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Years-long investigation yields 37 gang member arrests in Va., Md. and D.C. (Richmond, VA): A multi-year investigation into the Nine Trey Gangsters Bloods criminal street gang finally came to a close Thursday after the final defendant in the district wide investigation pleaded guilty.
Source: WRIC 8 News    Date: September 4, 2015

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LA Gang Members Arrested for Mail Theft (Santa Barbara, CA): Regino Omar Estrada Ramirez, age 25, Ramon Julian Gomez, age 19, and Saulo Solares, age 20, all of Los Angeles, were arrested for multiple offenses stemming from the theft of checks from U.S. Postal Service mail boxes. All three men are members of a Los Angeles area criminal street gang.
Source: Edhat    Date: September 4, 2015

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Man admits to gang killing of 1, attempted murder of another (Newport Beach, CA): A 42-year-old man who was charged with the attempted murder of one woman in Santa Ana and the killing of another woman, whose body was dumped in Newport Beach, pleaded guilty Friday to voluntary manslaughter.
Source:    Date: September 4, 2015

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Sheriff: 2 teens were shot on South Everett play field over the color of one’s shorts (Everett, WA): Investigators said Friday a 17-year-old boy shot two other teenagers, including a 14-year-old girl, on a play field because one was wearing blue-colored shorts. Police said the suspected shooter is a gang member.
Source: Q13 FOX News    Date: September 4, 2015

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L.A. mayor defends crime-fighting efforts as activists call for anti-violence summit (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti defended the city's crime-fighting strategy Friday, saying more highly trained cops and gang intervention efforts are being deployed in the hardest-hit areas to help reduce a dramatic hike in killings last month.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 4, 2015

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Grand jury indicts gang-related shooting death (Jonesboro, GA): A Clayton County grand jury has indicted a suspected gang member in the shooting death of a Jonesboro man last September.
Source: Clayton News Daily    Date: September 4, 2015

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Gang Member Sentenced to Death in Soccer Tournament Shooting (Dover, DE): A Delaware street gang member was sentenced to death Friday for his role in a 2012 soccer tournament shooting that left three people dead, including a man who was supposed to testify in another murder case.
Source: The Associated Press - ABC News    Date: September 4, 2015

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Violence continues in South L.A. with triple-shooting in Green Meadows (Los Angeles, CA): Violence continued to plague South L.A. this week, with the latest incident occurring early Friday when three people were shot and one was killed in the Green Meadows neighborhood, LAPD officials said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 4, 2015

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Leaders of Young Buck Killas gang sentenced (Toronto, ON): Two convicted leaders of the notorious Young Buck Killas gang were handed hefty sentences in a Toronto courtroom on Friday morning. Mohammed Hersi, who Justice Steven Clark called one of the gang's "principal leaders," and Guled Mahadale, a high-level member, were convicted earlier this year on firearm and drug charges.
Source: CBC News    Date: September 4, 2015

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Closing statements expected Friday in Ogden gang stabbing case (Ogden, UT): The attempted murder case against Jose Amparo Garcia will go to the jury early Friday morning. Garcia, 29, is facing attempted murder and assault charges for an alleged May 31, 2014 altercation that left a 40-year-old victim with a broken jaw and ten stab wounds — eight of which were in the back and on one puncturing a lung, according to testimony.
Source: Standard Examiner    Date: September 4, 2015

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Convicted gang members from Fauquier sentenced to over 100 years of prison (Fauquier County, VA): A multi-year investigation into the Nine Trey Gangsters Bloods criminal street gang, a set of the East Coast United Blood Nation, concluded yesterday as the final defendant in the district wide investigation pleaded guilty.
Source: Fauquier Times    Date: September 4, 2015

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Gang leader-turned-evangelist to speak at local churches (Lancaster, PA): Nicky Cruz was a New York street gang leader, infamous for his violent confrontations with other gangs and run-ins with police. Today, he is even more famous as an evangelist whose street gang experience reaches youth who can relate to him.
Source: LancasterOnline    Date: September 3, 2015

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Portland Hits New Gang-Related Crime Milestone (Portland, OR): Portland’s Gang Enforcement Team worked Wednesday night to put together the pieces of another shooting in North Portland. It’s too early to rule it a gang shooting. But if it is, it will be violent gang-related crime 122 of 2015. There were 89 violent gang-related crimes at this time in 2014.
Source: FM News 101 KXL    Date: September 3, 2015

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Cops: 3 gang members pushed into Port Richmond house after domestic dispute (Staten Island, NY): Three young Staten Island gang members forced their way into a Port Richmond home with a gun to get revenge on someone who intervened in a domestic dispute Sunday, police allege.
Source: Staten Island Advance    Date: September 3, 2015

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Gang-related shootings underscore problem of retaliatory gun violence (Cleveland, OH): A feud between two East Side street gangs has punctuated another Cleveland summer marred by gun violence. Police attribute almost two-dozen shootings to the tension between the Broadway-Fleet area rivals.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: September 3, 2015

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California city could be Cleveland model for quelling retaliatory gun violence (Cleveland, OH): Shootings in Cleveland have spiked to the highest level in nearly a decade. The city has beefed up its gang unit and sent hundreds of thousands of dollars to neighborhood organizations to combat the violence, but investigators have often been left guessing who's going to show up next on an operating table.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: September 3, 2015

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No arrests in summer shootings as community gun violence meeting looms (Hamilton, ON): Three weeks after an 18-year-old man was shot dead in Hamilton's North End, police have not yet made any arrests that would calm the fears of a worried community. And in a summer marred by high profile gun violence, that has been a common theme.
Source: CBC News    Date: September 3, 2015

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Cleveland residents on gang violence: 'We're just trying to make it from day to day' (Cleveland, OH): Eight of Cleveland's violent gang members are behind bars following a six-month investigation. In a press conference Thursday, police announced the arrests of eight members of the Lakeview Locke 2 gang.
Source:    Date: September 3, 2015

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Nampa Police to refocus on fighting gang crime (Nampa, ID): There's a new push in Nampa to stop a recent resurgence of gang violence in the city. More than a decade ago, the city's police department formed a gang unit after drive-by shootings and homicides skyrocketed. But those officers were re-assigned to other divisions back in 2012.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: September 3, 2015

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A deadly account: Innocent bystanders killed in gang shootings (Abbotsford, BC): An Abbotsford neighbourhood is in shock after a 74-year-old bystander was shot and killed Wednesday night, an innocent victim of the Lower Mainland's ongoing gang wars.
Source: CBC News    Date: September 3, 2015

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