A woman who was beaten, gang-raped and taunted about her sexual orientation in Richmond more than five years ago appeared in a Martinez courtroom Tuesday to recount harrowing details of the attack after opening statements in the trial against her alleged main attacker.
Santa Cruz police said five suspects were arrested Saturday in the gang-related, drive-by shooting death last year of a 12-year-old boy associated with the Sureno street gang.
The San Jose Police Department said Monday that a program implemented this summer to reduce gang-related crime has led to an overall 20 percent reduction in crime from last year.
Several male teens assaulted another male teen Sunday in a suspected gang-related robbery attempt in East San Jose during the first weekend of an anti-gang program by San Jose police, a spokesman said Monday.
A man was shot near an East San Jose elementary school early Friday evening and after-school programs there are on lockdown, police said.
East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis today called the shooting of five people at a bus stop on Sunday afternoon “a cowardly act” and vowed to find those responsible.
A shooting victim who was found early Tuesday morning near a Denny’s restaurant in San Mateo was likely wounded in a gang-related shooting in Salinas on Monday evening, a Salinas police spokesman said.
Six people were arrested at a gang member’s funeral in Fremont Wednesday afternoon, a Fremont police spokeswoman said.
An 18-year-old victim was assaulted in a gang-related stabbing Monday night in Sonoma County, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.
Faith leaders in San Jose expressed concerns over the city’s rising crime rate, following two homicides on Wednesday night.