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Single glove tips hand to gang affiliation, guns (Omaha, NE): Golfers wear one glove so their grip won't slip. Michael Jackson wore one glove as a fashion statement. For Omaha gang members, wearing one glove has a different meaning.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: October 9, 2008

Teen faces nine felonies in shooting (Columbus, NE): Columbus Investigator Greg Sealock said a 16-year-old boy was wearing a bandana to conceal his face when he rolled down the window of his car and fired four shotgun blasts into a crowd of teens in an Aug. 19 drive-by shooting at a local mobile home park.
Source: Columbus Telegram    Date: September 23, 2008

Columbus, Neb. leaders to take on gang problem (Columbus, NE): Columbus leaders have a plan to address an escalating gang presence. Local leaders say they've organized a group to counteract that trend and are preparing for a public discussion next month focused on gang awareness and what parents can do.
Source: KPTM 42 News    Date: August 29, 2008

You Tube video shows gang celebration after shooting (Omaha, NE): Caught in celebration, gang members post their party on the internet after an Omaha Police Officer is gunned down.
Source: KMTV Action 3 News    Date: August 29, 2008

16 illegal immigrants arrested in Omaha (Omaha, NE): U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 17 people in a three-day operation targeting illegal immigrants with ties to violent street gangs.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: July 25, 2008

Shooting victim publicly defied gang (Omaha, NE): Prosecutors say a fatal shooting last week near 128th and Q Streets was the result of an ongoing dispute between the victim and gang members.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: June 24, 2008

Gangs in suburbs set on making their mark (Millard, NE): Beneath a railroad bridge in the heart of Millard, just two blocks from a Mercedes-Benz dealership, you can see spray-painted evidence of a suburban gang rivalry.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: June 22, 2008

Slain man's friends blame Millard gang (Omaha, NE): Julius Robinson's best friend says Robinson's family moved from north Omaha to Millard years ago, in part to get away from the dangers of gangs and violence.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: June 19, 2008

Police boost patrols after Omaha shootings (Omaha, NE): Authorities say there is little they can do for now about a popular outdoor hangout that was the scene of a weekend shooting.
Source: Southwest Iowa News    Date: May 14, 2008

Lex man arrested in what is being called a gang fight (Lexington, NE): A Lexington man was jailed Tuesday after a street fight between gang members. Police were called to a fight about 6:36 p.m. Tuesday in the 1600 block of North Erie Street, said Police Chief Charlie Clark.
Source: North Platte Telegraph    Date: April 16, 2008

Gangs' role is ignored, minister says (Lexington, NE): Days after a Lexington man was stabbed to death in a fight, Frances Peterson, a youth minister at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Lexington, said she is worried the town's gang problem may be ignored.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: March 21, 2008

Lexington teen is arrested in weekend stabbing death (Lexington, NE): A Hastings Community College student was killed in what police say was a gang-related fight Sunday morning.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: March 18, 2008

Officer: Gangs active in city (Columbus, NE): "An individual’s perception of the gang problem in their community will determine in large part their response, if any, to it," Officer Darren Brown told the participants of the Citizens Police Academy in week six of the 14-week course.
Source: Columbus Telegram    Date: February 25, 2008

City alert to gang scene as it evolves (Omaha, NE): The close eye that authorities keep on Omaha gangs has turned up several new trends. Although Omaha police have identified 28 suspected gangs in the community, U.S. Attorney Joe Stecher said those that are actively involved in criminal activity, such as shootings and graffiti, number about 12.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: January 25, 2008

S. Sioux City foundation focused on breaking up gang lifestyle (Columbus, NE): Following the gang symposium last July, many people were asking, “Where do we go from here?”
Source: Columbus Telegram    Date: January 17, 2008

Iowa man beaten, told to join gang (Omaha, NE): Two suspects have been arrested in North Liberty, Iowa in connection with the assault of man who was allegedly duct-taped to a chair and beaten by three men who wanted him to join their gang.
Source: WOWT 6 News    Date: December 30, 2007

FBI arrest 40 in Nebraska street gang bust (Omaha, NE): Law enforcement officials arrested 40 people and seized drugs, cash and weapons, seriously denting Omaha operations of a street gang with ties to Central America, officials with several agencies said Tuesday.
Source: FOX News    Date: October 24, 2007

Lincoln gun heist stokes fear of gangs (Lincoln, NE): A burglary that netted 82 guns from a sporting goods store is raising concerns about increased - and more brazen - gang activity in Nebraska's capital.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: October 4, 2007

Wider effort on gun violence urged (Omaha, NE): It's time for a "community intervention" to reduce gun violence, according to one member of the Omaha City Council.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: September 1, 2007

Citizens patrol group to fight Omaha's gang violence (Omaha, NE): A New York-based national citizens patrol group intends to help Omaha combat its increase in gang and gun violence.
Source: Sioux City Journal    Date: August 4, 2007

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