Feds: MS-13 Gang Members Hacked Victims To Death With Machetes In Socal ForestMembers and associates of the MS-13 gang committed seven murders including several in which victims were hacked to death with machetes in a Southern California forest, according to a federal indictment released Tuesday.
'Operation Red Reaper' Busts Massive Nuestra Familia-Norteño Prison Gang Drug NetworkA state, local and federal undercover action named 'Operation Red Reaper' has busted a major methamphetamine distribution and violent crime network controlled by the Norteño street gang and the Nuestra Familia prison gang, authorities announced Wednesday.
Alleged Gang Member Appears In Court In San Mateo Arson Murder CaseA 26-year-old alleged gang member made his initial court appearance Tuesday to face murder and arson charges for setting a fire last week at a San Mateo home that targeted gang rivals but ended up killing an 85-year-old woman, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Gang Member Arrested In Arson Attack That Killed 85-Year-Old GrandmotherA suspect has been arrested in East Palo Alto in connection with an early morning gang-related arson attack that left an 85-year-old grandmother dead, authorities said.
Salinas Norteño Gang Members Charged With Forming 'Murder Squad' A federal grand jury has returned murder charges against two members for the notorious Norteño gang who allegedly created a 'murder squad' to track down and kill their rivals.
Feds Raid Suspected Oakland MS-13 Pot Growing OperationFederal agents have raided an Oakland house suspected of being an illegal indoor pot growing operation that helped fund MS-13 gang activity in the Central Valley.
Alleged Santa Cruz MS-13 Members Charged With Racketeering, MurderA dozen alleged members of an MS-13 gang in Santa Cruz have been accused in a revised indictment by a federal grand jury in San Jose of charges including murder, drug trafficking and racketeering.
Study: California Gun Deaths Decline Between 2000 And 2015Gun deaths have fallen in California over a 16 year period ending in 2015, driven largely by a decline in gang violence, a recent — and rare — scientific study of firearm violence found.
Brown Says Agreement Has Been Reached On California Guard DeploymentCalifornia's National Guard troops will deploy to the border to focus on fighting transnational gangs as well as drug and gun smugglers.
Notorious 'Central Divisadero Players' Gang Members Convicted Of Racketeering And MurderA federal jury Monday convicted five members of San Francisco's notorious 'Central Divisadero Players' gang of several racketeering counts and murder.
Eight Defendants In 'Shrimp Boy' Chow Racketeering Case Sentenced To PrisonEight defendants who plead guilty to a variety of charges including illegal weapons sales, drug manufacturing and money laundering in the Raymond 'Shrimp Boy' Chow racketeering and murder case have been sentenced to federal prison.
Nearly 50 Arrested In Stockton Gang CrackdownThe state attorney general's office said that the sweep was aimed at members of some of south Stockton's most notorious criminal gangs.
San Pablo Murder Suspects ArrestedTwo suspects have been arrested in the alleged gang-related murder of a San Pablo man earlier this month.
Alleged Richmond Gang Members Tied To Deadly East Bay Crime SpreeSeven alleged Richmond gang members were in custody Wednesday for a violent East Bay crime spree that included three murders and 14 attempted murders, including the shooting of an Orinda school board member.
Oakland Police Serves Warrants On Gang Suspects Throughout Bay AreaPolice have been serving warrants throughout the Bay Area Friday morning as part of a multi-agency operation.