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Gang sign preceded student's killing, criminal complaint says (Milwaukee, WI): A teenager flashed a gang sign at a group of students walking home from Milwaukee's Madison High School before pulling out a gun and fatally shooting one of them, according to a criminal complaint.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: February 13, 2015

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Gang attacked teen on St. Paul street, charges say (St. Paul, MN): A group of teens assaulted a 14-year-old associated with a rival gang, kicking and punching him when he was on the ground in St. Paul, according to charges filed Friday.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: February 13, 2015

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'Harvey Hustlers' gang members facing murder, drug charges in new indictment (Harvey, LA): Members of the notorious Harvey Hustlers street gang, accused of using violence to control the West Bank drug trade, have been charged with murder and drug conspiracy in a new indictment. A federal grand jury returned the 16-count indictment against a dozen defendants Thursday (Feb. 12).
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: February 13, 2015

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Brentwood Gang Member Charged With Murder (Brentwood, NY): U.S. Marshals apprehended Thursday a reputed member of the Brentwood chapter of the street gang MS-13 who was wanted for his alleged role in killing a teenager last year, authorities said.
Source: Long Island Press    Date: February 13, 2015

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Teen sentenced to 17 years for 2013 gang-related shooting near Mary Beck Elementary (Elkhart, IN): A 15-year-old boy was sentenced to 17 years in prison Thursday, Feb. 12, after he pleaded guilty in connection to a 2013 gang-related shooting near Mary Beck Elementary School in Elkhart.
Source: The Elkhart Truth    Date: February 13, 2015

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Gang Member Arrested For Fatal Shooting Has Violent Past (Tulsa, OK): Police said a gang rivalry is behind the city's most recent murder. Records show the man arrested Thursday night was involved in a previous shooting, but didn't get any jail time.
Source: News On 6    Date: February 13, 2015

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NE Portland gang-related shooting injures 1, police say (Portland, OR): Police are investigating a gang-related shooting in Northeast Portland that injured one person Friday afternoon.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: February 13, 2015

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Teen gang suspect accused of trying to bring loaded gun into Buchtel High School (Akron, OH): A 16-year-old boy suspected of being part of an Akron street gang is accused of trying to bring a loaded gun into Buchtel High School.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: February 13, 2015

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Fresno gang sweep results in two arrested in homicide case (Fresno, CA): Two men were arrested Wednesday for allegedly murdering a 51-year-old Fresno woman last month in southeast Fresno. Fresno police Lt. Mark Salazar said the arrests were made during a large police operation involving 90 officers who served eight search warrants to members of the Fifth Street Bulldog gang.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: February 12, 2015

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Tulsa schools to start new drug, gang prevention programs (Tulsa, OK): There is a new effort to protect Green Country children from the dangers of both gangs and drugs. FOX23 learned from district leaders that Tulsa Public Schools is revamping its Crime Prevention Program.
Source: FOX 23 News    Date: February 12, 2015

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Kifowit Backs Measure to Crack Down on Gang Recruitment (Aurora, IL): In an effort to protect young people from gang violence and improve public safety, state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, is supporting legislation to target the criminals who try to recruit students into street gangs.
Source: The Beacon-News    Date: February 12, 2015

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6th arrest made in gang-related armed robberies (Coachella, CA): The Coachella Police Department arrested another man suspected in a string of gang-related armed robberies that occurred in multiple locations within Coachella and Palm Desert, dating back to the summer of 2014.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: February 12, 2015

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Task force arrests 9 in ‘anti-crime/anti-gang sweep’ (Eureka, CA): Nine people were arrested during a seven hour “anti-crime/anti-gang sweep” conducted Wednesday by multiple law enforcement agencies and led by the Eureka Police Department, officials said.
Source: The Times-Standard    Date: February 12, 2015

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Athens police seize weapons following response to potential gang fight (Athens, GA): Authorities on Tuesday seized an assault-type rifle and a stolen pistol after responding to a reported fight between suspected gang members at an apartment complex in east Athens.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: February 12, 2015

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Admitted gang member sentenced for Evansville shooting (Evansville, IN): An Evansville man was sentenced to prison Thursday after he admitted that he was a gang member and fired a gun during a Downtown shooting last year in which a man was wounded.
Source: Evansville Courier & Press    Date: February 12, 2015

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Peoria gang leader gets 15 years in drug case (Peoria, IL): Allen Fitzpatrick took a deep breath and began to tell Chief U.S. District Judge James Shadid about his difficult childhood. A tear welled up, he sniffled and then composed himself.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: February 12, 2015

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Hollister School District gains school resource officer (Hollister, CA): A Community Orientated Policing Services grant has been awarded to the City of Hollister and will partially fund a second school resource officer for the Hollister School District.
Source: Hollister Free Lance    Date: February 12, 2015

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Anti-gang drug sweep in Eureka area (Eureka, CA): Nine people are behind bars after being arrested during an anti-gang sweep in Eureka that targeted nearly two dozen identified gang members.
Source: KRCR 7 News    Date: February 12, 2015

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State reduces New Bedford's anti-gang grant (New Bedford, MA): City Councilors are concerned that a $49,000 cut to the Shannon grant could hurt an anti-gang program in the city. The Baker administration has cut the program as part of its effort to address a $768 million state budget deficit.
Source: South Coast Today    Date: February 12, 2015

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Gang prevention a long-term process (Durham, NC): Gang authority James C. Howell reads research reports on airplanes, and when passengers sitting beside him notice, they usually want to talk about what causes the gang problem. “What they say is, ‘It’s the family; it’s those bad families,’ ” Howell said. “Well, yes – but there are a lot of other factors.”
Source: The Durham News    Date: February 12, 2015

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