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Roundup of suspected gang members linked to recent robberies, shootings (Salt Lake City, UT) : A nine-month investigation into a string of armed robberies around the Salt Lake Valley ended with the arrest of six suspected gang members over the weekend.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: April 7, 2008
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Three of Lake County's 'Most Wanted' gang leaders captured (Lake County, IL): Three street gang members who were wanted for crimes ranging from aggravated battery to carjacking to drug dealing near a school have been arrested, officials in Lake County announced Monday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: April 7, 2008
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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Cops join forces to fight gangs (Freehold, NJ): As street gangs try to tighten their grip on communities in Monmouth County, police have organized for a counterstrike that they hope will stop gang members in their tracks and eventually eliminate them.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: April 6, 2008
http://www.app.com/...

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Suspect in teen death may be in MS-13 (Prince George's County, MD): An 18-year-old man charged in the stabbing death of a Parkdale High School student is a member of the MS-13 gang who has been accused in another recent attack on a Prince George's County student, law enforcement officials said yesterday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: April 6, 2008
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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Vigil held for murdered Santa Ana man (Santa Ana, CA): A candlelight vigil was held Sunday night for a man who was killed outside his Santa Ana home in an apparent gang-related shooting.
Source: KABC 7 news    Date: April 6, 2008
http://abclocal.go.com/...

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Eight more arrests end drugs, gang investigation (Cape May County, NJ): The recent arrest of eight individuals concluded a lengthy investigation by several local law enforcement agencies into drugs and gang activity in two county municipalities.
Source: Cape May County Herald    Date: April 5, 2008
http://www.capemaycountyherald.com/...

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10 weeks of raids round up 91 in sweep of gangs in Plainfield (Plainfield, NJ): The names of the gangs described the areas of Plainfield they considered their exclusive turf -- territory they defended with violence and intimidation.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: April 4, 2008
http://www.nj.com/...

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Gang indictments raise '08 count to 100 charged (Milwaukee, WI): Twenty-four people accused of belonging to a violent Milwaukee street gang known as the First and Keefe Vice Lords have been charged in federal court, bringing to 100 the number of purported gang members arrested and facing federal charges so far this year, officials said Thursday.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: April 4, 2008
http://www.jsonline.com/...

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Jersey anti-gang effort expanding to other cities (Newark, NJ): A gang prevention program being run at Boys & Girls Clubs in Newark, Trenton and Camden will be expanded to six other New Jersey cities under a $1.1 million state grant, Attorney General Anne Milgram said yesterday.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: April 4, 2008
http://www.nj.com/...

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Hispanic gangs growing problem in Birmingham, Alabama (Birmingham, AL): Hispanic gangs are becoming a growing problem in the Birmingham area, even as authorities continue to grapple with traditional street and neighborhood gangs, law enforcement officials said at a forum Thursday night.
Source: The Birmingham News    Date: April 4, 2008
http://www.al.com/...

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Police arrest three after gang graffiti incident (Rapid City, SD): Rapid City police have arrested three men in connection with a vandalism spree reported last week in the area of North Haines and Farlow avenues in Rapid City.
Source: Rapid City Journal    Date: April 3, 2008
http://www.rapidcityjournal.com/...

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State AG unveils anti-gang strategy (St. Petersburg, FL): Gang intervention and prevention. Regional joint law enforcement and community task forces. Efforts to lower gang members' return to crime after being released from prison.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: April 3, 2008
http://www.bradenton.com/...

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Two shootings unnerve L.A. neighborhood (Los Angeles, CA): They had hoped to reclaim their neighborhood from violence. Scores of marchers walked through a section of the South Robertson area of Los Angeles with banners calling for an end to gangs and guns and urging other locals to join the fight against crime.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 3, 2008
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Police set on dismantling gangs (Fresno, CA): Standing at a podium flanked by two tables laden with weapons of gang warfare, Fresno police Chief Jerry Dyer promised that police won't stop efforts to "disrupt, displace and dismantle gangs" from Fresno.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: April 2, 2008
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Even small towns aren't too small for gangs (Seattle, WA): A voice quietly greets two teenage girls who show up late to Sultan Middle School on a recent Saturday night: "Do you have anything on you?"
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: April 2, 2008
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/...

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Salinas murder rate on upswing (Salinas, CA): After only three months, the number of slayings in Salinas this year now equals annual homicide counts reached in 2005 and 2006, and most of the killings are taking place in areas not known for high crime rates.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: April 2, 2008
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Slaying of Stockton man gang-related, Oakland police say (Oakland, CA): A 29-year-old Stockton man was shot to death late Monday night in what police say is the latest violent outbreak between two rival West Oakland gangs.
Source: Inside Bay Area    Date: April 2, 2008
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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Police defuse gang fight (Saugus, MA): A fast-acting police sergeant defused a brawl outside Square One Mall that authorities say could have turned deadly because of suspected gang involvement.
Source: The Saugus Advertiser    Date: April 2, 2008
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Two arrested in gang assault; searches find indoor grows (Willits, CA): Ukiah Police officers arrested two men Monday in connection with a gang related assault late last month and uncovered two small marijuana gardens.
Source: The Willits News    Date: April 2, 2008
http://www.willitsnews.com/...

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Nelson calls for removal of overpass mural (Fullerton, CA): A police update on gang activity in Fullerton prompted Councilman Shawn Nelson on Tuesday to call for the immediate removal of the mural on the Lemon Street pedestrian overpass south of Valencia Drive.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: April 2, 2008
http://www.ocregister.com/...

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