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Man busted in S.F. standoff was wanted for stabbing mother-in-law (San Francisco, CA): A man who barricaded himself in a Visitacion Valley home during a standoff Wednesday evening with San Francisco police, is a member of the Crips gang and was wanted for stabbing his mother-in-law multiple times in Gilroy, officials said Thursday.
Source: SFGate    Date: December 17, 2015

Gang related violence and shootings hits Parlier over the weekend (Parlier, CA): Over the weekend of Dec. 12 and Dec. 13, two shootings and other violent incidents were reported and believed to be gang related, according to the Parlier Police Department.
Source: The Reedley Exponent    Date: December 15, 2015

Man to stand trial for allegedly shooting rival gang member in Burbank (Burbank, CA): A 25-year-old gang member will stand trial on charges that he shot a rival gang member during an attack outside the Burbank Town Center early one morning in April, a judge ruled on Friday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 14, 2015

Multiple arrests in Long Beach gang-related murder in November (Long Beach, CA) : Long Beach Police arrested three adults and a juvenile in connection with a murder that occurred last month. On Nov. 10, 2015, around 9 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area of 14th St. and Gundry Ave. regarding a shooting call, which resulted in the death of 26-year-old Jeffrey Keo of Long Beach.
Source: Orange County Breeze     Date: December 14, 2015

Parlier Police: Violent Weekend; Gang Activity To Blame (Parlier, CA): Police in Parlier reported a spike in gang shootings and violence during the weekend of December 12 - December 13, 2015. The rise in shootings and violence during colder months is unusual, although a similar spike in violence was reported by Fresno Police during the month of December.
Source: KMPH FOX 26 News    Date: December 14, 2015

Gang-related shooting in Parlier leaves house riddled with bullet holes (Fresno, CA): Parlier police are investigating a possible gang-related shooting Saturday night that left a house riddled with bullet holes – and an occupant denying that anything had happened.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: December 13, 2015

Ex-Mexican Mafia leader testifies about rivalry (Santa Ana, CA): A former Mexican Mafia leader testified in federal court last week about how his years-long battle with longtime gang chieftain Peter Ojeda led to confusion and bloodshed in Orange County jails and streets.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: December 12, 2015

Fresno police officers step up presence across city (Fresno, CA): After a surge in violence over the past week, including two shootings at officers, police are now focusing on stopping more trouble caused by gangs in west Fresno.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: December 12, 2015

Fresno gang member arrested for loaded firearm possession and drugs for sale with children in car (Fresno, CA): A known Fresno gang member was arrested Saturday night in central Fresno by officers from Fresno County’s Multi-agency Gang Enforcement Consortium (MAGEC) for possessing a loaded firearm and drugs for sale while driving a car with three children.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: December 12, 2015

Coalition Unites To Tackle Violence In Santa Maria (Santa Maria, CA): A coalition of clergy, educators, police officers and city leaders met in Santa Maria earlier this month in response to the spike in homicides and other gang-related violence that has left three teenagers dead since summer.
Source: Noozhawk    Date: December 11, 2015

Gang fight results in two arrests (Napa, CA): A five-against-one confrontation that broke out between members of rival street gangs on Thursday afternoon resulted in two arrests, Napa Police said.
Source: Napa Valley Register    Date: December 11, 2015

Task force arrests 19-year-old in Santa Cruz on gun, gang charges (Santa Cruz, CA): A 19-year-old Santa Cruz man was arrested on weapon and gang charges Thursday after law enforcement officials pulled him over on a traffic stop.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: December 11, 2015

More gang-related arrests on Warwick (Thousand Oaks, CA): Two men were arrested Friday on suspicion of committing a strong-arm robbery Nov. 19 in Thousand Oaks. Police say the men are gang members.
Source: Thousand Oaks Acorn    Date: December 10, 2015

Teen Avoids Gang Life, Only To Be Killed By It (Los Angeles, CA): Larry McKay was only 16 years old when he died. It was July 17, 2014. His mother, Lakisha Thomas, mourns his loss every single day. "This is a kid,” she said. "What would y’all wanna hurt a kid for?" LAPD’s South Bureau Criminal Gang Homicide Division had a busy night that night in South Los Angeles – at least three people were killed in gang-related shootings.
Source: NBC Los Angeles    Date: December 10, 2015

Ex-‘shot caller’ of LA street gang gets 24 years in fed prison for racketeering scheme (Los Angeles, CA): The former “shot caller” of a downtown Los Angeles street gang at the center of a racketeering indictment was sentenced Thursday to 24 years in federal prison.
Source:    Date: December 10, 2015

Video Of Man Pointing Gun At Sacramento Police Car Leads To Gang Arrest (Sacramento, CA): A 20-year-old gang member was arrested after posting a video to social media depicting him pointing a gun at a police officer, Sacramento Police said on Thursday.
Source: CBS Sacramento    Date: December 10, 2015

SF's Short-Lived Experiment with Gang Injunctions has Permanent Consequences (San Francisco, CA): In the Section 8-subsidized housing on Oakdale Avenue in the heart of Hunters Point, a stone's throw from the Grace Tabernacle Church, there's a wall. On the wall, in green graffiti-style paint, are the words, "HAPPY BIRTHDAY CHEAP CHARLIE." Below, in smaller script, is a single word: "OAKDALE."
Source: SF Weekly    Date: December 9, 2015

Police: 33 Shootings in Fresno in Last Month; 19 Gang Related (Fresno, CA): Fresno Police are still looking for the person who shot at two officers in an unmarked car yesterday. That investigation comes as police are trying to crack down on gang violence. In the last 28 days, police said there have been 33 shootings and more than half of those are gang-related.
Source: KSEE 24 News    Date: December 9, 2015

21 Oakland street gang members indicted for more than 50 auto burglaries (Oakland, CA): Twenty-one members or associates of a violent Oakland gang that specialized in stealing iPads and phones from cars in nine Bay Area cities have been indicted by the Santa Clara County grand jury.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: December 8, 2015

Gang prevention could be added to 5th grade curriculum in San Leandro (San Leandro, CA): Most people have heard of the three "Rs": reading, writing, and arithmetic. One Bay Area school district is adding another -- resistance, as in gang resistance education. The San Leandro School Board is about to approve an anti-violence program for fifth-graders, part of a police pilot program, which some parents oppose.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News    Date: December 8, 2015

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