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Juan Garcia, MS-13 gang member, pleads guilty to murder of Vanessa Argueta (Long Island, NY): A Long Island member of the MS-13 street gang who had been on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted list pleaded guilty Wednesday to murder for the execution-style slaying of his 19-year-old former girlfriend, saying she "disrespected" him and the gang.
Source: Newsday    Date: October 15, 2014

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MS-13 members arrested in Southold 'ambush' shooting of rival gang Mara-18, police say (Southold, NY): Three men arrested after a shooting in Southold have been identified as MS-13 street gang members involved in a dispute with a rival known as Mara-18 -- or 18th Street -- police said Wednesday.
Source: Newsday    Date: October 15, 2014

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IU Northwest, East Chicago and Gary collaborate to reduce gun violence (East Chicago, IN): As part of its Project Safe Neighborhoods initiative, the U.S. Department of Justice has awarded $300,000 jointly to Indiana University Northwest and the police departments of Gary, East Chicago and South Bend.
Source: The Times    Date: October 15, 2014

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Clergy looks to unite versus gang activity (Kinston, NC): On the heels of the announcement of a citywide multi-pronged effort to combat crime and gang activity in Kinston, clergy plan to gather to discuss how to combat gang activity from within their ministries.
Source: Kinston Free Press    Date: October 15, 2014

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Criminal gang charges lodged in Walther’s shooting investigation (Canton, OH): Police have lodged new gang-related charges against two men — and continued to search for two others — after a weekend shooting investigation that involved the arrests of nearly a dozen young adults.
Source: Canton Repository    Date: October 15, 2014

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Gang member arrested in northeast Fresno shooting (Fresno, CA): A 21-year-old gang member was arrested Tuesday in connection with a shooting in northeast Fresno in September, Fresno police Sgt. Jerardo Chamalbide reported.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: October 15, 2014

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Metro Vancouver gangster's rights violated in arrest, judge rules (Vancouver, BC): A Metro Vancouver gangster facing a series of firearms charges was arrested and photographed in 2011 in violation of his Charter rights, a B.C. Supreme Court judge ruled Wednesday.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: October 15, 2014

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Judge to gang member: 'Was it worth it?' (Macon, GA): If Jordan Keaugh Maxwell lives to be an old man, he’ll have few memories of life outside prison walls. The 20-year-old told a judge Wednesday that he started running the streets when he was 13.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: October 15, 2014

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Police say Tuesday’s shooting was gang-related; three arrests made (Greenport, NY): Three members of the MS-13 street gang were arrested in connection with an overnight shooting in Southold on Tuesday, town police said.
Source: The Suffolk Times    Date: October 15, 2014

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Gang task force sweeps up suspects, vehicles (Tucson, AZ): Law enforcement officers raided seven Tucson locations in a sweep of suspected street gang members, arresting seven suspects and seizing three vehicles.
Source: KGUN 9 News    Date: October 15, 2014

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Suspect in gang-related shooting in custody (Rome, GA): A Riverdale man accused of shooting a man in Rome earlier this year was booked Tuesday into the Floyd County Jail, according to reports.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: October 15, 2014

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Out-of-town gang allegedly involved in Fat Tuesday shooting (Miami Beach, FL): Miami Beach Police officers were issued a bulletin warning of an alleged gang-related shooting outside a Fat Tuesday's bar this past weekend.
Source: WSVN 7 News    Date: October 15, 2014

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Watsonville teens promote peace against gang violence (Watsonville, CA): Residents in Watsonville are calling for peace and unity during a time of crisis. Hundreds of people gathered at a local middle school on Wednesday, looking for answers and solutions after recent violence. A community forum was particularly important following a deadly shooting last Friday.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: October 15, 2014

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Prosecutor: Slaying of 4-year-old Watsonville girl 'most tragic kind of case' (Watsonville, CA): A gangster was shooting at another man when a 4-year-old girl, Jaelyn Marie Zavala, was shot in the crossfire, Watsonville police said.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: October 15, 2014

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Capital murder trial begins in shooting death of Port Arthur lounge owner (Beaumont, TX): Judge Larry Gist heard testimony from the first witnesses in the capital murder trial of Brandon Dinh Tran — who is charged with the September 2012 shooting death of Hieu Huyen, the 62-year-old owner of Nikki’s Lounge — in the Drug Impact Court in the Jefferson County Courthouse Annex on Tuesday.
Source: The Port Arthur News    Date: October 14, 2014

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Fifty-Two Members and Associates of San Bernardino Street Gang Targeted in Federal Drug Trafficking Indictment (Riverside, CA) : After a federal grand jury issued a 90-page indictment, federal and state authorities today arrested 21 of 52 defendants linked to San Bernardino’s largest gang on narcotics-trafficking charges that allege numerous transactions involving methamphetamine and heroin.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: October 14, 2014

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Gun indictment alleges gang membership (Peoria, IL): A South Peoria man was indicted Tuesday by a Peoria County grand jury for allegedly having a loaded handgun last month.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: October 14, 2014

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Forum on East Side crime stresses need for community involvement (Buffalo, NY): A long-planned community forum on crime in Buffalo’s East Side developed by the U.S. Attorney’s Office began about 90 minutes after the fatal shooting of a man in the 100 block of Erb Street on Tuesday afternoon.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: October 14, 2014

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Silver Star called anti-truancy model (Salinas, CA): The way Guadalupe Ceja sees it, there's just too much drama in regular high school. All the girls seem to talk about is who's dating who, who's wearing what, who's looking at you with attitude.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: October 14, 2014

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Suspect Niaz Khoshnaw wrote gang poems, referenced killing after fatal shooting, prosecutor says (Washington County, OR): Luis Manuel Guzman died with a cigarette lighter in his right hand, a flip phone by his head. The 28-year-old was gunned down in front of his Forest Grove apartment the night of Nov. 14, 2011.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 14, 2014

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