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Two gang members arrested in Merced (Merced, CA): Two gang members in Merced were arrested in separate incidents on Thursday, police reported. The first arrest was reported at 1 p.m. in the 200 block of West 19th Street. Agents from the Merced Multi-Agency Gang Task Force reported they were following up on a tip and spotted several known gang members meeting in the area.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: September 19, 2014

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LA gang member convicted for toddler's death (Los Angeles, CA): A Los Angeles gang member has been convicted of killing a man and a 22-month-old boy who were struck by the same stray bullet during an attack on gang rivals.
Source: KTTV FOX 11 News    Date: September 18, 2014

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S. Lake Tahoe cops busy dealing with gangs (South Lake Tahoe, CA): Gang members are among us – in schools, at stores, in our neighborhoods. They get recruited at the elementary level and often don’t leave until they’re killed.
Source: Lake Tahoe News    Date: September 18, 2014

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Alleged gang member sentenced; judge cites murder (Chicago, IL): A purported leader of the Traveling Vice Lords street gang was sentenced Thursday to 35 years in prison for drug trafficking, with a federal judge also factoring into her sentence that the defendant likely murdered a Chicago police officer and a woman in 2008.
Source: KWQC Channel 6 News    Date: September 18, 2014

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Two Peorians Change Plea in Don't Shoot Case (Peoria, IL): The final two men, allegedly part of the Zone Four street gang, arrested last year as part of the Don't Shoot program, pleaded guilty Thursday in Peoria federal court.
Source: WMBD News    Date: September 18, 2014

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Gang leader held responsible in '08 slayings of officer, companion (Chicago, IL): For more than six years, the families of slain Chicago police detective Robert Soto and his companion, Kathryn Romberg, waited for a West Side gang member to be held responsible for gunning them down.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: September 18, 2014

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Update: Newport News jury deliberating in double homicide (Newport News, VA): A jailhouse informant in a Newport News murder case testified Wednesday that Marcus Tyrone Williams told him at the Newport News City Jail in 2012 that he and another man opened fire on two teenagers four years before.
Source: Daily Press    Date: September 18, 2014

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Woman sought in Fort Worth gang shooting arrested (Fort Worth, TX): A 24-year-old woman who had been eluding capture for weeks in connection with last month’s fatal shooting at an after-hours club has been arrested.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: September 18, 2014

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KDPS gets increased gang unit and more police officers (Kinston, NC): The Kinston Department of Public Safety gets the green light to increase staff for a successful unit. Kinston Police Chief Bill Johnson said city council unanimously gave the go-ahead for a larger gang unit and more police officers.
Source: WCTI NewsChannel 12    Date: September 18, 2014

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A Shooting Wednesday Night Injures One And Puts Four Gang Members Behind Bars (Yakima, WA): Wednesday night Yakima police received a call that shots were fired on West Lincoln behind HY's Minimart. Yakima police told KNDO that around two in the morning, five people suspected to be in gangs, were in the middle of making a drug deal, when trouble broke out.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News    Date: September 18, 2014

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Trial for reputed Easton Bloods gang member set to go to jury Friday (Easton, PA): Closing arguments are scheduled Friday as the trial for an Easton man accused of killing a Williamsport man during what was supposed to be a marijuana buy nears its conclusion.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: September 18, 2014

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Reputed gang member fights motion to keep jurors' identities secret (Hammond, IN): Attorneys for a reputed Imperial Gangsters member facing the death penalty say there is insufficient evidence to support the government's request that jurors' identities be kept from their client.
Source: The Times    Date: September 18, 2014

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Whittier gang members sentenced for fatal shooting of teen on busy corner (South Whittier, CA): Two Whittier gang members were each sentenced to spend decades in prison Thursday for the fatal 2012 shooting of a 17-year-old Whittier boy on a busy street corner in what the prosecutor described as an orchestrated gang hit.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: September 18, 2014

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A data analysis project at MIIS hopes to reduce gang violence in Salinas (Salinas, CA) : The map looks like a network of neurons. Circles and triangles are connected by lines, indicating who’s trading information with whom. The hope is, the map can fight crime.
Source: Monterey County Weekly    Date: September 18, 2014

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Santa Monica Gang-related Shooting Suspect Convicted (Santa Monica, CA): A Santa Monica gang member responsible for a 2013 shooting that broke a three-and-a half-year lull in gang violence will serve 11 years in state prison for attempted murder, police officials said Tuesday.
Source: Santa Monica Lookout    Date: September 18, 2014

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Memphis’ Gang Problem (Memphis, TN): On the night of September 6th, a crowd of teenagers randomly targeted and beat three people in the Poplar Plaza Kroger parking lot. A portion of the assault was captured on a smartphone.
Source: Memphis Flyer    Date: September 18, 2014

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Judge grants protective order to witnesses in BGF gang case (Baltimore, MD): A Baltimore judge this week ruled to allow city prosecutors to withhold identifying witness information from defendants in the sweeping case against alleged members of the Black Guerrilla Family gang.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: September 18, 2014

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Dozens of Barrio Azteca gang members in El Paso area arrested, facing numerous state and federal charges (El Paso, TX): At a press conference on Wednesday, state and federal authorities announced they indicted a total of 55 Barrio Azteca gang members and their associates from El Paso and Southern New Mexico, on both state and federal charges, including their alleged involvement in a heroin drug ring.
Source: KTSM NewsChannel 9    Date: September 18, 2014

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Authorities: 31 Alleged Queens Street Gang Members Rounded Up In Murder, Robbery Conspiracy (New York, NY): Thirty one members of three violent Queens street gangs were rounded up as part of an investigation into an alleged murder plot, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: CBS New York    Date: September 17, 2014

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Signs of hope as Uptown struggles with violence (Chicago, IL): After more than 20 years living on North Magnolia Avenue in Uptown, Victoria McGhee had had enough. "I felt like, every time I hear gunfire, I have to run outside and check where my kids are," she said. "I can't get comfortable sitting on the porch."
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: September 17, 2014

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