A local street gang is losing its headquarters in a Tenderloin apartment building where they have terrorized residents, as part of the legal settlement between the with the landlord and the city, according to officials on Tuesday.
The trial of an alleged gang member charged with the separate killings of Vallejo musician Dewey Tucker and a Santa Rosa man is under way in Sonoma County Superior Court.
Investigators believe the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man in San Pablo on Sunday afternoon may have been gang-related, police said Monday.
A second man accused of killing a father and two of his sons in San Francisco in 2008 pleaded not guilty to murder charges Tuesday.
Santa Rosa police arrested two gang members for possession of stolen firearms during a traffic stop Wednesday night, and then found ammunition and holsters early this morning in a search of their homes.
A shooting that left a 20-year-old man in critical condition in Livermore early Saturday was sparked by an argument over gang territory, police said Monday morning.
A man was followed off of a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus and stabbed by a group of suspected gang members in the city’s Mission District early this morning, police said.
The San Jose Police Department said their preparations include more on-duty officers and traffic diversion plans.
has expressed concern about the combination of larges crowds and a recent spike in gang activity.
A multi-agency sweep Thursday produced 13 arrests across the Bay Area. Many of those suspects are accused of belonging to the 500 Block-C Street Gang, the same group police have linked to a drive-by shooting in 2010 that killed three suspected rival gang members.
The trial of an alleged MS-13 gang member accused of killing a father and his two sons in San Francisco in 2008 is now in the hands of the jury.