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Chicago tops 700 homicides — with a month to go in violent 2016 (Chicago, IL): In a year of relentless violence, Chicago has hit another grim milestone, exceeding 700 homicides for the first time in nearly two decades, according to official Police Department records.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: December 1, 2016
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Reputed gang boss Labar Spann’s Cook County Jail reign of terror (Cook County, IL): While locked up at the Cook County Jail, reputed West Side gang leader Labar “Bro Man” Spann wanted everyone — jail guards, other inmates, the medical staff, even janitors — to know just how much power he wielded.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: October 14, 2017

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Teen fatally gunned down in possible gang dispute outside Brooklyn housing project (Brooklyn, NY): A 19-year-old man was shot to death during a possible gang-related clash outside a Brooklyn housing development early Thursday, cops said.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: October 13, 2017

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Gang leader admits to murder, attempted murder, kidnap plot (Newark, NJ): The second-in-command of a notorious Newark street gang faces decades in prison after pleading guilty to a series of criminal offenses, including engineering a failed plot to kill a witness against him, Acting U.S. Attorney William Fitzpatrick said.
Source:    Date: October 13, 2017

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Gang chases man out of Brooklyn pizzeria and shoots him in the street (Brooklyn, NY): An armed crew chased a man out of a pizzeria in Brooklyn Thursday and shot him in the street, officials said.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: October 13, 2017

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Warrant links gang with shooting, homicide in Danville (Danville, VA): Police investigators believe two Danville shootings this year are connected to national street gang activity, according to a search warrant filed earlier this month.
Source: Danville Register & Bee    Date: October 13, 2017

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Gang members found guilty of Lake Wylie murders, other killing (Charlotte, NC): Three years after Doug and Debbie London were gunned down in their Lake Wylie home, a federal jury closed the loop on the killings Friday, finding three Charlotte gang members guilty of murder and other crimes.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: October 13, 2017

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How Can MS-13 Be Stopped? Long Island Officials Are Divided (Long Island, NY): Maria Elena Yanes and her son Ezequiel escaped Honduras after members of the MS-13 gang burst into their home with weapons to force him to join. He was 10 years old.
Source: The New York Times    Date: October 13, 2017

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5 charged in Annapolis murder wanted for entering country illegally (Annapolis, MD): All five people charged in the brutal death of an Annapolis woman last month are wanted by immigration officials because they may have entered the country without documentation.
Source: Capital Gazette    Date: October 13, 2017

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Lindsay gang member faces life in prison (Tulare County, CA): Two years ago, as a group of Lindsay gang members were on their way to commit a series of robberies, they were arrested as part of Operation Red Sol.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: October 13, 2017

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Jury finds New Haven gang member guilty of murdering friend (New Haven, CT): In a courtroom filled with emotional spectators, a Superior Court jury Friday declared Ricky Bunn was guilty of murdering his friend, 16-year-old Torrence Gamble, and conspiring to do so.
Source: New Haven Register    Date: October 13, 2017

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Police: Two more MS-13 gang members arrested in the murder of Raymond Wood in Bedford Co. (Bedford County, VA): The Bedford County Sheriff's Office has announced that two more people have been charged in the murder of 17-year-old Raymond Wood.
Source: WSET 13 News    Date: October 13, 2017

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Program to curb gun violence lands nearly $700K grant (Richmond, VA): The partnership between the state Attorney General's Office and the city of Richmond -- known as "Respect Richmond" -- has landed nearly $700,000 in federal grants to help reduce gun and gang violence.
Source: WWBT 12 News    Date: October 13, 2017

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Teen Murder Suspect Already in Custody for Gang Activity (Columbus, GA): When the murder warrant was issued for 17 year old Clayton Perry, Columbus Police didn’t have to look very far. Perry was already in jail for criminal gang activity and suspected in a slough of residential burglaries.
Source: WLTZ First News    Date: October 13, 2017

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Bronx Gang Leader Linked to Playground Shooting Sentenced to 16+ Years (Bronx, NY): A gang leader who participated in a 2012 shootout in a Bronx park that injured a 14-year-old girl has been sentenced to more than 16 years in prison. The 2Fly YGz crew chief Laquan Parrish, 27, also known as "MadDog" and “Quanzaa,” was convicted of racketeering and firearms charges in January, according to Acting U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: October 13, 2017

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2 Arrested for Possible Gang Shooting Outside Gowanus Houses, NYPD Says (Brooklyn, NY): Police on Thursday arrested two suspects connected to a fatal shooting at the Gowanus Houses they say was likely retaliation by a rival gang over a robbery.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: October 13, 2017

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Jury finds MS-13 gang member guilty of 2 Sparks murders (Sparks, NV): A known MS-13 gang member was found guilty of murder after fatally shooting two young men seven years ago at an apartment party in Sparks.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal    Date: October 13, 2017

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Boys & Girls Club Program Helps Broker Truces With Fort Worth Gangs (Fort Worth, TX): The City of Fort Worth is moving forward with plans to help stop gang violence in the city by supporting a Boys & Girls Club of Greater Fort Worth program designed to give young gang members and community youth alternatives.
Source: KXAS 5 News     Date: October 12, 2017

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Police show Facebook photos, videos in 'Triple M Murder Team' trial (Rapides Parish, LA): Testimony continued on Thursday for the trial of Antonio Boyd who multiple law enforcement agencies said was part of the "Triple M Murder Team" gang. Antonio Boyd, 32, was one of 14 people arrested. Police believe the gang was responsible for more than 50 crimes since 2010, crimes ranging from criminal racketeering to attempted first degree murder.
Source: KALB-TV News Channel 5    Date: October 12, 2017

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Gang Member Arrested For Stabbing In Arlington: Police (Arlington, VA): A 20-year-old Arlington man was arrested on a slew of charges Wednesday night, including stabbing someone and gang participation, police said.
Source: Arlington Patch    Date: October 12, 2017

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More funding for anti-gang program in Surrey (Surrey, BC): After doubling the funding for an anti-gang program in Surrey in August to $500,000 in an effort to eliminate the waitlist, the provincial government is now throwing another $500,000 at it.
Source: Cloverdale Reporter    Date: October 12, 2017

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