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Valpo man accused in Portage gang attack found under bed (Portage, IN): A man wanted in connection with an alleged October gang attack at Camden Apartments was arrested at a north side hotel Sunday, reportedly found hiding under a bed.
Source: The Times    Date: December 12, 2011

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Social media fuels rumor mill at three county schools following stabbings (West Grove, PA): Avon Grove High School principal Tom Alexander spent several harrowing days managing student and parent anxiety following fallout from a double homicide involving three alumni and a student at the school.
Source: Daily Local News    Date: December 12, 2011

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Gang member gets life for soccer match shooting (Salinas, CA): A Monterey County gang member convicted of killing an 11-year-old girl at a high school soccer match is headed to prison for life.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: December 12, 2011

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Alleged gang leadership murder trial begins in York (York, PA): Following the first day of testimony in the Anthony Kareem Hayes trial, Chief Deputy Prosecutor Karen Comery dismissed a tentative earlier prosecution theory that Kenneth Ramos was stabbed to death because of a love triangle.
Source: York Daily Record    Date: December 12, 2011

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Portland shooting victim walks into hospital (Portland, OR): A 19-year-old hit in a gang-related shooting walked into Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Northeast Portland Monday. The unidentified victim had wounds that were not life-threatening, police said.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: December 12, 2011

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Gang member gets 15 years to life for role in Ash killing (Los Angeles, CA): A gang member was sentenced Monday to 15 years to life in prison for assisting in the slaying of a man who was mistakenly suspected of being an informant in a racially motivated killing in Harbor Gateway.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: December 12, 2011

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Gang related crimes highlight reoccurring issue in East Urbana (Urbana, IL): The Nov. 13 shooting of two alumni and a current student at a fraternity on Lincoln Ave. is still fresh in the minds of both students and residents alike.
Source: The Daily Illini    Date: December 12, 2011

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Gang-prevention group hopes to turn young lives around (Pueblo, CO): Sam Quintana sees something most miss in the faces of troubled teens. He sees himself, and the promise of a painful path he hopes to help them avoid. Every Monday evening, Quintana and two colleagues round up a dozen or so adolescent boys whose lives are teetering on the brink between trouble and tragedy for a meeting of G-Life, a new gang prevention organization loosely associated with another by the same name in Colorado Springs.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain    Date: December 11, 2011

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Marshals on hunt for Columbia Heights gang members accused of murder (Washington, DC): Seven members of a violent Northwest Washington street gang were indicted last week, but two of them remain at large, and U.S. marshals are asking the public for information that could lead to their capture.
Source: The Washington Examiner    Date: December 11, 2011

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Anti-crime initiative succeeds in getting criminals off streets (Youngstown, OH): 2222That was the warning several months ago from Steven M. Dettelbach, the United States attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, as he launched the 2011 edition of the "Violence — Gun Reduction and Interdiction Program," or V-GRIP.
Source: The Vindicator    Date: December 11, 2011

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Greenville forms gangs task force in response to recent violence involving ECU students (Greenville, NC): Greenville's police chief has formed a youth crimes and gangs task force as one response to recent violence involving East Carolina University students at apartment complexes.
Source: The Republic    Date: December 11, 2011

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Greenville forms gangs task force in response to recent violence involving ECU students (Greenville, NC): Greenville's police chief has formed a youth crimes and gangs task force as one response to recent violence involving East Carolina University students at apartment complexes.
Source: The Republic    Date: December 11, 2011

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14-year-old Watsonville boy shot, killed in South County (Pajaro Valley, CA): A 14-year-old Watsonville boy was killed in an apparent gang-related shooting on Highway 152 near the base of Mount Madonna on Saturday night, sheriff's deputies said.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: December 11, 2011

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Prison gangs operate in county jail, but officials confident violence won't escalate (Ventura County, CA) : The politics of prison gangs that calls for loyalty to one's race and is prevalent in the state penitentiary is spilling into the California's county jails, including Ventura, often sparking violence.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: December 10, 2011

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Longmont bucks national gang trend with membership, activity down locally (Longmont, CO): Both gang membership and activity are down in Longmont while nationally the numbers are on the rise, and local police and city officials say credit for the drops should be shared.
Source: Longmont Times-Call    Date: December 10, 2011

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Gang violence on the rise in Portland (Portland, OR): Gang violence has been an issue in North Portland for a while, but it seems to be on the rise again. Portland police are investigating shots being fired Friday around 4:30 PM at Unthank Park as three men in their 20s were playing basketball.
Source: Gather News    Date: December 10, 2011

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Agents arrest cocaine dealers, still searching for Latin Kings member (Chicago, IL): Federal agents had been tracking a Belizean drug gang that was funneling cocaine to Chicago and Evanston. Earlier this month they made a number of arrests, but Angel Serrano gave them the slip.
Source: FOX Chicago News    Date: December 10, 2011

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County detectives: Bloods street gang member had heroin, two bulletproof vests in home (Lackawanna County, PA): A monthlong narcotics investigation of a self-described member of the Bloods street gang living in Simpson culminated in a search of his home early Thursday, his arrest and the seizure of several bags of heroin and two bulletproof vests.
Source: The Scranton Times Tribune    Date: December 9, 2011

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Gang member pleads guilty to racketeering charge (Nashville, TN): A Bloods gang member who was part of a crew that held organizational meetings at a now-defunct anti-gang nonprofit pleaded guilty Thursday to racketeering charge.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: December 9, 2011

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Man sentenced to life in prison for East Hall gang shooting (Gainesville, GA): A life sentence was handed down in Hall County Superior Court last week to a man involved a gang-related shooting two years ago.
Source: AccessNorthGa.com    Date: December 9, 2011

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