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Lansing gang leader convicted on drug charges (Grand Rapids, MI): A Lansing man who officials say was the top-ranking member in Michigan for a Chicago-based gang was convicted on drug charges last week in federal court.
Source: Lansing State Journal    Date: November 23, 2015

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Inside Injunction: Q&A with professor, former Ogden gang member (Ogden, UT): Robert Duràn wants to change the conversation about gangs. They’re not about crime, he argues, but complex social groups trying to fill the needs of marginalized communities. Duran also has a unique perspective on the issue, studying gang life from the inside.
Source: Standard Examiner    Date: November 22, 2015

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Man shot twice in gang-related shooting in Vanier (Ottawa, ON): A 20-year-old man is in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after being shot twice near the Wabano Centre in Vanier Saturday night.
Source: Ottawa Sun    Date: November 22, 2015

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As murders, shootings rise in Los Angeles, police and the community take to the streets (Los Angeles, CA): Eduardo Rebolledo had just gotten into his pickup truck after work, eager to head home to his two children when a gang dispute erupted 30 yards behind him on a Los Angeles street. The 38-year-old ducked right into the path of a bullet that hit him in the head, killing him instantly.
Source: US Newswire    Date: November 22, 2015

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Alleged ringleader of Macon Wal-Mart stampede joins U.S. Army, case against him dismissed (Macon, GA): The teenager authorities believe was the ringleader of the rampage through Macon's Zebulon Road Wal-Mart this past summer has been cleared of charges and is enlisted in the U.S. Army.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: November 22, 2015

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In brutal killings, officials see attempt by MS-13 to rebuild (Montgomery County, MD): The 17-year-old from Sterling was gunned down as he walked to a bus stop. The 22-year-old from Montgomery Village was shot ­execution-style in the woods. The 22-year-old from Herndon was butchered with knives and a machete in a park.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: November 21, 2015

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Pasco men unite to stem violence (Kennewick, WA): When George Garcia Thacker was fatally shot earlier this month near the cable bridge, news of the well-known Pasco teen’s death sent shock waves through the community.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: November 21, 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: The Post-Standard    Date: November 20, 2015

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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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