Mario Maciel

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.


San Jose Battles Battles Rise Of Graffiti Blight

The rise of graffiti has become an escalating battle for city of San Jose, but a new method of reporting has citizens effectively striking back at the blight. Non-city agencies have also stepped up efforts.


San Jose Police Car (CBS)

Gang Prevention Team Mobilizes In San Jose After Drive-By Shooting

The victim, 21-year-old Victor Mendoza, was gunned down in what police call a gang-related shooting.



San Jose Leaders Vow Comprehensive Response To Surge In Gang Violence

A violent spike in gang violence in San Jose prompted an emergency community meeting and a candlelight vigil Monday night.


San Jose Police on the scene of a fatal shooting at Story Road and East Capitol Expressway in on January 21, 2011. (CBS)

Emergency Meeting In San Jose Over Recent Gang Violence

San Jose police and city officials are holding an emergency meeting Monday evening in response to a spate of violence in the city.