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Man killed outside Salinas laundromat in possible gang-related shooting (Salinas, CA): A man was shot and killed outside a laundromat Wednesday night in Salinas, according to police.
Source: KRON 4 News    Date: February 4, 2016
http://kron4.com/...

Gang terror killed woman, teen girl; Murder charges filed in Montecito Heights park deaths (Montecito Heights, CA): Two people were charged with capital murder Thursday in connection with the killings of a young woman and a teenage girl in Ernest E. Debs Regional Park in Montecito Heights — killings that police described as the result of a long-running gang feud.
Source: MyNewsLa.com    Date: February 4, 2016
http://mynewsla.com/...

UPDATED: Gang violence tied to stabbing death of Arcata teen; 4 arrested (Eureka, CA): Over a year after a 14-year-old Arcata teenager was found dying of stab wounds on the lawn of a Eureka residence, the Eureka Police Department has arrested four suspects for what the department is calling a gang-related killing.
Source: Eureka Times-Standard    Date: February 4, 2016
http://www.times-standard.com/...

Gang Violence Suspects Arrested (Fresno, CA): Fresno Police Department announced on Thursday a number of arrests, in connection to gang violence between gang members.
Source: Yourcentralvalley.com    Date: February 4, 2016
http://www.yourcentralvalley.com/...

3 tied to local gang arrested in Santa Maria, police say (Santa Maria, CA): A burglar alarm that went off Wednesday night led to the arrest of three people, who Santa Maria police say all have ties to a local criminal street gang.
Source: KSBY News    Date: February 4, 2016
http://www.ksby.com/...

Man injured in gang-related shooting at Robert Lundigan Park in Burbank, police say (Burbank, CA): A 21-year-old man was injured Thursday evening in a gang-related shooting at Robert Lundigan Park in Burbank, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 4, 2016
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Concord funds special police team to address gang activity (Concord, CA): The police department has revived a special team of five officers to combat a troubling rise in gang violence, which led to four homicides in three months last year.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: February 3, 2016
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

Two Oceanside residents accused in gang-related incidents sentenced to lengthy prison sentences (Vista, CA): Two former Oceanside residents convicted in the 2013 gang-related stabbing of a man and the killing of another were each sentenced Wednesday to lengthy prison terms.
Source: KUSI News    Date: February 3, 2016
http://www.kusi.com/...

Manhunt is underway for a murder suspect mistakenly freed from L.A. County custody (Los Angeles County, CA): The witness looked straight ahead and remained silent. Steven Lawrence Wright's refusal to testify in the murder trial of two gang members earned him a five-day sentence for contempt of court. But that defiance also proved to be his ticket to freedom, at least for now.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 3, 2016
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Murder Suspect Assumed 'Armed, Dangerous' Mistakenly Released From LA Jail (Los Angeles, CA): An inmate who was awaiting trial for a gang-related murder was mistakenly released from jail due to a "clerical error," prompting a search for the man Monday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.
Source: NBC Los Angeles    Date: February 2, 2016
http://www.nbclosangeles.com/...

Two arraigned in deadly San Bernardino dairy shooting (San Bernardino, CA): Two of the three men accused of killing a San Bernardino dairy owner were arraigned Tuesday in San Bernardino Superior Court, court records show.
Source: The Sun News    Date: February 2, 2016
http://www.sbsun.com/...

Alleged gang members accused of 2014 gunshot slaying to get new trial date, judge (Vacaville, CA): A May jury trial for two men accused of the 2014 gunshot slaying of a 16-year-old Fairfield girl will likely be rescheduled over witness availability issues and a new judge being assigned to the case.
Source: The Reporter    Date: February 1, 2016
http://www.thereporter.com/...

Long Beach Police Seek Help in Finding Suspect(s) Linked to Gang-Related Graffiti at Memorial Park (Long Beach, CA): Long Beach police are seeking the public’s help in finding the suspect or suspects responsible for gang-related graffiti at Daryle Black Memorial Park on Saturday, officials stated.
Source: Long Beach Post    Date: February 1, 2016
http://lbpost.com/...

Suspected gang members booked on multiple charges after Motel 6 melee (Watsonville, CA): Three suspected gang members were arrested after Watsonville Police officers responded to reports of a gang fight in the area of Motel 6 at 125 Silver Leaf Drive on Saturday night.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: January 31, 2016
http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/...

Gang member gets 31 years to life for killing outside Saddleback High in 1993 (Santa Ana, CA): A gang member who gunned down a rival during a shootout in front of a Santa Ana high school more than 20 years ago was sentenced Friday to prison.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: January 30, 2016
http://www.ocregister.com/...

S.F. police arrest 2 fugitives near Golden Gate Park (San Francisco, CA): The massive manhunt after an Orange County jailbreak ended Saturday morning when San Francisco police chased down one of the fugitives in Golden Gate Park and found the other hiding in a van parked outside a Whole Foods Market on Haight Street.
Source: SF Gate    Date: January 30, 2016
http://www.sfgate.com/...

6 Detained In Watsonville Following Report Of Suspected Gang Activity (Watsonville, CA): Suspected gang activity led police to detain six people, most of whom were found in violation of either probation or parole, at a Watsonville park on Thursday evening.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: January 30, 2016
http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/...

6 Detained In Watsonville Following Report Of Suspected Gang Activity (Watsonville, CA): Suspected gang activity led police to detain six people, most of whom were found in violation of either probation or parole, at a Watsonville park on Thursday evening.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: January 30, 2016
http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/...

Local coalition against youth violence focuses on parenting (Santa Maria, CA): While the recent surge in violence has put the Santa Maria Police Department and city leaders in the hot seat, the main topic of discussion at a community meeting Thursday was how parents may be the key.
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: January 29, 2016
http://lompocrecord.com/...

Suspected Placentia gang member pleads not guilty in stabbing of rival (Orange County, CA): A Placentia gang member, who has a long criminal history and who prosecutors are seeking to add to a gang injunction, pleaded not guilty Friday to stabbing a rival in Fullerton this week, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: January 29, 2016
http://www.ocregister.com/...

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