Gangs

Paul George Gomez is accused of stabbing a teen at Marijane Hamann Park in San Jose on September 9, 2014. (San Jose Police Department)

Arrest Made In Gang-Related Stabbing Of Teen In San Jose Park

A 20-year-old San Jose man was arrested Saturday in the allegedly gang-related stabbing earlier this month of a 16-year-old boy, a San Jose police spokeswoman said.

09/22/2014

Police at the scene where a body was found near the intersection of Audubon and Santee Drives, May 30, 2013. (CBS)

San Jose Crime Report: Homicides Down, Other Violent Crimes On The Rise

San Jose is seeing an increase in violent crime this year even as homicides are on the decline.

08/26/2014

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

U.S. Department Of Justice Visits San Jose As Gang Violence Trends Downward

Officials with the U.S. Justice Department are paying a visit to San Jose this week to see for themselves how the city’s anti-gang programs are working. The visit comes as city officials say gang violence is trending downward.

08/22/2014

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Sonoma Valley Teen ‘Gunsmith’ Arrested On Weapons Charges

A 16-year-old Sonoma Valley boy who bragged about his gun manufacture and modification prowess was arrested last week on weapons charges.

08/13/2014

Police respond to the city's 21st homicide in East San Jose on Gramercy Pl. (Photo Credit: Mike Colgan)

Man Shot And Killed In What Police Call East San Jose Gang-Related Incident

San Jose Police are investigating the city’s 21st homicide, where a man was shot and killed Monday afternoon on the 200 block of Gramercy Place. According to investigators the victim was pronounced dead after being taken to a nearby hospital after what they called a gang-related incident.

07/28/2014

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.

07/24/2014

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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

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