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Ex-DeKalb Co. officer served as hitman for gang, indictment alleges (DeKalb County, GA): A former DeKalb County Police officer admitted to killing people while serving as a hitman for a gang, according to an indictment unsealed on Wednesday.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: May 5, 2016
http://www.11alive.com/...

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FWCS, board review gang, transfer policies (Fort Wayne, IN): Fort Wayne Community Schools officials and school board members Wednesday tackled updating district policies on gang-related activity, transfer students and bullying.
Source: The Journal Gazette    Date: May 5, 2016
http://www.journalgazette.net/...

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Fitchburg councilors hear of gang-program progress (Fitchburg, MA): In the 10th year of the city's funding to reduce youth gang involvement and violence through the Shannon Community Safety Initiative, city councilors heard some of what the program has done and what it will do this coming year.
Source: Sentinel & Enterprise    Date: May 5, 2016
http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/...

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Man charged in NYC gang killing arrested in Valley (Allentown, PA): A former New York City man was arrested in Allentown for violating his probation after being charged with conspiracy in a gang-related killing, according to the Northampton County Sheriff's Department and New York City police.
Source: Lehighvalleylive.com    Date: May 4, 2016
http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/...

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Newport News man sentenced to 35 years for gang, firearm and drug-related crimes (Newport News, VA): The Department of Justice has sentenced a Newport News man to 25 years in jail for various violent and drug related crimes. Robbie Bowles, 30, pleaded guilty on Nov. 15, 2015 after court documents cited him as being a member of the Newport News street gang Thug Relations, said DOJ spokesman Joshua Stueve.
Source: Daily Press    Date: May 4, 2016
http://www.dailypress.com/...

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Feds Indict Cop, Alleged Members of Gangster Disciples (Atlanta, GA): Alleged members of the Gangster Disciples, including some high-ranking leaders of the violent street gang and an Atlanta-area police officer, have been charged with racketeering in a federal indictment unsealed Wednesday.
Source: ABC News    Date: May 4, 2016
http://abcnews.go.com/...

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Man convicted in Tustin gang murder (Santa Ana, CA): A 32-year-old man was convicted Tuesday in connection with the first gang-related murder in Tustin in 11 years. John Saway was convicted of first-degree murder with special circumstances of doing so for the benefit of a gang. Saway is scheduled to be sentenced May 13 to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: May 4, 2016
http://www.ocregister.com/...

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Coalition calls for adding jobs, not cameras, in fight against gang violence in city (Chattanooga, TN): The community needs fewer police cameras and more summer jobs, according to a presentation made Tuesday evening to the Chattanooga City Council.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: May 4, 2016
http://www.timesfreepress.com/...

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New program aims to steer youth away from drugs and violence (Toronto, ON): In light of high-profile street gang activity in Toronto and elsewhere, Windsor has a new program aimed at steering at-risk youth clear of drugs, violence and other dangers.
Source: The Windsor Star    Date: May 4, 2016
http://windsorstar.com/...

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Springfield Latin King leader pleads guilty to heroin distribution in federal court (Springfield, MA): The head of the Springfield chapter of the Latin Kings street gang network has pleaded guilty to heroin distribution in U.S. District Court.
Source: The Republican    Date: May 4, 2016
http://www.masslive.com/...

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OTZ gang members terrorized victims in Cleveland, suburbs at random, officials say (Cleveland, OH): Teenage gang members based on Cleveland's East Side drove stolen cars throughout greater Cleveland, robbing and beating people often at random, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: May 4, 2016
http://www.cleveland.com/...

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Prison gang members arraigned in Las Cruces federal court (Las Cruces, NM): Security at the federal courthouse in Las Cruces was heightened significantly on Wednesday as 13 members and associates of a violent New Mexico prison gang appeared in court and were arraigned on various charges related to an investigation into the gang’s alleged crimes.
Source: Las Cruces Sun-News    Date: May 4, 2016
http://www.lcsun-news.com/...

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Shooter faces 25 years to life (Visalia, CA): Wednesday, a Visalia man pleaded guilty to one count of premeditated attempted murder with the special allegation of using a firearm and that the crime was committed for the benefit of a criminal street gang.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: May 4, 2016
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

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FBI seeks boss of St. Louis drug gang (St. Louis, MO): The FBI on Wednesday appealed for the public's help in finding a man they say is the head of a violent St. Louis drug gang, as well as two of his alleged couriers.
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch    Date: May 4, 2016
http://www.stltoday.com/...

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Gang member guilty in 2005 murder of Gabrielino High School student (San Gabriel, CA): A jury convicted a Rosemead gang member and former fugitive of murder and conspiracy Wednesday for the mistaken-identity slaying of a Gabrielino High School senior in 2005.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: May 4, 2016
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/...

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Gang-related shooting in East Vancouver sends 1 man to hospital (Vancouver, BC): A 33-year-old man who is "well known to police" was found in an East Vancouver backyard last night with multiple gunshot wounds after what police are calling a gang-related shooting.
Source: CBC News    Date: May 4, 2016
http://www.cbc.ca/...

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3 suspected Harbor City gang members arrested in 2014 slaying of Narbonne basketball star Shailo Leafa (Harbor City, CA): Three Harbor City gang members face murder charges in the 2014 slaying of former Narbonne High School basketball standout Shailo Leafa, whose picture on a billboard begging for justice overlooked a South Bay intersection for several months, police said Wednesday.
Source: Daily Breeze    Date: May 4, 2016
http://www.dailybreeze.com/...

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Bakersfield Police Department releases data on how many firearms are on Bakersfield streets (Bakersfield, CA): Earlier this week, the Bakersfield Police Department released a picture of a sawed-off shotgun with the words “Game Over” carved into it. BPD officers recovered the gun after a traffic stop and the two individuals in the car were arrested for firearm and gang related charges.
Source: KERO 23 News    Date: May 4, 2016
http://www.turnto23.com/...

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Chattanooga Police to Add More Technology in Fight Against Gangs (Chattanooga, TN): The City of Chattanooga is moving ahead with new safety measures to combat violence. The first is a plan to add technology to enhance investigations and increase prosecution.
Source: WDEF News 12    Date: May 4, 2016
http://www.wdef.com/...

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Agencies collaborate to get a handle of San Bernardino violent crime (San Bernardino, CA): As part of their ongoing partnership, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department and their gang unit has been assisting San Bernardino police during their proactive patrols of the city as a result of the increase in gun violence.
Source: The Sun    Date: May 4, 2016
http://www.sbsun.com/...

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