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Shots fired following gang feud (Racine, WI): A Geneva Street home was fired upon Friday night, following a fight between rival gang members, according to the Racine Police Department.
Source: The Journal Times    Date: November 5, 2013
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Halloween candy is not grounds to overturn conviction (Racine, WI): A Racine gang member's conviction for murdering a 12-year-old boy was upheld this week after he accused his attorney of making two errors — including one involving Halloween candy.
Source: The Journal Times    Date: October 31, 2013
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Gang member with long criminal record gets 10 years for drive-by shooting in La Crosse (La Crosse, WI): Michael Vang's case brings together the community's worst fears: gangs, drugs and felons with guns. "It's hard to imagine anything more serious than this," La Crosse County Circuit Judge Dale Pasell said Tuesday.
Source: The La Crosse Tribune    Date: October 23, 2013
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First gang member sentenced to life in prison for murder of trans rapper (Milwaukee, WI): Ashanti McAlister, 19, was found guilty of intentional homicide in the killing of 22-year-old Evon Young, a transgender rapper in Milwaukee.
Source: The Advocate    Date: September 16, 2013
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City moves to address crime problems on upper State Street (Madison, WI): Madison is increasing police presence and brainstorming with business and neighborhood leaders to address crime and other problems around the crossroads of Capitol Square and State Street.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal    Date: September 3, 2013
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Prosecutors: Convicted shooter 'heavily involved' in gang activity (Wausau, WI): Sentencing for a Wausau man who prosecutors say is heavily involved in gang activity is expected to be set this week after the man was found guilty on charges he tried to kill two men in a passing vehicle.
Source: Wausau Daily Herald    Date: September 3, 2013
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Gang member sentenced in Green Bay murder (Green Bay, WI): A gang member who killed a 15 year-old Green Bay boy last year, thinking he was a rival gang member, will spend 40 years in prison. A Brown County judge sentenced 19 year-old Julio Gonzalez Monday, on charges of first degree reckless homicide and second degree recklessly endangering safety.
Source: WRN News    Date: August 6, 2013
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Middle schoolers clean up graffiti in La Crosse (La Crosse, WI): Local seventh, eighth and ninth graders spent the day cleaning up graffiti in our community. It was part of a partnership between the Boys and Girls Clubs and the La Crosse Police Department's G.R.E.A.T (Gang Resistance Education and Training) officers. Officer Kurt Weaver says the program helps the kids do something positive for the city and take ownership in their community.
Source: WKBT News8000     Date: August 6, 2013
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$5 million bond set for alleged shooter in 2010 gang-related killing (Madison, WI): Cash bond of $5 million was set Friday for Ivan Mateo-Lozenzo, charged with first-degree intentional homicide in the 2010 shooting death of a rival gang member in the parking lot of Webcrafters on the North Side.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal    Date: July 20, 2013
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Gang member arrested in La Crosse pleads not guilty to federal charges (La Crosse, WI): A "high-ranking" member of a Chicago street gang arrested in April in La Crosse pleaded not guilty to the federal drug charges filed against him.
Source: The La Crosse Tribune    Date: July 11, 2013
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Youngest member of gang attack convicted (Madison, WI): The youngest member of a group that went looking for members of a rival gang, leading to the shooting death in 2011 of a 20-year-old man on Madison's North Side, was convicted Tuesday on reduced charges.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal    Date: June 11, 2013
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Facebook gang beating video leads to charges (Wausau, WI): At least five juveniles will face criminal charges after a gang initiation beating captured on video was posted to Facebook, and an investigation continues into a possible adult suspect who filmed the assault.
Source: Wausau Daily Herald    Date: June 3, 2013
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Witness jailed after failing to appear at gang homicide trial (Madison, WI): The brother of two of the 10 people charged in the 2011 gang-related shooting death of a Madison man was taken into custody Wednesday after he failed to appear as a witness at the homicide trial of the alleged trigger man, police and prosecutors said.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal    Date: May 8, 2013
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Magistrate orders 'high-ranking' gang member arrested in La Crosse to remain in custody (La Crosse, WI): A U.S. Magistrate today ordered an Indiana man authorities say was a "high-ranking" member of a Chicago street gang when he was arrested earlier this month in La Crosse to remain in federal custody while his case is pending.
Source: The La Crosse Tribune    Date: April 22, 2013
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Gang problem lessens, but issues continue (Mount Pleasant, WI): In 2005, 15 people were murdered in the city of Racine. Most were gang-related deaths, said Daniel Langendorf, an investigator with the Racine Police Department’s Gang Unit.
Source: The Journal Times    Date: April 20, 2013
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Safe & Sound discourages youth gangs (Milwaukee, WI): Youth who participate in Safe & Sound activities are more likely to resist joining gangs, according to a survey of 522 youth ages 10 to 19 who are involved with the organization. The survey also found that 44 percent of respondents were asked to join a gang at some point in their lives.
Source: Urban Milwaukee    Date: April 18, 2013
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Three arrested in gang-related fight on West Side, police say (Madison, WI): A man and two teens have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a gang-related fight earlier this month at the Metro Transit west transfer station, Madison police reported.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal    Date: March 29, 2013
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Three years prison for gang shooting near Bray Center (Racine, WI): A former Racine man sat quietly in court Thursday as his grandfather and older brother appealed to a judge for a second chance for the young man.
Source: The Journal Times    Date: March 28, 2013
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Appeals court upholds no contest pleas for Green Bay man in gang-related stabbings (Green Bay, WI): A state appeals court has refused to let a Green Bay man withdraw his no-contest pleas to stabbing two men in a gang-related incident 16 years ago.
Source: WTAQ News    Date: March 12, 2013
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Three teens arrested after gang fight outside La Follette High, police say (Madison, WI): Three teens, two with knives, were arrested after a gang fight outside Madison La Follette High School, Madison police reported. Neither knife was displayed during the fight, and no injuries were reported, police said.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal    Date: March 12, 2013
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