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Vacaville police arrest pair on suspicion of gang, gun crimes (Vacaville, CA): Two teenagers who police said have known gang affiliations were arrested Thursday evening on gun and gang allegations by Vacaville police.
Source: The Reporter    Date: April 14, 2012

Cases against gangs spike in first quarter (San Bernardino, CA): After years of declining numbers, gang prosecutions in the county appear to be on the rise in the first quarter of the year, according to new statistics the San Bernardino County D.A.'s office released this week.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: April 13, 2012

San Jose Police say Friday shooting/stabbing were gang-related (San Jose, CA): A 16-year-old boy and a 32-year-old man were both shot and another 16-year-old boy was stabbed in San Jose Friday afternoon, police said.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: April 13, 2012

Gang prosecutions up for 2012 (San Bernardino County, CA): In the first three months of 2012, the San Bernardino County District Attorney's office filed 71 criminal cases with gang enhancements, officials said. That's 27 percent more cases than during the same quarter last year.
Source: Daily Press    Date: April 12, 2012

West San Jose gang shooting, stabbing injures three (San Jose, CA): Two teenagers and a man were hospitalized with various gunshot and stab wounds not considered life-threatening after a gang fight Friday afternoon in West San Jose, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: April 12, 2012

San Bernardino County prosecutors file 337 gang cases from January through March (San Bernardino County, CA): San Bernardino County prosecutors filed 337 cases against defendants accused of gang-related crimes during the first three months of this year, according to new data.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: April 12, 2012

Jurors begin deliberating gang slaying case (Temecula, CA): Jurors began deliberations Thursday in the trial of an admitted Temecula gang member accused of the June 2010 fatal shooting of a fellow gang member's girlfriend who "disrespected" a gang leader.
Source: North County Times    Date: April 12, 2012

12 alleged gang members indicted in drug trafficking probe (San Bernardino County, CA): Federal authorities have indicted 12 alleged gang members in San Bernardino County, accusing them of a major role in the county's narcotics trade.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 12, 2012

Witness IDs another as shooter in Salinas gang homicide case (Salinas, CA): An eyewitness to a 2009 homicide testified Wednesday that another man — not the defendant on trial — pulled the trigger in a shooting that claimed the life of a Salinas High School student.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: April 11, 2012

Three held in fatal gang-related stabbing in San Jose (San Jose, CA): Three suspects have been arrested in a fatal gang-related stabbing in San Jose, police said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: April 11, 2012

Shooting in Livermore may be gang-related (Livermore, CA): Members of the Sureno street gang may be involved in a Livermore shooting that occurred Sunday afternoon, police said
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: April 11, 2012

Dispute within Linda gang erupts in park fight (Linda, CA): An internal dispute within a Linda street gang erupted violently Tuesday in a public park.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: April 11, 2012

Watsonville gets $250,000 state grant for gang prevention, suppression efforts (Watsonville, CA): A grant from the California Emergency Management Agency will provide funding for gang prevention, intervention and suppression efforts in Watsonville, with particular focus on at-risk youth and the Landis Street/Carey Avenue neighborhood.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: April 11, 2012

Wounded Salinas boy dies and is identified (Salinas, CA): A 16-year-old boy who was shot multiple times Tuesday in what police are calling a gang-related shooting has died.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: April 11, 2012

Gang member known as "Cheeto" crunched by police (Fresno, CA): Fresno police say a notorious gang member is off the street after he robbed another man at gunpoint.
Source: KMPH FOX 26 News    Date: April 11, 2012

Another delay in gang shooting court proceedings (Redwood City, CA) : A long-delayed preliminary hearing scheduled on Monday for the man accused of a gang-related shooting in Half Moon Bay was once again delayed.
Source: PacificaPatch    Date: April 10, 2012

Edwin Ramos denies firing shots in triple killing (San Francisco, CA): The gang member accused of gunning down a father and two of his sons on a San Francisco street testified Monday that he had only driven the killer's car and hadn't fired the shots himself.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: April 10, 2012

Vietnamese street gang members convicted in retribution killing (Orange County, CA): Four members of a Vietnamese street gang were convicted Tuesday in the 1995 slaying of a fellow gang member who abandoned them during a robbery, Orange County prosecutors said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 10, 2012

Two wounded in Pico Rivera shooting (Pico Rivera, CA): A man and a woman were injured Monday night during a suspected gang-related shooting. The two were shot in front of an apartment in the 7400 block of Rosemead Boulevard at 10:20 p.m., according to sheriff's Lt. John Kepley.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: April 10, 2012

Sacramento jury urged to convict two in shootings (Sacramento, CA) : It's a case with varying degrees of connection to 27 accused Sacramento street gang members who have been convicted or are awaiting trial in six other attacks. They are in jail or out on the city's streets.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: April 10, 2012

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