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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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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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Port Arthur teen first to be prosecuted under new gang injunction (Port Arthur, TX): An 18-year-old Port Arthur man will spend nearly a year in county lockup for violating a gang injunction signed by a municipal judge this past January. Javier Palacios was arrested on March 24 for "numerous violations of the Surenos 13 Gang Injunction," according to a Wednesday news release from Criminal District Attorney Bob Wortham's office.
Source: Beaumont Enterprise    Date: May 20, 2015

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Ukiah Police seeing upswing in gang activity (Ukiah, CA): While presenting his proposed budget for the next fiscal year, Ukiah Police Chief Chris Dewey shared both good and bad news with the Ukiah City Council.
Source: The Ukiah Daily Journal    Date: May 20, 2015

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Why Kids Choose A Gang Life (Reno, NV): There are more than 70 active gangs in the Reno/Sparks area, and you may be surprised to learn that many of the members are under the age of 18.
Source: KOLO 8 News    Date: May 20, 2015

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U.S. Attorney says ‘There is a gang problem in Charlotte’ (Charlotte, NC): Dozens of federal charges for murders, drugs and guns are linked to 37 suspected members of a violent Charlotte gang. Acting U.S. Attorney Jill Westmoreland Rose told anchor Natalie Pasquarella the suspected MS-13 gang members arrested Wednesday are part of a younger, more violent group than they've dealt with in the past.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: May 20, 2015

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Man badly beaten in suspected gang attack in Santa Rosa hotel room (Santa Rosa, CA): A 29-year-old Santa Rosa man was brutally beaten at a motel early Wednesday by a group of men whom police suspect were rival gang members, Santa Rosa police officials said.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: May 20, 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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3 MS-13 Gang Members Charged With Murders (Long Island, NY): Three reputed MS-13 street gang members were charged with allegedly killing three men on Long Island less than a month apart four years ago and trying to kill four others, authorities said.
Source: Long Island Press    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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