Norteño Gang Member Sentenced For Brutal Attacks On Inmates At Monterey County JailA high-ranking Norteño gang member was sentenced to 30 years in prison after being convicted of orchestrating and participating in multiple attempted murders at the Monterey County Jail.
6 Alleged Members Of Salinas Norteño 'Murder Squad' Indicted On Racketeering ChargesMembers of a Salinas-based Norteño "murder squad" have been indicted by a federal grand jury charging them with racketeering conspiracy and the killing of a number of perceived gang rivals, authorities announced Thursday.
Nuestra Familia Prison Gang Associates Admit Roles In Stabbing Attacks In Monterey Co. JailThree associates of the Nuestra Familia prison gang pleaded guilty Friday to racketeering conspiracy charges, admitting their roles in violent crimes as a means to enforce gang rules inside Monterey County Jail.
Nuestra Familia Gang Associates Plead Guilty To Violent Monterey County Jail AttacksTwo associates of the notorious Nuestra Familia prison gang have pleaded guilty to federal racketeering charges, admitting they were responsible for violent attacks of other inmates at the Monterey County Jail, authorities said.
Alleged Sureño Gang Members Indicted In Series Of MurdersA federal grand jury has indicted 10 reputed members of a San Francisco Mission District gang for their alleged roles in several murders dating back more than a decade.
Sonoma Valley Teen 'Gunsmith' Arrested On Weapons ChargesA 16-year-old Sonoma Valley boy who bragged about his gun manufacture and modification prowess was arrested last week on weapons charges.
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.
27 Arrests Made In East Palo Alto Crime CrackdownOne 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.
East Palo Alto Police Chief Wants Meeting With Gang LeadersEast 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.
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.
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.
13 Arrested In Bay Area Gang Raids Plead Not GuiltyFifteen 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.
Months-Long MS-13 Gang Murder Trial Winds Down In San FranciscoA 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.”
Seldom-Used Legal Theory Employed In San Jose Murder CaseSanta 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.
Preliminary Injunction Issued Against 5 Alleged Oakland Gang MembersA 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.