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Anti-gang program evaluations show some kids improving more than others (Yakima County, WA): Anti-gang programs for troubled kids here in Yakima County have better results if the kids want to be there. Those are the findings after evaluating two programs for a year and a half.
Source: KIMA News    Date: April 22, 2013

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Area law enforcement working to reduce gang violence in Smith Park (Toledo, OH): Officers from various local, state, and federal law enforcement officials are canvassing the Smith Park neighborhood as part of a community initiative to reduce gang violence.
Source: The Blade    Date: April 22, 2013

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Syracuse gang member gets 89 months in prison (Syracuse, NY): A street gang member was sentenced today to more than seven years in prison for conspiring with other gang members to use violence to control their drug trade. U.S. District Judge Norman Mordue sentenced Amadis Hunter, 25, of Syracuse, to 89 months in prison for his role in the Bricktown gang.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: April 22, 2013

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Gang members plead guilty in Dodge City racketeering case (Dodge City, KS): Two members of a Dodge City street gang charged in a federal racketeering case have pleaded guilty, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said Monday.
Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal     Date: April 22, 2013

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State Police gang unit arrests three members of the Bloods in Newark on weapons, drug charges (Newark, NJ): Detectives from the State Police Street Gang North Unit arrested three reputed members of the Bloods in Newark on several drug and weapons charges, State Police said today.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: April 22, 2013

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Four alleged gang members arrested for armed robbery in Lamont (Bakersfield, CA) : Five alleged gang members are behind bars on charges of robbery and conspiracy for stealing a bicycle.
Source: KERO 23 News    Date: April 22, 2013

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Cop killer's gang past fair game (New York, NY): A man facing the death penalty for murdering two NYPD officers lost his bid to prevent jurors from hearing details about his membership in the notorious Bloods street gang.
Source: New York Post    Date: April 22, 2013

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Patterson man killed by gunfire at Modesto party (Modesto, CA) : A 21-year-old Patterson man died of a gunshot wound following a west Modesto fracas on Saturday, April 20 that investigators believe is gang-related. The incident also left an 18-year-old Modesto man wounded.
Source: Patterson Irrigator    Date: April 22, 2013

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Burke signs on as co-sponsor of gang registry bill (Oak Lawn, IL) : State Rep. Kelly Burke (D-36th District) signed on as a co-sponsor to HB 3082, a bill that would open the Illinois State Police's gang member database to the public.
Source: OakLawnPatch    Date: April 22, 2013

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D.A.: Three told to kill two fellow Kings (Poughkeepsie, NY): Three members of the Latin Kings street gang were ordered to execute two fellow members, including one who stole money from the group, the Dutchess County District Attorney’s Office says.
Source: Poughkeepsie Journal    Date: April 22, 2013

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Boasts about little Briana Allen's murder allegedly led police to suspect (New Orleans, LA): Spotting the member of a rival gang in Central City last year, Tyron Harden allegedly aimed an AK-47 at that person and pulled the trigger. He ended up hitting a 5-year-old girl, Briana Allen, and killing her, the New Orleans Police Department alleges.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: April 22, 2013

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Two arrested in gang-related killing in Capitol Heights (Capitol Heights, MD): Prince George's County police have arrested two men in the gang-related killing of a 23-year-old Capitol Heights man last month, authorities said Monday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: April 22, 2013

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Gang-related shooting spree in Hagerstown (Hagerstown, MD): They're known to be violent, territorial and dangerous. Police say two nationally known gangs could be in our backyard.
Source: WHAG-TV     Date: April 22, 2013

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Gang ties emerge in three weekend shootings in Modesto (Modesto, CA): Two men shot and killed over the weekend were members of gangs, authorities said Monday. A third gang-related shooting was reported later Saturday, although nobody was injured in that one.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: April 22, 2013

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Patterson man killed in Modesto fracas (Modesto, CA): A family gathering turned ugly in west Modesto on Saturday, April 20, when investigators say a 21-year-old Patterson man instigated a gang-related melee that ended in his shooting death and caused injury to an 18-year-old Modesto man.
Source: Patterson Irrigator    Date: April 22, 2013

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Shooting on Forsyth Avenue gang-related (Macon, GA): Abandoned buildings covered in graffiti serve as a daily reminder of the gangs that run the streets in East Macon. Members of the Crips, Bloods and Macon Mafia have all marked territory along Forsyth Avenue and on Sunday, residents say the brewing turf wars between the gangs came to a violent end.
Source: WMGT 41 NBC News    Date: April 22, 2013

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Alleged gang member arrested after standoff (Bakersfield, CA): A 41-year-old Bakersfield man was arrested early Sunday after a SWAT team was called to a home where he had barricaded himself.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian     Date: April 21, 2013

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'Investigating gang crimes is like digging a hole in a mud puddle,' says Oklahoma City police gang unit investigator (Oklahoma City, OK): Detective Tim Hock has pursued drive-by shooters, homicide suspects and robbery suspects in every corner of Oklahoma City for nearly two decades. He hunts down "the worst of the worst."
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: April 21, 2013

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Motorcycle, street gangs present in Sussex County (Sparta, NJ): The Bloods, the Crips, the Latin Kings — these infamous street gangs have all had a presence in Sussex County, if only in minor ways. But one local detective said that the real threat in the county in recent years has been motorcycle gangs.
Source: New Jersey Herald    Date: April 21, 2013

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Sonoman charged with selling gun to gang suspect (Sonoma, CA): A Sonoma man was arrested Saturday and charged with selling a firearm to one of the gang members who were arrested on April 13 on Millerick Road.
Source: The Sonoma Index-Tribune    Date: April 21, 2013

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