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Gun violence in NYC on rise, police stats show (New York, NY): The number of shootings in New York City has increased during the past several weeks after months of declines, with several shootings a day keeping police busy, particularly in Brooklyn, the latest NYPD statistics show.
Source: Newsday    Date: April 15, 2014

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Former gang members talk violence, breaking free (Chicago, IL): In the basement of a Washington Park church, former gang members talk with mentors about gang violence, after a weekend that saw five people die and more than 30 others get injured in shootings across Chicago.
Source: FOX 32 News    Date: April 15, 2014

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Gang member pleads guilty to racketeering, firearm charges (Newport News, VA): A 27-year-old man who prosecutors said admitted to being a member of a Newport News gang pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to racketeering and firearm charges.
Source: Daily Press    Date: April 15, 2014

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Another charged in investigation into Kevin Quick's death (Goochland, VA): A fifth person faces gang-related charges linked to the death of a Waynesboro reserve police officer. Media outlets report that 23-year-old Kweli Uhuru of Front Royal is charged with felony gang participation. Uhuru also is known as Travis Leon Bell.
Source: WDBJ 7 News    Date: April 15, 2014

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Man killed in gang-related shooting in Pico-Union neighborhood (Los Angeles, CA): A man was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon and police were searching for the gunman after bullets tore through a residential neighborhood in Pico-Union, officials said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 15, 2014

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Murder, robbery charges upheld against suspected Rock Hill gang member (York, SC): Abbdul Emmanuel, an alleged gang member and accused killer, carries a gun because several people don't like him and he's a known snitch, teenage homicide suspects told police.
Source: The Herald    Date: April 15, 2014

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Police identify suspect in Fresno Bulldog gang member murder (Fresno, CA): The Fresno man suspected of murdering a rival Bulldog gang member in central Fresno last month has been identified as Daniel "Gorilla" Cardenas, 29, police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: April 15, 2014

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Prosecutor calls fatal shooting at San Leandro tattoo party a 'gang-related assassination' (San Leandro, CA): A prosecutor told jurors today that a shooting after a tattoo party in San Leandro in October 2011 that left three people dead and three others wounded was "a gang-related assassination."
Source: SanLeandroPatch    Date: April 15, 2014

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Man shot in foot in East Village gang attack (San Diego, CA): A 33-year-old man was shot in the foot in an apparent gang-related attack while walking in the East Village early Tuesday, police said. Officers received a report of gunfire in the area of Market and 17th streets around 2:15 a.m., according to San Diego police Officer Dino Delimitros.
Source: XETV San Diego 6 News    Date: April 15, 2014

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Accused gang member indicted (Binghamton, NY): A federal grand jury has indicted one of the 14 accused gang members named in a local drug trafficking conspiracy. Derek "Jinx" Carr, 29, was indicted in federal court on April 3 for drug trafficking conspiracy, a felony, and carrying a firearm, as part of the drug trafficking crime.
Source: WBNG 12 Action News    Date: April 15, 2014

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AC gang member admits to heroin trafficking (Atlantic City, NJ): An Atlantic City, N.J., man admitted today to engaging in a conspiracy to distribute heroin with the "Dirty Blok" criminal street gang that allegedly used threats, intimidation and violence to maintain control of the illegal drug trade in Atlantic City.
Source: WMGM NBC 40    Date: April 14, 2014

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Prosecutor: San Leandro shooting was 'gang-related assassination' (Hayward, CA): A prosecutor told jurors Monday that a shooting after a tattoo party in San Leandro in October 2011 that left three people dead and three others wounded was "a gang-related assassination."
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: April 14, 2014

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FBI: Miami cop known as 'Milk Man' helped dealers (Miami, FL): In 22 years at the Miami-Dade Police Department, Lt. Ralph Mata broke up major gangs, supervised an airport canine unit that sniffed out drug smugglers and investigated police wrongdoing. He was also, according to the FBI, known as "The Milk Man" for helping New Jersey cocaine dealers move hundreds of thousands of dollars around.
Source: The Associated Press - ABC News    Date: April 14, 2014

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Clearing out gangs in Benton County (Benton County, WA): Keeping gangs out of our neighborhoods: It's the fight of all police agencies in the Tri-Cities. For Benton County, it meant putting together a gang unit. A woman who only wants to be known as "Janine" remembers the gang problem in Benton County when she was growing up.
Source: KEPR-TV News    Date: April 14, 2014

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South Bend plans new programs to help youth avoid gangs (South Bend, IN): In the state of Indiana, St. Joseph County has one of the highest number of juvenile offenders in the state, with 45, just behind Lake County with 47 offenders. One opinion on why the numbers are so high comes from "Dave," a man who was raised on the westside of South Bend, who has asked to remain anonymous.
Source: WSJV-TV FOX 28     Date: April 14, 2014

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Gang war eyed as cause of recent drive-by shootings (Pueblo, CO): A fight between gangs is playing out on the streets of Pueblo. There have been five drive-by shootings in Pueblo since Friday. Police believe at least three of them are gang related.
Source: KRDO NewsChannel 13    Date: April 14, 2014

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Victim hospitalized, Springfield police investigate gang, drug-related shooting (Springfield, MA): Investigators found numerous bullet holes in cars that were parked in the area of an early Sunday morning shooting. The shooting appeared to be gang and drug-related, according to Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney
Source: WSHM CBS 3 Springfield    Date: April 14, 2014

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Imprisoned street gang leader used smuggled cellphone to plot kidnap of prosecutor's dad, DOJ says (North Carolina): A leader of a street gang serving a life sentence in maximum security at a North Carolina prison was federally charged Friday with using a smuggled cellphone to orchestrate the kidnapping of the father of the Wake County prosecutor who convicted him, the federal Department of Justice says.
Source: ABA Journal    Date: April 14, 2014

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Spa City man charged in gang assault (Saratoga Springs, NY) : A city man has been arrested and charged with a felony for his role in what police are calling a gang assault.
Source: The Saratogian    Date: April 14, 2014

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Yoga delivers Saskatoon man from life of L.A. gang violence (Los Angeles, CA): Dorman Baltazar saw the car driving toward him. It took a few seconds for him to see the sawed-off shotgun pointing out the passenger window.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: April 14, 2014

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