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E.C. man receives prison term for gang activity (Hammond, IN): An East Chicago man was sentenced to more than a decade in prison on Friday for engaging in racketeering activity with the Imperial Gangster street gang.
Source: The Times    Date: December 20, 2013

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Gang member convicted in 2006 fatal shooting of Cal State Fullerton student (Santa Ana, CA): Authorities said a La Habra criminal street gang member was convicted Friday in the 2006 fatal shooting of a Cal State Fullerton student outside of a Halloween party.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: December 20, 2013

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Reputed L.A. gang member accused in double-murder nabbed in Weehawken: cops (Weehawken, NJ): A reputed West Coast gang member wanted for murder in California was arrested in Weehawken yesterday by Hudson County sheriff's officers, authorities said.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: December 20, 2013

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Ceres gang member gets prison for shooting Turlock teen in the face (Turlock, CA): Eric Carrillo wasn't a gang member. He was just a 16-year-old boy from Turlock who sneaked out of his house to call his girlfriend. But he was wearing a red football jersey and was targeted by a group of gang members looking to shoot down a rival.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: December 20, 2013

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Virginia gang member charged in murder (Fairmont, NC): After nearly three straight days of investigation and court proceedings, a Virginia gang-member has been arrested in the shooting death of 33-year-old Travis Brown, according to the District Attorney’s Office.
Source: The Robesonian    Date: December 20, 2013

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Many homicides here linked to gangs (Regina, SK): For the second year in a row, Regina finds itself in the top five in Canada in terms of homicides committed per 100,000 people. Regina also had a higher than-average rate of gangrelated homicides when compared to the rest of the country, ranked at No. 3 behind Saskatoon and Thunder Bay.
Source: The Leader-Post    Date: December 20, 2013

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Homicides drop sharply after a violent 2012 (Chicago, IL): Around the businesses in the violence-plagued area of 79th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue on Chicago's South Side, the streets grew quieter this year. So far this year, through Monday, homicides had plunged nearly 19 percent citywide compared with the year-earlier period, according to internal department data obtained by the Tribune.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: December 20, 2013

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Saskatoon leads in gang homicides (Saskatoon, SK): If it wasn't for gang violence, Saskatoon could have been murderfree last year. Saskatoon led the nation in gang-related killings last year, according to new data released by Statistics Canada, and all five homicides in Saskatchewan's largest city in 2012 were gang-related.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: December 20, 2013

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Grant will help Chico police divert young gang recruits (Chico, CA): The Chico Police Department will take a proactive approach to deter juveniles from becoming involved in gangs as a result of a state grant and a partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of the North Valley and the Chico Unified School District.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: December 20, 2013

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City attorney seeks to curb gang activity, files lawsuit against south LA motel (Los Angeles, CA): City Attorney Mike Feuer Friday announced a lawsuit has been filed against the owner of a south Los Angeles motel known as a popular place for criminal gang activity.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: December 20, 2013

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Suspected fight between members of same gang leaves one shot (Warden, WA): The Warden police are investigating a possible fight between two members of the same gang after one was found with a gunshot wound.
Source: iFIBER One News    Date: December 19, 2013

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Ten people face drug charges following Augusta raid (Augusta, ME): The arrest of 10 people Wednesday on drug trafficking charges is the latest example of how out-of-state gangs are changing the landscape of the illegal drug trade in Maine, police said Thursday.
Source: Morning Sentinel    Date: December 19, 2013

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Trio of gang members gets life for murders (Atlanta, GA): Three known gang leaders have been sentenced to life in federal prison for their roles in murders in Gwinnett and DeKalb counties, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said Thursday.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: December 19, 2013

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Gang members accused of tying down woman, forcing tattoos on her (Salt Lake City, UT): Members of the Silent Aryan Warriors gang are accused of tying down a female member, disrobing her and forcibly tattooing her abdomen, identifying her as a "rat."
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: December 19, 2013

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Alleged co-conspirator in gang killings appointed attorney (Murrieta, CA): One of three reputed gang members accused in a summer killing spree throughout the San Jacinto Valley was appointed an attorney today. Robert Anthony Hernandez, 18, is accused of conspiring with 23-year-old Raymond Alex Barrera and a 20-year-old woman, Tawpash Paillia Durnin, in a fatal shooting on July 8.
Source: The Valley News    Date: December 19, 2013

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Alleged gang member arrested in park street armed robbery case (Oakland, CA): A reputed Norteño gang member was arrested at his Oakland home Wednesday morning in connection with the attempted armed robbery of a couple in the La Penca Azul parking lot last month, an Alameda Police Department spokesperson said.
Source: AlamedaPatch    Date: December 19, 2013

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Three arrested in connection to gang shootout at grocery store (Colleton County, SC): Investigators say three people have been arrested in connection to a gang shootout at a grocery store parking lot in Colleton County.
Source: WCSC 5 News    Date: December 19, 2013

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Homicide numbers down across Canada in 2012: StatsCan (Ottawa, ON): Statistics Canada says police recorded 543 homicides in Canada in 2012, down 55 from the previous year, as the country had its lowest homicide rate since 1966.
Source: Toronto Star    Date: December 19, 2013

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San Jose gang crackdown nets dozens of arrests (San Jose, CA): San Jose police announced Thursday that dozens of gang members have taken off the streets in recent months during an operation that cracked down on activity in a particularly troubled South Bay neighborhood.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: December 19, 2013

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Ex-stripper pleads guilty to assault for her role in gangland shooting (Vancouver, BC): A former Surrey stripper pleaded guilty to assault Wednesday for tipping off her United Nations gang boyfriend to the whereabouts of an enemy during a deadly 2009 gang war.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: December 19, 2013

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