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Nebraska Supreme Court: Failure to challenge anti-gang violence law not grounds for appeal (Lincoln, NE): The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday rejected an appeal by an Omaha man who had argued that his lawyer should have challenged as unconstitutional an anti-gang violence law.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: October 25, 2014
http://www.omaha.com/...

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Teenager convicted in gang killing (Columbus, OH): A Near East Side youth repeatedly shook his head no at each guilty verdict he heard yesterday in his trial for a gang-related murder last year.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: October 25, 2014
http://www.dispatch.com/...

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Family makes emotional plea for information related to triple shooting (Fulton County, GA): College Park police say they have run out of leads in a killing that happened last month. Someone shot and killed 31-year-old Ricoh Taylor at an apartment complex in south Fulton County.
Source: WSB-TV 2 News    Date: October 25, 2014
http://www.wsbtv.com/...

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Man injured in shooting outside WVC restaurant (West Valley City, UT): A teenager was shot early Saturday in a McDonald's parking lot in West Valley City in what appears to be a gang-related incident, police said.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: October 25, 2014
http://www.sltrib.com/...

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2 gang members arrested in shooting death of Anaheim girl (Anaheim, CA): Two alleged gang members have been arrested for the murder of a 9-year-old Anaheim girl, who was gunned down while playing with her sisters in front of their apartment complex.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: October 25, 2014
http://www.presstelegram.com/...

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Four shot, one fatally, in South L.A. gang violence (Los Angeles, CA): Four men were shot, one of them fatally, in two separate, apparently gang-related attacks in South Los Angeles, police said Saturday.
Source: MyNewsLa.com    Date: October 25, 2014
http://mynewsla.com/...

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Gang prevention conference speaker says "hopeful" kids don't join gangs (San Luis Obispo, CA): About 150 people gathered Friday in San Luis Obispo for the fourth annual Youth and Gang Violence Prevention Conference to discuss strategies both for discouraging youths from joining gangs and for helping former gang members to succeed.
Source: The Tribune    Date: October 25, 2014
http://www.sanluisobispo.com/...

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Two men booked on suspicion of murder in shooting of Anaheim girl (Anaheim, CA): The girls were playing in front of their Anaheim apartment when a man stepped out of a white car with a gun. As shots rang out, neighbors screamed at their children to hit the ground. Ximena Meza ran for her front door, but didn't make it. She was pronounced dead from a bullet wound to her chest less than an hour later.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 25, 2014
http://www.latimes.com/...

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SWAT Team Plays Role In Arrest Of Shooting Suspect (Fort Wayne, IN): Pulling out all the stops to nab a shooting suspect. Extra efforts were taken Friday by Fort Wayne police and SWAT team members, who served a warrant on a man being tracked by the city's gang unit.
Source: NBC33 News    Date: October 24, 2014
http://www.21alive.com/...

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Drones, SWAT surround Summerville game after gang threats (Summerville, SC): Drones, metal detectors, and a SWAT presence were just a few of the security measures taken Friday night at Summerville's Homecoming game after threats of gang violence.
Source: WCIV 4 News    Date: October 24, 2014
http://www.abcnews4.com/...

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Mayor's Fuzzy Math Claims San Jose Gang Crime Down (San Jose, CA): San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed says gang-related crimes have dropped 70 percent this year, but what he's not telling the public: He's just comparing two months of the year.
Source: NBC Bay Area    Date: October 24, 2014
http://www.nbcbayarea.com/...

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Operation Dead End deals 'significant blow' to Jacksonville gang (Jacksonville, FL): A Jacksonville police initiative code-named Operation Dead End dealt a “significant blow” to one of the 47 identified gangs in the city, Sheriff John Rutherford announced Friday.
Source: The Florida Times-Union    Date: October 24, 2014
http://members.jacksonville.com/...

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'There's been a big rivalry between several of the gangs' (Eugene, OR): Scott McKee gestures at gang graffiti scrawled on fences, sidewalks and walls in a public park in a neighborhood near family homes - and public schools. "While you're going to work, raising your family and taking your children to the park, there's an element of drama that's kind of taking place in this neighborhood," the Eugene Police gang specialist said of Irwin Park in West Eugene.
Source: KVAL News    Date: October 24, 2014
http://www.kval.com/...

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Fourth man arrested in shooting at Walther's (Canton, OH): A fourth man involved in a gang-related shooting Oct. 11 was arrested Friday, according to Stark County Jail records.
Source: Canton Repository    Date: October 24, 2014
http://www.cantonrep.com/...

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Gang activity continues to move farther east, police say (Southold, NY): Last Tuesday’s shooting in Southold, in which four alleged members of MS-13 attacked two men from a rival gang with guns and a machete, has brought attention to the growing problem of gangs on the East End.
Source: The Suffolk Times    Date: October 24, 2014
http://suffolktimes.timesreview.com/...

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Fifth suspect arrested in Planada gunbattle (Planada, CA): A fifth suspect has been jailed in connection with a suspected gang shootout among three vehicles in Planada earlier this week.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: October 24, 2014
http://www.mercedsunstar.com/...

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Gangs in Gresham: How has your neighborhood changed? (Gresham, OR): On Sunday my story about one of the two Gresham gang outreach workers takes a look at the city's new approach to curbing gang violence. The story follows the city's first gang outreach worker who goes by the name of Coach. His job is centered around connecting with kids on the streets and getting them into school or jobs.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 24, 2014
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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FBI busts dogfighting ring with Columbia Blood gang ties (Gaston, SC): Secret court-approved wiretaps on alleged Columbia cocaine dealers’ cellphones prompted FBI agents to bust a large Lexington County facility used for training pit bulls to fight, authorities said Friday.
Source: The State    Date: October 24, 2014
http://www.thestate.com/...

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Hoover Crips read charges (Ardmore, OK): Jovial bravado reportedly quickly turned into stunned silence Thursday afternoon as nine of the 12 Hoover Crips members targeted in a multi-agency raid in Ardmore early Wednesday read the charges against them.
Source: The Daily Ardmoreite    Date: October 24, 2014
http://www.ardmoreite.com/...

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Radio show 'Gang Talk' takes on violence in South L.A. (Los Angeles, CA): In the living room of her South L.A. home, 68-year-old Lita Herron pointed to a bullet hole in the stained-glass window.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 24, 2014
http://homicide.latimes.com/...

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