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Task force brings in 31 in gang, meth bust (Mesa, AZ): Federal, state and local law enforcement officers arrested 31 people associated with a prison gang and methamphetamine distribution on Monday during a Valleywide roundup code-named "Operation Tiny Dancer."
Source: East Valley Tribune    Date: June 11, 2007
http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/...

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Football great Jim Brown unveils anti-gang program (Palmetto, FL): Former Cleveland Browns great Jim Brown visited Palmetto this morning and met with local officials to talk about how he plans to curb gang violence in Manatee County.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: June 11, 2007
http://www.bradenton.com/...

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Seattle's gang activity increases (Seattle, WA): Gang-related violence here appears to be on the rise with a recent surge in drive-by shootings and assaults, authorities say.
Source: The Bellingham Herald    Date: June 11, 2007
http://www.bellinghamherald.com/...

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First community grants to fight gang violence (Portland, OR): Portland Mayor Tom Potter's Office of Youth Violence Prevention has funded its first two grants to provide alternatives to gangs for at-risk youth and their families.
Source: KTVZ NewsChannel 21    Date: June 10, 2007
http://www.ktvz.com/...

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North Miami unit aims at gang crime (Miami, FL): Gina Croicout donned a black T-shirt with a photo of her 12-year-old brother smiling ear-to-ear, holding a basketball. Her brother, Gregory Delphin, was the life of the party, she recalled.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: June 10, 2007
http://www.miamiherald.com/...

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Cops say fatal shooting of teen was gang-related (Chicago, IL): A shooting that claimed the life of a Southwest Side teenager Friday appears to be gang-related, police said Saturday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 10, 2007
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Slaying may be linked to South Florida gang war, police say (Orange County, FL): A growing gang war among Haitian-Americans in South Florida may have spread to Orange County on Friday, authorities said.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: June 9, 2007
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/...

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Warring gangs in District's Shaw neighborhood declare truce (Washington, DC): Sixth Street NW was the dividing line for two warring gangs in the city's Shaw neighborhood -- the place where bullets flew in a rivalry that's been going on for years.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: June 9, 2007
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Gang is charged in drug network (New Jersey): A state grand jury yesterday charged 46 members of the deadly 9 Tre Gangsters with running a statewide narcotics trafficking network and relying on murder and gun violence to protect their markets from rival gangs.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: June 9, 2007
http://www.nj.com/...

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More youths taking part in hate crimes (Los Angeles County, CA): Hate crimes in Los Angeles County dipped 6 percent last year, although a growing number of incidents involved youths, organized crime and gang members, officials said Thursday.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: June 8, 2007
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16 Crips arrested in sweep (Victorville, CA): More than a dozen Crip gang members who had relocated from the Los Angeles area to the High Desert to distribute cocaine and weapons were sent to jail Thursday morning, serving as the culmination of a two-month-long investigation.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: June 8, 2007
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Seven arrested in probe of gangs (Morristown, NJ): Seven men were arrested Wednesday in connection with a year-long investigation on gang activity led by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, authorities said Thursday.
Source: The Daily Record    Date: June 8, 2007
http://www.dailyrecord.com/...

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Police seek two more youths in school shooting (Tampa, FL): With two suspects already in jail, Tampa police are still searching for leads on two additional youths suspected of involvement in Wednesday's shooting at Middleton High School.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: June 8, 2007
http://www.sptimes.com/...

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Web, phone are Valley's anti-gang weapons (Easton, PA): A Web site with tips on how to spot gang activity and a hotline for giving police anonymous information were announced Thursday by U.S. Attorney Patrick Meehan in South Side Easton's Delaware Terrace housing development.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: June 8, 2007
http://www.mcall.com/...

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Three teen girls first arrested under gang law (Lawrenceville, GA): Three teenage girls recently became the first people arrested and charged with violating Lawrenceville's new street gang terrorism and prevention ordinance.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post    Date: June 8, 2007
http://www.gwinnettdailypost.com/...

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32 arrested in Stockton gang sweep (Stockton, CA): As part of a new state crackdown on gangs, hundreds of law enforcement officers raided the homes of ethnic Cambodians here Wednesday, arresting suspected leaders of a drug distribution network that authorities said stretched to several states.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 7, 2007
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Police get first collars under new gang ordinance (Lawrenceville, GA): A suburban street gang ordinance in Lawrenceville has hit its first target with the arrest of three teens with alleged gang ties.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: June 7, 2007
http://www.ajc.com/...

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Charges point to spread of gang (Maryland): The beating death of a teenager found in Howard County and the armed holdup of a Reisterstown grocer were carried out by members of MS-13, a violent street gang whose leaders gave orders from inside a prison in El Salvador, according to a federal racketeering indictment unveiled yesterday.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: June 6, 2007
http://www.baltimoresun.com/...

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Funds sought to fight gangs (Washington, DC): With gangs spreading across the country, Massachusetts needs urgent help in stemming violence that can erupt with a wrong look between gun-packing rivals, a civic leader told a Senate panel yesterday.
Source: The Berkshire Eagle    Date: June 6, 2007
http://www.berkshireeagle.com/...

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Residents, clergy unite to fight gang problem (Dalton, GA): The message at the Dalton Community Center on Tuesday night was clear: The city's leaders do not want to blame the Latino community for the death of 16-year-old Andre Johnson.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: June 6, 2007
http://www.timesfreepress.com/...

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