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An Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Dropping Controversial Gang Injunction; Included Curfew, Banned Wearing Certain Colors

Oakland’s city attorney confirmed that they are dropping its controversial gang injunction with police chief Sean Whent in favor of the move. Alleged members

03/06/2015

Daniel Chavez, Antonio Chavez, and Jesse Hernandez were arrested in connection with the 'Point Break' bank robberies. (Source: SJPD)

‘Point Break’ Bank Robbery Suspects Arrested In Connection With San Jose, Campbell Heists

Members of a sophisticated crew dubbed “Point Break,” suspected in bank robberies in San Jose and Campbell, were arrested Tuesday in a joint operation by law enforcement agencies in four counties, a San Jose police spokeswoman said.

10/21/2014

Image from YouTube video of a brawl inside a Levi's Stadium restroom, October 5, 2014. (Alex C/YouTube)

Santa Clara Police Urging More Witnesses To Come Forward In Levi’s Stadium Assault Caught On Camera

SANTA CLARA (CBS SF) — Santa Clara police were asking for more witnesses to come forward following a brutal fistfight earlier this month inside a crowded restroom at Levi’s Stadium that left one victim paralyzed, a […]

10/16/2014

Ashley Kirk (left) and Juan Ortega-Ramos are accused of burglarizing customers of a PetSmart store in San Carlos. (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

No Contest Pleas From Couple In PetSmart Burglaries; Homes Ransacked After Pets Boarded

A former San Carlos PetSmart employee and her boyfriend have pleaded no contest to burglary charges for a series of break-ins at homes they learned were vacant when the residents’ pets were boarded at PetSmart, San Mateo County prosecutors said Tuesday.

09/16/2014

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Sonoma Valley Teen ‘Gunsmith’ Arrested On Weapons Charges

A 16-year-old Sonoma Valley boy who bragged about his gun manufacture and modification prowess was arrested last week on weapons charges.

08/13/2014

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

3 Alleged Street Gang Members Arrested In San Jose

San Jose police arrested three alleged street gang associates last weekend, including two reputed Norteno members and a juvenile who discarded a stolen gun when confronted by officers, police said.

07/24/2014

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Feds Indict 27 Members Of San Jose-Based ‘Mexican Mafia’ With Murder, Racketeering, Drug Charges

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in San Jose Wednesday unsealed a 41-count indictment against 27 members of the San Jose-based “Mexican Mafia” street gang the Sur Santos Pride on racketeering, murder, drug dealing, firearms and other charges.

03/20/2014

Courtroom

South SF Gang Member Gets 5 Life Terms For Array Of Crimes

A Norteño gang member has been sentenced in federal court in San Francisco to five life terms for an array of convictions, including the racketeering murders of three young men perceived as rival gang members in South San Francisco in 2010.

11/08/2013

(L-R) Miguel Alvarado, Osvaido Lopez (Redwood City Police Dept.)

Alleged Gang Members Arrested In Redwood City ‘Mini Crime Spree’

It took less than three hours for two alleged Norteño gang members to rob three Redwood City convenience stores Tuesday morning with rifles stolen in a residential burglary days earlier, Redwood City police said Wednesday.

05/29/2013

An East Palo Alto crime scene (CBS)

East Palo Alto Police Chief Wants Meeting With Gang Leaders

East Palo Alto police Chief Ron Davis is preparing to call in gang members who may have been involved in a deadly shooting last weekend, which claimed the life of a 16-year-old.

05/22/2013

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