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Gang member 'Crazy Thug' heading back to prison for 10 years (Yakima, WA): "Crazy Thug" went back to prison Monday, this time for 10 years. The 24-year-old gang member, whose real name is Rigoberto E. Gonzalez, hasn't been able to stay out of trouble following his release from prison 22 months ago for a 2005 shooting outside the east Yakima Wal-Mart.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: July 2, 2013

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Police arrest gang murder suspect (Calhoun, GA): A 21-year-old man wanted in connection with a Los Angeles murder is in the Gordon County Jail awaiting extradition.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: July 2, 2013

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Highway 101 shooting suspects tailed victim from mother's home, DA says (Redwood City, CA): Three suspected East Palo Alto gang members in September tailed a rival from his mother's Alameda County home to Belmont before opening fire on Highway 101, wounding him and another man, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Source: San Mateo County Times    Date: July 2, 2013

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Victoria teens sentenced to 12 years in prison for December shooting (Victoria, TX): Two Victoria teens were sentenced to 12 years in prison after a verbal argument with members of a rival street gang escalated to violence.
Source: Victoria Advocate    Date: July 2, 2013

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Lakewood police: Victim shot in gang dispute (Lakewood, OH): A dispute over gang membership ended June 28 with police arresting one man after they said he shot his neighbor in the leg with a 9mm handgun.
Source: Sun News    Date: July 2, 2013

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Knoxville man, 19, convicted for role in gang violence (Knoxville, TN): Urged by his attorney to take a deal that would have spared him three trials and decades in prison, Carlos Campbell refused. Now, he's staring down the barrel of a minimum 32-year prison term and two more trials that could net him even more time in connection with a gang war spurred by a Twitter war.
Source: Knoxville News Sentinel     Date: July 2, 2013

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Durham leaders seek end to violence (Durham, NC): City leaders in Durham are trying to tackle the crime surge in the Bull City. Tuesday, Durham Police Chief Jose Lopez made a plea to the community to end the violence. At the same time, a gang outreach organizer told ABC11 that enough is enough.
Source: WTVD 11 News    Date: July 2, 2013

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Flint man sentenced to federal prison for role in south-side street gang (Flint, MI): A Flint man was sentenced to spend more than 16 years in a federal prison for his role in a violent south-side street gang.
Source: The Flint Journal    Date: July 2, 2013

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Police seek suspects in gang-related attack at bowling alley (Morgan Hill, CA): A 24-year-old Watsonville man was taken to a trauma center early Sunday with a puncture wound to his neck that police believe was sustained in a gang-related assault at Morgan Hill Bowl.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 2, 2013

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Teacher teams up with NYPD precinct to make school safer for students (New York, NY): Students who have to cross paths with gang members on their way to Bushwick Leaders' High School for Academic Excellence now have a safer trip, thanks to global history teacher Joshua Vasquez.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: July 2, 2013

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Government won't seek death penalty for some in gang case (Hammond, IN): Prosecutors filed a motion Tuesday in federal court stating the government will not seek the death penalty against four defendants in the Imperial Gangsters racketeering case.
Source: The Times    Date: July 2, 2013

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16-year-old tries to kill man with a machete; has history with gang activity (Slidell, LA): A California teen who recently moved to Slidell is now facing attempted murder charges. Police say he used the rusty machete pictured above against his brother's friend.
Source: KETK NBC News    Date: July 2, 2013

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Police say gang activity at heart of shootings (Champaign, IL): Police say money, drugs and disrespect are the motives behind a dozen gang-related shootings last month. Authorities are tracking down dozens of suspects they say are involved.
Source: WCIA 3 News    Date: July 2, 2013

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Sheriff: Gang member, accomplice arrested (Cleveland County, NC): A local man authorities identified as a gang member faces drug and weapons charges after selling cocaine to a sheriff's office informant and leading authorities on a vehicle chase northeast of Shelby this week, according to the sheriff's office.
Source: Shelby Star    Date: July 2, 2013

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Minneapolis says gang graffiti is down, credits several factors (Minneapolis, MN): The city of Minneapolis says gang related graffiti is down and credits several reasons for the change. Heidi Hamilton, Minneapolis Deputy Director of Public Works says the city has been aggressive and creative in its approach at preventing graffiti, "We have found that it does make a difference."
Source: KSTP 5 News    Date: July 2, 2013

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Council begins talk on youth violence solutions (Columbia, MO): The Columbia City Council began discussion Monday night on forming a task force to consider ways to combat gang activity and youth violence, including a proposal from Columbia Police Chief Ken Burton to establish a curfew for minors.
Source: Columbia Daily Tribune    Date: July 2, 2013

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NM court orders new trial in gang-related killing (Santa Fe, NM): The state Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for a man convicted of second-degree murder and other charges in a 2006 gang-related shooting in Albuquerque.
Source: Current-Argus    Date: July 1, 2013

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Kane gets $2.5M for mobile street crime unit (Hazleton, PA): The newly passed $28.375 billion 2013-14 stage budget includes $2.5 million in state funding for Attorney General Kathleen Kane's mobile street crime unit, which seeks to dismantle gangs across the state.
Source: Standard Speaker    Date: July 1, 2013

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Charges filed in Quincy shooting (Ephrata, WA): Charges have been filed against the man arrested in connection to a recent Quincy shooting believed to be gang-related.
Source: Columbia Basin Herald    Date: July 1, 2013

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SW Kan. gang member pleads guilty to 2008 attack (Dodge City, KS): A 22-year-old southwest Kansas man is facing up to 10 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to participating in an attack at the home of a rival gang member.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: July 1, 2013

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