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Steps Toward Peace: Oakland's tradition of fighting youth violence (Oakland, CA): Teens on Target. East Oakland Youth Development Center. Youth Alive. Urban Peace Movement. Silence the Violence. East Bay Asian Youth Center. Youth Uprising. Khadafy Foundation. United Roots. The Mentoring Center. That's just a sampling of the numerous youth development and violence prevention programs established in Oakland over the years.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: January 19, 2015

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Three Men Injured in Suspected Gilroy Gang-Related Fight with Two Teens (Gilroy, CA): Two teen boys were arrested Sunday in a suspected gang-related fight in Gilroy where one man was stabbed and two men received head injuries, police said today.
Source: KRON Channel 4 News    Date: January 19, 2015

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Canada's gang hotspots — are you in one? (Calgary, AB): In Atlantic Canada, the Bacchus outlaw motorcycle club runs the drug trade, according to police biker crime specialists. In the West, bullets fly when the Red Scorpions clash with the United Nations crew. In the Prairies, the White Boy Posse's migration east from Edmonton has spilled blood in Saskatchewan.
Source: CBC News    Date: January 19, 2015

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Fresno girl, 9, dies as innocent victim in gang drive-by gunfire (Fresno, CA): A 9-year-old girl who died after being hit by gunfire appears to be the latest victim of Fresno gang violence, police Chief Jerry Dyer said Monday.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: January 18, 2015

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Findings belie claims of Chattanooga's VRI success: Funders pull support, vendors disenchanted as job numbers don't add up (Chattanooga, TN): Ask the chief of police, ask higher-ups in the mayor's office, ask the nonprofit tasked with rehabbing gang members netted by the city, and they will tell you that the social service arm of the the city's Violence Reduction Initiative is definitely working.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: January 18, 2015

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One-year-old escapes injury in gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): A gunshot fired in the Mt. Tabor neighborhood apparently went through the window of a one-year-old girl's bedroom more than a mile away Saturday evening. The child was not in the room or hurt, her parents say. No one else was apparently hurt in the shooting, which is being investigated by the Gang Enforcement Team.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: January 18, 2015

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Peoria shooting incident allegedly involves gang member who avoided lengthy sentence (Peoria, IL): A Zone 4 street gang member who was swept up by the Don’t Shoot anti-gang violence initiative but avoided decades in prison appears to be at the center of gunplay in South Peoria less than a week after his release from federal custody.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: January 18, 2015

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Guardian Angels in Greenport report positive results: MS-13 gang members no longer harassing local store employees, customers (Greenport, NY): Just over a month after setting out on their first patrol in Greenport, the Guardian Angels are reporting positive results: According to Benjamin Garcia, who leads the Greenport patrol, MS-13 gang members who’d been preying on women and employees at a convenience store in Greenport, after seeing the organized presence of the Guardian Angels, have hit the road and made themselves scarce.
Source: SoutholdLOCAL    Date: January 18, 2015

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Gang prevention targets kids as young as 5 (Omaha, NE): A new after-school program is gaining steam in Omaha, aimed at early intervention to keep kids out of gangs. Compassion in Action is an organization that's been doing prison intervention for years.
Source: KETV 7 News    Date: January 18, 2015

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Gang exit strategies: 'The problem can't be arrested away' (Ottawa, ON): Mayor Jim Watson has asked senior city staff to find money in the 2015 budget to develop an “exit strategy” for gang members who want to leave that life behind. The Citizen’s Joanne Laucius spoke to Jamil Mahmood, a member of the Gang Action Interagency Network, which has created an exit strategy proposal for Winnipeg.
Source: The Ottawa Citizen    Date: January 17, 2015

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4 street gang members convicted on drug, weapons charges (Atlantic City, NJ): Federal prosecutors say four members of a criminal street gang that used threats, intimidation and violence to maintain control of the illegal drug trade in Atlantic City have been convicted on conspiracy and weapons charges.
Source: WNYW FOX 5 News    Date: January 17, 2015

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Bloods Gang Member Operating Out Of Howard Co. Sentenced (Baltimore, MD): A Bloods gang member operating out of Howard County is sentenced to 18 years in prison for conspiring to participate in a racketeering conspiracy.
Source: CBS Baltimore    Date: January 17, 2015

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Indiana Supreme Court reverses gang member’s conviction (Anderson, IN): The Indiana Supreme Court has reversed a gang member’s attempted murder conviction stemming from a brutal attack on a rival gang member.
Source: WISH-TV Channel 8    Date: January 17, 2015

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NYPD memo warns cops of 'threats of violence' by Brooklyn street gang (Brooklyn, NY): Cops were warned on Friday that a Brooklyn street gang may be gunning for them soon, according to authorities. Detectives from Brownsville’s 73rd Precinct received information that the gang, known as the Young Gunnerz, have made “threats of violence” against cops, according to the internal memo, acquired by the Daily News on Friday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: January 17, 2015

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Gang expert Mark Totten says raids not effective in the long term (Saskatoon, SK): A major police bust is a coup in the short term, but one gang expert says, unfortunately, the long-term effect is not so certain.
Source: CBC News    Date: January 17, 2015

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Fresno police: Operation helped put a stop to gang retaliation (Fresno, CA): Fresno police say a recent gang operation was not only successful in driving down crime, but it can be duplicated at a moment's notice.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: January 16, 2015

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Seaside City Council OKs $542K in police hires (Seaside City, CA): Seaside City Council responded to citizen complaints Thursday night by approving spending $542,000 to hire three new cops, City Clerk Lesley Milton confirmed Friday.
Source: The Californian    Date: January 16, 2015

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Four men in gang-related sex trafficking case found guilty by jury in U.S. District Court (El Paso, TX): Four men, including a former El Paso County juvenile probation officer, on trial in a sex-trafficking case were found guilty on Friday in federal court.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: January 16, 2015

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2 brothers sentenced in killing on high school campus (Reseda, CA): Two brothers who authorities say are members of a street gang have been sentenced for killing an 18-year-old man on a high school campus.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: January 16, 2015

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Gang member admits to fatally shooting pimp outside Las Vegas strip club (Las Vegas, NV): A reputed gang member has pleaded guilty in the fatal shooting of a pimp outside a Las Vegas strip club. Christopher Mallett, a known member of the Rolling 60s Crips, pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree murder in the slaying of 28-year-old Antonio Logan outside the Crazy Horse III nightclub on Russell Road, according to court records.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal     Date: January 16, 2015

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