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Phil Matier: Oakland Criminal Groups Choosing Robberies Over Drugs For Easy Cash

There have been more than 3,800 robberies reported in Oakland this year, representing a 24% jump compared with the number of reported robberies in Oakland during the same time period last year.

09/30/2013

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San Jose Touts Success Of Gang Suppression Program

The San Jose Police Department said Monday that a program implemented this summer to reduce gang-related crime has led to an overall 20 percent reduction in crime from last year.

09/17/2013

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Wiretaps Lead to Nearly 2 Dozen Richmond Gang Arrests

Police in Richmond announced Wednesday that a months-long operation involving wiretaps has led to the arrests of nearly two dozen alleged members of one of the city’s most violent gangs.

08/28/2013

An Oakland Police patrol car sits in front of the Oakland Police headquarters. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Oakland Police Won’t Identify Suspects Arrested In Gang Sweep

Authorities have refused to identify eight men they recently arrested as part of one of Oakland’s primary crime fighting strategies.

08/23/2013

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Oakland Police Nab Suspected Gang Members Linked To Armed Robberies

Oakland police have arrested several members of a violent gang investigators believe is responsible for armed robberies and burglaries throughout the Bay Area.

08/22/2013

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

Police Probing Gang Ties To Richmond Shootings, Police Car Ramming

Richmond police are investigating a series of violent incidents during the past two days including shootings that wounded five people and a car chase in which a suspect vehicle rammed into a police car.

07/17/2013

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2 Novato Teens Arrested After Weapons Found In Car

Novato police arrested two teenage boys after weapons were found in their car during a traffic stop on Monday night, a police sergeant said.

07/16/2013

A silver sedan crashed into Joshua Christian Church in Oakland following a police pursuit from San Francisco on June 30, 2013. (CBS)

Suspected Gang Members Nabbed In SF Shooting, Bay Bridge Pursuit

Police arrested four suspected gang members Sunday night after a shooting in San Francisco that led to a pursuit over the Bay Bridge and a crash into a church in Oakland, a police spokesman said Monday.

07/02/2013

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Teen Wounded In Gang-Related Assault

Several male teens assaulted another male teen Sunday in a suspected gang-related robbery attempt in East San Jose during the first weekend of an anti-gang program by San Jose police, a spokesman said Monday.

06/24/2013

Police on the scene of a fatal stabbing near Southside Drive and Hope Street in South San Jose on January 24, 2013. (CBS)

San Jose Police Rolling Out Gang Violence Suppression Plan

The San Jose Police Department Friday announced a new plan to deploy extra officers this summer to suppress gang violence that has claimed eight lives this year, including a teen boy on Thursday.

06/21/2013

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