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Gang rivalry cause of fight at area high school, student speaks out (Spencer, OK): What happened Thursday afternoon at Star Spencer High School wasn’t just any old fight. Police say it all stemmed from a fierce rivalry between the Bloods and Crips. They are two gangs in and around Spencer.
Source: KFOR 4 News    Date: August 9, 2013

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Bronx gang member gets seven years in prison for gay-bashing attack that involved sodomy, torture (Bronx, NY) : A Bronx gang member was sentenced to seven years in prison Friday for his role in a horrific 2010 gay bashing attack. Nelson Falu was among eight members of the "Latin King Goonies" who tortured and beat two teenage boys and a 30-year-old man over the course of several hours in a Bronx home, while using anti-gay slurs.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: August 9, 2013

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Gang member sentenced for 2012 shooting (Vancouver, WA): A Vancouver man who has claimed affiliation with the Norteños gang was sentenced to 108 months in prison Friday for a 2012 shooting.
Source: The Columbian    Date: August 9, 2013

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North Bay gang suspect accused of attacking man with hedge trimmer (San Rafael, CA): A San Rafael man was arrested Thursday on allegations he brandished a shotgun in a gang-related fight and attacked a man with a hedge trimmer.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 9, 2013

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CPS releases maps of 'safe passage' routes (Chicago, IL): Chicago Public Schools officials today released maps of routes where security will be provided for the thousands of children going to new schools this year. Parents have voiced concern about children crossing rival gang territories and passing empty buildings and vacant lots. Some of them have complained that CPS has been late releasing the maps.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 9, 2013

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Gang member convicted of attempted murder (Knoxville, TN): A little "Candid Camera" was enough to convince a Knox County jury a local gang member committed a drive-by shooting. A jury in Knox County Criminal Court this week convicted Cuben Lagrone of attempted murder and related gun charges in a drive-by shooting on North Fourth Avenue last August.
Source: Knoxville News Sentinel     Date: August 9, 2013

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Repairing bikes to keep kids off the streets, out of gangs (Greenville, NC): More than a dozen bicycles, formerly used for Greenville Police patrols, are now part of a teen gang prevention program. Officers delivered the surplus bikes to the Building Hope Community Life Center on 9th Street Friday.
Source: WNCT 9 News    Date: August 9, 2013

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Gang member sentenced to life (Orange County, CA): A Fountain Valley man was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for his part in the 1995 death of a fellow Vietnamese street gang member.
Source: Daily Pilot    Date: August 9, 2013

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Violent crimes prompt gang sweep (Jurupa Valley, CA): A spate of violent crimes by a Jurupa Valley-area gang in the past two months prompted the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department to conduct a parole and probation sweep Thursday, Aug. 8, that resulted in 18 arrests or citations.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: August 9, 2013

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Murder charge filed in Outlook shooting death (Yakima, WA): A second-degree murder charge has been filed against an Outlook man accused of fatally shooting a member of his own street gang.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: August 9, 2013

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'They don't know where to go... that's why we're here' (Tri-Cities, WA): A local anti-gang organization has made big waves in keeping our streets safer. There is so much more to life crime. It could be the humility of being arrested, or even the shock of a shooting, but increasingly often local gang members are giving crime the cold shoulder.
Source: KIMA News    Date: August 9, 2013

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Violence Interrupted: Salinas outreach workers pound pavement to quell gang violence (Salinas, CA): Something was up. Boys sprinting through a Salinas park is one thing, but this group of teens seemed to be running a kid down. The Interrupter knew something was wrong. "They're after him," thought the Interrupter, who'd just pulled up in his car.
Source: Monterey County Weekly    Date: August 9, 2013

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Officers work to keep gangs out of your schools (Augusta, GA): As Richmond County students prepare to head back to school on Monday, some parents are worried recent violence could spill into the classrooms.
Source: WRDW News 12    Date: August 9, 2013

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207 gang members arrested in Central America in HSI-led operation (Washington, DC): More than 200 alleged transnational criminal street gang members and associates were arrested in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras during a 60-day enforcement operation spearheaded by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and Central American law enforcement.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: August 9, 2013

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Pittsfield's Westside residents to launch a neighborhood watch (Pittsfield, MA): A group of Westside residents and community leaders is organizing a neighborhood watch to help reduce criminal activity and bring residents together for community and social activities.
Source: The Berkshire Eagle    Date: August 9, 2013

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Police arrest known gang member (Omaha, NE): Omaha police arrested a known gang member Wednesday on gun and drug charges.
Source: KETV 7 News    Date: August 9, 2013

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Authorities: 23 charged in Bronx drug bust (Bronx, NY): Twenty-three members of a Bronx gang dubbed the 'Burnside Money Getters' have been charged with conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine and other drugs.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: August 9, 2013

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Five people assaulted in gang-related fight outside El Paso nightclub (El Paso, NM): A gun was fired, women were punched and a man trying to help was kicked during a weekend gang-related melee outside a nightclub in the Lower Dyer area, according to court documents.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: August 9, 2013

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Alleged Santa Maria gang member arrested during traffic stop (Santa Maria, CA): A routine traffic stop led to the arrest of an alleged Santa Maria gang member on drug charges, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department.
Source: Noozhawk    Date: August 8, 2013

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Two members of regional gang get combined 45 years (Chicago, IL): Two members of Chicago's Latin Kings street gang were sentenced Thursday to a combined 45 years in federal prison for drug dealing and racketeering.
Source: NBC Chicago    Date: August 8, 2013

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