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For Frederick County authorities, gangs are an ever-present concern (Frederick County, MD): When Steven Stoyke takes one of his frequent strolls through David Lane Recreational Park, he’s constantly searching for clues about the neighborhood.
Source: The Frederick News-Post    Date: January 31, 2015

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Reining in the Short North Posse (Columbus, OH): The gang’s reach spread as the years passed, beyond Columbus and central Ohio and even across state lines.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: January 31, 2015

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4 men sought in fatal gang-related shooting in Long Beach (Long Beach, CA): Police investigating the gang-related shooting death of a man in Long Beach in July released sketches Friday of four men sought as persons of interest in the case.
Source:    Date: January 31, 2015

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Investigation ongoing in fatal shooting of 25 year old in Yakima (Yakima, WA): Investigators are continuing to look into Thursday night’s fatal shooting of a 25-year-old man in southeast Yakima.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: January 31, 2015

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Man sentenced to prison for Aurora murder (Aurora, IL): A 10-year-old Aurora murder case has come to a conclusion.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: January 30, 2015

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Perry police detective deters gang violence by mentoring (Perry, GA): A Perry Police detective is trying to prevent gang violence in his city.
Source: WMGT 41 NBC News    Date: January 30, 2015

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Mother’s message to gang shooter: ‘It’s not okay’ (Portland, OR): As her son recovers after being shot four times, a mother wants the shooter to know she’s determined to bring him to justice.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: January 30, 2015

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Authorities make 15 gang-related arrests since beginning of 2015 (Seaside, CA): Authorities with the Peninsula Regional Violence Narcotics Team said they have made 15 gang arrests since the beginning of 2015.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: January 30, 2015

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Mom of burned teen's ex-boyfriend refutes gang rumors (Courtland, MS): Internet rumors have swirled around the death of a 19-year-old girl who died after being set on fire, a case that even after almost two months still remains unsolved.
Source: USA Today    Date: January 30, 2015

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Doorstep murder case: 'Gang felony' probable-cause hearing scheduled in Kentae Jones slaying (Muskegon, MI): Muskegon County prosecutors on Feb. 11 will try to show a judge probable cause that the January 2013 killing of 18-year-old Kentae Jones was gang-related.
Source: MLive    Date: January 30, 2015

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Two suspected members of Florida gang arrested in Northfield accused of committing identity fraud in Ohio (Northfield, OH): Two women are accused of being part of the Florida-based Felony Lane Gang that ripped off dozens of identities in Ohio and cashed thousands of dollars in checks stolen from cars.
Source:    Date: January 30, 2015

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Watsonville traffic stop leads to warrant arrest (Watsonville, CA): A traffic stop for expired registration led to the arrest of a suspect with warrants, a loaded handgun and ammunition, according to the Santa Cruz County Anti-Crime Gang Task Force.
Source: The Californian    Date: January 30, 2015

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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