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Harbor Gateway gangs hit with injunction (Los Angeles, CA): A Superior Court judge has slapped a permanent injunction on two gangs responsible for shootings, killings and other crimes that have terrorized residents of Harbor Gateway for years, officials said Wednesday. What a gang injunction does
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: July 23, 2008
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Sacramento city leaders approve gang tax (Sacramento, CA): Sacramento city leaders have approved a measure to raise taxes to fight gangs.
Source: CBS 13 News    Date: July 23, 2008
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Teen stabbed at Sonoma County Fair (Sonoma County, CA): A 13-year-old boy was stabbed at the Sonoma County Fair in what Santa Rosa police believe was a gang-related incident.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: July 23, 2008
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'Gang-related' Heights stabbing of man, 19 (Jersey City, NJ): A 19-year-old man was punched and stabbed several times in the Jersey City Heights Monday in what reports indicate was a gang-related incident.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: July 23, 2008
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Three more are injured in west-side shootings (Salt Lake City, UT): Despite several community meetings and calls late last week to curb gang violence in the Glendale area, another shooting incident was reported in the neighboring community of Poplar Grove early Saturday.
Source: Deseret News    Date: July 22, 2008
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Dozens arrested in immigration sweep face deportation or criminal charges (San Diego, CA): More than 80 foreign nationals arrested in a recent multi-agency operation in San Diego County face federal and state criminal charges or deportation, federal officials said Tuesday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: July 22, 2008
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Monrovia seeking to restrict gangs (Monrovia, CA): City and police officials are pursuing yet another avenue to prevent gang activity - an injunction to restrict the activities of gang members.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: July 22, 2008
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Gangs fight by fair (Merced County, CA): Three men are in custody following a fight near the Merced County Fair that police say was gang-related. Police say all three suspects participated in the stabbing of an 18-year-old male Merced resident, who had to be flown to a Modesto hospital because of his injuries.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: July 21, 2008
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Orem task force strives to curb gang activity (Orem, UT): Since creating a gang task force in Orem in June, officers have identified 35 new gang members, made 95 arrests and talked with nearly 700 individuals, some of whom are suspected gang members.
Source: Deseret News    Date: July 21, 2008
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Reputed gang member shot dead on S.F. street (San Francisco, CA): A reputed gang member - who moved out of San Francisco after beating a murder charge when the star witness against him was slain - was ambushed and shot to death Saturday night when he returned to the city for work at a construction site in the Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood, authorities said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: July 21, 2008
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Gunplay ‘gang related’ (Sharon, PA): A beef between rival gang members resulted in gunfire Sunday near a playground on the south side of Sharon.
Source: The Herald    Date: July 21, 2008
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Tough tactics to quell gang activity, police hope (Toledo, OH): Toledo Police say gang activity is picking up and that it's to blame for the city's latest murder. Now, officers are toughening up tactics when it comes to kids and crowds.
Source: WTOL 11 News    Date: July 21, 2008
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Gang activity plagues Long Island despite crackdowns (Long Island, NY): It was around midnight one steamy Saturday when two gang members with the street names Clown and Baldy were cruising Freeport, looking for someone to kill.
Source: Newsday    Date: July 20, 2008
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20-year-old fatally shot in a gang-related killing (Palo Alto, CA): A 20-year-old man was killed in East Palo Alto on Friday night, and police say the homicide is gang-related.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: July 20, 2008
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Sacramento weighs going it alone on anti-gang tax (Sacramento, CA): Cary Trzcinski sees the world differently from most of us. You see a kid in a blue jersey riding a bike. He sees a Sureño gang member.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: July 19, 2008
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Ten charged in Lowell gang raids; weapons, drugs, cash seized (Lowell, MA): Rifles, revolvers, a sawed-off shotgun, a machine gun, a three-bladed knife, a bayonet, bags of marijuana, and $69,500 in cash.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: July 19, 2008
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49 immigrants arrested in federal anti-gang effort (Chicago, IL): Federal agents have arrested 49 immigrants in the Chicago area, part of an ongoing effort to crack down on foreign-born gang members, officials announced Friday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: July 18, 2008
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Elizabeth City makes strides in curbing gang activity (Elizabeth City, NC): In 2006, police began seeing signs of growing organized gang activity. Now, Elizabeth City Police Chief Charles Crudup says the activity is on the decline and he's hoping that beefed up patrols, involvement by residents as well as education and intervention will go a long way toward eventually eliminating gangs and associated crimes.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: July 18, 2008
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Mayor to expand anti-gang program into Valley (San Fernando, CA): Following through on a pledge made months ago, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Thursday that plans are under way to soon expand the CLEAR anti-gang program to four more areas, including one in the San Fernando Valley.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: July 18, 2008
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Posen takes on Graffiti (Posen, IL): Posen police are having a hard time stopping gang members from spray painting their graffiti throughout the village.
Source: SouthtownStar    Date: July 18, 2008
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