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Greenfield Gang Member Convicted of Murder and Attempted Murder (Salinas, CA): A Monterey County Jury has convicted a Greenfield gang member of Murder and Attempted Murder stemming from the May 2012 fatal shooting of 18-year-old Jose Barragan.
Source: KCBA FOX 35 News    Date: December 12, 2014
http://www.kcba.com/...

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Spotlight: State makes effort to track, counter gangs' operations (Murfreesboro, TN): Tennessee tracks gang-related activity through the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. According to the TBI, the system collects information on gang involvement in an incident. By Tennessee statute, any offense may involve gang activity.
Source: The Daily News Journal    Date: December 12, 2014
http://www.dnj.com/...

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Spotlight: Police unit targets gangs' activities (Murfreesboro, TN): Gang-related activity in Murfreesboro has the special focus of a specific investigative and enforcement unit in the Criminal Investigative Division — the Gang Unit. In a report on gang activities in Tennessee, the Tennessean in 2010 identified eight gangs with a presence in Rutherford County.
Source: The Daily News Journal    Date: December 12, 2014
http://www.dnj.com/...

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Gang members face judge following Little Mexico raids (Hidalgo County, TX): Seven out of eleven alleged street gang members arrested in a series of raids faced a judge on Friday afternoon. The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office said it was all part of a crac down on gang activity in the Little Mexico neighborhood just south of Alamo.
Source: KGBT Action 4 News    Date: December 12, 2014
http://www.valleycentral.com/...

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Suspected gang members face charges for Iowa City crime spree (Iowa City, IA): Two Iowa City men and one North Liberty man with alleged gang ties face numerous charges — including two counts of robbery — for their roles in a crime spree that played out during the evening hours of Dec. 4.
Source: The Gazette    Date: December 12, 2014
http://thegazette.com/...

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Portland police say high school shooting appears to be gang-related (Portland, OR): A suspected gang member opened fire on a group outside an alternative high school Friday, sending three young people to the hospital in what Portland police said appeared to be a gang-related shooting.
Source: KTBC FOX 7 News    Date: December 12, 2014
http://www.myfoxaustin.com/...

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19-year-old Visalia gang member gets life without parole for murder (Tulare County, CA): A 19-year-old Visalia man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for murdering a man he mistakenly thought belonged to a rival gang, the Tulare County District Attorney’s Office said Friday.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: December 12, 2014
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Multnomah County approves new anti-gang coordinator (Gresham, OR): One day before Portland police described a North Portland high school shooting as gang-related, the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners approved using a federal grant to hire a new anti-gang coordinator.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: December 12, 2014
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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Bloods gang member ‘sucker-punches cop’ during anti-police protest (New York, NY): Nearly a week after firebrand Brooklyn Councilman Jumaane Williams tweeted his support for members of the Bloods to join anti-cop protests, a member of the violent gang took him up on the offer — and sucker-punched an NYPD ­officer at a Harlem rally.
Source: New York Post    Date: December 12, 2014
http://nypost.com/...

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Gang Task Force Talks Compassion, Not Punishment (Santa Barbara, CA): Community leaders, educators, and youth service providers gathered at the Carrillo Recreation Center on Tuesday for an annual networking event organized by the South Coast Task Force on Youth Gangs.
Source: Santa Barbara Independent    Date: December 12, 2014
http://www.independent.com/...

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Police, elected officials, educators talk solutions to Southold gang concerns (Southold, NY): After a brutal gang attack in Southold in October, local law enforcement, elected officials and school administrators came together to talk solutions at a public meeting held at the the Southold Town recreation center on Peconic Lane Thursday night.
Source: SoutholdLOCAL    Date: December 12, 2014
http://southoldlocal.com/...

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Spotlight: GREAT tries to educate about gangs (Murfreesboro, TN): Murfreesboro City Schools officials now coordinate an anti-gang program that grant funds initially supported. The Gang Resistance Education And Training (GREAT) program initially began in three city schools, officials said, but now is available to fouth-graders in all city schools.
Source: The Daily News Journal    Date: December 12, 2014
http://www.dnj.com/...

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No decision yet on Chester County request for state help with gangs (Chester County, SC): Chester officials in Chester County have not yet heard if state police will honor their request to send an elite group of agents to help them fight gang violence that has been blamed for three murders and death threats against police officers and their families.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: December 12, 2014
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/...

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Sheriff candidates speak about gang issues (Jacksonville, FL): Some say the recent wave of crime in Jacksonville is the result of gang violence and retaliations against other members. Sheriff John Rutherford has talked openly about gangs in the community, but said they are nothing like the well-known gangs in Miami, Los Angeles and New York City.
Source: WJXT News4Jax    Date: December 12, 2014
http://www.news4jax.com/...

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Jefferson County gang injunction targets the 'Soreno 13' gang (Port Arthur, TX): An gang injunction targeting the Sureno 13 gang was filed on December 11.
Source: KBTV Channel 4 News    Date: December 12, 2014
http://www.fox4beaumont.com/...

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Chicago's "Violence Interrupters" Look to Open Chapter in Freeport (Freeport, IL): Some people in Freeport say gang violence is worse than people in their city want to admit and they're not going to wait for police to help fix the problem. Now a Chicago based organization is joining the fight against crime.
Source: WIFR 23 News    Date: December 12, 2014
http://www.wifr.com/...

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Gang ties may have played role in fatal shooting at Wapato bar (Wapato, WA): Authorities are investigating the shooting death of a 23-year-old Sunnyside man at a Wapato bar early Thursday.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: December 12, 2014
http://www.yakimaherald.com/...

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Bloods gang member ‘sucker-punches cop’ during anti-police protest (New York, NY): A violent Bloods gang member and career criminal assaulted a seasoned NYPD inspector during an anti-police protest in Harlem, cops said.
Source: New York Post    Date: December 12, 2014
http://nypost.com/...

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Southold cops, schools detail new programs at anti-gang forum (Southhold, NY): More cops, more outreach, more communication and more school programs to target at-risk youth.
Source: The Suffolk Times    Date: December 11, 2014
http://suffolktimes.timesreview.com/...

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Notorious Mexican cartels have set up shop in Vancouver (Vancouver, BC): Infamous Mexican cartels like Sinaloa and La Familia have sent representatives to the Lower Mainland to broker drug deals with local gangs, The Vancouver Sun has learned.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: December 11, 2014
http://blogs.vancouversun.com/...

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