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Fourth suspect charged in Middlesex shooting (Middlesex County, VA): Another suspect has been charged in the double shooting in Middlesex County on July 5, according to police. According to the Middlesex County Sheriff's Office, the fourth suspect, Kendrick Jarrell, 27, of Shacklefords, was arrested July 10 and charged with malicious wounding and street gang participation in a predicate criminal act.
Source: Daily Press    Date: July 15, 2014
http://www.dailypress.com/...

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Lufkin PD: Local gang members moving on to Bloods, Crips (Lufkin, TX): From assaults to burglaries, gang activity is on the rise in Lufkin.Just this summer, several incidents have been linked back to area gangs. The most recent incident was Friday, when a man was shot in the leg at the intersection of Jones and Cunningham.
Source: KTRE 9 News    Date: July 15, 2014
http://www.ktre.com/...

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Gang violence in metro Portland area and response in last month: roundup (Portland, OR): Two homicides and the wounding of a 5-year-old boy in Portland since June 30 sparked community outrage, a youth-organized rally last week and a community meeting at a North Portland park Monday night.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: July 15, 2014
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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Walnut Grove prison fight gang-related; four guards suspended (Jackson, MS): Mississippi corrections officials say four guards have been suspended from the Walnut Grove Correctional Facility after a fight among inmates at the prison. Mississippi Department of Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps gave an update Tuesday on the investigation. He said the fight was gang-related.
Source: WJTV 12 News    Date: July 15, 2014
http://www.wjtv.com/...

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Two teens plead guilty in killing of third teen in Elgin (Elgin, IL): In what a Cook County prosecutor described as a case of "children shooting children," two teenagers were each sentenced today to 20 years in prison in connection with the what authorities said was the gang-related shooting death of an Elgin youth two years ago.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: July 15, 2014
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Toledo community shaken by shootings (Toledo, OH): Once the gunfire stopped outside Brasia Lee's window Saturday morning, she slowly made her way outside. The 11-year-old girl heard yelling, people shouting names into the night, and saw men and women running toward Warsaw Street.
Source: The Blade    Date: July 15, 2014
http://www.toledoblade.com/...

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Dozens of rounds fired during gang-related shooting in Kennewick (Kennewick, WA): A flurry of bullets ripped through a parked car outside a Kennewick apartment complex late Monday night, narrowly missing two children who avoided gunfire by lying flat on the vehicle's floor.
Source: Tri-City Herald    Date: July 15, 2014
http://www.tri-cityherald.com/...

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Victorville gang sweep yields more than 100 arrests (Victorville, CA): San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials announced Tuesday that more than 100 arrests were made in a gang enforcement operation over the weekend.
Source: Daily Press    Date: July 15, 2014
http://www.vvdailypress.com/...

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Man arraigned in connection with gang fight at gas station (Walla Walla, WA): A man was arraigned Monday in Walla Walla County Superior Court on charges related to a fight last month between rival gangs at the Farmers Co-op Cenex convenience store.
Source: Walla Walla Union-Bulletin    Date: July 15, 2014
http://union-bulletin.com/...

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St. Paul man with pit bulls was drug-dealing gang member, informant told police (St. Paul, MN): The St. Paul home where police fatally shot two dogs last week was the subject of a "no knock" search warrant because Minneapolis police had information that a resident was involved in drug dealing, carried a semiautomatic handgun and has a "violent criminal history," according to an affidavit made available by the court Tuesday.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: July 15, 2014
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Seven Gary teens arrested after posting beating video (Gary, IN): Seven teenage boys, all from Gary and self-proclaimed members of a street gang, were arrested after one of them posted a video on Facebook showing the beating of another teen, police said.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: July 15, 2014
http://posttrib.suntimes.com/...

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Another arrest made for gang activity (Floyd County, GA): Rome Police have arrested a 28-year old man for criminal gang activity in connection with an incident that occurred last week. According to Floyd County Jail reports, Reginald Demetrius Chatman, of a Moran Lake Road address, participated in the beating of a woman on July the 8th.
Source: WRGA News    Date: July 15, 2014
http://wrgarome.com/...

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Amid Portland's surging gang violence, Healing Hurt People works to prevent further victims (Portland, OR): Every time a young man of color shows up at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center with a gunshot or stab wound, Josh Lathan goes to meet him.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: July 15, 2014
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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Investigators say highway shooting was gang-related (Big Beaver Borough, PA): Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with a road-rage incident in Beaver County over the weekend.
Source: WPXI 11 News    Date: July 15, 2014
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Victim of shooting at Fashion Show Mall not cooperating, police say (Las Vegas, NV): A man who was shot at a Las Vegas Strip shopping mall Tuesday is in critical condition and isn't cooperating with investigators, refusing to identify himself or even say how he made his way to the hospital, according to Metro Police.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: July 15, 2014
http://www.lasvegassun.com/...

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City sees high crime weekend (Oakdale, CA): A depleted Oakdale Police Force was busy over the weekend in gang-related incidents that started with Friday afternoon gunshots and then greater problems of a stabbing outside the Battered Beaver Bar in the early morning hours on Saturday, a person shot outside 7-11 on West F Street at midnight Saturday night, and a forcible assault reported early Sunday morning.
Source: Oakdale Leader    Date: July 15, 2014
http://www.oakdaleleader.com/...

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Floyd County Jail inmate charged with gang activity, beating up another inmate (Floyd County, GA): An inmate at the Floyd County Jail received new charges Sunday after allegedly beating up another inmate and tagging his cell with gang insignias.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: July 14, 2014
http://www.northwestgeorgianews.com/...

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Gang crime at Worcester's University Park fueled by new bench (Worcester, MA): A newly dedicated bench in University Park has a lot of local residents wondering whether the bench is becoming a hot spot for local crime.
Source: GoLocalWorcester    Date: July 14, 2014
http://www.golocalworcester.com/...

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Grayslake man charged in drive-by shooting (Round Lake Beach, IL): A Grayslake gang member was charged with firing a gun Sunday night that sent a bullet flying through a van and into a vacant Round Lake Beach business, officials said.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: July 14, 2014
http://www.dailyherald.com/...

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Police busy with gang-related crimes over weekend (Oakdale, CA): A depleted Oakdale Police Force was busy over the weekend in gang related incidents that started with Friday afternoon gunshots and then greater problems of a stabbing outside the Battered Beaver Bar in the early morning hours on Saturday, a person shot outside 7-11 on West F Street at midnight Saturday night, and a forcible rape reported early Sunday morning.
Source: Oakdale Leader    Date: July 14, 2014
http://www.oakdaleleader.com/...

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