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Athens police seize weapons following response to potential gang fight (Athens, GA): Authorities on Tuesday seized an assault-type rifle and a stolen pistol after responding to a reported fight between suspected gang members at an apartment complex in east Athens.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: February 12, 2015

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Admitted gang member sentenced for Evansville shooting (Evansville, IN): An Evansville man was sentenced to prison Thursday after he admitted that he was a gang member and fired a gun during a Downtown shooting last year in which a man was wounded.
Source: Evansville Courier & Press    Date: February 12, 2015

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Police: Feuding gangs behind spike in Rockford's shots-fired calls (Rockford, IL): Police believe feuding gangs are behind a spike in the number of shots fired calls throughout the city — from 40 in December to 50 in January.
Source: Rockford Register Star     Date: February 11, 2015

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Gang member who murdered 2 men in Venice park sentenced (Venice, CA): A gang member was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the shooting deaths of two young men at a Venice-area park.
Source:    Date: February 11, 2015

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Police hunt gang members in connection to southwest Fresno shooting (Fresno, CA): Fresno police believe that a fight between members of two rival southwest Fresno gangs at Fashion Fair Mall last weekend prompted a fatal shooting Monday night in southwest Fresno.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: February 11, 2015

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Prosecutor: Gang leader ordered brutal beating, left almost-naked victim to die (Syracuse, NY): Lewis Swift's actions disgusted his son so much that the 15-year-old boy testified against him at trial. Swift, 35, was sentenced to 25 years in prison today for manslaughter. An Onondaga County jury found him guilty of ordering the brutal beating of Carnell Marshall that resulted in his death in April 2012.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: February 11, 2015

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Anaheim Gang Members On Trial for Shooting a Car Full of Cops. But Did They Know it was the Po-Po? (Anaheim, CA): A blue Chevy Impala with tinted windows drove slowly around a gang-claimed Anaheim neighborhood in the dark morning hours of June 1, 2012. Around 3:30 a.m., a black Toyota Corolla suddenly cornered the car.
Source: OC Weekly    Date: February 11, 2015

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Former gang leader says defendant bragged about killings (East Chicago, IN): A former leader of the East Chicago Imperial Gangsters testified before a federal jury Wednesday about how former fellow gang member Juan Briseno talked about killing five of the six people he's charged with murdering.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: February 11, 2015

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Two Surrender From Summer Gang Assault (Oakdale, CA): A six-month investigation of a gang assault that has led to several arrests of gang members as well as a Jan. 12 sweep that involved over 40 officers from six agencies, has resulted in two additional suspects surrendering to police.
Source: Oakdale Leader    Date: February 11, 2015

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'3-N-G' gang case illustrates how Louisiana struggles to pay for criminal defense (New Orleans, LA): Attorneys for a group of accused "3-N-G" street gang members who are charged in a sprawling racketeering indictment want an Orleans Parish judge to compel the state to provide money for their clients' defense. Otherwise, they say, the judge should release the defendants from jail until trial.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: February 11, 2015

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Rap videos highlight 'gang felony' hearing in doorstep murder case in Muskegon (Muskegon, MI): A Muskegon judge Wednesday watched a jarring YouTube video of gun-wielding young Muskegon men - including murder defendant Isiah Amoz Spears - rapping about drugs, guns, death and "keep(ing) your mouth closed."
Source: MLive    Date: February 11, 2015

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Ex-Halawa guard gets 8-year sentence for taking gang bribes (Honolulu, HI): A former Halawa Correctional Facility guard is headed to federal prison for eight years for taking bribes from a gang to smuggle drugs and cigarettes to inmates.
Source: KITV 4 News    Date: February 11, 2015

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Gang shooting in Salinas sends 37-year-old to hospital in critical condition (Salinas, CA): Salinas police said a 37-year-old male was shot multiple times in the parking lot of 1022 Del Monte Avenue Wednesday evening. He was taken to Natividad Medical's Trauma Center in critical condition and officers said it is unclear whether he will survive.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: February 11, 2015

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LAPD blames gangs for jump in murders (Los Angeles, CA): So far, 29 people have been murdered in Los Angeles in 2015, up from 23 at this time last year. That's a 26 percent increase and Los Angeles Police Department Officials said they aren't taking it lightly.
Source: SCPR News    Date: February 11, 2015

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Sixth arrest made in gang-related armed robbery spree (Riverside County, CA): A man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a string of gang-related armed robberies across the Coachella Valley, according to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.
Source: The Desert Sun     Date: February 11, 2015

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Newport News teen indicted by grand jury in double homicide (Newport News, VA): An 18-year-old was indicted this week by a Newport News grand jury in the shooting deaths of two teenagers.
Source: Daily Press    Date: February 11, 2015

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Final Person Pleads Guilty in 'Bloods' Gang Drug Ring in Scioto County (Scioto County, OH): The 22nd, and final defendant in a cocaine and heroin trafficking ring that ran from Columbus to Portsmouth has pleaded guilty and sentenced to prison.
Source: WSAZ 3 News    Date: February 11, 2015

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Loudoun man charged with capital murder in 2009 Lansdowne attack (Loudoun County, VA): The man investigators believe was the ringleader of a brutal attack that left a Virginia man dead and his wife clinging to life is facing capital-murder charges, the Loudoun County prosecutor announced Tuesday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: February 10, 2015

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Gunman shot after carjacking pursuit is gang member, police say (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles police say a driver who smashed several cars and stole vehicle at gunpoint before being shot by officers is a 29-year-old gang member.
Source: SCPR News    Date: February 10, 2015

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Gang member found with gun arrested in Santa Rosa (Santa Rosa, CA): Santa Rosa police arrested a known gang member Monday evening in Railroad Square after he was found carrying a 9 mm handgun, a clip full of rifle ammo and a bag of methamphetamine, police said.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: February 10, 2015

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