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Police: Members of 'New Boyz' gang arrested in Bourbon Street brawl (New Orleans, LA): A multi-agency investigation had resulted in the arrests of three suspects and a search for a fourth involved in a Feb. 1 brawl outside a French Quarter nightclub, according to State Police spokeswoman Melissa Matey.
Source: Bayoubuzz.com    Date: February 6, 2015
http://www.bayoubuzz.com/...

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Man accused in officer's wounding tied to 'Southwest Honkey' gang (Springfield, MO): The two words are tattooed across the chests of men in Springfield and Joplin. The same words have surfaced in court papers about stolen guns, vehicle thefts, drugs.
Source: The Springfield News-Leader    Date: February 5, 2015
http://www.news-leader.com/...

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Man hurt in gang shooting in NE Portland (Portland, OR): A man was injured after gunfire broke out near a KFC in Northeast Portland on Wednesday afternoon. Police believe the shooting was gang-related.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: February 5, 2015
http://www.kgw.com/...

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Gang council places programs in Renton schools; KSD waits (King County, WA): As the Suburban King County Coordinating Council on Gangs (SKCCCG) looks to implement anti-gang programs in the region, the Kent School District (KSD) will have to wait for programs to arrive in its schools.
Source: Kent Reporter    Date: February 5, 2015
http://www.kentreporter.com/...

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Another member of 10th Street Gang sentenced in federal court (Buffalo, NY): Another member or associate of the 10th Street Gang was sentenced this week by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: February 5, 2015
http://www.buffalonews.com/...

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Alleged Macon gang leader’s mother pleads guilty to violating gang act (Macon, GA): The mother of the alleged leader of Macon’s Money Over Everything street gang pleaded guilty to violating the state’s Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act this week.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: February 5, 2015
http://www.macon.com/...

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10 arrested in connection with 3 assaults in Suffolk (Suffolk, VA): Suffolk police have made several arrests following the investigation of three separate assaults on a student – two of them happened at King’s Fork High School.
Source: WAVY 10 News    Date: February 5, 2015
http://wavy.com/...

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Gang warfare on streets of Chicago fueled by Sinaloa Cartel heroin (Chicago, IL): On Valentine’s Day 2013, the heads of the Chicago Crime Commission and the Chicago office of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration named infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán as the city’s Public Enemy No. 1.
Source: FOX News Latino    Date: February 5, 2015
http://latino.foxnews.com/...

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Former gang members work to keep students out of the streets (Nashville, TN): Gang members are behind more crimes than we may ever know in Davidson County. But there's an effort to combat gangs not with handcuffs or prison cells rather words.
Source: WSMV 4 News    Date: February 5, 2015
http://www.wsmv.com/...

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Smith gets 40 years in gang drug case (Columbus, OH): Thomas Smith, age 26, of Columbus, will spend the next 40 years in prison. Smith was the only one of 22 people to stand trial, after most of the rest were indicted in a case which saw members of the 22nd Street Gang out of Columbus and others charged with trafficking in drugs as a part of an “engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity,” case.
Source: Portsmouth Daily Times    Date: February 5, 2015
http://www.portsmouth-dailytimes.com/...

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2 Arrested In 2012 Murder Of 14-Year-Old Riverside Boy (Riverside, CA): Authorities Thursday said charges have been filed again two gang members in the 2012 murder of a 14-year-old Riverside boy.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: February 5, 2015
http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/...

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Gang council places programs in Renton schools; KSD waits (King County, WA): As the Suburban King County Coordinating Council on Gangs (SKCCCG) looks to implement anti-gang programs in the region, the Kent School District (KSD) will have to wait for programs to arrive in its schools.
Source: Kent Reporter    Date: February 5, 2015
http://www.kentreporter.com/...

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2 teens shot in apparent gang violence in Orlando (Orlando, FL): Orange County deputies are searching for the young gunmen who shot and injured two unarmed teen boys, ages 13 and 17.
Source: WKMG Channel 6 News    Date: February 5, 2015
http://www.clickorlando.com/...

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3 more pleas mean no trials in death of 5-year-old Payton Benson (Omaha, NE): Three more pleas Tuesday mean there will be no trials in the death of 5-year-old Payton Benson.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: February 4, 2015
http://www.omaha.com/...

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Guns too easy for Ottawa gangs to get, police say (Ottawa, ON): Ottawa police believe more local gang members are carrying guns now than at any other time in the city's recent history, and low-quality, semi-automatic handguns smuggled in from the United States as the weapons of choice.
Source: CBC News    Date: February 4, 2015
http://www.cbc.ca/...

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Taking down gangs in Broome County (Binghamton, NY): Over the past four years, there have been nearly 40 gang-related arrests in Broome County, according to Captain Fred Akshar of the county's sheriff's office.
Source: WBNG 12 Action News    Date: February 4, 2015
http://www.wbng.com/...

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Central City gang member pleads guilty to federal drug, gun charges (New Orleans, LA): A member of the Central City gang Young Melph Mafia pleaded guilty Wednesday (Feb. 4) to federal drug and gun charges, admitting he was a member of the gang that prosecutors alleged distributed at least 28 grams of crack cocaine since 2008.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: February 4, 2015
http://www.nola.com/...

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Police identify man suspected of fatally shooting two men, including brother, in Queens apartment building (New York City, NY): The gangbanger who shot two men dead in a building lobby was identified by police as the brother of one of the unintended victims.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: February 3, 2015
http://www.nydailynews.com/...

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Neighborhood Gangs Pose Violent Threat to the Wiregrass (Dothan, AL): In the United States, gang-related crime continues to rise steadily, and believe it or not, there are active gangs in the Wiregrass.
Source: WTVY News 4    Date: February 3, 2015
http://www.wtvy.com/...

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Trial begins for East Chicago man charged with murder, racketeering (Hammond, IL): When Juan Briseno joined the East Chicago Imperial Gangsters in 2007, he wanted to become a leader like his older brother, a federal attorney told a jury Tuesday during opening statements of Briseno's trial.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: February 3, 2015
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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