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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

Antioch Police Department Cruiser. (CBS)

2 Killed In 7-Hour Period In Antioch

Antioch Police are asking for the public’s help in solving of one of two murders that took place in a seven-hour period this week.

06/13/2013

East Palo Alto police on the scene of a drive-by shooting near the McDonald's on Bay Road and University Avenue on May 5, 2013. (CBS)

27 Arrests Made In East Palo Alto Crime Crackdown

One week after East Palo Alto police Chief Ron Davis responded to a spike in gun violence by declaring a crime emergency in the city, patrol units have made 27 arrests in a crackdown focused on the Norteno street gang, officials announced Saturday.

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

15-year-old Jose Quinonez died in a shooting in East Palo Alto on May 19, 2013. (CBS)

East Palo Alto Police Chief Declaring ‘Crime Emergency’

Following the recent violence in East Palo Alto, culminating in Sunday’s killing of a teenager, police Chief Ronald Davis is calling a “crime emergency” for the department, which will take effect on Tuesday.

05/20/2013

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

Plea Deal Reached In Attempted Murder Of CHP Officer In Oakland

The Oakland Police Department announced on Thursday that a plea deal has been reached with four men, believed to be members of the Norteno gang, in a case involving the attempted murder of a California Highway Patrol officer last summer in East Oakland.

05/16/2013

Officers surround the scene of a Petaluma raid operation Thursday (CBS)

13 Arrested In Bay Area Gang Raids Plead Not Guilty

Fifteen of 19 defendants in a federal indictment charging gang-related crimes were arraigned Friday in U.S. District Court in San Francisco on racketeering, conspiracy, murder and other charges.

05/05/2012

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

Seldom-Used Legal Theory Employed In San Jose Murder Case

Santa Clara County prosecutors are turning to a seldom-used legal theory to charge a man with murder in his friend’s death although he did not fire the fatal shot.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/29/2011

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Preliminary Injunction Issued Against 5 Alleged Oakland Gang Members

A judge issued a preliminary injunction Friday against five alleged Norteno gang members in Oakland’s Fruitvale district but delayed a ruling on 35 other reputed members.

CBS San Francisco–06/24/2011

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