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Gang members sentenced for killing Oakland father who called them out about burglary (Oakland, CA): Two reputed gang members, one of whom holds the distinction of being the only person to have successfully escaped from Alameda County's secured juvenile hall, were sentenced to prison Friday for killing a West Oakland father in 2010.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: November 20, 2015

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Core member of Pendleton white supremacist gang goes to prison (Pendleton, OR): Pendleton man expressed remorse in court for his involvement in a white supremacist gang that hurt people and almost took his son's life.
Source: East Oregonian    Date: November 20, 2015

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Officers joining forces with gang task force (Gainesville, FL): It's a problem that Gainesville Police say has been on the rise in the recent years. Alachua County youth taking part in gang activities. That's why law enforcement officers across Alachua County joined forces Friday, unveiling a new Gang Task Force.
Source: WCJB    Date: November 20, 2015

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Leader of New Orleans ‘110’ers’ gang pleads guilty, gets 47 years, closing out high-profile racketeering case (New Orleans, LA): The mayor didn’t appear for this hearing, and there were no emotional rebukes for Rico “Max” Newman from the families of his three dead victims or from the eight others he was accused of attempting to kill.
Source: The New Orleans Advocate    Date: November 20, 2015

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Upstate NY gang members on secret list of 6,000 freed early from prison: See who's out (Syracuse, NY): Reddell Smith spent a decade roaming the streets of Syracuse with the 110 Gang, where he dealt drugs, shot at rivals and stole a car at gunpoint.
Source: Syracuse Journal-Democrat    Date: November 20, 2015

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MS-13 gang member pleads guilty to Frederick murder, other charges (Frederick, MD): A gang member from Wheaton pleaded guilty Friday to a 2013 murder in Frederick, as well as other charges for gang-related activities.
Source: The Frederick News-Post    Date: November 20, 2015

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Santa Ana gang member receives 100-year plus sentence for shooting to death one woman, injuring another (Santa Ana, CA): A gang member who shot two women, leaving one dead and another permanently injured, was sentenced Friday to 102 years to life in prison.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: November 20, 2015

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Attempted murder suspect caught in Bishop (Santa Rosa, CA): A suspect in a gang-related assault in Santa Rosa was apprehended Monday, Nov. 16 in Bishop following a six-month search.
Source: The Sheet    Date: November 20, 2015

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3 arrested for Pueblo gang related shooting (Pueblo, CO): Two men and a woman have been arrested and are charged with attempted murder in connection with a November 10th shooting.
Source: KOAA 5 News    Date: November 20, 2015

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Portlanders urged to help quell gang violence (Portland, OR): Mayor Charlie Hales called on all Portlanders to do something to help stop increasing gang violence during a City Club forum on the problem last Friday. Calling himself “an aging baby boomer approaching retirement,” Hales said he planned to volunteer with community organizations that work with at-risk youth after leaving the mayor’s office in January 2016.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: November 19, 2015

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San Francisco police arrest known gang member (San Francisco, CA): Police say they have arrested a known San Francisco gang member who had been on the run for six years and was wanted for an attempted homicide.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: November 19, 2015

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Life sentences could follow guilty pleas from reputed 'Mid City Killers' gang members (New Orleans, LA): Two reputed members of a street gang known as the "Mid City Killers" face possible life sentences after pleaded guilty Wednesday (Nov. 18) to federal murder, narcotics, robbery and weapons charges, authorities announced.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: November 19, 2015

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Brawl in Bronx park that left man, 21, stabbed to death was gang-related: sources (Bronx, NY): The knife fight in a Bronx park that left a 21-year-old dead was a gang-related brawl which began when one group asked the other if they were “down with them,” police sources said Thursday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: November 19, 2015

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DeKalb District Attorney gets technology grant to combat gangs (DeKalb County, GA): The DeKalb County District Attorney’s office said it received a federal grant to combat gangs using technology. The office said in a press release the U.S. Department of Justice awarded it a grant of $385,118 for information-sharing analysis software that that connects gang and violent crime activities.
Source: Decaturish    Date: November 19, 2015

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JPark gang member guilty of murder, drive-by shooting (Cleveland, OH): A Common Pleas Court jury today convicted Demetrius Keith for the Aug. 7, 2014, murder of 19-year-old Arturio Young, according to Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty.
Source: WKYC 3 News    Date: November 19, 2015

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Plans to combat violent crime in York, elsewhere (Harrisburg, PA): The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced on Wednesday a “renewed strategy” for reducing and preventing violent crime in select cities. Those cities include York, Wilkes-Barre, Williamsport and Harrisburg.
Source: York Daily Record    Date: November 19, 2015

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Gang members accused of selling drugs from Gary house (Gary, IN): Two purported members of a street gang are accused of selling cocaine out of a house in Gary, according to a probable cause affidavit. Both Sean "Demon" Yancey and Jose "Sly" Sanchez have been ordered held without bail pending detention hearings set for Monday.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: November 19, 2015

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Gang member sentenced to 85 years to life in 2013 shooting (Los Angeles County, CA): A gang member was sentenced Oct. 20 to 85 years to life in state prison for a fatal shooting in 2013, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 19, 2015

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Groups seek 'real solutions' to Durham violence (Durham, NC): Community groups in Durham are urging citizens to take an active role in stopping a recent spike in homicides and violent crime. The Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People and the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance have joined forces to promote a new crime fighting campaign. They'll kickoff the anti-violence effort with public forums on December 8 and 15.
Source: WTVD 11 News    Date: November 19, 2015

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Gang rivalries, drug disputes behind gunfire spike, police say (Wilmington, NC): Wanda Richmond has a front-row seat to violence in her neighborhood from her salon, Wanda's Creative Hair Studio. At the corner of 10th and Castle streets, she has seen shootings, violence and sat with the victim of a fatal accident as he took his last breath.
Source: StarNews    Date: November 19, 2015

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