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Police say gang feud lead to fatal shooting (Batesville, MS) : Authorities believe a feud between rival gangs lead to the shooting death of Jeremy Wright on a Batesville street on Jan. 16.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: February 7, 2012
http://www.sunherald.com/...

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Gang member convicted of killing woman (Norwalk, CA) : A Southern California gang member who shot and killed a woman for interrupting a graffiti crew has been convicted of murder.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: February 7, 2012
http://www.cbs8.com/...

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Crips, Bloods, and Commuters: Seattle gang territory mapped on Google (Seattle, WA): Which gangs hang out downtown at 3rd and Pine? Who is responsible for all the graffiti tags in South Park? And why is the dividing line between Central District and South Seattle gang territory a Burger King? These questions and more can now be answered by Google.
Source: Seattle Weekly    Date: February 7, 2012
http://blogs.seattleweekly.com/...

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City clerk investigates: Does city sticker have gang signs? (Chicago, IL): City Clerk Susana Mendoza is investigating claims that the city’s 2012-13 vehicle sticker — intended for every Chicagoan’s windshield — includes symbols honoring the gang that Police Supt. Garry McCarthy vowed to destroy.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: February 7, 2012
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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Police keep vigilant after alleged inter-gang killing (San Juan, TX): Flowers and funeral wreaths marked the spot next to a trash bin where Rogelio Pardo Jr. was found beaten to death. Pardo was a member of the Vallucos prison gang, and the people being held in connection with his slaying are Tri-City Bombers.
Source: The Monitor    Date: February 7, 2012
http://www.themonitor.com/...

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Police say while gangs not a problem, they keep ears and eyes open (Hinsdale, IL): While local law enforcement officials said there is no evidence of gang activity in Hinsdale or Clarendon Hills, they continue to be proactive in keeping up with gang-related information from neighboring towns.
Source: The Doings    Date: February 7, 2012
http://clarendonhills.suntimes.com/...

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Town hall meeting talks gangs in suburbs (Chattanooga, TN): About 100 parents came to a Hixson town hall meeting Tuesday night to learn more about gangs in their area. A Hixson parent, Jamie Goebel, asked the most straightforward question of the night: "We know we have a gang problem. My question is, how did they get here?"
Source: WTVC NewsChannel 9    Date: February 7, 2012
http://www.newschannel9.com/...

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Hillcrest Park homicide: Alleged teen gang members plead not guilty to murder, among other charges (Martinez, CA): Two teens accused of murdering a 27-year-old man in Concord last August for wearing a rival gang's color pleaded not guilty to all charges against them Tuesday in Contra Costa County Superior Court.
Source: WalnutCreekPatch    Date: February 7, 2012
http://walnutcreek.patch.com/...

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Brother-in-law says Ramos left gang clique because it wasn't violent enough (San Francisco, CA): The brother-in-law of Edwin Ramos, an alleged MS-13 gang member accused of a triple killing in San Francisco in 2008, testified today that Ramos changed cliques in the gang because he felt his old clique was not violent enough.
Source: The San Francisco Appeal    Date: February 6, 2012
http://sfappeal.com/...

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Man killed in South L.A. shooting; gang connection suspected (Los Angeles, CA): A man in his 20s was fatally shot early Monday in South Los Angeles in an incident that authorities say they suspect was gang-related.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 6, 2012
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/...

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Feds join APD investigating video of possible hate crime attack (Atlanta, GA): Federal authorities joined Atlanta police Monday in investigating video footage posted online of an apparent gang-related beating in southwest Atlanta.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: February 6, 2012
http://www.ajc.com/...

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Man wounded in shooting believed to be gang-related (Anaheim, CA): A 27-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen in what officials believe was a gang-related shooting Sunday night, officials said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: February 6, 2012
http://www.ocregister.com/...

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Police: Teen startles acquaintance, shot in chest (Greenville County, SC): A 19-year-old was shot in the chest over the weekend by an acquaintance he startled, according to the Greenville County Sheriff's Office.
Source: WYFF 4 News    Date: February 6, 2012
http://www.wyff4.com/...

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Final arrest made in '07 Ashburn gang assault (Hamilton, VA): The last of 11 suspects wanted for a their alleged involvement in a gang-related assault that occurred in Ashburn more than four years ago is now in custody. Victor M. Hernandez-Suaza, 23, of Colombia, was arrested last Wednesday in Hamilton, the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office reported today.
Source: Leesburg Today    Date: February 6, 2012
http://www.leesburg2day.com/...

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Witnesses won't ID shooter in Empire killing (Empire, CA): Within hours of a gang-related killing in Empire over the weekend, Stanislaus County sheriff's detectives said they knew what motivated the shooting and interviewed people they believe can identify the suspect. They found a link between Saturday's homicide and one that occurred on the other side of town last year.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: February 6, 2012
http://www.modbee.com/...

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Public nuisance bill takes aim at drug and gang crime (Lee County, FL): A bill that would crack down on drug dealers and gang activity in Florida is making its way through the House and Senate. HB 1443 would expand the list of locations that could be cited if criminal activity takes place there.
Source: WINK News    Date: February 6, 2012
http://www.winknews.com/...

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Linda gang gunman sentenced to 13 years in prison (Linda, CA) : A Linda gang member was sentenced Monday to 13 years in prison for shooting at man in October, the Yuba County District Attorney's Office reported.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: February 6, 2012
http://www.appeal-democrat.com/...

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Police in southern Chester County say they're targeting gangs aggressively (Chester County, PA) : In a remote area of southern Chester County's mushroom-growing country, young people partying around a bonfire on Dec. 3 scattered when two carloads of Sureños - a Hispanic gang - roared up, wielding bats, boards, knives, brass knuckles, and broken bottles.
Source: The Inquirer    Date: February 6, 2012
http://www.philly.com/...

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Police identify victim in Belvidere gang-related shooting (Rockford, IL): Belvidere police have released the name of an 18-year-old shot in a gang-related attack on Friday night.
Source: WREX 13 News    Date: February 5, 2012
http://www.wrex.com/...

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Man stabbed in Pajaro gang attack (Pajaro, CA): A Watsonville man suffered multiple stab wounds in what sheriff's deputies have described as a gang-related attack in Pajaro Saturday night.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: February 5, 2012
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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