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Gang Court program changing lives (Yakima County, WA): High commitment, high accountability and high expectations. Standards that young gang members must meet in order to succeed. Yakima County's Gang Court program is not meant to fix everyone at the same time.
Source: KIMA News    Date: February 5, 2013

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Recording the future: Anti-gang CD project draws young Chattanooga artists (Chattanooga, TN): He only stuck his toe in it, the stuff that's out there. There was just the one incident, the possession of someone else's brass knucks in school and the suspension that followed.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: February 5, 2013

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Mpls teen sentenced to 28 years for death of 5-year-old (Minneapolis, MN) : A Minneapolis teenager has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for the death of a 5-year-old boy who was hit by a stray bullet during a gang-related shooting.
Source: KAAL 6 News    Date: February 5, 2013

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18-year-old alleged gang member accused of shooting Belle Glade rival tells cops: If I 'wanted to shoot him, (I) would have' (Belle Glade, FL): An 18-year-old man believed to be a member of a gang known as the "Chosen Boys" was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly shot at a member of a rival gang, striking a window of a nearby occupied bank.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: February 5, 2013

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Murder charge for LA-area gang member who gave gun (Los Angeles, CA): Prosecutors in a man's murder trial say he's guilty because he gave a fellow gang member the gun used to kill a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy in 2008.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: February 5, 2013

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Reputed Bloods 'general' admits to leading Camden drug ring dealing PCP, cocaine, heroin (Camden, NJ): A Camden man has admitted to leading a group that sold heroin, PCP and cocaine in his home city, New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.
Source: South Jersey Times    Date: February 4, 2013

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Police investigate two shootings in SD: Police say incidents were apparent gang-related attacks (San Diego, CA): Investigators are looking into two apparent gang-related shootings that took place within 24 hours in San Diego.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: February 4, 2013

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San Jose: Investigation continues into weekend gang-related homicide (San Jose, CA): The Sunday night shooting that left one person dead and injured a second person was a gang-related homicide, according to San Jose police.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: February 4, 2013

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Gang members may be fleeing Ogden for surrounding Utah cities (Ogden, UT): Gang-related crimes in Ogden have dropped by almost half during the past five years. But authorities are unsure whether to attribute the good news more to effective police work or a controversial gang injunction statute — which may be suppressing gang activity as well as prompting gang members to move from Ogden to neighboring cities.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: February 4, 2013

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Gang task force ready to put plan in motion (Chattanooga, TN): Chattanooga's gang task force recently completed a draft plan to address growing gang problems by outlining ideas for programs involving schools, nonprofits, churches, local businesses and police.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: February 4, 2013

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Ignacio Venitez arrested in gang-related shooting in Belle Glade (Belle Glade, FL): An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a gang-related shooting in Belle Glade.
Source: WPBF 25 News    Date: February 3, 2013

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RCMP look for gang link in teenager's death in Hobbema (Edmonton, AB) : A 16-year-old boy has been killed in Hobbema in what is believed to be the aboriginal community's first homicide in more than a year.
Source: Calgary Herald    Date: February 3, 2013

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Arrest of one adult and five juveniles for Compelling Street Gang Membership (Selma, AL): Six young people have been arrested in Selma over an online video showing a lone teen boy being attacked by a gang. 18-year-old Alvin James Bolden and five juveniles face felony charges of compelling gang membership.
Source: WPMI 15 News    Date: February 3, 2013

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Chicago gang, drug takedown nets 43 arrests (Chicago, IL): Police have arrested 43 suspected gang members and seized $23,000 worth of illegal drugs in a citywide gang takedown.
Source: WBEZ 91.5     Date: February 3, 2013

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Three alleged gang members in jail after traffic stop in Watsonville (Watsonville, CA): A routine traffic stop in Watsonville led to the arrest of three documented gang members this week, police said.
Source: CBS SF Bay Area    Date: February 2, 2013

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Learning Works school 'chasers' getting attention on Pasadena streets (Pasadena, CA): Drive into known gang territory, pick up a few guys on probation and you're bound to get the attention of nearby police watching out for any potential troublesome activity.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: February 2, 2013

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Upstate NY man admits killing member of rival gang (Albany, NY): A 21-year-old Albany man has admitted fatally shooting another man as he drove through a city intersection in 2011.
Source: WNYW FOX 5 News    Date: February 2, 2013

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Livingston taking action against gang violence (Livingston, CA): One small city in Merced County is trying to fight back against an increase in gang violence.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: February 2, 2013

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Alleged gang member found guilty of attempted murder (Anderson, IN): A teen suspected of severely beating another teen in an act of gang-related violence in June was found guilty of attempted murder Friday.
Source: The Herald Bulletin    Date: February 2, 2013

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Hamilton County medical examiner: Homicide victim shot in the face (Hamilton County, TN): A Hamilton County medical examiner's report shows a 23-year-old man killed in what witnesses described as a gang-related shooting was shot three times.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: February 2, 2013

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