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East Chicago man pleads guilty to racketeering (East Chicago, IN): An East Chicago man pled guilty Tuesday to conspiracy to racketeer, including taking part in the murder of a rival gang member in 1999.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 26, 2015

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Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher: "Shooting was gang related." (Chattanooga, TN): Chattanooga police have confirmed a recent deadly shooting to be gang related. During a Wednesday morning press conference, Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher told reporters that his department has confirmed Tuesday night's shooting on North Willow Street to be gang related.
Source: WDEF News 12    Date: August 26, 2015

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Asian Boyz Gang Membership Dispute Lands In Federal Court (Orange County, CA): Tam Trong Nguyen didn't sport any Asian Boyz criminal street gang tattoos. Nguyen wasn't known to flash gang signs or wear gang paraphernalia. He didn't answer to a gang moniker and cops never spotted him at any known gang hangout.
Source: OC Weekly    Date: August 26, 2015

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Gang member pleads guilty to 2011 Quick Chek robbery (Newton, NJ): A gang member who served as the getaway driver in a 2011 armed robbery has pleaded guilty to his role in the heist, authorities said.
Source:    Date: August 26, 2015

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N.J. men lose appeals in executions of fellow gang members (Newark, NJ): A state appeals court on Wednesday upheld the convictions of three men in the 1998 execution-style killings of two fellow Latin Kings gang members at Branch Brook Park in Newark.
Source:    Date: August 26, 2015

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Longtime B.C. gangster has a history with guns (Vancouver, BC): Matin Bin Laden Pouyan can’t seem to stay away from deadly firearms. The longtime B.C. gangster was shot twice late Friday in Richmond near the same spot where he is believed to have been involved in a 2007 shootout with rivals.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: August 25, 2015

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Three arrested in Saturday shooting (Nampa, ID): Nampa Police have arrested three in connection to a Saturday shooting on Nampa/Caldwell Boulevard that hospitalized a Nampa man with a gunshot wound to the head.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: August 25, 2015

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Officers address gang problems (Surry County, NC): When Lieutenant Randy Shelton was hired as jail administrator, gangs were a topic of conversation while interviewing with Sheriff Graham Atkinson.
Source: The Mount Airy News    Date: August 25, 2015

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Gang violence in Portland closes in on dubious record (Portland, OR): Gang violence in Portland is inching up to the most recent record set in 2012. The Gang Enforcement Team formally adopted 111 cases for investigation as of Aug. 8, according to the most recent statistics released by the Portland Police Bureau. That’s just seven cases short of the 118 cases adopted three years ago, which was the highest number in more than a decade.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: August 25, 2015

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South Bend Police chief addresses gun violence (South Bend, IN): Police Chief Ron Teachman addressed the Common Council on the issue of gun violence Monday in light of a recent uptick in homicides in the city. Ten homicides were committed in the city between January and mid-June, compared with 17 all of last year, despite efforts to address gang-related gun violence via a Group Violence Initiative.
Source: South Bend Tribune     Date: August 25, 2015

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Bounty Hunter Bloods gang members convicted in Detroit RICO case (Detroit, MI): A jury convicted three members of the Bounty Hunter Bloods street gang on Monday. The gang is accused of operating in northwest Detroit, selling narcotics, trafficking firearms and committing armed robberies, home invasions and carjackings.
Source: MLive    Date: August 25, 2015

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Man Arrested in Hartford's Sixth Homicide Is Suspected Gang Member (Hartford, CT): A suspected gang member has been arrested and charged with the murder of another suspected gang member in Hartford.
Source: NBC Connecticut    Date: August 25, 2015

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Accused Chester gang member gets 13 years prison for stealing safe from war veteran (Chester, SC): Since he was a teenager, police and prosecutors say Kiamma Sanders, a “documented gang member,” has stolen. The last time, Sanders stole a safe with heirloom $100 bills and more, totaling $10,000, from an aged war veteran who had hoped to give the mementos and the money to his grandchildren.
Source: The Herald    Date: August 25, 2015

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Students at Westwood get Educated on Gangs (Dayton, OH): Gang expert Marlon Shackelford on Tuesday took his anti-gang message to Westwood K-8. "'Rest in peace' means you die of unnatural causes. 'Live in peace' means you die of natural causes. 'Rest in peace' is a death wish," Shankelford said. It's straight talk to kids who could be at risk of joining gangs.
Source: WKEF ABC 22 News    Date: August 25, 2015

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Man Who Was Recently Shot By Rival Gang Member Facing Aggravated Robbery, Car Theft, Forgery Charges (Chattanooga, TN): A man who was shot in July "in broad daylight" by a rival gang member with an assault rifle is now facing charges that include aggravated robbery.
Source: The Chattanoogan    Date: August 25, 2015

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Gang member's reduced sentence is sixth case altered by jailhouse informants (Santa Ana, CA): A Santa Ana gang member, facing possible life in prison for pumping six bullets into a rival, pleaded guilty Tuesday and received a reduced sentence because authorities improperly used a jailhouse informant to gather evidence against him.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: August 25, 2015

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Gang members take plea deal in shooting death of Richmond honor student (Richmond, CA): In a statement read to a somber courtroom rustling with the sound of tissues and sniffles, the father of a slain 15-year-old honors student revealed that since his daughter's 2003 murder, his wife has attempted suicide and he has suffered two major heart attacks and could "die any day."
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: August 25, 2015

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Police: Shooting doesn't mean Nampa gang activity is rising (Nampa, ID): After a deadly shooting and high-speed chase over the weekend, which involved gang members, some people are wondering if gang activity is back on the rise in Nampa. But, Nampa police say the numbers show exactly the opposite.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: August 25, 2015

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Police say much of the rise in gun violence in Seattle area due to gangs (Seattle, WA): Police say they are trying to tackle an increase in gun violence before more innocent lives are lost. On Tuesday, they talked about the tactics they’re using to combat dangerous gang activity.
Source: KCPQ 13 News    Date: August 25, 2015

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Authorities believe Sioux City stabbing is gang-related (Sioux City, IA): A gang-related dispute was the cause of Saturday's stabbing near Crown Barber Shop on 1627 Pierce St., court documents show. The suspect in Saturday's stabbing, Omar Barrientos, 25, of South Sioux City, is believed to be a member of Sioux City's West Side Loco gang and was following the victim, Quisean Ingram, 19, when both men began signaling gang signs to each other, according to documents.
Source: Sioux City Journal    Date: August 25, 2015

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