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Police treat shooting that injured man in ankle as gang-related (Wichita, KS): Police are considering an early Friday evening shooting in northeast Wichita gang-related. Wichita police Sgt. Ron Hunt said officers were dispatched at 5:10 p.m. Friday to 26th Street and Jackson, where they found a 19-year-old man who had been shot in the right ankle.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: October 18, 2014
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Gang Graffiti A Growing Problem In Newton (Newton, KS): It's an eyesore for the community, buildings throughout Newton tagged with graffiti. According to Newton police the problem seems to be growing. "In the past 6 months we have seen a real bloom in graffiti, with 57 cases in the last six months," said Sgt. Bryan Hall.
Source: WIBW 13 News    Date: September 12, 2014
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Sedgwick County sheriff’s official: Shooting outside Jezebel’s nightclub gang-related (Sedgwick County, KS) : Investigators think a shooting that wounded a 27-year-old woman outside Jezebel’s nightclub was gang-related, a Sedgwick County sheriff’s official said Wednesday.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: September 3, 2014
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Electronic billboards shine light on gangs (Wichita, KS): Crime experts say warm weather brings out an increase of gang activity, something experienced already in Wichita this summer. Wichita Crime Commission Executive Director Gordon Bassham says, "Typically when the weather gets warm, that's when the gangs come out to play."
Source: KAKE News    Date: June 26, 2014
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Gang member indicted after shots fired outside SE Wichita club (Wichita, KS): A Wichita gang member was indicted Tuesday on a federal firearms charge that resulted from an investigation into a shooting incident, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said.
Source: KWCH 12 News    Date: June 24, 2014
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Police identify victim in shooting near Harry and Webb; man arrested (Wichita, KS): A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting early Saturday morning that was the culmination of a clash between rival gang members who showed up uninvited to the same house party, a Wichita police official said.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: June 23, 2014
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Lack of funding shelves Wichita Walk Against Gang Violence (Wichita, KS): For the first time in five years, there will be no Wichita Walk Against Gang Violence. The organization that put together the annual walk – Safe Streets – didn’t have the resources to organize the walk after a grant it depended on wasn’t renewed.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: June 21, 2014
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Topeka police, U.S. Probation Office team up for tattoo removal program (Topeka, KS): When people used to look at Rich, a 27-year-old Lawrence resident, they were drawn to the teardrop tattoo under his left eye or the gang name tattooed across his fingers.
Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal     Date: June 8, 2014
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Lawrence shooting marked by gang activity coincides with rise in violent crime (Lawrence, KS): In Lawrence police say a recent weekend shooting escalated out of gang activity within the city. Police say the confrontation started last Saturday night between two rival gang members outside a downtown bar.
Source: WDAF FOX 4 News    Date: June 6, 2014
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Kansas property housed notorious Dalton Gang (Meade, KS): A small, one-bedroom house on the edge of Meade, Kan., has led a unusual life. It started as a honeymoon cottage, but would eventually be a hideout for a notorious band of bank robbers.
Source: Sioux City Journal    Date: June 1, 2014
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Gang Free Kansas video training (Wichita, KS): A new online video series will help parents, teachers and community members identify the signs of gang involvement, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced yesterday at the Midwest Law Enforcement Conference on Gangs and Drugs in Wichita.
Source: Kansas First News    Date: May 22, 2014
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Gang members create more sexual harassment in schools, KU study finds (Kansas City, KS): Gang members in schools do more than disrupt learning; they create more sexual harassment, a study co-written by a University of Kansas researcher shows.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: May 21, 2014
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Police call Wichita shooting 'gang-related' (Wichita, KS): Wichita Police are calling the shooting death of a young mother gang-related. According to police, a woman and her husband were walking down the street when multiple gunshots were fired. Both tried to run, but the woman was hit. Several people who heard the shots then called 911.
Source: WIBW 13 News    Date: May 15, 2014
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Newton Police tracking gang activity (Wichita, KS): Gang activity is not limited to larger cities in Kansas such as Wichita. Smaller towns are not immune from gang influence.
Source: KAKE News    Date: April 30, 2014
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Gang signs (Newton, KS): Gangs are supposed to be a "big city" problem. They shouldn't be an issue in "small town" Kansas — the kind of communities where people smile as they pass by each other on the sidewalk or wave to each other across the street, the kind of communities where business owners remember customers by name.
Source: The Kansan    Date: April 27, 2014
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Gang graffiti damages west Wichita homes and businesses (Wichita, KS): Gang members vandalized a large area of property in a west Wichita neighborhood. Sometime over the weekend, the group spray-painted messages all over yard fences, sheds and businesses. The fresh graffiti appeared just weeks after business owners had removed it.
Source: KAKE News    Date: April 16, 2014
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Two men sentenced in Dodge City racketeering case (Dodge City, KS): Two members of a Dodge City street gang were sentenced Monday in a federal racketeering case, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said.
Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal     Date: March 24, 2014
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FBI-WPD gang task force targeting 'the worst of the worst' (Wichita, KS) : Wichita police and the FBI have joined forces to go after the most violent gang members in the city. The partnership has an FBI agent working with a detective and officer from the Wichita Police Department’s gang unit to review unsolved homicides and build cases against gang members with a history of violence.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: March 15, 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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Homicides down, gang violence up for 2013 in Wichita (Wichita, KS): 2013 saw a decrease in the number of homicides compared to previous years, but gang violence is up. That's according to crime statistics released this morning by Wichita Police Chief Norman Williams. The numbers show the number of homicides in Wichita is down from 28 in 2012 to 17 in 2013.
Source: KAKE News    Date: February 13, 2014
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