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New Bedford school resource officers aim to reach kids when they're young (New Bedford, MA): Police officer Allann Fonseca said he is "really into sneakers." The school resource officer at Keith Middle School said students even come up to him to talk about all the new pairs of shoes coming out. Twenty-six students in 5th, 6th, and 7th grades are part of the GREAT program, which stands for Gang Resistance Education And Training, headed by the school resource officers like Fonseca.
Source: South Coast Today    Date: July 22, 2014
http://www.southcoasttoday.com/...

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Gang members plead guilty to conspiracy (Peoria, IL): Two members of the notorious Zone 4 street gang pleaded guilty Tuesday in Peoria’s federal court to charges they conspired with others to distribute drugs.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: July 22, 2014
http://www.pjstar.com/...

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Jury delivers guilty verdicts for five of six defendants in Howard Boys gang trial (Flint, MI): A federal jury has handed down verdicts in a massive racketeering case, pronouncing five of the six men on trial guilty of being part of a deadly south Flint street gang.
Source: The Flint Journal    Date: July 22, 2014
http://www.mlive.com/...

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Expert: Recent violence involving teens is gang-related (Jacksonville, FL): A Jacksonville gang expert tells Action News he believes a lot of recent violence involving teens is gang-related. Ivan Brown is the director of gang intervention and prevention for Jacksonville. He is based out of the Emmett Reed Community Center.
Source: WTEV 47 News    Date: July 21, 2014
http://www.actionnewsjax.com/...

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Police: 20,000 known gang members in Las Vegas Valley (Las Vegas, NV): A recent string of gang-related violence is raising concerns with law enforcement and the community, especially because the suspects and the victims were so young.
Source: KLAS 8 News    Date: July 21, 2014
http://www.8newsnow.com/...

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Lincoln suspects enter plea agreements in gang beating deaths (Lincoln, NE): Two suspected gang members have pleaded no contest to manslaughter charges for the beating deaths of two Lincoln men last year.
Source: KLKN 8 News    Date: July 21, 2014
http://www.klkntv.com/...

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Street-wise solutions to gang problems in SLO County (San Luis Obispo County, CA): Michael Macias ran his index finger over his brow and then across both of his cheekbones, as if he were applying war paint. "Right here and here. This was all tatted," he says. Macias, 35, said he once claimed membership to a street gang loosely based around Paso Robles. It took several arrests for battery and drug possession for him to go straight.
Source: The Tribune    Date: July 21, 2014
http://www.sanluisobispo.com/...

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Miami-Dade reaches out to communities affected by gang violence (Miami-Dade, FL): In Miami-Dade County, one organization is working to improve the quality of life for residents who live in neighborhoods affected by gang violence.
Source: WLRN News    Date: July 21, 2014
http://wlrn.org/...

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At least 40 shot in weekend Chicago violence (Chicago, IL): Violence continued to strike the Chicago area this weekend with at least 18 people shot in a little more than 12 hours overnight, bringing the number of people shot since Friday to 40.
Source: NBC Chicago    Date: July 21, 2014
http://www.nbcchicago.com/...

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Woman agonizes over Wilmington gang violence (Wilmington, NC): Kinwan Long peeked around the living room wall in his mother's Wilmington apartment and waited patiently until she paused during her conversation. "Excuse me, please, can I get something real quick," the 7-year-old Wilmington boy said, his little finger extended toward the kitchen.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: July 21, 2014
http://www.newsobserver.com/...

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Jury deliberations set to begin in Flint Howard Boys gang trial (Flint, MI): Jury deliberations are set to begin in a massive federal racketeering case against six men accused of being part of a deadly south Flint street gang. Jurors are expected to begin deliberating the case Monday, July 21, against the men accused of being part of the Howard Boys gang, which prosecutors accused of using violence and intimidation to control the gun and drug trade on the city's south side.
Source: MLive    Date: July 21, 2014
http://www.mlive.com/...

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Rock Hill man pleads guilty in fatal shooting, faces 20-40 years in prison (Rock Hill, SC): Forty years is the most time a Rock Hill man will serve in prison after he pleaded guilty Monday to fatally shooting another man during a drug deal in January.
Source: The Herald    Date: July 21, 2014
http://www.heraldonline.com/...

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Suspected gang member arrested after neighborhood disturbance (Charlotte, NC): Police charged a suspected gang member with drug trafficking after police responded to a large disturbance in east Charlotte on Sunday.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: July 21, 2014
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/...

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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
http://www.sanluisobispo.com/...

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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
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/...

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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
http://www.turnto23.com/...

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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
http://www.post-gazette.com/...

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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: BCLocalNews.com    Date: July 21, 2014
http://www.bclocalnews.com/...

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