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Police believe Hi-Crest shootings tied to gang violence; court records show links as well (Topeka, KS): In 2006, a member of the Four Corner Hustlers street gang shot and killed a member of the Traveling Vice Lords gang in Topeka, court records say. In retaliation, the local chief for the Traveling Vice Lords shot and wounded that gunman and shot and killed one of his friends, those records indicate.
Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal     Date: July 26, 2015
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TPD Chief: String of drive-by's drug and gang-related, details arrests (Topeka, KS): Topeka Police released details Wednesday on arrests they've made in connection with recent drive by shootings in the Hi-crest area.
Source: WIBW 13 News    Date: July 22, 2015
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Police see increase in crime through first four months of 2015 (Garden City, KS): Crime appears to be on the rise in Garden City, according to statistics provided by the Garden City Police Department. In the first four months of 2015, the GCPD made 924 adult arrests, which is 193 more than for the first four months of 2014 and 108 more than for the same time frame in 2013.
Source: The Garden City Telegram    Date: July 2, 2015
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Public parks a focus in battling Wichita’s graffiti (Wichita, KS): The work to cover up graffiti never stops. Once city workers cover up the markings with coats of paint, the perpetrators are back again with colorful cans of spray paint to draw, write and sketch something all over again.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: June 12, 2015
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Stray bullet fired during argument killed teen, Wichita police say (Wichita, KS): Leon McClennon had no criminal history and he wasn’t even involved in the argument that escalated into gunfire early Saturday morning, according to Wichita police.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: May 11, 2015
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3 teens arrested in Wichita crime spree (Wichita, KS): Wichita police say they arrested three teens in a Wichita crime spree. Two of the teens are 14 years old. The other is 15. All three are gang members. Police say the teens on Saturday night robbed a pizza man at 1st and Dodge.
Source: KSN 3 News    Date: March 10, 2015
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Police: Northwest High student brought gun to school for protection (Wichita, KS): A 17-year-old Northwest High student arrested for bringing a gun to school Wednesday told police he did it in response to threats made by gang members.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: January 22, 2015
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2 arrested in fatal gang shootout at 2013 warehouse party (Wichita, KS): Two people have been arrested in connection with the death of a man in a gang shootout, culminating an investigation that stretched for more than a year.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: January 15, 2015
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Police: Shooting in south Wichita gang-related (Wichita, KS): Wichita police are calling a shooting that happened last night in south Wichita gang-related.
Source: KAKE News    Date: November 7, 2014
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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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