The trial is scheduled to begin today for the teenager accused of killing a 3-month-old boy in East Palo Alto last year while shooting into a car occupied by the child’s family.
Fabian Zaragoza of East Palo Alto and another unidentified teen allegedly mistook a member of the family — who had been leaving a baby shower at the time of the June 5, 2011, incident — for a Sureño gang member, according to prosecutors.
A 50-year-old white man was driving a red car through the intersection of 19th and Mission streets a few years ago when he was attacked by bottle-hurling Sureño gang members. Read More
The 17-year-old accused of a shooting that killed a 3-month-old faces life in prison if found guilty of the murder charges he faces. Read More
San Francisco police are being forced to turn to confidential informants -- as they work to arrest those responsible for the recent Mission district violence -- since there have not been any credible leads from the community.“All of our information is coming from informants, and absolutely nothing from the public,” Gang Task Force Lt. Jim Miller told command staff at a public meeting Wednesday detailing recent crime trends in various districts. Read More
As Robert Mariano lectured a woman about the dangers of bringing gang members into the neighborhood, a Sureño thug unloaded four bullets into him, killing him.On Tuesday, gangbanger Nelson Barrera, of Oakland, was convicted of second-degree murder for the heartless attack on Dec. 6, 2005, according to the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office. Read More