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Community mural in Rexdale reflects community's history and hopes (Toronto, ON): For 16-year-old Kafaye Clarke, the plane pictured taking off on a new community mural in Rexdale is more than a reflection of the nearby airport. It's a symbol of a neighbourhood in transition.
Source: Toronto Star    Date: September 16, 2013
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Gang member who slashed attorney during trial gets extended prison term (San Diego, CA): A gang member who slashed his attorney on the cheek during a trial in which the defendant was convicted of trying to carry out a Mexican Mafia-directed "hit" on a fellow inmate at Donovan State Prison was sentenced Monday to 64 years to life behind bars, plus 35 years.
Source: San Diego 6 News    Date: September 16, 2013
http://www.sandiego6.com/...

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Gang investigator: Defendant never said he took part in fatal Riverbank shooting (Modesto, CA): A gang investigator on Monday testified that a defendant accused of murder never said he participated in a Riverbank shooting in which a 21-year-old man was killed during a botched carjacking.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: September 16, 2013
http://www.modbee.com/...

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Gang member arrested in Highland with meth, ammo after chase (Highland, CA): The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department says the 32-year-old man was taken into custody after an air and ground search.
Source: Redlands-LomaLindaPatch    Date: September 16, 2013
http://redlands.patch.com/...

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Police seeing results with anti-gang software (Atlanta, GA): Law enforcement agencies have been turning to analytics and other software to aggregate information on gang activity and homicide cases, find potential links between incidents and improve their investigations.
Source: GCN.com    Date: September 16, 2013
http://gcn.com/...

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Preliminary hearing under way in Canyon Country stabbing case (Santa Clarita, CA): Prosecutors presented their case Monday against a Canyon Country man charged with attempted murder in the alleged gang-related stabbing of a 20-year-old man four months ago, a court official said.
Source: The Santa Clarita Valley Signal    Date: September 16, 2013
http://www.signalscv.com/...

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First gang member sentenced to life in prison for murder of trans rapper (Milwaukee, WI): Ashanti McAlister, 19, was found guilty of intentional homicide in the killing of 22-year-old Evon Young, a transgender rapper in Milwaukee.
Source: The Advocate    Date: September 16, 2013
http://www.advocate.com/...

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Gang member surrenders (Savannah, GA): A man wanted in connection with gang activity turned himself in to gang detectives with the Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Dept. on Monday morning, according to the SCMPD.
Source: WTOC 11 News    Date: September 16, 2013
http://www.wtoc.com/...

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L.A. gang member held on suspicion of illegally entering U.S. (Los Angeles, CA): A reputed member of a notorious Los Angeles street gang was arrested on suspicion of illegally entering the United States, federal authorities said Monday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 16, 2013
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Three alleged MS-13 gang members charged in murder conspiracy (Greenbelt, MD): A federal grand jury on Monday indicted three defendants in connection with a conspiracy to participate in murder in aid of a racketeering enterprise known as the La Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13.
Source: Baltimore News Journal    Date: September 16, 2013
http://www.baltimorenewsjournal.com/...

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Investigators seek known gang member (Portland, OR): Portland police are searching for a known gang member.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: September 16, 2013
http://www.koin.com/...

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Gang member given 15 years (Yuba City, CA): A Yuba City gang member was sentenced to 15 years and 8 months in prison on Monday for attempting to murder a 20-year-old Olivehurst man last September.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: September 16, 2013
http://www.appeal-democrat.com/...

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The man who purportedly tried to sell the alleged Rob Ford drug video had home raided in Project Traveller (Toronto, ON): The man who purportedly tried to sell an alleged video of Mayor Rob Ford smoking a crack pipe was among those whose homes were raided in this summer's Project Traveller guns-and-gangs sweep, court documents reveal.
Source: National Post    Date: September 16, 2013
http://news.nationalpost.com/...

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Reports: Gunmen might have been looking for Bloods gang member whose remains were found near St. George (Dorchester County, SC): Two gunmen might have been looking for a 24-year-old Bloods gang member whose remains were found last month in rural Dorchester County, according to police reports released Monday.
Source: The Post and Courier    Date: September 16, 2013
http://www.postandcourier.com/...

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Police report 19 percent drop in gang-related crime (San Jose, CA): The San Jose Police Department's summer crackdown on gang activity, an effort launched in June after a string of killings, resulted in a 19 percent drop in gang-related violent crime, according to statistics released Monday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 16, 2013
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Jury convicts man in gang-related shooting death (Charlotte, NC): It took a jury 20 minutes Monday to convict a 24-year-old man in the 2009 shooting death of Palo Childress, 23.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: September 16, 2013
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/...

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Ex-Metra board member has ties to former gang leader's family (Chicago, IL): In the mid-1990s, Winndye Jenkins ran a concert-promotion business that federal authorities alleged was used by the Gangster Disciples to launder drug money. Also around that time, Jenkins was serving as a "conduit" between the street gang's imprisoned leader — Larry Hoover Sr., her longtime boyfriend and her son's father — and his underlings on the outside, relaying messages and orders, court records say.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: September 16, 2013
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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Police seeing results with anti-gang software (Atlanta, GA): Since launching a new intelligence-sharing case file system, the Atlanta Police Department increased indictments by 97 percent from 2011 to 2012 and achieved guilty pleas on Georgia gang statute violations in 22 of 31 cases.
Source: GCN.com    Date: September 16, 2013
http://gcn.com/...

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Gang killing unnerving (Flagstaff, AZ): Police are still looking for two persons of interest in a gang killing that shocked the city of Flagstaff last weekend. Department of Public Safety Capt. Kirk Bryce is the northern district commander for the state gang taskforce GIITEM. He said most of the individuals involved in last Sunday’s deadly fight were documented criminal street gang members.
Source: Arizona Daily Sun    Date: September 15, 2013
http://azdailysun.com/...

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Logan Square man accused of fatal shooting in Wicker Park (Chicago, IL): A Logan Square man was ordered held in lieu of $1 million bail Sunday after being charged with shooting a man in the head during a quarrel early Saturday in Wicker Park.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: September 15, 2013
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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