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Quelling gang activity in Sonoma County (Sonoma County, CA): Santa Rosa gang detective Travis Mink pulled up to the stoplight on Dutton Avenue at Sebastopol Road on a Thursday night in August and looked straight into the eyes of a man, driving a yellow Mini Cooper, who’d been on the run for more than a year.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: September 21, 2014
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Gang problems vary by city (Sonoma County, CA): Sonoma County Sheriff’s Detective Sgt. Dennis Smiley spends most mornings tracking gang activity in Sonoma County.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: September 21, 2014
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2 Injured In Gang Related Shooting; Southbound 15 Freeway Closed In Corona (Corona, CA): California Highway Patrol officers have closed the Southbound side of the 15 Freeway Saturday after at least two people were injured in a gang related shooting.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: September 20, 2014
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Four in custody in gang-related shooting near Mt. Washington park (Los Angeles, CA): Four people were in custody Saturday morning in what Los Angeles police were describing as a gang-related shooting near a Mt. Washington park.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 20, 2014
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Orosi gang member guilty of murder (Tulare County, CA): An Orosi gang member on Wednesday was convicted in Tulare County Superior Court of murder following the 2012 shooting death of a rival gang member.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: September 19, 2014
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Two gang members arrested in Merced (Merced, CA): Two gang members in Merced were arrested in separate incidents on Thursday, police reported. The first arrest was reported at 1 p.m. in the 200 block of West 19th Street. Agents from the Merced Multi-Agency Gang Task Force reported they were following up on a tip and spotted several known gang members meeting in the area.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: September 19, 2014
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LA gang member convicted for toddler's death (Los Angeles, CA): A Los Angeles gang member has been convicted of killing a man and a 22-month-old boy who were struck by the same stray bullet during an attack on gang rivals.
Source: KTTV FOX 11 News    Date: September 18, 2014
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S. Lake Tahoe cops busy dealing with gangs (South Lake Tahoe, CA): Gang members are among us – in schools, at stores, in our neighborhoods. They get recruited at the elementary level and often don’t leave until they’re killed.
Source: Lake Tahoe News    Date: September 18, 2014
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Whittier gang members sentenced for fatal shooting of teen on busy corner (South Whittier, CA): Two Whittier gang members were each sentenced to spend decades in prison Thursday for the fatal 2012 shooting of a 17-year-old Whittier boy on a busy street corner in what the prosecutor described as an orchestrated gang hit.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: September 18, 2014
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A data analysis project at MIIS hopes to reduce gang violence in Salinas (Salinas, CA) : The map looks like a network of neurons. Circles and triangles are connected by lines, indicating who’s trading information with whom. The hope is, the map can fight crime.
Source: Monterey County Weekly    Date: September 18, 2014
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Santa Monica Gang-related Shooting Suspect Convicted (Santa Monica, CA): A Santa Monica gang member responsible for a 2013 shooting that broke a three-and-a half-year lull in gang violence will serve 11 years in state prison for attempted murder, police officials said Tuesday.
Source: Santa Monica Lookout    Date: September 18, 2014
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Oakland: Reputed gang leader gets 8 years for conspiracy conviction (Oakland, CA): One of the reputed leaders of an East Oakland gang was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in state prison for conspiracy to commit a home invasion robbery, prosecutors said.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: September 17, 2014
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King City men convicted of murder in 2012 double shooting in San Ardo (Salinas, CA): Two King City men have been found guilty of murder in the gang-related shooting deaths of two people in San Ardo.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: September 17, 2014
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San Jose park targeted by vandals painting gang graffiti (San Jose, CA): Residents who frequent a South Bay park popular with families and dog owners were upset this week after the park's sign was vandalized with reportedly gang-related graffiti.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: September 16, 2014
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Guilty pleas in gang conspiracy case (San Diego, CA): Two people charged in a 17-defendant gang indictment pleaded guilty in San Diego federal court Tuesday to participating in a racketeering conspiracy.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 16, 2014
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San Jose park targeted by vandals painting gang graffiti (San Jose, CA): Residents who frequent a South Bay park popular with families and dog owners were upset this week after the park's sign was vandalized with reportedly gang-related graffiti. Butcher Park located at Camden Avenue and Lancaster drive isn't usually known for such problems.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: September 16, 2014
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Reputed gang leader gets 8 years for conspiracy conviction (Oakland, CA): One of the reputed leaders of an East Oakland gang was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in state prison for conspiracy to commit a home invasion robbery, prosecutors said.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: September 16, 2014
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Leader of Oxnard Street Gang and Mexican Mafia Associate Found Guilty of Federal Drug and Gun Trafficking Charges (Los Angeles, CA): Capping the second phase of Operation “Supernova” which was a multiagency investigation into Ventura County’s largest street gang - the leader of the Oxnard-based Colonia Chiques street gang has been found guilty of a host of criminal charges, including operating a continuing criminal enterprise.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: September 16, 2014
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Two new suspects arrested in San Jose gang-related homicide (San Jose, CA): Two new suspects have been arrested in the gang-related shooting death of a man in East San Jose in July, police said Tuesday.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: September 16, 2014
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How Gangs Took Over Prisons (Crescent City, CA): On a clear morning this past February, the inmates in the B Yard of Pelican Bay State Prison filed out of their cellblock a few at a time and let a cool, salty breeze blow across their bodies.
Source: The Atlantic    Date: September 16, 2014
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