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King City Norteño gang members busted (King City, CA): Following a month-long investigation, authorities arrested two active Norteño gang members for various felony gun, drug, stolen property and gang-related charges in King City on Wednesday.
Source: The Californian    Date: October 1, 2015

52 arrested in Tulare County gang sweep (Tulare County, CA): Fifty-two people in the Norteño gang have been arrested in connection with homicides, attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon and other crimes, Tulare County law enforcement officials said Thursday.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: October 1, 2015

Gang Member Found With 22 Firearms, Pot Grow, 3 Children in Victorville Home: Sheriff’s Dept. (Victorville, CA): A known gang member is facing multiple charges Thursday after deputies found nearly two dozen weapons, a cache of ammunition and a marijuana grow in the Victorville home where he lived with three children, authorities said.
Source: KTLA News    Date: October 1, 2015

Rising bloodshed in L.A. feels like 'Dodge City,' LAPD chief says (Los Angeles, CA): The violence that erupted this weekend across Los Angeles had a familiar pattern. A 30-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday morning at a Jack In The Box in South L.A.. Six hours later, a man sitting on a milk crate at a Watts housing project was shot and killed. Three hours after that, someone jumped out of a car and gunned down a 16-year-old. In North Hollywood later that night, a gunman killed a 24-year-old man.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 30, 2015

Man convicted of murdering Santa Ana woman who witnessed gang shooting (Orange County, CA): A Garden Grove man was found guilty this week of murdering a woman whose body was dumped near the Newport Bay Bridge off Pacific Coast Highway in Newport Beach.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 30, 2015

Gang Member Convicted in Decade-Old Fatal Stabbing of Rival (San Diego, CA): A gang member who participated in the stabbing death of a rival 10 years ago during a fight in Paradise Hills was convicted Wednesday of second-degree murder.
Source: Times of San Diego    Date: September 30, 2015

Another arrest made in Davis homicide (Davis, CA): The number of suspects in the Sept. 19 homicide in downtown Davis, which police say was carried out by members of a Vacaville-based Norteño street gang, now stands at six.
Source: The Davis Enterprise    Date: September 29, 2015

Man shot in gang-related challenge in Lincoln Park (San Diego, CA): A 20-year-old man was wounded in a gang-related shooting in the Lincoln Park neighborhood, San Diego police said Tuesday.
Source: XETV San Diego 6 News    Date: September 29, 2015

Homicides continue to rise in Los Angeles, police chief says (Los Angeles, CA): After a "very, very tough weekend" where 19 people were shot across Los Angeles, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday that homicides were now up nearly 11% so far this year.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 29, 2015

Compton selected to receive federal aid to reduce violent crime (Compton, CA): The city of Compton is partnering with federal law enforcement agencies to address long-standing problems with gang violence. The U.S. Department of Justice announced Monday that Compton was one of a few new cities selected to join the Violence Reduction Network, a two-year initiative aimed at providing assistance to cities with chronic violence.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 28, 2015

Merced County Sheriff calls for more deputies, better pay as gang violence increases (Merced County, CA): After two gang-related shootings in a matter of hours, the Merced County Sheriff says his department needs more deputies -- now. "We're at a critical point in public safety," Sheriff Vern Warnke said.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: September 28, 2015

2 fatal shootings Friday in Winton gang-related, investigators say (Winton, CA): Two homicides reported several hours apart Friday in Winton were gang-related, but there is no connection between the cases, the Merced County Sheriff’s Department said Monday.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: September 28, 2015

2 fatal shootings Friday in Winton gang-related, investigators say (Winton, CA): Two homicides reported several hours apart Friday in Winton were gang-related, but there is no connection between the cases, the Merced County Sheriff’s Department said Monday.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: September 28, 2015

Two more Vacaville men arrested for Davis homicide (Davis, CA): Davis police have arrested two more Vacaville men in connection with what they believe to be the gang-related stabbing death of a Los Angeles man at a downtown nightclub last week.
Source: Daily Republic    Date: September 27, 2015

Officials: Crackdown hinders prison gang (Stockton, CA): They spoke on the phone about a deal to sell an ounce of heroin for $800, “communicated” about the sale of a “high-capacity magazine and an SKS-type rifle,” discussed in person a drug sale at the Fairfield Texas Roadhouse, and committed a conspiracy by meeting to plot a killing.
Source: The Record    Date: September 26, 2015

Man shot and killed in Winton, 2nd shooting death on same day (Fresno, CA): Merced County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal shooting. It happened in the area of Winton Way and Walnut Avenue in the city of Winton. One man is dead and a teenager is in the hospital. Both were shot in what deputies are calling a gang-related crime.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: September 25, 2015

Marina gang attack arrest (Marina, CA): On September 13, there was a gang-related fight at the 3100 block of Del Monte Boulevard in Marina. The victim, a known gang member, was attacked by three rival gang members.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: September 25, 2015

17 Arrested in East County Gang Drug Sweep (Lemon Grove, CA): A 20-month multi-agency investigation into gang-related drug dealing in the South Bay and East County culminated this week in the arrests of 17 people, authorities reported.
Source: Lemon Grove Patch    Date: September 25, 2015

LAPD arrests 8 Pacoima gang members, seizes 20 firearms (Los Angeles, CA): A months-long investigation into a Pacoima-based street gang led to eight arrests and the seizure of more than 20 firearms and hundreds of rounds of ammunition, Los Angeles police said Friday.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: September 25, 2015

Mayor Kevin Johnson finally realizes gang prevention strategy several years after young mother's death inspired him (Sacramento, CA): Nearly five years after Monique Nelson threw herself over her baby boy and took a gangster's bullet straight to the heart, a political response inspired by her memory has finally stirred to life. Buoyed by $1 million in Measure U sales tax revenues, the Sacramento City Council last Tuesday approved the first-year goals of its newly re-established Gang Prevention and Intervention Task Force.
Source: Sacramento News & Review    Date: September 24, 2015

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