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Young Hispanic People Are Squeezed Between Gangs and Cops in California's Central Valley (Modesto, CA): On a clear Valentine's Day afternoon two years ago in the rural town of Modesto in California's Central Valley, Jesse Sebourn and Jeanette Robles were hanging out outside an apartment complex when they decided to fuck with some graffiti memorializing the murder of two Norteño gang members about a year earlier.
Source: VICE     Date: May 28, 2015
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Long Beach gang member faces human trafficking charge (Long Beach, CA): A Long Beach gang member is facing a human trafficking charge after he allegedly beat a woman he was prostituting, a prosecutor alleges.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: May 27, 2015
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Neighborhood Impact Teams Reach Out to Stockton Residents (Stockton, CA): The Stockton Police Department and city representatives are reaching out to residents who live in so called “hot spots” — areas where gun and gang violence are an all-too-real scenario.
Source: KTXL FOX40 News    Date: May 27, 2015
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Two-day spike in Stockton crime: 10 shot, 2 dead (Stockton, CA): Two nights of extreme violence have left two dead and 10 people injured in Stockton. On Monday night a spate of five shooting events, much of it blamed on beefs between gang members, left nine victims in five separate shootings. Police called the spike in violence intolerable.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: May 27, 2015
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Suspected gang member guilty of murder in 2010 Halloween shooting death of boy in South Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA): A suspected gang member was found guilty of second-degree murder in the 2010 Halloween shooting death of a 5-year-old boy wearing a Spider-Man costume in South Los Angeles.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: May 27, 2015
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Jury finds Fresno gang member guilty of murder (Fresno, CA): A Fresno gang member was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder — despite a defense attorney’s claim that the shooting victim could have lived, but his religious beliefs stopped him from getting a blood transfusion.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: May 27, 2015
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Prosecutor says reputed gang members are guilty of Oakland murder (Oakland, CA): A prosecutor asked jurors Tuesday to convict four reputed gang members of murder and other charges for the death of one of their associates in a wild shootout at a birthday party in East Oakland three years ago.
Source: KRON Channel 4 News    Date: May 26, 2015
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How a gang member’s ‘butt dial’ helped solve a Valley murder case (Reseda, CA): In the anatomy of solving a Los Angeles homicide, nothing helped break the case for West Valley Division police detectives better than the “butt call” from a fleeing gang member.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: May 26, 2015
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Police target parolees in gang sweep (Parlier, CA): More than 20 law enforcement officers from multiple agencies partnered with the Parlier Police Department on May 16 to conduct a city-wide gang sweep. The agencies included special gang units from Avenal State Prison and personnel from Coalinga, Orange Cove, Selma, Sanger, Firebaugh and Fresno County Probation.
Source: The Parlier Post    Date: May 26, 2015
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Students' anti-gang program includes peace walk, toy gun buyback (San Jose, CA): Every other month, top city and county leaders gather at City Hall as part of a long-standing collaboration to prevent kids from joining gangs.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 22, 2015
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Gang members in racketeering case stemming from baby’s death get life (Los Angeles, CA): Three gang members were handed life federal prison sentences Friday for participating in a racketeering conspiracy responsible for a botched hit on a MacArthur Park-area street vendor that left an infant dead.
Source: MyNewsLa.com    Date: May 22, 2015
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Parolee sentenced to life term in girl's murder (Moreno Valley, CA): Devastated family members and a family friend took measured solace in the life-without-parole sentence meted out to a gang member Friday.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: May 22, 2015
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Shooting of man, pregnant wife gang related (Bakersfield, CA): Investigators believe the shooting earlier this month of a man and his pregnant wife was gang related.
Source: Bakersfield Now    Date: May 21, 2015
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Ukiah Police seeing upswing in gang activity (Ukiah, CA): While presenting his proposed budget for the next fiscal year, Ukiah Police Chief Chris Dewey shared both good and bad news with the Ukiah City Council.
Source: The Ukiah Daily Journal    Date: May 20, 2015
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Vacaville man accused of gang related shooting to stand trial (Vacaville, CA): A Vacaville man, who prosecutors say is a criminal street gang member, was ordered to stand trial Wednesday in connection with an October shooting incident that investigators believe was gang motivated.
Source: The Reporter    Date: May 20, 2015
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Man badly beaten in suspected gang attack in Santa Rosa hotel room (Santa Rosa, CA): A 29-year-old Santa Rosa man was brutally beaten at a motel early Wednesday by a group of men whom police suspect were rival gang members, Santa Rosa police officials said.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: May 20, 2015
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Man arrested in gang-related Fillmore stabbing (Fillmore, CA): The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man Monday in connection with a gang-related stabbing in Fillmore, officials said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: May 19, 2015
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2 arrested in North County gang sweep (Vista, CA): Two members of the Vista Home Boys street gang found with a handgun and methamphetamine during a law enforcement raid were facing charges Tuesday.
Source: KSWB FOX 5 News     Date: May 19, 2015
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Two suspected Merced County gang members arrested (Merced County, CA): A two-month investigation into gang activity in Planada and Merced ended Tuesday with two suspected gang members in custody, the Merced County Sheriff’s Department reported.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: May 19, 2015
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Suspected gang members arrested after robbery (Indio, CA): Riverside County sheriff's deputies on Saturday arrested two male juveniles on suspicion of a May 12 robbery.
Source: The Desert Sun     Date: May 18, 2015
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