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Loaded shotgun found in gang suspects' car (Vacaville, CA): Three men suspected of gang involvement were arrested Tuesday evening after officers allegedly found them in possession of loaded firearms, police said.
Source: Times-Herald    Date: June 5, 2008
http://www.timesheraldonline.com/...

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22 arrested in Moreno Valley gang sweep (Moreno Valley, CA): Moreno Valley police arrested 22 people Wednesday during a multiagency gang sweep on two gangs in the city.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: June 5, 2008
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Two arrested in gang shooting (Toppenish, WA): A shooting in Toppenish this morning caused a scare for kids just arriving at Kirkwood Elementary. Police arrested two suspects this afternoon who are believed to be responsible for the shooting.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News    Date: June 5, 2008
http://www.kndo.com/...

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Gustine has first homicide in two years (Gustine, CA): A 25-year-old man became the county's 10th homicide victim Tuesday, after he was stabbed outside an apartment complex in Gustine. It is the city's first gang-related slaying in recent memory.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: June 5, 2008
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Gun-toting young adults targeted (Las Vegas, NV): Las Vegas Valley law enforcement agencies on Tuesday added a new element to their effort to target weapons-toting young adults.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal    Date: June 4, 2008
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Arrest offers a look into potential of gang growth (Williamsburg, VA): Williamsburg police arrested a suspected member of MS-13 on May 22, a sign the violent street gang may have gained a toehold in the Williamsburg area.
Source: Daily Press    Date: June 4, 2008
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Funding a concern for Route 222 group (Pennsylvania): Members of the Route 222 Corridor Anti-gang Initiative hope funding issues won't derail what they say is a successful movement that led to the arrests last year of two gang leaders.
Source: Intelligencer Journal    Date: June 4, 2008
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Teen's conviction for gang participation sends message (Hampton, VA): A 13-year-old has been found guilty of being a member of the Bloods street gang in what prosecutors believe is the first conviction of its kind in the city of Hampton.
Source: Daily Press    Date: June 4, 2008
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Police, feds conducting gang sweep in Snohomish County (Snohomish County, WA): Everett police and agents from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were executing search and arrest warrants today in Snohomish County following a nine-month investigation into gangs, guns and drugs.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: June 4, 2008
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Suspected gang member charged for Visalia shooting (Visalia, CA): Tulare County prosecutors today charged a suspected Oriental Troop gang member with attempted murder for Monday’s shooting of a 22-year-old man in front of a northeast Visalia apartment complex.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: June 4, 2008
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

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Covering up the hot spots: Inmates paint over gang graffiti (Burlington, NC): The walls of two buildings in Burlington that were covered in gang-related graffiti are now freshly painted. Alamance County Sheriff's Department authorities are hoping it stays that way.
Source: Times-News    Date: June 3, 2008
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Riverside County DA to seek gang injunction focusing on Coachella Valley (Riverside County, CA): The district attorney's office is preparing to request Riverside County's second gang injunction, this time in the Coachella Valley, District Attorney Rod Pacheco announced Monday.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: June 2, 2008
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Portland police put the HEAT on gangs (Portland, OR): This summer, watch out for the HEAT -- not necessarily sweltering temperatures, but a special team of Portland police who will go to hot spots across the city to try to keep the lid on gang-related or other crimes before they simmer out of control.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: June 2, 2008
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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Suspect gang ties well advertised (Springfield, MA): Much has been written of Mario L. Hornsby Jr., the Central High School student athlete and basketball star gunned down two weeks ago, but little has been said of Kieson S. Cuffee, his 17-year-old accused killer.
Source: The Republican    Date: June 2, 2008
http://www.masslive.com/...

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An inside fight against gangs in Camden jail (Camden County, NJ): In 2006, members of the gang unit at the Camden County jail pulled some valuable evidence from the cell of a reputed leader of the Bloods.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: June 2, 2008
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Scrubbing out graffiti: Removing street art is a top priority (Davenport, IA): The crime isn’t violent and doesn’t make headlines like shootings, stabbings or assaults. But Davenport police and elected officials say graffiti abatement is an important priority both in terms of cracking down on other types of crime and fighting the stereotype that the city is a haven for criminal activity.
Source: The Quad-City Times    Date: June 2, 2008
http://www.qctimes.com/...

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OKC police chief wants tighter gun laws (Oklahoma City, OK): Police Chief Bill Citty called Monday for tighter gun control laws to curb the kind of gang violence that left six teenagers with gunshot wounds following a drive-by shooting in southeast Oklahoma City two days earlier.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: June 2, 2008
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Combating gangs in the City of Angels (Los Angeles, CA): Crime in America has been on the decline, but gang violence is increasing. Los Angeles has the most gang members per capita than any city in the world. This series zeroes in on the changing nature of Los Angeles gangs and the innovative tactics law enforcement is using to combat them.
Source: NPR News    Date: June 2, 2008
http://www.npr.org/...

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Charlotteans hope gang legislation will bring changes to Queen City (Charlotte, NC): The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's gang unit has been working on getting a gang law for years now. After many failed attempts, the N.C. House and Senate have both passed gang legislation.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: June 2, 2008
http://www.wsoctv.com/...

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Chattanooga taking weapons off streets (Chattanooga, TN): Chattanooga was second in the state last year in recovering firearms traced to various crimes, including assaults, robberies and weapons possession, records show.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: June 1, 2008
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