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Detective: Confrontation between gangs led to athlete's 2010 fatal shooting (Sacramento, CA): "On sight," is the way the detective described how quickly rivals from two street gangs pulled out their guns when they came across each other during a two-year war that had neighborhoods in south Sacramento ducking for cover.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: May 24, 2013

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Gang retaliation behind March shooting that left 13 injured in District, court papers say (Washington, DC): The suspects charged in the mass shooting in March that left 13 people injured on North Capitol Street were hunting for rival gang members they blamed for a series of attacks that included a homicide, according to court documents filed Friday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: May 24, 2013

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Eleventh suspect arrested in Santa Maria homicide (Santa Maria, CA): Police arrested a 11th suspect – a minor – this week in an ongoing homicide investigation that’s related to illicit drugs and street gangs.
Source: Crime Voice    Date: May 24, 2013

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Gang member arrested after firing five rounds at Fresno police (Fresno, CA): A gang member with an extensive violent past fired at Fresno detectives multiple times and led police on a chase through a Fresno neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon before finally being arrested.
Source: Crime Voice    Date: May 24, 2013

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LB city prosecutor says work to reduce gang activity has helped put 'dent' in violent crime (Long Beach, CA): Though property crime has spiked this year, violent crime, such as murders, robberies and aggravated assaults, has actually remained relatively low in Long Beach, according to law-enforcement officials.
Source: Signal Tribune Newspaper    Date: May 24, 2013

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New Garden police talk gangs, drugs with public (New Garden, PA): In addition to talks and a question & answer session and some one-on-one face time for residents with many of the uniformed department members, the township police unveiled their new Website and offered demonstrations of the use of various pieces of police equipment.
Source: The Unionville Times    Date: May 24, 2013

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Woman stabbed at least a half-dozen times just south of Hayward BART station (Hayward, CA): A woman was in stable condition after being stabbed at least a half-dozen times during an early morning attack about four blocks south of the Hayward BART station. The victim was not seriously injured and police said that the incident was gang-related.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 23, 2013

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Monterey County gang kingpin among those arrested in Nuestra Familia sting (Monterey County, CA): A Monterey County gang kingpin long sought by the FBI was arrested Thursday at the conclusion of a sweeping investigation targeting the leadership of the Nuestra Familia regiment in Salinas, law enforcement officials announced.
Source: The Herald    Date: May 23, 2013

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Teen injured in gang-related shooting (Montgomery County, MD): Montgomery County police are investigating a May 10 shooting in Silver Spring that they believe may have been gang related.
Source: SilverSpringPatch    Date: May 23, 2013

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Gang member emptied his gun shooting at Fresno police officers Wednesday (Fresno, CA): A gang member with a lengthy history of violent crimes fired all five shots from a revolver at Fresno police detectives Wednesday afternoon before he was arrested in southeast Fresno, Chief Jerry Dyer said Thursday. Neither the gang member nor officers were wounded.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: May 23, 2013

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Former Chicago cop gets 12 years for working with gang (Hammond, IN): A former veteran Chicago police officer was sentenced today to 12 years in federal prison for conspiring with leaders of the Latin Kings to rob the gang's rivals of cash, drugs and guns.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: May 23, 2013

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Teen gang members indicted in cabdriver slaying, rash of robberies (Buffalo, NY): The loosely knit gang of teenagers began its robbery spree last December, pointing handguns at taxi drivers and fast-food delivery workers, taking their hard-earned money, authorities said.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: May 23, 2013

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Gang task force presents 'Gangs 101' (Albany, GA): Members of the Albany Police Department's Gang Task Force on Thursday provided a real "education" for members of the public and some city officials at the Government Center.
Source: The Albany Herald    Date: May 23, 2013

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Gang member accused in Santa Cruz double homicide painted as fall guy (Santa Cruz, CA): Jaime Galdamez Guevara is "not an angel," his attorney assured jurors Thursday during closing arguments of the Salvadoran gang member's trial on double murder charges. "He's made some terrible decisions," public defender Heather Rogers said. "Just not murder."
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: May 23, 2013

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Graffiti painted on two Bethlehem schools (Bethlehem, PA): Officials in the Bethlehem School District say someone spray-painted gang-related images on two city schools.
Source: WFMZ 69 News    Date: May 23, 2013

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Cease fire program puts detectives in view of shooting, two gang members arrested (Richmond, CA): Two North Richmond gang members were arrested Wednesday in connection with a shooting, and police are giving credit to an anti-violence initiative for putting detectives in position to catch them.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: May 23, 2013

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Gang member gets 25 years for double homicide in Griffith (Hammond, IN): A Latin Kings street gang member will serve 25 years in prison in connection with his part in the double homicide outside a Griffith restaurant in February 2007.
Source: CBS Chicago    Date: May 23, 2013

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Yonkers man faces death penalty in 2011 gang shooting (Yonkers, NY): A reputed Yonkers gang member faces the death penalty after federal prosecutors say he murdered a rival gang member in 2011.
Source: The Daily Voice    Date: May 23, 2013

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Two members of Latin Kings street gang sentenced in Indiana for racketeering conspiracy, related crimes (Washington, DC): Two members of the Latin Kings street gang were sentenced May 22 in Hammond, Indiana federal court for racketeering conspiracy, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Mythili Raman of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney David Capp of the Northern District of Indiana.
Source: eNews Park Forest    Date: May 23, 2013

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Woman arrested in Kansas for coordinating Los Angeles gang activity (Salina, KS): A woman has been arrested for allegedly coordinating Los Angeles gang activity from her home in Salina, Kansas.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: May 23, 2013

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