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Gang clash leads to multiple arrests at Roseland Cinco de Mayo event (Roseland, CA): As Monday night's family friendly Cinco de Mayo festival in Roseland wound down, a group of suspected gang rivals wound up, leading to posturing, fighting and arrests, according to Sonoma County sheriff's officials.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: May 6, 2014

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Gang member sentenced to 16 years in prison (Valdosta, GA): Michael J. Moore, United State Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, announced that Wesley White, Jr., a/k/a "Westside", 39, of Valdosta, Georgia, was sentenced on May 5, 2014 to serve 16 years (200 months) for possession with intent to distribute more than 28 grams of "crack cocaine".
Source: WCTV News    Date: May 6, 2014

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Reputed gang members charged in card game slaying (Hackensack, NJ): Four reputed gang members have been arrested in a shooting that left a Fairview man dead in his apartment.
Source: Newsday    Date: May 6, 2014

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Alleged Ogden gang shooter nears court decision (Ogden, UT): A 17-year-old boy who allegedly shot another person has been charged as an adult with attempted murder and his case appears to be moving swiftly toward a resolution.
Source: Standard-Examiner    Date: May 6, 2014

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Three men and a boy arrested in gang assault (Buffalo, NY): Three men and a teenaged boy were arrested on gang assault and other charges shortly after a man who was mugged at Welker Street and Woodlawn Avenue told police they were among the seven or eight males who attacked and tried to rob him at about 9:15 p.m. Monday.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: May 6, 2014

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City official calls injunction trial a 'day of reckoning' for Santa Barbara gangs (Santa Barbara, CA): In opening remarks supporting Santa Barbara's proposed gang injunction, Tom Shapiro with the City Attorney's Office called the trial a "day of reckoning for Santa Barbara's two criminal street gangs."
Source: Noozhawk    Date: May 6, 2014

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Chatham jury gets gang-related case (Chatham, VA): Dontey Ramone Pannell sat silent for two days in Pittsylvania County Circuit Court and listened as witnesses either called him a murder-plotting gangster or a devoted father, son and brother who would never entertain the idea of being in a gang.
Source: The Roanoke Times    Date: May 6, 2014

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Two killed in gang-related shooting in Rancho Dominguez (Rancho Dominguez, CA): Two men were killed in an apparent gang-related car-to-car shooting in Rancho Dominguez, sheriff's deputies said Tuesday.
Source: Daily Breeze    Date: May 6, 2014

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Detroit police anticipate possible gang retaliation after Cinco de Mayo parade killing (Detroit, MI): Detroit police are making their presence known in southwest Detroit after the shooting of 19-year-old Andres DeJesus during the Cinco de Mayo parade Sunday.
Source: MLive    Date: May 6, 2014

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Antelope community members protest gang terror (Antelope, SD): An Antelope Community Protest against gang violence titled "Taking Back Our Community and Life," was held at the Antelope Community Building Monday, April 28, through Wednesday, April 30, starting at 11 am each day.
Source: Todd County Tribune    Date: May 6, 2014

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Gang activity behind shooting near zoo, D.C. police say (Washington, DC): The shooting outside the National Zoo during the annual Easter Monday celebration was the result of a 14-year-old gang member targeting rivals from Prince George’s County, D.C. police officials said Monday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: May 5, 2014

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Bloods street gang member sentenced on racketeering charges (Central Islip, NY): A member of the Bloods street gang, who began using the street name "Gotti" after being exonerated at state trials for attempted murder and murder was sentenced Monday in federal court to 15 years and 10 months on racketeering charges, officials said.
Source: Newsday    Date: May 5, 2014

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Man arrested outside gang hearing (Santa Barbara, CA): A man reportedly at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse to attend the first day of the gang injunction hearing was arrested there Monday afternoon after Sheriff's deputies found a backpack under a bench containing his identification and an airsoft gun, ammunition, two knives, and reported gang material.
Source: Santa Barbara Independent    Date: May 5, 2014

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Andover man accused of leading Hartford drug gang (Hartford, CT): Federal authorities say a man who has lived in Andover and Hartford is the leader of Hartford's West Hell street gang, which was the focus of a federal drug investigation in which he and 24 other people have been arrested.
Source: Journal Inquirer    Date: May 5, 2014

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Gangs responsible for violence in Bladen County (Bladen County, NC): Parents in Bladen County are speaking out about their concerns of growing gang violence in the rural area. Their children were leaving a party over the weekend where they said they were shot at by members of a gang. The windows of the car are shot out and the four passengers barely escaped gunfire.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: May 5, 2014

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International students study gang violence (San Francisco, CA): Some of them have only been in the country a few months, but students at the San Francisco International High School are already tackling difficult topics that transcend borders.
Source: Mission Local    Date: May 5, 2014

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Social Work faculty member to help Caribbean countries with youth, gang violence (Indianapolis, IN): Carolyn Gentle-Genitty, interim director of the Indiana University School of Social Work Bachelor of Social Work Program, will travel to five Caribbean countries to help develop new strategies to deal with youth and gang-related violence that have terrorized certain communities in those countries for years.
Source: IUPUI Newsroom    Date: May 5, 2014

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Three charged in gang-related shootings in downtown Minneapolis (Minneapolis, MN): A pair of ambush-style shootings that injured three people near Target Field and Hennepin County Medical Center last month were fueled by a long-running "tit-for-tat" dispute between two violent Minneapolis street gangs.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: May 5, 2014

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Police and faith community to team up for gang prevention (Jackson, TN): Jackson's Code Red Coalition is a group of Jackson ministers whose efforts include addressing crime, youth, gang violence and education. The Jackson Police Department have looked for partners in the faith community to expand the GRIT Program Grant and the Phoenix Curriculum, according to a press release sent out Monday.
Source: The Jackson Sun    Date: May 5, 2014

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Calexico Border Patrol agents arrest felon gang member (Calexico, CA): U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico station apprehended a dangerous felon gang member attempting to make an illegal entry into the United States.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: May 5, 2014

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