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A voice of experience: Ex-gang member helps lead fight against Omaha violence (Omaha, NE): A valuable tool in the Omaha Police Department's fight against gangs is sitting at a table in the principal's office with three sixth-graders, sorting out board game pieces.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: April 18, 2014

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Man speaks on gang leader accused of NC man's kidnapping (Charlotte, NC): The FBI is looking for one man wanted in connection with the kidnapping of a prosecutor's father in Wake Forest. Investigators have identified the two suspects as Jakym Camel Tibbs and Quantavious Thompson. They believe a high-ranking member of the Bloods street gang, Kelvin Melton, serving life in prison, ordered the kidnapping.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: April 17, 2014

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Report: Three E. Texas counties considered areas of high gang activity (Tyler, TX): A new report projects gang threats in East Texas will remain high during the coming year. Much of the threat comes from gangs that work directly with Mexican cartels, according to the report.
Source: KLTV 7 News    Date: April 17, 2014

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Newly released DPS report highlights growing gang problem in Angelina, Nacogdoches counties (Lufkin, TX): A new report released from the Texas Department of Public Safety shed some new light on a growing gang problem in Angelina and Nacogdoches counties.
Source: KTRE 9 News    Date: April 17, 2014

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Three wounded in suspected gang shooting (Portland, OR): Three people were wounded in a suspected gang-related shooting in Northeast Portland on Wednesday evening.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: April 17, 2014

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Two arrested in pair of gang-related shootings in Ayden (Ayden, NC): Two people were being booked for a pair of shootings police believe are gang-related in the Pitt County town of Ayden Thursday morning.
Source: WITN 7 News    Date: April 17, 2014

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Homeland Security nabs 34 in New Mexico gang sting (Albuquerque, NM): Homeland Security Investigations have arrested nearly three dozen "violent" Sureno gang members and associates during a New Mexico gang sweep.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: April 17, 2014

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NYPD rounds up gang members suspected in shootings (Bronx, NY) : NYPD investigators -- with Commissioner William Bratton in tow -- rounded up reputed members of two armed gangs Wednesday suspected of carrying out a series of wild shootings in the Bronx, including one that killed a 4-year-old boy watching a basketball game in July 2012, officials said.
Source: Newsday    Date: April 17, 2014

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Suspected gang member arrested for murder of Hamden teen (New Haven, CT): Police have arrested a man for the murder of a Hamden teen. According to an arrest warrant, sources told police both the victim and suspect were gang members.
Source: WTNH News 8    Date: April 17, 2014

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Two arrested in suspected gang attack at popular Sonoma bar (Sonoma Valley, CA): Two men were arrested at their Sonoma Valley homes Thursday morning in connection with a suspected gang-related attack at a popular Sonoma bar.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: April 17, 2014

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Homicide of former standout football player at Brush and Cleveland Heights likely gang related, police say (Euclid, OH): The fatal shooting of a South Euclid man at a bar two weeks ago is likely gang-related, investigators say. Euclid Police Lt. Mike Knack said investigators believe the April 2 shooting -- which resulted in the death of former high-school football standout Herman Groce III, 22 -- involved a dispute between members of two rival gangs.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: April 17, 2014

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Stray bullet from gang gunfight blocks away blamed for shooting death of South Bend toddler (South Bend, IN): Authorities are blaming a gunfight between two rival gangs that was occurring blocks away for the shooting death of a 2-year-old South Bend boy who was playing outside.
Source: The Republic    Date: April 17, 2014

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Gang confrontation leads to three arrests (Palo Alto, CA): Police arrested two men and one juvenile after they allegedly tried to instigate a gang fight at the 200 block of Higdon Avenue. Three Norteno gang members challenged three Sureno gang members to a fight at 6:50 p.m. on April 9, according to the Mountain View Police Department.
Source: Mountain View Voice    Date: April 17, 2014

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Gang member guilty in student's beating (San Diego, CA): A gang member accused of brutally beating a student with a shotgun two years ago and leaving him injured and bleeding on a College-Area street was found guilty Thursday of multiple felony charges including premeditated attempted murder.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: April 17, 2014

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Houston gang threat assessment (Houston, TX): There are an estimated 100,000 gang members in Texas according to a new report by the Department of Public Safety. Thursday the state released its Annual Gang Threat Assessment, which is a status report and an indication of what's to come.
Source: KRIV FOX 26 News    Date: April 17, 2014

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Reputed teenage gang member gets 25-years-to-life sentence for Oakland murder (Oakland, CA): A teenager who is a reputed gang member was sentenced Thursday to 25 years to life in state prison for his first-degree murder conviction for a shooting that killed a 23-month-old boy in West Oakland in 2011.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: April 17, 2014

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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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