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PD: Gang member arrested in Hartford (Hartford, CT): The Hartford Police Department arrested a juvenile gang member on Saturday night on an active arrest warrant.
Source: WFSB Eyewitness News 3    Date: November 23, 2014
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Operation Purple Haze sweeps Omaha streets with wiretaps (Omaha, NE): For nine months, investigators patrolled the streets of Omaha and listened to drug deals taking place. The officers listened to wiretapped conversations of Omaha’s crack dealers who talked in code.
Source: KETV 7 News    Date: November 23, 2014
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How the love of a high school girl sparked a gang war (Hempstead, NY): Joe “Steed” Wallace doesn’t like to talk about the scar. His fellow Bloods often see him stroking it, though, mostly when he’s angry. It’s a habit he’s been trying to quit for years — a perceived weakness in a profession where weakness isn’t allowed. It was 2006, when Steed was 20, that Tyrek Singleton showed up in his girlfriend’s building lobby with a straight razor.
Source: New York Post    Date: November 23, 2014
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Number of murders up to near record levels on Treasure Coast (Fort Pierce, FL): The number of murders increased in St. Lucie, Indian River and Martin counties this year, in some cases to near historic levels. As of last week, St. Lucie County had 20 confirmed homicides for the year, more than double the number seen in Indian River County and four times more than occurred in Martin County.
Source: WPTV 5 News    Date: November 23, 2014
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Criminal alien MS-13 members headed to federal prison (Atlanta, GA): At least two so-called undocumented immigrants won't be enjoying President Barack Obama's Christmas gift to illegal aliens -- his executive orders on immigration -- thanks to law enforcement. On Friday, two members of the notorious Mara Salvatrucha 13, or MS-13, street gang were sentenced to federal prison for their roles in perpetrating violent crimes as part of their criminal gang activities, according to the U.S. Justice Department.
Source: Examiner    Date: November 22, 2014
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KCSO Gang Unit deputies arrest robbery suspect, seize meth and heroin in East Bakersfield (Bakersfield, CA): KCSO Gang Unit deputies arrested a robbery suspect and seized meth and heroin from his home in East Bakersfield Friday night, according to Lauro Cantu with the Kern County Sheriff's Office.
Source: KERO 23 News    Date: November 22, 2014
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Man stabbed in head during gang-related fight in Pilsen (Chicago, IL): A 29-year-old man was in serious condition after being stabbed during a gang-related fight Friday night on the West Side, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 22, 2014
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City task force targeting gangs (Lumberton, NC): Lumberton Police Chief Michael McNeill says a Special Enforcement team formed last month to crack down on gang activity has reduced crime overall in the city, and he hopes to take the initiative countywide.
Source: The Robesonian    Date: November 22, 2014
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Grand jury indicts man in March 16 Stubbs shooting (Floyd County, GA): Floyd County grand jurors indicted a Riverdale man on Friday in connection with a gang-related shooting, Superior Court records and authorities said. Police say Stephen R. Miller, 21, was connected to the “Bloods” street gang when on March 16 he shot Willie Stubbs, 26.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: November 22, 2014
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Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team predicts spike in gang violence (Edmonton, AB): For the most part, gangsters in Alberta seem to be working together when it comes to conducting business in the world of organized crime. They want to make the most money possible, said ALERT Insp. Darcy Strang, so if someone has 15 kilograms of cocaine they can't move by themselves, they work with other like-minded individuals to make it more beneficial.
Source: Edmonton Sun    Date: November 22, 2014
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Southold police to host public gang awareness meeting in December (Southold, NY): After a violent gang attack in Southold last month, the Southold Town police will sponsor a public forum on gang activity and recent gang violence. Representatives from local government, law enforcement and the North Fork school districts will be present “to provide timely information on gang history and current trends, the exploration of school-based anti-gang programs, and efforts underway to address recent gang violence.
Source: SoutholdLOCAL    Date: November 22, 2014
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War vets, kids scarred by gangs help each other (Chicago, IL): Jorge Maya sat in a circle at his neighborhood YMCA, a sturdy Afghanistan vet listening to a group of teenage boys scarred by gang violence. There was Sammy, 16, who could describe the times he'd dodged gunfire, once ducking behind a tree.
Source: The Columbian    Date: November 22, 2014
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‘If I get shot, I won't be caring’: Chicago youths numbed to cycle of violence (Chicago, IL): “Write this down: RIP — Revenge. Is. Promised.” The threat, issued by a young man in his mid-teens, illustrated a sentiment seemingly shared by the gaggle of youths gathered on a sidewalk in a quiet part of the Roseland neighborhood in Chicago’s South Side.
Source: Aljazeera America    Date: November 21, 2014
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Gangs regularly tagging unoccupied Bethel home (Eugene, OR): A home near Golden Gardens Park has been tagged by gang members, spray-painted with graffiti on multiple occasions. The home sits at 4490 Jessen Drive in the Bethel neighborhood and is unoccupied, according to Eugene police. Taggers have spray-painted the numbers “5100” and “River Side Crips” on several areas of the home, along with other pictures and words.
Source: The Register-Guard    Date: November 21, 2014
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Twin Cities gang sweep nets 11 on gun, violence charges (Minneapolis, MN): Local and federal law enforcement officials say they've stopped a violent gang feud that's killed and injured more than a dozen people in the Twin Cities over the past few years.
Source: MPR News    Date: November 21, 2014
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Police obtain warrant after gangster brothers return (Vancouver, BC): Police are concerned about possible gang violence after the return to B.C. of two well-connected brothers. Sgt. Lindsey Houghton said both Siavash and Sahand Askari are believed to have arrived on the Lower Mainland in recent weeks.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: November 21, 2014
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Suffolk DA huddles with East End police for gang meeting (Riverside, NY): Police chiefs and other top brass from agencies across the East End met this week to share information with one another on local gang activities during a meeting called by the Suffolk County District Attorney.
Source: The Suffolk Times    Date: November 21, 2014
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2 gang members convicted of murder in 2012 shootings at Delaware soccer tournament (Wilmington, DE): Two gang members who prosecutors say were out to avenge a friend's death and to silence a witness to an earlier killing have been convicted of murder in a 2012 soccer tournament shooting in Delaware that left three people dead.
Source: FOX News    Date: November 21, 2014
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Two Sentenced for Gang Stabbing (Santa Barbara, CA): Two men, both 18 years old at the time, who stabbed a man in a gang-related incident last year were both sentenced Friday to eight years in state prison. Oxnard resident Javier Hernandez III and Goleta resident Juan Jose Vasquez, both involved with Goleta’s G13 gang, had pleaded guilty to assault with a deadly weapon — a knife — and street terrorism, which counts as a gang enhancement, said prosecutor Hans Almgren.
Source: Santa Barbara Independent    Date: November 21, 2014
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Gang-related graffiti becoming problem in Muskegon; police say they're cracking down (Muskegon, MI): A rash of destructive graffiti in Muskegon has police cracking down on violators and letting residents know of their responsibilities in combating it.
Source: MLive    Date: November 21, 2014
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