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Two gang shootings in Portland (Portland, OR): Gang violence in Portland spiked overnight Saturday. A young woman was killed and 3 other people were injured in two gang-related shootings.
Source: KXL News    Date: August 17, 2014

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The gangs of LaGrange and Troup County (LaGrange, GA): For Trevor, joining a gang was like a rite of passage growing up on the streets of LaGrange. "I was watching to see what group everyone was going with," he explained. "One of my friends was incarcerated and he was telling us about [the life] from jail. It sounded right. It sounded like the young black man's way of life."
Source: LaGrange News    Date: August 16, 2014

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They're Here: Gangs a Yavapai reality, says task force (Cottonwood, AZ): Nearly three dozen citizens gathered in Cottonwood last week. Many more were part of gatherings in Prescott and two other locations, as a presentation on Yavapai County gangs was televised throughout the county.
Source: Verde Independent    Date: August 16, 2014

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Leaders, patrons debate gang problem at El Monte Boys & Girls Club (El Monte, CA): When federal authorities announced last month that gang members with ties to the Mexican Mafia were using a local Boys & Girls Club to hold meetings and sell drugs, many of the facilities’ patrons and leaders were stunned.
Source: Daily Bulletin    Date: August 16, 2014

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Bridgeton man gets 20-year prison term for role in mother's fatal shooting (Bridgeton, NJ): Another man was sentenced to prison Friday for his connection in the 2007 drive-by shooting death of a 49-year-old mother of five in Bridgeton.
Source: South Jersey Times    Date: August 16, 2014

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Known gang member shot dead at Salinas apartment complex (Salinas, CA): Police are seeking suspect information about a shooter who killed a known gang member at an apartment complex in Salinas late Friday night.
Source: CBS SF Bay Area    Date: August 16, 2014

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Several injured in gang-related shooting in Longview (Longview, TX): Longview police are investigating a Saturday morning shooting between rival gang members, spokeswoman Kristie Brian said.
Source: Longview News-Journal    Date: August 16, 2014

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Men indicted in German tourist's death plead to lesser charges (San Francisco, CA): Four men who were indicted in 2011 in the killing of a German tourist who was visiting San Francisco when she was caught in gunfire pleaded guilty to lesser charges and will each serve between five and nine years in state prison, authorities said Friday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: August 15, 2014

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Hillsborough charity may house immigrant kids (Tampa, FL): A couple dozen of the thousands of undocumented children and teenagers from Central America who have crossed into the United States in recent months might soon be housed in Hillsborough County. So far, no one is saying exactly how many or when they will arrive.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: August 15, 2014

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Gang associate who packed pistol in 'man purse' gets 18 months in jail (Surrey, BC): A gang associate found with a loaded Glock handgun in his "man purse" almost four years ago has been sentenced to 18 months in jail by Surrey Provincial Court Judge James Bahen.
Source:    Date: August 15, 2014

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Gang order to shooter: 'Wet that T-shirt up' (Chicago, IL): When 15-year-old Denzel Burke received an order from an older Conservative Vice Lord to shoot at a rival they spotted on a sidewalk in Rogers Park, he and his teenage pal dutifully got out of the car they were traveling in and chased their prey, Cook County prosecutors alleged Friday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: August 15, 2014

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Abbotsford Police step up efforts to stop youth gang activity (Vancouver, BC) : Abbotsford Police are stepping up their efforts to stop gang activity in the area. They issued a warning to residents in early July and after a quiet month, police say two rival gangs are starting to fight once again.
Source: Global News    Date: August 15, 2014

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Ecorse resident charged in connection with alleged gang activity (Detroit, MI): Another person has been charged federally in connection with alleged Latin Counts gang activity. A coalition of law enforcement agencies announced July 25 the arrests and indictments against 33 members of the Latin Counts gang, which is active in Lincoln Park, Ecorse and southwest Detroit.
Source: The News-Herald    Date: August 15, 2014

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Racial slurs and gang signs spray-painted on Meriwether County home (Meriweather County, GA): It's usually pretty quiet and everyone gets along in the small community of Greenville, Georgia. That's why what one family saw painted on their home came as such a big surprise.
Source: WRBL News 3    Date: August 15, 2014

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Salt River tribal police quit gang unit (Scottsdale, AZ): Less than three months after a Salt River tribal police officer was killed after being lured into a traffic stop with suspected gang members, the agency has pulled out of a gang task force formed in response to his murder.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: August 15, 2014

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Police arrest 'Crips' members at Joy Road mobile home park (Columbus, GA): It was the marijuana smoking and loitering that got three residents of a Joy Road mobile home park evicted — but it was the lying and threats of gang violence that got them arrested, according to police.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer    Date: August 15, 2014

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Drug, gang crackdown in New Haven sends two to prison (New Haven, CT): Two men arrested during a crackdown on gang activity in the city were sent to prison Thursday, according to the U.S. attorney for the District of Connecticut.
Source: New Haven Register    Date: August 15, 2014

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Two more charged in slaying of photographer caught in gang feud (Chicago, IL): A 15-year-old boy fired at least 10 rounds at a gang rival but instead killed photographer Wil Lewis as he waited for a bus last month in Rogers Park, prosecutors alleged today.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 15, 2014

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Police: Round Lake Beach man charged in gang shooting (Round Lake Beach, IL): A Round Lake Beach man has been charged in what police said is a "confirmed" gang-related shooting in a Round Lake Park neighborhood.
Source: Lake County News-Sun    Date: August 15, 2014

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Prosecutors say their hands are tied when busting gang members (Allentown, PA): Prosecutors say they're having to drop more criminal cases because gang members are intimidating witnesses, but there are few options to tackle the problem.
Source: WFMZ 69 News    Date: August 15, 2014

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