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Gary teen convicted in 2013 double murder, faces 218 years (Gary, IN): A Gary teen faces 218 years in prison after being convicted Thursday of two counts of murder, robbery and criminal gang activity in a 2013 double homicide.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: July 3, 2014
http://posttrib.suntimes.com/...

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Prosecutors: Latin King membership didn't help murdered teen (Cook County, IL): Even after Jimero Starling told a group Latin Kings that he also was in their gang, they still killed him, Cook County prosecutors said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: July 3, 2014
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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Bakersfield gang member guilty of murder (Bakersfield, CA): A gang member was found guilty Thursday for a 2012 double shooting. Gary Alton Asberry was convicted of first-degree murder and attempted murder.
Source: KBAK Eyewitness News    Date: July 3, 2014
http://www.bakersfieldnow.com/...

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Man faces life offense in suspected gang-related Saginaw shooting on Genesee (Saginaw, MI): A 20-year-old man faces up to life in prison after prosecutors charged him in connection with a May shooting on Saginaw's East Side.
Source: The Saginaw News    Date: July 2, 2014
http://www.mlive.com/...

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Anti-gang initiative takes root (Omaha, NE): The man playing a key role in the Omaha Police Department's anti-gang initiatives is connecting with parents in a push to stop the damage in the streets. Alberto Gonzales launched the campaign in South Omaha Wednesday.
Source: WOWT 6 News    Date: July 2, 2014
http://www.wowt.com/...

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Police seek to end gun violence with gang sweep (Toledo, OH): Police have released more information about a gang sweep that was conducted in central Toledo on Tuesday. Officials say a Crip gang operates in a part of town they refer to as "BUMA." The neighborhood is bordered by Bancroft, Upton, Monroe and Auburn.
Source: Toledo News Now    Date: July 2, 2014
http://www.toledonewsnow.com/...

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Alleged leader charged over gang activity, threat (Cleveland, OH): Cleveland's county prosecutor says a founding member of a vicious prison and street gang has been indicted on felony charges for alleged gang activity and a threat against an officer from the police gang unit.
Source: WTRF 7 News    Date: July 2, 2014
http://www.wtrf.com/...

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Reedley police raise awareness of gang problem at forum (Reedley, CA): Reedley doesn't have the extensive gang problems that exist in other communities – but there are gangs in Reedley. Police Chief Joe Garza told dozens of residents at a June 25 forum about the issue that they cannot be oblivious to Reedley's gang problem.
Source: The Reedley Exponent    Date: July 2, 2014
http://www.reedleyexponent.com/...

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Street gang charge dropped against Abilene man (Abilene, TX): A serious felony charge has been dropped against an Abilene man. According to police records, Scott Weinstein, 32, was arrested in May of 2013 for direct activities of a street gang. The charges were dismissed in the 350th District Court last week on Friday.
Source: KTXS 12 News    Date: July 2, 2014
http://www.ktxs.com/...

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Violent gang fugitive caught after tip (Salt Lake County, UT): Unified Police say a fugitive violent street gang member wanted on numerous firearms and robbery counts has been arrested and jailed.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: July 2, 2014
http://www.sltrib.com/...

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Judge to hear motion for new trial in Round Lake Beach murder case (Mundelein, IL): The defense attorney for Jose Rebollar-Vergara, convicted of murder in May, said he will bring witnesses to a July 30 hearing to bolster his contention that his client should get a new trial based on "newly-discovered evidence."
Source: Mundelein Review    Date: July 2, 2014
http://mundelein.suntimes.com/...

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GPD chief discusses recent gang violence (Greenville, NC): In the wake of a recent gang-related murder occurring in downtown Greenville, Greenville Police Chief Hassan Aden put many rumors and concerns to rest when discussing the safety of the city.
Source: The East Carolinian    Date: July 2, 2014
http://theeastcarolinian.com/...

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Closing arguments begin Wednesday in high-profile Surrey Six gang trial in B.C. (Vancouver, BC): A trial in Vancouver that has offered an unprecedented look inside the Vancouver area's street gangs is drawing to a close with final submissions beginning Wednesday, nearly seven years after a mass killing that has come to epitomize the region's violent underground drug trade.
Source: The Province    Date: July 2, 2014
http://www.theprovince.com/...

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City budgets extra $1 million in 2014-15 for gang intervention, prevention programs (San Jose, CA): San Jose's 2014-15 budget adds $1 million in one-time funding to the Mayor's Gang Prevention Task Force to support three programs.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 2, 2014
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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24-year prison term for gang member in robbery (Champaign, IL): A Champaign teen who admitted robbing a woman and her daughter at gunpoint in their home in March has been sentenced to 24 years in prison.
Source: The News-Gazette    Date: July 2, 2014
http://www.news-gazette.com/...

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Santa Ana residents say gang injunction will criminalize youth (Santa Ana, CA): Townsend area residents and other community members verbally lashed out at the City Council and police chief Tuesday night against a potential new gang injunction they say will criminalize the neighborhood's youth.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: July 2, 2014
http://www.ocregister.com/...

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Man convicted of attempted murder in shooting of gang associate (Clark County, WA): A Clark County jury found a Vancouver man guilty of attempted murder in the shooting of a gang associate in 2013 at downtown Vancouver's EconoLodge.
Source: The Columbian    Date: July 2, 2014
http://www.columbian.com/...

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16 people arrested in Macon racketeering investigation (Macon, GA): Sixteen people in Macon have been arrested, and law enforcement is looking for six more, all accused of stealing identities and credit card information, then applying it to Bibb County and Georgia prisoners' accounts.
Source: WMAZ 13 News    Date: July 2, 2014
http://www.13wmaz.com/...

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DA, Port Arthur Police file gang injunction (Port Arthur, TX): Jefferson County District Attorney Cory Crenshaw and the Port Arthur Police Department are filing a civil injunction. Its part of an effort to combat gang related activity in Port Arthur. The role of the injunction will be to specify certain areas that will be considered "safety zones."
Source: KBMT 12 News    Date: July 2, 2014
http://www.12newsnow.com/...

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Upland gang member convicted in connection with 2013 Pomona shooting (Pomona, CA): A Los Angeles County judge found a reputed Upland gang member guilty of attempted murder and assault with a firearm Wednesday in connection with a shooting that occurred in Pomona last year.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: July 2, 2014
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

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