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Airway Heights on gang watch (Airway Heights, WA): In response to increasing gang crimes in Airway Heights, city officials are considering a new ordinance that would forbid all gang-related crimes on all private property within city limits.
Source: The Spokesman-Review    Date: August 28, 2008
http://www.spokesmanreview.com/...

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Six arrested after melee (Sonoma County, CA): Two reputed gang members were jailed and four others were booked into juvenile hall after a fracas on Wednesday, Aug. 20.
Source: The Sonoma Index-Tribune    Date: August 27, 2008
http://www.sonomanews.com/...

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Branchburg mom gets probation in drug bust linked to gang-member sons (Elizabeth, NJ): A Branchburg woman will be sentenced to probation after she pleaded guilty to charges connected to a drug distribution ring involving her sons, who are members of the Latin Kings street gang, according to authorities.
Source: Courier News    Date: August 27, 2008
http://www.mycentraljersey.com/...

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Federal indictment accuses six Israelis of working with LA street gang to distribute Ecstasy (Los Angeles, CA): A man suspected of being one of Israel's most powerful crime bosses is charged with using a Los Angeles gang to distribute a million Ecstasy pills and paying one of the gang's members to kill a man for stealing a large drug shipment.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: August 26, 2008
http://www.startribune.com/...

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Alleged local gang members arraigned in Detroit (Detroit, MI): Authorities today continued to round up eight members of an alleged fledgling gang in Jackson on federal indictments.
Source: Jackson Citizen Patriot    Date: August 26, 2008
http://blog.mlive.com/...

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Gang violence seeps into Sacramento suburbs (Elk Grove, CA): Nearly two years after the fatal shooting, a sense of unease – a memory of murder – lingers behind the peaceful facade of a middle-class neighborhood in Elk Grove called The Villas.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: August 26, 2008
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Vandals spray graffiti along Salisbury Street (Salisbury, NC): Someone vandalized a total of seven businesses along South Main Street. Danny Wyatt leases one of the buildings. "Don't know why someone would want to do it. Kids trying to mess up people's property when they want to make a point to somebody else," he said.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: August 25, 2008
http://www.wsoctv.com/...

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Macon police say three of six weekend shootings likely gang-related (Macon, GA): Three of the six shootings that occurred within the Macon city limits between 4:30 a.m. and 8:24 p.m. Sunday likely are gang-related and may be linked to each other, according to the Macon police.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: August 25, 2008
http://www.macon.com/...

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El Paso police warned of Mexican drug gang threat (El Paso, TX): El Paso police have been put on special alert following what a spokesman called a "credible" warning that Mexican gangsters would begin targeting victims inside the United States, according to an Associated Press report on Monday.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: August 25, 2008
http://www.chron.com/...

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Seattle Urban League calls for counseling to help curb gang violence (Seattle, WA): According to law enforcement officials, there are more than 5,000 active gang members in the city, 15 of whom have been killed this year. The Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle has an answer: more counseling.
Source: KOMO 4 News    Date: August 25, 2008
http://www.komonews.com/...

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Four shot in SoCal gang attack (Los Angeles, CA): Four people, including a teenager and an 11-year-old, were shot today in an apparent gang-related, drive-by attack in South Los Angeles, police said.
Source: KTLA News    Date: August 25, 2008
http://ktla.trb.com/...

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Anti-gang efforts work, police say (San Diego, CA): At 14, Javier Quiroz was starting to take pride in his appearance. He liked to wear nice clothes, and his hair was rarely out of place. He played soccer and swam with friends, and he worked part time at a cousin's restaurant.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: August 25, 2008
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Woman shot in arm by gang (Phoenix, AZ): A 22-year-old woman was shot in the arm early Sunday morning when a confrontation between gang members broke out during a party, according to Phoenix police.
Source: KNXV 15 News    Date: August 24, 2008
http://www.abc15.com/...

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Police say man killed in 'gang shooting' (Ontario, OR): Police near the Idaho-Oregon border are calling a fatal shooting Saturday morning "gang-related." About 30 gunshots were fired at the Fairview Apartments in Ontario, Oregon.
Source: The Olympian    Date: August 24, 2008
http://www.theolympian.com/...

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Clarity is key to solution (Durham, NC): James C. "Buddy" Howell, senior research associate for the National Youth Gang Center, specializes in assessing communities' gang problems and coming up with solutions. Howell, along with N.C. State University researcher Deborah Lamm Weisel, completed a 200-page study last year on Durham's gang situation.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: August 24, 2008
http://www.newsobserver.com/...

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What is a gang? (North Carolina): The first reports from police across the state last year showed a frightening look at gangs in North Carolina. Police were reporting that up to 1,446 gangs with 14,500 members had sprung up across the state.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: August 24, 2008
http://www.newsobserver.com:80/...

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Three men arrested in gang-related shootings (Augusta, GA): Three men were arrested earlier today in what police are saying appears to be the gang-related shooting of three men outside an Augusta nightclub.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: August 23, 2008
http://chronicle.augusta.com/...

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Fort Worth teen shot in gang-related incident (Fort Worth, TX): A Fort Worth teenager who was walking to the store Friday night was shot by apparent rival gang members.
Source: KDFW FOX 4 News    Date: August 23, 2008
http://www.myfoxdfw.com/...

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Injunction has brought improvements (Cathedral City, CA): Since an injunction was filed against a gang active in this part of Cathedral City two months ago, residents in the Dream Homes neighborhood say they are seeing more families spending time at the park, less graffiti sprayed about and fewer people hanging out at night.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: August 23, 2008
http://www.mydesert.com/...

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U.S. says prisoner runs gang from cell (Baltimore, MD): The man convicted of orchestrating the January 2005 firebombing of the Harwood Community Association president's home has continued to act as a Baltimore gang leader from his prison cell in Beaumont, Texas, a federal prosecutor said in a court hearing yesterday.
Source: The Sun    Date: August 23, 2008
http://www.baltimoresun.com/...

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