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Mayor of Albuquerque seeks tougher gang laws (Albuquerque, NM): Albuquerque officials want the New Mexico Legislature to enact a law that would allow municipalities to file civil lawsuits against gang members and seize their assets to make improvements in the neighborhoods they threaten.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: December 13, 2008
http://www.elpasotimes.com/...

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14 arrested in West Side drug market bust (Chicago, IL) : Fourteen men were arrested and charged Wednesday after Chicago Police shut down a West Side drug market run by a street gang.
Source: FOX News Chicago    Date: December 13, 2008
http://www.myfoxchicago.com/...

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Drug, gang raid under way across Morris County (Morristown, NJ): The Morris County Prosecutor's Office, as well as officers from 18 federal, state, county and local law enforcement agencies, swept through several Morris County towns today, as well as locations in Essex County, making numerous arrests and seizing narcotics belonging to suspected illegal drug distributors and gang members, authorities announced.
Source: Daily Record    Date: December 12, 2008
http://www.dailyrecord.com/...

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Teen arrested in connection with Tucson High threats (Tucson, AZ): A 17-year-old was arrested last week after threatening to "shoot up" Tucson High Magnet School.
Source: Arizona Daily Star    Date: December 12, 2008
http://www.azstarnet.com/...

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Six 'violent gang members' arrested in Sturgis (Sturgis, IN): Six illegal alien gang members from Mexico were arrested late Wednesday in Sturgis as part of a joint local action with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to David Ives, Sturgis Police deputy chief.
Source: WSBT 22 News    Date: December 12, 2008
http://www.wsbt.com/...

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Gang sweep nets five arrests (La Habra, CA): Five men were arrested in a gang sweep organized by the La Habra Police Department on Thursday morning at locations throughout Southern California.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: December 11, 2008
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/...

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46 members of Bakersfield Crips gang arrested (Bakersfield, CA): Forty-six Bakersfield-area gang members have been arrested as part of an investigation that began more than two years ago.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: December 11, 2008
http://www.sfgate.com/...

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Alleged gang member caught in N.Ky. (Covington, KY): Another alleged member of a notorious Northside street gang is under arrest after police found him living in Northern Kentucky.
Source: WCPO 9 News    Date: December 11, 2008
http://www.wcpo.com/...

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In its first year, operation nets 622 arrests of gang members (Arizona): Law-enforcement agencies statewide have made 622 arrests in the first year of an operation to target violent gang members with outstanding warrants, the Arizona Department of Public Safety announced Wednesday.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: December 11, 2008
http://www.azcentral.com/...

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Gangs in Dane County? Yes, they're everywhere, detective says (Dane County, WI): Gangs are everywhere in Dane County, from the largest Madison high schools to the smallest rural hamlets.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: December 11, 2008
http://www.madison.com/...

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Cary turning up heat on gangs (Cary, IL): Cary police have moved swiftly to put the kibosh on gang crime in the village, sending a message that gang activity will not be tolerated.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: December 10, 2008
http://www.dailyherald.com/...

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62 arrests made in operation gangs and guns (Fresno, CA): Operation Gangs and Guns is already proving to be a success for the Fresno Police Department.
Source: KMPH FOX 26 News    Date: December 10, 2008
http://www.kmph.com/...

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Gang problem spreading in West Palm Beach (West Palm Beach, FL): Gang activity in West Palm Beach and across Palm Beach County is on the rise and law enforcement officials are finding some disturbing trends with the latest string of gang-related crimes.
Source: WPEC 12 News    Date: December 10, 2008
http://www.cbs12.com/...

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Inside the Feds' war on gang violence (Aurora, IL): The second time a stray bullet from a gangster's gun hit one of her children, Mary Fultz had had enough. They were aiming for her nephew, she says, but when the bullets started flying on a Saturday this past March, an errant slug tore through the wall of the family's duplex and into her 21-year-old daughter's thigh.
Source: U.S. News & World Report    Date: December 10, 2008
http://www.usnews.com/...

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Gang-tied crimes net hefty sentences (Charlotte, NC): Suspected members of Charlotte's most notorious home-grown gang were sent to prison Tuesday for a sophisticated drug operation that for years terrorized the Hidden Valley neighborhood.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: December 10, 2008
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/...

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Gang task force arrests six in Eureka, McKinleyville (Eureka, CA): Officers of the Humboldt County Gang Task Force arrested six suspects this morning in a gang sweep targeting approximately a dozen suspected gang members, or known associates.
Source: Times-Standard    Date: December 10, 2008
http://www.times-standard.com/...

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Fresno police to focus on gangs (Fresno, CA): At Riverpark in Fresno, Marguerite Laccabue is picking up a few odds and ends as part of her Christmas shopping. "My sister and brother in-law and all their kids," she said.
Source: KMPH FOX 26 News    Date: December 10, 2008
http://www.kmph.com/...

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Salina teens arrested under new gang recruitment law (Salinas, CA): A group of high school students are the first to be arrested in Salina under a new law that targets street gang recruitment.
Source: KSAL News    Date: December 10, 2008
http://www.ksallink.com/...

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Five hurt in Corning gang fight (Corning, CA): Law enforcement arrived only to find the aftermath of a large brawl between two rival gangs Saturday night, in which five people were taken to St. Elizabeth Community Hospital.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: December 9, 2008
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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NJ anti-gang crackdown arrests more than 1,800 (Trenton, NJ): More than 1,800 suspects have been arrested as part of New Jersey's statewide anti-gang initiative.
Source: The Press of Atlantic City    Date: December 9, 2008
http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/...

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