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Three men charged with gang participation in Thomasville (Thomasville, GA): Three men are in the Thomas county jail, charged with participating in criminal gang activity. Thomasville Police arrested Artriel Scott, Hiyatah Cochran, and Malik Hayes.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: September 12, 2014
http://www.walb.com/...

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Man gets 7 1/2 years of prison in gang-related shooting along Portland waterfront (Portland, OR): A 22-year-old man associated with the Rolling 60’s Crips was sentenced to 7 ½ years in prison Friday for shooting three people next to the Portland Spirit cruise ship along the Portland waterfront last summer.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: September 12, 2014
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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Sentencing Continues In BGF Prison Scandal (Baltimore, MD): Seven new guilty pleas in the drugs, sex and smuggling case that rocked the Baltimore City Detention Center. Members of the Black Guerrilla Family gang on the inside were running a major crime ring.
Source: CBS Baltimore    Date: September 12, 2014
http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/...

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Police probe leads to gang arrests (Thomasville, GA): After receiving complaints from citizens, Thomasville police began an investigation two months ago that uncovered a street gang.
Source: Thomasville Times-Enterprise    Date: September 12, 2014
http://www.timesenterprise.com/...

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Authorities: 16 arrested in Tucson gang sweep (Tucson, AZ): Authorities in Tucson have arrested 16 street gang members who are suspected of homicides, narcotics trafficking, money laundering and firearms trafficking.
Source: Arizona Daily Sun    Date: September 11, 2014
http://azdailysun.com/...

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Gang member, 20, sentenced in leaking of court records, threats to witness (Worcester, MA): A man identified by prosecutors as a member of a Kilby Street gang faction was sentenced to prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to unlawfully disseminating sealed court records in an effort to intimidate one of the victims in a shooting case.
Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette    Date: September 11, 2014
http://www.telegram.com/...

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Holyoke Police Chief James Neiswanger calls Lafayette Cafe street-gang hangout; cafe owner denies being uncooperative with police (Holyoke, MA): The liquor license of the Lafayette Cafe that police say is a hang-out of street gang members and near which a man was shot to death Aug. 26 will remain suspended until the next License Board meeting Oct. 1, officials said.
Source: The Republican    Date: September 11, 2014
http://www.masslive.com/...

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Government cuts funds from anti-gang programs (Fernie, BC): Last month, the B.C. government announced they would be cutting $2.8 million from the anti-gang programs Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU).
Source: The Free Press    Date: September 11, 2014
http://www.thefreepress.ca/...

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Year after 11-year-old girl killed in gang shootout, 6 indicted (New Orleans, LA): Just over a year after New Orleans was rocked by two child slayings within the same week, six suspects have been indicted for their roles in what police called a gang-related shootout that left 11-year-old Arabian Gayles dead.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: September 11, 2014
http://www.nola.com/...

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Newport News man gets 21 years in gang case (Newport News, VA): A 26-year-old man was sentenced today to 21 years and three months in prison for crimes committed as a member of the Black P-Stone gang.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: September 11, 2014
http://hamptonroads.com/...

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Police: Clinton Township gang member opens fire after being 'disrespected' (Roseville, MI): A 21-year-old Clinton Township man is in custody and facing a possible attempted murder charge after Roseville Police said he shot several times at a driver who earlier “disrespected” him.
Source: Detroit Free Press    Date: September 11, 2014
http://www.freep.com/...

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10 Arrested In Sweep Targeting Leaders Of Notorious Stockton Gang (Stockton, CA): Police say that one Stockton’s most violent gangs was the target of a sweep that resulted in nearly a dozen arrests Wednesday.
Source: CBS Sacramento    Date: September 11, 2014
http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/...

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Bulldog gang members under pressure to ID women in videoed assault (Fresno, CA): Bulldog gang members are being pressured to give up three women suspected of an assault on another woman, who was forced to strip naked on a social media video that went viral, police say.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: September 11, 2014
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Police Want Businesses Alert For Gang Members (Fargo, ND): A Fargo bar recently implemented a dress code for its customers, as per a suggestion from local law enforcement citing increased gang activity in the area. The new dress code at Shotgun Sally's does not allow baggie clothes, jerseys, chains, or flat brim baseball caps.
Source: valleynewslive.com    Date: September 11, 2014
http://www.valleynewslive.com/...

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Convicted murderer loses appeal in gang-related shooting of mother and son (Newark, NJ): A state appeals court today upheld the conviction of a man serving a life sentence for a pair of gang-related shootings in 2006 that left one woman dead and injured her 12-year-old son and another man.
Source: NJ.com    Date: September 11, 2014
http://www.nj.com/...

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Trial begins for alleged East Side Gang members charged in 2012 homicide of 16-year-old (Saginaw, MI): A trial has begun for four accused East Side Gang members charged in the November 2012 homicide of 16-year-old DaVarion Galvin.
Source: MLive    Date: September 11, 2014
http://www.mlive.com/...

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Omega gang member surrenders in Galveston (Galveston, TX): A fugitive who belongs to a Galveston gang dismantled by police surrendered Thursday at the Galveston County Jail, police said.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: September 11, 2014
http://www.mysanantonio.com/...

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Suspected gang member pleads not guilty to burglary, obstructing an officer (Hesperia, CA): A suspected gang member accused of burglarizing the Hesperia Wal-Mart store has pleaded not guilty to felony burglary and obstructing a peace officer charges, court records show.
Source: Hesperia Star    Date: September 11, 2014
http://www.hesperiastar.com/...

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Harbor Gateway gang members sentenced for Torrance tagger shooting (Torrance, CA): Two Harbor Gateway gang members have been sentenced to long prison terms for their roles in a shooting that wounded a tagger at a busy Torrance intersection, police and prosecutors said Thursday.
Source: Daily Breeze    Date: September 11, 2014
http://www.dailybreeze.com/...

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West Sider gets 45 years in killing of girl over gang signal : An admitted gang member pleaded guilty Tuesday to shooting a 13-year-old girl to death and attempting to kill six others last March after tricking one of the victims into flashing a rival gang`s hand signal.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: September 11, 2014
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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