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Slaying reveals clashing views of Hawaiian Gardens' sweeping gang injunction (Los Angeles, CA): Johnny Ray Anderson was fixing a bicycle in the driveway of an abandoned house in Hawaiian Gardens when he saw a sheriff's patrol car stop in the street. He immediately fled, hopping a wall into a neighboring backyard.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 1, 2015

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20-plus years apiece for 2 New Orleans gang members in federal case (New Orleans, LA): Two members of a New Orleans gang have been sentenced to more than 20 years apiece in prison.
Source: Daily Journal    Date: October 1, 2015

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Springdale police expand gang education program (Springdale, AR): Police officers are expanding an anti-gang education program to all fifth- and seventh-graders in the Springdale School District that's taught in schools across the country. Officers began to teach the Gang Resistance Education and Training program in at least four schools this week, with other schools beginning next week, Capt. Ron Hritz said.
Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette    Date: October 1, 2015

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2 members of local gang get prison for holdups (Toledo, OH): Two Toledo gang members have been sentenced to prison for robberies and other offenses they committed as Smith Park Bloods.
Source: The Blade    Date: October 1, 2015

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Gang Violence: Manteca Police keeping pressure on (Manteca, CA): Gun fire — especially when it comes from gang members — isn’t something Police Chief Nick Obligacion or his officers are ever going to tolerate. They have kept steady pressure on gang activity since 2011 when a turnaround in the economy enabled the City Council to restore the gang unit.
Source: Manteca Bulletin    Date: October 1, 2015

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Former Philly gang member on honor, reform and the next generation (Philadelphia, PA): Kevin Wilkins remembers the summer day long ago when he stared down a member of The Valley, a notorious gang that inhabited the streets of North Philadelphia in the '60s and '70s.
Source: WHYY NewsWorks    Date: October 1, 2015

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Intimidating witnesses: What can be done to reduce gang harassment, violence (Cleveland, OH): Gang intimidation has become frighteningly clear in recent months, as rivals have terrorized neighborhoods, leaving behind a trail of blood, bodies and fear.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: October 1, 2015

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Chattanooga City Council Renews $290,000 Violence Reduction Initiative Contract (Chattanooga, TN): On Tuesday the Chattanooga City Council passed a resolution to renew a contract with Hope for the Inner City, part of the Violence Reduction Initiative (VRI).
Source: WTVC NewsChannel 9    Date: September 30, 2015

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Rising bloodshed in L.A. feels like 'Dodge City,' LAPD chief says (Los Angeles, CA): The violence that erupted this weekend across Los Angeles had a familiar pattern. A 30-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday morning at a Jack In The Box in South L.A.. Six hours later, a man sitting on a milk crate at a Watts housing project was shot and killed. Three hours after that, someone jumped out of a car and gunned down a 16-year-old. In North Hollywood later that night, a gunman killed a 24-year-old man.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 30, 2015

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‘So senseless’: Man on trial in shooting death of 17-year-old boy (Memphis, TN): A fist fight between two gang members over a look one man allegedly gave another man preceded the shooting death of a 17-year-old Memphis boy who was simply walking through a neighborhood, according to testimony this week in the trial of Eric Sims.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: September 30, 2015

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Man convicted of murdering Santa Ana woman who witnessed gang shooting (Orange County, CA): A Garden Grove man was found guilty this week of murdering a woman whose body was dumped near the Newport Bay Bridge off Pacific Coast Highway in Newport Beach.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 30, 2015

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2 students arrested in connection with gang-related fight at Katy ISD school (Katy, TX): Two students have been arrested for a gang-related incident that took place inside a Katy ISD junior high school.
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston    Date: September 30, 2015

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Woman arrested on drug charge in operation Trojan Horse (Albany, NY): Another arrest has been made in the undercover cocaine distribution investigation of the Young Gunnerz gang dubbed Operation Trojan Horse.
Source: Times Union    Date: September 30, 2015

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Reputed Miami gang member beats second murder rap (Miami, FL): When witnesses refused to cooperate, prosecutors were forced to drop the case against reputed gang member Demarcus Alexander — who was accused of murdering a Miami prison officer and her infant son in 2010.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: September 30, 2015

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New links between son of former officer, controversial rap group (Jacksonville, FL) : Action News Jax has uncovered new links between the murdered son of a former Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office officer and a controversial group.
Source:    Date: September 30, 2015

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Local rap group "Cutt Circle" responds to gang allegations (Jacksonville, FL): A story on Tuesday explained how the state attorney’s office called local rap group Cutt Circle a gang, while other community leaders said they are not.
Source:    Date: September 30, 2015

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Gangs still a problem in every New Jersey county (New Jersey): Where are New Jersey’s gangs? You might as well ask where they aren’t. Illegal drugs are fueling gang activity throughout the state, according to the state’s top law enforcement official. The most recent New Jersey State Police survey shows them in every county.
Source: New Jersey 101.5 FM    Date: September 30, 2015

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Parents voice deep concern after gang incident at Katy ISD junior high school (Katy, TX): Two students were arrested at McDonald Jr. High School Tuesday in relation to what Katy ISD calls a "gang-related activity" at the school last week. One of those students is charged with assaulting a teacher, and the other allegedly made a threat against a school district employee.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News    Date: September 30, 2015

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Garfield Mayor creates a gang task force in the city (Garfield, NJ): A Gang Task Force has been created to combat the "gang mentality" that has been plaguing the city recently. Garfield Mayor Tana Raymond said she has created the Mayor's Gang Task Force, that is made up of more than 40 members to find a solution to the growing "gang mentality" that is infiltrating the 13- to 18-year-old age group in the city.
Source:    Date: September 30, 2015

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5 N.J. agencies get federal funding to target drugs, gangs (East Orange, NJ): Several New Jersey police departments and schools will be getting new officers, thanks to a federal funding initiative officials say is meant to combat the state's growing heroin epidemic, and gang-related violence.
Source:    Date: September 29, 2015

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