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Gang leader admits selling cocaine (Kingston, NY): A self-proclaimed gang leader pleaded guilty in Ulster County Court Thursday to selling cocaine, the Ulster County District Attorney’s office said.
Source: Oneida Daily Dispatch    Date: December 5, 2014

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Reputed Waukegan gang member gets 45 years for 2013 shooting (Lake County, IL): A reputed Waukegan street gang member was sentenced to 45 years in prison Friday after being convicted earlier this year of attempted murder for shooting a man in 2013.
Source: Lake County News-Sun    Date: December 5, 2014

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Teen gang members charged with Wheeling burglaries (Wheeling, IL): Two teenage gang members have been charged with a string of home burglaries in northwest suburban Wheeling last month.
Source: WFLD FOX 32 News     Date: December 5, 2014

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A family's reward for avoiding gangs? How about a new car (Irvine, CA): The family of a successful participant in a law-enforcement led gang intervention program was rewarded with a brand-new car on Friday, during an event that drew more than 150 at-risk kids to Ford’s Orange County headquarters.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: December 5, 2014

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Jury convicts trio of murder for 2012 Gridley gang shooting (Oroville, CA): A jury has convicted three men of second-degree murder for a 2012 vehicle-to-vehicle shooting in Gridley. The Butte County Superior Court jury also found Friday that the Oct. 1, 2012, shooting that killed Alonzo Robles-Morales, 18, was gang-related.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: December 5, 2014

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Watsonville police looking for clues, ties between recent violence (Watsonville, CA): More than a week after a Watsonville teen was gunned down on the eve of Thanksgiving, police are still searching for suspects and clues amid thick gang tensions.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: December 5, 2014

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Athens men indicted under state gang act for shooting at car (Athens, GA): A Clarke County grand jury recently indicted two alleged Athens gang members who reportedly shot more than a dozen times at an occupied car at an eastside apartment complex two months ago.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: December 4, 2014

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Police: 3 teens fatally stabbed boy they thought was in rival gang (Clinton, MD): Police arrested three teenagers Thursday in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 17-year-old boy who the attackers mistakenly believed was part of a rival gang.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: December 4, 2014

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Dozens protest gang conspiracy cases (San Diego, CA): The first-time use of a gang conspiracy law against dozens of alleged gang members sparked a protest over freedom of speech in front of the downtown Superior courthouse Thursday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: December 4, 2014

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Laurel Street riot lands teen 2 to 5 years for bat attack (Manchester, NH): Saying “a clear message has to be sent,” Judge Diane Nicolosi sentenced Hector Velez Jr. to 2 to 5 years in jail for a baseball bat assault during what police described as a “gang riot” on Laurel Street.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: December 4, 2014

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Fountain man charged for gang activity, armed robbery (Pitt County, NC): A man charged with patterned gang activity was arrested overnight after records show he robbed someone with a dangerous weapon.
Source: WITN 7 News    Date: December 4, 2014

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Feds: Mexican Mafia drug ring busted (San Diego, CA): Seven people, including the last known Mexican Mafia gang member believed to be living outside of prison in the county, have been charged in a drug trafficking conspiracy that included plans to kill three people, the FBI said Thursday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: December 4, 2014

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Rapper pleads not guilty in gang conspiracy case (San Diego, CA): A rapper with gang ties charged in San Diego under a conspiracy law that allows for the prosecution of gang members if they benefit from or promote crimes committed by other gang members pleaded not guilty Thursday and had his trial set for next month.
Source: FOX 5 San Diego    Date: December 4, 2014

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3 teens charged with murder of 17-year-old in Clinton (Clinton, MD): Prince George's County police have arrested three teenagers for a gang-related stabbing death of a 17-year-old who was found dead at a park in Clinton.
Source: WTTG FOX 5 News    Date: December 4, 2014

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Greer neighborhood vandalized, people fear graffiti is gang related (Greer, SC) : People living in the Hammett Farms neighborhood in Greer don't know what the letters "SMM" mean, but regardless, they said it's unsettling to see the message spray painted on their neighbors' home.
Source: WHNS FOX Carolina    Date: December 4, 2014

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Livingston official calls bullet found near home gang threat (Livingston, CA): A Livingston planning commissioner filed a police report this week after he claims to have found an assault rifle bullet near his front door.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: December 4, 2014

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Two Willingboro men get decades in prison for gang killings (Burlington County, NJ) : Two Willingboro men linked to the Burlington County-based gang Muslims Over Everything were both sentenced Thursday to decades in state prison for the slayings of two rival gang members.
Source: Burlington County Times    Date: December 4, 2014

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More gang violence as shots fired into Fresno home; no one injured (Fresno, CA): A night of gang violence reached a climax late Wednesday night when a group of people fired numerous shots into a southeast Fresno home, police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: December 4, 2014

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Former Floyd prison inmate to face riot, gang charges (Floyd County, GA): A Brunswick man who was previously incarcerated at the Floyd County Prison was in the Floyd County Jail on Wednesday to face riot and gang-related charges.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: December 4, 2014

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MS-13 gang member gets 3 life terms in Pittsylvania home invasion (Chatham, PA): As Enrique Albert Hernandez stood before Judge William N. Alexander II on Thursday morning in Pittsylvania County Circuit Court, Alexander told Hernandez the home invasion he was convicted of was the “worst home invasion I’ve tried or am aware of.”
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: December 4, 2014

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