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Racketeering complaints target 30 suspected Oklahoma City gang members (Oklahoma City, OK): Oklahoma City police and other law officers arrested 13 suspected Juarito gang members Thursday on racketeering complaints. More than a dozen others were implicated, many of whom already were in custody on other cases.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: April 13, 2012

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Teen arrested in September MAX platform gang stabbing (Portland, OR): Portland police believe they've solved a September stabbing at the Gateway Transit Center, arresting an 18-year-old man Thursday.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: April 13, 2012

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Eugene Police Department seeks input for gang symposium (Eugene, OR) : The Eugene area has seen a rise in gang related activity in the recent past. Many community members say they want to nip this problem in the bud.
Source: KLCC News     Date: April 13, 2012

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Retired NYPD Lt. guns down armed robber (New York, NY): A retired NYPD lieutenant blew away a drugstore bandit yesterday as the suspect tried to gun down three police officers during a foot pursuit, sources said.
Source: New York Post    Date: April 13, 2012

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Gang members sought in Maine Township beating (Cook County, IL): Cook County Sheriff's Police say a racial slur was directed at a 35-year-old man just before he was beaten by three men outside a residence in unincorporated Maine Township.
Source: ParkRidgeHerald-Advocate    Date: April 12, 2012

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Jurors begin deliberating gang slaying case (Temecula, CA): Jurors began deliberations Thursday in the trial of an admitted Temecula gang member accused of the June 2010 fatal shooting of a fellow gang member's girlfriend who "disrespected" a gang leader.
Source: North County Times    Date: April 12, 2012

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Roswell police still faces officer shortage despite gang violence, federal help (Roswell, NM): The city's police department is still short more than a dozen officers as the city faces high rates of gang violence, officials said.
Source: The Republic    Date: April 12, 2012

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Blytheville residents working to rid communities of gang violence (Blytheville, AR): Blytheville residents are continuing their efforts to rid their communities of gang violence. Healing in the Hood hosted a teen summit Monday at the Wallace Center at 6 p.m. to encourage teenagers to make good decisions, discuss how communities and youth can work together to make neighborhoods safer and highlight the young talent in Blytheville.
Source: KAIT 8 News    Date: April 12, 2012

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Haslam signs bill targeting gang activity (Nashville, TN): A proposal that could be used as a tool to crack down on gang violence has been signed by the governor.
Source: WTVC NewsChannel 9    Date: April 12, 2012

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Two Va. men linked to gang plead to teen hooker ring (Alexandria, VA): Two men linked to a Virginia-based offshoot of the Crips street gang have pleaded guilty to their roles in running a prostitution ring that recruited high school girls.
Source:    Date: April 12, 2012

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Trial ordered in gang-related stabbing (Crandon, WI): A Forest County judge has ordered four men to stand trial for the gang-related beating and stabbing of a Wausau man who is a potential witness in a Marathon County case.
Source: WSAU News    Date: April 12, 2012

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San Bernardino County prosecutors file 337 gang cases from January through March (San Bernardino County, CA): San Bernardino County prosecutors filed 337 cases against defendants accused of gang-related crimes during the first three months of this year, according to new data.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: April 12, 2012

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12 alleged gang members indicted in drug trafficking probe (San Bernardino County, CA): Federal authorities have indicted 12 alleged gang members in San Bernardino County, accusing them of a major role in the county's narcotics trade.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 12, 2012

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130 guns, gang suspects being rounded up by joint police task force (Cincinnati, OH): Cincinnati Police and federal authorities announced that several joint investigations over the last 8 months have helped them take more than 200 guns off city streets.
Source: WCPO 9 News    Date: April 12, 2012

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14 arrested in metro area gang sweep (Oklahoma City, OK): Oklahoma City police say they, along with the help of other agencies, have arrested 14 people is a gang sweep.
Source: KOCO 5 News    Date: April 12, 2012

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Chicago homicides soar in first quarter of 2012 (Chicago, IL): Homicides in Chicago soared by 60 percent in the first three months of 2012, continuing a troublesome trend that began late last year. Nonfatal shootings also rose sharply in the first quarter, Police Department statistics show. Chicago police blame street gangs for much of the violence.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: April 12, 2012

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Mayor defends crime strategy, says it should have been done sooner (Chicago, IL): Under fire for a 60 percent surge in Chicago homicides, Mayor Rahm Emanuel pointed fingers Thursday without naming names.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: April 12, 2012

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Five with gang ties convicted in crime spree (Montgomery, AL): Five people with links to the Bloods street gang in Montgomery have been convicted in a series of violent crimes, the U.S. attorney’s office announced Wednesday.
Source: Montgomery Advertiser    Date: April 12, 2012

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Gangs blamed for new north Minneapolis violence (Minneapolis, MN): A shooting this week in north Minneapolis is part of a citywide uptick in violent crime. Police say young gang members are driving some of the violence.
Source: Minnesota Public Radio    Date: April 12, 2012

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Gang prosecutions up for 2012 (San Bernardino County, CA): In the first three months of 2012, the San Bernardino County District Attorney's office filed 71 criminal cases with gang enhancements, officials said. That's 27 percent more cases than during the same quarter last year.
Source: Daily Press    Date: April 12, 2012

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