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Springdale Police Using Social Media To Tackle Gang Violence (Springdale, AR): Springdale Police says its stepping up its social media presence, in hopes of ending violent crimes in the city. With the rash of gang activity in the city, police say it's important for the department to let folks know what's going on. He says Facebook and Twitter has been the best way to do that.
Source: KNWA News    Date: April 16, 2015
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Springdale suspects plead not guilty in deadly gang-related shooting (Springdale, AR): Rodolfo Martinez, 18, and Giovanni Vasquez-Sanchez, 17, pleaded not guilty in the fatal shooting that happened Saturday in Springdale.
Source: KHBS 40/29 News     Date: April 15, 2015
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Springdale Officials Call for Community Outreach to End Gang Violence (Springdale, AR): After a string of gang-related shootings in Springdale, city leaders are speaking out against violence. Hoping to put an end to gang-activity, police say the four individuals involved in Saturday's shooting were involved in a gang, and after shooting 20 year old Jimmy Rodriguez, they fled the scene in a blue Ford Focus.
Source: KNWA News    Date: April 13, 2015
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Springdale Police Arrest Two More Suspects in Gang-Related Shooting (Springdale, AR): Police say they now have the final two suspects in custody, in connection with a gang-related shooting that left one man dead Saturday.
Source: KNWA News    Date: April 13, 2015
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Springdale City Leaders Discuss Long Term Solutions To Gang Violence (Springdale, AR): With three gang related shootings and two deaths within the last month the city of Springdale is looking for ways to stop the violence. Lieutenant Derek Hudson says two rival gangs are behind the killings.
Source: KNWA News    Date: April 13, 2015
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Springdale Police Search for Two More Suspects in Gang-Related Shooting (Springdale, AR): Police are searching for two of four suspects in Saturday's deadly gang-related shooting. So far police have located two suspects in the case, one of which is a 13-year-old boy.
Source: KNWA News    Date: April 12, 2015
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Calls for quick action on 'gang' shooting (Little Rock, AR): After what appeared to be a gang related shooting at the beginning of April, Little Rock community members are speaking out urging the violence to stop.
Source: KTHV 11 News    Date: April 12, 2015
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Violent crimes draw focus to gang activity (Springdale, AR): A fatal shooting of a teenage boy March 13 and a retribution-style, drive-by shooting that night in Springdale are drawing attention to youth street gangs in Northwest Arkansas, police and others said.
Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette    Date: March 22, 2015
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Youth Organizations Hope to Curb Springdale Gang Violence (Springdale, AR): The city of Springdale is noticing a rise in gang violence coming to a head after a series of shootings last week. That's why the city is reaching out to youth organizations, asking them to help get kids off the streets and plugged into the community.
Source: ArkansasMatters.com    Date: March 20, 2015
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Police department looking at options to stop gang violence (Springdale, AR): Springdale police are investigating three gang-related shootings that happened this weekend, trying to figure out if any are connected. “I don’t think we’ve ever denied that gangs exist in Springdale,” Chief Kathy O’Kelley said. “But certainly, recent events would lead one to believe that we have an escalating problem.”
Source: KHBS 40/29 News     Date: March 16, 2015
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LR Police: Latest homicides were gang related (Little Rock, AR): Police say the Saturday shootings that left two people dead were gang related and that the "victim was known by the suspect".
Source: KATV 7 News    Date: October 21, 2014
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LRPD Aiming to Keep Florida Gang out of Arkansas (Little Rock, AR): "Happens quick, and then they move on quickly," says Captain Terry Hastings. It's a recurring problem for the Little Rock Police Department (LRPD), smash and grabs in parked cars.
Source: FOX 16 News    Date: August 26, 2014
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Florida Gang Targeting Cars, Checkbooks in Arkansas (Little Rock, AR): "Happens quick, and then they move on quickly," explains Captain Terry Hastings. It's a recurring problem for the Little Rock Police Department (LRPD), smash and grabs in parked cars.
Source: KARK 4 News    Date: August 26, 2014
http://www.arkansasmatters.com/...

Texarkana man gets 14 years in prison in meth case (Texarkana, AR): A Texarkana gang member has been sentenced to more than 14 years in federal prison for methamphetamine possession.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: August 7, 2014
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Little Rock shooting could have gang ties (Little Rock, AR): Late Tuesday night, Little Rock Police say three men were shot by two suspects, near the corner of Colonel Glenn Road and 36th Street. The incident reports says a witness claimed that one of the suspects is Crip gang member, and one of the victims, a member of the Bloods.
Source: FOX 16 News    Date: July 30, 2014
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Police investigating if triple shooting is gang-related (Little Rock, AR): Little Rock Police are investigating a shooting that happened Tuesday night at a liquor store on Colonel Glenn Road. The shooting left three people wounded, but all three men are in stable condition.
Source: KATV 7 News    Date: July 30, 2014
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City works with at-risk youth to prevent gang violence (Little Rock, AR): The City of Little Rock is helping at-risk youth one out-door activity at a time. Community programs like "Bridge to Success" in South West Little Rock help more than 20 at-risk teens stay on track in school and off the streets.
Source: KTHV 11 News    Date: July 30, 2014
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Four people arrested in recent crime spree in Benton (Benton, AR): Police say they've arrested four gang members for a recent string of armed robberies in Saline County. The men are facing several charges for a crime spree in Benton that began earlier this month. But the investigation into the suspects is revealing a new kind of criminal the city isn't used to seeing.
Source: KATV 7 News    Date: October 24, 2013
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Recent armed robberies in Benton connected to organized gang (Benton, AR): "It's something we don't see here very often," Lt. Kevin Russell admits. Benton detectives have solved a number of armed robberies in the month of October. The part they find most alarming is three of them have been connected to gang activity.
Source: KTHV 11 News    Date: October 24, 2013
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City leader works to diffuse gang-related crime (Little Rock, AR): Within the last week Little Rock Police have responded to two shootings in the same area along the 12th street corridor. Ward 2's city director says there have been more shootings that haven't been reported and they could all be related.
Source: FOX 16 News    Date: October 15, 2013
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