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A shift in gang tactics means drive-bys are giving way to walk-ups, observers say (Los Angeles, CA): Ricardo Nunez was trimming a tree outside his Echo Park home on a Sunday morning last month when a white truck pulled up and a person inside opened fire, killing the 35-year-old father. Ray Martinez, the LAPD detective investigating the case, is seeing fewer such fatal drive-by shootings.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 27, 2015
http://homicide.latimes.com/...

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Seven charged in Princeville gang shootings (Princeville, NC): Edgecombe County deputies arrested seven people and are searching for two others in connection with a series of recent gang-related shootings.
Source: Rocky Mount Telegram    Date: March 27, 2015
http://www.rockymounttelegram.com/...

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Man accused of being gang member arrested on drug charges (Providence, RI): A Cranston man police say is a gang member has been arrested on federal drug trafficking and firearms charges.
Source: WPRI 12 News    Date: March 27, 2015
http://wpri.com/...

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Two plead guilty in Macon beating that led to 2013 Zodiac Lounge slaying (Macon, GA): Two people pleaded guilty Friday to their part in the 2013 beating of a man at downtown Macon’s Zodiac Lounge that led up to his being shot eight times and a teenager’s death.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: March 27, 2015
http://www.macon.com/...

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Simon City Royals street gang member found with guns, ice, pot in Pascagoula (Pascagoula, MS): Narcotics agents Tuesday arrested a member of the Simon City Royals street gang after he was pulled over in a traffic stop that resulted in the seizure of methamphetamine, said Keith Havard, commander of the South Mississippi Metro Enforcement Team.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: March 26, 2015
http://www.sunherald.com/...

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Harvey Hustlers racketeering case expands with new indictment (Gretna, LA): A Jefferson Parish grand jury Thursday (March 26) handed up an indictment charging a 22nd suspect in the sweeping racketeering case against the Harvey Hustlers street gang. Marlon Mercy, 37, is accused of racketeering and conspiracy to distribute cocaine.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: March 26, 2015
http://www.nola.com/...

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Man sentenced to 28-plus years in Target Field double shooting (Minneapolis, MN): A man who authorities say shot two men outside Target Field last spring in a retaliatory gang shooting was sentenced to more than 28 years in prison on Thursday, authorities said.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: March 26, 2015
http://www.startribune.com/...

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ETX convicted felons arrested after reports of gang fights, shots fired (Marshall, TX): Multiple reports of a gang fight and gunfire at West End Park on West Rusk Street set the stage for a busy Wednesday night for the Marshall Police Department.
Source: KETK NBC News    Date: March 26, 2015
http://www.ketknbc.com/...

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One of the Schuele Boys surrenders, while another pleads guilty (Buffalo, NY): Willie Griffin, 25, one of the last of the Schuele Boy suspects still at large after a federal grand jury handed up an indictment against another seven of the notorious street gang, surrendered Thursday at the Buffalo office of the FBI and Thursday was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshall Service, federal officials said.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: March 26, 2015
http://www.buffalonews.com/...

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How do investigators use social media tools to monitor criminal activity? (Washington, DC): Law enforcement agencies are leveraging social media services such as Facebook and Twitter in a number of ways to help fight crime and serve their communities. Of particular interest is the rapidly evolving use of social media monitoring tools to find evidence of criminal activity which the criminals themselves often post to the Internet — often leading quickly to their arrest and imminent conviction.
Source: PoliceOne.com    Date: March 26, 2015
http://www.policeone.com/...

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'This will help us meet needs:' Fundraiser to support Ottawa families affected by gangs (Ottawa, ON): A project aimed at preventing young people from joining their siblings who are involved in gang activity will receive partial funding from a campaign run by students in Algonquin College’s public relations program.
Source: MetroNews    Date: March 26, 2015
http://metronews.ca/...

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World Impact Launches Program To Address Gang Violence (Chattanooga, TN): Pastor Ezra Maize, senior pastor of Rehoboth Ministries and the members of Rehoboth Ministries, launched their first humanitarian community program which will address the gang violence in the City of Chattanooga, through World Impact.
Source: The Chattanoogan    Date: March 26, 2015
http://www.chattanoogan.com/...

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Ft. Wayne Police Chief Looks For Way To Stop Rash Of Violence (Fort Wayne, IN): Fort Wayne's chief of police turns to members of a pair of special crime-fighting units to try and put a stop to a rash of shootings this week. The violence since Sunday night brings back painful memories from a couple years ago.
Source: NBC33 News    Date: March 26, 2015
http://www.21alive.com/...

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Bloods gang member and a rival indicted in connection with 2014 shootout (Trenton, NJ): Two men who are accused of being rivals in a 2014 shootout that took place outside of the Roger Gardens apartment complex have been indicted on charges of attempted murder.
Source: The Trentonian    Date: March 25, 2015
http://www.trentonian.com/...

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Muncie teens held in Anderson shooting (Muncie, IN): Muncie and Anderson police will meet to discuss what appears to be escalating tension between youth gangs in the two cities.
Source: The Star Press    Date: March 25, 2015
http://www.thestarpress.com/...

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Baton Rouge BRAVE: What is it, and why does it matter? (Baton Rouge, LA): Leaders of the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination initiative have said an important part of making the crime prevention strategy work is by garnering community awareness of and involvement in BRAVE.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: March 25, 2015
http://www.nola.com/...

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Prosecutor: Football gift 'aggravating' in gang case (Youngstown, OH): Darrell Mason’s athletic prowess at Ursuline High School was something any high-school athlete would pray for. Which makes the fact he turned to heading up an East Side street gang that dealt drugs and was involved in several shootings all the more maddening, Assistant Prosecutor Martin Desmond said at Mason’s sentencing hearing on drug, weapons and gang charges Tuesday in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court, just before Mason was sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Source: The Vindicator    Date: March 25, 2015
http://www.vindy.com/...

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Saginaw man gets prison sentence for gang-related shooting (Saginaw, MI): A 21-year-old will serve about four years in prison for a gang-related shooting and felony gun possession. Saginaw County Circuit Judge Janet M. Boes on Tuesday, March 17, sentenced Jomar R. Barnes in the unrelated felony cases.
Source: MLive    Date: March 25, 2015
http://www.mlive.com/...

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Gang member sentenced in double murder (Buffalo, NY): A West Side gang member found guilty of taking part in the murder of two innocent bystanders nine years ago was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: March 25, 2015
http://www.buffalonews.com/...

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EPD: Gang members are getting younger (Evansville, IN): Evansville Police are reporting gang members in the city are getting younger and younger. And they've seen a rise in shootings related to gang violence and teenage recruits.
Source: WFIE 14 News    Date: March 25, 2015
http://www.14news.com/...

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