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Grayslake man charged in drive-by shooting (Round Lake Beach, IL): A Grayslake gang member was charged with firing a gun Sunday night that sent a bullet flying through a van and into a vacant Round Lake Beach business, officials said.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: July 14, 2014

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Floyd County Jail inmate charged with gang activity, beating up another inmate (Floyd County, GA): An inmate at the Floyd County Jail received new charges Sunday after allegedly beating up another inmate and tagging his cell with gang insignias.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: July 14, 2014

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Gang crime at Worcester's University Park fueled by new bench (Worcester, MA): A newly dedicated bench in University Park has a lot of local residents wondering whether the bench is becoming a hot spot for local crime.
Source: GoLocalWorcester    Date: July 14, 2014

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Police busy with gang-related crimes over weekend (Oakdale, CA): A depleted Oakdale Police Force was busy over the weekend in gang related incidents that started with Friday afternoon gunshots and then greater problems of a stabbing outside the Battered Beaver Bar in the early morning hours on Saturday, a person shot outside 7-11 on West F Street at midnight Saturday night, and a forcible rape reported early Sunday morning.
Source: Oakdale Leader    Date: July 14, 2014

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Gangs an issue in Winston-Salem, Forsyth County schools (Winston-Salem, NC): Police say if your child goes to school in Winston-Salem, he or she likely shares a hallway with a gang member. In the case of one Winston-Salem teen, the interaction didn’t stop there.
Source: WGHP FOX 8 News    Date: July 14, 2014

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Alleged gang leader heads to trial for drive-by shooting (Stroudsburg, PA): A self proclaimed "Emir" of a local street gang will be headed to trial on charges he gave the go-ahead for a deadly drive-by shooting in the Poconos.
Source: WFMZ 69 News    Date: July 14, 2014

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Driver shot, killed (Stockton, CA): A five-block stretch of East Fourth Street in south Stockton was roped off Sunday afternoon as police investigated a shooting believed to be gang-related that took the life of a 38-year-old man.
Source: The Record    Date: July 14, 2014

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Reputed gang member smiles at attorneys as judge sentences him to parole in 49er Aldon Smith stabbing case (Santa Clara, CA): A reputed street gang member convicted of stabbing San Francisco 49ers player Aldon Smith smiled at his attorneys Monday as a judge in Santa Clara County Superior Court sentenced him to three years of parole.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: July 14, 2014

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Gang-related violence south of Seattle results in five shot (Seattle, WA): The King County Sheriff's office in Seattle, reports that five people were shot yesterday morning resulted in various levels of injury.
Source: The Inquisitr    Date: July 14, 2014

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SBPD investigating two gang-related stabbings (Santa Barbara, CA): The Santa Barbara Police Department is currently investigating two gang-related stabbings that were reported on the night of July 10, 2014. Both victims are affiliated with a Santa Barbara area gang and were uncooperative with police. Both are expected to survive.
Source: Edhat    Date: July 14, 2014

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After 'Cool Down,' community remembers gang violence victims (Portland, OR): Community members and local law enforcement officials came together for an outreach event in Portland Monday night, to talk about gang violence. The event took place at Peninsula Park.
Source: OPB News    Date: July 14, 2014

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Innocent man wounded amid southeast Fresno gang gunfire (Fresno, CA): Police said an innocent man was wounded in gang-related gunfire Monday afternoon in southeast Fresno.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: July 14, 2014

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Gang member headed to trial for role in Hamilton Township drive-by shooting (Hamilton Township, PA): Reputed Black P-Stones gang "amir" Sirvonn Ellis Taylor will go to trial for his role in a fatal drive-by shooting in Hamilton Township earlier this year.
Source: Pocono Record    Date: July 14, 2014

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Rogers Park shooter fired 10 times, hit unintended victim (Rogers Park, IL): The life of a young photographer was cut short Saturday by a bullet meant for someone else, prosecutors said. Members of the Conservative Vice Lords, Eric Vaughn and an uncharged accomplice were gunning for a rival Saturday afternoon when one of them opened fire on a busy street in the 1300 block of West Devon Avenue, prosecutors said.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: July 14, 2014

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One stabbed, three arrested in skate park fight (Taylorsville, UT): Police arrested three men Saturday night suspected of being involved in a fight at a skate park during which one man was stabbed.
Source: Deseret News    Date: July 13, 2014

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Violence in Central America drives children to New Bedford (New Bedford, MA): Although New Bedford is home to a small fraction of the roughly 900,000 Guatemalans living in the U.S., it's possible that the city is seeing a disproportionate number of unaccompanied minors.
Source: South Coast Today    Date: July 13, 2014

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Sweep targets Stockton gun violence (Stockton, CA): One man who was targeted by authorities Friday during a gang enforcement mission in Stockton became agitated the moment he opened his door to find 18 officers and a fleet of law enforcement vehicles outside his apartment building.
Source: The Record    Date: July 13, 2014

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Witnesses silent amid Portland gang violence (Portland, OR): In Northeast Portland, officers with the Portland Police Bureau's Gang Enforcement Team raced from call to call Saturday. "We want to stop the retaliation, stop that next gang shooting from happening," said Officer Charlie Asheim.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: July 13, 2014

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Two dead, 21 wounded in weekend shootings (Chicago, IL): Two people were killed and at least 21 others have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening. The most recent fatal shooting happened early Saturday in a Chicago Lawn neighborhood apartment on the Southwest Side, where a 50-year-old woman was seriously injured and her son was killed in a domestic-related incident, police said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: July 12, 2014

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Gang member accused of threatening to kill woman critical of drug sales (Naples, FL): An East Naples man is accused of holding a gun to a woman’s head and threatening to kill her after she called him an expletive for selling narcotics out of their home.
Source: Naples Daily News    Date: July 12, 2014

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