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Police see gang ties in six arrested for break-ins (Gloucester, MA): An investigation into a series of house break-ins in Riverdale on Wednesday has led to the arrest of one Gloucester woman and five men who police say may be connected to the national Latin Kings gang.
Source: Gloucester Daily Times    Date: September 13, 2008

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Victims mistaken for gang members (Tulsa, OK): A case of mistaken identity led to the drive-by shootings that claimed the life of one teenager and left three others hospitalized with serious injuries, police said Friday.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: September 13, 2008

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Gang figure sought in Irvington killings (Irvington, NJ): A reputed Bloods gang member is being sought on charges he killed four family members who were found Monday in an Irvington home that was set ablaze.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: September 13, 2008

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Macon shooting likely gang related, police say (Macon, GA): Macon police are investigating a shooting that happened Friday afternoon in the 2700 block of Village Green Lane.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: September 13, 2008

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Suspect arrested in gang-related fight (Monroe, LA): When a Monroe man wanted out of a local gang, his former crew beat him and drew a gun on him, according to a Monroe police report.
Source: The News-Star    Date: September 13, 2008

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Gangland fears of clown (Salt Lake City, UT): Two teens with their faces painted like clowns were arrested last weekend in a Salt Lake City suburb for allegedly trying to kidnap a 5-year-old boy - the second time in recent weeks that members of the Juggalos gang have crossed paths with police.
Source: New York Post    Date: September 13, 2008

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Two arrested in shooting death of boy, 13, in Santa Ana (Santa Ana, CA): Two Santa Ana gang members were arrested early Thursday in the shooting death of a 13-year-old boy who was gunned down while crossing a street with friends near Santa Ana High School, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 12, 2008

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Fugitive former gang leader nabbed in Texas (Indianapolis, IN): The fugitive former leader of a street gang that delivered cocaine, crack cocaine and marijuana to northwest Indiana has been arrested in Houston, the FBI said.
Source: WTHR 13 News    Date: September 12, 2008

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Eight SF teens arrested in gang beatings (San Francisco, CA): A group of alleged gang members were arrested Wednesday in connection with a series of violent assaults over the past two months in the Richmond and Sunset districts, San Francisco police announced today.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: September 12, 2008

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Sureño gangs on the move to Salinas (Salinas, CA): Members of Sureño street gangs are coming to the Salinas area in increasing numbers and are becoming better organized, the commander of the Monterey County Joint Gang Task Force said Wednesday
Source: The Californian    Date: September 12, 2008

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Elizabeth City police proposing earlier youth curfew (Elizabeth City, NC): Elizabeth City police are proposing an hour-earlier curfew for school-age children, but the verdict is out on whether such ordinances are effective or supported by the public.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: September 12, 2008

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We have a gang problem, say police (Columbus, MS): Columbus has a serious problem, several local officials and police officers revealed Wednesday morning. And unless local residents vow to arm themselves with knowledge and take a legitimate interest in their children’s’ lives, the problem could grow out of control, said Columbus Police Chief Joseph St. John.
Source: Columbus Dispatch    Date: September 11, 2008

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Man shot in face during argument (Victorville, CA): An Apple Valley man was shot in the face by a gang member after the two got into an argument at a gathering, sheriff’s officials said.
Source: Daily Press    Date: September 11, 2008

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Two teens in clown makeup arrested in possible kidnapping attempt (West Valley City, UT): Two teens with their faces painted like clowns were arrested by West Valley City police last weekend for allegedly trying to kidnap a 5-year-old boy - the second time in recent weeks that members of the so-called Juggalos gang have crossed paths with law enforcement.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: September 11, 2008

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Boy, 13, is fatally shot near Santa Ana High School (Santa Ana, CA): A 13-year-old boy was fatally shot Wednesday afternoon near Santa Ana High School in what detectives are investigating as a gang-related attack, the Santa Ana Police Department said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 11, 2008

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Nickels seeks $9 million for plan to cut youth violence in half (Seattle, WA): Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels wants to reduce youth violence by half and Wednesday proposed spending $9 million on what he called a new approach for targeting at-risk youth.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: September 11, 2008

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SLED chief says gangs big worry (Charleston, SC): A twisted string of slayings believed to be centered around gang members highlights the pattern of violence in rural South Carolina, the chief of SLED said Wednesday.
Source: The Post and Courier    Date: September 11, 2008

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Authorities arrest six after gang-related fight (Raleigh, NC): Authorities have arrested six people after a gang-related fight broke out at a Raleigh high school.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: September 11, 2008

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Coordinating council works to reduce gangs (Tampa, FL): Gang activity in Florida has grown to more than 1,500 active criminal gangs with more than 65,000 gang members. In the Tampa Bay area, there are approximately 120 gangs with more than 3,200 members operating within the region.
Source: The Ledger    Date: September 11, 2008

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Gang sweep of SM Valley makes 25 arrests (Santa Maria, CA): A multi-agency gang sweep in the Santa Maria Valley resulted in 25 arrests and should send a message to street gang members committing crimes that "we've had enough," authorities said Wednesday morning.
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: September 11, 2008

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