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An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Closer Look: Gang Injunctions Over The Years

The legality and the effectiveness of gang injunctions are being tested in Oakland. Around 40 gang members have been named in a proposed injunction that covers the city’s Fruitvale district.

KPIX 5–05/24/2011

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Oakland City Council Votes To Keep Controversial Gang Injunctions

Oakland officials have agreed to continue supporting the city’s gang injunctions.

CBS San Francisco–05/18/2011

Oscar Grant III (CBS)

Judge: BART Not Legally Responsible For Oscar Grant’s Death

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that BART, as an organization, cannot be held legally responsible for the 2009 shooting death of Oscar Grant III at Oakland’s Fruitvale Station.

CBS San Francisco–05/10/2011

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Oakland City Attorney Plans To Seek 3rd Gang Injunction

The Oakland City Attorney’s Office, which has filed lawsuits against two gangs in the city, still plans to file a lawsuit against a third gang at some point in the near future, a spokesman said Tuesday.

CBS San Francisco–04/26/2011

Looters break into a Foot Locker store in Downtown Oakland following the verdict in the BART shooting trial, July 8, 2010. (CBS)

2 Ordered To Pay For Looting After BART Shooting Verdict

Two men arrested for looting after the verdict in the Oscar Grant case were ordered to pay $25,000 to the owner of an Oakland jewelry store that was robbed.

CBS San Francisco–04/14/2011

Jesus Campos, owner of Otaez Mexican, was shot and killed in Oakland. (CBS)

Vigil Being Held For Slain Oakland Restaurant Owner

A vigil was scheduled Monday night for slain Oakland restaurant owner Jesus Campos, a spokeswoman for Mayor Jean Quan said.

KPIX 5–04/11/2011

Jesus Campos, owner of Otaez Mexican, was shot and killed in Oakland. (CBS)

Fruitvale Restaurant Owner Killed In Predawn Oakland Shooting

The owner of a Mexican restaurant in Oakland’s Fruitvale District was fatally shot during an apparent attempted robbery early Friday morning, a police spokeswoman said.

CBS San Francisco–04/08/2011

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Oakland Gang Injunction Hearings Drag On

Officials at Oakland’s City Attorney’s office claim lawyers for alleged gang members are purposely dragging out gang injunction court hearings to make the process more expensive.


Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Lawyer For Alleged Gang Members Wants Injunction Against OPD

A lawyer for reputed Norteño gang members in Oakland’s Fruitvale District Wednesday turned the tables on city officials who are suing his clients by saying he wants an injunction against police officers who he alleges are harassing them.

CBS San Francisco–03/09/2011

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Man Denies Norteño Ties In Oakland Gang Injunction Hearing

An Oakland man alleged by city officials to belong to the Norteños street gang denied his affiliation to the group at a hearing in Alameda County Superior Court on Wednesday.

CBS San Francisco–02/24/2011