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Albany State raises awareness of campus gang activity (Albany, GA): Albany State University Police gave faculty and staff information on how to spot gang activity on campus on Wednesday. For the second year in a row, officers hosted a seminar, teaching instructors how to identify gang members and activities that could lead to violence or crimes.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: February 18, 2015

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Possible Oxnard Gang Activity May Be Linked To Robberies (Oxnard, CA): Two men have been detained after a number of potentially gang-related incidents that occurred throughout Oxnard on Wednesday.
Source: KEYT 3 News    Date: February 18, 2015

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Gang leaders plead guilty to federal gun, drug charges (Boston, MA): The US Attorney's office in Boston reports the leaders of the Hendry Street and Woodward Avenue gangs pleaded guilty Friday to a variety of drug and gun charges that will see them hustled off to a federal penitentiary for at least ten years.
Source: Dorchester Reporter    Date: February 18, 2015

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Man Arrested in 2009 Alleged Gang-Related Homicide Pleads Not Guilty (San Francisco, CA): A suspected gang member who has been charged with fatally shooting a man in San Francisco’s Western Addition neighborhood in 2009 entered a not guilty plea in court today.
Source: The San Francisco Appeal    Date: February 17, 2015

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Bail set at $1 million for Flores, man accused of Moses Lake shooting (Ephrata, WA): Bail was set at $1 million for the man accused of shooting two people in Moses Lake on Sunday afternoon. Prosecutors charged Argimiro M. Flores, a 21-year-old Moses Lake man, in Grant County Superior Court with two counts of assault in the first degree.
Source: iFIBER One News    Date: February 17, 2015

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Four arrests in gang-related shooting in Palm Springs (Palm Springs, CA): Officers arrested four gang members early Monday morning in connection with the shooting of a home in the 600 block of Rosa Parks Road, according to Palm Springs police.
Source: The Desert Sun     Date: February 17, 2015

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Allegations purporting Chengguan as MSU gang fall flat with Chinese students (East Lansing, MI): Allegations of a Chinese student gang on campus appear to be exaggerated, according to MSU Chinese students who know members of the group. The allegations were made by the prosecutor in the trial of two MSU Chinese students accused of beating a third Chinese student at a Meridian Township karaoke bar Jan. 31, 2014, the night of the Chinese New Year.
Source: The State News     Date: February 17, 2015

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Witnesses point to alleged gang leader involvement in shootings (Hammond, IN): Patricia Wunderlich said she didn't want to believe the young man she saw acting suspiciously the night of a killing down the street from her home in October 2008 was the same one she grown so fond of since moving to her home in Bering Avenue in East Chicago.
Source: The Times    Date: February 17, 2015

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Cutler gang member sentenced to 39 years for shooting (Tulare County, CA): A Cutler gang member was sentenced on Tuesday to 39 years in state prison for a shooting he committed in 2011, Tulare County District Attorney Tim Ward said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: February 17, 2015

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Most Wanted: Two self-proclaimed gang members on the run after massive raid (Springfield, MA) : It looked like a stash of weapons from a movie scene, a pile of handguns, rifles, ammunition and drugs but Springfield police Sgt. John Delaney says a 22 caliber handgun, 22 caliber long rifle, another rifle, a 40 caliber handgun and hundreds of rounds of ammunition and drugs were all pulled from a Wilmont Street home on Friday the 13th.
Source: WSHM CBS 3 Springfield    Date: February 17, 2015

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More than 1 million youth in U.S. gangs, Texas study contends (Huntsville, TX): There are more than 1 million gang members who are 17 years of age and younger in the United States, contends a new joint study by Sam Houston State University and Arizona State University. That total is more than three times the estimate by law-enforcement, it notes.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: February 17, 2015

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Number Of Teens Tried As Adults Skyrocketing In Santa Clara County (San Jose, CA): A 14-year-old San Jose gang member could spend life in prison if convicted of attempted murder. Christian Cotero is among the growing number of teens who are being tried as adults. The number of such cases jumped 60% in 2013 in Santa Clara County alone.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: February 17, 2015

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Jailed Zodiac Lounge shooting suspect accused of having contraband (Macon, GA): A man awaiting trial in the 2013 beating and shooting of a man at Macon’s Zodiac Lounge was indicted Tuesday on allegations he was caught with contraband at the Bibb County jail.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: February 17, 2015

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Police suspect stabbing death of teenager is gang-related (Las Vegas, NV): Police say a teenager is dead after being stabbed during a fight on the side of a road in northeastern Las Vegas. Las Vegas Police said Monday they suspect the incident was gang related and no suspects have been identified.
Source: KTVN 2 News    Date: February 16, 2015

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Tattoo artist, Whittier gang member arrested in Ontario stabbing (Ontario, CA): A tattoo artist and Whitter gang member is behind bars accused of a stabbing a man in the back and head earlier this month, Ontario Police officials said Monday.
Source: Daily Bulletin    Date: February 16, 2015

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Gangs flock to county's west end (Forest Grove, OR): Forest Grove and Cornelius hold only 6 percent of Washington County’s population. But they hold 22 percent of the county’s 1,500 gang members, according to Forest Grove Police Officer Matt Jacobsen, a member of the county’s Interagency Gang Enforcement Team.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: February 16, 2015

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Two arrested in freeway overpass shooting (San Francisco, CA): Two young men have been arrested on suspicion of shooting and wounding a third man on a Highway 101 overpass last week during the height of the freeway commute hour in what police believe was a targeted gangland attack.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: February 16, 2015

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Fourth trial set to begin for 'Boom Bat' Negrete, Trenton gang leader accused in 'execution-style' slaying (Trenton, NJ): Jury selection is set to begin Thursday in the fourth trial of a Latin Kings gang leader in the 2004 murder of a mother of two to allegedly to keep her quiet about the abduction of a gang member.
Source: The Times of Trenton    Date: February 15, 2015

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Researchers urge G.R.E.A.T. expansion (Durham, NC): A group of researchers are recommending that the school district expand its Gang Resistance Education and Training program, which is designed to reduce youth gang involvement and decrease school and community violence.
Source: The Herald-Sun     Date: February 15, 2015

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Gangs continue to foster crisis for vulnerable Jacksonville youth as sheriff election approaches (Jacksonville, FL): Many times a week, gang detectives with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office scan their computers for a world of potential violence. Gun references are infused in rap lyrics and weapons are brandished for video cameras in an overall tone of anarchy and brash disregard for authority rising from Jacksonville neighborhoods.
Source: The Florida Times-Union    Date: February 15, 2015

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