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Gang member headed to trial for role in Hamilton Township drive-by shooting (Hamilton Township, PA): Reputed Black P-Stones gang "amir" Sirvonn Ellis Taylor will go to trial for his role in a fatal drive-by shooting in Hamilton Township earlier this year.
Source: Pocono Record    Date: July 14, 2014

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Rogers Park shooter fired 10 times, hit unintended victim (Rogers Park, IL): The life of a young photographer was cut short Saturday by a bullet meant for someone else, prosecutors said. Members of the Conservative Vice Lords, Eric Vaughn and an uncharged accomplice were gunning for a rival Saturday afternoon when one of them opened fire on a busy street in the 1300 block of West Devon Avenue, prosecutors said.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: July 14, 2014

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One stabbed, three arrested in skate park fight (Taylorsville, UT): Police arrested three men Saturday night suspected of being involved in a fight at a skate park during which one man was stabbed.
Source: Deseret News    Date: July 13, 2014

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Violence in Central America drives children to New Bedford (New Bedford, MA): Although New Bedford is home to a small fraction of the roughly 900,000 Guatemalans living in the U.S., it's possible that the city is seeing a disproportionate number of unaccompanied minors.
Source: South Coast Today    Date: July 13, 2014

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Sweep targets Stockton gun violence (Stockton, CA): One man who was targeted by authorities Friday during a gang enforcement mission in Stockton became agitated the moment he opened his door to find 18 officers and a fleet of law enforcement vehicles outside his apartment building.
Source: The Record    Date: July 13, 2014

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Witnesses silent amid Portland gang violence (Portland, OR): In Northeast Portland, officers with the Portland Police Bureau's Gang Enforcement Team raced from call to call Saturday. "We want to stop the retaliation, stop that next gang shooting from happening," said Officer Charlie Asheim.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: July 13, 2014

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Two dead, 21 wounded in weekend shootings (Chicago, IL): Two people were killed and at least 21 others have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening. The most recent fatal shooting happened early Saturday in a Chicago Lawn neighborhood apartment on the Southwest Side, where a 50-year-old woman was seriously injured and her son was killed in a domestic-related incident, police said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: July 12, 2014

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Gang member accused of threatening to kill woman critical of drug sales (Naples, FL): An East Naples man is accused of holding a gun to a woman’s head and threatening to kill her after she called him an expletive for selling narcotics out of their home.
Source: Naples Daily News    Date: July 12, 2014

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Activists, families take stand against violence as tri-county body count rises (Charleston, SC): For a year, Tamika Myers has looked at her front door and expected her daughter to open it. If she had walked in, Sierra Truesdale would have talked about the teenage pregnancy and domestic violence she saw in her community or about how gun violence ended too many lives around her.
Source: The Post and Courier    Date: July 12, 2014

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Community gangs up on crime (Kinston, NC): Patrol officers with the Kinston Department of Public Safety were up early Saturday morning with members of the community to clean up gang graffiti.
Source: WCTI NewsChannel 12    Date: July 12, 2014

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Verdict could be fuse for gang violence (Bridgeport, CT): Police are planning for a busy weekend that they concede has now become more complicated with the acquittal Friday in the gangland slaying two years ago of 14-year-old Justin Thompson.
Source: Connecticut Post    Date: July 12, 2014

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Gang members arrested after fleeing police (Kinston, NC): Police arrested two known gang members Wednesday afternoon after they feigned going for their guns, then took off running.
Source: Kinston Free Press    Date: July 12, 2014

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Scrubbing out gang violence in Kinston (Kinston, NC): Kinston Police, Fire & Rescue, and community volunteers kick out graffiti to fight gang violence. On Saturday, dozens of people came out to remove graffiti from homes and commercial buildings. The effort was part of the Kinston Department of Public Safety’s K.I.C.K program, or Kinston in Control of Kinston.
Source: WNCT 9 News    Date: July 12, 2014

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Another alleged gang member arrested for east Athens home invasion (Athens, GA): Authorities on Thursday arrested one of two purported gang members wanted in connection with a home invasion armed robbery earlier this week in east Athens.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: July 12, 2014

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Woman charged in alleged gang-related beating (Rome, GA): A Rome woman was being held without bond Saturday morning after she was arrested in connection with the assault on another woman earlier this week, according to Floyd County Jail reports.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: July 12, 2014

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"Operation Cool Down" begins this weekend (Gresham, OR): Reports of an Thursday evening street fight on this part of southeast 190th brings out gang enforcement officers. In this case one person is taken into custody. That follows an overnight shooting on this very same block, the third shooting on this block this year.
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: July 11, 2014

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Three arrested in gang-related slaying in S. Salt Lake (South Salt Lake, UT): South Salt Lake police have arrested three men in the gang-related shooting death of a 40-year-old West Valley City man last month.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: July 11, 2014

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Aurora man gets 10 years for gang-related shooting (Aurora, IL): Korleone Darby received a 10-year prison sentence Thursday for his role in a 2013 Aurora shooting officials say was gang-related.
Source: The Beacon-News    Date: July 11, 2014

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Director defends Manatee YMCA at-risk youth program (Oneco, FL): One of the central figures in an internal audit accusing the Manatee YMCA of financial irregularities is denouncing the allegations and defending the work he did to help curb gang violence in Oneco.
Source: Herald-Tribune    Date: July 11, 2014

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Court overturns conviction in 1997 killing of high school student (San Francisco, CA): A man convicted of murder 17 years ago in the gang-related slaying of a girl riding a bus home from school must either be retried or released, a federal appeals court ordered Friday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 11, 2014

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