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Operation yields arrest of six Fallbrook street gang members (Fallbrook, CA): Six known affiliates of a Fallbrook street gang were arrested Thursday morning following an operation conducted by deputies.
Source: NBC San Diego    Date: January 31, 2013

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Seattle area bank hold-ups linked to L.A. street gang (Seattle, WA): A string of carefully timed, precision takeover bank robberies in the Seattle area last year might have been the work of a sophisticated gang from Los Angeles.
Source: KIRO Radio     Date: January 31, 2013

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Trial begins for suspect in gang-related attack (Anderson, IN): A trial began Thursday for the first of three teenagers suspected of severely beaten another teen in an act of alleged gang violence.
Source: The Herald Bulletin    Date: January 31, 2013

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Gunfight occurred outside funeral home while wake going on (Joliet, IL): Police say a gunfight took place Monday outside the funeral home where a wake was being held for a gang-related shooting victim.
Source: The Herald-News    Date: January 31, 2013

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City survey: Most Holland residents feel safe, but gang concerns rising (Holland, MI): Holland residents are concerned about the rise in property crimes and gang activity in the city, according to two surveys, though most feel somewhat or very safe in their neighborhoods.
Source: The Holland Sentinel    Date: January 31, 2013

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Documentary will feature Jackson County investigators (Jackson County, MS): Two investigators with the Jackson County Sheriff's Department's Criminal Investigation Division will be featured in a Discovery Channel documentary that will air at 9 and 11 p.m. Saturday.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: January 31, 2013

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Sanford police's new initiative targets gang members, career criminals (Sanford, FL): Following a shooting war between rival groups of young men, police today announced a new initiative to target gang members, career criminals and drug dealers.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: January 31, 2013

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Final suspect in 2011 Yajome shooting sent to prison (Napa County, CA): A gang member was sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in state prison in connection with the fall 2011 shooting of a resident on Yajome Street.
Source: Napa Valley Register    Date: January 31, 2013

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Drive-by shootings raise concerns about gang activity (Shreveport, LA): Talk of gang problems is swirling throughout Shreveport since a drive-by shooting Jan. 12 in the Werner Park area killed a 25-year-old man who was standing near a bus stop.
Source: The News Star    Date: January 31, 2013

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Gang member arrested for robbery (Santa Barbara, CA): Santa Barbara Police officers arrested 24-year-old Roberto Arebalo Amador Jr. of Santa Barbara on Tuesday. They say he was arrested for robbery and participation in a criminal street gang after stealing beers from a local convenience store.
Source: KSBY News    Date: January 30, 2013

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FBI investigation results in sentencing of Blood gang members (New Haven, CT): Today it was announced that two more gang members from the FBI's investigation named Operation Slim Fast, were sentenced in the New Haven, Connecticut federal court.
Source: Examiner    Date: January 30, 2013

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Salinas lacks funding for gang prevention programs (Salinas, CA): While Salinas Police officers are seeing an uptick in gang violence, they said that wasn't always the case when there was sufficient funding for gang prevention programs.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: January 30, 2013

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Bill forces school districts to create gang policy, staff training (Indianapolis, IN): A bill that requires school corporations to create a criminal gang policy, and provide educational outreach and training to school employees to identify and prevent gang activity was heard at the Senate Education and Career Development Committee Wednesday.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: January 30, 2013

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Centralia police bump up patrols to deter gang-related graffiti (Centralia, WA): Centralia police will be doing additional patrols in an attempt to battle a recent boost in gang-related graffiti throughout the city. The police department has received between 10 and 15 reports of graffiti during the past week, said Centralia Sgt. Carl Buster.
Source: The Chronicle    Date: January 30, 2013

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Senate Judiciary Committee weighs proposed Kansas RICO law (Wichita, KS): Kansas gang leaders will face tougher prison sentences if a proposed anti-racketeering bill becomes law. SB 16, which could face a vote as soon as Wednesday in the Senate Judiciary Committee, would create the Kansas Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization (RICO) Act.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: January 30, 2013

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Man accused of killing Kearny girl admits having criminal past, says Pennsylvania judge (Hazleton, PA): More details emerged yesterday about the Hazleton man accused of fatally shooting a 16-year-old Kearny girl on Jan. 17, with a Pennsylvania judge saying Martinez is an admitted former gang member with an extensive criminal past.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: January 30, 2013

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Suspects in Old Sac bar slayings alleged to have gang ties (Sacramento, CA): Sacramento prosecutors have added gang allegations to the charges against two suspects in the double-fatal New Year's Eve shooting in Old Sacramento.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: January 30, 2013

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Two men sentenced on charges related to local drug-trafficking ring (Cleveland, OH): Two Stark County men were sentenced Wednesday in federal court for their high-level roles in a drug trafficking ring. Virgil Hill and Jerry Gordon Jr. are among 17 people who pleaded guilty late last year to charges related to a cocaine and heroin operation in the Canton area. The group included several suspected Rated R street gang members, according to authorities.
Source: The Independent    Date: January 30, 2013

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Suspects nabbed in gang graffiti spree (Sioux Falls, SD): Two minors and a 19-year-old man face a felony charge in connection to a recent string of gang graffiti vandalism east of downtown Sioux Falls.
Source: Argus Leader    Date: January 30, 2013

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Ogden PD claims drop in gang-related crimes (Ogden, UT): Police are reporting a decrease in gang-related crime, dramatically since the city's gang unit began serving members of one particular street gang with restraining orders prohibiting them from associating with each other in public.
Source: FOX 13 News    Date: January 30, 2013

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