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Public invited to summit on gangs in Gresham (Gresham, OR): Gang activity is nothing new for Gresham, but it's been getting worse, and a new approach is needed that includes more than law enforcement, said Joe Walsh, the city's gang prevention policy adviser.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: April 29, 2014
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Police arrest two, seek two in 'wrong car color' killing in East San Jose (San Jose, CA): Police announced Tuesday they have arrested two people and are on the hunt for two others for the April 3 killing of a young father, gunned down for what relatives said was driving the wrong-colored car in a gang-plagued neighborhood in East San Jose.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: April 29, 2014
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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Alleged West Contra Costa gang members plead not guilty in shooting death (Richmond, CA): Four of five alleged West Contra Costa gang members charged in the shooting death of a handicapped man outside a Pinole bar in February entered pleas of not guilty at their arraignment Tuesday, and one, the suspected gunman, learned prosecutors will not seek the death penalty against him.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: April 29, 2014
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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Fifth alleged gang member nabbed in Waynesboro (Waynesboro, VA): Police said a man arrested Friday in Waynesboro is associated with the Sureno 13 street gang. The Waynesboro Police Department said Solomon Zavala Perez, 35, had been an ongoing target for the department in its investigation of the gang.
Source: The News Leader    Date: April 29, 2014
http://www.newsleader.com/...

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FBI ends standoff with gang suspect arrest (Spring Valley, CA): A fugitive wanted as a member of a violent street gang was arrested by an FBI SWAT team Tuesday after a two-hour standoff at a Spring Valley home.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: April 29, 2014
http://www.utsandiego.com/...

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City manager suggests UNCW take lead on youth violence prevention (Wilmington, NC): UNCW could soon be asked to play a major role in curbing the gang violence that flared up across the city last summer and fall. About 45 people on Tuesday attended a meeting at Wilmington City Hall to provide feedback about the "Reducing Youth Gun Violence in Wilmington" report compiled by City Manager Sterling Cheatham following a series of seven public meetings.
Source: StarNews    Date: April 29, 2014
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Trial underway for man accused of Round Lake Beach murder (Lake County, IL): Alleged gang affiliation looks to be a major issue in the murder trial of Round Lake Park resident Jose Rebollar-Vergara, charged in the March 10, 2013, murder of 19-year-old Gabriel Gonzalez of Zion.
Source: Lake County News-Sun    Date: April 29, 2014
http://newssun.suntimes.com/...

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Chicago's Gun-Toting Gang Girl: 'Lil Snoop' (Chicago, IL): She was just 17, a charter school graduate. But little Gakirah Barnes was also purported to have killed two in tit-for-tat gang violence now being celebrated by the recording industry.
Source: The Daily Beast    Date: April 29, 2014
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Community leaders set to take action against youth violence (Wilmington, NC): The issue of gang and youth violence exploded in Wilmington last summer. Police have since fought the battles on the streets. Despite months of debates and public forums, many are upset that there's still very little being done by the City of Wilmington.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: April 29, 2014
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Fort Worth gang member gets 10 years for role in slayings (Fort Worth, TX) : A Fort Worth gangster pleaded guilty to engaging in organized crime and was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Friday, according to court records.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: April 29, 2014
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Teen who fired shots at a Kentwood graduation party will spend three to five decades in prison (Grand Rapids, MI): The teen who opened fire at a high school graduation party will be closer to retirement age than graduation when he is eligible to leave prison.
Source: The Grand Rapids Press    Date: April 29, 2014
http://www.mlive.com/...

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Shooter in gang-related murder gets life in prison (Visalia, CA): The man who pulled the trigger in a deadly gang-related shooting in 2010 near Annie R. Mitchell Elementary School in east Visalia was sentenced Monday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: April 29, 2014
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

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Apparent gang-related shooting in Emerald Hills sends two to hospital (San Diego, CA): A 15-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man were hospitalized Tuesday after the vehicle they were in was fired upon in Emerald Hills in an apparent gang-related attack, police said.
Source: KUSI News    Date: April 29, 2014
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Suspected Oakland gang members charged with attempted murder in officer shooting (Oakland, CA): Attempted murder of a police officer and other charges have been filed against two reputed gang members suspected of shooting at two Oakland officers during a vehicle chase last week, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: April 29, 2014
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Bronx gang leader convicted of murdering 16-year-old in 2005 (Bronx, NY): A Bronx gang leader was found guilty Tuesday of the cold-blooded killing of a 16-year-old boy, authorities said. Prosecutors said Trinitarios thug Carlos (White Boy) Urena was the triggerman in the 2005 murder of Ka’Shawn Phillips. The teen, who was shot in the head in Yonkers, just over the Bronx border, was also stabbed 20 times.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: April 29, 2014
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El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents nab one more dangerous gang member - 10 year-to-date (Calexico, CA): On Friday, U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehend a dangerous criminal street gang member. The man was illegally present in the United States at the time of his arrest. This makes a total of 10 gang members arrested this year.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: April 29, 2014
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Lowell PD suspends funding anti-gang agency (Lowell, MA): The Police Department has temporarily suspended funding an acclaimed Lowell-based anti-violence agency because its "streetworkers" advocated for two Lowell men accused in high-profile gun-related crimes, one a shooting.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: April 29, 2014
http://www.lowellsun.com/...

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Two hurt in gang shooting at Webster house party (San Diego, CA): Two men were wounded in an apparent gang-related shooting outside a house party in the Webster area of San Diego early today, police said.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: April 29, 2014
http://www.10news.com/...

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Awareness meeting promotes at-risk youth programs (Lynn, MA): Jason Nop talked about his time as a member of the Bloods gang. Justin Williams said he was a Crip. And Francisco Paulino said he didn’t want to go back to jail.
Source: The Daily Item    Date: April 29, 2014
http://www.itemlive.com/...

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Gang member arrested for shooting girlfriend in face (Chattanooga, TN): A 22-year-old gang member faces two counts of attempted first degree murder after shooting his girlfriend in the face while she was two months pregnant with his child.
Source: WRCB 3 News    Date: April 28, 2014
http://www.wrcbtv.com/...

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