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SQ probes killing of Bo-Gars member Harry Mytil in Laval (Montreal, QC) : The Sûreté du Québec has taken over the investigation of a homicide in Laval late Tuesday because of the victim's affiliation with organized crime.
Source: The Gazette    Date: April 17, 2013

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Gang suspect appears in District Court (Selma, AL): The primary suspect in a video where multiple suspects beat down another juvenile on the 2800 block of Monroe Street for a possible gang initiation activity appeared before the District Court Monday.
Source: The Selma Times-Journal    Date: April 17, 2013

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Longview residents urge police to release gang details (Longview, TX: On the heels of a report about local street gangs, some Longview residents Tuesday called on police to be more open about the city’s street gangs, including the what, when and where of their illegal operations.
Source: Longview News-Journal    Date: April 17, 2013

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Alleged gang member surrenders in Grand Rapids (Grand Rapids, MI): An alleged member of the Latin Kings gang turned himself in to authorities on Tuesday, according to media reports.
Source: The Holland Sentinel    Date: April 17, 2013

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Oldest defendant gets eight-year sentence in St. Paul gang rape case (St. Paul, MN): Kong "OG" Meng Vang, the eldest of nine men and youths charged with the gang-related rape of a St. Paul girl in November 2011, was sentenced on Wednesday to eight years in prison.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: April 17, 2013

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Genesee County man charged with 2011 gang-related stabbing at Freeland prison (Saginaw, MI): A dispute over gang affiliations led a Genesee County man to stab a man more than 10 times at the Saginaw Correctional Facility in 2011, prosecutors say.
Source: The Saginaw News    Date: April 17, 2013

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200 law enforcement officials to gather in Ross to start two-day conference on gang activity in Western Pennsylvania (Ross Township, PA): Gang members drive much of the drug crime and violence in the Pittsburgh region, authorities said, and 35 gangs operate in Allegheny County alone.
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review    Date: April 17, 2013

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Flint man sentenced to federal prison for role in Howard Boys drug conspiracy (Flint, MI): A Flint man was sentenced to spend more than eight years in federal prison for his role in an alleged street gang that operated a drug enterprise on the city's south side.
Source: The Flint Journal    Date: April 17, 2013

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Community seeks solutions to Watsonville gang violence (Pajaro, CA): What can the community do to stem gang violence and bring peace to the streets? About 40 people -- parents, teens, community and religious leaders -- gathered Wednesday at Assumption Church to begin to answer that question.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: April 17, 2013

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Sheriff: Shooting at birthday party was gang-related (Columbia, SC): A double shooting outside an event venue on Two Notch Road on April 5 was gang-related, Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said.
Source: NortheastColumbiaPatch    Date: April 17, 2013

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Four charged with breaking into home, tied to gang activity (Cleveland County, NC): For the second time in a matter of weeks, a recent home break-in has been linked to gang activity, according to the Cleveland County Sheriff's Office.
Source: Shelby Star    Date: April 17, 2013

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Utah Supreme Court sets hearing on Ogden's Trece injunction (Salt Lake City, UT): The Utah Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments on the Ogden Trece Injunction. The appeal of the experimental injunction meant to keep Ogden’s oldest street gang off the streets is set for hearing June 4 on critics’ claims it’s unconstitutional.
Source: Standard-Examiner    Date: April 16, 2013

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Gang-related threats cause Abbeville school scare (Abbeville, AL): This morning calls flooded into the Abbeville Police Department, warning about threats of weapons being brought to Abbeville High School.
Source: WTVY News 4    Date: April 16, 2013

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Goshen police arrest five teens in gang-related shooting (Goshen, IN): Five teenagers are behind bars for a drive-by shooting this past weekend in Goshen, a shooting police say was gang-related.
Source: South Bend Tribune     Date: April 16, 2013

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Four suspects in Edgewater Park home invasion, rape given time to weigh deals (Mount Holly, NJ): Four men charged in the gang-related home invasion and rape of an Edgewater Park woman have been given more time to decide whether to accept the state’s plea deals or put their cases before a jury.
Source: Burlington County Times    Date: April 16, 2013

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Paso Robles Police form new team to combat drugs, gangs (Paso Robles, CA): The Paso Robles Police Department announced Tuesday the formation of a Special Enforcement Team to combat illegal drugs and gang activity in the city.
Source: KSBY News    Date: April 16, 2013

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Bloods gang "tax preparer" sentenced in federal court (Columbia, SC): A man identified by federal officials as a "tax preparer" for the Bloods Street Gang in Columbia has been sentenced to 63 months in prison.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: April 16, 2013

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Brownback signs drug testing, racketeering bills (Topeka, KS): Gov. Sam Brownback signed bills Tuesday mandating drug testing of Kansans receiving cash assistance or unemployment benefits and creation of a new avenue for prosecutors to target street gang leaders with racketeering charges.
Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal     Date: April 16, 2013

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Man accused of killing, burying rival gang member will face trial (San Bernardino, CA): A suspected gang member will stand trial for allegedly killing a rival gang member and then burying his body in a backyard.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: April 16, 2013

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Tennessee Senate OKs bill that rewrites state anti-gang laws (Nashville, TN): The Senate today gave final approval to a Haslam administration bill that rewrites Tennessee’s little-used anti-gang laws by providing clear definitions for what is a criminal gang offense.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: April 16, 2013

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