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Task force combating gang violence in Selma (Selma, AL): A new wave of violence in Selma is prompting a massive crackdown on crime. Local, state and federal agencies have joined forces in an effort to stop the bloodshed due to escalating gang violence.
Source: WSFA 12 News    Date: March 31, 2015

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Man with gang ties arrested in weekend shooting in Cranston (Cranston, RI): Police say a suspect with ties to a Providence street gang has been arrested in a weekend shooting at a Cranston mini-market that left another man injured.
Source: WPRO 630    Date: March 31, 2015

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What you told KGW what Portland should do about gangs (Portland, OR): On Friday, we published an investigation into Portland's rising gang violence problem. Hundreds of you weighed in on social media and through our online survey, sharing your thoughts on the best ways to fight gangs.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: March 31, 2015

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Worcester gang member charged with bringing 2 loaded guns on party bus to Providence (Providene, RI): A member of a violent street gang in Worcester is charged with bringing two guns on a party bus headed for the Ultra nightclub last week.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: March 31, 2015

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Police report on Kalamazoo school gun incident details day of tension, frustration (Kalamazoo, MI): The 16-year-old who accidentally fired a handgun in a Loy Norrix High School bathroom is linked to a street gang and stole the gun from his father, according to the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety report of the incident.
Source: MLive    Date: March 31, 2015

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Police: Gang members assault man on Prince Memorial Greenway (Santa Rosa, CA): A 20-year-old man hanging out Sunday evening along the Prince Memorial Greenway path near downtown Santa Rosa was beaten and robbed by gang members who hit him with a metal bat before running off with his money and identification, according to Santa Rosa police.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: March 30, 2015

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Argument on West Brighton street leads police to find gang member with a gun, NYPD says (Staten Island, NY): A 20-year-old gang member faces felony charges after police caught him in West Brighton carrying a gun in his waistband Sunday afternoon, authorities allege.
Source: Staten Island Advance    Date: March 30, 2015

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Suspect in Pinson Valley High gang-intiation beating appears in court (Birmingham, AL): A Pinson Valley High School accused of beating another student as part of a gang initiation appeared in court Monday morning. Sylvester Hundley, 19, is charged with assault and compelling street gang membership.
Source: WVTM 13 News    Date: March 30, 2015

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Clayton Co. police aim to crack down on gang activity (Clayton County, GA): Clayton County investigators say children as young as 8 years old are joining gangs in the metro-area. Police asked parents and residents to help stop gang recruitment, especially as summer approaches.
Source: WSB-TV 2 News    Date: March 30, 2015

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Police chief worried Saskatoon crime rates may go up (Saskatoon, SK): After years of decline, Saskatoon’s police chief is worried that crime rates in the city are going to start to go up. “I think we’ve hit a tipping point, we’ve seen crime go down for several years, over the last decade.” Chief Clive Weighill told Global News.
Source: Global News    Date: March 30, 2015

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Sean Jennings, Peter Edmonds charged after bloody trail of crime revealed (Richmond, BC): Two Edmonton men have been charged, after a combined police investigation uncovered a trail of violent crimes including murders, shootings and home invasions across B.C. and Alberta.
Source: CBC News    Date: March 30, 2015

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Report: Immigrant Gang Arrests Decline (Washington, DC): The decline in gang member arrests raises concerns about just how much of a priority for immigration enforcement international gangs are under the Obama administration’s policies, according to Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) expert Jessica Vaughan.
Source: Breitbart    Date: March 30, 2015

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Man killed in drive-by shooting in Greenacres (Greenacres, FL): A fatal drive-by shooting in Greenacres left one man dead this afternoon. It happened on 10th avenue across the street from a day care center. For Carlos Delrio, he has a daughter at the day care and says he has been trying to get police to patrol the area more often.
Source: WPEC 12 News    Date: March 30, 2015

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Charges laid for gangster slaying in Richmond (Calgary, AB): Charges have been laid in the 2014 slaying of an Alberta gangster in Richmond. Theoren Gregory Poitras was 25 years old when he was found dead, face down in a pool of blood in the early morning hours of Oct. 2, 2014, in the northwest corner of RC Talmey elementary, in the 9500 block Kilby Drive after witnesses reported hearing shots fired.
Source: Richmond News    Date: March 30, 2015

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Seven Queens residents charged in alleged gang attacks: DA (Queens, NY): Seven alleged members and associates of a notorious street gang in southeast Queens were indicted on conspiracy, weapons and other charges for the attempted murder, shooting and assault of two individuals believed to be associated with a rival gang the Queens District Attorney office and the NYPD announced Friday.
Source: TimesLedger     Date: March 30, 2015

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Loveland sees decrease in gang-affiliated residents, crimes (Loveland, CO): Gang-related activity and crimes have been steadily decreasing in Loveland the last few years, according to police officials. Police report that since 2010 there has been a nearly 56 percent drop in the number of known gang members — who self-identify to police officers — in Loveland.
Source: Loveland Reporter-Herald    Date: March 29, 2015

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Chattanooga pastor tackles gang violence (Chattanooga, TN): A Chattanooga pastor is tackling gang violence in Chattanooga head on by taking young people out of Chattanooga. He wants them to experience life outside the city in a new light.
Source: WRCB 3 News    Date: March 29, 2015

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Local men give gang prevention talk to Michigan students via digital classroom (Adrian, MI): After lost connections and chants of, “Can you hear me?” a trio of men from San Antonio talked to students more than 1,000 miles away in Adrian, Michigan, about not joining a gang.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: March 29, 2015

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Officials address fight against gangs, drugs in Lake County (Lake County, IL): Speaking in front of a display table that held a sawed-off shotgun, a rifle, syringes filled with heroin and several pounds of marijuana, Lake County State's Attorney Michael Nerheim and Round Lake Park Police Chief George Filenko spoke Saturday about the local battle against gangs.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 29, 2015

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Gang-related crime isn’t increasing in Nampa (Nampa, ID): The crime data does not suggest a “spike in visible gang activity.” In fact, it shows the opposite. Nampa Police data shows that 76 crimes were classified as gang crimes in 2014. Only three of those were violent. This is compared to 2011 when our data showed 317 gang-related crimes, with only eight classified as violent.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: March 29, 2015

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