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Teens with banned haircuts arrested after football brawl (Colleton County, SC): Three brothers prohibited from attending school in Colleton County until they remove words and symbols shaved into their hair were among 10 juveniles arrested Friday night after a brawl.
Source: The Post and Courier    Date: August 25, 2007
http://www.charleston.net/...

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Tagging: More than vandalism (Hesperia, CA): Taggers cost High Desert residents hundreds of thousands of dollars each year, and now, their acts have claimed the life of a 65-year-old woman.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: August 25, 2007
http://www.vvdailypress.com/...

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Police identify suspects in gang-related graffiti (Clearfield, UT): Police say they've identified 17 people believed to be responsible for 52 gang-related acts of vandalism in the area. "It was a high priority for us, and we put in a lot of work to clean these up," said Greg Krusi, assistant chief.
Source: Deseret News    Date: August 25, 2007
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Task force to focus on Burlington Co. gangs (Burlington County, NJ): Hoping to slow a burgeoning gang problem, the Burlington County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday it has applied for nearly $500,000 in grants and created a broad-based task force to address the problem.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: August 24, 2007
http://www.courierpostonline.com/...

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Task force to focus on Burlington Co. gangs (Burlington County, NJ): Hoping to slow a burgeoning gang problem, the Burlington County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday it has applied for nearly $500,000 in grants and created a broad-based task force to address the problem.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: August 24, 2007
http://www.courierpostonline.com/...

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Police announce action against Riverside-area gang (Riverside, CA): Local law enforcement officials are expected Friday to announce a “major operation” against a Riverside-area street gang implicated in numerous felonies, including robbery and murder.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: August 24, 2007
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Crips, Bloods out of MLB hat lineup; Yankees denounce caps (New York, NY): A lineup of team logo baseball caps that critics denounced as tailor-made for gang members was removed from store shelves by its manufacturer Friday after complaints from baseball officials.
Source: Newsday    Date: August 24, 2007
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Cornyn, local leaders discuss anti-gang bill (San Antonio, TX): Sen. John Cornyn met with community leaders Thursday to promote a new federal bill that would stiffen penalties for gang violence and set aside more than $1 billion over five years to fund gang-prevention and enforcement efforts.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: August 24, 2007
http://www.mysanantonio.com/...

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Parents: Yanks should axe gang caps (Harlem, NY): A group of concerned East Harlem parents are calling on the New York Yankees and Major League Baseball to stop selling hats from a cap manufacturer that adds gang colors and symbols to some of their wares.
Source: Newsday    Date: August 24, 2007
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Seven North Central High School students arrested on gang activity charges (Indianapolis, IN): Seven North Central High School students have been arrested on charges of criminal gang activities after a fight in the cafeteria.
Source: The Indianapolis Star    Date: August 24, 2007
http://www.indystar.com/...

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Violent Rochester drug gang is broken up, 13 imprisoned (Rochester, NY): A violent drug-dealing gang known as Murder Unit has been dismantled and all 11 gang members who were picked up on federal drug conspiracy charges in 2004 have now been imprisoned, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Newsday    Date: August 23, 2007
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Three teens arrested in carjacking (Oxnard, CA): Oxnard police this morning arrested three teenagers in connection with a pre-dawn carjacking.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: August 23, 2007
http://www.venturacountystar.com/...

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Gang sweep nets 16 arrests (Port St. Lucie, FL): Following a six-month investigation, Port St. Lucie Police Chief John Skinner announced Wednesday the arrests of 16 people alleged to be members of a gang rising in the city's southwestern neighborhoods.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: August 23, 2007
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/...

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Thrown rock may be behind slaying of Addison teen (Addison, IL): An Addison teen was shot and killed after gang members blamed him for throwing something, a DuPage County prosecutor said today.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 23, 2007
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Lowell wins $820G grant to combat gang violence (Boston, MA): Lowell has received an $820,000 grant from the State Department of Public Safety to combat gang violence and emerging crime problems with innovative community-based programs.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: August 23, 2007
http://www.lowellsun.com/...

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Teen shot on way home from high school in ESL (East St. Louis, IL): A teenager was shot in the leg Wednesday afternoon on his way home from East St. Louis High School, and police were searching for the gunman in the gang-related shooting.
Source: Belleville News-Democrat    Date: August 23, 2007
http://www.bnd.com/...

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Three men wounded in shooting (Bradenton, FL): A triple shooting late Wednesday left a man and his uncle with gunshot wounds to the head and another man grazed in the neck.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: August 23, 2007
http://www.bradenton.com/...

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DA: Gang linked to bodega robberies (Queens, NY): Prosecutors are linking a rash of at least 16 violent bodega robberies in Queens to four men who, authorities say, are members of the Crips street gang.
Source: amNewYork    Date: August 23, 2007
http://www.amny.com/...

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Scottsdale police joins East Valley crackdown on gangs, drugs (Scottsdale, AZ): Scottsdale police are joining other East Valley communities and federal law enforcement in a massive crackdown on gang members, drug dealers and other violent criminals.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: August 23, 2007
http://www.azcentral.com/...

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16 arrested in Placentia drug enforcement operation (Placentia, CA): Police have arrested a man they suspect of being a drug kingpin – Pablo Perfecto, 36, of Yorba Linda – and 15 others in an action that was part of a larger Drug Enforcement Administration sting.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: August 22, 2007
http://www.ocregister.com/...

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