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Teens plead guilty in slaying of 16-year-old rival gang member (Raleigh, NC): A Wake County judge on Wednesday accepted guilty pleas from two teen brothers charged in the 2012 slaying of a 16-year-old rival gang member, who was shot in the head while walking home from the store.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: November 20, 2013

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With gang and drug arrests, police try to make Westlake Mall area safer (Seattle, WA): After a summer of complaints by residents and retailers over escalating violence near Westlake Mall, Seattle police say they wrapped up an undercover operation this week with the arrest of more than 30 suspected drug dealers and gang members.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: November 20, 2013

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Montgomery man gets 15-year jail term for role in gang assault (Montgomery County, MD): A Montgomery County man who prosecutors say led a violent street gang was sentenced to 15 years behind bars Wednesday for his role in a video-recorded and sexually charged assault of a woman.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: November 20, 2013

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Officials: Man stabbed with his own knife after argument (Chicago, IL): Three reputed gang members have been charged with the weekend murder of a Wheaton man who authorities say was stabbed to death with his own knife following an altercation at a party.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 20, 2013

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Three men charged in Walker County gang-related murder (Walker County, TX): Three men have charged with murder for the September gang-related killing of a Klein High School Student.
Source: KBTX News    Date: November 20, 2013

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Former gang member speaks out at Columbia town hall, launches anti-violence campaign (Columbia, SC): A town hall meeting Tuesday night in Columbia focused on violent crime and gang activity, and one former gang member spoke about how he wants to change directions.
Source: Cola Daily    Date: November 20, 2013

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Trial to begin for Lodi man accused in woman's murder (San Joaquin, CA): A Lodi man accused of killing an 18-year-old woman and wounding her 17-year-old boyfriend as the couple arrived home from a date last year will stand trial starting today in San Joaquin County Superior Court.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: November 20, 2013

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Lodi Unified School District trustees hear gang intervention presentation (Lodi, CA): In 2012, Lodi officials were surprised to learn from the state that the city had the second-highest crime rate in San Joaquin County. Lodi Neighborhood Services Manager Joseph Wood thought that the rating was odd since three cities — Stockton, Manteca and Tracy — have a greater population than Lodi.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: November 20, 2013

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Two gang members accused in fatal beatings of two strangers in Lincoln (Lincoln, NE): Gang members are accused of beating two strangers to death with a baseball bat last summer, and another gang's challenge may have been the trigger, according to authorities.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: November 20, 2013

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Gang leader convicted in 2009 Watsonville levee murder sentenced to 50 years (Santa Cruz, CA): A 23-year-old gang leader convicted of manslaughter in the 2009 slaying of a homeless man on the Pajaro River levee was sentenced to 50 years in prison Tuesday by a Santa Cruz County Superior Court judge.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: November 19, 2013

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Gang associates plead guilty in massive drug conspiracy case (New Westminster, BC): Two gang associates arrested in connection with a massive drug conspiracy investigation entered guilty pleas in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster on Monday.
Source: The Province    Date: November 19, 2013

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Self-proclaimed gang member shot in leg in Fremont (Fremont, CA): A self-proclaimed gang member was recovering from a bullet wound Tuesday after five men shot at him as he strolled through the city's Grimmer neighborhood, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 19, 2013

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Reputed gang members face charges for Alhambra carjacking, Monterey Park robbery, freeway chase (Alhambra, CA): Two reputed gang members will be arraigned Wednesday for allegedly carjacking a driver in Alhambra, robbing customers at a Monterey Park restaurant and trying to flee from police on the freeway.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: November 19, 2013

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Red Bluff students arrested after apparent gang fight (Red Bluff, CA): Two 14-year-old boys were arrested stemming from what the Red Bluff Police Department believes to have been a gang-related fight during lunchtime at Red Bluff Union High School Thursday On Friday school staff contacted the two boys who had been in a fight the previous day.
Source: Red Bluff Daily News    Date: November 19, 2013

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Prison phone calls play into gang trial (Nashville, TN): Recorded phone calls between prison inmates and drug operatives on the outside dominated the initial proceedings of a gang trial in U.S. District Court in Nashville on Tuesday.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: November 19, 2013

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In places like North St. Louis, gunfire still rules the night (St. Louis, MO): The unmistakable pop of a gunshot ricocheted through the park in the humid air, and Montez Wayne could only hope that the bullet did not have his name on it. He sprang from his seat beneath a sprawling bald cypress, ready to make his move.
Source: The New York Times    Date: November 19, 2013

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Gang members arrested and ejected from fair (Tallahassee, FL): Sergeant Grady Jordan with the Leon County Sheriff's Office tracks gangs. He said LCSO used to provide security for the fair and knew who gang members were. "Yes, there are gangs in Tallahassee," he said. "We identified certain gang members that were there at certain times, but we never had issues."
Source: WCTV News    Date: November 19, 2013

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Oxnard police chief sent message about spike in gang violence (Oxnard, CA): Oxnard Police Chief Jeri Williams sent a lengthy message to residents after weeks of violence that has left one young man dead and others wounded by gunfire and what is now attributed to gang violence.
Source: KEYT 3 News    Date: November 19, 2013

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Three men indicted in gang-related murder (Huntsville, TX): Three men have been charged with murder in the brutal gang-related slaying of a Klein High School student whose body was found mutilated in Walker County two months ago.
Source: The Huntsville Item    Date: November 19, 2013

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Man and child who was playing nearby shot in Long Beach (Long Beach, CA) : A man and a little boy were hospitalized in stable condition Tuesday after they were injured in an apparent gang-related shooting in Long Beach, authorities said.
Source: KTLA News    Date: November 19, 2013

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