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National MS-13 gang leaders allegedly met in Richmond to discuss boosting murders (Newark, NJ): A 64-page federal grand jury indictment shows why 400 law-enforcement officers swept across Massachusetts Friday - mostly in the Boston area - arresting more than 35 MS-13 gang members.
Source: WTVR CBS 6 News    Date: February 4, 2016

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17-year sentence likely for gang-fueled assault in Everett (Everett, WA): Snohomish County prosecutors will recommend that a 17-year-old boy be sentenced to 17?1/2 years in prison for shooting a brother and sister in south Everett.
Source: HeraldNet    Date: February 4, 2016

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Pottstown gang leader admits to borough shootings (Norristown, PA): Telling a judge it’s “the right thing to do,” a lead member of a violent Pottstown drug-related gang admitted he attempted to kill rival gang members during a series of shooting incidents that terrorized borough residents.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: February 4, 2016

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Murders perpetrated by 110 Gang members sparked latest police takedown of its members (Syracuse, NY): Twenty-seven 110 gang members were arrested in the Syracuse Police Department's latest gang takedown initiative after two of its members were arrested for murder last year.
Source: CNY Central    Date: February 4, 2016

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Eastie Gang Members Are Target of Giant Federal Sweep (Boston, MA): One third of a violent street gang, allegedly responsible for the murders of three teens in Eastie since September, a number of shootings and other violent acts were apprehended during a federal sweep here and surrounding communities last Friday dubbed “Operation Mean Streets.”
Source: East Boston Times-Free Press    Date: February 4, 2016

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14-Year Old's 2014 Killing Gang Related, Says EPD (Eureka, CA): Jesus "Smiley" Romero-Garcia laid on the front lawn of a residential home in Eureka, bleeding and semi-conscious, for nearly nine hours in the rain before he was found and taken to St. Joseph Hospital.
Source: Northcoast Journal    Date: February 4, 2016

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Another arrest made in gang-related murder in Alexandria, police say (Alexandria, VA): Police in Alexandria said they have arrested a second man in connection with a homicide in December.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: February 4, 2016

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Man killed outside Salinas laundromat in possible gang-related shooting (Salinas, CA): A man was shot and killed outside a laundromat Wednesday night in Salinas, according to police.
Source: KRON 4 News    Date: February 4, 2016

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Gang terror killed woman, teen girl; Murder charges filed in Montecito Heights park deaths (Montecito Heights, CA): Two people were charged with capital murder Thursday in connection with the killings of a young woman and a teenage girl in Ernest E. Debs Regional Park in Montecito Heights — killings that police described as the result of a long-running gang feud.
Source:    Date: February 4, 2016

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UPDATED: Gang violence tied to stabbing death of Arcata teen; 4 arrested (Eureka, CA): Over a year after a 14-year-old Arcata teenager was found dying of stab wounds on the lawn of a Eureka residence, the Eureka Police Department has arrested four suspects for what the department is calling a gang-related killing.
Source: Eureka Times Standard    Date: February 4, 2016

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Kevin Quick Murder Case Day 4: Former Gang Member Testifies (Roanoke, VA): The prosecution continues to present its case to a jury inside federal court in Roanoke. Witnesses took the stand during the fourth day in a murder and racketeering trial stemming from the death of 45-year-old Kevin Wayne Quick, a Waynesboro police reserve captain.
Source: NBC 29    Date: February 4, 2016

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Haverhill Police Receive $111,788 to Fight Gangs (Haverhill, NH): Haverhill has received an $111,788 grant from the state Executive Office of Public Safety to combat gang activity within the city.
Source: WHAV    Date: February 4, 2016

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Defendant confessed to killing Quick, brother says (Roanoke, VA): Day four of the federal trial in the slaying of Waynesboro reserve police Capt. Kevin Quick pitted brother against brother as a sibling of one of the defendants provided detailed testimony about the 99 Goon Syndikate.
Source: The Daily Progress    Date: February 4, 2016

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18 members of ‘No Love City’ gang indicted in New York (Brooklyn, NY): New York officials issued indictments for a black gang known as “No Love City,” an offshoot of the “Folks” gang. The vicious street gang was responsible for terrorizing the Black community through murder, gun violence and drug activity.
Source: Rolling Out    Date: February 4, 2016

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Gang Violence Suspects Arrested (Fresno, CA): Fresno Police Department announced on Thursday a number of arrests, in connection to gang violence between gang members.
Source:    Date: February 4, 2016

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3 tied to local gang arrested in Santa Maria, police say (Santa Maria, CA): A burglar alarm that went off Wednesday night led to the arrest of three people, who Santa Maria police say all have ties to a local criminal street gang.
Source: KSBY News    Date: February 4, 2016

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New Haven gang member sentenced in Maine to 3 years for dealing crack (Bangor, ME): A former New Haven, Connecticut, man was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court to three years in prison for his role in a crack cocaine distribution ring, according to the U.S. attorney’s office.
Source: Bangor Daily News    Date: February 4, 2016

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Los Solidos Drug Dealer Gets 80 Years In Hartford Double Murder (Hartford, CN): At a Los Solidos gang member's sentencing to an 80-year prison term for two murders Thursday, prosecutor Robin Krawczyk talked about the way street gangs portray themselves as opposed to the reality of life in a street gang.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: February 4, 2016

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Amid spasms of violence, council members question mayor's anti-violence program (Chattanooga, TN): After a 20-year-old man was gunned down in broad daylight and two parents were shot to death in their Chattanooga home, a city councilman condemned Mayor Andy Berke's Violence Reduction Initiative as a "failed program."
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: February 4, 2016

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Three more MS-13 gang suspects swept up by feds (Boston, MA): Three more reputed MS-13 gang members have been hunted down after a bombshell federal indictment last week targeting dozens of suspects with the bloodthirsty group of suspected murderers and drug traffickers, the FBI said yesterday.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: February 3, 2016

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