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Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence in Gang-Related South L.A. Killings (Los Angeles, CA): The California Supreme Court yesterday unanimously affirmed the death sentence for a gang member convicted of killing three men in South Los Angeles in 1994.
Source: Metropolitan News-Enterprise    Date: October 31, 2014

Gang member faces 210-year sentence for killing aspiring lawyer (San Jose, CA): Murder victim Albert Cobarrubias' mistake was believing it'd be safe to play pool with the garage door open on a winter night in his gang-infested neighborhood.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: October 30, 2014

Judge sentences gang member to life without parole (Bakersfield, CA): A judge sentenced a Bakersfield gang member Thursday to life in prison without parole for two separate shooting incidents in February 2013.
Source: KGET 17 News    Date: October 30, 2014

High court won't review gang mom's murder appeal (Los Angeles, CA): The California Supreme Court has refused to hear the appeal of a woman who was convicted of murder for driving her teenage son and his friends to a Long Beach park where they stabbed a 13-year-old gang rival.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: October 30, 2014

Richmond police gang raids end in 31 arrests (North Richmond, CA): Two days of raids this past week targeting North Richmond gang members ended with 31 arrests and the seizure of drugs and guns, authorities said.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: October 30, 2014

Gang member sentenced to life without parole for murder, attempted murder (Bakersfield, CA): A gang member convicted of murder and attempted murder in two separate shootings in February 2013 was sentenced Thursday to life without the possibility of parole.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: October 30, 2014

Inglewood gang member “El Dog” gets 57 months in prison for running identity theft ring (Inglewood, CA): An Inglewood gang member was sentenced Thursday to 57 months in federal prison for running an identity theft ring that victimized scores of people and merchants in three states, resulting in about $1 million in financial losses.
Source: Daily Breeze    Date: October 30, 2014

Admitted driver in 2012 Aptos shooting testifies against friend (Santa Cruz, CA): He never looked back in his rearview mirror. Alfredo Garcia testified Thursday that he sped away from a fatal Freedom Boulevard overpass shooting on the evening of May 30, 2012 because he was frightened of what had just happened. Garcia, 23, of Prunedale, is a witness in the ongoing murder trial of Christopher Herrera, 23, of Las Lomas, a friend since middle school.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: October 30, 2014

McFarland, Delano police combine efforts against gang violence (McFarland, CA): Officers in McFarland and Delano have met after suspected gang-related shootings in both communities. With Halloween approaching, officers are taking on "community oriented policing," according to interim McFarland Police Chief Scot Kimble.
Source: KBAK Eyewitness News    Date: October 30, 2014

Man shot while walking in Atwater Village, shooting suspected gang-related (Los Angeles, CA): A man was shot in a hand and a leg this morning as he walked on an Atwater Village street with his girlfriend, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: October 29, 2014

Two men face murder, gang charges in girl's shooting death (Anaheim, CA): Prosecutors have filed murder charges against two reputed gang members arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 9-year-old girl as she played in front of her Anaheim apartment.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 28, 2014

Suspects in Mount Hope teen killing in court (San Diego, CA): A preliminary hearing was scheduled Tuesday for three men accused in the March 2012 gang-related shooting death of a 14-year-old boy in the Mount Hope area of San Diego.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: October 28, 2014

Council backs plan to battle graffiti (San Diego, CA): Frustrated that graffiti is making many San Diego neighborhoods less visually appealing and possibly more ripe for crime, City Council members endorsed a plan on Monday to expand and revamp eradication efforts.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 28, 2014

Delano triple homicide victims, all 19, with Nortenos gang (Delano, CA): The three teenagers found shot to death in a car Saturday night in Delano were members of the Nortenos gang, police said Monday, and investigators are looking at whether the killings were part of a gang retaliation.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: October 27, 2014

SD to revamp graffiti efforts (San Diego, CA): Frustrated that graffiti is making many San Diego neighborhoods less visually appealing and possibly more ripe for crime, City Council members endorsed a plan on Monday to expand and revamp eradication efforts.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 27, 2014

Defendant in fatal Modesto stabbing not a gang member, expert says (Modesto, CA): Gang membership was again the focus of testimony in a trial for three defendants accused of murder in a Modesto park stabbing. But this time the defense had its gang expert on the witness stand.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: October 27, 2014

Four shot, one fatally, in South L.A. gang violence (Los Angeles, CA): Four men were shot, one of them fatally, in two separate, apparently gang-related attacks in South Los Angeles, police said Saturday.
Source:    Date: October 25, 2014

Gang prevention conference speaker says "hopeful" kids don't join gangs (San Luis Obispo, CA): About 150 people gathered Friday in San Luis Obispo for the fourth annual Youth and Gang Violence Prevention Conference to discuss strategies both for discouraging youths from joining gangs and for helping former gang members to succeed.
Source: The Tribune    Date: October 25, 2014

Two men booked on suspicion of murder in shooting of Anaheim girl (Anaheim, CA): The girls were playing in front of their Anaheim apartment when a man stepped out of a white car with a gun. As shots rang out, neighbors screamed at their children to hit the ground. Ximena Meza ran for her front door, but didn't make it. She was pronounced dead from a bullet wound to her chest less than an hour later.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 25, 2014

2 gang members arrested in shooting death of Anaheim girl (Anaheim, CA): Two alleged gang members have been arrested for the murder of a 9-year-old Anaheim girl, who was gunned down while playing with her sisters in front of their apartment complex.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: October 25, 2014

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