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5 Arrested In 2012 Fatal Shooting Of Santa Cruz Boy

Santa Cruz police said five suspects were arrested Saturday in the gang-related, drive-by shooting death last year of a 12-year-old boy associated with the Sureno street gang.

10/14/2013

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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

San Jose Police Car (CBS)

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

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

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

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