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Death penalty averted for three accused of gang murders (Palo Alto, CA): Three accused gang members, including a Palo Alto woman, will not face the death penalty during their trials for the alleged murders of rival gang members, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe has announced.
Source: Palo Alto Online    Date: June 17, 2014

Indictment an in-depth look at South L.A. gang's alleged operations (Los Angeles, CA): Federal prosecutors Tuesday unsealed a 212-page racketeering indictment against dozens of suspected members and associates of the 52 Broadway Gangster Crips, detailing how they allegedly robbed homes across the South Bay, used women to move drugs and punished anyone who talked to law enforcement authorities.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 17, 2014

Baechtel Grove Middle Schoolanti-gang program completes sixth year (Willits, CA): The Gang Resistance is Paramount (GRIP) program has recently completed its sixth year of instruction in Willits Unified classrooms during the 2013-2014 school year. The GRIP program has a long history of community collaboration throughout Mendocino County.
Source: The Willits News    Date: June 17, 2014

Santa Clara County gang intervention program gets green light (San Jose, CA): A Santa Clara County supervisor's proposal to expand an innovative gang violence prevention program has won unanimous support from the other county supervisors.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: June 17, 2014

Gang member convicted for shooting at Bakersfield police (Bakersfield, CA): Kern County prosecutors say a known gang member was found guilty late last week on several counts from a shooting against police.
Source: KBAK Eyewitness News    Date: June 16, 2014

Gang members accused of holdup in Santa Rosa with replica gun (Santa Rosa, CA): Two gang members with bandanas over their faces held a 20-year-old at gunpoint early Monday and robbed him of cash, said a Santa Rosa police sergeant.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: June 16, 2014

'Operation Sunny Day' suspects accused of gang-related killings appearing in court (Redwood City, CA): Fourteen defendants accused of taking part in a series of gang-related killings and other violent crimes in East Palo Alto and throughout the Peninsula are being arraigned in San Mateo County Superior Court in Redwood City today on a slew of charges.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: June 16, 2014

Detectives investigate streak of gang violence in northern Sacramento County (Sacramento County, CA): In just two months last year, members of a northern Sacramento County gang allegedly killed two people and injured two more in a spate of violence that law enforcement officials have described as unusually heinous.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: June 15, 2014

Teen gang stabber violates parole again (San Mateo, CA): A teenage gang member on probation for assaulting a rival less than a month after receiving parole for an unrelated stabbing again violated his restrictions by affiliating with a gang and possessing a cell phone.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: June 14, 2014

Three arrested in Lodi gang sweep targeting Norteño members (Lodi, CA): Spurred by recent violence in Lodi and Stockton, authorities conducted a sweep focusing on known Norteño gang members in the area Friday.
Source: CBS Sacramento    Date: June 14, 2014

Convicted felon allegedly tied to gangs nabbed during search in Oakland (Oakland, CA): After a brief search along city streets Saturday afternoon, police arrested a convicted felon with local gang ties who was wanted for a reported parole violation.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 14, 2014

Gang member gets life for beating in San Diego of UC Berkeley student (San Diego, CA): A man who participated with a fellow gang member in a crime spree that included the near-fatal beating of an 18-year-old UC Berkeley student in San Diego was sentenced Friday to 170 years to life in state prison.
Source: San Diego 6 News    Date: June 13, 2014

Gang suppression unit hits Fresno streets (Fresno, CA): Tactical officers are on patrol throughout Fresno. They're looking to pull guns, gang members and drugs off Valley streets. Right now, the department is one month into a special summer gang suppression effort. So far there have been more than 100 weapons recovered, most of them in the past few weeks.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: June 13, 2014

Reputed gang member found guilty in 2012 shooting deaths (Los Angeles, CA): A Los Angeles jury found a reputed gang member guilty Friday for killing two men whose bodies were found inside a Panorama City apartment two years ago.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 13, 2014

Murder charges dropped for one in five accused of Oceanside park gang killing (Vista, CA): Murder and other charges were dismissed this week against one of five people accused of opening fire in an Oceanside park in rival gang territory, killing a 13-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy and wounding two other teens.
Source: KUSI News    Date: June 13, 2014

Gang members attack, stab man in Fallbrook (Fallbrook, CA): Gang members attacked and repeatedly stabbed a 25-year-old man in Fallbrook late Thursday, sheriff's officials said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: June 13, 2014

10 arrested in Santa Ana gang sweep (Santa Ana, CA): Officers targeted more than a dozen people who police say are affiliated with gangs in a Friday morning sweep, the latest operation in an ongoing effort to combat a recent increase in gang shootings and homicides.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: June 13, 2014

Mistrial in murder counts against two in Sacramento gang killing (Sacramento, CA): Two men charged in a south Sacramento gang killing three years ago escaped first-degree murder convictions Thursday, but jurors could not reach verdicts on second-degree counts, and Superior Court Judge Allen H. Sumner declared a mistrial.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: June 12, 2014

Charges dismissed against one of five people accused of Libby Lake Park killings (Vista, CA): Murder and other charges were dismissed Thursday against one of five people accused of opening fire in an Oceanside park in rival gang territory, killing a 13-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy and wounding two other teens.
Source: XETV San Diego 6 News    Date: June 12, 2014

Fresno PD conducts summer gang/gun suppression efforts (Fresno, CA): Police are tracking a disturbing new way criminals are getting ahold of guns. They're ordering weapon parts online and assembling their own guns, according to Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: June 11, 2014

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