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2 drive-bys appear gang-related (Pueblo, CO): Police are investigating two overnight drive-by shootings they believe to be linked and gang-related, which occurred within an hour of each other on different sides of town.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain    Date: May 21, 2015

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Gas station shootout fueled by turf war between gang members (Cincinnati, OH): New developments have been released in the shootout at a gas station caught on surveillance camera.
Source: WLWT 5 News    Date: May 21, 2015

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Gangs top police survey concerns (Saskatoon, SK): Gang activity was at the top of the list of concerns expressed by Saskatoon residents who took part in a survey conducted on behalf of city police. Insightrix Research Limited gathered the most recent data for 2014 and compared the results to surveys conducted in prior years.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: May 21, 2015

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Reputed gang member charged in Elmhurst murder: DA (Elmhurst, NY): A reputed member of the Sureño 13 street gang has been charged with murder, gang assault and weapons possession for the fatal shooting of a 38-year-old Elmhurst man following a verbal argument earlier this month, the Queens district attorney said.
Source: TimesLedger    Date: May 21, 2015

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15-year-old Gresham boy accused of attempted murder in gang assault, police say (Gresham, OR): A 15-year-old is accused of stabbing three other boys in a gang-related assault last week. Jesus P. Vega-Salazar, of Gresham, is accused of three counts of attempted murder and three counts of second-degree assault.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 21, 2015

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MS-13 gang member, wanted for N.Y. murders, arrested in Hall Co. (Hall County, GA): A reputed MS-13 gang member wanted for execution-style murders in New York was arrested this week in Hall County.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: May 21, 2015

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Officials Say Controlling Gang Activity In Tippecanoe County Is A Constant Battle (Tippecanoe County, IN): Most people associate gangs with big cities. But a forum for youth services workers this week brought attention to the problem in Tippecanoe County. Local authorities say while there are gangs in the area they’re nowhere near the level of, say, Waco, Texas where a fight between rival bikers resulted in nine deaths this week.
Source: WBAA News    Date: May 21, 2015

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Shooting of man, pregnant wife gang related (Bakersfield, CA): Investigators believe the shooting earlier this month of a man and his pregnant wife was gang related.
Source: Bakersfield Now    Date: May 21, 2015

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Pottstown Man, Saved From Gang Assassination, Charged With Drug-Induced Felonies (Pottstown, PA): On the same day officials in Montgomery County, Pa. announced dozens of arrests from a gang-related investigation in and around Pottstown, a man whose life was likely saved by that investigation was arrested — on charges he tried to steal a delivery truck while high on PCP.
Source: CBS Philly    Date: May 21, 2015

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Fight between rival Passaic gangs ends in eight arrests (Passaic, NJ): Eight people were arrested Tuesday night after two rival street gangs squared off at the Alfred Speer Village public housing complex, police said.
Source: The Record    Date: May 20, 2015

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Two Providence teens charged in possible gang-related shooting (Providence, RI): An 18-year-old man and 17-year-old boy are charged in a drive-by shooting on Route 195 that the police say may be related to an ongoing feud between street gangs in the city. The feud between the South Side and East Side gangs flared up over the weekend, after the murder of 22-year-old Kevin Mann outside Pasha hookah bar early Friday.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: May 20, 2015

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Vacaville man accused of gang related shooting to stand trial (Vacaville, CA): A Vacaville man, who prosecutors say is a criminal street gang member, was ordered to stand trial Wednesday in connection with an October shooting incident that investigators believe was gang motivated.
Source: The Reporter    Date: May 20, 2015

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St. Paul man cut down in gang feud called out, 'Daddy, daddy, daddy' (St. Paul, MN): Sprawled across the kitchen floor, a St. Paul man called out for his father as he died in a gang-related shooting in 2012, a bullet shot through his spinal column and both of his lungs.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: May 20, 2015

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Inside the Gang Unit: Fighting Gang Crime (Reno, NV): In Washoe County, the Gang Unit has one goal: bring down the drug crime and violence caused by street gangs. "We try to be proactive and drive through as many gang neighborhoods that we know so we can see as many different people as we can and so the community can see the cars," a deputy with the gang unit said.
Source: KOLO 8 News    Date: May 20, 2015

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15-year-old charged with murder in Tacoma drive-by shooting (Tacoma, WA): A 15-year-old suspected gang members was charged Wednesday with first degree murder in the May 1 shooting death of a Tacoma man.
Source: KOMO 4 News    Date: May 20, 2015

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Belleville man charged in street gang investigation (Belleville, NJ): A Belleville man is among 71 people charged in connection with a multi-agency investigation into a sect of the Grape Street Crips street gang, allegedly responsible for violence and wide-spread drug trafficking in northern New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced Wednesday.
Source: Belleville Times    Date: May 20, 2015

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New Jersey street gang members charged with plot to murder FBI agent (Newark, NJ): Authorities say they have busted a New Jersey criminal street gang. 71 people were charged after a long-running federal, state and local investigation into the New Jersey set of the Grape Street Crips gang.
Source:     Date: May 20, 2015

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Alleged gang member, 21, pleads in LaGrange armed robbery (LaGrange, GA): A LaGrange man will serve 18 years behind bars for his role in the violent armed robbery of a 79-year-old man. Ladarius Dozier, 21, smiled at his family as he was escorted into Troup County Superior Court on Tuesday morning by sheriff’s deputies.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: May 20, 2015

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Update: ‘Bloods’ gang member gets life in DeKalb killing spree (DeKalb County, GA): A DeKalb judge sentenced a man who had pledged allegiance to the Bloods gang to life in prison for a double killing in which one of the victims was the person he had tried to protect, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: May 20, 2015

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Tulsa police gear up for possible increase in gang activity during summer months (Tulsa, OK): The Tulsa Police Gang Unit is gearing up for a busy summer as gang activity begins to pick up. Officers say Monday's triple shooting has links to gangs.
Source: KJRH 2 News    Date: May 20, 2015

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