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Gang members sentenced in Calif. jewelry robberies (Westminster, CA): Prosecutors say two San Diego gang members have been handed lengthy sentences for their roles in the armed robberies of two Orange County jewelry stores in 2009.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: May 25, 2012

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Gang violence erupts in Chico (Chico, CA): It's a week Chico Police Department Lieutenant Linda Dye describes as busy for the Chico PD Gang Task Force. "We've seen two incidents, two nights in a row involving gang violence. One a shooting, the other an assault with a vehicle where they tried to run over two gang members." And now Lieutenant Dye says the two crimes may be related. "The victim on Tuesday night was a Norteno gang member, and the victim on Wednesday night was a Soreno gang member."
Source: KNVN 24 News    Date: May 25, 2012

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Two gang members sentenced for Phoenix killing (Phoenix, AZ): Two gang members charged in the killing of a Phoenix man found bound, beaten and stuffed in the trunk of his car have been sentenced to prison.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: May 25, 2012

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Summer SMASH operations to address gangs in High Desert (Hesperia, CA): Authorities announced the start of "Operation Desert Heat," to focus on street gangs in the High Desert, at a press conference Friday in front of the sheriff's station in Hesperia.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 25, 2012

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Gangs blamed in killing; driver caught in crossfire (Fort Wayne, IN): David Wilson Jr. drove a tan Nissan down Spatz Avenue one night this month, never expecting the sounds of gunfire that would soon erupt throughout the neighborhood.
Source: The Journal Gazette    Date: May 25, 2012

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Emanuel anti-gang law passes Illinois Senate (Springfield, IL): State's attorneys may soon have more power to target gang leaders under a crackdown measure the Illinois Senate approved today at the urging of Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Source: WGN Radio 720    Date: May 25, 2012

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Pendleton boy, 17, stabbed in Kennewick fight with rival gang members (Kennwick, WA): A 17-year-old Pendleton boy was stabbed in Kennewick during a suspected fight with rival gang members, police said.
Source: The Bellingham Herald    Date: May 25, 2012

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Prosecutors file charges in roundup of gang (Buffalo, NY): Federal prosecutors on Friday filed racketeering charges against 17 people allegedly tied to a notoriously violent street gang as police agencies continued their crackdown against gangster crimes on Buffalo's West Side.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: May 25, 2012

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Milwaukee police report progress against north-side gang (Milwaukee, WI): Milwaukee police say cooperation put a huge dent in a street gang terrorizing a north-side neighborhood, so they put on a public display of support and force in that same neighborhood.
Source: FOX6 News    Date: May 25, 2012

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Chicago police shut down South Side drug market (Chicago, IL): At least 12 individuals were arrested Thursday for allegedly running a drug market that spanned the South Side into South East suburbs. The drug market, controlled by the Gangster Disciples street gang, along with two members of a Mexican drug trafficking cartel, was taken down during a sting.
Source: NBC Chicago    Date: May 24, 2012

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Authorities say major roundup will impact gang's organization nationally (Charlotte, NC): More than two dozen alleged members of the United Blood Nation gang were arrested earlier this month in Gaston, Cleveland and Lincoln counties. The U.S. Attorney's Office says the roundup will have a significant impact on the organizational structure of the gang, nationally, from leadership down to street level.
Source: News 14 Carolina    Date: May 24, 2012

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Reputed Paterson Bloods gang leader gets 60 years in prison for shooting man in love triangle (Paterson, NJ): Reputed Bloods gang leader Asmar Bease today was sentenced to 60 years in prison for shooting a man and leaving him paralyzed.
Source: The Record    Date: May 24, 2012

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Two men wounded on Humboldt Park porch (Chicago, IL): Two men were wounded late Tuesday in the Humboldt Park neighborhood in what Chicago police believe was a gang-related shooting.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: May 24, 2012

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Sanger police suppress gang and violent crime (Sanger, CA): The Sanger Police Department has wrapped up an intensive 10-day suppression detail concentrating on enforcement of gang activity and violent crimes. This crackdown evolved due to a swell in violent crimes in the City during the early part of April.
Source: The Sanger Herald    Date: May 24, 2012

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U.S. attorney's office: Corpus Christi gang member sentenced to life in prison Thursday (Corpus Christi, TX): A 33-year-old Corpus Christi gang member was sentenced to life in prison Thursday in connection with a methamphetamine trafficking scheme.
Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times    Date: May 24, 2012

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Two men get 40 to life for Natomas gang-related killing (Sacramento, CA): Two men found guilty of murder in the fatal shooting of a rival gang member two and a half years ago were sentenced to 40 years to life in prison in Sacramento Superior Court Thursday.
Source: News10     Date: May 24, 2012

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Targeting gangs throughout Virginia (Salem, VA): Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli will kick off a series of five community and law enforcement gang trainings across the Commonwealth.
Source: WDBJ 7 News    Date: May 24, 2012

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Officials: Cops ganging up on bad guys (Merrillville, IN): Northwest Indiana law enforcement officials have put a lid on recent gang violence, but are still trying to figure out who's stealing Hammond's manhole covers.
Source: The Times    Date: May 24, 2012

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Gang members intentionally hit pedestrian with car (Chico, CA): A Chico pedestrian was hit by a car Wednesday night, and police say it appears to have been an intentional act of gang violence.
Source: KRCR 7 News    Date: May 24, 2012

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ICE deports Los Angeles area gang member wanted for murder in El Salvador (Los Angeles, CA): A member of a transnational street gang wanted in his native country of El Salvador for aggravated homicide was deported by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) this week and turned over to authorities in that nation's capital.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: May 24, 2012

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