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Judge orders Fresno gang member to stand trial in killing of honor student (Fresno, CA): A Fresno gang member will stand trial on a murder charge in the killing of 16-year-old Fresno honors student Marina Talamantez, who was gunned down outside her home last November, a judge ruled Thursday in Fresno County Superior Court.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: January 29, 2015
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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San Jose man sentenced in gang-related death (San Jose, CA): A San Jose man was sentenced to 38 years in prison Thursday for conspiring to commit murder and using a firearm that resulted in the death two years ago of a man he mistakenly believed was a rival gang member.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: January 29, 2015
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Judge Denies DA Request to Widen Net in Santa Ana Gang Injunction (Santa Ana, CA): Orange County Superior Court Judge Franz E. Miller Wednesday denied for the second time a request from the District Attorney's Office to impose a gang injunction against a group of people fighting their inclusion in the order against the Townsend Street gang in Santa Ana.
Source: Voice of OC    Date: January 29, 2015
http://voiceofoc.org/...

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Gang members convicted in killing of 5-year-old Briana Allen (New Orleans, LA): Guilty verdicts against three young New Orleans men in the jarring 2012 murders of 5-year-old Briana Allen and Shawanna Pierce in Central City, among other alleged gang-related crimes, drew a proud response from Mayor Mitch Landrieu late Thursday.
Source: The New Orleans Advocate    Date: January 29, 2015
http://www.theneworleansadvocate.com/...

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Two men, teen arrested on suspicion of weapons, gang charges (Santa Rosa, CA): Two men and a teenager who appeared to be following someone in rival gang colors in Santa Rosa’s Moorland Avenue neighborhood were arrested Wednesday after a short, high-speed pursuit on suspicion of weapons and gang charges, Sonoma County sheriff’s officials said.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: January 29, 2015
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/...

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Bond denied for 16-year-old charged in Bibb County murder (Macon, GA): Bond was denied Thursday for a 16-year-old Macon boy charged in the Jan. 9 fatal shooting of a man in east Macon.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: January 29, 2015
http://www.macon.com/...

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Man convicted of fatal 1994 St. Paul firebombing gets sentenced reduced (St. Paul, MN): A federal judge on Thursday approved a lighter sentence for a man convicted as a juvenile in the 1994 firebombing that resulted in the deaths of five young St. Paul siblings.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: January 29, 2015
http://www.startribune.com/...

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'I'm sorry,' Omaha man says after pleading no contest to second-degree murder in 5-year-old girl's slaying (Omaha, NE): Tabatha Manning cried softly as she sat mere feet from the man who killed her daughter, 5-year-old Payton Benson.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: January 29, 2015
http://www.omaha.com/...

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Gang prevention summit set Saturday in Salinas (Salinas, CA): A panel that includes former gangbangers and wannabes will discuss gang violence at a community forum set for Saturday in Salinas.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: January 29, 2015
http://www.thecalifornian.com/...

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Macon-Bibb tackles gang and community issues (Macon, GA): How can Macon-Bibb help its young people develop and keep them out of gangs? Commissioner Virgil Watkins is hosting a community intervention workshop aimed at tackling that issue among others.
Source: WMAZ 13 News    Date: January 29, 2015
http://www.13wmaz.com/...

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6-Month Investigation Leads To Arrest Of Juvenile Gang Leader (Broward County, FL): A six-month investigation into home burglaries in Broward County has led to the arrest of the suspected ringleader.
Source: CBS Miami     Date: January 29, 2015
http://miami.cbslocal.com/...

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Recent gang arrests in Mt. Prospect not part of trend, cops say (Mt. Prospect, IL): Mount Prospect police on Thursday said that recent arrests of self-admitted gang members do not indicate that gang activity is on the rise in town.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: January 29, 2015
http://www.dailyherald.com/...

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Yates students protest in 'Selma'-inspired walkout (Houston, TX): At least six students will be punished for taking part in a walkout Thursday at Jack Yates Senior High School, held in protest to perceived crime and gang threats at the school.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: January 29, 2015
http://www.houstonchronicle.com/...

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Mom admits helping hide evidence in Berkley St. slaying (Camden County, NJ): Camden County Police reported a woman pleaded guilty Wednesday in connection with helping two of her children try to conceal evidence of a 2010 gang-related double slaying at her Camden home.
Source: Courier Post-Online    Date: January 29, 2015
http://www.courierpostonline.com/...

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Hung jury on 6 defendants accused of murder in gang member’s killing (Modesto, CA): After nine days of deliberations, a jury informed the judge that it could not reach a unanimous verdict for any of the six defendants accused of murder in the 2013 shooting and stabbing of Erick Gomez in north Modesto.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: January 28, 2015
http://www.modbee.com/...

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Third arrest made in Chico gang incident (Chico, CA): The third suspect in a gang-related incident last week near Chico Mall has been arrested.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: January 28, 2015
http://www.chicoer.com/...

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MPD is Cracking Down on Gang Shootings (Meridian, MS): Demarcus Temple is the latest person to be arrested in connection with a shooting and gang-related activity.
Source: WTOK 11 News    Date: January 28, 2015
http://www.wtok.com/...

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Letters from jail hardly offer a loving feeling: Prosecutors say accused gang leader's writings meant to intimidate (Cleveland, OH): Julius Webster's letters to his one-time girlfriend from his jail cell were hardly missives of love. Instead, prosecutors say, the letters were attempts to intimidate witnesses in a case Cuyahoga County prosecutors built against Webster, who authorities say is a leader in one of the most vicious gangs in Ohio, the Heartless Felons.
Source: cleveland.com    Date: January 28, 2015
http://www.cleveland.com/...

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Two arrested in Yuba City gang fight (Yuba City, CA): An investigation into a Jan. 2 Yuba City shooting led to the arrests of two suspected gang members on Tuesday.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: January 28, 2015
http://www.appeal-democrat.com/...

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LA Gangs Join Forces In Fight Against Killings (Los Angeles, CA): Rivals in one of the oldest and bloodiest gang wars in the world have joined forces to try to end the killings.
Source: Sky News    Date: January 28, 2015
http://news.sky.com/...

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