Norteño

Danilo Velasquez

Life Sentence For Gang Member In ’09 Daly City BART Slaying

Calling him a “vicious, heartless murderer,” a federal judge in San Francisco Thursday imposed a sentence of life plus ten years in prison on an MS-13 gang member accused of participating in the gunfire slaying of a college student in Daly City in 2009.

02/16/2012

(L-R) Luis Herrera, Danilo Velasquez (Daly City PD)

Gang Member Pleads Guilty In ’09 Murder Near Daly City BART

One of two alleged MS-13 gang members who went on trial in federal court in San Francisco last month has pleaded guilty to seven charges, including possessing the gun used in a shooting murder near the Daly City BART station in 2009.

11/10/2011

Oakland shooting, police

Oakland Leaders Put Off Controversial Anti-Crime Measures

After lengthy discussion, the Oakland City Council Tuesday night voted to table three controversial proposals aimed at preventing violent crime and youth crime citywide.

10/05/2011

San Francisco Mission District Shooting Victim Identified

A man who was fatally shot in San Francisco’s Mission District early Monday morning has been identified by the medical examiner’s office as 45-year-old Dwayne Spruell.

09/07/2011

Fatal Shooting

Another Fatal Shooting In SF Mission District; 3rd In Week

A man was fatally shot in San Francisco’s Mission District early Monday morning, the third homicide in the neighborhood in less than a week, police said.

09/06/2011

San Francisco Police Saturate Mission District After 2 Gang-Related Murders

More San Francisco police have been patrolling the Mission District since a second gang-related murder less than 24 hours after a young father was shot to death by gang members who mistakenly thought he belonged to a rival gang.

09/01/2011

Months-Long MS-13 Gang Murder Trial Winds Down In San Francisco

A prosecutor told a federal jury in San Francisco Monday that the most important rule of the MS-13 street gang is to “attack and kill rival gang members.”

CBS San Francisco–08/08/2011

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Oakland City Attorney Plans To Seek 3rd Gang Injunction

The Oakland City Attorney’s Office, which has filed lawsuits against two gangs in the city, still plans to file a lawsuit against a third gang at some point in the near future, a spokesman said Tuesday.

CBS San Francisco–04/26/2011

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Lawyer For Alleged Gang Members Wants Injunction Against OPD

A lawyer for reputed Norteño gang members in Oakland’s Fruitvale District Wednesday turned the tables on city officials who are suing his clients by saying he wants an injunction against police officers who he alleges are harassing them.

CBS San Francisco–03/09/2011

Scene of shooting at 16th and Folsom Streets on January 18, 2011. (CBS)

SF Police Look To Crack Down On Mission District Gang Violence

San Francisco police are stepping up enforcement in the Mission District after a series of suspected gang-related stabbings and shootings.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/04/2011

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