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East Palo Alto Struggles to Curb Gang Violence

June 17, 2014 | 8:00 am

East Palo Alto Struggles to Curb Gang Violence

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Persistent problems driven by drugs and turf wars, as demographic shifts help determine who flourishes.

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Mexican Militias Fight Against Drug Cartels With Help from U.S. Friends

May 9, 2014 | 8:00 am

Mexican Militias Fight Against Drug Cartels With Help from U.S. Friends

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Efforts to protect citizens from violence resonates deeply with Michoacan migrants living in California.

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How Imprisoned Mexican Mafia Leader Exerts Secret Control Over L.A. Street Gangs

September 19, 2013 | 3:55 pm

How Imprisoned Mexican Mafia Leader Exerts Secret Control Over L.A. Street Gangs

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A gang leader in the recent hunger strike allegedly sent a secret letter detailing “reglas” to gang members.

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August 10, 2011 | 12:53 pm

No Arrests Yet in Oakland Gang Related Shooting

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The Oakland Police Department just sent out the following update about the fatal shooting of a 3-year-old boy in Oakland. Despite previous reports of arrests in the case, they now say there are none yet: Investigators have reason to believe the shooting of Carlos Nava is a result of gang activity in the area, and […]

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Oakland Gang Injunctions

October 14, 2010 | 10:54 am

Oakland Gang Injunctions

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As we reported on-air this morning: “Oakland community groups are planning to rally at noon today in opposition to gang injunctions requested by police. The injunction, issued in June, prohibits gang members in a North Oakland neighborhood from hanging out in public, recruiting, or carrying guns or drugs. The groups who are rallying say the […]

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