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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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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
http://www.beaumontenterprise.com/...

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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
http://www.ukiahdailyjournal.com/...

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Associate Of Schuele Boys Gang Pleads Guilty To Weapons Possession (Buffalo, NY): An associate of the Schuele Boys Gang now faces up to a decade in prison after pleading guilty
Source: TWC News    Date: May 20, 2015
http://www.twcnews.com/...

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Evansville neighbors want to add security cameras to stop crime & gang activity (Evansville, IN): It's the last straw for neighbors fed up with crime on Evansville's south side. People who live near Line Street and Chandler Avenue say the area is a hot spot for crime and gang activity. It's now to the point where people who have lived there 20 years or more are moving away.
Source: WFIE 14 News    Date: May 20, 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
http://fox17online.com/...

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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
http://www.vancouversun.com/...

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Police vigilant as 'credible' gang threats surface (Jackson, MS): A Jackson police officer shot at the corner of Northside Drive and Bailey Avenue may have been shot from an adjacent empty lot, officials said Monday.
Source: The Clarion-Ledger    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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Five men get life in prison for role in deadly Flint street gang (Flint, MI): Five men were ordered to spend the rest of their lives in federal prison for their role in a Flint gang that authorities said terrorized neighbors on the city's south side. Members of the Howard Boys street gang were sentenced Tuesday, May 19, by Flint U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith following a first-of-its-kind two-month long racketeering trial in Flint federal court, which targeted a dozen members of the southside street gang that claimed its turf as "Murda Ville."
Source: MLive    Date: May 19, 2015
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Hobos gang member sentenced to 12 years in federal racketeering case (Chicago, IL): Six years ago, Gary Chester helped his fellow Hobos tie up two South Side brothers and torture them with a clothes iron while demanding money and drugs, federal prosecutors said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: May 19, 2015
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Man arrested in gang-related Fillmore stabbing (Fillmore, CA): The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man Monday in connection with a gang-related stabbing in Fillmore, officials said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: May 19, 2015
http://www.vcstar.com/...

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2 arrested in North County gang sweep (Vista, CA): Two members of the Vista Home Boys street gang found with a handgun and methamphetamine during a law enforcement raid were facing charges Tuesday.
Source: KSWB FOX 5 News     Date: May 19, 2015
http://fox5sandiego.com/...

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Two suspected Merced County gang members arrested (Merced County, CA): A two-month investigation into gang activity in Planada and Merced ended Tuesday with two suspected gang members in custody, the Merced County Sheriff’s Department reported.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: May 19, 2015
http://www.mercedsunstar.com/...

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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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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
http://www.omaha.com/...

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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
http://www.wmcactionnews5.com/...

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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
http://www.desertsun.com/...

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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: MyNewsLa.com    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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