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'Take back the streets' ride protests gang violence (Portland, OR): All of the people former gang member Demarcus Preston knew when he was involved with gangs are either incarcerated or dead. That's why he wants to prevent youth from joining gangs, but also offer active members a way out, by bringing the community together.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: August 24, 2014

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Houston gangs extend turf to suburbs (Houston, TX): As gang members in Houston extend their turf to surrounding suburbs, officials in those areas are developing strategies for countering them.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: August 24, 2014

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Tulsa's 'most violent and dangerous' gang taken down by phone calls (Tulsa, OK): Three days after Easter Sunday 2013, Anthony Dejuan Campbell woke up early to move his trash cart. A car pulled up near the end of his driveway, and the occupants began to argue with him. A man wearing a black hat and hooded sweatshirt shot Campbell 13 times at close range.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: August 24, 2014

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Hundreds mourn young Portland mom killed in gang shooting (Portland, OR): An estimated 400 people gathered in Northeast Portland today to mourn a young woman killed by gang-related violence.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: August 24, 2014

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In Newport News, police focus on high-profile members, prevention to address gang problem (Newport News, VA): A recent spike in youth violence and perceived gang crime has generated calls for action to take criminals off the streets. At a forum in June that brought together leaders and experts from Newport News and Hampton, officials said targeting gang members is a priority, in addition to tackling youth violence not necessarily tied to gangs.
Source: Daily Press    Date: August 24, 2014

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Juvenile considered second suspect in alleged gang-shooting to be tried as adult (San Jose, CA): San Jose police have arrested a teenaged boy considered a second suspect in the alleged gang-related slaying of a man shot multiple times in broad daylight in East San Jose on July 28, police said Friday.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: August 24, 2014

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Gang member Rice guilty of murder try (Decatur, IL): The jurors who convicted Rajiv Rice of attempted first-degree murder Friday afternoon did not know that he has another felony gun violence case pending for allegedly firing a handgun at a car occupied by a 19-year-old man.
Source: Herald-Review    Date: August 23, 2014

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11 shot, including 3-year-old boy, as Chicago gun violence worsens (Chicago, IL): Chicago is grappling with a crime paradox this summer: Even as overall crime including homicide drops, the rate of shooting incidents isn't slowing down and threatens to surpass previous years.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 23, 2014

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Authorities join forces for Fresno gang sweep (Fresno, CA): The Multi-Agency Gang Enforcement Consortium, or MAGEC, made its presence known in Fresno Saturday night. Since the beginning of the evening, officers and deputies were making arrests for even the slightest of misdemeanors. It's this no-tolerance policy that they hope keeps gang members in line.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: August 23, 2014

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KDPS takes proactive approach to reducing gang violence (Kinston, NC): An increase in violent crimes in July has the Kinston Department of Public Safety stepping up its efforts to combat gang violence.
Source: WNCT 9 News    Date: August 23, 2014

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Police arrest Longmont man suspected in gang-related stabbing (Longmont, CO): A 19-year-old suspected of having a role in Monday night's eastside Longmont stabbing is in custody and faces charges of attempted second-degree murder and first-degree assault, police announced Friday.
Source: Longmont Times-Call    Date: August 22, 2014

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Three gang members nabbed with stolen goods in Mountain View, police say (Mountain View, CA): Three members of the Sureño street gang were arrested Wednesday for possessing stolen property and other violations, Mountain View police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 22, 2014

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Four more suspects arrested in Contreras killing in Manassas (Manassas, VA): The four men wanted in the killing of a Manassas man on Sunday have all been arrested, bringing the total to six people charged with the gang-related murder.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 22, 2014

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U.S. Department of Justice visits San Jose as gang violence trends downward (San Jose, CA): Officials with the U.S. Justice Department are paying a visit to San Jose this week to see for themselves how the city’s anti-gang programs are working. The visit comes as city officials say gang violence is trending downward.
Source: CBS SF Bay Area    Date: August 22, 2014

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Man stabbed to death in Anaheim street fight (Anaheim, CA): A man in his 20s was stabbed to death in Anaheim during a possibly gang-related fight early Friday morning.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: August 22, 2014

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Level of gang violence has greatly declined in Fontana, officers say during meeting (Fontana, CA): The level of gang violence in Fontana has greatly decreased compared to that of 10 or 20 years ago, when gang members tormented some of the city's streets. In fact, according to authorities, there has been only one gang-related homicide in the last two years in Fontana.
Source: Fontana Herald News    Date: August 22, 2014

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Man allegedly shot by Terrance Roberts now charged in May drive-by shooting (Denver, CO): Two men, including the victim in a high-profile shooting allegedly involving an anti-gang activist, have been charged by the Denver district attorney in connection with a May drive-by shooting. Hasan Jones, 23, and Darryl Dickerson, 28, were each charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, attempted first-degree assault and illegal discharge of a firearm.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: August 22, 2014

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Lincolnville man wounded in Myrtle Beach shootings arrested on gun charge (Myrtle Beach, SC): A 24-year-old Lincolnville man with alleged gang ties was carrying a stolen pistol when a barrage of gunfire in Myrtle Beach killed three people and wounded him during a motorcycling festival on Memorial Day weekend, according to court documents.
Source: The Post and Courier    Date: August 22, 2014

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Police raid at least nine Easton locations, arrest at least six and seek others (Easton, PA): Easton police, assisted by Pennsylvania State Police, early today raided at least nine locations in the city, arrested at least six people and are looking for others, Lt. Matthew Gerould said.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: August 22, 2014

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Gang members hit with racketeering, murder charges (Chicago, IL): Eight purported street gang members have been indicted on racketeering and drug trafficking charges in federal court in northwest Indiana.
Source: CBS Chicago    Date: August 22, 2014

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