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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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Marin Supervisors Approve County Fair Dress Code Aimed At Gang Members

The Marin County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday formally adopted a dress code policy targeting gang members at the upcoming County Fair. But some are concerned the policy could lead to racial profiling.

06/18/2013

Defendants who were indicted in connection with activities by the Nuestra Familia criminal street gang in Santa Clara County. (Santa Clara County DA's Office)

31 Arrested In Massive South Bay Gang Sweep Appear In Court

Thirty-one alleged members or associates of the Nuestra Familia gang sat in chains and handcuffs at the Hall of Justice in a courtroom crowded with their friends, relatives and attorneys for both sides.

06/13/2013

Defendants who were indicted in connection with activities by the Nuestra Familia criminal street gang in Santa Clara County. (Santa Clara County DA's Office)

Mass Indictments Expected To Cut Down Gilroy Gang Activity

Gilroy police said they expect to see a drop in gang-related crimes because of the massive grand jury indictment of violent gang members on Thursday.

06/13/2013

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