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Jury convicts gang member in 2010 murder near Encina High (Sacramento, CA): A Sacramento Superior Court jury today convicted Luis Prudente of first-degree murder in the Nov. 27, 2010, shooting death of Jesse Dean Jones.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: July 24, 2013

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Multiple shootings in Salinas: Which are 'gang-related'? (Salinas, CA): There have been multiple shootings in Salinas in the last few days. Salinas police said they're not just random acts of violence.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: July 24, 2013

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Feds indict 10 alleged Southland gang members (Los Angeles, CA): A Homeland Security probe into an alleged drug and weapons trafficking scheme by a Los Angeles street gang has led to the indictment 10 gang members, six of whom were arrested Wednesday, authorities said.
Source: The Sun    Date: July 24, 2013

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Only one suspect in Zodiac shooting case not in custody (Macon, GA) : Members of the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force have apprehended two more men wanted in the July 5 shooting at downtown Macon’s Zodiac Lounge that left a teenager dead.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: July 24, 2013

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10 reputed 18th Street gang leaders charged in drug, weapons case (Los Angeles, CA): Ten reputed "shot callers" of the notorious 18th Street gang were indicted Wednesday for suspected methamphetamine and gun trafficking in South Los Angeles, federal authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 24, 2013

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We don't care gang killer begs judges to care about his trial complaint (Orange County, CA): Orange County gangster Sarith Yin thought of himself as a tough guy, a hit man, and carried a shiny, black .40-caliber handgun to elevate his 125-pound stature to heights he must have felt were towering.
Source: OC Weekly    Date: July 24, 2013

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Gang member convicted after tattooing murder scene on his chest (Los Angeles, CA): A California gang member was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder after authorities say a tattoo on his chest depicting the murder scene led to his apprehension. 25-year-old Anthony Garcia could face life in prison for his role in the 2004 shooting at a Pico Rivera liquor store.
Source: Breitbart    Date: July 24, 2013

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North NJ gang leader sentenced for drug conspiracy (Newark, NJ): The leader of a northern New Jersey street gang has been sentenced to more than 27 years in prison for his involvement in a large-scale conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine.
Source: WMGM NBC 40    Date: July 23, 2013

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Gang unit keeps violence down this summer (Benton County, WA): KEPR learned gang violence is down at a time when it normally spikes. Things are unusually calm in Benton County. It's what tends to happen when an extra pair of eyes keeps watch on your neighborhood.
Source: KEPR-TV News    Date: July 23, 2013

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New City Attorney to study proposed Echo Park area gang injunction (Los Angeles, CA): Newly elected City Attorney Mike Feuer said today he will be taking a close look at an Echo Park area gang injunction that has been proposed by his predecessor to limit the activity of six rival gangs in the area.
Source: The Eastsider    Date: July 23, 2013

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FBI Task Force focused on gangs, corruption (Indianapolis, IN): Indianapolis FBI agents are using several new task forces to help root out public corruption and round up known neighborhood based gang members.
Source: WISH-TV Channel 8    Date: July 23, 2013

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Clearlake Police detectives investigate gang-related gunfire (Clearlake, CA): Clearlake Police detectives are investigating a Monday night incident in which gang members are believed to have fired a number of shots in a mobile home park.
Source: Lake County News    Date: July 23, 2013

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Burlington drug problem fuels fears of gangs targeting kids (Burlington, VT): Walking down the streets of Burlington, it's hard to believe that a very serious problem exists. But at-risk youth are being exposed to drug trafficking and dealing right in our neighborhoods. While any child may be targeted by a gang, many children pulled into crime are lower income children or students who may not excel in school.
Source: WCAX 3 News    Date: July 23, 2013

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Providence police: Man arrested and gang's 'community gun' seized (Providence, RI): A boarded-up multifamily house in South Providence is a home for illegal guns shared by the M.O.P. street gang, according to the Providence police.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: July 23, 2013

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Four teenagers charged with gang activity (Augusta, GA): Four teens were arrested Tuesday in connection with gang-related activities.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: July 23, 2013

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Powell: Store worker claims gang membership (Lewis Center, OH): Extra patrol was requested from the Delaware County Sheriff's Office earlier this month in response to possible gang activity at the Walmart Supercenter on Columbus Pike in Lewis Center.
Source: Olentangy Valley News    Date: July 23, 2013

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Arrests made in rival gang fight (San Juan, TX): In San Juan, four alleged gang members are under arrest following an brawl with a rival gang. Authorities were at the 200-block of Northgate Avenue at around 3 p.m. today. They told Fox2 that a fight broke out between rival gangs "Sureño Trece" and "Po Boys" last night at this location.
Source: FOX 2 News    Date: July 23, 2013

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LAPD: Two men in drive-by shooting killed by rival gang members for tagging (Los Angeles, CA): Two men who perished in Glassell Park after a drive-by shooting on Cypress Avenue Saturday were gang members who were tagging in Cypress Park and were targeted by members of a rival gang, according to Los Angeles Police Department Northeast Division Capt. Jeff Bert.
Source: HighlandPark-MountWashingtonPatch     Date: July 23, 2013

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375 held in drug sweep (San Diego, CA): Nearly 375 suspected criminals were arrested, two marijuana grows were disrupted and almost $500,000 worth of drugs were seized in a countywide law enforcement effort targeting drug offenders and gangs over the weekend.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: July 23, 2013

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Authorities: Indiana man used friend's truck to kill fellow gang member (Chicago, IL): A Hobart, Ind., man used a friend's truck to kill a 20-year-old Chicago man, in the process seriously injuring his friend, during a Gage Park neighborhood fight between groups of young men who all belonged to the same gang, authorities said today.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: July 23, 2013

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