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Gang member on trial after Hammerheads shooting (Evansville, IN): Jurors heard from an Evansville Police Detective during the attempted murder trial of Tony Ray Johnson Jr. Johnson is charged with the shooting of Timmy Rice outside of Hammerheads Bar in downtown Evansville.
Source: WFIE 14 News    Date: July 29, 2014

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Man accused of murdering three San Diego men due in court (El Cajon, CA): A man accused in three gang-related killings -- including the shooting death of a 20-year-old man who was discovered under a bridge in Alpine -- is due in court Tuesday for arraignment and the possible setting of a trial date.
Source: XETV San Diego 6 News    Date: July 29, 2014

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Shooting incidents in Kinston rise to 31 for 2014 (Kinston, NC): Kinston Department of Public Safety Director, Bill Johnson, says there have been 31 shooting investigations in the city for 2014. Johnson says a large part of crime is gang-related. The department recently started a gang unit, a team of law enforcement officers who focus specifically on bringing down gangs in the area.
Source: WCTI NewsChannel 12    Date: July 29, 2014

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Brazos County seeing success halfway into 10-year gang injunction (Bryan, TX): A group of gang members chase two teenage boys through a residential area near downtown Bryan. They are on a mission, seeking revenge for a gang brother whose arm was broken by one of the boys. They corner one of the teenagers, 17-year-old Christopher Hutchson, and shoot him dead in a stranger's backyard.
Source: The Port Arthur News    Date: July 29, 2014

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DA: Two sentenced in NY mistaken-for-gang-rival slay (New York, NY): Two men convicted of the Brooklyn stabbing death of a man they mistook as a rival gang member have each been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison.
Source: The Wall Street Journal    Date: July 29, 2014

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Judge delays ruling on Santa Ana gang injunction (Orange County, CA): Despite a call from the Orange County District Attorney's Office for a swift approval of its request for a preliminary injunction against Santa Ana's Townsend Street gang to quell ongoing street violence, Judge Franz E. Miller on Tuesday delayed his ruling until next week, citing the need to balance competing interests at play in the case.
Source: Voice of OC    Date: July 29, 2014

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Brazos County gathers intel, sets Safety Zone to target organized crime (Bryan, TX): Most Americans are familiar with the sound of a gunshot. The sound varies based on the type of gun and where it is fired. The noise reverberates differently based on whether the bullet is speeding across the woods or a city street or barreling through a house.
Source: The Port Arthur News    Date: July 28, 2014

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Anatomy of a gang injunction (Bryan, TX): Known as College Station's sidekick, Bryan, Texas, isn’t recognized much beyond that. It is assumed that the town is just an extension of Aggieland, populated only by college students and farmers.
Source: The Port Arthur News    Date: July 28, 2014

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Take an in-depth look at cases against Flint's Howard Boys street gang (Flint, MI): Nearly two dozen men were convicted in state and federal court for their role in the Howard Boys street gang, which prosecutors say terrorized the streets in Flint's south side.
Source: The Flint Journal    Date: July 28, 2014

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Millville police: Four gang members nabbed in raid (Millville, NJ): Four members of the Bloods gang were among five people arrested during a raid of a Foundry Street home in which police seized several guns, ammunition and drugs, authorities said Monday.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: July 28, 2014

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Three arrested following alleged gang-related shooting (Bakersfield, CA): Police arrested three people following a gang-related shooting Sunday afternoon south of downtown. Richard Dorado, 24, was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and participating in a criminal street gang, according to Bakersfield police.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: July 28, 2014

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Man shot and killed in what police call East San Jose gang-related incident (San Jose, CA): San Jose Police are investigating the city’s 21st homicide, where a man was shot and killed Monday afternoon on the 200 block of Gramercy Place. According to investigators the victim was pronounced dead after being taken to a nearby hospital in what police are calling a gang-related incident that occurred around 3:39 p.m.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: July 28, 2014

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Flint street gang taken down by same law used against the mafia (Flint, MI): A violent south-side gang is believed to be the first from Flint targeted by a federal law that has taken down the mafia.In the more than 40 years the RICO act has been used against everything from the Gambino Family to the Hells Angels, it wasn't until now that federal prosecutors in Flint used the anti-racketeering statute to go after a dozen members of the Howard Boys.
Source: MLive    Date: July 28, 2014

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Classmates turned rival gang members: What led up to the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Michael Day (Kalamazoo, MI): Michael Day and Victor Garay were similar in many ways. Both had a love for basketball, often playing on Kalamazoo's south side. They were teenagers living in the Edison neighborhood and attended school together. The two got along for several years.
Source: MLive    Date: July 28, 2014

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Drug raids lead to five arrests (Wilkes-Barre, PA): Local law enforcement arrested five people — one of them an alleged gang member, another facing a deportation hearing and two others with warrants out for their arrests — during a series of narcotics raids on Wednesday.
Source: The Times Leader    Date: July 28, 2014

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Two wounded in Ohio mall, police blame gangs (Columbus, OH): Most stores at the Eastland Mall closed early Friday evening. Columbus police said Saturday two teens arrested Friday were each charged with felonious assault and carrying a concealed weapon.
Source: Sandusky Register    Date: July 28, 2014

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22 indicted in Scioto heroin case (Portsmouth, OH): Twenty-two people in the Portsmouth and Columbus areas have been indicted by a Scioto County grand jury on heroin-related charges, according to a news release from the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force.
Source: The Herald-Dispatch    Date: July 28, 2014

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Guns and drugs seized from alleged Bloods gang members during Millville raid (Millville, NJ): Five individuals — four of which are known members of the Bloods street gang — were arrested on July 25 while in possession of firearms and drugs, according to police.
Source: South Jersey Times    Date: July 28, 2014

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Three New Jersey mayors announce joint anti-crime plan (Jersey City, NJ): Seeking answers to the seemingly intractable problem of violence in their cities, the mayors of New Jersey's three largest urban areas said Monday they are looking at inter-city collaboration as a way to stem the flow of bloodshed on their streets.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: July 28, 2014

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Acting Together: Anti-crime conference tackles vulnerable youth, resilience to gangs (Surrey, BC): "I kind of feel like I'm the after-dinner mint right now," said Dr. Michael Ungar, as the closing keynote speaker at last week's three-day Acting Together conference in Surrey. Ungar, a Dalhouse University professor, was one of the academics at the conference, which aimed itself at the topic of 'Youth Strengths and Prevention of Delinquency and Gang Involvement: Academics and Community Acting Together'.
Source: The Surrey Leader    Date: July 28, 2014

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