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18 years for gang shooting in bar (Fort Wayne, IN): He shot the man he labeled a “snitch” but failed to kill him. Now, a 24-year-old gang member who opened fire in a crowded bar this year, will be serving prison time.
Source: The Journal Gazette    Date: September 29, 2014

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Nuestra Familia gang story told in new book (San Jose, CA): Journalist Julia Reynolds spent 10 years getting the inside story of the notorious Nuestra Familia prison gang, the cops who chase them, and the personal and social costs of gang warfare. She will discuss her new book, "Blood in the Fields," at 7 p.m., Wednesday, at downtown San Jose's Martin Luther King Library.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 29, 2014

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Target2: Gang Suppression Unit Continues Fighting Gangs (Green Bay, WI): Green Bay police say despite the arrests of top tier leaders last month, the gang problem in the Green Bay area has not gone away. Target 2 has learned the gang unit is working on several more investigations that are as big as the one that led to the dismantling of the Bay City Kings.
Source: WBAY Channel 2 News    Date: September 29, 2014

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Quincy Residents Concerned Gangs Are Behind Recent Burglaries (Quincy, FL): A String of burglaries in a Quincy neighborhood has residents a little on edge. Police say it could be part of a gang problem in the area. One man says, "Criminal activity really is just growing rapidly like wildfires in California."
Source: WCTV News    Date: September 29, 2014

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Dos Palos teen gets 50 years to life for gang killing (Merced County, CA): A Dos Palos teenager has been sentenced to serve 50 years to life in prison for killing a gang rival in 2013. Ryan O. Suarez, 16, was convicted as an adult in July by a Merced Superior Court jury for the June 23, 2013, slaying of 15-year-old John Cordero-Juarez, who was shot and killed in Reynolds Park in South Dos Palos, the Merced County District Attorney’s Office said.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: September 29, 2014

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Hamilton teen gangs: 'Little men playing big men games' (Hamilton, ON): Young Hamilton teens are emulating violent gang activity as a way to connect with each other and protect themselves in rough areas of the city — and in at least one case, it has lead to a tragic death.
Source: CBC News    Date: September 29, 2014

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Gang member sentenced to 262 months for sex trafficking (Dallas, TX): A Dallas gang member was sentenced to 262 months in federal prison Monday for the sex trafficking of children. Keith Williams, 25, also known as "Chucky Blood" and a documented member of the 59 Bounty Hunter Bloods gang in Dallas, pleaded guilty to one count of sex trafficking of a child in February 2014.
Source: WFAA Channel 8 News    Date: September 29, 2014

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Mentors, jobs part of anti-gang effort (San Diego, CA): A new San Diego anti-gang campaign will focus on expanded mentoring programs, job training for at-risk youth and targeted prosecution of the relatively few gang members believed responsible for the lion’s share of violence.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 29, 2014

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Street gangs being targeted by San Diego commission (San Diego, CA): A new plan to combat gang violence in San Diego was presented to the City Council Monday. Parks in San Diego's inner city were nearly devoid of people Monday afternoon. Part of the reason for that is fear of violence from street gangs.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: September 29, 2014

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Gangster turned informant wins deportation stay (Toronto, ON): A former gangster who became a police informant and star witness against gang friends says he was promised he wouldn’t be deported as part of a deal with prosecutors. Authorities, however, were perilously close to doing just that until a last-minute reprieve from the Federal Court deemed his imminent deportation unreasonable.
Source: National Post    Date: September 28, 2014

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Deputies: Sunday morning Colleton County shooting gang-related (Walterboro, SC): Colleton County deputies say an early-morning shooting on Sunday that left one man dead and six others wounded was gang-related.
Source: WMBF News    Date: September 28, 2014

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Feds: 40 charged in Chester drug gang bust (Chester, PA): They hid their drugs and guns in Chester's playgrounds, in its windowsills, in its abandoned houses and its mailboxes, but the alleged members of the Rose and Upland Drug Trafficking Group couldn't hide themselves from police yesterday morning.
Source: The Inquirer    Date: September 28, 2014

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Seeking Safety: High Point an example of community, police partnership (High Point, NC): Jacob Walker never knew how much he changed High Point. Jacob was a standout on the local high school football team. After a game in the fall of 1997, he went to a popular hangout in the Five Points neighborhood. As he sat on a car, a gangbanger across the street started shooting randomly. A bullet hit Jacob, killing him.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: September 28, 2014

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1 dead, several hurt after violence breaks out at 2 Fresno-area parties (Fresno, CA): Two separate parties in the Fresno area ended in violence on Sunday. Desmend Rios was only 19 years old when he was stabbed to death in Fresno County. Deputies say the homicide happened at a rural home near Temperance and Central avenues after a party got out of control early Sunday morning.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: September 28, 2014

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No bail for man charged with murdering 3 in early 2000s (Chicago, IL): A self-styled music producer and longtime member of the Gangster Disciples street gang was ordered held without bail Sunday after prosecutors alleged he murdered three members of his own gang in the early 2000s.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: September 28, 2014

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Yakima jury convicts man in double murder case (Yakima, WA): Almost two years after a dispute over a stolen gun ended in the deaths of two men, Marco Antonio Gallegos was convicted Friday on two counts of aggravated first-degree murder.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: September 27, 2014

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War vets, kids scarred by gangs help each other (Chicago, IL): Jorge Maya sat in a circle at his neighborhood YMCA, a sturdy Afghanistan vet listening to a group of teenage boys scarred by gang violence. Like Maya, most had seen — or survived — horrible things.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: September 27, 2014

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Washoe schools get grant for anti-violence program (Reno, NV): The Washoe County School District has received a $973,000 federal grant for anti-violence programs, nearly a year after a deadly schoolyard shooting rampage in the Reno suburb of Sparks.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: September 27, 2014

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Brazen gangs battle for turf on Paterson streets where girls were killed (Paterson, NJ): They stand brazenly on a Paterson street corner, gulping liquor, mugging for the camera and brandishing guns in a rap music video posted on the Internet. They call themselves the Glock Boys and appear to be taunting a rival group called 230, which has made a similar video.
Source: The Record    Date: September 27, 2014

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Police: Gang activity on the rise in West Louisville (Louisville, KY): It was August 27th, just before 6:00 p.m when gunshots were heard throughout the Shawnee neighborhood. Shell casings dotted the street in the aftermath. The shooting left 16-month-old Ne'Riah Miller dead and her mother in the hospital. It happened a month ago, but police say crime in the area continues.
Source: WDRB News    Date: September 27, 2014

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