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West Palm Beach police make five arrests in 'gang-related' shooting (West Palm Beach, FL): West Palm Beach police call it a 'massive response' to alleged gang-related crime in the city. Five men have been arrested as of Friday evening in connection with the shooting of 12 year old boy on Sunday morning.
Source: WPTV 5 News    Date: January 17, 2014

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Gang-related shooting leaves San Juan man hospitalized (San Juan, TX): Authorities are looking for Armando Jesus Ortiz, the suspect in a gang-related shooting that left a San Juan man hospitalized after a bad drug deal.
Source: KGBT Action 4 News    Date: January 17, 2014

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Two gang members sentenced in 2009 murder of Carson teen (Los Angeles, CA): Two gang members were sentenced Friday in the 2009 murder of a Carson teenager, who was shot several times in the back as he walked home from school.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: January 17, 2014

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Gang member sentenced to death for four murders in East L.A. (Los Angeles, CA): A self-proclaimed homeless gang member convicted of murdering two car salesmen and two other men within a seven-month period in East Los Angeles was sentenced to death Friday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: January 17, 2014

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Gang member sentenced for shooting in public housing (Nashville, TN): Gerald Edwin Farmer, aka H.K., 24, of Nashville, was sentenced Friday to 17 ½ years in prison, according to David Rivera, U. S. attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee. Farmer, a Rollin' 40s Crips street gang member, pleaded guilty in June to being a felon in possession of ammunition, which he used to shoot another person in the densely populated James Cayce public housing development in Nashville in November 2011.
Source: The Lebanon Democrat    Date: January 17, 2014

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Teen shot after handing over cell phone to armed robber (Chicago, IL): Kevin Baker and his cousin had just handed over their cell phones to the robbers when one of them had a question for the 19-year-old: What gang was he rolling with?
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: January 17, 2014

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Oroville cops bust three alleged members of gangs (Oroville, CA): Three young adults identified as belonging to gangs were arrested early today, one in possession of a loaded firearm, according to Oroville Police Department.
Source: Oroville Mercury-Register     Date: January 17, 2014

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Gang member, 24, sentenced in South Lake Union club shooting (King County, WA): A King County judge on Friday sentenced Kevin Hubbard to 76 years in prison for a January 2012 shooting that critically injured three men outside a South Lake Union nightclub. Hubbard, a 24-year-old South Seattle gang member, was also sentenced in connection with a May 2012 shooting in Skyway.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: January 17, 2014

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Santa Barbara police facing $6 million slander claim tied to gang enforcement (Santa Barbara, CA): Almost two months after reporters gathered at a news conference to see mugshots of about 70 suspected gang members, some of those same suspects have filed legal claim against the Santa Barbara Police Department, saying they've been slandered publicly and are owed $6 million in damages.
Source: Noozhawk    Date: January 17, 2014

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Sacramento-area Juggalos: We're not in a gang (Sacramento, CA): Citrus Heights resident Brandon Bradley says his taste in music doesn't mean he's a gang member. That's why he's one of four plaintiffs in a lawsuit challenging the federal government's labeling of fans of the rap duo Insane Clown Posse as a criminal gang.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: January 16, 2014

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Police arrest seven alleged gang members in Stockton operation (Stockton, CA): They were warned. Law enforcement officials swept through parts of west and north Stockton on Wednesday, snapping up alleged members of street gangs police say have been responsible for a recent spate of shootings.
Source: The Record    Date: January 16, 2014

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Eight arrested in crackdown prompted by gang violence (Santa Rosa, CA): Eight people were arrested Thursday in connection with gang-related assaults that occurred over the past two months in a Santa Rosa neighborhood, a police sergeant said.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: January 16, 2014

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Sheboygan Falls teens under fire for "gang signs" photo (Sheboygan Falls, WI): Three Sheboygan Falls teenagers have caught the attention of their community after being photographed for the local newspaper holding up what some have identified as gang signs.
Source: WITI FOX 6 News    Date: January 16, 2014

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One dead, one injured in Deer Park gang shooting (Deer Park, NY): Suffolk County police homicide detectives are investigating a possible gang-related shooting outside a Deer Park bar early Thursday morning that killed one man and seriously injured another.
Source: Long Island Press    Date: January 16, 2014

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Two leaders of 'Los Palillos' Mexican gang convicted of murders, kidnappings (San Diego, CA): Two leaders of a Mexican drug trafficking gang were convicted Thursday of several murders and kidnappings in San Diego County between 2004 to 2007.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: January 16, 2014

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South Side breathes new life as community rallies behind revitalization (Syracuse, NY): Hundreds of thousands of dollars will be spent to bring new life to the South Side of Syracuse, an area that has been plagued by gang violence and crime for years. Thanks to one local group called the People's Community Development Corporation (PCDC), things are beginning to change.
Source: WSYR 9 News    Date: January 16, 2014

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Bill increasing jail time for gang recruitment at schools approved by State Assembly (New Jersey): Legislation to increase prison time for individuals convicted of recruiting for gangs at schools was approved by the State Assembly. Bill A-2114/S-1479, upgrades the crime of soliciting or recruiting for a criminal street gang from a fourth-degree crime to a third-degree crime if the solicitation or recruitment is done on school property.
Source: Cranford Chronicle    Date: January 16, 2014

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Co-defendants testify against fellow gang member (Hammond, IN): Testimony in the trial of an East Chicago man accused of racketeering and murder focused Thursday on three other killings. Although the defendant, Richard Reyes, is not implicated directly in any of those three homicides, federal attorneys argue that the homicides, part of 14 overall named in the racketeering count, help establish the criminal conspiracy that made up the Imperial Gangsters street gang during the past decade, a conspiracy in which Reyes knowingly participated.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: January 16, 2014

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Thirty children in fight related to gang arrests (Sandusky, OH): About 30 children were fighting outside a boy’s Prospect Street home Monday evening, in what his aunt said was the latest chapter of threats made against him in connection with a slew of gang arrests in August, police said.
Source: Sandusky Register    Date: January 16, 2014

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Gang-related homicides down, Internet cafes up (Bakersfield, CA): Gang-related homicides and shootings dropped in 2013, but the number of Internet cafes went up late last year, a city council committee learned Thursday. Gang-related homicides more than doubled from 7 in 2011 to 15 in 2012, before decreasing slightly to 12 in 2013, Bakersfield Assistant Police Chief Lyle Martin told the city's Safe Neighborhoods and Community Relations Committee.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: January 16, 2014

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