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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
http://www.ksbw.com/...

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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
http://www.cbc.ca/...

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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
http://www.mlive.com/...

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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
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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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
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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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: East Oregonian    Date: November 20, 2015
http://www.eastoregonian.com/...

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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
http://www.wcjb.com/...

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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
http://www.theneworleansadvocate.com/...

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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
http://www.fredericknewspost.com/...

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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
http://www.ocregister.com/...

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Attempted murder suspect caught in Bishop (Santa Rosa, CA): A suspect in a gang-related assault in Santa Rosa was apprehended Monday, Nov. 16 in Bishop following a six-month search.
Source: The Sheet    Date: November 20, 2015
http://thesheetnews.com/...

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3 arrested for Pueblo gang related shooting (Pueblo, CO): Two men and a woman have been arrested and are charged with attempted murder in connection with a November 10th shooting.
Source: KOAA 5 News    Date: November 20, 2015
http://www.koaa.com/...

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Portlanders urged to help quell gang violence (Portland, OR): Mayor Charlie Hales called on all Portlanders to do something to help stop increasing gang violence during a City Club forum on the problem last Friday. Calling himself “an aging baby boomer approaching retirement,” Hales said he planned to volunteer with community organizations that work with at-risk youth after leaving the mayor’s office in January 2016.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: November 19, 2015
http://portlandtribune.com/...

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San Francisco police arrest known gang member (San Francisco, CA): Police say they have arrested a known San Francisco gang member who had been on the run for six years and was wanted for an attempted homicide.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: November 19, 2015
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Life sentences could follow guilty pleas from reputed 'Mid City Killers' gang members (New Orleans, LA): Two reputed members of a street gang known as the "Mid City Killers" face possible life sentences after pleaded guilty Wednesday (Nov. 18) to federal murder, narcotics, robbery and weapons charges, authorities announced.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: November 19, 2015
http://www.nola.com/...

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Brawl in Bronx park that left man, 21, stabbed to death was gang-related: sources (Bronx, NY): The knife fight in a Bronx park that left a 21-year-old dead was a gang-related brawl which began when one group asked the other if they were “down with them,” police sources said Thursday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: November 19, 2015
http://www.nydailynews.com/...

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DeKalb District Attorney gets technology grant to combat gangs (DeKalb County, GA): The DeKalb County District Attorney’s office said it received a federal grant to combat gangs using technology. The office said in a press release the U.S. Department of Justice awarded it a grant of $385,118 for information-sharing analysis software that that connects gang and violent crime activities.
Source: Decaturish    Date: November 19, 2015
http://www.decaturish.com/...

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