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Football helps former gang member gain his focus (Las Vegas, NV): Antonio Bellows is a man on a mission, ready to bid Las Vegas goodbye and start over in California. The 18-year-old recent Rancho High School graduate has a spot waiting on Shasta College's football team in Redding, Calif., and a planned course load in criminal justice.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: August 3, 2014

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Deportation of criminals blamed for exodus from Central America (Miami, FL): The unprecedented surge in unaccompanied children at the U.S.-Mexico border was preceded by a sharp increase in the number of deportations to Central America of convicts, many of them gang members.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: August 3, 2014

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No bail for teens charged with Little Village murder (Chicago, IL): Three teens charged in the Friday night killing of a 16-year-old boy in the Little Village neighborhood targeted the victim because they were looking for rival gang members, Cook County prosecutors said Sunday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 3, 2014

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Gang-related shooting hurts one in NE Portland (Portland, OR): One person was found with multiple gunshot wounds at a residence in Northeast Portland Sunday evening.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: August 3, 2014

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Two arrested in Wisconsin in slaying of Rogers Park photographer (Racine, WI): Two North Side teens have been arrested in Wisconsin on warrants that charge them with the murder of a Rogers Park photographer last month, according to records and officials.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 2, 2014

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Shootings across city leave one dead, 16 more wounded (Chicago, IL): A shooting between rival gangs in Little Village left a 16-year-old boy dead and two other teens wounded Friday night. The three were among at least 17 people shot overnight, according to police.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 2, 2014

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Holland-area teen facing adult murder charges in gang-related stabbing death (Holland, MI): After nearly 18 months of relative quiet following the federal arrests of 31 alleged Holland Latin Kings members, the shadow of gang violence has apparently been cast over the Lakeshore again.
Source: WHTC News    Date: August 2, 2014

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How U.S. anti-gang efforts led to the Central American immigration surge (Washington, DC): Back in El Salvador, a 15-year-old boy is doing what 15-year-old boys everywhere do. He's hanging out, laughing and joking, when a buddy approaches him with a demand: Give me your cell phone. The teen refuses, not realizing his friend is a member of a local gang that makes a habit out of grabbing phones and using them for extortion. They call it "asking for rent."
Source: Governing    Date: August 1, 2014

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Black P-Stones gang member sentenced to 30 years in prison on racketeering conspiracy and firearms charges (Washington, DC): Marcellus Williams, aka "Math," "P-Shooter" and "Manny," 27, of Newport News, Virginia, was sentenced today to serve 30 years in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for engaging in numerous gang-related crimes as a ranking member of the Black P-Stones, including shootings of rival gang members, robberies and drug dealing.
Source: eNews Park Forest    Date: August 1, 2014

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Florida gang member arrested in cold-case murder of former New York man (Spring Hill, FL): Nearly eight years after a former Queens man was shot dead in a Florida community, police have announced the arrest of a man in his suspected gang-related murder.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: August 1, 2014

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Federal trial underway for four members of violent 10th Street Gang (Buffalo, NY): Shortly after midnight on Easter Sunday of 2006, in a working class West Side neighborhood, the bloody feud between members of the Seventh and 10th Street gangs spilled over into the world of two innocent bystanders.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: August 1, 2014

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Girl Gangsters: Why are more and more young women joining up? (Saskatoon, SK): Cassandra has lived the life of a gangster. She's seen young women sell themselves on the street for a half gram of coke. She's seen boyfriends come home tweaked out after three days of partying and start beating their girlfriends. She's taken care of gang members who bled all over her living room because they refused to go a hospital after a being stabbed in a fight.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: August 1, 2014

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Community reacts to violent crime (Kinston, NC): Kinston Department of Public Safety Director Bill Johnson knows that when there’s a violent crime in the city, eyes immediately turn to city police.
Source: Kinston Free Press    Date: August 1, 2014

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Update on South Bend gang violence intervention program (South Bend, IN): They said we'd see results, so two months and 16 days after South Bend's first call-in, it's time for an update. "Use guns to affect whatever your problems are," said South Bend Police Lt. and Group Violence Intervention Operations Director Dominic Zultanski, "we will come and we will be swift and there will be accountability because of that."
Source: WSJV-TV FOX 28     Date: August 1, 2014

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Syracuse launches S.N.U.G. to prevent gun violence (Syracuse, NY): A neighborhood picnic at Syracuse's Wilson Park, just south of Downtown, was the setting for the launch of a new gun violence prevention program, as part of Syracuse TRUCE. S.N.U.G. - which spells "guns" backwards - will recruit former gang members and those who've been involved in gun crimes, to become violence interrupters.
Source: WSYR 9 News    Date: August 1, 2014

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Gang with ties to Mexican Mafia traced to Springfield (Springfield, MO): A gang with ties to the Mexican mafia is making its presence known locally. An undercover officer KOLR10 News spoke with says Sureno gang members have found their way to Springfield.
Source: KOLR10 News    Date: August 1, 2014

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Man ordered to stand trial in gang-related Utah homicide (Ogden, UT): Three letters inked on Ruben Alvarado Nava III's arm were all that was needed to spark a dispute that led to a fatal shooting one September night during a house party in Roy, a police investigator testified in an Ogden courtroom Friday. Those three letters: SUR.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: August 1, 2014

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Gang resistance program graduates 30 from new non-school effort (Columbia, SC): The Gang Resistance Education And Training program, or G.R.E.A.T. for short, graduated 30 children Friday, the first summer graduating class from the "Show Them We Care" after-school center in an apartment complex in Columbia.
Source: WLTX 19 News    Date: August 1, 2014

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Lansing police take gang resistance program to the streets (Lansing, MI): An effort to keep kids out of gangs is literally on the move. For the first time, the Lansing Police Department's G.R.E.A.T. (Gang Resistance Education and Training) school-based program is hitting the streets. Officers are working with the city's Parks and Recreation Department and area faith groups, to connect with kids using fun summer activities.
Source: WILX 10 News    Date: August 1, 2014

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Seattle man charged in fatal Leschi shooting in April (Seattle, WA): King County prosecutors have charged a 25-year-old Seattle man with second-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of Deszaun Smallwood, who was one of three men killed blocks apart and within days of each other in April.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: August 1, 2014

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