Gang Activity

San Francisco County Jail. (CBS)

Jail Break-In? California Drug Smugglers Get Arrested To Sneak Narcotics Behind Bars

Drug smuggling is up at many California county jails and one reason, sheriffs officials say, is that some parolees are getting arrested just so they can try to sneak narcotics behind bars..

11/29/2014

Salinas Street View

Known Gang Member Shot Dead At Salinas Apartment Complex

Police are seeking suspect information about a shooter who killed a known gang member at an apartment complex in Salinas late Friday night.

08/16/2014

Fatal Shooting

Fremont Man Killed, 2 Women Wounded In East Palo Alto Shooting

Gunfire in East Palo Alto has killed a 31-year-old man and sent two women to the hospital.

07/27/2014

Police car (Ugurhan Betin)

Suspects Flee After Firing Gunshots Into Santa Rosa Home After Midnight Sunday

Officers responded around 12:15 a.m. to several reports of shots fired in the 800 block of Bennett Valley Road near Grand Avenue and a vehicle leaving the area afterward.

07/20/2014

police generic, siren, light, crime scene

Early-Morning Brawl Outside Santa Rosa Bar Ends In Stabbing, 2 Arrests

A brawl outside the Chrome Lotus Bar Sunday morning led to a stabbing and two arrests, according to Santa Rosa police.

05/18/2014

San Francisco's Chinatown neighborhood. (CBS)

Long Before Leland Yee Arrest, San Francisco’s Chinatown Has Storied History Of Gang Activity

Author Bill Lee, who wrote an expose on San Francisco’s Chinatown, “Chinese Playground: A Memoir,” said politics has often been tied to criminal activity in the past.

03/27/2014

(CBS)

Watsonville Police Investigate Possible Gang-Related Shooting

Police in Watsonville have detained several suspects after a suspected gang-related shooting Saturday evening.

12/15/2013

CHP, Sheriff Augment Understaffed Vallejo Police Department

Deputies from the Solano County Sheriff’s Office and officers from the California Highway Patrol have been assigned to patrol duty in Vallejo to augment a city police department down to just 85 officers.

05/24/2013

Crime Scene

Mother And Child Wounded In Menlo Park Drive-By Shooting

A mother and toddler were shot and injured in Menlo Park Saturday evening in a possible gang-related drive-by shooting.

01/27/2013

(CBS)

Man Arrested After Driving Car Into 2 People In San Jose

A 23-year-old San Jose man was arrested on Saturday night after he allegedly struck two people while driving and fled the scene, police said.

09/02/2012

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