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Already incarcerated gang members charged for 2012 fatal drive-by shooting in Greeley (Greeley, CO): Three alleged gang members who are already behind bars are now accused of taking part in a fatal drive-by shooting last summer.
Source: KMGH 7NEWS    Date: July 31, 2013
http://www.thedenverchannel.com/...

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Gang member gets life in prison for murder of South End teen (Boston, MA): A Suffolk Superior Court judge sentenced a 19-year-old to life in prison for the murder of a promising South End teen.
Source: WFXT FOX25 News    Date: July 30, 2013
http://www.myfoxboston.com/...

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Possible turf war between rival gangs triggers string of killings in Salinas (Salinas, CA) : In early July, Janneli Garcia completed an associate degree at Heald College in Salinas and set her sights on becoming a paralegal. On July 23, the same day her curly-haired toddler was accepted into a daycare, Garcia got a call for an interview.
Source: Monterey County Weekly    Date: July 30, 2013
http://www.montereycountyweekly.com/...

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Another deadly shooting (Planada, CA): One Planada man was killed and another was wounded Sunday night in an apparent gang-related shooting, the Merced County Sheriff's Department confirmed Monday.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: July 30, 2013
http://www.mercedsunstar.com/...

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Gang member arrested at Buellton RV park (Buellton, CA): The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Gang Enforcement Unit early Thursday arrested a Santa Maria gang member who was hiding out with his girlfriend in a Buellton RV park.
Source: Santa Ynez Valley News    Date: July 30, 2013
http://syvnews.com/...

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Six men arrested in West Valley City gang-related slaying (West Valley City, UT): West Valley City police have arrested six men in connection with a weekend homicide that left an 18-year-old man dead.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: July 30, 2013
http://www.sltrib.com/...

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Senate committee approves Illinois Republican's anti-gang initiative (Chicago, IL): In an effort to combat gang violence, the Senate Appropriations Committee has approved a funding plan to reduce crime and gun access nationwide.
Source: The DePaulia    Date: July 30, 2013
http://www.depauliaonline.com/...

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Ripon police increase patrols along Stanislaus River (Ripon, CA): The rise in vandalism and gang activity among other things prompted the Ripon Police Department to increase its patrols along the Stanislaus River.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: July 30, 2013
http://www.kcra.com/...

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Last six members of Miami pot-smuggling gang sentenced to long prison terms (Miami, FL): The last members of Miami-Dade's Santiesteban gang convicted in a pot-smuggling-murder case were sentenced Monday to long prison terms.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: July 30, 2013
http://www.miamiherald.com/...

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Appeals court affirms convictions in Live Oak gang shooting (Santa Cruz, CA) : An appeals court this week affirmed attempted murder convictions for two men in a gang shooting in Live Oak in 2006.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: July 30, 2013
http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/...

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Dos Palos man found guilty of double murder (Dos Palos, CA): A Merced County jury convicted a 23-year-old man Tuesday of committing a double homicide in 2010 near Dos Palos.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: July 30, 2013
http://www.mercedsunstar.com/...

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Two arrested in robbery spree near banks in Los Angeles, Gardena, Torrance (Los Angeles, CA): Two suspected gang members have been arrested in connection with about 40 street robberies of victims walking to or from banks in Los Angeles, Gardena, Torrance, Culver City and Alhambra, a police detective said today.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: July 30, 2013
http://www.dailybreeze.com/...

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Youth gang violence falling on South Coast (Goleta, CA): Saul Serrano is coordinator of the South Coast Task Force on Youth Gangs, a regional collaborative enterprise to steer kids aged 12 through 18 away from gangs and gang violence in southern Santa Barbara County. Serrano says youth gang violence on the South Coast is at a five year low.
Source: KCOY 12 News    Date: July 30, 2013
http://www.kcoy.com/...

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Two Galt men accused of attempted murder (Galt, CA): Galt police have arrested two men on suspicion of attempted murder, after officers said they stabbed a man who they mistook for a rival gang member.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: July 30, 2013
http://www.lodinews.com/...

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Gang members sentenced for beating man to death (Santa Barbara, CA): Two of four people who beat a man to death on his way home from work were sentenced for murder Tuesday. George Ied was walking home on Punta Gorda Street in Santa Barbara in October 2010 when he was attacked by four men.
Source: KEYT 3 News    Date: July 30, 2013
http://www.keyt.com/...

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Alleged gang fight involving machete leads to arrests (Napa, CA): A 21-year-old Napa man and a male juvenile were arrested Sunday evening after a gang fight involving a machete on Valley Oak Drive, police said.
Source: Napa Valley Register    Date: July 29, 2013
http://napavalleyregister.com/...

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Ojai teen faces September trial in 2009 gang-related killing (Ventura County, CA): The trial for an Ojai teen accused of a gang-related killing of another teen at a party four years ago is scheduled to start in September.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: July 29, 2013
http://www.vcstar.com/...

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Suspected gang member arrested in deadly Madera shooting (Madera, CA): A self-proclaimed gang member has been arrested in the March 21 drive-by shooting death of 19-year old Robert Moreno III of Madera, Madera County Sheriff John Anderson announced Monday.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: July 29, 2013
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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First time juvenile offenders experience life as an inmate (Augusta, GA): Violence involving our young people is a growing problem and something we've seen a lot of in recent weeks. Eight teenagers arrested for gang activity, one charged with murder and another dead after a recent string of violence.
Source: WRDW News 12    Date: July 29, 2013
http://www.wrdw.com/...

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Suspected gang member wanted for Gordon beating turns himself in (Gordon, GA): One of the suspected gang members wanted for his involvement in a brutal gang beating turned himself into authorities over the weekend.
Source: WMGT 41 NBC News    Date: July 29, 2013
http://www.41nbc.com/...

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