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Surrey Shootings: More Gunshots Fired Hours After RCMP Warn Of New Gang War (Surrey, BC): Police say public safety is their top concern after another brazen shooting in Surrey, B.C., just hours after officers revealed that gang rivalry is involved in a number of similar incidents.
Source: The Huffington Post    Date: April 15, 2015
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/...

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Saddleback High student injured in possible gang-related shooting (Santa Ana, CA): A 16-year-old Saddleback High School student was shot multiple times in what appeared to be a gang-related drive-by shooting in Santa Ana on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: April 15, 2015
http://www.ocregister.com/...

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Chino wins injunction, seizes house (Chino, CA): The City of Chino won a permanent injunction to take over a house it said was a source of narcotics and gang activity.
Source: Champion Newspapers    Date: April 15, 2015
http://www.championnewspapers.com/...

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107 Detroit-area arrests made during nationwide sting on gangs (Detroit, MI): A six-week federal crackdown targeting gang members nationwide has resulted in the arrest of 107 people in the Detroit area who have ties to the Atherton Terrace, Folk Nation, Latin Counts and Surenos gangs.
Source: C&G Newspapers     Date: April 15, 2015
http://www.candgnews.com/...

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Schenectady gang-related murder trial begins (Schenectady, NY): Jury selection is underway in Schenectady County Court for the murder trial of Sylvester Young, accused of the alleged execution-style slaying of Jumez P. Lee at a Mont Pleasant bar in 2009.
Source: Times Union    Date: April 15, 2015
http://www.timesunion.com/...

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Cleveland councilman says double shooting of Cleveland brother and sister was gang-related (Cleveland, OH): The double shooting that left a 19-year-old mother dead and her 17-year-old brother in critical condition Tuesday was gang-related, according to a city councilman.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: April 15, 2015
http://www.cleveland.com/...

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Gang sweep underway in Coachella (Coachella, CA): Law enforcement agencies began serving search warrants in the City of Coachella Wednesday around six o'clock in the morning. Police say the search warrants are being served on the residences of suspected gang members and stems from gang violence and shootings that have occurred over the last several months.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: April 15, 2015
http://www.kesq.com/...

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Gang activity in Murfreesboro gets ATF attention (Murfreesboro, TN): The federal Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agency says it’s efforts to curb violent crime in Murfreesboro has “surged” in the past year. The ATF is partnering with Murfreesboro Police to investigate gang activity in the city.
Source: WMOT News     Date: April 14, 2015
http://wmot.org/...

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Woman Beaten and Robbed by Gang Members in Williamsburg, Police Say (Brooklyn, NY) : A woman had her ribs fractured after being beaten and robbed by two gang members she knew in Williamsburg last week, police said.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: April 14, 2015
http://www.dnainfo.com/...

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Judge Dellick details gang prevention funding for Austintown (Austintown, OH): Judge Theresa Dellick of Mahoning County Juvenile Court announced federal funding to help keep gangs from getting a foothold in Austintown schools. That programming will begin this fall also in Boardman, Struthers and Mahoning County High School, which deals with high-risk students in Youngstown, she noted at Monday’s Austintown trustee meeting.
Source: The Vindicator    Date: April 14, 2015
http://www.vindy.com/...

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Teen girls involved in gang-related beatings (Athens, GA): Girls affiliated with a westside gang reportedly targeted girls who live on the east side of Athens for beatings, according to an Athens-Clarke County police report.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: April 14, 2015
http://onlineathens.com/...

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Community cleanup scheduled to remove graffiti throughout Springfield (Springfield, MO): Adjacent to a walking trail in downtown Springfield sits a building spray painted with some very colorful images. Some might call it artwork, but to others, it's an eye sore. "Incidents of graffiti are fairly common here in Springfield," said Springfield Police Sgt. Justin Gargus.
Source: KY3 News    Date: April 14, 2015
http://www.ky3.com/...

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Accident is one of shooting’s theories; Authorities: All five in vehicle were Norteños (Yuba County, CA): A wounded teen who was unloaded at the hospital Friday night and declared dead not long after might have been accidentally shot.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: April 14, 2015
http://www.appeal-democrat.com/...

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Gang Unit Working Overtime To Fight Violence (Memphis, TN): Street violence claimed the lives of two girls and injured another child this weekend. Witnesses fear gangs are behind the shootings. While police are working to identity suspects, the multi-agency gang unit is working overtime to stop the violence.
Source: localmemphis.com    Date: April 14, 2015
http://www.localmemphis.com/...

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Surrey Shootings Related To New Gang War, Say Police (Surrey, BC): The bullets fell from the sky. Police say that's just one of several flippant explanations offered to authorities from those targeted in a callous spate of shootings that have been frightening residents east of Vancouver in the past five weeks.
Source: The Huffington Post    Date: April 14, 2015
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/...

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Two men arrested in Nashua drive-by shooting; police eye gang connection (Nashua, NH): Two city men were arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting downtown Monday night. Authorities are trying to determine whether it may be gang-related. According to police, a person in a car was shot in the back as it was followed by another vehicle.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: April 14, 2015
http://www.unionleader.com/...

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L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti tackles rising violent crime in State of the City address (Los Angeles, CA): Amid an uptick in violent crime in Los Angeles, Mayor Eric Garcetti used his annual State of the City address Tuesday to announce several new police initiatives and an expansion of the city’s anti-gang programs.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: April 14, 2015
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Police: Rival gangs responsible for rise in Brockton gunfire incidents (Brockton, MA): Rival gangs, retaliations and a refusal to cooperate with police may all be leading to the spate of gunfire Brockton has seen in recent weeks, police said.
Source: The Enterprise     Date: April 14, 2015
http://www.enterprisenews.com/...

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Mom Fearful Of Gang Retaliation (Memphis, TN): An East Memphis mother said she's upset that the threat of gang activity at Southwind High School has disrupted her two sons' education.
Source: WHBQ FOX13 News    Date: April 14, 2015
http://www.myfoxmemphis.com/...

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Teen Gang Members Arrested After Allegedly Escaping From Probation Camp (Cloverdale, CA): Authorities say three 17-year-old gang members who escaped from a Northern California probation camp were arrested after stealing a car and holding its owner hostage.
Source: CBS Sacramento    Date: April 13, 2015
http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/...

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