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Break comes in Lincoln double murder case; random acts of violence (Lincoln, NE): A 19-year-old Lincoln man has been arrested and charged with beating two men to death this past summer, apparently random acts of violence as part of gang activity.
Source: Nebraska Radio Network    Date: November 13, 2013

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Stopping youth gun violence (Providence, RI): Ray Duggan was in middle school when he made friends with a crowd of young men who gave him a much-needed sense of belonging and camaraderie. A few years later, his involvement with that crowd – the Young Bloods gang – left him paralyzed from the waist down after being shot by members of a rival gang.
Source: Rhode Island College News    Date: November 13, 2013

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Pastor and District Attorney refute "excessive force" claims by NAACP (New Hanover County, NC): When an increase in gang violence erupted in the city of Wilmington, the voice of Reverend James Jamison could be heard over many others in the effort to solve the problem.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: November 13, 2013

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Two teens indicted on street gang charges (Peoria, IL): Two teenagers who were warned by prosecutors as part of the Don't Shoot call-in to put down their guns or face the consequences were indicted Tuesday by a Peoria County grand jury on a rarely used charge aimed at gang members.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: November 12, 2013

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Baltimore police arrested six in another Black Guerilla Family raid (Baltimore, MD) : Baltimore City Police are continuing their intense focus on the Black Guerilla Family street gang. Six more people were arrested in a sweep of East Baltimore Tuesday morning, to go along with dozens picked up last week.
Source: WMAR ABC 2 News    Date: November 12, 2013

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Man charged in alleged retaliatory gang shooting (Las Vegas, NV): An alleged drug dealer and member of the West Coast Bloods gang has been charged in the retaliatory shooting of a rival gang member, Metro Police said.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: November 12, 2013

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Reputed Denver gang member found guilty of federal drug, gun crimes (Denver, CO) : A reputed member of the Bloods street gang who was among 17 people charged with gun and drug crimes during a sweep through several Denver neighborhoods last year has been convicted in federal court.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: November 12, 2013

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Known gang members charged after unsuccessful attempted robbery thwarted by veteran (Fontana, CA): A juvenile suspected in the attack and attempted robbery of a military veteran Sunday night has been charged as an adult.
Source: The Sun    Date: November 12, 2013

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Two men charged in gang-related shooting in Southeast Memphis (Memphis, TN): Two men have been arrested in a gang-related drive-by shooting that that left one person dead and another wounded.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: November 12, 2013

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Jackson Mayor says recent shootings are gang-related (Jackson, MS): Jackson Mayor Jerry Gist blamed the recent spike in crime and shootings on gangs during today's Jackson Exchange Club meeting.
Source: The Jackson Sun    Date: November 12, 2013

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State ties 2011 killing to Dorchester gang feud (Dorchester, MA): The question seemed innocuous: "Where are you from?" Sheldon Mattis had just bought the 14-year-old rolling papers at Walgreen's so that when Mattis asked where he lived, the youth answered. "Everton Street," he said.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: November 12, 2013

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Man arrested in connection with attempted gang fight (Napa, CA): A 20-year-old man was arrested Friday on suspicion of attempting to incite a gang-related fight in the 100 block of Homewood Avenue in Napa, police said. The incident was reported at 9:40 p.m.
Source: Napa Valley Register    Date: November 12, 2013

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New effort aims protect San Lorenzo students targeted by criminals (Ashland, CA): Students making the mile-long trek down Ashland Avenue on their way home or to a nearby youth center all too frequently cross paths with gang members, thieves and bullies.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: November 12, 2013

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Police make arrest in gang-related shooting (Las Vegas, NV): Metro police on Friday made an arrest in a gang-related shooting which took place in June.
Source: KVVU FOX5 News    Date: November 12, 2013

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Group says it's vying for $70 million donation (Houma, LA): One year after proposing a parenting and mentoring program to benefit at-risk youth in the Houma area, the Christian Coalition Against Gang Violence may be on the verge of making a much larger commitment to provide them with increased opportunity.
Source: Houma Courier    Date: November 12, 2013

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Four Bomb Squad gang members enter guilty pleas (Peoria, IL) : Four men associated with the notorious Bomb Squad street gang pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court as part of the ongoing Don't Shoot campaign.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: November 12, 2013

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SCMPD, FBI partner together to fight gang violence (Savannah, GA): SCMPD and the FBI are teaming up together to fight gang activity and violent crime in the Savannah area. Metro Police Chief Julie Tolbert has accepted the FBI's invitation to assign officers to the Southeast Georgia Safe Streets Violent Crime Task Force to focu on violence by organized neighborhood groups and violent crime in general.
Source: WTOC 11 News    Date: November 11, 2013

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Man killed by Long Beach officers was a gang member, police say (Long Beach, CA): A man shot and killed by police in Long Beach after firing a handgun on a busy street was a reputed gang member with a lengthy arrest history, authorities said Monday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 11, 2013

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Documentary 'The List' brings to light dangers of gang life (Oklahoma City, OK): Mongo Allen is a former educator. He was a principal for more than a decade, and he has a list of kids whose lives have been ruined because of gangs.
Source: KWTV News 9    Date: November 11, 2013

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Education, grassroots efforts are key to stopping gangs, says CPD (Columbia, SC): As a 14-year-old girl is recovering in the hospital following what Columbia Police are calling an "unintentional shooting" involving a "validated" gang member, officials are once again trying to find out how to deal with gang activity in Columbia.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: November 11, 2013

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