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2 Gang Members Plead Guilty in Slaying of Boston Teen (Boston, MA): Two members of a Boston gang have pleaded guilty for their roles in the shooting death of a 14-year-old honors student in 2010.
Source: Boston     Date: August 29, 2014

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Sources reveal new clues in Schuylkill slayings (Philadelphia, PA): As police inched closer last night to nabbing the Vietnamese gang members who tortured, killed and dumped two brothers into the Schuylkill over a drug debt, sources revealed more details into the savage incident.
Source:    Date: August 29, 2014

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Gatineau gunman at large after two men shot in argument (Gatineau, QC): Gatineau police were searching for a gunman after two men were shot during an argument in the Mont-Bleu neighbourhood early Thursday, prompting an hours-long standoff that ended with no shooter in custody.
Source: The Ottawa Citizen    Date: August 28, 2014

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Mechanic denies lying to Chicago police out of fear of gang retaliation (Chicago, IL): Federal prosecutors allege a West Side auto mechanic was so terrified of implicating gang kingpin Jason Austin in the 2008 murders of an off-duty Chicago police detective and his companion that he lied to investigators to help Austin’s alibi.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 28, 2014

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Female gang member pleads guilty to lying to FBI in kidnapping case (Columbia, SC): A 24-year-old gang member pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to making a false statement to the FBI in connection with a North Carolina kidnapping case.
Source: The State    Date: August 28, 2014

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Fort Pierce neighborhood focus of ‘Common Good Initiative' (Fort Pierce, FL): A Catholic-based charity is committing up to $4 million to community improvements in northwest Fort Pierce over the next five to seven years, but only if the community gets involved in deciding those improvements.
Source: TC Palm     Date: August 28, 2014

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Second man arrested in killing of cab driver in Norcross (Norcross, GA): Cameron Hollis, 17, of the 1300 block of Lia Hills Drive in Norcross, has been arrested and charged with the murder of taxi cab driver Afolabi Andrew Odifa, on August 16. Hollis has also been charged with armed robbery and participation in criminal gang activity related to the murder.
Source:    Date: August 28, 2014

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MS-13 gang member indicted in fellow member's slaying, feds say (Suffolk County, NY): An alleged MS-13 member who used the alias "Viruz" was indicted Thursday in the killing of fellow gang member Sidney Valverde in Suffolk County in February.
Source: Newsday    Date: August 28, 2014

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Vancouver gang leader headed to prison after caught with girl’s rifle (Vancouver, BC): Say hello to his little friend. The hot pink .22 cal. rifle is hardly the stuff of “Scarface.” But it’s enough of a gun to land Carlos Carmona-Gonzalez in federal prison.
Source:    Date: August 28, 2014

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San Jose Police Arrest "Los Mocosos," or "Snot-Nosed Kids" (San Jose, CA): The streets of San Jose should be a little safer. That's because police officers have taken down a total of 13 members of two violent gangs this summer that they say have been attacking innocent people.
Source: NBC Bay Area    Date: August 28, 2014

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"Operation Tipping Point" Fights Gang Activity In Lincoln (Lincoln, NB): For 10 years the Hub has tried to help Lincoln kids graduate high school and find a job.
Source: 1011 News    Date: August 28, 2014

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10th Street Gang member describes life of crime on streets (Buffalo, NY): When it came to “putting in the work,” the phrase gang members use to describe murders, shootings and drug dealings, Kyle Eagan’s résumé may be unrivaled.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: August 28, 2014

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Gang suspected in abductions, killings (Philadelphia, PA): The two brothers were being held, bound, and beaten in a garage behind a Southwest Philadelphia house when their captors allowed one to make a phone call, law enforcement sources say.
Source:    Date: August 28, 2014

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Detroit police vow crackdown after east side shootings (Detroit, MI): After a 24-hour period in which three incidents of gunfire on or near the city’s east side in one of the city’s most violent ZIP codes left a teen dead and six others wounded, Detroit’s police chief has vowed to step up efforts to crack down on gang activity and stop the bloodshed.
Source: The Detroit News    Date: August 28, 2014

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Gang violence suspect arrested (Portland, OR): A suspect in a recent gang-related shooting was arrested on an outstanding warrant early Thursday.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: August 28, 2014

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Jordan Downs in Watts marks three years without a homicide (Los Angeles, CA): The last time someone was killed inside the Jordan Downs Housing Development in Watts, a man chased 48-year-old Antonio McNeil and shot him in a drug dispute in broad daylight.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 28, 2014

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South Bend gang leaders invited to meet with police, community organizations (South Bend, IN): For the second time, South Bend police, prosecutors and community activists sat face-to-face with the people they say could either drive or end the violence in the city.
Source: WSJV-TV FOX 28     Date: August 28, 2014

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Hobos street gang member admits to 3 murders (Chicago, IL): A member of one of Chicago's lower-profile but more vicious street gangs stood before a federal judge Wednesday and, one by one, admitted to a chilling litany of violent acts he committed to advance his role in the gang and to protect and grow its illicit profits.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 28, 2014

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Guatemalan teen in Detroit recounts escape from violence, poverty (Detroit, MI): A surgical scar stretches along Oswaldo Ramos’ forearm where Guatemalan gang members broke it during a violent beating.
Source: The Detroit News    Date: August 28, 2014

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Asian drug gangs not new to Philly (Philadephia, PA): Yesterday's gruesome developments along the Schuylkill, said by cops to be possibly linked to Asian drug gangs, was not the first time Asian gang violence has made news in Philadelphia.
Source: CBS Philly    Date: August 28, 2014

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