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A Child's Birthday With A Message Against Gang Violence (Omaha, NE): It isn't the birthday party Tabatha Manning originally would have planned for her daughter Payton Benson. But Sunday, October 19th's celebrations did have many of the same elements.
Source: WOWT 6 News    Date: October 19, 2014
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Three in custody after alleged gang shooting (Red Bluff, CA): Three Fresno men are in custody and several others are being sought after an alleged gang related shooting in downtown Red Bluff early Sunday morning.
Source: KRCR 7 News    Date: October 19, 2014
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Red Bluff police apprehend some, search for others in alleged gang-related shooting (Red Bluff, CA): Red Bluff police apprehended three Fresno men early this morning on suspicion of a gang-related shooting on Main Street that didn’t injure anybody.
Source: The Record Searchlight    Date: October 19, 2014
http://www.redding.com/...

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Police treat shooting that injured man in ankle as gang-related (Wichita, KS): Police are considering an early Friday evening shooting in northeast Wichita gang-related. Wichita police Sgt. Ron Hunt said officers were dispatched at 5:10 p.m. Friday to 26th Street and Jackson, where they found a 19-year-old man who had been shot in the right ankle.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: October 18, 2014
http://www.kansas.com/...

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Triple Shooting In San Pedro Leaves 1 Teen Critically Injured (San Pedro, CA): A teenage victim remained hospitalized in critical condition Saturday from injuries sustained in a shooting that occurred in a shopping plaza last night.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: October 18, 2014
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Tough love at call-in for gang members (Bakersfield, CA): The Bakersfield Police Department's message to seven known gang members was blunt Wednesday night. "You're here today for a reason. You guys have all been identified as Westside Crips. All you guys know someone who's been shot within the last year," said BPD Lt. Jason Townsend.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: October 18, 2014
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31 youths netted in gang reduction curfew sweep (Orange County, CA): Nearly 200 officers from 19 county law enforcement agencies on Thursday night rounded up 31 youths who were out past curfew, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: October 18, 2014
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Santa Cruz police probe gang ties in gun found at Mission Hill Middle School (Santa Cruz, CA): A week after a 13-year-old boy was found with a loaded handgun at Mission Hill Middle School, Santa Cruz police said they are probing potential gang motivations for bringing the weapon to campus.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: October 18, 2014
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Teen arrested in fatal Escondido shooting (Escondido, CA): A 16-year-old gang member was behind bars Saturday in connection with a shooting in Escondido last month that left a 19-year-old man dead.
Source: XETV San Diego 6 News    Date: October 18, 2014
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Shooting outside Watsonville restaurant Friday likely gang motivated (Watsonville, CA): For the second weekend in a row, gunfire rang out just before midnight Friday outside a downtown Watsonville restaurant. Unlike the previous week's shooting, which left two dead and injured a third, there were no victims in Friday's shooting outside The Appleton Grill on the 400 block of Rodriguez Street, Watsonville Sgt. Michael Ridgway said.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: October 18, 2014
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San Bernardino SMASH operation nets 120 arrests (San Bernardino, CA): Upland police pulled over a stolen car and were requesting backup but weren’t sure of their location. Over police radio, they said they were near a mountain with a “P” on it by a park.
Source: The Sun    Date: October 18, 2014
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High court upholds Omaha man's murder conviction in gang-related slaying (Lincoln, NE): The Nebraska Supreme Court upheld Friday the murder conviction of an Omaha man found guilty in a gang-related revenge slaying on a downtown street.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: October 17, 2014
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Gang member gets 78 years for shooting Elgin boy (Rolling Meadows, IL): An Elgin man has been sentenced to 78 years in prison for killing a 5-year-old boy in a botched gang-related assassination.
Source: Northwest Herald    Date: October 17, 2014
http://www.nwherald.com/...

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Suspected Gang Member Arrested on Extortion Charges (Santa Barbara, CA): A 29-year-old alleged Santa Barbara gang member was arrested at a San Diego border crossing on Sunday on charges of conspiracy to commit extortion, according to Santa Barbara Police Department spokesperson Sgt. Riley Harwood.
Source: Santa Barbara Independent    Date: October 17, 2014
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Witness links gang to machete slaying of Houston teen (Houston, TX): Two weeks before Jose Meraz's body was discovered in the woods in west Houston, MS-13 gang members met and planned his killing, a prosecutor said Friday.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: October 17, 2014
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Gang member sentenced to life without parole in triple-murder case (Los Angeles, CA): A Gardena gang member was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole Friday for shooting three people to death and the attempted murder of a fourth victim.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 17, 2014
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Gang related (Roanoke Rapids, NC) : One thing 15-year-old Roanoke Rapids resident Joellissa Stokes said she learned at the Gang Awareness Summit Thursday evening was to understand who the people she hangs out with are.
Source: The Daily Herald    Date: October 17, 2014
http://www.rrdailyherald.com/...

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MS-13 members charged in 3 killings, attempted murder in Northern Virginia (Prince William County, VA): Armed with two machetes and a sawed-off shotgun, MS-13 gang members allegedly set off in a car last October to carry out an assassination at a location as brazen as it was chilling: a Prince William County school.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: October 17, 2014
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Breaking down the gang problem in Savannah (Savannah, GA): Crime scene tape, blocking off Savannah neighborhoods is something some in the community are sick of seeing. “Every weekend we literally hear gun shots and people have died on our streets,” said Greg Reed. “It is surprising for Savannah, but as a big city, I understand it’s part of the deal,” said Luis Gomez.
Source: WJAC 6 News    Date: October 17, 2014
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Man accused of Houston middle school student's murder appears in court (Houston, TX): A man accused in the brutal murder of a middle school student made his first appearance in court Friday morning. Jose Granados-Guevara and two teenagers are accused of killing Jose Meraz in what investigators say was gang-related killing.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News    Date: October 17, 2014
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