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No arrests made in gang-related stabbing (Sunnyvale, CA): A 22-year-old Sunnyvale man was cut with a screwdriver on Jan. 29 on the 300 block of Acalanes Drive in what police are saying was a gang-related stabbing. No arrests have been made.
Source: The Sun    Date: February 7, 2012

Visalia, Tulare crime rates dropped in 2011 (Visalia, CA): The crime rate is down in Tulare County's two largest cities. In Visalia it dropped two percent last year from 2010. In Tulare crime fell a 12.89 percent. Visalia police said the downward trend was related to a decrease in robberies, burglaries and stolen vehicles. The department is also reporting a 50 percent reduction in gang-related crime.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: February 7, 2012

Gang member convicted of killing woman (Norwalk, CA) : A Southern California gang member who shot and killed a woman for interrupting a graffiti crew has been convicted of murder.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: February 7, 2012

Hillcrest Park homicide: Alleged teen gang members plead not guilty to murder, among other charges (Martinez, CA): Two teens accused of murdering a 27-year-old man in Concord last August for wearing a rival gang's color pleaded not guilty to all charges against them Tuesday in Contra Costa County Superior Court.
Source: WalnutCreekPatch    Date: February 7, 2012

Brother-in-law says Ramos left gang clique because it wasn't violent enough (San Francisco, CA): The brother-in-law of Edwin Ramos, an alleged MS-13 gang member accused of a triple killing in San Francisco in 2008, testified today that Ramos changed cliques in the gang because he felt his old clique was not violent enough.
Source: The San Francisco Appeal    Date: February 6, 2012

Linda gang gunman sentenced to 13 years in prison (Linda, CA) : A Linda gang member was sentenced Monday to 13 years in prison for shooting at man in October, the Yuba County District Attorney's Office reported.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: February 6, 2012

Man killed in South L.A. shooting; gang connection suspected (Los Angeles, CA): A man in his 20s was fatally shot early Monday in South Los Angeles in an incident that authorities say they suspect was gang-related.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 6, 2012

Witnesses won't ID shooter in Empire killing (Empire, CA): Within hours of a gang-related killing in Empire over the weekend, Stanislaus County sheriff's detectives said they knew what motivated the shooting and interviewed people they believe can identify the suspect. They found a link between Saturday's homicide and one that occurred on the other side of town last year.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: February 6, 2012

Man wounded in shooting believed to be gang-related (Anaheim, CA): A 27-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen in what officials believe was a gang-related shooting Sunday night, officials said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: February 6, 2012

Man stabbed in Pajaro gang attack (Pajaro, CA): A Watsonville man suffered multiple stab wounds in what sheriff's deputies have described as a gang-related attack in Pajaro Saturday night.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: February 5, 2012

Four arrested in gang-related fatal shooting in Tracy (Tracy, CA): Police have arrested three men and a juvenile on suspicion of fatally shooting a 23-year-old man early Saturday morning, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: February 5, 2012

Gun-packing gang member gets arrested (Avenal, CA): A Norteño gang member was taken into custody earlier this week on after admitting to carrying a loaded weapon to "protect himself," authorities said.
Source: Hanford Sentinel    Date: February 4, 2012

Gang member faces 26 years for murder of 14-year-old girl (San Diego, CA): A gang member was convicted Saturday of first-degree murder for killing a 14-year-old girl in an abandoned house in Golden Hill on New Year's Eve 2007.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: February 4, 2012

Gang sweep in Humboldt nets 15 arrests, five pounds of marijuana (Eureka, CA) : Fifteen people were arrested in a gang sweep Wednesday and Thursday in Humboldt County, and one Eureka man was arrested on suspicion of possessing marijuana for sale after five pounds of the processed plant and multiple digital scales were found in his apartment.
Source: The Times-Standard    Date: February 4, 2012

Visalia gang member runs, drops guns (Visalia, CA): A 24-year-old Visalia gang member was arrested Friday on suspicion of possessing two guns and violating his parole, Sgt. Amy Watkins said.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: February 3, 2012

Seven suspects arrested in countywide gang sweep (Lake County, CA): The Lake County Gang Task Force made seven arrests during a countywide gang sweep conducted late last month.
Source: Lake County News    Date: February 3, 2012

Visalia's first homicide of 2012 (Visalia, CA): The Visalia Police Department is investigating whether the City's first homicide is gang related. The murder comes after a string of gang-related shootings in Visalia. The victim's family says they're not sure what led to the shooting.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: February 3, 2012

Former gang member testifies against Edwin Ramos (San Francisco, CA): A former member of the MS-13 gang testified Thursday that the man accused of murdering a father and his two sons in San Francisco helped initiate him into the gang.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: February 3, 2012

New anti-gang measures in the works (Morgan Hill, CA): In some ways, Gilroy, Morgan Hill and Hollister have become poster children for an aggressive anti-gang movement over the past four months, highlighted by their participation in two celebrated and widely publicized raids that netted roughly 80 known gang members and their associates.
Source: Morgan Hill Times    Date: February 2, 2012

Reformed gangster fights gang violence with nonprofit (San Rafael, CA) : Terra Linda resident Danny Saint-Amans casually lifts his black t-shirt to reveal the work "murder" tattooed on his chest in faded ink. The tattoo is memento of a tough past filled with gangs, robberies, drugs and money. "There's nothing I haven't done," Saint-Amans said as he sipped his coffee at Peet's in Northgate.
Source: SanRafaelPatch    Date: February 2, 2012

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