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Nearly 900 ID'd by Ogden police as gang members, associates (Ogden, UT): The people identified by Ogden police as gang “members” and “associates” are mostly young Hispanic men. Much beyond that description, though, there isn’t a lot of publicly available data that shows the state of Ogden’s gang culture today or much about Ogden Trece specifically.
Source: Standard Examiner    Date: November 29, 2015

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Athens gang war spills over county lines (Athens, GA): An Athens gang war that has already claimed one life locally has spread over the border to neighboring Madison County, where one of several recent gang-related drive-by shootings was reported.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: November 28, 2015

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Alleged leader of Dark Side Two Six street gang takes plea deal (Hammond, IN): The alleged leader of East Chicago's Dark Side Two Six street gang pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal racketeering and murder charges, court records show.
Source: The Times    Date: November 27, 2015

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Houston gang-related shooting leaves 1 teen dead, another injured on Thanksgiving night (Houston, TX): Houston police are investigating a double shooting late Thursday night that left a teenager dead and his friend in serious but stable condition at an area hospital.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: November 27, 2015

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Man charged with murder in 'assassination' of Tyshawn Lee, 9 (Chicago, IL): Four weeks after alleged gang members lured 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee into an alley and killed him -- a slaying that some in violence-riddled Chicago called a new low -- the city's police superintendent announced the arrest of one man and vowed to "obliterate" the "criminal" group to which he belonged.
Source: CNN    Date: November 27, 2015

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Final co-defendant in sweeping Latin Kings case pleads guilty (Hammond, IN): The last of nearly two dozen Latin Kings members and associates charged in several federal indictments pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to participate in racketeering activity, court records show.
Source: The Times    Date: November 27, 2015

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Tyshawn on swing when gangbangers out for revenge targeted him: prosecutors (Chicago, IL): On the way to his grandmother's South Side home, 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee stopped at a nearby park to play on a swing set, setting his beloved basketball down nearby. But Cook County prosecutors say three members of a Black P Stones faction had targeted the 83-pound boy to avenge a shooting by rivals three weeks earlier in which a mother was wounded and her 25-year-old son killed.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 27, 2015

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In Denver, duo forms unlikely alliance to counter gang violence (Denver, CO): Late on a Sunday morning, when other Denverites were at church or preparing to watch the Broncos, an entrepreneur and a former gang member huddled at a desk. The two sketched out a flier advertising a sports tournament in a church gym – an event they envisioned as a step toward ending violence in their community.
Source: The Christian Science Monitor    Date: November 26, 2015

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Protesters taunt police on Chicago streets amid anger over teen killing (Chicago, IL): Angry protesters hit the streets and taunted police for a second night Wednesday following the release of a dramatic video showing a white Chicago police officer fatally shooting a black teenager in a hail of 16 bullets.
Source: USA Today    Date: November 26, 2015

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Violence in B.C.’s provincial jails on the rise (Surrey, BC): The unsigned note sounded ominous. It said Darren Pelland, a prisoner at Surrey Pretrial Centre, was going to be “shanked and gutted.” It was found by staff in the health care request box last Feb. 13, just days after Pelland was sent to the jail on robbery and weapons charges.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: November 26, 2015

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Shooting investigations preventing more 'pro-active' work (Ottawa, ON): A second shooting targeting the same house in less than a week puts the city on deadly pace to tie a record of gun violence.
Source: The Ottawa Citizen    Date: November 25, 2015

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New anti-gang tactics go B.C.-wide (British Columbia): Emerging police tactics to disrupt gangs that have helped fight violent crime in the Lower Mainland will be applied province-wide. Justice Minister Suzanne Anton said mandatory provincial standards are being developed that will require all police forces and partner agencies to work together under an anti-gang policing model that targets prolific high-risk offenders.
Source: Abbotsford News    Date: November 25, 2015

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Previously Deported MS-13 Gang Member Caught at Texas Border (McAllen, TX): A previously deported member of the fearsome Salvadoran MS-13 prison gang has been arrested near this the Texas border with Mexico. The previously deported MS-13 gang member known as “El Diablo” had been convicted of stabbing an innocent man at a restaurant in Chesterfield Virginia and leaving him for dead.
Source: Breitbart    Date: November 25, 2015

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Milledgeville shooting death just latest in string of drive-by shootings (Milledgeville, GA): A 26-year-old was shot and killed Tuesday night in Milledgeville, marking the second death in more than 20 gang-related shootings since June.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: November 25, 2015

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Two people charged with first degree murder in shooting death (Ottawa, ON): Two suspects have been charged with first degree murder in connection with the city's seventh homicide of the year.
Source: CTV Ottawa News    Date: November 25, 2015

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Two charged with fatal shooting of rival gang member in Englewood (Chicago, IL): Two men charged with the fatal shooting of a rival gang member Sunday afternoon in Englewood have been ordered held on a $1 million bond. Antonio Doss 31, and Kwan Ward, 20, are each charged with one count of first-degree murder, according to Chicago Police.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: November 25, 2015

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Man charged for allegedly shooting at rival gang members near state patrol office (Ephrata, WA): Investigators suspect a man was attempting to shoot at rival gang members when he fired a gun near a Washington State Patrol office. Prosecutors charged Jorge G. Suarez Galvan, a 20-year-old Moses Lake man, in Grant County Superior Court with unlawful possession of a firearm in the first degree and DUI.
Source: iFIBER One News    Date: November 25, 2015

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Street Gang Member on Trial for Murdering Peace Muralist (Oakland, CA): A street gang member from Oakland is currently on trial for murdering a peace muralist, and has been forcibly ousted from court after a violent outburst.
Source: Regal Tribune    Date: November 25, 2015

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Violent Detroit Gang Linked to Local Robbery (Asheville, NC): Federal officials are now investigating an Asheville jewelry heist after the five suspects in the case were linked to a Detroit gang. A Federal Bureau of Investigations affidavit released this week reveals that several of the suspects now behind bars for robbing Jared - Galleria of Jewelry on November 8 say that a sixth man was the "organizer".
Source: WLOS ABC 13 News    Date: November 25, 2015

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GANG Program Aims To Get Kids Out Of Gangs (Nashville, TN): It stands for Gentlemen And Not Gangsters, and the GANG program has been working to mentor at-risk teens toward fulfilling, productive life choices. With speeches and songs, it may sound like any other graduation.
Source: NewsChannel 5    Date: November 25, 2015

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