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Pasco man convicted for attack on women reported to belong to rival gang (Pasco, WA): A 25-year-old Pasco man was convicted by a Franklin County Superior Court jury for attacking two women who reportedly were part of a rival gang last February.
Source: Tri-City Herald    Date: January 11, 2013

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Gang member arrested after Manatee deputy chases stolen car (Manatee County, FL): "A known gang member" was arrested after the driver of the stolen car he was riding in fled a deputy trying to make a traffic stop and crashed into a tree, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: January 11, 2013

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Juvenile gang member arrested after attacking high school student (San Jose, CA): A young gang member was pepper sprayed and taken into custody while two others got away after they went to Pioneer High School and attacked a student Wednesday, according to police reports.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: January 11, 2013

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Cop-impersonating gang members arrested (Bronx, NY): Drug enforcement agents have busted a ring of thieves who allegedly passed themselves off as cops as they robbed drug dealers. The suspects, believed to be connected to the Latin Kings gang, reportedly had their own police car, with flashing lights and a James Bond-like switch for hiding the license plate.
Source: WABC 7 Eyewitness News    Date: January 11, 2013

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Arms at schools gang-related? (Des Moines, IA): Gang activity is suspected in five of the six cases involving the discovery of students possessing weapons on Des Moines school grounds this year, but officials say violence is not on the rise.
Source: The Des Moines Register    Date: January 11, 2013

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Seven suspected gang members detained in Oakland raids (Oakland, CA): Sparked by a recent outbreak of violence, Oakland police officers armed with search warrants launched a series of early morning raids Friday, detaining seven people and seizing a number of weapons.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: January 11, 2013

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36 charged in alleged N.J. drug ring (Camden, NJ): More than 30 people participated in a heroin gang that controlled street drug markets in Camden, N.J., an indictment unsealed Friday charged.
Source: United Press International    Date: January 11, 2013

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One dead in gang-related drive-by shooting in King City (King City, CA): A gang-related drive-by shooting Thursday night left one man dead, while a second victim was shot twice but escaped injury.
Source: King City Rustler    Date: January 11, 2013

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Gang-prevention academy downsizes as Nampa sees gang activity drop (Nampa, ID): A Nampa academy created to deter youth from gang activity is downsizing. And really, that's a good sign, said Steve Torrano, who founded the Original Gangster's Basic Academy of Delinquency (OG's BAD) in 2004.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: January 10, 2013

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NJ man charged with alleged gang rival's murder (Newark, NJ): New Jersey prosecutors have charged an alleged gang member with murdering a man from a rival group.
Source: The Record    Date: January 10, 2013

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Documented gang member and drug dealer sentenced to state prison (San Bernardino, CA): A criminal street gang member and drug dealer was sentenced today to thirteen years in state prison for dealing drugs. Tommy Driver II, 32, of San Bernardino, was found guilty by a jury on Aug. 9, 2012, of Possession for Sale of Cocaine Base and found true the allegation that the offense was committed for the benefit of, at the direction of, or in association with a criminal street gang with the specific intent to promote, further or assist in criminal conduct by gang members.
Source: Highland Community News    Date: January 10, 2013

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U.S. Marshals arrest three gang members (Jackson, TN): U.S. Marshals have arrested three West Tennessee fugitives who they said are all confirmed members of the Vice Lords Street Gang. On Tuesday, Marquette Jackson was arrested in Jackson on a weapons charge.
Source: WBBJ 7 News    Date: January 10, 2013

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Three gang members arrested in October shooting of two men in car (Chula Vista, CA): Three gang members were arrested Thursday in connection with the attempted murder of two men who were shot multiple times in Chula Vista in October.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: January 10, 2013

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Anti-gang leaders commit to communicating better (Memphis, TN): A 17-year-old is recovering after he was grazed by a bullet outside of an anti-gun violence meeting at Frayser community center on Tuesday.
Source: WHBQ FOX13 News    Date: January 10, 2013

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Springfield police arrest two men while investigating gang activity (Springfield, MA): Springfield police arrested two men after they were searching an area of Carew and Armory streets for gang activity.
Source: WSHM CBS 3 Springfield    Date: January 10, 2013

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Waco: Gang member sentenced on federal drug charge (Waco, TX): A California gang member was sentenced Wednesday in Waco's federal court to conspiring to possess and distribute methamphetamine in the Central Texas area.
Source: KWTX 10 News    Date: January 10, 2013

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Gang violence down, but police still fight street culture (Cincinnati, OH): Gangs bring drugs crime and violence to our neighborhoods. Its become a scary fact of life, and in some cities it's getting worse. You might expect this in Chicago and Los Angeles but gang violence is also on the rise in smaller areas like Chattanooga and Oklahoma City.
Source: WKRC 12 News    Date: January 10, 2013

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Suspect arrested in believed gang-related murder (Lawrenceville, GA): A month to the day after her death, 21-year-old Malia Ross Robinson's alleged killer was arrested.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post    Date: January 10, 2013

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Closing any CPS high schools would pose gang danger to students (Chicago, IL): The commission studying school closings in Chicago is recommending that no high schools be shut down because doing so would endanger students by forcing them to cross gang boundaries or move to schools where rival gangs hold sway.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: January 10, 2013

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In San Francisco, former gang member helps give young offenders a second chance (San Francisco, CA): In the world of criminal justice, Luis Aroche is something of an anomaly. Even though he works for the San Francisco district attorney’s office, Aroche fights to keep felons out of prison.
Source: NBC Latino    Date: January 10, 2013

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