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Prosecutor: Gang member should be convicted of attempted murder for near-fatal beating of student (San Diego, CA): A gang member should be convicted of robbery and premeditated attempted murder for a crime spree with another gangster that included the near-fatal beating of an 18-year-old UC Berkeley student in the College area of San Diego, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: April 16, 2014

10 Long Beach Insane Crip gang members arrested, $50,000 in stolen alcohol seized (Seal Beach, CA): Seal Beach police and 14 other law enforcement agencies seized more than $50,000 in stolen alcohol early Wednesday as part of an operation that put 10 members of the Long Beach Insane Crip gang behind bars, officials said.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: April 16, 2014

Man killed in gang-related shooting in Pico-Union neighborhood (Los Angeles, CA): A man was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon and police were searching for the gunman after bullets tore through a residential neighborhood in Pico-Union, officials said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 15, 2014

Police identify suspect in Fresno Bulldog gang member murder (Fresno, CA): The Fresno man suspected of murdering a rival Bulldog gang member in central Fresno last month has been identified as Daniel "Gorilla" Cardenas, 29, police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: April 15, 2014

Prosecutor calls fatal shooting at San Leandro tattoo party a 'gang-related assassination' (San Leandro, CA): A prosecutor told jurors today that a shooting after a tattoo party in San Leandro in October 2011 that left three people dead and three others wounded was "a gang-related assassination."
Source: SanLeandroPatch    Date: April 15, 2014

Man shot in foot in East Village gang attack (San Diego, CA): A 33-year-old man was shot in the foot in an apparent gang-related attack while walking in the East Village early Tuesday, police said. Officers received a report of gunfire in the area of Market and 17th streets around 2:15 a.m., according to San Diego police Officer Dino Delimitros.
Source: XETV SanDiego6 News    Date: April 15, 2014

Prosecutor: San Leandro shooting was 'gang-related assassination' (Hayward, CA): A prosecutor told jurors Monday that a shooting after a tattoo party in San Leandro in October 2011 that left three people dead and three others wounded was "a gang-related assassination."
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: April 14, 2014

Yoga delivers Saskatoon man from life of L.A. gang violence (Los Angeles, CA): Dorman Baltazar saw the car driving toward him. It took a few seconds for him to see the sawed-off shotgun pointing out the passenger window.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: April 14, 2014

Watsonville police report falling crime trend (Watsonville, CA): Watsonville's overall crime rate continued a five-year decline in 2013, with the lowest reported crimes per capita since 2004, according to a report released Monday by police.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: April 14, 2014

California officials nab 11 in drug ring bust (Fresno, CA): Authorities said Monday they have dismantled a drug trafficking organization that sent narcotics smuggled from Mexico to communities across the United States.
Source: The Wall Street Journal    Date: April 14, 2014

Man shot to death in Fairfield is from Vacaville (Fairfield, CA): While not releasing names pending notification of kin, Fairfield police investigators on Saturday said the victim of Friday's Grande Circle shooting was a 26-year-old Vacaville man. Sgt. Matt Thomas said the killing was believed to be gang-related.
Source: The Reporter    Date: April 13, 2014

Man convicted in mall shooting gets 406 years to life in prison (Visalia, CA): The man convicted of opening fire in 2012 inside the Visalia Mall during an attempt to kill a rival gang member was sentenced Thursday to a 406-year-to-life prison sentence.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: April 11, 2014

Visalia man behind bars after 2008 gang-related homicide (Visalia, CA): Police Thursday announced an arrest has been made in connection to a 2008 homicide in northeast Visalia.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: April 11, 2014

Concord leaders want to change the city's image (Concord, CA): There was a time when gang members loitered in front of convenience stores and hung out in the city's parks. The problem here was so challenging that the police department had an in-house gang-intervention specialist.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: April 11, 2014

KHSD investigating whether photo violated anti-gang policy (San Jose, CA): The Kern High School District is investigating whether a Spring Fling Week celebration turned into a gang policy violation. Ten students were photographed twisting fingers into what appeared to be gang signs and sporting what looked like gang colors Thursday at an Independence High School dress-up event.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: April 11, 2014

County officials, state lawmakers launch anti-sex trafficking push (Los Angeles County, CA): Elected officials in Los Angeles County and the California Legislature are launching a new push to crack down on pimps who sell underage girls and boys for sex and the customers who purchase their services.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 11, 2014

Modesto police arrest two men in deadly shooting (Modesto, CA): Modesto police arrested two men Wednesday in connection with an apparent gang-related fatal shooting that happened nearly a month ago.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: April 10, 2014

Two stabbed; gang member arrested (Fallbrook, CA): A 19-year-old documented gang member suspected of stabbing two people in Fallbrook is to be arraigned Friday, following his arrest on suspicion of attempted murder.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: April 10, 2014

San Rafael police name third suspect in restaurant shooting blitz (San Rafael, CA): A third suspect has been identified in connection with a shooting ambush last month at a restaurant in downtown San Rafael, police said Thursday.
Source: Marin Independent Journal     Date: April 10, 2014

Two gang members get life sentences in Visalia Mall shooting (Visalia, CA) : Two gang members were sentenced to life in prison Thursday for their role in a January 2012 shooting at the Visalia Mall, Tulare County District Attorney Tim Ward said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: April 10, 2014

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