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$1M gang violence initiative launched in Norfolk (Norfolk, VA): City officials accepted $1 million in federal and state money Tuesday that will be used in gun and gang violence prevention efforts. The money comes from a $500,000 federal grant from the Violent Gang and Gun Crime Reduction Program and from $500,000 in state asset forfeiture funds.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: October 22, 2014

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Worcester's Main South rehabilitation efforts get $992,000 to fight gang recruitment (Worcester, MA): The city’s continuing efforts to rehabilitate the Main South neighborhood got a nearly million-dollar boost Tuesday. The Main South Community Development Corp. received a federal criminal justice innovation grant totaling $992,000 to support coordinated efforts to reduce gang activity and recruitment in the greater Kilby Garden area.
Source: The Republican    Date: October 22, 2014

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol Agents Arrest Criminal Gang Member (Calexico, CA): Today, U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehend a dangerous gang member from the “Sureno” criminal street gang. This makes a total of 23 gang members arrested this year. The man was illegally present in the United States at the time of his arrest.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: October 21, 2014

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Fresno gang member arrested on weapons charges (Fresno, CA): An ex-felon and Samson Street Gang member was arrested in southwest Fresno last week for having two handguns, police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: October 21, 2014

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LR Police: Latest homicides were gang related (Little Rock, AR): Police say the Saturday shootings that left two people dead were gang related and that the "victim was known by the suspect".
Source: KATV 7 News    Date: October 21, 2014

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District Attorney: Gang suspects plotted to kill victims in attack, fifth suspect sought (Southold, NY): Walking on crutches, a fourth suspect and alleged MS-13 gang member, 17, who was nabbed in relation to what police said was a gang-related shooting on South Harbor Road and State Route 25 in Southold last week, was indicted Tuesday before Judge William Condon at the Arthur J. Cromarty Criminal Court in Riverside.
Source: SoutholdLOCAL    Date: October 21, 2014

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Santa Rosa renaming anti-gang program (Santa Rosa, CA): Santa Rosa is renaming its decade-old gang prevention program to reflect the evolution of its mission and broaden the appeal of its programs. The Mayor’s Gang Prevention Task Force, which was formed in 2003 to address the root causes behind a surge in gang violence in the city, will now be called the Santa Rosa Violence Prevention Partnership.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: October 21, 2014

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B.C. homicide victim tied to Alberta gangs: police (Richmond, BC): A 25-year-old man who was found dead in Richmond, B.C., has been tied by police to gang activity in Alberta.
Source: Global News    Date: October 21, 2014

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Gang unit recovers 117 guns so far in 2014 (Tulsa, OK): The Tulsa Police Department's Organized Gang Unit says it has recovered 177 firearms - including high powered rifles - since January.
Source: News On 6    Date: October 21, 2014

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NYC gang member convicted in 2002 fatal shooting (New York, NY): A 32-year-old Bronx man has been convicted in a 2002 shooting at a christening party that killed a 10-year-old bystander and paralyzed a rival gang member.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: October 20, 2014

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Gang violence seeing revival, BSO chief says (Deerfield Beach, FL): It started with three fights on the beach, a melee at Deerfield Beach High School following a football game, then another at a Packer Rattlers' game at Westside Park. Now the Broward Sheriff's Office is reporting renewed gang violence in Deerfield Beach.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: October 20, 2014

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First defendant in Augusta gang battle case pleads guilty (Augusta, GA): An Augusta man accused of participating in a gang-related series of shootings pleaded guilty Monday. Jordan J. Lovett, 19, pleaded guilty in Richmond County Superior Court to charges that included aggravated assault, unlawful gang activity and property damage.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: October 20, 2014

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San Jose: Mayor's gang-violence claim underscores political fight for city's crime image (San Jose, CA): When Mayor Chuck Reed's office put out a news release boasting a staggering 70 percent decline in violent gang crimes since the start of the year, it raised eyebrows and expectedly drew the ire of the police union.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: October 20, 2014

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Three arrested in Planada gang shootout (Planada, CA): Three people were arrested in connection with a weekend shootout and 12-mile vehicle chase between rival gangs that began in Planada, the Merced County Sheriff’s Department confirmed Monday.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: October 20, 2014

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21-year-old on bond for gang-related shooting now charged with felony gun possession (Saginaw, MI): A 21-year-old who was out on bond awaiting sentencing for a gang-related shooting was in caught possession of a firearm, prosecutors say.
Source: MLive    Date: October 20, 2014

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Gang member shot, wounded by Sanger police (Sanger, CA): The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office Monday identified the man shot and wounded by a Sanger police officer as Phillip Ozuna, 30, of Del Rey.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: October 20, 2014

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Murfreesboro taking new steps to combat gang violence (Murfreesboro, TN): Murfreesboro police officials said they're taking steps to get gang violence under control by partnering with federal officials. Beginning in 2007, Murfreesboro police said they've seen a string of homicides and other crimes by gangs including the Gangster Disciples and Vice Lords.
Source: WSMV 4 News    Date: October 20, 2014

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A search warrant reveals violent gang activity that links to a shooting, and a murder (Tucson, AZ): A search warrant reveals some riveting information about violent gang activity that links a shooting, and a murder. On Oct. 3, Edward Murphy was gunned down in broad day light as we was walking down the street. It happened on 32nd street near Fremont.
Source: KVOA 4 News    Date: October 20, 2014

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Niaz Khoshnaw murder trial: Eyewitness recounts deadly Forest Grove gang shooting (Forest Grove, OR): Fifteen-year-old Andrew Rodriguez Hernandez knocked on the door of a man who was about to die. No answer. Andrew's friend Niaz Khoshnaw told him knock again, louder this time. So, Andrew knocked. No answer.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 20, 2014

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Arrested Mexican 'Sureno' Gang Member Admits to Stabbing Rival Gangsters (El Centro, CA): After U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested Octavio Gonzalez-Ramirez Monday morning, the suspect admitted to having stabbed two members of the “Norteno” gang.
Source: Breitbart    Date: October 20, 2014

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