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Moorhead rap promoter to try third time after show first canceled over gang concern, then shut down (Moorhead, MN): Hip-hop promoter Jason Grant has organized the annual Fargo-Moorhead rap concert, Spring Jam, since he founded it in 1997. The shows have always gone smoothly, he says—until this year.
Source: INFORUM    Date: July 30, 2015

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Man living gang life speaks out (St Louis, MO): He grew up around the gang life in the St. Louis area.​ “Waking up in the morning and going to the kitchen you see some people you don’t even know in the front room just doing drugs,” said a man we will call “Dave”.
Source: KTVI FOX 2 News    Date: July 29, 2015

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Three additional suspects charged with 2002 gang killing of Montebello girl (Montebello, CA): Prosecutors have charged three additional suspects in connection with the alleged rape and murder of a 15-year-old Montebello girl on her way to school more than 12 years ago.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: July 29, 2015

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Transgender teen killed in George County was beaten to death (George County, MS): A transgender teen was beaten to death by a George County man and buried under some debris on the suspect's father's property on Odom Road, a lead investigator on the case said Wednesday.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: July 29, 2015

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Prosecutor: Reputed gang members wanted to be biggest and baddest (Oakland, CA): A prosecutor told jurors Tuesday that four reputed gang members should be convicted of murder and other charges for the death of one of their associates in a wild shootout at a birthday party in East Oakland three years ago because they premeditated the shooting.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 29, 2015

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Sureno gang member gets 22 years in prison for shooting at teens in Santa Rosa park (Santa Rosa, CA): A Sureno gang member was sentenced to 22 years in prison for shooting a rival gang member at a Santa Rosa park last year.
Source: KRON Channel 4 News    Date: July 29, 2015

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Gang graffiti and guns a deadly mix: Suspect arrested in killing of man, 51, objecting to “tagging” (Anaheim, CA): A 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the shooting of two men — one of them fatally — during a confrontation over gang graffiti near Anaheim, authorities said Wednesday.
Source:    Date: July 29, 2015

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L.A. mayor and police chief visit Leimert Park after flare of violence (Los Angeles, CA): Terrencé Smith smiled nervously as he plugged in his iPhone on Wednesday afternoon and hit play. A few seconds later, the 15-year-old's voice rang clearly through the entryway of a Leimert Park performing arts center. He hoped his audience — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Police Chief Charlie Beck — understood the message behind his words.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 29, 2015

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Aurora unity march aims to ‘bridge gap’ between community, law enforcement (Aurora, IL): A local anti-gang group is hoping a march with Aurora police can help the city avoid some of the tensions that have flared around the country in recent months between police and minority communities.
Source: Aurora Sentinel    Date: July 29, 2015

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IMPD names 17 more suspects arrested in gang raid; alleged leaders in custody (Indianpoils, IN): Indianapolis Metro Police are releasing more information about the arrests of nearly three-dozen people in connection with the Block Burners gang. Police say they have the alleged gang leaders in custody.
Source: WTHR 13 News    Date: July 29, 2015

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Gang feuds fueled surge in South L.A. shootings, LAPD chief says (Los Angeles, CA): Police Chief Charlie Beck on Wednesday continued the LAPD's efforts to calm concerns over recent gang violence in South L.A., saying recent shootings were related to a longstanding feud between two rival groups -- not to postings on social media.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 29, 2015

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23 arrested in Bronx gang bust (Bronx, NY): Nearly two dozen Bronx residents are now facing charges after authorities busted a gang operation. Prosecutors say 23 members of the "Untouchable Gorilla Stone Nation" and the "Black Stone Gorilla Gangstas" were arrested on Wednesday.
Source: News 12 The Bronx    Date: July 29, 2015

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Police looking at Facebook to explore gang ties in fatal shooting (West Valley City, UT): An argument over gang affiliation appears to have prompted a deadly shooting at a West Valley bus stop last month.
Source: Deseret News    Date: July 29, 2015

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National Urban League talks youth violence in Fort Lauderdale (Fort Lauderdale, FL): West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio met again Wednesday with local clergy leaders to reaffirm the City's commitment to dismantle the rising problem of teen-involved gang activity. West Palm Beach Police officers have responded to more than 50 shootings since the beginning of the year, including 4 in a week that involved the deaths of 3 people.
Source: WPEC 12 News    Date: July 29, 2015

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FBI arrests alleged leader of 'Block Burners' in Louisville (Louisville, KY): Federal authorities arrested the alleged leader of the “Block Burners” Eastside Indianapolis gang in Louisville, Ky., late Tuesday night.
Source: The Indianapolis Star    Date: July 29, 2015

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2 Boys Shot, 1 Boy Beaten In Gang-Related Fight Near Watsonville (Watsonville, CA): Two teenage boys suffered gunshot wounds and a third had a concussion in a suspected gang-related incident just outside of Watsonville on Sunday night, a Santa Cruz County sheriff’s spokesman said Monday.
Source: WatsonvillePatch    Date: July 28, 2015

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Police work to calm concerns about threats of increased gang violence (Los Angeles, CA): Police are working to calm concerns about gang violence after a cluster of gang-related shootings in South L.A. over the weekend and various threats on social media, The Times has reported.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 28, 2015

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Providence police say gang member tried to impersonate nonviolence worker during questioning (Providence, RI): A gang member is accused of impersonating a street worker to get into the Providence police detective bureau and listen as detectives questioned a teenage witness about the recent murder of an Army veteran.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: July 28, 2015

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Leader of Imperial Gangsta Bloods pleads guilty to federal drug, gun charges (Norfolk, VA): The "godfather" of a violent gang based in Portsmouth pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges he distributed large quantities of heroin during the past two years while waging war with a rival crew.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: July 28, 2015

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City's anti-gang fight gets funding boost (Ottawa, ON): To prevent at-risk Ottawa youth from joining gangs and help gang members leave behind their criminal way of life, the province will give almost $700,000 over three years to Ottawa-based programs working toward that goal.
Source: Ottawa Community News    Date: July 28, 2015

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