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Gangs, violence, alcohol part of growing up in Hobbema, Alta., say killers (Hobbema, AB): Gang life is the only way to survive in the troubled central Alberta community of Hobbema, say three teens jailed in the shooting of a five-year-old boy two years ago.
Source: CBC News    Date: May 15, 2013
http://www.cbc.ca/...

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Three suspected gang members arrested on suspicion of theft (Morgan Hill, CA): Morgan Hill police arrested three car illegal street gang members - including one juvenile - who allegedly stole two vehicles and burglarized another early Monday morning.
Source: The Gilroy Dispatch    Date: May 14, 2013
http://www.gilroydispatch.com/...

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Judge schedules prison-gang trial for 2014 (Baltimore, MD): Details began to emerge Tuesday about how the case against 13 corrections officers and alleged members of a dangerous prison gang at a state-run detention facility will play out in a courtroom in Baltimore.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: May 14, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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NOPD says Akein Scott involved with gang activity (New Orleans, LA): Police believe the 19-year-old man wanted for Sunday's shooting at a second line is still in New Orleans. FOX 8 sources tell us Akein Scott has managed to elude police with help from family members. Now, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and others are sending a strong message to anyone who helps the suspect.
Source: WVUE FOX 8 News    Date: May 14, 2013
http://www.fox8live.com/...

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Man arrested in the Valley is facing aggravated murder charges in El Salvador (Harrisonburg, VA): Police say a man arrested in the Valley will go back to El Salvador to face aggravated murder charges.
Source: WHSV 3 News    Date: May 14, 2013
http://www.whsv.com/...

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Enforcer for Memphis drug ring to be sentenced (Memphis, TN): A gang member convicted of working as an enforcer for a violent Memphis-based drug ring with ties to Mexican cartels is scheduled to be sentenced.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: May 14, 2013
http://www.seattlepi.com/...

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Violent AC drug gang smashed (Atlantic City, NJ): More than two dozen alleged members of a violent Atlantic City drug gang have been arrested following an 8-month investigation targeting the "800 Blok" drug organization.
Source: The Inquirer    Date: May 14, 2013
http://www.philly.com/...

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Police News: Gang member shot on Fagan Street (Chattanooga, TN): A 126th Athens Park Blood gang member was shot in the abdomen while he was walking in the 4200 block of Fagan Street early Monday morning.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: May 14, 2013
http://www.timesfreepress.com/...

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Trenton gangster gets 12 years for 2005 conspiracy to murder (Trenton, NJ): A Trenton man who plotted the killing of rival gang member on Ellsworth Avenue in 2005 was sentenced to 12 years in prison today.
Source: The Times of Trenton    Date: May 14, 2013
http://www.nj.com/...

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Allentown 2ND gang members get prison for drug trafficking (Allentown, PA): Three members of an Allentown street gang that filled the city's North Second Street neighborhood with crack cocaine have been sentenced as the case by federal prosecutors stemming from an October 2011 raid draws to a close.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: May 14, 2013
http://www.mcall.com/...

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McCarthy: Cops taking report of gang 'Hit Squad’ seriously (Chicago, IL): Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy says his department is taking seriously a purported directive from a Chicago street gang to kill members of law enforcement.
Source: CBS Chicago    Date: May 13, 2013
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/...

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Federal jury selected in Richmond gang slaying trial (Richmond, VA): A jury was seated this afternoon in the federal trial for Jose A. Bran, a suspected local leader of the MS-13 street gang accused of ordering a teenager killed in Richmond.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: May 13, 2013
http://www.timesdispatch.com/...

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Slain Winnipeg teen gang member's grave desecrated (Winnipeg, MB): A relative of a teen fatally stabbed in a killing tied to tensions between rival gangs is suspected of defiling the grave of another teen beaten to death.
Source: Sun News    Date: May 13, 2013
http://www.sunnewsnetwork.ca/...

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Walla Walla penitentiary brings rival gang members together (Walla Walla, WA): Six inmates, each shackled and chained to a chair, face the front of a room at the Washington State Penitentiary as two instructors guide them through conversations about managing anger and avoiding confrontation.
Source: KIMA News    Date: May 13, 2013
http://www.kimatv.com/...

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Seven arrested in AV gang sweep (Apple Valley, CA): Deputies made seven arrests during a weekend juvenile gang suppression sweep, according to a news release from the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Apple Valley Station.
Source: Daily Press    Date: May 13, 2013
http://www.vvdailypress.com/...

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Gang member pleads guilty in Dodge racketeering case (Wichita, KS): Another member of a Dodge City street gang has pleaded guilty to charges in a federal racketeering case and admitted he was involved in a 2009 murder in Dodge City.
Source: The Hutchinson News    Date: May 13, 2013
http://www.hutchnews.com/...

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Crimewatch: APD's Gang Unit documents Austin-area gang members (Austin, TX): A recent DPS report shows that gangs continue to be a major public safety threat in Texas, especially with members behind so many crimes. Austin's growing gang presence even triggered the police department to create a new unit. We first told you about the street level gang unit in April.
Source: KTBC FOX 7 News    Date: May 13, 2013
http://www.myfoxaustin.com/...

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Hanford authorities look to curb crime (Fresno, CA): Authorities say increasing gang activity has people living in fear in parts of Hanford. On Saturday, officers targeted neighborhoods where crime is on the rise.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: May 11, 2013
http://abclocal.go.com/...

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Illegal alien sentenced for luring pregnant teen into MS-13 sex ring (Prince George's County, MD): An illegal alien living in Prince George's County was sentenced to 11 years in prison for recruiting a pregnant teenage runaway into working as a prostitute for violent street gang MS-13.
Source: The Washington Examiner    Date: May 11, 2013
http://washingtonexaminer.com/...

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A gang affiliation in the death of Melissa Barratt? (Brattleboro, VT): A man accused of killing a Brattleboro woman in the summer of 2011 might be affiliated with gangs operating out of the Holyoke and Springfield, Mass., area, according to documents filed in a related case.
Source: Brattleboro Reformer    Date: May 11, 2013
http://www.reformer.com/...

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