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14 defendants in East Palo Alto 'Operation Sunny Day' gang indictments plead not guilty (Redwood City, CA): Fourteen defendants indicted in March for crimes related to their alleged involvement with East Palo Alto gangs pleaded not guilty Monday to charges including murder, assault, narcotics trafficking and robbery, prosecutors said.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: December 10, 2014
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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3 arrested in Fresno shooting that critically wounded 16-year-old girl (Fresno, CA): Three gang members wanted in the Nov. 30 shooting of a 16-year-old honors student in the 600 block of North College Avenue in central Fresno were arrested Wednesday during a large law enforcement sweep, Fresno police Sgt. David Ramsey said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: December 10, 2014
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Gang Injunction Issued Against FAM Mob (Memphis, TN): The city’s third gang injunction was announced during a press conference this afternoon outside Ridgecrest Apartments in Frayser. According to the Shelby County District Attorney General’s office, both Ridgecrest and Greenbriar Apartments are places where members of FAM Mob, a Memphis-based street gang, frequent.
Source: Memphis Flyer    Date: December 10, 2014
http://www.memphisflyer.com/...

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Anti-violence strategist: gang activity in suburbs increasing (Atlanta, GA): Arthur Powell’s journey to becoming a life skills coach and anti-gang advocate began when he was 24. A member of Atlanta’s notorious I Refuse Posse, he participated in the armed robbery of a Sandy Springs fast food restaurant in October 1993.
Source: NeighborNewspapers.com    Date: December 10, 2014
http://www.neighbornewspapers.com/...

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Chester supervisor asks SLED for help with gangs; sheriff says butt out (Chester, SC): Chester County Supervisor Carlisle Roddey and the County Council – which rebuffed Sheriff Alex Underwood’s request for money to fight gangs last week and is at odds with the sheriff – has now asked the state to send agents to Chester to fight gangs.
Source: The State    Date: December 10, 2014
http://www.thestate.com/...

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Arrests made in possible gang-related incident (Winder, GA): City of Winder police responded to a report of a possible shooting On Nov. 30, on Lily Drive in Winder. When officers arrived at the location, they spoke with a resident who at first did not want to cooperate, but did show Facebook posts between a neighbor and a male subject with both parties claiming “Hardigree” as their territory with several references to “bloods” and both parties threatening to fight each other.
Source: Barrow Journal    Date: December 10, 2014
http://www.barrowjournal.com/...

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Fourteen plead not guilty to gang indictments (Palo Alto, CA): Fourteen defendants, indicted in March for crimes related to their alleged involvement with East Palo Alto gangs, pleaded not guilty Monday to charges including murder, assault, narcotics trafficking and robbery, prosecutors said.
Source: Palo Alto Online    Date: December 10, 2014
http://www.paloaltoonline.com/...

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‘Leave the gang or go to jail’ (Beaumont, TX): Members of the Surenos-13 gang in Port Arthur will soon face heavy jail time for engaging in gang activity, even for actions that aren’t specifically illegal, like wearing gang colors and throwing up gang signs.
Source: The Port Arthur News    Date: December 10, 2014
http://www.panews.com/...

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Nearly 300 arrested in Fresno police gang operation (Fresno, CA): Nearly 300 people were arrested in a massive city wide gang operation aimed at targeting Fresno's most violent criminals. The chief says police haven't seen this type of crime increase in years. Officers are hitting the streets and while they've got a long way to go they say they've made some good progress.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: December 10, 2014
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13 Gang Members Indicted on Racketeering, Murder Charges: Officials (New York, NY): Federal agents and Yonkers police made a series of arrests early Wednesday in connection with the takedown of a violent Yonkers-based street gang commonly known as GMF, law enforcement officials tell NBC New York.
Source: NBC New York    Date: December 10, 2014
http://www.nbcnewyork.com/...

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Chester supervisor asks SLED for help with gangs; sheriff says butt out (Chester County, SC): Chester County Supervisor Carlisle Roddey and the County Council – which rebuffed Sheriff Alex Underwood’s request for money to fight gangs last week and is at odds with the sheriff – has now asked the state to send agents to Chester to fight gangs.
Source: Rock Hill Herald    Date: December 10, 2014
http://www.heraldonline.com/...

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Ottawa police assign more officers to probe record-high shootings (Ottawa, ON): Ottawa police are nearing a 50 per cent increase in reported shootings this year after an explosion of gun violence in the past five days.
Source: The Ottawa Citizen    Date: December 9, 2014
http://ottawacitizen.com/...

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'Hybrid' gangs pop up in Savannah (Savannah, GA): Gang violence is a problem the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police is now publicly acknowledging after a recent string of shootings, many of which investigators believe are related to drug and gang violence. After speaking with experts and digging into social media accounts, just because local gangs aren't your traditional bloods or crips doesn't mean they aren't dangerous.
Source: WTOC 11 News    Date: December 9, 2014
http://www.wtoc.com/...

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SCMPD investigating rising drug, gang crime (Savannah, GA): From identifying gang activity to finding higher numbers of illicit drugs on the streets of Savannah, police investigators are searching for ways to turn crime problems around in the city.
Source: WTOC 11 News    Date: December 9, 2014
http://www.wtoc.com/...

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Third arrest made in Henrico gang crackdown (Henrico, VA): A third man is under arrest in connection with a gang crackdown in Henrico County following several violent home invasions. 21-year-old Trevon Baker is charged with hazing, gang participation, and gang recruitment.
Source: WWBT 12 News    Date: December 9, 2014
http://www.nbc12.com/...

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Compton Community Desperate for Peace After Teen's Shooting (Compton, CA): The shooting death of a 16-year-old boy in Compton Sunday afternoon has some in the community claiming racial tensions have continued to pour onto city streets, while his family and friends searched for answers.
Source: NBC Los Angeles    Date: December 9, 2014
http://www.nbclosangeles.com/...

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9th suspect arrested in Hattiesburg's 12th homicide (Hattiesburg, MS): Hattiesburg police have arrested the ninth suspect in connection to the city's 12th homicide of 2014. The drive-by shooting that occurred Nov. 29th at 312 West 4th Street and took the life of Hattiesburg resident Nathaniel Alexander, 39.
Source: WDAM 7 News    Date: December 9, 2014
http://www.wdam.com/...

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LAPD detectives solve two homicides in Wilmington, arrest four suspected gang members (Los Angeles, CA): Three suspected gang members who allegedly roamed rival territory looking for someone to kill have been charged with shooting an innocent 18-year-old Wilmington man to death as he rode his bicycle into their path, an investigator said Tuesday.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: December 9, 2014
http://www.presstelegram.com/...

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Federal judge denies suppression in federal headshop heroin case (Pittsburgh, PA): A federal judge Monday denied a request by a North Hills headshop owner charged with conspiring to distribute heroin with an East Hills drug gang to throw out evidence seized from a search of his Shaler home and his parents' house in Indiana Township.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette    Date: December 9, 2014
http://www.post-gazette.com/...

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3 jailed in Atwater vehicle attack are gang members, police say (Atwater, CA): Three men, described by police as known gang members, were arrested earlier this week in Atwater after they allegedly attacked a vehicle with a child inside, the Police Department reported.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: December 9, 2014
http://www.mercedsunstar.com/...

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