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Letting gang activity go unchecked creates menace (Kearney, NE): Gangs are everywhere in Nebraska, including Kearney, and state officials hope that by educating law enforcers the problem can be managed. "Gangs are right here in Kearney and across the state, and not just in Omaha," said Nebraska's Attorney General Jon Bruning.
Source: Lexington Clipper-Herald    Date: September 16, 2010
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Neb. woman aims to combat gang-related vandalism (Columbus, NE): After being affected by gang activity herself, Gaby Flores is working with the local Graffiti Patrol to combat gang-related vandalism in Columbus.
Source: Sioux City Journal    Date: August 14, 2010
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Gang shootings fuel homicide rate (Omaha, NE): The short life of Andrew "Lucky" Galligo came to a sudden end June 18 in a parking lot near 24th and Vinton Streets. Around 8:30 p.m., the 19-year-old man exchanged gang hand signs with a woman, according to court testimony.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: July 19, 2010
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Suburbs are not immune from gang activity (Omaha, NE): Officials in the city’s suburbs are seeing an increase in gang activity, too. "It doesn’t matter what city you’re in, what size city you’re in. Gangs can be anywhere. It’s a culture that doesn’t know any boundaries," said Douglas County Sheriff’s Detective Chris Yordt.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: July 18, 2010
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2nd gun amnesty & possible peace deal between gangs? (Omaha, NE): Two of Omaha's rival street gangs may be open to a truce. The possibility revealed as Omaha police offer people a chance to get rid of unwanted and illegal guns.
Source: KMTV Action 3 News    Date: July 9, 2010
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Omaha's anti-gang strategies (Omaha, NE): Omaha's anti-gang efforts — by many accounts stronger now than ever — pale beside the programs that cities such as Cincinnati have mounted.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: June 27, 2010
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Sudanese gangs may be growing in Omaha (Omaha, NE): Feeling culture shock and excluded from society, some young Sudanese men find comfort with street gangs. While the organizations are very new, some tell Action 3 News they're becoming very dangerous.
Source: Action 3 News    Date: May 4, 2010
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Parents key in gang resistance (Omaha, NE): Parents must be the first line of defense in keeping youths out of gangs, a national official with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America said Wednesday.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: March 25, 2010
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Shootings gang-related (Omaha, NE): The shooting deaths of three men in two incidents early Sunday were gang related, Omaha police said Monday. Lt. Darci Tierney, a spokeswoman for the Police Department, said investigators have determined the shootings were related to gangs.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: March 8, 2010
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East Side Locos only gang known to be operating here (Kearney, NE): The East Side Locos are the only known street gang operating in the city of Kearney, and they’ve done so for some time. The East Side Locos, or ESL, are a branch of the Surenos gang, which originated in Mexico.
Source: Kearney Hub    Date: February 18, 2010
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GI school 'back to normal' after officers attempt to quell gang violence rumors (Grand Island, NE): Officials at a south-central Nebraska high school remained on alert Thursday, a day after rifle-toting police officers were stationed outside the school in an attempt to quell gang violence rumors following the shooting of a 15-year-old student nearly a week ago.
Source: Lincoln Journal Star    Date: February 4, 2010
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Police seize letter detailing Lincoln gang's inner workings (Lincoln, NE): While searching the site of a suspicious house fire, a Lincoln police officer last November picked up a five-page, handwritten letter to see if it hinted at possible insurance fraud.
Source: Lincoln Journal Star    Date: January 30, 2010
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Alleged gang member jailed, accused of threatening caseworker (Kearney, NE): A Kearney teen with gang ties who has been sent to Kearney’s Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center five times is in custody again after being accused of threatening a state case worker.
Source: Kearney Hub    Date: January 8, 2010
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State awards anti-gang grants (Lincoln, NE): Helping youthful offenders re-enter society. Hiring a gang-intervention specialist to analyze gangs and gang trends. Educating the parents of gang members and wannabe gang members about the risks their kids face.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: July 24, 2009
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A call for an end to violence (Omaha, NE): Ruth Bush left her north Omaha home to pick up some barbecue sauce on Friday afternoon. Bush's daughter was outside braiding her child's hair. Bush's husband was nearby, and two acquaintances of the family were sitting at a picnic table in the yard.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: July 18, 2009
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Law enforcement breaks up Hispanic street gang (Omaha, NE): Federal agents team up with Omaha police to haul in nearly 70 guns and bust three-dozen alleged gang members and their associates. The 14-month-long investigation targeted members of the Hispanic street gang known as the Surenos.
Source: KPTM 42 News    Date: June 3, 2009
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Neb. governor signs bill aimed at gang violence (Lincoln, NE): Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman has signed a bill that promises stiffer penalties meant to reduce gang violence.
Source: KTIV NewsChannel 4    Date: May 27, 2009
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Lawmakers pass bill targeting gang violence (Lincoln, NE): Omaha Mayor-elect Jim Suttle plans to use state and local funds made available for anti-gang initiatives through a bill given final approval Thursday by the Legislature.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: May 22, 2009
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Neb. lawmakers pass legislation on gang violence (Lincoln, NE): Nebraska lawmakers have passed a bill that brings stiffer penalties meant to reduce gang violence.
Source: KMEG 14 News    Date: May 21, 2009
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Anti-gang bill gets 2nd-round approval (Lincoln, NE): State lawmakers cast aside concerns about increased prison costs and gave second-round approval Tuesday to a comprehensive anti-gang violence bill that combines tougher penalties with increased prevention efforts.
Source: North Platte Telegraph    Date: May 13, 2009
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