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Sawed-off shotgun found at Lincoln Elementary School in Santa Rosa, California. (Santa Rosa Police Department)

Children Attending Summer Camp Find Loaded Shotgun At Santa Rosa Elementary School

Three boys found a sawed-off shotgun at the edge of a building at Lincoln Elementary School. Police said they believe gang members were hiding the weapon.

8 hours ago

(CBS)

Drako, The Contraband Cell Phone-Sniffing Dog, Reaches Milestone At Vacaville Prison

Drako, a Belgian shepherd trained to sniff narcotics and smuggled cell phones, reached a milestone at his prison recently.

07/08/2014

Oakland shooting victim Carlos Fernandez Nava (Nava Family)

Reputed Gang Members Guilty Of Murdering 3-Year-Old Oakland Boy

Two reputed gang members were convicted Monday of first-degree murder and other charges for a shooting in East Oakland three years ago that claimed the life of a 3-year-old boy.

06/23/2014

Oakland shooting victim Carlos Fernandez Nava (Nava Family)

Alameda County Prosecutor Says Man Had Motive In Fatal Shooting Of Oakland Toddler

An Alameda County prosecutor told jurors today that a reputed gang member had the motive, means and opportunity to carry out a shooting in East Oakland three years ago that claimed the life of 3-year-old Carlos Nava and wounded two men.

06/17/2014

(CBS)

‘Operation Sunny Day’ Suspects Accused Of Gang-Related Killings Appearing In Court

Fourteen defendants accused of taking part in a series of gang-related killings and other violent crimes in East Palo Alto and throughout the Peninsula are being arraigned in San Mateo County Superior Court in Redwood City today on a slew of charges.

06/16/2014

Police handcuffs, generic crime

Sonoma Teen Arrested Following Gang-Related Road Rage Incident

A gang-related road rage incident led to the arrest of an unlicensed 17-year-old Santa Rosa boy for resisting arrest and evading officers in Sonoma County on Sunday night, the California Highway Patrol said.

05/12/2014

Peregrine Park, Sacramento

1 Killed, 6 Wounded When Gunmen Open Fire At Baby’s Birthday Party In Sacramento

Police say gunmen have opened fire at a baby’s birthday party in a Sacramento park, killing one man and injuring six other people, including a child.

05/11/2014

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, in 2006. (CBS)

Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow Billed Himself As Reformed Gangster Before Arrest

Between Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow’s 2003 release from prison, and his arrest on federal charges Wednesday, Chow had billed himself as a reformed gangster who advocates on behalf of children, and received numerous awards and recognition from Bay Area lawmakers.

03/27/2014

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

SJ Police Arrest Man For Gang-Related Murder

an Jose police on Tuesday arrested a 35-year-old man in the gang-related murder on Jan. 14 of a San Jose man that the suspect did not know, a police spokesman said today.

03/27/2014

San Jose Police at the scene of a fatal stabbing. (CBS)

Man Beaten Near Downtown San Jose By Group Wearing Red Shirts

A male pedestrian walking east of downtown San Jose on Tuesday night was beaten by a group of males wearing red shirts in a gang-related attack, according to San Jose police.

03/27/2014

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