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Gang member convicted, faces prison sentence (Knox County, TN): Knox County prosecutors say a convicted gang member already serving time is facing a 15- to 60-year prison sentence.
Source: WBIR 10 News    Date: March 25, 2015

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5 arrests made in gang-related Lufkin fight, drive-by shooting, cinder block assault (Lufkin, TX): Officers with the Lufkin Police Department have made a series of arrests in connection to numerous alleged run-ins between members of the Savages and the East Side Gang, two rival gangs, including a fight, a drive-by shooting incident, and an assault.
Source: KTRE 9 News    Date: March 25, 2015

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Lott: 4 gang members charged in shooting death of rival (Richland County, SC): The recent arrest of four known gang members charged in the drive-by shooting death of a rival gang member is a prime example of what joining a gang will lead to, according to Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott.
Source: The State    Date: March 25, 2015

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Elusive gang leader caught in Pompano Beach, deputies say (Pompano Beach, FL): There's a job opening in the front office of one of the most violent street gangs in Pompano Beach following the arrest of a reputed one-time leader, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: March 25, 2015

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"Lil' Ghost" Palacios jailed for gang injunction violations (Port Arthur, TX): An enjoined Surenos-13 Port Arthur street gang member was arrested and jailed late Tuesday night for violating five conditions of the civil court order against him and eight other Surenos-13 members.
Source: The Port Arthur News    Date: March 25, 2015

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Gang member says he falsely confessed to involvement in murder because he feared for his family's safely (Anaheim, CA): As he confessed to brokering a murder-for-hire between a husband who wanted his wife dead and violent gang members willing to carry out the killing, Rafael Garcia Miranda pleaded with investigators to protect his family.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: March 25, 2015

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N.J. gang members, associates arrested for racketeering, identity theft, authorities say (Elizabeth, NJ): Twelve people who authorities say are linked to a city gang were arrested this week, after an investigation that primarily targeted a man who had also been arrested earlier this month for allegedly murdering a Plainfield man.
Source:    Date: March 25, 2015

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Arizona bill would fund predictive policing technology (Arizona): Arizona could jump to the forefront of computer-aided policing if lawmakers approve a bill that would authorize spending $2 million on predictive policing technology.
Source: The Center for Investigative Reporting     Date: March 25, 2015

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Suspected Cutthroats gang member sentenced to 7 1/2 years in federal prison on gun charge (Akron, OH): A convicted felon whom authorities believe is a member of a Heartless Felons offshoot was sentenced Thursday to 7 1/2 years in prison after selling a gun and ammunition to an undercover federal agent.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: March 25, 2015

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Three arrested in deadly shooting at Del Monte Beach (Monterey, CA): Police believe the killing of Abraham Lizama, 39, of Soledad was gang related. The Monterey Police Department said the arrest and the increased patrols is sending a message to keep gangs out.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: March 24, 2015

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Man said to be gang member sentenced in shooting (Providence, RI): A Providence man who is an alleged member of the Hartford Soldiers street gang has pleaded guilty to shooting another man last year after a fight over money.
Source: WLNE-TV 6 News    Date: March 24, 2015

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Former Youngstown street gang leader sentenced to prison (Youngstown, OH): The former leader of a Youngstown street gang is going to prison. A ten year sentence was handed down on Tuesday to 24-year-old Darrell Mason, Jr., who authorities say led the Vic Boys criminal street gang.
Source: WFMJ News    Date: March 24, 2015

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Trying to interrupt crime before it happens (Syracuse, NY): By using people with firsthand knowledge of guns and gangs, a program is trying to interrupt violence on Syracuse’s streets. The national Cure Violence program was created by a former public health doctor and so it’s modeled off of treating infectious disease: you have to treat the cause of the illness, not just the symptoms.
Source: WRVO News    Date: March 24, 2015

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Man killed teen in Portage Park over gang affiliation: prosecutors (Chicago, IL): A man accused of fatally shooting a teen in the Portage Park neighborhood last week after asking about his street gang affiliation has been ordered held without bond.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: March 24, 2015

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SNUG Program to arrive in Soundview (Bronx, NY): A violence prevention program based out of Jacobi Medical Center is seeking to cure violence plaguing the Soundview neighborhood, but they needed help. To do this, Stand Up to Violence reached out to Senator Jeff Klein for additional funding. The senator has allocated $300,000 toward this program’s expansion as part of last year’s budget.
Source: Bronx Times    Date: March 24, 2015

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LAPD struggles with spike in violent crime, shootings (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles police are struggling to combat an increase in crime across the city this year, including a sharp spike in the number of people shot.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 24, 2015

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California inmate's parole reflects rethinking of life terms for youths (Los Angeles, CA): Edel Gonzalez expected to die in prison for the crime he committed at 16. For his role in the "savage, brutal and senseless" carjacking that ended in murder, an Orange County Superior Court judge in 1993 sentenced Gonzalez, who wasn't the triggerman, to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 24, 2015

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Del Monte Beach homicide: Police reassure residents in wake of arrests (Monterey, CA): Monterey police officers helped ease the minds of community members Tuesday night who were concerned about crime and possible gangs invading their tight-knit Del Monte Beach community.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: March 24, 2015

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Police: Known gang member charged in January slaying (Dallas, TX): Dallas police arrested an 18-year-old known gang member Tuesday in connection with a January slaying in Deep Ellum, police say.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: March 24, 2015

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Police lay hundreds of gun and gang-related charges this year (Ottawa, ON): Ottawa Police have laid more than 400 charges against over 120 people in connection with gun and gang activity since the beginning of the year. The arrests are attributed to officers from across the force.
Source: 580 CFRA News Talk Radio    Date: March 24, 2015

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