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Police arrest 27, some with gang ties (Crofton, MD): County police arrested 27 people during a weeklong effort to track down repeat offenders and people with gang affiliations.
Source: The Capital    Date: July 16, 2009
http://www.hometownannapolis.com/...

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Survey: Economic downturn leads to gang violence (Seattle, WA): Most people believe the economic downturn has led to more gang violence, according to a new national survey released Thursday.
Source: The Associated Press    Date: July 16, 2009
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House fired on in gang shooting, Providence police say (Providence, RI): Someone fired a gun into a house where a gang associate’s mother lives, striking the living room walls Tuesday night, the police said.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: July 16, 2009
http://www.projo.com/...

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Police sweep nets nine taggers from La Puente, Valinda, Bassett (Industry, CA): Police arrested nine people on Wednesday during a sweep targeting tagging crew members who live in an area that has recently seen an increase in gang-related violence.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: July 16, 2009
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/...

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Violence rising among young gang members (Montgomery County, MD): Twice this year, police say, Montgomery County teens as young as 14 took part in gang-related attacks that left one man dead of a stab wound to his heart and one dead with a stab wound to his head.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: July 16, 2009
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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G.R.E.A.T. day camp aims to reduce gang violence (New Orleans, LA): Inside the Trinity Christian Community Center in Hollygrove, a group of children stared at U.S. Marshal Laura Reagan, clenching their fists and breathing heavily. They flexed their muscles and prowled as if spoiling for a fight.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: July 16, 2009
http://www.nola.com/...

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'Operation Blood Loss' nets drug, gang suspects in Brazoria County (Brazoria County, TX): Law enforcement officials hit the streets of the suburbs Thursday, rounding up drug and gang suspects in Brazoria County. In all, 16 people were arrested in the initiative, dubbed “Operation Blood Loss.”
Source: KHOU 11 News    Date: July 16, 2009
http://www.khou.com/...

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Federal anti-gang office will be permanent (Charlotte, NC): A permanent federal anti-gang office will open in Charlotte by the end of the summer, U.S. Rep. Sue Myrick announced Wednesday.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: July 16, 2009
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/...

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Gang-intervention site in Diamond Hill set to close (Fort Worth, TX): Residents in north Fort Worth told teens at the Diamond Hill Community Center on Thursday night that the Comin’ Up program administrators were doing a wonderful job.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: July 16, 2009
http://www.star-telegram.com/...

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Alleged gangsters accused of border racketeering (San Antonio, TX): A dozen alleged members of the Texas Mexican Mafia prison gang have been accused of murder and extortion in border communities.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: July 16, 2009
http://www.chron.com/...

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Santa Clara County District Attorney tries new approach to anti-gang outreach (Santa Clara County, CA): Alarmed by the public's lukewarm response to its anti-gang billboards — which touted a new hot line — the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office was relieved when an enthusiastic volunteer stepped up to help revive the faltering program.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: July 16, 2009
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Brazoria raids target alleged gangsters in drug case (Brazoria County, FL): Indictments accusing eight alleged gang members of trafficking cocaine were unsealed Thursday after their arrests in morning raids by local and federal officials in Brazoria County, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: July 16, 2009
http://www.chron.com/...

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Teen boy recovering after being shot in the stomach in gang incident (Watsonville, CA): A teenage boy is recovering after being shot in the stomach by rival gang members who apparently came to his neighborhood looking for a fight Wednesday night, police said.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: July 16, 2009
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Judge OKs city bid to curb street-gang activities during Rondo Days (St. Paul, MN): A Ramsey County judge this morning granted a request by the city of St. Paul to limit the activities of a street gang during an upcoming community celebration.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: July 15, 2009
http://www.startribune.com/...

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Tampa police round up gang members, unveil anti-gang site (Tampa, FL): As part of an anti-gang campaign, Tampa police say they have targeted key members of a loosely organized gang in the Grant Park neighborhood.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: July 15, 2009
http://www2.tbo.com/...

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Gang tension triggered brawl at Brentwood school (Brentwood, NY): Gang tension triggered the massive brawl involving more than 100 people outside a Brentwood school that began just after summer classes let out, leaving four students seriously hurt and three others behind bars, Suffolk officials said yesterday.
Source: Newsday    Date: July 15, 2009
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Boone County lawsuit filed against street gang (Boone County, IL): An unusual lawsuit in Boone County is aimed at stamping out gang violence. State's Attorney Michelle Courier filed a civil suit against the gang, the Latin Kings.
Source: WIFR 23 News    Date: July 14, 2009
http://www.wifr.com/...

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Gang leader charged in scheme to control punk rock (Chicago, IL): The founder of a street gang that administered beatings and made threats in its drive to control the punk rock music scene has been charged with extorting a Chicago performer, authorities said on Tuesday.
Source: Reuters    Date: July 14, 2009
http://www.reuters.com/...

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Four indicted in fatal Mt. Vernon gang stabbing (White Plains, NY): Four people have been indicted for their roles in a fatal gang-related stabbing of a 16-year-old Mount Vernon boy in May.
Source: The Journal News    Date: July 14, 2009
http://lohud.com/...

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Gunshots break up potential gang clash (White City, OR): Investigators have few clues about a clash in White City Sunday night in which a group of teens threatened to beat two boys with a baseball bat. The group dispersed after the boys' father fired a shot into the air, Jackson County Sheriff's Department Lt. Rich Fogarty said.
Source: Mail Tribune    Date: July 14, 2009
http://www.mailtribune.com/...

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