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Gang member convicted for shooting at Bakersfield police (Bakersfield, CA): Kern County prosecutors say a known gang member was found guilty late last week on several counts from a shooting against police.
Source: KBAK Eyewitness News    Date: June 16, 2014

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Gang members accused of holdup in Santa Rosa with replica gun (Santa Rosa, CA): Two gang members with bandanas over their faces held a 20-year-old at gunpoint early Monday and robbed him of cash, said a Santa Rosa police sergeant.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: June 16, 2014

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Edison Neighborhood rallying against gang violence (Kalamazoo, MI): Enough is enough: that's what we're hearing from people who live there about ongoing gang violence in Kalamazoo's Edison Neighborhood. A rally is being held Monday night but one local group has been on the ground in the Edison Neighborhood for almost a year already working to bring peace.
Source: WWMT Channel 3 News    Date: June 16, 2014

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Ex-felon, gang member jailed after witnesses said he brandished gun at park (Carson City, NV): A 25-year-old ex-felon with ties to gangs was arrested Saturday in Carson City after he was seen Friday in Douglas County with a gun, attempting to provoke a fight among rival gang members and juveniles, a Carson City sheriff's deputy said.
Source: Carson City News    Date: June 16, 2014

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'Operation Sunny Day' suspects accused of gang-related killings appearing in court (Redwood City, CA): Fourteen defendants accused of taking part in a series of gang-related killings and other violent crimes in East Palo Alto and throughout the Peninsula are being arraigned in San Mateo County Superior Court in Redwood City today on a slew of charges.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: June 16, 2014

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St. Paul man convicted in gang-related shooting that injured girl (St. Paul, MN): A Ramsey County jury has convicted a St. Paul man of attempted murder and nine other felonies in the gang-related shooting of a teenage girl.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: June 16, 2014

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Delinquent youth more likely to die violently as adults, study says (Chicago, IL): Delinquent youth are at risk of early violent death in adulthood, regardless of race, and females are especially vulnerable, a study released Monday suggested.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 16, 2014

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47 gang members order out of community (Houston, TX): For residents living in the east Aldine District, simple things such as walking to the store can easily turn into a dangerous situations. "Shooting….that's every day, that's nothing new here," says one resident.
Source: KRIV FOX 26 News    Date: June 16, 2014

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Task force to crack down on gang violence (Saginaw, MI): It's been ranked one of the most violent cities in the nation, but now a task force is returning to help make Saginaw a safer place. The multi-agency force will focus on cracking down on gang activity.
Source: WNEM 5 News    Date: June 16, 2014

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Joint gang task force results in multiple arrests (Columbia, SC): The Richland County Sheriff's Department Gang Task Force and the City of Columbia Police Department Gang Unit have joined forces to make multiple gang related arrests in their continuing effort to rid the community of gangs.
Source: WLTX 19 News    Date: June 15, 2014

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Saginaw 'Gang Task Force' back on city streets through FBI, Michigan State Police partnership (Saginaw, MI): After nearly two years on the shelf, the police agency commonly known as Saginaw's Gang Task Force is back on the streets. "Our job is to disrupt and dismantle," says FBI Senior Resident Agent Steven T. Flattery.
Source: The Saginaw News    Date: June 15, 2014

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Detectives investigate streak of gang violence in northern Sacramento County (Sacramento County, CA): In just two months last year, members of a northern Sacramento County gang allegedly killed two people and injured two more in a spate of violence that law enforcement officials have described as unusually heinous.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: June 15, 2014

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Man wounded in suspected gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): A 23-year-old man was wounded in a suspected gang-related shooting in Northeast Portland Saturday evening.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: June 14, 2014

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Teen gang stabber violates parole again (San Mateo, CA): A teenage gang member on probation for assaulting a rival less than a month after receiving parole for an unrelated stabbing again violated his restrictions by affiliating with a gang and possessing a cell phone.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: June 14, 2014

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North Jersey man gets 45-year sentence for gang-related slaying (Elizabeth, NJ): A northern New Jersey man convicted in a deadly gang-related shooting has been sentenced to 45 years in state prison. Union County prosecutors say 32-year-old Philip Patrick of Plainfield must serve about 40 years of the term imposed Friday before he becomes eligible for parole.
Source: The Record    Date: June 14, 2014

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Police: Man found with handgun, ammo, outside funeral of Milton Avenue homicide victim (Syracuse, NY): A man with a loaded handgun was subdued by police outside the Peoples AME Zion Church Friday afternoon, just as churchgoers were exiting the church following Bryan Sheppard's funeral.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: June 14, 2014

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Vance says gang bust tied to 'Chicken' Murphy slay (Manhattan, NY): Officials say a Queensbridge basketball star's murder fueled gang warfare between residents of rival Manhattan housing developments. Police Commissioner Bill Bratton and Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance made the revelation about Tayshana "Chicken" Murphy as they announced the indictments of 103 suspected gang members following a 4 1/2-year probe focused on feuding between the 3 Staccs street gang and their rivals, the Money Avenue gang and Make It Happen Boys, of the Manhattanville and Grant houses, authorities said.
Source: TimesLedger    Date: June 14, 2014

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Three arrested in Lodi gang sweep targeting Norteño members (Lodi, CA): Spurred by recent violence in Lodi and Stockton, authorities conducted a sweep focusing on known Norteño gang members in the area Friday.
Source: CBS Sacramento    Date: June 14, 2014

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Gang members flip amid tough crackdown, New Orleans officials say (New Orleans, LA): Darnell Brown, 30, was outside his mother's home on a spring evening when he was caught in the crossfire of gang warfare. His fatal mistake was standing near a group of acquaintances, one of whom was part of an ongoing street feud.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: June 14, 2014

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Gang member sentenced to prison for Reno murder (Reno, NV): An 18-year-old Reno man has been sentenced to life in prison for a gang-motivated killing and robbery southeast of downtown.
Source: KOLO 8 News    Date: June 14, 2014

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