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California To End Decades-Long Isolation Of Most Gang Leaders Behind Bars

California agreed Tuesday to end its unlimited isolation of imprisoned gang leaders, restricting a practice that once kept hundreds of inmates in notorious segregation units for a decade or longer.


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Man Arrested For Allegedly Attacking Janitor After Mistaking Uniform For Gang Color

Police have arrested one of two suspects who allegedly attacked a janitor on May 16 in Madera. The incident happened at a Save Mart store on Howard Road.


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Teen Gang Members Arrested After Allegedly Escaping From Probation Camp

Authorities say three 17-year-old gang members who escaped from a Northern California probation camp were arrested after stealing a car and holding its owner hostage.


Raul Manginsay mugshot, one of the many arrested Wednesday.

Sweeping Arrests Target Leaders Of Notorious Stockton Gang

One of Stockton’s most notorious gangs was the target of sweeping arrests Wednesday, police say.



SWAT Officers Arrest Man Wanted For Shooting At House Party

SWAT officers arrested a man possibly connected to the shooting death of another man at a house party in Natomas over the weekend.



Galt School Districts Hope To Curb Gang Activity With Second Resource Officer

Galt’s school districts want to get a grip on gangs by connecting with students in the classroom.


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Prison Hunger Strike Heads Into Seventh Week

A hunger strike involving several dozen inmates inside California’s prison system evolved Monday into a semantic battle between their advocates and corrections officials over how to define such an action.



Yuba City Volunteers Removing Gang Graffiti Attacked With Rocks

Volunteers trying to clean up a veterans memorial were attacked by suspects who threatened to shoot the good Samaritans removing gang graffiti.


North Highlands home where a girl, 10, was shot and killed. Her parents were also shot. (credit: CBS)

Girl Dies After Being Shot Along With Parents In North Highlands Home

A 10-year-old girl was shot to death and her parents were hospitalized after gunmen walked up to the front door of a home in the North Highlands area of Sacramento County and started shooting, sheriff’s officials said.


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UPDATE: Seventh Suspect Wanted For Gang-Related Triple Slaying In Modesto

Modesto police have identified a seventh person accused in the murder of three people inside their home almost a year ago.


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Disabled Stockton Man Claims Rival Gang Members Stole His Prosthetic Leg

A gang rivalry could be the motivation behind the beating of a disabled Stockton man who was jumped and had his prosthetic leg stolen Thursday morning.


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Folsom Couple Wanted For Questioning In Attempted Murder, Robbery

Folsom police are looking for two people wanted for questioning about an attempted murder and a separate robbery that took place during a party last Friday night.