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Texas DPS report: Sureño street gang has grown in El Paso (El Paso, TX): A new Texas Department of Public Safety report on gangs says there are concerns in El Paso over the growth of a street gang with ties to the Sinaloa drug cartel.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: April 23, 2014

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Perceptions vary on local gang activity (Jackson County, OR): A survey by the Jackson County Gang Task Force shows adults believe there is a gang problem locally, but most students couldn't point to even one suspected gang member who attended their school.
Source: Mail Tribune    Date: April 23, 2014

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NYPD stops annual post-auto show gang violence in Times Square (New York, NY): The NYPD has finally rid Times Square of the annual post-New York Auto Show gang-initiation violence that plagued the area for years, police sources told The Post on Tuesday.
Source: New York Post    Date: April 23, 2014

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"Known gang member" arrested at gunpoint in Holyoke (Holyoke, MA): Detectives from the Holyoke Police Narcotics/Vice Unit arrested a person who they claim to be a "known member of the La Familia street gang" on gun charges.
Source: WWLP 22 News    Date: April 22, 2014

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Last of the Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation gang pleads guilty (Buffalo, NY): Damone Holcombe, 28, the last of the five members of Buffalo's former Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation street gang to be convicted, pleaded guilty Tuesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Leslie G. Foschio to possession of a firearm by an unlawful user of a controlled substance.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: April 22, 2014

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Saskatoon gang hit mistakenly kills mother of four (Saskatoon, SK): A 34-year-old mother of four was killed in a Saskatoon gang hit because of a massive mix-up over text messages between acquaintances, according to testimony at a first-degree murder trial.
Source: Beacon News    Date: April 22, 2014

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Three jailed murder suspects accused of attacking a fourth (Stanislaus County, CA): A ranking member of a Norteño street gang regiment implicated in several home invasion robberies and three homicides was stabbed multiple times inside the Stanislaus County Jail over the weekend. Charged with his attempted murder were three fellow Norteño inmates, also awaiting trial in separate murder cases.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: April 22, 2014

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Bond denied for Flossmoor man charged with killing two teens (Chicago, IL): A Flossmoor man was ordered held without bail Tuesday in the gang-related shooting deaths of two Chicago teens Saturday morning on the city's South Side, according to Cook County prosecutors.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: April 22, 2014

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Fontana gang member sentenced (Rancho Cucamonga, CA): A Fontana gang member has been sentenced to 52 years in state prison for his role in a 2012 takeover robbery of a Farmer Boys restaurant in Ontario.
Source: The Sun    Date: April 22, 2014

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Suspected 'Hot Glocks' member indicted in Leonidas shooting (New Orleans, LA): An Orleans Parish grand jury has indicted a suspected Leonidas area gang member police say tried to kill someone he thought was a law enforcement informant.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: April 22, 2014

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Nine indicted in kidnapping of NC prosecutor's father (Charlotte, NC): As the kidnappers pulled into a quiet, upscale golf course community, they thought they were about to abduct an assistant district attorney who sent a high-ranking gang member to prison for life, authorities said.
Source: The Associated Press - ABC News    Date: April 22, 2014

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CTA's new weapon in graffiti battle: suits against vandals, parents (Chicago, IL): The CTA is hoping that a new deterrent will hit home with graffiti taggers who are thinking about leaving their mark on transit property.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: April 22, 2014

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Fairfield responds to rising gang violence (Fairfield, CA): Gang violence is on the rise in Fairfield. "It's pretty crazy right now. probably the craziest I've seen it in a long time," Larry Bluford, of Operation THUGS, told FOX40.
Source: KTXL FOX40 News    Date: April 22, 2014

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Police, prosecutors warn gangs: We're coming after you (Kansas City, MO) : Police and prosecutors are undertaking a new approach to fighting crime, enlisting gang members as new recruits to try to stop violence.
Source: KMBC-TV News     Date: April 22, 2014

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Rogue gang numbers in (Medford, OR): Jackson County's Gang Task Force has spent the past couple years surveying students, staff, and parents, about gang activity. On Tuesday night they handed that information back to the community so people can use it.
Source: KTVL 10 News    Date: April 22, 2014

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Five kids hurt in drive-by on South Side (Chicago, IL): Five children were injured in a drive-by shooting Sunday night in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: April 21, 2014

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Gang leader convicted in Fla. armored car killing (Fort Lauderdale, FL): The leader of a violent gang involved in the 2010 killing of a South Florida armored car guard during a robbery could get life in prison following his convictions on several federal charges
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: April 21, 2014

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From prep football to prison, gang life led to destructive path (Salt Lake City, UT): Siale Angilau wore number 65 as an all-region football player at East High School in 2005. Two years later, the Utah State Prison listed him as inmate number 173338.
Source: Deseret News    Date: April 21, 2014

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Eight arrested in string of drive-by shootings, arson (Pueblo, CO): Police over the weekend arrested eight suspects in a string of drive-by shootings but still are searching for the prime suspect, according to Chief Luis Velez.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain    Date: April 21, 2014

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Courthouse shooting: Gang member dies after being shot in federal court (Salt Lake City, UT): Defendant Siale Angilau was listening to a witness describe gang initiation rituals on Monday when authorities said he grabbed a pen, rushed toward the witness and lunged at him.
Source: The Christian Science Monitor    Date: April 21, 2014

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