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Authorities make several gang arrests in Merced County (Fresno, CA): Authorities in Merced County are wrapping up a special week-long effort to take guns from gang members.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: November 16, 2014

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Task Force arrests gang members in Winton, Atwater (Merced County, CA): The Merced Multi-Agency Gang Task Force reported arrests during a weeklong operation targeting gang activity in Winton and Atwater, according to a task force press release.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: November 16, 2014

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Gang Enforcement Mission: Compliance crackdown nets two dozen arrests (Stockton, CA): Law enforcement agencies teamed up Friday and Saturday for a gang enforcement mission on the streets of Stockton that resulted in more than two dozen arrests, three dangerous weapons confiscated and the seizure of illegal narcotics, Stockton police reported.
Source: The Record    Date: November 16, 2014

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Gang activity has residents concerned for public safety (Chester County, SC): Usually when residents describe Chester, they say it's a wonderful community. Recently though, the situation has changed. Many people are living in fear as gang violence takes a hold of their community. "It puts a lot of fear in your heart to be out here. you're not really safe," said Marcelle Canty.
Source: WBTV 3 News     Date: November 15, 2014

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San Mateo County Sheriff's deputy and 2 jail officers charged with smuggling to gang inmates (Redwood City, CA): A San Mateo County Sheriff's deputy who ran for his boss's job this year has been arrested along with two correctional officers on suspicion of conspiracy to smuggle cellphones, drugs and other contraband to gang members in jail, authorities said.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: November 15, 2014

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Alleged 18-year-old gang leader arrested Saturday morning (Columbus, GA): According to police reports, an 18-year-old male was arrested on Saturday Nov. 15 at 1:00 a.m. for multiple charges. Kenneth Earl Cotton was charged with possession of dangerous drugs, felony participation in criminal street gangs, second-degree burglary of a business and felony theft by taking of a motor vehicle, according to authorities.
Source: WTVM 9 News    Date: November 15, 2014

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Fresno police arrest 2 gang members in Monday shooting near Roeding Park (Fresno, CA): Two Bulldog gang members are in custody in connection with a fatal shooting Monday northeast of Roeding Park, police reported Saturday.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: November 15, 2014

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Police Arrest 22 In Hemet, San Jacinto Sweep (Hemet, CA): Gang sweeps and additional patrols in Hemet and San Jacinto resulted in 22 arrests this week, according to a law enforcement task force.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: November 15, 2014

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Facebook photos lead to capture of L.A. gang member wanted for murder (Riverside, CA): The lieutenant of an L.A. gang wanted for murder for more than a decade has been captured after police recognized him in Facebook photos, authorities said Friday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: November 14, 2014

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Death penalty off the table in Quick case (Charlottesville, VA): U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder took the death penalty off the table for four co-defendants charged in the slaying of a Waynesboro reserve police officer, prosecutors said Friday.
Source: The Daily Progress    Date: November 14, 2014

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Prosecutors: Gang member used drugs, threats of violence to pimp underage girls (Tacoma, WA): A gang member and his accomplice face several criminal charges for allegedly selling women and young girls for sex.
Source: KCPQ 13 News    Date: November 14, 2014

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Alleged Sureño gang members charged in SF homicide appear in court (San Francisco, CA): Three alleged members of a Sureño gang centered in the Mission district made an initial appearance in federal court Thursday on charges of committing a gang-related killing July 19.
Source: The San Francisco Examiner    Date: November 14, 2014

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Gang member went on killing spree after his brother was killed: cops (Brooklyn, NY): A 19-year-old gang member waged a murderous revenge campaign after his brother was gunned down in Crown Heights, cops said Thursday.
Source: New York Post    Date: November 14, 2014

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Eisenhower Elementary students complete gang prevention course (Lawton, OK): Fifth-graders at Eisenhower Elementary School are Lawton's youngest graduates of a program designed to take a stand against gangs. One by one, students received certificates of their training in the Gang Resistance Education and Training program, or 'GREAT' for short.
Source: KSWO 7 News    Date: November 14, 2014

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Visalia man sentenced to 31 years for gang murder (Visalia, CA): A Visalia man has been sentenced to 31 years in prison for his role in a fatal gang-related shooting in 2012, while a Lindsay man has been convicted for a 2011 murder in his city.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: November 14, 2014

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Springfield police nab city man suspected in gang-related shooting in East Forest Park neighborhood (Springfield, MA): A city man was arrested after a Thursday night shooting incident in the East Forest Park neighborhood spilled over into the suburbs, where one of two suspects involved in the gang-related crime was caught, police said. The other suspect remains at large.
Source: The Republican    Date: November 14, 2014

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Columbia has three known gangs (Columbia, SC): Investigator Kelvin Griffin, with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department’s Gang Unit, gave a presentation to residents at the South Kilbourne Neighborhood Association meeting Thursday, November 6.
Source: Columbia Star    Date: November 14, 2014

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Police grant to target East End violence (Pittsburgh, PA): Pittsburgh City Council advanced resolutions Wednesday allowing the police department to accept nearly $110,000 in grants aimed at reducing crime and violence in city neighborhoods.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette    Date: November 13, 2014

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Southold gang-related shooting leads to fifth arrest, police say (Southold, NY): A fifth suspect sought in a gang-related shooting that took place last month in Southold faces arraignment Friday after being arrested by authorities.
Source: Newsday    Date: November 13, 2014

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Former Knoxville Crips gang member warns about street lifestyle (Knoxville, TN): The Knox County District Attorney's office says there are 1,400 documented gang members and 2,300 gang associates in Knoxville representing more than 30 gangs.
Source: WATE 6 News    Date: November 13, 2014

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