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Winnebago County sheriff's police arrest three alleged gang members (Winnebago County, IL): Three alleged members of the Waco Street Gang have been arrested after police executed a search warrant on Sanford Street.
Source: WIFR 23 News    Date: November 7, 2013
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Police nab three more suspected Waco gang members in drug raid (Rockford, IL) : The arrests of three gang members for drug possession Thursday morning isn't much of a surprise to anyone on Sanford Street. "That house, I don't know because the rent is low, what it offers that people feel that they can go in there and sell drugs," said Pastor William Turner of the Victory Outreach Church that sits just two doors down the block from the scene.
Source: WTVO 17 News    Date: November 7, 2013
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Illinois House will consider anti-gun bill (Springfield, IL): Legislation to clear gang members off urban streets was derided Tuesday as too costly and problematic but got an Illinois House panel’s approval after more than two hours of debate.
Source: Beloit Daily News    Date: November 6, 2013
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Street gang gun charge filed in Don't Shoot case (Peoria, IL): Less than a week after prosecutors and police made a plea for gang members to put down their weapons, another person has been charged with a rarely used charge and held on a high bond.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: November 4, 2013
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Eight gang members charged with drug trafficking (Chicago, IL): Eight alleged members of a major Chicago street gang have been charged with trafficking heroin and cocaine in the city. The acting head of Chicago's FBI office, Robert Shields, Jr., and Chicago's new U.S. attorney, Zachary Fardon, announced the charges against the purported Black Disciples on Friday.
Source: WPSD 6 News    Date: November 1, 2013
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Bond set at $150,000 for Don't Shoot participant (Peoria, IL): A participant in the latest Don't Shoot call-in who was allegedly caught hours later with a handgun was ordered held on $150,000 bond Friday.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: November 1, 2013
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Gang member tries to take rap for senior member involved in hit-and-run accidents (Riverside, IL): Riverside police announced the arrest of two gang members on Friday, just a week after one of the men allegedly fled from a police officer in Riverside and caused multiple accidents as he drove away, before escaping on foot.
Source: Suburban Life Media    Date: November 1, 2013
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Trial set for Aurora man charged in 2005 gang-related murder (Aurora, IL): A day after a Kane County jury found him mentally fit to face charges, a March trial date was set Thursday for an Aurora man accused of a gang-related murder.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 31, 2013
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Loves Park tagged by gang grafitti (Loves Park, IL): Stan Moskalis had a little surprise waiting for him on his garage door Halloween morning. "It is a surprise," said Moskalis, a home owner on the 4700 block of Illinois for nearly two decades. "But not a pleasant surprise though."
Source: WTVO 17 News    Date: October 31, 2013
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Waco street gang member arrested on Conklin Drive after search of apartment finds heroin, pistol (Rockford, IL): The target of the search warrant was Charles Brown Jr., a.k.a. "Tweet," a known Waco street gang member.
Source: The Rock River Times    Date: October 31, 2013
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Zone 4 gang emerged as rival to Bomb Squad (Peoria, IL): Zone 4, the latest street gang targeted by the city's anti-gun violence program, had its roots in what many thought was a good turn of events for the city, two veteran police officers say.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: October 31, 2013
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Zone 4 gang emerged as rival to Bomb Squad (Peoria, IL): Zone 4, the latest street gang targeted by the city's anti-gun violence program, had its roots in what many thought was a good turn of events for the city, two veteran police officers say.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: October 31, 2013
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Zone 4 gang emerged as rival to Bomb Squad (Peoria, IL) : Zone 4, the latest street gang targeted by the city's anti-gun violence program, had its roots in what many thought was a good turn of events for the city, two veteran police officers say.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: October 30, 2013
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More arrests under Don't Shoot Program (Peoria, IL): The arrests of a dozen gang members in Peoria, all stemming from the Don't Shoot anti-crime program. Peoria police say this latest group has been on its radar for nearly a decade.
Source: WEEK TV News    Date: October 28, 2013
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Two dead, 14 wounded in weekend shootings (Chicago, IL): Two people were killed and 14 people were injured during shootings across the city since Friday afternoon. A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed early Sunday in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said.
Source: CBS Chicago    Date: October 28, 2013
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Pressure on new U.S. attorney to deal with violent crime (Chicago, IL): For months leading up to Zachary Fardon's ascension to the U.S. attorney's post in Chicago, the pressure has mounted over what his role would be in tackling the city's crisis of gang violence.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 26, 2013
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Teen critically hurt, relative hit by stray bullet on NW side (Chicago, IL): A teenage boy was critically hurt and an errant bullet hit his relative during a gang-related shooting early Saturday in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood.
Source: CBS Chicago    Date: October 26, 2013
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Geneva man guilty in West Chicago revenge stabbing (Chicago, IL): A Geneva man who admitted stabbing a gang rival in West Chicago was sentenced Friday to five years in prison but could go to boot camp instead.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: October 25, 2013
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Year later, shooting at gang funeral claims second victim (Chicago, IL): A shooting at a gang funeral on the South Side last year has claimed a second victim. Deonte Ousley, 27, died Wednesday, almost a year after he and another man were shot outside St. Columbanus Church, where a funeral was being held for a gang member killed a week earlier, according to police.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 24, 2013
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Two charged in gang-related South Side killing (Chicago, IL): Two teenagers have been charged in what prosecutors said Saturday was a gang-related killing last month on the South Side.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: October 19, 2013
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