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41 arrests, 412 charges in Toronto gang probes (Toronto, ON): A violent feud between two rival gangs in Toronto has led to a police crackdown resulting in more than 40 arrests and hundreds of charges.
Source: CBC News    Date: October 4, 2013

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FOB gangster facing murder plot charge granted bail (Calgary, AB): A veteran Calgary gang member charged with conspiracy to murder a rival gangster has been granted bail.
Source: Calgary Herald    Date: October 4, 2013

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Gang member gets life in prison in 'Dead Presidents' quadruple murder (San Bernardino, CA): After nearly 10 months of trying to get a new lawyer or a new trial, convicted killer Froylan Chiprez found out Friday that he will spend the rest of his life in prison.
Source: The Sun    Date: October 4, 2013

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Alleged Waco street gang member arrested at Concord Commons, also suspect in June 23 shooting at Concord Commons (Rockford, IL): On the afternoon of Thursday, Oct. 3, Augustus E. Young, 31, was arrested in an apartment in the 200 block of Cameron Avenue in the Concord Commons Housing Development.
Source: The Rock River Times    Date: October 4, 2013

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R.I. Supreme Court hears gang member's appeal of murder conviction (Providence, RI): A lawyer for a 24-year-old man convicted of murdering a rival gang member argued the jury shouldn’t have learned about his gang affiliation or an unsolved stabbing death.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: October 4, 2013

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Latin Kings gang member arrested for second time in five months (Monticello, NY): A reputed member of the Latin Kings street gang, who was arrested for burglary in June, has been arrested again, this time for felony criminal mischief.
Source: Mid-Hudson News    Date: October 4, 2013

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Police target rival gangs involved in violent drug feud (Toronto, ON) : Toronto police say they have delivered a significant blow to two rival gangs who are engaged in a violent feud over the illicit drug trade in part of Scarborough.
Source:    Date: October 4, 2013

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Alleged San Francisco gang member acquitted of slaying rival (San Francisco, CA): A San Francisco man accused of fatally shooting a rival gang member near Japantown has been acquitted by of all charges, authorities said Friday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: October 4, 2013

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Six arrested after man stabbed, beaten in Escondido (Escondido, CA): Six suspected gang members were arrested Thursday night in Escondido after police said they attacked a man and stabbed him several times.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 4, 2013

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Bakersfield police: Murderous gangsters arrested; three wanted (Bakersfield, CA): Police arrested multiple reputed gang members and suspects in murders and shootings Thursday. Three additional suspects are outstanding, and police asked the public to call with tips on their locations.
Source: Bakersfield Now    Date: October 4, 2013

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Phoenix Police bust prison gang that sold drugs in lockup (Phoenix, AZ): After a 2-year long investigation, Phoenix Police have taken down a prison gang accused of working with a street gang to commit crimes throughout Arizona.
Source: KSAZ FOX 10 News    Date: October 4, 2013

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Judge orders life sentence for 'completely unprovoked' Santa Paula gang slaying (Santa Paula, CA): A Ventura man convicted of gunning down a rival gang member six years ago in Santa Paula was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: October 3, 2013

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Southwest Side alderman says gang funeral processions have become dangerous (Chicago, IL): Chicago police could soon have the authority to impound vehicles driven recklessly in funeral processions under a proposal a Southwest Side alderman said is targeted at dangerous and sometimes fatal behavior that can occur when slain gang members are laid to rest.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 3, 2013

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Mid-City Killers gang rivalry cited in trial of man accused of killing 15-year-old (New Orleans, LA): Two 15-year-old boys were bicycling to a New Orleans corner store in the summer of 2011 when they spotted another teen they knew to be a Mid-City gang leader.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: October 3, 2013

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Chicago police organize take-back events at parks after shootings (Chicago, IL): The night after three teenagers were shot and wounded in Merrill Playground Park on the Far South Side, about 75 residents gathered nearby in the dark, sharing ideas with police and city officials on how to reclaim the park from gangbangers.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 3, 2013

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Little Saigon Gangster shoots people & thinks he deserves wrist slap (Orange County, CA): A group of young Asian American adults stood in the parking lot of a Little Saigon Mexican restaurant in Sept. 2008, puffed their chests, mad dogged each other and angrily screamed their opposing criminal street gang affiliations.
Source: OC Weekly    Date: October 3, 2013

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Two more suspects arrested in fatal Arizona stabbing (Flagstaff, AZ): Authorities say the final two suspects wanted in a fatal gang-related stabbing in Flagstaff now are in custody.
Source: KSAZ FOX 10 News    Date: October 3, 2013

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Jury trial begins for suspects in Dodge City RICO case (Dodge City, KS): A jury trial got under way this week in U.S. District Court in Wichita for several alleged members of a Dodge City street gang who are charged with taking part of criminal enterprise involved in drug trafficking, robbery and murder.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: October 3, 2013

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1 killed, 1 hurt in Kenwood shooting (Chicago, IL): A 26-year-old Calumet City man was killed and two men were wounded Wednesday afternoon in a gang-related shooting in the Kenwood neighborhood on the South Side.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: October 3, 2013

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Police fighting to keep lid on gang violence (Saskatoon, SK): Saskatoon police are wrestling with a dramatic escalation in street gang violence since the middle of September. Multiple sources tell CBC News that a simmering dispute between two rival gangs -- the Terror Squad and the Saskatchewan Warriors -- broke into the open on the night of September 17.
Source: CBC News    Date: October 3, 2013

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