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Mexican Mafia is here (Jackson County, MS): Thousands of Hispanics migrated to South Mississippi to help in the recovery effort after Hurricane Katrina, but others came as associates of the Mexican Mafia to set up criminal networks that would benefit organized crime, authorities said.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: September 19, 2009
http://www.sunherald.com/...

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Gang violence in Suffolk raises crime stats (Suffolk County, NY): Gangs have fueled a spike in violent robberies and assaults in Suffolk County this year, defying decreases in violent crime statewide and in Nassau County, according to state crime statistics and police.
Source: Newsday    Date: September 19, 2009
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Gang tension spills over into violence (Newman, CA): Two suspects are in custody following a string of gang-related incidents which started with a Sept. 5 shooting and led to a spree that included an assault with a tire iron, an attempted home invasion in which shots were fired and two convenience store robberies, police say.
Source: The West Index    Date: September 19, 2009
http://westsideconnect.com/...

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City weighs recruiting ex-gang members to combat crime (Jackson, TN): A Jackson councilman wants to import a program from Chicago that helps curb violence by employing former gang members and other people who can connect with those involved in street crime.
Source: The Jackson Sun    Date: September 19, 2009
http://www.jacksonsun.com/...

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Gang members break into house, shoot tenant (Taylorsville, UT): A man is in serious condition Saturday after a gang member broke into his house and shot him in the leg.
Source: KSL 5 News    Date: September 19, 2009
http://www.ksl.com/...

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Anti-gang plan targets roots of violence (Salinas, CA): A plan to battle gangs mostly through a wide range of social programs is being considered by local officials even as a group of top statewide gang experts gathered at a conference in Monterey to focus on similar efforts.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: September 18, 2009
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Two teens arrested after argument (Canyon Country, CA): Two known gang members are being held in Sylmar Juvenile Hall without bail after sheriff's deputies chased and arrested them in a Canyon Country neighborhood Thursday afternoon, preventing a possible shooting, Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies said.
Source: The Signal    Date: September 18, 2009
http://www.the-signal.com/...

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Man accused in fatal Fords shooting a Latin Kings gang member (Middlesex County, NJ): A man accused of murder in the fatal shooting of a Keyport man in his sister's Fords apartment in August is a member of the Latin Kings street gang, a prosecutor said Friday.
Source: Home News Tribune    Date: September 18, 2009
http://www.mycentraljersey.com/...

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Suspected gang member faces weapons charge (Hitchcock, TX): A Hall County gang member who tried to sell a shotgun to another gang member in July has been arrested in Texas, authorities said.
Source: The Times    Date: September 18, 2009
http://www.gainesvilletimes.com/...

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Authorities say gang activity lagging (Warsaw, VA): Travis Lucas, the former leader of the Colonial Beach street gang Pound Property, had been in prison for more than six months when he received an additional life sentence.
Source: Northern Neck News    Date: September 18, 2009
http://www.northernnecknews.com/...

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10,000 Oakland gang members? Experts say unlikely (Oakland, CA): Marketed as a "powerful journey inside one of America's most troubled cities," a documentary appearing on the Discovery Channel this month makes a loaded claim about Oakland's population.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: September 18, 2009
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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A gang feud's fallout (Los Angeles, CA): It began, as mortal disputes sometimes do in South Los Angeles, over a girl. On one side were the Main Street Crips, one of the more muscular gangs in the neighborhood.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 18, 2009
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Residents say police need to do more to fight gangs (Glendale, UT): Kristal Flores was outside her Glendale home talking on the phone in late July when a gunshot pierced her head. The 21-year-old died in the hospital two weeks later.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: September 17, 2009
http://www.sltrib.com/...

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Police arrest two in connection with Deer Valley High shooting (Antioch, CA): Police have arrested two suspects in connection with Wednesday's drive-by shooting that wounded a Deer Valley High School student near campus.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: September 17, 2009
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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La Habra teen arrested for Sonora High stabbing (La Habra, CA): A former Sonora High student and alleged gang member was arrested this morning for last week's stabbing of a student on campus.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: September 17, 2009
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/...

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Action group prepares to fight gang activity, clean up community (Fallbrook, CA): Sheriff’s deputies from the Fallbrook substation held a meeting with some of Fallbrook’s most influential community members, business owners and county representatives in order to formulate a plan to clean up the area by further addressing gang-related problems.
Source: The Fallbrook Village News    Date: September 17, 2009
http://www.thevillagenews.com/...

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Task force captures MS-13 gangster in Hitchcock (Hitchcock, TX): A member of MS-13, a feared criminal gang, was captured in Hitchcock early this afternoon. The Police News learned that undercover police who had intelligence the man was heavy armed, possibly with an AK-47, was hiding in Hitchcock.
Source: The Police News    Date: September 17, 2009
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Five members of the Puro Lil Mafia (PLM) street gang sentenced (Wichita Falls, TX): U.S. District Judge Reed C. O’Connor sentenced five members of the Puro Lil Mafia (PLM) street gang following their guilty pleas to various firearms offenses, according to a a release from the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Source: Times Record News    Date: September 17, 2009
http://www.timesrecordnews.com/...

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Police arrest two in connection with shooting at Antioch high school (Antioch, CA): Police have arrested two suspects in connection with Wednesday's drive-by shooting that wounded a Deer Valley High School student near campus.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: September 17, 2009
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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Officials say gang 'beat-in' stopped at West Hall High (Gainesville, GA): Four teenage girls were charged as juveniles with committing gang activity after they were caught beating another girl in a bathroom at West Hall High School as part of a gang initiation, officials said.
Source: The Times    Date: September 17, 2009
http://www.gainesvilletimes.com/...

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