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Gunfire hits truck in West Seattle (West Seattle, WA): Gunfire hit a truck driven by a teen Saturday night in the Delridge neighborhood of West Seattle. No one was injured as far as police know, but the shooter is still at large. The incident appears to be related to gang activity.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: May 12, 2014

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Border patrol arrests "Sureño" gang member (Calexico, CA): U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico station apprehended a dangerous gang member attempting to make an illegal entry into the United States.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: May 12, 2014

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Gun used by suspected Boston Marathon bomber traced to Maine gang (Portland, ME): When police confronted Tamerlan Tsarnaev four nights after the Boston Marathon bombing last year, he leaped from his car with a 9-millimeter semiautomatic pistol and opened fire.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: May 12, 2014

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Sonoma teen arrested following gang-related road rage incident (Santa Rosa, CA): A gang-related road rage incident led to the arrest of an unlicensed 17-year-old Santa Rosa boy for resisting arrest and evading officers in Sonoma County on Sunday night, the California Highway Patrol said.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: May 12, 2014

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Alleged 3-N-G gang member mistakenly freed (New Orleans, LA): Officials were taking no chances Friday as 13 alleged members of a bloody Central City street gang sat together in an Orleans Parish courtroom. But while a swarm of deputies bird-dogged the purported members of the "3-N-G" gang, one defendant was nowhere to be found.
Source: The New Orleans Advocate    Date: May 11, 2014

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City murder rate already highest since 2008 (Murfreesboro, TN): As Alicia Roberts and Niki Miles watch children play at Rogers Park one recent afternoon, they can’t help but notice the number of police cars pulling through the parking lot.
Source: The Murfreesboro Post    Date: May 11, 2014

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One dead, several shot in separate incidents (Chicago, IL): A 25-year-old man who was shot in what police said was a gang-related incident on the West Side Saturday afternoon has died, authorities said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: May 11, 2014

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Gang-related murders in BC could reach all-time low in 2014 (Vancouver, BC): We've come a long way since the gang war of 2009 and BC is now on track to record the fewest gang-related homicides in years.
Source: News1130    Date: May 11, 2014

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Ganging up on the gangs: Police ramp up efforts to curb North Miami-Dade shootings (Miami, FL): After surviving an attempted hit, Marquis Riley-Asbury took to the witness stand two years ago to detail the inner workings of a dangerous Liberty City street gang known as New Moneii.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: May 11, 2014

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Santa Cruz gangs explained on website (Santa Cruz, CA): A new website shows the graffiti, the hand signs and the colors of gangs in Santa Cruz County. It also explains the levels of gang involvement in a six-minute video, and it offers resources for parents and teachers who want to keep kids out of gangs.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: May 10, 2014

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One dead, six injured in shooting at Peregrine Park in Natomas area (Sacramento, CA): A child's birthday party at a neighborhood park in the Natomas area turned into a scene of grief and horror Saturday after gunmen attacked the party, killing one man and wounding six others, including a 7-year-old child.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: May 10, 2014

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Housing Authority holds gang awareness training (Tifton, GA): "By the time communities and institutions acknowledge that they have a gang problem, the situation may be out of control" was one of many topics that were discussed at a gang awareness training, hosted by the Tifton Housing Authority.
Source: The Tifton Gazette    Date: May 10, 2014

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Jesuit priest urges SAU graduates to find compassion, kinship (Moline, IL): Rev. Gregory Boyle offered the same challenge Saturday to St. Ambrose University graduates as he does to hard-core gang members in Los Angeles — go out and build kinship.
Source: The Quad-City Times    Date: May 10, 2014

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Part 2: Gang killings hard to crack (with video) (Vancouver, BC): Twenty years ago, a judge sentencing Vancouver teenager Phouvong Phommaviset for a drive-by shooting at a city school called gang violence "a very dangerous and very unhappy development."
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: May 10, 2014

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Mother's Day shooting: Gang feud behind last year's violence target of authorities (New Orleans, LA): The story is familiar in New Orleans: gangs, guns, drugs. Retaliation. Somebody shot somebody over something, so there was hell to pay, according to the police account of the Mother's Day 2013 mass shooting that left 19 people wounded and one trampled.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: May 10, 2014

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Calais police: Gang with ties to New York Crips active in Washington County (Calais, ME): A gang with ties to a criminal organization in New York City has established a presence in Greater Calais, local police officers said Thursday. Police are facing an organization that is affiliated with a gang known as the Crips out of New York City, said Officer Matthew Vinson.
Source: Bangor Daily News    Date: May 9, 2014

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Judge denies New York murder suspect's plea to ban rap lyric evidence (New York, NY): A New York City murder suspect has lost his bid to have boastful rap lyrics he wrote about being in a violent street gang excluded as evidence at his trial.
Source: Reuters    Date: May 9, 2014

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Harvard man gets 16 years for drugs, weapons charges (Woodstock, IL): A judge on Friday sentenced a Harvard man and reputed gang member to 16 years in prison on drugs and weapons charges.
Source: Northwest Herald    Date: May 9, 2014

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Athens teen charged under gang statute for fight outside Classic City High School (Athens, GA): An alleged gang member was arrested Thursday in connection with a fight two months ago outside Classic City High School in which the suspect and five others allegedly sought out two students and beat them up, Athens-Clarke County police said.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: May 9, 2014

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Gang member wanted in Indiana arrested in Arizona (Phoenix, AZ): A man wanted in Indiana in connection with the fatal shooting of a teenager three months ago has been arrested in Arizona.
Source: The News-Sentinel    Date: May 9, 2014

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