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Colorado Springs gang members to serve prison time, pay $43k in restitution (Colorado Springs, CO): Several members of the Northside Mafia gang, a group authorities connected to more than a dozen burglaries in Colorado Springs and El Paso County last year, will serve time in prison and pay thousands of dollars in restitution, Colorado Springs police announced Friday.
Source: The Gazette    Date: August 15, 2014

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Police identify, issue warrant for man suspected in gang-related shooting (Rome, GA): The Floyd County Police Department has charged a Clayton County man with the March shooting of a South Rome resident. The crime is gang-related and has been charged as an offense according to the state's street gang statute.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: August 15, 2014

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Pomona gang members convicted in gruesome slayings (Pomona, CA): Robert Louis Caballero shot a rival gang member eight times in 2009, leaving the man dead on a Pomona street, a jury decided. Six weeks later, authorities said, Caballero orchestrated two murders that were even more gruesome — he strangled a woman and had her buried on a mountainside, then he and a kidnapping victim watched as Caballero’s friend strangled and beat Caballero's cousin to death with rocks.
Source: Daily Bulletin    Date: August 15, 2014

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$1M bond for man charged with shooting three in North Chicago (Chicago, IL): Bond was set at $1 million Thursday for a felon accused of shooting three people last week in North Chicago.
Source: Lake County News-Sun    Date: August 14, 2014

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Three teenage gang members arrested in shooting of 5 year old (Fresno, CA): Three teenage gang members were arrested Wednesday in connection to a gang-related shooting last week that injured a 5-year-old girl, police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: August 14, 2014

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HHS placing unaccompanied minors with possible MS-13 ties in top gang-plagued cities (Washington, DC):
Source:    Date: August 14, 2014

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State's Attorney Nerheim honored for prosecuting gangs (Lake County, IL): Lake County State's Attorney Michael Nerheim has received an award from the National Gang Crime Research Center for outstanding leadership in prosecution. The 2014 Frederic Milton Thrasher Award was established by the Journal of Gang Research in 1992 to honor and recognize outstanding scholarship, leadership, and service contributions by individuals and programs dealing with public safety issues posed by gangs.
Source: Lake County News-Sun    Date: August 14, 2014

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Portland's 'Enough is Enough' targets community silence on gang violence (Portland, OR): The citywide "Enough is Enough" campaign to reduce youth violence invites interested people to a meeting next Monday to plan out what should happen next.
Source: The Skanner News    Date: August 14, 2014

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Jury convicts college football star in gang-related double shooting outside Blue Nile (Minneapolis, MN): A jury on Thursday convicted a star college football player of aiding a gang-related murder and attempted murder during a gunfight outside a Minneapolis nightclub.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: August 14, 2014

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Two more suspects arrested in slaying of Merced teen (Merced, CA): A third suspect was arrested Thursday in connection with the shooting death earlier this year of a 16-year-old Merced boy. Noah Sanders, 23, was arrested in Sacramento on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of Donovan Webster, who was shot and killed just after midnight Feb. 17 at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Way and West 20th Street, the Merced Police Department reported.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: August 14, 2014

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Aryan Brotherhood gang members convicted of federal racketeering (Houston, TX): The remaining two defendants of 36 accused in the Southern District of Texas of racketeering activities as part of their roles with the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas have pleaded guilty, capping a six-year sweeping effort that has led to 73 convictions across five federal districts and the decimation of the gang’s leadership and violent members and associates.
Source: The Villager    Date: August 14, 2014

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Woman testifies gang activity behind bonfire party shooting (Fort Dodge, IA): A woman has testified at a Fort Dodge man's murder trial that gang activity was linked to a shooting in 2011.
Source: KCCI 8 News    Date: August 14, 2014

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Charges dropped against Indy gang member accused of murder (Indianapolis, IN): Charges have been dropped against a 21-year-old gang member who was accused of shooting and killing a woman back in 2012. Detectives said Dominique Williams was arrested and formally charged with murder and criminal gang activity on June 6.
Source: WISH-TV Channel 8    Date: August 14, 2014

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Locals helping border kids: How did violence escalate back home? (Palm Beach County, FL): To Jose Cerrato, a leader in the Palm Beach County Honduran community, the violence that now grips his native country is a nightmare that seems to have little connection to the land where he was born and raised.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: August 14, 2014

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Those challenging being on Santa Ana gang injunction list get more time to respond (Santa Ana, CA): Attorneys for Santa Ana residents fighting their inclusion on a new gang injunction will have 30 days to respond to allegations that they are involved in gang activity, an Orange County Superior Court judge ruled Wednesday.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: August 14, 2014

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Prosecutors: Fircrest shooting might be gang-related (Vancouver, WA): A man is accused of firing a gun multiple times toward a Vancouver house when asked to leave a party, and Clark County prosecutors say the shooting may be gang related.
Source: The Columbian    Date: August 14, 2014

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St. Paul carjacker who died in shootout was gang member, police say (St. Paul, MN): A 20-year-old man who took a car's occupants hostage in St. Paul and got into a shootout with police, which ended in his death, had told police he was a gang member, according to a search warrant filed Thursday.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: August 14, 2014

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Two arrested in connection to gang-related incident on bus (Madison, WI): A man who allegedly pulled out a firearm during a gang-motivated fight on a Madison Metro bus was arrested Wednesday, according to a release.
Source:    Date: August 14, 2014

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Third suspect arrested in gang-related beating at Roseway cicrle (Rome, GA): A Rome man who allegedly participated in assaulting a woman last month with fellow gang members was arrested late Wednesday, according to Floyd County Jail reports.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: August 14, 2014

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Norteno gang members arrested after a 5-year-old shot in Fresno (Fresno, CA): The Fresno Police Department announced on Thursday that three Norteno gang members were arrested for a gang-related shooting that occurred last week where a 5-year-old girl was struck by gunfire.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: August 14, 2014

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