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Denver Parks & Rec worker accused in at least two shooting incidents (Denver, CO): Denver Police say a Parks and Recreation employee is the suspect in at least two shootings that may be gang-related.
Source: KDVR 31 News    Date: February 25, 2014

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Latest teen murder highlights rise of gang violence in Lakeland neighborhood (Lakeland, FL): Lakeland Police Department arrested two 16-year-old boys Monday in the murder of Demarco Powell, whose body was found near railroad tracks in the city's northwest side.
Source: WFTS ABC Action News     Date: February 25, 2014

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Gang members arrested after hurling bottles at police (Berkeley, CA): Berkeley Police officers arrested two men after they allegedly hurled glass bottles at a police officer and shouted insults at him Friday night, authorities said.
Source: Berkleyside    Date: February 25, 2014

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Committee strives to eradicate street gang activity across county (LaGrange, GA): After 2013 proved to be a heavy gang activity year, local law enforcement along with other agencies have formed the Troup County Gang Coordinating Committee in an effort to eradicate street gangs across the county.
Source: LaGrange News    Date: February 25, 2014

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Gang member faces death in 6-year-old's killing (Riverside, CA): Riverside County prosecutors will seek the death penalty against a gang member charged with killing a 6-year-old girl when he opened fire on a group of people at a house party, mistaking them for rival gang members.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: February 25, 2014

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Suspect in gang-related shooting arrested (Tracy, CA): A Tracy man was arrested Friday on charges of attempted murder for a gang-related shooting that occurred Feb. 12, according to police Sgt. Steve Beukelman.
Source: Tracy Press    Date: February 25, 2014

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Two arrested for gang-related shooting in Lake City (Lake City, SC): Two men are behind bars on attempted murder charges after an apparent gang-related shooting last week in Lake City, officials confirmed.
Source: WMBF News    Date: February 25, 2014

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'Smash and grab' burglary suspect has apparent gang ties (Douglas County, GA): An Austell teen accused in a "smash and grab" burglary at a local jewelry store apparently has ties to a criminal street gang.
Source: Douglas County Sentinel    Date: February 25, 2014

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Community gang forums end, but what's next? (Wilmington, NC): After a summer of violence Wilmington City Leaders decided a community effort was needed to try and end gang violence, but after six meetings in four months some are asking when we are going to start seeing results.
Source: WWAY NewsChannel 3    Date: February 25, 2014

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Anti-gang panelists say kids need places to go (Wilmington, NC): A group of four panelists, including a New Hanover High School senior and an admitted former gang member, told about 140 people Tuesday night that there aren't enough places for young people to spend time on nights and weekends.
Source: StarNews    Date: February 25, 2014

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Arrest follows gang-unit chase (Fort Wayne, IN): A 23-year-old man with ties to a Fort Wayne street gang – the D-Boys – was arrested Sunday evening after a brief police chase by members of the newly created Gang and Violence Crime Unit.
Source: The Journal Gazette    Date: February 25, 2014

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Anaheim sees crime rates decline (Anaheim, CA): An upsurge in violent crime in Anaheim that came in the midst of several turbulent years of community upheaval reversed in 2013, led by a significant drop in gang violence.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: February 25, 2014

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Paterson bust nets seven arrests, $13,000 in drugs, three loaded guns (Paterson, NJ): City narcotics detectives arrested five men and two women on Rosa Parks Boulevard on Sunday night and charged them with possession of more than $13,000 worth of drugs along with three loaded handguns, Capt. Troy Oswald said.
Source: Paterson Press    Date: February 24, 2014

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Dodge City gang member gets 7 years for shooting into home (Dodge City, KS): A member of a Dodge City street gang was sentenced Monday to nearly 7 years in federal prison for shooting into a rival gang member’s home in Dodge City in 2011.
Source: The Hutchinson News    Date: February 24, 2014

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Crazy Indians Brotherhood not your average gang (Winnipeg, MB): They look like a stereotypical street gang, dressed in black leather with their "colours"—a stylized caricatured face with a black eye patch—emblazoned across their backs, but the Crazy Indians Brotherhood (CIB) is trying to provide a change from the thug life.
Source: The Manitoban    Date: February 24, 2014

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RTA bus driver: Attack on me a 'gang initiation' (Dayton, OH): An RTA bus driver survived being shot and stabbed in a seemingly random attack Monday he told police occurred during what he believes was some kind of gang initiation.
Source: Springfield News-Sun    Date: February 24, 2014

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Bay Area gang members are boasting about homicides on Instagram (San Francisco, CA): Law enforcement in Richmond, Calif. have found a new way to keep a tab on gang violence happening in their city: on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Like everyone else, it seems gang members like to boast about their successes on social media. Their moments of pride, sadly, just happened to be homicides.
Source: SFist    Date: February 24, 2014

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Gang members arrested, heroin seized in multi-agency investigation (Wilmington, NC): Six people were arrested and more than 2,000 bindles of heroin were seized last week in an investigation by area law enforcement into the distribution of heroin at a Wilmington public housing community by local Blood gang members.
Source: Port City Daily    Date: February 24, 2014

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Arrest made in gang-related double homicide (Newport News, VA): A 21-year-old man has been charged in connection to a double homicide that claimed the lives of two teenagers in 2008.
Source: WAVY 10 News    Date: February 24, 2014

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Residents notice uptick in graffiti; Police say it's not gang-related (Silver Spring, MD): While some Silver Spring residents have noticed an increase in graffiti in both neighborhoods and commercial areas, police said they have not seen an increase in gang graffiti.
Source: KensingtonPatch    Date: February 24, 2014

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