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Brooklyn gang member held without bail on drug charges as Instagram photos suggest murder plot (Brooklyn, NY): A reputed Brooklyn gang member was held without bail on drug charges after federal prosecutors produced chilling photos from his Instagram account suggesting he was preparing to avenge the murder of his best friend.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: April 29, 2016

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Teen gang member charged as adult in Garden Grove shooting (Garden Grove, CA): A 15-year-old gang member has been charged as an adult in the shooting of a 42-year-old man in Garden Grove on Tuesday, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: April 29, 2016

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Could your kid be in a gang? (Charlotte, NC): Gangs have changed their look, prompting Charlotte-Mecklenburg police to expand their focus on who and what they consider a gang. "You have four or five kids get together-- they're not a gang,” says Michael Nguyen with CMPD’s Gang unit, “They're not claiming anything, but they are out there committing crime or doing things they shouldn't be doing."
Source: WCNC 6 News    Date: April 29, 2016

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Man charged in Wings Cafe killings pleads guilty to gang charge (Macon, GA): One of the six men charged with murder in the 2014 fatal shootout at Macon’s Wings Cafe pleaded guilty Friday to violating the state’s gang act and two misdemeanor charges.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: April 29, 2016

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Police issue correction in gang-related kidnapping (Toronto, ON): Toronto Police issued a correction and apology on Friday regarding a press conference Thursday that cited the location of a gang-related shootout as an Airbnb property.
Source: Toronto Star    Date: April 29, 2016

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Two gang members guilty of murder in fatal shooting of Pasadena youth coach on Christmas Day (Pasadena, CA): After more than two weeks of deliberations, a jury convicted two gang members Friday of murder and other charges for fatally shooting a community coach and sheriff’s employee with an errant bullet intended for a rival gang member on Christmas Day, 2012.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: April 29, 2016

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More arrests made in wake of NYC’s largest gang raid (New York, NY): Four more men — including an alleged murderer — were nabbed Thursday in connection with the massive gang takedown a day earlier in the Bronx.
Source: New York Post    Date: April 29, 2016

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Hammond man charged in 2014 gang shooting death (Hammond, IN): Federal attorneys have charged a Hammond member of the Latin Kings with killing someone, this time in a shooting death that took place in a Hammond bar in August 2014.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: April 29, 2016

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Liquor board rules Muzique Audio Bar can stay open, with conditions (Montreal, QC): A conflict within a Montreal street gang might have been behind an attempted murder outside a bar on St-Laurent Blvd. this week, the provincial liquor board was told on Friday.
Source: Montreal Gazette    Date: April 29, 2016

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Three jail inmates accused of battery for the benefit of a criminal street gang (Ventura County, CA): Three Ventura County jail inmates face charges of battery for the benefit of a criminal street gang in connection with a March 20 incident at the courthouse.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: April 29, 2016

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Most East Texas gang suspects still in jail (Longview, TX): Almost a month after a federal grand jury indicted 16 East Texans on drug trafficking and conspiracy charges, each of the defendants remains behind bars awaiting a court date.
Source: Longview News-Journal    Date: April 29, 2016

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4 minors in Port Lavaca arrested (Port Lavaca, TX): Four minors were charged with coercing, inducing or soliciting membership in a criminal street gang and graffiti, according to the Port Lavaca Police Department.
Source: Victoria Advocate    Date: April 29, 2016

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Juvenile gang member Phillip Nguyen charged as an adult in murder (Garden Grove, CA): A juvenile gang member was charged as an adult today with attempted murder for shooting a 42-year-old man during an argument. Phillip Nguyen, 15, Garden Grove, is direct filed as an adult and charged with one felony count of attempted murder with willful deliberation and premeditation, and sentencing enhancements for the personal use of a firearm causing great bodily injury and criminal street gang activity.
Source: Orange County Breeze    Date: April 29, 2016

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NYCHA Under Civil Investigation Following Bronx Gang Takedown (New York, NY): U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara is taking a closer look at the quality of life at New York City Housing Authority residences, following one of the largest gang take downs in city history.
Source: CBS New York    Date: April 28, 2016

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Lombardo: Surge in violent Las Vegas crime ‘keeps me up at night’ (Las Vegas, NV): Metro Police officers arrived at a southwest valley construction site early Wednesday to find the body of a security guard who had earlier been reported missing by his employer.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: April 28, 2016

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Houston man admits supplying coke to East Side gang (Buffalo, NY): A Houston man has admitted he helped supply cocaine to a notorious East Side gang. Earl Brown Sr., 54, pleaded guilty to drug and money laundering charges, conceding he regularly provided multiple kilograms of cocaine – drugs that eventually made their way to Buffalo’s LRGP gang, according to federal authorities.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: April 28, 2016

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More NYC gang raids coming, say law enforcement leaders (New York, NY): NYPD Commissioner William Bratton and Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson vowed Thursday to conduct more raids like Wednesday’s dragnet that ensnared gang members and busted up suspected gun and drug-running operations.
Source: Newsday    Date: April 28, 2016

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Police seeking two suspects in Toronto ‘gang war’ kidnapping (Toronto, ON): Toronto police say two teenage gang members were kidnapped and tortured in retaliation for a condo shootout earlier this month. Three men have been charged in the incident, and police are seeking two more. According to investigators, early on April 19, members of the Young Buck Killers gang were partying in an Airbnb-rented condo on the 25th floor of a building near Front St. and Blue Jays Way.
Source: Toronto Star    Date: April 28, 2016

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Knoxville, Chattanooga police chiefs talk regularly about gang violence (Knoxville, TN): Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch said he's been speaking almost daily with Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher over the last week.
Source: Knoxville News Sentinel     Date: April 28, 2016

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Charges rare despite gang violence in WNC (Asheville, NC): North Carolina is keeping tabs on more than 5,000 known gang members statewide. A News 13 investigation found those with gang affiliations in the mountains may be slipping through the system. News 13's investigation uncovered law enforcers may not be using all of the laws and resources at their disposal.
Source: WLOS ABC 13 News    Date: April 28, 2016

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