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Arrest made in Santa Paula stray bullet death (Santa Paula, CA): Santa Paula police officers are making progress in a gang related shooting that killed an innocent mother of two.
Source: KEYT 3 News    Date: April 1, 2014

Gang member found fatally shot in central Fresno identified (Fresno, CA): The 23-year-old man who was fatally shot and found lying in the road Saturday night in central Fresno has been identified as Manuel Murrillo, the Fresno County Coroner's Office said Monday. Police said Murrillo, of Fresno, was a self-admitted Bulldog gang member.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: March 31, 2014

Authorities release new details on fatal shooting of Santa Paula woman (Santa Paula, CA): A 39-year-old woman who was hit by a stray bullet during an apparent gang-related fight in Santa Paula on Saturday was a mother of two who was dedicated to her family, her brother said Monday.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: March 31, 2014

Fresno police: Problems among gangs lead to five murders in two weeks (Fresno, CA): Police say rising tension and personal problems among gang members has led to five murders in Fresno within two weeks. During the same time, officers have been called out to 18 shootings, and of those, 14 people were hit.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: March 31, 2014

Teen punched during robbery by Berkeley gang members (Berkeley, CA): Two men have been charged in the robbery of a 14-year-old boy in West Berkeley earlier this month in what police described as a “high gang area,” according to court papers.
Source: Berkleyside    Date: March 31, 2014

Suspected gang member arrested in Santa Rosa (Santa Rosa, CA): A Santa Rosa police officer used a Taser on one of two pit bulls that charged at him and other officers during the arrest of a suspected gang member at a southeast Santa Rosa residence Friday night.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: March 29, 2014

Three men, one woman wounded in apparent gang-related shooting in San Bernardino (San Bernardino, CA)C: Two men, a woman and a boy were taken to a hospital with gunshot wounds Friday night after an apparent gang-related shooting at an apartment complex in the 2900 block of North Loma Avenue, police said.
Source: The Sun    Date: March 29, 2014

Sacramento police beef up patrols in wake of gang shootings (Sacramento, CA): Sacramento police have beefed up patrols and are more aggressively targeting known gang members after an apparent gang war has escalated violence in two south-area neighborhoods.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: March 28, 2014

Churches working to curb gang violence (Sacramento, CA): "It's a hard stance to take when pastors and congregations are handing out wanted flyers, but I think it's much harder to bury a young person," said Lt. Roman Murrieta of the Sacramento Police Department.
Source: KTXL FOX40 News    Date: March 28, 2014

Fresno gang member found guilty of murdering rival (Fresno, CA) : A Fresno gang member will spend life in prison after fatally shooting a rival and wounding his brother four years ago outside a southwest Fresno liquor store.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: March 28, 2014

Southeast Fresno shooting that wounded 4 was gang-related, police say (Fresno, CA): Police said the shooting Thursday night that wounded four people outside an apartment complex in southeast Fresno was gang-related.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: March 27, 2014

SJ police arrest man for gang-related murder (San Jose, CA): San Jose police on Tuesday arrested a 35-year-old man in the gang-related murder on Jan. 14 of a San Jose man that the suspect did not know, a police spokesman said.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: March 27, 2014

Border atrol arrests "Surenos 13" gang member (Calexico, CA): A dangerous gang member is behind bars after trying to get into the United States illegally. The man arrested was Luis Miguel Maya-Barriga is a 32-year-old and a Mexican national.
Source: KEYT 3 News    Date: March 27, 2014

San Rafael and Petaluma men join list of suspects in Novato gang investigation (Novato, CA): Novato investigators arrested two additional suspects in an alleged gang attack this month, bringing the total to seven adult suspects and a juvenile.
Source: Marin Independent Journal     Date: March 27, 2014

Fresno gang member arrested in Sanger man's slaying (Fresno, CA): A Fresno gang member was arrested Wednesday in connection with a fatal gang-related shooting in southwest Fresno earlier this month, police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: March 27, 2014

Man gets 50 to life in gang shooting (San Diego, CA): A gang member accused of fatally shooting his former friend last year in Lincoln Park was sentenced Thursday to 50 years to life in prison.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: March 27, 2014

Ex-gang leader was praised as role model (San Francisco, CA): A former gang leader with ties to San Francisco's Chinatown who was praised for cleaning up his public image after serving more than a decade in prison now faces up to 95 years behind bars on money-laundering and other charges.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: March 26, 2014

Police make arrest in January gang-related slaying (San Jose, CA): Police arrested a suspect in a January shooting that left a victim dead amid bustling apartment complexes in west San Jose, calling it a gang-related slaying.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 26, 2014

Fresno gang member didn't intend to kill rival, lawyer says (Fresno, CA): A Fresno teen killed a rival and wounded his younger brother in a drive-by shooting two years ago for the benefit of a criminal street gang, a prosecutor said Wednesday in opening statements of the teen's trial in Fresno County Superior Court.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: March 26, 2014

"Sunny Day" was code for killings during gang war (Redwood City, CA): "Sunny Day" had a chilling meaning among members of three Peninsula gangs indicted charges related to a wave of violence in San Mateo County. It was their code to announce another rival had been killed.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: March 25, 2014

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