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Arrests made in recent Watsonville gang-related shootings (Watsonville, CA): Police have arrested a Watsonville man in connection with a nonfatal shooting Tuesday morning, the third in the same neighborhood since Friday.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: June 4, 2014

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MS-13 member arrested with two others in state police heroin bust, authorities say (Newark, NJ): Three men – including a man believed to be an MS-13 gang member – were arrested during a motor-vehicle stop in the city's East Ward Tuesday night, state police said.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: June 4, 2014

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Wisconsin stabbing highlights juvenile crime laws (Milwaukee, WI): When two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls were charged this week with stabbing a friend nearly to death, authorities had no choice but to send them to adult court. In more than half of the nation, kids as young as 10 are often charged as adults automatically using laws intended to crack down on gangs and guns.
Source: Fond du Lac Reporter    Date: June 4, 2014

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Dozens of gang suspects held in raids in Manhattan (Manhattan, NY): Police officers in body armor swooped into two Manhattan housing projects at dawn on Wednesday in simultaneous raids aimed at scores of suspected gang members indicted on charges of planning and carrying out tit-for-tat gun battles stretching back to the 2011 murder of an 18-year-old basketball star.
Source: The New York Times    Date: June 4, 2014

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Police raids part of Avondale anti-gang campaign (Cincinnati, OH): Cincinnati Police fanned out in Avondale on Wednesday in search of suspects connected to the gang violence that has plagued the neighborhood for much of this year. The show of force is the latest in a campaign that began in January after a bloody month of gang-related crime.
Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer    Date: June 4, 2014

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Springfield police call shootings gang-related (Springfield, MA): More gun violence in Springfield leaves one dead and two injured. Springfield police said they have the situation under control. No arrests have been made yet, but police believe the shootings to be gang-related.
Source: WSHM CBS 3 Springfield    Date: June 4, 2014

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Salt Lake City man ordered to stand trial in gang-related killing (Salt Lake City, UT): What began as a celebration of life last year ended in chaos and confusion when a 28-year-old man was shot outside a Salt Lake City house party.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: June 4, 2014

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Campbell gang member gets four-year prison term (Youngstown, OH): A Campbell man was sentenced to four years in prison after he pleaded guilty to participating in a criminal gang.
Source: The Vindicator    Date: June 4, 2014

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Murder suspect booked into Floyd County Jail, records indicate his involvement with "Bloods" gang (Rome, GA): A Rome man who was booked into Floyd County Jail this morning on charges stemming from a fatal shooting at the Chevy Club on Cave Spring Road in April is reportedly a member of a national street gang, according to police and jail records.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: June 4, 2014

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Suspects charged in Walla Walla gang brawl (Walla Walla, WA): Four men have been formally charged following a weekend fight between rival gangs in which one person reportedly pulled a handgun, then was stabbed in the eye. A blast from a sawed-off shotgun ended the melee.
Source: Walla Walla Union-Bulletin    Date: June 3, 2014

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State court backs 34- to 70-year prison term for gang-related shooting in Lebanon (Lebanon, PA): Concluding that prosecutors presented "overwhelming circumstantial evidence" of his guilt, the state Superior Court has refused to overturn an Easton man's conviction and 34- to 70-year prison sentence for a gang-related shooting in Lebanon.
Source: The Patriot-News    Date: June 3, 2014

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Woman accused of posting nude photos of girl online to solicit sex (Macon, GA): A Macon woman has been charged as a party to the crime of rape after allegations that she posted nude photos of a 15-year-old girl to a website to solicit sex.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: June 3, 2014

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Shooting of 21-year-old Haden may have been gang-related, police say (Chattanooga, TN): According to police during a preliminary hearing Tuesday morning, the shooting that occurred on Willow Street on April 17 could have been gang-related. The victim, 21-year-old Paul Haden, is a member of the Crips gang and one of the defendants, 19-year-old Dominique Jarrett, is a member of the Bloods.
Source: The Chattanoogan    Date: June 3, 2014

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VPD says it has not done anti-gang presentations with Mike Adiwal (Vancouver, BC): A B.C. Supreme Court judge credited notorious gangster Mike Adiwal at a recent sentencing for working "with Vancouver police in giving talks discouraging youth from participating in gang activity."
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: June 3, 2014

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Laundromat patrons ponder violence that left six shot (Chicago, IL): A discarded strip of blood-smeared police tape fluttered in the breeze early Tuesday as a man hauled a tub of clothes into Sudz Coin Laundry, where six people were shot the night before.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: June 3, 2014

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Gang shootout in Springfield sparks house fire (Springfield, MA): Springfield police are blaming a house fire in the city on a gang-related drive-by shooting that sent an innocent driver caught in the crossfire scrambling for safety.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: June 3, 2014

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Reputed Bloods gang leader from Fall River sentenced to 22 years in prison on drug, gun charges (Boston, MA): A reputed Bloods street gang leader from Fall River will spend 22 years in federal prison after being convicted on drug and weapons charges.
Source: The Herald News    Date: June 3, 2014

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South Shore shooting appears to be gang violence (Chicago, IL): Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said the motive in a South Shore shooting that left six people injured, including two teens, appears to be gang violence.
Source: WLS 7 News    Date: June 3, 2014

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Juvenile burglary suspects charged with gang activity (Columbus, GA): Officers are searching for two men accused of contributing to the delinquency of a minor after two juveniles were charged with breaking into a Cape Code Drive residence, according to a Columbus police report.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer    Date: June 3, 2014

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Police prevent teens from joining gangs to lower property crime (San Juan, CA): Two men went before a judge Tuesday afternoon after being arrested for stealing electronics and personal documents from a daycare in San Juan. "These guys are career criminals these guys are involved in property crimes, burglaries and these are the type of individuals we are targeting," Chief Juan Gonzalez, San Juan Police Department, said.
Source: KGBT Action 4 News    Date: June 3, 2014

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