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Gang member guilty in death of man selling shampoo (Anaheim, CA): An Anaheim gang member was convicted Thursday of gunning down a rival in 2003 after testimony from a ballistics expert linked the defendant's handgun to the bullets fired.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: June 14, 2012

West Oakland 18-year-old guilty of first-degree murder (Oakland, CA): An 18-year-old West Oakland man was found guilty this month of first-degree murder for killing a 43-year-old man who was simply walking to a store on a Sunday afternoon in 2010.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: June 13, 2012

Man convicted in killing where body found in ice (Santa Ana, CA): A Santa Ana man was convicted of second-degree murder Wednesday for shooting a fellow gang member in the head with a high-powered rifle in 1998.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: June 13, 2012

Ramos pushes back on gangs at Ontario public safety conference (Ontario, CA): District Attorney Michael A. Ramos on Wednesday came out swinging against street gangs in San Bernardino County. "It's not an honored thing to say that San Bernardino ranks third in the nation only after Los Angeles and Cook County, Illinois for gang violence," Ramos said.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: June 13, 2012

Taggers arrested in assault on rival, Fillmore police say (Fillmore, CA): Police in the Ventura County city of Fillmore arrested three youths, reportedly members of a tagging crew, for allegedly attacking and beating a member of a rival crew, officials said Wednesday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 13, 2012

Long Beach Police announce capture of head of Crip gang that 'terrorized' community (Long Beach, CA): The alleged head of one of the city's oldest and most notorious street gangs is behind bars following a lengthy investigation into a series of shootings that included a 2009 killing, police announced Wednesday.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: June 13, 2012

Fresno gang hangout busted (Fresno, CA): Five gang members face charges after a raid near downtown Fresno. Fresno police served a search warrant at a home on Valeria Street, south of Belmont.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: June 13, 2012

Gang graffiti appears at 18th St. and South Van Ness (San Francisco, CA): Sureño graffiti appeared overnight on the wall of a building near 18th Street and South Van Ness Avenue, according to an employee at nearby Whiz Burger.
Source: Mission Local    Date: June 13, 2012

Time to take on gangs (Manteca, CA): Municipal leaders are scrambling to find ways to redirect resources to combat the growing surge in gang violence on Manteca's streets. Shootings escalated this past week with four incidents that ended up wounding seven people including two critically.
Source: Manteca Bulletin    Date: June 12, 2012

Salinas police to use predictive policing to fight crime (Salinas, CA): The Salinas Police Department is taking a page from Santa Cruz to fight crime. The department is turning to predictive policing to fight gang violence. Gang violence is all too familiar in the city.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: June 12, 2012

Suspected gang member charged in LA pastor murder (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles County prosecutors say they've charged a suspected gang member with gunning down a youth pastor in Venice.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: June 12, 2012

Four dead in Sacramento gang shooting (Sacramento, CA): Four people, including two ethnic Hmong shamans, were killed in a gang-related shooting in California's capital of Sacramento, officials and media said on Sunday.
Source: Reuters    Date: June 11, 2012

Edwin Ramos gets three life terms without parole (San Francisco, CA) : Edwin Ramos was sentenced Monday to three consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole for the 2008 slayings of a father and two of his sons in San Francisco.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: June 11, 2012

Gang member accused in Calif. attack that killed four (Sacramento, CA): Police identified a paroled gang member today as the suspect in a late-night weekend assault that left four people dead, including the gunman, in a Sacramento home, authorities said.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: June 11, 2012

Costa Mesa police seek suspected gang members in beating (Costa Mesa, CA): Costa Mesa police continued their search Monday for suspected Santa Ana gang members involved in a weekend beating.
Source: Daily Pilot    Date: June 11, 2012

Manteca man wounded in gang-related shooting (Manteca, CA): Manteca police are investigating what they are calling a gang-related shooting Sunday night near West Yosemite Avenue and Union Road.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: June 11, 2012

Violence spike hits Fresno area (Fresno, CA): Violence in Fresno spiked during a 12-day stretch starting Memorial Day, leaving seven dead and nine others injured.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: June 9, 2012

San Jose police investigating deadly gang-related shooting (San Jose, CA): San Jose police are investigating a gang-related shooting early Saturday that left a 25-year-old dead and three teenagers in custody.
Source: Examiner    Date: June 9, 2012

Calif gang member gets life sentence for murder (Santa Ana, CA) : An Orange County man who shot and killed a fellow gang member at a graduation party has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: June 9, 2012

Gang member sentenced for murdering Pomona boy at 4th birthday party (Pomona, CA): A 29-year-old gang member Friday admitted murdering a Pomona boy at his fourth birthday party with a stray bullet intended for a group of teenagers, officials said.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: June 9, 2012

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