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41 people arrested in orchestrated raids in Merced County (Merced County, CA): A six-month investigation resulted in dozens of raids Wednesday in Merced County and the arrests of 41 people with alleged ties to prison gangs and street gangs.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: May 7, 2014

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Soledad man to get 35 years in two gang slayings (Salinas, CA): After six years of problematic prosecutions, the case of a Soledad man accused of two gang murders has ended with manslaughter pleas.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: May 7, 2014

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City leaders warn now is time to stop gun violence (Des Moines, IA): A new push is now underway in Metro Des Moines to try to fight recent gang violence. Three teens have been shot in the last week. City leaders are reaching out to business leaders to help stop the violence.
Source: KCCI 8 News    Date: May 7, 2014

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Chatham jury gets gang-related case (Chatham, VA): Dontey Ramone Pannell sat silent for two days in Pittsylvania County Circuit Court and listened as witnesses either called him a murder-plotting gangster or a devoted father, son and brother who would never entertain the idea of being in a gang.
Source: The Roanoke Times    Date: May 6, 2014

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Two killed in gang-related shooting in Rancho Dominguez (Rancho Dominguez, CA): Two men were killed in an apparent gang-related car-to-car shooting in Rancho Dominguez, sheriff's deputies said Tuesday.
Source: Daily Breeze    Date: May 6, 2014

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Detroit police anticipate possible gang retaliation after Cinco de Mayo parade killing (Detroit, MI): Detroit police are making their presence known in southwest Detroit after the shooting of 19-year-old Andres DeJesus during the Cinco de Mayo parade Sunday.
Source: MLive    Date: May 6, 2014

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Antelope community members protest gang terror (Antelope, SD): An Antelope Community Protest against gang violence titled "Taking Back Our Community and Life," was held at the Antelope Community Building Monday, April 28, through Wednesday, April 30, starting at 11 am each day.
Source: Todd County Tribune    Date: May 6, 2014

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Social media fuels gang violence (Providence, RI): Local gangs are turning to social media to taunt their rivals. It's blatant, it's violent, and it's working. The messages from various Providence gangs are popping up all over YouTube. In the videos, gang members specifically target their rivals, threatening extreme violence.
Source: WLNE-TV 6 News    Date: May 6, 2014

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Lakeland police chief's chat audience has questions on gangs (Lakeland, FL): After four drive-by shootings over six days, gang violence in Lakeland was the hot topic at Monday's Chief's Chat with Lakeland Police Department Interim Chief Larry Giddens.
Source: The Ledger    Date: May 6, 2014

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Gang clash leads to multiple arrests at Roseland Cinco de Mayo event (Roseland, CA): As Monday night's family friendly Cinco de Mayo festival in Roseland wound down, a group of suspected gang rivals wound up, leading to posturing, fighting and arrests, according to Sonoma County sheriff's officials.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: May 6, 2014

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Gang member sentenced to 16 years in prison (Valdosta, GA): Michael J. Moore, United State Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, announced that Wesley White, Jr., a/k/a "Westside", 39, of Valdosta, Georgia, was sentenced on May 5, 2014 to serve 16 years (200 months) for possession with intent to distribute more than 28 grams of "crack cocaine".
Source: WCTV News    Date: May 6, 2014

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Reputed gang members charged in card game slaying (Hackensack, NJ): Four reputed gang members have been arrested in a shooting that left a Fairview man dead in his apartment.
Source: Newsday    Date: May 6, 2014

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Alleged Ogden gang shooter nears court decision (Ogden, UT): A 17-year-old boy who allegedly shot another person has been charged as an adult with attempted murder and his case appears to be moving swiftly toward a resolution.
Source: Standard-Examiner    Date: May 6, 2014

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Any U.S. prison would consider Pannell a gang member, gang expert testifies (Pittsylvania County, VA): Gary Cloure is sure that any prison in the United States would label Dontey Ramone Pannell a gang member based on the paraphernalia found in Pannell's home, his tattoos and pictures of him "throwing up" gang signs.
Source:     Date: May 6, 2014

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Manhattan DA says crime drop in East Harlem due to last year's major gang bust (Manhattan, NY): It's been a little more than a year since Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance held a news conference to announce a multi-gang takedown in East Harlem. All but a couple of 63 people busted have been sentenced to multiple years behind bars and now the DA touts a drop in crime.
Source: NY1 News    Date: May 6, 2014

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Gang sweep nets 42 arrests (Barstow, CA): Roughly 60 peace officers from throughout San Bernardino County assisted the Barstow Police Department in conducting a gang suppression sweep that resulted in 42 arrests Friday.
Source: Desert Dispatch    Date: May 6, 2014

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Ministry offering new start for troubled gang members (Waco, TX): Gang activity is an issue across the state, especially in Central Texas, but four women are doing their part to reduce those numbers and help the younger members of those gangs get out.
Source: KXXV 25 News    Date: May 6, 2014

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Software helps catch alleged tagger (San Marcos, CA): A 15-year-old boy with ties to a street gang was in Juvenile Hall Tuesday, accused of committing 90 acts of graffiti that caused about $24,000 in damage in Vista and the San Elijo area of San Marcos, authorities said.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: May 6, 2014

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Gang and youth violence a priority for CPD's new chief (Columbia, SC): Columbia's police chief says gang and youth violence is a priority for his department. "This is certainly a priority for us," said Chief Skip Holbrook at a council work session Tuesday afternoon. Council members had questions for Holbrook after they were provided with an Assessment of Youth and Gang Violence in Columbia and Richland County.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: May 6, 2014

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Gang member to plead to 2002 slaying (Hammond, IN): A Gary member of the Two Six street gang has agreed to plead guilty to killing a fellow gang member more than a decade ago in exchange for getting a sentence of no more than 30 years in prison.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: May 6, 2014

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