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City says anti-gang programs should have core funding (Toronto, ON): City officials are asking the province to fund "critical" gang intervention programs which are missing from a youth action plan put in place after gang-related violence in 2012.
Source: Toronto Star    Date: November 27, 2013
http://www.thestar.com/...

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Man killed in Seattle mistaken for gang member (Seattle, WA): A King County sheriff's officer says a young man fatally shot on a south Seattle street in White Center was mistaken by the shooter for a member of a rival gang.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: November 27, 2013
http://www.sfgate.com/...

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Washington County Interagency Gang Enforcement Team presents gang activity in Forest Grove, Cornelius (Forest Grove, OR): Matt Jacobsen has kept an eye on gang activity in Forest Grove for the past few years. The 28-year-old Forest Grove police officer started cultivating relationships with people affiliated with local gang members.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: November 27, 2013
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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Three men arrested in gang-related shooting near Stockton mall (Stockton, CA): Three suspects in a gang-related shooting were arrested on Wednesday at Weberstown Mall near the entrance of Delta College, Stockton Police said.
Source: CBS Sacramento    Date: November 27, 2013
http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/...

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Fed hearing reveals coffee-shop gambling ring was gang-run, undone by wiretaps (San Jose, CA): An illicit gambling ring allegedly run out of Vietnamese coffee shops in San Jose was the brainchild of a notorious street gang and unraveled last week after more than two years of clandestine wiretaps, according to government statements during a federal detention hearing Friday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 27, 2013
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Stockton gang sweeps net arrests, weapons and drugs (Stockton, CA): A combined local, state and federal law enforcement task force armed with search and arrest warrants swooped down on the notorious Norteño street gang Monday morning, making seven arrests and confiscating weapons, ammunition and drugs, authorities said.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: November 27, 2013
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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Upstate NY gang leader sentenced to life in prison (Newburgh, NY): The leader of a street gang blamed for much of the violence in a Hudson Valley city has been sentenced to life in prison plus 85 years for drug trafficking and the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy.
Source: New Jersey Herald    Date: November 27, 2013
http://www.njherald.com/...

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Gang intervention grant to run out by the end of the year (Yakima County, WA): Yakima County's gang problem is not news. Nor are the County's ongoing efforts to fight it. But those efforts are about to take a hit. A big one. A grant from the state's Gang Resistance and Intervention Program -- known as GRIP -- is about to run out.
Source: KIMA News    Date: November 27, 2013
http://www.kimatv.com/...

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Is another gang injunction in the works for Santa Ana? (Santa Ana, CA): SanTana Police Department (SAPD) Commander Tammy Franks and Assistant District Attorney Tracy Rinauro talked to a community gathering about the city's sole gang injunction: the one affecting Santa Nita street gang, enacted in 2006.
Source: OC Weekly    Date: November 27, 2013
http://blogs.ocweekly.com/...

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Man sentenced for murder of rival gang member (San Diego, CA): A gang member who fatally shot a rival and wounded an innocent bystander in a retaliation attack in Lincoln Park last year was sentenced Wednesday to 119 years to life in state prison.
Source: FOX 5 San Diego    Date: November 27, 2013
http://fox5sandiego.com/...

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Gang member convicted of murdering man in rival color (San Mateo, CA): A jury deliberated less than three hours before convicting a Norteño gangmember of murdering a man wearing a blue jacket because he was mistaken for a rival.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: November 27, 2013
http://www.smdailyjournal.com/...

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Lodi's bid for anti-gang funding denied (Lodi, CA): Lodi's application for a third round of gang intervention funding has been denied, which could mean the end of the Police Department's increased patrol after 2014.
Source: The Record    Date: November 27, 2013
http://www.recordnet.com/...

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Border patrol agents arrest gang member in California (Campo, CA): Border Patrol agents working near the U.S./Mexico International Border arrested a man last Friday who is affiliated with a Los Angeles-based gang.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: November 27, 2013
http://www.imperialvalleynews.com/...

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Another gang member taken off the streets in New York (New York, NY): On Monday, November 25, 2013 Bricktown Gang member Jarrell Williams, 23, of Syracuse, New York, was sentenced to 35 years in prison for gang racketeering activities. The announcement was made by Richard S. Hartunian, U.S. Attorney, Northern District of New York, after the U.S. District Court of Syracuse handed down the sentencing.
Source: Examiner    Date: November 27, 2013
http://www.examiner.com/...

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Lodi's bid for anti-gang funding denied (Lodi, CA): Lodi's application for a third round of gang intervention funding has been denied, which could mean the end of the Police Department's increased patrol after 2014.
Source: The Stockton Record    Date: November 27, 2013
http://www.recordnet.com/...

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Ruthless Latin Kings gang leader gets life behind bars (White Plains, NY): A federal judge sentenced convicted City of Newburgh Latin King gang leader Wilson "King Gunz" Pagan to life plus 85 years on narcotics conspiracy charges and his involvement in the shooting death of a teen mistaken for a rival gang member.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: November 27, 2013
http://www.recordonline.com/...

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Modesto probation and parole searches yield 14 arrests (Modesto, CA): Fourteen people were arrested Monday by the Modesto Police Department’s Street Gang Unit during parole and probation searches of known gang members’ homes and in gang enforcement stops.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: November 26, 2013
http://www.modbee.com/...

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Driver won't face trial in drive-by shooting death of Lakeland teen (Bartow, FL): Murder charges will not be filed against an 18-year-old whom Lakeland police had accused of taking part in a drive-by shooting that killed 16-year-old Ricky Wright Jr.
Source: The Ledger    Date: November 26, 2013
http://www.theledger.com/...

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Watsonville men sentenced for fatal 2009 gang stabbing (Santa Cruz, CA): Two Watsonville brothers convicted in the fatal, gang-motivated stabbing of a 22-year-old Santa Cruz man in 2009 were sentenced Tuesday.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: November 26, 2013
http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/...

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Gang members escape street life with Holland boxing program (Holland, MI): The issue of gang activity has been a problem in parts of the lakeshore since the ’90s, but a Christian-based program is helping families and former gang members to escape that lifestyle.
Source: FOX 17 News    Date: November 26, 2013
http://fox17online.com/...

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