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Juvenile gang member arrested with handgun (Los Banos, CA): The juvenile was detained and a loaded handgun was discovered concealed in his waist band. The juvenile was placed under arrest and charged with possession of a firearm by a minor, possession of a concealed firearm, participation in a criminal street gang and minor in possession of ammunition.
Source: The Paper    Date: October 31, 2013

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Alleged gang violence leaves on dead in St. Paul bar shooting (St. Paul, MN): A St. Paul man has been charged in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting outside of the Moonshine Saloon on E. 7th Street in St. Paul.
Source: KMSP FOX9 News    Date: October 31, 2013

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Community program on a mission to combat gang violence in neighborhood (Columbia, SC): There's not one solution to stopping violence in Columbia. But one man is on a mission in St. Anna's Park in the Lyon Street community. He's trying to inspire the youth to choose a different path and he's holding them accountable.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: October 30, 2013

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Warren mayor pleads with gangs to 'stop the violence' (Warren, OH): Gang violence threatened trick-or-treating in one Northeast Ohio community. Two people have been killed in two weeks, and police believe threats of retaliation could escalate the violence.
Source: FOX 8 News    Date: October 30, 2013

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City to hold public meetings addressing gang violence (Wilmington, NC): During the next three months, the city of Wilmington will host public meetings to address gang violence. The meetings are designed to identify short and long-term strategies that can reduce gang violence, according to a news release.
Source: StarNews    Date: October 30, 2013

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Greensboro shooting was gang-related, two suspects in custody (Greensboro, NC): Greensboro police have confirmed that Tuesday night’s drive-by shooting on Bluford Street was gang-related.
Source: WGHP FOX 8 News    Date: October 30, 2013

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Stats show gang violence continues decline in 2013 (San Jose, CA): Freshly minted figures show gang violence in San Jose is continuing to decline this year, shepherded in part by a summer crackdown and the formation of a dedicated gang squad. That includes a decrease from 14 gang slayings during this stretch in 2012 to eight in 2013.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: October 30, 2013

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New Brunswick Bloods gang member sentenced to life in prison for robbery, murder (New Brunswick, NJ): A 21-year-old city man, who reportedly is a member of the Bloods street gang, has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for robbing and fatally shooting another New Brunswick man.
Source: Courier News    Date: October 30, 2013

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Trial begins in case of double killing at Jack London Square bar (Oakland, CA): Massacre. Bloodbath. Insane. Those are the words, a prosecutor said Wednesday, that have been used to describe a shooting two years ago that left two men dead and five other revelers injured at a Jack London Square bar.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: October 30, 2013

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Reputed gang member wanted in connection with Anaheim slaying (Anaheim, CA): A reputed gang member on parole was being sought by law enforcement authorities Wednesday in connection with an Oct. 18 murder in Anaheim.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 30, 2013

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Gangs hot issue for Carolina Beach candidates (Carolina Beach, NC): Candidates for the Carolina Beach Town Council and the mayor's seat answered audience-submitted questions for more than two hours in a packed hotel ballroom Wednesday night, tackling topics ranging from government transparency to the prospect of a community pool.
Source: StarNews    Date: October 30, 2013

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Police say gang shooting in Greensboro may have involved 5-10 people (Greensboro, NC): Police said that a Tuesday night shooting near the N.C. A&T campus was the result of an ongoing dispute between gangs. "We're in the preliminary state, but it's a possibility it has been going on for one to two weeks with smaller incidents," said Detective Demorrise Anderson.
Source: News & Record    Date: October 30, 2013

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Community Partnership offers free graffiti removal program (Springfield, MO): Community Partnership of the Ozarks has begun a free graffiti removal program for Springfield residents and businesses. A news release announcing the program, graffiti is noted as "a method individuals use to express themselves and their artistic ability in public places. However, the destruction of public and private property is often a consequence of this type of art, resulting in the need for its removal."
Source: The Springfield News-Leader    Date: October 30, 2013

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Suspected gang member will be deported again after kids' pony ride pics on Facebook smoke him out (West Palm Beach, FL): A suspected member of a ruthless criminal gang will be deported — again — after he snuck back into the U.S. and got caught because he posted photos of himself online running pony rides and bounce houses for South Florida kids' parties.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: October 30, 2013

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Gang member sentenced for Lynwood chase, murder (Compton, CA): A man convicted of killing a woman by shooting her and pushing her out of his car during a high-speed chase was sentenced Wednesday. The victim's family was in court for the hearing.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: October 30, 2013

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Zone 4 gang emerged as rival to Bomb Squad (Peoria, IL) : Zone 4, the latest street gang targeted by the city's anti-gun violence program, had its roots in what many thought was a good turn of events for the city, two veteran police officers say.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: October 30, 2013

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Leader of SSB Bloods pleads guilty to racketeering, gets 30 years (Baltimore, MD): U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz sentenced Andre Ricardo Roach, a/k/a "Squeaky," "Redrum," and "Rum," age 35, of Prince George's County, Oct. 23 to 30 years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, after Roach pleaded guilty to conspiracy to participate in a racketeering enterprise, the South Side Brims Bloods gang.
Source: My Eastern Shore    Date: October 29, 2013

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St. Paul police and partners start new gang intervention program (St. Paul, MN): Officer Tony Spencer and his partner spend much of their day knocking on doors. On the front lines of St. Paul's fight against gang violence, the officers check regularly on young people with gang ties to not only learn about crime but also to try to help those they can break out of the dangerous lifestyle.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: October 29, 2013

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Accused gang shooter to stand trial for murder (Fresno, CA): Accused of being a gunman for a Fresno gang, Jerel Stanfield is headed for trial in the murder of a rival. That trial could hinge on a single witness -- a woman whose health kept her from testifying in a hearing that wrapped up Tuesday.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: October 29, 2013

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Two accused of gang activity in rifle assault (Crown Point, IN): An investigation by Gary police and the Lake County Gang Task Force resulted in gang-related charges against two men observed throwing firearms from their speeding car after a shooting, police said.
Source: The Times    Date: October 29, 2013

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