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Chester leaders urge action to curb gang violence (Chester, SC): Deputies charged a fifth man Wednesday in connection with the drive-by shooting of Chester City Councilman Odell Williams, saying the arrest likely wraps up the case that has shaken Chester to its core as police and the community push back against gang threats and violence.
Source: The Herald    Date: November 19, 2014

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Central Islip Gang Leader Gets 37 Years for Ordering Murder of 2 Teens (Central Islip, NY): The ex-leader of the Central Islip chapter of the Ñetas street gang was sentenced Tuesday to 37 years in prison for ordering the execution-style murders of two teenagers in a rival gang a decade ago.
Source: Long Island Press    Date: November 18, 2014

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Neighbors: Operation Safe Community improved former South Memphis gang area (Memphis, TN): South Memphis neighbors near Riverside claim Operation Safe Community has helped reduce gang activity in the area. District Attorney General Amy Weirich said part of the plan is cracking down on gang violence.
Source: WREG NewsChannel 3    Date: November 18, 2014

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Another gang member sentenced in shooting death of 12-year-old (Providence, RI): One of the five gang members implicated in the murder of a 12-year-old Providence girl was sentenced in Superior Court Tuesday.
Source: WJAR NBC10 News    Date: November 18, 2014

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Last of Holland Latin Kings sentenced to prison (Grand Rapids, MI): Antonio Rios and David Casillas were sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids. Casillas received a 30-year sentence and Rios was hit with a 25-year sentence. The pair were the only defendants to go to trial; the others entered guilty pleas.
Source: Grand Haven Tribune    Date: November 18, 2014

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Second man charged in murder of Sylmar veteran (Sylmar, CA): A second man has been charged in the murder of Army veteran Francisco Garcia, who was fatally shot on Nov. 9 outside a party in Sylmar. Jerry Raymond Carmona, 26, was charged with one count each of murder and attempted murder, with an allegation that the shooting was committed for the benefit of a criminal street gang.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: November 18, 2014

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Clover Hill students charged in fight that police used Taser to stop (Chesterfield County, VA): Four Clover Hill High School students are facing assault charges stemming from a fight early Tuesday that initially involved 15-20 teens and prompted police to use a Taser. All four of the students, ages 15 to 17, have been charged with assault, and three of them also face criminal street gang charges for wearing gang-related garb inside the school.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: November 18, 2014

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Gang member gets 23 years for deadly Bakersfield shooting (Bakersfield, CA): A gang member was sentenced Tuesday in Kern County court to 23 years in prison for a 2013 shooting.
Source: Bakersfield Now    Date: November 18, 2014

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Verdict upheld in carjacking, gang case (Chatham, VA) : Dontey Ramone Pannell had his final appearance in Pittsylvania County Circuit Court on Tuesday. Pannell, 26, was convicted of attempted carjacking and participating in gang activity September. The jury sentenced Pannell to nine years in prison — a sentence Judge Stacey W. Moreau upheld.
Source: Danville Register & Bee    Date: November 18, 2014

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Court: Suspected gang boss 'Kermit Da Gunman' threatened to kill officers during arrest (Columbua, GA) : Investigators say Kenneth Earl Cotton told officers that "a lot of people would like (to see) four dead white cops" when police arrested the alleged Gangster Disciples 7414 leader at a Steam Mill Road home Saturday, according to court testimony.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer    Date: November 18, 2014

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Antioch: Police arrest teen suspected of gang threats (Antioch, CA): The delivery of a high-risk search warrant that included the presence of an armored vehicle and a SWAT team resulted in the arrest of a teenager on Monday, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 18, 2014

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‘Gang war’ in Santa Cruz ID’d at heart of 2012 Freedom Boulevard overpass shooting (Santa Cruz, CA): Freedom Boulevard overpass murder suspect Christopher Herrera believes he is a “soldier in a gang war,” the prosecution said Tuesday during closing arguments in his murder trial.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: November 18, 2014

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32 arrested in NYC-to-upstate crack cocaine ring (Gloversville, NY): Authorities say an investigation into a shooting in a small upstate city last spring has led to the arrests of nearly three dozen people involved in a crack cocaine ring based in New York City.
Source: Newsday    Date: November 18, 2014

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Jason Cabral, street gang leader, gets 37 years in two 2004 slayings (Suffolk, NY): A former Long Island Netas street gang leader who said he found God as a fugitive was sentenced to 37 years in prison Tuesday for the 2004 killings of two rival gang members after the judge pointed out that the killer never turned himself in.
Source: Newsday    Date: November 18, 2014

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Police: 2 wounded in gang-related shooting in Southeast Fresno (Fresno, CA): An investigation is underway after two people were shot in Southeast Fresno Tuesday afternoon. The double shooting happened near Gearhart Street and Hamilton Avenue around 3 p.m. Fresno police say the two suspects they are looking for are Asian gang members.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: November 18, 2014

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Gang violence in Crowley (Crowley, LA): In Crowley, attention is once again turning to the violence on the streets. The latest investigations surround two shootings in less than two hours that are believed to be tied to rival gangs.
Source: KLFY 10 News    Date: November 17, 2014

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Suspected gang members accused of attacking woman (Jackson, TN): Police arrested two suspected gang members accused of attacking a woman in West Jackson. “I ain't did nothing for real,” Daniel Cole said. “I ain't did nothing.” A suspected gang member claimed his innocence in Jackson City Court on Monday.
Source: WBBJ 7 News    Date: November 17, 2014

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2 Killed In 6 Shootings In Brownsville In Past Week (Brownsville, TN): It's not a community with a reputation for gun violence or gang-related murders. Brownsville, Tennessee Police are close to rounding up suspects involved in a half a dozen shootings that have taken place in the last week.
Source: WHBQ FOX13 News    Date: November 17, 2014

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Grant dollars help fight gangs in Memphis (Memphis, TN): The signs are clear: gangs are still in business in Memphis. The gang fight is still a hard-fought battle for schools. “We have to keep up our effort to prevent them from happening in our school district,” Ron Pope, Student Safety Manger for Shelby County Schools, said.
Source: WREG NewsChannel 3    Date: November 17, 2014

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San Diego teen shot after gang challenge issued (San Diego, CA): A teen was shot in the chest Monday night in Valencia Park, and gang detectives are investigating, San Diego police said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: November 17, 2014

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