A series of FBI raids in the Bay Area and Sacramento targeting corruption and gang activity netted the arrest of one San Francisco’s most infamous criminals who in recent years worked to distance himself from his notorious past. Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow is a former member of a Chinatown street gang and later a member of a Hong Kong-based triad.
At a news conference Wednesday, Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg of Sacramento warned that fellow Democrats will immediately suspend the San Francisco Democrat unless he steps down.
On Wednesday, there is widespread shock about Leland Yee’s arrest, and how much he may have been hiding.
Watsonville police officers learned that a group of males believed to be gang members apparently approached a 13-year-old boy and shot him in the head without provocation
Three people were injured Sunday afternoon in an apparent gang fight near West Ninth Street and Rockwell Place, according to Santa Rosa police.
An 18-year-old man who was killed in a possible gang-related shooting in East San Jose on Saturday has been identified by police as Pedro Dado Cortez.
A 16-year-old with gang affiliations was arrested in East Palo Alto earlier this week with a stolen shotgun, a loaded semi-automatic handgun, an assault rifle, numerous firearm ammunition magazines.
The forums, which will take place over the next several weeks, will give residents the chance to air their concerns about the violence and advise the city about how to stem gang activity in their neighborhoods, according to Mario Maciel, spokesman for the Mayor’s Gang Prevention Task Force.
One of three men who were shot at a Vietnamese restaurant in San Jose on Monday night died early Tuesday morning, a police spokesman said.
A 21-year-old man was arrested Monday on suspicion of opening fire outside a Salinas taco shop during a pre-dawn gang brawl, killing three people and injuring four others in the city that has seen 10 killings in 12 days.