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Hearing postponed for suspected gang members accused in fatal park shooting (Vista, CA): A preliminary hearing was postponed Tuesday until Jan. 7 for four suspected gang members accused of opening fire in an Oceanside park in rival gang territory, killing a 13-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy and wounding two other teens.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: October 8, 2013

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Accused killer's confession was coerced by police (Lake County, IL): The defense attorney for Mundelein resident Jose Garcia, who is charged with the shooting death of 19-year-old Gabriel Gonzalez of Zion outside a Round Lake Beach convenience store, claims Garcia was coerced into confessing by officers who said his family was in danger of gang violence.
Source: Lake County News-Sun    Date: October 8, 2013

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New Haven alleged gang members called in; media booted from session (New Haven, CT): Members of the Project Longevity list were called to the hearing room in the Hall of Records Tuesday afternoon to listen to another warning and promise from law enforcement officials: Those that are involved in gang gun violence can expect themselves and their associates to feel the full power of local, state and federal law enforcement.
Source: New Haven Register    Date: October 8, 2013

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Olive Street murder suspects in court (Santa Barbara, CA): A preliminary hearing began last Friday for two alleged members of Santa Barbara’s Eastside gang charged in the February murder of Kelly Hunt. Joseph Castro, 20, and Isaac Jimenez, 23, were arrested in August and have been held in County Jail since then on charges of murder, conspiracy to commit murder, and participation in a criminal street gang.
Source: Santa Barbara Independent    Date: October 8, 2013

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PCAO brings charges after prison gang investigation (Pinal County, AZ): The Pinal County Attorney's Office was one of seven agencies involved in executing arrest warrants for six individuals across the state on Friday morning. The six people were indicted by a Pinal County grand jury on Sept. 26 on counts including solicitation to commit homicide, money laundering and promoting prison contraband, according to a PCAO press release.
Source: Maricopa Monitor    Date: October 8, 2013

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Paterson police bust street gang's drug operation, make 22 arrests (Paterson, NJ): City police say they apprehended five members of the Sex Money Murda set of the Bloods street gang on Monday, busting a drug ring that operated near the corner of 12th Avenue and East 22nd Street.
Source: Paterson Press    Date: October 7, 2013

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Gang members arrested in Easton (Easton, MA): On Wednesday, October 2, 2013, Easton Police were notified by a Massachusetts State Parole Board officer that he had an arrest warrant for a parole violator, Jeremiah Cowart, age 22 of 17 Sherwood Drive Apt 6 Taunton.
Source: EastonPatch    Date: October 7, 2013

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Arrest made in teen's brutal beating; Suspect claims to be gang member (Daytona Beach, FL): Police said a 15-year-old has been arrested after he and three others brutally beat a 14-year-old in Daytona Beach.
Source: WFTV 9 News    Date: October 7, 2013

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Four accused gang members sentenced to prison for retaliating against 2010 murder eyewitness (Saginaw, MI): Four alleged gang members are headed to prison for retaliating against an eyewitness to a 2010 murder in their neighborhood.
Source: The Saginaw News    Date: October 7, 2013

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Man seriously injured in Ventura shooting (Ventura County, CA): Ventura police are investigating what they believe to be a gang-related shooting that left one man seriously injured Sunday evening, officials said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: October 7, 2013

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Anti-gang activist faces Oct. 31 hearing in Park Hill shooting (Denver, CO): A judge on Monday set an Oct. 31 preliminary hearing date for anti-gang activist Terrance Roberts, who is charged with attempted murder and other crimes in the shooting of a reputed gang member at a rally last month in Park Hill.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: October 7, 2013

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Meas appeals 2006 murder conviction (Lowell, MA): A Lowell man -- once one of the city's most notorious gang members -- serving life in prison for the 2006 murder of Bonla Dy in a convenience-store parking lot is asking the state's highest court to overturn his conviction, saying the police "show-up" procedure that identified him was flawed.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: October 7, 2013

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Saginaw gang violence timeline, 1982-1990: From fisticuffs to firearms, crack cocaine (Saginaw, MI): The city of Saginaw has recorded more than 100 homicides since the beginning of 2008, and a majority have occurred in three neighborhoods.
Source: The Saginaw News    Date: October 7, 2013

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Santa Maria Police arrest 13 people during gang sweep (Santa Maria, CA): Santa Maria Police say 13 people have been arrested following a street sweep targeting gang members.
Source: KSBY News    Date: October 6, 2013

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Bridgewater stabbing looks 'gang related' (Bridgewater, MA): Three Brockton men were arrested in what police say appears to be a gang-related stabbing outside a Bridgewater bar that left one victim with multiple wounds to his neck, abdomen and back.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: October 6, 2013

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Mission Division's Operation Ceasefire takes aim at gang gun violence (Mission Hills, CA): Sixteen known gang members sat politely in a conference room at the San Fernando Mission Cemetery one night last week, listening to, among others, a police captain, a deputy district attorney, a pastor and a shooting victim.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: October 6, 2013

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Four suspected gang members facing assault charges (Santa Maria, CA): Four suspected gang members are facing charges of assault with a deadly weapon in connect with two violent attacks that occurred in 2010 and 2012, the Santa Maria Police Department reported Sunday.
Source: Noozhawk    Date: October 6, 2013

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L.A. Mayor's Summer Night Lights program reduces gang crime (Los Angeles, CA): Gang crime continued to drop in the 32 areas where the city operates its Summer Night Lights program — for which Mayor Eric Garcetti helped raise $1 million to extend the program, city officials announced.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: October 6, 2013

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Yakima School District takes active stance against gangs (Yakima, WA): When one of the first newsletters of the school year went out to parents of students at Roosevelt Elementary School, nobody expected to read about how to identify a potential gang member.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: October 6, 2013

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Region's street gang prevention program to fold due to lack of funding (Waterloo Region, ON): InReach, the region’s street gang prevention program, will close its doors at the end of this year after being unable to find funding past Dec. 31.
Source: Cambridge Times    Date: October 6, 2013

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