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Gang member faces 210-year sentence for killing aspiring lawyer (San Jose, CA): Murder victim Albert Cobarrubias' mistake was believing it'd be safe to play pool with the garage door open on a winter night in his gang-infested neighborhood.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: October 30, 2014

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Gang members want face-to-face meeting with Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke (Chattanooga, TN): Gang members are stepping into the anti-violence dialogue in Chattanooga today — days after three people were killed and seven were injured by a spate of gun violence throughout the city.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: October 30, 2014

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Gang members arrested in Rockland bank fraud scheme (Rockland County, NY): A cadre of federal and local police arrested two dozen street gang members during predawn raids Wednesday across Rockland that authorities say broke up an elaborate bank fraud scheme with profits nearing $500,000.
Source: The Journal News    Date: October 30, 2014

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County connects the dots on gangs (Multnomah County, OR): When a coalition of organizations this summer released what may be the most comprehensive report ever put together on Multnomah County gangs, its executive summary noted that “public safety agencies have lacked a centralized method for identifying and tracking gangs.”
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: October 30, 2014

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Sources: SC Juvenile Justice Agency “Infested With Gangs” (Columbia, SC): Another agency in S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley‘s cabinet appears headed for a major scandal … According to multiple sources at the S.C. Department of Juvenile Justice (SCDJJ), the agency is “infested with gangs” – and not just the youthful offenders it is charged with rehabilitating.
Source: FITSNews    Date: October 29, 2014

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Man shot while walking in Atwater Village, shooting suspected gang-related (Los Angeles, CA): A man was shot in a hand and a leg this morning as he walked on an Atwater Village street with his girlfriend, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: October 29, 2014

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Prosecutor: 299 charges filed against BBE 900 gang (Cleveland, OH): On Wednesday, the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office announced charges to stop gang violence in Cuyahoga County and to tackle head-on a gang responsible for much of the wanton violence. It announced a series of arrests, indictments and juvenile complaints aimed at dismantling a very violent street gang known as BBE 900.
Source: WKYC 3 News    Date: October 29, 2014

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Two Springfield murder suspects arrested within 24 hours (Springfield, MA): The U.S. Marshals held a news conference at 2:30 p.m.Wednesday afternoon to announce that two Springfield murder suspects wanted in the July 19th gang-related shooting of 27-year-old Jermaine Cowell of Springfield have been arrested within the last 24 hours.
Source: WWLP 22 News    Date: October 29, 2014

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Police: Student shot in gang-related confrontation (Trotwood, OH): Police and sheriff’s deputies are investigating a shooting in Trotwood involving high school students. A Meadowdale High School student was shot around 3:15 p.m. in the 4,000 block of Wolf Road.
Source: WDTN 2 News    Date: October 29, 2014

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Father of Hiawayi Robinson detained, not arrested in “Operation Triple Beam” (Mobile, AL): Mobile County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) officials said Hiawatha Robinson, father of 8-year-old Hiawayi Robinson, who was killed last month in Prichard, was detained Wednesday afternoon, October 29, when officers served a search warrant on three different homes off Stovall Street in Prichard.
Source: FOX10 News    Date: October 29, 2014

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Last of 28 gang members sentenced to prison (Gaston County, NC) : The last of nearly 30 area gang members netted in a five-year investigation was sentenced to federal prison Wednesday. Local police worked with federal and state authorities to garner the convictions.
Source: Gaston Gazette    Date: October 29, 2014

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Gang member apologizes for participating in armed robberies near University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH): One of the gang members charged with robbing University of Cincinnati students at gunpoint apologized and pleaded guilty Tuesday - and his father apologized, too.
Source: WCPO 9 News    Date: October 29, 2014

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Two gang associates face drug, firearms charges (Victoria, BC): Two men with Lower Mainland gang ties have been arrested by police on gun- and drug-related charges.
Source: Victoria News    Date: October 29, 2014

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MS-13 gang member gets life in prison (Atlanta, GA): A member of a violent international street gang was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for his role in a killing in metro Atlanta. Remberto “Pitufo” Argueta, a member of MS-13 with roots in Latin America and the United States, was sentenced for his part in a murder and attempted murders against rival gangs, U.S. Attorney Sally Quillian Yates said.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: October 29, 2014

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Dozens of gang members arrested, accused of ‘brazen,’ ‘violent’ acts in Cleveland (Cleveland, OH): Dozens of members of a street gang known as BBE 900 have been arrested and charged with violent crimes in local communities, according to the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office.
Source: FOX 8 News    Date: October 29, 2014

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Alleged MS-13 member arrested in Falls Church slaying (Fairfax County, VA): An apparent member of the MS-13 street gang has been charged with murder in the killing of a Falls Church-area man in September, Fairfax County police said Wednesday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: October 29, 2014

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Gang arrests, activity at unprecedented levels (Brunswick, GA): Glynn County Police Chief Matt Doering says there are more street gangs and gang members in Brunswick today than he’s seen in his 30-year career as a police officer. He said Glynn County and Brunswick officers working on the Joint Violent Crimes Task Force have identified 30 active street gangs and 150 active gang members since the task force was created in late 2012.
Source: The Brunswick News    Date: October 28, 2014

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Gang war 'terrorizing' city, prosecutor says (Worcester, MA): Some of the bullets flying around city streets are part of a shooting war between the Kilby Street Gang and East Side gangs, a Worcester police officer in the gang unit said in court Tuesday.
Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette    Date: October 28, 2014

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Texas Executes Ex-Gang Member for Deaths of 3 (Huntsville, TX): A former gang member was put to death Tuesday evening for the fatal shootings of three rivals 14 years ago in San Antonio.
Source: The Associated Press - ABC News    Date: October 28, 2014

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Chattanooga Mayor Defends VRI After Week of Violence (Chattanooga, TN): Eleven shooting victims in one week. Three of those victims were killed. There have been more homicides in the city of Chattanooga this year compared to all of last year, and shootings are also on pace to surpass last years numbers. After an extremely violent week in the city many families, and others in Chattanooga are looking for answers.
Source: WTVC NewsChannel 9    Date: October 28, 2014

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