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Forum held on gang problem, local youths (Lafayette, IN): Photos of local preteens flashing gang signs flashed across a screen, emphasizing juvenile probation officer Aaron Johnson's point Tuesday as he led a free lunchtime forum on gang activity in Tippecanoe County.
Source: Journal & Courier    Date: May 19, 2015

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Gang member arrested, 1 wanted, on attempted murder charges (Memphis, TN): Members of the Grape Street Gang are responsible for an attempted murder near the Binghampton area, according to Memphis police.
Source: WMC 5 News    Date: May 19, 2015

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Surrey getting 100 more RCMP officers to fight gang crime (Surrey, BC): The 100 additional police that have been promised to Surrey to fight a crime wave will join the RCMP detachment over the next 12 months, Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner said Tuesday.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: May 19, 2015

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A look at gangs in Tippecanoe County (Tippecanoe County, IN): With about 20 identified gangs in Tippecanoe County, more and more young people are becoming involved. Tippecanoe County Juvenile Probation Officer Aaron Johnson said they often come from other places. Children of gang members sometimes make their own, and they go to school to get more members.
Source: WLFI 18 News    Date: May 19, 2015

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Former Chicago gang member brings jobs program to Holland youth (Holland, MI): His former life as a gang member in Chicago cost him his wife, his home, and his best friend, who fell victim to gun violence. After hitting rock bottom, Willie Watt has made it his mission to give other people a chance to leave life on the streets, a chance he wish he would have had for his own life.
Source: WXMI FOX 17 News    Date: May 19, 2015

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Investigation zeroes in on gang tied to Omaha bank robberies, drugs (Omaha, NE): Federal and local law enforcement officers have been conducting a long-term investigation into a gang they say is responsible for drug trafficking and a slew of robberies, according to a federal court document.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: May 19, 2015

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Suspect pleads guilty in 2012 gang-related St. Paul murder as trial begins for co-conspirator (St. Paul, MN): A St. Paul man pleaded guilty Monday to his role in a 2012 gang-related murder and agreed to testify against his co-conspirator in a trial that starts this week.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: May 18, 2015

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Local gang expert: Gangs are in Jacksonville high schools (Jacksonville, FL): Action News is looking into gangs in local high schools. Friday night, two teens from First Coast High School were shot in Sheffield Park. Sources tell us, Jaquon Reeves, died from his injuries. Witnesses tell Action News, they were also students at First Coast High School. Police believe that shooting was gang related.
Source:    Date: May 18, 2015

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Don't Shoot Call-In warns gang affiliates about gun violence in Peoria (Peoria, IL): Nine people, all with ties to gangs, were told to put the guns down and take that message back to their "group." That message was given at Monday night's Don't Shoot Call-In. Police say the message is simple: follow the "rule" or go to jail.
Source: WEEK TV News    Date: May 18, 2015

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Police make arrest in beating of teen on subway train in Brooklyn (Brooklyn, NY): Police have made an arrest after a 15-year old boy was beaten and robbed in an apparent gang assault in Brooklyn. 15-year old Brandon Parchment of Queens was arrested on robbery charges. The teen was jumped after getting on a Canarsie-bound L train in East New York Friday afternoon.
Source: WABC 7 Eyewitness News    Date: May 18, 2015

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TABC permanently closes 3 El Paso bars because of gang activity (El Paso, TX): Three central El Paso bars with confirmed association to the violent Barrio Azteca gang shut their doors permanently today after surrendering their TABC licenses as part of a pre-trial settlement entered last week in the 327th District Court.
Source: KYTX 19 News    Date: May 18, 2015

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Police believe recent gun violence is gang-related (Madison, WI): After two more cases this weekend, Madison police are now investigating nearly three dozen reports of shots fired since the beginning of April. Police spokesperson Joel DeSpain says this is the department's top priority. There's been injuries and close calls and he says gang activity is playing a big role.
Source: WMTV NBC 15 News    Date: May 18, 2015

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Ocean Springs police nab suspects in gang related shooting (Ocean Springs, MS): Ocean Springs police have made two arrests in connection with a shooting that happened Monday evening at the Travelodge Motel.
Source: WDAM 7 News    Date: May 18, 2015

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Suspected gang members arrested after robbery (Indio, CA): Riverside County sheriff's deputies on Saturday arrested two male juveniles on suspicion of a May 12 robbery.
Source: The Desert Sun     Date: May 18, 2015

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Prosecutor: L.A. man murdered boy on Halloween to retaliate against gang (Los Angeles, CA): A prosecutor alleged Monday that a man accused in the Halloween killing of a 5-year-old boy in a Spider-Man costume was seeking retaliation against a rival gang, while a defense attorney argued that detectives pushed members of the victim’s family to identify her client as the shooter.
Source:    Date: May 18, 2015

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Five Questions with Frederick Police Department gang analyst Rob Marker (Baltimore, MD): Each week we pose five questions to a community leader. Rob Marker is the gang analyst for the Frederick Police Department and president of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Gang Investigators Network.
Source: The Frederick News-Post    Date: May 17, 2015

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Shooting on Detroit's east side injures 3 (Detroit, MI): Three people, including two teenagers, were shot Saturday evening in front of house on Detroit’s east side, according to police. Police believe the shooting may be gang-related and that drugs may have been involved.
Source: WDIV News    Date: May 16, 2015

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Gang Fight Leads to Multiple Stabbings (Fairview, OR): A gang fight led to multiple people being stabbed in Fairview. Friday evening, police responded to a report of a fight at the Fairview Woods Apartment Complex on Northeast Halsey Street. Officer Ben Costigan says, none of the stab wounds are fatal.
Source: KXL News    Date: May 16, 2015

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Teen killed, another injured at Jacksonville park during vigil to remember another slain teen (Jacksonville, FL): A vigil held Friday for a First Coast High football player who was killed last month turned deadly when at least one shooter opened fire, according to Times-Union news partner First Coast News.
Source: The Florida Times-Union    Date: May 16, 2015

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Gang member charged with killing Logan Square man, 68, in 2013 (Rolling Meadows, IL): A reputed gang member was ordered held without bail Saturday, charged with robbing and killing a 68-year-old Logan Square man returning home from work in late 2013.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: May 16, 2015

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