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Two stings target Lincoln Park gang (San Diego, CA): Two undercover drug stings have dealt a substantial blow to a large Lincoln Park gang believed to be responsible for much of the violence and drug trafficking in southeastern San Diego neighborhoods, authorities announced yesterday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 5, 2008
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Los Angeles takes aim at area gangs (Los Angeles, CA): The City Attorney's Office sought an injunction Friday that would prevent members of six South Los Angeles gangs from associating in public or possessing weapons and graffiti tools.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: September 5, 2008
http://www.dailybreeze.com/...

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Porterville teen gang suspect made death threats against officers (Porterville, CA): Porterville police said a teenage gang suspect made threats against officers involved in his arrest Thursday night.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: September 5, 2008
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

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Schools, police respond to gang fears at Glenn H.S. (Kernersville, NC) : "There are gang members in this school district." Despite the admission from Dr. Don Martin, superintendent from Winston-Salem/Forsyth County schools, he says being in a gang is not grounds for punishment.
Source: WGHP FOX 8 News    Date: September 5, 2008
http://www.myfoxwghp.com/...

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Gang activities increase in community (Bowman, SC): An increase in gang activities in Bowman during August was noted during the regular Bowman Town Council meeting on Sept. 2.
Source: The Times and Democrat    Date: September 5, 2008
http://www.timesanddemocrat.com/...

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Seven arrests in crackdown on parolees, gang activity (Manteca, CA): Seven arrests took place as part of a series of promised probation searches ordered by Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker to step up pressure on gang activity.
Source: Manteca Bulletin    Date: September 5, 2008
http://www.mantecabulletin.com/...

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City, county gang forces share office (Wilmington, NC): A half dozen Wilmington police officers were sworn in as deputies on Thursday as part of an effort to improve gang enforcement in Wilmington and New Hanover County.
Source: The Star-News    Date: September 4, 2008
http://www.starnewsonline.com/...

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Gang member tried to hide gun after slaying 10-year-old girl, prosecutors say (Chicago, IL): A man trying to shoot rival street gang members as part of a long-running turf battle instead ended up gunning down Nequiel Fowler, 10, as she played with her younger sister on Chicago's South Side earlier this week, prosecutors said Thursday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: September 4, 2008
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Four gang members charged in girl's Labor Day murder (Chicago, IL): Four alleged street gang members ages 18 to 23 were charged Wednesday night with first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder in the death of 10-year-old Nequiel Fowler, who was struck by a stray bullet while playing outside with friends in her South Chicago neighborhood Monday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: September 4, 2008
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Police catch last of eight gang suspects (Detroit, MI): The last of eight alleged gang members named in federal indictments last week is in custody.
Source: Jackson Citizen Patriot    Date: September 4, 2008
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CSUSM professor's documentary focuses on local gangs (San Diego, CA): Kristine Diekman is not one to shy away from difficult subjects. Her previous videos have addressed mental illness and mothers on trial for killing their children.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 4, 2008
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Purported gang member turns himself in to police (Pemberton, NJ): A 22-year-old township man who police say is a known Bloods gang member surrendered to authorities Tuesday afternoon on a warrant stemming from a drug raid, police said.
Source: The Times    Date: September 4, 2008
http://www.nj.com/...

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Feds probe witness tampering (Denver, CO): Brian Kenneth Hicks, an alleged drug kingpin indicted in one of the largest gang cases in Colorado history, may be trying to influence witnesses from his jail cell, prosecutors say in recent court filings.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: September 4, 2008
http://www.denverpost.com/...

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Two held in Fontana shooting of father confronting taggers (Fontana, CA): Two young men who police believe shot a 41-year-old father in the neck and back after a confrontation over graffiti were arrested early Thursday morning.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: September 4, 2008
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

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Salinas man dies from gunshot wound (Salinas, CA): A 55-year-old man is the latest casualty of gang violence in Salinas and the city's 18th homicide victim this year. His death was the result of one of three shootings in Monterey County in a two-hour period late Tuesday.
Source: The Herald    Date: September 4, 2008
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Bloods, Crips worry police (Washington, DC): Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy L. Lanier and federal law officials said Wednesday that they are concerned about the arrival of the notorious Bloods and Crips gangs leading to conflicts with local gangs, particularly in the struggle to control the illegal drug trade.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: September 4, 2008
http://washingtontimes.com/...

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The Police Bureau's Hotspot Enforcement Action Team works to keep a lid on gang and youth violence (Portland, OR): Portland Sgt. Craig Mendenhall and his team of officers are rolling through Northeast Portland on a July weeknight when they spot at least 50 teenagers gathered on North Haight Avenue, just south of Killingsworth. Some stand by parked cars, others huddle on the sidewalk.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: September 4, 2008
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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Dress code violations raise fairness issues (Santa Fe, NM): Twenty students from Capital High School have been disciplined this year for violating the district's dress code by wearing clothing associated with street gangs.
Source: The New Mexican    Date: September 4, 2008
http://www.santafenewmexican.com/...

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Police arrest suspect in gang shooting (Somerville, MA): A 21-year-old man who bought the booze for a teenage party on Everett Street and allegedly shot another partygoer in an altercation over gang colors was arrested Friday afternoon.
Source: The Somerville News    Date: September 3, 2008
http://somervillenews.typepad.com/...

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Home Turf - The Bloods and the Crips surface in Chester (Chester, PA): There's been much discussion of Chester's recent uptick in gun-related violence that left six dead and more injured over a week's span in mid-August. Wendell N. Butler Jr., the mayor of Chester and a former Chester cop, said the violence, which mostly involved young men, was related to drugs, long-held neighborhood beefs and arguments over girls.
Source: Philadelphia City Paper    Date: September 3, 2008
http://www.citypaper.net/...

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