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Watsonville police investigate possible gang-related shooting (Watsonville, CA): A 27-year-old man was shot near Main Street and West Lake Avenue in Watsonville just before 4 p.m. Wednesday. Police Lt. David McCartney said the shooting was being investigated as gang-related.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: July 17, 2013

Los Angeles intervention program provides model for other nations (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles police say Los Angeles is the "gang capital" of the United States, with hundreds of active criminal gangs. The city is also home to a gang and re-entry program called Homeboy Industries which has helped thousands of young people say no to gangs and choose a better path.
Source: Voice of America    Date: July 17, 2013

Five suspected gang members must stand trial in stabbing death of Oceanside teen (Oceanside, CA): Five suspected gang members accused in the stabbing death of a 16-year-old boy near Oceanside High School over a dispute about graffiti and vandalism must stand trial on murder and other charges, a judge ruled Wednesday.
Source: Oceanside-CampPendletonPatch    Date: July 17, 2013

Police: Gang members found with firearms (Merced, CA): Three validated gang members were arrested Saturday on suspicion of illegal gun possession and additional charges, according to Merced police.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: July 15, 2013

Gang member convicted of murdering Pittsburg man who didn't carry out gang's order (Martinez, CA): An East Contra Costa County gang member is facing 60 years to life in prison now that jurors have convicted him of murdering a junior gang member who refused an order to assault another inmate at County Jail in Martinez, a prosecutor said Monday.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: July 15, 2013

Police cite gang violence in Chowchilla shooting (Chowchilla, CA): A man was shot multiple times in a gang-related incident at an apartment complex this week, Chowchilla police reported Friday.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: July 14, 2013

Two suspected Live Oak gang members jailed in beating (Yuba City, CA): Yuba-Sutter NET-5 gang agents arrested two suspected Live Oak gang members on Friday in connection with the beating of a rival gang member last month.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: July 13, 2013

Gang sweep in Apple Valley nets 41 arrests (Apple Valley, CA): A multi-agency anti-gang law-enforcement team made 41 arrests here Friday afternoon and evening, authorities said.
Source: The Sun    Date: July 13, 2013

Several people hurt after gang fight in Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA): Five people are behind bars, charged with attempted murder, after a large gang fight in Santa Barbara.
Source: KCOY 12 News    Date: July 13, 2013

Four reputed gang members get life in prison in triple-murder case (Oakland, CA): Four reputed gang members were sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole for their convictions for three counts of murder for a fatal shooting in Berkeley four years ago and a subsequent car chase that killed two people in Oakland.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: July 12, 2013

FBI, LAPD investigate tagging of Learjet at Van Nuys Airport (Van Nuys, CA): Authorities are investigating an incident in which a $2.3-million Learjet was spray painted with graffiti in a secure area of Van Nuys Airport, a crime that Los Angeles police said was gang-related.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 12, 2013

Armando Andres Carachure faces counts in 14 y.o.'s killing that could bring death penalty (Santa Ana, CA): A Santa Ana gang member is scheduled to be arraigned later this morning for the unprovoked murder of a 14-year-old rival gang member.
Source: OC Weekly    Date: July 12, 2013

Gang injunction clears hurdle (Santa Barbara, CA): Three years after Santa Barbara's gang injunction was first proposed, prosecuting attorneys have finally won access to about half the juvenile records they've long sought to make the case that the 30 alleged gang members ​— ​all adults ​— ​they've targeted with the injunction constitute "the worst of the worst."
Source: Santa Barbara Independent    Date: July 11, 2013

Man killed in gang-related shooting in North Hills apartment building (Los Angeles, CA): A 21-year-old man was fatally shot early Wednesday in the lobby of a North Hills apartment building in what police said was a gang-related attack.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: July 11, 2013

O.C. gang member charged in 'unprovoked' murder of rival, 14 (Orange County, CA): A gang member from Santa Ana has been charged with murder in the "unprovoked" stabbing of a 14-year-old boy who had ties to a rival gang, Orange County prosecutors said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 11, 2013

Retired judge's son convicted of drug, weapon charges: authorities (Riverside, CA): An admitted gang member who police say is the son of a retired judge has been found guilty of drug and weapon charges, according to a west suburban anti-gang task force.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 11, 2013

Shots fired as gang violence erupts in San Rafael; one teen suffers minor injury (San Rafael, CA): Gang violence erupted in San Rafael on Tuesday evening as assailants in a white Ford Taurus pulled up next to another car at a stop light and fired a burst of bullets before speeding away.
Source: Marin Independent Journal     Date: July 10, 2013

Three people report being shot at in Lincoln Park (San Diego, CA): A man in his 40s and two women in their 20s were fired on -- but not wounded -- by three men in an apparent gang-related attack early Wednesday as the victims tended to a broken-down car in Lincoln Park, police said.
Source: 10News    Date: July 10, 2013

Murder suspect pleads not guilty (Stockton, CA): A documented gang member has pleaded not guilty in a 10-year-old shooting, a murder that was part of a criminal street gang's notorious crime spree that landed one of the assailants on death row.
Source: The Record    Date: July 10, 2013

Newhall man killed in Panorama City: 'This is gang-related,' says officer (Panorama City, CA): A 21-year-old man was fatally shot today in an apparent gang-related attack in the Panorama City.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: July 10, 2013

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