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Oklahoma City man accused of assaulting woman over rival gang colors (Oklahoma City, OK): Gang colors may have provoked a man accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend in front of her four children, court records show.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: April 12, 2013

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Streets quiet, still volatile after several south Sacramento shootings (Sacramento, CA): After a day and night of gunfire and bloodshed, a Sacramento County gang suppression unit worked the streets Thursday night to gather intelligence and make arrests.
Source: KXTV News 10    Date: April 12, 2013

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Rockford police arrest suspected street gang member (Rockford, IL): A man suspected of ties to the Vice Lords street gang and to be responsible for series of area shots-fired incidents in late February was arrested Tuesday.
Source: Rockford Register Star     Date: April 12, 2013

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Watsonville gang members arrested (Watsonville, CA): Two gang members with connections to Watsonville were arrested in separate incidents on Wednesday night.
Source: WatsonvillePatch    Date: April 12, 2013

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Raybon double shooting possibly gang-related (San Antonio, TX): Gang-related revenge may be the reason behind a double shooting on San Antonio's northeast side Thursday night. Two men were victims of the gunfire. San Antonio police said one of the wounded men was an innocent bystander.
Source: KENS 5 News    Date: April 12, 2013

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Teen subpoenaed after tip given anonymously (Richmond, VA): A 16-year-old boy was subpoenaed to testify in a racketeering and murder case involving the MS-13 street gang as a result of his grandmother’s call to an anonymous crime tip hotline in 2011.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: April 12, 2013

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Youth pleads not guilty in Dec. stabbing near City Hall (Worcester, MA): A Waller Avenue man charged with what police said was a gang-related Dec. 10 stabbing on Main Street pleaded not guilty at his arraignment this morning in Worcester Superior Court.
Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette    Date: April 11, 2013

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Sentenced gang member disavows gang (Los Angeles, CA): A Los Angeles man and member of a criminal street gang that used violence and intimidation in an attempt to control the Pueblo del Rio Housing Projects in South Los Angeles, was sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison, announced André Birotte Jr, the United States Attorney in Los Angeles, and Bill Lewis, the Assistant Director in Charge of FBI in Los Angeles.
Source: Highland Community News    Date: April 11, 2013

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Gang feud ends in fist fight in the streets, causes school lockdown (St. Louis, MO): Ritenour School District officials confirmed all schools were locked down Thursday after Woodson Terrace police informed them of a police situation in the area.
Source: KMOV 4 News    Date: April 11, 2013

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Ogden gang recruiting young students in Layton, Syracuse (Salt Lake City, UT): The Ogden Trece injunction has brought a decrease in gang-related crime activity, Ogden police detectives said.
Source: Standard-Examiner    Date: April 11, 2013

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City teen pleads no contest to charges (Columbus, NE): A 16-year-old Columbus boy pleaded no contest to wounding a city man with a pellet gun in connection with a gang-related attack at Ninth Street residence last fall.
Source: Columbus Telegram    Date: April 11, 2013

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Suspect in Chicago murder arrested in LA (Chicago, IL): An alleged fugitive street-gang member suspected of killing a 15-year-old Chicago teen has been arrested in Los Angeles and is awaiting extradition to Illinois.
Source: Northwest Herald    Date: April 11, 2013

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Lakeview shooting victim suffers graze wound from alleged gang-related shot (Chicago, IL): A man who suffered a graze wound after being shot in Lakeview Wednesday night told police he was a gang member and that he thought the shooting was gang-related.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: April 11, 2013

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Deadly shooting probably gang-related (Colleton County, SC): Deputies say a mother gunned down in front of her children probably died because of gang activity in Colleton County.
Source: WCIV 4 News    Date: April 11, 2013

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Three arrested in alleged gang shooting threat (Lemoore, CA): A feud between rival gangs at the El Dorado Mobile Home park has sparked multiple arrests in the last week.
Source: Hanford Sentinel    Date: April 11, 2013

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LA gang member gets 15 years for racketeering (Los Angeles, CA) : Federal prosecutors say a South Los Angeles gang member has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for drug dealing and using violence and intimidation to control housing projects.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: April 11, 2013

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Facebook rumor of Chicago gang retaliation a hoax, Peoria police say (Peoria, IL): The Peoria Police Department debunked claims made on Facebook that members of a Chicago gang are traveling to Peoria to retaliate for the city’s recent string of homicides.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: April 11, 2013

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Police, feds raid drug traffickers, say New Britain man was the ringleader (New Britain, CT): A New Britain member of the Los Solidos street gang, named as the ringleader of a Hartford area heroin and cocaine trafficking ring, is facing federal charges along with 18 others including his 18-year-old son after a major drug raid staged by federal, state and local agencies Thursday.
Source: New Britain Herald    Date: April 11, 2013

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New bill targets gang recruiters (Rockford, IL): The goal is to send a message to gangs who recruit, by saying if you're caught soliciting you could face up to 15 years in prison under a new bill that's gaining support in Springfield.
Source: WTVO 17 News    Date: April 10, 2013

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Peoria mayor Jim Ardis says 'game on' against city's street gangs (Peoria, IL): Mayor Jim Ardis declared Wednesday it was "game on" in the ongoing struggle against street gangs in Peoria.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: April 10, 2013

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