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Guilty verdict in Imperial Gangsters murder case (Hammond, IN): An East Chicago man has been found guilty of murdering a Griffith man in 2007 and taking part in the racketeering conspiracy of the Imperial Gangsters street gang.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: January 27, 2014

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Three men indicted in July Talmadge Street homicide (New Brunswick, NJ): Three men were indicted last week on charges of killing a New Brunswick man on Talmadge Street in July 2013. A first degree count of gang criminality was attached to each of the murder, conspiracy and weapons offenses, as the men acted on behalf of the "18th Street" street gang, the release said.
Source: NewBrunswickPatch    Date: January 27, 2014

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Sex trafficking overtakes drugs as San Diego County gang's top cash source (San Diego County, CA) : FBI Assistant Special Agent Robert Howe said San Diego's rival street gangs like the BMS, the Neighborhood Crips and Brim have put aside their differences over turf and drugs, and have struck up alliances to sell women and girls, some as young as 12.
Source: KPBS News    Date: January 27, 2014

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Fresno Police search for suspects in gang-related shooting in SW Fresno (Fresno, CA): Three people are recovering from their injuries following what police are now calling a gang-related shooting in Southwest Fresno.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: January 27, 2014

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Leaders of Ontario street gang convicted (Ontario, CA): Two men accused of directing operations of Ontario's Black Angels street gang were found guilty Monday of federal racketeering charges in Los Angeles. The Black Angels gang is comprised of about 450 members, which includes full members of the gang and younger members in subgroups called Ontario Varrio Sur and Junior Black Angels.
Source: Daily Bulletin    Date: January 27, 2014

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Almighty Imperial Gangster member convicted of murder and violent crime offenses (Washington, DC): Richard Reyes, a member of the Almighty Imperial Gangsters, has been convicted at trial for his role in violent acts as a member of a criminal street gang that operated in Northwest Indiana and is accused of engaging in drug trafficking and acts of violence, including murder, attempted murder and robbery.
Source: eNews Park Forest    Date: January 27, 2014

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Gang member sentenced to 10 years in Dodge City case (Dodge City, KS): Russell Worthey, 25, Dodge City, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit racketeering and one count of possessing and discharging a firearm in a crime of violence. In his plea, Worthey admitted he was a member of the Norteno street gang when he was involved in the murder of Israel Peralta on June 8, 2009, in Dodge City.
Source: KSCB Radio News    Date: January 27, 2014

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Watch for signs of gang activity in your child (Markham, ON): If you're worried your teenager is getting involved in gang activity, keep a lookout for a few specific warning signs, a York Regional Police expert said.
Source: YorkRegion    Date: January 27, 2014

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Evansville police chief speaks out about rise in gang violence (Evansville, IN): Evansville Police Chief Billy Bolin is speaking out about the recent rise in gang violence. The violence has sent at least six people to the hospital so far this year.
Source: WFIE 14 News    Date: January 27, 2014

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Some Palm Coast burglaries may have gang ties (Palm Coast, FL): At least some recent Palm Coast burglaries may be the work of suspected gang members, authorities said Monday. Three men, all 20 or younger, and a juvenile arrested Sunday and charged with burglary are being linked to the "Grove Street" gang, according to Flagler sheriff's deputy Dennis Lashbrook.
Source: The Daytona Beach News-Journal     Date: January 27, 2014

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Prosecutors: Onetime major crack cocaine dealer sentenced (Long Island, NY): A man described by federal prosecutors as a onetime major crack cocaine dealer in Hempstead, supplying street gangs and others, was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison Monday, officials said.
Source: Newsday    Date: January 27, 2014

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Gangsters used tracking devices in plot to kidnap wealthy Metro Vancouver man, court hears (Vancouver, BC) : Five gangsters used sophisticated tracking devices and encrypted BlackBerrys as they plotted to kidnap a wealthy Metro Vancouver man in an attempt at a million-dollar ransom, B.C. Supreme Court heard Monday.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: January 27, 2014

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EPD on alert following recent gang violence (Evansville, IN): Evansville Police say the three suspects involved in a shootout with a rival gang member had orders to 'shoot on sight.' The brazen shooting has the department on high alert as officers try to break the cycle of retaliation.
Source:     Date: January 27, 2014

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Six arrested on gun complaints after police chase through Tulsa (Tulsa, OK): Six people, including four juveniles, were taken into custody Monday after a high-speed chase through Tulsa, police said.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: January 27, 2014

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Gang-related shooting in Fernley (Fernley, NV): The Lyon County Sheriff's Office reports that one person has been hospitalized after a gang related shooting outside of a Fernley home early Sunday, January 26th.
Source: KTVN 2 News    Date: January 26, 2014

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Cases offer peek into prison gangs (North County, CA): Latino inmates who smuggle illegal drugs into prisons and jails know there's a cost to doing business behind bars. A third of their contraband must be "kicked up" to leaders of the Mexican Mafia prison gang, investigators said recently in a federal indictment.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: January 26, 2014

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Latin King leader wants to conceal and carry (Cook County, IL): Cook County Sheriff's officials say they've filed an objection to a gang leader's state application to carry a concealed firearm — and they're opposing hundreds of other applications, too.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: January 26, 2014

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Police arrest gang members for Halloween shooting in Desert Hot Springs (Desert Hot Springs, CA): Three gang members face possible attempted murder charges following their arrests in connection with a shooting at a Desert Hot Springs house party on Halloween last year, a detective said Saturday.
Source: PalmDesertPatch    Date: January 25, 2014

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Rival gang shooting leaves one man critically injured (Evansville, IN): A shootout in the parking lot of Hammerheads leaves one man with life threatening injuries. It's alleged that the shooting victim is part of rival gang "Savage Life."
Source:     Date: January 25, 2014

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Midlands, state police agencies ask for community's help with gang violence (Columbia, SC) : Gang violence in the Midlands increased in 2013 as gangs retaliated against each other and as the public grew complacent about their existence, some of the Midlands' top law enforcement officers say.
Source: The State    Date: January 25, 2014

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