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Ten arrested in West Side drug market bust (Chicago, IL): Ten people were arrested when police broke up what they called a gang-controlled drug market in the West Side Austin neighborhood.
Source: FOX 32 News    Date: August 25, 2014

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Community leaders launch long-term violence prevention plan in Hillsborough (Hillsborough County, FL): While most high school students feel comfortable in Hillsborough County public schools, many feel less secure when they head toward home. And, according a survey released Monday, neighborhoods are doing too little to fix that.
Source: Tampa Bay Times    Date: August 25, 2014

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New Garden gang members go to trial for alleged stabbing (West Chester, PA): Jury selection began Monday for two men accused in an alleged gang-related stabbing at a New Garden birthday party.
Source: The Southern Chester County Weeklies    Date: August 25, 2014

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Accused Flint gang member gets life in prison for stepfather's slaying (Flint, MI): An accused Flint gang member was ordered to spend the rest of his life in prison after he was convicted of killing his stepfather.
Source: The Flint Journal    Date: August 25, 2014

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'Take back the streets' ride addresses gang violence (Portland, OR): All of the people former gang member Demarcus Preston knew when he was involved with gangs are either incarcerated or dead. That's why he wants to prevent youth from joining gangs, but also offer active members a way out, by bringing the community together.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: August 24, 2014

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Two dead after two police-involved shootings on West, South Sides; one victim identified (Chicago, IL): A man fatally shot by police Sunday night in the East Garfield Park neighborhood has been identified. Roshad McIntosh, 19, of the 1000 block of North Central, was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:43 p.m., authorities said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: August 24, 2014

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'Take back the streets' ride protests gang violence (Portland, OR): All of the people former gang member Demarcus Preston knew when he was involved with gangs are either incarcerated or dead. That's why he wants to prevent youth from joining gangs, but also offer active members a way out, by bringing the community together.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: August 24, 2014

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Houston gangs extend turf to suburbs (Houston, TX): As gang members in Houston extend their turf to surrounding suburbs, officials in those areas are developing strategies for countering them.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: August 24, 2014

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Tulsa's 'most violent and dangerous' gang taken down by phone calls (Tulsa, OK): Three days after Easter Sunday 2013, Anthony Dejuan Campbell woke up early to move his trash cart. A car pulled up near the end of his driveway, and the occupants began to argue with him. A man wearing a black hat and hooded sweatshirt shot Campbell 13 times at close range.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: August 24, 2014

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Hundreds mourn young Portland mom killed in gang shooting (Portland, OR): An estimated 400 people gathered in Northeast Portland today to mourn a young woman killed by gang-related violence.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: August 24, 2014

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In Newport News, police focus on high-profile members, prevention to address gang problem (Newport News, VA): A recent spike in youth violence and perceived gang crime has generated calls for action to take criminals off the streets. At a forum in June that brought together leaders and experts from Newport News and Hampton, officials said targeting gang members is a priority, in addition to tackling youth violence not necessarily tied to gangs.
Source: Daily Press    Date: August 24, 2014

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Juvenile considered second suspect in alleged gang-shooting to be tried as adult (San Jose, CA): San Jose police have arrested a teenaged boy considered a second suspect in the alleged gang-related slaying of a man shot multiple times in broad daylight in East San Jose on July 28, police said Friday.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: August 24, 2014

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Gang member Rice guilty of murder try (Decatur, IL): The jurors who convicted Rajiv Rice of attempted first-degree murder Friday afternoon did not know that he has another felony gun violence case pending for allegedly firing a handgun at a car occupied by a 19-year-old man.
Source: Herald-Review    Date: August 23, 2014

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11 shot, including 3-year-old boy, as Chicago gun violence worsens (Chicago, IL): Chicago is grappling with a crime paradox this summer: Even as overall crime including homicide drops, the rate of shooting incidents isn't slowing down and threatens to surpass previous years.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 23, 2014

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Authorities join forces for Fresno gang sweep (Fresno, CA): The Multi-Agency Gang Enforcement Consortium, or MAGEC, made its presence known in Fresno Saturday night. Since the beginning of the evening, officers and deputies were making arrests for even the slightest of misdemeanors. It's this no-tolerance policy that they hope keeps gang members in line.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: August 23, 2014

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KDPS takes proactive approach to reducing gang violence (Kinston, NC): An increase in violent crimes in July has the Kinston Department of Public Safety stepping up its efforts to combat gang violence.
Source: WNCT 9 News    Date: August 23, 2014

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Police arrest Longmont man suspected in gang-related stabbing (Longmont, CO): A 19-year-old suspected of having a role in Monday night's eastside Longmont stabbing is in custody and faces charges of attempted second-degree murder and first-degree assault, police announced Friday.
Source: Longmont Times-Call    Date: August 22, 2014

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Three gang members nabbed with stolen goods in Mountain View, police say (Mountain View, CA): Three members of the Sureño street gang were arrested Wednesday for possessing stolen property and other violations, Mountain View police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 22, 2014

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Four more suspects arrested in Contreras killing in Manassas (Manassas, VA): The four men wanted in the killing of a Manassas man on Sunday have all been arrested, bringing the total to six people charged with the gang-related murder.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 22, 2014

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U.S. Department of Justice visits San Jose as gang violence trends downward (San Jose, CA): Officials with the U.S. Justice Department are paying a visit to San Jose this week to see for themselves how the city’s anti-gang programs are working. The visit comes as city officials say gang violence is trending downward.
Source: CBS SF Bay Area    Date: August 22, 2014

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