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Reported gang member busted for dealing heroin (Scranton, PA): Two people were arrested in a heroin bust in Scranton Wednesday night, one a suspected member of the Puerto Rican street gang La Ñeta.
Source: The Times-Tribune    Date: June 13, 2014

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Gang member incited fight, tried to flee authorities (Middletown, CT): A Portland man was arrested June 4 after witnessing a fight with members of the Blood street gang and interfering with police, according to a report.
Source: The Middletown Press    Date: June 13, 2014

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Two cousins sentenced simultaneously in separate MS-13 gang-related slayings (Suffolk, NY): Two cousins, members of the same street gang, were sentenced simultaneously Friday in adjacent courtrooms in Riverhead for separate murders.
Source: Newsday    Date: June 13, 2014

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Fatal shooting in Rocky Mount believed to be gang-related (Rocky Mount, NC): One person was killed and three others were injured in an aggravated assault early Friday morning in Rocky Mount that neighbors say may have been gang related.
Source: WNCN News    Date: June 13, 2014

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Balcones Heights officer warned chief of Pesina's gang-related tattoos (San Antonio, TX): A Balcones Heights police officer said he repeatedly asked Chief Henry Dominguez to look into the alleged gang affiliations of Officer Julian Pesina, noting Pesina's “embarrassing display of gang related tattoos while on duty,” according to a written complaint.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: June 13, 2014

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NOPD: Efforts against gang violence paying off (New Orleans, LA): New Orleans Police say a different approach at battling gang violence is paying off. "Over the last couple years, we've done a tremendous amount of work holding gang members accountable for their crimes in the city of New Orleans," said Police Chief Ronal Serpas.
Source: WVUE FOX 8 News    Date: June 13, 2014

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Suspect charged in slaying of special ed teacher (Chicago, IL): A reputed gang member has been charged in last month’s fatal shooting of a special education teacher at a South Side realty business.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 12, 2014

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Prosecutors charge teen gang with racketeering (Cleveland, OH): Prosecutors have charged 43 teenage members of a notorious street and prison gang with racketeering for a series of crimes allegedly committed inside a Cleveland juvenile detention center.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: June 12, 2014

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Sentencing delayed in Round Lake Beach shooting case (Round Lake Beach, IL): A sentencing hearing scheduled Thursday for Jose Rebollar-Vergara, convicted of murder last month in connection with a Round Lake Beach shooting, was delayed as his attorney continues to pursue evidence he says will absolve his client.
Source: Lake County News-Sun    Date: June 12, 2014

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Man shot in gang crossfire while cleaning gutters, neighbors say (Chicago, IL): A man in his 60s was struck by gang crossfire while cleaning a neighbor's gutter Thursday afternoon in the Chicago Lawn community, area residents said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: June 12, 2014

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Residents of General Grant, Manhattanville Houses to voice their outrage over recent NYPD gang sweep (New York, NY) : Not everyone applauded last week's police takedown of Harlem gang members, an operation that tightened the screws on the deadly rivalry between crews from the Manhattanville and Grant Houses.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: June 12, 2014

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Omaha, Lincoln chiefs describe fight against gangs (Omaha, NE): If you take out the gang and gun violence, "we are the model city in the country," said Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer during a joint meeting of the Omaha and Lincoln city councils Thursday.
Source: Lincoln Journal Star    Date: June 12, 2014

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Judge laments 'waste of life' at sentencing (Peoria, IL): Two members of the notorious Bomb Squad street gang were sentenced Thursday to federal prison for conspiracy charges related to the ongoing Don't Shoot program.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: June 12, 2014

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Nine indicted in connection with 'Dirty Blok' street gang (Atlantic City, NJ): New developments stemming from the take down of a well known Atlantic City street gang, as the Federal Grand Jury has returned a 42-count superseding indictment in connection with the gang "Dirty Blok."
Source: WMGM NBC 40    Date: June 12, 2014

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27 charged in West Side drug market (Chicago, IL): Twenty-seven people have been charged with selling heroin and crack cocaine on Chicago’s West Side, the U.S. Attorney's office said Thursday in a news release.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: June 12, 2014

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Hernandez guilty on all counts (Rolling Meadows, IL): Miguel Hernandez Jr. was found guilty on all three charges in the murder of 5-year-old Eric Galarza Jr. Thursday at the Cook County courthouse in Rolling Meadows.
Source: The Courier-News    Date: June 12, 2014

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Harlem kids proudly aligning with violent gangs (New York, NY): Meet the gangbangers of tomorrow. Baby-faced wannabes — some as young as 8 — have avowed their allegiance to Harlem's violent cliques, unswayed by the big-ticket takedown of rival youth crews last week.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: June 12, 2014

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Ashburn battles gang activity (Ashburn, GA): Increased gang activity in Ashburn has led to a higher demand to stop it. The city of Ashburn wants to hire an internal investigator that would be in charge of monitoring gang activity.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: June 12, 2014

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Violence in Juvenile Detention Center to be addressed following Heartless Felons roundup (Cleveland, OH): Cuyahoga County authorities are expected on Thursday morning to announce a crackdown on violence in the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Center. The announcement follows a roundup Wednesday of Heartless Felons prison gang members.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: June 12, 2014

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Member of Bloods street gang arrested in Kingston on drug charges (Kingston, PA): Police arrested Eric Timothy Hill, 25, of Penn Street, Kingston, on Thursday on charges he sold heroin. Hill, who police say has a street name "Pop-Off" and is an admitted member of the Bloods street gang, was arraigned by District Judge Paul Roberts in Kingston on four counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, and two counts each of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal use of communication facility.
Source: The Times Leader    Date: June 12, 2014

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