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Gang culture is changing with leadership, social media and spike in youth violence (Las Vegas, NV): It’s 1:54 a.m. on July 30, 2006. The call to Metro Police dispatch is from the east valley, about a house party loud enough to rattle a neighbor’s windows. “I don’t know what they’re doing, but it’s trouble waiting to happen out here. The dogs are going crazy,” the caller says, guessing there could be 100 kids at the party. “Nobody in this house is sleeping, or on this block.”
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: June 5, 2017
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Four suspected gang members arrested, three cop cars damaged in Davenport chase (Davenport, IA): A shots fired call Monday afternoon resulted in a vehicle chase, the arrest of four suspected members or associates of the West Side Mafia street gang and damage to three squad cars.
Source: Dispatch Argus    Date: August 22, 2017

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From Corners To College: Boston Group Offers School Stipends To Some Ex-Gang Members (Boston, MA): Mark Culliton has some big ambitions. He would like to end gang-related violence in the United States. For now, his mission has kicked off in Boston, or more specifically, Boston's most-populous neighborhood: Dorchester.
Source: WBUR News    Date: August 22, 2017

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Ten-year sentence sought for gang member (Winnipeg, MB): A 24-year-old man is awaiting his sentence for manslaughter after admitting to his involvement in a fatal shooting outside a Main Street nightclub more than three years ago.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press    Date: August 21, 2017

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Man charged in gang-related shooting that killed 14-year-old (Salt Lake County, UT): An 18-year-old man was charged Monday with shooting and killing a 14-year-old boy in West Valley City earlier this month.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: August 21, 2017

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Fairfield gang member sentenced for botched shooting that killed fellow member (Solano County, CA): The last of three co-defendants in a 2015 gang-related gunshot slaying in Fairfield was sentenced in Solano County Superior Court Monday.
Source: The Reporter    Date: August 21, 2017

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Gang member arrested after colliding with Gaston County police car (Gaston County, NC): A wanted gang member from Lincoln County was jailed on Monday after he smashed into a Gaston County Police car after officers went to arrest him.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: August 21, 2017

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Reputed LA gang member faces 46 charges for allegedly firing at SWAT, wounding police dog (Los Angeles, CA): A reputed gang member who allegedly opened fire on SWAT officers during a search in South Los Angeles, shooting one officer in the helmet and wounding a police dog, pleaded not guilty today to nearly four dozen felonies.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: August 21, 2017

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Police chase leads to arrest of alleged Bloods gang member, authorities say (Newark, NJ): A reputed Bloods street gang member was arrested Saturday on weapons charges after police seized two loaded semi-automatic handguns from a stolen vehicle he crashed, authorities said.
Source:    Date: August 20, 2017

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Suspected New York gang member arrested in St. Lucie County, facing murder charges (Fort Pierce, FL): A New York man accused by federal authorities of murdering rival gang members was arrested this week in St. Lucie County.
Source: WPTV 5 News    Date: August 18, 2017

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Brawl at New Castle County courthouse postpones gang sentencings (Wilmington, DE): A brawl at the Leonard L. Williams Justice Center courthouse Friday morning involving a Touch Money Gang member, who’d been sentenced minutes before for the killing of two men, caused officials to postpone the sentencings of three other gang members.
Source: The News Journal    Date: August 18, 2017

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Providence Street Posse gang member busted with guns, drugs and money in Worcester, Massachusetts State Police say (Worcester, MA): An admitted member of the Providence Street Posse gang was arrested this week after a raid uncovered a stolen handgun and drugs, Massachusetts State Police said.
Source: The Republican    Date: August 18, 2017

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Jacksonville police using new intervention strategy to crack gangs, curb gun violence (Jacksonville, FL): It is one of the newest strategies in the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office arsenal to muzzle the gun violence that helped drive many of the 85 homicides so far this year. It’s resulted in about 1,500 arrests and the seizure of almost 300 guns in the past year, plus dented violent gangs.
Source: The Florida Times-Union    Date: August 18, 2017

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One fugitive MS-13 gang member caught, second remains on the lam (Columbus, OH): One of two fugitive members of the MS-13 drug gang operating out of Columbus was arrested Friday morning in New Jersey, according to the local U.S. attorney’s office.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: August 18, 2017

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2 men in Nazerah Bugg case sentenced to decades in prison (Hackensack, NJ): Two men, found guilty in a gang-related shooting in Paterson that left 14-year old Nazerah Bugg dead, were each sentenced to decades in state prison Friday in Bergen County Superior Court.
Source:    Date: August 18, 2017

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Police: Pawtucket gang member made death threats against ‘rats’ in courthouse shooting case (Providence, RI): A member of a Pawtucket street gang is charged with making death threats against four fellow gang members, whom he accused of snitching to police about a shooting in January outside the Licht Judicial Complex.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: August 18, 2017

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Student threatened to join gang while walking home (Memphis, TN): A Booker T. Washington student was threatened with a gun to join a gang while walking home from school, police said. The victim told officers he was in the school resource class when one of the suspects approached him. The suspect put an orange bandana in the victims face and claimed to be a Crip.
Source: WHBQ FOX13 News    Date: August 18, 2017

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2 alleged members of MS-13 gang nabbed in Galloway (Galloway Township, NJ): Two fugitives who are believed to belong to the deadly transnational street gang MS-13 were arrested Friday, the FBI said.
Source:    Date: August 18, 2017

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Alleged gang member wanted for violent crimes found hiding in bedroom closet (Memphis, TN): An alleged gang member wanted for a number of violent crimes, including attempted murder, was arrested by U.S. Marshals on Friday.
Source: WHBQ FOX13 News    Date: August 18, 2017

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Manchester police say they're cracking down on gangs (Manchester, NH): Manchester police said Friday they are cracking down on gang activity after a fight at the Mall of New Hampshire. Several young men were involved in the fight outside the mall in June, and police have made some arrests, officials said. The fight was caught on surveillance video.
Source: WMUR 9 News    Date: August 18, 2017

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Member of 'most violent' Newark street gang headed to prison (Newark, NJ): A member of what authorities called the "most violent" street gang in Newark was sentenced Wednesday to more than 26 years in federal prison for his role in crimes that included a murder, armed carjacking and drug distribution.
Source:    Date: August 17, 2017

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