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South Lake Tahoe police make gang arrest after month-long shooting investigation (South Lake Tahoe, CA) : A non-injury shooting in South Lake Tahoe a month ago has finally led to the arrest of a suspected gang member, but police want your help finding two more suspects.
Source: KOLO 8 News    Date: July 28, 2012

Gang violence blamed for recent shootings (San Francisco, CA): Shootings are down in San Francisco but shooting deaths are up, and a recent surge in gang-related violence has raised community concerns.
Source: The San Francisco Examiner    Date: July 27, 2012

Gang member sentenced for fatal stabbing at La Habra Halloween party (Santa Ana, CA) : A judge sentenced a La Habra gang member to 15 years to life in prison Friday for the fatal beating and stabbing of an 18-year-old son of two Los Angeles police detectives at a Halloween party.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: July 27, 2012

How gang violence is tearing black America apart (Los Angeles, CA): Sherri Landrum’s life has been turned upside down by gang violence not once, but twice. In 2003, her 17-year-old daughter, Shekura, was shot while hanging out with a friend. "From what we've heard the shooting was an initiation for some guy to prove himself to get into a gang," said Landrum, 49, of Denver, a single mom of nine children.
Source: The Grio    Date: July 27, 2012

Gang members found guilty in Mexican Mafia case (Joshua Tree, CA): A Joshua Tree jury found two Barstow gang members guilty of murdering a fellow gang member after less than a day of deliberations Wednesday.
Source: Desert Dispatch    Date: July 26, 2012

70 arrested in massive parole sweep aimed at countering gang crime (Los Angeles, CA): About 700 officers from federal, state and local agencies hammered on the doors of about 400 parolees across Los Angeles County early Wednesday morning in what officials called the largest surprise parole sweep ever.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 26, 2012

Two men convicted of attempted murder of Chula Vista police officer and another man in gang-related shooting (San Diego, CA): San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis announced that two South Bay men were convicted by a San Diego Superior Court Jury late Tuesday of attempted murder and other charges for their role in trying to kill a Chula Vista Police Officer and another man in a gang-related shooting.
Source: ScoopSanDiego    Date: July 25, 2012

Three arrested in Olivehurst on gun, gang charges (Olivehurst, CA): Three alleged members of the Norteño street gang are being held in the Yuba County Jail after sheriff's deputies pursued witness accounts of a man brandishing a firearm at an Olivehurst gathering at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: July 24, 2012

Tackling gang slayings that plagued Santa Monica in the 1990s (Santa Monica, CA): Santa Monica Police Detective Larry Nicols runs his finger down a yellowed page, scanning a list of murders that took place in Santa Monica, organized by year.
Source: The Lookout News    Date: July 24, 2012

Man shot, wounded in gang-related attack at wake (San Diego, CA): San Diego police say a man attending a wake at a church has been shot and wounded in a gang-related attack.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: July 24, 2012

Gang activity sparks multiple arrests over weekend (Hanford, CA): An attack in north Hanford and a loaded gun hidden in a trash can led authorities to arrest five alleged gang members at Panda Express.
Source: Hanford Sentinel    Date: July 24, 2012

One person injured in Anaheim shooting (Anaheim, CA): One person was injured in a shooting Tuesday afternoon that police believe to be gang-related.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: July 24, 2012

One killed, one wounded in Wilmington drive-by shooting(Wilmington, CA): One man was killed and another wounded in an apparently gang-related drive-by shooting in Wilmington, police said today.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: July 23, 2012

City hopes cameras will deter gang activity in South L.A. park (Los Angeles, CA): In the world of gangsta rap music videos, the one released by local rapper Gee Slick could be considered tame.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 22, 2012

Man, 18, dies in Seaside shooting Sunday (Seaside, CA): A Seaside teenager was fatally shot early Sunday morning in what police believe to be a gang-related shooting.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: July 22, 2012

Salinas man sentenced for gang-related robbery (Salinas, CA): A 21-year-old man was sentenced Friday for a gang-related robbery in May in Salinas, according to the Monterey County District Attorney's Office.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: July 21, 2012

Man shot, stabbed in Oakdale (Oakdale, CA): Investigators on Saturday were looking for a group of men who stabbed and shot a man late Friday in an alley behind the Oakdale Museum in what is believed to be a gang-related attack, police said.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: July 21, 2012

Man released in Amarion Adams shooting case arrested with loaded weapon (San Bernardino, CA): Several months after murder charges were dismissed against a San Bernardino man in a shooting case that left a 6-year-old dead, the San Bernardino gang member was arrested for carrying a loaded firearm, San Bernardino County booking records show.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: July 21, 2012

Gangster gets 50 years to life for killing man selling shampoo (Santa Ana, CA): An Anaheim gang member was sentenced Friday to 50 years to life in state prison for gunning down a rival who the prosecutor said was trying to sell stolen bottles of shampoo in the defendant's gang territory.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: July 20, 2012

Five arrested in Lemoore gang rape (Lemoore, CA): Authorities say an 18-year-old and several minors associated with a local street gang have been arrested on suspicion of raping a teenage girl.
Source: Hanford Sentinel    Date: July 20, 2012

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