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Killers' convictions stand, Court of Appeal decides (Regina, SK): Three convicted killers have lost their bid to have their convictions overturned and a new trial ordered in a home-invasion case in which a man was shot to death.
Source: The Leader-Post    Date: September 17, 2014

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Auburn man, an alleged MS-13 gang member, may face deportation for having machete (Auburn, NY): Alejandro Meza is headed to prison — but that might not be the only punishment in the alleged gang member's future.
Source: The Citizen    Date: September 17, 2014

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ESD seeks means to track gang crime, progress fighting it (Yakima, WA): Officials with Educational Service District 105 want to devise a countywide data system that would provide the public with information about gang crime and progress in combating the problem.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: September 17, 2014

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Authorities arrest suspected transnational gang member, recover loaded assault weapon in Trenton (Trenton, NJ): Authorities arrested a 19-year-old Honduran immigrant and suspected gang member Tuesday and recovered a loaded assault weapon, Mercer County Sheriff Jack Kemler announced.
Source: The Times of Trenton    Date: September 16, 2014

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Guilty pleas in gang conspiracy case (San Diego, CA): Two people charged in a 17-defendant gang indictment pleaded guilty in San Diego federal court Tuesday to participating in a racketeering conspiracy.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 16, 2014

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Suspect in gang shooting claims Charter rights violated when police seized 16 firearms from apartments (Vancouver, BC): A Vancouver man who was a suspect in a high-profile gang-related shooting, and his co-accused, are claiming their rights were violated when they were arrested and charged in connection with the seizure of 16 firearms.
Source: The Province    Date: September 16, 2014

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Two new suspects arrested in San Jose gang-related homicide (San Jose, CA): Two new suspects have been arrested in the gang-related shooting death of a man in East San Jose in July, police said Tuesday.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: September 16, 2014

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Mistrial Declared In Murder Case Against Alleged Hartford Gang Leader (Hartford, CT): A judge declared a mistrial Tuesday in the murder case against Donald Raynor, an alleged city gang leader, when the jury could not reach a unanimous verdict.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: September 16, 2014

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How Gangs Took Over Prisons (Crescent City, CA): On a clear morning this past February, the inmates in the B Yard of Pelican Bay State Prison filed out of their cellblock a few at a time and let a cool, salty breeze blow across their bodies.
Source: The Atlantic    Date: September 16, 2014

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Report offers rare peek into Canadian gang life and high-risk youth (Calgary, AB): He has walked alone through some of the most unsafe neighbourhoods in Calgary in hopes he’d be stopped by gang bangers wanting to know what he was doing on their turf.
Source: The Globe and Mail    Date: September 16, 2014

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Street Gangs Tone Down Use of Colors, Tattoos (Hartford, CT): Nearly gone are the gang days of the 1980s and '90s, when the Bloods wore head-to-toe red, the Crips wore blue and Latin Kings wore black and gold.
Source: The Associated Press - ABC News    Date: September 16, 2014

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2 gang members convicted in Tempe nightclub shootout (Phoenix, AZ): Two gang members are facing lengthy prison terms following their convictions on multiple felony counts related to a shooting that occurred outside a Tempe nightclub two years ago.
Source: KTVK-3TV News    Date: September 16, 2014

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Man indicted for drive-by shooting in east Athens that wounded three (Athens, GA): A Clarke County grand jury last week indicted a man on charges connected to a drive-by shooting two months ago in east Athens in which three people were wounded.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: September 16, 2014

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'Operation Southern Snare' nets more than 135 arrests (Charlotte, NC): Federal officials unveiled their ongoing crackdown on gang violence and crime Tuesday in Charlotte, dubbed “Operation Southern Snare.” U.S. Marshals said their focus was to rid the streets of gangs, guns and drugs -- and noted that this operation was the right move at the right time.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: September 16, 2014

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School violence raises alarms (Schenectady, NY): A fight-plagued start to the school year at the high school has raised concerns about gang-related violence. Superintendent Larry Spring said Tuesday that some of the teen combatants were involved in clashes last year at Mont Pleasant Middle School.
Source: Times Union    Date: September 16, 2014

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Fayetteville hopes film will help stem youth violence (Fayetteville, NC): Seventh and ninth graders in Cumberland County Schools will soon watch a movie that law enforcement and school officials hope will help reduce the amount of youth violence in the city.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: September 16, 2014

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San Jose park targeted by vandals painting gang graffiti (San Jose, CA): Residents who frequent a South Bay park popular with families and dog owners were upset this week after the park's sign was vandalized with reportedly gang-related graffiti. Butcher Park located at Camden Avenue and Lancaster drive isn't usually known for such problems.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: September 16, 2014

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Reputed gang leader gets 8 years for conspiracy conviction (Oakland, CA): One of the reputed leaders of an East Oakland gang was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in state prison for conspiracy to commit a home invasion robbery, prosecutors said.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: September 16, 2014

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Gang members accused of terrorizing Frayser family (Memphis, TN): A Frayser mother said her family is being terrorized by gang members, who are doing everything from damaging her car to trying to burn her house down.
Source: WREG NewsChannel 3    Date: September 16, 2014

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138 arrested in 4-month antigang and violent crime operation (Charlotte, NC): Gangs, guns and drugs were the targets of a four-month operation by federal, state and local law enforcement officers that resulted in 138 arrests in Gaston and Cleveland counties, officials said Tuesday.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: September 16, 2014

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