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Long Beach gang member charged with attempted murder (Long Beach, CA): The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office on Wednesday filed charges against a Long Beach gang member in connection with a 2013 shooting that wounded a 10-year-old boy, authorities said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: May 21, 2014

Former San Jose man convicted in gang-related shooting (Santa Cruz, CA): A 25-year-old former San Jose man was convicted Monday of a Live Oak gang-related gun brandishing and shooting in 2012. After a two-week trial, Johnny "Bam Bam" Joe Suarez was convicted of assault with a firearm, brandishing a firearm, unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of methamphetamine. Suarez potentially faces more than 14 years of prison time.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 20, 2014

Surviving the LA streets to graduate FPU master's program (Fresno, CA): From the streets of Los Angeles to Central Valley classrooms, a recent master's degree graduate is now sharing how education saved him from a life of gang crime and violence.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: May 20, 2014

Santa Barbara police testify about gang activity during injunction trial (Santa Barbara, CA): The last week of testimony in the Santa Barbara gang-injunction trial focused on local law enforcement's experience with gang crimes and the investigative process.
Source: Noozhawk    Date: May 20, 2014

Woman wounded in Santa Ana gang-related shootout (Santa Ana, CA): A 22-year-old woman was injured Tuesday morning in what police believe was a gang-related shooting. The woman was walking with a group of people in the 300 block of North Jackson Street around 5:20 a.m. when the occupants of a northbound car opened fire, said Cpl. Anthony Bertagna of the Santa Ana Police Department.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: May 20, 2014

Gang member sentenced to prison for attempted murder (Santa Maria, CA): A 39-year-old Santa Maria man will spend nearly 30 years in state prison after pleading guilty to two counts of attempted murder and admitting to special gang allegations, Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce Dudley said Tuesday.
Source: Noozhawk    Date: May 20, 2014

Gang activity affects student's choice of neighborhoods (Chico, CA): Chico Police are searching for suspects after three people were shot early Saturday morning in a neighborhood north of the Chico State campus.
Source: KRCR 7 News    Date: May 19, 2014

Alleged gang member arrested in Marin City shooting case (Marin City, CA): An alleged gang member in Marin City was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder Monday for a shooting last month that left the victim with four gunshot wounds.
Source: Marin Independent Journal     Date: May 19, 2014

10 men to stand trial for conspiracy to murder (Richmond, CA): On Monday a judge ruled that there is enough evidence to send ten men to trial on charges of conspiracy to murder. The men have been behind bars since Operation Exodus was completed last summer.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: May 19, 2014

Richmond wiretap case against gang members moves forward (Richmond, CA): A judge found sufficient evidence Monday to move a conspiracy to commit murder case against members of a notorious Richmond gang to trial, authorities said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 19, 2014

Violent crime plummets in Oakland (Oakland, CA): On a brisk February day in East Oakland, a member of the violent Money Team gang spotted rival members of the Case Gang. The groups flashed gang signs, drew guns and opened fire. A passing AC Transit bus was struck, as were two Case Gang members. One, 20-year-old Marcellus Perry, died.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: May 18, 2014

Oceanside Warriors fight to keep kids off the street (Oceanside, CA): March 13, 2013, was the night that changed his life. Nineteen-year-old Oceanside resident David Garcia was shot seven times during last year's gang slayings at Libby Lake Park. The teen lost two innocent friends, and still has a bullet in his head.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: May 18, 2014

Man wounded in Hacienda Heights shooting (Hacienda Heights, CA): A man suffered a gunshot wound to his neck and a suspect was in custody following a gang-related shooting in a residential neighborhood Sunday afternoon, authorities said.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: May 18, 2014

Teen girl fatally shot while riding in car in Santa Ana (Santa Ana, CA): Police are investigating as a gang homicide the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old girl who was riding in a car in Santa Ana.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: May 17, 2014

Cops and clergy: Group combats gang violence through outreach (Sacramento, CA) : It's a war where the victims are often kids. The battlefield is Sacramento streets. There is no winner in gang violence, but there is new hope. Cops and Clergy is a first-of-its-kind force with a focus not on shootings, but on saving lives. In March, more than a dozen people injured as tension escalated between two rival groups.
Source: KTXL FOX40 News    Date: May 16, 2014

No-contest plea in Colusa shooting (Colusa County, CA): Just eight days after a man pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter in a 2012 gang-related shooting death, another pleaded no contest in Colusa to attempted murder.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: May 16, 2014

Eastside church is changing in a 'post-gang era' (Los Angeles, CA): Pastor Pete Bradford, a reformed "dope fiend" from San Diego, went out into the streets of Boyle Heights looking for gang members to pray over. Finding them wasn't hard. It was the early 1990s, the era of "Boyz n the Hood" and "Colors" and gangsta rap. Everything about gang life in Los Angeles was loud: the jagged slashes of graffiti, the thrum of police helicopters, the percussion of gun blasts.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: May 15, 2014

'Mr. X' casts large shadow in gang injunction trial (Santa Barbara, CA): As the City of Santa Barbara's long-awaited gang injunction trial approaches the conclusion of its second week, a mysterious character dubbed "Mister X" by prosecuting attorneys has emerged as the trial's most compelling and dramatic figure.
Source: Santa Barbara Independent    Date: May 15, 2014

Gang member gets 21-year prison sentence for killing two Highland Park teens (Los Angeles, CA): A gang member has been sentenced to 21 years in state prison for the shooting deaths of two teenage boys near a Highland Park recreation area just over five years ago.
Source: EGP News    Date: May 15, 2014

Street gang raids lead to 11 indictments (Stockton, CA): Eleven people believed to be members or associates of the Sutter Street Crips criminal street gang were indicted Monday on numerous felonies by a San Joaquin County criminal grand jury.
Source: The Record    Date: May 14, 2014

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