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Group Wants to Challenge Gang Injunction (San Antonio, TX): A group on San Antonio’s East Side claims the local government is violating its civil rights. The group, led by former civil rights attorney James Myart, is considering filing a class action lawsuit against the 2012 gang injunction in the Wheatley Heights area.
Source: Fox 29 News    Date: November 11, 2014

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San Jose police: Three arrested in gang-related shooting on Election Day (San Jose, CA): Three men, including a father-and-son duo, have been arrested in the deadly Nov. 4 shooting of a man inside a vacant apartment in South San Jose in what investigators have deemed a gang-motivated attack, according to the San Jose Police Department.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 11, 2014

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Authorities: Two Injured Gang-Related Shooting In NE OKC (Oklahoma City, OK): Police responded to the report of a possible homicide at NE 22nd Street and Miramar Boulevard in Oklahoma City Monday afternoon. Officers told News 9 one person was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound and was in serious condition. Another person was treated at the scene with a cut.
Source: KWTV News 9    Date: November 10, 2014

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Bethune-Cookman event tackles gang activity (Daytona Beach, FL): Gang activity is a disease that puts young people on a dead-end journey, taking their lives or freedom, a retired Volusia County judge said Monday night.
Source: The Daytona Beach News-Journal     Date: November 10, 2014

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Cops: Man charged in Asheville shootout a gang member (Asheville, NC): A man facing charges in a wild shootout two weeks ago at a public housing complex is a member of a Los Angeles-based street gang, police say.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times    Date: November 10, 2014

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Teaching Gang Prevention to Community Leaders (Peoria, IL): Talking to second graders about gangs, some might say that's too early. But gangs are prevalent here in Peoria and Gangfree Life Academy, a national organization, says waiting any longer could be too late.
Source: WYZZ News    Date: November 10, 2014

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City man admits to shooting (Wilmington, DE): A Wilmington man admitted to the July 13, 2013 shooting of Walter Shorts on Monday. Keenan Wheeler, 21, entered guilty pleas to manslaughter and a weapons charge in New Castle County Superior Court and now faces a minimum mandatory five years in prison and up to 50 years behind bars.
Source: The News Journal    Date: November 10, 2014

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Merced stabbing victim expected to recover (Merced, CA): Merced police say a 33-year-old man who was stabbed in a gang-related attack Saturday night is expected to recover.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: November 10, 2014

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Shootings in 2014 could top Worcester record (Worcester, MA): Police Chief Gary J. Gemme said the number of shootings involving gangs is also similar to 2005. "I think when you look at this year, it has certainly been the activity of those involved in gangs or associated with gangs," Police Chief Gary J. Gemme said. "That is what happened in 2005."
Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette    Date: November 10, 2014

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4 Killed, 11 Wounded In Weekend Shootings (Chicago, IL): Four people were killed — including a 15-year-old boy — and at least 11 others have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday night. The most recent fatal shooting happened about 12:15 a.m. Monday in the Northwest Side Belmont Cragin neighborhood.
Source: CBS Chicago    Date: November 10, 2014

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Suspected gang members face charges in July slaying (Toledo, OH): Two suspected gang members were indicted Friday by a Lucas County grand jury for their alleged roles in the slaying of a Toledo man.
Source: The Blade    Date: November 8, 2014

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One arrested, 2 sought in Roseland home invasion (Roseland, LA): Police say a badly beaten 79-year-old woman, who escaped from two masked men who broke into her home early Sunday morning, is still in the hospital. Officers say the pair stole cash, prescription pills, car keys and a cellphone from another 79-year-old woman in the home, all while beating the victim every step of the way.
Source: WWL News    Date: November 7, 2014

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Spokeswoman: Mayor Not Flashing Gang Sign (Minneapolis, MN): The mayor of Minneapolis isn't flashing a gang sign in a photo quickly gaining traction online, but rather pointing at a man helping in a voting campaign, her spokeswoman and community groups said Friday in response to allegations made in a television report and by a police union.
Source: The Associated Press - ABC News    Date: November 7, 2014

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Testimony underway in murder trial for 6 defendants in Modesto gang attack (Modesto, CA): A police officer on Friday testified about a 2013 candlelight vigil in north Modesto to remember two slain Norteño gang members. Those victims were gunned down not far from where the vigil was held in the 2400 block of Vera Cruz Drive.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: November 7, 2014

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Gang member sentenced to 30 years in prison (Buffalo, NY): A 10th Street Gang member was sentenced Friday to 30 years in prison for the murder of a rival gang member in 2009. Miguel Moscoso, 23, of Buffalo was sentenced Friday by U.S. District Judge Richard Arcara. He originally was convicted of Racketeering Influenced Corrupt Organizations (RICO) after being a member of the 10th Street Gang for only a year.
Source: WIVB News 4    Date: November 7, 2014

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Stabbing Near de Blasio's Park Slope Home Was Gang Attack, Prosecutors Say (Brooklyn, NY): A Latin Kings gang assault on a rival group in which four young men were stabbed happened around the corner from Mayor Bill de Blasio's doorstep, prosecutors announced this week.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: November 7, 2014

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Police: Shooting in south Wichita gang-related (Wichita, KS): Wichita police are calling a shooting that happened last night in south Wichita gang-related.
Source: KAKE News    Date: November 7, 2014

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Witnesses vanish prior to Spokane gang trials (Spokane, WA): The Spokane County Jail said it has a consistent problem with material witnesses not showing up for trials. Staff said it happens in roughly one in every five gang related cases.
Source: KREM 2 News    Date: November 7, 2014

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Fresno police arrest gang member in murder case (Fresno, CA): A gang member was arrested Thursday for allegedly shooting two rival gang members — killing one — at a party at an east-central Fresno condominium, police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: November 7, 2014

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Purported Athens gang member pulls gun on police officer (Athens, GA): A purported Athens gang member and parolee was arrested early Thursday after allegedly pulling a gun on an officer, Athens-Clarke County police said.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: November 7, 2014

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