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Durbin and Holder meet on youth violence (Washington, DC): Sen. Dick Durbin and Attorney General Eric Holder discussed Thursday the possibility of making up to $5 million available from the Justice Department as one of a number of ways to help communities such as Chicago combat youth violence.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 15, 2009

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Eight arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking and human smuggling (Los Angeles, CA): Federal authorities have arrested eight people, and were seeking a ninth, with ties to the Drew Street clique of the Avenues gang on suspicion of drug trafficking and human smuggling.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 15, 2009

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Street gangs poach cash, drugs from Mexican cartels (Atlanta, GA): Mexican drug trafficking organizations -- with their large stashes of narcotics and cash -- are becoming an enticing robbery target for criminal street gangs, according to gang investigators from throughout Georgia.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: October 15, 2009

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Twin brothers charged with murder of Chicago woman (Chicago, IL): Authorities say twin brothers have been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a woman near a bus stop on the city's West Side.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 14, 2009

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Antioch High student arrested in gang-related fatal shooting (Antioch, TN): A 17-year-old Antioch High School senior has been arrested in what police are calling the gang-related fatal shooting of a man walking near the Nashboro Village golf course last week.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: October 14, 2009

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Shootings increase in Joliet (Joliet, IL): Tony Ray was talking with a police officer outside the Forest Park Community Center in Joliet a couple of weeks ago when the two men suddenly heard the crack of gunshots.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 14, 2009

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Thieves busted riding in stolen luxury cars (Chicago, IL): It was like a scene out of the action thriller "Gone in 60 Seconds." Early Sunday, thieves broke into McGrath Lexus of Chicago and stole a small safe filled with car keys.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: October 14, 2009

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Man seriously hurt in North Long Beach gang attack (Long Beach, CA): A 23-year-old Long Beach man suffered a life-threatening injury after he was shot in what appears to be a gang-related attack, police said Wednesday.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: October 14, 2009

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1,432 in NN gangs, police say (Newport News, VA): It was either going to be death or the penitentiary for the woman's son. Those were the two options Newport News Police Chief James Fox told the mother of a known gang member who was in too deep.
Source: Daily Press    Date: October 14, 2009

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Two killed, three hurt in D.C. drive-by (Washington, DC): Two teenagers were killed, and three others were wounded Tuesday in what police think was a drive-by shooting in Northeast Washington that might have stemmed from an ongoing dispute between two rival neighborhoods, police said.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: October 14, 2009

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Alleged gang associate charged in fatal baby shooting in San Fernando Valley (Van Nuys, CA): Prosecutors charged an alleged Blythe Street gang associate today with the killing of a 4-month-old boy shot when gang members opened fire in Van Nuys on a group they believed were rivals from another gang.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 13, 2009

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Baca gives update on Hawaiian Gardens gang injunction (Hawaiian Gardens, CA): Sheriff Lee Baca announced the removal of seven people from a gang injunction targeting Hawaiian Gardens' oldest street gang and said his goal, and goal of his department, is to one day see no names on the injunction list.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: October 13, 2009

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NE Portland shooting was 'gang related' (Portland, OR): At least one shot rang through a Northeast Portland neighborhood Tuesday afternoon, injuring a 19 year old. And the police investigation into why it happened is not comforting.
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: October 13, 2009

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Men charged with gang murder appear in court (Albany, GA): Graphic testimony in an Albany courtroom gave us insight into the secret and sometimes deadly world of gang initiations.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: October 13, 2009

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Arrest made in Youth Services Center shooting (Seattle, WA): Police have arrested a Seattle man suspected in an August shooting in the parking lot of the King County Youth Service Center.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: October 12, 2009

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Crime sweep nets 51 arrests (Glendale, UT): Salt Lake City police gathered gang information, made several prostitution busts, and netted 23 felony arrests in a broad, three-day public safety push in Glendale.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: October 12, 2009

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Man critically injured in Amore's shooting dies (Tracy, CA): The man who was initially listed in critical condition after a shooting on Saturday at a Tracy restaurant has died this morning, police said.
Source: Tracy Press    Date: October 12, 2009

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Three alleged Terra Bella gang members arrested in Porterville (Porterville, CA): Four men and one juvenile were arrested at 12:20 a.m. on Sunday after officers reportedly discovered live ammunition, a loaded handgun and several spent casings in their vehicle.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: October 12, 2009

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Yakima police look at ties between two gang slayings (Yakima, WA): Investigators say they are considering whether Yakima's two most recent gang-related homicides are related.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: October 12, 2009

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Gang member kills Vineland man (Vineland, NJ): An admitted gang member shot and killed a father of four outside a Center City home after robbing him of a cell phone and a small amount of cash early Saturday morning, police said.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: October 12, 2009

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