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Two charged in alleged gang shooting (Columbia, SC): A 20-year-old man and a 14-year-old boy have been arrested by Richland County deputies in connection with a gang-related shooting in the Greenview community, authorities say.
Source: The State    Date: May 6, 2008
http://www.thestate.com/...

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Three charged in weekend attack of street worker (Providence, RI): Three Massachusetts men with ties to the Original Bloods street gang were charged with felony assault yesterday in the vicious weekend attack on a street worker for the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: May 6, 2008
http://www.projo.com/...

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Leader's conviction seen as a blow to Black Mafia (Oxnard, CA): The murder conviction of John "Rocky" Lewis this month crushed the leadership of a violent and dangerous criminal street gang that began on the streets of Oxnard, prosecutors say.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: May 6, 2008
http://www.venturacountystar.com/...

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Gang-related shootings rattle neighbors in peaceful area (St. Paul, MN): When two teenagers were shot in a usually quiet St. Paul neighborhood on Saturday night, the frantic victims tried to hide and residents came to their aid.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: May 6, 2008
http://www.twincities.com/...

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Norteño safe zone permanent (Visalia, CA): It took just about a minute Monday for a Tulare County Superior Court judge to order a permanent gang injunction barring accused Norteño gang members from gathering publicly or engaging in other activities in part of north Visalia.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: May 5, 2008
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

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Gang bill faces obstacles (Charlotte, NC): State lawmakers say they have a new plan to curb gang-related crime, but questions remain about whether the legislation unfairly targets some groups and whether it will be effective.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: May 5, 2008
http://www.charlotte.com/...

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Shooting called gang-related (Ogden, UT): Ogden police say a drive-by shooting late Friday that left an 18-year-old man in serious condition was gang-related.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: May 4, 2008
http://www.sltrib.com/...

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Gang intervention summit tries to break a vicious cycle (Arlington, TX): Sharon Richardson said she believes that reading the toe tags on teenagers at the morgue soured her 14-year-old son on gang life. During their visits, there were youths ages 17, 14 and 13 who were dead from gunshot wounds, Richardson said.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: May 4, 2008
http://www.star-telegram.com/...

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Two gang members held in killing (Redlands, CA): A 48-year-old man is dead and two gang members are in custody following a shooting in a park Saturday afternoon.
Source: The Sun    Date: May 4, 2008
http://www.sbsun.com/...

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Two dead, five wounded in gang-related shooting (Phoenix, AZ): A shootout left two teenagers dead, several wounded and bullets strewn over a 2-mile stretch of south Phoenix early Saturday morning.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: May 4, 2008
http://www.azcentral.com/...

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Gang cops sweeping the streets for info (Modesto, CA): About 20 police cars with flashing red and blue lights clogged Bystrum Road, a narrow street just east of South Ninth Street and Highway 99 in a tough, unincorporated area between Ceres and Modesto.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: May 4, 2008
http://www.modbee.com/...

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Case challenges typical notion of gangs (San Diego, CA): Ask authorities to name local neighborhoods plagued by gang violence, and chances are La Jolla won't make the list.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: May 4, 2008
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Teen stabbed near Thornton Avenue in Fremont (Fremont, CA): Three gang members were arrested Saturday after a teen was stabbed in the Centerville neighborhood, police said.
Source: Inside Bay Area    Date: May 3, 2008
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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Measure targets Net gang threats (Salinas, CA): As more Salinas-area teens find themselves targeted in threatening online videos, a resolution pending in the California Legislature would join a growing campaign urging social networking Web sites to crack down on violent postings.
Source: The Californian    Date: May 3, 2008
http://www.thecalifornian.com/...

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Waukegan teen charged as adult in fatal shooting outside home (Arlington Heights, IL): A Waukegan teenager was charged as an adult Friday with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a rival gang member last week, authorities said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: May 3, 2008
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Macon police building database of suspected gang members (Macon, GA): Macon police are building a database of suspected gang members in hopes of getting a better picture of gangs across the city and taking violence off the streets.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: May 3, 2008
http://www.macon.com/...

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Law enforcement praises anti-gang bill (Manatee County, FL): That's the message lawmakers sent gang members after the Legislature this week unanimously passed a bill aimed at getting tougher on gangs.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: May 3, 2008
http://www.bradenton.com/...

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Turlock plots anti-gang fight (Turlock, CA): Last weekend a suspected Sureño gang member walking down South Soderquist Road was shot in the belly with a .45-caliber handgun.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: May 3, 2008
http://www.modbee.com/...

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Florida lawmakers aim to eliminate gangs (Orlando, FL): State lawmakers are taking a bite out of gangs by imposing harsher sentences, including life in prison for gang members; felony charges for communicating over the Internet and preventing gang members from bailing out and threatening witnesses.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: May 3, 2008
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/...

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Kaine signs bill to punish restaurants that harbor gangs (Richmond, VA): Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine (D) signed into law Friday a bill designed to crack down on bars and restaurants that promote gang activity in a state that has some of the toughest anti-gang laws in the nation.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: May 3, 2008
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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