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Police investigate gang graffiti on church (Seattle, WA): A Seattle church, business and private residence were damaged by gang-related taggers late Saturday or early Sunday, and police are searching for suspects.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: February 10, 2013
http://blog.seattlepi.com/...

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Four gang members arrested in northeast Fresno (Fresno, CA): Fresno police arrested four Bulldog gang members on suspicion of drug and weapons violations early Sunday morning while serving a search warrant at a northeast Fresno apartment.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: February 10, 2013
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Trial of two MS-13 gang leaders to start (Central Islip, NY): Two leaders of the MS-13 street gang are scheduled to go on trial Monday in federal court in Central Islip in connection with a series of five killings over six weeks, including that of a mother and her 2-year-old son.
Source: Newsday    Date: February 10, 2013
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Boy charged as adult in Parkland gang-related shooting (Parkland, WA): A 17-year-old boy allegedly involved in a gang-related shooting outside a Parkland fast-food restaurant has been charged as an adult with three felonies.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: February 9, 2013
http://www.thenewstribune.com/...

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Police believe downtown Santa Cruz shooting is gang-related (Santa Cruz, CA): Pauly Silva, a longtime Santa Cruz resident and father of two who worked as a plumber and was known for his martial arts expertise, was shot dead outside the entrance to a downtown bar early Saturday, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: February 9, 2013
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Police announce litany of gang-related arrests (Glendale, AZ): Police hosted a press conference Feb. 6 to announce news of significant local gang arrests. Members of the Glendale Police Department discussed the conclusion of a long term criminal investigation that involved numerous arrests for violent crimes including armed robbery, aggravated assault, and murder.
Source: The Glendale Star    Date: February 8, 2013
http://www.glendalestar.com/...

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Fifth V-NOT gang member pleads guilty (Syracuse, NY): A Syracuse man today admitted his role in a street gang that used violence to control its drug sales within its territory.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: February 8, 2013
http://www.syracuse.com/...

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Judge gives former Latin Kings leader 40 year prison sentence (Chicago, IL): He ruled over 10,000 young "soldiers" in one of the nation's largest and most feared street gangs, ordering killings with blithe indifference.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: February 8, 2013
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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Reputed Compton gang members to be indicted on civil-rights charges (Los Angeles County, CA): The U.S. Attorney's office is bringing federal civil rights charges against reputed members of a Compton gang arrested for alleged hate crimes against a black family.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 8, 2013
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/...

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Hobbema shooting gang-related, RCMP confirm (Hobbema, AB): As the community here mourns the death of a teenage boy killed last week in a gang-related shooting, a Samson Cree First Nation councillor called on the 19-year-old man now wanted on a Canada-wide warrant in the murder to turn himself in.
Source: Edmonton Journal    Date: February 8, 2013
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/...

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Benton County sheriff's gang unit meeting objectives (Benton County, WA): The Benton County sheriff's gang unit jailed 191 suspects and seized 18 dangerous weapons during its first year in operation.
Source: Tri-City Herald    Date: February 8, 2013
http://www.tri-cityherald.com/...

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Greeks boss gets life for brutal gang killing (Vancouver, BC): B.C. Supreme Court Justice Bill Smart decried public gang violence Thursday as he sentenced Greeks boss Peter Manolakos to life in prison with no hope of parole for 25 years for first-degree murder.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: February 8, 2013
http://www2.canada.com/...

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Panel seeks to sort Chattanooga crime truth from perception (Chattanooga, TN): While some people believe crime is a growing problem, local experts in crime and justice issues said Thursday that crime actually has gone down in the last decade.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: February 8, 2013
http://www.timesfreepress.com/...

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Three more men charged in murder of 16-year-old Kearny girl in her bedroom (Kearny, NJ): Three more men have been charged in the homicide of a 16-year-old Kearny girl who was shot in her bedroom in what authorities say was the result of an ongoing feud between Latin Kings street gang members and members of the girl’s family.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: February 8, 2013
http://www.nj.com/...

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City bolsters summer job, recreation programs to fight gang violence (Chicago, IL): Seeking an end to the gang violence that claimed the life of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday pumped another $4.5 million into summer jobs, counseling and recreation programs to give 2,000 more "at-risk" teenagers a constructive alternative.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: February 8, 2013
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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Stabbing led to Andress High School student's revenge slaying (El Paso, TX): El Paso police Wednesday arrested an alleged gang member in the shooting death of an Andress High School student who was killed in apparent retaliation for the stabbing of a rival gang member.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: February 8, 2013
http://www.elpasotimes.com/...

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Once a gang member, Grand Rapids teen now looking to college: 'I didn't want to be a disappointment' (Grand Rapids, MI): The afternoon Daniel Vargas vowed never again to be afraid remains just as clear for him as if it happened yesterday. He was 13 and walking home from school with an older brother and two friends when they came upon a group of high school kids. Suddenly, they knew what was coming. They were about to be "jumped."
Source: The Grand Rapids Press    Date: February 8, 2013
http://www.mlive.com/...

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Bricktown street gang member gets 12 years in prison (Syracuse, NY): A street gang member was sentenced to 12 1/2 years in prison today for conspiring with other gang members to use violence to control their drug trade.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: February 8, 2013
http://www.syracuse.com/...

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Orange County cracks down on gang activity (Orange County, TX): An Orange County judge has fined eight Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School students who are part of the "Gata's" gang.
Source: KBMT 12 News    Date: February 8, 2013
http://www.12newsnow.com/...

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Latino students on supposed 'gang list' settle racial profiling case in LA (Glendale, CA): Latino students who said they were profiled as gang members, rounded up and searched without consent have reached a settlement in a racial profiling lawsuit against a suburban Los Angeles County school district and police department.
Source: FOX News Latino    Date: February 7, 2013
http://latino.foxnews.com/...

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