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Sessions: MS-13 gang, drug cartels among top threats to US (Washington, DC): Attorney General Jeff Sessions created a new task force aimed at zeroing in on the three of the world's most notorious drug cartels and the brutal MS-13 street gang, already considered a top priority for federal law enforcement.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: October 15, 2018
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N.J. man with long arrest history gets 15 years for wounding police officer in shooting (Camden County, NJ): A former Crips gang member with a lengthy arrest history has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for shooting a Camden police officer in 2017, authorities said Monday.
Source: NJ.com    Date: March 18, 2019

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Kamloops Mayor Taking Wait and See Approach over Whether the City Needs a Full Time Anti-Gang Unit (Kamloops, BC): The mayor of Kamloops is taking a wait and see approach to the question of whether or not the city needs a full time anti-gang unit. Ken Christian says the question on his mind is if the violence and shooting deaths that have plagued the city so far this year are the new normal or an anomaly.
Source: 610 AM Kamloops    Date: March 18, 2019

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Public Safety Minister Says More Help Coming to Places Like Kamloops to Deal with Gang Violence (Kamloops, BC): Canada’s Public Safety minister says more help is coming to communities like Kamloops to help deal with gang violence.
Source: 610 AM Kamloops    Date: March 18, 2019

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Local author teams with High Point church to hold panel discussion addressing violence (High Point, NC): On Saturday, leaders and community members came together to address the growing issue of violence in High Point. “We have a strong gang violence issue in Guilford County,” said Guilford County Sheriff Danny Rogers.
Source: WGHP FOX 8 News    Date: March 17, 2019

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Fleeing Gang Member Found Hiding in Refrigerator in Pomona: Police (Pomona, CA): Police arrested a gang member on suspicion of gun and drug violations Saturday after he ran from officers before being found hiding in a refrigerator, officials said.
Source: KTLA News    Date: March 16, 2019

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Providence police arrest three men on gun charges (Providence, RI): Three men who police say are members of local street gangs were charged with carrying guns on Federal Hill on Friday, bringing the tally to 10 guns that were seized by the Providence police in slightly more than 24 hours.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: March 16, 2019

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Man, 62, shot for selling corn to gang members in Chicago (Chicago, IL): A man was shot and wounded Friday night while selling corn in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side. The man’s granddaughter said he was selling corn alone on the street, which he’s done for over a decade. She said the shooter targeted him in the drive-by attack for selling his corn to anyone — including rivals of the gang that fired the shots.
Source: WFLD FOX 32 News     Date: March 16, 2019

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Kamloops hit with unprecedented level of gang violence (Kamloops, BC): Sonia Dhaliwal was working at the front desk of the Super 8 Motel on Jan. 23 when someone told her a man was lying in the parking lot outside.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: March 15, 2019

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Gang member arrested for 2018 attempted murder (Porterville, CA): On May 31, 2018 at approximately 2:13 p.m., Porterville Police Department officers were dispatched to the area of Birch Street and Wall Avenue after receiving emergency calls of a person who had been shot and was lying in the roadway.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: March 15, 2019

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Nanaimo schools get money to address gang violence (Nanaimo, BC): Students, parents, educators, law enforcement and local partners in 12 B.C. communities will begin receiving additional support and training opportunities to help at-risk kids get off the pathway to gun and gang violence.
Source: MYCOASTNOW    Date: March 15, 2019

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2 From ‘Trained To Go’ Sentenced, 1 To Life, Another To 30 Years (Baltimore, MD): U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake sentenced two members of the Trained To Go (TTG) gang Friday. Both were sentenced for conspiring to participate in a drug distribution conspiracy and violent racketeering. The racketeering conspiracy included eight murders, drug trafficking and witness intimidation.
Source: CBS Baltimore    Date: March 15, 2019

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Newark man pleads guilty to violent gang activity, including conspiring to murder boy, 15, in broad daylight (Newark, NJ): A Newark gang member tied to multiple burglaries and shootings pled guilty, the Delaware Department of Justice announced Friday.
Source: WDEL News    Date: March 15, 2019

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Officials: Gang members responsible for string of arson cases in Iberville Parish (Bayou Goula, LA): The State Fire Marshal's Office says three gang members are responsible for six different fires throughout Iberville Parish last year.
Source: WBRZ 2 News    Date: March 15, 2019

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Rock Hill teen shot 2 ‘friends’ in head in gang killing, then faked help, police say (Rock Hill, SC): A Rock Hill teen charged with a February double murder is alleged to have shot two men in the head, then faked efforts to help them, police said in court Friday afternoon.
Source: The Herald    Date: March 15, 2019

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Police increasing presence near gang violence hotspot (Saskatoon, SK): Days after a 31-year-old man was murdered nearby, Saskatoon police are stepping up their presence near St. Paul’s Hospital. Police said in a release Friday that they would continue to have an increased presence after “recent violent activity in the area.”
Source: CKOM Newstalk 650    Date: March 15, 2019

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Police: Suspects in custody after alleged gang-related killing of 16-year-old from Va. (Stafford, VA): The Stafford County Sheriff's Office in collaboration with Prince George's County have determined that the body of a homicide victim discovered near River Road in Stafford County on Mar. 9 was killed in Prince George's County, Maryland.
Source: WJLA 7 News    Date: March 15, 2019

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Murder suspect, 14, told Las Vegas police he did not pull trigger (Las Vegas, NV): Miguel Magallon joined a street gang three months before provoking the fight that led to the killing of a fellow gang member, according to his arrest report.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal     Date: March 15, 2019

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Reputed Bloods gang leader gets life for ambush execution outside nightclub (Newark, NJ): A reputed leader in the Bloods gang with a violent rap sheet was sentenced to life in prison, plus ten years, in the ambush-style execution of a man outside a Newark nightclub, prosecutors said Friday.
Source: NJ.com    Date: March 15, 2019

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Saturday seminar in Azusa to address residents’ public safety, gang concerns (Azusa, CA): As Azusa continues to move past the gang violence that gripped the city two months ago, local leaders continue to offer resources to help purge the specter of gang violence in the city.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: March 15, 2019

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9th Arrest Made in Southern Pines Drug Probe (Southern Pines, NC): A ninth arrest was made Thursday in an undercover drug probe launched more than a year ago by the Southern Pines Police Department. The agency said Robert “Rod” Marvin McRae, 41, is the latest suspect to be jailed in connection with “Operation Leader.” He is charged with 29 felony offenses, many of which are related to alleged cocaine trafficking.
Source: The Pilot    Date: March 15, 2019

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