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Yonkers police aim to clean up street wracked with violence (Yonkers, NY): Yonkers police, in cooperation with Mayor Mike Spano, are increasing security measures in one of the city's most dangerous thoroughfares.
Source: Yonkers Daily Voice    Date: June 17, 2014

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Bookstore owner helps ex-gang members turn new page in Columbus (Columbus, OH): From inside his bookstore, "The Book Suite" on East Long Street, former gang leader Sean Stevenson works with fellow ex-gang members to turn kids away from the guns, drugs and violence.
Source: WSYX 6 News    Date: June 17, 2014

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Baechtel Grove Middle Schoolanti-gang program completes sixth year (Willits, CA): The Gang Resistance is Paramount (GRIP) program has recently completed its sixth year of instruction in Willits Unified classrooms during the 2013-2014 school year. The GRIP program has a long history of community collaboration throughout Mendocino County.
Source: The Willits News    Date: June 17, 2014

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Officers disrupt north side gangs in first sweep of summer (Milwaukee, WI): There were no lights. No sirens. Officers surrounded a house on N. 28th St. early Tuesday. They tossed a flash-bang through a window, burst through the back door and surprised three people inside. A kenneled dog named Kush, slang for marijuana, watched nearby.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: June 17, 2014

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Jury to weigh Jackson trial murder defendant's bad-judgment claim (Fulton County, GA): A jury began Tuesday deciding whether 18-year-old Demetrius Morgan knew his "crew" was going to "hit a lick" when he drove them to what became the homicide of the brother of a popular preacher.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: June 17, 2014

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Teen arrested in shooting death of Santa Cruz 15-year-old (Santa Cruz, CA): Santa Cruz police arrested a 16-year-old suspected gang member Tuesday in the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old Watsonville boy who was visiting an apartment in Santa Cruz, authorities said. The teen suspect is a Santa Cruz resident and known member of the Norteno criminal street gang, but his gang affiliation was not a motive in the shooting, Santa Cruz police Deputy Chief Steve Clark said.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: June 17, 2014

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Yakima's Gang Free Initiative reaching more kids (Yakima, WA): Yakima's Gang Free Initiative wants to reach more kids. More have gotten involved since the program started. Managers also want to get more services on board. Christian Garcia is turning his life around. The 14-year-old has been part of Yakima's Gang Free Initiative for a year.
Source: KIMA News    Date: June 17, 2014

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Death penalty averted for three accused of gang murders (Palo Alto, CA): Three accused gang members, including a Palo Alto woman, will not face the death penalty during their trials for the alleged murders of rival gang members, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe has announced.
Source: Palo Alto Online    Date: June 17, 2014

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Kayla Ferrante's killer faces up to 70 years for her murder (Tulsa, OK): Two years ago, a 17-year-old girl was murdered one day after her high school graduation. Prosecutors said Edwin Daniels thought he was shooting at a rival gang member's car when he killed Kayla Ferrante when she was on her way home from a graduation party.
Source: FOX23 News    Date: June 17, 2014

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La Crosse to host G.R.E.A.T. Officer Training (La Crosse, WI): The La Crosse Police Department will partner with the G.R.E.A.T. Midwest-Atlantic Training Center for Officer Training from Monday, June 23-July 2. The training will be held in La Crosse and will be one of the largest trainings La Crosse has seen with 26 officers from 13 states.
Source: WKBT News8000     Date: June 17, 2014

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Police arrest two in Waukegan 'gang' shooting (Waukegan, IL): Two men described by Waukegan police as "documented gang members" were arrested and charged with armed violence over the weekend in connection with a shooting that left a man with a gunshot wound to the leg.
Source: Lake County News-Sun    Date: June 16, 2014

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Gang member convicted for shooting at Bakersfield police (Bakersfield, CA): Kern County prosecutors say a known gang member was found guilty late last week on several counts from a shooting against police.
Source: KBAK Eyewitness News    Date: June 16, 2014

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Gang members accused of holdup in Santa Rosa with replica gun (Santa Rosa, CA): Two gang members with bandanas over their faces held a 20-year-old at gunpoint early Monday and robbed him of cash, said a Santa Rosa police sergeant.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: June 16, 2014

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Edison Neighborhood rallying against gang violence (Kalamazoo, MI): Enough is enough: that's what we're hearing from people who live there about ongoing gang violence in Kalamazoo's Edison Neighborhood. A rally is being held Monday night but one local group has been on the ground in the Edison Neighborhood for almost a year already working to bring peace.
Source: WWMT Channel 3 News    Date: June 16, 2014

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Ex-felon, gang member jailed after witnesses said he brandished gun at park (Carson City, NV): A 25-year-old ex-felon with ties to gangs was arrested Saturday in Carson City after he was seen Friday in Douglas County with a gun, attempting to provoke a fight among rival gang members and juveniles, a Carson City sheriff's deputy said.
Source: Carson City News    Date: June 16, 2014

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'Operation Sunny Day' suspects accused of gang-related killings appearing in court (Redwood City, CA): Fourteen defendants accused of taking part in a series of gang-related killings and other violent crimes in East Palo Alto and throughout the Peninsula are being arraigned in San Mateo County Superior Court in Redwood City today on a slew of charges.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: June 16, 2014

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St. Paul man convicted in gang-related shooting that injured girl (St. Paul, MN): A Ramsey County jury has convicted a St. Paul man of attempted murder and nine other felonies in the gang-related shooting of a teenage girl.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: June 16, 2014

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Delinquent youth more likely to die violently as adults, study says (Chicago, IL): Delinquent youth are at risk of early violent death in adulthood, regardless of race, and females are especially vulnerable, a study released Monday suggested.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 16, 2014

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47 gang members order out of community (Houston, TX): For residents living in the east Aldine District, simple things such as walking to the store can easily turn into a dangerous situations. "Shooting….that's every day, that's nothing new here," says one resident.
Source: KRIV FOX 26 News    Date: June 16, 2014

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Task force to crack down on gang violence (Saginaw, MI): It's been ranked one of the most violent cities in the nation, but now a task force is returning to help make Saginaw a safer place. The multi-agency force will focus on cracking down on gang activity.
Source: WNEM 5 News    Date: June 16, 2014

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