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10 Arrested In Sweep Targeting Leaders Of Notorious Stockton Gang (Stockton, CA): Police say that one Stockton’s most violent gangs was the target of a sweep that resulted in nearly a dozen arrests Wednesday.
Source: CBS Sacramento    Date: September 11, 2014

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Bulldog gang members under pressure to ID women in videoed assault (Fresno, CA): Bulldog gang members are being pressured to give up three women suspected of an assault on another woman, who was forced to strip naked on a social media video that went viral, police say.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: September 11, 2014

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Police Want Businesses Alert For Gang Members (Fargo, ND): A Fargo bar recently implemented a dress code for its customers, as per a suggestion from local law enforcement citing increased gang activity in the area. The new dress code at Shotgun Sally's does not allow baggie clothes, jerseys, chains, or flat brim baseball caps.
Source:    Date: September 11, 2014

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Convicted murderer loses appeal in gang-related shooting of mother and son (Newark, NJ): A state appeals court today upheld the conviction of a man serving a life sentence for a pair of gang-related shootings in 2006 that left one woman dead and injured her 12-year-old son and another man.
Source:    Date: September 11, 2014

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Trial begins for alleged East Side Gang members charged in 2012 homicide of 16-year-old (Saginaw, MI): A trial has begun for four accused East Side Gang members charged in the November 2012 homicide of 16-year-old DaVarion Galvin.
Source: MLive    Date: September 11, 2014

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Omega gang member surrenders in Galveston (Galveston, TX): A fugitive who belongs to a Galveston gang dismantled by police surrendered Thursday at the Galveston County Jail, police said.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: September 11, 2014

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Suspected gang member pleads not guilty to burglary, obstructing an officer (Hesperia, CA): A suspected gang member accused of burglarizing the Hesperia Wal-Mart store has pleaded not guilty to felony burglary and obstructing a peace officer charges, court records show.
Source: Hesperia Star    Date: September 11, 2014

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Harbor Gateway gang members sentenced for Torrance tagger shooting (Torrance, CA): Two Harbor Gateway gang members have been sentenced to long prison terms for their roles in a shooting that wounded a tagger at a busy Torrance intersection, police and prosecutors said Thursday.
Source: Daily Breeze    Date: September 11, 2014

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Police: 16-year-old boy hurt in gang-related shooting in Garden Grove (Garden Grove, CA): A 16-year-old boy was shot and injured in what police are investigating as a gang-related attack in a Garden Grove neighborhood.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: September 11, 2014

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West Sider gets 45 years in killing of girl over gang signal : An admitted gang member pleaded guilty Tuesday to shooting a 13-year-old girl to death and attempting to kill six others last March after tricking one of the victims into flashing a rival gang`s hand signal.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: September 11, 2014

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Holyoke Police Chief James Neiswanger calls Lafayette Cafe street-gang hangout; cafe owner denies being uncooperative with police (Holyoke, MA): The liquor license of the Lafayette Cafe that police say is a hang-out of street gang members and near which a man was shot to death Aug. 26 will remain suspended until the next License Board meeting Oct. 1, officials said.
Source: The Republican    Date: September 11, 2014

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Authorities: 16 arrested in Tucson gang sweep (Tucson, AZ): Authorities in Tucson have arrested 16 street gang members who are suspected of homicides, narcotics trafficking, money laundering and firearms trafficking.
Source: Arizona Daily Sun    Date: September 11, 2014

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Gang member, 20, sentenced in leaking of court records, threats to witness (Worcester, MA): A man identified by prosecutors as a member of a Kilby Street gang faction was sentenced to prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to unlawfully disseminating sealed court records in an effort to intimidate one of the victims in a shooting case.
Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette    Date: September 11, 2014

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5 arrested after shooting, high-speed chase (Murray, UT): Five people were arrested following a gang-related shooting and a high-speed chase that reached speeds of 120 mph. The wild scenario stretched from the Salt Lake-Davis county line through Taylorsville and Murray and put the public in "significant jeopardy," said Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder.
Source: KSL 5 News    Date: September 10, 2014

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Gang suspect ordered to stand trial in 2 murder cases (Merced, CA): A 22-year-old suspected gang member from Merced was ordered to stand trial Wednesday for separate homicides, one that occurred 2011 and another in 2012.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: September 10, 2014

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Gang member declares, 'I ain't guilty,' gets 59 years for murder (Seattle, WA): A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to 59 years and 4 months in prison for a gang shooting six years ago that killed a teen in Seattle.
Source: KOMO 4 News    Date: September 10, 2014

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Wilmington Police bolster gang prevention efforts (Wilmington, NC): The Wilmington Police Department has been awarded a grant to aid in their gang prevention efforts. The grant from the North Carolina Governor's Crime Commission will fund a new gang prevention program for the WPD.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: September 10, 2014

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Richmond is ‘intricately involved’ in gang landscape (Richmond, BC): Unlike other parts of the world, where gangsters often come from impoverished backgrounds with limited opportunities, those who lead a thug life in B.C. are often much more middle class.
Source: Richmond Review    Date: September 10, 2014

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Nelson a ‘vacation spot’ for gangs (Vancouver, BC): Nelson’s deputy police chief isn’t sure whether cuts to BC’s anti-gang unit will have much effect on our area, which remains more of a vacation destination for gangs than a place to do business.
Source:    Date: September 10, 2014

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Juveniles arrested in Galveston gang sweep (Galveston, TX): More than a dozen juveniles have been arrested in a Southeast Texas crime sweep for suspected gang members who allegedly organized via online.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: September 10, 2014

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