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Agents arrest dangerous gang member crossing border (Ocotillo, CA): Border Patrol agents took a 33 year old gang member into custody after he attempted to enter the U.S. illegally from Mexico.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: May 8, 2014

Man stabbed in Fresno in possible Asian gang-related attack (Fresno Bee, CA): A 29-year-old man was stabbed multiple times on East Pine Avenue in Fresno on Thursday night, Sgt. Mike Smith said. Smith said the victim's wounds were not life-threatening and that police believe the crime is Asian gang-related.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: May 8, 2014

Murder charge in Live Oak gang attack (Live Oak, CA): A Live Oak man was charged with murder Wednesday in connection with a November gang killing. But, the man is not suspected of pulling the trigger.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: May 8, 2014

Pomona gang members sentenced in shooting of teen girls (Pomona, CA): A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge sentenced two Pomona gang members to prison Tuesday for shooting two girls, leaving one paralyzed.
Source: Daily Bulletin    Date: May 7, 2014

Gang member gets 60 years to life for 2011 Pico Rivera shooting (Pico Rivera, CA): A Pico Rivera gang member was sentenced Wednesday to 60 years to life in prison for shooting a woman in the head while she slept in her apartment in 2011. He believed she snitched on him in a robbery case.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: May 7, 2014

41 people arrested in orchestrated raids in Merced County (Merced County, CA): A six-month investigation resulted in dozens of raids Wednesday in Merced County and the arrests of 41 people with alleged ties to prison gangs and street gangs.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: May 7, 2014

Soledad man to get 35 years in two gang slayings (Salinas, CA): After six years of problematic prosecutions, the case of a Soledad man accused of two gang murders has ended with manslaughter pleas.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: May 7, 2014

Gang injunction trial finally underway (Santa Barbara, CA): The long-awaited gang injunction trial, initiated more than three years ago by the City of Santa Barbara, got off to an appropriately jarring start Monday when a backpack containing two knives and an airsoft pellet gun belonging to a 26-year-old male said to have gang affiliations was discovered outside the courtroom of Judge Colleen Sterne.
Source: Santa Barbara Independent    Date: May 7, 2014

Fresno gang task force arrests one man, searches for another (Fresno, CA): Fresno police arrested one man Wednesday and are looking for another after about 50 law enforcement officers executed multiple search warrants throughout northwest Fresno.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: May 7, 2014

Gang clash leads to multiple arrests at Roseland Cinco de Mayo event (Roseland, CA): As Monday night's family friendly Cinco de Mayo festival in Roseland wound down, a group of suspected gang rivals wound up, leading to posturing, fighting and arrests, according to Sonoma County sheriff's officials.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: May 6, 2014

City official calls injunction trial a 'day of reckoning' for Santa Barbara gangs (Santa Barbara, CA): In opening remarks supporting Santa Barbara's proposed gang injunction, Tom Shapiro with the City Attorney's Office called the trial a "day of reckoning for Santa Barbara's two criminal street gangs."
Source: Noozhawk    Date: May 6, 2014

Software helps catch alleged tagger (San Marcos, CA): A 15-year-old boy with ties to a street gang was in Juvenile Hall Tuesday, accused of committing 90 acts of graffiti that caused about $24,000 in damage in Vista and the San Elijo area of San Marcos, authorities said.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: May 6, 2014

Gang sweep nets 42 arrests (Barstow, CA): Roughly 60 peace officers from throughout San Bernardino County assisted the Barstow Police Department in conducting a gang suppression sweep that resulted in 42 arrests Friday.
Source: Desert Dispatch    Date: May 6, 2014

Two killed in gang-related shooting in Rancho Dominguez (Rancho Dominguez, CA): Two men were killed in an apparent gang-related car-to-car shooting in Rancho Dominguez, sheriff's deputies said Tuesday.
Source: Daily Breeze    Date: May 6, 2014

Man arrested outside gang hearing (Santa Barbara, CA): A man reportedly at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse to attend the first day of the gang injunction hearing was arrested there Monday afternoon after Sheriff's deputies found a backpack under a bench containing his identification and an airsoft gun, ammunition, two knives, and reported gang material.
Source: Santa Barbara Independent    Date: May 5, 2014

International students study gang violence (San Francisco, CA): Some of them have only been in the country a few months, but students at the San Francisco International High School are already tackling difficult topics that transcend borders.
Source: Mission Local    Date: May 5, 2014

Calexico Border Patrol agents arrest felon gang member (Calexico, CA): U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico station apprehended a dangerous felon gang member attempting to make an illegal entry into the United States.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: May 5, 2014

Three suspected high-level gang members indicted on federal charges (Stanislaus County, CA): Three high-level Nuestra Familia gang members from Modesto and Stockton have been indicted on federal charges, including racketeering conspiracy and attempted murder, related to crimes committed in Stanislaus County, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Monday.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: May 5, 2014

Former gang member in Ceres makes movie showing violence, faith (Ceres, CA): David Rocha knows all about gang life and how it feels to serve six years in a federal prison on drug charges. He also knows what it's like to make a 180-degree turnaround, thanks to God.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: May 3, 2014

Teen charged as adult in fatal gang-related shooting in Long Beach (Long Beach, CA): A Compton man and teen boy pleaded not guilty in Long Beach Superior Court to the fatal day-time shooting of a man in February, Los Angeles County District Attorney officials announced Friday.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: May 2, 2014

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