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Duarte gang member accused of Lousiana killing, arrested in Alabama (Mobile, AL): A Duarte gang member suspected of fatally shooting a man during a robbery in Louisiana was caught at a bus station in Alabama, authorities said.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: September 17, 2014
http://www.sgvtribune.com/...

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Police: Reputed gang member arrested on drug, gun charges (Zion, IL): A reputed gang member was arrested last week for allegedly having heroin and a gun with filed off serial numbers in his car after he was pulled over on Galilee Avenue in Zion, police said.
Source: Lake County News-Sun    Date: September 17, 2014
http://newssun.suntimes.com/...

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FBI director to honor New Orleans and Baton Rouge anti-gang task forces (Washington, DC): The anti-gang task force work in Louisiana's two largest cities has produced a prominent national award for Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro, East Baton Rouge DA Hillar Moore and a handful of other top Louisiana prosecutors and FBI officials.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: September 17, 2014
http://www.nola.com/...

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Hartford gang leader to be retried after hung jury (Hartford, CT): A hung jury in a murder case has dealt a blow to Connecticut prosecutors targeting a Hartford man who police say led an unusually violent street gang with a “hit squad” that was involved in numerous shootings and drug dealing in the city’s North End in 2007 and 2008.
Source: New Haven Register    Date: September 17, 2014
http://www.nhregister.com/...

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Alleged gang ties, on tether: Muskegon High School student with loaded gun charged with felonies (Muskegon, MI): A hearing in Muskegon's family court Wednesday, Sept. 17, revealed that a 15-year-old student at Muskegon High School was on tether for a previous gun-related incident when he brought a loaded, stolen gun to school on Tuesday.
Source: MLive    Date: September 17, 2014
http://www.mlive.com/...

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Greenacres councilman concerned about gang activity near community center’s basketball courts (Greenacres, FL): While the city council Monday night was discussing where it should build an extension to the community center at 501 Swain Boulevard, a sensitive issue came up. If the center’s basketball courts were going to be moved, Councilman Jonathan Pearce didn’t want them placed along the road because he said he was concerned about potential drive-by shootings and gang activity.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: September 17, 2014
http://wpbc.blog.palmbeachpost.com/...

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Prosecutors form coalition to combat gun violence (Washington, DC): As concerns mount over shootings and mass killings, prosecutors from 23 jurisdictions have formed a coalition to combat gun violence by sharing information on programs that work and copying effective state laws.
Source: USA Today    Date: September 17, 2014
http://www.usatoday.com/...

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Toledo, national gangs shy away from color displays (Toledo, OH): There was a time when gangs had an easily identifiable color — or specific dress code — red for Bloods, blue for Crips, or black for Folks. But gangs in Toledo and elsewhere are less likely than they once were to publicly identify themselves with head-to-toe colors associated with any particular organization.
Source: The Blade    Date: September 17, 2014
http://www.toledoblade.com/...

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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
http://www.yakimaherald.com/...

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King City men convicted of murder in 2012 double shooting in San Ardo (Salinas, CA): Two King City men have been found guilty of murder in the gang-related shooting deaths of two people in San Ardo.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: September 17, 2014
http://www.kionrightnow.com/...

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Gang Violence in Central America debated at Hudson Institute (Washington, DC): This year’s highly publicized influx of child migrants from Central America via Mexico to the U.S. border has sparked intense debate about the proliferation of gangs in El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. But efforts by the three countries to eliminate gang violence have been ineffective and often counterproductive.
Source: Los Angeles Post-Examiner    Date: September 17, 2014
http://lapostexaminer.com/...

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Main witness wavers in 2012 homicide trial over identification of alleged East Side Gang members (Saginaw, MI): DaVarion Galvin's 19-year-old relative took the witness stand and waffled most of Wednesday, Sept. 17, over his identification of four alleged East Side Gang members charged in Galvin's 2012 shooting death.
Source: MLive    Date: September 17, 2014
http://www.mlive.com/...

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Man pleads not guilty to selling heroin supplies to violent Pittsburgh-area street gang (Pittsburgh, PA): A western Pennsylvania man has pleaded not guilty to selling materials used to dilute and package heroin while awaiting trial on charges that he helped two alleged members of a violent street gang traffic the drug.
Source: The Tribune    Date: September 17, 2014
http://www.tribtown.com/...

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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
http://www.theprovince.com/...

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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
http://www.nj.com/...

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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
http://www.utsandiego.com/...

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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
http://www.theprovince.com/...

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Testimony begins against alleged East Side Gang members charged in 2012 homicide of 16-year-old (Saginaw, MI): Testimony began Tuesday, Sept. 16, in the trial for four alleged East Side Gang members charged in the November 2012 homicide of 16-year-old DaVarion Galvin.
Source: MLive    Date: September 16, 2014
http://www.mlive.com/...

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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
http://www.azfamily.com/...

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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
http://onlineathens.com/...

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