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Four teens arrested in gang inquiry (Keizer, OR): Four teens were arrested in connection with a gang-related investigation in Keizer, police said. About 4 a.m. Friday, a resident called police to report several teens spraying gang-related graffiti in a southeast Keizer neighborhood, Keizer Police Sgt. Lance Inman said.
Source: Statesman Journal    Date: May 17, 2008
http://statesmanjournal.com/...

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Cities to start anti-gang program (Hopewell, MI): In 1983, M.T. Thompson Jr. believed there could be a problem with gangs in the city where he lived. "When I first raised the issue in 1983, people denied that we had gangs," said Thompson, a judge for the 70th District Court in Saginaw, Mich.
Source: The Progress-Index    Date: May 16, 2008
http://www.progress-index.com/...

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Police detail gang bust (San Jose, CA): More than a dozen suspected members of a ruthless Norteño street gang allegedly responsible for four murders, several attempted murders and assaults in San Jose are behind bars, the result of a 1 1/2-year police investigation.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: May 16, 2008
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FBI arrests more than 30 in gang crackdown (Springfield, MA): An FBI gang task force arrested more than 30 suspected members or affiliates of the La Familia street gang in Springfield and Holyoke this morning.
Source: The Republican    Date: May 16, 2008
http://www.masslive.com/...

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Membership in San Jose gang can be a family affair (San Jose, CA): Membership in the violent San Jose gang El Hoyo Palmas, a branch of the Norteño street gang, is like a deadly heirloom, officials said.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: May 15, 2008
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Gangs gaining foothold in Klamath Falls, Ore. (Klamath Falls, OR): Graffiti spray painted on walls and quickly repainted with a rival gang's colors suggests a growing gang foothold in Klamath Falls.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 15, 2008
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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Ban on gang activity at schools passes state Senate (Nashville, TN): The Senate passed a proposal that seeks to prohibit gang activity at high schools in Tennessee.
Source: The Leaf Chronicle    Date: May 15, 2008
http://www.theleafchronicle.com/...

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Grand jury indicts 13 alleged members of San Jose street gang (San Jose, CA): More than a dozen members of a ruthless Norteño street gang allegedly responsible for four murders, several attempted murders and assaults in San Jose are behind bars, the result of a 1 1/2 year-long police investigation.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: May 15, 2008
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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DA's investigator says Bird Rock Bandits a street gang (San Diego, CA): An investigator who once monitored long-established gangs in south San Diego testified Thursday that he considers a group known as the Bird Rock Bandits a street gang.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: May 15, 2008
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Police: Suspected gang members caught (Bakersfield, CA): Two suspected gang members were arrested by the Kern County Sheriff's Gang Suppression Unit after they broke up a fight they said was over a bicycle.
Source: KERO 23 News    Date: May 15, 2008
http://www.turnto23.com/...

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Moore: Order would control San Fers (Los Angeles, CA): While it would be one of the largest gang injunction areas in the city, Los Angeles law enforcement officials on Thursday insisted the court order they are seeking against the San Fers is the only way to crack down on one of the oldest and biggest street gangs in the city.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: May 15, 2008
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Three Spring Valley teens arrested in Nyack gang fight (Nyack, NY): Police arrested three Spring Valley men last night on felony charges stemming from last month's fight between rival gangs in the village.
Source: The Journal News    Date: May 14, 2008
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$2.5M to fund anti-gang efforts in Durham, Wake (Morrisville, NC): Federal officials announced Tuesday that Washington will provide Durham and Wake counties with some $1.25 million each over the next three years to fight gangs.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: May 14, 2008
http://www.heraldsun.com/...

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Chattanooga gang life to be focus of trial (Hamilton County, TN): A young man accused of orchestrating a "gang retaliation killing" wore a plain, dark blue shirt to the first day of his trial — a calculated move, his sister said, to prove he’s no longer a part of that world.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: May 14, 2008
http://www.chattanooganow.com/...

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Four teens arrested in mob beating; one adult sought (Hampton, VA): Police have arrested four teenagers over a random mob attack on a 58-year-old cyclist in Hampton that left the victim with a broken jaw and several facial lacerations.
Source: Daily Press    Date: May 14, 2008
http://www.dailypress.com/...

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11 guards, 7 inmates injured in Cook jail brawl (Cook County, IL): Eleven Cook County correctional officers and seven county jail inmates were injured Tuesday morning in a gang-related fight involving more than 40 inmates in a yard at the Cook County Jail, a sheriff's office spokeswoman said
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: May 14, 2008
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Police boost patrols after Omaha shootings (Omaha, NE): Authorities say there is little they can do for now about a popular outdoor hangout that was the scene of a weekend shooting.
Source: Southwest Iowa News    Date: May 14, 2008
http://www.southwestiowanews.com/...

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Gang link disputed in local stabbing (Cheyenne, WY): The family of a man stabbed in an altercation early Saturday in his Cheyenne home said they did not know the four suspects arrested in connection with the fight.
Source: Wyoming Tribune-Eagle    Date: May 14, 2008
http://www.wyomingnews.com/...

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Safe zone now permanent for Oriental Troop (Tulare County, CA): Tulare County’s third gang injunction was issued without a fight Monday. A permanent injunction against the Oriental Troop Gang was approved by Tulare County Judge Lloyd Hicks.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: May 13, 2008
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

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Gangs moving beyond the city (Covington, TN): Ace, Fat, Hurdle Boy, Man Man and Playa Key. Street names of suspected low-ranking Vice Lord gang members in Covington.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: May 12, 2008
http://www.commercialappeal.com/...

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