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Lakeland Police combat rise in gang violence (Lakeland, FL): Nearly 40 extra Lakeland police officers took to the streets Friday evening, a few hours after Polk County students officially started their spring breaks.
Source: The Ledger    Date: March 22, 2014

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Police search for validated gang member who led officers on chase (Wilmington, NC): Officers with the Wilmington Police Department are searching for a teen who led them on a high speed chase Saturday. They believe the he could be linked to a shooting that happened on Market Street the same day.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: March 22, 2014

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Man killed in gang shooting, Tucson police say (Tucson, AZ): A man was killed overnight in a gang-related shooting, a Tucson police official said.
Source: Arizona Daily Star    Date: March 22, 2014

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Inside Chattanooga's first violence reduction call-in, atmosphere was casual but the message pointed (Chattanooga, TN): It was hard to read the reactions of the 13 gang members and felons who walked out of Chattanooga's first Violence Reduction Initiative call-in Thursday night.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: March 22, 2014

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Man sentenced to 40 yrs. for gang-related shooting (Indio, CA): A La Quinta man was sentenced Friday to 40 years to life in prison for the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy in Indio.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: March 21, 2014

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Boy, 14, charged with murder in NYC bus shooting (New York, NY): A 14-year-old boy was arrested on a second-degree murder charge Friday after police say he fired a gun inside a New York City bus in a street gang dispute, killing a bystander who was speaking on his cellphone.
Source: ABC News    Date: March 21, 2014

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Syracuse street gang member sentenced to more than six years in prison (Syracuse, NY): A member of a Syracuse street gang was sentenced this morning to six years and eight months in federal prison for conspiring with others to use violence to control the gang's drug trade on the city's south side.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: March 21, 2014

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Street gangs involved in several violent Cleveland Heights crimes (Cleveland Heights, OH): Organized street gangs could be responsible for several violent incidents in the city during the past five months. Court records say the shooting and robbery of a suspected drug dealer in January and a string of violent bank robberies in November and December were committed by the street gangs known as the Heartless Felons and the Cut Throat Boys.
Source:    Date: March 21, 2014

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Sixteen gang members and associates indicted for murder and other crimes on the Peninsula (San Mateo County, CA): Sixteen gang members and their associates from East Palo Alto and Menlo Park were indicted by a grand jury for murder, attempted murder and other crimes following a year-long investigation by regional law enforcement agencies, the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office announced Friday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 21, 2014

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Gang officers busy Thursday evening (Portland, OR): Police responded to two gun-related incidents Thursday evening. In one of them, a man was wounded in a possible gang shooting in Northeast Portland Thursday evening.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: March 21, 2014

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Bounty Hunter Bloods gang members indicted for murders, other crimes (Detroit, MI): On the first anniversary of a collaboration of law enforcement agencies and the community, U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade announced the indictment of nine leaders of a violent street gang allegedly responsible for murders, drive-by shootings, and armed robberies — which they sometimes bragged about on social media websites.
Source: The Detroit News    Date: March 21, 2014

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Feds: Gang leader used intimidation to beat cop killing charges (Chicago, IL): The witness appeared to be in a panic minutes before he was to provide critical grand jury testimony against the alleged shooter in the high-profile slaying of an off-duty Chicago police detective and his companion.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 21, 2014

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19-year-old gang member owned stun gun (Haverhill, MA): The violent history of one of the four men accused of trying unsuccessfully to shoot a person in the Mount Washington neighborhood was brought to light yesterday in Haverhill District Court.
Source: Eagle-Tribune    Date: March 21, 2014

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Seven alleged California gang members indicted for crime spree, bragging on Facebook (Oakland, CA): A federal grand jury has indicted members of a San Francisco Bay Area street gang on charges that they participated in a string of armed robberies and then bragged about the crimes on social media.
Source: FOX News    Date: March 21, 2014

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Gang member arrested in La Crosse reaches plea in federal drug case (La Crosse, WI): A high-ranking member of a Chicago street gang arrested in April in La Crosse will plead guilty in a federal case in May, according to court records.
Source: The La Crosse Tribune    Date: March 21, 2014

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Gang member gets life without parole for shooting death in Cypress Park (Los Angeles, CA) : A gang member convicted of first-degree murder for being the get-away driver in a Cypress Park shooting that killed a man holding a toddler and the attempted murders of two police officers involving a subsequent shootout was sentenced today to life in prison without parole.
Source: HighlandPark-MountWashingtonPatch     Date: March 21, 2014

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Boy, 17, critically wounded in Humboldt Park drive-by (Chicago, IL): A 17-year-old boy was wounded in what police believe was a gang-related drive-by shooting Thursday night in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.
Source: CBS Chicago    Date: March 21, 2014

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Walnut Hills mourns at site where 14-year-old was shot to death (Cincinnati, OH): Balloons, flowers and stuffed animals lie at the corner of Essex Place and Taft Road, just feet from where a 14-year-old was shot to death amid a feud between two rival groups.
Source: WCPO 9 News    Date: March 21, 2014

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Two arrested after making threats with handguns (San Mateo County, CA): San Mateo County Sheriff's officials announced late Friday they had arrested two suspected gang members who were allegedly threatening people with firearms. The arrests were connected with an incident two days earlier in which a deputy reportedly shot and injured a pit bull near Oak Avenue.
Source: Half Moon Bay Review    Date: March 20, 2014

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Pennsauken man serving 30 years for gang-related killing in Camden loses appeal (Camden, NJ): David Hardwick, who is serving time in prison for his role in the gang-related double-murder of a young couple in Camden in 2010, lost his appeal this week to have his guilty plea and 30-year sentence overturned.
Source: South Jersey Times    Date: March 20, 2014

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