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Fourth suspect arrested in gang-related slaying last summer (San Jose, CA): Police announced Monday that a fourth suspect has been arrested in connection with a gang-related shooting that left a man dead in a car off Oakland Road in North San Jose last summer.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 11, 2013

Santa Barbara stabbing now considered a gang incident (Santa Barbara, CA): Police are now calling the stabbing in Santa Barbara late Monday night a gang-related incident after new information came forward.
Source: KCOY 12 News    Date: June 11, 2013

Man hospitalized after gang-related shooting in Madera (Madera, CA): A 21-year-old man was taken to the hospital after a gang-related shooting in Madera on Monday evening, police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: June 10, 2013

Santa Clara County grand jury indicts 48 alleged members of Nuestra Familia street regiment (San Jose, CA): In Santa Clara County's largest gang case to date, a criminal grand jury has indicted 48 alleged members of a Nuestra Familia street regiment on 77 charges ranging from selling methamphetamine to murder.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 10, 2013

A blow to gangs: After-school boxing offered to at-risk kids (Livingston, CA): Law enforcement officials and youth advocates agree that keeping at-risk youth busy after school is a proven method of reducing gang violence.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: June 10, 2013

Los Angeles jury recommends death in killing of four (Los Angeles, CA): The third Los Angeles jury to hear penalty evidence against a man convicted of four gang killings recommended death Monday for Charles Ray Smith in a case that involved the murder of a 10-year-old boy.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: June 10, 2013

Chronicling hope in East L.A. (Los Angeles, CA): G-Dog is the last nickname you might expect to belong to a guy like the Rev. Greg Boyle, but the reformed gang members he works with have been calling him that for years.
Source: The Spokesman-Review    Date: June 7, 2013

Police surge shows complexity of city's gang, violence problem (San Jose, CA): Hoping to stem a troubling wave of violence, acting Police Chief Larry Esquivel blanketed the city with 50 extra officers last weekend. Despite the show of force, the initial hours saw a stabbing death, a brutal beating and a shooting that left a man paralyzed.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 7, 2013

Eleven people indicted after eight-month long investigation (Lompoc, CA): Lompoc Police and the Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Office announced on Friday the indictments of eleven people following an eight-month long investigation into a criminal street gang.
Source: KSBY News    Date: June 7, 2013

Gang violence fears on rise in Corona after drive-by shooting (Corona, CA): The death of a 22-year-old woman in a Corona neighborhood Thursday is now raising fears among residents about gang violence.
Source: NBC4 Los Angeles    Date: June 7, 2013

'Street gang' behavior spurs Marin County Fair dress code (Marin County, CA): Fears that a "street gang" might attend the Marin County Fair next month has prompted a dress code enabling police to eject suspected gang members.
Source: Marin Independent Journal     Date: June 7, 2013

Five arrested on suspicion of gang activity (Thousand Oaks, CA): Five Thousand Oaks residents were arrested last week in connection with two separate gang-related confrontations that occurred in the city in April, one of which resulted in a boy being beaten.
Source: Thousand Oaks Acorn    Date: June 6, 2013

Fresno police arrest two Sureno gang memebers (Fresno, CA): On June 5, 2013, the Street Violence Tactical Team served a warrant authored at 1648 "A" Street. During the warrant, a fully functional, sawed off, loaded .22 caliber rifle was recovered and Play Boy Sureno gang member Alejandro Leon (19) was taken into custody for possessing it.
Source: KSEE 24 News    Date: June 6, 2013

Crime, drugs, gang violence, economy are top Modesto concerns (Modesto, CA): Modesto residents are concerned about jobs and the local economy as well as public safety issues including crime, gangs and drugs, according to a recently commissioned independent survey the city says Thursday.
Source: Central Valley Business Times    Date: June 6, 2013

Kern Valley State Prison transfers out Norteno gang due to concern over increasing violence (Bakersfield, CA): Today, Kern Valley State Prison shipped out the last of the Nortenos--a northern Hispanic prison gang. Making today the first day in four years KVSP has been back to normal.
Source: KERO 23 News    Date: June 6, 2013

Man hurt in gang-related shooting on SF Muni bus (San Francisco, CA): San Francisco police say a 22-year-old man suffered superficial wounds Thursday afternoon in a gang-related shooting while riding a Muni bus.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News    Date: June 6, 2013

Three Richmond teens charged with first-degree murder in Lincoln Plair investigation (Richmond, CA): Richmond police charged three teenagers on Monday in connection with the March 4 fatal shooting of 20-year-old Lincoln Plair. Plair was killed on the 100 block of 6th Street in Richmond while washing a car.
Source: Richmond Confidential    Date: June 6, 2013

Santa Barbara school thefts linked to Riverside gang (Santa Barbara, CA): Authorities believe the theft of computers and iPads at Vieja Valley Elementary and Laguna Blanca schools last January is connected to a larger string of burglaries around Southern California by a Riverside County street gang. The Edgemont/Dorner Blocc Crips, police say, have been targeting schools outfitted with high-tech equipment and using the proceeds to fund their gang activity.
Source: Santa Barbara Independent    Date: June 5, 2013

'49th Street Massacre' killer should die, prosecutor says (Los Angeles, CA): A gang member convicted of fatally shooting four people — including a 10-year-old boy riding a bicycle outside his home — deserves to die for his crimes, a prosecutor told jurors Wednesday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 5, 2013

Nine Longos gang leaders arrested by FBI in Long Beach (Long Beach, CA): Nine leaders of the violent Longos street gang were arrested in Long Beach Tuesday and--along with six others--charged with federal counts of conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, according to officials.
Source: Long Beach Post    Date: June 5, 2013

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