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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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WPD: Crime down in 2013, four murders unsolved (Wichita, KS): Overall crime is down in Wichita, but some areas like gang violence has increased, according to Wichita Police. Chief Norman Williams said crime cases dropped 4 percent last year. Detectives worked 17 homicides in 2013, four of which remain unsolved.
Source: KWCH 12 News    Date: February 12, 2014
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Dodge City gang member to prison for murder role (Dodge City, KS): A 27-year-old Dodge City man will spend nine years in federal prison for his involvement in a 2009 gang-related murder.
Source: The Hutchinson News    Date: February 11, 2014
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Gang member sentenced to 10 years in Dodge City case (Dodge City, KS): Russell Worthey, 25, Dodge City, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit racketeering and one count of possessing and discharging a firearm in a crime of violence. In his plea, Worthey admitted he was a member of the Norteno street gang when he was involved in the murder of Israel Peralta on June 8, 2009, in Dodge City.
Source: KSCB Radio News    Date: January 27, 2014
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Gang member sentenced in Dodge City racketeering case (Dodge City, KS): A Dodge City gang member was sentenced Monday to 10 years for conspiring to attempt to kill a rival gang member, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said.
Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal     Date: January 13, 2014
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Four sentenced, one pleads guilty in racketeering case (Topeka, KS): Four members of a Dodge City street gang were sentenced and another pleaded guilty Monday in a federal racketeering case, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said. The defendants were among 23 members of the Norteno street gang indicted in May 2012. It was only the second time a federal RICO Act indictment (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act) had been filed in Kansas.
Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal     Date: January 6, 2014
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'Wannabe' gang members sentenced (Hays, KS): The Ellis County Attorney’s office recently prosecuted five members of what county attorney Tom Drees said was a "wannabe gang." According to Drees, five individuals, two of whom are juveniles, identified themselves as members of a gang called "187 Crips."
Source: Hays Post    Date: December 31, 2013
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Probe cracks down on local gang activity (Garden City, KS): The investigation into widespread criminal gang activity in Garden City and Finney County that resulted in numerous charges and arrests over a two-year span will officially come to an end Jan. 6, 2014.
Source: The Garden City Telegram    Date: December 30, 2013
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Dodge man admits gang activity in federal case (Dodge City, KS): A 33-year-old Dodge City man will spend 10 years in federal prison for one count of conspiracy under the federal Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.
Source: The Hutchinson News    Date: December 9, 2013
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Marshals arrest Wichita gang member on top 10 list; three still sought (Wichita, KS): Authorities have now arrested seven of the top 10 people on a list of wanted gang members, a Wichita police official said Tuesday. All of the people on the list are known gang members, and most have a history of violent crimes, including aggravated assault or aggravated battery.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: December 3, 2013
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Triple shooting result of gang-related robbery attempt (Wichita, KS): Police say a shooting yesterday that left one person dead and two others hurt in northeast Wichita was the result of a gang-related robbery attempt.
Source: KAKE News    Date: November 14, 2013
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Police investigate gang-related graffiti (Hutchinson, KS): A string of vandalism has puzzled some in Hutchinson, but police say the threat may not be as dangerous as it appears. During the past several weeks, the department has seen more than 20 reports of gang-related graffiti.
Source: KAKE News    Date: November 7, 2013
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Dodge City gang member pleads guilty in racketeering case (Dodge City, KS) : A Dodge City gang member pleaded guilty Thursday in Wichita to conspiring to attempt to kill a rival gang member in connection with a federal racketeering case.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: October 31, 2013
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Gang member known as 'Dracula' pleads guilty (Dodge City, KS): A Dodge City gang member formerly known as "Dracula" pleaded guilty on Halloween to attempting to kill a rival gang member.
Source: The Hutchinson News    Date: October 31, 2013
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Former Wichita gang member shares why he left that life (Wichita, KS): Anthony Thomas Jr. got everyone's attention Saturday when he began talking about how he had been a Wichita gang member – and why he left.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: October 26, 2013
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Men found guilty of gang crimes, murder in Dodge City (Dodge City, KS): A federal jury today found two men guilty of gang crimes including murder in Dodge City, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said Thursday.
Source: KAKE News    Date: October 17, 2013
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