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Wiretap connects alleged Asian gang leader to triad violence that spilled into Vancouver (Vancouver, BC): The gunfire rang out on a summer night in 1997, terrifying neighbours, worrying police and briefly bringing to public attention a man purported to be the crime boss of a feared triad in Macau.
Source: The Globe and Mail    Date: February 17, 2013
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/...

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SF police, lawmaker offer jobs to help teens exit gangs (San Francisco, CA): Attention Mission district gangsters who are fed up with the thug life: Supervisor David Campos wants to give you a job. In the past 18 months, Campos said, he has teamed up with officers on a new program that targets at-risk youths who actually want to leave their gangs.
Source: The San Francisco Examiner    Date: February 16, 2013
http://www.sfexaminer.com/...

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Twenty-two arrested during gang saturation patrol (Hemet, CA): Twenty-two suspected gang members were contacted Friday, Feb. 15, during a gang sweep in the San Jacinto/Hemet area.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: February 16, 2013
http://www.pe.com/...

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Gunman gets 45 years for Woodburn teen's death (Marion County, OR): A Gervais man will serve at least 45 years in prison and his accomplice will serve at least 35 years for the fatal shooting of a Woodburn teenager.
Source: Statesman Journal    Date: February 16, 2013
http://www.statesmanjournal.com/...

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Ogden gang member takes plea deal for 2011 standoff (Ogden, UT): An Ogden gang member who shot himself after an overnight standoff with police in June 2011 will spend at least five years in prison.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: February 16, 2013
http://www.sltrib.com/...

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St. Michel gunfire possibly linked to street gang conflict (Montreal, QC): A pair of gunfire incidents in St. Michel have raised fears that a street gang conflict could soon turn deadly. In the first instance, an unidentified assailant fired several bullets at a 35-year-old man at the corner of 9th and Denis-Papin around 5 p.m. Friday.
Source: CTV Montreal    Date: February 16, 2013
http://montreal.ctvnews.ca/...

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Haywood County gang and crime round up (Brownsville, TN): Law enforcement from around West Tennessee came together Friday for what called a gang round up. Investigators say gang activity has become an increasing problem in surrounding areas.
Source: WBBJ 7 News    Date: February 15, 2013
http://www.wbbjtv.com/...

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Six arrested in deadly Modesto assault, shooting (Sacramento, CA): Modesto police on Friday arrested six members of the Sureño criminal street gang who are now accused in a deadly shooting, officers said.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: February 15, 2013
http://www.kcra.com/...

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10th Street Gang hearings shed light on major organized-crime case (Buffalo, NY): In a downtown Buffalo courtroom, with a phalanx of U.S. marshals standing watch, the chilling details of one of the biggest organized-crime cases in decades are starting to unfold.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: February 15, 2013
http://www.buffalonews.com/...

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Gang members face off on the court (Chicago, IL): Rival gangs face off on the basketball court in Chicago once a week. It's an effort to foster peace between sworn enemies on the streets and reduce violence. CNN's Gary Tuchman reports courtside on the initiative and the man behind the league, Reverend Michael Pfleger.
Source: CNN    Date: February 15, 2013
http://ac360.blogs.cnn.com/...

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Trenton gang member pleads guilty to killing rival gang member (Trenton, NJ): A member of the Gangster Killer Bloods set of the Bloods street gang admitted in court today to killing a rival gangster in the summer of 2005 when gang rivalries throughout the city led to several shootings and violent acts.
Source: The Times of Trenton    Date: February 15, 2013
http://www.nj.com/...

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Guilty verdict in Richmond mistaken identity murder (Martinez, CA): A jury Friday found a Richmond man guilty of first-degree murder for the 2010 fatal shooting of an El Cerrito man prosecutors say was mistaken for a rival gang member.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: February 15, 2013
http://www.ktvu.com/...

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Prosecutors outline gang ties in two 2011 Aurora shootings (St. Charles, IL): Two shootings involving the same Aurora man have something else in common, according to prosecutors — gang scare tactics.
Source: The Beacon-News    Date: February 15, 2013
http://beaconnews.suntimes.com/...

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Six arrested in northeast Modesto shooting death (Modesto, CA): Six men and women were arrested Friday in connection with an apparent gang-related slaying of a 20-year-old man in northeast Modesto.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: February 15, 2013
http://www.modbee.com/...

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Police workshop in Broken Arrow focuses on gangs (Broken Arrow, OK) : Gang investigators from across the state gathered to sharpen their skills in Broken Arrow Friday. The units joined together for Gangs 101, a class put on to illustrate the real-life dangers of gang violence.
Source: KJRH 2 News    Date: February 15, 2013
http://www.kjrh.com/...

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One dead, one hurt in suspected gang shooting (Santa Ana, CA): A man was fatally shot and another was wounded Thursday evening in what police suspect was a gang-related shooting.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: February 15, 2013
http://www.ocregister.com/...

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Los Angeles gang members suspected in Washington bank robbery (Seattle, WA): The FBI suspected that robbers who hit a Kirkland bank last December were members of a Los Angeles gang that targeted banks across the country and left town by bus.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: February 15, 2013
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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Does Detroit have a gang problem? Depends on who you ask (Detroit, MI): Citizens, police and city officials are at odds in Detroit over whether there's a gang problem and it all depends on who you ask.
Source: WJBK FOX 2 News    Date: February 15, 2013
http://www.myfoxdetroit.com/...

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McCarthy: Police can safeguard students 'crossing gang boundaries' (Chicago, IL) : Chicago Police can safeguard students "crossing gang boundaries" to get to new schools after their Chicago Public Schools are closed, but there's a "lot of work to do to make it happen," Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Thursday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: February 14, 2013
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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Cops place bull's-eye on suspected gang of Hadiya's alleged killers (Chicago, IL): Hadiya Pendleton's alleged killers have started a war. Not with another gang. But with the Chicago Police Department. The suspects, Michael Ward and Kenneth Williams, belong to a gang faction called SUWU, authorities say. On Thursday, police officials vowed to target every member.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: February 14, 2013
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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