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Cuomo aide was casualty of bloody gang war (New York, NY): They once were brothers in crime — two small bands of street thugs who shared drug corners and gang customs, like wearing their hats to the right and greeting one another with, “All is one.”
Source: New York Post    Date: October 4, 2015

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Gunfire erupts, injures 2 at gang-related hotel party, Portland police say (Portland, OR): Gunfire erupted at a gang-related party at the Jantzen Beach Red Lion Hotel early Sunday morning leaving two injured, according to Portland police.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 4, 2015

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Ten Injured In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago (Chicago, IL): At least ten people have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday night, and Chicago Police fatally shot a man Sunday morning on the West Side.
Source: CBS Chicago    Date: October 4, 2015

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Fatal shooting is 29th this year in Salinas (Salinas, CA): A man died late Saturday in a shooting that marked the city’s 29th homicide of 2015, tying the 2009 record for killings. It was also the city’s fifth slaying in less than a week.
Source: Monterey Herald    Date: October 4, 2015

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Muskegon schools, police officials to partner for 'gang resistance' program (Muskegon, MI): Fifth graders at Muskegon Public Schools will begin a new curriculum that will involve the Muskegon Police Department and its authority on gang issues in the community. Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T) will be brought to 5th graders starting in November.
Source: MLive    Date: October 4, 2015

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SVSU responds to gang activity rumors (University Center, MI): One day after a gunman opened fire at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College, killing 10 people and injuring seven others, SVSU police officers were on heightened alert after rumors on various social media platforms threatened gang violence Friday, Oct. 2.
Source: The Valley Vanguard    Date: October 4, 2015

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Hales asks Portlanders to volunteer to stop growing gang violence (Portland, OR): Mayor Charlie Hales is lamenting the growing gang violence that claimed three lives this weekend, and is urging Portlanders to join community efforts to prevent it.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: October 4, 2015

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3 dead, 1 wounded in shootings at Portland clubs (Portland, OR): Three men were killed in two separate shootings about 5 miles apart from each other in Portland, according to police.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: October 3, 2015

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Two gang members arrested in Glynn County (Brunswick, GA): According to a Facebook post from the Glynn County Sheriff's Office, a New York 'gang leader' and local gang founder was arrested Friday.
Source: First Coast News    Date: October 3, 2015

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Cleveland police find no credible gang threat on social media (Cleveland, OH): With 4 children shot and 3 of them passing away in the last month in Cleveland, residents and officials are aware that something must change.
Source: FOX 8 News    Date: October 3, 2015

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Longview gangs coming into focus (Longview, TX): The reach of what police say is a gang unique to Longview has begun to come into focus with the arrest of one of its members. The teen, who was named by police this past week as a member of the TYB gang, is connected through social media to several other recent crime victims and suspects.
Source: Longview News-Journal    Date: October 3, 2015

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Stopping the violence: Summer of shootings followed by months of calm (Panama City, FL): When gunfire rang out one night at the end of summer 2015, yet another young man was left dead. That the tragedy was Panama City’s single gun-related death this summer is a fact that encourages community leaders after summer 2014 was marred by gunfire and the loss of several lives, most of them young, black males. Undertones of gang activity emerged in some cases, with officials placing the gang presence in Bay County on the same level as the Orlando, Tampa and Miami metro areas.
Source: Panama City News Herald    Date: October 3, 2015

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LRPD concerned about 2nd generation gangs (Little Rock, AR): Gang violence in Little Rock hit its peak in the 1990s, but now police are concerned about a new batch of recruits. The children of some of the most notorious gang members in Little Rock's history may be continuing on their legacy, according to Little Rock police.
Source: KTHV 11 News    Date: October 2, 2015

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Anti-gang program in Fayette County schools (Lexington, KY): Who better to talk straight with kids about the dangers of being in a gang, than a former gang member who was shot up and put in prison? Meet Logan Avritt, a former gang member who leads a program in Fayette County that doesn't attract a lot of attention except with the people who really benefit -- the young students. Avritt lived the life of a gang member.
Source: WKYT 27 News    Date: October 2, 2015

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Gang members behind bars after undercover operation (Gonzales, TX): It’s a case of big-city crime moving into a small town. Seventy-five miles east of San Antonio, violent gang members were discovered working the streets of Gonzales. Local police contacted the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to help put the suspects behind bars.
Source: KABB FOX 29 News    Date: October 2, 2015

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Rochester man pleads guilty in Buffalo gang war (Rochester, NY): A Rochester man pleaded guilty in federal court on Thursday in connection with a bloody Buffalo gang war. Leslie Cunningham, 44, pleaded guilty to attempted murder in aid of racketeering, a felony, in front of U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.
Source: Democrat & Chronicle    Date: October 2, 2015

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Fresno police: Double murder erupted after dispute with rival (Fresno, CA): A personal dispute between a gang member and two slain brothers, also gang-affilated, was the cause of the double homicide Thursday in north Fresno, police say.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: October 2, 2015

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3 recent slayings, including death of Major Howard, tied to Cleveland street gang (Cleveland, OH): Investigators believe three recent Cleveland killings are tied to a street gang that law enforcement sources say is at war with a neighboring group on the city's East Side.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: October 2, 2015

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Stopping kids from joining gangs (Soledad, CA): Youth violence is taking the spotlight in South Monterey County, as parents get a lesson in gangs and the warning signs. Local law enforcement agencies hope arming parents with the right information, could prevent their children from going down the wrong path.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: October 2, 2015

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Study Casts Doubt On Effectiveness of Townsend Gang Injunction (Santa Ana, CA): The city of Santa Ana’s gang injunction in the Townsend Street neighborhood will not necessarily reduce serious crime in the long run and further erodes trust of police in the troubled community, according to a study released this week by a Bay Area-based advocacy group for low-income and minority communities.
Source: Voice of OC    Date: October 2, 2015

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