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Pueblo police create "safe streets" with help of feds (Pueblo, CO): Pueblo police are taking a stand against gang violence with some help from federal agents. Friday and Saturday officers were joined by the FBI and other local and federal agencies as part of the Safe Streets Task Force.
Source: KOAA 5 News    Date: August 18, 2015

Alleged Norteno Gang Member Charged In Fatal Stabbing In Santa Cruz County (Santa Cruz County, CA): Murder charges have been filed against a 26-year-old man for a fatal stabbing in 2008, Santa Cruz County prosecutors said today.
Source: Scotts Valley Patch    Date: August 18, 2015

Man shot from vehicle in gang-related incident (Salinas, CA): A 35-year-old man was shot and injured in a gang-related incident in Salinas Monday night, according to police.
Source: KRON 4 News    Date: August 18, 2015

Teen wounded in gang-related Redwood City shooting (Redwood City, CA): An 18-year-old man was shot in a gang-related incident by an occupant of an SUV in Redwood City Sunday night, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.
Source: KRON 4 News    Date: August 17, 2015

Juvenile arrested for gang assault (Richgrove, CA): A juvenile has been arrested and two other suspects are being sought in connection with a gang-related assault in Richgrove on May 26.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: August 15, 2015

Two gang members arrested in Oxnard, police say (Oxnard, CA): Police said two gang members were arrested Saturday in Oxnard. Officers responded about 4:50 p.m. to a report of gang members causing a disturbance near Casa San Carlos Lane and Manzanita Drive, police said. It was also reported that one of them had a gun, authorities said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: August 15, 2015

4 arrested in connection with burglaries (Camarillo, CA): Four people were arrested last week on suspicion of burglary and street terrorism, a term used to describe gang activity.
Source: The Camarillo Acorn    Date: August 14, 2015

3 gang members get 15 years to life for shooting at Anaheim police officers (Anaheim, CA): Three gang members who fired gunshots at Anaheim officers in an unmarked police car were sentenced Friday to 15 years to life in prison.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: August 14, 2015

Long Beach gang-bangers are served notice with 14 arrests (Long Beach, CA): Police have served six search warrants and made 14 arrests in an effort to crack down on members of a North Long Beach street gang, officials said Friday.
Source:    Date: August 14, 2015

'Straight Outta' a different Compton: City says much has changed in 25 years (Compton, CA): For decades, the mid-sized city of Compton struggled with an outsized reputation, seared into American pop culture, as a place synonymous with gangs, drive-by shootings and gangsta rap.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 14, 2015

Compton worries 'Straight Outta Compton' could give people the wrong idea (Compton, CA): For Compton officials, the buzz over the much-anticipated movie “Straight Outta Compton” brought pride but also a bit of anxiety. They liked the idea of their city being recognized as a birthplace of such a popular musical form. But some worried that viewers might confuse the violent, blighted 1980s city portrayed in the movie with the city of today, where crime is down and a revitalization is underway.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 14, 2015

Coachella gang member wanted for trying to kill his girlfriend twice, and shooting multiple others (Indio, CA): A documented Coachella gang member who was on active parole is wanted for trying to kill his girlfriend -two times. Indio police says 25 year old Lawrence "Little Chubs" Moreno from Coachella shot his girlfriend - a 20 year old woman - on July 25th at the Casa Las Valles apartments in Indio. The woman suffered a single gunshot wound to the right leg, but was released from the hospital.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: August 13, 2015

Compton's mayor says city can be just like Brooklyn (Compton, CA): There's a new image consultant on the streets of Compton. It's 33 year-old mayor, Aja Brown. She's aiming to revitalize and re-brand one of the poorest, most gang ridden cities in the nation -- and she has got a big to-do list: Safer streets. More outlets for youths. Jobs.
Source: WPTZ 5 News    Date: August 13, 2015

Attempted murder charges: Shots fired at gang-assault witness (Olivehurst, CA): First-degree attempted murder charges were filed Wednesday against two adults and two juveniles for shots fired at a vehicle driven by a witness to a gang-related assault in Olivehurst.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: August 12, 2015

Neighborhood Still Battles Effects of Gangs Born in Watts (Los Angeles, CA): Gunfire has become a regular part of Latrell Widemon’s life. The bullet holes that pockmark the outside of her home are from earlier this summer, just about the same time her son Diante was shot.
Source: NBC Los Angeles    Date: August 11, 2015

Orange man identified as 23-year-old killed in Anaheim gang-related shooting (Anaheim, CA): A man who was shot and killed in an apartment complex courtyard and found dead by police early Sunday morning has been identified as Jared Smith, 23, of Orange.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: August 11, 2015

San Bruno Man Arrested for Alleged Gang-Related Shooting: Police (South San Francisco, CA): South San Francisco police on Friday arrested a 21-year-old man suspected of shooting at a vehicle occupied by three men the day before, striking one victim.
Source: SanBrunoPatch    Date: August 11, 2015

32 Long Beach gang members indicted in $14.3 million scheme (Long Beach, CA): Thirty two members and associates of a Long Beach street gang have been indicted on charges of operating a $14.3 million identity theft and tax fraud scheme, authorities said Monday.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: August 10, 2015

Court convicts third gang member in a mom’s Christmas murder (Los Angeles, CA): A third gang member was convicted Monday of a woman’s murder on Christmas night 2010 in front of her 3-year-old daughter in South Los Angeles.
Source:    Date: August 10, 2015

LAPD gang officers deployed to 'Straight Outta Compton' premiere for extra security (Los Angeles, CA): The LAPD deployed gang enforcement officers to provide extra security at Monday night's downtown Los Angeles premiere of "Straight Outta Compton," a biopic of the rap group N.W.A. -- just in case.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 10, 2015

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