Hands hold bag of crystal methamphetamine and pipe

17 Charged In East Bay Meth, Weapons Bust

A major drug and weapons bust in Contra Costa County has led to the arrest of 35 people, 17 of whom are facing federal charges.


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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

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Oakland Gang Injunction Hearings Drag On

Officials at Oakland’s City Attorney’s office claim lawyers for alleged gang members are purposely dragging out gang injunction court hearings to make the process more expensive.


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

Guardian Angels on patrol.

Guardian Angels Increase Patrols In SF’s Mission District

The Guardian Angels are stepping up patrols on the streets of San Francisco’s Mission District after an alleged increase in gang violence.


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Man Denies Norteño Ties In Oakland Gang Injunction Hearing

An Oakland man alleged by city officials to belong to the Norteños street gang denied his affiliation to the group at a hearing in Alameda County Superior Court on Wednesday.

CBS San Francisco–02/24/2011

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Judge Remains Undecided On Oakland Gang Injunction

For the second time in as many weeks, an Alameda County judge on Wednesday didn’t decide whether to grant a preliminary injunction that would prohibit 40 suspected gang members from gathering in an east Oakland neighborhood.

CBS San Francisco–02/23/2011

Oakland Residents Fired Up Over Proposed Gang Injunction

An Alameda County judge is scheduled to continue hearing evidence Wednesday afternoon over whether Oakland can impose a curfew and other restrictions on dozens of suspected gang members.


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No Ruling Issued On Oakland Gang Injunction

The hearing has been continued until next Wednesday afternoon following more than two hours of testimony on Wednesday.


Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Judge OKs Oakland City Hall-Connected Lawyers In Gang Case

A judge has ruled that a group of lawyers with connections to Oakland City Hall does not have to disqualify itself from representing alleged Nortenos gang members named in a city lawsuit.

CBS San Francisco–02/04/2011