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Salinas gang slaying trial to start today (Salinas, CA): On the brink of a long-delayed trial, two Salinas men who face charges in a 2009 quadruple shooting that left two dead have turned down plea offers, attorneys said.
Source: The Herald    Date: December 9, 2012
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Youth stabbed at Christmas in the Park in downtown San Jose (San Jose, CA): A 14-year-old boy was stabbed in a gang-related incident at the family-friendly Christmas in the Park celebration Saturday night -- the first such serious crime at the annual event in recent memory.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: December 8, 2012
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Crime summit targets gang violence, youth outreach (Atlanta, GA): A neighborhood came together on Saturday to fight crime. Several people who have lost loved ones to violent crime were the featured speakers at a crime summit focused on practical answers.
Source: FOX 5 Atlanta    Date: December 8, 2012
http://www.myfoxatlanta.com/...

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Cops: Teen with gun arrested as part of crackdown on gang funeral conflicts (Chicago, IL): A 17-year-old boy was arrested with a gun at a West Garfield Park funeral this morning as part of the Chicago Police Department's crackdown on possible conflicts at gang funerals, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: December 8, 2012
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Gang member sentenced for murder (Visalia, CA): Tony See, 17 of Farmersville, was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole plus additional and consecutive 525 years to life by the Honorable Judge Valeriano Saucedo after being found guilty of murder. He was sentenced on Friday.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: December 8, 2012
http://www.recorderonline.com/...

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Guadalupe gang member to spend at least 63 years in prison (Santa Maria, CA): A high-ranking Guadalupe gang member was sentenced to at least 63 years in prison Thursday for the first-degree murder of a fellow Guadalupe resident, even as he continued to proclaim his innocence.
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: December 7, 2012
http://www.lompocrecord.com/...

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Gang member arrested in Trenton while fleeing from shooting scene (Trenton, NJ): A Bloods gangster scheduled to be in court today for a hearing on his indictment for manslaughter was arrested while fleeing from the scene of a shooting Tuesday night, police said.
Source: The Times    Date: December 7, 2012
http://www.nj.com/...

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Gang members get 50 years for teen death (Salinas, CA): Two California gang members have been sentenced to 50 years to life in prison for the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy.
Source: KTVN 2 News    Date: December 7, 2012
http://www.ktvn.com/...

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Ex gang members speak at Godby (Tallahassee, FL): An increase in gang-related violence in Tallahassee this summer has law enforcement looking at preventive measures to deal with the problem.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat    Date: December 7, 2012
http://www.tallahassee.com/...

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Questions about disorderly conduct law impact on gang funerals (Chicago, IL): Chicago aldermen on Thursday advanced a plan to change the city's disorderly conduct ordinance in a way they argued could help police disperse crowds at gang funerals as part of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's get-tough stance on the gatherings.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: December 7, 2012
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Hayward police awarded $500,000 anti-gang grant (Hayward, CA): Hayward police have been awarded a state $500,000 grant to continue their anti-gang program.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: December 7, 2012
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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Derrick Jones, a former MMA fighter, is helping kids avoid gang violence through a junior MMA tournament (Culver City, CA) : Derrick likes to teach and work with the younger upcoming generation where gangs and unforeseen circumstances prey on the inner city children. Derrick Jones provides mentoring and a basic belief in the possibility of children. Children learn to lead by example.
Source: Send2Press    Date: December 7, 2012
http://www.send2press.com/...

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Arrests deal staggering blow to South LA street gang (Los Angeles, CA): Federal and local law enforcement personnel arrested 18 suspects connected to South Los Angeles' Harpys Street Gang during a racketeering sting Thursday morning.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: December 7, 2012
http://abclocal.go.com/...

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Charges dropped against Hyattsville man sought in connection with teen's slaying (Prince George's County, MD): Prince George's County police have dropped the charges against one man and issued an arrest warrant for another while investigating a the slaying of a 14-year-old in Lewisdale last week that is believed to be gang related.
Source: The Gazette    Date: December 7, 2012
http://www.gazette.net/...

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MS-13 gang member gets 76 years (Washington, DC): A leader of the violent MS-13 gang in the Middle Atlantic region pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to a conspiracy responsible for a long list of crimes, including murders, federal authorities announced Friday.
Source: CNN    Date: December 7, 2012
http://www.cnn.com/...

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Walla Walla man, 20, stabbed, police say (Walla Walla, WA) : A 20-year-old Walla Walla man was stabbed early Wednesday after being confronted by two men who asked if he had any gang affiliations, police said.
Source: The Bellingham Herald    Date: December 7, 2012
http://www.bellinghamherald.com/...

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Playboy Bloods gang members plead guilty in federal court (Las Vegas, NV): Two more members of the Playboy Bloods street gang pleaded guilty this week in a racketeering conspiracy that included murder and drug trafficking.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal     Date: December 7, 2012
http://www.lvrj.com/...

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Long Beach police arrest 11 in gang bust (Long Beach, CA): Long Beach police say they've arrested 11 members and associates of a violent street gang that is accused of operating a large-scale fraud ring.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: December 6, 2012
http://www.sfgate.com/...

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29 charged in Calif gang indictment (Los Angeles, CA): More than two dozen people have been charged with racketeering conspiracy stemming from an investigation that targeted South Los Angeles gangs controlled by a Mexican Mafia member serving a life sentence at Pelican Bay State Prison.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: December 6, 2012
http://www.cbs47.tv/...

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Daughter helped jailed father run street gang, prosecutors say (Los Angeles, CA): When her father was convicted of the murder of a rival gang member and sentenced to life in prison without parole almost three decades ago, Vianna Roman was a 9-year-old girl.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 6, 2012
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/...

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