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Five indicted for 'gang-related' attack (Oak Ridge, TN): Three persons were arrested Tuesday after an Anderson County grand jury returned indictments in what is being described by law enforcement officials as a gang-related attempted murder and conspiracy case.
Source: The Oak Ridger    Date: June 13, 2014

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Reputed gang member found guilty in 2012 shooting deaths (Los Angeles, CA): A Los Angeles jury found a reputed gang member guilty Friday for killing two men whose bodies were found inside a Panorama City apartment two years ago.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 13, 2014

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Reputed Chicago gang member charged in murder of Alpha Kappa Alpha member (Chicago, IL): A suspect has been charged in the shooting death of 58-year-old Betty Howard who lost her life Wednesday, May 28 after she was struck by a stray bullet during gang crossfire.
Source: Kollege Kidd    Date: June 13, 2014

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Reported gang member busted for dealing heroin (Scranton, PA): Two people were arrested in a heroin bust in Scranton Wednesday night, one a suspected member of the Puerto Rican street gang La Ñeta.
Source: The Times-Tribune    Date: June 13, 2014

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Gang member incited fight, tried to flee authorities (Middletown, CT): A Portland man was arrested June 4 after witnessing a fight with members of the Blood street gang and interfering with police, according to a report.
Source: The Middletown Press    Date: June 13, 2014

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Two cousins sentenced simultaneously in separate MS-13 gang-related slayings (Suffolk, NY): Two cousins, members of the same street gang, were sentenced simultaneously Friday in adjacent courtrooms in Riverhead for separate murders.
Source: Newsday    Date: June 13, 2014

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Lincoln/Omaha councils talk gang violence, development projects (Lincoln, NE): Lincoln has about 900 gang members, and the number continues to grow, according to Lincoln Police Chief Jim Peschong. Thursday, Peschong met with Omaha's police chief and members of both city's councils to collaborate and bounce ideas off one another on how to combat the issue.
Source: KOLN News    Date: June 13, 2014

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Two veterans of the streets talk of forgiveness in Passaic school anti-violence program (Passaic, NJ): Seated side by side at Lincoln Middle School in Passaic, Charles Williams and Hashim Garrett could not have seemed more different. Williams was the graying, 53-year-old retired cop with a paunch who wishes he had been a better husband and father. Garrett was the thin, ex-gang member, 39, with long dreadlocks, who says he's now happily married and a loving father. As a teenager he was shot by another gang member, and he's paralyzed for life.
Source: The Record    Date: June 13, 2014

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Murder charges dropped for one in five accused of Oceanside park gang killing (Vista, CA): Murder and other charges were dismissed this week against one of five people accused of opening fire in an Oceanside park in rival gang territory, killing a 13-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy and wounding two other teens.
Source: KUSI News    Date: June 13, 2014

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Fatal shooting in Rocky Mount believed to be gang-related (Rocky Mount, NC): One person was killed and three others were injured in an aggravated assault early Friday morning in Rocky Mount that neighbors say may have been gang related.
Source: WNCN News    Date: June 13, 2014

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Balcones Heights officer warned chief of Pesina's gang-related tattoos (San Antonio, TX): A Balcones Heights police officer said he repeatedly asked Chief Henry Dominguez to look into the alleged gang affiliations of Officer Julian Pesina, noting Pesina's “embarrassing display of gang related tattoos while on duty,” according to a written complaint.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: June 13, 2014

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Encouraging Springfield students to resist gangs (Springfield, MA): In light of recent violence, including several unsolved murders in Springfield, parents and city leaders are working to influence young people before the gangs do.
Source: WGGB News    Date: June 13, 2014

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Three NW gang members sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for murders (Washington, DC): Three members of a Northwest Washington street gang who were convicted of various crimes, including the 2010 daylight slaying of a rival gang member outside a funeral, were sentenced to more than 30 years in prison Friday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: June 13, 2014

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Gang members attack, stab man in Fallbrook (Fallbrook, CA): Gang members attacked and repeatedly stabbed a 25-year-old man in Fallbrook late Thursday, sheriff's officials said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: June 13, 2014

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Latin King gets life for gunning down three teens (Chicago, IL): A Latin King gang member was sentenced to life in prison Friday for gunning down three teenage boys as he aimed for a rival gang member outside Bowen High School on the Southeast Side.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: June 13, 2014

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10 arrested in Santa Ana gang sweep (Santa Ana, CA): Officers targeted more than a dozen people who police say are affiliated with gangs in a Friday morning sweep, the latest operation in an ongoing effort to combat a recent increase in gang shootings and homicides.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: June 13, 2014

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Last of 31 Latin Kings found guilty in federal court (Holland, MI): Local law enforcement officials are glad to see the last of 31 defendants linked to a Holland gang found guilty in Grand Rapids federal court on Friday. "We are pleased with the outcome of this lengthy investigation that has had a substantial positive impact on the Holland area and has solved crimes reaching back over the last three decades," said Matt Messer, chief of the Holland Department of Public Safety.
Source: The Holland Sentinel    Date: June 13, 2014

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NOPD: Efforts against gang violence paying off (New Orleans, LA): New Orleans Police say a different approach at battling gang violence is paying off. "Over the last couple years, we've done a tremendous amount of work holding gang members accountable for their crimes in the city of New Orleans," said Police Chief Ronal Serpas.
Source: WVUE FOX 8 News    Date: June 13, 2014

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Ashburn battles gang activity (Ashburn, GA): Increased gang activity in Ashburn has led to a higher demand to stop it. The city of Ashburn wants to hire an internal investigator that would be in charge of monitoring gang activity.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: June 12, 2014

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Violence in Juvenile Detention Center to be addressed following Heartless Felons roundup (Cleveland, OH): Cuyahoga County authorities are expected on Thursday morning to announce a crackdown on violence in the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Center. The announcement follows a roundup Wednesday of Heartless Felons prison gang members.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: June 12, 2014

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