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New approach to fighting Boone County gangs (Boone County, IL): The Boone County State's Attorney says after a five year surge in gang activity, from graffiti to gun violence, this summer was quieter than usual.
Source: WIFR 23 News    Date: September 23, 2009
http://www.wifr.com/...

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Gang-fighting plan gets supervisors' OK (Salinas, CA): The Board of Supervisors doled out high praise and unanimous approval Tuesday for the latest effort to fight gang violence.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: September 23, 2009
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Mom is slain saving son (Bronx, NY): A young Bronx woman walking her 9-year-old son home from a Laundromat yesterday was caught in the crossfire of a gang shootout -- but managed to push him to safety before she was shot and killed, police said.
Source: New York Post    Date: September 23, 2009
http://www.nypost.com/...

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Gang recruitment videos prompt police search, arrest (Gainesville, FL): The first gang-related search warrant in Alachua County was executed Wednesday morning at a house a few blocks from Norton Elementary School.
Source: The Gainesville Sun    Date: September 23, 2009
http://www.gainesville.com/...

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ACLU files lawsuit over gang injunction (Santa Ana, CA): The American Civil Liberties Union said Wednesday it has filed a federal lawsuit against the Orange County district attorney's office and Orange police over an injunction that forbids members of an area gang from associating in public, among other things.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: September 23, 2009
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Man charged with murder in SF gang-related death (San Francsico, CA): Prosecutors say a 19-year-old man is being charged with murder in the slaying of one of two men gunned down at a San Francisco pizza parlor in what police call a gang revenge killing.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: September 23, 2009
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Richmond gangs involved in Hayward mall gunfire (Hayward, CA): Nine men arrested after a shopping center shootout last Friday are connected to rival gangs based in Richmond, police said, and most are now out on bail while investigators sort out what happened.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: September 23, 2009
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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Massive police raid targets brutal L.A. gang (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles cop Juan Aguilar has been battling the Avenues hoodlums long enough to have seen the gang at its most vicious.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 23, 2009
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Providence gang member arrested on gun charge (Providence, RI): A member of the Asian Boyz street gang was arrested on a weapons charge over the weekend after the police found a loaded handgun tucked under the hood of his car.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: September 23, 2009
http://www.projo.com/...

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Conviction is a first for fast-growing Portsmouth gang (Portsmouth, VA): A 19-year-old Chesapeake man was found guilty Tuesday of the May 1 gang-related robbery of an I.C. Norcom High School student.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: September 23, 2009
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Salinas, Monterey County work together for anti-gang cash (Salinas, CA): The Monterey County Board of Supervisors and Salinas City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved an outline for dealing with the area's gang issues a report intended to bring more federal dollars to the local effort.
Source: The Californian    Date: September 23, 2009
http://www.thecalifornian.com/...

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Judge teaching children how to stay away from gangs (Salt Lake City, UT): A juvenile court judge spoke to an auditorium filled with concerned parents Tuesday night about keeping kids out of gangs.
Source: KSL 5 News    Date: September 22, 2009
http://www.ksl.com/...

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Friday shooting was gang related, police say (Moline, IL): Two reputed gang members are facing felony charges in connection with the shooting of a 17-year-old rival gang member Friday on the Moline-Rock Island border, authorities said.
Source: The Quad-City Times    Date: September 22, 2009
http://www.qctimes.com/...

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Providence gang feud leaves five wounded (Providence, RI): A simmering feud among several street gangs erupted in violence this weekend and left five people, including a pregnant teenage girl, with gunshot wounds although none of them are considered life-threatening.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: September 22, 2009
http://www.projo.com/...

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Cops smash drug ring and seize 33 reputed Bloods (Orange, NJ): Every morning, drug addicts lined up for their fix in the Dr. Walter G. Alexander complex in Orange, cutting deals with Bloods members in graffiti-scrawled hallways.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: September 22, 2009
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Sacramento schools receive grant for gang prevention (Sacramento, CA): A $500,000 grant in federal funds for the Sacramento City Unified School District to keep teens away from gang involvement was announced today by Rep. Doris Matsui, D-Sacramento.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: September 22, 2009
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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S.F. police try to head off Mission gang war (San Francisco, CA): San Francisco police redoubled enforcement efforts in the Mission District on Monday after a pair of shootings on the same street over the weekend left three men dead, including a Norteño gang member who had been repeatedly cited for violating the city's gang injunction.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: September 22, 2009
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Gang-related stabbing at Puyallup Fair; shooting near fairgrounds (Puyallup, WA): Puyallup police handled a stabbing inside the Puyallup Fair and shooting outside the fairgrounds over the weekend, both of which appear to be gang related.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: September 21, 2009
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Eight people shot in rash of weekend gang violence (Houston, TX): Houston’s ongoing gang wars claimed more lives Sunday as two innocent bystanders were caught in the crossfire.
Source: KHOU 11 News    Date: September 21, 2009
http://www.khou.com/...

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Three males shot, two fatally during suspected gang shooting in Pacoima (Pacoima, CA): Three males were shot, two fatally during a suspected gang shooting in Pacoima Sunday afternoon, LAPD Det. Pat Barron said.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: September 21, 2009
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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