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4 Killed, 17 Wounded in 21 Shootings in Latest Weekend of Chicago Violence (Chicago, IL): As Baltimore fills the media with its tales of rioting and protests, Chicago remains a shooting gallery with another 21 shootings and four deaths over the weekend.
Source: Breitbart    Date: April 27, 2015

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Fort Pierce Girl, 2, Dies From Shooting Injuries (Fort Pierce, FL): A 2-year-old Florida girl who was shot in her home last week in a gang-related drive-by has died, according to Fort Pierce Police.
Source: NBC Miami    Date: April 27, 2015

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Connecticut officers made aware of gang threat to Baltimore police (New Haven, CT): Police departments in Connecticut say they are aware of a threat made to the Baltimore Police Department. Police in Baltimore released a statement on Monday that said they received credible information that members of various gangs have entered a partnership to "take out" law enforcement officers.
Source: WFSB Eyewitness News 3    Date: April 27, 2015

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Uncle, nephew fatally shot in Denver gang violence, says local expert (Denver, CO): Gang violence gripping some northeast Denver neighborhoods hit a brazen new low with last weekend's fatal shooting before a funeral procession, a local gang expert said Monday.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: April 27, 2015

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Gang members charged in Lake Wylie killing appear in court (Charlotte, NC): A federal judged denied the release of several gang members charged in connection to the October 2014 killing of a Lake Wylie business couple. On Monday, they appeared in court for the first time since their arrest.
Source: WBTV 3 News    Date: April 27, 2015

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St. Paul seeks court ban on gang activity at Cinco de Mayo festival (St. Paul, MN): St. Paul authorities are seeking a court order to forbid gang activity at this weekend’s Cinco de Mayo festival on the city’s West Side. The city attorney’s office filed an injunction Monday against the Hit Squad gang and eight of its members, a tool the office has used since 2009 in an attempt to prevent violence at public celebrations.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: April 27, 2015

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Families fighting to keep their kids out of gangs (Jacksonville, FL): After days of talk by community members and police about gang violence in sections of Northwest Jacksonville, News4Jax went to the neighborhoods to talk to parents raising children in areas where gang affiliation is common.
Source: WJXT News4Jax    Date: April 27, 2015

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Gangs in Jax: How they operate; who is joining (Jacksonville, FL): "No one is immune to gang violence," warned Assistant State Attorney Rich Mantei. That comes as a surprise since most of the gang-related crimes we report are centralized in Northwest Jacksonville.
Source: WJXT News4Jax    Date: April 27, 2015

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Reputed Hayward gang member sentenced for murdering high school football star (Hayward, CA): A known gang member was sentenced to 29 years to life today for the murder of a 17-year-old Newark High School student and football star more than 4 years ago.
Source: KRON 4 News    Date: April 27, 2015

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Man sentenced to 34 years in South Richmond murder prompted by gang initiation (Richmond, VA): A gang initiation rite was behind the shooting death of father-to-be Darius C. Artis last year in South Richmond. Artis, 24, was shot multiple times Oct. 19 with a .38-caliber revolver, including a close-range shot to the left temple.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: April 27, 2015

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Local PD respond to gang-related threats (Ocean View, DE): In a Monday morning email, Baltimore Police warned law enforcement that various gangs could be partnering up to take out officers. Ocean View Police chief Ken McLaughlin says the three gangs mentioned have had a long presence on Delmarva.
Source: WMDT 47 News    Date: April 27, 2015

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Forsyth police chief says gangs a growing problem in city (Forsyth, GA): Forsyth's police chief says he's trying to rid the city of what he calls a growing problem -- gangs. Chief Keith Corley says he's starting to see more incidents in surrounding counties and wants to teach residents what to look for to keep their neighborhoods safe.
Source: WMGT 41 NBC News    Date: April 27, 2015

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Reports of Gang Violence Down in Yakima (Yakima, WA): We've sure noticed a drop in the number of reports we've done on gang violence in Yakima lately; police say they've teaming up with federal agents, working to get the most violent criminals off the streets and put away for longer sentences.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News    Date: April 27, 2015

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A call for end to violence in northeast Denver after man gunned down while going to funeral (Denver, CO): A deadly shooting over the weekend sparked concern in one northeast Denver neighborhood. “My nephew had two children, a new baby,” said Tina Ware, the victim’s aunt.
Source: KDVR 31 News    Date: April 27, 2015

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Woman Dies After Gang-Related Shooting (Rockford, IL): A bullet intended for a gang member has proven to be fatal, 10 days later. Dezarae Sewell, 19, was pronounced dead of a gunshot wound at Rockford Memorial Hospital Sunday afternoon. She was shot in the head April 16th on Oakley Avenue. Police are still searching for a suspect.
Source: WTVO 17 News    Date: April 27, 2015

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Yakima police teaming up with feds to take on gang crime (Yakima, WA): Yakima police are forging a new partnership with federal agencies to combat gang crime in the city. Police Chief Dominic Rizzi Jr. said the department’s gang unit will form the nucleus of a gang crime task force involving four federal agencies.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: April 26, 2015

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Known gang member arrested after shooting in Vista (Vista, CA): A known gang member was arrested in the midnight hour for allegedly shooting a man during an attempted robbery on Saturday afternoon, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: April 26, 2015

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Hundreds gather at Surrey temple to discuss gang violence (Vancouver, BC): Surrey residents concerned about the spate of gang violence in their city are taking action to restore peace to the community's streets. Hundreds gathered at a temple on Sunday to discuss what can be done to curb the violence that has wracked the city in recent months.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: April 26, 2015

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Mother of Surrey Six victim shares ideas on how to stop gang violence at community forum (Surrey, BC): The community of Surrey is hearing from someone today who knows all to well how violence can destroy a family. A drug-violence forum has been held following a string of shootings.
Source: News1130    Date: April 26, 2015

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Gang Conference marks 25th year, focuses on youth prevention (Sandy, UT): When the Utah Gang Conference started in 1990, it was an effort to get the community to work together to find solutions to the gang problem in Utah. As the conference marked its 25th anniversary on Wednesday, Unified Police Lt. Marianne Suarez, head of the Metro Gang Unit, said the focus this year is getting back to basics.
Source: KSL News    Date: April 25, 2015

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