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'There's been a big rivalry between several of the gangs' (Eugene, OR): Scott McKee gestures at gang graffiti scrawled on fences, sidewalks and walls in a public park in a neighborhood near family homes - and public schools. "While you're going to work, raising your family and taking your children to the park, there's an element of drama that's kind of taking place in this neighborhood," the Eugene Police gang specialist said of Irwin Park in West Eugene.
Source: KVAL News    Date: October 24, 2014

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Fourth man arrested in shooting at Walther's (Canton, OH): A fourth man involved in a gang-related shooting Oct. 11 was arrested Friday, according to Stark County Jail records.
Source: Canton Repository    Date: October 24, 2014

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Gang activity continues to move farther east, police say (Southold, NY): Last Tuesday’s shooting in Southold, in which four alleged members of MS-13 attacked two men from a rival gang with guns and a machete, has brought attention to the growing problem of gangs on the East End.
Source: The Suffolk Times    Date: October 24, 2014

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Fifth suspect arrested in Planada gunbattle (Planada, CA): A fifth suspect has been jailed in connection with a suspected gang shootout among three vehicles in Planada earlier this week.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: October 24, 2014

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Gangs in Gresham: How has your neighborhood changed? (Gresham, OR): On Sunday my story about one of the two Gresham gang outreach workers takes a look at the city's new approach to curbing gang violence. The story follows the city's first gang outreach worker who goes by the name of Coach. His job is centered around connecting with kids on the streets and getting them into school or jobs.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 24, 2014

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FBI busts dogfighting ring with Columbia Blood gang ties (Gaston, SC): Secret court-approved wiretaps on alleged Columbia cocaine dealers’ cellphones prompted FBI agents to bust a large Lexington County facility used for training pit bulls to fight, authorities said Friday.
Source: The State    Date: October 24, 2014

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Hoover Crips read charges (Ardmore, OK): Jovial bravado reportedly quickly turned into stunned silence Thursday afternoon as nine of the 12 Hoover Crips members targeted in a multi-agency raid in Ardmore early Wednesday read the charges against them.
Source: The Daily Ardmoreite    Date: October 24, 2014

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Radio show 'Gang Talk' takes on violence in South L.A. (Los Angeles, CA): In the living room of her South L.A. home, 68-year-old Lita Herron pointed to a bullet hole in the stained-glass window.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 24, 2014

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Feuding gang factions led spike in violent crime (Durham, NC): Reported violent crime in Durham remains above last year at this time, though not as sharply as a few months ago. After the first six months of 2014, violent crime was up 30 percent over the same period in 2013. As of Oct. 11, the increase was up18.23 percent over a year ago.
Source: The Durham News    Date: October 24, 2014

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FBI: Officer gave gang information on cop plate (Boston, MA): An ex-Boston gang cop is being accused by the FBI of looking up a license plate number to an undercover police car for a gang member and asking a state police trooper for details about another gang investigation.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: October 24, 2014

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Deputies say bullets fired into Caroline County home over gang connection (Caroline County, VA): Five hours after a drive-by shooting in the Belmont neighborhood, Caroline County investigators were able to make headway on two other shooting investigations.
Source: WTVR CBS 6 News    Date: October 24, 2014

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Police: Teen arrested after for drive-by shooting, gang activity (Eugene, OR): A Springfield teen believed to be a member of a local gang has been arrested for his involvement in a drive-by shooting, police said today. Eugene and Springfield officers arrested Victor Hugo Martinez, 19, on charges of unlawful use of a firearm and menacing. Additional charges are likely, Eugene police spokeswoman Melinda McLaughlin said, as the investigation continues.
Source: The Register-Guard    Date: October 23, 2014

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Gang Prevention program comes to First Coast youth (Jacksonville, FL): One local organization is looking to prevent gang violence on the First Coast. The new Boys & Girls Club Gang Prevention Initiative will assist the 1,100 young people who are at risk of gang involvement in North East Florida. The initiative offers positive structured activities for students outside of normal school hours.
Source: First Coast News    Date: October 23, 2014

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Detective says no gang slurs, slogans or hand gestures in fatal Modesto park stabbing (Modesto, CA): An investigator continued his testimony Thursday in a Modesto murder trial, saying there were no gang slurs, slogans or hand gestures during an attack that killed an 18-year-old man at an east Modesto park. The detective, however, told the jury that the deadly attack was committed by the defendants for the benefit of and in association with the Norteño street gang.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: October 23, 2014

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Youngstown gang member gets 50 months in prison (Youngstown, OH): A 23-year-old Youngstown street gang member, whose jury conviction for racketeering was vacated by a federal appeals court, has been re-sentenced to four years and two months in prison after he pleaded guilty to that charge last month.
Source: The Vindicator    Date: October 23, 2014

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Alleged Bloods gang member arrested on weapons charges at North Plainfield home (Somerville, NJ): A North Plainfield man who is a member of the Bloods street gang has been arrested without incident on weapons charges, authorities said.
Source:    Date: October 23, 2014

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Gang tensions upset Pacific Islander community in Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA): Samoan and Tongan street gangs have clashed in southwest Los Angeles County for decades but a pair of recent shootings has brought the violence into sharp focus for the larger Pacific Islander community.
Source: KPCC Southern California Public Radio    Date: October 23, 2014

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Elizabeth man convicted of murder committed at age 14 loses appeal (Elizabeth, NJ): An Elizabeth man found guilty of murder in a 2006 killing, when he was 14-years-old, lost his bid today to overturn the conviction and throw out his 34-year prison sentence.
Source:    Date: October 23, 2014

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Gang members indicted in Arlandria homicide (Alexandria, VA): Alexandria police and federal law enforcement officials announced the indictments last week of three men in the June slaying of a local man in Arlandria.
Source: Alexandria Times    Date: October 23, 2014

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Gang members caught hanging out around local elementary school (Whitehaven, TN): Men and teenagers who say they’re affiliated with the Bloods street gang are in custody. They’re accused of hanging out in front of Fairley Elementary School in Whitehaven and refusing to leave.
Source: WREG NewsChannel 3    Date: October 23, 2014

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