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U.S. Department of Justice visits San Jose as gang violence trends downward (San Jose, CA): Officials with the U.S. Justice Department are paying a visit to San Jose this week to see for themselves how the city’s anti-gang programs are working. The visit comes as city officials say gang violence is trending downward.
Source: CBS SF Bay Area    Date: August 22, 2014

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Man stabbed to death in Anaheim street fight (Anaheim, CA): A man in his 20s was stabbed to death in Anaheim during a possibly gang-related fight early Friday morning.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: August 22, 2014

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Level of gang violence has greatly declined in Fontana, officers say during meeting (Fontana, CA): The level of gang violence in Fontana has greatly decreased compared to that of 10 or 20 years ago, when gang members tormented some of the city's streets. In fact, according to authorities, there has been only one gang-related homicide in the last two years in Fontana.
Source: Fontana Herald News    Date: August 22, 2014

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Man allegedly shot by Terrance Roberts now charged in May drive-by shooting (Denver, CO): Two men, including the victim in a high-profile shooting allegedly involving an anti-gang activist, have been charged by the Denver district attorney in connection with a May drive-by shooting. Hasan Jones, 23, and Darryl Dickerson, 28, were each charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, attempted first-degree assault and illegal discharge of a firearm.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: August 22, 2014

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Lincolnville man wounded in Myrtle Beach shootings arrested on gun charge (Myrtle Beach, SC): A 24-year-old Lincolnville man with alleged gang ties was carrying a stolen pistol when a barrage of gunfire in Myrtle Beach killed three people and wounded him during a motorcycling festival on Memorial Day weekend, according to court documents.
Source: The Post and Courier    Date: August 22, 2014

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Police raid at least nine Easton locations, arrest at least six and seek others (Easton, PA): Easton police, assisted by Pennsylvania State Police, early today raided at least nine locations in the city, arrested at least six people and are looking for others, Lt. Matthew Gerould said.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: August 22, 2014

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Gang members hit with racketeering, murder charges (Chicago, IL): Eight purported street gang members have been indicted on racketeering and drug trafficking charges in federal court in northwest Indiana.
Source: CBS Chicago    Date: August 22, 2014

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Underling told cops gang leader killed 'to show off' (Chicago, IL): A much-feared gang leader who federal prosecutors allege murdered an off-duty Chicago police detective and his female companion in 2008 shot the pair for no other reason than to show how coldblooded he could be, an underling told police days after the slayings.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 22, 2014

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Gang member arrested in La Crosse faces life sentence in drug case (La Crosse, WI): A high-ranking member of a Chicago street gang arrested in April 2013 in La Crosse faces life in prison after pleading guilty this week to a federal drug charge, according to court records.
Source: The La Crosse Tribune    Date: August 22, 2014

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NOPD, mayor hail swift murder conviction in 110'ers gang case (New Orleans, LA): After an alleged member of the Central City-area 110ers street gang was convicted of murder this week, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and New Orleans Police officials hailed the trial as a major success for the city’s new anti-gang strategy.
Source: Uptown Messenger    Date: August 22, 2014

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Police see more young offenders commit violent crimes (Tulsa, OK): Young offenders, including juveniles, are being arrested for some of Tulsa's most violent crimes. FOX23 reported Wednesday that 22-year-old Henry Harris, Jr. and a 16-year-old were in custody for their roles in an attempted car theft and homicide.
Source:     Date: August 22, 2014

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11 alleged members of Young Melph Mafia gang indicted on federal gun, cocaine charges (Central City, LA): Eleven alleged members of a Central City gang known as the "Young Melph Mafia" conspired to distribute crack cocaine and used guns to protect their trade, according to a federal indictment made public on Friday afternoon.
Source: Uptown Messenger    Date: August 22, 2014

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In Mother's Day shooting case, first gang member pleads guilty (New Orleans, LA): A man charged as a member of the street gang authorities say is responsible for the 2013 Mother's Day shooting has cut a deal with prosecutors, new court papers say.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: August 22, 2014

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Two gang members sentenced to life in prison for slaying rival (Brooklyn, NY): They traded in drugs, violence and, ultimately, murder. Two Staten Island street-gang members were sentenced Friday to life in prison for slaying a rival in Mariners Harbor five years ago.
Source: Staten Island Advance    Date: August 22, 2014

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Gang member sentenced on federal weapons charge (Columbia, SC): A known gang member was sentenced to 3 years and 10 months in prison after pleading guilty in federal court to being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Source: The State    Date: August 22, 2014

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Attempted murder trial testimony turns to gangs (Decatur, IL): The focus of the trial of Rajiv Rice shifted Thursday from his role in the shooting of 21-year-old Katari Smith to his alleged membership in a gang that has been responsible for numerous violent incidents in the city.
Source: Herald-Review    Date: August 22, 2014

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Police probe busts gang in heroin ring (Marietta, GA): Cobb County police went undercover for a year while investigating a gang they suspected was trafficking heroin in the county. Officer Michael Bowman, spokesman for Cobb police, said the department’s year-long investigation into a gang within the county resulted in a heroin drug bust that uncovered a network of drug sellers and purchasers.
Source: The Marietta Daily Journal    Date: August 22, 2014

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Police: Red Robin shooting was gang-related (Marion County, OR): The Marion County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that while no arrests have been made in connection with the shooting at Red Robin Wednesday night, they do believe the incident was gang-related.
Source: Statesman Journal    Date: August 21, 2014

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Winnebago County Violent Crime Task Force targets gang-related crimes (Rockford, IL): The number of shots-fired incidents has dropped 21 percent thus far in 2014, from 281 at this time last year to 223 for the same period this year.
Source: Rockford Register Star     Date: August 21, 2014

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15-year prison term in gang killing (Colusa, CA): A teen involved in a 2012 gang-related murder was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Wednesday. Pedro Hernandez Herrera of Colusa received prison time in addition to more than $10,000 in fines for the 2012 murder of Miguel Muniz Algeria (known as Miguel Muniz).
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: August 21, 2014

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