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Hammond duo, alleged Two Six gang members, plead not guilty (Hammond, IN): Two reputed members of the Two Six Nation street gang pleaded not guilty Wednesday to attempted murder and firearms charges.
Source: The Times    Date: April 22, 2015

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Toronto Police arrest nine in alleged human-trafficking ring (Toronto, ON): Nine people have been arrested and one person is still wanted in connection with an alleged human-trafficking ring in which, police said, women aged 15 to 33 were forced into the sex trade. Toronto police have been investigating the ring since October, focusing on a street gang called the Complex Crip Gangsters.
Source: The Globe and Mail    Date: April 22, 2015

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Gang-affected youth bond through Maplewood boxing program (Portland, OR): When leaders of the Maplewood Neighborhood Association first suggested the organization counter persistent gang issues by donating money to a boxing program for gang-affected youth, some residents were skeptical.
Source: The Columbian    Date: April 22, 2015

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'Clique' gangs vex prosecutors, youth workers (St. Paul, MN): Enrique 'Chacho' Estrada glanced into the crowd, looking for the kid with the bullet in his leg. The young man had come to the prior week's meeting of Jóvenes, the anti-gang group Estrada leads on St. Paul's West Side, but he'd refused to seek help for the wound and didn't come back.
Source: MPR News    Date: April 22, 2015

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Police investigating possible gang affiliation in call for shots fired in Frederick (Frederick, MD): Frederick police are looking into possible gang affiliations of those involved in a shots-fired case late Monday morning near Greenspring Place.
Source: The Frederick News-Post    Date: April 22, 2015

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Six gang members charged with 2014 Lake Wylie murders (York County, SC): Six suspected Charlotte gang members now face a possible death penalty in the October killings of a business couple to block testimony against United Blood Nation members at a future trial.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: April 22, 2015

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Utah documentary helping law enforcement combat latest gang trends (Salt Lake City, UT): A local documentary is spotlighting how football is reaching the Polynesian community to help erase gang activity. The documentary is helping officers understand and combat the latest local and national gang trends.
Source: KSTU FOX 13 News    Date: April 22, 2015

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Mpls. police will launch new gang unit (Minneapolis, MN): Hoping to stem retaliatory shootings this summer, the Minneapolis police department is launching a new unit solely focused on gang-related crime. Chief Janeé Harteau announced the change Wednesday during a City Council briefing about summer crime strategies. Details were sparse Wednesday, but she said the unit would consist of five officers and one sergeant
Source: Star Tribune    Date: April 22, 2015

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Prosecutors: Gang member killed man who pursued charges against his cohort (Chicago, IL): A man who had been threatened by a rival gang member’s family outside Cook County court for pressing charges was fatally shot several months later by a member of the rival gang, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: April 22, 2015

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Utah Gang Conference focusing on youth prevention (Sandy, UT): When the Utah Gang Conference started in 1990, it was an effort to get the community to work together to find solutions to the gang problem in Utah.
Source: Deseret News    Date: April 22, 2015

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Hundreds attend Surrey forum on gun violence (Surrey, BC): A former “gangster wannabe” now working with at-risk kids told a crowded public forum in Surrey Tuesday that parents should never be too ashamed to ask for help. Jesse Sahota said when he was just 12 or 13, he sought acceptance by acting like a “tough guy” and hanging around with the wrong people.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: April 22, 2015

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De Blasio Supports Model of Troubled Harlem Anti-Violence Program (Bronx, NY): Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday he was unaware of the problems plaguing a Harlem anti-violence site that uses ex-gang members to stop shootings but that he stood behind the model the city has chosen to address stubborn gun violence in the city's toughest neighborhoods.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: April 22, 2015

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The Gem City Gang Route (Quincy, IL): Gang Violence plagues major cities like St. Louis and Chicago, but is this organized chaos leaving traces throughout the Tri-State area? Community members, city officials, and law enforcement say this activity is on the rise.
Source: KHQA 7 News     Date: April 22, 2015

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Newhall Gang Banger Takes 30-year Deal for Killing Rival (Santa Clarita, CA): A Newhall gang member charged with a 2012 stabbing murder took a plea deal and was sentenced Tuesday, officials said.
Source:    Date: April 22, 2015

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Lansing men sentenced in gang-related shooting, beating (Lansing, MI): Emotions ran high in Ingham County Circuit Court today after a Lansing man was sentenced for an attempted murder conviction.
Source: Lansing State Journal    Date: April 22, 2015

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Springdale City Officials Address Gang Violence in News Conference (Springdale, AR): Recent gang violence that has left two dead in Springdale in recent weeks was the topic of a news conference Tuesday afternoon.
Source:    Date: April 21, 2015

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Memphis police arrest alleged gang member in boy's shooting (Memphis, TN): An alleged gang member has been arrested in connection with the shooting of a 14-year-old boy Monday night in the Raleigh area, police said.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: April 21, 2015

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Judge won't dismiss murder charges against 3 teens in fatal Springfield shooting (Springfield, MA): Hampden Superior Court Judge Daniel A. Ford has rejected the arguments of defense lawyers and ruled three city men should still face murder charges in the 2014 fatal shooting of Caleb Worrell.
Source: The Republican    Date: April 21, 2015

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Mother, ex-gang members decry destruction (Munster, IN): A tearful Nora Perez on Tuesday recalled the moment she realized her eldest son had been shot to death. Speaking before a group of mostly law enforcement officials, she remembers seeing her other son and husband at the hospital, and she recalled trying to make sense of what a doctor and priest were telling her.
Source: The Times    Date: April 21, 2015

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Fort Pierce Police increase street patrols, presence following gang related shootings (Fort Pierce, FL): A Fort Pierce community is on high alert and in fear after a 2-year-old was among those shot in a string of three gang-related shootings Monday night, according to Fort Pierce Police.
Source: WPTV 5 News    Date: April 21, 2015

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