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Tempe forum draws a crowd after gang-related shooting (Tempe, AZ): A community meeting in Tempe drew a huge crowd Monday night to talk about the gang-related shootings at a music club earlier this month.
Source: KPHO 5 News    Date: March 13, 2012
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Shooting outside Arizona club leaves 14 wounded (Phoenix, AZ): Hundreds of concert-goers waiting outside an Arizona nightclub for a hip-hop show fled in panic as shooting erupted involving three gunmen, leaving at least 14 people wounded. Police arrested one suspect and were hunting two others.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: March 4, 2012
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Yuma police use tear gas to end standoff (Yuma, AZ): A gang member who barricaded himself inside a mobile home and refused to come out Wednesday night finally surrendered after Yuma police fired tear gas into the residence.
Source: The Yuma Sun    Date: February 2, 2012
http://www.yumasun.com/...

Gang member arrested in assault on officer (Mesa, AZ): A gang member on supervised probation for several prior felonies has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a Mesa police officer.
Source: KPHO 5 News    Date: January 16, 2012
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Police and Explorers clean up gang graffiti (Yuma, AZ): Cocopah Tribal Police Explorers invited their counterparts in other local law enforcement agencies to help stamp out graffiti over the weekend.
Source: The Yuma Sun    Date: January 10, 2012
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Border Patrol agents find 952 pounds of pot, gang member in desert (Tucson, AZ): Border Patrol agents at the Casa Grande Station found nearly half a million dollars worth of marijuana abandoned in the desert Sunday, and also apprehended a Guatemalan man who admitted to being in a dangerous criminal gang.
Source: KVOA 4 News    Date: January 9, 2012
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Gang member charged in attack on Mesa man near mall (Mesa, AZ) : Mesa police have arrested a Phoenix gang member in connecting with the beating of a Mesa man near Fiesta Mall last month.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: January 6, 2012
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Police: Gang member threatens Mesa officer (Mesa, AZ): A documented gang member who was arrested on suspicion of drug possession Thursday knocked down two Mesa officers trying to restrain him and threatened the arresting officer and his family, according to court documents.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: January 5, 2012
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Shooting victim's sister speaks; warns of gang activity (Tucson, AZ): Police are still searching for the people involved in a shooting that killed 18-year-old Christian Gauna-Castillo, and left another person wounded. Police say the violence was targeted and gang-related.
Source: KGUN 9 News    Date: December 23, 2011
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BP agents save woman from cold, arrest 2 gang members over weekend (Tucson, AZ): Over the weekend, Border Patrol agents in Southern Arizona arrested a 15-year-old and a man with known affiliations to two Mexican gangs, and rescued a woman suffering from cold weather exposure.
Source: KVOA 4 News    Date: December 5, 2011
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Gang member arrested in 2010 murder (Phoenix, AZ): Police are announcing the arrest of suspect in the August 2010 murder of a 17-year-old boy. Devonte Mitchell, 18, is facing second degree murder and aggravated assault charges.
Source: KSAZ FOX 10 News    Date: November 30, 2011
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/...

MCSO: Gang member sought in Guadalupe shooting (Phoenix, AZ): Maricopa County sheriff's detectives have identified a gang member behind a shooting Wednesday in Guadalupe.
Source: KPHO 5 News    Date: November 29, 2011
http://www.kpho.com/...

One killed, one wounded in shooting (Tucson, AZ): One man was killed and another was critically wounded in what police say could be a gang-related shooting at an apartment complex on the city's southeast side.
Source: Arizona Daily Star    Date: November 19, 2011
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Gang leader gets 37 yrs. in '08 killing (Tucson, AZ): A Tucson man who has spent the last 2 1/2 years in solitary confinement at the Pima County jail on a murder charge pleaded for mercy Monday, saying he's learned a lot about himself in that time and wants to get home to his 10-year-old son as soon as possible.
Source: Arizona Daily Star    Date: November 15, 2011
http://azstarnet.com/...

Tucson police investigating two homicides (Tucson, AZ): Tucson police are investigating two separate homicide cases. Officers are interviewing dozens of witnesses. They say the shooting may be gang related.
Source: KMSB FOX11 News    Date: October 31, 2011
http://www.fox11az.com/...

Four Fort Defiance men injured in fight (Fort Defiance, AZ): A fight suspected to be gang-related has sent four Fort Defiance men to area hospitals for everything from stab wounds to head injuries.
Source: Navajo Times    Date: October 27, 2011
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Indianans and Indians (Piñon, AZ): Unfortunately, interpreting Piñon's local culture includes explaining the gang symbols scrawled in spray paint on the water tank. The Piñon High School students pick out the insignia of at least three local gangs. "The gangs are scary, sometimes," offers one student. "But they're just wanna-bes."
Source: Navajo Times    Date: October 13, 2011
http://navajotimes.com/...

As criminal gangs get smarter, retailers find tools to fight back (Phoenix, AZ): As Arizona retailers start loading up their shelves with holiday merchandise, they are stepping up efforts to combat increasingly bold and sophisticated thieves responsible for tens of millions of dollars a year in lost goods.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: October 2, 2011
http://www.azcentral.com/...

Massive Phoenix drug sweep targets gangs, crack cocaine (Phoenix, AZ): Phoenix police Officer Mercedes Fortune wanted to crack the "Rock Block," a south Phoenix area police say is ridden by rampant narcotics sales, home invasions and murders.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: September 28, 2011
http://www.azcentral.com/...

Police arrest three in Tucson man's death (Tucson, AZ): Tucson police say they have arrested three people in the murder of a man whose body was found inside an SUV. Detectives reported discovering indications of gang involvement.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: September 27, 2011
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