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Shooting leaves one dead and eight-year-old wounded (Madera, CA): Authorities say a teenager was killed and an eight-year-old bystander struck by a bullet in a gang-related shooting in the Central Valley.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: November 29, 2012

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Parolee arrested after slamming in SF police car (San Francisco, CA): A San Francisco man with ties to a local gang was arrested early Thursday after he struck a police vehicle with his car while attempting to evade officers in the city’s Sunnyside neighborhood, a police sergeant said.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: November 29, 2012

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Three arrests made in connection with Madera gang-related shooting (Madera, CA): A fatal shooting in Madera claims the life of a man, and family members are left mourning the loss.
Source: KSEE 24 News    Date: November 29, 2012

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Denver police make arrest in Aurora after shooting at 13th and Xenia (Denver, CO): Denver police are investigating whether a shooting Thursday evening was gang-related, after a man sustained numerous gunshoot wounds.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: November 29, 2012

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SWAT team brought in for an arrest at a gang house (Medford, OR): Medford Police were out at a well known gang house thursday investigating a shooting that happened over the weekend. Police brought in a SWAT team to make an arrest and serve a search warrant.
Source: KTVL 10 News    Date: November 29, 2012

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Law firm supports Chattanooga Gang Task Force literacy effort (Chattanooga, TN): The Chattanooga Gang Task Force's literacy initiative is getting a boost. Chattanooga law firm Miller and Martin on Wednesday gave the task force money to help provide learning software at a local recreation center. The donation is an investment in Chattanooga's future, according to Miller and Martin Chairman Jim Haley.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: November 29, 2012

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Anti-gang squad disrupted violence "many times" in recent months, despite Monday's double slaying: police (Vancouver, BC): B.C. gang enforcement teams have headed off murders and shootings in recent months, despite the targeted slayings of two high-profile gangsters Monday, police say.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: November 29, 2012

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Reno police arrest five alleged gang members in string of residential burglaries (Reno, NV): Reno police arrested five alleged gang members Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of being involved in a string of residential burglaries throughout the area.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal    Date: November 29, 2012

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Chicago Youth Boxing Club offers safe alternative to gang violence (Chicago, IL): Eleven-year-old Felix Gonzalez laced his shoes and wrapped his wrists at the Chicago Youth Boxing Club as he dished dirt on his most recent opponent.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: November 28, 2012

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Mayor JoAnne Mounce reveals Lodi received second gang grant (Lodi, CA): Mayor JoAnne Mounce announced that the city of Lodi has received another grant to combat gang violence at the State of the City luncheon on Tuesday afternoon. The city received another $305,000 from a California Gang Reduction, Intervention and Prevention grant to continue Lodi's current gang prevention programs through 2014.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: November 28, 2012

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Burbank felons get 25 years for Armenian and black street-gang-aided identity theft (Santa Ana, CA): Two men behind a massive identity-theft conspiracy that was hatched and operated from a prison and victimized more than 500 people were sentenced today to 25 years in federal prison.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: November 28, 2012

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Suspected gang members on trial for Richmond restaurant killings (Martinez, CA): Two men were gunned down without warning inside a Richmond restaurant in 2009 because they were dressed in red -- the color claimed by their killers' rival gang, a prosecutor told jurors Wednesday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 28, 2012

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San Rafael gang member sent to prison for dragging man from stolen car (San Rafael, CA): A San Rafael gang member accused of stealing a man's car, then dragging the owner through the street while he clung to the door, was sentenced to five years in prison Wednesday.
Source: Marin Independent Journal     Date: November 28, 2012

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Elgin man gets 25 years for shootings (Elgin, IL): An Elgin man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to trying to gun down people he mistakenly thought were rival gang members during two separate shooting incidents last year in the city.
Source: The Courier-News    Date: November 28, 2012

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Gilroy family escapes gang gunman's deadly volley (Gilroy, CA): A gang-motivated drive-by shooting early Wednesday left a family shaken and their home riddled with a bullet holes, authorities said.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: November 28, 2012

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Stopping gang violence takes data, group says (Merced, CA): In a meeting with city officials and area residents, community leaders from Sacramento on Wednesday stressed the need for a data-based approach to the gang violence prevention program CeaseFire.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: November 28, 2012

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Stewart-Marchman patient strikes staffer to avoid gang violence, deputy says (Daytona Beach, FL): In an effort to avoid gang violence, a patient at Stewart-Marchman-Act Behavioral Healthcare in Daytona Beach struck a staff member in the face to get himself moved to another area, a report shows.
Source: The Daytona Beach News-Journal     Date: November 28, 2012

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Deadly gang feud in Menlo Park and East Palo Alto triggers multi-agency crackdown (East Palo Alto, CA): More than a dozen shootings and several slayings in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park over the last six months are linked to a deadly feud between two rival street gangs, police chiefs from the two cities said Tuesday.
Source: Palo Alto Daily News    Date: November 28, 2012

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Two gang members jailed for killing rival (Winnipeg, MB): Two young Winnipeg gang members have admitted to shooting a criminal rival to death as part of a long-standing, violent feud.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press    Date: November 28, 2012

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Two teens charged in fatal Tacoma, Wash., shooting (Tacoma, WA): The Pierce County prosecutor has charged two 16-year-old self-described gang members with first-degree murder in the Nov. 18 fatal shooting of a man in a Tacoma convenience store parking lot.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: November 28, 2012

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