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Three alleged gang members indicted for December shooting death of Tyrone Arthur on Jackson Street in Yonkers (Yonkers, NY): A Yonkers family is hailing authorities after three alleged gang members were indicted for the December shooting death of Tyrone Arthur.
Source: News 12 Westchester     Date: July 21, 2014

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How SLO County cracks down on gangs (San Luis Obispo, CA): On a hot, sun-drenched March afternoon, a team of heavily armed officers in tactical gear raided the Paso Robles home of a suspect awaiting trial, filling cardboard boxes and paper bags with evidence and carrying them to the trunks of their unmarked sedans.
Source: The Tribune    Date: July 21, 2014

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Injunction against Hidden Valley Kings is working but expires soon (Charlotte, NC): Charlotte's temporary boot on the neck of the Hidden Valley Kings appears to be working, but there is no guarantee it will be kept in place past August.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: July 21, 2014

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Prosecutors fought back against 99-Goon Syndicate with old gang laws (Charlottesville, VA): On February 6, in a timbered area near the Goochland County line, police officers found the body of Waynesboro Police Reserve Captain Kevin Quick. It was a crime that sent shock waves through Central Virginia.
Source: WTVR CBS 6 News    Date: July 21, 2014

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Gang member convicted in shooting of two others in same gang (Bakersfield, CA): Kern County District Attorney Lisa Green announced a conviction in a significant gang case today. In a case prosecuted by Deputy District Attorney Cole McKnight, a Kern County jury convicted Devon Camden Mondine, 24, of first degree murder and attempted first degree murder, along with firearm use and gang charges.
Source: KERO 23 News    Date: July 21, 2014

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Pittsburgh crime-reduction program headed for review (Pittsburgh, PA): Although a pending request to authorize $150,000 for a 5-year-old city crime-fighting initiative is likely to be passed today by Pittsburgh City Council, Mayor Bill Peduto is planning an overall review of the program and at least one council member is openly questioning its effectiveness.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette    Date: July 21, 2014

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Kelowna Mounties ask gangsters to make other plans (Kelowna, BC): Kelowna's economy may rely on tourism, but not all visitors are welcome. As part of their ongoing campaign against gang activity, Kelowna Mounties RCMP in conjunction with the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit issued a public warning to all members of organized crime who may be interested in an Okanagan vacation.
Source:    Date: July 21, 2014

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Another shooting, another victim (Ottawa, ON): A 20-year-old man on Monday became the fourth man in less than a month to be shot in the legs in Ottawa. Gunfire rang out at about 3 p.m. along Ritchie St., an area well-known for its gang activity.
Source: Ottawa Sun    Date: July 21, 2014

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Man arrested in teen's shooting was once accused of leading a gang (Evansville, IN): The 19-year-old man accused of shooting into a group of people and wounding a 16-year-old early Saturday was charged by police in 2011as a leader of a South Side gang.
Source: Evansville Courier & Press    Date: July 21, 2014

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Two alleged gang members arrested in strong-armed robbery of 51-year-old pedestrian (Salinas, CA): Two street gang members were arrested Sunday for the strong-armed robbery of a pedestrian in Salinas after they led police on a high-speed chase, a police commander said.
Source: KRON Channel 4 News    Date: July 21, 2014

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Seven MS-13 gang members indicted for conspiring to kill rival in Hudson County (Hudson County, NJ): A dozen top-ranking members of the international violent street gang "Mara Salvatrucha" (MS-13) have been indicted on charges of racketeering, drug trafficking, conspiracy to commit murder and other related crimes, U.S. Attorney General Paul Fishman announced on Thursday.
Source: Hudson County View    Date: July 21, 2014

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Attempted-murder trial to begin for alleged Waukegan gang member (Waukegan, IL): A reputed Waukegan street-gang member is scheduled for trial this week on charges of attempted murder for a June 2013 shooting that left a victim with two gunshot wounds.
Source: Lake County News-Sun    Date: July 20, 2014

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Police chief: Teen shooting could be gang-related (Chester, SC): Investigators released new information Sunday about the shooting death of a Chester teen. Police Chief Andre Williams told Channel 9 Robert Graham,17, admitted to investigators he fatally shot Shyheim Kennedy, 16, on July 16. Chief Williams also said Sunday he believes the shooting was gang-related.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: July 20, 2014

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Shootings target two locations, detectives suspect gang activity (Ardmore, OK) : "Once again no one wants to come forward and tell us what happened," Capt. Kevin Norris, Ardmore Po­lice Department Criminal Investi­gation Division, said Saturday as he talked about two overnight shootings that sprayed bullets at two southeast side locations damag­ing a car, residence and injuring one person.
Source: The Daily Ardmoreite    Date: July 20, 2014

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Manchester chief turns to community to help fight gangs (Manchester, NH): Police Chief David Mara acknowledges police are dealing with at least two youth gangs in the city. So far, no one has been killed and Mara is working to keep it that way.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: July 20, 2014

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Agents tracked, cracked massive cocaine ring based in Chattanooga (Chatanooga, TN): People shopping, running errands or dining in Chattanooga in recent years never had a clue that nearby, a major drug dealer was selling multiple ounces of cocaine that fueled the drug trade and influenced street gangs in the Scenic City and surrounding areas.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: July 20, 2014

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Keeping kids out of gangs (Augusta, GA): Everyone wants to belong, but the search for protection and care can sometimes land teens in the wrong group. Gang activity is on the rise, and one man is making it his mission to help kids find another way.
Source: WRDW News 12    Date: July 20, 2014

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Can math stop murder? (Chicago, IL): It was an unusual encounter from the start. On a cold evening in February, Chicago police officer Maria Peña knocked on the door of a house in one of the city's most crime-ridden neighborhoods. She wanted to talk to a leader of the Latin Kings, a gang on the city's South Side, as well as his mother.
Source: The Christian Science Monitor    Date: July 20, 2014

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Suspected Salinas gang member captured after alleged one-man crime spree (Santa Maria, CA): A suspected gang member from Salinas was arrested in Santa Maria on Saturday after an alleged one-man crime spree as he tried mightily to elude capture.
Source: Noozhawk    Date: July 20, 2014

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US training Central Americans to preempt gang threat (Washignton, DC): The community activists, social workers, and police officers from six Central American countries and the U.S. who had arrived in the nation's capital the previous day were now assembled at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next door to the White House. Chatting in Spanish and English, they waited for the official start of a two-week training program with an innovative approach to dealing with the problem of transnational gangs.
Source: Latin American Herald Tribune    Date: July 19, 2014

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