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19-year-old found guilty in Visalia murder (Visalia, CA): A 19-year-old has been found guilty of shooting a rival gang member to death two years ago and faces up to life in prison without the possibility of parole, the Tulare County District Attorney’s Office said Wednesday.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: October 8, 2014
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Judge orders temporary protective order for discovery in gang conspiracy case (Santa Barbara County, CA): Despite objections from the defense, a Santa Maria Superior Court judge ruled Wednesday in favor of the prosecution and ordered a temporary protective order for all discovery in connection with the arrest of four gang members for conspiracy to extort money from Santa Barbara County residents on behalf of the Mexican Mafia.
Source: Santa Maria Times    Date: October 8, 2014
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Erasing the Past, Creating a Future, Part 3: The Doctor (Long Beach, CA): The waiting room is like any other medical lobby. Rows of unremarkable chairs sorted into neat rows, some awkwardly facing each other with the receptionist’s window serving as the gatekeeper. She hands patients clipboards with paperwork that must be completed before the doctor will see them.
Source: Long Beach Post    Date: October 8, 2014
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Gang membership focus of testimony in Modesto murder trial in Tylor Crippen case (Modesto, CA): Some of the testimony Wednesday in a Modesto murder trial focused on whether a young man knew if the three defendants were members of the Norteño street gang.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: October 8, 2014
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Gang member gets life for swap meet murder (Victorville, CA): One of three Santana Blocc Compton Crip gang members convicted of killing a 58-year-old business owner during a robbery in 2012 has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole, Supervising Deputy District Attorney Britt Imes confirmed Wednesday.
Source: Daily Press    Date: October 8, 2014
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Two Stabbings at Franklin Park Gang-Related (San Francisco, CA): Police say two stabbings at Franklin Park are being investigated by the gang task force. The perpetrators, police believe, were members of a gang, while the victims were not.
Source: Mission Local    Date: October 7, 2014
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Erasing the Past, Creating a Future, Part 2: The Law (Long Beach, CA): The gang war that raged in the streets of Long Beach over two decades ago reads like something out of a Hollywood movie script. Cambodian and Latino gangs, entrenched in a turf war as bloody as it was brazen, forcing residents to seek refuge indoors when the sun set to avoid the flurry of bullets seeking revenge.
Source: Long Beach Post    Date: October 7, 2014
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Two Brothers Plead Guilty to Charges in Officer-Involved Shooting in Anaheim (Anaheim, CA): Two brothers pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges linked to an officer-involved shooting that left one of the defendants hospitalized.
Source: MyNewsLa.com    Date: October 7, 2014
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Four Sanger gang members arrested after high-speed pursuit in Kings County (Kings County, CA): California Highway Patrol officers arrested four Sanger gang members Mondayafternoon after a high-speed pursuit on four highways in Kings County, a spokesman reported.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: October 7, 2014
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Chico Gang Unit continues to investigate Saturday shootout (Chico, CA): A gun battle between rival gangs that erupted in broad daylight Saturday in a busy intersection left shell casings scattered and detectives trying to piece together the incident.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: October 6, 2014
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Erasing the Past, Creating a Future, Part 1: The Patient (Long Beach, CA): As he laid in a flower bed with a police helicopter still circling overhead, Matthew was convinced that he had evaded the law. He’d led police officers on a high-speed pursuit in a stolen Toyota Camry that he eventually ditched. As he stared up at the sky, the certainty of freedom was tangible, until a neighbor spotted him. The only sure thing now was that he was headed back to prison.
Source: Long Beach Post    Date: October 6, 2014
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Monterey County gets $3 million to halt violence (Monterey, CA): Monterey County's Workforce Investment Board has been named one of nearly a dozen organizations to receive federal funds for a program aimed at using jobs to help break the cycle of gang violence.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: October 6, 2014
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

Man shot in Cicero after he is asked for gang affiliation (Cicero, CA): A 23-year-old Cicero man on parole for robbery was charged with shooting a rival gang member in the 1900 block of South 48th Court Sept. 30.
Source: mySuburbanLife.com    Date: October 6, 2014
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Five arrested at gang-related shooting (Chico, CA): Chico police arrested four men at the scene of a "rolling gunfight" Saturday near Pillsbury and Cohasset roads, and a teenager is in custody while being treated for a gunshot wound at Enloe Medical Center.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: October 5, 2014
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Suspects named in gang related 'rolling gunfight' (Chico, CA): The Chico Police Department has named the suspects involved in a gang related "rolling gunfight" Saturday afternoon in Chico. In all, five suspects were apprehended, two outside of the KMart on Pilsbury Road and three more inside the store.
Source: KRCR 7 News    Date: October 5, 2014
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Reported gang violence leaves large scene in Chico (Chico, CA): Several major Chico businesses were put on lock-down after violence believed to be gang related erupted Saturday afternoon. One man involved in the shooting was taken to the hospital with reported non-life threatening injuries.
Source: KRCR 7 News    Date: October 4, 2014
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Convicted shooter in San Leandro tattoo party killings sentenced to life without parole (Hayward, CA): A 23-year-old Oakland man has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing three and wounding three in an ambush shooting outside a San Leandro warehouse party in 2011.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: October 3, 2014
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Fresno County Sees Drop in Violent Crime (Fresno County, CA): Violent crime in California appears to be on a downswing. New statistics show 2013 had the lowest violent crime rates in five decades. Fresno County is reporting significant declines as well.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: October 3, 2014
http://www.yourcentralvalley.com/...

4 with gang ties arrested after monthslong extortion investigation (Santa Barbara County, CA): A 16-month investigation culminated with the arrest of four men Wednesday on allegations they conspired to extort money from Santa Barbara County residents on behalf of the Mexican Mafia.
Source: Santa Maria Times    Date: October 3, 2014
http://santamariatimes.com/...

Fugitive wanted for murder spotted in Concord, arrested in Vallejo (Vallejo, CA): A suspected gang member wanted on suspicion of murder in El Salvador was arrested in the Bay Area after Concord police officers spotted him during a routine traffic stop, U.S. Marshals Service officials said this week.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: October 3, 2014
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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