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Police find drugs and gang members during search warrant of Glass Street house (Chattanooga, TN): Because of complaints from the community, Chattanooga Police and other law enforcement agencies carried out an investigation that led to a search warrant being served at 2403 Glass St. Thursday evening where authorities found drugs and known gang members.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: November 20, 2015

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Man who shot at Lil Wayne’s tour bus sentenced to 10 years in prison (Atlanta, GA): A 25-year-old tour manager pleaded guilty Friday to firing shots at rapper Lil Wayne’s tour buses as they traveled on I-285 in April.
Source:    Date: November 20, 2015

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Second man convicted of 2009 gang-related murder gets 80 years (Chicago, IL): The second of two men convicted of the 2009 fatal shooting on a reputed gang leader on the West Side was sentenced to 80 years in prison Friday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: November 20, 2015

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5 arrested in connection with gang-related shooting (Anaheim, CA): Five gang members, including a boy, were arrested this week in connection with a gang-related killing in Anaheim over the weekend, police said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: November 20, 2015

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Aryan Brotherhood to La Eme: America’s deadliest prison gangs (New York City, NY): They’ll extort you, force you to sell and smuggle their drugs — and, if you resist, leave you for dead.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: November 20, 2015

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Slaying suspect got ticket minutes after shooting (Aurora, IL): Marquitte West received a ticket from Aurora police minutes after he allegedly shot and killed a 23-year-old Plainfield man in September, according to court records.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 20, 2015

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Arvin gang members convicted of attempted murder (Arvin, CA): Two Arvin gang members face life terms in prison after a jury found them guilty Friday of attempted murder and related offenses.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: November 20, 2015

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Salinas man sentenced to 50 years to life for first degree murder (Salinas, CA): Monterey County District Attorney Dean D. Flippo announced on Friday that Judge Pamela Butler sentenced Luis Espinoza, 30 of Salinas, to 50 years-to-life in prison.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: November 20, 2015

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Avenal man arrested in attempted homicide case (Avenal, CA): A man was arrested on suspicion of attempted homicide on Thursday.
Source: The Sentinel     Date: November 20, 2015

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Major drugs, weapons bust likely linked to suspected gang violence, police say (Calgary, AB): A major drug operation that was raided by Calgary police earlier this week is likely linked to the recent string of violent crimes in the city, investigators say.
Source: CBC News    Date: November 20, 2015

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York police, feds to keep pursuing drug gangs (York, NY): Following the conviction of 12 members of the Southside gang, York City Police Chief Wes Kahley said the department will continue to crackdown on violent criminals.
Source: York Daily Record    Date: November 20, 2015

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Murder dismissal sought because jury said 'guilty' on gang count (Muskegon, MI): Maurtice Poole-Knight's attorney has moved to dismiss the pending murder case against him, arguing a second trial would be double jeopardy because a jury already convicted him of gang-related felony.
Source: MLive    Date: November 20, 2015

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Gang member headed to prison for 2014 attempted murder in south Sacramento (Sacramento, CA): A 20-year-old man, who authorities say was trying to make a name for himself, has been sentenced to 32 years to life in prison for a 2014 gang-related shooting in south Sacramento.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: November 20, 2015

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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: The 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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