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Five "known gang members" indicted by State Grand Jury (Richland County, SC): Five men, all identified as gang members by the Richland County Sheriff's Department, have been arrested and indicted by the State Grand Jury for various crimes.
Source: WISC-TV News    Date: November 7, 2013
http://columbia.wistv.com/...

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Yakima's Gang Free Initiative looking to the future (Yakima, WA): The Gang Free Initiative has been up and running for a year. The city would now like to bring in more leadership with an Operations Manager.
Source: KIMA News    Date: November 7, 2013
http://www.kimatv.com/...

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Gang killing of 14-year-old boy (Covington, KY): After a tremendous response from the community and quick work by police, eight people are now charged in the death of 19 year old Desean Peterson.
Source: WKRC 12 News    Date: November 7, 2013
http://www.local12.com/...

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Gang outreach initiative in Walla Walla (Walla Walla, WA): KEPR is following up on gang outreach efforts in Walla Walla. We learned the sheriff's office is getting ready to launch a new initiative.
Source: KEPR-TV News    Date: November 7, 2013
http://www.keprtv.com/...

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Fugitive gang member sought by authorities (San Diego, CA): The San Diego Regional Fugitive Task Force is working to locate and apprehend a fugitive gang member wanted on two felony arrest warrants and considered armed and dangerous.
Source: NBC 7 San Diego    Date: November 7, 2013
http://www.nbcsandiego.com/...

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Fresno State loves its bulldogs, but so does a gang (Fresno, CA): Bulldogs can be seen snarling from flagpoles, from baseball caps, from T-shirts and from tattoos — one man has the dog's face inked across his torso, its behind across his back. Young men on street corners bark at passing patrol officers. They call their children "little dogs" or "bull puppies." Police raids find their targets asleep beneath red blankets emblazoned with the dog.
Source: The New York Times    Date: November 7, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/...

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Philly boxing gym recruits boys away from gang life (Philadelphia, PA): Badlandz Boxing Gym owner Joshua Rosa knows all about getting in trouble. "Me and my brothers, we started to choose bad paths hangin' on the corners and all that stuff," he said. "I went to jail for guns and stuff like that, and yes, I also sold drugs."
Source: WHYY NewsWorks    Date: November 7, 2013
http://www.newsworks.org/...

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R.I. high court upholds gang member's murder conviction in rival's death (Providence, RI): The state Supreme Court has upheld has upheld the murder conviction of Donald Young, a gang member from South Providence, who killed a rival and wounded another man four years ago.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: November 7, 2013
http://www.providencejournal.com/...

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Gang member convicted in Omaha slaying of teen (Omaha, NE): A man has been convicted in the slaying of a 16-year-old Omaha boy who was wearing red, the color of a rival gang.
Source: The Independent    Date: November 7, 2013
http://www.theindependent.com/...

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Cook: Arresting the man behind Chattanooga's gang truce (Chattanooga, TN): Monday morning, 32 men were arrested by federal and local agents for illegally selling or possessing crack, powder cocaine and guns.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: November 7, 2013
http://www.timesfreepress.com/...

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Officials announce 48 indictments against Black Guerilla Family members and associates (Baltimore, MD): In the city’s ongoing fight against gang violence, Baltimore State’s Attorney Gregg Bernstein announced Thursday that 48 members and associates of the Black Guerilla Family have been indicted on a variety of charges ranging from drugs to murder.
Source: ABC2 News    Date: November 7, 2013
http://www.abc2news.com/...

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Chelsea Yellowbird Death: Randall Omeasoo, third man charged with murder on Hobbema Reserve (Hobbema, AB): Two more men have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of a woman on a reserve south of Edmonton.
Source: The Huffington Post    Date: November 7, 2013
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/...

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While Chief Keef raps about Lamrons, cops make gang Public Enemy No. 1 (Chicago, IL): It started with a murder and snide Tweets. Then, as the conflict heated up, two Chicago gangs started trading even more bullets.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: November 7, 2013
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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Can the 'Boston Miracle' deter gun violence in South Philly? (Philadelphia, PA): In South Philly, there's the 5th Street North gang, 5th Street South, 8 Ball on 18th Street and M16's.
Source: WHYY NewsWorks    Date: November 7, 2013
http://www.newsworks.org/...

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Former gang members document lives in photo book (Saskatoon, SK): For Emil Brandon, a trip down memory lane can feel like a nightmare. He remembers the gangs, alcohol and violence that ruined his life and nearly killed him.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: November 7, 2013
http://www.thestarphoenix.com/...

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Richland Co. Sheriff Lott points fingers at Library for gang problem (Columbia, SC): Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott called for the closure of The Library bar in Five Points Monday after accusing the bar of harboring and catering to members of a particular gang.
Source: The Daily Gamecock    Date: November 7, 2013
http://www.dailygamecock.com/...

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Simons: Laughing at Rob Ford? The laugh may be on us (Edmonton, AB): In Toronto, they're known as the Dixon Bloods. Or the Dixon City Bloods. Or the Dixon Goonies. Many — though not all — are Somali-Canadian. According to Toronto police, the gang has been "networking with associates" in Edmonton since 2006.
Source: Edmonton Journal    Date: November 7, 2013
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/...

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Gang possibly targeting Wilmington police, says FBI (Wilmington, NC): Members of one Wilmington gang are "committed to engage in shootings," possibly focusing on law enforcement, after the shooting death of Brandon Devone Smith, according to an FBI memo sent to the state's police chiefs.
Source: StarNews    Date: November 7, 2013
http://www.starnewsonline.com/...

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Police nab three more suspected Waco gang members in drug raid (Rockford, IL) : The arrests of three gang members for drug possession Thursday morning isn't much of a surprise to anyone on Sanford Street. "That house, I don't know because the rent is low, what it offers that people feel that they can go in there and sell drugs," said Pastor William Turner of the Victory Outreach Church that sits just two doors down the block from the scene.
Source: WTVO 17 News    Date: November 7, 2013
http://www.mystateline.com/...

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Officials announce joint effort to curtail county gun crime (Monmouth County, NJ): A joint initiative between county and federal prosecutors has been announced to combat gun-related violence and criminal activity in Monmouth County. The initiative, "Project Stop the Violence," was announced by Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni and U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman last week.
Source: Centraljersey.com    Date: November 7, 2013
http://www.centraljersey.com/...

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