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Gang shooting in north central Yakima (Yakima, WA): Police respond to another gang shooting in a troubled neighborhood. A 15-year-old boy was shot once in the elbow around 6:00 p.m. Sunday.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News     Date: January 3, 2010
http://www.kndo.com/...

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Gangs: Tallahassee at a crossroads (Tallahassee, FL): It was a typical Tallahassee Saturday night. The nightclubs let out and scores of young adults flooded to the 24-hour McDonald's/Circle K on Lake Bradford Road. The socializing continued.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat    Date: January 3, 2010
http://www.tallahassee.com/...

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Oakland to seek injunction against street gang (Oakland, CA): Oakland is poised to join San Francisco as one of the first Northern California cities to try to tame street gangs by slapping them with lawsuits.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: January 2, 2010
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City comes to grips with gangs (Tracy, CA): People will have a chance next week to talk about criminal street gangs when the City Council discusses its recently unveiled plans to slow a wave of deadly gun violence that’s swept Tracy since November.
Source: Tracy Press    Date: January 2, 2010
http://www.tracypress.com/...

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Trio charged in gang-related assault (Turlock, CA): Three people from Modesto, including two teenagers, were taken into custody Wednesday morning during a warrant sweep on attempted murder charges related to a gang assault, according to the Modesto Police Department.
Source: The Turlock Journal    Date: January 2, 2010
http://www.turlockjournal.com/...

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Protection programs used more (Allentown, PA): With a growing number of harder-to-solve cases, mostly involving street gangs and drug dealing, prosecutors are increasingly using incentives to get reluctant witnesses to open up.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: January 2, 2010
http://www.mcall.com/...

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Gang member held on gun, drug charges (Fresno, CA): A 17-year-old gang member was arrested Friday on charges of possession of a revolver and narcotics for sale in southeast Fresno, police said.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: January 2, 2010
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Focus on fighting gangs cut murders in '09 (Chicago, IL): Chicago Police took their fight against gangs to a new level in 2009 -- one of the reasons murder and other crimes were down almost across the board in the city last year, officials say.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: January 2, 2010
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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Third gang injunction zone (Wichita Falls, TX): Following the success of two previous "Gang Injunction Zones", the City of Wichita Falls is filing a third. This zone covers 15.5 square miles across a major portion of central Wichita Falls.
Source: KAUZ NewsChannel 6    Date: January 2, 2010
http://www.kauz.com/...

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Tucson police identify gang shooting victim (Tucson, AZ): Tucson police have identified the victim of a gang-related shooting on the city's north side.
Source: Arizona Daily Star    Date: January 2, 2010
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Fire department to learn about gang awareness (Chattanooga, TN): Some Chattanooga firefighters noticed people acting suspiciously near their fire station earlier this year and suspected gangs were in the neighborhood.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: January 2, 2010
http://www.timesfreepress.com/...

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13-year-old killed in Dallas gang-related shooting (Dallas, TX): A 13-year-old died and a 17-year-old was critically wounded in a New Year’s Eve shooting that police said was gang-related.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: January 2, 2010
http://www.star-telegram.com/...

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Monterey County sheriffs nab Norteno in shooting (Castroville, CA): A Nortenos gang member is under arrest for attempted murder after several shots were fired at a man climbing the stairs to his apartment on New Year's Eve.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: January 1, 2010
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Violent gangs can be as close as next door (Tampa, FL): They range in age from 7 to 80. They surf the Web. They go to school. They pray. Sometimes they shed blood to belong and break the law.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: January 1, 2010
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Deputies arrest four linked to Chicago gang (Chicago, IL): Four alleged gang members with ties to the Chicago-area gang alliance known as Folk Nation were arrested late Tuesday after allegedly arranging to exchange a handgun for drugs, sheriff's deputies said Wednesday.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: December 31, 2009
http://www.elpasotimes.com/...

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Two suspected gang members arrested for vandalism (Santa Barbara, CA): Santa Barbara police arrested two suspected Eastside gang members early Tuesday morning after an officer stumbled across one of the suspects spray painting gang graffiti on a Westside business.
Source: The Daily Sound    Date: December 31, 2009
http://www.thedailysound.com/...

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Three arrested in gang-linked attack in Modesto on Christmas Eve (Modesto, CA): Police investigators Wednesday arrested two teenage boys and a man suspected of severely beating an 18-year-old man in a gang-related attack Christmas Eve in northwest Modesto, a department spokesman said.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: December 31, 2009
http://www.modbee.com/...

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An Oakdale gang fight on Christmas night (Oakdale, CA): About 100 people were inside an Oakdale entertainment center and bowling alley the night of Dec. 25 when a fight broke out between individuals from two gangs, according to Captain Jack Kettler with the Oakdale Police Department.
Source: Oakdale Lake Elmo Review    Date: December 31, 2009
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New Latino group unites Oakland youth across gang lines (Oakland, CA): Joaquin, a teenager with family gang connections, a love for Aztec dance and a gripping fear of premature death, saw a shivering day laborer one morning and forgot about his own troubles.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: December 31, 2009
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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L.A. gangs seek profit in peace (Los Angeles, CA): After nearly two decades fighting gangs, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Detective Robert Lyons thought he had seen it all. Until he saw members of the Bloods and the Crips -- rival gangs that spent years in brutal conflict -- meeting amiably in a restaurant.
Source: The Wall Street Journal    Date: December 30, 2009
http://online.wsj.com/...

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