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Three Waukegan gang members arrested (Waukegan, IL): Three reputed street gang members were arrested Wednesday as part of a monthlong weapons investigation, Waukegan police announced.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: December 23, 2009
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Four city buildings hit with graffiti (Taunton, MA): Is the Silver City becoming Graffiti City? Police are looking for the person or persons who they say either late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning embarked upon a citywide, graffiti tagging spree.
Source: Taunton Daily Gazette    Date: December 23, 2009
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Drug arrests involve Victory Gardens and Dover residents (Morris County, NJ): Morris County Prosecutor Robert A. Bianchi, Esq., in conjunction with Chief of Investigations William Schievella, New Jersey State Police Colonel Rick Fuentes, Town of Dover Chief of Police Harold Valentine, Randolph Township Chief of Police Robert Mason, and State of New Jersey Department of Human Services Police Deputy Director Donald Haynes have announced the conclusion of a two-and-a-half month undercover gang, gun and drug investigation.
Source: Neighbor News    Date: December 23, 2009
http://www.northjersey.com/...

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Aryan Warriors prison gang leader sentenced (Las Vegas, NV): One of the Aryan Warriors prison gang members convicted of multiple felonies in July was sentenced Monday to more than 24 years in federal prison.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: December 22, 2009
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Crime on the rise? (Tracy, CA): The Tracy Police Department urges residents to have patience as it works through a dreadful December following the arrest of three men after a gang-related shooting Friday night that left a 21-year-old Tracy man dead.
Source: Tracy Press    Date: December 22, 2009
http://www.tracypress.com/...

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Six suspects arrested after two smash-and-grab burglaries (Atlanta, GA): Smash-and-grab burglars struck two southwest Atlanta shoe stores just minutes apart early Tuesday, and police arrested six people a short time later at an apartment complex south of downtown.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: December 22, 2009
http://www.ajc.com/...

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Two accused of beating man who wanted out of gang (Raleigh, NC): Police arrested a man and a woman Sunday, after a 20-year-old man reported that they beat and stripped him naked because he wanted out of the "Bloods" street gang, court records show.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: December 22, 2009
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Four injured in suspected gang-related shooting (Los Angeles, CA): Four suspected gang members were hospitalized today with leg wounds believed to have been inflicted by gang rivals in a shooting in South Los Angeles, police said.
Source: KPCC Southern California Public Radio    Date: December 22, 2009
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Teens charged in Oswego gang shooting (Oswego, IL): Two young Aurora men faced murder charges Tuesday for what police deemed a gang-related weekend shooting in Oswego.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: December 22, 2009
http://www.dailyherald.com/...

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DA seeks injunction against Brown Pride Gang (Adelanto, CA): The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office filed suit seeking an injunction against the Adelanto-based Brown Pride Gang, which has been linked to shootings, drug sales, burglaries and vandalism, officials said on Monday.
Source: Daily Press    Date: December 21, 2009
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Gang injunction placed in Escondido (Escondido, CA): A new gang injunction prohibiting 29 members of two North County street gangs from certain gang-related activities within two designated "Safety Zones" in Escondido was approved Monday by a judge in Vista.
Source: San Diego News Network    Date: December 21, 2009
http://www.sdnn.com/...

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Fifth suspect arrested in Live Oak shooting (Live Oak, CA): A 17-year-old boy arrested in connection with a car-to-car shooting Thursday in Live Oak will be tried as an adult.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: December 21, 2009
http://www.appeal-democrat.com/...

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Glouco acts to stop infiltration by gangs (Woodbury, NJ): Gloucester County authorities arrested 80 people in the past year in a second statewide effort to target gang members and other violent offenders.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: December 21, 2009
http://www.courierpostonline.com/...

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Officials eye spray paint restrictions to slow graffiti's rise (Des Moines, IA): Des Moines leaders will explore restrictions on spray paint sales to minors to help combat record levels of graffiti in the capital city.
Source: The Des Moines Register    Date: December 21, 2009
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/...

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Local gangs using women to lure victims (Manatee County, FL): Rolando Martinez-Rosales is only one of many men who have fallen victim to a violent ploy being used by street gangs to rob male patrons of local Hispanic bars, authorities say.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: December 20, 2009
http://www.bradenton.com/...

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Study sheds new light on gangs and crime (Bamberg County, SC): Bamberg and Orangeburg counties rank in the top 10 in the state in identified gang-related incarcerations, according to a S.C. Department of Public Safety study.
Source: The Times and Democrat    Date: December 20, 2009
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FBI-led task force joins anti-gang effort in Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN): A federal effort designed to dismantle gangs at their core will roll out soon in the Twin Cities, months after the Metro Gang Strike Force was shut down amid allegations of misconduct and evidence mishandling.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: December 20, 2009
http://www.twincities.com/...

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Northern Calif. police investigate gang shootings (Tracy, CA): Tracy police are investigating what they say are three gang-related attacks, one of which ended with the murder of a 21-year-old Tracy man.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: December 19, 2009
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Man, woman in minivan killed in gang shooting in El Sereno (El Sereno, CA): A Rowland Heights man and a La Puente woman were fatally shot inside a vehicle in the El Sereno area of Los Angeles Saturday.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: December 19, 2009
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Salinas homicide numbers soar in 2009; arrests remain low (Salinas, CA): If not for the gang violence this year, police say, the homicide total in Salinas would be zero. Instead, 2009 is the deadliest on record for Salinas, with 29 homicides to date.
Source: The Californian    Date: December 19, 2009
http://www.thecalifornian.com/...

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