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South Georgia police on alert after 'Purge' threats (Albany, GA): The Albany Police Gang Unit and Dougherty County Sheriff's Office are on alert after warnings of possible gang violence connected with "The Purge."
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: August 26, 2014
http://www.walb.com/...

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Judge’s order forbids two local establishments known for gang violence, drug activity from selling alcohol (Port City, NC): A superior court judge has entered consent judgments against two local establishments known for gang violence and drug activity from selling alcohol.
Source: Port City Daily    Date: August 26, 2014
http://portcitydaily.com/...

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Number of Shooting Victims Has Increased in 14 NYPD Precincts Over the Last Five Years (New York, NY): It's unfair to judge a police department solely against the crime stats of the previous year. Numbers can fluctuate from one year to the next. What matters is improvement over the long run.
Source: The Village News    Date: August 26, 2014
http://blogs.villagevoice.com/...

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Gang Violence Slows Down In Missoula (Missoula, MT): An autopsy shows gang symbols were carved into Gilbert Barry's body, the man who was shot and killed before being thrown into the Clark Fork River.
Source: ABC Fox Montana    Date: August 26, 2014
http://www.abcfoxmontana.com/...

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3 suspected gang members arrested in Yavapai County (Paulden, AZ) : Three suspected gang members have been arrested after leading authorities on a 100-mph chase in north-central Arizona.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: August 26, 2014
http://www.azcentral.com/...

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Man faces life in prison for 2012 fatal shooting in the West End (Atlanta, GA): A gang member who shot and killed a man in the West End is likely to spend life in prison for the 2012 murder.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: August 26, 2014
http://www.ajc.com/...

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LRPD Aiming to Keep Florida Gang out of Arkansas (Little Rock, AR): "Happens quick, and then they move on quickly," says Captain Terry Hastings. It's a recurring problem for the Little Rock Police Department (LRPD), smash and grabs in parked cars.
Source: FOX 16 News    Date: August 26, 2014
http://www.fox16.com/...

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Three suspected gang member arrested in Yavapai County (Paulden, AZ): Three suspected gang members have been arrested after leading authorities on a 100-mph chase in north-central Arizona.
Source: KSWT 13 News    Date: August 26, 2014
http://www.kswt.com/...

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Jury selection begins in suspected Akron gang murder case (Akron, OH): Jury selection is underway in a 2013 gang killing of a 23-year-old man.
Source: cleveland.com    Date: August 26, 2014
http://www.cleveland.com/...

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Florida Gang Targeting Cars, Checkbooks in Arkansas (Little Rock, AR): "Happens quick, and then they move on quickly," explains Captain Terry Hastings. It's a recurring problem for the Little Rock Police Department (LRPD), smash and grabs in parked cars.
Source: KARK 4 News    Date: August 26, 2014
http://www.arkansasmatters.com/...

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Gang life brings deep health risks for girls (Chicago, IL): Being involved in a gang poses considerable health-related risks for adolescent African American girls, including more casual sex partners and substance abuse combined with less testing for HIV and less knowledge about preventing sexually transmitted diseases, according to a new study.
Source: U Chicago News    Date: August 26, 2014
http://news.uchicago.edu/...

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol Agents Arrest Criminal Gang Member - 21st this Fiscal Year (Calexico, CA): Friday, U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Calexico station apprehended another dangerous gang member from the “Surenos 13” criminal street gang while making an illegal entry into the U.S. A total of 21 gang members have been arrested in El Centro Sector's area of operation this fiscal year.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: August 26, 2014
http://imperialvalleynews.com/...

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Sheriff's Office details Mexican Mafia, MS-13 drug arrests (Thousand Oaks, CA): The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday revealed details about the arrests of six suspects allegedly involved in an international crime ring, saying it seized $4.3 million cash and more than 150 pounds of methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: August 26, 2014
http://www.vcstar.com/...

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Sheriff's deputy linked to 'Shrimp Boy' gang under investigation (San Francisco, CA): When FBI raids across the Bay Area arrested more than 20 people in March, including state Sen. Leland Yee and Chinatown alleged reformed crime boss Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, the charges mentioned a laundry list of contraband sold, bought or handed over to FBI agents in the course of a long undercover investigation.
Source: The San Francisco Examiner    Date: August 26, 2014
http://www.sfexaminer.com/...

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Police dismantle Green Bay street gang with 9 arrests (Green Bay, Wisconsin): Green Bay police say a nine-month-long investigation by undercover gang officers has resulted in one of the largest busts in the department's history. It's also caused the dismantling of a street gang responsible for dozens of crimes in the last year.
Source: WBAY Channel 2 News    Date: August 26, 2014
http://www.wbay.com/...

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Gang link to Dorchester parade shooting alleged (Dorchester, MA): The bullets started flying at 8:17 Saturday morning. People had gathered on Blue Hill Avenue for J'ouvert, a carefree party where revelers rejoice as mud, powder, and paint are flung their way.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: August 25, 2014
http://www.bostonglobe.com/...

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Jury convicts a Bakersfield man of attempted murder (Bakersfield, CA) : A Kern County jury has convicted a Bakersfield man of attempted murder. Prosecutors say Victor Vega, 21, a member of the Varrio Chico Lamont criminal street gang, attacked a 31-year-old man in Lamont on Dec. 21, 2013.
Source: KernGoldenEmpire    Date: August 25, 2014
http://www.kerngoldenempire.com/...

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Killer, kidnapper smiles as he's sentenced (San Diego, CA) : Jorge Salvador Moreno held his head high Monday during his sentencing hearing. A longtime criminal, he was most recently accused of being part of a violent drug trafficking crew that operated in San Diego County, kidnapping victims from their homes, demanding money from their families and discarding bodies along roadsides.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: August 25, 2014
http://www.utsandiego.com/...

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Hillsboro police investigate three gang-related shootings in one night; no one injured (Hillsboro, OR): Three Sunday night shootings in Hillsboro appear to be gang-related, and authorities are seeking the shooters, according to the Hillsboro Police Department.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: August 25, 2014
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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Albemarle applying for problem-oriented policing grant (Albemarle County, VA): Surge in gang-related violence in Albemarle County has the Police Department ready to fight back. A new unit targeting gangs could soon be a reality, but a federal grant is needed to make it happen. It's called problem-oriented geographical policing, and the Albemarle County Police Department says it could dramatically change how it manages gang-related and violent crimes.
Source: WVIR 29 News    Date: August 25, 2014
http://www.nbc29.com/...

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