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Suspect in Pinson Valley gang-initiation beating appears in court (Birmingham, AL): A local high school student accused of beating another student as part of a gang initiation appeared in court Wednesday morning.
Source: WVTM 13 News    Date: May 13, 2015

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Teen shot near Mission Street in Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA): A 16-year-old was shot Tuesday night outside a fast food restaurant on Mission Street and Younglove Avenue in Santa Cruz. The boy, who police said is a documented gang member, was treated for a gunshot wound in the upper torso and released from Dominican Hospital on Wednesday.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: May 13, 2015

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Committee directs chief to plan for expanded gang unit (Green Bay, WI): Aldermen worried that Green Bay may have an expanding gang problem put Police Chief Tom Molitor on the defensive Wednesday night, demanding he come up with a plan for an expanded fulltime gang task force for the department.
Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette    Date: May 13, 2015

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Rockford cops say gang rivalry is fueling increase in gun violence (Rockford, IL): Authorities are confronting a significant increase in the number of gun crimes so far in 2015, as police say gang members divided by geography retaliate for perceived slights.
Source: Rockford Register Star     Date: May 13, 2015

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2nd Circuit Tosses Gang Accessory Conviction (White Plains, NY): The 2nd Circuit on Monday reversed the conviction of a woman who drove the getaway car from the scene of a gang slaying in New York, finding there was no evidence she knew the victim was dead or dying.
Source: Courthouse News Service    Date: May 13, 2015

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Clarksville police investigate gang-related shooting (Clarksville, TN): Clarksville police are now investigating what they deem to be a gang-related shooting that happened Tuesday night. Authorities received calls from several residents in the area of Bel Aire Park around 10:30 p.m. saying they heard multiple gunshots and saw cars speeding away.
Source: WKRN 2 News    Date: May 13, 2015

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Isla Vista shooting incident was gang related, officials say; charges filed (Santa Barbara County, CA): The Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Office says multiple charges, including attempted murder, have been filed against the two men allegedly involved in Monday's shooting incident in Isla Vista. They also say the incident is gang related.
Source: KSBY News    Date: May 13, 2015

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Man accused in gang-related killings appears in court, wants charges dropped (Charlotte, NC): The alleged ring leader of a gang, facing the death penalty for gang-related killings, is requesting that the charges be thrown out.
Source: WBTV 3 News    Date: May 13, 2015

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Gang Task Force arrests 2 men in Coachella (Coachella, CA): An 18-year-old man has been arrested for assault with a deadly weapon in connection to a shooting that took place in Coachella on April 17, and a 20-year-old man was also taken into custody for possession of cocaine while authorities were serving a search warrant.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: May 13, 2015

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Three men sentenced to life for 2013 gang-related killing in Pasadena (Pasadena, CA): Three Latino men were sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on April 22 in connection with the robbery and shooting death of a 21-year-old man in Pasadena in 2013, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: May 12, 2015

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Atlantic Beach Police will monitor gangs closely over Memorial Day Weekend (Atlantic Beach, SC): The Atlantic Beach Bikefest is about a week and a half away. On Tuesday, Atlantic Beach Police Chief Tim Taylor held a meeting at the Atlantic Beach Community Center with several law enforcement agencies from across the state to go over plans.
Source: WPDE NewsChannel 15    Date: May 12, 2015

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Covington Police Department Initiates Gang And Violence Unit (Covington, TN): The Covington Police Department has initiated a Gang and Violence Unit. This comes after approximately 50 shots fired calls in Covington since January 1.
Source: WHBQ FOX13 News    Date: May 12, 2015

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Chester teen pleads guilty in 2014 killing (Chester County, SC): The Chester teenager accused in the 2014 fatal shooting of another teen pleaded guilty to murder Tuesday morning in a Chester County courtroom.
Source: The Herald    Date: May 12, 2015

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King City residents fed up with spike in gang violence (King City, CA): With a recent spike in gang violence in King City, residents say something needs to change now more than ever. About 50 people attended the city’s regular council meeting Tuesday night looking to city leaders for a solution.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: May 12, 2015

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Former gang members keep calm ahead of Brelo verdict (Cleveland, OH): Former gang members working to keep calm after Brelo verdict: issues could come from outside. A group of former gang members headed by former Browns player, Reggie Rucker has been working to keep Cleveland calm following a verdict in the Michael Brelo trial.
Source: WKYC 3 News    Date: May 12, 2015

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Postell: Gang force is a man's world (Albany, GA): Albany City commissioner Tommie Postell stands by his comment that a man should lead Albany's gang task force. He says the task force began deteriorating under a woman's leadership. "I said they should not be in charge of the gang task force."
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: May 12, 2015

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Anti-Gang Efforts in Lakeland Making Progress (Lakeland, FL): When Lakeland's Gang Task Force held a public forum, barely enough people showed up to fill the first few rows of seating. For Police Chief Larry Giddens, that was a good sign. Last May, it was standing-room only in the Coleman Bush Building for the task force's public forum.
Source: The Ledger    Date: May 12, 2015

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So. Florida Latin Kings Gang Members Facing Racketeering Charges (Miami, FL): A total of 29 people have been charged, including 23 known members and associates of the gang Latin Kings, after a multi-agency law enforcement operation, set out to tackle violent crime, drug trafficking, firearm offenses, and gang activity in Broward.
Source: CBS Miami     Date: May 12, 2015

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23 Latin Kings Members Indicted in Major Miami Gang Sweep (Miami, FL): Twenty-three members of the Latin Kings street gang were dethroned today. United States Attorney Wifredo A. Ferrer announced that the gang members were swept up in five separate indictments, and that all were dangerous or violent offenders. Many were high ranking members of the criminal group.
Source: Miami New Times    Date: May 12, 2015

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Busted: 23 charged in heroin ring in Milwaukee, Chicago; many part of “Four Corner Hustlers” street gang (Milwaukee, WI): United States Attorney James Santelle on Tuesday, May 12th announced the following 23 defendants have been charged in a criminal complaint with drug trafficking offenses related to the distribution of heroin in Milwaukee and Chicago.
Source: WITI FOX 6 News    Date: May 12, 2015

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