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Vacaville man accused of gang related shooting to stand trial (Vacaville, CA): A Vacaville man, who prosecutors say is a criminal street gang member, was ordered to stand trial Wednesday in connection with an October shooting incident that investigators believe was gang motivated.
Source: The Reporter    Date: May 20, 2015
http://www.thereporter.com/...

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St. Paul man cut down in gang feud called out, 'Daddy, daddy, daddy' (St. Paul, MN): Sprawled across the kitchen floor, a St. Paul man called out for his father as he died in a gang-related shooting in 2012, a bullet shot through his spinal column and both of his lungs.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: May 20, 2015
http://www.startribune.com/...

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Inside the Gang Unit: Fighting Gang Crime (Reno, NV): In Washoe County, the Gang Unit has one goal: bring down the drug crime and violence caused by street gangs. "We try to be proactive and drive through as many gang neighborhoods that we know so we can see as many different people as we can and so the community can see the cars," a deputy with the gang unit said.
Source: KOLO 8 News    Date: May 20, 2015
http://www.kolotv.com/...

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15-year-old charged with murder in Tacoma drive-by shooting (Tacoma, WA): A 15-year-old suspected gang members was charged Wednesday with first degree murder in the May 1 shooting death of a Tacoma man.
Source: KOMO 4 News    Date: May 20, 2015
http://www.komonews.com/...

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Belleville man charged in street gang investigation (Belleville, NJ): A Belleville man is among 71 people charged in connection with a multi-agency investigation into a sect of the Grape Street Crips street gang, allegedly responsible for violence and wide-spread drug trafficking in northern New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced Wednesday.
Source: Belleville Times    Date: May 20, 2015
http://www.northjersey.com/...

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New Jersey street gang members charged with plot to murder FBI agent (Newark, NJ): Authorities say they have busted a New Jersey criminal street gang. 71 people were charged after a long-running federal, state and local investigation into the New Jersey set of the Grape Street Crips gang.
Source:     Date: May 20, 2015
http://7online.com/...

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Alleged gang member, 21, pleads in LaGrange armed robbery (LaGrange, GA): A LaGrange man will serve 18 years behind bars for his role in the violent armed robbery of a 79-year-old man. Ladarius Dozier, 21, smiled at his family as he was escorted into Troup County Superior Court on Tuesday morning by sheriff’s deputies.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: May 20, 2015
http://www.lagrangenews.com/...

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Update: ‘Bloods’ gang member gets life in DeKalb killing spree (DeKalb County, GA): A DeKalb judge sentenced a man who had pledged allegiance to the Bloods gang to life in prison for a double killing in which one of the victims was the person he had tried to protect, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: May 20, 2015
http://www.ajc.com/...

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Why Kids Choose A Gang Life (Reno, NV): There are more than 70 active gangs in the Reno/Sparks area, and you may be surprised to learn that many of the members are under the age of 18.
Source: KOLO 8 News    Date: May 20, 2015
http://www.kolotv.com/...

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U.S. Attorney says ‘There is a gang problem in Charlotte’ (Charlotte, NC): Dozens of federal charges for murders, drugs and guns are linked to 37 suspected members of a violent Charlotte gang. Acting U.S. Attorney Jill Westmoreland Rose told anchor Natalie Pasquarella the suspected MS-13 gang members arrested Wednesday are part of a younger, more violent group than they've dealt with in the past.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: May 20, 2015
http://www.wsoctv.com/...

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Man badly beaten in suspected gang attack in Santa Rosa hotel room (Santa Rosa, CA): A 29-year-old Santa Rosa man was brutally beaten at a motel early Wednesday by a group of men whom police suspect were rival gang members, Santa Rosa police officials said.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: May 20, 2015
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/...

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Associate Of Schuele Boys Gang Pleads Guilty To Weapons Possession (Buffalo, NY): An associate of the Schuele Boys Gang now faces up to a decade in prison after pleading guilty
Source: TWC News    Date: May 20, 2015
http://www.twcnews.com/...

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Evansville neighbors want to add security cameras to stop crime & gang activity (Evansville, IN): It's the last straw for neighbors fed up with crime on Evansville's south side. People who live near Line Street and Chandler Avenue say the area is a hot spot for crime and gang activity. It's now to the point where people who have lived there 20 years or more are moving away.
Source: WFIE 14 News    Date: May 20, 2015
http://www.14news.com/...

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Gang injunction nets first conviction (Port Arthur, TX): An enjoined Surenos-13 Port Arthur street gang member was sentenced to 300 days in county jail and a $2,000 fine Wednesday after violating multiple conditions of Jefferson County’s first civil gang injunction.
Source: The Port Arthur News    Date: May 20, 2015
http://www.panews.com/...

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Police vigilant as 'credible' gang threats surface (Jackson, MS): A Jackson police officer shot at the corner of Northside Drive and Bailey Avenue may have been shot from an adjacent empty lot, officials said Monday.
Source: The Clarion-Ledger    Date: May 19, 2015
http://www.clarionledger.com/...

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Five men get life in prison for role in deadly Flint street gang (Flint, MI): Five men were ordered to spend the rest of their lives in federal prison for their role in a Flint gang that authorities said terrorized neighbors on the city's south side. Members of the Howard Boys street gang were sentenced Tuesday, May 19, by Flint U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith following a first-of-its-kind two-month long racketeering trial in Flint federal court, which targeted a dozen members of the southside street gang that claimed its turf as "Murda Ville."
Source: MLive    Date: May 19, 2015
http://www.mlive.com/...

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Hobos gang member sentenced to 12 years in federal racketeering case (Chicago, IL): Six years ago, Gary Chester helped his fellow Hobos tie up two South Side brothers and torture them with a clothes iron while demanding money and drugs, federal prosecutors said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: May 19, 2015
http://chicago.suntimes.com/...

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Man arrested in gang-related Fillmore stabbing (Fillmore, CA): The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man Monday in connection with a gang-related stabbing in Fillmore, officials said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: May 19, 2015
http://www.vcstar.com/...

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2 arrested in North County gang sweep (Vista, CA): Two members of the Vista Home Boys street gang found with a handgun and methamphetamine during a law enforcement raid were facing charges Tuesday.
Source: KSWB FOX 5 News     Date: May 19, 2015
http://fox5sandiego.com/...

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Two suspected Merced County gang members arrested (Merced County, CA): A two-month investigation into gang activity in Planada and Merced ended Tuesday with two suspected gang members in custody, the Merced County Sheriff’s Department reported.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: May 19, 2015
http://www.mercedsunstar.com/...

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