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More than 70 Suspects in Shenandoah Drug Raid (Shenandoah, PA): One of the biggest drug raids ever in Schuylkill County is underway in Shenandoah. Officials have more than 70 suspects in what they’re calling a gang-related drug bust.
Source: WNEP 16 News    Date: November 19, 2014

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Activists to Mobilize Today Against Townsend Gang Injunction in Santa Ana (Santa Ana, CA): Another round of OC Superior Court hearings are due today in the fight over a new gang injunction in SanTana. In August, Judge Franz E. Miller granted a preliminary injunction against the Townsend street gang that claims the neighborhood around Jerome Park.
Source: OC Weekly    Date: November 19, 2014

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Drug dealer tied to slain North Adams man gets up to 17 years in prison (Pittsfield, MA): Calling Ernest Harvin a "professional" drug dealer, a judge sentenced the Williamstown man to up to 17 years in state prison for a slew of heroin and gun charges in a case with links to a slain North Adams man.
Source: The Berkshire Eagle    Date: November 19, 2014

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Man accused of killing 2 people sentenced to life in prison (Salinas, CA): A 23-year-old man accused of killing a 6-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man was sentenced to life in prison for two counts of murder.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: November 19, 2014

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Gang member sentenced to 9 years (Chatham, VA): With a quick nod to his family, Dontey Remone Pannell of Pocket Road in Hurt entered the Pittsylvania County Circuit courtroom Tuesday morning for the final phase of a year and a half of legal wrangling.
Source: Chatham Star-Tribune    Date: November 19, 2014

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Gang activity peaks in Delano Community (Delano, CA): “Stop the violence, stop the violence, don’t they see who they are hurting?” said Maria Juana Gonzalez-Pena, 49, who’s son, Alberto Juan Gonzalez, 19, was found dead in a triple homicide in Delano on Oct 25.
Source: The Renegade Rip    Date: November 19, 2014

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Supervisor on gang meeting: Town board, police chief ‘anxious’ to include public; welcome Guardian Angels (Southold, NY): The day after Greenport Mayor David Nyce said a private meeting would be held Thursday on the issue of gang activity on the North Fork, Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell explained why he said the gathering would be held behind closed doors — and said he’d welcome the Guardian Angels to the area.
Source: SoutholdLOCAL    Date: November 19, 2014

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B.C. judge declines to hear application to throw out gang murder convictions (Vancouver, BC): A British Columbia judge has rejected an attempt by two gangsters to have convictions related to a mass killing near Vancouver thrown out, ruling Wednesday that alleged abuses by police and jail officials shouldn't outweigh society's need to have the men punished for their crimes.
Source: Brandon Sun    Date: November 19, 2014

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Holland Latin Kings helped form other gang chapters: former high-ranking national leader (Holland, MI): A former high-ranking national Latin King said Holland Latin Kings were considered “up to par,” based on the gang's structure, use of violence, large number of members and adherence to the Latin Kings’ manifesto.
Source: MLive    Date: November 19, 2014

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Chester leaders urge action to curb gang violence (Chester, SC): Deputies charged a fifth man Wednesday in connection with the drive-by shooting of Chester City Councilman Odell Williams, saying the arrest likely wraps up the case that has shaken Chester to its core as police and the community push back against gang threats and violence.
Source: The Herald    Date: November 19, 2014

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Four plead guility to charges in gang-related shooting in Santa Ana park (Santa Ana, CA): A man, woman and two teenage girls pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges stemming from a gang-related shooting that critically wounded a 15-year-old girl in Santa Ana two years ago.
Source:    Date: November 19, 2014

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Fresno County Sheriff’s Office makes arrests in Courthouse Park memorial vandalism case (Fresno, CA): The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office made arrests Wednesday in connection with the May vandalism of the Courthouse Park Peace Officers Memorial in downtown Fresno.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: November 19, 2014

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Jason Cabral, street gang leader, gets 37 years in two 2004 slayings (Suffolk, NY): A former Long Island Netas street gang leader who said he found God as a fugitive was sentenced to 37 years in prison Tuesday for the 2004 killings of two rival gang members after the judge pointed out that the killer never turned himself in.
Source: Newsday    Date: November 18, 2014

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Central Islip Gang Leader Gets 37 Years for Ordering Murder of 2 Teens (Central Islip, NY): The ex-leader of the Central Islip chapter of the Ñetas street gang was sentenced Tuesday to 37 years in prison for ordering the execution-style murders of two teenagers in a rival gang a decade ago.
Source: Long Island Press    Date: November 18, 2014

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Neighbors: Operation Safe Community improved former South Memphis gang area (Memphis, TN): South Memphis neighbors near Riverside claim Operation Safe Community has helped reduce gang activity in the area. District Attorney General Amy Weirich said part of the plan is cracking down on gang violence.
Source: WREG NewsChannel 3    Date: November 18, 2014

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Another gang member sentenced in shooting death of 12-year-old (Providence, RI): One of the five gang members implicated in the murder of a 12-year-old Providence girl was sentenced in Superior Court Tuesday.
Source: WJAR NBC10 News    Date: November 18, 2014

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Last of Holland Latin Kings sentenced to prison (Grand Rapids, MI): Antonio Rios and David Casillas were sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids. Casillas received a 30-year sentence and Rios was hit with a 25-year sentence. The pair were the only defendants to go to trial; the others entered guilty pleas.
Source: Grand Haven Tribune    Date: November 18, 2014

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Second man charged in murder of Sylmar veteran (Sylmar, CA): A second man has been charged in the murder of Army veteran Francisco Garcia, who was fatally shot on Nov. 9 outside a party in Sylmar. Jerry Raymond Carmona, 26, was charged with one count each of murder and attempted murder, with an allegation that the shooting was committed for the benefit of a criminal street gang.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: November 18, 2014

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Clover Hill students charged in fight that police used Taser to stop (Chesterfield County, VA): Four Clover Hill High School students are facing assault charges stemming from a fight early Tuesday that initially involved 15-20 teens and prompted police to use a Taser. All four of the students, ages 15 to 17, have been charged with assault, and three of them also face criminal street gang charges for wearing gang-related garb inside the school.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: November 18, 2014

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Gang member gets 23 years for deadly Bakersfield shooting (Bakersfield, CA): A gang member was sentenced Tuesday in Kern County court to 23 years in prison for a 2013 shooting.
Source: Bakersfield Now    Date: November 18, 2014

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