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Kennewick drive-by shooting believed to be gang-related (Kennewick, WA): Gang retaliation is suspected to be the motive behind a drive-by shooting early Sunday in Kennewick, police said.
Source: Tri-City Herald    Date: June 12, 2008
http://www.tri-cityherald.com/...

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Gangs scrutinized in teen shooting deaths (Reno, NV): While hundreds of people enjoyed a soccer match and family activities Tuesday evening in Miguel Ribera Park, a nearby fight between feuding gang members ended in the deaths of two teen boys and the wounding of another, authorities said.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal    Date: June 12, 2008
http://www.rgj.com/...

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Cities welcome law making gang-related graffiti a crime (Seattle, WA): The owners of a small Rainier Valley auto-glass shop keep four shelves stocked with the paint they use to cover the graffiti that frequently appears outside the store.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: June 12, 2008
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/...

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Five teens arrested in drive-by shootings of homes, vehicles (Tempe, AZ): A young man and four teenagers were arrested Wednesday in connection with the drive-by shootings of 17 homes and vehicles in Tempe, Mesa and Chandler on June 5-9. No one was injured in the shootings.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: June 12, 2008
http://www.azcentral.com/...

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Four gang members arrested on weapons charges (Providence, RI): Four members of Laos Pride, a Smith Hill-based street gang, were arrested on weapons charges Monday night just minutes after they allegedly opened fire on a rival gang — the Hanover Boyz — in the city’s West End.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: June 12, 2008
http://www.projo.com/...

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Pr. George's slaying suspects may be in gang, police say (Prince George's County, MD): Authorities think four Prince George's County youths accused of fatally assaulting a 56-year-old man are members of a small gang that formed a few years ago "with the idea to run around, beat up people and rob them," a police investigator said yesterday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: June 12, 2008
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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Local police on guard as new gang law takes effect (Wenatchee, WA): More than a half-dozen new anti-gang laws and measures take effect today statewide, including the creation of a state database of gang members.
Source: The Wenatchee World     Date: June 12, 2008
http://wenatcheeworld.com/...

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Looking into gangs and graffiti in Prescott Valley (Prescott Valley, AZ): Does Prescott Valley have a gang problem? "If we have one child claiming affiliation with a gang, we have a problem," Prescott Valley Police Department Corporal Jake Jackson told a small group of concerned citizens Wednesday evening at Prescott Valley's Boys & Girls Clubs of Arizona.
Source: The Daily Courier    Date: June 12, 2008
http://www.dcourier.com/...

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Salinas police work overtime to try to quell gang violence on city streets (Salinas, CA): It's not yet summer and already 15 mostly gang-related homicides have rocked Salinas. Gang members are firing at crowds of people. Brazen shooters are taking aim in broad daylight. And in one heart-rending shooting, two innocent men were killed after being mistaken for gangsters.
Source: Monterey County Weekly    Date: June 12, 2008
http://www.montereycountyweekly.com/...

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Elgin panel offers suggestions to curb gang violence (Elgin, IL): A portrait of Elgin's 12 documented gangs shows that they are predominantly Hispanic, overwhelmingly male and recruit members as young as 7, according to a report released Wednesday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 11, 2008
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Teen injured in gang-related shooting (Everett, WA): Police are investigating a gang-related shooting in south Everett early this morning that sent a 17-year-old to the hospital.
Source: The Daily Herald    Date: June 11, 2008
http://www.heraldnet.com/...

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Homes ordered off-limits to Pacoima gang members (Pacoima, CA): A permanent injunction was issued Tuesday to block gang members and others from meeting at two Pacoima-area homes being used as a base to sell drugs.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: June 11, 2008
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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FBI drug sweep shuts down violent Galveston County gang (Bacliff, TX): It was in the mid-1990s, just a few blocks away from Galveston Bay, that a teen formed a gang that called itself the 4th Street Bloods. Local law enforcement officials said the gang became a major drug operation in Galveston County distributing crack and crystal meth.
Source: KHOU 11 News    Date: June 11, 2008
http://www.khou.com/...

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Gangs: Dealing with them here (Cheyenne, WY): This is the second in a two-part series about street gangs in Cheyenne and Wyoming. It details what authorities are doing to prevent the spread of such groups and what communities can do to combat the problem.
Source: Wyoming Tribune-Eagle    Date: June 11, 2008
http://www.wyomingnews.com/...

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Gun violence was result of Crips-Bloods drug turf war (Millville, NJ): A detective with the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office Organized Crime Unit said the series of gun-related incidents in the city earlier this year was due to members of the Crips street gang who did not want Bloods street gang members to interfere with their drug activity.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: June 11, 2008
http://www.thedailyjournal.com/...

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Orange vigilant against gangs (Hillsborough, NC): An arrest last week in a Hillsborough shooting was a rare instance in Orange County: Police said with certainty that one of the suspects was a gang member.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: June 11, 2008
http://www.newsobserver.com/...

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Increase in gang activity seen in San Jose schools (San Jose, CA): Police and school officials called it an anomaly: A 16-year-old girl stabbed a fellow student on the Oak Grove High School campus more than 10 times in the back.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: June 11, 2008
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Reno gang shooting kills two, injures one (Reno, NV): Gang violence was behind a shooting near a Reno park that left two teenagers dead and a third clinging to life, police said Wednesday.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: June 11, 2008
http://www.ktvu.com/...

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Two teens wounded in Springfield gun fight (Springfield, MA): Two teens suffered gunshot injuries this afternoon in what police are describing as a gang-related gun battle at 11 Standish St. in the Forest Park neighborhood, said Capt. Peter J. Dillon.
Source: The Republican    Date: June 11, 2008
http://www.masslive.com/...

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School board addresses gangs, discipline policy (Greenville County, SC): After a nearly five-hour closed meeting, the Greenville County school board gave initial approval to a new policy making it a violation for students to engage in gang-related activities at school and updating existing policies to address such infractions as Internet bullying.
Source: The Greenville News    Date: June 11, 2008
http://www.greenvilleonline.com/...

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