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Former ATL police chief shares vision to end gangs (Chattanooga, TN): A former chief of Police in Atlanta is sharing his vision with the city of Chattanooga. He hopes to stop crime and gang activity in the Scenic City. Wednesday, retired Atlanta police chief Eldrin Bell spoke with local gang members at Hope for the Inner City Ministries during a program designed to keep them off the streets.
Source: WTVC NewsChannel 9    Date: June 12, 2013

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Harsh prison sentences for convicted gang members (Santa Maria, CA): In the past week local gang members on the Central Coast have been sentenced to life in prison for their roles in gang-related murders.
Source: KCOY 12 News    Date: June 12, 2013

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Alamance County authorities try to control gang problem (Alamance County, NC): Alamance County authorities, along with Alamance-Burlington School Board members, are trying to prevent an increase in gang activity.
Source: WGHP FOX 8 News    Date: June 12, 2013

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Man pleads guilty to helping Northern California prison gang plan assaults and murders (Oakland, CA): A 30-year-old Washington gang member has admitted to committing assault and murder against rival gang members who betrayed the Nuestra Familia gang or cooperated with police as part of a racketeering conspiracy case that could send him to prison for life, United States Attorney Melinda Haag announced Tuesday.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: June 12, 2013

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Task force: Gang activity more prevalent in schools (Burlington, NC): Members of the Burlington Police Department's gang task force warned Monday that gang activity is spreading through the Alamance-Burlington School System.
Source: Times-News    Date: June 11, 2013

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Spike in gang violence draws concern (Portland, OR): A recent spike in gang-related shootings has neighbors on edge and gang unit detectives working overtime. Portland Police say there have been four gang shootings since the weekend. In Gresham, there were two shootings, including one that killed a 21-year-old man with gang ties.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: June 11, 2013

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One dead in Santa Monica gang attack near SMC (Santa Monica, CA): Two people were shot not far from Santa Monica College this morning, shaking up a community already shocked by Friday's unrelated rampage. The Pico neighborhood, as it's known, is home to the Santa Monica 13 Latino gang and the Graveyard Crips African American gang.
Source:     Date: June 11, 2013

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Marin OKs gang insignia crackdown at county fair (Marin County, CA): A formal policy barring members of street gangs from wearing their colors or other gang insignia at the Marin County Fair was promptly endorsed by county supervisors Tuesday.
Source: Marin Independent Journal     Date: June 11, 2013

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Court upholds conviction in Easton's 13th Street gang murders (Easton, PA): A prosecutor's assertion that Demar J. Edwards is guilty of murdering three people in Easton whether he pulled a trigger or merely stood nearby did not deprive him of a fair trial, judges on a state appeals court ruled Tuesday.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: June 11, 2013

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12 arrested in weekend gang attack (Hanford, CA): Officers arrested eight gang members early Sunday morning, who they say attacked and stabbed a man in the street.
Source: Hanford Sentinel    Date: June 11, 2013

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Woman arrested in gang murder of 14-year-old boy, police seek second suspect (Salinas, CA): A Salinas woman was arrested Tuesday morning on suspicion of the gang-related stabbing death of a 14-year-old boy, but another suspect remains at-large, a police spokesman said.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: June 11, 2013

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Three shot in gang-related incident blocks from new NBA Cares Center (San Antonio, TX): Three people were taken to the hospital Tuesday morning with non-life threatening injuries after being shot in what that appears to be gang related incident, just blocks from a new NBA Cares Learn and Play Center set to open Wednesday.
Source: KENS 5 News    Date: June 11, 2013

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Fourth suspect arrested in gang-related slaying last summer (San Jose, CA): Police announced Monday that a fourth suspect has been arrested in connection with a gang-related shooting that left a man dead in a car off Oakland Road in North San Jose last summer.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 11, 2013

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ATF study: Criminals use stolen guns (Chattanooga, TN): The majority of guns used by inner-city gang members in Chattanooga come from burglaries and car break-ins in surrounding counties, the lead local ATF agent said.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: June 11, 2013

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Chicago tactics put major dent in killing trend (Chicago, IL): A year after this city drew new attention for soaring gun violence and gang bloodshed, creating a political test for Mayor Rahm Emanuel in President Obama's hometown, Chicago has witnessed a drop in shootings and crime. Killings this year have dipped to a level not seen since the early 1960s.
Source: The New York Times    Date: June 11, 2013

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Nuestra Familia case: Details of biggest gang prosecution in Santa Clara County history (San Jose, CA): Flanked by a multijurisdictional group of law enforcement officials from agencies as big as the FBI and as small as the town of Los Gatos, District Attorney Jeff Rosen on Tuesday released details about the biggest gang case in county history.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 11, 2013

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Sacramento City Council approves budget, increases services (Sacramento, CA): Despite projections showing that its spending plan could lead to significant deficits down the line, the Sacramento City Council approved a budget Tuesday night that will add to the ranks of the Police Department, avoid the shuttering of a downtown fire rig and increase parks maintenance, library funding and youth programs.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: June 11, 2013

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Slain St. Paul woman had rival gang tattoos, expert testifies (St. Paul, MN): Naressa Turner, 20, killed in a St. Paul alley, had tattoos of two rival gangs on her body, an expert testified Tuesday at the murder trial of Joseph Haywood Campbell, charged in her Oct. 14 shooting death.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: June 11, 2013

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Youngest member of gang attack convicted (Madison, WI): The youngest member of a group that went looking for members of a rival gang, leading to the shooting death in 2011 of a 20-year-old man on Madison's North Side, was convicted Tuesday on reduced charges.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal    Date: June 11, 2013

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Santa Barbara stabbing now considered a gang incident (Santa Barbara, CA): Police are now calling the stabbing in Santa Barbara late Monday night a gang-related incident after new information came forward.
Source: KCOY 12 News    Date: June 11, 2013

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