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FBI arrests alleged leader of 'Block Burners' in Louisville (Louisville, KY): Federal authorities arrested the alleged leader of the “Block Burners” Eastside Indianapolis gang in Louisville, Ky., late Tuesday night.
Source: The Indianapolis Star    Date: July 29, 2015

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Transgender teen killed in George County was beaten to death (George County, MS): A transgender teen was beaten to death by a George County man and buried under some debris on the suspect's father's property on Odom Road, a lead investigator on the case said Wednesday.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: July 29, 2015

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Prosecutor: Reputed gang members wanted to be biggest and baddest (Oakland, CA): A prosecutor told jurors Tuesday that four reputed gang members should be convicted of murder and other charges for the death of one of their associates in a wild shootout at a birthday party in East Oakland three years ago because they premeditated the shooting.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 29, 2015

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Sureno gang member gets 22 years in prison for shooting at teens in Santa Rosa park (Santa Rosa, CA): A Sureno gang member was sentenced to 22 years in prison for shooting a rival gang member at a Santa Rosa park last year.
Source: KRON Channel 4 News    Date: July 29, 2015

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2 Boys Shot, 1 Boy Beaten In Gang-Related Fight Near Watsonville (Watsonville, CA): Two teenage boys suffered gunshot wounds and a third had a concussion in a suspected gang-related incident just outside of Watsonville on Sunday night, a Santa Cruz County sheriff’s spokesman said Monday.
Source: WatsonvillePatch    Date: July 28, 2015

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Police work to calm concerns about threats of increased gang violence (Los Angeles, CA): Police are working to calm concerns about gang violence after a cluster of gang-related shootings in South L.A. over the weekend and various threats on social media, The Times has reported.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 28, 2015

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Providence police say gang member tried to impersonate nonviolence worker during questioning (Providence, RI): A gang member is accused of impersonating a street worker to get into the Providence police detective bureau and listen as detectives questioned a teenage witness about the recent murder of an Army veteran.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: July 28, 2015

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Leader of Imperial Gangsta Bloods pleads guilty to federal drug, gun charges (Norfolk, VA): The "godfather" of a violent gang based in Portsmouth pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges he distributed large quantities of heroin during the past two years while waging war with a rival crew.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: July 28, 2015

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City's anti-gang fight gets funding boost (Ottawa, ON): To prevent at-risk Ottawa youth from joining gangs and help gang members leave behind their criminal way of life, the province will give almost $700,000 over three years to Ottawa-based programs working toward that goal.
Source: Ottawa Community News    Date: July 28, 2015

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2 Accused in 2011 Gang Retaliation Murder Plead Not Guilty (San Diego, CA): Two people accused of taking part in a retaliation gang killing in a City Heights neighborhood more than four years ago pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder, conspiracy and other charges.
Source: Times of San Diego    Date: July 28, 2015

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Man faces attempted murder charge for Blaine drive-by in 2011 (Blaine, WA): A gang member was transferred from a state prison to a Whatcom County jail cell Tuesday, July 28, to face attempted murder charges for a drive-by shooting from almost four years ago in Blaine.
Source: The Bellingham Herald    Date: July 28, 2015

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New Haven Pairs Teens, Veterans To Curb Gang Activity (New Haven, CT): A program in New Haven, Connecticut is hiring U.S. military veterans as mentors to help steer teens away from gang-related activity. Last week it received a $30,000 grant from the state Department of Veteran’s Affairs.
Source: WSHU News    Date: July 28, 2015

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Worcester to gangs: Our parks belong to us (Worcester, MA): One day after shots rang out at University Park, just yards from where carefree young kids laughed and frolicked in the park as part of the citywide summer recreation program, there were fewer boys and girls, and not all staff members showed up - but the message was clear.
Source: Worcester Magazine    Date: July 28, 2015

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San Jose police plan to flood the streets after bloody weekend, deadly month (San Jose, CA): San Jose police plan to flood high-crime areas with additional officers following an exceptionally violent weekend in the city, punctuated by the killing of two men in separate shootings.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 28, 2015

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Community leaders prepare neighborhood outreach (Lompoc, CA): In an effort to show solidarity, leaders from across Lompoc have decided to conduct a meet-and-greet with the community next month. The initiative comes on the heels of an alleged gang-related murder last month, which has brought elevated tensions to the streets, Lompoc Police Chief Pat Walsh said.
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: July 28, 2015

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MS-13 recruiting newly arrived migrant kids on Long Island, police say (Long Island, NY): They fled their homes in Central America by the thousands last summer to escape gang violence and poverty. Settling in places as wide-ranging as Texas and Long Island, these children sought refuge from the brutal gang life that awaited many of them if they remained in El Salvador, Guatemala or Honduras.
Source: FOX News Latino    Date: July 28, 2015

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Six Simon City Royals held on $75,000 each in St. Martin kidnapping (Pascagoula, MS): Jackson County has a total of 20 members of the Simon City Royals street gang in jail, the sheriff said, and six who are believed to be Royals were brought to County Court on Tuesday, charged with kidnapping.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: July 28, 2015

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Suspected getaway car driver in 2009 Bradenton gang killings granted $500,000 bond (Manatee County, FL): The suspected getaway driver in a 2009 murder of two rival gang members was granted bond Tuesday after previously being ordered held without. Eduardo Milian, 25, is charged with two counts of being an accessory after the fact in the 2009 fatal shooting.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: July 28, 2015

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Gang violence up, spreading citywide, police say (Portland, OR): Sgt. Kenneth Duilio has been with the Portland Police Bureau’s Gang Enforcement Team for five years. “Basically in the last five years there’s been a dramatic increase in gang violence in Portland,” he said on a recent evening while driving his patrol car through the streets of Portland. “We had 10 shootings last week. It started with a gang homicide at 136th and Powell and then nine shootings followed that within a six-day period.”
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: July 27, 2015

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Wanted gang member arrested after 4-hour standoff, Bethlehem police say (Bethlehem, PA): A wanted Latin Kings gang member was arrested after an almost four-hour standoff with Bethlehem officers Sunday night, police said.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: July 27, 2015

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