks in South Los Angeles, police said Saturday.
Source:    Date: October 25, 2014

Gang prevention conference speaker says "hopeful" kids don't join gangs (San Luis Obispo, CA): About 150 people gathered Friday in San Luis Obispo for the fourth annual Youth and Gang Violence Prevention Conference to discuss strategies both for discouraging youths from joining gangs and for helping former gang members to succeed.
Source: The Tribune    Date: October 25, 2014

Two men booked on suspicion of murder in shooting of Anaheim girl (Anaheim, CA): The girls were playing in front of their Anaheim apartment when a man stepped out of a white car with a gun. As shots rang out, neighbors screamed at their children to hit the ground. Ximena Meza ran for her front door, but didn't make it. She was pronounced dead from a bullet wound to her chest less than an hour later.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 25, 2014

2 gang members arrested in shooting death of Anaheim girl (Anaheim, CA): Two alleged gang members have been arrested for the murder of a 9-year-old Anaheim girl, who was gunned down while playing with her sisters in front of their apartment complex.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: October 25, 2014

Fifth suspect arrested in Planada gunbattle (Planada, CA): A fifth suspect has been jailed in connection with a suspected gang shootout among three vehicles in Planada earlier this week.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: October 24, 2014

Mayor's Fuzzy Math Claims San Jose Gang Crime Down (San Jose, CA): San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed says gang-related crimes have dropped 70 percent this year, but what he's not telling the public: He's just comparing two months of the year.
Source: NBC Bay Area    Date: October 24, 2014

Radio show 'Gang Talk' takes on violence in South L.A. (Los Angeles, CA): In the living room of her South L.A. home, 68-year-old Lita Herron pointed to a bullet hole in the stained-glass window.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 24, 2014

Detective says no gang slurs, slogans or hand gestures in fatal Modesto park stabbing (Modesto, CA): An investigator continued his testimony Thursday in a Modesto murder trial, saying there were no gang slurs, slogans or hand gestures during an attack that killed an 18-year-old man at an east Modesto park. The detective, however, told the jury that the deadly attack was committed by the defendants for the benefit of and in association with the Norteño street gang.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: October 23, 2014

Gang tensions upset Pacific Islander community in Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA): Samoan and Tongan street gangs have clashed in southwest Los Angeles County for decades but a pair of recent shootings has brought the violence into sharp focus for the larger Pacific Islander community.
Source: KPCC Southern California Public Radio    Date: October 23, 2014

Charges filed, fourth suspect arrested in Planada gang shootout (Planada, CA): A fourth person was jailed Wednesday in connection with a weekend shootout between rival gangs in Planada.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: October 22, 2014

'Sophisticated' robbery crew arrested in San Jose, Campbell bank holdups (San Jose, CA): A state-spanning three-man robbery crew tied to a Salinas street gang was arrested Tuesday in connection with four bank robberies in Campbell, San Jose and Gilroy over the past year, according to the San Jose Police Department.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: October 22, 2014

Police Investigate Gang-Related Drive-By Shooting (Fresno, CA): The Fresno Police Department is investigating a gang-related drive-by shooting in Southeast Fresno at a house near the intersection of Grant and Fourth.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: October 22, 2014

Three gang members sentenced in murder of Daly City cook (San Francisco, CA): Three MS-13 gang members were sentenced to 27 years in prison Wednesday morning for the 2010 murder of a cook in Daly City when they mistook him for a rival gang member, federal prosecutors said.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: October 22, 2014

Detective: Defendants instilling fear in fatal Modesto park attack (Modesto, CA): An investigator on Wednesday testified that three defendants stabbed to death a teenager at a Modesto park because they were trying to instill fear on behalf of the Norteño street gang.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: October 22, 2014

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