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Chester councilman shot at suspected gang members before being killed (Chester County, SC): Channel 9 learned new information Tuesday about the shooting death of Chester City Councilman Odell Williams. Police said Williams was shot and killed inside his truck on Nov. 4. Five suspected gang members are facing charges.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: February 10, 2015

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Gang member gets 21-78 years for fatal drive-by shooting (Grand Rapids, MI): A judge in Grand Rapids has sentenced a 19-year-old gang member to 21 to 78 years in prison for accidentally killing a 16-year-old boy in a drive-by shooting.
Source: Detroit Free Press    Date: February 10, 2015

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Accused leader of Heartless Felons gang found guilty of murder (Cleveland, OH): A Cuyahoga County jury found accused gang leader Julius Webster guilty of murder on Monday. He was found not guilty of the more serious charge of aggravated murder.
Source: FOX 8 News    Date: February 9, 2015

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Fresno's Fashion Fair Mall fight involves rival gangs, police say (Fresno, CA): Fresno police blame rival gangs for the brawl at Fashion Fair Mall but maintain the mall is safe. The cell phone video posted to YouTube shows a running battle on the east end of the mall between several young men. One is slugged and knocked to the ground unconscious.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: February 9, 2015

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Oxnard teen arrested on gun, gang charges (Oxnard, CA): A 14-year-old known to Oxnard Police as a gang member was arrested Sunday at about 9 p.m. in the 100 block of Bernarda Court. The juvenile, an Oxnard resident and identified as a Colonia Chiques under the city’s gang injunction, is currently on probation, according to a news release.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: February 9, 2015

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MPD working to minimize gang activity in city (Madison, WI): An increase in gang related activity throughout Madison over the past few years has captured the attention of local law enforcement. An estimated 3,000 to 4,000 suspected gang members and associates are believed to be laying claim to not only Madison, but the overall region as well, Madison City Gang Unit Sergeant Brian Chaney said.
Source: The Badger Herald    Date: February 9, 2015

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Madison local uses film to keep youth away from gangs (Madison, WI): Two decades ago, Rafael Ragland was 17 years old and faced 126 years in prison. His gang affiliations in Madison made him notorious among local law enforcement officials, and after being arrested in a police raid in 1991, he was charged with numerous counts of drug and gang-related charges.
Source: The Badger Herald    Date: February 9, 2015

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Woman Forgives Gang That Killed Her Son's Father, LAPD Seizes Their Weapons (Los Angeles, CA): A mother has said she has forgiven the gang members who fatally shot her son's father in front of him. The woman, who did not want to be identified, spoke after the Los Angeles Police Department seized the group's arsenal, though the murder weapon was not found.
Source: NBC Los Angeles    Date: February 9, 2015

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Jury selection to start for retrial of alleged gang leader (Hartford, CT): Jury selection for the retrial of a reputed Hartford gang leader charged in a drive-by killing and five other slayings is scheduled to start.
Source: WTNH News 8    Date: February 9, 2015

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Felon with gang connection accused of shooting man after Akron car crash (Akron, OH): A man once convicted of robbery who was connected to an Akron street gang is now accused of shooting a 22-year-old man after the man crashed into his car.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: February 9, 2015

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Short film on gang violence screened in Morley to aid in prevention (Morley, AB): Around 50 people turned out for the screening of A New Warrior for Hope — a short film cast with Stoney Nation members, directed by Jason Gondziola of ycmedia. The screening was part of the gang prevention program run through the Bearspaw Youth Centre — where the screening was held.
Source: Rocky View Weekly    Date: February 9, 2015

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Prosecutors: Inmate was drug ring leader, but he made jail safer; sentence is 12 years (Baltimore, MD): The same prosecutors who painted a gang member as the architect of a widespread drug and cellphone smuggling conspiracy said Monday during his sentencing that he actually made the prison safer despite impregnating four guards and directing crime on the streets while behind bars.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: February 9, 2015

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Mayor: We must support police in their work to end gang violence (Ottawa, ON): Mayor Jim Watson is once again reiterating his support for Police Chief Charles Bordeleau. His comments come after a gang-related shooting on Friday killed Yusuf Ibrahim, 27.
Source: 580 CFRA News Talk Radio    Date: February 9, 2015

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Shooting of toddler in home is gang-related (Toledo, OH): New information in the case of a two year old boy shot in his own home. Police say the shooting was gang related. The 2-year old is at the University of Michigan Children's hospital recovering from a gunshot wound to the arm and stomach.
Source: WTVG ABC 13 News    Date: February 9, 2015

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Teen Given Probation for Gang-Related Assault on Trolley (San Diego, CA): An 18-year-old man who admitted involvement in a gang-related assault on the San Diego trolley that left two people with stab wounds was sentenced Monday to three years probation and had a year in custody suspended.
Source: Times of San Diego    Date: February 9, 2015

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Adult, four juveniles charged in gang-related robberies (Lake Charles, LA): One adult and four juveniles have been charged in connection with violent gang-related robberies, city police said. Deputy Chief Mark Kraus said 18-year-old Shaundrica Renae Captain and the four juveniles were arrested on robbery charges.
Source: KPLC 7 News    Date: February 9, 2015

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Man Orders Shooting of Girlfriend as Part of Gang Initiation: Cops (New Haven, CT): A New Haven man allegedly arranged the shooting of his girlfriend, the mother of his three young children, as part of a gang initiation, according to police.
Source: NBC Connecticut    Date: February 9, 2015

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Man at center of Baltimore jail scandal to be sentenced (Baltimore, MD): The gang member who prosecutors say dealt drugs and impregnated four guards while incarcerated at a Baltimore jail is set to be sentenced on Monday.
Source: WTTG FOX 5 News    Date: February 9, 2015

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Garcia backed county deal with firm that gave son free legal defense (Chicago, IL): In July 2012, the Cook County Board approved a $100 million bond deal, handing the job of bond counsel on the deal to the law firm Mayer Brown LLP.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: February 8, 2015

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Omaha police step up efforts to keep guns out of gang members' hands (Omaha, NE): Two burglars carried a 300- to 400-pound gun safe out of Kurt Falkner’s Omaha apartment in mid-January. The locked safe held eight firearms and more than 2,000 rounds of ammunition.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: February 8, 2015

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