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Gang arrests are up (Albany, GA): The Albany Gang Task Force reports they have made more gang arrests so far this year and are tracking more known gang members than in recent years, but that is a good thing.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: September 26, 2013
http://www.walb.com/...

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San Francisco gang member sentenced in teen's slaying (San Francisco, CA): A 22-year-old gang member - who reportedly flashed gang signs at the victim's parents when he was convicted of murdering their 14-year-old son - has been sentenced to 40 years to life in prison.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: September 26, 2013
http://www.sfgate.com/...

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Gang member who killed man for wearing the wrong color gets life in prison (Baltimore, MD): A man convicted of killing another man for wearing a red shirt in an area where blue was the dominate gang color will spent the rest of his life in prison.
Source: ABC2 News    Date: September 26, 2013
http://www.abc2news.com/...

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Nine Chicago gang members face murder, drug charges (Chicago, IL): Nine members of a Chicago street gang called the "Hobos" face federal racketeering conspiracy charges stemming from drug sales, robberies and five murders, officials said on Thursday in announcing indictments after a six-year investigation.
Source: Reuters    Date: September 26, 2013
http://news.yahoo.com/...

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Police bust Queens man for murder over ‘gang turf’ battle: sources (New York City, NY): Cops have cuffed a 20-year-old man they say is responsible for a gang-related slaying in Queens.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: September 26, 2013
http://www.nydailynews.com/...

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Gang member’s guilty plea could lead to lengthy prison sentence (Buffalo, NY): A 10th Street Gang member admitted in federal court Thursday to taking part in a 2006 shooting that killed two innocent bystanders.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: September 26, 2013
http://www.buffalonews.com/...

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Gang injunction granted in Echo Park (Los Angeles, CA): A Los Angeles County court granted a permanent injunction Thursday against six gangs in Echo Park and its surrounding neighborhoods, according to the city attorney’s office.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 26, 2013
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Large gang fight in Ivanhoe ends in gunfire (Ivanhoe, CA): Investigators in Tulare County town Ivanhoe of are noticing a new trend in gang violence.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: September 26, 2013
http://abclocal.go.com/...

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Delaware Supreme Court upholds anti-gang law (Wilmington, DE): The Delaware Supreme Court upheld the state’s anti-gang law in a unanimous decision made public Thursday.
Source: The News Journal    Date: September 26, 2013
http://www.delawareonline.com/...

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Violent New Jersey street gang charged in four murders, plot to kill detective (Newark, NJ): Three former leaders of a New Jersey branch of the violent international street gang “La Mara Salvatrucha” – including its founding member – were charged along with 11 other reputed gang members with racketeering, murder and related crimes in a sweeping federal indictment unsealed in Newark today.
Source: Examiner    Date: September 25, 2013
http://www.examiner.com/...

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In the Grip of Gangs: Community leaders, school officials, parents struggle to shield kids from street life (Muskegon, MI): For many of Muskegon’s young men, street life comes calling at an early age.
Source: Muskegon Chronicle    Date: September 25, 2013
http://www.mlive.com/...

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Three Newburgh slayings earn Latin King 40 years in prison (White Plains, NY): A City of Newburgh man who admitted being involved in three murders as a member of the Latin Kings received a 40-year prison sentence in federal court on Tuesday.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: September 25, 2013
http://www.recordonline.com/...

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Gang unit makes graffiti arrests (Reno, NV): The Regional Gang Unit has made several arrests in the last two weeks after an operation targeting graffiti and gang crimes.
Source: KOLO 8 News    Date: September 25, 2013
http://www.kolotv.com/...

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Man charged in possible gang-related killing of Alhambra man (Los Angeles, CA): A 25-year-old San Gabriel man was charged with murder in Los Angeles County Superior Court in Alhambra on Wednesday, accused of shooting a man to death Sunday night.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 25, 2013
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Feds in NJ indict alleged MS-13 gang members (Newark, NJ): Federal authorities in New Jersey today are reporting a major blow against 14 alleged members of a branch of the violent international street gang “La Mara Salvatrucha,” also known as MS-13.
Source: The Record    Date: September 25, 2013
http://www.northjersey.com/...

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Youth workers come together to combat gangs (Lafayette, IN): Tippecanoe County prosecutor Pat Harrington met with dozens of youth workers in a special forum focused on gang activity.
Source: WLFI 18 News    Date: September 25, 2013
http://www.wlfi.com/...

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Justice Department awards $5.1 million to curb gangs, reduce gun violence (Washington DC): Under the Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) Program, the Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), a component of the Office of Justice Programs, has awarded $5.1 million to 16 communities to create safer neighborhoods through reducing crime associated with gang and gun violence over the long term.
Source: Yahoo! News    Date: September 25, 2013
http://news.yahoo.com/...

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Flint man charged in alleged gang-related stabbing at Freeland prison rejects 18-year sentence (Saginaw, MI): A Flint man accused of stabbing a fellow prisoner at the Saginaw Correctional Facility because of gang affiliations has rejected an agreement that guaranteed him at least 18 years in prison.
Source: The Saginaw News    Date: September 25, 2013
http://www.mlive.com/...

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Gang leader sentenced for three killings in upstate New York (Newburgh, NY): A key figure in the gang-related violence gripping a Hudson Valley city has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for his involvement in three slayings.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: September 25, 2013
http://www.sfgate.com/...

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Team arrests alleged street gang member, seize drugs in Rockford (Rockford, IL): An alleged member of the Waco street gang was taken into custody Tuesday morning after police found him hiding in a closet at a home on Chateau Lane.
Source: Rockford Register Star     Date: September 25, 2013
http://www.rrstar.com/...

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