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1 of 3 alleged bar gunmento serve 3-year sentence (Fort Wayne, IN): A 26-year-old man was given a three-year sentence Friday for participating in a fight and shooting at a north-side bar earlier this year.
Source: The Journal Gazette    Date: August 29, 2014

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Three El Paso bars shut down for alleged drug trafficking and gang activity (El Paso, TX): The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) shut down three El Paso bars after allegations of drug trafficking and gang activity. TABC served the Golden Nugget, the Dollhouse Bar, and the George Washington Lounge with temporary restraining orders on Friday evening forcing them to close their doors immediately.
Source: KTSM NewsChannel 9    Date: August 29, 2014

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New Haven’s Project Longevity loses another leader (New Haven, CT): The Rev. William Mathis will be resigning from his role as New Haven coordinator for the anti-gang violence Project Longevity in two weeks. Mathis said Friday that he is leaving because of “administrative matters and widening philosophical divides.”
Source: New Haven Register    Date: August 29, 2014

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Leader of east-side Detroit street gang convicted of armed robbery (Detroit, MI): The leader of an east-side Detroit steet gang was convicted Friday in the armed robbery of a pizzeria, following a federal court trial, according to U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade.
Source: Macomb Daily    Date: August 29, 2014

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Man charged in Minn. shooting was praised for leaving gang (St. Paul, MN): After being held up as an example of how to escape gang life, the alleged founder of one of the largest street gangs in St. Paul, Minn. has fallen back in to trouble and is charged with shooting a man at a bar last week, reports CBS Minnesota.
Source: CBS News    Date: August 29, 2014

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Four men arrested after shots fired (Newnan, GA): Four men believed to be members of a local gang were arrested by Newnan Police officers following a shooting late Wednesday.
Source: Times-Herald    Date: August 29, 2014

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Man gets 4 years for involvement in gang shooting, beating (Fort Wayne, IN): A man has been sentenced for his involvement in a March 30 beating and shooting at Peanuts Food and Spirits that left a man in serious condition. Christopher Sewell was sentenced to three years for criminal gang activity and one year for battery.
Source: WANE News Channel 15    Date: August 29, 2014

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Man sentenced to life without parole for murder of rapper Lil Phat (Fulton County, GA): Three men were sentenced in Fulton County Friday in the murder case of a rapper gunned down in an Atlanta parking lot last year.
Source: WSB-TV 2 News    Date: August 29, 2014

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Bloods gang member sentenced to 10 years for role in racketeering conspiracy (Nashville, TN): Kenneth Gaddie, 24, a/k/a “K.G.,” of Nashville, Tennessee, has been sentenced to ten years in prison for conspiring to participate in racketeering activity related to his membership in the Bloods criminal enterprise by U.S. District Judge Aleta Trauger, announced David Rivera, U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee.
Source: Crossville Chronicle    Date: August 29, 2014

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Gang comment led to two Santa Ana shootings, prosecutor says (Santa Ana, CA): The mere mention of the name of a rival gang sparked two shootings within minutes in Santa Ana last year, leaving one woman dead and a second with permanent brain damage, a prosecutor said Friday.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: August 29, 2014

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KPSD Gang Unit wins award for combating crime (Kinston, NC): The Kinston Public Safety Department's Gang Unit is being honored for its crime-fighting efforts by the state as “Gang Unit of the Year”. The department's gang unit has made at least 163 arrests and seized 19 guns since it grew from two to six people in July.
Source: WCTI NewsChannel 12    Date: August 29, 2014

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Hobos street gang member admits to 3 murders (Chicago, IL): A member of one of Chicago's lower-profile but more vicious street gangs stood before a federal judge Wednesday and, one by one, admitted to a chilling litany of violent acts he committed to advance his role in the gang and to protect and grow its illicit profits.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 28, 2014

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Guatemalan teen in Detroit recounts escape from violence, poverty (Detroit, MI): A surgical scar stretches along Oswaldo Ramos’ forearm where Guatemalan gang members broke it during a violent beating.
Source: The Detroit News    Date: August 28, 2014

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Asian drug gangs not new to Philly (Philadephia, PA): Yesterday's gruesome developments along the Schuylkill, said by cops to be possibly linked to Asian drug gangs, was not the first time Asian gang violence has made news in Philadelphia.
Source: CBS Philly    Date: August 28, 2014

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Morley elder pleads for violence to end (Alberta, Canada): A concerned Morley elder (who has requested to remain anonymous for the safety of her family) approached the Cochrane Eagle and asked for assistance in getting her message out about what has been happening in her community.
Source: The Cochrane Eagle    Date: August 28, 2014

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Criminal Gang Member caught illegally re-entering US (Houston, TX): A member of the “Surenos 13” criminal street gang was recently apprehended by Border Patrol agents in Calexico, California.
Source: Breitbart    Date: August 28, 2014

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"Operation Tipping Point" Fights Gang Activity In Lincoln (Lincoln, NE): For 10 years the Hub has tried to help Lincoln kids graduate high school and find a job.
Source: 1011 News    Date: August 28, 2014

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10th Street Gang member describes life of crime on streets (Buffalo, NY): When it came to “putting in the work,” the phrase gang members use to describe murders, shootings and drug dealings, Kyle Eagan’s résumé may be unrivaled.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: August 28, 2014

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Gang suspected in abductions, killings (Philadelphia, PA): The two brothers were being held, bound, and beaten in a garage behind a Southwest Philadelphia house when their captors allowed one to make a phone call, law enforcement sources say.
Source:    Date: August 28, 2014

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Detroit police vow crackdown after east side shootings (Detroit, MI): After a 24-hour period in which three incidents of gunfire on or near the city’s east side in one of the city’s most violent ZIP codes left a teen dead and six others wounded, Detroit’s police chief has vowed to step up efforts to crack down on gang activity and stop the bloodshed.
Source: The Detroit News    Date: August 28, 2014

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