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Rival gang members attack man, steal his wife's sandals (Santa Cruz, CA): An alleged Norteno gang member told police he was attacked by rival gang members who stole his wife's expensive sandals while walking on Ocean Street.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: January 18, 2013

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Two Hispanic gang members plotted to kill cops, rival gang leader (Milwaukee, WI): Prosecutors in Milwaukee say two members of an Hispanic street gang plotted to kill the head of a rival gang and up to three Milwaukee police officers.
Source: WTAQ News    Date: January 18, 2013

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Five alleged gang members arraigned on charges in fatal Passaic shooting (Passaic County, NJ): Five purported Dominican gang members were arraigned in state court Wednesday on charges of murder, attempted murder or conspiracy in what prosecutors say may have been a case of mistaken identity when 19-year-old Alex Siri of Clifton was shot to death.
Source: The Record    Date: January 17, 2013

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Texas Syndicate members guilty in racketeering (San Antonio, TX): Five members of the Texas Syndicate pleaded guilty Thursday for their roles in the gang's racketeering activities in San Antonio, which included fatal and nonfatal shootings in a war with another criminal group.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: January 17, 2013

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New deputy to focus on drug, gang activity (Sealy, TX): In response to the need for full-time narcotics and gang deterrent officer and his goal to put more deputies on the streets, Austin County Sheriff Jack Brandes started off the New Year with a request for a new deputy position.
Source: The Sealy News    Date: January 17, 2013

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Boston police arrest 27 in dawn crackdown on feuding Dorchester street gangs (Dorchester, MA): At least 30 people were arrested today as part of a crackdown on two feuding street gangs - centered in Dorchester - believed to be responsible for a number of shootings and murders in Boston in recent years, officials said.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: January 17, 2013

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Police nab Wellesley, Cambridge residents in street gang crackdown (Boston, MA) : Over 300 federal, state and local law enforcement officers carried out arrests and executed search warrants early Thursday morning in Operation Concord, a large-scale investigation into the violence and distribution of drugs by the Woodward Avenue and Hendry Street gangs and their associates who terrorized the residents in Bowdoin-Geneva section of Dorchester and the Uphams Corner section of Roxbury.
Source: The Wellesley Townsman    Date: January 17, 2013

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Suspect in alleged gang shooting denied bond (Atlanta, GA): More was revealed this week about what caused an innocent woman to be gunned down in December after a dispute broke out between two rival gangs.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: January 17, 2013

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How to combat gang violence in 2013 (Santa Barbara, CA) : The South Coast Task Force on Youth Gangs unveiled their annual report Thursday. Various sectors of the community attended the quarterly meeting to discuss plans for the coming year to decrease youth violence. Their main focus is tackling gang violence by keeping our young out of jails.
Source: KEYT 3 News    Date: January 17, 2013

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Threat of gang-related shooting at Manatee County Fair (Palmetto, FL): The Manatee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a threat at the Manatee County Fair. Authorities received a tip that there would be a gang shooting Thursday night at the fair.
Source: WWSB ABC 7 News    Date: January 17, 2013

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Two more arrests in Saturday gang-related shooting (Spokane, WA): Two men injured in a gang-related shooting Saturday have been arrested on suspicion of first-degree burglary.
Source: The Spokesman-Review    Date: January 17, 2013

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Man killed in Long Beach Ggng-related Shooting (Long Beach, CA): A man was shot to death in a gang-related attack at a Long Beach bus stop south of Pacific Coast Highway, police said Thursday.
Source: LongBeachPatch    Date: January 17, 2013

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Innocent bystanders could be caught in violence across Metro Vancouver, police say (Vancouver, BC): The latest shooting in Metro Vancouver has police concerned about the potential for innocent bystanders getting hurt in the crossfire of what could be a return to gang-related violence in the region.
Source: National Post    Date: January 17, 2013

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Two Arizona gang members get prison in assault case (Phoenix, AZ): Two Scottsdale men who authorities say are members of a violent street gang have been sentenced to prison in an assault case.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: January 17, 2013

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Safety committee considers violence reduction initiatives (New Haven, CT): The Board of Aldermen's Public Safety Committee met with Dean Esserman, New Haven chief of police Tuesday evening to discuss two recent violence reduction initiatives. The first, Project Longevity, a Department of Justice program to reduce gang violence in Connecticut cities, was launched with federal, state and local sponsorship in late November.
Source: Yale Daily News    Date: January 16, 2013

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Injunction issued against Anaheim gang (Anaheim, CA): A gang injunction was issued against a violent Anaheim street gang, the Orange County District Attorney's Office announced Wednesday. The injunction is a cooperative effort between the OCDA and the Anaheim Police Dept.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: January 16, 2013

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West Oakland gang member must stand trial for killings at a former Jack London Square bar (Oakland, CA): A West Oakland gang member involved in the killing of two revelers and the shooting of five others at the now-defunct Sweet Jimmie's bar and restaurant almost two years ago will have to stand trial on special circumstances murder, a judge declared Wednesday.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: January 16, 2013

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Reputed gang member charged in fatal shooting of suspected rival (Oakland, CA): A reputed gang member who was free on bail in a pending gun case has been charged in a West Oakland shooting Jan. 11 that left a suspected rival dead and two other men uninjured, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: January 16, 2013

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Spike in gun violence quelled, says Lowell chief (Lowell, MA): The city has quelled the uptick in gun violence tied to gang activity that surged late last summer in city neighborhoods, Lowell Police Superintendent Kenneth Lavallee told city councilors Tuesday night.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: January 16, 2013

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Case dismissed against LA anti-gang leader (Los Angeles, CA): A California judge has dismissed a racketeering and conspiracy case against a prominent anti-gang activist in Los Angeles because of flaws in a grand jury indictment.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: January 16, 2013

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