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California to end unlimited isolation for most gang leaders (Sacramento, CA): California on Tuesday agreed to end its unlimited isolation of imprisoned gang leaders, restricting a practice that once kept hundreds of inmates in notorious segregation units for a decade or longer.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: September 1, 2015

Two reputed gang members convicted of murder in 2012 shooting (Oakland, CA): Two reputed gang members were convicted Monday of one count of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder for their part in a wild shootout at a birthday party in East Oakland three years ago that claimed one man's life.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 31, 2015

Witness cooperation critical to fighting Salinas crime (Salinas, CA): Whether it’s murder, robbery or assault, Salinas’ ongoing battle against crime will never be won without the help of witnesses, police and community leaders say. No matter how big or little information is, cooperation from witnesses can be very critical in solving a case, said Salinas Police Department Deputy Chief Terry L. Gerhardstein.
Source: The Californian    Date: August 31, 2015

Police investigating fatal, gang-related shooting in Half Moon Bay (Half Moon Bay, CA): Deputies are investigating a gang related homicide that occurred in Half Moon Bay Saturday night, according to authorities.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: August 30, 2015

Compton community leaders push for peace to combat gang violence (Compton, CA): Spiritual and community leaders in Compton worked together with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department to promote peace in the city on Friday night as a way to fight back against gang violence.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: August 28, 2015

Gang member gets prison in Santa Rosa home invasion robbery (Santa Rosa, CA): A Rohnert Park man with sureño gang ties was sentenced Thursday to more than 18 years in state prison for a violent 2013 home invasion robbery.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: August 27, 2015

Gang Member Sentenced To Prison In 2010 Christmas Murder Of LA Mother (Los Angeles, CA): A gang member was sentenced to prison on Thursday for his role in the Christmas murder of a mother five years ago.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: August 27, 2015

Asian Boyz Gang Membership Dispute Lands In Federal Court (Orange County, CA): Tam Trong Nguyen didn't sport any Asian Boyz criminal street gang tattoos. Nguyen wasn't known to flash gang signs or wear gang paraphernalia. He didn't answer to a gang moniker and cops never spotted him at any known gang hangout.
Source: OC Weekly    Date: August 26, 2015

Gang member's reduced sentence is sixth case altered by jailhouse informants (Santa Ana, CA): A Santa Ana gang member, facing possible life in prison for pumping six bullets into a rival, pleaded guilty Tuesday and received a reduced sentence because authorities improperly used a jailhouse informant to gather evidence against him.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: August 25, 2015

Gang members take plea deal in shooting death of Richmond honor student (Richmond, CA): In a statement read to a somber courtroom rustling with the sound of tissues and sniffles, the father of a slain 15-year-old honors student revealed that since his daughter's 2003 murder, his wife has attempted suicide and he has suffered two major heart attacks and could "die any day."
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: August 25, 2015

Boxer Abner Mares seeks to make a difference in ring and in inner city (Los Angeles, CA): Ten years ago this summer, the sounds of police helicopter blades roared above Hawaiian Gardens. Armed men trampled the asphalt, shouting on the barricaded street looking for a cop killer as residents took cover.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 24, 2015

Watts apartment owner sued by city of L.A. over gang activity (Los Angeles, CA): City Attorney Mike Feuer filed a nuisance lawsuit against the corporate owner of a 104-unit Watts apartment building that allegedly is a hangout for the Grape Street street gang, Feuer announced today.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: August 24, 2015

Agents Arrest Gang Member at U.S.-Mexico Border (Calexico, CA): A young member of a notorious street gang was arrested by U.S. Border Patrol agents in Southern California as tried to illegally enter the country, officials confirmed.
Source: NBC San Diego    Date: August 22, 2015

Porterville gang member guilty of attempted murder (Porterville, CA): A Tulare County Superior Court jury Wednesday found Daniel Miranda, 19, of Porterville guilty of violent crimes committed for the benefit of a criminal street gang in two separate incidents. The verdict was reached following a trial in the South County Justice Center in Porterville.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: August 21, 2015

4th arrest in 2011 Cordell King gang-shooting (San Diego, CA): A fourth suspect was booked Friday in the 2011 fatal shooting of Cordell King in City Heights, San Diego homicide investigators said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: August 21, 2015

Council reviews ideas for reducing Salinas violence (Salinas, CA): The National Council on Crime and Delinquency is evaluating strategies for reducing violence in Salinas, as explained in a report published this month.
Source: The Californian    Date: August 20, 2015

Teen who received sentencing break arrested again (Yuba County, CA): A 17-year-old boy who was placed on probation Monday in an assault case was arrested the next day and now faces more than 50 years in prison, according to a Yuba County prosecutor.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: August 20, 2015

SJ Works celebrates its first graduating class (San Jose, CA): San Jose teenagers and young adults traded in their late morning sleep-in and chilled out demeanor this summer in exchange for a work schedule and some well-earned cash to go along with it.
Source: The Spartan Daily    Date: August 20, 2015

Firearms seized in Merced County street-gang violence cases (Le Grand, CA): Investigators seized multiple guns Wednesday morning in connection with recent suspected gang violence after raiding nearly a dozen homes in two rural Merced County towns.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: August 19, 2015

3 Arrested in Alleged Gang-Related Baseball Bat Beating (South San Francisco, CA): Three people have been arrested after a man was beaten with a baseball bat last weekend in what South San Francisco police called a gang-related attack.
Source: South San Francisco Patch    Date: August 19, 2015

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