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Alleged gang members arraigned under RICO Act, could face life sentences (Lake County, IL): Several of the 21 defendants arrested across Lake County last month in “Operation Shut Down the Hustle” were arraigned in Lake County Circuit Court on Friday, pleading not guilty to charges that could land them in prison for life.
Source: Lake County News-Sun    Date: November 26, 2014

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Metro Vancouver gangster jailed on Vancouver Island for firearms, drug convictions (Vancouver, BC) : A man linked to the Independent Soldiers gang has been handed a five-year sentence after pleading guilty to firearms and drug trafficking charges laid earlier this year.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: November 26, 2014

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2 charged in fatal shooting, 4 attempted slayings in Long Beach (Long Beach, CA): Two men face murder charges and other felonies in connection with what police say was a gang-related killing in Long Beach this year.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 26, 2014

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Prosecutors: After capture, fifth gang shooting suspect confessed (Suffolk, NY): A Bay Shore man accused of being the fifth suspect in a gang-related shooting in Southold last month gave investigators two written confessions after he was apprehended, a Suffolk County prosecutor said during the man’s arraignment Wednesday.
Source: The Suffolk Times    Date: November 26, 2014

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Mexican Mafia suspect arrested, 3 bodies recovered (San Antonio, TX): A suspected Mexican Mafia lieutenant faces a racketeering-related charge after telling officers where to find the bodies of three fellow gang members. Prosecutors in San Antonio say 36-year-old Ruben Reyes was arrested Wednesday and charged with using and discharging a firearm during a violent crime.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News    Date: November 26, 2014

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San Jose teen arrested in connection to gang-related stabbing (San Jose, CA): A 14-year-old San Jose resident has been arrested in connection with a brutal gang-related stabbing last week, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 26, 2014

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Engineer testifies he’s no longer ‘the whole man I used to be’ since gang attack (Sacramento, CA): Former Amtrak locomotive engineer Jacob Keating said he can’t work and can barely think since a pack of West Sacramento gang toughs beat him seven years ago on the other side of the I Street Bridge.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: November 26, 2014

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Salem police investigate 3 shootings said to be gang-related (Salem, OR): Salem police are investigating three Tuesday evening shooting incidents that police believe to be gang-related.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: November 26, 2014

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Bryce Young escapes gang violence of Tennessee to lead Ann Arbor Pioneer football (Ann Arbor, MI): Bryce Young took the field on Sept. 6 in memory of his cousin Jarvis Hines, who was shot and killed earlier that week in Young’s old neighborhood. The transfer running back from Brownsville, Tenn. kept Hines in his heart and mind as he rushed for a season-best 229 yards in Ann Arbor Pioneer’s first win of the season.
Source: MLive    Date: November 26, 2014

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After Clover Hill fight, police say gangs not a problem (Chesterfield County, VA): The arrests of several students last week on gang-related charges after an incident of mob violence in a county high school shocked and alarmed the community, but much of the shock may have been due to the “gang” label. Such incidents, police say, are rare in county schools.
Source: Chesterfield Observer    Date: November 26, 2014

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Informal groups make up Peninsula's 'gang' problem (Sidney, BC): Members of organized crime groups do pass through the Saanich Peninsula, yet this area has little in the way of actual gang problems.
Source: Peninsula News Review    Date: November 26, 2014

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Inmates: Lanesboro guards let gang attack them (Wadesboro, NC): Five former inmates at Lanesboro Correctional Institution have filed a lawsuit against employees of the North Carolina Department of Public Safety after they say they were attacked in the prison while guards looked the other way.
Source: Your Daily Journal    Date: November 26, 2014

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Coon Rapids resident among gang members indicted (Coon Rapids, MN): A Coon Rapids resident was among 11 people arrested on federal indictments for allegedly organizing two street gangs operating throughout Hennepin County.
Source: ABC Newspapers    Date: November 26, 2014

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2 Gun Gang: Half-dozen victims testify about being terrorized by juveniles (Cincinnati, OH): A half-dozen victims testified about the terrors four juveniles allegedly committed as members of the 2 Gun Gang went on trial Wednesday. Police arrested eight gang members – including three young adults – in October, saying they had busted the gang that had been threatening students with guns and robbing them near the University of Cincinnati campus.
Source: WCPO 9 News    Date: November 26, 2014

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Gang Member Loses Bid to Have Sentences Tossed (Richmond, VA): A gang member serving two consecutive life sentences for conspiracy to commit murder to raise his standing in the organization lost his bid to have those sentences thrown out.
Source: Courthouse News Service    Date: November 26, 2014

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Fresno police arrest 3, part of gang-shooting crackdown (Fresno, CA): Three men were arrested Monday night in Fresno as part of a police effort to end a series of gang shootings. There have been 30 shootings in the past 28 days in Fresno, nearly half involving southwest Fresno gangs, police Lt. Mark Salazar said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: November 25, 2014

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Facing death threats and gang violence, Chester sheriff to ask for more deputies (Chester, SC) : In response to death threats from gang members allegedly involved in the Nov. 4 shooting death of Chester City Councilman Odell Williams, Chester County Sheriff Alex Underwood will ask county officials for money to hire four more deputies.
Source: The Herald    Date: November 25, 2014

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Apparent gang-related shooting leaves Greenfield man wounded (Greenfield, CA): A shooting Monday evening in a residential area of Greenfield left a man wounded, police said Tuesday. Just after 5:30 p.m. a shooting was reported at Apple Avenue near 10th Street.
Source: Monterey Herald    Date: November 25, 2014

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California state appellate panel denies appeal from gang members convicted of Inglewood woman’s killing (Los Angeles, CA): A state appellate court panel Tuesday upheld the convictions of two gang members for the shooting death of a 23-year-old Inglewood woman.
Source: Daily Breeze     Date: November 25, 2014

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Missing Chesterfield teen found safe in DC as gang questions remain (Chesterfield, VA): Federal investigators and Chesterfield police want to know what a Chesterfield teen was doing in Washington, DC and how he got there.
Source: WTVR CBS 6 News    Date: November 25, 2014

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