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Gang injunction in Santa Ana will do more harm than good, critics say (Santa Ana, CA): Hot dogs and carne asada sizzled on the grill in a narrow courtyard where Vanessa Cerda and friends gathered on a recent Sunday afternoon. Across the road, a bounce house was set up for children to play and nearby, a woman sold pupusas in front of her home.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 9, 2014

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Santa Rosa showcases efforts to reduce gang activity (Santa Rosa, CA): For many of the participants at a festival in Santa Rosa's South Park on Saturday, the event demonstrated the big strides the community has made against the gangs that once held the upper hand in the neighborhood.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: August 9, 2014

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Neptune City man arrested in Lakewood shooting (Asbury Park, NJ): Federal agents charged a 24-year-old Neptune City resident and reported Bloods gang member Thursday night who was wanted in connection with the shooting of a Lakewood man this week.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: August 8, 2014

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14-year-old charged as adult in deadly downtown gang stabbing (San Jose, CA): Just days before his birthday, a 14-year-old boy was charged as an adult in the stabbing death of an Oakland man during a predawn gang attack in the heart of downtown San Jose in late July, authorities said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 8, 2014

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High school cheer squad on hiatus after "offensive" gang attire photo (Redlands, CA): A high school cheer program in Southern California is on hiatus after what school district officials called an "offensive" photo surfaced of 13 girls dressed in what looks like gang attire.
Source: NBC Los Angeles    Date: August 8, 2014

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Two brothers, suspected gang members, arrested on suspicion of gun possession, drugs (Merced County, CA): Two brothers, both suspected gang members, were arrested Thursday by the Merced County Multi-Agency Gang Task Force. Agents spotted Omar Garcia, 24, at 5:51 p.m. Thursday riding in the passenger seat of a vehicle. He was wanted on a warrant charging him with making criminal threats, gang authorities said in a news release.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: August 8, 2014

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Denver installs barricades at Holly Square to curb gangs in Park Hill (Denver, CO): Barricades placed in the middle of an intersection known for high gang activity were seen as crime prevention by Denver police but came as a surprise to residents in Park Hill.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: August 8, 2014

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Gang member pleads not guilty in Panorama City slayings (Los Angeles County, CA): A Langdon Street gang member pleaded not guilty Friday to murder and attempted murder charges stemming from the slaying of two young men last month outside a Panorama City convenience store.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 8, 2014

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Richmond gang member gets to 50-years-to-life in 2013 shooting death (Martinez, CA): Lincoln Plair's family did not rejoice Friday at the sentencing of his killer. But they were "overwhelmed by hope" that the gang member who shot the popular Richmond resident to death in March 2013 will likely stay behind bars the rest of his life.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: August 8, 2014

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Gang recruitment increases (Albany, GA): Gang Unit officers say the first week of school is one of the busiest times for gang recruitment. The Albany Police gang unit has been watching closely around the Dougherty County schools this week for gang activity close to the campuses.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: August 8, 2014

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Vancouver's South Slope gang conflict causing mayhem (Vancouver, BC): A 19-year-old Vancouver resident has been charged with possession of a restricted weapon and having a gun in his car after police stopped a vehicle with three other men in it at a Vancouver gas station Thursday night.
Source: CBC News    Date: August 8, 2014

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Savannah-Chatham police partnering with state to search for signs of gangs (Savannah, GA): Savannah-Chatham police are joining forces with gang experts from the State of Georgia to assess possible gang-related activity in the city. Officers will fan out across the city Friday night to talk with residents and check on youths under supervision by the Department of Juvenile Justice.
Source: GPB News    Date: August 8, 2014

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Judge OKs crackdown on Santa Ana gang (Santa Ana, CA): An Orange County Superior Court judge has given preliminary approval to a new gang injunction in Santa Ana, adding more than a dozen residents to an "enforcement list" targeting suspected gang members, but isn’t yet adding those who are fighting their inclusion.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: August 8, 2014

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Millville police arrest alleged Bloods gang members for Church Street shooting (Millville, NJ): City police arrested three people during a sweep on Thursday afternoon that were possibly involved in the June 25 fatal shooting of James Collins.
Source: South Jersey Times    Date: August 8, 2014

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Two teens stabbed by 'Hispanic gang associates' (Portland, OR): Two teens were stabbed by another group of teens, who police say have gang ties, outside the Columbia Ridge apartments on NE Sandy Boulevard.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: August 8, 2014

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Life in prison without parole for double-murderer (Riverside, CA): A man who shot and killed two teenage boys at a party in what prosecutors called a gang-initiation shooting was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: August 8, 2014

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'Four-star general' of Gansta Killa Bloods gang faces attempted murder charges in Trenton shooting (Trenton, NJ): Police today released the name of the "four-star general" in the Trenton Gangsta Killa Bloods street gang arrested earlier this week in Pennsylvania.
Source: The Times of Trenton    Date: August 8, 2014

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Neighborhood says no to gangs (Santa Rosa, CA): In a neighborhood where the wrong color spotted by the wrong eyes can spark a violent confrontation, bright orange briefly took over West Ninth Street in Santa Rosa on Friday night.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: August 8, 2014

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Taunton man, reputed Fall River gang leader, gets two additional years added to 22-year prison sentence (Providence, RI): A Massachusetts man previously sentenced to nearly 22 years on federal drug and gun charges has gotten two additional years for possessing a makeshift weapon.
Source: Taunton Daily Gazette    Date: August 8, 2014

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Corrections seeking to get gang members to quit (Santa Fe, NM): The New Mexico Department of Corrections says it's seeking to reduce the number of inmates in segregation by convincing gang members to denounce their memberships.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: August 7, 2014

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