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Belleville man charged in gang-related homicides, other crimes (Newark, NJ): A Belleville man, who is the alleged longtime leader of a Newark gang, is due to appear in federal court Thursday on charges that he helped to orchestrate the murders or attempted murders of gang rivals, suspected informants and fellow gang members, according to U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman's office.
Source: Belleville Times    Date: February 11, 2016

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3 charged in series of gang-related attacks in DeKalb (Sycamore, IL): Three men who police say sent another man to the hospital after beating and robbing him remained at the DeKalb County jail Thursday.
Source: Daily Chronicle    Date: February 11, 2016

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Police: Teen was in Hiding When Hunted Down by Gang Members (Eureka, CA): Fourteen-year-old Jesus Garcia-Romero knew his life was in danger, so he and a friend holed up in an apartment on Eureka’s P Street the night of Dec. 16, 2014, according to a court document.
Source: Northcoast Journal    Date: February 11, 2016

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Witness in murder trial discusses street gang, alleged crimes (Modesto, CA): A prosecution witness testifying in a Stanislaus County murder trial on Thursday answered questions about his street gang affiliation and alleged criminal behavior.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: February 11, 2016

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Testimony: Kansas City gang ‘enforcer’ may have killed 23 (Kansas City, MO): A notorious Kansas City street gang member known as “an enforcer” may be responsible for 23 murders, according to court testimony Thursday. Rashawn L. Long, 35, once bragged about having killed that many, a federal agent testified.
Source: Kansas City Star    Date: February 11, 2016

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Girl, 1, killed in Compton as gunfire erupts outside home (Compton, CA): A 1-year-old girl lying in her crib was fatally shot late Tuesday evening by a gunman who opened fire outside her family's house in Compton, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 10, 2016

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Residents, officials and police gather at community forum to discuss gang violence (Lodi, CA): In the aftermath of two violent murders and following a rising trend in the amount of guns found on the streets in Lodi, the community has rallied together to try to seek solutions.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: February 10, 2016

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Zion man accused of firing gun during gang fight (Zion, IL): A registered gang member from Zion has been charged with firing a weapon during a fight between rival gangs, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: February 10, 2016

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Zion man accused of opening fire during gang fight in Beach Park (Zion, IL): A Zion man accused of opening fire just before officers responded to a gang fight in Beach Park has been arrested and charged with several felonies, police said Wednesday.
Source: Lake County News-Sun    Date: February 10, 2016

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Men Found Guilty of Murdering Kelly Hunt in 2013 Santa Barbara Gang Slaying (Santa Barbara, CA): After two days of deliberation, a jury found two men guilty of first-degree murder in the 2013 slaying of a man on Olive Street in Santa Barbara.
Source: Noozhawk    Date: February 10, 2016

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Man charged with shooting gun during Beach Park gang fight (Beach Park, IL): A north suburban man has been charged with firing a gun during a gang fight in Beach Park last month.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: February 10, 2016

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See where Pueblo gang violence is happening (Pueblo, CO): Gang violence in Pueblo is one of the biggest concerns for both police and people who live there. We learned more about where exactly gang violence happens in the city.
Source: KXRM Fox 21 News    Date: February 10, 2016

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Homicide, robbery up in Concord but home burglaries fell sharply in 2015 (Concord, CA): Homicides, robberies and rapes were up last year, but overall crime fell by 10 percent driven by a sharp drop in residential burglaries, according to crime statistics. In 2014, Concord had three homicides and the city appeared on course for a lower number last year.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: February 10, 2016

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Gang-related assault (Flagstaff, AZ): A man was assaulted in a Flagstaff park in what appears to have been a gang- motivated attack. The victim told police he believed the attack was gang-related because the suspects were both wearing red shirts and he was wearing a blue beanie. Red is an east Flagstaff gang color and blue is a west Flagstaff gang color.
Source: Arizona Daily Sun    Date: February 10, 2016

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Detroit to Morgantown drug bust referred to as gang related (Morgantown, WV): West Virginia is a prime target for drug dealers outside of the state, so much so, gangs in Detroit have divided the state in territories, according to U.S. Attorney for the Northern District Bill Ihlenfeld.
Source: WAJR    Date: February 10, 2016

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Gang member behind bars after Chattanooga Police say he ran from them (Chattanooga, TN): A 19-year-old gang member is behind bars after Chattanooga Police say he ran from them during a traffic stop. An officer tried to stop Nautica Goldthreat on Saturday night.
Source: WTVC NewsChannel 9    Date: February 10, 2016

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Violent street gang targets Montgomery County (Montgomery County, TX): Members of a violent street gang hit Montgomery County and residents are being warned not to carry large amounts of cash. Investigators say the Market Money Street gang has targeted at least one Montgomery County resident.
Source: KRIV FOX 26 News    Date: February 10, 2016

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Police arrest 18, seize drugs in street gang operation (Montreal, QC): Montreal police investigators say they have arrested 18 street gang members that were trafficking drugs in the northern Montreal area. Police raided 18 homes and four vehicles Wednesday, seizing about 710 grams of cocaine, three ounces of crack cocaine, 25 grams of marijuana and cartridges for guns of various calibres.
Source: CTV Montreal    Date: February 10, 2016

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Three Bloods Street Gang Members Indicted in Shooting of Rahway Man (Rahway, NJ): Three men, who are confirmed members of the Piru set of the Bloods street gang, were indicted by a Union County grand jury in connection with a fatal shooting in Rahway, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced today.
Source: WestfieldPatch    Date: February 10, 2016

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Alleged MS-13 gang members waive bail hearing in Boston courthouse (Boston, MA): Three alleged members of a violent international street gang appeared in federal court Tuesday morning and agreed to waive their detention, meaning they will be held without bail for now.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: February 9, 2016

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