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SJ police outline plan to suppress gang violence (San Jose, CA): The San Jose Police Department Friday announced a new plan to deploy extra officers this summer to suppress gang violence that has claimed eight lives this year, including a teen boy on Thursday.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: June 21, 2013

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Portland police, probation officers seek public's help to solve spate of gang-related shootings (Portland, OR): A spate of gang-related shootings in the last two weeks has prompted Portland police to step up officer presence in area hot spots.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: June 21, 2013

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WPD calls in extra patrols after gang violence (Wilmington, NC): The number of reported shots fired in the Wilmington area is at a high for 2013. So far in June, Shot Spotter technology with the Wilmington Police Department has picked up more than 65 shootings, making it the busiest month this year.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: June 21, 2013

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Reputed Plainfield gang member indicted in shooting of 5-year-old boy (Elizabeth, NJ): When a reputed member of a Plainfield street gang opened fire on members of a rival gang last January, he seriously injured a 5-year-old boy walking home from school with his mother, a grand jury determined in an indictment handed up today.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: June 21, 2013

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Teen, 16, sentenced in South LA street shooting that killed 1-year-old boy, wounded father (Los Angeles, CA): A 16-year-old gang member was sentenced Friday to 90 years to life in prison for killing a 1-year-old boy who was shot as the toddler lay in his father’s arms on a South Los Angeles street.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: June 21, 2013

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Teenager participated in Gang of One Program (Charlotte, NC): WBTV has learned new information about how police tried to help 17-year-old Jaquaz Walker stay out of trouble. He was a graduate of the Police Department's Gang of One program. That program helps teenagers stay out of gangs.
Source: WBTV 3 News    Date: June 21, 2013

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Lodi crime concerns shift to drugs, property (Lodi, CA): A group of about 50 Lodi residents attended a town hall meeting Thursday night and indicated that their concerns about crime have shifted from gang violence in 2011 to property and drug crimes in 2013.
Source: The Record    Date: June 21, 2013

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Police announce new gang crackdown following death of teen (San Jose, CA): In the wake of the murder Thursday of a 16-year-old boy in broad daylight by gang members, San Jose police today announced a new plan to tackle the spike in violence, including the creation of a gang suppression unit.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: June 21, 2013

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Wrong home targeted in gang-related shooting (Wichita, KS): A shooting that injured a sleeping four-year-old boy was gang-related, police said. Police say five shots were fired outside the boy's home near 21st and Broadway early last Thursday. They believe the home wasn't the shooter's target.
Source: KWCH 12 News    Date: June 20, 2013

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The LAPD and the Watts Bears are curtailing gang activity (Los Angeles, CA): There are several layers to youth football. Learning the fundamentals of the game; building a strong work ethic to achieve a goal; working as part of a team instead of being an individual; learning how to deal with the ups and downs of winning and losing.
Source: Los Angeles Sentinel    Date: June 20, 2013

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30 arrested in Texas in sweep of notorious gang (McAllen, TX): Federal agents arrested 30 alleged members and associates of a prison gang Thursday on charges that they worked with Mexican organized crime to bring drugs into the U.S. in South Texas and distribute them north.
Source: Yahoo! News    Date: June 20, 2013

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City staffers mentoring local teens for eight weeks (Santa Clarita, CA): The City's Anti-Gang Task Force's P.O.W.E.R. (Peers on Their Way to Everlasting Rediscovery) male mentoring program began Tuesday, June 11, and for eight weeks, nine male teens will participate in mentoring, work experience, Work-It-Out sessions, and excursions.
Source:    Date: June 20, 2013

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Columbia councilwoman says city needs to admit there is a growing gang problem (Columbia, MO): Fifth Ward Councilwoman Laura Nauser told ABC 17 News Columbia's crime problem will not be solved until the city admits it has a gang problem.
Source: KMIZ ABC 17 News    Date: June 20, 2013

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Six arrested in Augusta man's homicide (Augusta, GA): Six arrests have been made in Sunday's fatal shooting of an Augusta man in Louisville, Ga., which authorities say was gang-related.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: June 20, 2013

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Shots fired between two cars last night (Reno, NV): Reno Police say shots rang out between two moving cars last night following a gang-related shooting in Reno the night before.
Source: KRNV News 4    Date: June 20, 2013

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Shifting policies toward youth violence has long history in Santa Monica (Santa Monica, CA): Over the past 13 years, Santa Monica has spent millions of dollars to build and sustain a robust network of nonprofits and school-related programs in an attempt to curb youth violence.
Source: Santa Monica Lookout    Date: June 20, 2013

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Barrie man latest to be nabbed by Project Traveller (Toronto, ON): Toronto police have made another arrest in connection with a year-long investigation dubbed Project Traveller, which targed drug and gang activity in Toronto, Windsor and Edmonton.
Source: City News Toronto    Date: June 20, 2013

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Gang members of 6 Wild caught robbing Bronx drug dealers at gunpoint: cops (Bronx, NY) : Nearly a dozen leaders of a notorious Bronx gang who built a pile of cash and drugs by ripping off homes and robbing drug dealers were behind bars on Thursday, officials said.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: June 20, 2013

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Toronto police expand Somali outreach unit after Dixon Road raid (Toronto, ON): Police are expanding an outreach program with the Somali community in north Toronto after last week’s massive raid on a Dixon Road apartment complex.
Source: The Globe and Mail    Date: June 20, 2013

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Three get plea deals in suspected hate crime in NYC (New York, NY): Three reputed members of a New York City street gang accused of a brutal anti-gay attack on a teenage recruit and two others pleaded guilty to lesser charges Thursday after prosecutors said the victims wanted to avoid testifying at a trial.
Source: New Jersey Herald    Date: June 20, 2013

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