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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

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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

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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

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Teen killed in possible San Jose gang shooting (San Jose, CA): An 18-year-old man who was killed in a possible gang-related shooting in East San Jose on Saturday has been identified by police as Pedro Dado Cortez.
Source: KCBS News    Date: November 26, 2013

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Gang member pleads guilty to Long Branch murder (Long Branch, NJ): A high-ranking member of the Sex, Money, Murder set of the Bloods street gang pleaded guilty Nov. 21 to charges of murder, attempted murder, conspiracy to commit murder and racketeering in connection with a 2006 Long Branch homicide, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.
Source: Atlanticville    Date: November 26, 2013

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Potential for Santa Ana anti-gang injunction raises concerns (Santa Ana, CA): City officials sought at a meeting Tuesday to quell concerns about the potential for a gang injunction in the Townsend Raitt neighborhood.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: November 26, 2013

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Gang-related crime drops following Holland Latin Kings bust (Holland, MI): It has been about eight months since federal authorities swept through the Holland Latin Kings organization, arresting 31 alleged key members of the group.
Source: FOX 17 News    Date: November 26, 2013

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Police have suspect in Daytona Beach Peabody Auditorium rooftop killing (Daytona Beach, FL): Months before police said he beat a man to death and left the victim bleeding and naked atop the Peabody Auditorium, self-styled rapper Jeremy Maruska sang about murder and burying a body in the dirt.
Source: The Daytona Beach News-Journal     Date: November 26, 2013

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Feds promise cash to help combat Chicago gang violence (Chicago, IL): Local law enforcement is typically left to America’s states and cities, but as Chicago tackles its gang violence pandemic, the U.S. government has decided to step in. With cash.
Source: Medill Reports    Date: November 26, 2013

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Greeks gang appeal: Four of five found guilty of B.C. murders contest verdict (Vernon, BC): Four of five people affiliated with a gang called the Greeks in Vernon, B.C., are appealing their murder convictions.
Source: The Huffington Post    Date: November 26, 2013

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Search continues for suspects in two weekend homicides (Merced, CA): Sheriff Mark Pazin on Monday described one of the two weekend homicides as an "execution-style" murder consistent with Mexican drug cartels and the other as "obviously" gang-related.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: November 25, 2013

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Watsonville police investigating stabbing (Watsonville, CA): Watsonville police are investigating a gang-related stabbing of a 17-year-old boy Friday in the 1200 block of Main Street.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: November 25, 2013

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40-year gang member sentence spurs Bradenton police alert (Bradenton, FL): After a known Bradenton gang member was sentenced to 40 years in state prison Monday, the Bradenton Police Department went on alert, with patrols asked to keep an eye out for any gang violence.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: November 25, 2013

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Gang members face conspiracy charges (Worchester, MA): A group of men, some who police say are known members of a Kilby Street gang faction, were arraigned Monday on charges they posted or disseminated sealed court records on social media to intimidate a victim in a shooting case.
Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette    Date: November 25, 2013

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City homicides among young minority men plummet (New York, NY): Homicides among mostly minority young men ages 13 to 21 have dropped by more than 50 percent so far this year in the city, a trend which the NYPD chalked up to its aggressive anti-gang offensive known as Operation Crew Cut, officials said Monday.
Source: Newsday    Date: November 25, 2013

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Suspect wanted in Project Quell gangs sweep arrested (Toronto, ON): A 21-year-old man — wanted in a Toronto police guns-and-gangs sweep — was arrested Friday, police say.
Source: 680 News    Date: November 25, 2013

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Stockton rounds up gang suspects (Stockton, CA): Seven gang suspects were arrested early Monday morning around Stockton for failing to pay attention to the city's ceasefire warnings.
Source: 10 News    Date: November 25, 2013

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Gang Members Arrested (Santa Barbara, CA): Santa Barbara area gang members Edgar Jesus Rojas, age 18, and Jose Angel Moran, age 19, have been linked to additional crimes following their arrests for sexual battery and other offenses on November 20, 2013.
Source: Edhat    Date: November 25, 2013

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NYPD: More females involved in gangs (New York, NY): They may be females, but they’re sure not gentler. The NYPD’s “Operation Crew Cut,” which investigates loosely affiliated street gangs, has seen an increase in female involvement, cops said.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: November 25, 2013

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Man stabbed in suspected gang attack (Santa Rosa, CA): A 19-year-old Santa Rosa man was stabbed seven times Sunday night during what appeared to be a confrontation with gang members, said Santa Rosa police.
Source: Petaluma Argus-Courier     Date: November 25, 2013

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