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1 more arrest in Eastside Crips crackdown (Tucson, AZ): A man linked to the local Eastside Crips street gang was arrested Monday by federal authorities in Ohio.
Source: Arizona Daily Star    Date: September 22, 2014

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Peoria shooting victim no stranger to gang-related violence (Peoria, IL): A man who became the target of gunfire over the weekend has been connected to several previous instances of gang-related street violence, including at least two fatal shootings.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: September 22, 2014

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Arrest Made In Gang-Related Stabbing Of Teen In San Jose Park (San Jose, CA): A 20-year-old San Jose man was arrested Saturday in the allegedly gang-related stabbing earlier this month of a 16-year-old boy, a San Jose police spokeswoman said.
Source: CBS SF Bay Area    Date: September 22, 2014

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Jury to Begin Deliberating in South SF Racketeering and Murder Trial (San Francisco, CA): A federal jury is set to begin deliberating in San Francisco Tuesday in a lengthy racketeering trial in which two alleged members of a South San Francisco gang are accused of murdering three rival gang members in 2010.
Source: The San Francisco Appeal    Date: September 22, 2014

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Man arrested in gang-fueled stabbing of teen at Hamann Park (San Jose, CA): A 20-year-old man was arrested over the weekend in the Sept. 9 stabbing of a 16-year-old boy at a West San Jose park that investigators now believe was gang-fueled, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 22, 2014

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Little Village shooting closes violent weekend: 3 killed, 30 wounded (Chicago, IL): The 33rd person shot in Chicago since Friday afternoon walked into Mount Sinai Hospital just after 1:20 a.m. Monday bleeding from wounds to his neck and back. He had been on his side of a gang border in Little Village when someone opened fire, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: September 22, 2014

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Victim stabbed by gang members in fast food drive-thru, police report (Paso Robles, CA): On Friday at about 10:18 p.m., Paso Robles Police Officers report they were dispatched to the 100 block of Niblick Rd. for a stabbing that had just occurred. Upon arrival it was discovered that all of the involved parties were no longer at the scene.
Source: Paso Robles Press    Date: September 22, 2014

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Pastor Gets Rival Gang Members To Put Down Guns And Pick Up Basketballs, And The NBA Notices (Chicago, IL): A midday basketball game on Chicago's South Side brought together an unlikely group of people Saturday. Churchgoers, NBA stars, community leaders and gang members all gathered for the third annual Chicago Peace League Basketball Tournament.
Source: The Huffington Post    Date: September 22, 2014

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Trial begins for gang members charged with slaying teen for shoes (Atlanta, GA): By age 14, Paul Sampleton Jr. managed to do what most people never accomplish, turning his passion — for collectible basketball shoes — into a profit.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: September 21, 2014

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Quelling gang activity in Sonoma County (Sonoma County, CA): Santa Rosa gang detective Travis Mink pulled up to the stoplight on Dutton Avenue at Sebastopol Road on a Thursday night in August and looked straight into the eyes of a man, driving a yellow Mini Cooper, who’d been on the run for more than a year.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: September 21, 2014

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Drug offenses up, assaults and gang activity down (Springfield, MO): Incidents involving weapons make up only a slice of the calls that Springfield Public Schools' in-house police force responds to each year.
Source: The Springfield News-Leader    Date: September 21, 2014

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Gang problems vary by city (Sonoma County, CA): Sonoma County Sheriff’s Detective Sgt. Dennis Smiley spends most mornings tracking gang activity in Sonoma County.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: September 21, 2014

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Gang member sentenced to eight years in prison (Seattle, WA): A Seattle man with known gang ties was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 101 months in prison following his conviction at trial for being a felon in possession of a firearm, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.
Source: Covington-Maple Valley Reporter    Date: September 21, 2014

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Juror anonimity crucial in reputed E.C. gang member trial, prosecutors say (Hammond, IN): Federal prosecutors are pressing for a fully anonymous jury during the upcoming trial of a reputed Imperial Gangsters member facing the death penalty.
Source: The Times    Date: September 21, 2014

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A work in progress: Saskatoon man sheds former life of drugs, gangs and violence (Saskatoon, SK): Creighton Jimmy holds out his left forearm, marked with one of the many tattoos he gave himself. Several dead fish, and other struggling live ones, are trapped in a black spider web.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: September 20, 2014

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Police: Gang members thought boy, 9, was warning rivals and killed him (Chicago, IL): Chicago’s youngest victim lost to gun violence this year may have been targeted by four reputed gang members who thought the boy shouted a warning to rival gangbangers, Chicago police said Friday in announcing charges in the month-old slaying.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: September 20, 2014

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Moderns gangs hide insignia; local gang activity down (Gainesville, GA): The modern gang member is no longer sporting head-to-toe colors or lots of tattoos, according to the Associated Press. An article released earlier this week by the AP said that modern gangs were taking more to white collar crime, social media, and hiding their insignia.
Source:    Date: September 20, 2014

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Toronto's summer ending in bloodshed (Toronto, ON): A summer that began as one of the most peaceful in recent history for Toronto has quickly become one of the deadliest thanks to a recent spate of killings. In a 14-day span, between Sept. 4 and 17, eight people have been murdered in the city, Toronto Police have said.
Source: Toronto Sun    Date: September 20, 2014

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2 Injured In Gang Related Shooting; Southbound 15 Freeway Closed In Corona (Corona, CA): California Highway Patrol officers have closed the Southbound side of the 15 Freeway Saturday after at least two people were injured in a gang related shooting.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: September 20, 2014

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2 Dead, 2 Injured In Early Morning Shooting (Panola County, MS): Mississippi Sheriff Dennis Darby confirms 2 people are dead and two are non-critically injured after a gang-related shooting in the Curtis Community of Panola County.
Source:    Date: September 20, 2014

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