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Oceanside kids learn about new possibilities (San Diego, CA): A North County program called Bridges to the Beach is looking to help inspire youth and keep them away from the gang violence in the neighborhoods where they live. "When you try new things … it makes life better," said 11-year old Rafeal Rocha of Oceanside.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: July 16, 2014

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Gang prevention program receives $10,000 donation from DA's Office (Mendocino County, CA): The Mendocino County District Attorney's Office has contributed $10,000 to the Redwood Children's Service gang education program, according to a press release from the District Attorney's Office.
Source: The Ukiah Daily Journal    Date: July 16, 2014

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Transnational gangs: The Central American migrant crisis' LA connection (Los Angeles, CA): As children, teens and families continue to arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala, many of these migrants and their advocates have cited gang and drug related violence as one of the main factors driving them north.
Source: SCPR News    Date: July 16, 2014

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Gang leader convicted in Weld County shooting of juvenile (Weld County, CO): A man Weld County prosecutors describe as a gang leader has been convicted of attempted murder.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: July 16, 2014

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Alleged gang member shot teen over bump at party (Allentown, PA): An Allentown teenager was shot in the leg by an alleged gang member after accidentally bumping into him at a party last month, according to court records.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: July 16, 2014

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Allentown gang member asks 'What's poppin'?' before shooting teen, police say (Allentown, PA): "What's poppin'?" That's what Anthony "Ant" Holmes, 22, allegedly asked a teen during a June 14 party in Allentown, right before pulling out a handgun and shooting him in the leg. Holmes, of Allentown, an alleged member of the Bloods street gang, is accused of shooting the unidentified 17-year-old after he accidentally bumped into Holmes earlier in the night and did not apologize.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: July 16, 2014

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Wisconsin man killed by gang gunfire in the Chicago area (Stoughton, WI): Regina Kolbow heard the news while she was setting up for her 5-year-old son's birthday party. She said her sister and her husband, Wil Lewis, felt safe in their new neighborhood outside Chicago.
Source: WKBT News8000     Date: July 16, 2014

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Two men accused in fatal Alpine shooting ordered to stand trial (El Cajon, CA): A man accused in three gang-related killings -- including the shooting death of a 20-year-old man who was discovered under a bridge in Alpine -- must stand trial on murder and conspiracy charges, a judge ruled Wednesday.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: July 16, 2014

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Training to combat gang activity (Binghamton, NY): A training session was held Tuesday to aid social workers in identifying gang-related material. This session was deemed necessary by officials, who told Action News they believe gang presence is high in Broome County.
Source: WBNG 12 Action News    Date: July 16, 2014

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Girl, 13, wounded in forearm during gang-related shooting in Brooklyn (Brooklyn, NY): A 13-year-old girl whom police called a "known gang associate" was shot and wounded in Brooklyn late Tuesday, police said.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: July 16, 2014

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Coalition targeting Valley gang issues (Imperial County, CA): The Imperial County Gang Intelligence Coalition is not only drawing together gang intelligence from the local, state and federal law enforcement agencies in the Valley, but it is also reaching out to the community to prevent the issue from growing, coalition members told the El Centro City Council on Tuesday.
Source: Imperial Valley Press    Date: July 16, 2014

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APD eliminates gang intelligence officer's position (Anchorage, AK): The Anchorage Police Department recently decided to eliminate a staff position that had been specifically created to monitor the criminal activity of 20 to 35 gangs in the city.
Source: KTUU 2 News    Date: July 16, 2014

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Dos Palos teen convicted of first-degree murder (Merced, CA): An emotionally charged homicide trial ended Wednesday in Merced with a teenager convicted of first-degree murder after a day of deliberations that left some jurors in tears.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: July 16, 2014

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Another shooting rattles Deaconess Hospital (Spokane, WA): A Spokane County corrections officer fired his gun at a fleeing inmate inside Deaconess Hospital early Monday morning. It's the second time in six days that gunfire has erupted on the hospital's campus. The shot missed Cameron A. Trevino, 26, a man with a long rap sheet and gang ties.
Source: The Spokesman-Review    Date: July 15, 2014

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Community meeting addresses gang violence in Portland (Portland, OR): Dozens gathered in north Portland's Peninsula Park to discuss gang violence in the city. The event featured a dramatic display – the names and pictures of more than 340 people killed by gang violence in the city since 1987.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: July 15, 2014

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City takes steps to combat gang, domestic violence (Jackson, TN): City officials are taking their next steps toward new programs to combat gang and domestic violence after receiving several grants. This month, the Jackson City Council approved a three-year Gang Resistance Intervention Grant worth more than $300,000 that the city will pay $80,500 to match over the next three years.
Source: The Jackson Sun    Date: July 15, 2014

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Springfield group pushing federal bill (Springfield, OH): A Springfield group is pushing a federal bill that would provide local control to communities to help keep their young people out of jail. The Youth Promise Act was introduced last year by Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Virginia) and is currently in the House of Representatives' Workforce and Education committee. Promise stands for Prison Reduction through Opportunities, Mentoring, Intervention, Support and Education.
Source: Springfield News-Sun    Date: July 15, 2014

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Two years after mass shooting, Toronto neighbourhood moves forward (Toronto, ON): The residents of Danzig Street don't like to dwell on the deadly violence that thrust their typically quiet community into the national spotlight two years ago.
Source: The Canadian Press    Date: July 15, 2014

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South Dos Palos gang slaying case goes to jury (Merced, CA): Closing arguments were heard Tuesday in the case against a Dos Palos teenager charged with killing a rival gang member last year.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: July 15, 2014

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Trial begins in 2008 gang slaying of teen at Garfield High (King County, WA): Testimony is under way in the trial of a man accused of killing 15-year-old Quincy Coleman and wounding a second boy at Garfield High School nearly six years ago.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: July 15, 2014

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