Oakland Police Suspect Gang Violence May Be Behind Surge In HomicidesPolice in Oakland are linking at least some if not most of a recent surge in gun violence in the city to conflicts among gangs and groups.
Paroled Gangster Rapper Seeks Redemption After 26 Years Behind BarsA Bay Area gangster rapper whose violent lyrics helped convict him and put him behind bars for more than a quarter century is now free from prison, trying to make amends and restart his career.
Fatal Shooting In Salinas Investigated As Gang-RelatedA fatal shooting Sunday afternoon in Salinas is being investigated as gang-related, police said.
3 Suspects Charged With Murder Of Hayward Dad Shot Walking Infant SonThree East Bay residents have been arrested and charged in the fatal shooting that killed a Hayward father as he walked his infant son in a stroller last month, according to authorities.
2 Of 4 Suspects In Gang-Related Murder Of Woman On Hwy 4 ArrestedTwo of four suspects in a shooting that killed a person and injured another on state Highway 4 in Pittsburg in May were arrested in Antioch.
Massive East Bay Bust Snares 24 Alleged Norteño Gang MembersA joint law enforcement operation conducted a massive gang bust in eastern and central Contra Costa County last week.
4 Reputed East Bay Gang Members Arrested For July 9 HomicideFour reputed gang members and associates have been arrested for the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old man in East Oakland earlier this month, police said Thursday.
Arrest Made In Gang-Related Stabbing Of Teen In San Jose Park A 20-year-old San Jose man was arrested Saturday in the allegedly gang-related stabbing earlier this month of a 16-year-old boy, a San Jose police spokeswoman said.
More Than 40 Shots Fired Into Apartment Building In Richmond, No One InjuredNo one was injured when more than 40 shots were fired into a Richmond apartment building on Thursday night, a police spokeswoman said Friday.
Sonoma Teen Arrested Following Gang-Related Road Rage IncidentA gang-related road rage incident led to the arrest of an unlicensed 17-year-old Santa Rosa boy for resisting arrest and evading officers in Sonoma County on Sunday night, the California Highway Patrol said.
1 Killed, 6 Wounded When Gunmen Open Fire At Baby's Birthday Party In SacramentoPolice say gunmen have opened fire at a baby's birthday party in a Sacramento park, killing one man and injuring six other people, including a child.
Trial Begins For Alleged Ringleader Of '08 Richmond Gang Rape, Hate Crime A woman who was beaten, gang-raped and taunted about her sexual orientation in Richmond more than five years ago appeared in a Martinez courtroom Tuesday to recount harrowing details of the attack after opening statements in the trial against her alleged main attacker.
5 Arrested In 2012 Fatal Shooting Of Santa Cruz BoySanta Cruz police said five suspects were arrested Saturday in the gang-related, drive-by shooting death last year of a 12-year-old boy associated with the Sureno street gang.
San Jose Touts Success Of Gang Suppression ProgramThe San Jose Police Department said Monday that a program implemented this summer to reduce gang-related crime has led to an overall 20 percent reduction in crime from last year.
San Jose Teen Wounded In Gang-Related AssaultSeveral male teens assaulted another male teen Sunday in a suspected gang-related robbery attempt in East San Jose during the first weekend of an anti-gang program by San Jose police, a spokesman said Monday.