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13 members of MS-13 gang indicted in Va. killings (Alexandria, VA): Federal prosecutors say they have indicted 13 members of the MS-13 street gang on charges related to three slayings in northern Virginia in the last year.
Source: WWBT 12 News    Date: October 17, 2014

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Gang members face gun charges after Elgin traffic stop (Elgin, IL): Two gang members are facing weapons charges after they were caught with a gun during a traffic stop in Elgin on Thursday night.
Source: The Courier-News    Date: October 17, 2014

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9 On Your Side rides-along with Greenville Police Gang Unit (Greenville, NC): For the Greenville Police Department's gang unit, every situation they pull up to could end in a bad way. "You have to have a mindset to expect the worst and hope for the best," Detective Etheridge of the gang unit said.
Source: WNCT 9 News    Date: October 17, 2014

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Houston-area gang member gets 14 years in slaying (San Antonio, TX): A former gang captain has been sentenced to 14 years in prison over the 2008 drug-related slaying of a prospective member in South Texas.
Source: KRIV FOX 26 News    Date: October 17, 2014

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Man sentenced to death in deadly heroin case (New Orleans, LA): Federal prosecutors in New Orleans say a Los Angeles gang member has been sentenced to life in prison on charges related to heroin trafficking and the death of a federal witness.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 17, 2014

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Man pleads no contest to gang participation (Toledo, OH): A Toledo gang member who used his hand to pretend to shoot a Toledo police officer at the county jail pleaded no contest Wednesday to participating in a criminal gang.
Source: The Blade    Date: October 17, 2014

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Five indicted in connection with summer gang-related beating, robbery in Portland (Portland, OR): Five men have been indicted in connection with a gang-related Portland beating of another male they thought had stolen a gun from one of them, according to police and prosecutors.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 16, 2014

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Fourth shooting suspect, MS-13 member, arrested (Southold, NY): A 16-year-old alleged MS-13 gang member from Southold was arrested Thursday at Southampton Hospital, where he was being treated for a gunshot wound following the Tuesday morning shooting incident on South Harbor Road, town police said.
Source: The Suffolk Times    Date: October 16, 2014

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Detroit police: Young child fatally shot, man seriously wounded in gang-related shooting (Detroit, MI): Detroit police say two people are in custody in connection with a shooting in a home that killed a young child, seriously injured a man and hurt two others.
Source: The Republic    Date: October 16, 2014

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Man gets 78 years for shooting Elgin boy (Cook County, IL): A Cook County judge sentenced an admitted Aurora gang member to 78 years in prison Thursday for the shooting death of a 5-year-old Elgin boy and the attempted murder of his father.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: October 16, 2014

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Yakima County looks at ways to collect gang crime data (Yakima County, WA): Yakima County is looking for ways to get more information on the crime committed by gangs. A subcommittee of the gang commission met Thursday to figure out how to do it.
Source: KIMA News    Date: October 16, 2014

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Rising crime rate rattles residents (Los Angeles, CA): Members of the Los Angeles Police Department and the FBI joined with community members Saturday for a faith-based community impact initiative and clean up in South Los Angeles.
Source: Los Angeles Wave    Date: October 16, 2014

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16-month gang investigation leads to arrest of Santa Barbara man at Mexican border (Santa Barbara, CA): A Santa Barbara man who police say is involved in a gang is in custody, after he was arrested while trying to cross the Mexican border. Edgar Cordova, 29, was arrested in San Diego for conspiracy to commit extortion for the benefit of a criminal street gang. Police said Cordova, along with the others, tried to take money from Santa Barbara County residents on behalf of the Mexican Mafia.
Source: KSBY News    Date: October 16, 2014

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Ten Additional Alleged Members of the Almighty Imperial Gangsters Nation Gang Indicted (Miami, FL): Ten alleged members of the violent Almighty Imperial Gangsters Nation gang have been indicted by a federal grand jury in the Southern District of Florida for their roles in various murders in Miami, Chicago, and East Chicago. Fifteen alleged members of the gang have now been charged by the Justice Department in this case.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: October 16, 2014

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Unaccompanied children's cases put immigration system to the test (Fort Snelling, MN): The teens sit before Judge Susan Castro, some flanked by anxious relatives, others casual in jeans next to business-suited attorneys. The youths nod as Spanish translation seeps into their court-issued headphones.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: October 16, 2014

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SCMPD talks about Savannah gang activity at city council meeting (Savannah, GA): Does Savannah have a gang problem? It's been a question in the city for decades, and now police are saying yes. In the wake of a string of teen shootings, police briefed city council on the issue on Thursday.
Source: WTOC 11 News    Date: October 16, 2014

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Chicago gang murdered 12 victims since 1985, feds say (Chicago, IL): Members of a Chicago street gang that spread its tentacles to Miami are responsible for a dozen murders going back as far as 1985, according to a federal racketeering indictment unsealed Thursday in South Florida.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: October 16, 2014

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Gang member hurt during violent Oceanside arrest (Oceanside, CA): A wanted gang member suffered a head injury during a struggle with officers in Oceanside Wednesday night. According to Oceanside police, at 6:20 p.m. 33-year-old John Rodriguez was spotted by officers near Libby Lake Park, in the 500 block of Calle Montecito.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: October 16, 2014

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Anti-violence advocate praises stats showing decrease in Omaha gun violence (Omaha, NE): An influential leader working to improve the quality of life for all Omaha residents said Wednesday that he’s encouraged by the Police Department’s latest release of gun violence statistics.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: October 16, 2014

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Investigators mine cell phones, social media for evidence of suspected robbers bragging online (Oakland, CA): Federal investigators say cell phones and social media websites provided a wealth of evidence against members of a Bay Area street gang accused of committing a string of brazen armed robberies, then bragging about the crimes online.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: October 16, 2014

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