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West Side gang member admits role in four murders (Buffalo, NY): In the eyes of police, there are few gang members as notorious as Efrain “Cheko” Hidalgo. One of the recognized leaders of the 7th Street Gang, he was at the center of a turf war with the rival 10th Street Gang that led to murders and shootings and turned the lower West Side into a bloody battleground.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: February 26, 2015

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Medford Police make efforts to stop gang graffiti (Medford, OR): Medford Police are taking steps to fight graffiti. They’ve made an arrest in a recent tagging case and with the on-going investigation, they hope to make more arrests.
Source: KOBI 5 News    Date: February 26, 2015

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Gang tensions grow "hot" in some Denver neighborhoods as bullets fly (Denver, CO): For the past few weeks in Denver's north Park Hill neighborhood, Jennifer Chelwick's quick trips outside her home for a cigarette or to let the dogs run free have been interrupted by gunfire.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: February 26, 2015

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Fresno family takes bold stand against gang violence (Fresno, CA): A Fresno family is taking a bold stand against gang violence after their mother was shot and killed while sleeping on the couch in her own home. The Alvarez family wants everyone to know they too are victims. They say they're tired of living like prisoners in their own neighborhoods.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: February 26, 2015

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Seaside residents take part in gang violence workshop (Seaside, CA): Over 50 people crowded the Oldemeyer Center in Seaside Thursday night for a community workshop focusing on ending youth gang violence in the city. "My biggest worries are just everything for my daughter," said Seaside resident Joanna Loera. Loera grew up in Seaside and came to the meeting to help make the city a better place for her daughter.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: February 26, 2015

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Second suspect named in gang slaying, police say (Riverside, CA): Prosecutors have filed a murder charge against a 19-year-old Riverside man who is among two suspects in a slaying that police say is gang-related in that city nearly a year ago.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: February 26, 2015

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A.C. man admits he helped gang deal heroin (Atlantic City, NJ): A local man Thursday admitted he worked with a violent street gang to deal heroin at the city's public housing facilities, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced.
Source:    Date: February 26, 2015

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‘You’re lucky,’ Bibb County judge tells teen in gang slaying (Macon, GA): It was a few minutes past 9 Thursday morning when Bibb County Superior Court Judge Howard Simms’ courtroom came to order. The place was mostly empty except for a few bailiffs, a sheriff’s deputy, a lawyer or three and two young men in jailhouse jumpsuits.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: February 26, 2015

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Tucson Border Patrol Sector arrests alleged sex offenders, gang members (Tucson, AZ): Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents have announced "significant arrests" of illegal immigrants documented as convicted sex offenders and MS-13 gang members in the last month.
Source: Tucson News Now    Date: February 26, 2015

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U-Haul defense continues cross-examination of SMPD gang detective (Santa Maria, CA): Cross-examination of a Santa Maria Police detective, who works on a gang unit in the city, continued in the U-Haul murder case on Thursday.
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: February 26, 2015

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Gang busted at BMS (Blountstown, FL): Don’t think gang activity would ever hit Calhoun County? Think again. Last week, the Blountstown Police Department shut down the “Plugg Boyzz” gang that originated at Blountstown Middle School, leading to three arrests. School officials at BMS became aware of possible gang activity in late January and notified School Resource Officer Eddie Dalton.
Source: The County Record    Date: February 26, 2015

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Jury begins deliberating in death penalty case against reputed gang member (Hammond, IN): A jury is expected to continue deliberations Friday to determine the fate of alleged high-ranking Imperial Gangster Juan "Tito" Briseno.
Source: The Times    Date: February 26, 2015

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Three convicted in gang-linked shooting on Anaheim police car (Santa Ana, CA): Three men were acquitted Thursday of conspiracy to commit murder but convicted in connection with the gang-related shooting at an unmarked Anaheim police car with uniformed officers inside the vehicle.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: February 26, 2015

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Feds argue for guilty verdict in gang racketeering case (East Chicago, IN): Federal attorneys urged jurors during their closing arguments Thursday to convict Juan Briseno of murdering six people as part of his criminal work with the East Chicago Imperial Gangsters, saying they had more than enough evidence.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: February 26, 2015

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Police: Gang patrols added after threats follow gang member's suicide (Portland, OR): A suspect who fired at Portland police officers while running from them later shot and killed himself in a Southeast Portland yard, police said. Police on Wednesday identified the suspect as 26-year-old Quintrell Shaimon Holiman, who they said was a wanted federal fugitive and known gang member.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: February 26, 2015

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Fresno gang members in custody for fight at Fashion Fair Mall, police say (Fresno, CA): Police say three west Fresno gang members are in custody for the gang-related fight at Fashion Fair Mall earlier this month. Police are searching for two more suspects.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: February 26, 2015

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Shooter in 2011 Pasco gang attack gets 38 1/2-year prison sentence (Pasco, WA): A Pasco man said Wednesday he will appeal his conviction because he didn’t shoot at a mother and daughter, hitting the older woman with a bullet in the cheek.
Source: Tri-City Herald    Date: February 25, 2015

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Gangs task force documents 110 youth gang members in Montgomery County (Montgomery County, TX): Since the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office deployed a gangs task force in October 2014, the department says it has identified approximately 110 juveniles who are either gang members or associated with gangs in the county. There are 1,113 total documented gang members in 88 different gangs in Montgomery County, according to the department’s findings.
Source: The Woodlands Villager    Date: February 25, 2015

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Third defendant in 2009 Daly City gang murder extradited, facing federal charges (San Francisco, CA): A man recently extradited from Mexico in connection with a 2009 Daly City murder made his first appearance in U.S. District Court in San Francisco this week, according to federal prosecutors.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: February 25, 2015

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Police: Man who shot at officer, committed suicide in SE Portland was gang member, escapee (Portland, OR): The man who shot at a police officer before killing himself in a Southeast Portland home's backyard late Tuesday night was a former gang member who had escaped from a halfway house in January.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: February 25, 2015

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