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Guilty plea entered in fatal Murray shooting (Murray, UT): A 28-year-old Magna man has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in the May shooting death of a man in Murray that was apparently gang-related.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: December 17, 2012

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From Crip to Christ - ex-gang member to speak at Crowley's Greater Family Love Worship Center, plans anti-violence rally (Crowley, LA) : Rev. Elder Banks is a well-spoken native of Little Rock, Ark. who has worked as the director of the Red Cross in Lafayette for 12 years. To speak with him makes it unthinkable that 20 years ago he was a former leader of the notorious Crips street gang in Little Rock that has members throughout the country.
Source: Acadia Parish Today    Date: December 17, 2012

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Five in First Coast gang inspired by TV show sentenced to federal prison (Jacksonville, FL) : A federal judge in Jacksonville sentenced five First Coast gang members to prison terms Friday in a series of organized crimes, often involving violence and netting a total loss of about $2 million to their victims.
Source: The Florida Times-Union    Date: December 17, 2012

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Survivors in Archer Street gang shooting testify (Salinas, CA): One of the survivors in a 2009 gang shooting which killed two teenagers in Salinas testified today that he never got a glimpse of the shooter.
Source: The Californian    Date: December 17, 2012

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Augusta gang shootings on rise, police say (Augusta, GA): A gang war in Augusta is heating up, say Richmond Coun­ty authorities, adding to the gun violence in the area and leading witnesses, and even some victims, to go into hiding.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: December 16, 2012

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Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in gang-related shooting in Murray (Murray, UT): A man accused of shooting and killing another man at a party in Murray has pleaded guilty to amended charges.
Source: Deseret News    Date: December 16, 2012

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Gang member faces attempted murder charge for shooting officer (Chicago, IL): A man who shot a Chicago police officer last week has been charged with attempted first degree murder and other crimes, Cook County prosecutors said Saturday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: December 15, 2012

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Father Greg's Homeboy Industries helps gang members 'return to themselves' (Los Angeles, CA): Victor Key has been in and out of jails since he was eight. The 43-year-old from East L.A. spent the last seven years in prison, including four years in solitary confinement, for gang-related assault before his release three months ago.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: December 15, 2012

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Teen dies in central Fresno gang-related shooting (Fresno, CA): A 16-year-old boy died after a gang-related shooting in central Fresno early Saturday, police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: December 15, 2012

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Forum to focus on gang prevention (Las Vegas, NV): Debbie Damron carries a book with her wherever she goes. The book explores the secret world of gang signs and gang language. Parents can use it to prevent their little ones from joining a gang.
Source: KLAS 8 News    Date: December 14, 2012

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Calgary man gets six years in jail for involvement in gang violence (Calgary, AB): A Calgary man has been sentenced to six years in jail in connection with the city's ongoing gang violence. Vinh Troung pleaded guilty to discharging a firearm with intent to wound in connection with a New Year's Eve shooting in 2007.
Source: AM 770 News    Date: December 14, 2012

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Richmond man nabbed at funeral, charged with February murder of rival gang member (Richmond, CA): A murder suspect nabbed by police at a funeral was arraigned in Superior Court on Friday afternoon, charged in the Feb. 4 shooting death of a rival gang member, police said.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: December 14, 2012

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Three teens arrested in gang-related shooting (Modesto, CA): A gang rivalry appears to be the cause of a Modesto shooting that occurred earlier this month.
Source: CBS Sacramento    Date: December 14, 2012

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Violent gang war nets life sentence for 'Gat Daddy' (San Antonio, TX): Still recovering from gunshot wounds incurred during a months-long gang war on the East Side, Charles Dwayne Williams had only been out of the hospital about two weeks in April 2011 when he returned to the streets to exact revenge, prosecutors said Friday as he was sentenced to life in prison.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: December 14, 2012

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Feds secure RICO indictment against South Bend gang members (South Bend, IN): A federal grand jury in South Bend handed down an indictment this week accusing seven alleged Cash Out Boyz gang members of RICO violations.
Source: South Bend Tribune     Date: December 14, 2012

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S.B. dems oppose gang injunction (Santa Barbara, CA): The Democratic Central Committee voted overwhelmingly last week to oppose the gang injunction proposed last March by Santa Barbara Police Chief Cam Sanchez. The vote came at the instigation of Latino rights activists affiliated with the new organization PODER, who argued the injunction wasn't warranted by existing crime rates and that the money spent on the injunction would be more effectively spent on prevention programs instead.
Source: Santa Barbara Independent    Date: December 13, 2012

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Jury deadlocks in case of Long Beach mom charged in killing of son's gang rival (Long Beach, CA): A jury tasked with deciding the fate of a Long Beach mom charged with murder in the slaying of her son's 13-year-old gang rival has deadlocked, officials said Thursday.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: December 13, 2012

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Mount Vernon man sentenced in gang-related shooting (Mount Vernon, WA): A 40-year-old Mount Vernon man was sentenced Thursday to 20 months in prison for his part in a May gang-related shooting that he took part in with his teenage son.
Source: Skagit Valley Herald    Date: December 13, 2012

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Officials bust 41 members of violent B'klyn street gang (Brooklyn, NY): Forty-one members of a violent, highly organized Brooklyn street gang have been busted for murder, conspiracy, robbery and a host of other crimes, prosecutors said today.
Source: New York Post    Date: December 12, 2012

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Tucson police say women ran shoplifting gang (Tucson, AZ): Tucson police say they've arrested four women they say were part of an organized gang that shoplifted tens of thousands of dollars' worth of cosmetics, jewelry and other merchandise from area retailers.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: December 12, 2012

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