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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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Santa Cruz police investigating suspected gang-related shooting (Santa Cruz, CA): On Sunday night, a victim, 18, of Watsonville, was shot in his car on the 100 block of Chestnut Street in Santa Cruz.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: November 24, 2015

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Arrests made after gang-related shooting connected (Powdersville, SC): Anderson County Sheriff John Skipper said at a news conference on Tuesday that deputies are working around the clock to ensure justice after seven shootings over a three-day span.
Source: Live 5 News    Date: November 24, 2015

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Arrest made in alleged gangland shooting (Bridgeport, CT): Policemade an arrest Tuesday in a gang-related shooting that left one man with five bullet wounds.
Source: Connecticut Post    Date: November 24, 2015

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Santa Maria Gang Sweep Nets 12 Arrests (Santa Maria, CA): A total of 12 suspected gang members or gang associates have been arrested in a major law enforcement operation targeting gang offenders in the Santa Maria area.
Source: KEYT 3 News    Date: November 24, 2015

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Investigation into gang activity results in three arrests (Murfreesboro, TN): Murfreesboro Police arrested three people and seized a large cache of drugs Monday at Bradyville Pike.
Source: The Murfreesboro Post    Date: November 24, 2015

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At the Epicenter of L.A. Gang Wars, Rival Properties are Busted (Los Angeles, CA): A gang war along the 110 corridor in South Los Angeles has taken dozens of lives this year.
Source: LA Weekly    Date: November 24, 2015

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Two teens involved in Elgin stabbing (Elgin, IL): Elgin Police said they are investigating a stabbing in broad daylight Tuesday in downtown.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: November 24, 2015

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Amanda Blackburn case: Murder suspects have gang ties (Indianapolis, IN): Back in 2009, they called themselves the FAM Gang. It was a gang comprising at least a dozen teens living on the city's North and Northwest sides. Police noted at the time that one of the ways to enter the gang – the initials stood for Forever After Money, but it also referred to FAMily Untouchable — was to rob someone.
Source: The Indianapolis Star    Date: November 24, 2015

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Gang Raid: Oakland Police Make 18 Arrests, Seize 7 Guns (Oakland, CA): A dangerous and violent East Bay gang is less of a threat after a series of early morning raids Tuesday across the Bay Area.
Source: NBC Bay Area    Date: November 24, 2015

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Police chief outlines strategies to curb gang violence, address staffing shortage (Pueblo, CO): Police Chief Luis Velez outlined several strategies Tuesday that he wants to put into action next year to tackle the city's gang problem and the department's staffing shortage.
Source: KRDO NewsChannel 13    Date: November 24, 2015

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Street gang leader pleads guilty to murder, racketeering (Chicago, IL): The man federal attorneys say brought the Two Six street gang to Northwest Indiana is admitting he's responsible for the murder of four people dating back as far as 24 years ago.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 24, 2015

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Rumored 79th Street gang war hurts local businesses (Chatham, IL): Gang activity in Chicago is not only threatening the safety of residents in affected neighborhoods, but is also making it difficult to keep nearby establishments running, business owners say.
Source: The Columbia Chronicle    Date: November 23, 2015

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Former gang member draws life sentence in killing of girlfriend (Long Island, NY): A former member of the MS-13 street gang, who was on the FBI's Most Wanted list for a day before he was arrested, was sentenced to life in prison Monday for killing a girlfriend in a shocking crime that also led to the killing of her 2-year-old son, according to officials.
Source: Newsday    Date: November 23, 2015

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City attorney targets 2 South LA properties with gang lawsuit (Los Angeles, CA): Local law enforcement officials are putting pressure on two South Los Angeles properties they say have been tied to a deadly decade-long gang feud.
Source: KPCC Southern California Public Radio    Date: November 23, 2015

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Attorney general's office makes rare move into street crime (Baltimore, MD): The Maryland attorney general's office has indicted 15 Baltimore men on drug conspiracy charges, signaling a novel push into prosecuting street crime by a state agency that has focused historically on white-collar and environmental cases.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: November 23, 2015

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Fontana police search for gunmen in fatal gang-related shooting (Fontana, CA): Police are searching for two men who reportedly shot up a house party killing one man and wounding another early Sunday morning.
Source: The Sun    Date: November 23, 2015

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NOPD: Shooting appears to be gang-related (New Orleans, LA): New Orleans police said they believe the Sunday shooting at Bunny Friend playground was gang-related, and despite the fact that there were hundreds of witnesses, very few are calling in tips.
Source: WVUE FOX 8 News    Date: November 23, 2015

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Local Officials Sound Alarm On MS-13 Recruiting In Montgomery County Schools (Montgomery County, MD): Later this week, experts will brief the Montgomery County Council on the growing problem of MS-13 gang activity in the region. Authorities suspect two recent murders in Virginia and one in Montgomery County may be connected to a recruiting push by the gangs and the fallout is scaring some residents.
Source: WAMU 88.5 News    Date: November 23, 2015

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Nampa man sentenced to 15 years in fatal Caldwell stabbing (Caldwell, ID): District Judge George Southworth sentenced Edgar Covarrubias to 15 years in prison for stabbing a man to death in Caldwell on Christmas Eve.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: November 23, 2015

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