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Q&A: A look at violent crime statistics in Chicago (Chicago, IL): Homicides and shootings were up in Chicago during the first three months of the year compared to the same period in 2015, a spike the city's police department blames primarily on gang violence and illegal guns on the city's south and west sides.
Source: KFDA NewsChannel 10    Date: April 1, 2016

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Criminal complaint: Bray Center shooting was gang-related (Racine, WI): Bond was set at $100,000 cash on Friday for a Racine man who investigators believe was involved in a triple shooting last month inside the George Bray Neighborhood Center after a fight erupted between rival gangs.
Source: The Journal Times    Date: April 1, 2016

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Gang shooter, 14, will be sentenced as adult (Winnipeg, MB): Justice officials are seeking a 10-year prison term for a Winnipeg gang member who was just 14 when he shot a teen rival in the head, leaving the victim brain damaged.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press    Date: April 1, 2016

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Does a Video Glimpse Into Chicago’s Year of Violence? (Chicago, IL): As the video begins, a man in a baseball cap and sweatshirt is on a street, moving in a circle as he talks into a camera he seems to be holding. Suddenly the sounds of pops, one after the next, interrupt. The camera flips to different views, then lands face up, pointed to the sky, as a gunman steps into clear view, still shooting.
Source: The New York Times    Date: April 1, 2016

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Late night teen program turns 25 (Tacoma, WA): Tacoma's Hilltop neighborhood has a history that Phil Carter knows well. He grew up in the city. “I wanted to give back, and give back to my community in a way that was going to impact people's lives,” said Carter.
Source: KING 5 News    Date: April 1, 2016

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Prosecutors detail Allentown 'gang war' during plea for 2012 shooting (Allentown, PA): An Allentown man admitted to shooting and paralyzing a rival gang member in what prosecutors said was a "gang war" that led to a spate of shootings in the city four years ago.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: April 1, 2016

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Recent Albany Park Shootings Result Of Internal Gang Strife: Commander (Chicago, IL): During a first-ever "Hispanic Beat Meeting" on Wednesday night, Albany Park Police District Cmdr. Elias Voulgaris blamed gangs for a recent spate of shootings.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: March 31, 2016

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Las Vegas sees rise in violent crimes due to police shortage and California gangs (Las Vegas, NV): A 14-year-old girl fended off two home invaders last month in a shootout in a Vegas Valley suburb, picking up her stepfather’s pistol after they were both shot. On a recent Monday in Las Vegas, five separate armed robberies took place over a four-hour span. In one instance, a victim was pistol-whipped while he and his girlfriend were held hostage in their home.
Source: The Guardian    Date: March 31, 2016

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Man trying to sell pot 'to anyone' on street is chased, charged: Riverside cops (Chicago, IL): A Chicago man whose recent gunshot leg wounds hampered an attempt to run away from police was arrested last week by Riverside police, who said was he trying "to sell cannabis to anyone he encountered on the street."
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 31, 2016

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Shooting claims life of 20-year-old man (Williams Lake, BC): One of the city’s most notorious prolific offenders was fatally shot in what police are calling a targeted, gang-related shooting in Williams Lake Wednesday night.
Source: The Williams Lake Tribune    Date: March 31, 2016

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Fugitive arrested in Texas is charged with killing 15-year-old in South L.A. graffiti dispute (Los Angeles, CA): A 23-year-old man has been arrested and charged with fatally shooting a 15-year-old boy -- a killing triggered by the victim spraying graffiti in a rival gang's territory, authorities allege.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 31, 2016

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How gang violence can start on social media (Wilmington, NC): Like businesses and brands, gangs often use social media to promote their image. In a local music video filmed in backyards, a front porch and the roof of a downtown parking garage, the high quality production shows teens flashing guns, gang signs and rhyming about gang culture.
Source: StarNews    Date: March 31, 2016

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Police charge woman who allegedly helped gang member (LaGrange, GA): A woman is facing charges of violating the Georgia Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Statute after LaGrange police said she allegedly helped her boyfriend facilitate his drug business while knowing he was a convicted gang member.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: March 31, 2016

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Ex-Latin Kings gang leader, who wanted to be a cop, gets break for helping investigators (Fort Lauderdale, FL): There were at least two sides to Christopher Isabel: The side that wanted to be a South Florida police officer and the side that became Florida's second-in-command of the notoriously violent Latin Kings gang.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: March 31, 2016

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Gang shooting in Greeley, car crash, leads to 10-year prison term (Greeley, CO): A man convicted in a gang-related shooting was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison. Adolfo Rodriguez, 28, pleaded guilty March 8 to 2nd-degree assault, according to a Weld County District Attorney's Office media release.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: March 31, 2016

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Durham man arrested; suspected in rash of shootings in the city (Durham, NC): A suspected Bloods gang member has been arrested in Durham for outstanding warrants while federal law enforcement sources tell CBS North Carolina that he could be the one responsible for a rash of recent drive-by shootings in the city.
Source: WNCN News    Date: March 31, 2016

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LAPD addresses rising street crime at town hall (Los Angeles, CA): Rising gang violence, including two people being killed and four others being assaulted in a six-hour period in mid-March, prompted Los Angeles police officials to hold a town hall meeting to calm residents’ fears.
Source: Los Angeles Wave    Date: March 31, 2016

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Surveillance cameras catch vandals tagging San Jose City Hall (San Jose, CA): Security cameras are proving to be no deterrent as taggers have started to spray graffiti at San Jose's City Hall. Walls there have been targeted twice in a week, even as video shows bystanders walking in the vicinity and not intervening. Residents have been complaining that graffiti reappears as fast as it's cleaned up.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News    Date: March 31, 2016

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Accused drug bust killers charged with murder caught on video (Newark, NJ): Two men are scheduled to appear in court on Monday after their recent indictment on murder and related charges in a fatal shooting last year that authorities have said was caught on surveillance videos.
Source:    Date: March 31, 2016

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Community eager to deal with graffiti, gang problem (Auburn, WA): Depending on who's in, who's out, membership may vary day to day from 50 to 65 people, from whisker-less boys as young as 11 to at least one man as old as 39. Many are the real thing, others hangers-on, wannabes. Some live in Auburn, others are Seattle, Kent, Federal Way or Tacoma residents.
Source: Auburn Reporter    Date: March 31, 2016

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