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Three purported gangsters to stand trial in 2015 for allegedly conspiring to kill rival gang members (Calgary, AB): Three purported gangsters will stand trial in September, 2015, for allegedly conspiring to murder a rival gang member. The trio were committed to stand trial in February, primarily on the evidence of a confessed murderer, who said all three were members of the rival FOB gang.
Source: Calgary Sun    Date: June 20, 2014

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Suspects in fatal gang-related shooting crash into pole near LAX (Los Angeles, CA): Three men suspected of being involved in a fatal gang-related shooting crashed their minivan into a light pole near Los Angeles International Airport early Friday during a police pursuit, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 20, 2014

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Two convicted in tourist's slaying near Candlestick (San Francisco, CA): Two men were convicted Friday of the 2009 gang-related robbery and slaying of a Louisiana tourist at the Alice Griffith public housing complex near San Francisco's Candlestick Park.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: June 20, 2014

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Lakeland police initiative zeroes in on illegal guns and gangs (Lakeland, FL): In less than two months, Lakeland police have taken about 30 illegally-possessed guns off the city's streets, including one Thursday night during an operation aimed at curbing gang violence.
Source: The Ledger    Date: June 20, 2014

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Gang rivalry at center or three recent Manchester shooting incidents (Manchester, NH): A Laurel Street baseball bat brawl last March between two rival gangs is at the root of three recent shootings in the city, including one Thursday night in which a 17-year-old was shot in the leg, according to Manchester police Chief David Mara.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: June 20, 2014

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Teen pleads guilty to assault, gun charges in Easter Monday shooting outside National Zoo (Washington, DC): A 14-year-old District youth admitted in court Thursday that he fired shots into a crowd outside the National Zoo during the annual Easter Monday celebration, injuring two other teenagers.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: June 19, 2014

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Lawyer says man accused of 3-year-old's murder is only guilty of gun charge (Oakland, CA): The defense lawyer for the reputed gang member who's accused of firing the shot that killed 3-year-old Carlos Nava in East Oakland three years ago said today that he's guilty - but only of an illegal gun charge, not murder.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: June 19, 2014

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Questions of racial profiling as Santa Barbara pushes for gang injunction (Santa Barbara, CA): Like many cities throughout the United States, Santa Barbara, California, is gripped by gang warfare — at least according to the city's law enforcement community.
Source: Mint Press News    Date: June 19, 2014

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Police: 12 active gangs in Omaha (Omaha, NE): The Omaha Police Department’s gang unit said there are about 12 active gangs in the city with about 30 main gang members who are behind most of the gang activity.
Source: KETV 7 News    Date: June 19, 2014

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Crips gang member among trio charged in GTA robberies (Mississauga, ON): Three men, including a Mississauga man and a man identified as a member of the Crips street gang, are facing a number of charges in relation to a rash of burglaries in the GTA.
Source: The Mississauga News    Date: June 19, 2014

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Four alleged MS-13 gang bangers charged in violent racketeering conspiracy (Baltimore, MD): A federal grand jury returned a second superseding indictment charging four Maryland men in connection with a conspiracy to participate in murder in aid of a racketeering enterprise ran by the notorious La Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13 gang, which has strong ties to Mexico-based transnational criminal organizations.
Source: Homeland Security Today    Date: June 19, 2014

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'Big Homie' or bumbling gang boss? (Santa Maria, CA): When Raymond Macias, a well-known leader of the East Side Krazies street gang, was arrested last June on torture and extortion charges, law enforcement officials crowed they'd just nabbed Mister Big, or as he would be described throughout the four-week criminal trial that just concluded in Santa Maria, "the Big Homie."
Source: Santa Barbara Independent    Date: June 19, 2014

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Committee to stop gang violence stresses intervention (Bakersfield, CA): When Bakersfield Police Lt. Joe Mullins listed the number of gang-related shootings in the city, he told officials to remember the numbers stand for not only gang members, but children and innocent bystanders.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: June 19, 2014

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Trece gang attorney won't face sanctions (Ogden, UT): A judge has denied the Weber County Attorney's Office's request for sanctions against Michael Studebaker, the Ogden attorney who fought a gang injunction on behalf of Ogden Trece gang members and had requested payment from the county for his role in the case.
Source: Standard-Examiner    Date: June 19, 2014

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Kingston gang hit conspirator loses appeal (Kingston, NY): Death threats, witness accounts and surveillance video amount to sufficient evidence to support the conviction of a conspirator in the gangland killing of Charles "C.J." King Jr. in 2010, a state appeals court ruled Thursday, according to the Ulster County District Attorney's Office.
Source: Daily Freeman    Date: June 19, 2014

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Defendant in gang killing takes manslaughter plea (Sacramento, CA): A man accused in a gang killing that resulted in two mistrials in the murder charges filed against him Thursday pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter and was sentenced to the three years he has already served in jail.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: June 19, 2014

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Border agents quitting over catch and release of known gang members (Rio Grande Valley, TX): Customs and Border Protection agents are quitting the agency in protest of the practice of releasing minors from detention known to be gang members, a South Texas news outlet reports.
Source: Prison Planet    Date: June 19, 2014

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Graffiti has neighbors concered about gangs (Harrisonburg, VA): Carla Burrill has lived in Harrisonburg all of her life and is shocked to hear that graffiti that was found on West Wolfe Street in Harrisonburg, could be the work of gangs.
Source: WHSV 3 News    Date: June 19, 2014

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16-year-old faces attempted murder charges in May gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): Portland police said Thursday they arrested a 16-year-old boy last Friday, accusing him of being involved in a gang-related shooting in May.
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: June 19, 2014

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Three arrested in attack on cyclist in Santa Ana (Santa Ana, CA): Two men and a teenage boy have been arrested in connection to a suspected gang-related assault that left another man hospitalized in critical condition.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: June 19, 2014

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