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Salinas receives $1.5 million violence-prevention grant (Salinas, CA): Salinas will receive a $1.5 million grant to prevent violence in the city in January – something Mayor Joe Gunter says is much needed in this community.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: November 13, 2014

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More details emerge on second shooting following 2012 killing in Gridley (Oroville, CA): Witnesses continued to testify about a second shooting that took place one day after a man was killed in Gridley in October 2012.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: November 13, 2014

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Gunfire injures two people in Central Fresno (Fresno, CA): Police are searching for a suspect in a Central Fresno drive-by shooting. This shooting is believed to be gang related. In fact police say the male victim admitted to being in a gang and says a rival gang was retaliating.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: November 13, 2014

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Indict 18 Suspects For Gang Violence (Brooklyn, NY): Fourteen members of a Brooklyn “tribe” of the street gang the Latin Kings were indicted last week on conspiracy and other charges for taking part in vicious attacks that left four victims maimed for life.
Source: Times Newsweekly    Date: November 13, 2014

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DeKalb DA seeking death penalty in gang-related shooting of baby (DeKalb County, GA): DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James said Wednesday he will seek the death penalty against a gang member charged with murdering a 9-month-old boy during a home invasion that was part of a string of shootings last May.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: November 12, 2014

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Man guilty of killing woman whose sister was at Obama speech on violence (Chicago, IL): Jurors found a Lake County man guilty of murder late Wednesday in the shooting death of an 18-year-old mother in North Chicago.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 12, 2014

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Two "NY Bloods" gang members arrested in Marion County (Marion County, SC): Two men were arrested Wednesday by US Marshals and the Marion County Sheriff's Office for a gang takedown involving a Brooklyn, NY set of Bloods street gang members, according to a news release.
Source: WMBF News     Date: November 12, 2014

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Elgin Continues to Prevent Ex-Latin Kings from Sharing Faith (Elgin, IL) : The city of Elgin continues a lawsuit against ex-Latin King members preventing them from telling current Latin-King gang members about Jesus. Elgin claims that Street Gang Terrorism Omnibus Prevention Act allows them to silence the evangelists.
Source: Earned Media    Date: November 12, 2014

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Chandra Levy case now swings on Fresno gang leader’s credibility (Washington, DC): A former Fresno gang leader fed scoops to law enforcement long before his testimony secured the conviction of the man accused of killing Chandra Levy, a court hearing revealed Wednesday. Bulldog Nation founder Armando Morales gave up his methamphetamine supplier, a federal agent testified. Morales wrote a 14-page history of his street gang, a spinoff rival to the older Fresno Bulldogs.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: November 12, 2014

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Mexican Mafia, Meth, and Murder Plans (Santa Barbara, CA): Edgar “Playboy” Cordova and Benny “Conejo” Ybarra, two shot callers for Santa Barbara street gangs allegedly working for the more powerful Mexican Mafia prison gang, were indicted this week for conspiracy to commit murder.
Source: Santa Barbara Independent    Date: November 12, 2014

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Former gang leader finds job, what's next to stop the violence (Chattanooga, TN): After a group of self-proclaimed gang members organized a meeting to end Chattanooga's gun violence, they're seeing results. The meeting was initiated to stop nonsense violence. After several October shootings and shooting deaths, people who are affiliated with gangs or group members said enough is enough.
Source: WRCB 3 News    Date: November 12, 2014

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Denison Practices Gang Prevention (Denison, TX): A national law enforcement program is being implemented right here in Texoma to show kids just how dangerous gangs and gang violence can be. News 12 checked in on Scott Middle School to see the impact that the program is having on kids.
Source: KXII 12 News    Date: November 12, 2014

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City leaders suggest tightening curfew to curb crime (Savannah, GA): We’ve seen more and more teenagers committing crimes. So WJCL News asked city leaders what’s being done to curb criminal activity involving juveniles. Leaders have an idea: lowering the curfew. But not all Savannah neighbors think that will solve the problem.
Source: WJCL News    Date: November 12, 2014

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Man wounded in possible gang shooting found at Fullerton train station (Fullerton, CA): A man was found with a gunshot wound at a train station late Tuesday night after police suspect he was shot in a possible gang-related shooting nearby, officials said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: November 12, 2014

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Online Omaha gang activity prompts community response (Omaha, NE): Members of Omaha 360 are joining police in the fight against online gang activity. Members of the community advocacy group’s newly formed social media committee talked about pushing positive online music and messages to counteract the ones gang members are putting out.
Source: KMTV Action 3 News    Date: November 12, 2014

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Man arrested on gang activity, drug charges (LaGrange, GA): An 18-year-old man was arrested on misdemeanor charges of street gang activity, obstruction, evidence tampering and possession of a schedule II narcotic Tuesday near Carver Street.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: November 12, 2014

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Floyd County sheriff at seminar: Gangs turning to scams for money (Rome, GA): Gangs are evolving into a network of organized crime that is turning to phone scams to drain money from regular people. That was the message from members of the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office to a group of about 20 residents during a special gang awareness seminar Tuesday evening at The Forum.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: November 12, 2014

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Police arrest alleged Athens gang member on gun charge (Athens, GA): Athens-Clarke County police recently arrested another alleged member of a local street gang that has been involved in several violent crimes this year.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: November 12, 2014

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Police arrest 4th suspect in shooting at Petersburg skating rink (Petersburg, VA): A young girl is in critical condition, an unintended target during a shooting a Petersburg skating rink. Two teenagers, a 20 year old, and a juvenile are now facing charges in the violence and the search is on for more people believed to be involved.
Source: WWBT 12 News    Date: November 12, 2014

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Gangs in Orlando 'hiding in plain sight' (Orlando, FL): Many people see Orlando as a great place to live, but what you don't see is the city's dirty little secret: 70 gangs with 1,200 members killing and recruiting in the heart of Orange County.
Source: WESH 2 News    Date: November 12, 2014

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