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From the street to the classroom (New Orleans, LA): Why do kids join gangs? What do they get out of gangs? These are questions best answered by those who have lived it. That’s the approach that Reginald Parquet takes in his course, Guns and Gangs.
Source: Tulane University    Date: December 5, 2014

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Top Guns and Gangs inspector defends Ottawa's Gang Strategy in wake of city's 42nd shooting (Ottawa, ON): A shooting and stabbing Thursday night in the Bayshore neighbourhood have thrust the issue of the Ottawa Police Gang Strategy back under public scrutiny. There is a lot of criticism that with 42 shootings this year in the city the three-year strategy isn't working.
Source: 580 CFRA News Talk Radio    Date: December 5, 2014

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Heroin dealer sentenced to 30 years for 2011 murder tied to 'G-Strip' gang (New Orleans, LA): A New Orleans heroin dealer has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for the murder of another dealer in the 9th Ward in 2011 , U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite's Office announced.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: December 5, 2014

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Gang leader admits selling cocaine (Kingston, NY): A self-proclaimed gang leader pleaded guilty in Ulster County Court Thursday to selling cocaine, the Ulster County District Attorney’s office said.
Source: Oneida Daily Dispatch    Date: December 5, 2014

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Gang Member Sentenced To Life In Prison For Fatal Shooting Of Toddler, Uncle (Los Angeles, CA): A gang member was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for murdering a 2-year-old boy and the child’s uncle in South LA three years ago, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: December 5, 2014

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Fort Worth targets gun violence, gangs in select neighborhoods (Fort Worth, TX): Officials are taking aim at gun violence and gang activity in Fort Worth neighborhoods under an initiative announced Tuesday. Called “Not On My Block,” the campaign partners federal and local law enforcement agencies to increase enforcement and encourages residents living in neighborhoods including Polytechnic Heights, Cavile Place, the Seminary area and Stop Six to report such crimes. The two-year program, called Project Safe Neighborhood, is funded by a $500,000 grant awarded by the Justice Department.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: December 4, 2014

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10 state probation agents to help Chester fight gangs (Chester, SC): South Carolina probation agents will be in Chester County this weekend to help sheriff’s deputies with patrols and to find known or suspected gang members.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: December 4, 2014

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Mahoning County Judge works to keep youth out of gangs (Akron, OH): Original Killers, Sin City Disciples MC, 9 Kings and Akron Larceny Boys, these are not new movie titles. They represent just a few of the dozens of gangs operating in Ohio.
Source: The Akron Legal News    Date: December 4, 2014

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Yakima Valley sees reduction in gang crime (Yakima, WA): One recent afternoon in north Yakima, three young men met at a corner and exchanged street-style handshakes — two palms slid together followed by the tap of balled fists — and subtly glanced at Yakima police Officer E. Morfin as he passed in a patrol car.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: December 4, 2014

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Athens men indicted under state gang act for shooting at car (Athens, GA): A Clarke County grand jury recently indicted two alleged Athens gang members who reportedly shot more than a dozen times at an occupied car at an eastside apartment complex two months ago.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: December 4, 2014

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Police: 3 teens fatally stabbed boy they thought was in rival gang (Clinton, MD): Police arrested three teenagers Thursday in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 17-year-old boy who the attackers mistakenly believed was part of a rival gang.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: December 4, 2014

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Dozens protest gang conspiracy cases (San Diego, CA): The first-time use of a gang conspiracy law against dozens of alleged gang members sparked a protest over freedom of speech in front of the downtown Superior courthouse Thursday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: December 4, 2014

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Laurel Street riot lands teen 2 to 5 years for bat attack (Manchester, NH): Saying “a clear message has to be sent,” Judge Diane Nicolosi sentenced Hector Velez Jr. to 2 to 5 years in jail for a baseball bat assault during what police described as a “gang riot” on Laurel Street.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: December 4, 2014

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Fountain man charged for gang activity, armed robbery (Pitt County, NC): A man charged with patterned gang activity was arrested overnight after records show he robbed someone with a dangerous weapon.
Source: WITN 7 News    Date: December 4, 2014

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Feds: Mexican Mafia drug ring busted (San Diego, CA): Seven people, including the last known Mexican Mafia gang member believed to be living outside of prison in the county, have been charged in a drug trafficking conspiracy that included plans to kill three people, the FBI said Thursday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: December 4, 2014

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Rapper pleads not guilty in gang conspiracy case (San Diego, CA): A rapper with gang ties charged in San Diego under a conspiracy law that allows for the prosecution of gang members if they benefit from or promote crimes committed by other gang members pleaded not guilty Thursday and had his trial set for next month.
Source: FOX 5 San Diego    Date: December 4, 2014

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3 teens charged with murder of 17-year-old in Clinton (Clinton, MD): Prince George's County police have arrested three teenagers for a gang-related stabbing death of a 17-year-old who was found dead at a park in Clinton.
Source: WTTG FOX 5 News    Date: December 4, 2014

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Greer neighborhood vandalized, people fear graffiti is gang related (Greer, SC) : People living in the Hammett Farms neighborhood in Greer don't know what the letters "SMM" mean, but regardless, they said it's unsettling to see the message spray painted on their neighbors' home.
Source: WHNS FOX Carolina    Date: December 4, 2014

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Livingston official calls bullet found near home gang threat (Livingston, CA): A Livingston planning commissioner filed a police report this week after he claims to have found an assault rifle bullet near his front door.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: December 4, 2014

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Two Willingboro men get decades in prison for gang killings (Burlington County, NJ) : Two Willingboro men linked to the Burlington County-based gang Muslims Over Everything were both sentenced Thursday to decades in state prison for the slayings of two rival gang members.
Source: Burlington County Times    Date: December 4, 2014

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