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CityWalk in cops' spotlight (Universal City, CA): In an effort to stop a gang problem before it starts, police who patrol Universal CityWalk are getting extra help over the next month to keep the San Fernando Valley hilltop tourist attraction safe as the popular summer season heats up.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: May 26, 2008
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11 arrested after massive gang sweep (Tulare County, CA): Eleven people were taken into custody this weekend after a massive gang sweep by theTulare County Sheriff’s Department.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: May 26, 2008
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CityWalk patrols to keep gangs in check (Los Angeles, CA): In an effort to stop a gang problem before it starts, police who patrol Universal CityWalk are getting extra help over the next month to keep the San Fernando Valley hilltop tourist attraction safe as the popular summer season heats up.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: May 26, 2008
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Gang rage (Columbus, OH): Panicked South Linden residents flooded 911 with phone calls when the bullets started flying on May 18 near E. 18th and Cleveland avenues.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: May 25, 2008
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Cracking down on Essex street gangs (Essex County, NJ): A law enforcement task force swept through four Essex County towns early yesterday, arresting 20 members and associates of street gangs who had jumped bail after being charged with serious crimes.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: May 24, 2008
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Judge reinstates anti-gang injunction against West Sac's Broderick Boys (Sacramento, CA): A Yolo County judge ruled Friday that a controversial anti-gang injunction targeting the Broderick Boys of West Sacramento – tossed out by an appeals court last year – should be reinstated for now.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: May 24, 2008
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210 arrested in E. Valley crime sweep (Mesa, AZ): East Valley police departments combined resources to arrest 210 suspects, including 86 known gang members, during a three-week crackdown that ended last week.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: May 24, 2008
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San Pablo police crack down on gang suspects (San Pablo, CA): A violent clique of Sureno gang members killed six people in San Pablo since February 2007, police say, including several who became targets simply for wearing the color red.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: May 23, 2008
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Sweep nets 50 arrests (Hesperia, CA): About 50 people were taken into custody for parole and probation violations and warrant searches during a multi-agency sweep Friday night, according to sheriff’s officials.
Source: Daily Press    Date: May 23, 2008
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Lynwood city manager's aide arrested in gang probe (Long Beach, CA): Gang investigators with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department have arrested a Lynwood city official on suspicion of felonies, including being an accessory to robbery and possessing a stolen handgun, a department spokesman said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: May 23, 2008
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Transient stabbed in gang fight (Fremont, CA): A 19-year-old transient sustained multiple stab wounds in a gang-related fight Thursday afternoon, Detective Bill Veteran said.
Source: The Argus    Date: May 23, 2008
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Dozens arrested in gang drug bust (Somerville, NJ): A six-month investigation tar geting cocaine distribution by members of the Bloods street gang in Somerville ended with 61 arrests and the seizure of cocaine, other drugs, weapons and cash, the Somerset County prosecutor said yesterday.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: May 22, 2008
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Milford, N.H., event part of effort to enlist public in antigang fight (Milford, NH): Amid an apparent surge in gang-related activity in Milford, N.H., police have stepped up efforts to enlist the public to help in the fight against crime.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: May 22, 2008
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Police, sheriff's units tackle growing Seattle-area gang problem (Seattle, WA): Tearing through the winding streets of the Central Area and Rainier Valley at 70 mph last Friday night, Seattle gang detectives Jim Dyment and Tom Mooney experienced an unsettling déjà vu — it was the third shooting they had responded to in a week.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: May 22, 2008
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Gangster Disciples faction targeted in U.S. sweep (Chicago, IL): Some of them go by harmless-sounding nicknames such as "Baby Dough" and "Big Bird," but federal authorities accused the 28 individuals charged with drug conspiracyWednesday of having links to a Gangster Disciples faction that had taken over part of a city neighborhood.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: May 22, 2008
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FBI: Gang 'dropouts' pose threat (Salinas, CA): The FBI has warned law enforcement agencies that two groups of ex-Norteño gang members gaining strength in the prison system could spur more violence in Monterey County and elsewhere in Northern California.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: May 21, 2008
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NC Senate approves two measures to fight gangs (Raleigh, NC): Supporters of anti-gang legislation plan to push for more money to pay for gang prevention programs, unwilling to settle for measures approved Wednesday by the Senate aimed at battling gang activity in North Carolina.
Source: The Sun News    Date: May 21, 2008
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Multiple LA shootings leave 2 dead, 6 wounded (Los Angeles, CA): A violent night kept police busy in the San Fernando Valley, where multiple shootings left at least two people dead and six wounded.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: May 21, 2008
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Reputed Bacliff gang members facing drug charges (Houston, TX): Jason James Ruppert was barely a teenager when federal officials say he became one of six founding members of a drug-dealing gang on Galveston County's north side.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: May 21, 2008
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Gang activity prompts local meeting (Del Norte County, CA): Eileen Myster was in a juvenile court proceeding a couple months ago when she realized something needed to be done to raise gang awareness in the community.
Source: The Daily Triplicate     Date: May 21, 2008
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