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Gang-related Richmond shooting leaves neighbours concerned (Richmond, BC): Residents near a Richmond park that was the site of one of the most shocking shootouts in the city’s history once again found their neighbourhood behind police tape after a gang-related shooting left one man injured.
Source: The Province    Date: August 23, 2015

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Toronto seeing 56% increase in shootings in 2015 (Toronto, ON): The number of shootings in Toronto is way up compared to the past two years, according to new police stats. The Toronto Police Service’s year-to-date numbers show 103 people have been killed or injured in shootings this year — a 56% increase compared to this point last year and a 25.6% increase compared to 2013.
Source: Toronto Sun    Date: August 22, 2015

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Nonviolence summit hopes to stem gang and gun violence (Columbus, OH): Violence touches the lives of many local families whether due to drugs, gangs or bullying. Today,The MidEast Area Community Collaborative (MACC) hosted a non-violence summit, hoping to combat violence by strengthening family and neighborhood ties.
Source:    Date: August 22, 2015

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Savannah's residents call for end to violence (Savannah, GA): There was, somewhat fittingly, a rainbow over east Savannah on Saturday evening as about 200 people wearing “We Must Do Something” T-shirts prayed for the city’s violence to stop.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: August 22, 2015

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Agents Arrest Gang Member at U.S.-Mexico Border (Calexico, CA): A young member of a notorious street gang was arrested by U.S. Border Patrol agents in Southern California as tried to illegally enter the country, officials confirmed.
Source: NBC San Diego    Date: August 22, 2015

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Gross on Patrol: Feds give lesson on street gangs, hostage rescues (Greenville, SC): Ever seen the letters “GKB” tagged on the side of a building? Or how about people posing in pictures with their hands forming a letter “B?” You may not be aware, or perhaps you try to block it out, but street gangs are quite prominent in South Carolina and the Upstate.
Source: The Herald-Journal    Date: August 22, 2015

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Most wanted fugitive arrested by Metro Gang Unit (Millcreek, UT): 19-year-old Tyrel Foreman, also known as "Lucky Loc" has been wanted on a $250,007 warrant for 29 counts of felony discharge of a firearm. On Thursday night, he was located in Millcreek and arrested by a detective of the Metro Gang Unit.
Source: KTVX ABC 4 News    Date: August 21, 2015

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Guilty verdict in district's first ever gang-related murder trial (Crispo County, GA): A man on trial for murder has been found guilty on all counts. Rocquel Chavers was convicted on charges of malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, conspiracy to murder, street gang terrorism, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: August 21, 2015

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Gang Affiliation Questioned (Cheyenne, WY): Were they just a group of friends that got into a fight on the night of October 4th? Or as the defense is arguing, an organized gang that threatened Phillip Sam, leading him to fear for his own life? "Having a common name or identifying sign or symbol whose members or associates individually or collectively engage in, or have been engaged in, a pattern of of criminal street gang activity," said Lt. Nathan Buseck, defining gang activity.
Source: KGWN 5 News    Date: August 21, 2015

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Porterville gang member guilty of attempted murder (Porterville, CA): A Tulare County Superior Court jury Wednesday found Daniel Miranda, 19, of Porterville guilty of violent crimes committed for the benefit of a criminal street gang in two separate incidents. The verdict was reached following a trial in the South County Justice Center in Porterville.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: August 21, 2015

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Surge in violence attributed to gangs, illegal gun use (Indianapolis, IN): Thursday night into Friday marked a violent stretch in Indianapolis. Five people were shot in less than twelve hours. Two were left dead, including 16-year-old Jaylen Johnson, found in the backyard of a vacant home on 31st street near the Indianapolis Children’s Museum.
Source: WTTV CBS 4 News    Date: August 21, 2015

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Fear of gangs, retaliation after shooting (Rochester, NY): Although Rochester police have not yet said if gang activity fueled the deadly shootings on Genesee Street Wednesday, many in the area feel that may be the case. "What is a gang? A group of people that carries guns? Whatever happened to fists?" asked Nina Becoats Gaines, whose son was murdered a few years ago.
Source: WHAM 13 News    Date: August 21, 2015

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Houston Co. forum aims to shed light on gang crime (Houston County, GA): Some Houston County leaders want to address concerns about gang violence. In a forum next Tuesday, August 25th, police officers and even a former gang member will answer questions.
Source: WMAZ 13 News    Date: August 21, 2015

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Trent arrested on suspicion of gang-related drive-by shootings (Boise, ID): Former Boise State men's basketball player Dezmyn Trent was arrested on suspicion of his involvement in two gang-related drive-by shootings near his hometown of Tacoma, Wa., on Wednesday night, according to the Lakewood Police Department.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: August 21, 2015

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4th arrest in 2011 Cordell King gang-shooting (San Diego, CA): A fourth suspect was booked Friday in the 2011 fatal shooting of Cordell King in City Heights, San Diego homicide investigators said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: August 21, 2015

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Newport News battles violence with youth job training (Newport News, VA): There’s a success story out of Newport News: hundreds of young adults successfully completed an enrichment program Friday. Newport News’ Summer Training and Enrichment Program (S.T.E.P.) is designed to help shape the minds and futures of young people, ages 16 to 24. It’s also helping a few of them earn a steady paycheck.
Source: WAVY 10 News    Date: August 21, 2015

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Evolving gang activity challenges Fort Collins police (Fort Collins, CO): Rival gang members pulled knives and squared off at City Park as families flooded the streets after Fort Collins’ Fourth of July fireworks display. The scrum left three people with stab wounds as Fort Collins police scrambled to set up a perimeter and track down suspects amid the wave of passersby. An investigation is ongoing.
Source: The Coloradoan    Date: August 20, 2015

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Gang activity suspected in mass shooting (Rochester, NY): Community leaders and gang interdiction specialists suspect that gang activity and a massive escalation of a dispute were the cause of the brazen triple-fatal shooting Wednesday evening that also wounded four others.
Source: Democrat & Chronicle    Date: August 20, 2015

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East Chicago man receives 210-month prison term for gang activity (Hammond, IN): U.S. District Court Judge Philip P. Simon on Thursday sentenced Imperial Gangster member Ace Cortez to more than 17 years in federal prison. In December 2013, the East Chicago resident pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit racketeering activity and homicide in aid of racketeering activity, Simon noted during the sentencing hearing.
Source: The Times    Date: August 20, 2015

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Man testifies that he drove accused gunmen to Garner duplex (Raleigh, NC): When two masked gunmen entered the home of Jose Samual Flores Mendoza and his wife, Maria Saravia Mendoza, early one January morning in 2013, their intention was to scare two people from testifying in a pending Wake County assault case, a key witness for the prosecution testified Thursday.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: August 20, 2015

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