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Gang accrues criminal charge in civil case (Beaumont, TX): While police officers begin enforcing the county’s first civil gang injunction — a court order to refrain from gang activity or face jail time and steep fines — against the Surenos-13 Thursday, the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office is gearing up to file criminal charges against one of the sued gang members.
Source: The Port Arthur News    Date: March 5, 2015

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Lynn gang leader sentenced to 25 years for murder plot (Salem, MA): A Lynn man and Latin Kings gang leader was sentenced to 24 to 25 years in state prison after being convicted of plotting to murder two “renegade” gang members, Attorney General Maura Healey said Wednesday.
Source: The Daily Item     Date: March 5, 2015

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$10,000 cash bond set for driver in gang-related stabbing death (Wausau, WI): The adult female that drove a youth gang to the site of a fatal fight last Friday remains in jail on a cash bond. 19-year-old Nia Phillips was arrested Monday in relation to the death of 13-year-old Isaiah Powell.
Source: WSAU News    Date: March 5, 2015

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Man arrested in gang-related beating (Cobb County, GA): A Blue Ridge man was arrested by Cobb Sheriff’s deputies Feb. 14 after they say he beat a man earlier in the month. Justin Joseph Keiser, 23, of Blue Ridge, admitted to deputies he was a member of a gang called Ghost Face Gangster, according to a warrant for his arrest.
Source: The Marietta Daily Journal    Date: March 5, 2015

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Denver shifting focus on gang intervention amid spike in violence (Denver, CO): Amid a spike in violence, Denver gang members were invited to a closed-door meeting Wednesday night where cops and prosecutors laid down the law while social workers and other service providers offered options for a better life.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: March 5, 2015

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Back-to-back busts nab alleged gang members, $30K in drugs, sheriff says (Newark, NJ): Five people were arrested and about $30,000 worth of illegal drugs were seized during three undercover operations in Essex County Wednesday, Sheriff Armando Fontoura announced today.
Source:    Date: March 5, 2015

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Details on Harvey Hustlers street gang coming in news conference (New Orleans, LA): One week after a state grand jury handed up a sweeping racketeering indictment charging 21 alleged members of the Harvey Hustlers street gang with narcotics and other crimes, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office on Thursday (March 5) plans to hold a 10 a.m. news conference to discuss the notorious gang. The gang originated in West Jefferson in the mid-1980s and has been the focus of a local and federal investigation dating back at least six years.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: March 5, 2015

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Notorious Cleveland street gang connected to barber shop killings in Warrensville Heights (Cleveland, OH): The gunshot killings of three people last month at a Warrensville Heights barber shop were one round in a a string of violent clashes between two Cleveland street gangs - the Heartless Felons and Loyal Always.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: March 5, 2015

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7 gang members indicted in crack cocaine ring (Minneapolis, MN): Seven members from a pair of local gangs have been indicted in an alleged conspiracy that distributed crack cocaine from Minneapolis all the way up the I-94 corridor to Fargo.
Source: KARE 11 News    Date: March 4, 2015

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Gang Members Arrested and Guns Seized in North Fresno (Fresno, CA): Bulldog gang members arrested after a series of shooting in north Fresno. The shootings occurred about two weeks ago three shootings in 24 hours. They were all in Pinedale in north Fresno.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: March 4, 2015

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Two Santa Rosa teens convicted in knife attack at transit mall (Santa Rosa, CA): Two men were convicted Wednesday on felony assault charges for their role in a knife attack last year at the Santa Rosa Public Transit Mall.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: March 4, 2015

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One pimp convicted, another sentenced for human trafficking (Santa Ana, CA): One pimp was sentenced and another convicted in separate human trafficking cases in superior court Wednesday in Santa Ana.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: March 4, 2015

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Police: 2 suspected gang members arrested in Oxnard (Oxnard, CA): Police said they arrested two suspected Oxnard gang members Wednesday night in connection with weapons and narcotics violations.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: March 4, 2015

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Fresno police: Uptick in Pinedale shootings leads to gang arrests (Fresno, CA): Fresno police arrested several gang members this week — the product of investigations into three gang-related shootings within 24 hours last month in Pinedale.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: March 4, 2015

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Kinston community tackles correlation between bullying and gang violence (Kinston, NC): The city of Kinston hosts a community forum Wednesday night to discuss ways to prevent bullying and gang violence. The forum included a panel of experts involved in local law enforcement, schools, and the justice department. The panelist along with members of the community shared dialogue on ways to correct the bullying, gang, and crime correlation.
Source: WCTI NewsChannel 12    Date: March 4, 2015

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Longview police investigating gang-related graffiti at shooting scene (Longview, TX): Police say they are investigating gang-related graffiti found at the scene of a Tuesday night shooting. Police say they have not established a connection between the gang signs and the shooting.
Source: KLTV 7 News    Date: March 4, 2015

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Duo charged in 3-N-G gang indictment plead guilty, receive reduced sentences (New Orleans, LA): Two members of a violent street gang charged in a massive racketeering indictment in 2013 pleaded guilty to racketeering, drug distribution and conspiracy charges Wednesday (March 4).
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: March 4, 2015

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2 killed, 5 wounded in San Bernardino nightclub shooting; police believe it is gang-related (San Bernardino, CA): Officers were already en route to a San Bernardino nightclub when gunfire erupted there early Wednesday, leaving two people dead and five wounded, police said later that night.
Source: The Sun    Date: March 4, 2015

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1 dead, 7 hurt in city shootings (Chicago, IL): A man died and seven others, including a woman, were wounded in separate shootings on the West, South and Far South sides of the city since Tuesday afternoon, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 4, 2015

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Murderer speaks alongside mayor at gang-prevention summit (San Jose, CA): The Mayor’s Gang Prevention Task Force asserted the key to reducing gang activity is community. Taking place at Mount Pleasant High School on Saturday, the 2015 Crime and Gang Prevention Summit reiterated that belief throughout its opening ceremony.
Source: The Spartan Daily    Date: March 4, 2015

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