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Warrant issued in shooting (Greenville, NC): Greenville police have identified a suspect and issued an arrest warrant in a shooting that occurred Thursday on River Bluff Road.
Source: The Daily Reflector    Date: May 4, 2012

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544 NHS students absent after rumors of gang violence (Nacogdoches, TX): Though some parents had heard of fights and guns on Nacogdoches ISD campuses Friday, officials said rumors of such instances were not true.
Source: The Daily Sentinel    Date: May 4, 2012

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14-year-old arrested in Santa Ana shooting; gang rivalry blamed (Santa Ana, CA): A 14-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in the shooting of a Santa Ana teenager last week over a gang rivalry, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: May 4, 2012

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Gang member faces life for grad-party slaying (Santa Ana, CA): A member of a criminal street gang who shot to death a fellow gang member trying to move on and join the military and get married faces possible life in prison without parole following a conviction this week.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: May 4, 2012

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Oakland gang member sent to prison for at least 75 years for killing man because of red hat (Oakland, CA): Francisco Hernandez will spend the rest of his life in prison, a judge ruled Friday, for killing Marco Casillas and almost killing Casillas's girlfriend just because Casillas was wearing a red baseball hat.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: May 4, 2012

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Ontario MP's gang recruitment bill finding support (Toronto, ON): When Ontario MP Parm Gill saw gang activity increasing in his home riding of Brampton-Springdale, just outside of Toronto, he wanted to learn how to fight it.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: May 4, 2012

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San Jose gang leader nicknamed 'Capone' sentenced to 223 years to life for violent kidnapping (San Jose, CA): A San Jose gang leader whose street name is "Capone" was sentenced Friday to 223 years to life in prison, plus another 112 years, for the violent kidnapping of a man who failed to pay for a delivery of methamphetamine.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 4, 2012

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Gang member to spend up to three years in juvenile detention (Yakima, WA): A Yakima gang member known as "Little Maniac" will serve up to three years for shooting a grandmother and her grandson, and for a separate shooting incident involving a 6-year-old girl.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: May 4, 2012

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Chattanooga officials hope RICO law will lessen gang violence (Chattanooga, TN): When Gov. Bill Haslam signs an anti-gang bill just passed by the Legislature, Chattanooga investigators and prosecutors will be able to start building cases to send away some of the most violent gang members, officials say.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: May 3, 2012

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Well-known Vancouver gangster Ranjit Singh Cheema confirmed as victim of drive-by shooting (Vancouver, BC) : Three attempts were made on Ranjit Singh Cheema's life during his two-decades-long career as a Vancouver gangster.
Source: The Province    Date: May 3, 2012

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Gang violence rebounds in Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA): The Police Chief and City Hall recently reported gang violence is down. As of last week, it appears it was just in remission.
Source: Santa Barbara View    Date: May 3, 2012

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Gang member arrested during Glenwood Springs festival gets year in prison (Glenwood Springs, CO): A gang member arrested and then targeted by immigration agents in Garfield County in June has been sentenced in federal court to a year in prison, prompting the Sheriff's Office to target an immigrant-rights organization for what it called "mistruths."
Source: The Denver Post    Date: May 3, 2012

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Assault pistol seized in Fresno gang member arrest (Fresno, CA) : Police seized a MAC-10 assault pistol from a gang member Wednesday night in southeast Fresno.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: May 3, 2012

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14-year-old nabbed after teens shot at school bus stop (Brownsville, TX) : Two Hidalgo County students were treated for gunshots and a third teen was arrested Wednesday after a suspected gang-related shooting at a school bus stop.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: May 3, 2012

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San Jose 8th-grader killed in savage park beating, police say (San Jose, CA): His father had just dropped him off at Roosevelt Park in downtown San Jose when a gang of hoodlums savagely attacked Heriberto Reyes, putting the eighth-grader in a fight for his life that ended with heartbreak, police revealed Wednesday.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: May 3, 2012

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Police make arrest in gang-related shooting (Chattanooga, TN): Police have made an arrest in connection with a shooting near the Eastdale Recreation Center. Officers arrested 19-year-old Ricky Rogers Jr. for the shooting of Elliajah Flemming on Wednesday.
Source: WRCB 3 News    Date: May 3, 2012

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Scott horseplay escalates into fight; 10 charged (Toledo, OH): A fight at Scott High School that police said appeared to be gang-related led to the arrest of 10 students, police said. The outburst started about 9:45 a.m. Tuesday in a hallway on the second floor, according to a police report.
Source: The Blade    Date: May 3, 2012

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Gang member charged in Quincy drive-by (Ephrata, WA): The alleged driver in a Quincy shooting was caught after a chase ended with him hitting a garage.
Source: Columbia Basin Herald    Date: May 3, 2012

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'Love triangle' ends with gang member shooting romantic rival (Edinburg, : A fight over a girl turns violent in Edinburg Thursday morning after one of the teens involved pulled out a gun and started shooting.
Source: KGBT Action 4 News    Date: May 3, 2012

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San Jose officials worry about combination of spike in gang violence, Cinco de Mayo (San Jose, CA): San Jose officials and community activists are worried a spike in gang violence and the large crowds that usually gather downtown to celebrate Cinco de Mayo could be a dangerous combination this weekend.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 3, 2012

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