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Suspected gang members, others arrested on heroin charges (Hyannis, MA): Two suspected members of the Latin Kings street gang who allegedly were traveling from Holyoke to supply Cape Cod heroin dealers were arrested Tuesday night after a two-month investigation by Barnstable police.
Source: Cape Cod Times    Date: April 17, 2014

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Three people shot in NE Portland; believed to be gang-related (Portland, OR): Police believe a triple shooting in Northeast Portland on Wednesday night is gang-related.
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: April 17, 2014

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Bronx sweep nets more than a dozen suspected gang members (Bronx, NY): It was a busy Wednesday morning for NYPD officers who rounded up suspected gang members in the Bronx.
Source: WABC 7 Eyewitness News    Date: April 16, 2014

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Two Cobb County men receive prison time in gang case (Marietta, GA): Two Cobb County men will go to prison for their gang-related crimes, Cobb District Attorney Vic Reynolds said. Jamal Akeem Lisbon, 18, of Smyrna, and Calvin 'Roscoe' Jermaine McKinney, 17, of Austell, each pleaded guilty Tuesday to five counts of Violation of Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act for their involvement in a gang-related burglary.
Source: The Marietta Daily Journal    Date: April 16, 2014

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Murder on the rise (Oklahoma City, OK): Yellow police tape fluttered in the spring wind as homicide detectives filed into a south Oklahoma City home. On April 7, the city had its 12th homicide of the year as a 30-year-old female was found dead in a home on SW 60th Street.
Source: Oklahoma Gazette    Date: April 16, 2014

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New police gang intervention specialist knows firsthand about getting involved with wrong crowd (Omaha, NE): South Omaha's new gang intervention specialist knows how to relate to youths entangled with gangs because at one time he, too, got involved with the wrong crowd.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: April 16, 2014

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Gang graffiti damages west Wichita homes and businesses (Wichita, KS): Gang members vandalized a large area of property in a west Wichita neighborhood. Sometime over the weekend, the group spray-painted messages all over yard fences, sheds and businesses. The fresh graffiti appeared just weeks after business owners had removed it.
Source: KAKE News    Date: April 16, 2014

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Two more charged in gang-linked kidnapping of N.C. prosecutor's father (Winston-Salem, NC): Two additional suspects have been charged in the gang-related abduction of a North Carolina man whose daughter had prosecuted one of the eight people now accused in the plot, U.S. prosecutors said on Wednesday.
Source: Reuters    Date: April 16, 2014

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Suspects arrested in gang-related crackdown (Oxnard, CA): Four people were arrested early Wednesday as Oxnard police and other law enforcement agencies served search warrants in Oxnard, Camarillo and El Rio, authorities said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: April 16, 2014

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Gang members found guilty of Pico Rivera attempted murder (Norwalk, CA): Two gang members were convicted of shooting a Pico Rivera woman in the head while she slept in her bed nearly two years ago.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: April 16, 2014

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28 gang members tied to PCP sales arrested in drug sweep (Phoenix, AZ): Valley law enforcement officers said they've put a big dent in a major drug operation, taking dozens of violent criminals off Phoenix streets in an investigation called Operation Southland.
Source: KPHO 5 News    Date: April 16, 2014

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Prosecutor: Gang member should be convicted of attempted murder for near-fatal beating of student (San Diego, CA): A gang member should be convicted of robbery and premeditated attempted murder for a crime spree with another gangster that included the near-fatal beating of an 18-year-old UC Berkeley student in the College area of San Diego, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: April 16, 2014

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Gang members sentenced to prison (Cobb County, GA): Two Cobb County teens will spend time in prison after being convicted of a gang-related burglary. Both men pleaded guilty to five counts of violating Georgia's Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act. They are members of the Triple G gang, described by prosecutors as a "hybrid gang," or one that can easily be absorbed by a larger, better known gang.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: April 16, 2014

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10 Long Beach Insane Crip gang members arrested, $50,000 in stolen alcohol seized (Seal Beach, CA): Seal Beach police and 14 other law enforcement agencies seized more than $50,000 in stolen alcohol early Wednesday as part of an operation that put 10 members of the Long Beach Insane Crip gang behind bars, officials said.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: April 16, 2014

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Man faces mob assault, conspiracy, trespassing, street gang charges (Boston, MA): A 22-year-old South Boston man faces two felony charges of assault with intent by mob, charges of conspiracy, being in a criminal street gang, trespassing and two counts of assault and battery, according to South Boston Police Department records.
Source: The Gazette-Virginian    Date: April 16, 2014

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Bloody gang warfare bridges Troy, Albany (Albany, NY): The Capital Region is experiencing a tale of two cities written in blood. An ongoing feud between gang members in Albany and Troy led to an unusual increase in shootings over the cold winter months, placing police on both sides of the Hudson River on alert, according to people with knowledge of the situation.
Source: Times Union    Date: April 16, 2014

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Gang member pleads guilty to racketeering, firearm charges (Newport News, VA): A 27-year-old man who prosecutors said admitted to being a member of a Newport News gang pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to racketeering and firearm charges.
Source: Daily Press    Date: April 15, 2014

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Another charged in investigation into Kevin Quick's death (Goochland, VA): A fifth person faces gang-related charges linked to the death of a Waynesboro reserve police officer. Media outlets report that 23-year-old Kweli Uhuru of Front Royal is charged with felony gang participation. Uhuru also is known as Travis Leon Bell.
Source: WDBJ 7 News    Date: April 15, 2014

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Man killed in gang-related shooting in Pico-Union neighborhood (Los Angeles, CA): A man was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon and police were searching for the gunman after bullets tore through a residential neighborhood in Pico-Union, officials said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 15, 2014

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Gun violence in NYC on rise, police stats show (New York, NY): The number of shootings in New York City has increased during the past several weeks after months of declines, with several shootings a day keeping police busy, particularly in Brooklyn, the latest NYPD statistics show.
Source: Newsday    Date: April 15, 2014

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