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Suspected gang member, shooting victim pleads guilty (Newnan, GA): This week, a local gang member pleaded guilty to an armed robbery he committed only a few months after he was the victim of a violent assault in March 2014.
Source: The Newnan Times-Herald    Date: April 24, 2015

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2 suspects in Macon’s Zodiac Lounge melee plead guilty (Macon, GA): Two men pleaded guilty Thursday to their roles in the 2013 Zodiac Lounge melee that left a 17-year-old fatally shot and another man critically injured.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: April 23, 2015

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Murder suspect has gang ties, police say (Saskatoon, SK): The 24-year-old man accused of stabbing another man to death outside the Northwoods Inn motel has gang ties, according to police. Alvin Patrick Naistus is charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing death last Saturday of 44-year-old Billy Johnston.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: April 23, 2015

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Three sentenced to life in prison for gang-related murder in Pasadena (Los Angeles, County, CA): Three men convicted of a 2013 gang-related murder in Pasadena were sentenced this week to life in prison without the possibility of parole, prosecutors said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 23, 2015

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Everett parents worried about stray bullets following uptick in gang violence (Everett, WA): Some Everett residents are scared to leave their homes because of an increase in gang violence. “I have a 7-month-old baby, I don’t really go out much unless I have to because I feel like if I go out I will get shot at,” said one mom.
Source: KCPQ 13 News    Date: April 23, 2015

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Portland gang violence is surging, Charlie Hales tells youth mentors (Portland, OR): Portland Mayor Charlie Hales said the Rose City is seeing a "huge resurgence" in gang violence, citing 38 reported incidents and more than 300 shots fired in neighborhoods in the first four months of 2015.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: April 23, 2015

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Rogers Police Address Minority Concerns (Rogers, AR): Rogers residents gathered Thursday night at a police sponsored public forum addressing the concerns of the minority community The Police Department has been hosting these forums for three years.
Source: KNWA News    Date: April 23, 2015

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Mecklenburg County Sheriff: Gangs are growing (Charlotte, NC): Mecklenburg County Sheriff Irwin Carmichael and his deputies keep watch on suspected gang members daily when they are locked up in jail. Carmichael says there are about 1,400 inmates in jail right now. Of that number there are about 200 gang members.
Source: WBTV 3 News    Date: April 23, 2015

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Salt Lake Metro Gang Conference organizers: Gangs still prevalent in Utah (Salt Lake City, UT): It is a problem that just won't go away. Gangs are still prevalent in Utah according to organizers of the 2015 Salt Lake Metro Gang Conference. According to the latest data from the gang unit, gang is responsible for 80-percent of the street drugs in Utah. But authorities say they are not backing down despite more arrests and an influx of out of state gang members who relocate to Utah.
Source: KTVX ABC 4 News    Date: April 23, 2015

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Actors Hope to Use Art as a Deterrent From Gang Life (Long Beach, CA): When Placas: The Most Dangerous Tattoo makes its stop in Long Beach next week, Ric Salinas says the acting will be as critical as the message. Salina, who plays reformed Salvadorian gang banger Fausto Carbajal, said that the plot of redemption is a powerful tool, and through art, the cast is hopeful to spread that message in an effort to keep kids off the streets.
Source: Long Beach Post    Date: April 23, 2015

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Surrey MP wants federal funding to help combat gangs (Surrey, BC): A local politician is trying to make Surrey’s drug violence problem a national issue. The MP for Surrey-North has brought up the recent string of shootings in the House of Commons.
Source: News1130    Date: April 23, 2015

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Police Round Up Alleged Gang Members (Manassas, VA): Prince William County police arrested and charged six teenagers with gang activity after three recent robberies in the Manassas area.
Source: ManassasPatch    Date: April 23, 2015

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Operation Save Our Sons takes a stand against gang violence (Jacksonville, FL): It has been three years since Operation Save Our Sons set out to attack and transform the culture of violence in Jacksonville.
Source: WJXT News4Jax    Date: April 23, 2015

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2 women dead, 1 man injured after possible gang-related drive-by shooting in Jacksonville (Jacksonville, FL): Two women were killed and a man was hospitalized after a drive-by shooting in Jacksonville Thursday night.
Source: The Florida Times-Union    Date: April 23, 2015

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Man, mother injured in gang dispute (Racine, WI): A 27-year-old Racine man was arrested and is being held in the Racine County Jail on a $5,000 cash bond after he and another man reportedly assaulted a man and his mother over a gang dispute.
Source: The Journal Times    Date: April 23, 2015

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Holmberg: Gang trial underway in peaceful, historic Bowling Green (Bowling Green, VA): Gangbangers have shot bullets and spilled blood on the outskirts of quiet Bowling Green in Caroline County. Wednesday was day one of a two-day, malicious wounding trial involving the MOB-30 gang and their rivals, the YG (Young Guard) 4.
Source: WTVR CBS 6 News    Date: April 23, 2015

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Gang member sentenced to 4 years for fight (Toledo, OH): Though not convicted in the shooting death of La’Quan Dunbar, a Toledo gang member was found guilty of taking part in a gang-related fight that preceded Mr. Dunbar’s death in 2013.
Source: The Blade    Date: April 23, 2015

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Cranston man admits to role in gang-related murder (Providence, RI): A 21-year-old Cranston man admitted Wednesday to participating with three associates in a gang-related murder last October outside the Chad Brown housing complex.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: April 23, 2015

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Local gang members face federal charges in couple's murder (Charlotte, NC): Six alleged United Blood Nation gang members are charged with the murders of a Lake Wylie couple. Prosecutors say gang member James Cureton gave the order while he was behind bars because he could be identified as the man who robbed a local mattress store and was wounded in a shootout with the owner Doug London.
Source: WCNC 6 News    Date: April 22, 2015

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Wapato man sentenced to 10 years for involvement in drive-by shooting (Yakima, WA): Today, Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Adan Roberto Cortes, age 22, was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for his involvement in a gang related drive by shooting.
Source: KIMA News    Date: April 22, 2015

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