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Judge orders trial in Live Oak gang killing (Sutter County, CA): The name of a dead gang member is tattooed on the hand of a man accused of firing retaliatory and fatal gunshots in 2013.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: April 11, 2015
http://www.appeal-democrat.com/...

Man, 61, killed in gang-related shooting in Southeast Fresno (Fresno, CA): Neighbors are sharing their sorrow over the murder of a 61-year-old Fresno man, saying he was an innocent bystander during a gang shootout. The deadly shooting happened Friday night near Butler and Chestnut avenues in Southeast Fresno.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: April 11, 2015
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City attorney puts kibosh on drug dens at South L.A. properties (Los Angeles, CA): City Attorney Mike Feuer said Friday he filed lawsuits to prevent the sale and use of illegal drugs at two South Los Angeles properties, including an apartment that sits across the street from a high school.
Source: MyNewsLa.com    Date: April 10, 2015
http://mynewsla.com/...

El Monte gang members found guilty in 2012 slaying of fellow gang member (El Monte, CA): Two men walked up to German Palacios outside an El Monte market the night of June 14, 2012. Gunfire soon erupted. A passerby found Palacios and called 9-1-1. Shot 16 times, he died less than an hour later at a hospital.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: April 10, 2015
http://www.sgvtribune.com/...

Teen gang members suspected in robbery (Los Banos, CA): Two gang members were arrested last week in connection with a robbery, police said. Police said two boys, ages 16 and 17, who are also documented gang members, were identified last week as suspects in a March 18 incident in which a juvenile was approached on the 500 block of Stonewood Drive by a pair of teens who offered to sell him marijuana.
Source: Los Banos Enterprise     Date: April 10, 2015
http://www.losbanosenterprise.com/...

50 Bay Area gang members arrested as part of nationwide Project Wildfire (San Jose, CA): Fifty gang members in Northern California were among more than 1,000 suspects rounded up nationwide as part of a six-week nationwide Homeland Security investigation, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: April 9, 2015
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

Surge in Highland Park Gang Shootings Has People Worried (Highland Park, CA): Two people were shot in broad daylight Tuesday in Highland Park near the 300 block of North Avenue 59 and Terrace Drive, just blocks from a parochial school and in an area of mostly single-family homes.
Source: EGP News    Date: April 9, 2015
http://egpnews.com/...

Federal sweep nets six arrests in Lake County (Lake County, CA): Six people with ties to gangs were arrested in Lake County as part of a nationwide sweep aimed at curbing the activity of gangs with international ties, federal immigration officials said.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: April 9, 2015
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/...

Two suspected gang members arrested in Santa Rosa park graffiti (Santa Rosa, CA): Two suspected gang members police said are part of a group creating problems at a neighborhood park were arrested this week, including an 18-year-old who was booked into jail twice in two days and a 15-year-old found with a replica firearm concealed in his pants, Santa Rosa police said.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: April 9, 2015
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/...

26 Long Beach gang members arrested in ICE sweep (Long Beach, CA): Federal agents arrested more than two dozen Long Beach gang members and affiliates, part of a six-week operation targeting transnational gang activity.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: April 8, 2015
http://www.presstelegram.com/...

Homeland Security targets O.C. in nationwide gang crackdown; 16 suspected gang members, associates arrested (Placentia, CA): Just before dawn on a Wednesday morning in late March, more than a dozen Homeland Security agents and local police officers huddled beneath a street light in the parking lot at the Placentia Police Department’s headquarters.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: April 8, 2015
http://www.ocregister.com/...

‘Seasoned Northerner’ tells of gang lifestyle in testimony (Sutter County, CA): Faced with six felony charges, a Yuba City-based gang participant told authorities he was willing to provide information about other criminal activities in exchange for a better sentencing deal, according to testimony Tuesday.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: April 8, 2015
http://www.appeal-democrat.com/...

50 arrests in Bay Area amid nationwide gang sweep (San Francisco, CA): About 50 people with ties to four Bay Area gangs were arrested as part of a nationwide sweep, authorities said Wednesday. Nearly 1,000 gang members and associates were arrested during a six-week operation dubbed Project Wildfire, which was led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Source: http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/50-arrests-in-Bay-Area-amid-nationwide-gang-sweep-6186716.php    Date: April 8, 2015

50 arrests in Bay Area amid nationwide gang sweep (San Francisco, CA): About 50 people with ties to four Bay Area gangs were arrested as part of a nationwide sweep, authorities said Wednesday. Nearly 1,000 gang members and associates were arrested during a six-week operation dubbed Project Wildfire, which was led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: April 8, 2015
http://www.sfgate.com/...

Fed gang sweep nets 87 in Southland (Los Angeles, CA): Scores of suspected Southland gang members were arrested by federal immigration authorities during a six-week operation targeting transnational criminal gangs, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Wednesday.
Source: MyNewsLa.com    Date: April 8, 2015
http://mynewsla.com/...

Protestors Take Aim at DA Over Gang Injunction, Political Corruption (Orange County, CA): A crowd of protestors picketed in front of the Orange County Courthouse Tuesday afternoon, accusing District Attorney Tony Rackackaus of aggressively pursuing a gang injunction in Santa Ana while going soft on police shootings and political corruption.
Source: Voice of OC    Date: April 7, 2015
http://voiceofoc.org/...

Rival gang members sentenced in Santa Rosa drug store robbery (Santa Rosa, CA): Two rival Santa Rosa gang members who prosecutors said cooperated in the robbery of prescription cough medicine from a drug store were sentenced Monday to state prison.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: April 6, 2015
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/...

Group stabs, injures man thought to be in a rival gang (South San Francisco, CA): A group of eight young men allegedly stabbed a South San Francisco resident Friday evening after accusing him of being part of a rival gang, police said.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: April 6, 2015
http://www.smdailyjournal.com/...

Police arrest suspect in Santa Cruz County's first homicide of 2015 (Santa Cruz, CA): Less than 24 hours after a male teen was shot and killed near downtown Santa Cruz on Friday night, police arrested a Santa Cruz man on suspicion of murder and detained a second man.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: April 6, 2015
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

Wounded gang member arrested in slaying case (San Bernardino, CA): A wounded gang member is being held in the slaying of another gang member in San Bernardino, say police in that city.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: April 5, 2015
http://www.pe.com/...

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