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Jury finds Fresno gang member guilty of murder (Fresno, CA): A Fresno gang member was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder — despite a defense attorney’s claim that the shooting victim could have lived, but his religious beliefs stopped him from getting a blood transfusion.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: May 27, 2015

Long Beach gang member faces human trafficking charge (Long Beach, CA): A Long Beach gang member is facing a human trafficking charge after he allegedly beat a woman he was prostituting, a prosecutor alleges.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: May 27, 2015

Neighborhood Impact Teams Reach Out to Stockton Residents (Stockton, CA): The Stockton Police Department and city representatives are reaching out to residents who live in so called “hot spots” — areas where gun and gang violence are an all-too-real scenario.
Source: KTXL FOX40 News    Date: May 27, 2015

Prosecutor says reputed gang members are guilty of Oakland murder (Oakland, CA): A prosecutor asked jurors Tuesday to convict four reputed gang members of murder and other charges for the death of one of their associates in a wild shootout at a birthday party in East Oakland three years ago.
Source: KRON 4 News    Date: May 26, 2015

How a gang member’s ‘butt dial’ helped solve a Valley murder case (Reseda, CA): In the anatomy of solving a Los Angeles homicide, nothing helped break the case for West Valley Division police detectives better than the “butt call” from a fleeing gang member.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: May 26, 2015

Police target parolees in gang sweep (Parlier, CA): More than 20 law enforcement officers from multiple agencies partnered with the Parlier Police Department on May 16 to conduct a city-wide gang sweep. The agencies included special gang units from Avenal State Prison and personnel from Coalinga, Orange Cove, Selma, Sanger, Firebaugh and Fresno County Probation.
Source: The Parlier Post    Date: May 26, 2015

Students' anti-gang program includes peace walk, toy gun buyback (San Jose, CA): Every other month, top city and county leaders gather at City Hall as part of a long-standing collaboration to prevent kids from joining gangs.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 22, 2015

Gang members in racketeering case stemming from baby’s death get life (Los Angeles, CA): Three gang members were handed life federal prison sentences Friday for participating in a racketeering conspiracy responsible for a botched hit on a MacArthur Park-area street vendor that left an infant dead.
Source: MyNewsLa.com    Date: May 22, 2015

Parolee sentenced to life term in girl's murder (Moreno Valley, CA): Devastated family members and a family friend took measured solace in the life-without-parole sentence meted out to a gang member Friday.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: May 22, 2015

Shooting of man, pregnant wife gang related (Bakersfield, CA): Investigators believe the shooting earlier this month of a man and his pregnant wife was gang related.
Source: Bakersfield Now    Date: May 21, 2015

Ukiah Police seeing upswing in gang activity (Ukiah, CA): While presenting his proposed budget for the next fiscal year, Ukiah Police Chief Chris Dewey shared both good and bad news with the Ukiah City Council.
Source: The Ukiah Daily Journal    Date: May 20, 2015

Vacaville man accused of gang related shooting to stand trial (Vacaville, CA): A Vacaville man, who prosecutors say is a criminal street gang member, was ordered to stand trial Wednesday in connection with an October shooting incident that investigators believe was gang motivated.
Source: The Reporter    Date: May 20, 2015

Man badly beaten in suspected gang attack in Santa Rosa hotel room (Santa Rosa, CA): A 29-year-old Santa Rosa man was brutally beaten at a motel early Wednesday by a group of men whom police suspect were rival gang members, Santa Rosa police officials said.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: May 20, 2015

Man arrested in gang-related Fillmore stabbing (Fillmore, CA): The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man Monday in connection with a gang-related stabbing in Fillmore, officials said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: May 19, 2015

2 arrested in North County gang sweep (Vista, CA): Two members of the Vista Home Boys street gang found with a handgun and methamphetamine during a law enforcement raid were facing charges Tuesday.
Source: KSWB FOX 5 News     Date: May 19, 2015

Two suspected Merced County gang members arrested (Merced County, CA): A two-month investigation into gang activity in Planada and Merced ended Tuesday with two suspected gang members in custody, the Merced County Sheriff’s Department reported.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: May 19, 2015

Suspected gang members arrested after robbery (Indio, CA): Riverside County sheriff's deputies on Saturday arrested two male juveniles on suspicion of a May 12 robbery.
Source: The Desert Sun     Date: May 18, 2015

Prosecutor: L.A. man murdered boy on Halloween to retaliate against gang (Los Angeles, CA): A prosecutor alleged Monday that a man accused in the Halloween killing of a 5-year-old boy in a Spider-Man costume was seeking retaliation against a rival gang, while a defense attorney argued that detectives pushed members of the victim’s family to identify her client as the shooter.
Source: MyNewsLa.com    Date: May 18, 2015

Parlier PD Conducts Another Gang Sweep, Following Triple Shooting Two Weeks Ago (Parlier, CA): The Parlier Police Department teamed up with Orange Cove, Selma, Sanger, Firebaugh, Coalinga, and Avenal state prison officers on Saturday for a gang sweep in the City of Parlier.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: May 16, 2015

Winton gang member convicted of murder (Merced County, CA): A weeklong jury trial ended Friday with a gang member found guilty of murder in the 2012 stabbing death of an Atwater man during a bar fight.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: May 15, 2015

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