Acorn gang

Oakland shooting, Jack London Square

Reputed Gang Member Gets Life Sentence In 2011 Oakland Restaurant Double-Murder

A reputed gang member was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for a shooting at a restaurant near Jack London Square three years ago that left two people dead and five others wounded.

03/19/2014

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Several Suspects Arrested In West Oakland Raid

Several suspects were arrested and drugs and illegal weapons were seized in a raid at a residence near the Acorn housing project in West Oakland early Friday, Oakland police said.

05/03/2013

SWAT officers serve a high-risk warrant in Oakland, April 24, 2013. (Credit: @adriansantos007)

Police, FBI Make Arrests In East Bay Drug And Weapons Sweep

A massive raid in which about 300 law enforcement officers targeted a gang operating out of the Acorn housing project in West Oakland resulted in the arrest of five suspects on gun and drug charges.

04/25/2013

Hiram Lawrence

Oakland Teen Pleads Not Guilty To Murder In Toddler’s Death

A 17-year-old boy pleaded not guilty Monday to a murder charge stemming from a shooting incident in West Oakland last year that claimed the life of a 23-month-old boy who was an innocent bystander.

11/26/2012

Hiram Lawrence

Feds Indict Gang Members In Oakland Shooting That Killed Baby

Three alleged gang members were facing charges in connection with a shooting during the filming of rap video in Oakland that claimed a toddler’s life.

07/20/2012

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