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Ottawa's Tanger Outlets shooting believed to be gang 'infighting' (Ottawa, ON): A Boxing Day shooting outside an Ottawa outlet mall that sent one man to hospital is believed to be "infighting" among members of the same gang, police told CBC News.
Source: CBC News    Date: December 27, 2014

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Studying gang, prostitution connection (San Diego, CA): The growing connection between gangs and sex trafficking in San Diego is being studied by two local university professors who are researching the issue with a $470,000 federal grant.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: December 27, 2014

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Police arrest suspect in gang-related shooting of man at Albuquerque apartment complex (Albuquerque, NM): Police have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of a man at an Albuquerque apartment complex.
Source: Daily Journal    Date: December 27, 2014

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Gangs, sex trade a growing problem (San Diego, CA): Many East County residents were alarmed, but not necessarily shocked, earlier this month by the arrest of 22 alleged gang members charged with coercing local schoolgirls into the sex trade.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: December 27, 2014

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Chicago's 2014 murder total on track for another low, but shootings rise (Chicago, IL): Chicago could record its lowest murder total in nearly five decades for the second consecutive calendar year, despite an increase in shootings in 2014.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: December 27, 2014

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Young gangers 'very volatile' says Ottawa cops (Ottawa, ON): The young men of Ottawa's street gangs have become more organized, less caught up in superficial things like colours and tattoos -- and decidedly more violent. Guns and Gangs Staff Sgt. Ken Bryden goes so far as to call them "very volatile people."
Source: Ottawa Sun    Date: December 27, 2014

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1 Killed, 3 Wounded in Gang-Related Shooting in South LA: Police (Los Angeles, CA): One person was killed and three others were wounded in what police called a gang-related shooting in South Los Angeles on Saturday.
Source: NBC Los Angeles    Date: December 27, 2014

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1 dead in Caldwell stabbing, suspect at large (Caldwell, ID): One man is dead and two more are injured after a Christmas Eve stabbing in Caldwell. According to Caldwell Police, three men were stabbed outside a home in the 2000 block of Rice Avenue around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: December 26, 2014

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New trial date set in Newport News gang-related double homicide (Newport News, VA): A new trial date has been set for an accused gang member charged with killing two teenage boys in 2008.
Source: Daily Press    Date: December 26, 2014

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Gang member arrested after brandishing gun in Oxnard (Oxnard, CA): A documented gang member was arrested after police said he brandished a gun in an Oxnard neighborhood on Christmas Day.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: December 26, 2014

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Police: Spike in crime ends after arrest of 15 alleged gang members (Atlanta, GA): Channel 2 Action News is uncovering new information in the arrest of 15 gang members accused of carjacking and home invasions. The youngest suspect is 15 years old. Channel 2 Action News has learned he will be tried as an adult.
Source: WSB-TV 2 News    Date: December 26, 2014

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Gang member-turned-entrepreneur charged in Georgia killing, was key part of mayor's Violence Reduction Initiative (Chattanooga, TN): A former gang member whose unlikely journey from violent criminal to successful entrepreneur made him a widely celebrated success story has been charged with killing a Georgia woman.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: December 24, 2014

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Not guilty plea in Pasco gang shootings (Pasco, WA): An 18-year-old man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder and assault charges for gang-related shootings in Pasco. The Tri-City Herald reports the trial date for DeShawn I. Anderson of Finley was set for Feb. 18 in Franklin County Superior Court.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: December 24, 2014

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Gang Homicide Investigation Underway In Santa Ana (Santa Ana, CA): Detectives investigated Wednesday the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a 17-year-old man.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: December 24, 2014

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Westside Gang Members Sentenced to State Prison for Eastside Robbery (Santa Barbara, CA): A pair of Westside gang members learned their sentences this week after a jury convicted them of robbery and false imprisonment stemming from a 2012 incident outside an Eastside market in Santa Barbara.
Source: Noozhawk    Date: December 24, 2014

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Alleged gang members sentenced for robbery, false imprisonment (Santa Barbara, CA): Two alleged gang members convicted of robbery and false imprisonment received prison sentences this week, the Santa Barbara County District Attorney announced Wednesday.
Source: Santa Maria Times    Date: December 24, 2014

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NYPD is investigating report of Black Guerrilla Family threatening two Brooklyn police precincts (Brooklyn, NY): A gang said to be targeting two Brooklyn police precincts was one of 40 anti-cop threats probed by the NYPD since Saturday’s assassination of two officers, police sources said.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: December 24, 2014

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Chattanooga Police Chief, Community Leaders Discuss Violence Reduction Initiative (Chattanooga, TN): It's a choice the city took to end violence in Chattanooga. The Violence Reduction Initiative targets gang-related crime, giving former convicts a chance to turn their lives around. But the process to get on the right track hasn't come without its issues.
Source: WTVC NewsChannel 9    Date: December 24, 2014

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14-year-old injured in gang shooting in Santa Rosa (Santa Rosa, CA): A 14-year-old boy was injured in a gang-motivated shooting on a downtown trail Tuesday night, Santa Rosa police said Wednesday.
Source: CBS SF Bay Area    Date: December 24, 2014

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Caroline prosecutes gang-related cases (Caroline COunty, VA): Cases against three adults and six juveniles accused of being part of rival gangs in Caroline County are moving forward. Ten felony charges against 20-year-old McCartha “MJ” Stevens of Bowling Green were certified to a grand jury Tuesday in Caroline Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.
Source: The Free Lance-Star    Date: December 24, 2014

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