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Alleged gang ties, on tether: Muskegon High School student with loaded gun charged with felonies (Muskegon, MI): A hearing in Muskegon's family court Wednesday, Sept. 17, revealed that a 15-year-old student at Muskegon High School was on tether for a previous gun-related incident when he brought a loaded, stolen gun to school on Tuesday.
Source: MLive    Date: September 17, 2014
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Main witness wavers in 2012 homicide trial over identification of alleged East Side Gang members (Saginaw, MI): DaVarion Galvin's 19-year-old relative took the witness stand and waffled most of Wednesday, Sept. 17, over his identification of four alleged East Side Gang members charged in Galvin's 2012 shooting death.
Source: MLive    Date: September 17, 2014
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Testimony begins against alleged East Side Gang members charged in 2012 homicide of 16-year-old (Saginaw, MI): Testimony began Tuesday, Sept. 16, in the trial for four alleged East Side Gang members charged in the November 2012 homicide of 16-year-old DaVarion Galvin.
Source: MLive    Date: September 16, 2014
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Police: Clinton Township gang member opens fire after being 'disrespected' (Roseville, MI): A 21-year-old Clinton Township man is in custody and facing a possible attempted murder charge after Roseville Police said he shot several times at a driver who earlier “disrespected” him.
Source: Detroit Free Press    Date: September 11, 2014
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Trial begins for alleged East Side Gang members charged in 2012 homicide of 16-year-old (Saginaw, MI): A trial has begun for four accused East Side Gang members charged in the November 2012 homicide of 16-year-old DaVarion Galvin.
Source: MLive    Date: September 11, 2014
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Youths Charged in Murder of French Artist Are Suspected of Being Part of Violent Gang (Detroit, MI): Four people charged in the 2013 murder of young French street artist Bilal Berreni are suspected of being part of a violent gang that robbed tourists, artists, photographers, Wayne State University students and others who came to view the ruins around the Brewster-Douglass housing project on the city’s east side, sources familiar with the case say.
Source: Deadline Detroit    Date: September 4, 2014
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Girl testifies suspected Flint Spanish Cobras gang member was shot during bar killing (Flint, MI): A 16-year-old girl testified that a suspect in an alleged gang-related killing came to her house after he was allegedly shot in the hand during the killing.
Source: The Flint Journal    Date: September 3, 2014
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Leader of east-side Detroit street gang convicted of armed robbery (Detroit, MI): The leader of an east-side Detroit steet gang was convicted Friday in the armed robbery of a pizzeria, following a federal court trial, according to U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade.
Source: Macomb Daily    Date: August 29, 2014
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Detroit police arrest 30 in response to believed gang activity on east side (Detroit, MI): Detroit police officials promised a gang crackdown in honor of a young woman who died Wednesday in a hail of bullets. On Friday, police said Operation Aundrea Garland produced 20 felony arrests, two confiscated handguns and 10 misdemeanor arrests, among other action and discoveries.
Source: The Detroit News    Date: August 29, 2014
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Detroit police believe three shootings gang-related (Detroit, MI): Two men from across the street had just walked up and started talking to the girls when police say a burgundy late 90s Saturn pulled up. A man got out of the passenger with an AK-47 and started shooting.
Source: WJBK FOX 2 News    Date: August 28, 2014
http://www.myfoxdetroit.com/...

Detroit police vow crackdown after east side shootings (Detroit, MI): After a 24-hour period in which three incidents of gunfire on or near the city’s east side in one of the city’s most violent ZIP codes left a teen dead and six others wounded, Detroit’s police chief has vowed to step up efforts to crack down on gang activity and stop the bloodshed.
Source: The Detroit News    Date: August 28, 2014
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Guatemalan teen in Detroit recounts escape from violence, poverty (Detroit, MI): A surgical scar stretches along Oswaldo Ramos’ forearm where Guatemalan gang members broke it during a violent beating.
Source: The Detroit News    Date: August 28, 2014
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Appeal shaves 18 months off sentence for gang member in shooting of rival’s mother (Grand Rapids, MI): Six months into his 14- to 27-year prison sentence, the teen gang member whose lousy aim resulted in him inadvertently shooting a rival’s mother got a small gift from the Michigan Court of Appeals.
Source: MLive    Date: August 27, 2014
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Accused Flint gang member gets life in prison for stepfather's slaying (Flint, MI): An accused Flint gang member was ordered to spend the rest of his life in prison after he was convicted of killing his stepfather.
Source: The Flint Journal    Date: August 25, 2014
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Ecorse resident charged in connection with alleged gang activity (Detroit, MI): Another person has been charged federally in connection with alleged Latin Counts gang activity. A coalition of law enforcement agencies announced July 25 the arrests and indictments against 33 members of the Latin Counts gang, which is active in Lincoln Park, Ecorse and southwest Detroit.
Source: The News-Herald    Date: August 15, 2014
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From Facebook to the streets: How social media is fueling youth violence in Kalamazoo (Kalamzoo, MI): In the days after 13-year-old Michael Day was shot and killed in Kalamazoo's Edison neighborhood, rumors were flying in the hallways of Loy Norrix High School about retaliation violence.
Source: MLive    Date: August 5, 2014
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Flint man implicated in three slayings gets 30 years in prison after helping in gang case (Flint, MI): A Flint man charged in three slayings could now only serve 30 years after an appeals court overturned his sentence.
Source: MLive    Date: August 4, 2014
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Holland-area teen facing adult murder charges in gang-related stabbing death (Holland, MI): After nearly 18 months of relative quiet following the federal arrests of 31 alleged Holland Latin Kings members, the shadow of gang violence has apparently been cast over the Lakeshore again.
Source: WHTC News    Date: August 2, 2014
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Lansing police take gang resistance program to the streets (Lansing, MI): An effort to keep kids out of gangs is literally on the move. For the first time, the Lansing Police Department's G.R.E.A.T. (Gang Resistance Education and Training) school-based program is hitting the streets. Officers are working with the city's Parks and Recreation Department and area faith groups, to connect with kids using fun summer activities.
Source: WILX 10 News    Date: August 1, 2014
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U.S. attorney says rival gangs in competition with Latin Counts in Lincoln Park, Ecorse, southwest Detroit (Detroit, MI): Rival gangs are in competition with the Latin Counts for territory in southwest Detroit, Lincoln Park and Ecorse, U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade said.
Source: The News-Herald    Date: July 29, 2014
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