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West Modesto shooting of boys gang-related, police say (Modesto, CA): A 13-year-old boy badly wounded during a shooting in west Modesto on Sunday afternoon was the victim of gang violence, investigators said Monday.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: February 13, 2012

Five teens arrested for stealing car and running from police (Salinas, CA): Five juvenile gang members are in custody Monday morning after trying to escape Salinas police in a stolen vehicle Sunday night.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: February 13, 2012

Lodi's young gangsters (Lodi, CA): On Nov. 17, 2011, a black Lodi SWAT truck rumbled down the 400 block of East Locust Street. The truck rolled up against a curb in front of an apartment complex and its engine shut off.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: February 11, 2012

Suspects arrested for allegedly killing Monrovia man (Monrovia, CA) : Two 20-year-old men suspected of the gang-related fatal shooting of two men at a party in North Hollywood in August were arrested this week.
Source: MonroviaPatch    Date: February 11, 2012

Lodi mother moves her family to keep children safe from gangs (Lodi, CA): Angeles Ortiz shakes her short, curly brown hair when she remembers standing by her window in the front room of her home when a man was shot and killed right in front of her driveway years ago on Lodi's Eastside.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: February 11, 2012

Sacramento gang members convicted in retaliation shooting (Sacramento, CA): Isaac Givens and Cesar Santana, members of the Norteno street gang, were convicted Friday of carrying out a 2010 retaliation shooting, according to a release from the Sacramento District Attorney's office.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: February 11, 2012

Teen gang member arrested in Half Moon Bay stabbing (Half Moon Bay, CA): A 17-year-old suspected gang member was arrested Friday in a stabbing at a wedding reception two weeks ago that left four people in critical condition, a San Mateo County Sheriff's Office spokesman said.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: February 11, 2012

Four stabbed during possible gang fight in Oroville (Oroville, CA): Butte County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a large fight in South Oroville that sent four people to the hospital with stab wounds.
Source: KHSL-TV 12 News    Date: February 11, 2012

Arrest made in deadly shooting (Sacramento, CA): Cops say a deadly shooting outside a liquor store Thursday morning was possibly gang related, and they have one suspect in custody.
Source: KTXL FOX40 News    Date: February 10, 2012

Modesto defendant's gang affiliation is trial's focus (Modesto, CA): A defendant, accused of attempted murder, testified on the witness stand in his trial Friday, telling the jury he did not a shoot an 18-year-old man in a brazen attack in south Modesto.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: February 10, 2012

Gang prevention plan puts its best foot forward (Orange, CA): In an ongoing effort to keep kids out of gangs, law-enforcement officials on Thursday challenged about 1,200 students to stay out of trouble and do well in school by offering them free tickets to a Chivas USA professional soccer game.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: February 10, 2012

Police looking to offer gang prevention meeting in Spanish (Los Banos, CA): The Los Banos Police Department is planning a Spanish-only informational meeting on gang activity in the next few weeks. Los Banos has about 500 validated gang members that predominately belong to the Norteño or Sureño criminal street gangs or their subgroups.
Source: Los Banos Enterprise     Date: February 10, 2012

Man beaten, stabbed, in gang-related attack (Santa Maria, CA): A man was beaten and stabbed Thursday night as he walked with a male teenager in the 200 block of N. Pine Street after several carloads of Hispanic men, 10 to 15 people, pulled up and began chasing them, according to the Santa Maria Police Department.
Source: Santa Maria Times    Date: February 10, 2012

Three reputed Harbor Area gang members charged (Los Angeles, CA): Three reputed gang members have been charged in a crackdown on gangs in the Harbor Area, prosecutors said Thursday.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: February 9, 2012

San Pedro gang member gets 180 days for having assault rifle (Long Beach, CA): A San Pedro gang member has been sentenced to 180 days in jail for possessing an assault rifle, prosecutors said Thursday.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: February 9, 2012

Gang task force apprehends teen with weapon (Lemoore, CA): A teenager found walking the streets in gang attire was arrested on Friday night after investigators said they found him carrying an open-blade knife.
Source: Hanford Sentinel    Date: February 9, 2012

Gangs trade gunfire in Exeter (Exeter, CA): Rival gang members traded gunfire in Exeter on Friday night, but police say no one was injured.
Source: Sun-Gazette    Date: February 9, 2012

Gang slayings down in Pasadena (Pasadena, CA): The number of homicides in Pasadena has dropped, and the number of gang-related slayings in the city has fallen dramatically since a 2007 peak of 11 homicides, many of which were gang-related.
Source: Pasadena Sun    Date: February 9, 2012

Two men suspected of double homicide at North Hollywood summer party arrested (Los Angeles, CA): Two 20-year-old men suspected of the gang-related fatal shooting of two men at a party in North Hollywood in August were arrested today.
Source: NorthHollywood-TolucaLakePatch    Date: February 9, 2012

Gang members served injunction (San Bernardino County, CA): Inland law enforcement agencies on Thursday served copies of a permanent gang injunction to 19 suspected members of the Rialto-based Hustla Squad Clicc gang.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: February 9, 2012

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