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West Covina gang member arrested with gun, drugs at Covina bowling alley (Covina, CA): Police jailed a gang member after finding him carrying a loaded handgun and 16 grams of methamphetamine at a Covina bowling alley Friday night, officials said.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: September 5, 2015

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Allegations of Gang Violence, Stabbing and Child Abuse in August Indictments (San Angelo, TX): A Tom Green County grand jury last month handed down 36 felony indictments between the 119th, 51st, 340th and 391st District Courts. Five of those indicted in August stand charged with various acts of violence, including a drive-by shooting, stabbing, standoff, child abuse and assault on a woman at a gas station.
Source: San Angelo LIVE!    Date: September 5, 2015

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DPS report details gang threats in Waco area, Texas (Waco, TX): A newly released report sheds light on which gangs may threaten the Greater Waco area and how law enforcement plans to assess those threats moving forward, officials said.
Source: Waco Tribune-Herald    Date: September 5, 2015

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Loudoun County high schooler’s slaying probed for gang-related ties (Loudoun County, VA): Three people have been charged in connection with the shooting death of a 17-year-old who fled poverty and violence in his native El Salvador only to be gunned down on his way to a school bus stop Friday morning in Loudoun County.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: September 5, 2015

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Inland Empire leaders ponder CeaseFire violence-prevention program (San Bernardino, CA): Civic, religious and government officials are pondering strategies to reduce the likelihood of shootings, like the drive-by in July that killed 4-year-old Daniel Munoz and that have claimed the lives of countless children here over the years.
Source: The Sun    Date: September 5, 2015

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Police Investigate Failed Gang Hit Along Texas Border Streets (San Juan, TX): Police are investigating a failed gang hit where two vehicles with filled with gang members zoomed down a busy road of this Texas border community firing multiple shots while chasing another car. That care was driven by their target, a member of a rival gang.
Source: Breitbart    Date: September 5, 2015

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Fight between rival gangs ends in shooting in Stone Oak (San Antonio, TX): One man was shot and another man was stabbed early Saturday following an argument at a Stone Oak nightclub, police said. At least three people were arguing in the parking lot of the Nektar Lounge at 19239 Stone Oak Parkway at about 2:30 a.m. when a fight broke out, according to preliminary information from a San Antonio Police Department report.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: September 5, 2015

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Seaside police arrest two men for their involvement in a gang fight (Seaside, CA): Seaside police arrested two men Friday night for their involvement in a gang fight two weeks ago.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: September 5, 2015

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LAPD: 39 people murdered in Los Angeles in August (Los Angeles, CA): Thirty-nine people were murdered in Los Angeles in August, marking the deadliest month in the city in eight years, according to the LAPD.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: September 5, 2015

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​Summer of Peace: A Generational Fight Against Gangs in Denver (Denver, CO): Makia Peevy joined the hundred or so marchers calling for peace. Her father was gunned down in April outside his Denver home, and shots fired at mourners gathering for his funeral weeks later killed one of her cousins. Police linked both deaths to gang violence.
Source: VICE     Date: September 4, 2015

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Police: LA gang member check thieves arrested after Santa Barbara crime spree (Santa Barbara, CA): Police say three Los Angeles area gang members have been arrested for allegedly stealing checks from Santa Barbara mailboxes.
Source: KSBY News    Date: September 4, 2015

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Local authorities bust forgery ring; suspects have ties to criminal street gang (Stephenville, TX): Three adult females and three juveniles were detained in a joint effort Sept. 2 involving the Erath County Sheriff’s Office and Stephenville Police Department on charges of forgery.
Source: Stephenville Empire-Tribune    Date: September 4, 2015

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Alleged 'Sex Money Murder' gang members indicted for murder, guns and drugs (Bridgeton, NJ): Suspected members of the Sex Money Murder sect of the Bloods street gang were named in three Cumberland County Grand Jury indictments Wednesday, according to the prosecutor's office.
Source:    Date: September 4, 2015

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Years-long investigation yields 37 gang member arrests in Va., Md. and D.C. (Richmond, VA): A multi-year investigation into the Nine Trey Gangsters Bloods criminal street gang finally came to a close Thursday after the final defendant in the district wide investigation pleaded guilty.
Source: WRIC 8 News    Date: September 4, 2015

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LA Gang Members Arrested for Mail Theft (Santa Barbara, CA): Regino Omar Estrada Ramirez, age 25, Ramon Julian Gomez, age 19, and Saulo Solares, age 20, all of Los Angeles, were arrested for multiple offenses stemming from the theft of checks from U.S. Postal Service mail boxes. All three men are members of a Los Angeles area criminal street gang.
Source: Edhat    Date: September 4, 2015

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Man admits to gang killing of 1, attempted murder of another (Newport Beach, CA): A 42-year-old man who was charged with the attempted murder of one woman in Santa Ana and the killing of another woman, whose body was dumped in Newport Beach, pleaded guilty Friday to voluntary manslaughter.
Source:    Date: September 4, 2015

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Sheriff: 2 teens were shot on South Everett play field over the color of one’s shorts (Everett, WA): Investigators said Friday a 17-year-old boy shot two other teenagers, including a 14-year-old girl, on a play field because one was wearing blue-colored shorts. Police said the suspected shooter is a gang member.
Source: Q13 FOX News    Date: September 4, 2015

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L.A. mayor defends crime-fighting efforts as activists call for anti-violence summit (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti defended the city's crime-fighting strategy Friday, saying more highly trained cops and gang intervention efforts are being deployed in the hardest-hit areas to help reduce a dramatic hike in killings last month.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 4, 2015

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Grand jury indicts gang-related shooting death (Jonesboro, GA): A Clayton County grand jury has indicted a suspected gang member in the shooting death of a Jonesboro man last September.
Source: Clayton News Daily    Date: September 4, 2015

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Gang Member Sentenced to Death in Soccer Tournament Shooting (Dover, DE): A Delaware street gang member was sentenced to death Friday for his role in a 2012 soccer tournament shooting that left three people dead, including a man who was supposed to testify in another murder case.
Source: The Associated Press - ABC News    Date: September 4, 2015

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