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Southwest Side alderman says gang funeral processions have become dangerous (Chicago, IL): Chicago police could soon have the authority to impound vehicles driven recklessly in funeral processions under a proposal a Southwest Side alderman said is targeted at dangerous and sometimes fatal behavior that can occur when slain gang members are laid to rest.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 3, 2013

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Mid-City Killers gang rivalry cited in trial of man accused of killing 15-year-old (New Orleans, LA): Two 15-year-old boys were bicycling to a New Orleans corner store in the summer of 2011 when they spotted another teen they knew to be a Mid-City gang leader.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: October 3, 2013

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Chicago police organize take-back events at parks after shootings (Chicago, IL): The night after three teenagers were shot and wounded in Merrill Playground Park on the Far South Side, about 75 residents gathered nearby in the dark, sharing ideas with police and city officials on how to reclaim the park from gangbangers.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 3, 2013

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Little Saigon Gangster shoots people & thinks he deserves wrist slap (Orange County, CA): A group of young Asian American adults stood in the parking lot of a Little Saigon Mexican restaurant in Sept. 2008, puffed their chests, mad dogged each other and angrily screamed their opposing criminal street gang affiliations.
Source: OC Weekly    Date: October 3, 2013

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Two more suspects arrested in fatal Arizona stabbing (Flagstaff, AZ): Authorities say the final two suspects wanted in a fatal gang-related stabbing in Flagstaff now are in custody.
Source: KSAZ FOX 10 News    Date: October 3, 2013

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Jury trial begins for suspects in Dodge City RICO case (Dodge City, KS): A jury trial got under way this week in U.S. District Court in Wichita for several alleged members of a Dodge City street gang who are charged with taking part of criminal enterprise involved in drug trafficking, robbery and murder.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: October 3, 2013

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1 killed, 1 hurt in Kenwood shooting (Chicago, IL): A 26-year-old Calumet City man was killed and two men were wounded Wednesday afternoon in a gang-related shooting in the Kenwood neighborhood on the South Side.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: October 3, 2013

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Police fighting to keep lid on gang violence (Saskatoon, SK): Saskatoon police are wrestling with a dramatic escalation in street gang violence since the middle of September. Multiple sources tell CBC News that a simmering dispute between two rival gangs -- the Terror Squad and the Saskatchewan Warriors -- broke into the open on the night of September 17.
Source: CBC News    Date: October 3, 2013

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Police say drive-by shooting that injured two people was gang-related (West Valley City, UT): Two men were hospitalized Wednesday afternoon after being hurt in a drive-by shooting.
Source: KSTU FOX 13 News    Date: October 2, 2013

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Ogden gang violence on the rise? (Ogden, UT): Gang violence may be rearing its ugly head once again in Ogden. Tuesday’s early morning shooting marks the third violent episode in the past month involving gangs. An Ogden police gang unit is now investigating all three unsolved crimes.
Source: KTVX ABC 4 News    Date: October 2, 2013

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"Fly Nation" gang members implicated in 10 regional robberies (Chesterfield, County, VA): Six local gang associates have been charged with robbing three McDonald's restaurants in Chesterfield County and one each in New Kent and Dinwiddie counties as part of a regional string of robberies that police said targeted 10 businesses in five localities.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: October 2, 2013

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Gang-involved shooting lands Crips member in prison (Monticello, NY): A Monticello man, who is a self-admitted member of the Crips street gang, was sentenced in Sullivan County Court on Tuesday to 13 years in state prison and five years of parole. Franklin Brinson, 21, also known as “Ace-Loc,” had pled guilty to first-degree assault for shooting another man in the face and leg.
Source: Mid-Hudson News    Date: October 2, 2013

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Prison gangs at issue in local trial (Lawton, OK): Testimony began Tuesday in the trial against one of six inmates accused of stabbing and beating another inmate to death last summer, a case that officials said confirmed suspicions that an effort to unify Hispanic prison gangs was alive in Oklahoma.
Source: The Lawton Constitution    Date: October 2, 2013

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Holland Latin King to plea in gang stabbing of rival, records said (Holland, MI): A Holland Latin King is expected to plead guilty on Wednesday, Oct. 2, to a federal charge in the stabbing of a gang rival.
Source: MLive    Date: October 2, 2013

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Injunction aims to weaken Addison gang presence (Wheaton, IL): DuPage County officials said Wednesday they have won a court victory that will make life more difficult for suspected members of an Addison street gang. After a one-day civil trial, Judge Terence Sheen issued a permanent injunction this week prohibiting members of the Latin Counts gang from consorting with each other, State's Attorney Robert Berlin said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 2, 2013

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Hate crimes in L.A. County drop to second-lowest level in 23 years (Los Angeles County, CA): Hate crimes in Los Angeles County hit their second-lowest level in 23 years last year, but the most violent of those rose from 2011, according to a report released Wednesday by the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 2, 2013

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2nd suspect arrested in fatal Flagstaff stabbing (Flagstaff, AZ): Authorities say a second suspect in a fatal gang-related stabbing in Flagstaff now is in custody. Police say 21-year-old Jeremiah Barlow was arrested at a Flagstaff home on Wednesday.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: October 2, 2013

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Experts describe gang, drug scene in Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA): Preventing kids from joining a gang comes down mostly to one thing, according to a former gang member who spent time in solitary confinement at Pelican Bay State Prison.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: October 2, 2013

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Appeals court throws out guilty pleas in St. Louis gang-related murder (St. Louis, MO): The Missouri Appeals Court has thrown out the guilty pleas of a man accused of driving the getaway car in a 2008 gang-related murder.
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch    Date: October 2, 2013

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Former officer shot by gangster leads charge against gang violence (Batesville, MS): A former Batesville police officer, shot by a teenage gangster almost 20 years ago, is helping to lead the charge against gang violence in North Mississippi. Several recent shootings in Panola and neighboring counties have been blamed on an increase in gang activity.
Source: WMC-TV 5 News    Date: October 2, 2013

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