Gang

A dead whale on a Pacifica beach was vandalized with graffiti, and some of the blubber was set on fire. (CBS)

Dead Whale Spray Painted With Graffiti, Blubber Set On Fire On Pacifica Beach

Graffiti bearing the name of a Bay Area motorcycle gang was found on a dead whale rotting on a Pacifica beach Monday.

04/21/2015

Police Investigation

U.S. Marshals Arrest 137 In Bay Area Over 6 Weeks In Fugitive, Gang Sweep

The U.S. Marshals Service arrested 137 alleged violent fugitives and gang members throughout the Bay Area as part of a nationwide sweep over the last six weeks, U.S. Marshals officials announced Thursday.

04/16/2015

Frank P. Doyle Library at Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC)

Man Stabbed Near Santa Rosa Junior College After Argument Over Car Door ‘Ding’

An 18-year-old man was getting out of his car when his door accidentally struck the side of the vehicle parked next to his. The occupants in the vehicle, got out, flashed gang signals, punched and stabbed the victim.

04/08/2015

Gang Suspects Indicted

Two Dozen Alleged Gang Members Indicted After Sweeping ‘Red October’ Raids

Two dozen alleged associates of the statewide criminal gang Nuestra Familia were indicted in San Jose on March 4 on 34 felony counts following raids by law enforcement last Oct. 30 in the South Bay and Modesto.

03/20/2015

Police at a San Jose crime scene.  (CBS)

Five Teens, The Youngest 14, Charged With Murder in San Jose Drive-By

Five teens, ranging in age from 14 to 17, face murder charges in the drive-by death of a 20 year old man in San Jose earlier this month. Police say the crime was gang related.

03/13/2015

Johnell Carter (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

$3,000 Reward Offered In Case Of Escaped Suspected Child Molester In San Jose

A $3,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a suspected child molester who escaped custody in San Jose.

03/12/2015

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

16 Arrested In Oakland Gang Violence Crackdown

Oakland police and other law enforcement agencies made another attempt at reducing gang violence Thursday by arresting 16 people they said are involved in two East Oakland gangs.

03/05/2015

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11-Year Old Boy Discovers Loaded Gun While Walking To San Leandro School; Gang Member Arrested

An 11-year-old boy’s discovery of a loaded gun while he was walking to school in San Leandro led to the arrest of an alleged gang member for a shooting outside a bar last week, police said.

02/18/2015

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14-Year Old Injured In Gang Shooting In Santa Rosa

A 14-year-old boy was injured in a gang-motivated shooting on a downtown trail Tuesday night, Santa Rosa police said Wednesday.

12/24/2014

Police at the scene of a fatal shooting in Richmond in  the area of South 35th Street and Wall Avenue.

COMMENTARY: 6 Shot, 1 Dead, 0 Arrested — What Is Wrong In Richmond?

Richmond could be a vibrant community, once you get past the cracked sidewalks, boarded up windows, broken streets, industrial eye sores and graffiti. It has had incredible success stopping crime, but with six shootings in one week, that success is slipping. What are your solutions?

11/13/2014

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