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Gang threat in schools overstated, group says (Greensboro, NC): The issue of gangs in schools may be less of a threat than some people believe, according to one group’s findings. The School Safety Committee, formed and led by Guilford County Board of Education member Deena Hayes, has spent the past two years collecting information about gangs and safety issues in schools.
Source: News & Record    Date: October 7, 2009

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Man injured in gang-related shooting (Planada, CA): Sheriff's investigators say a 21-year-old man was injured in a gang-related shooting late Monday.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: October 7, 2009

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Police arrest two in Tulare shooting (Tulare, CA): Isabel Rodriguez said something didn't feel right about the car driving past her west Tulare home. "I had a bad feeling," she said. "They kept passing by."
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: October 6, 2009

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Officials see rising gang threat in Illinois (Peoria, IL): Lawmakers, local law enforcement and Peoria's mayor on Tuesday made a public push for legislation to remedy an embarrassing statistic: Illinois has the highest ratio of criminal gang members per capita.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: October 6, 2009

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Gang members plead guilty in robberies (Camden, NJ): Two reputed gang members, including one charged with the gang-related murder of a Willingboro man, have pleaded guilty in federal court to their roles in a string of bank robberies last year.
Source: Burlington County Times    Date: October 6, 2009

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Mexican mafia type extortion crosses the border into USA (Washington, DC): According to a DEA operative in the L.A. area who insists on remaining anonymous told the U.S. Border Fire Report that businesses along the dangerous U.S. Mexican border from Texas to California have been the victims of extortion attempts and threats.
Source:    Date: October 6, 2009

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Member of Aryan Brotherhood booked in Slidell (Slidell, LA): A member of the Aryan Brotherhood gang has been arrested after Slidell Police received a tip that the man and his girlfriend were selling Ecstasy at bars in the city.
Source: The Daily Advertiser    Date: October 6, 2009

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Man in deadly chase was gang member, police say (San Diego, CA): Police have identified a San Ysidro man who led them on a wild chase through the South Bay on Saturday morning that ended when an officer shot and killed him near the U.S.-Mexico border.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 6, 2009

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Farr endorses Measure K in Salinas (Salinas, CA): A new tax measure designed primarily to add new police officers would help show federal and state officials that Salinas is committed to battling the gang violence problem, according to Rep. Sam Farr, D-Carmel.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: October 6, 2009

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Gangs are focus of special DA unit (Tulsa County, OK): Gang violence in Tulsa County has led prosecutors to create a specialized unit to target gang members and strengthen cases against them, officials said.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: October 5, 2009

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Morgan Hill records its first homicide in four years (Morgan Hill, CA): After a jump in deadly violence in the city over the weekend, Morgan Hill police on Monday increased patrols to try to stem the escalation of gang warfare — and asked San Jose's special police unit for help.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: October 5, 2009

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"Known gang members" charged in firebombings (Chattanooga, TN): An investigation into some recent firebombings has led to the arrests of known gang members, Chattanooga Police said Monday.
Source: The Chattanoogan    Date: October 5, 2009

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Street gang member held for deportation (Naples, FL): Collier County sheriff’s deputies on Friday arrested a Fort Myers man they say has a history of gang-related activity and is in the country illegally.
Source: Naples Daily News    Date: October 4, 2009

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Man, 33, shot to death in gang-related attack, police say (Hollywood, CA): A 33-year-old man was killed Saturday in a gang-related shooting in East Hollywood, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 4, 2009

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Juggalos: Family or gang? (Salt Lake City, UT): Jeremy "Sheriff" Udy found his niche in the world when he discovered the Insane Clown Posse. When Udy heard the Detroit-based rap group as they came on the music scene in the early 1990s, he was drawn to their raw lyrics about life, love and violence.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: October 3, 2009

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Gang fight leads to stabbing in downtown Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA): Two teenagers were wounded in an apparent gang-related fight near downtown Santa Cruz Friday afternoon.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: October 3, 2009

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Federal funding to benefit water and youth projects (Santa Barbara County, CA): Recently announced federal funding to the tune of $2.5 million will aid local officials with various water projects as well as a juvenile justice and delinquency program.
Source: The Daily Sound    Date: October 3, 2009

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Arrest warrants net gang suspects in Butte, Glenn, Tehama counties (Chico, CA): As many as five search warrants served in Orland, Hamilton City, Corning and the Chico area Thursday resulted in multiple arrests of documented gang members for suspected drug sales.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: October 2, 2009

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Fla. gang members accused in crime ring (Lantana, FL): A group of gang members around Lantana, Fla., allegedly took part in crimes ranging from murder-for-hire to weapons sales, court documents indicate.
Source: United Press International    Date: October 1, 2009

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Feds indict alleged boss of Latin Kings, 17 others (Chicago, IL): An alleged leader of Chicago's Latin Kings street gang has been indicted with 17 others in connection with a large-scale drug-selling operation that used murder and extortion to protect its turf and silence informants, federal prosecutors said Thursday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 1, 2009

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