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2 gang members arrested in shooting death of Anaheim girl (Anaheim, CA): Two alleged gang members have been arrested for the murder of a 9-year-old Anaheim girl, who was gunned down while playing with her sisters in front of their apartment complex.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: October 25, 2014

Fifth suspect arrested in Planada gunbattle (Planada, CA): A fifth suspect has been jailed in connection with a suspected gang shootout among three vehicles in Planada earlier this week.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: October 24, 2014

Mayor's Fuzzy Math Claims San Jose Gang Crime Down (San Jose, CA): San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed says gang-related crimes have dropped 70 percent this year, but what he's not telling the public: He's just comparing two months of the year.
Source: NBC Bay Area    Date: October 24, 2014

Radio show 'Gang Talk' takes on violence in South L.A. (Los Angeles, CA): In the living room of her South L.A. home, 68-year-old Lita Herron pointed to a bullet hole in the stained-glass window.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 24, 2014

Detective says no gang slurs, slogans or hand gestures in fatal Modesto park stabbing (Modesto, CA): An investigator continued his testimony Thursday in a Modesto murder trial, saying there were no gang slurs, slogans or hand gestures during an attack that killed an 18-year-old man at an east Modesto park. The detective, however, told the jury that the deadly attack was committed by the defendants for the benefit of and in association with the Norteño street gang.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: October 23, 2014

Gang tensions upset Pacific Islander community in Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA): Samoan and Tongan street gangs have clashed in southwest Los Angeles County for decades but a pair of recent shootings has brought the violence into sharp focus for the larger Pacific Islander community.
Source: KPCC Southern California Public Radio    Date: October 23, 2014

Charges filed, fourth suspect arrested in Planada gang shootout (Planada, CA): A fourth person was jailed Wednesday in connection with a weekend shootout between rival gangs in Planada.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: October 22, 2014

'Sophisticated' robbery crew arrested in San Jose, Campbell bank holdups (San Jose, CA): A state-spanning three-man robbery crew tied to a Salinas street gang was arrested Tuesday in connection with four bank robberies in Campbell, San Jose and Gilroy over the past year, according to the San Jose Police Department.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: October 22, 2014

Police Investigate Gang-Related Drive-By Shooting (Fresno, CA): The Fresno Police Department is investigating a gang-related drive-by shooting in Southeast Fresno at a house near the intersection of Grant and Fourth.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: October 22, 2014

Three gang members sentenced in murder of Daly City cook (San Francisco, CA): Three MS-13 gang members were sentenced to 27 years in prison Wednesday morning for the 2010 murder of a cook in Daly City when they mistook him for a rival gang member, federal prosecutors said.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: October 22, 2014

Detective: Defendants instilling fear in fatal Modesto park attack (Modesto, CA): An investigator on Wednesday testified that three defendants stabbed to death a teenager at a Modesto park because they were trying to instill fear on behalf of the Norteño street gang.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: October 22, 2014

HSI-led probe targets major Southern California drug trafficking network with gang ties (El Centro, CA): More than 400 federal, state and local law enforcement officials fanned out across Imperial County Tuesday to execute search warrants and arrest warrants stemming from a yearlong probe spearheaded by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the El Centro Police Department targeting a major drug trafficking ring with ties to several transnational street gangs.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: October 22, 2014

Fresno gang member arrested on weapons charges (Fresno, CA): An ex-felon and Samson Street Gang member was arrested in southwest Fresno last week for having two handguns, police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: October 21, 2014

Santa Rosa renaming anti-gang program (Santa Rosa, CA): Santa Rosa is renaming its decade-old gang prevention program to reflect the evolution of its mission and broaden the appeal of its programs. The Mayor’s Gang Prevention Task Force, which was formed in 2003 to address the root causes behind a surge in gang violence in the city, will now be called the Santa Rosa Violence Prevention Partnership.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: October 21, 2014

El Centro Sector Border Patrol Agents Arrest Criminal Gang Member (Calexico, CA): Today, U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehend a dangerous gang member from the “Sureno” criminal street gang. This makes a total of 23 gang members arrested this year. The man was illegally present in the United States at the time of his arrest.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: October 21, 2014

Family denies gang ties after daughter, 11, shot in home (Sacramento, CA): A family in Sacramento's Natomas neighborhood denied Sunday evening that it has any gang connections, following the drive-by shooting of the family's 11-year-old daughter.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: October 20, 2014

San Jose: Mayor's gang-violence claim underscores political fight for city's crime image (San Jose, CA): When Mayor Chuck Reed's office put out a news release boasting a staggering 70 percent decline in violent gang crimes since the start of the year, it raised eyebrows and expectedly drew the ire of the police union.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: October 20, 2014

Three arrested in Planada gang shootout (Planada, CA): Three people were arrested in connection with a weekend shootout and 12-mile vehicle chase between rival gangs that began in Planada, the Merced County Sheriff’s Department confirmed Monday.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: October 20, 2014

Gang member shot, wounded by Sanger police (Sanger, CA): The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office Monday identified the man shot and wounded by a Sanger police officer as Phillip Ozuna, 30, of Del Rey.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: October 20, 2014

Arrested Mexican 'Sureno' Gang Member Admits to Stabbing Rival Gangsters (El Centro, CA): After U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested Octavio Gonzalez-Ramirez Monday morning, the suspect admitted to having stabbed two members of the “Norteno” gang.
Source: Breitbart    Date: October 20, 2014

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