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Three more MS-13 gang suspects swept up by feds (Boston, MA): Three more reputed MS-13 gang members have been hunted down after a bombshell federal indictment last week targeting dozens of suspects with the bloodthirsty group of suspected murderers and drug traffickers, the FBI said yesterday.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: February 3, 2016
http://www.bostonherald.com/...

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Concord funds special police team to address gang activity (Concord, CA): The police department has revived a special team of five officers to combat a troubling rise in gang violence, which led to four homicides in three months last year.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: February 3, 2016
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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MEMORIAL VILLAGES POLICE CHIEF WARNS OF UPTICK IN GANG ACTIVITY (Houston, TX): Memorial Villages police say there's been a rise in people being robbed as they're leaving banks in the Woodway, Voss and Chimney Rock area.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News    Date: February 3, 2016
http://abc13.com/...

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Gun violence 'getting ridiculous,' Wilmington police say (Wilmington, NC): Two men are in custody in connection with a string of shootings Tuesday that officials say were gang-related.
Source: StarNews    Date: February 3, 2016
http://www.starnewsonline.com/...

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Worcester Police Department, with Clark support, receives $500,000 to combat youth violence (Worcester, MA): The Worcester Police Department was awarded more than half a million dollars to reduce citywide gang violence and crime, Gov. Charlie Baker and City Manager Ed Augustus Jr. announced separately today. Clark University also went home with nearly $60,000.
Source: Worcester Magazine    Date: February 3, 2016
http://worcestermag.com/...

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18 members of No Love City gang indicted, facing multiple charges for massive wave of violence in Brooklyn (Brooklyn, NY): For 2 1/2 years, a cold-blooded Brooklyn gang bent on wiping out its rivals left bodies scattered across borough streets: 10 wounded, one paralyzed, one dead.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: February 3, 2016
http://www.nydailynews.com/...

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Man loses appeal in rival gang killing of childhood friend (Newark, NJ): A state appeals court on Wednesday upheld the murder conviction of a Crip gang member for the 2004 fatal shooting of a rival Blood gang member who had been the killer's childhood friend.
Source: NJ.com    Date: February 3, 2016
http://www.nj.com/...

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Gang ‘fished’ checks out of mailboxes to tune of $33K (Queens, NY): Members of a Queens gang “fished” checks out of postal boxes by lowering blocks wrapped in adhesive duct tape and reeling in their catch, officials said Wednesday.
Source: New York Post    Date: February 3, 2016
http://nypost.com/...

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Tensions high as reputed 110 gang member arraigned for murder, 2 other shootings (Syracuse, NY): A Syracuse man accused of three shootings last fall, including a murder, was arraigned this morning in a brief court appearance.
Source: Syracuse.com    Date: February 3, 2016
http://www.syracuse.com/...

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Springfield, Holyoke, Pittsfield get $1.3 million in state gang prevention grants (Springfield, MA): Springfield, Holyoke and Pittsfield have received $1.3 million in state grants for combatting gang violence.
Source: MassLive.Com    Date: February 3, 2016
http://www.masslive.com/...

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Police: MS-13 gang not active in Cambridge (Cambridge, MA): Although two Cambridge residents have been arrested in a massive MS-13 gang bust, local police officials say the individuals had no prior criminal history in the city, and there is no indication of nationally affiliated gang activity in the city or its schools.
Source: Wicked Local    Date: February 3, 2016
http://cambridge.wickedlocal.com/...

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Two arrested after series of gang-related shootings (Wilmington, NC): A multi-agency investigation led to the arrests of two individuals believed to be connected to three shootings in Wilmington on Tuesday.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: February 3, 2016
http://www.wect.com/...

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Two Oceanside residents accused in gang-related incidents sentenced to lengthy prison sentences (Vista, CA): Two former Oceanside residents convicted in the 2013 gang-related stabbing of a man and the killing of another were each sentenced Wednesday to lengthy prison terms.
Source: KUSI News    Date: February 3, 2016
http://www.kusi.com/...

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Brainerd Road attack likely related to rash of gang violence (Chattanooga, TN): Robert James, 62, was driving home after paying his life insurance bill and was stopped at a red light on Brainerd Road just after 10:30 a.m. Wednesday when the air around him erupted with gunfire.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: February 3, 2016
http://www.timesfreepress.com/...

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Brainerd Road attack likely related to rash of gang violence (Chattanooga, TN): Robert James, 62, was driving home after paying his life insurance bill and was stopped at a red light on Brainerd Road just after 10:30 a.m. Wednesday when the air around him erupted with gunfire.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: February 3, 2016
http://www.timesfreepress.com/...

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Manhunt is underway for a murder suspect mistakenly freed from L.A. County custody (Los Angeles County, CA): The witness looked straight ahead and remained silent. Steven Lawrence Wright's refusal to testify in the murder trial of two gang members earned him a five-day sentence for contempt of court. But that defiance also proved to be his ticket to freedom, at least for now.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 3, 2016
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Memorial Villages police chief warns of uptick in gang activity (Houston, TX): Memorial Villages police say there's been a rise in people being robbed as they're leaving banks in the Woodway, Voss and Chimney Rock area.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News    Date: February 3, 2016
http://abc13.com/...

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UPDATE: 7 Athens gang members arrested in probe of innocent bystander's homicide; reward for killer upped to $10K (Athens, GA): Athens-Clarke County police this weekend charged seven members of rival street gangs in connection with the killing of an innocent bystander during a shootout two months ago. None of the suspects were directly linked to the death of 23-year-old Breana Blackwell.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: February 2, 2016
http://onlineathens.com/...

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Murder Suspect Assumed 'Armed, Dangerous' Mistakenly Released From LA Jail (Los Angeles, CA): An inmate who was awaiting trial for a gang-related murder was mistakenly released from jail due to a "clerical error," prompting a search for the man Monday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.
Source: NBC Los Angeles    Date: February 2, 2016
http://www.nbclosangeles.com/...

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2 admit to roles in gang-related attack and stabbing (Staten Island, NY): Two young North Shore residents have admitted to their roles in connection with the gang-related beating and stabbing of a man on a Stapleton street last fall.
Source: Silive.com    Date: February 2, 2016
http://www.silive.com/...

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