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Feds kick in $2M to fight gangs (Chicago, IL): The Chicago area is getting $2 million to help fight gangs -- thanks to the feds. Deputy Attorney General Mark Filip, formerly a federal judge in Chicago, announced the funding Monday as part of a national anti-gang initiative.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: August 12, 2008
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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String of Alabama bank robberies carried out by gang (Gadsden, AL): A string of bank robberies in northeast Alabama got the attention of law enforcement agencies surprised by what they said was its source: an east Gadsden gang looking to banks instead of drug deals for funds.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: August 12, 2008
http://timesfreepress.com/...

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Rash of gang graffiti tags appear during weekend (Lakeport, CA): Several locations around Lakeport were hit by a rash of graffiti that officials believe was the result of taggings carried out over the weekend.
Source: Lake County News    Date: August 12, 2008
http://lakeconews.com/...

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Two charged in drug raids were members of Bloods gang (Pemberton Township, NJ): Two men described by police as members of the Bloods street gang were among seven people charged last week during a pair of drug raids in the Browns Mills section of the township.
Source: Burlington County Times    Date: August 12, 2008
http://www.phillyburbs.com/...

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Detroit area will get federal anti-gang money (Detroit, MI): The federal government is spending $2 million to pursue gangs in the Detroit area and help convicted members when they leave prison and return home.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 11, 2008
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Court injunction ordered against LA gang (Los Angeles, CA): A judge has issued an order aimed at cracking down on crime from a Los Angeles gang. A permanent court injunction was issued against the San Fer gang on Monday in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: August 11, 2008
http://www.sfgate.com/...

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Hartford imposes emergency curfew after shootings (Hartford, CT): Hartford officials said Monday that they will impose a 30-day citywide curfew on everyone under 18 in response to recent violence, including a shooting over the weekend that left one teen dead and six young people wounded.
Source: The Associated Press    Date: August 11, 2008
http://ap.google.com/...

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At least five people stabbed in Mt. Angel gang fight (Mount Angel, OR): At least five people were injured after an early morning gang fight in Mt. Angel. The fight started just before 2 a.m. Sunday morning.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: August 11, 2008
http://www.kgw.com/...

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E.C. man killed in Hammond shooting (Hammond, IL): An East Chicago man was killed late Friday in what police are calling a gang-related, drive-by shooting.
Source: The Times    Date: August 10, 2008
http://www.thetimesonline.com/...

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Police worry rival gangs may be cooperating (New Jersey): It was once a given that members of rival street gangs would not cooperate in their criminal endeavors. In fact, they could be counted on to physically battle someone wearing opposing colors.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: August 10, 2008
http://www.app.com/...

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Gang fight leaves one man behind bars, one in critical condition (Reno, NV): An early morning gang fight sends two men to the hospital and puts one behind bars.
Source: KTVN 2 News    Date: August 10, 2008
http://www.ktvn.com/...

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Bremerton teen says his gang affiliation led to his downtown assault (Bremerton, WA): A teenager found bloodied Friday evening after a suspected attack near downtown Bremerton said he was the victim of gang violence, but refused to provide information on his assailants.
Source: Kitsap Sun    Date: August 9, 2008
http://www.kitsapsun.com/...

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Seminar focuses on gang activity (San Angelo, TX): Gang members are showing their colors - in San Angelo and in nearly every corner of the Internet.
Source: The San Angelo Standard-Times    Date: August 9, 2008
http://gosanangelo.com/...

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Sonoma teen arrested in gang-relating stabbing (Sonoma, CA): A Sonoma man is in custody on charges he stabbed another in a gang-related fight.
Source: KSBY News    Date: August 8, 2008
http://www.ksby.com/...

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70 arrests announced in ICE antigang operation (Boston, MA): Fifty-two gang members and 28 other criminals have been arrested this week as part of a US Immigration and Customs Enforcement operation, ICE announced today.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: August 8, 2008
http://www.boston.com/...

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SoCal teen killed in another gang-related shooting (Los Angeles, CA): A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed while he was sitting on a front porch with a female friend in a gang-related attack, authorities said Friday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: August 8, 2008
http://www.sfgate.com/...

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Portsmouth raids target increasing gang activity (Portsmouth, VA): Police raided five houses in Cradock this week looking for evidence of criminal gang activity, weapons and stolen items - highlighting ongoing crime concerns in a neighborhood that is pushing for revival.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: August 8, 2008
http://hamptonroads.com/...

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Nine detained in immigration roundup (Fall River, MA): Nine city residents, including at least two with local gang ties, have been rounded up in a federal immigration operation.
Source: The Herald News    Date: August 7, 2008
http://www.heraldnews.com/...

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Graffiti seen as threat to police (Aberdeen, MD): Fresh graffiti found on the side of a shopping mart in Aberdeen wasn't flashy or colorful, but it made a big impression. Scrawled in big black marks were the letters "R.I.P.", followed by the names of three Aberdeen police officers.
Source: The Sun    Date: August 7, 2008
http://www.baltimoresun.com/...

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More than 300 suspected gang members arrested in South Florida (Miami, FL): Federal and local law enforcement agents have arrested 321 suspected gang members in South Florida during a month-long investigation, officials said today.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: August 7, 2008
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/...

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