The seventh defendant was acquitted of all charges, which stemmed from a string of violence in San Francisco’s Mission District in 2008.
A U.S. prosecutor told jurors in the federal racketeering and murder conspiracy trial of seven MS-13 gang members in San Francisco Monday that the gang had a culture of violence.
A state appeals court Monday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by family members who claimed the city of San Francisco’s former sanctuary policy contributed to the fatal shooting of a father and two sons.
An alleged MS-13 gang member accused in the 2008 fatal shootings of a San Francisco father and two of his sons is expected to go on trial for murder in late June, prosecutors said Friday.
A former leader of the San Francisco branch of the international MS-13 criminal gang pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to charges of racketeering, murder conspiracy and gun use.
A five-month long federal investigation that targeted gangs in Santa Cruz has taken several dozen suspected gang members off the streets and secured their arrests.