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Bus tour takes Dallas teens away from gangs (Dallas, TX): While many teens were sleeping or heading to summer jobs early Friday morning, nearly 40 teens and young adults from the Oak Cliff area gathered outside an apartment complex waiting to board a motor coach for a unique bus tour across Dallas.
Source: WFAA Channel 8 News    Date: July 11, 2014
http://www.wfaa.com/...

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Update: Hampton jury finds man guilty of homicide (Hampton, VA): Getting members of a local street gang to turn on one another was the key to making arrests in the homicide of Thomas Needam III, a detective testified Thursday. "Everything fit like a puzzle, the only thing that didn't fit was who fired the gun," Hampton Police Detective John Baer testified.
Source: Daily Press    Date: July 11, 2014
http://www.dailypress.com/...

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Lufkin Police looking for shooter in gang-related Englewood subdivision incident (Lufkin, TX): Lufkin Police are still sorting out the details of what is believed to be a gang-related incident that left a teen wounded in the leg and his alleged shooter at large.
Source: The Lufkin News    Date: July 11, 2014
http://lufkindailynews.com/...

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As Operation Ceasefire rolls on, another teen is shot in Jacksonville at a community center (Jacksonville, FL): A teenage boy is near death following a shooting Friday at the Johnnie Walker Community Center and Park, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Police don't know if the boy was targeted for the shooting at the park in Northwest Jacksonville's Grand Park community.
Source: The Florida Times-Union    Date: July 11, 2014
http://jacksonville.com/...

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Chief says shooting is likely gang-related (Chattanooga, TN): Chattanooga police spent much of the morning Thursday on the scene of a homicide in East Lake. Police Chief Fred Fletcher said it's likely that the shooting is gang-related.
Source: WRCB 3 News    Date: July 10, 2014
http://www.wrcbtv.com/...

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FBI lists more than 90 gangs in Virginia (Roanoke, VA): The FBI reports there are 33,000 violent street gangs, motorcycle gangs, and prison gangs with about 1.4 million members criminally active in the U.S. The State of Virginia is no exception. Gene Ballance, the Vice President of the Virginia Gang Investigators Association says gangs and gang members are everywhere.
Source: WSLS 10 News    Date: July 10, 2014
http://www.wsls.com/...

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Minneapolis gang member in jail gun ring pleads guilty (Minneapolis, MN): A Minneapolis gang member who romanced a Hennepin County corrections officer and convinced her to buy guns for him while he was jailed pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to illegal possession of firearms.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: July 10, 2014
http://www.startribune.com/...

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Two charged in gang-related shooting (McDonough, GA): Two men have been charged in what police said are gang-related drive-by shootings in Hampton and Locust Grove. The unintended targets included a 10-month-old baby who was not reported injured, according to arrest warrants. One woman suffered a shot to her right arm, said police.
Source: Henry Daily Herald    Date: July 10, 2014
http://www.henryherald.com/...

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22-year-old Honduran mom finds refuge in Tampa (Tampa, FL): Dania had a difficult decision to make. Stay in her poverty-stricken, violence-ridden hometown of Olancho, Honduras, with her 2-year-old daughter, or take matters into her own hands by risking the 8,000-mile journey to the U.S.-Mexican border and hope for a better future.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: July 10, 2014
http://tbo.com/...

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Tri-county sweep nets weapons, drugs (Klamath Falls, OR): Twenty-six individuals have been arrested in a tri-county sting operation involving federal drug and gun trafficking charges as of Wednesday. The investigation included a suspect from Klamath Falls.
Source: Herald and News    Date: July 10, 2014
http://www.heraldandnews.com/...

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Gang mingling a concern for jail staff (Saskatoon, SK): A policy of "gang sprinkling" in the Saskatoon Correctional Centre - mixing members of gangs rather than separating them - has correctional workers concerned about their safety.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: July 10, 2014
http://www2.canada.com/...

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Court testimony: Accused Hampton gang leader's order preceded homicide (Hampton, VA): Prosecutors said Wednesday that though Shavis Holloman didn't pull the trigger in 2010, he used his position as a gang leader to cause the homicide of a Hampton man.
Source: Daily Press    Date: July 10, 2014
http://www.dailypress.com/...

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Roanoke Police, residents talk about gangs (Roanoke, VA): Gangs are something Virginia has been working to fight for years. The topic recently surfaced again in our region after investigators say members of the 99 Goon Syndikate, which is affiliated with the Bloods street gang, were involved in the gang-related slaying of reserve Virginia police officer Kevin Quick.
Source: WSLS 10 News    Date: July 10, 2014
http://www.wsls.com/...

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Greenville Police work to keep gangs out (Greenville, NC): Greenville Police are working to keep gang-related crimes low within city limits. "Our homicides are down by 50 percent and I'd like it to be down by 100 percent," said Greenville Police Chief Hassan Aden.
Source: WCTI NewsChannel 12    Date: July 10, 2014
http://www.wcti12.com/...

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Police to use car to drive home anti-gang message (Kelowna, BC): Police hope driving around in a gangster's sports car will stop young people from falling into a life of crime. The B.C. government has given the 2004 Nissan 350Z to Kelowna RCMP for two years after police seized it as the proceeds of crime.
Source: The Daily Courier    Date: July 10, 2014
http://www.kelownadailycourier.ca/...

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Grants available gang reduction programs in California communities (San Diego, CA): Cities throughout California are invited to apply for $9.2 million in community gang-fighting grants through the California Gang Reduction, Intervention and Prevention Program.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: July 10, 2014
http://www.kionrightnow.com/...

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Arrests in North Abilene robberies lead police to gang-related activity (Abilene, TX): Abilene Police have made some arrests in a couple of Abilene north side robberies and ended up uncovering gang activity involving teenagers being supplied with weapons to commit crimes and even ordered to kill via social media.
Source: BigCountryHomePage.com    Date: July 10, 2014
http://www.bigcountryhomepage.com/...

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Gang assaults 17-year-old on East Side (Buffalo, NY): A 17-year-old East Side man reported that he was assaulted by a gang about 6:20 p.m. Wednesday at Riley Street and Masten Avenue.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: July 10, 2014
http://www.buffalonews.com/...

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Shooter in killing of 13-year-old Montbello boy gets 40-year sentence (Denver, CO): The young man who pleaded guilty in a suspected gang shooting that left a 13-year-old dead was sentenced to the maximum 40 years in prison Thursday in Denver District Court.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: July 10, 2014
http://www.denverpost.com/...

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Aboriginal gangs in Winnipeg (Winnipeg, MB): VICE News went to Winnipeg to spend time with gang members and find out why they're linked to the majority of the city's murders.
Source: VICE News    Date: July 10, 2014
https://news.vice.com/...

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