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Man suspected of gang activity arrested in Delano (Delano, CA): Law enforcement arrested a man in Delano suspected of gang activity Tuesday. Kern Narcotics Enforcement Team detectives, with the assistance from the California Multi-Jurisdictional Methamphetamine Enforcement Team executed a search warrant in the 1500 block of Almond Tree Way in Delano.
Source: KERO 23 News    Date: April 9, 2014

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St. Louis teens face gang-related charges (Evansville, IN): Three teenagers from St. Louis accused of being gang members and being tried as adults appeared in a Vanderburgh County courtroom Wednesday afternoon.
Source: WFIE 14 News    Date: April 9, 2014

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Sweeping arrests target leaders of notorious Stockton gang (Stockton, CA): One of Stockton's most notorious gangs was the target of sweeping arrests Wednesday, police say. The Sutter Street Crips have been active around the area of California Street and Park Street, police say.
Source: CBS Sacramento    Date: April 9, 2014

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Gang retaliation nets PA man a 30-year prison sentence (Beaumont, TX): A 26-year-old Port Arthur man must serve at least 15 of his 30-year sentence following his conviction on Tuesday for using an assault rifle in a gang-related shootout at an apartment complex.
Source: Beaumont Enterprise    Date: April 9, 2014

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Mayor's Gang Prevention Task Force works to keep kids out of gangs (San Jose, CA): Concerns that fewer police officers will lead to gang wars and increased violence in sections of San Jose has many residents worried about safety. The Mayor's Gang Prevention Task Force, however, is continuing to come up with various methods to prevent and suppress gang violence and get former gang members successfully re-entered into society.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: April 9, 2014

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Listen | 911 calls reporting gang violence (Louisville, KY): A pregnant woman wept into the phone as she described for police the chaos around her; one man yelled and another slurred his words, warning that he might black out from the wound an unruly mob had just inflicted.
Source: The Courier-Journal    Date: April 9, 2014

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Accomplices in Novato gang shooting get 33 years to life in prison (Marin County, CA): A Marin County judge sentenced two men to 33 years to life in prison Wednesday for a gang-related Novato shooting that injured two victims, including one who was left a quadriplegic.
Source: Marin Independent Journal     Date: April 9, 2014

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Trial set in fatal Empire gang shooting (Modesto, CA): A judge on Tuesday scheduled a trial to start Jan. 5 for a defendant accused of shooting to death a 21-year-old man in Empire two years ago in what authorities have called gang retaliation.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: April 9, 2014

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Police: eight gang members arrested for series of burglaries (Colorado Springs, CO): Police say eight gang members are under arrest for a series of burglaries in Colorado Springs and El Paso County. They're calling themselves the Northside Mafia.
Source: KRDO NewsChannel 13    Date: April 9, 2014

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Oceanside man dies in likely gang shooting (Oceanside, CA): A 25-year-old man was shot to death in Oceanside in what may have been a gang-related attack, police said Wednesday.
Source: XETV San Diego 6 News    Date: April 9, 2014

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Judge advances cases against some alleged Rock Hill gang members (York, SC): A judge has ruled prosecutors can move forward with cases involving four of 13 people Rock Hill police arrested in January following a multi-agency investigation into a local “gang feud.”
Source: The State    Date: April 9, 2014

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Police raid drug ring accused in murders, trafficking of drugs that reached SUNY campus (Bronx, NY): Dozens of suspects were arrested Tuesday in a multi-agency raid of an alleged drug ring in the Bronx believed to be responsible for trafficking narcotics that reached a SUNY campus upstate and had members accused in several gang-related murders.
Source: NBC 4 New York    Date: April 9, 2014

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Wilmington's gang violence (Wilmington, NC) : On Monday, Mar. 31, Wilmington's city manager, Sterling Cheatham, released a series of recommendations outlining the city's plan to reduce rampant gang violence that the city has been experiencing lately.
Source: The Seahawk    Date: April 9, 2014

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Lakewood man, 18, tried to lure Orthodox Jewish women as part of gang initiation, police say (Lakewood, NJ): Rafael Laurano-Flores, 18, of Lakewood was charged Tuesday night with multiple counts of bias intimidation after police say he tried to lure women from the Orthodox Jewish community as part of an MS-13 gang initiation.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: April 9, 2014

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Travis County Sheriff's Office deputy calls for an end to gang violence (Bryan, TX): When it comes to putting a stop to gangs, Derrick Taylor speaks from a place of personal and professional experience. In addition to coming up on his 23-year anniversary with the Travis County Sheriff's Office next month, Taylor is a former gang member who grew up well-acquainted with the life.
Source: The Eagle    Date: April 9, 2014

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Macon man indicted in alleged gang shooting (Macon, GA): A 27-year-old Macon man was indicted Tuesday on three counts of aggravated assault in the Jan. 12 shooting of three men inside a house in the 2700 block of Roy Street.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: April 8, 2014

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Gangs have brought their violence here (Jesup, GA): This is the first of a two part series on the growth of gangs in Wayne County. Unnoticed by most residents, the signs of gang activity are all across the county. Associated drug traffic and violence have forced the realization of the growing presence of gangs in rural areas of Georgia—including here.
Source: The Press-Sentinel    Date: April 8, 2014

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Violence from gangs and guns prompt Elkhart to request federal grant (Elkhart, IN): The city of Elkhart is seeking grant money from the U.S. Department of Justice in an attempt to reduce crime related to gun violence and gangs.
Source: The Elkhart Truth    Date: April 8, 2014

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Ex-B.C. gang leader says he tried to broker peace before mass killing (Vancouver, BC): In the months leading up to a mass killing in the Vancouver area that left six dead, including two innocent bystanders, former gang leader Michael Le says he met with a rival drug trafficker to broker a peace between their two groups.
Source: CTV News    Date: April 8, 2014

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Decrease in gang homicides questioned (San Diego, CA): The latest crime data released by San Diego Police Department shows a dramatic decrease in the number of gang-related homicides, but some said the figures are far from reality.
Source: KSWB FOX 5 News     Date: April 8, 2014

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