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West Side gang member, two associates plead guilty to drug, firerarms charges (Buffalo, NY): A member of Cheko’s Crew/7th Street Gang and two gang associates pleaded guilty to drug and firearms charges before U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara Tuesday.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: December 15, 2015

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5th and final defendant pleads guilty in Cobb gang shootings (Cobb County, GA): The fifth and final defendant in a pair of gang retaliation shootings in a Kennesaw subdivision has pleaded guilty. The Cobb County District Attorney’s Office announced Monday that 21-year-old Brian Joshua McCary pleaded guilty Thursday to eight counts of violation of Georgia’s Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: December 14, 2015

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Charlotte awarded grant for anti-gang initiative (Charlotte, NC): Charlotte City Council voted to accept a grant Monday night in the amount of $612, 922 from the U.S. Department of Justice to fund the Community Oriented Police Services anti-gang initiative, managed by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: December 14, 2015

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Man to stand trial for allegedly shooting rival gang member in Burbank (Burbank, CA): A 25-year-old gang member will stand trial on charges that he shot a rival gang member during an attack outside the Burbank Town Center early one morning in April, a judge ruled on Friday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 14, 2015

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Alleged Athens gang member facing trial for drive-by shooting death arrested for violating bond conditions (Athens, GA): An alleged Athens gang member who is about to go on trial for allegedly murdering an associate of a rival gang was arrested Friday for violating the conditions of the bond he posted to get out of jail.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: December 14, 2015

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New York gangs are trading heroin for guns to battle rival crews (New York, NY): The gangs of New York are chasing the dragon — and trading the smack for guns. More and more street gangs and crews are getting involved in the city’s burgeoning heroin trade — and have begun swapping the deadly narcotic for guns to continue their street wars against rival crews, the Daily News has learned.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: December 14, 2015

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Sheriff: Fatal south Macon shooting gang-related (Macon, GA): Bibb County sheriff's investigators said Monday they believe the shooting that killed a 14-year-old girl Sunday is gang related.
Source: WMAZ 13 News    Date: December 14, 2015

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Multiple arrests in Long Beach gang-related murder in November (Long Beach, CA) : Long Beach Police arrested three adults and a juvenile in connection with a murder that occurred last month. On Nov. 10, 2015, around 9 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area of 14th St. and Gundry Ave. regarding a shooting call, which resulted in the death of 26-year-old Jeffrey Keo of Long Beach.
Source: Orange County Breeze     Date: December 14, 2015

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William Bratton, NYPD commissioner, lauds feds for cutting down gang recruitment (New York, NY): Gang-related murders and drug and gun trafficking will continue to be “part of life” in some neighborhoods as long as gang recruitment continues to lure boys and men from public housing, NYPD Commissioner William Bratton said in a radio interview Monday.
Source: Newsday    Date: December 14, 2015

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Calgary faces all-out gang war defined by impulsive gun violence (Calgary, AB): Turf battles over drugs in Calgary's northeast have escalated into a gang war — amid a criminal landscape that's different from any the city has seen before, police warn. And Calgarians haven't seen the worst of it yet, according to police who describe a powder keg situation likely to lead to the harm of innocent bystanders.
Source: CBC News    Date: December 14, 2015

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Manhattan, Brooklyn district attorneys are battling street gangs by mapping their activity (Manhattan, NY): Gangs in both Manhattan and Brooklyn have nowhere to hide. That's the case now that the Manhattan D.A.’s office began mapping their activity in order to stitch together massive cases and dismantle whole neighborhoods of gang life, while Brooklyn prosecutors are using a similar approach.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: December 14, 2015

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Waukegan man convicted of street gang, drug conspiracy (Waukegan, IL): A man described as the main target of a large, multi-agency operation against cartel-fueled street gang drug dealing in the Waukegan area has been convicted on several felony conspiracy and drug charges.
Source: Lake County News-Sun    Date: December 14, 2015

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Parlier Police: Violent Weekend; Gang Activity To Blame (Parlier, CA): Police in Parlier reported a spike in gang shootings and violence during the weekend of December 12 - December 13, 2015. The rise in shootings and violence during colder months is unusual, although a similar spike in violence was reported by Fresno Police during the month of December.
Source: KMPH FOX 26 News    Date: December 14, 2015

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SPECIAL REPORT: Gangs tied to 49 percent of shootings in New York City, mostly over petty disputes (New York, NY): Along with the mass killers and rifle-toting terrorists who are driving the nation’s gun debate are New York’s own gangbangers, who are behind the triggers of nearly half the city’s shootings, officials said. And when gunplay across the five boroughs turns deadly, gang members are quite often responsible, accounting for 130, or 40%, of the city’s murders this year, police said.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: December 13, 2015

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Gang members drive stabbings, slashings on Rikers Island (New York, NY): They're young, violent and looking for protection -- a perfect recipe for the proliferation of gangs and bloodshed on Rikers Island. There were 1,956 gang-affiliated inmates at Rikers - just under 20% of the 9,830 people locked up in city jails, according to a department tally f (rom September.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: December 13, 2015

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NYPD busting gang members through social media (New York, NY): Before busting dozens of gang members in the Bronx, the NYPD became their friends — on Facebook. Nearly 40 members of the Washside gang are each facing at least 15 years in prison, toppled by cops mining social media posts that boasted about guns and violence.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: December 13, 2015

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NYPD up to the challenge of gang violence: Commissioner Bratton (New York, NY): The gangs of New York have been with us since the 1800s, when rival groups sometimes staged bloody donnybrooks with clubs and knives.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: December 13, 2015

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Gang-related shooting in Parlier leaves house riddled with bullet holes (Fresno, CA): Parlier police are investigating a possible gang-related shooting Saturday night that left a house riddled with bullet holes – and an occupant denying that anything had happened.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: December 13, 2015

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Indictments in fatal drug deal show criminal gang activity in Vermont (Burlington, VT): A federal grand jury last week indicted two New York City men on a charge of distributing a controlled substance that resulted in a death. The victim was Gary Bashaw, 54, of South Burlington. The fatal substance was fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opiate.
Source: VTDigger.org    Date: December 13, 2015

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Kent police make 18 arrests tackling crime gang violence (Kent, WA): Officers have made 18 arrests in the past week as work to tackle organised crime gangs in north Kent continues. Investigations led by Kent Police’s Operation Jupiter team have also resulted in seizures of large quantities of Class A drugs, following a number of searches and warrants in areas of Medway.
Source: ITV News    Date: December 12, 2015

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