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Six years after killing, San Jose gang trial drawing to a close (San Jose, CA): Adrian Medina didn't die a pretty death -- and the path to justice against the gang charged with disemboweling the innocent teen also has been ugly.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 23, 2013

Gang ties alleged in stabbing death: Eureka man faces 40 years to life if convicted in murder case (Eureka, CA): Friday, prosecutors filed a complaint against Flores charging him with murder stemming from Sunday's stabbing death of Joshua Lloyd Burrell, 33, of Eureka.
Source: Times-Standard    Date: September 21, 2013

Cops raid county jail: Multi-agency effort nets insight into gang communications (Oroville, CA): Razor blades, gang notes and handcuff keys were among the items confiscated during a multi-agency raid Thursday at the Butte County Jail.
Source: Oroville Mercury-Register     Date: September 21, 2013

San Jose: East Palo Alto man charged with murder in Labor Day double-fatal crash near airport (San Jose, CA): In a case that was shrouded in secrecy for nearly three weeks, authorities have arrested and charged with murder a driver who while fleeing police crashed into and killed two women near San Jose's airport before abandoning his car.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: September 21, 2013

Sweep strikes at Tulare County gangs (Tulare, CA): The sentencing this week in Visalia of a man to a 93-year-to-life prison sentence nearly brings to a close a major gang-suppression operation that led to arrests three years ago of more than 60 suspected gang members, most from Tulare County.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: September 20, 2013

New documentary "LTO: License To Operate," follows former LA gang members turned peace keepers on a mission to stop violence (Culver City, CA): Branding/Marketing agency Omelet, production company Foundation Content, and Director James Lipetzky have teamed up to jointly produce "License to Operate," a feature-length documentary film about former gang members who are working together to eliminate gang violence and restore peace in their communities.
Source: Shoot Online    Date: September 20, 2013

Ten cities join with Justice Department for National Summit On Preventing Youth Violence (Sacramento, CA): Senior Justice Department officials and teams of mayors, police chiefs, school officials and youth from ten cities will discuss strategies for reducing youth violence and gang activity at the National Summit on Preventing Youth Violence Sept. 26-27.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: September 20, 2013

Sacramento police use hip-hop YouTube videos for gang arrests (Sacramento, CA): Authorities say individuals appearing in rap vidoes reveal evolving gang culture.
Source: Sacramento News & Review    Date: September 19, 2013

Lindsay man given ninety three years in prison - Suspect said to be gang leader (Porterville, CA): Joe Dominguez, 34, of Lindsay was sentenced to ninety three years to life for his involvement in an attempted murder and other charges.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: September 19, 2013

Gang-related violence at the Home Gardens Library raises concerns (Home Gardens, CA): Back in June, a teenage girl was seriously injured in a gang-related fight that erupted in the Home Gardens Library.
Source: Inland Empire Weekly    Date: September 19, 2013

How imprisoned Mexican Mafia leader exerts secret control over L.A. street gangs (Los Angeles, CA): Running a criminal organization while locked inside one of America's most secure prisons requires imagination, cunning and ruthlessness. It also demands a firm set of rules and a way to impose them on operatives on the streets, often violent and obstreperous gang members.
Source: KQED News    Date: September 19, 2013

Two gang members face trial in stray bullet killing of 6-year-old Salinas boy (Monterey, CA): A Monterey County Superior Court judge has ruled that two gang members should face trial in the death of a 6-year-old boy who was struck by a stray bullet while playing in the kitchen of his house.
Source: Daily Reporter    Date: September 18, 2013

Second arrest in connection with gang-related stabbing (Napa Valley, CA): A man was arrested Monday and booked into the Napa County jail in connection with the stabbing of a Napa resident on Sept. 6 in a gang-related incident, according to court records.
Source: Napa Valley Register    Date: September 17, 2013

Fresno gang member to face murder charge over Super Bowl shooting (Fresno, CA): A Fresno gang member will stand trial for fatally shooting a father of three on Super Bowl Sunday this year, a judge ruled Tuesday in Fresno County Superior Court.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: September 17, 2013

Gang involvement suspected in Northridge shooting (Los Angeles, CA): A woman was shot in the leg early Tuesday morning in Northridge, the victim of an apparent gang crime.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: September 17, 2013

Police report 19 percent drop in gang-related crime (San Jose, CA): The San Jose Police Department's summer crackdown on gang activity, an effort launched in June after a string of killings, resulted in a 19 percent drop in gang-related violent crime, according to statistics released Monday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 16, 2013

L.A. gang member held on suspicion of illegally entering U.S. (Los Angeles, CA): A reputed member of a notorious Los Angeles street gang was arrested on suspicion of illegally entering the United States, federal authorities said Monday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 16, 2013

Gang member given 15 years (Yuba City, CA): A Yuba City gang member was sentenced to 15 years and 8 months in prison on Monday for attempting to murder a 20-year-old Olivehurst man last September.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: September 16, 2013

Gang member who slashed attorney during trial gets extended prison term (San Diego, CA): A gang member who slashed his attorney on the cheek during a trial in which the defendant was convicted of trying to carry out a Mexican Mafia-directed "hit" on a fellow inmate at Donovan State Prison was sentenced Monday to 64 years to life behind bars, plus 35 years.
Source: San Diego 6 News    Date: September 16, 2013

Gang investigator: Defendant never said he took part in fatal Riverbank shooting (Modesto, CA): A gang investigator on Monday testified that a defendant accused of murder never said he participated in a Riverbank shooting in which a 21-year-old man was killed during a botched carjacking.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: September 16, 2013

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