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Eight gang members charged with drug trafficking (Chicago, IL): Eight alleged members of a major Chicago street gang have been charged with trafficking heroin and cocaine in the city. The acting head of Chicago's FBI office, Robert Shields, Jr., and Chicago's new U.S. attorney, Zachary Fardon, announced the charges against the purported Black Disciples on Friday.
Source: WPSD 6 News    Date: November 1, 2013
http://www.wpsdlocal6.com/...

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Loves Park tagged by gang grafitti (Loves Park, IL): Stan Moskalis had a little surprise waiting for him on his garage door Halloween morning. "It is a surprise," said Moskalis, a home owner on the 4700 block of Illinois for nearly two decades. "But not a pleasant surprise though."
Source: WTVO 17 News    Date: October 31, 2013
http://www.mystateline.com/...

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Manitoba law to seize booze from party houses, kick gang members out of bars (Winnipeg, MB): Manitoba is proposing a new law giving police officers the power to seize alcohol from a booze can or kick a known gang member out of licensed bar or restaurant even though no crime has been committed.
Source: The Globe and Mail    Date: October 31, 2013
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/...

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Waco street gang member arrested on Conklin Drive after search of apartment finds heroin, pistol (Rockford, IL): The target of the search warrant was Charles Brown Jr., a.k.a. "Tweet," a known Waco street gang member.
Source: The Rock River Times    Date: October 31, 2013
http://rockrivertimes.com/...

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Zone 4 gang emerged as rival to Bomb Squad (Peoria, IL): Zone 4, the latest street gang targeted by the city's anti-gun violence program, had its roots in what many thought was a good turn of events for the city, two veteran police officers say.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: October 31, 2013
http://www.pjstar.com/...

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Zone 4 gang emerged as rival to Bomb Squad (Peoria, IL): Zone 4, the latest street gang targeted by the city's anti-gun violence program, had its roots in what many thought was a good turn of events for the city, two veteran police officers say.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: October 31, 2013
http://www.pjstar.com/...

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Lompoc murder suspect made threats prior to shooting (Lompoc, CA): A Six Deuce Brims gang member accused of gunning down a former rival gang member in a Lompoc alley while "hunting for Mexicans" allegedly threatened a Hispanic man in the same alleyway the day of the fatal shooting.
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: October 31, 2013
http://www.lompocrecord.com/...

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Judge hears motions in gang case (Youngstown, OH): At least four members of an East Side street gang who were indicted on gang related charges in August asked a Mahoning County Common Pleas judge Wednesday to dismiss the charges against them.
Source: The Vindicator    Date: October 31, 2013
http://www.vindy.com/...

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Gang broke into 125 pharmacies to steal drugs, using Bentley as getaway car (New York, NY): Using crowbars and axes, a street gang broke into 125 pharmacies to steal millions in prescription drugs for resale on the streets, NYPD officials said Wednesday. The scheme was so profitable, police said, that the robbers were able to buy a $200,000 Bentley to use as a getaway car.
Source: NBC 4 New York    Date: October 31, 2013
http://www.nbcnewyork.com/...

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Gresham police up patrols after gang killings (Gresham, OR): A new wave of gang violence has moved into Gresham this year. Some neighbors told KGW they now fear for their lives, and Gresham police officers said they have stepped up patrols to keep people safe.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: October 31, 2013
http://www.kgw.com/...

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Man found guilty for December gang-related murder (Spokane, WA): A jury found a 30-year-old man charged with shooting and killing a rival gang member in December guilty of first-degree murder Thursday morning.
Source: The Spokesman-Review    Date: October 31, 2013
http://www.spokesman.com/...

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Halloween candy is not grounds to overturn conviction (Racine, WI): A Racine gang member's conviction for murdering a 12-year-old boy was upheld this week after he accused his attorney of making two errors — including one involving Halloween candy.
Source: The Journal Times    Date: October 31, 2013
http://journaltimes.com/...

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Ninth person arrested in anti-gang sweep (Omaha, NE): A ninth person has been arrested as part of Operation Wipe it Down, an anti-gang sweep jointly operated by local and federal authorities.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: October 31, 2013
http://www.omaha.com/...

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Dodge City gang member pleads guilty in racketeering case (Dodge City, KS) : A Dodge City gang member pleaded guilty Thursday in Wichita to conspiring to attempt to kill a rival gang member in connection with a federal racketeering case.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: October 31, 2013
http://www.kansas.com/...

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Gang member known as 'Dracula' pleads guilty (Dodge City, KS): A Dodge City gang member formerly known as "Dracula" pleaded guilty on Halloween to attempting to kill a rival gang member.
Source: The Hutchinson News    Date: October 31, 2013
http://www.hutchnews.com/...

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Gangs of Detroit: Examining youth violence (Detroit, MI): As anyone who's tuned in the news lately knows, crime reduction is a primary goal of Detroit mayoral candidates Mike Duggan and Benny Napoleon. Both have crime fighting credentials: Duggan was a Wayne County Prosecutor while Benny Napoleon served as Wayne County Sheriff.
Source: CBS Detroit    Date: October 31, 2013
http://detroit.cbslocal.com/...

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Trial set for Aurora man charged in 2005 gang-related murder (Aurora, IL): A day after a Kane County jury found him mentally fit to face charges, a March trial date was set Thursday for an Aurora man accused of a gang-related murder.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 31, 2013
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Police probe of street gang led to hard drive (Toronto, ON): Buried in a hard drive someone thought they'd deleted was the video that has made Mayor Rob Ford an international target of satire, scorn and ridicule.
Source: Toronto Star    Date: October 31, 2013
http://www.thestar.com/...

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Juvenile gang member arrested with handgun (Los Banos, CA): The juvenile was detained and a loaded handgun was discovered concealed in his waist band. The juvenile was placed under arrest and charged with possession of a firearm by a minor, possession of a concealed firearm, participation in a criminal street gang and minor in possession of ammunition.
Source: The Paper    Date: October 31, 2013
http://www.losbanoslive.com/...

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Alleged gang violence leaves on dead in St. Paul bar shooting (St. Paul, MN): A St. Paul man has been charged in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting outside of the Moonshine Saloon on E. 7th Street in St. Paul.
Source: KMSP FOX9 News    Date: October 31, 2013
http://www.myfoxtwincities.com/...

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