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‘Gang-Related’ Shooting in Mount Washington (Los Angeles, CA): A man was shot five times in what police believe to be a gang-related incident in the Mount Washington neighborhood early Saturday.
Source: EGP News    Date: September 25, 2014

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Violence puts parents on edge in Muskegon Heights (Muskegon Heights, MI): In April, Marquis Gresham and DeQuarius Love were walking with five friends to a sports banquet at Muskegon Heights Academy High School.
Source: The Detroit News    Date: September 25, 2014

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Report: Gang Activity Increasing Throughout Maryland (Baltimore, MD): The death of an innocent young father caught in gang crossfire at a bus stop in Baltimore is sending shockwaves through the community—but it’s far from the only incident. A report shows gang activity is growing statewide.
Source: CBS Baltimore    Date: September 24, 2014

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Prosecutor: Hawaii prison gang 'kings of castle' (Honolulu, HI): A federal prosecutor says a Hawaii prison gang that formed out of a need for inmate protection evolved into a violent organization whose members were "kings of their castle."
Source: Hawaii News Now    Date: September 24, 2014

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Pastor, two others hurt in gang-related shooting in Long Beach (Long Beach, CA): A pastor, his wife and another man suffered non-life-threatening injuries early Wednesday in what authorities say was a gang-related shooting in Long Beach.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 24, 2014

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Latest gun violence has groups seeking meeting with Mayor Hodges (Minneapolis, MN): A recent series of shooting deaths and injuries in Minneapolis is frightening and frustrating residents who want police and city officials to do more to curb what they call a wave of unchecked gang violence.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: September 24, 2014

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Summer crime fell in city, police say (Boston, MA): Shootings in Boston dropped more than 12 percent during June, July, and August compared with last year, and major crime dropped sharply during the months of May through September, a calm that Police Commissioner William Evans attributed to a strategy of targeting hotspots and major players and getting guns off the street.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: September 24, 2014

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Reluctant judge accepts plea bargain in Savannah gang case (Savannah, GA): A judge on Wednesday reluctantly accepted an admitted gang member’s negotiated guilty plea to charges in several aggravated assaults in return for a sentence of 10 years in prison with two to serve.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: September 24, 2014

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More details emerging in York gang crackdown (York, PA): Investigators are releasing more details about a massive crackdown on gang activity in York County. Officials gathered Tuesday to release details about a sweeping indictment that identified and charged 21 alleged gang members with a wide range of crimes.
Source: WHP 21 News    Date: September 24, 2014

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Suspect who ran from cops arrested as Richmond police increase gang patrols (Richmond, VA): Richmond police detectives say they have been patrolling known gang areas on a daily basis following a recent rash of gun violence in the city.
Source: Richmond Standard    Date: September 24, 2014

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E.C. gang member seeks sentencing delay; newly discovered evidence cited (Hammond, IN): Attorneys cited the discovery of new evidence in support of their request Wednesday to delay sentencing for an Imperial Gangster convicted in January of murder, conspiracy to deal drugs and racketeering.
Source: The Times    Date: September 24, 2014

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Study finds gang life is short-lived (Huntsville, TX): Although membership in a gang often is depicted as a lifelong commitment, the typical gang member joins at age 13 and only stays active for about two years, according to a study at Sam Houston State University.
Source:    Date: September 24, 2014

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Neighbors Learn How To Detect Local Gang Activity (Evansville, IN): Members of the Lorraine Park Neighborhood Association meet Tuesday evening to learn how to detect gang activity. Delores Mason, the neighborhood association president, says although her neighborhood isn't nose deep in known gang activity, it never hurts to be proactive. The presentation gave neighbors a chance to learn how and why gangs form, potential signs of gang activity, and how to document and report graffiti.
Source:     Date: September 23, 2014

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Violent criminals in York City swept off the streets (York, PA): The York City police team with federal authorities joined for a massive sweep of gang members. Police say the most violent individuals linked to gang activity were targeted.
Source: WHP 21 News    Date: September 23, 2014

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Lufkin officer takes fight against gangs to middle school (Lufkin, TX): The rising concern over gang activity in Lufkin and Angelina County has prompted one school officer to take a stand and make sure students are not influenced by the area gangs. Middle school officer Ralph Bean first introduced the area to the Gang Education, Resistance, and Training, or the G.R.E.A.T. program, in 1998 after he went to a training program in Celina, Kansas.
Source: KTRE 9 News    Date: September 23, 2014

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Investigators to discuss Aurora gang and drug activity (Aurora, IL): Two Aurora Police Department investigators are on a mission to involve residents in the city’s battle against gangs and drugs. On Thursday, they are asking community members to come out and support their cause.
Source: The Beacon-News    Date: September 23, 2014

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Hospital worker 'used as a human shield' in gang-related killing, police say (Baltimore, MD): A Maryland Shock Trauma Center technician was waiting for a bus home after work Sunday night when he was "used as a human shield" and killed during a gang shootout, Baltimore police said.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: September 23, 2014

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APD: Gang Members Resposible For Church Vandalism (Austin, TX): Every inch of Saint John Tabernacle has been turned upside down by vandals. "I don't understand why someone would do that. That's going too far," said neighbor Jacqueline Jones.
Source: KEYE 42 News    Date: September 23, 2014

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Lakewood gunman on the lam (Toms River, NJ): A gunman is on the lam from justice after failing to show up in court last week to face a 15-year prison term for shooting a Lakewood man in a 2010 incident suspected to be gang-related, authorities said.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: September 23, 2014

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Distributor for 'Dirty Blok' gang pleaded guilty to heroin trafficking conspiracy (Atlantic City, NJ): An Atlantic City man has admitted his role in a heroin trafficking conspiracy with gang members in the shore resort.
Source: WMGM NBC 40    Date: September 23, 2014

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