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Man arrested in Easton also wanted on gang-related attempted murder charges in N.Y., authorities report (Easton, PA): The man police arrested Thursday night in Easton is wanted on two counts of attempted murder related to a three-year street gang war in the East New York section of Brooklyn, according to the Kings County District Attorney's Office.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: February 22, 2013
http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/...

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Drug busts down, sex assaults up in Edmonton (Edmonton, AB): Edmonton police made fewer drug and gang-related arrests last year compared with 2011. Figures presented to the police commission Thursday show gang and drug arrests dropped by 25 percent.
Source: CBC News    Date: February 22, 2013
http://www.cbc.ca/...

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Salinas teens join youth gang violence discussion (Salinas, CA): On Thursday night local teens, not just adults, took a stand against the youth gang violence problem on the Central Coast. A state lawmaker, also in the crowd, said he's taking the message from those teens straight to Sacramento. We listened to the ideas and concerns hundreds of people had at the town hall discussion at La Paz Middle School.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: February 22, 2013
http://www.kionrightnow.com/...

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Rochelle Riley: If police gang squad goes, teens will be in danger, students say (Detroit, MI): Angela Kilgore, the 17-year-old vice president of student government at Denby High School in Detroit, has a message for the city's mayor, City Council and police chief: Do not get rid of the police department's gang squad.
Source: Detroit Free Press    Date: February 22, 2013
http://www.freep.com/...

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Quincy police say double shootings were probably gang-related (Quincy, MA): Quincy police said a double shooting in a residential neighborhood early Wednesday was probably gang-related, and they are making headway in the inves­tigation, even though the victims and witnesses have been uncooperative.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: February 22, 2013
http://bostonglobe.com/...

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Police investigate apparent gang-related shooting in City Heights: Man hurt ends up in restaurant (San Diego, CA): Police Friday were investigating a gang-related shooting that left a male with a leg wound in San Diego's City Heights neighborhood.
Source: 10 News     Date: February 22, 2013
http://www.10news.com/...

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Fights, disturbances up at private prison (Columbus, OH): Fights, disturbances and use of force have all increased at a state prison now owned and operated by Corrections Corp. of America, according to a new report released Friday.
Source: Dayton Daily News    Date: February 22, 2013
http://www.daytondailynews.com/...

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Gang member arrested after reported fight (Napa, CA): A 19-year-old documented gang member was arrested Thursday in the 1000 block of Pueblo Avenue after police responded at 1 p.m. to a report of a fight near Jefferson Street and Menlo Avenue, according to the Napa Police Department.
Source: Napa Valley Register    Date: February 22, 2013
http://napavalleyregister.com/...

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Alleged Bloods gang member had 100 bags of heroin in his body (Alpine, NJ): Two men were arrested on the Palisades Interstate Parkway in Alpine on Thursday, and police say that one of them – purported to be a Bloods gang member – was carrying 100 bags of heroin concealed in his rectum.
Source: The Record    Date: February 22, 2013
http://www.northjersey.com/...

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Disabled Stockton man claims rival gang members stole his prosthetic leg (Sacramento, CA): A gang rivalry could be the motivation behind the beating of a disabled Stockton man who was jumped and had his prosthetic leg stolen Thursday morning.
Source: CBS 13 News    Date: February 22, 2013
http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/...

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Glass City gangs: A WTOL11 investigation (Toledo, OH): Gang violence in the Glass City has some Toledoans living in fear. "[It is] Terrifying," said one Toledo mother. "I just really want to get out of Toledo and try to find somewhere where's there's less drama and less gang violence."
Source: Toledo News Now    Date: February 22, 2013
http://www.toledonewsnow.com/...

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Robert Sarrazin convicted of second-degree murder for 1998 Rideau Street shooting (Ottawa, ON): It was the night Montreal's street gang violence came to Ottawa. And on this night, Feb. 18, 1998, Robert Sarrazin, a Crack Down Posse gang member, set out clubbing in the ByWard Market.
Source: The Ottawa Citizen    Date: February 22, 2013
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/...

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Three arrested in Santa Ana in gang-related killing (Santa Ana, CA): Three men have been arrested in connections with a gang-related shooting in a Santa Ana alleyway that left one person dead and another seriously injured.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: February 21, 2013
http://www.ocregister.com/...

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Man, 18, arrested in fatal gang-related shooting in Fresno (Fresno, CA): Police on Thursday arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with the fatal gang-related shooting of man in southwest Fresno last weekend.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: February 21, 2013
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Testimony: Accused gang leader involved in killings (Central Islip, NY): A Suffolk County homicide detective and an FBI agent testified Thursday that an accused MS-13 gang leader admitted to them in separate statements that he was either involved in or was willing to finger fellow members in the killings of a 19-year-old Hempstead mother and her 2-year-old son.
Source: Newsday    Date: February 21, 2013
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Violent gang preying on passengers at Bronx subway station (Bronx, NY): Police yesterday were searching for a gang of violent creeps wanted in a series of robberies at the 174th Street/Grand Concourse subway station in The Bronx.
Source: New York Post    Date: February 21, 2013
http://www.nypost.com/...

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San Marcos man suspected of killing gang member faces capital murder charge (San Marcos, TX): A Hays County grand jury has indicted a San Marcos murder suspect who officials say has gang ties on new charges, including capital murder, about a month before he is set to go to trial.
Source: Austin American-Statesman    Date: February 21, 2013
http://www.statesman.com/...

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Cryan Bill to expand Union County Anti-Gang Program statewide approved (Union County, NJ): Legislation Assembly Democrat Joe Cryan sponsored to give judges the option of ordering youth to undergo instruction in preventing gang and youth violence was approved 76-0 Thursday by the Assembly as part of the Democratic initiative targeting guns violence and crime.
Source: Suburban News    Date: February 21, 2013
http://www.nj.com/...

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Roller rink shooting suspect given life sentence (Waterford Township, MI): The third man charged in the December 2011 gang-related shooting at a Waterford Township roller rink that left six people injured was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison with the possibility of parole.
Source: The Oakland Press    Date: February 21, 2013
http://theoaklandpress.com/...

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Murder arrests part of Modesto gang crackdown (Modesto, CA): Modesto police have a $2 million arrest warrant out for a man suspected of shooting and killing another young man in the neighborhood of Vera Cruz Drive just last week. But there are nine other people, arrested and in custody for the same murder.
Source: KTXL FOX40 News    Date: February 21, 2013
http://fox40.com/...

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