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Accused killer had history of gang activity (Dalton, GA): Weeks before Orlando Ramirez was charged with murdering one bar security guard and wounding a second, a fellow member of the Hard Time Surenos gang was beat up in a fight at the bar.
Source: The Daily Citizen    Date: April 13, 2014

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Dalton's gangs still active (Dalton, GA): About six years ago, Dalton's "gang problems" garnered enough public attention to prompt police and community leaders to hold meetings and forums aimed at addressing the issue.
Source: The Daily Citizen    Date: April 13, 2014

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Four killed, 33 wounded in weekend shootings (Chicago, IL): During the bloodiest weekend of the year, four people were killed and 33 were wounded in shootings, including a 24-year-old-mother of two.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: April 13, 2014

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Danzig shooting suspect pleads guilty to manslaughter, aggravated assault (Toronto, ON): A man connected to the deadly July 2012 Danzig Street barbecue shooting has pleaded guilty to two counts of manslaughter and six counts to aggravated assault in a Toronto court Friday.
Source: Global News    Date: April 12, 2014

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Mayor announces action to close Binghamton club under lockdown law (Binghamton, NY): Mayor Rich David has filed a petition in City Court as the first step toward closing nightclub 17 East under the city's lockdown law.
Source:    Date: April 12, 2014

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40 involved in fight at Akron high school involving rival gangs (Akron, OH): Police officers were dispatched yesterday to Kenmore High School in Akron to quell a fight among dozens of students, many of whom now face rioting charges.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: April 12, 2014

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Detroit teen shot after school event dies (Detroit, MI): Sources confirm 19-year-old Darryl Smith has died after being shot by four black men with a gang affiliation. A burgundy or red Impala or Grand AM with the four suspects inside was seen circling the area of the parking lot of East English Village Preparatory Academy before yelling a gang affiliation and firing shots into a crowd of around 100 people.
Source: WDIV News    Date: April 12, 2014

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Pr. George’s man sentenced to 50 years in killing of Friendly High School student (Prince George's County, MD): A Temple Hills teenager was sentenced to 50 years in prison Friday in the shooting death of a Prince George's County high school student believed to be in a rival gang.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: April 11, 2014

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Former gang unit member says Latin Kings widespread in central Florida (Orange County, FL): Investigators said Robert Corchado, the suspected driver in a fatal hit-and-run that killed a 4-year-old girl, is no stranger to the law. Florida Highway Patrol troopers said he has ties to a well-known gang known as the Latin Kings.
Source: WFTV 9 News    Date: April 11, 2014

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KHSD investigating whether photo violated anti-gang policy (San Jose, CA): The Kern High School District is investigating whether a Spring Fling Week celebration turned into a gang policy violation. Ten students were photographed twisting fingers into what appeared to be gang signs and sporting what looked like gang colors Thursday at an Independence High School dress-up event.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: April 11, 2014

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Man in rival gang disturbance arrested with gun (Colorado Springs, CO): A man with possession of a handgun was arrested after being involved in a disturbance with a rival gang.
Source: FOX 21 News    Date: April 11, 2014

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County officials, state lawmakers launch anti-sex trafficking push (Los Angeles County, CA): Elected officials in Los Angeles County and the California Legislature are launching a new push to crack down on pimps who sell underage girls and boys for sex and the customers who purchase their services.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 11, 2014

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City shootings linked to gang activity (Albany, NY): Residents of one area city have been dreading the warmer weather, fearing it will lead to increased street shootings. Police believe they have identified what triggered the gun violence, and they think the string is over.
Source: WAMC Northeast Public Radio    Date: April 11, 2014

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Largo police target Young Souljas gang (Largo, FL): Six Largo residents was in a year-old investigation targeting the Young Souljas street gang, according to Largo police.
Source: Tampa Bay Newspapers    Date: April 11, 2014

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Gang prevention seminar brings Lawton leaders together (Lawton, OK): Leaders from the Lawton area came together at city hall to find ways to combat gangs and gang violence. There are over 2,200 registered known gang members in the Lawton/Fort Sill area. Officials believe there could be as many as 6,000 total.
Source: KSWO 7 News    Date: April 11, 2014

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Concord leaders want to change the city's image (Concord, CA): There was a time when gang members loitered in front of convenience stores and hung out in the city's parks. The problem here was so challenging that the police department had an in-house gang-intervention specialist.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: April 11, 2014

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Accused ringleader in kidnap plot is Bloods gang member (Raleigh, NC): The inmate accused of masterminding the abduction of a Wake Forest man to get back at the prosecutor who put him behind bars is a high-ranking member of the notorious Bloods street gang, according to court documents.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: April 11, 2014

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Several arrests made in two months after creation of local gang unit (Fort Wayne, IN): The Fort Wayne Gang and Violent Crimes Unit was created in February this year. Just after a couple months this new task force, several arrests have been made in fatal shooting cases, including an arrest made Thursday.
Source: WANE News Channel 15    Date: April 11, 2014

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Drugs & gangs fueling Philly homicide increase, police commissioner says (Philadelphia, PA): Coming off of a record-low year for homicides in Philadelphia, police are starting to see the number trend upward as drug and gang activity increase.
Source: NBC Philadelphia    Date: April 11, 2014

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Man convicted in mall shooting gets 406 years to life in prison (Visalia, CA): The man convicted of opening fire in 2012 inside the Visalia Mall during an attempt to kill a rival gang member was sentenced Thursday to a 406-year-to-life prison sentence.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: April 11, 2014

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