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Merced County trio plead guilty to selling meth, await sentencing (Merced County, CA) : Three Merced County men pleaded guilty Monday in a Fresno courtroom to arranging the sale of methamphetamine to two men from Madera.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: July 9, 2013

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Bexar County District Attorney's Office to crack down on gang activity (San Antonio, TX): In the summer of 2008 the Bexar County Attorney's Office created a safety zone in an area plagued by gang violence. A court injunction prohibited about 30 known gang members from associating with each other in public with the safety zone.
Source: KENS 5 News    Date: July 9, 2013

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BC summit on gang violence casts light on issue (Surrey, BC): Gang violence is a growing occurrence in the South Asian community in Surrey and other cities in British Columbia. A two-day summit was recently held in Chilliwack last week which focused on curbing gang violence .
Source: CanIndia    Date: July 9, 2013

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Cops make arrest in connection with gang injunction (Aurora, IL): A 23-year-old from Aurora has been the first person arrested by Aurora police in connection with a 2012 civil suit filed by the Kane County state's attorney against an Aurora street gang.
Source: The Beacon-News    Date: July 9, 2013

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Bethlehem homicide victim shot at site of planned drug deal with gang member, police say (Bethlehem, PA): Bethlehem homicide victim Ian Juma arranged to meet a Bloods gang member June 29 for a drug deal at Eighth Avenue and West Union Boulevard shortly before he was fatally shot, according to court records.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: July 9, 2013

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Peel cops' report shows fewer car crashes, more assaults and gangs (Peel, ON): The report revealed that street gangs are still alive and well in Peel, with 95 known gangs and more than 2,000 gang members/associates. This is up from the 1,066 confirmed members and 515 associates from 2008.
Source: Mississauga News    Date: July 9, 2013

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Little Egg Harbor man pleads guilty to Bloods street gang murder conspiracy (Trenton, NJ): A 29-year-old Little Egg Harbor man — who also is a member of the Nine Trey Gangsters set of the Bloods street gang — pleaded guilty Monday to conspiring to murder another member of the gang in 2006, according to the state attorney general’s office.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: July 9, 2013

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Rusk County sheriff plans programs for youth (Henderson, TX): Rusk County commissioners agreed Monday to spend drug seizure money to set up a new anti-gang program, said Sheriff Jeff Price. Chief Deputy Charles Helton said the aim of the program is to prevent "wannabe" gang members from turning into "gonnabe" gang members.
Source: Longview News-Journal    Date: July 9, 2013

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Portland police want to tap into DNA advances to get guns, gang members off street (Portland, OR): Portland police routinely collect blood or saliva samples from a crime scene to get a suspect's DNA profile.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: July 9, 2013

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What can be done to curb violence in Columbia? (Columbia, SC): Monday night's gang shooting that wounded a 4-year-old girl along with a deadly shooting at a bakery last week have many in the Columbia community outraged.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: July 9, 2013

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Law to help relocate gang crime witnesses could help Peoria (Peoria, IL): A new bill was signed into law Monday to protect witnesses of gang crime in Illinois. It's called the Gang Crime Witness Protection Act. The program will reimburse counties that pay to move witnesses who give valuable information.
Source: WMBD News    Date: July 9, 2013

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How one man used drive, tragedy and hoops to counter Bridgeton's gang influence (Bridgeton, NJ): It's a Thursday night in Bridgeton, N.J., and John Fuqua is standing smack-dab in the middle of rival gang members in the midst of heated battle.
Source: WHYY NewsWorks    Date: July 9, 2013

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Suspect in 5-year-old's shooting bragged about gang ties on camera (Chicago, IL): One of the victims of Chicago's holiday violence was 5-year-old Jaden Donald, who was shot and wounded in a South Side park. Police say the child was a mistaken victim of a gang attack.
Source: WLS 7 News    Date: July 8, 2013

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St. Paul: Shoreview man pleads guilty to role in gang-related murder (St. Paul, MN): A Shoreview man has pleaded guilty to being an accomplice in the murder of 20-year-old Naressa "NuNu" Turner in an alley on St. Paul's East Side.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: July 8, 2013

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10th St. Gang member gets prison for killing rival who shot cousin (Buffalo, NY): When Saul Santana went looking for revenge, he found it in Anthony "Ace" Colon. It was the bloody summer of 2009, and Santana, a 10th Street Gang member, was seeking retaliation for the shooting of his cousin, fellow gang member Edwin Rivera.
Source: THe Buffalo News    Date: July 8, 2013

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Surgeon: More gang injuries in ER (Fort Wayne, IN): Lutheran Hospital's Trauma Medical Director Dr. Donald Reed said he sees gang-related injuries almost daily. "In one seven day period, we had five, so it's not quite daily, but it's getting close to daily. Yesterday, we had two," said Dr. Reed.
Source: WANE News Channel 15    Date: July 8, 2013

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Suspected gang member charged in drug deal with homicide victim (Bethlehem, PA): A suspected member of the Bloods street gang is facing charges after police said he arranged a drug deal with a man who was shot to death later that night.
Source: WFMZ 69 News    Date: July 8, 2013

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Police suspect gang connection in fatal shooting in Fontana (Fontana, CA): Police are investigating a Sunday night shooting that resulted in the death of a Fontana teen. "Three young men were walking down Fern Street when they got into an argument with three other men in front of a house over gang affiliation," police spokesman Doug Imhof said.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: July 8, 2013

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First suspect identified in gang shooting that wounded child (Columbia, SC): Columbia Police have identified at least one suspect sought in connection with the shootout between two rival gangs Monday night at the Colony Apartments that wounded a 4-year-old girl.
Source: WMBF News    Date: July 8, 2013

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Convicted Youngstown street gang leader sentenced (Youngstown, OH): A convicted leader of a Youngstown street gang has been sentenced to ten years in prison.
Source: WFMJ News    Date: July 8, 2013

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