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Four shot, one killed in shooting at Stockton park (Stockton, CA): At least one of the four people shot at a Stockton park Wednesday has died, police said. The shooting took place at Constitution Park. Officers said this is a high crime neighborhood, and there has been gang activity in the area before.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: February 12, 2014

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Flint gang member headed to federal prison after Clio Road shootout that injured 10 (Flint, MI): A Flint gang member was sentenced to seven years in federal prison after he admitted to being involved in a 2007 shootout that left 10 people wounded on the city's north side.
Source: The Flint Journal    Date: February 12, 2014

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Gang members plead guilty in N. Salt Lake auto thefts and stabbing (Farmington, UT): Three Kearns men with gang ties who wrecked two cars and attacked another man in September have entered guilty pleas to charges.
Source: Standard-Examiner    Date: February 12, 2014

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Gang shootout leaves North Bay teen in critical condition (Santa Rosa, CA): A Santa Rosa teenager may be fighting for his life after being shot several times in a gang-related shooting Tuesday afternoon. Police say two rival gangs squared off on Milton Street near the Sonoma County fairgrounds and one young man was shot several times.
Source: KSRO 1350 News    Date: February 12, 2014

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Santa Rosa man wanted in Railroad Square gang shooting arrested (Santa Rosa, CA): A man wanted in connection with a shooting last year near a Railroad Square restaurant in Santa Rosa has been arrested in Berkeley.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: February 12, 2014

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Multi-year report shows drop in violent crimes (Parlier, CA): While both the homicides last year were gang-related, Cerda said there has been a steady decline in gang activity in the city. "The gang activity over the last two years has been reduced," he said. "You can see that families feel safer when they walk outside. They aren’t as afraid anymore." The police made 177 gang arrests in 2013, a 19 percent decrease from the 221 arrests made in 2012.
Source: The Reedley Exponent    Date: February 12, 2014

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20 arrested in drug crackdown on Calif street gang (Los Angeles, CA): Authorities have arrested 20 people in a crackdown on a Southern California gang that allegedly sold PCP nationwide, and say they’ve seized enough raw materials to make 7.7 million doses of the drug.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: February 12, 2014

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Gang sentencing to protect public (Peoria, IL): Saying he was looking out for the devastated neighborhoods in South Peoria, a federal judge on Wednesday sentenced four men to prison terms ranging from five to 10 years in prison.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: February 12, 2014

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Final defendants from 2010 gang raid plead to charges (Visalia, CA): More than three years after a multi-agency effort to crack down on the Nuestra Familia’s hold on the Valley, the final five defendants have pleaded to federal charges.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: February 12, 2014

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WPD: Crime down in 2013, four murders unsolved (Wichita, KS): Overall crime is down in Wichita, but some areas like gang violence has increased, according to Wichita Police. Chief Norman Williams said crime cases dropped 4 percent last year. Detectives worked 17 homicides in 2013, four of which remain unsolved.
Source: KWCH 12 News    Date: February 12, 2014

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Police investigate potential witness intimidation in JCC armed robbery case (James City County, VA): James City County Police are working to squash the potential for gang activity that stems from a suspected witness intimidation incident last month.
Source: Williamsburg Yorktown Daily    Date: February 12, 2014

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Law enforcement collaborate to strengthen gang prevention (Fort William First Nation, ON): Collaboration and community partnership is a key bridge to reduce gang violence and strengthen relations, according to several police officers. Four law enforcers from different police services came together on Jan. 15 to offer their expertise on street gangs at the Fort William First Nation Native (FWFN) Youth Gang Conference.
Source: Wawatay News    Date: February 11, 2014

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Brown receives three life sentences (Sedalia, MO): A Sedalia man found guilty of first degree murder will spend the rest of his life in prison. In November, Jamauhle D. Brown, 32, was found guilty of first degree murder, armed criminal action, burglary, tampering with physical evidence and committing a felony in furtherance of street gang activity in the 2010 death of Sedalia resident Michael "Mike-Mike" Smith.
Source: Sedalia Democrat    Date: February 11, 2014

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Reputed gang member charged in shooting of 2-year-old boy (Oakland, CA): A Hayward man prosecuted in early 2013 after a police sweep of a violent East Oakland gang has been charged in the October shooting of a 2-year-old boy, which happened a few months after the man was released from jail, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: February 11, 2014

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Utah man wanted on probation violation is arrested (Phoenix, AZ): Federal authorities in Phoenix have arrested a man accused of violating the terms of his probation for marijuana possession in Utah.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: February 11, 2014

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Dodge City gang member to prison for murder role (Dodge City, KS): A 27-year-old Dodge City man will spend nine years in federal prison for his involvement in a 2009 gang-related murder.
Source: The Hutchinson News    Date: February 11, 2014

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No charges in suspected gang assault in Flagstaff (Flagstaff, AZ): The Flagstaff Police Department has decided not to file aggravated assault charges against a documented gang member arrested late last month in a fight that police feared was an act of revenge.
Source: Arizona Daily Sun    Date: February 11, 2014

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U.S. Consulate employee murder may have been a mistake, according to Barrio Azteca gang member (El Paso, TX): A Barrio Azteca hit-man said he and another gang member were instructed to kill a U.S. Consulate employee and other U.S. officials on March 13, 2010, but claimed the kills may have been a mistake.
Source: KFOX 14 News    Date: February 11, 2014

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Connecting the community with organizations against gang violence (Wilmington, NC): The resources and services provided by many local groups was the main focus for the latest community conversation on fighting gun and gang violence.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: February 11, 2014

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Prosecutors call east-side Sioux Falls shooting gang-related (Sioux Falls, SD): A Sioux Falls shooting Friday that sent an 18-year-old to the hospital with facial injuries was gang related, prosecutors say.
Source: The Argus Leader    Date: February 11, 2014

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