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Teen gang member handed life sentence for fatal shooting (Winnipeg, MB): A teen street gang member has been sentenced to life in prison for the unprovoked fatal shooting of a young man sitting in a car behind a Portage Avenue store.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press    Date: July 9, 2014

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Stanislaus County gang sweep yields 12 arrests (Modesto, CA): Twelve people were arrested this week as part of a countywide operation targeting gang members.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: July 9, 2014

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Teen arrested on gang, robbery charges (LaGrange, GA): A 17-year-old of LaGrange was arrested Tuesday around 11:40 a.m. in the area of Newnan Street and Thornton Street for his involvement in a robbery that occurred earlier in the week.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: July 9, 2014

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Two additional suspects charged with gang-related beating (Floyd County, GA): Two Rome men were being held without bond Tuesday night after they were arrested and charged with participating in a gang-related assault on two men, according to Floyd County Jail reports.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: July 9, 2014

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Cooke County ranked one of the highest threat for gang activity in Texas (Cooke County, TX): An annual assessment released by the Department of Public Safety shows one North Texas county has one of the highest concentrations of gang activity in Texas.
Source: KXII 12 News    Date: July 9, 2014

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Couple speaking out about gang related attack in Dorchester (Dorchester, MA): A couple is recovering Wednesday night after being attacked by a gang in Dorchester, and the members of that gang are allegedly not old enough to drive. A gang comprised mainly of young girls jumped a couple in the Four Corners area Monday night. The suspects had the advantage and took the couple by surprise.
Source: WFXT FOX25 News    Date: July 9, 2014

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LAPD sees increase in violent crime, assaults (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and police Chief Charlie Beck touted a continuing drop in the city's overall crime rate during the first six months of 2014 despite an increase in violent crime.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: July 9, 2014

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Prosecutor: Gang member Richard Magnan fatally shot friend Joel Bentley while waving gun around (Chicago, IL): An accused gang member who told police he keeps a gun to protect himself from rivals accidentally shot and killed a member of his own gang while waving that weapon around outside a Southwest Side Walgreens over the Fourth of July weekend, Cook County prosecutors said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: July 9, 2014

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Two men get 100-year prison sentence in girl's death (Cook County, IL): Ronald Henderson and Kevin Stanley dismissed 9-year-old Chastity Turner and other children as insignificant "insects" when they sprayed an Englewood street with bullets intended for the girl’s drug dealing father, Cook County Judge William Lacy said Wednesday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: July 9, 2014

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Overnight shooting could be gang-related (Providence, RI): Providence police say they believe Tuesday night’s shooting was targeted. Five people were injured, one seriously during the overnight shooting.
Source: Rhode Island Public Radio    Date: July 9, 2014

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Suspect in Santa Cruz gang shooting to face trial (Santa Cruz, CA): A man suspected of shooting a pregnant woman in the arm as she and others fled a Beach Flats neighborhood and later struggling with a police officer will be held to stand trial.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: July 9, 2014

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Mom who lost son in gang gun battle - 'When will it end?' (Wilmington, NC): Kinwan Long peeked around the living room wall in his mother's Wilmington apartment and waited patiently until she paused during her conversation.
Source: StarNews    Date: July 8, 2014

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Judge declares mistrial in BGF gang murder case (Baltimore, MD): A Baltimore jury failed to reach a verdict Tuesday in a high-profile murder case, leading a city judge to declare a mistrial in city prosecutors' first battle with what they say is a murderous group within the Black Guerrilla Family gang.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: July 8, 2014

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Violent MS-13 gang members leave graffiti on bathroom walls of Nogales Border Patrol processing center (Nogales, AZ): An internal Border Patrol executive summary obtained by Townhall confirms that at least 16 unaccompanied illegal minors (those under the age of 18, according to U.S. government policy), are members of the brutal El Salvadorian street gang Mara Salvatrucha—or MS-13.
Source:    Date: July 8, 2014

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Violins for Kids program has roots as anti-gang activity (Las Vegas, NV): The Foundation to Assist Young Musicians' Violins for Kids program began years ago when an elementary school principal was looking for ways to keep his students out of a local gang.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal     Date: July 8, 2014

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Poverty, school expulsions help trigger gang involvement, Multnomah County study finds (Multnomah County, OR): Of 80 people involved in gangs and interviewed in Multnomah County in the last year, 83 percent were either suspended or expelled from school at some point. Most were kicked out of school because of fights, according to a new county gang study.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: July 8, 2014

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Camp: Gang members to business leaders (Champaign, IL): An area pastor is trying to fight the city's gang problem by creating more businessmen. Reverend Eugene Barnes has started the EPIC Program. It stands for Entrepreneurial Pathways In Champaign.
Source: WCIA 3 News    Date: July 8, 2014

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Bridgeport looks to fight violence in city (Bridgeport, CT): City leaders will get together in Bridgeport today to talk about cracking down on violence in the city, after three separate shooting incidents in the early morning hours of Sunday. It was a terrible weekend for Bridgeport; 6 people shot, two of them dead. In two of the cases police are still looking for leads.
Source: WTNH News 8    Date: July 8, 2014

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Former gang member has big plans for East Side (San Antonio, TX): One San Antonio east side man has made it his life's mission to encourage young children to head down the right path. "A lot of different people come from the east side – astronauts, lawyers, doctors. It's more than just the negative image that people show," Alvin Perry said. Perry was raised on the east side of town. By the age of 13, he said he was already knee deep in the gang life.
Source: KABB FOX 29 News    Date: July 8, 2014

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Athens police arrest alleged gang member, seek three others in eastside armed robbery (Athens, GA): Athens-Clarke County police said they arrested an alleged gang member and are searching for three others in connection with an armed robbery and assault Tuesday at an eastside apartment complex.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: July 8, 2014

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