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Gang members arrested in thefts involving dozens of Dodge and Chrysler vehicles (Richland County, SC): Richland County Sheriff's deputies have arrested five men who they say are connected to gangs on charges involving thefts from dozens of vehicles.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: October 25, 2013
http://www.wistv.com/...

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Gang member pleads guilty to shooting at rivals (Buffalo, NY): A 10th Street Gang member admitted Friday to shooting at several rival gang members in September of 2009 as part of a plea deal that could send him to federal prison for 17 years.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: October 25, 2013
http://www.buffalonews.com/...

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Judge denies motion to dismiss case in 2005 gang-related drive-by killing (Indio, CA): A judge in Indio denied a motion Friday to dismiss the case against a Coachella man accused in a gang-related drive-by attack that killed a 19-year- old woman in 2005.
Source: PalmDesertPatch    Date: October 25, 2013
http://palmdesert.patch.com/...

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Alleged Simon City Royals gang leader decides not to plead guilty (Jackson, MS) : A reputed Mississippi street gang leader has decided not to plead guilty in a racketeering case and will go to trial in January, federal court records say.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: October 25, 2013
http://www.sunherald.com/...

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City eyes restrictions on 140 gang members (Columbia, SC): Columbia police have identified a pool of at least 140 gang members who might be targeted for eviction from as many as six neighborhoods and the beleaguered Five Points entertainment district, Mayor Steve Benjamin said Thursday.
Source: The State    Date: October 25, 2013
http://www.thestate.com/...

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Plan would ban gang members from protected areas, including Five Points (Columbia, SC): Columbia police have identified a pool of at least 140 gang members who might be targeted for eviction from as many as six neighborhoods and the beleaguered Five Points entertainment district, Mayor Steve Benjamin said Thursday.
Source: The Greenville News    Date: October 25, 2013
http://www.greenvilleonline.com/...

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South Side gang members plead guilty (Youngstown, OH): Three members of a South Side-based street gang pleaded guilty Thursday to several charges in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court.
Source: The Vindicator    Date: October 25, 2013
http://www.vindy.com/...

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Cold case Spradling murder trial underway (Lompoc, CA): A former Lompoc gang member testified Thursday that a man on trial for murdering a rival gang member in June 2007 told him he gunned down Michael Jason Spradling in an alley and left the man to die.
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: October 25, 2013
http://www.lompocrecord.com/...

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Gang member takes murder plea deal (Santa Mateo, CA): A gang member who participated in the fatal shooting of a man mistaken for a rival in 2010 because of his navy blue jacket will be sentenced to 26 years in prison after pleading no contest to first-degree murder and a special gang enhancement.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: October 24, 2013
http://www.smdailyjournal.com/...

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Shooting suspect awaits extradition, minors charged as adults in June gang slaying of teen (San Jose, CA): A man suspected of executing a 16-year-old boy at the end of a savage gang beating in June remains in a Seattle-area jail awaiting extradition to join five others in facing murder charges, authorities said.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: October 24, 2013
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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Bloomington vandalism may be gang-related (Bloomington, IN): Bloomington police say they're investigating two recent reports of cars being spray-painted with the Star of David as possible gang-related vandalism and not as suspected hate crimes.
Source: WISH-TV Channel 8    Date: October 24, 2013
http://www.wishtv.com/...

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Monticello gang members face felony weapons charges after raid (Monticello, NY): Two members of the Bloods street gang are facing felony weapon charges after police raided their Monticello apartment Thursday, according to state police.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: October 24, 2013
http://www.recordonline.com/...

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Threat of gang violence ends youth football in Coalinga (Fresno, CA): The youth football season in one Fresno County city has come to an abrupt end. Saturday was supposed to mark the last game of the season for the Coalinga youth football team.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: October 24, 2013
http://abclocal.go.com/...

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Year later, shooting at gang funeral claims second victim (Chicago, IL): A shooting at a gang funeral on the South Side last year has claimed a second victim. Deonte Ousley, 27, died Wednesday, almost a year after he and another man were shot outside St. Columbanus Church, where a funeral was being held for a gang member killed a week earlier, according to police.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 24, 2013
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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One of two gang members accused in vicious beating of UC Berkeley freshman pleads guilty (San Diego, CA): A gang member whose 12-hour crime spree in San Diego nearly two years ago included the near-fatal beating of an 18-year-old UC Berkeley student pleaded guilty Thursday to premeditated attempted murder and other charges.
Source: 10News    Date: October 24, 2013
http://www.10news.com/...

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Six 10-Year-Olds suspended for being in gang (Memphis, TN): Six boys, all in the fifth grade, have been suspended from a south Memphis elementary after being accused of being in a gang. Shelby County Schools say all of them were told to stay away from Westwood Elementary for 130 days.
Source: WREG NewsChannel 3    Date: October 24, 2013
http://wreg.com/...

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Recent shootings in west Ventura have some residents, community leaders on edge (Ventura, CA): Several recent fatal and gang-related shootings in west Ventura have stirred safety concerns among residents and community leaders as authorities continue to search for possible suspects.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: October 24, 2013
http://www.vcstar.com/...

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Recent armed robberies in Benton connected to organized gang (Benton, AR): "It's something we don't see here very often," Lt. Kevin Russell admits. Benton detectives have solved a number of armed robberies in the month of October. The part they find most alarming is three of them have been connected to gang activity.
Source: KTHV 11 News    Date: October 24, 2013
http://www.thv11.com/...

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Sunnyside schools sees large drop in gang behavior (Sunnyside, WA): Sunnyside isn't seeing as much gang activity around its schools. School district administrators report an 85% drop in the past five years. It includes gang related clothes, graffiti and bullying.
Source: KIMA News    Date: October 24, 2013
http://www.kimatv.com/...

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Providence gets $150K to reduce gun, gang violence (Providence, RI): The city of Providence is getting $150,000 in federal funding for efforts to reduce gun and gang violence. The grant is being formally announced Thursday morning by Rhode Island's U.S. senators, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras and state and local law enforcement. It is through the Project Safe Neighborhoods Program.
Source: WLNE-TV 6 News    Date: October 24, 2013
http://www.abc6.com/...

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