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Highway 12 probation search ends in gun find, two gang arrests (Sonoma Valley, CA): A probation investigation in the Sonoma Valley by a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy turned up a sawed-off shotgun and two valley gang members under court order not to be hanging around each other, according to a sheriff’s official Monday.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: November 24, 2014

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Cordele Gang Activity brings Indictments, Arrests (Cordele, GA): No community is immune to gang-related activity, as Cordele learned recently. Officers and investigators, however, have taken action resulting in indictments and arrests.
Source: The Valdosta Daily Times    Date: November 24, 2014

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Sheriff's deputy accused of gang activity, smuggling drugs into Lerdo sentenced to 3 years probation (Kern County, CA): A Lerdo detention deputy who allegedly smuggled tobacco into the detention center for criminal street gang members was sentenced to three years probation Monday.
Source: KERO 23 News    Date: November 24, 2014

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Corcoran police investigate gang-related stabbing (Corcoran, CA): One person is in stable condition after he was stabbed repeatedly by two young males who asked him if he was in a gang, Corcoran police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: November 24, 2014

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December forum called to discuss gang issues, allay concerns (Southold Town, NY): Southold Town is hosting a community forum early next month to help allay concerns and provide information to a public nervous over gang issues within the town.
Source: The Suffolk Times    Date: November 24, 2014

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Federal jury indicts 14 in Nampa, Caldwell, for alleged gang-related crimes (Nampa, ID): Thirteen members of the group face drug-related charges, including 22 counts of distributing methamphetamine, according to a Monday press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: November 24, 2014

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North Memphis Gang Leader Faces Federal Indictment (North Memphis, TN): The alleged leader of the FAM Mob street gang has been indicted by a federal grand jury.
Source: MyFox Memphis    Date: November 24, 2014

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Gang violence role investigated in Albany double murder (Albany, GA): Prosecutors say gangs may have been involved in Friday night's double murder in East Albany.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: November 24, 2014

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PD: Gang member arrested in Hartford (Hartford, CT): The Hartford Police Department arrested a juvenile gang member on Saturday night on an active arrest warrant.
Source: WFSB Eyewitness News 3    Date: November 23, 2014

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Operation Purple Haze sweeps Omaha streets with wiretaps (Omaha, NE): For nine months, investigators patrolled the streets of Omaha and listened to drug deals taking place. The officers listened to wiretapped conversations of Omaha’s crack dealers who talked in code.
Source: KETV 7 News    Date: November 23, 2014

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How the love of a high school girl sparked a gang war (Hempstead, NY): Joe “Steed” Wallace doesn’t like to talk about the scar. His fellow Bloods often see him stroking it, though, mostly when he’s angry. It’s a habit he’s been trying to quit for years — a perceived weakness in a profession where weakness isn’t allowed. It was 2006, when Steed was 20, that Tyrek Singleton showed up in his girlfriend’s building lobby with a straight razor.
Source: New York Post    Date: November 23, 2014

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Number of murders up to near record levels on Treasure Coast (Fort Pierce, FL): The number of murders increased in St. Lucie, Indian River and Martin counties this year, in some cases to near historic levels. As of last week, St. Lucie County had 20 confirmed homicides for the year, more than double the number seen in Indian River County and four times more than occurred in Martin County.
Source: WPTV 5 News    Date: November 23, 2014

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Criminal alien MS-13 members headed to federal prison (Atlanta, GA): At least two so-called undocumented immigrants won't be enjoying President Barack Obama's Christmas gift to illegal aliens -- his executive orders on immigration -- thanks to law enforcement. On Friday, two members of the notorious Mara Salvatrucha 13, or MS-13, street gang were sentenced to federal prison for their roles in perpetrating violent crimes as part of their criminal gang activities, according to the U.S. Justice Department.
Source: Examiner    Date: November 22, 2014

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KCSO Gang Unit deputies arrest robbery suspect, seize meth and heroin in East Bakersfield (Bakersfield, CA): KCSO Gang Unit deputies arrested a robbery suspect and seized meth and heroin from his home in East Bakersfield Friday night, according to Lauro Cantu with the Kern County Sheriff's Office.
Source: KERO 23 News    Date: November 22, 2014

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Man stabbed in head during gang-related fight in Pilsen (Chicago, IL): A 29-year-old man was in serious condition after being stabbed during a gang-related fight Friday night on the West Side, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 22, 2014

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City task force targeting gangs (Lumberton, NC): Lumberton Police Chief Michael McNeill says a Special Enforcement team formed last month to crack down on gang activity has reduced crime overall in the city, and he hopes to take the initiative countywide.
Source: The Robesonian    Date: November 22, 2014

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Grand jury indicts man in March 16 Stubbs shooting (Floyd County, GA): Floyd County grand jurors indicted a Riverdale man on Friday in connection with a gang-related shooting, Superior Court records and authorities said. Police say Stephen R. Miller, 21, was connected to the “Bloods” street gang when on March 16 he shot Willie Stubbs, 26.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: November 22, 2014

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Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team predicts spike in gang violence (Edmonton, AB): For the most part, gangsters in Alberta seem to be working together when it comes to conducting business in the world of organized crime. They want to make the most money possible, said ALERT Insp. Darcy Strang, so if someone has 15 kilograms of cocaine they can't move by themselves, they work with other like-minded individuals to make it more beneficial.
Source: Edmonton Sun    Date: November 22, 2014

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Southold police to host public gang awareness meeting in December (Southold, NY): After a violent gang attack in Southold last month, the Southold Town police will sponsor a public forum on gang activity and recent gang violence. Representatives from local government, law enforcement and the North Fork school districts will be present “to provide timely information on gang history and current trends, the exploration of school-based anti-gang programs, and efforts underway to address recent gang violence.
Source: SoutholdLOCAL    Date: November 22, 2014

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War vets, kids scarred by gangs help each other (Chicago, IL): Jorge Maya sat in a circle at his neighborhood YMCA, a sturdy Afghanistan vet listening to a group of teenage boys scarred by gang violence. There was Sammy, 16, who could describe the times he'd dodged gunfire, once ducking behind a tree.
Source: The Columbian    Date: November 22, 2014

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