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Sen. Mark Kirk retreats on mass gang arrest plan, concedes idea is 'not all that practical' (Chicago, IL): Illinois U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk is taking a step back from his proposal to make sweeping arrests of the 18,000 members of the Gangster Disciples, one of Chicago's most notorious and violent street gangs.
Source: The Huffington Post    Date: July 20, 2013

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Gang member arrested in slaying of O'side teenager (Oceanside, CA) : Oceanside police announced the arrest of a 16-year-old documented gang member in the stabbing death of a teenager last month.
Source: NBC 7 San Diego    Date: July 19, 2013

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Reputed Staten Island gang member, armed with a gun, is arrested, NYPD says (Staten Island, NY): A reputed member of the Crips street gang from Mariners Harbor was caught with a loaded gun Wednesday afternoon, just a half mile away from where a man was shot earlier in the day, authorities allege.
Source: Staten Island Advance    Date: July 19, 2013

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City of New Rochelle pressured News12 to stop reporting on gang activity in New Rochelle (New Rochelle, NY): New Rochelle Police Commissioner Patrick Carroll, in an exclusive interview with Talk of the Sound last month, described a meeting with News 12 several years ago in which City officials pressured the Cablevision news outlet to discontinue reporting on alleged gang violence in New Rochelle.
Source: Talk of the Sound    Date: July 19, 2013

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Gang-related shootings down in Bakersfield (Bakersfield, CA): The Bakersfield Police Department says gang-related shootings in the city have significantly dropped since the beginning of the year. But, officials say with the drop in shootings, gang activity is still a big issue.
Source: KGET 17 News    Date: July 19, 2013

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West Point team builds tool to analyze gang connections (West Point, VA): Violent street gangs are behind many crimes in cities and towns across the United States, and law enforcement agencies are constantly honing their intelligence gathering technologies to counter gang activity.
Source:    Date: July 19, 2013

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Gordon PD: Four gang members wanted for 'horrible' group beating (Gordon, GA): Four suspected gang members are wanted in Gordon after what police call a "horrible" group beating that left two men severely injured and the whole thing was caught on tape.
Source: WMGT 41 NBC News    Date: July 19, 2013

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New leader hired for Santa Rosa's gang prevention program (Santa Rosa, CA): Unlike several previous hires, Santa Rosa has tapped a gang prevention manager who has experience with gang prevention. City Manager Kathy Millison this week announced the appointment of Khaalid Muttaqi to lead the city's gang prevention efforts.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: July 19, 2013

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Two Newport News residents accused in gang-related deaths of five people (Newport News, VA): A federal grand jury has indicted two Newport News men on charges related to five killings.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: July 19, 2013

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Man wounded in gang-related shooting in Torrance (Torrance, CA): A gunman opened fire into a car stopped at a Torrance intersection Friday, wounding the driver in what apparently was a gang-related shooting, police said.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: July 19, 2013

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Canyon Country man stabbed in gang-related incident (Santa Clarita, CA): A man was stabbed in Canyon Country in what appears to be a gang-related incident Friday, according to police reports.
Source: KHTS AM 1220 News    Date: July 19, 2013

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'We're not going to finish until we get all these people' (Calgary, AB): Like Zuccherato, Michael Roberto was also originally convicted of three counts of first-degree murder but has been granted a new trial by the Alberta Court of Appeal.
Source: Calgary Herald    Date: July 19, 2013

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West Side police commander to pay visit to possible gang criminals (Chicago, IL): In their efforts to curb street violence, Chicago police are trying something new. It's an experiment that is being rolled out today in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
Source: CBS Chicago    Date: July 19, 2013

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Sumter gang leader gets life for role in killing (Sumter, SC): A gang leader who prosecutors say ordered other gang members to kill the first man who answered the door at a Sumter apartment complex in 2011 will spend the rest of his life in prison.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: July 19, 2013

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18 alleged gang members plead not guilty (New Orleans, LA): 18 people alleged to be members of a violent New Orleans street gang appear in criminal court Friday morning for arraignment. All 18 pleaded not guilty to all counts read in a lengthy indictment.
Source: WVUE FOX 8 News    Date: July 19, 2013

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MS-13 gang member sentenced to 18 years for slaying (Richmond, VA): An 18-year-old member of the MS-13 street gang was sentenced today to 18 years in prison for what authorities say was a gang-initiation slaying two years ago in South Richmond.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: July 19, 2013

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Gang detectives investigating late-night shooting in Vancouver (Vancouver, WA): Gang unit detectives are investigating a gang-related drive-by shooting Thursday night in Vancouver that left one man suffering from two gunshot wounds.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: July 19, 2013

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Teen shooter gets break on sentence (Regina, SK): According to a judge, who recently changed the youth's secure custody to open - the equivalent of a halfway house for teens - he has come far in three years, when he was a gang member and substance abuser. "He has done all that was asked or made available to him and more," Provincial Court Judge Barbara Tomkins said in her recent decision.
Source: The Leader-Post    Date: July 19, 2013

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Family sues mounties, gang members in boy's death (Edmonton, AB): Parents of a five-year-old Hobbema boy shot in his sleep by three teens in 2011 are suing gang members and five RCMP members for $120,000.
Source: Edmonton Journal    Date: July 19, 2013

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Murdered man was brother of man killed by gangs in 2009 (Berkeley, CA): The man who was shot and killed on Derby Street Wednesday night was the older brother of a man murdered by North Oakland gang members in 2009 – and had been the intended target of that shooting.
Source: Berkeleyside    Date: July 19, 2013

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