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Gangs of Vermont (Burlington, VT): Members of Killer Bronx Committee or KBC, a drug gang based in New York City, moved their drug operation to Winooski five years ago.
Source: WPTZ 5 News    Date: February 26, 2008
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Two teens admit role in drug sales in Camden (Camden, NJ): Two teen-agers, arrested in January during a sweep by narcotics investigators that rounded up members of a sect of the Bloods street gang, pleaded guilty today to participating in the sale of drugs at a South Camden street corner.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: February 26, 2008
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Suspected gang members arrested (Leesburg, VA): Leesburg Police Detectives, with the assistance of agents with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), arrested two illegal immigrants Feb. 15 and obtained charges on a third.
Source: WTOP News    Date: February 26, 2008
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Is gang violence now on the rise? (Seattle, WA): Fourteen-year-old DéChé Morrison killed in the Rainier Valley. Allen Joplin, 17, shot to death at a school party on Lower Queen Anne. A 15-year-old boy wounded Friday outside Northgate Mall.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: February 26, 2008
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Shooting victim's cousin wounded (San Antonio, TX): Late Monday afternoon, the 400 block of Blaine stood as a grim reminder of the aftermath of teenage gang violence. As they did last week, when a 15-year-old boy was gunned down on the same block, tearful neighbors gathered again on the corner.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: February 26, 2008
http://www.mysanantonio.com/...

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26 alleged gang members face indictment on racketeering charges (Baltimore, MD): Federal prosecutors in Maryland announced a racketeering indictment yesterday against more than two dozen alleged members of a subset of the Bloods gang, revealing a violent underworld that authorities say has grown in the state in recent years as gang recruitment in jails and prisons has soared.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: February 26, 2008
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Officials investigate reported gang induction at elementary school (Columbia, SC): Richland 1 school officials have confirmed that as many as six fifth-grade boys were somehow involved in an apparent gang induction at Caughman Road Elementary School.
Source: The State    Date: February 25, 2008
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New leadership, constitution for Nuestra Familia (Monterey County, CA): Monterey County's deadliest gang has new leadership and a new constitution, forcing changes that law enforcement officers say is translating to increased violence in the streets.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: February 25, 2008
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Hamilton City hit again with gang-style graffiti (Hamilton City, CA): Graffiti symbolic of a well-known criminal street gang was found on a fence on Breakwater Court about 10 a.m. Sunday.
Source: Enterprise-Record    Date: February 25, 2008
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Officer: Gangs active in city (Columbus, NE): "An individual’s perception of the gang problem in their community will determine in large part their response, if any, to it," Officer Darren Brown told the participants of the Citizens Police Academy in week six of the 14-week course.
Source: Columbus Telegram    Date: February 25, 2008
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Gang expert: Bloods in village (Deerfield Township, NJ): The suggestion that there are Bloods gang members living in Countryside Village, on Route 77 in Seabrook, does not surprise Det. Arnaldo Santos.
Source: Bridgeton News     Date: February 25, 2008
http://www.nj.com/...

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Anti-gang effort isn’t safe from county's budget ax (San Luis Obispo County, CA): The county Board of Supervisors has rejected a move by three key public safety departments — probation, the sheriff and the district attorney — to lessen budget cuts in order to beef up their anti-gang activities.
Source: The Tribune    Date: February 25, 2008
http://www.sanluisobispo.com/...

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Counties’ drug fight gets help (Arkansas): Jefferson County is home to major crack cocaine and Mexican marijuana organizations. Pulaski County has drug organizations with connections to violent street gangs the Crips and the Bloods.
Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette    Date: February 25, 2008
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Plenty claiming credit for crime dip (Los Angeles, CA): A year after Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and LAPD Chief William Bratton declared gangs public enemy No.1, crime has plummeted, homicides are at 30-year lows, and for the first time cops are working with hard-core gang interventionists to quell rivalries.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: February 24, 2008
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Oregon teens suspended for wearing crucifixes (Albany, OR): A pair of Albany teenagers were suspended from high school for a few days recently because they were wearing crucifixes that school officials called "gang-related behavior."
Source: KTVZ NewsChannel 21    Date: February 24, 2008
http://www.ktvz.com/...

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Manatee's graffiti nothing whitewash can't fix (Manatee County, FL): Young gang members are prone to picking up a can of spray paint to make their mark. But a new graffiti abatement program is hoping to change that.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: February 24, 2008
http://www.bradenton.com/...

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Feds: 13 of gang in prison (Atlanta, GA): Thirteen members of a violent metro Atlanta gang were sentenced to federal prison this week for crimes ranging from robbery and carjacking to drive-by shootings and murder.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: February 23, 2008
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A gang's staying power (Los Angeles, CA): The young men who rule Drew Street have survived countless convictions, injunctions, evictions and deportations.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 23, 2008
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Four more arrested in death of Atwater man (Atwater, CA): Four more people have been arrested in connection with the Feb. 16 murder of a 34-year-old Atwater man outside a Determine Drive apartment.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: February 23, 2008
http://www.mercedsunstar.com/...

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Fear of police makes immigrants easy targets for gang harassment (Tulare County, CA): Young men newly arrived from Mexico and Central America are easy prey for established Norteño street gangs, experts say.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: February 23, 2008
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

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