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Police: Downtown assault likely gang related (Hanford, CA): One man is in custody after he and another suspect allegedly beat a man in downtown Hanford, the Hanford Police Department said.
Source: Hanford Sentinel    Date: July 13, 2016

3rd suspect arrested in Lamont gang shooting, stabbing (Bakersfield, CA): A third arrest has been made in a suspected gang-related shooting and stabbing. One person was shot and another was stabbed during a "large fight" in April at Hall Road and Main Street in Lamont, according to the Kern County Sheriff's Office. Both people survived.
Source: Bakersfield Now    Date: July 13, 2016

Surfer gang's Lunada Bay 'fort' must go, city staff says (Palos Verdes Estates, CA): A stone “fort” used by a group of fiercely territorial surfers in Palos Verdes Estates should be dismantled and carted away, according to a plan developed by city staffers that will be considered by the city’s elected leaders Tuesday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 12, 2016

Grand Jury Indicts 17 MS-13 Gang Defendants on Murder, Conspiracy Charges (Santa Barbara, CA): A Santa Barbara County criminal grand jury has indicted 17 members of a violent international criminal gang for committing specific murders in Santa Maria, including the slaying of a teenager last summer.
Source: Noozhawk    Date: July 11, 2016

Killings rise in Bay Area, but number still well below years ago (San Francisco, CA): From gang shootings to domestic-violence attacks, the total number of killings in the Bay Area’s biggest cities is on the upswing for the second year in a row, rising 13 percent in the first six months of 2016, according to a Chronicle analysis.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: July 11, 2016

Killer denied 'field trips' to Coachella gang case (Coachella, CA): A convicted murderer will not be allowed to join the ongoing Coachella gang injunction lawsuit after prosecutors characterized his request as a bid for needless “field trips” outside of prison walls.
Source: The Desert Sun     Date: July 11, 2016

Gang Connection Tied to Shooting Death (Fontana, CA): Four suspects, including three juveniles, were arrested on Wednesday, the day after they reportedly shot an 18-year-old to death. Daniel Anthony Michel, 19, is one of the four suspected in shooting Albert Pena, 18, of Fontana – the likely result of a dispute between rival gangs, according to Fontana police.
Source: Crime Voice    Date: July 11, 2016

Woman driving with her 15-month-old son is shot several times (Compton, CA): A woman driving down a street in Compton with her 15-month-old son in the back seat was shot several times Saturday night in an incident authorities believe is gang-related.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 10, 2016

Concord police aiming to alleviate gang activity (Concord, CA): Concord police arrested nine people and seized drugs Friday night in an effort to crack down on gang activity citywide, according to police. The police department says it received several complaints from residents from different parts of the city about gang activity.
Source: KRON 4 News    Date: July 9, 2016

Latino gang members firebombed black residents to drive them out of Boyle Heights project, prosecutors allege (Los Angeles, CA): A federal grand jury has indicted seven Latino gang members in connection with a 2014 firebombing attack at the Ramona Gardens housing project in Boyle Heights, accusing them of trying to drive black residents out of the neighborhood, prosecutors announced Thursday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 7, 2016

Gang Activity at KetMoRee Leads to 10 Years in State Prison (Yolo County, CA): The hearing of Joseph James Underwood began its last day on July 5, 2016. The case involves an incident at KetMoRee Thai Restaurant & Bar in Davis, where the defendant was present while members of the Brown Street Locos gang stabbed an individual to death. The incident occurred in the early morning hours of September 19, 2015.
Source: The Davis Vanguard    Date: July 6, 2016

San Jose and Oakland homicides: What crime trends say about the two cities (San Jose, CA): At the year's midpoint, San Jose is looking at a homicide rate that would be among the highest in city history, while Oakland is looking at a rate so low it hasn't been seen since before the crack epidemic. But what do those numbers really say about crime in the two cities?
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 3, 2016

Another Woodland gang-related murder (Woodland, CA): A second Woodland resident has been shot and killed in what could be gang-related retaliation. The murder occurred at the same time and about a half-mile south from where hundreds of people were in downtown Woodland, celebrating the Main Street Open.
Source: Daily Democrat    Date: July 2, 2016

Pomona gang member arrested with loaded handgun, drugs (Pomona, CA): A 23-year-old Pomona gang member was arrested after police found him with a loaded handgun and drugs, authorities said Saturday.
Source: Daily Bulletin    Date: July 2, 2016

Gang member mistakenly kills one of his own who was wearing wrong colors, police say (Madera County, CA): A Central California man was arrested this week after allegedly mistaking a fellow gang member for a rival and shooting him to death because he was wearing the wrong colors, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 1, 2016

Gang member arrested in Fresno’s Tower District undercover operation (Fresno, CA): A gang member in possession of a gun was arrested by Fresno police as part of an undercover operation in the Tower District, Sgt. Robert Gonzales said Friday.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: July 1, 2016

'Innocent victim caught in gang crossfire' in Florence was mother to two girls, 9 and 15 (Los Angeles, CA): Dianey Santos waited at a bus stop for Metro Line 45. She had taken the route, which travels between South L.A. and Lincoln Heights, many times before, and on a recent Friday night she was on her way to give her boyfriend cologne -- a present for Father’s Day. The threat of violence must have be far from her mind, family said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 30, 2016

4th suspect charged in gang killing at San Leandro senior center (San Leandro, CA): A fourth suspect was charged in connection with an execution-style gang-related killing outside a party at a senior center in May in San Leandro, officials said Thursday.
Source: SF Gate    Date: June 30, 2016

3 arrested in connection to shooting of Victorville man in San Bernardino (San Bernardino, CA): Over a week after a Victorville man was shot and killed outside a liquor store in San Bernardino, authorities said three men have been arrested in connection to the slaying.
Source: Daily Press    Date: June 30, 2016

Marin jury convicts San Rafael man in 2013 gang-related shooting (San Rafael, CA): A San Rafael man was convicted of assault with a firearm Wednesday for a gang-related shooting in 2013, while the jury deadlocked on an attempted murder charge.
Source: Marin Independent Journal     Date: June 29, 2016

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