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Teenagers fighting possibly gang-related, police say (Wichita, KS): Police say there were two possibly related gang incidents in Wichita on Friday night, with one incident resulting in a beaten teen.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: March 9, 2013

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Boardwalk Park changes coming to curb gang activity (Greeley, CO): An increased police presence and tighter rules will kick in this spring in an effort to curb an apparent rise in gang activity in the Windsor’s downtown gem, Boardwalk Park.
Source: Greeley Tribune    Date: March 9, 2013

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Sacramento clergy leaders seek tax funds to battle gangs (Sacramento, CA): Despite his good grades, his athletic prowess and what his mother described as his "good spirit," DeAndre Ellison couldn't resist the magnetic pull of south Sacramento's gang life.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: March 9, 2013

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Gangster Disciples leader arrested in Lubbock (Lubbock, TX): Kevin Lee Stafford, 31, a governor (highest ranking leader) for the Gangster Disciples street gang and wanted fugitive, is now in custody in Lubbock after being arrested Thursday morning by the North Texas Fugitive Task Force, which includes the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS).
Source: KCBD NewsChannel 11    Date: March 8, 2013

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Morrisville murder victim once a street gang member (Morrisville, NJ): A Morrisville man who was murdered Monday night belonged to a Trenton-area street gang as a teenager and served jail time in New Jersey for participating in a drive-by shooting six years ago, police said.
Source: Bucks County Courier Times    Date: March 8, 2013

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O.C. gang member who gunned down dealer for drugs found guilty (Orange County, CA): An Orange County gang member has been convicted of gunning down a drug dealer in a plot to steal his drugs, prosecutors said Friday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 8, 2013

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Neighbors say 'clique' involved in triple shooting (Memphis, TN): Memphis police are searching for the gunman involved in a shooting Friday afternoon on Standridge Street that sent three people to the hospital. Police say say the shooter took off after the incident, throwing the gun haphazardly into a Memphis neighborhood.
Source: WHBQ FOX13 News    Date: March 8, 2013

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Gangster Killer Bloods leader weighs plea deal; two members plead guilty in Trenton (Trenton, NJ): Bernard "Petey Black" Green, the reputed "five star general" of the Gangster Killer Bloods street gang, must decide if he will accept a plea deal or go to trial to fight charges that range from racketeering and murder to drug and weapons offenses.
Source: The Times of Trenton    Date: March 8, 2013

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Two arrested in shooting death of Winnipeg man (Winnipeg, MB): Two people are charged with first-degree murder in connection to the shooting death of a man at a Winnipeg restaurant.
Source: CBC News    Date: March 8, 2013

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Street gangs recruiting, intimidating, on social media (Regina, SK): Street gangs in Saskatchewan and other provinces are becoming more active in social media and stepping up their online recruiting, experts say.
Source: CBC News    Date: March 8, 2013

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Utah gang member found guilty of 2008 Walmart robbery (Salt Lake City, UT): A Salt Lake City man who drove the getaway car for two gang members who robbed a Riverton Walmart in 2008 was convicted in a federal trial this week.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: March 8, 2013

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Gang Unit: "Focus on car thefts and end up arresting violent criminals" (Benton County, WA): In the past year, Benton County has locked up dozens of gang members by simply focusing on stolen cars. It's proof that when one bad apple falls, more will follow.
Source: KEPR-TV News    Date: March 8, 2013

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Arrest made in gang-related College Park shooting (Prince George's County, MD): Prince George's County Police Department arrested a suspect for the gang-related shooting that killed a 20-year-old man in College Park late last month.
Source: The Sentinel    Date: March 8, 2013

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Cop: MS-13 boss didn't want to kill alone (Central Islip, NY): A leader of the MS-13 street gang confessed in detail about how he and others killed a fellow gang member on a beach in Far Rockaway because he was not willing to murder their rivals, a former New York City police detective testified yesterday.
Source: Newsday    Date: March 8, 2013

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Rival gangs rumble at John Adams High School (Cleveland, OH): More trouble at John Adams High School in Cleveland. A gang called Benham rumbled with another from E. 102nd on Thursday afternoon. Police had to be called to assist school security forces. Multiple EMS and police units responded, and pepper spray had to be used to break the fight up.
Source: WOIO 19 Action News    Date: March 8, 2013

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Alleged gang member accused of avenging associate's death (Baltimore, MD): After Black Guerrilla Family leader Naim King was killed on Halloween 2007, prosecutors say, fellow gang member David Hunter swore to avenge his death.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: March 7, 2013

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Shooting that left one dead investigated as gang-related (Placentia, CA): A shooting that killed a 19-year-old man and left a 16-year-old boy with life-threatening injuries is being investigated as a gang-related incident, authorities said Thursday.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: March 7, 2013

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MS-13 gang leader pleads guilty to racketeering and murder conspiracy charges (New York, NY): The former leader of the Flushing, Queens, chapter of the violent international gang La Mara Salvatrucha, also known as MS-13, pleaded guilty Thursday to racketeering and murder conspiracy charges. This plea stems from an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Yonkers (N.Y.) Police Department.
Source:     Date: March 7, 2013

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Salt Lake City FBI investigated Insane Clown Posse fans (Salt Lake City, UT): The FBI's controversial decision in 2011 to label passionate fans of the rap duo Insane Clown Posse as a violent gang sprouted from a 14-month investigation by Salt Lake City's FBI field office.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: March 7, 2013

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Stabbing incident leaves three men with injuries; all have ties to criminal street gang (Fallbrook, CA): An incident that occurred around midnight, Wednesday, March 6 in Fallbrook resulted in three local men sustaining a multitude of stab wounds.
Source: The Fallbrook Village News    Date: March 7, 2013

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