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TPD gang sweep nets 41 arrests, guns, drugs (Toledo, OH): During a city-wide gang sweep Thursday, law enforcement officials arrested 41 people and took two guns off the streets.
Source: The Blade    Date: September 28, 2013

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90-day 'cease fire' ends in Wilmington; city proposes banning gang members from parks (Wilmington, NC): Gang members would be banned from Wilmington city parks under an ordinance up for the city council's consideration Tuesday, coming days after the end of a three-month ceasefire authorities called in the interest of peacemaking.
Source: Port City Daily    Date: September 28, 2013

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Gang summit fizzles, organizer says it's 'the beginning' (Chicago, IL): The theme of a national gang summit on the Far South Side — organized by a California pastor with Chicago roots — was "the village is here." But the village wasn't there Saturday at the sparsely attended National United Summit Review.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: September 28, 2013

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Two arrested in gang intimidation (Avenal, CA): Police say a group of gang members surrounded a man's house and threatened him on Thursday for speaking with law enforcement. The Avenal Police Department has been investigating several instances of gang violence over the last few weeks.
Source: Hanford Sentinel    Date: September 28, 2013

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Gang-busters on the streets (Suffolk, VA): Late in the afternoon one recent Saturday, Sgt. Jesse Epperson and Officer Ryan Linville check emails after clocking on for the evening shift. We sit in the southern Suffolk Neighborhood Enforcement Team’s small office at the police department’s Precinct 1 building on East Washington Street.
Source: Suffolk News-Herald    Date: September 28, 2013

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Springfield man killed in suspected gang-related shooting (Springfield, MA): A 22-year-old Springfield man was shot to death early Saturday morning, the police said in a prepared statement.
Source: CBS Boston    Date: September 28, 2013

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Deputies search for information on gang graffiti (Shasta Lake, CA): Shasta County Sheriff's deputies are asking for information about a recent spate of gang graffiti in Shasta Lake.
Source: The Record Searchlight    Date: September 28, 2013

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5th man charged in Cornell Pk. shooting (Chicago, IL): A fifth man has been charged in connection with a shooting last week in Back of the Yards that left 13 people wounded, including a 3-year-old boy, police and prosecutors said Saturday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: September 28, 2013

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15-year-old shot in gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): A 15-year-old boy is recovering after suffering a non-life-threatening gunshot wound during a gang-related shooting, police said.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: September 28, 2013

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Men linked to McDonald's robbery also facing gang charges (Dinwiddie County, VA): Police arrested four men after a traffic stop in Chesterfield Thursday morning charging them in relation to the Dinwiddie County McDonald's robbery earlier Thursday.
Source: WTVR CBS 6 News    Date: September 28, 2013

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Suspected gang members arrested for assault (Medford, OR): Three men — two of them identified by police as gang members — were arrested Thursday on suspicion of beating and robbing a woman in a dispute over heroin and money, Medford police said Friday.
Source: Mail Tribune    Date: September 28, 2013

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Police investigate gang stabbing (Los Banos, CA): A gang-related stabbing on Saturday has led police to make a handful of arrests. The Los Banos Police Department responded to the intersection of Eighth and D streets after receiving a report of a fight.
Source: Los Banos Enterprise     Date: September 27, 2013

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SC assault ringleader's online taunts from prison revealed (Columbia, SC): The ringleader of a vicious 2011 mob assault in Five Points remains in solitary confinement as he awaits punishment for using a cell phone in prison to post online messages about his co-defendants and to display gang signs.
Source: The Herald    Date: September 27, 2013

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Gang culture expert Kipper says athletics can address bullying issues (Newport News, VA): In more than 30 years as a youth sports official and coach, and a lifetime as a fan, Bobby Kipper has seen the good and bad sides of athletics: team and individual character development, the satisfaction of goals achieved; as well as overbearing and domineering coaches and parents amid an increasingly me-first society.
Source: Daily Press    Date: September 27, 2013

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Victims of gang violence hope summit helps heal Chicago (Chicago, IL): Twenty-years-ago, Chicago hosted the first ever national gang summit. The name has changed but the problems are still the same - gang violence impacting children and family citywide.
Source: FOX 32 News    Date: September 27, 2013

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Sheriff Joe Arpaio has officers search jail over gang concerns (Phoenix, AZ): Maricopa County Sheriff's detention officers searched the Fourth Avenue Jail in downtown Phoenix on Friday to help prevent any gang-related activity in the facility.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: September 27, 2013

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Two Pomona gang members charged with murder (Pomona, CA): Two members of a Pomona street gang have been charged with murder in connection with a killing in late August, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 27, 2013

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Feds nab alleged Camden, NJ drug gang leader (Camden, NJ): Federal authorities have arrested a purported leader of a street gang based in Camden, charging him with illegal drug distribution. Tyrone Tyson, 38, is said to be the leader of the "Fruit Town Brims," a part of the Bloods street gang.
Source: CBS Philly    Date: September 27, 2013

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Gang member sentenced to life in slaying of 12-year-old girl and triple-shooting (Providence, RI): One of the five gang members accused in a shooting that killed a 12-year-old girl and wounded three women at a graduation party in June is sentenced to life in prison.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: September 27, 2013

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After violence interrupts progress, a struggle ensues in Denver (Denver, CO): When Terrance Roberts, a barrel-chested former leader of the Bloods street gang, campaigned against street violence here, his words carried weight. As a Blood, Mr. Roberts was once shot in the back, and he served time in prison for several felony convictions.
Source: The New York Times    Date: September 27, 2013

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