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Gang Sweep: Police arrest crooks selling stolen DVD's (Fresno, CA): Fresno police took down a major theft ring involving members of several west side gangs. Police say the ring involves guns, drugs, burglaries, and includes more than 20-thousand dollars worth of popular games and movies from Red Box outlets through out the valley.
Source: KMPH FOX 26 News    Date: February 13, 2013

Search warrant nets four arrests (Fresno, CA): Fresno's gang enforcement team arrests several suspected gang members and took a gun off the street.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: February 11, 2013

Gang member gets 30 years for fatal flight from police (Santa Clara County, CA): A San Jose gang member was sentenced Friday to 30-years-to-life plus five years in connection with a high-speed police chase that ended in a crash that left his girlfriend dead.
Source: Examiner    Date: February 11, 2013

60 gang-related arrests made in MAGEC operation (Fresno, CA): Fresno MAGEC made 60 gang-related arrests during a five-day operation that concluded Sunday. In all, 72 felony arrests were made during the operation. Officers served 15 warrants and recovered six illegal firearms.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: February 11, 2013

Orange Cove police investigating two gang shootings (Orange Cove, CA): The Orange Cove Police Department is investigating two separate gang-related shootings on Saturday that left two people with non life-threatening injuries.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: February 11, 2013

Four gang members arrested in northeast Fresno (Fresno, CA): Fresno police arrested four Bulldog gang members on suspicion of drug and weapons violations early Sunday morning while serving a search warrant at a northeast Fresno apartment.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: February 10, 2013

Police believe downtown Santa Cruz shooting is gang-related (Santa Cruz, CA): Pauly Silva, a longtime Santa Cruz resident and father of two who worked as a plumber and was known for his martial arts expertise, was shot dead outside the entrance to a downtown bar early Saturday, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: February 9, 2013

Reputed Compton gang members to be indicted on civil-rights charges (Los Angeles County, CA): The U.S. Attorney's office is bringing federal civil rights charges against reputed members of a Compton gang arrested for alleged hate crimes against a black family.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 8, 2013

Seven Calif. deputies to be fired for roles in clique (Los Angeles, CA): Seven Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies from an anti-gang unit have been notified that the department intends to fire them for being members of a secret law enforcement clique that allegedly encouraged unethical conduct.
Source: ABC News    Date: February 7, 2013

Trial in 2010 Richmond killing of El Cerrito man mistaken for gang member goes to jury (Martinez, CA): Jury deliberations begin Thursday at the trial of a North Richmond man who testified he thought he was shooting at rival gang members when he fired upon a car carrying two young Muslims on an errand for their mosque in 2010.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: February 7, 2013

Latino students on supposed 'gang list' settle racial profiling case in LA (Glendale, CA): Latino students who said they were profiled as gang members, rounded up and searched without consent have reached a settlement in a racial profiling lawsuit against a suburban Los Angeles County school district and police department.
Source: FOX News Latino    Date: February 7, 2013

17-year-old victim identified in suspected gang shooting (San Jose, CA): Authorities have identified a 17-year-old boy as the victim of a suspected gang-related shooting that also wounded a 14-year-old boy in East San Jose over the weekend.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: February 6, 2013

Gang members convicted of all charges in 2009 Richmond restaurant killings (Martinez, CA): Two West Contra Costa County gang members will be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on April 26 for killing two men in a Richmond restaurant in 2009.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: February 6, 2013

Fresno Police roll out new gang prevention PSAs (Fresno, CA): The Fresno Police Department recently unveiled a new gang violence prevention program. And it's aimed at protecting the city's youngest gang targets.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: February 6, 2013

Murder charge for LA-area gang member who gave gun (Los Angeles, CA): Prosecutors in a man's murder trial say he's guilty because he gave a fellow gang member the gun used to kill a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy in 2008.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: February 5, 2013

Two teenage boys arrested in Sacramento gang-related murder (Sacramento, CA): The Sacramento Police Department has arrested two teenager boys for a January gang murder.
Source: CBS 13 Sacramento    Date: February 5, 2013

San Jose: Investigation continues into weekend gang-related homicide (San Jose, CA): The Sunday night shooting that left one person dead and injured a second person was a gang-related homicide, according to San Jose police.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: February 4, 2013

Police investigate two shootings in SD: Police say incidents were apparent gang-related attacks (San Diego, CA): Investigators are looking into two apparent gang-related shootings that took place within 24 hours in San Diego.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: February 4, 2013

As street violence mounts, city has lively anti-gang summit (San Jose, CA): Warriors in the crusade against gang violence converged and listened to success stories on Saturday but got no easy answers, guarantees or reinforcement.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: February 2, 2013

Livingston taking action against gang violence (Livingston, CA): One small city in Merced County is trying to fight back against an increase in gang violence.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: February 2, 2013

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