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Charges dismissed in gang trial (Troup County, GA): The trial of a 21-year-old man accused of street gang activity was dismissed Thursday in Troup County Superior Court just before a jury was to begin deliberations.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: April 17, 2015

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Operation Violence Reduction: Police strike back against criminals (East St. Louis, IL): The U.S. Marshal Service and state and local police officers are striking back against criminals. For the last six weeks, officers have scoured the streets snatching up criminals and seizing guns, illegal weapons and drugs.
Source: Belleville News-Democrat    Date: April 17, 2015

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Feds round up fugitives, gang members, sex offenders in Macomb, Oakland counties (Macomb County, CA) : More than 200 fugitives, gang members, sex offenders and violent criminals in Macomb, Oakland and Washtenaw counties were recently arrested as part of a nationwide effort to reduce violent crime.
Source: Macomb Daily    Date: April 16, 2015

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Shelby County School System Responds to Concerns of Violence (Memphis, TN): The surveillance tape of a flash mob of students from Northwest Prep Academy led the Shelby County School system to respond about how it combats school violence.
Source:    Date: April 16, 2015

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Former gang member shares unwritten rule of gang culture (Memphis, TN): The murder of 7-year-old Kirsten Williams highlighted a dangerous and deadly gang problem in Memphis. A former gang member chose to provide closer look into the gang culture and said the problem could become much worse if something isn't done to stop it.
Source: WMC 5 News    Date: April 16, 2015

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Zone 4 gang member Robert Nathan sentenced, scolded by judge (Peoria, IL): Calling him a “simple street thug,” a federal judge on Thursday sentenced Robert Nathan to a year and a day in federal prison. Chief U.S. District Judge James Shadid had harsh words for Nathan, 27, who he said chose to be cool and hang out with his friends rather than to participate in a program that could turn his life around.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: April 16, 2015

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Defendant to stand trial in gas-station shooting (San Bernardino, CA): A man wearing a white hoodie glanced up at a surveillance camera at a San Bernardino convenience store and moments later, he was a shooter involved in one of two incidents early March 4 that led to the deaths of three men, police investigators testified in court.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: April 16, 2015

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Shots fired leads to arrest (LaGrange, GA): An 18-year-old man was arrested on weapons, gang, obstruction and theft by receiving charges Wednesday on Daniel Street after leading police on a foot chase through a wooded area.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: April 16, 2015

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72 Arrested in NH Sweep Targeting Sex Offenders, Gang Members, Drugs (Bedford, MA): Authorities said they arrested 72 dangerous fugitives in a recent sweep targeting sex offenders, gang members, and drug activity.
Source: Bedford Patch    Date: April 16, 2015

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Hmong parents briefed on cyber security at forum (Wausau, WI): Parents shouldn’t hesitate to oversee and regulate their children’s social media use, said Wausau Police Department officials at a bilingual forum Thursday evening.
Source: Wausau Daily Herald    Date: April 16, 2015

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Gang trial may close today (Troup County, GA): The trial of a 21-year-old Newnan man suspected of gang activity in Troup County is expected to head into closing arguments and juror deliberation today in Troup County Superior Court.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: April 16, 2015

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Horry County Police Gang Investigator: Gang violence can stop through education (Horry County, SC): Community leaders are working with the Horry County Police Department to prevent crime and wipe out gang violence. The Horry County Gang Investigator said prevention can happen with education.
Source: WMBF News    Date: April 16, 2015

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Video clears 2 men in gang killing of Shock Trauma worker (Baltimore, MD): Baltimore prosecutors on Thursday dropped murder charges against two men accused of killing a Maryland Shock Trauma Center technician in an alleged gang shootout, a move that comes six months after a defense attorney said he presented authorities with video evidence of an alibi.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: April 16, 2015

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Former teen gang member turns life around with gospel music (Detroit, MI): Detroit native Mario Wilson has quite the story to tell. He was a teenage gang member who never let go of the beliefs his grandmother taught him, even when he was furthest from them. By sharing his story he hopes to show others it's never too late to turn your life around.
Source: Click On Detroit    Date: April 16, 2015

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New Program Introduces STEM Careers, Inspiration, to at-Risk Middle School Girls (San Diego, CA): Millennium Health and Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County announced today the launch of a new program, Beyond School Walls STEM Sister-2-Sister, focused on providing at-risk youth in San Diego with curriculum designed to get them excited about entering the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Source: PRNewswire    Date: April 16, 2015

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Gang activity escalating on the peninsula (Marina, CA): Officers with the Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team said the recent spike in gang violence on the peninsula is related to the shooting death of a gang member. But police said the escalating gang activity on the peninsula over multiple months is related to a larger issue.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: April 16, 2015

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Springdale Police Using Social Media To Tackle Gang Violence (Springdale, AR): Springdale Police says its stepping up its social media presence, in hopes of ending violent crimes in the city. With the rash of gang activity in the city, police say it's important for the department to let folks know what's going on. He says Facebook and Twitter has been the best way to do that.
Source: KNWA News    Date: April 16, 2015

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Authorities conduct massive gang sweep in Santa Paula (Santa Paula, CA): A surge of violence in Santa Paula spurred authorities to conduct one of the largest gang sweeps in the city's history on Thursday. Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies raided more than 30 homes. Nearly a dozen known gang members were arrested for parole violations and other crimes, Santa Paula Police Chief Steve McLean said.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: April 16, 2015

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Attorneys give closing arguments in SF double homicide trial (San Francisco, CA): A registered Norteno gang member, during the first eight hours of 2013, opened fire on three men before leading police on a chase that ended in a fatal collision in the Mission, according to the prosecutor in a double-murder trial that neared its end Thursday.
Source: The Examiner    Date: April 16, 2015

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Judge to gang member: "East Lake Courts is not your hood" (Chattanooga, TN): Hamilton County Judge Lila Statom had strong words for a validated gang member as he appeared in court Thursday on an attempted murder charge.
Source: WRCB 3 News    Date: April 16, 2015

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