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Barnegat graffiti may signify gang presence (Barnegat Township, NJ): In what could be a gang marking its territory, a housing-development sign was defaced over the weekend with a symbol from the Bloods gang, police said Wednesday.
Source: The Press of Atlantic City    Date: October 18, 2007
http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/...

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New law requires school officials to attend gang seminars (Trenton, NJ): Public school administrators will soon be required to attend mandatory seminars geared toward protecting students from the dangers of gangs, under a new state law that was co-sponsored by local lawmakers.
Source: The Press of Atlantic City    Date: October 17, 2007
http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/...

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'Gang' operation nets 16, but two men still at large (Glassboro, NJ): Sixteen people were arrested and two are still being sought by police in connection with a nine-month investigation of a street gang operating in Glassboro and Clayton.
Source: South Jersey News Online    Date: October 17, 2007
http://www.nj.com/...

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Maywood increases police patrols to stop gang violence (Maywood, IL): A recent flare-up in violence between rival gangs has Maywood police working overtime patrols to quell the fighting, authorities said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 17, 2007
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Graffiti sprayed over city; police investigate (Concord, NH): There's been a rash of graffiti left throughout the city in the last month, according to the police, who say some of it may be the work of gangs or kids mimicking gangs. Nearly 20 places have been hit in recent weeks, mostly at night, said Sgt. Michael McGuire.
Source: Concord Monitor    Date: October 17, 2007
http://www.concordmonitor.com/...

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Youth Services develops mentoring program for north Tulsa (Tulsa, OK): A program from Youth Services of Tulsa has been targeting the north Tulsa area, helping children stay away from gangs and crime and directing them toward better grades and lives.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: October 17, 2007
http://www.tulsaworld.com/...

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Court upholds most of Oxnard gang injunction (Oxnard, CA): A state appellate court has affirmed almost all of Ventura County's injunction against a violent gang in Oxnard, objecting only to a provision that called for an overnight curfew.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 17, 2007
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Latino gang tried to force blacks out, indictment says (Los Angeles, CA): Federal prosecutors Tuesday accused members of a Latino street gang of a violent campaign to drive African American rivals out of their South Los Angeles area neighborhood, resulting in at least 20 killings in the last three years.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 17, 2007
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Gang sweep nets 34 arrests in LA, dozens of other indicted (Los Angeles, CA): More than 60 people allegedly linked to a Hispanic street gang have been indicted on federal racketeering and drug-trafficking charges of attacking blacks in South Los Angeles to maintain control in certain neighborhoods.
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: October 17, 2007
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Police: Gang activity up since task force's demise (Vancouver, WA): Gang activity has exploded in Clark County since the Vancouver Police Department disbanded a highly effective gang task force in 2002, police and community members told a legislative work group in ­Vancouver on Monday.
Source: The Columbian    Date: October 16, 2007
http://www.columbian.com/...

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Judge gives Norteños strict restrictions (San Francisco, CA): Thirty alleged Norteño gang members can't associate with each other in public, loiter outside after 10 p.m. or wear the group's trademark red within a wide swath of San Francisco's Mission District under a preliminary civil injunction granted by a judge.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: October 16, 2007
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Three teens shot in Back of the Yards (Chicago, IL): Three teenage boys --two age 14 and another 15 --were wounded Monday afternoon in an apparent drive-by shooting outside a South Side laundromat, authorities said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: October 16, 2007
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Gang-related brawl in San Rafael injures five, including girl (San Rafael, CA): San Rafael police are investigating a gang-related melee last weekend that left five people injured, including a 17-year-old Novato girl.
Source: Marin Independent Journal    Date: October 16, 2007
http://www.marinij.com/...

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Judge says no to using public funds to fight gang injunction (Sacramento, CA): A Yolo County judge on Monday denied a request by a group of area attorneys to be appointed by the court as counsel for alleged members of West Sacramento street gang the Broderick Boys.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: October 16, 2007
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Report: Spokane-area gang arrest figures were inflated (Spokane, WA): It was big news when local law enforcement officers, led by federal agents in a coordinated sweep, reportedly arrested 77 violent gang members and their associates. A federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives news release crowed about the arrests.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: October 15, 2007
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Inmates' colors identify and protect (Merced, CA): When legendary R&B singer Sam Cooke released his song "Chain Gang" in 1960, the sight of inmates wearing black-and-white striped uniforms, swinging scythes and pick-axes in the blazing Southern sun, was as familiar as Burma Shave signs along American highways.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: October 15, 2007
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Residents recruited to stop gangs (Greenville, SC): Two experts with knowledge of gangs in the Upstate say a key in controlling them is removing gang graffiti before they claim a neighborhood as their own.
Source: The Greenville News    Date: October 14, 2007
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Attorneys take on West Sac gang case (Sacramento, CA): In the latest salvo against the proposed injunction targeting the Broderick Boys, a band of attorneys gathered Friday outside West Sacramento City Hall calling for the right to defend those residents swept into the Yolo County district attorney's civil case.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: October 13, 2007
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Gangs: Number of gang cases in local courts rises (Tulare County, CA): An unprecedented number of cases involving gang activity are coming through Tulare County courtrooms, officials say.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: October 13, 2007
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

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Local lawmen on lookout for gang activity; international gangs included (Fort Walton Beach, FL): It’s a typical Friday afternoon at the Boys and Girls Club on Denton Boulevard — teens piling in off the street and heading straight to the gym.
Source: Northwest Florida Daily News    Date: October 13, 2007
http://www.nwfdailynews.com/...

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