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Three Men Charged With Gang Recruitment In Lexington (Lexington, KY): Police in Lexington have arrested three men accused of recruiting for a Chicago street gang. According to court documents, the beat-in gang initiation required the prospective member to endure a five-minute assault. Police say through surveillance, officers learned gang members were soliciting prospects to join the Black P. Stone Nation prior to the initiation.
Source: LEX18.com    Date: August 28, 2015
http://www.lex18.com/...

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Man charged with second-degree murder in shooting death (Nampa, ID): A 20-year-old Nampa man has been charged with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Kyle Jackson on Saturday.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: August 27, 2015
http://www.idahopress.com/...

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Burlington County law enforcement train to fight gang influence (Westampton, NJ): Police long ago realized that children form their attitudes about authorities versus gangs and street crime at a young age. The difficulty lies in winning them over before the thugs and scofflaws do. On Wednesday, law enforcement officers from around the country, armed with new training and skills, embarked on the mission to do just that.
Source: Burlington County Times    Date: August 27, 2015
http://www.burlingtoncountytimes.com/...

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'His life mattered': Friends and family mourn as police investigate another deadly gang shooting (Chattanooga, TN): Hours after 20-year-old Jordan Clark was gunned down on an East Chattanooga street, his mother, sisters, cousins and friends huddled near the bullet-ridden fence where he died.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: August 27, 2015
http://www.timesfreepress.com/...

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Violent end for a complicated Island gangbanger: Part 1 (Staten Island, NY): Thirteen days since a high-ranking gang leader was shot dead by police following a tense standoff at his Mariners Harbor apartment during which he ignited a smoke bomb, shot and wounded a firefighter and discharged his weapon on three separate occasions, the man's family is still wrestling with what prompted the violent incident.
Source: Staten Island Advance    Date: August 27, 2015
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Jury gets case against alleged ‘Ride or Die’ gang members in federal court (New Orleans, LA): A jury began deliberating Wednesday in a federal racketeering case against three accused members of a St. Roch neighborhood street gang dubbed “Ride or Die” who are charged with committing several murders, shootings and robberies over a six-year span to bolster the group’s violent reputation and drug selling.
Source: The New Orleans Advocate    Date: August 27, 2015
http://www.theneworleansadvocate.com/...

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Gary fugitives apprehended in Indy (Gary, IN): Two men wanted on warrants stemming from allegations of violent crimes out of Gary were apprehended in Indianapolis Wednesday, police said.
Source: The Times    Date: August 27, 2015
http://www.nwitimes.com/...

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Gang leader indicted on gun charge a week after arrest in shooting (Chicago, IL): A reputed gang leader accused of using a whopping $25 million verdict for his wrongful murder conviction to pay bonuses to recruit new gang members has been hit with a federal gun charge a week after his arrest in a brazen daylight shooting on Chicago's Northwest Side.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 27, 2015
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Feds release new documents in MS-13 probe around Charlotte (Charlotte, NC): Documents released Thursday in the sweeping criminal investigation of a reputed Latino gang in Charlotte reveal new details of the federal probe.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: August 27, 2015
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/...

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Gang-related Wake murder case goes to jury (Raleigh, NC): Jurors went behind closed doors Thursday to begin deliberations in a murder trial that offered a glimpse of gang life and a somber reminder of a family forever altered by gunmen reportedly on a retaliation mission, but at the wrong address.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: August 27, 2015
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Alleged York gang leader pleads guilty to racketeering and drug trafficking conspiracy (York, PA): James "Doocs" Abney, a leader of the southside gang in York, pleaded guilty to federal charges of racketeering and drug conspiracy Thursday, according to a press release from the Department of Justice.
Source: The York Dispatch    Date: August 27, 2015
http://www.yorkdispatch.com/...

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2 arrested as new multiagency gang unit targets Gary violence (Gary, IN): A new multiagency gang unit led by the Gary Police Department has designated the Glen Park Affiliates street gang as the city's most violent group and intensified efforts to bring fugitives in violent crimes to justice, officials said.
Source: The Times    Date: August 27, 2015
http://www.nwitimes.com/...

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Gang member gets prison in Santa Rosa home invasion robbery (Santa Rosa, CA): A Rohnert Park man with sureño gang ties was sentenced Thursday to more than 18 years in state prison for a violent 2013 home invasion robbery.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: August 27, 2015
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Gang fight spills into A train (Queens, NY): A fight between two rival gangs that started in the Rockaways led to the arrest of seven members at the Howard Beach-JFK Airport A train stop last Saturday, according to Deputy Inspector Jeffrey Schiff, commanding officer of the 106th Precinct.
Source: Queens Chronicle    Date: August 27, 2015
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Omar Hernandez charged with gang-related murder of Jeremy Salinas in Bridgeport (Cook County, IL): Jeremy Salinas was murdered by Satan Disciples the same day members of the gang stole his bicycle and sent pictures of it on social media, Cook County prosecutors said Thursday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: August 27, 2015
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Albany Gang Unit to share information with other law enforcement (Albany, GA): The Albany Police Gang Unit is sharing information with other South Georgia gang officers, hoping to control gang crime better. The Gang Unit Commander says gangs across the country are combining and morphing into new units.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: August 27, 2015
http://www.walb.com/...

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Gang Member Sentenced To Prison In 2010 Christmas Murder Of LA Mother (Los Angeles, CA): A gang member was sentenced to prison on Thursday for his role in the Christmas murder of a mother five years ago.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: August 27, 2015
http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/...

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Ellison sentenced to 32 years for attempted murder (Lockport, NY): A Bloods street gang member will spend more than three decades in state prison for his conviction on charges that included attempted murder.
Source: Niagara Gazette    Date: August 27, 2015
http://www.niagara-gazette.com/...

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The gang threat to officers (Aberdeen, MS): Could the shooting of Monroe County Deputy Eric Sloan have been part of a bigger plot by gang members to target and kill law enforcement officers? It's a possibility that authorities like Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell are starting to come to grips with.
Source: WTVC NewsChannel 9    Date: August 27, 2015
http://www.wtva.com/...

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LaGrange police arrest third suspect in alleged gang robbery of teen (LaGrange, GA): LaGrange police said a third suspect has been taken into custody for suspected participation in the beating and robbery Monday evening of a teen on Easy Street.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: August 26, 2015
http://lagrangenews.com/...

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