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San Jose Police on the scene of a fatal shooting. (CBS)

San Jose Police Brace For Summer Crime Wave

San Jose police had forty extra officers on duty over the weekend to curb the recent spike of violent crime and they said they are bracing for the summer which historically is a time when violent crime rises along the season’s temperatures.

06/24/2013

Police on the scene of a fatal stabbing near Southside Drive and Hope Street in South San Jose on January 24, 2013. (CBS)

San Jose Police Rolling Out Gang Violence Suppression Plan

The San Jose Police Department Friday announced a new plan to deploy extra officers this summer to suppress gang violence that has claimed eight lives this year, including a teen boy on Thursday.

06/21/2013

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police To Saturate Gang Hot Spots After 4th Homicide This Week

In response to a recent spate of four homicides, San Jose police were deploying extra units of special operations and gang suppression officers this weekend.

05/30/2013

Stabbing

Uncle, Nephew Wounded In Gang-Related Stabbing In Vacaville

A 41-year-old man and his 16-year-old nephew were injured in a gang-related stabbing in Vacaville on Saturday.

05/26/2013

An illustration of REACH Ashland Youth Center in Alameda County. (REACH Ashland Youth Center)

Alameda County Youth Center Opens After Decade-Long Effort

The state-of-the-art REACH Ashland Youth Center celebrated its grand opening Wednesday afternoon after a decade-long, youth-driven effort to improve the neighborhood.

05/22/2013

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Gilroy Police Suspect Saturday Night Shooting Was Gang-Related

Police are investigating an apparent gang-related shooting in Gilroy that hospitalized a man Saturday evening.

05/19/2013

Stabbing

3 Gang Members Stabbed At Santa Rosa House Party

Three people were stabbed at a party in Santa Rosa on Saturday night. All three victims were known gang members, police said.

05/12/2013

Stabbing

Gang Stabbing On Healdsburg High School Tennis Courts Leaves 2 Hurt

Two men were stabbed on the Healdsburg High School tennis courts Tuesday night by suspects who yelled gang epithets at them, police said.

05/08/2013

Stabbing

Police Investigate Gilroy Street-Fight Stabbing As Attempted Murder

Police in Gilroy are investigating an attempted murder from Saturday night that is believed to be gang related.

04/28/2013

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Focus On Gang Suppression In New Department Direction

Faced with reduced staffing and a double digit increase in violent crime over last year, the San Jose Police Department have announced a new department direction.

04/25/2013

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