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Three injured, one arrested in early Sunday shooting (Yakima, WA): One man is in custody and another clings to his life after a triple shooting early Sunday near downtown Yakima. Authorities arrested a 19-year-old suspect about 12 hours later and two blocks away from the shootings, which happened about 1:30 a.m. in the 300 block of North Seventh Street.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: October 26, 2009
http://www.yakima-herald.com/...

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Juvenile arrested in gang related vandalism (Tulare County, CA): Tulare County sheriff's deputies arrested a male juvenile suspected of causing $500 worth of damage to two vehicles with graffiti on Sunday night, according to a sheriff's report.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: October 26, 2009
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

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Anderson teens share gang experiences, difficulty of getting out (Anderson County, SC): Former students of Anderson County schools now attending the Anderson County Alternative School said gangs here are not social clubs.
Source: Anderson Independent Mail    Date: October 26, 2009
http://www.independentmail.com/...

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Rise of gangs in Salisbury concerns law enforcement, seen influencing crime (Salisbury, MD): When city officers drove their police cruisers onto Glen Avenue, they witnessed a large crowd running from the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center.
Source: The Daily Times    Date: October 25, 2009
http://www.delmarvanow.com/...

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Councilman vows to fight gang activity (Montgomery, AL): Gang activity, in its various forms, has crept into the com­munity, and a Montgomery city councilman hopes an aware­ness campaign in the schools will help minimize the damage being done to students.
Source: Montgomery Advertiser    Date: October 25, 2009
http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/...

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Task force says gangs in Anderson are real (Anderson, SC): Randall Brown remembered the first time he encountered a father and son from the same gang. "We had confiscated the son’s colors when he came through the door," he said.
Source: Anderson Independent Mail    Date: October 25, 2009
http://www.independentmail.com/...

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Gang broken, police say (Cincinnati, OH): The drug-conspiracy charges against Robert "One-Eyed Kenny" Mayberry only hint at the crimes committed by the Cincinnati street gang he helped run for years.
Source: The Enquirer    Date: October 25, 2009
http://news.cincinnati.com/...

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Suspects in Seguin gang killing arrested (Seguin, TX): Seguin police have arrested several people in connection with the shooting death of a 20-year-old Waelder man Oct. 16, officials said. Detectives said Garland Taylor’s killing was gang-related.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: October 24, 2009
http://www.mysanantonio.com/...

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What you should know about gangs in Gaston (Gaston, NC): Gang members say their loyalty binds them to the Bloods or Crips for life. To Nancy Capistran, it can look a lot like fear.
Source: Gaston Gazette    Date: October 24, 2009
http://www.gastongazette.com/...

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Though violence doesn't always travel, aspects of Springfield's drug, gang culture echo through region (Springfield, MA): On a cold Friday morning, a table of candles flickered outside the house where a young mother was struck by bullets Sunday, becoming Springfield's 17th murder victim and third in a five-day spate of fatal violence.
Source: Daily Hampshire Gazette    Date: October 24, 2009
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Gang member to serve 18 years in prison (Providence, RI): Souvanh Keosouvanh was born in a Thai refugee camp and arrived in this country at an extreme disadvantage. His mother left him and his three siblings, and they were raised by their father, an abusive alcoholic.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: October 24, 2009
http://www.projo.com/...

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Suspect arrested in Natomas homicide has history of gun possession (Sacramento, CA): Sacramento police have arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with Saturday morning's fatal shooting outside the Center Court restaurant and night club in Natomas, according to authorities.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: October 24, 2009
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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City cops arrest suspected gang leader (New Haven, CT): A suspected leader of the Crips gang was arrested Wednesday on charges stemming from an August raid of a Lines Street home that netted cash, drugs and gang literature, police said.
Source: New Haven Register    Date: October 23, 2009
http://www.nhregister.com/...

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Gang member gets nine years for stabbing rival near St. Paul school (St. Paul, MN): A Surenos 13 gang member who stabbed a rival gang member last summer near Arlington High School in St. Paul was sentenced Friday to more than nine years in prison.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: October 23, 2009
http://www.startribune.com/...

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Teen gets 50 years to life for gang executions (Santa Ana, CA): A teenage gang member was sentenced today to at least 50 years in state prison for an execution-style shooting that left two members of a rival gang dead and a third in a coma.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: October 23, 2009
http://www.ocregister.com/...

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Police arrest 11 after report of Corky Row brawl (Fall River, MA): A recent spate of crime in the Corky Row neighborhood reached a crescendo Thursday when police were called to a disturbance that erupted into an alleged gang riot.
Source: The Herald News    Date: October 23, 2009
http://www.heraldnews.com/...

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Two men charged in gang dispute, shooting (Rochester, MN): Riot and damage to property charges have been filed against two Rochester men stemming from what authorities describe as a gang-related dispute and shooting in June.
Source: Post-Bulletin    Date: October 23, 2009
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More than 1,100 officers, agents conduct gang sweep in South L.A. (Los Angeles, CA): More than 1,100 Los Angeles police officers and FBI agents conducted a crackdown early this morning on the “Rolling 40s” gang in an attempt to lessen its stronghold in South Los Angeles, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 22, 2009
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/...

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San Pablo police field anti-gang education program for parents (San Pablo, CA): San Pablo police kicked off a new gang-education program this week, aimed at teaching parents of preteens how to look for signs of trouble in their own homes.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: October 22, 2009
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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Grant fuels gang resistance (Albany, NY): Albany schools are using part of a $6 million federal grant to start a gang-prevention program for sixth graders.
Source: Times Union    Date: October 22, 2009
http://www.timesunion.com/...

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