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Cathedral City included in gang-injunction sweep (Cathedral City, CA): Cathedral City was among the Coachella Valley communities targeted during a recent gang- injunction sweep. At least 12 arrests were made in Palm Springs, Desert Hot Springs, unincorporated parts of Riverside County and Cathedral City.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: July 24, 2009
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Fairbanks gang member out of jail on plea deal (Fairbanks, AK): A reputed gang member accused of assaulting another man in an act of gang retaliation pled his case down to a misdemeanor Thursday morning and was released from jail.
Source: Daily News-Miner    Date: July 24, 2009
http://newsminer.com/...

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ICE arrests 19 suspected gang members in Ill. (Chicago, IL): Federal Immigration officials have arrested 19 immigrants who are suspected gang members in a two-day operation in the Chicago area.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: July 24, 2009
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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19-year-old injured in suspected gang-related shooting in north Visalia (Visalia, CA): A Visalia man was injured Thursday night in a suspected gang-related shooting in north Visalia.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: July 24, 2009
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

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Admitted gang members charged with drugs, weapons, at carnival (Mount Pocono, NY): Police observed two teens, smoking marijuana, while walking with a group of friends, as they left the Mount Pocono Carnival last Sunday. Both were stopped and searched.
Source: Pocono News    Date: July 24, 2009
http://www.pocononews.net/...

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Gangs taking hold? (Harrisonburg, VA): Since the establishment of a gang task force in 2005, gangs in the Harrisonburg area have become more numerous and more dangerous, according to police.
Source: The Daily News Record    Date: July 24, 2009
http://www.rocktownweekly.com/...

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Graffiti, robbery included in Bridgeton crime log (Bridgeton, NJ): A police officer discovered gang-related graffiti on the north wall of Indian Avenue School early this morning.
Source: The News of Cumberland County    Date: July 23, 2009
http://www.nj.com/...

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Anti-drug efforts beefed up along US-Canada border (Plattsburgh, NY): The world's longest undefended border. It's a catchy yet increasingly imprecise term for the U.S.-Canada frontier, as authorities on both sides ratchet up efforts to curb bustling traffic in illegal drugs and guns.
Source: Newsday    Date: July 23, 2009
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Shooting at TSU campus may be gang-related (Houston, TX): A drive-by shooting at a community rally on the Texas Southern University campus Wednesday night left at least six people wounded. Police believe the incident was gang-related.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News    Date: July 23, 2009
http://abclocal.go.com/...

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Gang presence increases in Greenbelt since last year (Greenbelt, MD): Greenbelt police warned the City Council that local gangs are on the rise. "The goal is not to scare anybody or cause any type of scare. This is more for awareness and education," said Officer Seung Lee, the department's resident gang expert, at Monday's council meeting.
Source: The Gazette    Date: July 23, 2009
http://www.gazette.net/...

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Teen mother hoping to leave drugs and violence behind with help from CeaseFire workers (Chicago, IL): Deseree Rivera was 17 and knew her world of gangs and drugs was no place to raise her newborn daughter. One day last year as she fed the baby, she whispered a pledge into her tiny ears.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: July 23, 2009
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Danville police chief announces arrests in gang-related robberies (Danville, VA): A Danville police task force investigated and arrested a group of people and members of a local gang that have been responsible for a recent increase of local burglaries, Chief Philip Broadfoot said during a Wednesday news conference.
Source: Danville News    Date: July 22, 2009
http://www.godanriver.com/...

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Gang death leads to ninth arrest (Albany, GA): Another Albany gang member is now charged with murder in the initiation beating death of a former prison guard.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: July 22, 2009
http://www.walb.com/...

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CPD’s initiative cracks down on gangs (Columbus, OH): It was a little over a month ago that Columbus police launched the summer crack down on gangs.
Source: WCMH NBC 4 News    Date: July 22, 2009
http://www2.nbc4i.com/...

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Police arrest two in gang shooting (Wichita, KS): Wichita police have made two more arrests in connection with a gang-related shooting Monday that led to a standoff.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: July 22, 2009
http://www.kansas.com/...

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Teen pleads to pimping; 14 other alleged West Seattle gangsters face sex crime charges (Seattle, WA): When he was pimping, 19-year-old Mycah Maurice Johnson told the court, he did it for himself and his gang. Writing to the court earlier this week, Johnson said pimping out his 17-year-old girlfriend helped him live the "gang lifestyle" with the Bloods-affiliated West Side Street Mobb.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: July 22, 2009
http://www.seattlepi.com/...

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Probation and parole sweep nets 20 arrests in northern San Luis Obispo County (San Luis Obispo County, CA): Thirteen local, state and federal law enforcement agencies team up to catch 20 people in violation of their probation or parole.
Source: KSBY News    Date: July 21, 2009
http://www.ksby.com/...

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Investigators work to stop recent gang violence (Yuma, AZ): Investigators say they're making some headway in their efforts to stop gang violence. Two recent developments may do just that.
Source: KSWT 13 News    Date: July 21, 2009
http://www.kswt.com/...

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Albany gang leader arrested for beating death (Albany, GA): A notorious gang leader wanted for murder was snatched up during a police take down Tuesday morning.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: July 21, 2009
http://www.walb.com/...

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10 arrested in ICE-led operation targeting gang members for deportation (Indianapolis, IN): U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ( ICE ) agents and local law enforcement officers made 10 arrests during a two-day operation targeting illegal aliens with ties to violent street gangs in Indianapolis. This is the latest local effort in an ongoing national ICE initiative to target foreign-born gang members.
Source: Media Newswire    Date: July 21, 2009
http://media-newswire.com/...

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