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Suspected Cutthroats gang member sentenced to 7 1/2 years in federal prison on gun charge (Akron, OH): A convicted felon whom authorities believe is a member of a Heartless Felons offshoot was sentenced Thursday to 7 1/2 years in prison after selling a gun and ammunition to an undercover federal agent.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: March 25, 2015

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Bloods gang member and a rival indicted in connection with 2014 shootout (Trenton, NJ): Two men who are accused of being rivals in a 2014 shootout that took place outside of the Roger Gardens apartment complex have been indicted on charges of attempted murder.
Source: The Trentonian    Date: March 25, 2015

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Muncie teens held in Anderson shooting (Muncie, IN): Muncie and Anderson police will meet to discuss what appears to be escalating tension between youth gangs in the two cities.
Source: The Star Press    Date: March 25, 2015

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Baton Rouge BRAVE: What is it, and why does it matter? (Baton Rouge, LA): Leaders of the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination initiative have said an important part of making the crime prevention strategy work is by garnering community awareness of and involvement in BRAVE.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: March 25, 2015

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Prosecutor: Football gift 'aggravating' in gang case (Youngstown, OH): Darrell Mason’s athletic prowess at Ursuline High School was something any high-school athlete would pray for. Which makes the fact he turned to heading up an East Side street gang that dealt drugs and was involved in several shootings all the more maddening, Assistant Prosecutor Martin Desmond said at Mason’s sentencing hearing on drug, weapons and gang charges Tuesday in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court, just before Mason was sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Source: The Vindicator    Date: March 25, 2015

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Saginaw man gets prison sentence for gang-related shooting (Saginaw, MI): A 21-year-old will serve about four years in prison for a gang-related shooting and felony gun possession. Saginaw County Circuit Judge Janet M. Boes on Tuesday, March 17, sentenced Jomar R. Barnes in the unrelated felony cases.
Source: MLive    Date: March 25, 2015

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Gang member sentenced in double murder (Buffalo, NY): A West Side gang member found guilty of taking part in the murder of two innocent bystanders nine years ago was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: March 25, 2015

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EPD: Gang members are getting younger (Evansville, IN): Evansville Police are reporting gang members in the city are getting younger and younger. And they've seen a rise in shootings related to gang violence and teenage recruits.
Source: WFIE 14 News    Date: March 25, 2015

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Gang member convicted, faces prison sentence (Knox County, TN): Knox County prosecutors say a convicted gang member already serving time is facing a 15- to 60-year prison sentence.
Source: WBIR 10 News    Date: March 25, 2015

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5 arrests made in gang-related Lufkin fight, drive-by shooting, cinder block assault (Lufkin, TX): Officers with the Lufkin Police Department have made a series of arrests in connection to numerous alleged run-ins between members of the Savages and the East Side Gang, two rival gangs, including a fight, a drive-by shooting incident, and an assault.
Source: KTRE 9 News    Date: March 25, 2015

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Lott: 4 gang members charged in shooting death of rival (Richland County, SC): The recent arrest of four known gang members charged in the drive-by shooting death of a rival gang member is a prime example of what joining a gang will lead to, according to Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott.
Source: The State    Date: March 25, 2015

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Elusive gang leader caught in Pompano Beach, deputies say (Pompano Beach, FL): There's a job opening in the front office of one of the most violent street gangs in Pompano Beach following the arrest of a reputed one-time leader, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: March 25, 2015

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"Lil' Ghost" Palacios jailed for gang injunction violations (Port Arthur, TX): An enjoined Surenos-13 Port Arthur street gang member was arrested and jailed late Tuesday night for violating five conditions of the civil court order against him and eight other Surenos-13 members.
Source: The Port Arthur News    Date: March 25, 2015

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Gang member says he falsely confessed to involvement in murder because he feared for his family's safely (Anaheim, CA): As he confessed to brokering a murder-for-hire between a husband who wanted his wife dead and violent gang members willing to carry out the killing, Rafael Garcia Miranda pleaded with investigators to protect his family.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: March 25, 2015

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N.J. gang members, associates arrested for racketeering, identity theft, authorities say (Elizabeth, NJ): Twelve people who authorities say are linked to a city gang were arrested this week, after an investigation that primarily targeted a man who had also been arrested earlier this month for allegedly murdering a Plainfield man.
Source:    Date: March 25, 2015

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Arizona bill would fund predictive policing technology (Arizona): Arizona could jump to the forefront of computer-aided policing if lawmakers approve a bill that would authorize spending $2 million on predictive policing technology.
Source: The Center for Investigative Reporting     Date: March 25, 2015

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Three arrested in deadly shooting at Del Monte Beach (Monterey, CA): Police believe the killing of Abraham Lizama, 39, of Soledad was gang related. The Monterey Police Department said the arrest and the increased patrols is sending a message to keep gangs out.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: March 24, 2015

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Man said to be gang member sentenced in shooting (Providence, RI): A Providence man who is an alleged member of the Hartford Soldiers street gang has pleaded guilty to shooting another man last year after a fight over money.
Source: WLNE-TV 6 News    Date: March 24, 2015

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Former Youngstown street gang leader sentenced to prison (Youngstown, OH): The former leader of a Youngstown street gang is going to prison. A ten year sentence was handed down on Tuesday to 24-year-old Darrell Mason, Jr., who authorities say led the Vic Boys criminal street gang.
Source: WFMJ News    Date: March 24, 2015

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Trying to interrupt crime before it happens (Syracuse, NY): By using people with firsthand knowledge of guns and gangs, a program is trying to interrupt violence on Syracuse’s streets. The national Cure Violence program was created by a former public health doctor and so it’s modeled off of treating infectious disease: you have to treat the cause of the illness, not just the symptoms.
Source: WRVO News    Date: March 24, 2015

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