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Fresno gang members are using arson for intimidation (Fresno, CA): Fresno police are following a disturbing new trend. They say gang members are using flames as a fear factor.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: May 9, 2013

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In Briana Allen killing, prosecutors unleash major racketeering indictment (New Orleans, LA): Almost a year after 5-year-old Briana Allen was fatally shot at a birthday party and 33-year-old Shawanna Pierce caught a deadly bullet while driving through the Central City neighborhood, the investigation has led to this: a sprawling indictment naming 15 people in a racketeering conspiracy involving 15 killings, numerous attempted murders and armed robberies and other violence across the city.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: May 9, 2013

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Police: Gang member fired shots (Greenville, NC): Greenville police on Wednesday arrested a gang member on charges he fired into an occupied vehicle.
Source: The Daily Reflector    Date: May 9, 2013

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Police identify suspect in Langside shooting (Winnipeg, MB): It was a cold-blooded execution in broad daylight of a young man mistaken for a gang member. Now a countrywide manhunt is underway for the teen suspect Winnipeg police believe is responsible for pulling the trigger.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press    Date: May 8, 2013

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Gang members plead guilty on drug charges (Williamsport, PA): Three gang members with ties to the Shamokin and Mount Carmel areas pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to conspiring to sell crack cocaine and heroin.
Source: The News Item    Date: May 8, 2013

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Alleged gang member sentenced for assault in holding cell (Dayton, OH): Richard Benton III, whom law enforcement officials say is a member of the Robert "Booby" Hill gang they say ran a local heroin distribution ring, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 90 days in prison on Wednesday for assaulting another individual.
Source: Dayton Daily News    Date: May 8, 2013

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Hearing in north Modesto gang slaying postponed (Modesto, CA): A judge Wednesday postponed an arraignment hearing for eight defendants charged with murder in connection with the death of a 20-year-old man in north Modesto.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: May 8, 2013

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Two men injured in nightime knife attack at Healdsburg High School (Healdsburg, CA): Two men were stabbed Tuesday night at Healdsburg High School in what officials are calling a rare incident of gang violence in the community. "We are not immune. We wish we were," said City Councilman Gary Plass, a retired Healdsburg Police sergeant. "It does raise its ugly head occasionally."
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: May 8, 2013

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Police shed light on gangs (Hopewell, VA): It can be something as simple as the color of a hat, a backpack, beads around someone's neck or a tattoo. All these things can be used to identify a gang member.
Source: The Hopewell News    Date: May 8, 2013

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Inmate, 17 other alleged Bloods indicted on racketeering charges (Baltimore, MD): A federal grand jury indicted 18 alleged gang members on racketeering charges, including a detainee at a state-managed detention center, news that could draw more scrutiny to Maryland's beleaguered correctional system.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: May 8, 2013

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Gang member pleads guilty to role in slaying of store employee (Buffalo, NY): A member of the Bailey Boys street gang in Buffalo has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the shooting death of a clerk in an East Side convenience store more than two years ago, U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. announced Tuesday.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: May 8, 2013

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Teen to be tried as adult (Stockton, CA): A 14-year-old boy is being tried as an adult on charges of attempted murder for a Stockton gang-related shooting. And Stockton police are warning gangsters that if they don't stop such violence, they, too, will face tough consequences.
Source: The Record    Date: May 8, 2013

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Known gang members arrested in Nyssa (Ontario, OR): The Nyssa Police department arrested three male suspects wanted for multiple warrants, the majority of which were related to gang activity, Tuesday after an officer on patrol witnessed two of them entering a home at the 300 block of South Second Street.
Source: The Argus Observer    Date: May 8, 2013

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Witness jailed after failing to appear at gang homicide trial (Madison, WI): The brother of two of the 10 people charged in the 2011 gang-related shooting death of a Madison man was taken into custody Wednesday after he failed to appear as a witness at the homicide trial of the alleged trigger man, police and prosecutors said.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal    Date: May 8, 2013

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Not guilty verdict in 2001 Aurora gang murder case (Aurora, IL): After seven hours of deliberations Wednesday, a Kane County jury acquitted Arnoldo Aguilar of charges that he gunned down a 26-year-old rival gang member in Aurora 12 years ago.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: May 8, 2013

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Police: Joliet man shot at gang members while seated next to infant (Joliet, IL): An 18-year-old Joliet man shot at rival gang members Sunday while he was sitting next to a 1-year-old child, police said.
Source: The Herald-News    Date: May 8, 2013

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Update: Gang Task Force investigation leads to drug bust in Williams (Williams, AZ): Law enforcement agents arrested 22 people from seven different locations in Williams and in Flagstaff May 1 as part of a seven-month drug investigation.
Source: Williams-Grand Canyon News    Date: May 7, 2013

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Napa County Commission taking inventory on groups to reduce gangs, youth violence (Napa Valley, CA): The Napa County Gang & Youth Violence Commission, a commission of the Board of Supervisors, is preparing an inventory of community programs and resources aimed at reducing gang activity and youth violence.
Source: NapaValleyPatch    Date: May 7, 2013

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AISD combats gang violence with prevention program (Austin, TX): School is not out for summer yet, but sixth grade students at Gorzychi Middle School are having a special graduation ceremony. Their diploma is for Austin Independent School District's GREAT program, which stands for Gang Resistance Education and Training.
Source: KEYE 42 News    Date: May 7, 2013

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Did a father's murder provoke a deadly triple shooting in Mid-City? (New Orleans, LA): On the night of Feb. 15, Isaac "Big Ike" Stern was smoking a cigarette outside his house near the Fair Grounds when three masked gunmen approached and opened fire.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: May 7, 2013

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