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Gang leader convicted of ordering hand-smashing (Chicago, IL): A Latin Kings street-gang leader in Chicago has been convicted of ordering an enforcer to smash the hands of a subordinate with a hammer and other crimes. More than 100 Latin Kings have been prosecuted since 2006 as U.S. prosecutors in Chicago seek to dismantle the leadership of the gang, which has 10,000 members in Illinois.
Source: Journal Gazette & Times-Courier    Date: March 6, 2014

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Blue Ridge Narcotics and Gang Task Force sees rise in activity in '13 (Greene County, VA): The Blue Ridge Narcotics and Gang Task Force seized more than $1.2 million in illegal narcotics in 2013, a release from the organization revealed last week.
Source: The Daily Progress    Date: March 6, 2014

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Alarming number of gangs in Southern Nevada (Las Vegas, NV): From run-down, crime-ridden neighborhoods to the fanciest casinos on the Las Vegas Strip, gangs are an ongoing problem in southern Nevada.
Source: KLAS 8 News    Date: March 6, 2014

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Fresno gang member gets life in prison for killing pregnant woman (Fresno, CA): A Fresno gang member was sentenced to life in prison for his role in the shooting death of a 20-year-old near-term pregnant woman, driving her despondent husband to kill himself a short time later.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 6, 2014

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Locals begin their own initiative against violence (Chattanooga, TN): The High Point Initiative in Chattanooga is set to begin Friday, however, some locals are taking their own initiatives to try and stop gang violence.
Source: WRCB 3 News    Date: March 6, 2014

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Gang-related shooting injures elderly Grant Co. man (Grant County, WA): An elderly man was wounded while he was sleeping Wednesday in what appeared to be a targeted gang-related shooting.
Source: KREM 2 News    Date: March 6, 2014

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Fourth man gets prison in gang shooting (Orange County, CA): Two years after a jury convicted him of shooting a 15-year-old girl in the chest with a sawed-off shotgun, a Costa Mesa gang member has been sentenced to 40 years to life in prison, authorities said.
Source: Daily Pilot    Date: March 6, 2014

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Teen stabbed by apparent gang members in Monrovia (Monrovia, CA): Two apparent gang members stabbed and wounded a young man after he exited a bus Thursday afternoon, police said.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: March 6, 2014

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Law enforcement works to curb gang activity in jail (Charlottesville, VA): With nearly 200 gang members in Charlottesville and Albemarle County, law enforcement is working hard to curb their illegal activity - that includes inside the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail.
Source: WVIR 29 News    Date: March 5, 2014

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Identity theft gang targets cars, fitness clubs in Chester, Delaware counties (Media, PA): Authorities are calling them the Felony Lane Gang, and they are known to law enforcement up and down the East Coast. The gang has done a lot of its dirty work in Delaware and Chester counties in Pennsylvania, and it seems to have been one step ahead of the police.
Source: WPVI 6 News    Date: March 5, 2014

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Police: Baytown teen faces charges in trying to recruit for gang (Baytown, TX) : A 13-year-old boy could face assault charges after Baytown police say he was trying to recruit for a local gang.
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston    Date: March 5, 2014

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Lompoc man arrested in gang-related stabbing (Lompoc, CA): A Lompoc man was arrested Tuesday for stabbing a man in the area of Pine Avenue and F Street on the morning of March 2. The adult male victim reported that he had been approached by several Hispanic men, who yelled gang phrases and asked where the victim was from.
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: March 5, 2014

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Victim of Santa Rosa gang attack may have gang affiliations (Santa Rosa, CA): Six men accused of participating in a gang-related attack in the West 9th Street area of Santa Rosa will face trial on five felony counts stemming from the incident, a Sonoma County Superior Court judge determined Wednesday.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: March 5, 2014

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Alleged East Side Gang member headed to federal prison for felony gun possession (Saginaw, MI): A man authorities allege is an East Side Gang member is headed to a federal prison for felony gun possession.
Source: The Saginaw News    Date: March 5, 2014

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Salinas police chief touts data approach to stymie gang violence (Salinas, CA): Salinas police Chief Kelly McMillin clarified an administrative report Tuesday — he didn't intend to immediately ask the City Council for a crime analyst, but that's where he would like to see his department go in the future.
Source: The Californian    Date: March 5, 2014

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San Diego jury deadlocks on death penalty in trial of alleged leaders of drug gang (San Diego, CA): A San Diego jury has deadlocked on whether two alleged leaders of a violent Mexican drug gang should receive the death penalty.
Source: Daily Journal    Date: March 5, 2014

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Court upholds conviction of Richmond man in Valentine's Day church shooting (San Francisco, CA): A state appeals court in San Francisco has upheld three attempted-murder convictions and a 40-year sentence for a man who carried out a gang-related shooting in a Richmond church on Valentine's Day in 2010.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 5, 2014

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Alleged gang member facing gun charges — for the fifth time, Suffolk DA says (Dorchester, MA): An alleged street gang member is facing illegal gun charges for the fifth time following his arrest by Boston police, who spotted him sitting in an illegally parked car, smoking marijuana with two other alleged gang members, prosecutors said.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: March 4, 2014

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Gang sweep results in West Sacramento arrests of four Norteno members (West Sacramento, CA): Four known gang members are off the street tonight as part of a multi-agency gang sweep and drug bust in West Sacramento.
Source: CBS Sacramento    Date: March 4, 2014

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KICK-ing gang activity (Kinston, NC): At Monday's Kinston City Council meeting, members of the Kinston Department of Public Safety spoke on a concept to improve not only its relationship with the community, but the appearance of the city.
Source: Kinston Free Press    Date: March 4, 2014

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