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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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Three gang members nabbed with stolen goods in Mountain View, police say (Mountain View, CA): Three members of the Sureño street gang were arrested Wednesday for possessing stolen property and other violations, Mountain View police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 22, 2014

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Eight people arrested in Sacramento meth bust (Roseville, CA): Eight people are under arrest after Roseville Police busted a meth sale and identify theft ring operating out of Sacramento. Detectives served a search warrant at the home of one of the suspects on Wednesday and found packaged meth and a large amount of personal financial information from victims in Roseville that was was fraudulently obtained.
Source: KFBK News    Date: August 21, 2014

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Former gang member's triple murder conviction upheld (San Francisco, CA): A state appeals court in San Francisco has upheld the conviction and three consecutive sentences of life in prison without parole for a former MS-13 gang member in the killing of a father and two sons in the city in 2008.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News    Date: August 21, 2014

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Santa Ana residents vent anger over gang injunction (Santa Ana, CA): Santa Ana residents, upset and frustrated with what they described as police mistreatment and abuse of authority in the Townsend Street neighborhood and beyond, lashed out at Santa Ana Police Chief Carlos Rojas Tuesday night at a community forum to discuss a recently approved preliminary injunction against the Townsend Street gang.
Source: Voice of OC    Date: August 21, 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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Bloods gang member sentenced to 10 years in prison for racketeering conspiracy in Tennessee (Washington, DC): A Tennessee Bloods gang member was sentenced today to serve 10 years in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release for his role in a violent racketeering conspiracy.
Source: eNews Park Forest    Date: August 21, 2014

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'Four-star general' of Trenton Bloods gang makes first court appearance (Trenton, NJ): A "four-star general" in the Trenton Gangsta Killa Bloods street gang accused of starting a shootout in a city courtyard in July made his first court appearance today.
Source: The Times of Trenton    Date: August 21, 2014

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Gang member Dvontae Pink convicted for two shooting incidents which occured days apart (Bakersfield, CA): A gang member who took part in two separate shootings at the same store location, four days apart, was convicted in Kern County court today of Participating in a Drive-by Shooting, Attempted Murder, and First Degree Murder.
Source: KGET 17 News    Date: August 21, 2014

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Man charged with attempted murder of boy, 15, in gang recruitment stabbing (Chicago, IL): A third person has been charged in the brutal gang-recruitment beating that left a 15-year-old boy critically injured in March.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: August 21, 2014

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Feds fund anti-violence projects (Halifax, NS): Another $1.3 million in federal money, over five years, is going to a Halifax city hall project addressing the problem of gangs in North Preston.
Source: The Chronicle Herald    Date: August 21, 2014

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Investigators: SPD beefs up gang unit amid escalating violence (Seattle, WA): King 5 Investigator Linda Byron and photojournalist Steve Douglas recently spent two weekends riding with detectives to find out how the Seattle Police Department is waging war on gang violence.
Source: KING 5 News    Date: August 21, 2014

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Salinas looked at as a model for efforts in reducing youth violence (Salinas, CA): Salinas has had no shortage of violence lately with two deadly shootings just last week. But this week the city is being looked at as a model for its efforts in reducing youth violence.
Source: KAZU News    Date: August 21, 2014

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IMPD: Gang graffiti tracking app underused (Indianapolis, IN): It's not hard to find in the alleyways that surround Indianapolis. Gang graffiti with markings like "FSB," "18th Street," or "East Side Gang" along with countless others can be found strewn across garages, fences and even homes.
Source: WISH-TV Channel 8    Date: August 21, 2014

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Gang activity decline continues in Gwinnett County Schools (Suwanne, GA): Each year when James A. Taylor presents discipline facts and figures about the previous school year to the Gwinnett County Board of Education, he has a favorite statistic. On Thursday during a workshop meeting at the Instructional Support Center, the number was 99.2 percent.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post    Date: August 21, 2014

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Five indicted on gang activity charges appear in court (Savannah, GA): Five defendants who were part of a large indictment last September, charging them with Participation In Criminal Gang Activity are in court on Thursday, for a Motions Hearing.
Source: WSAV 3 News    Date: August 21, 2014

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Gang suspect has day in court (Waynesboro, VA): A man associated with the Hispanic gang "Surenos 13" pleaded no contest in Waynesboro Circuit Court to a charge of methamphetamine possession on Thursday morning.
Source: The News Virginian    Date: August 21, 2014

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