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Gang member convicted in Omaha slaying of teen (Omaha, NE): A man has been convicted in the slaying of a 16-year-old Omaha boy who was wearing red, the color of a rival gang.
Source: The Independent    Date: November 7, 2013
http://www.theindependent.com/...

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Cook: Arresting the man behind Chattanooga's gang truce (Chattanooga, TN): Monday morning, 32 men were arrested by federal and local agents for illegally selling or possessing crack, powder cocaine and guns.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: November 7, 2013
http://www.timesfreepress.com/...

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Police nab three more suspected Waco gang members in drug raid (Rockford, IL) : The arrests of three gang members for drug possession Thursday morning isn't much of a surprise to anyone on Sanford Street. "That house, I don't know because the rent is low, what it offers that people feel that they can go in there and sell drugs," said Pastor William Turner of the Victory Outreach Church that sits just two doors down the block from the scene.
Source: WTVO 17 News    Date: November 7, 2013
http://www.mystateline.com/...

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Gang possibly targeting Wilmington police, says FBI (Wilmington, NC): Members of one Wilmington gang are "committed to engage in shootings," possibly focusing on law enforcement, after the shooting death of Brandon Devone Smith, according to an FBI memo sent to the state's police chiefs.
Source: StarNews    Date: November 7, 2013
http://www.starnewsonline.com/...

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Officials announce joint effort to curtail county gun crime (Monmouth County, NJ): A joint initiative between county and federal prosecutors has been announced to combat gun-related violence and criminal activity in Monmouth County. The initiative, "Project Stop the Violence," was announced by Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni and U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman last week.
Source: Centraljersey.com    Date: November 7, 2013
http://www.centraljersey.com/...

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Gang member pleads guilty to reduced charge in killing of teen dressed in Husker red (Omaha, NE): An Omaha man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in last year's death of a 16-year-old targeted for the color of his clothes.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: November 6, 2013
http://www.omaha.com/...

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Illinois House will consider anti-gun bill (Springfield, IL): Legislation to clear gang members off urban streets was derided Tuesday as too costly and problematic but got an Illinois House panel’s approval after more than two hours of debate.
Source: Beloit Daily News    Date: November 6, 2013
http://www.beloitdailynews.com/...

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GPD arrests 53 in gang-related crimes roundup (Greenville, NC): 53 people are behind bars for crimes involving illegal guns and hardcore drugs, and Greenville Police say some of them are in local gangs.
Source: WITN 7 News    Date: November 6, 2013
http://www.witn.com/...

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Border patrol arrests "18th Street" gang member (Calexico, CA): On Monday, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro station apprehended a dangerous gang member attempting to make an illegal entry into the United States.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: November 6, 2013
http://www.imperialvalleynews.com/...

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Recent tagging related to gang activity (Sparks, NV): Tag, you're it, but it's not fun and games when it happens to your property. It's been a growing problem in our area--graffiti--and now it's happening on cars.
Source: KOLO 8 News    Date: November 6, 2013
http://www.kolotv.com/...

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Investigator: Gangs are a problem everywhere, including Volusia County (Volusia County, FL): Street gangs are a nationwide problem, and Volusia County is not immune, according to Daniel Shivers, a Volusia County Sheriff’s Office investigator and gang expert. "SUR 13 is one of the most dangerous gangs in America, and it’s now here in Volusia County," Shivers said during a presentation at the Volusia County of Governments Oct. 28.
Source: The West Volusia Beacon    Date: November 6, 2013
http://www.beacononlinenews.com/...

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Four gang shootings, one arrest (San Diego, CA): Gang detectives on Wednesday are investigating what appears to be the fourth gang shooting in San Diego since Thursday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: November 6, 2013
http://www.utsandiego.com/...

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More than meets the eye in SJPD's gang-related homicide stats (San Jose, CA): San Jose police last month proudly announced that gang-related homicides had plunged 42.9 percent in the first nine months of this year. But it turns out, police don't really know whether the number is accurate.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 6, 2013
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Lakeland community meeting to look at gang violence (Lakeland, FL): The city of Lakeland is asking the community to come together to put a stop to gang violence. With a recent rash of gang-related shootings, the Lakeland Police Department and city officials are holding a meeting to get the community's input on how to curb the problem.
Source: The Ledger    Date: November 6, 2013
http://www.theledger.com/...

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Tracking gang activity in Greensboro (Greensboro, NC): Greensboro detectives say local gangs are finding new ways to communicate with members, including turning to social media. Officers with the Criminal Intelligence Unit actively use Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to uncover information about gangs, meetings and members.
Source: WGHP FOX 8 News    Date: November 6, 2013
http://myfox8.com/...

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Jackson mayor says gang activity is behind shootings (Jackson, TN): Jackson Mayor Jerry Gist said the rounds of gunfire this week in the Hub City will not be tolerated, and is taking action to stop the violent crime. "All of this from what we can tell is gang related and we have to fix it," Mayor Gist said.
Source: WBBJ 7 News    Date: November 6, 2013
http://www.wbbjtv.com/...

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Gangs doing business online (Ottawa, ON): The latest tool for gangsters may be the world wide web. Whether to recruit, brag or promote, gang activity online has been ramping up, say police and experts.
Source: Ottawa Sun    Date: November 6, 2013
http://www.ottawasun.com/...

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Police put five gang members in jail (Columbia, SC): Five known gang members were taken off the streets according to the Richland County Sheriff's Department and Columbia Police Department.
Source: The State    Date: November 6, 2013
http://www.thestate.com/...

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Alleged gang member gets seven years in Santa Rosa stabbing (Santa Rosa, CA): Alleged Barbarian Brotherhood gang member Salvatore Ezio Bordessa, 33, was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in prison for his role in the stabbing of a black man outside a Santa Rosa McDonald's.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: November 6, 2013
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/...

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Appeals court strikes blow against OC gang order (San Francisco, CA): A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck a blow against widely used gang injunctions, ruling that a sweeping Orange County ban cannot be applied to dozens of people because it gave them no way to challenge claims that they were gang members.
Source: ABC News    Date: November 6, 2013
http://abcnews.go.com/...

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