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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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Duarte Awarded $325,171 Cal-Grip Grant for Gang Prevention Intervention Reintegration Programs (Duarte, CA): The City of Duarte has been awarded a $325,171 competitive state grant under the California Gang Reduction, Intervention and Prevention (CalGRIP) Program to sustain its gang prevention, intervention, and expand reintegration programs for 2015.
Source: Monrovia Weekly     Date: November 21, 2014

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East Chicago gang member sentenced to 11-year term (Hammond, IN): A federally convicted member of the Imperial Gangsters street gang was sentenced this week in U.S. District Court to 11 years in prison.
Source: The Times    Date: November 21, 2014

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East Side residents fed up with rise in crime (San Antonio, TX): An early Friday morning shooting on J Street is just the latest in a string of violent East Side crimes. Residents are fed up with the rising crime and want police to take action.
Source: KSAT Channel 12 News    Date: November 21, 2014

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Cumberland County gets $250,000 grant to help at-risk youth (Vineland, NJ) : Law enforcement, educators, social service organizations and others in Cumberland County are embarking on a two-year program designed to steer youths away from delinquency and criminal behavior.
Source: The Press of Atlantic City    Date: November 21, 2014

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Gang Task Force arrests 2 for shooting that killed innocent woman (Columbia, SC): Columbia Police have arrested two confirmed gang members for a homicide in October on Bratton Street. Police say Charlie Kennedy III and Jashawn Livingston are charged with murder in the shooting that killed 32-year-old Astrid Haynes. Columbia Police Chief Michael Holbrook said both Kennedy and Livingston are validated gang members.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: November 20, 2014

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Educators key in preventing gang membership, drug abuse, Union County authorities say (Union, NJ): When Julie Peterman, now a Union County assistant prosecutor, first moved here from the Midwest, she was approached by a group of 12- and 13-year-old boys in a Jersey City PATH station, asking for money to buy dinner and train tickets home.
Source:    Date: November 20, 2014

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Chester leaders say community waking up to gang problem (Chester, SC): Next Monday, Chester City Council will get together for the first time at a place other than a hospital or a funeral home, since the murder of one of their own.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: November 20, 2014

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In Newark schools, coping with violence a tragic matter of routine (Newark, NJ): By the time Rayvon Lisbon began his senior year at Weequahic High School, he had lost more classmates and acquaintances than he could count. Over a four-month period, four of his closest friends were killed—the latest victims of the all-too-common gun violence that plagues much of the city.
Source:    Date: November 20, 2014

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Judge allows opposition to Santa Ana gang injunction to proceed (Santa Ana, CA): A group of 14 accused members of the Townsend Street gang will get their day in court after an Orange County Superior Court judge on Wednesday gave them time to muster a case for why they shouldn’t be included in a controversial gang injunction.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: November 20, 2014

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San Leandro man to face murder, gang charges after 2013 Berkeley killing (Berkeley, CA): A 24-year-old San Leandro man has been ordered by a judge to face charges in the murder case against him for a fatal shooting in Berkeley last year.
Source: Berkleyside    Date: November 20, 2014

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Norteno Gang Member Convicted In 2012 Drive-By Shooting Death Of Man Walking With Friend (Santa Cruz, CA): A Santa Cruz County Superior Court jury convicted a man of first-degree murder Wednesday in the 2012 drive-by shooting death of man walking with a friend in the Aptos area, a prosecutor said.
Source: KRON Channel 4 News    Date: November 20, 2014

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After Guilty Plea, BGF Leader Looms Over Trial (Baltimore, MD): It seems Tavon "Bulldog" White is still in control, but this time it's from the witness stand rather than behind bars. It's been more than a year since White pleaded guilty to running a criminal enterprise from within the Baltimore City Detention Center, where prosecutors say he used smuggled cellphones to direct crimes on the streets, oversaw the distribution of narcotics, and impregnated four prison guards who helped him and other jailed Black Guerilla Family gang members operate with impunity.
Source: The Associated Press - ABC News    Date: November 20, 2014

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Deputies: Gangs stealing mail in Boone County to fund drug trafficking (Burlington, KY): A mail scam may be funding gang activity in Boone County and it’s costing people thousands of dollars. County officials said thieves are stealing mail to look for signed checks. The Boone County Sheriff’s Office said the crime has happened at a number of homes and businesses in the area.
Source: WCPO 9 News    Date: November 20, 2014

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Alleged Chicago Gang Member Hosts Reddit AMA (Chicago, IL): What books does a gang member read? What do gangbangers do for self-improvement when they aren’t pushing weight or pimping? Which teardrop tattoo on a gang member indicates he’s murdered someone and which one tells us he’s mourning a friend who was killed?
Source: Chicagoist    Date: November 20, 2014

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