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Racketeering sentences in triple homicide case: Two acquitted of conspiracy in 2010 gang-related murder in South San Francisco (San Francisco, CA): Two men who were convicted of racketeering conspiracy but acquitted of conspiring in a 2010 gang-related triple murder in South San Francisco were sentenced in federal court in San Francisco Monday.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: May 5, 2015

Police: 3 armed gang members arrested after chase (Merced, CA): Three suspected gang members were arrested early Tuesday in Merced following a 95 mph vehicle pursuit and foot chase, the Police Department reported.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: May 5, 2015

Gang motives suspected in shooting of 16-year-old girl at Santa Rosa park (Santa Rosa, CA): A 16-year-old girl was wounded Monday night at a southwest Santa Rosa park in what police are describing as an unprovoked attack prompted by gang rivalries.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: May 5, 2015

Parlier Police Step Up Patrol After Three Teens Shot in Park (Parlier, CA): Three Parlier teenagers are recovering after being shot Sunday night at Parlier's Veteran Park. One of the victims, Jacob Padilla, is the son of City Councilmember Yolanda Padilla.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: May 4, 2015

Police: Man stabbed at Whittier’s Central Park in apparent gang-related incident (Whittier, CA): A man was stabbed Monday at Central Park in what appears to be a gang-related incident, Whittier police officials said.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: May 4, 2015

2 sentenced in slaying of Newark teen football star (Newark, CA): Two alleged gang members have been convicted and sentenced to lengthy prison terms in the 2010 slaying of a former Newark high school football star, authorities said Monday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: May 4, 2015

San Diegans say police wrongly documented them as as gang members because of neighborhood (San Diego, CA): Just because your neighbors are gang members it doesn’t make you a gang member. That’s the message from dozens of people who peacefully protested at the San Diego County courthouse Sunday.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: May 3, 2015

Protestors aim to get rid of ‘gang conspiracy’ law (San Diego, CA): It’s an ongoing battle for family and friends of those locked up under a law that makes it illegal to benefit from gang activities, otherwise known as Penal Code 182.5.
Source: KSWB FOX 5 News     Date: May 3, 2015

Man shot, wounded in apparent gang-related shooting in Panorama City (Los Angeles, CA): A man was shot and wounded in a Panorama City alley Saturday night in an apparent gang-related shooting, Los Angeles police said Sunday.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: May 3, 2015

Four wounded in gang-related stabbing at Santa Ana hotel (Santa Ana, CA): Four men are expected to survive wounds sustained during a gang-related stabbing at a party early Sunday morning in a hotel.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: May 3, 2015

Man sentenced to life or triple gang murder (Petaluma, CA): A Petaluma man who was convicted last year in a 2010 gang-related triple murder in South San Francisco was sentenced Friday in a San Francisco federal court to life in prison plus an additional 35 years, according to a spokesman with the U.S. Attorney’s Office
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: May 2, 2015

Woman draws 151-years-to-life sentence for gang-related crimes (Sacramento, CA): A woman accused of planning a series of carjackings and robberies for the benefit of a criminal street gang has been sentenced to 151 years and four months to life in prison.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: May 1, 2015

Judge sentences gang member, questions agents’ tactics in arrest (San Francisco, CA): A federal judge sentenced a South San Francisco gang member to life in prison Friday for a triple murder in 2010, and also questioned federal agents’ military-style tactics that led to a near-fatal shootout when they went to arrest him.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: May 1, 2015

Petaluma gang member gets life in prison for three murders (Petaluma, CA): A Petaluma man convicted of three murders who shot at federal agents with an AK-47 rifle when they came to arrest him was sentenced Friday to life in prison, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: May 1, 2015

The Palms Neighborhood Is No Stranger to Gangs (Los Angeles, CA): L.A.'s Palms neighborhood has a median household income of $57,124, which is greater than the local and national medians. About 58 percent of residents have a college degree or higher. And it's 38 percent white and 25 percent Asian.
Source: LA Weekly    Date: April 29, 2015

Man sentenced to 90 years to life in 2012 killing of Venice youth pastor (Los Angeles, CA): A 25-year-old man who was convicted of murder in the fatal shooting of a youth pastor in Venice was sentenced Wednesday to 90 years to life in prison.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 29, 2015

Reputed Hayward gang member sentenced for murdering high school football star (Hayward, CA): A known gang member was sentenced to 29 years to life today for the murder of a 17-year-old Newark High School student and football star more than 4 years ago.
Source: KRON Channel 4 News    Date: April 27, 2015

Known gang member arrested after shooting in Vista (Vista, CA): A known gang member was arrested in the midnight hour for allegedly shooting a man during an attempted robbery on Saturday afternoon, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: April 26, 2015

Jury deliberating gang-related shooting case (Moreno Valley, CA): Seventeen-year-old Chelsia Joyce was in the wrong place at the wrong time and wound up shot and fatally wounded slumped over in her friend’s lap. She lay dying in her car parked on Bay Street in Moreno Valley while some of her teenage female passengers talked to teenage boys who came up to the car on foot.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: April 24, 2015

West Adams gang shooting: Man killed, woman in critical condition (Los Angeles, CA): A man was killed and a woman was injured following a gang-related shooting in Los Angeles' West Adams District.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: April 24, 2015

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