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Given its gang history, Lenox Park's identity uncertain following significant drug ‘cartel’ bust (Gainesville, GA): With Joe Amerling’s blinker flashing toward the black-and-gold Lenox Park sign at the subdivision entrance, any drug dealer knows that entrance is also the only way out.
Source: The Gainesville Times    Date: May 1, 2016

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Gun violence downtown prompts greater community outreach in Meriden (Meriden, CT) : Local police, neighborhood association members and school officials are working to reassure residents after three incidences of gun violence in April. Five people were injured in the three incidents. The first was April 10 at Noiise Sports Bar on Lewis Avenue. Three people were shot around closing time at the bar.
Source: Record-Journal    Date: May 1, 2016

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Luzerne County DA: Police presence, collaboration a must when dealing with violent crime (Wilkes-Barre, PA): In the wake of a surge in violent crime in Wilkes-Barre, law enforcement officials in Northeastern Pennsylvania are pointing to increased collaboration between local, state and federal agencies as a key component of their fight for a safer city.
Source: Times Leader    Date: May 1, 2016

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Despite history of gangs, arrests, some north Ga. residents feel safe (Gainesville, GA): An area of Hall County has a history of gang-related activity, but some residents say they feel safe. A grand jury recently indicted 12 people on federal drug charges, after drug agents said they’d broken up one of the largest drug rings in the north Georgia area.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: May 1, 2016

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Author discusses gang history at Pueblo Community College (Pueblo, CO): A former Los Angeles police officer is working to tell the true history of gangs, in an effort to combat today's gang culture. Zach Fortier, once a gang cop in LA, spoke to students at Pueblo Community College Thursday about his book "I Am Raymond Washington." It is the only authorized biography of the founder of the Crips gang.
Source: KOAA 5 News    Date: May 1, 2016

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Gang member takes plea deal, likely to get 4 years (Toledo, OH): Days before his trial, a member of the Cherrywood street gang entered Alford pleas Friday to felonious assault, robbery, and participating in a criminal gang.
Source: The Blade    Date: April 30, 2016

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Two highly anticipated murder trials to go to court Monday (Gwinnett County, GA): Two long-anticipated murder trials are set to begin Monday at the Gwinnett County courthouse. The most widely-known of the two is for Amy McGarity, the so-called ringleader in the brutal killing of 20-year-old Kayla Weil in a drug house on Buford’s Cloud Street in 2013.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post    Date: April 30, 2016

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Double stabbing outside Vancouver bar believed to be gang related (Vancouver, BC): Vancouver police are investigating a double stabbing outside a popular nightclub yesterday.
Source: Global News    Date: April 30, 2016

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2 men arrested for gang-related offenses in south Tulsa (Tulsa, OK): Two men were arrested Friday night near 51st Street and South Lewis on outstanding felony warrants. Police say Kalen Crocker and Lauryn Robbins were arrested after a short chase that started in the Arbors of Southern Hills apartment complex further south on Lewis.
Source: KTUL 8 News    Date: April 30, 2016

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Metro asks for help to curb increasing violence (Las Vegas, NV): Las Vegas police Sgt. Jose Hernandez is feeling the pressure. He’s running out of time. He wants to engage east valley high school students about gangs. This year. During end-of-year testing. With all the bureaucracy involved in getting access to the students, Hernandez was slightly worried he wouldn’t get the program launched this year.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal     Date: April 30, 2016

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KPD chief: 'Persons of interest' in boy's death arrested on unrelated charges (Knoxville, TN): Knoxville police have arrested "persons of interest" in the April 16 death of a 12-year-old boy killed at a Mechanicsville park, but the charges are not related to the drive-by shooting, Police Chief David Rausch said Thursday.
Source: Knoxville News Sentinel     Date: April 29, 2016

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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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