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Suspects in Falfurrias gang-related shooting accept plea deal (Brooks County, TX): A plea deal was reached Thursday in the trial of two men charged with manslaughter in the 2013 shooting death of 26-year old Omar Rivas in Falfurrias.
Source: KIII News    Date: March 13, 2014

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Armed gang member busted on weapon charges (Round Lake, IL): An armed reputed street gang member was seized Wednesday night in Round Lake as part of a continuing special operation, authorities said.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: March 13, 2014

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Holland Latin Kings: Gang loyalty breaks down in racketeering case (Grand Rapids, MI): At 16, Arturo DeLeon joined the Holland Latin Kings and developed a strong sense of loyalty to his gang brothers. They vowed to put their lives on the line for him. On the street, rivals feared the powerful young man who would eventually become a Mixed Martial Arts fighter.
Source: MLive    Date: March 13, 2014

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Brothers admit to violent Jewish divorce gang activity (Trenton, NJ): Two Brooklyn brothers have pleaded guilty to conspiring to violently coerce a man to give his wife a religious divorce as part of an eight-member gang led by a Monsey rabbi, federal prosecutors said.
Source: USA Today    Date: March 13, 2014

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Suspect claims innocence, denies gang ties (Wilmington, NC): Police say a validated gang member shot at a couple weeks ago is charged with a stabbing. They also say they are searching for two of his brothers in connection with the crime.
Source: WWAY NewsChannel 3    Date: March 13, 2014

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Prince William murder, gang fight point to rise in crime (Prince William County, VA): Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart says he's concerned about a possible uptick in violent crime in the county and has asked Police Chief Stephan Hudson to research recent crime trends and statistics and report back to the full board as soon as possible.
Source: Inside NoVa    Date: March 13, 2014

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Man pleads guilty to gang-related charges (Newport News, VA): The U.S. Attorney's Office said Kevin L. Ashby of Newport News pled guilty to participating in a racketeering conspiracy and violence in aid of racketeering including murder. Ashby was indicted by a federal grand jury last July. According to court documents, Ashby was part of the gang known in the city as "Thug Relations." The gang is also known as "The Duct," "Warwick Lawnz," "TR" and "from the Duct to the Lawnz."
Source: WAVY 10 News    Date: March 13, 2014

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Negative effects of joining a gang last long after gang membership ends (Seattle, WA): Joining a gang in adolescence has significant consequences in adulthood beyond criminal behavior, even after a person leaves the gang. Former gang members are more likely to be in poor health, receiving government assistance and struggling with drug abuse than someone who never joined a gang.
Source: Science Daily    Date: March 13, 2014

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Inside the underground sex economy (New York, NY): Until now, there hasn't been a lot of data to help law enforcement and policymakers better understand the economics of the illegal sex trade and trafficking. But a study released Wednesday by the Urban Institute's Justice Policy Center analyzes the size and structure of the underground commercial sex economies in eight major cities: San Diego, Seattle, Dallas, Denver, Washington, D.C., Miami, Atlanta and Kansas City, Missouri.
Source: CNN    Date: March 12, 2014

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Bloods gang connection discovered by police in Coolbaugh Township (Pocono, PA): A fight in the Pocono Farms community last month has led to charges against a group of reputed Bloods gang members.
Source: Pocono Record    Date: March 12, 2014

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San Diego man shot in gang-related attack (San Diego, CA): A 38-year-old man was shot in the chest in an apparent gang-related attack in southeast San Diego early Wednesday, police said
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: March 12, 2014

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Anti-gang initiative for young kids (Rockford, IL): Just days after dozens of shots were fired at the Blackhawk Housing Complex, an area with known gang activity, Rockford Police are starting a new anti-gang initiative.
Source: WIFR 23 News    Date: March 12, 2014

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Indianapolis mayor announces anti-violence plan (Indianapolis, IN): Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard has a new plan to control crime in the city. It is an anti-violence plan that gives young people someone to turn to, and the parents of troubled children someone to call.
Source: WTHR 13 News    Date: March 12, 2014

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Gang retaliation suspected in Wilmington stabbing (Wilmington, DE): A man stabbed early this afternoon near Chestnut Street was a rival gang member of another man who was shot yesterday in the same area, a Wilmington Police Department spokeswoman confirmed.
Source: StarNews    Date: March 12, 2014

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Prosecutor reveals more details in stabbing death west of Grand Forks (Grand Forks, ND): More alleged gang activity and a second knife-wielder in a deadly stabbing near Grand Forks were mentioned Tuesday during the arraignment of three men and a woman.
Source: WDAY 6 News    Date: March 12, 2014

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Oxnard police launch hotline to report gun and gang activity (Oxnard, CA): The Oxnard Police Department has launched a hotline for residents to report gang activity or people who illegally possess guns.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: March 12, 2014

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18-year-old arrested after apparent gang-related weekend shooting (San Jose, CA): An arrest has been made in an apparent gang-related shooting that took place in unincorporated San Jose on Sunday, the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: March 12, 2014

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Study: San Diego street gangs deeply involved in commercial sex trade (San Diego, CA): Gangs running online prostitution, young girls being tricked or trafficked into sex work, and some victims being lured across the border into migrant brothels.
Source: KPBS News    Date: March 12, 2014

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Gang boss who 'terrorized' Ebbets Field gets 20 years (Brooklyn, NY): A notorious Brooklyn street gang boss who deployed a violent squadron of crooks out of the Ebbets Field public housing complex was hit with 20 years behind bars Wednesday in Brooklyn federal court.
Source: New York Post    Date: March 12, 2014

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Four alleged gang members arrested in connection with Arroyo Grande armed robbery (Arroyo Grande, CA) : The Arroyo Grande Police Department announced Wednesday that four arrests have been made in a Feb. 2 assault and robbery in the South County that officials consider gang-related.
Source: The Tribune    Date: March 12, 2014

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