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Gang leader sentenced for three killings in upstate New York (Newburgh, NY): A key figure in the gang-related violence gripping a Hudson Valley city has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for his involvement in three slayings.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: September 25, 2013

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Team arrests alleged street gang member, seize drugs in Rockford (Rockford, IL): An alleged member of the Waco street gang was taken into custody Tuesday morning after police found him hiding in a closet at a home on Chateau Lane.
Source: Rockford Register Star     Date: September 25, 2013

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Mexican Mafia targeted in “Smokin Aces” operation in Orange County (Santa Ana, CA): Hundreds of law enforcement officials this morning fanned out across Southern California to conclude Operation “Smokin’ Aces,” an investigation conducted by the Santa Ana Gang Task Force that targeted the Orange County wing of the Mexican Mafia, which allegedly exercises control over Latino street gangs and is a powerful force in the local jail system.
Source:    Date: September 25, 2013

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Shooting victim's uncle rejects anti-gang activist Terrance Robert's claim he fired in self-defense (Denver, CO): The uncle of a man allegedly shot by Denver anti-gang advocate Terrance Roberts is challenging Roberts' claim that he fired in self-defense.
Source: KMGH 7NEWS    Date: September 25, 2013

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Hamilton officials say they know nothing of gang violence problem (Hamilton, NJ): According to a Mercer County grant, it appears that gang violence has infiltrated Hamilton. But township officials say they know nothing about the occurrences and are just being proactive.
Source: The Trentonian    Date: September 24, 2013

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Local prison gang indicted for racketeering (Halawa, HI): A major prison gang has been busted.
Source: KHON2    Date: September 24, 2013

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$1.4 million to fight youth crime in Camden (Camden, NJ): A federal agency is giving Camden more than $1 million to fight juvenile violence.
Source: Cherry Hill Courier Post    Date: September 24, 2013

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Police urge residents to attack gang violence (Columbia, SC): Columbia police say, since the first of the year, there have been at least three homicides they believe are gang-related.
Source: ABC Columbia    Date: September 24, 2013

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Four charged in mass Chicago shooting (Chicago, IL): Four people have been charged in the gang-related Chicago shooting involving an assault-style rifle that injured 13 people in a city park, including a 3-year old boy, police announced today.
Source: ABC News    Date: September 24, 2013

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Member of street gang pleads guilty (Peoria, IL): Another member of the Bomb Squad street gang has pleaded guilty to sweeping federal charges that could send him to prison for decades.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: September 24, 2013

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Feds award Syracuse $1.5M to battle gang violence (Syracuse, NY): The city of Syracuse is getting nearly $1.5 million in federal funding to help it battle gang-related violence.
Source: The Wall Street Journal    Date: September 24, 2013

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First no-gang zone sets up in Riverside (Memphis, TN): The city and Memphis police began serving alleged gang members Monday with the city's first try at establishing a no-gang safety zone in the Riverside area of southwest Memphis.
Source: The Daily News    Date: September 24, 2013

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Grand Blanc man sentenced to prison for role in Howard Boys gang (Flint, MI): A Grand Blanc man will be returning to prison after pleading guilty to his role in the Howard Boys street gang.
Source: The Flint Journal    Date: September 24, 2013

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Joliet murder trial sparks brawl outside courthouse (Joliet, IL): In the hours after her brother and cousin were shot to death, Addie Lanier looked at a photo lineup from Joliet police, and stabbed one mug shot with a pen, she said.
Source: The Herald News    Date: September 24, 2013

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As 4 are arrested, Chicago mayor seeks tougher gun law (Chicago, IL): Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel called Tuesday for a three-year minimum prison sentence for illegally carrying a gun as authorities brought attempted-murder charges against four men in one of the latest gang-related shootings that have plagued parts of the city.
Source: Detroit Free Press    Date: September 24, 2013

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Police say men in fight were gang members (Costa Mesa, CA): Three men involved in a fight have been identified as members of a criminal Costa Mesa street gang, officials said Monday.
Source: Daily Pilot    Date: September 23, 2013

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Man returned to Las Vegas in 2010 gang-related shooting (Las Vegas, NV): A man wanted in connection with a gang-related shooting that left one person dead three years ago was extradited Sunday to the Clark County Detention Center from Monterey, Calif., Metro Police said.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: September 23, 2013

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Sixteen year old to be charged with murder (Columbia, SC): A 16-year-old was arrested Monday and charged in what authorities are calling a gang-related shooting.
Source: WLTX 19 News    Date: September 23, 2013

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Man accused of gang activity rejects plea deal (Savannah, GA): A man accused of several gang-related crimes who was indicted by a Chatham County grand jury appeared in court Monday.
Source: WTOC 11 News    Date: September 23, 2013

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Wilmington police - Gangs' power vacuum likely cause of increased gun violence (Wilmington, NC): A Saturday shooting death and four other gun-related incidents over the weekend into Monday are likely gang related, Wilmington Police Department's chief said Monday.
Source: The Wilmington Star    Date: September 23, 2013

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