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City to mull funding of special gang investigative unit (Wilmington, NC): In response to escalating gang violence in Wilmington, the police department wants to form a special gang investigative unit to deter crime and dismantle gang activity.
Source: StarNews    Date: October 11, 2013
http://www.starnewsonline.com/...

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La Grange Police release details after eight arrested (La Grange, KY): In a news conference Friday La Grange Police said the motive behind a miter plot was drug related. Eight people were arrested in connection with a organized crime investigation on Thursday.
Source: WHAS11 News    Date: October 11, 2013
http://www.whas11.com/...

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30 behind bars after Toledo gang sweep (Toledo, OH): There are 30 fewer gang members on the streets of Toledo after police conducted a gang sweep recently. The mission was to reduce gang and gun violence in the area. Toledo Police, along with Lucas, Wood and Ottawa county sheriff's offices accomplished that.
Source: Toledo News Now    Date: October 11, 2013
http://www.toledonewsnow.com/...

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Saginaw gang violence timeline: The evolution and dismantling of the city's gangs (Saginaw, MI): The Saginaw News this week published a four-part timeline focusing on the evolution of gang violence in Saginaw. The timeline began in 1982, and the first section stretched to 1990, just before the city saw some of its highest homicide totals since the 1970s.
Source: The Saginaw News    Date: October 11, 2013
http://www.mlive.com/...

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Seven alleged N.O. gang members indicted (New Orleans, LA): Seven alleged gang members from the East Hollygrove neighborhood of New Orleans have been indicted on federal drug charges.
Source: Daily Comet    Date: October 11, 2013
http://www.dailycomet.com/...

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Known gang members arrested after routine traffic stop (Santa Paula, CA): Two known area gang members and a teenager were arrested early Tuesday evening on weapons and other charges following a routine traffic stop, according to a Santa Paula Police spokesman.
Source: Santa Paula Times    Date: October 11, 2013
http://www.santapaulatimes.com/...

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Man sentenced to life in prison in gang shooting of baby (Los Angeles, CA): He didn't fire the bullet that struck 3-week-old Luis Angel Garcia in the heart as he lay asleep in his stroller in a bustling Los Angeles shopping district.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 10, 2013
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Watsonville teen charged in drive-by shooting should be sent to juvenile court, defense attorney says (Santa Cruz, CA): The attorney for a 15-year-old gang member charged as an adult in a Murray Street drive-by shooting on Aug. 10 is arguing his client should be sent to juvenile court.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: October 10, 2013
http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/...

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Two arrested in gang-related stabbing, shooting in New Garden (New Garden, PA): Two men were arrested Tuesday in connection with a gang-related stabbing Saturday night, Oct. 5, in New Garden Township.
Source: Southern Chester County Weeklies    Date: October 10, 2013
http://www.southernchestercountyweeklies.com/...

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Santa Rosa Norteno gang member arrested for August assault (Santa Rosa, CA): Santa Rosa police have arrested a Norteno gang member in connection with an assault in front of a downtown nightclub in August, a police sergeant said.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: October 10, 2013
http://www.ktvu.com/...

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Convenience store shut down as intersection of 'gang activity' (Memphis, TN): A southeast Memphis service station was shut down by the district attorney's office Wednesday because of criminal activity, including illegal drug sales and gang activity.
Source: WMC-TV 5 News    Date: October 10, 2013
http://www.wmctv.com/...

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Eight arrested in La Grange after gang investigation (La Grange, KY): After an ongoing investigation into gang activity and drug trafficking, La Grange police officers arrested eight adults Wednesday evening, according to a statement released by police.
Source: The Courier-Journal    Date: October 10, 2013
http://www.courier-journal.com/...

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Chicago police use a real-life graph search to stop crime (Chicago, IL): Last year, Chicago witnessed more than 500 murders, more than both New York City and Los Angeles. While that number is declining—this year so far, the city's murder rate is down 22 percent—much of the ongoing violence is related to gang activity, with some 630 different factions frequently battling it out across the city.
Source: ReadWrite    Date: October 10, 2013
http://readwrite.com/...

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Saginaw gang violence timeline, 2005-2013: The dismantling of structured gangs (Saginaw, MI): After the number of homicides in Saginaw hit a 30-plus-year low in 1999, it doubled just three years later in 2002. Police linked that spike in violence to the rise of two relatively new gangs: the Sunny Side Gang, which occupied the city's South Side, and the North Side Gang, which claimed the city's northeast side and former Daniels Heights neighborhood as its territory.
Source: The Saginaw News    Date: October 10, 2013
http://www.mlive.com/...

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Gang members arrested for chasing man with tire iron, bat, knives (Santa Barbara, CA): Santa Barbara police arrested seven gang members Sunday night after they allegedly chased a 21-year-old victim — who has no gang affiliation — with a tire iron, bat, and knives along North Voluntario Street.
Source: Santa Barbara Independent    Date: October 10, 2013
http://www.independent.com/...

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Suspected gang member held in Carson robbery, beating (Carson, CA): A reputed gang member was in jail Thursday, suspected of severely beating and robbing a 67-year-old man out for his morning walk.
Source: Daily Breeze    Date: October 10, 2013
http://www.dailybreeze.com/...

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Two men convicted in murder of Chicago police officer (Chicago, IL): Two gang members were convicted Wednesday in the murder of a Chicago police officer who had responded to a call of shots fired in the West Englewood neighborhood in 2009.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 10, 2013
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Former gang members testify about Putnam, Wilson shootings (Nashville, TN): Two former gang members testified in U.S. District Court in Nashville on Wednesday that a Gangster Disciples member carried out two shootings as a part of a 2010 gang "war" in Putnam and Wilson counties.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: October 10, 2013
http://www.tennessean.com/...

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Allentown gang member must face charges for shooting, paralyzing rival (Allentown, PA): A known Allentown gang member must face Lehigh County Court on attempted homicide charges for allegedly shooting a rival last year, leaving him paralyzed.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: October 10, 2013
http://www.mcall.com/...

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Former rival Saginaw gang members to the youths they mentor: Don't do as I did (Saginaw, MI): A shooter with a jammed gun, lying in wait behind the garage, may have saved Chet Atkins' life. Atkins, 42, a former gang member and ex-con, was going legit. Recently married with a kid, Atkins was contemplating putting his past behind him.
Source: The Saginaw News    Date: October 9, 2013
http://www.mlive.com/...

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