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NJ court throws out Latin King's murder conviction (Newark, NJ): A New Jersey appeals court has thrown out the murder conviction of a former leader of the Latin Kings street gang.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: August 13, 2013

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City of Toledo seeks to drop appeal against The Blade over gang map (Toledo, OH): The Bell administration today sent a motion to dismiss its appeal against The Blade's successful lawsuit filed last year in an attempt to inspect the city's police gang map.
Source: The Blade    Date: August 13, 2013

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Youth violence commission warns of funding challenges (Napa County, CA): Public awareness and education remain at the heart of the Napa County Gang and Youth Violence Commission’s work as it enters its third year of existence trying to reduce gang activity and youth violence throughout the county.
Source: Napa Valley Register    Date: August 13, 2013

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Police: N.C. gangs are evolving (Greensboro, NC): Photos posted on Facebook of toddlers flashing gang signs were among the images shared Tuesday of a growing gang problem. Law enforcement officers from North and South Carolina gathered to listen and strategize at the 12th annual Gangs Across the Carolinas conference.
Source: News & Record    Date: August 13, 2013

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Police expand West Side Narcotics Initiative to reduce violence (Chicago, IL): Chicago Police Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy today announced the expansion of the West Side Narcotics Initiative, an anti-violence effort focused on narcotics markets on Chicago’s west side, to the 15th District.
Source: Las Vegas Guardian Express    Date: August 13, 2013

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg police to seek injunction to suppress gang (Charlotte, NC) : Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are asking for an injunction to place restrictions on suspected members of the Hidden Valley Kings – a new tactic for battling one of the city's oldest gangs. It’s the first time a North Carolina law enforcement agency has taken civil action against a gang, police said Tuesday.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: August 13, 2013

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Gang member charged with murder in Olive Street slaying (Santa Barbara, CA): A 20-year-old gang member was arrested early Tuesday in connection with a shooting death on Olive Street in February, according to the Santa Barbara Police Department.
Source: Noozhawk    Date: August 13, 2013

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St. Paul's Payne-Phalen residents on edge after gang attacks (St. Paul, MN): Large groups of youths hanging out on the streets have made St. Paul's Payne-Phalen residents uncomfortable this summer. And a couple of recent times when those gatherings have flared into violence have upset them.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: August 13, 2013

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Deported gang suspect ran kids' bounce houses and pony rides, feds say (Palm Beach County, FL): Dilbert Coreas ran pony rides and bounce houses for kids' parties in South Florida, even though he was a suspected member of a violent Central American gang who slipped back into the U.S. after being deported for prior crimes, investigators say.
Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel    Date: August 13, 2013

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State law says area schools have to develop anti-gang policies (Shelbyville, IN): While countering gang violence is usually reserved for police officers, this school year, teachers, students and administrators will chip in and help with the efforts.
Source: The Shelbyville News    Date: August 12, 2013

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Suspects sought in gang-related shooting at Boys & Girls Club (Wichita, KS): Wichita police are still sorting out who fired the shots that wounded two men during a clash between rival gangs on the outdoor basketball courts at the Boys & Girls Club in northeast Wichita on Sunday night.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: August 12, 2013

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Mother of teen killed in apparent case of mistaken identity pleads for end to gang violence (Los Angeles, CA): A local mother is pleading for an end to gang violence after her son was allegedly shot by gang members in an apparent case of mistaken identity.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: August 12, 2013

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Gang members sentenced to 16 years for beating death (Santa Barbara, CA): Closing out the final chapter in the murder case against four Eastside gang members — charged with beating Milpas Street shopkeeper George Ied to death in October 2010 — defendants Miguel Parra and Steven Santana were sentenced Monday to 16 years in state prison.
Source: Santa Barbara Independent    Date: August 12, 2013

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Three men charged with gang assault in Auburn (Auburn, NY): Three men have been arrested in the alleged assault of a person outside of Angelo's Pizza in Auburn over Memorial Day weekend.
Source: WSYR 9 News    Date: August 12, 2013

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Simi Valley gang-related shooting hospitalizes teen (Simi Valley, CA): A 19-year-old Simi Valley man was hospitalized Sunday after being shot in the arm and abdomen.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: August 12, 2013

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Gang conference aims to train law enforcement (Irmo, SC): Law enforcement from across the state gathered for a conference to learn more about trends and changes in the fight against gangs. While the basics remain the same, it is the new information that helps law enforcement adapt.
Source: WLTX 19 News    Date: August 12, 2013

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Gang member admits ramming car of former associate (Santa Rosa, CA): The vice president of Santa Rosa's Barbarian Brotherhood gang pleaded guilty Monday to ramming the car of a former associate, Sonoma County District Attorney's Officials said.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: August 12, 2013

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A horrific gang-related shooting that leaves an innocent woman dead (Fargo, ND): It remains one of the most senseless crimes in the Valley, and it shook communities to the core. This week we focus on the horrific gang-related shooting of Cherryl Tendeland.
Source: WDAY 6 News    Date: August 12, 2013

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Leaders of reputed local street gang get more than 58 years in prison (Dutchess County, NY): A Dutchess County Court judge has sentenced the leaders of a local group of reputed Latin Kings to 58 1/3 to 75 years in state prison for ordering the execution of two people in March 2012.
Source: Poughkeepsie Journal    Date: August 12, 2013

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Gang shooting in Watts kills one, wounds another (Los Angeles, CA): One man was shot to death and another injured early Sunday morning in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 11, 2013

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