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Slayings of Latinos increasing in Prince George's (Prince George's County, MD): In Prince George's County, where young black males have overwhelmingly dominated homicide statistics for decades, young Latino males in recent months were nearly as likely to be killed.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: June 8, 2008
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Specialized NYPD unit tracks graffiti writers (New York, NY): Graffiti artists come to New York City from all over the world to make their mark on subway cars, buildings and billboards. They spend hours surveying and then spray-painting hard-to-reach spaces with remarkable precision.
Source: The Associated Press    Date: June 8, 2008
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Gangs blamed for spike in Camden murders (Camden, NJ): An escalating drug-trade turf war in Camden could make 2008 one of the deadliest years in the city's recorded history.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: June 8, 2008
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Gang member shot in apartment, police say (Concord, CA): Police are investigating the shooting death of one alleged gang member and the stabbing of another early Sunday morning in a Concord apartment.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: June 8, 2008
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Gang issue demands two-pronged approach (Raleigh, NC): A delegation of North Carolina mayors justifiably was miffed last year when it took its concerns about the rising tide of gang violence to Raleigh and couldn't get one minute with Gov. Mike Easley.
Source: News & Record    Date: June 8, 2008
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Violent street gang members arrested following 16-month investigation (Dutchess County, NY): A special crime task force in Dutchess County has been investigating a street gang calling itself the Rollin 20z Crips, and Friday, police said they have arrested five members and are continuing their investigation.
Source: Mid-Hudson News     Date: June 7, 2008
http://www.midhudsonnews.com/...

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Pomona program gives teens alternative to gangs (Pomona, CA): For three years, they have been quietly steering teens away from gangs and offering a helping hand to kids abusing drugs or considering suicide.
Source: The Sun    Date: June 7, 2008
http://www.sbsun.com/...

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Three from Reading on state police wanted most list (Reading, PA): Three of the 10 most wanted fugitives sought by the Pennsylvania State Police are from Reading, officials said Thursday.
Source: Reading Eagle    Date: June 6, 2008
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Weeklong ICE surge nets 32 gang arrests in S. Texas (San Antonio, TX): More than 30 gang members and their associates were arrested this week in an operation that stretched from Austin to Laredo and the Rio Grande Valley, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said Friday.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: June 6, 2008
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DVD helps local police spread anti-gang message (Tallahassee, FL): Concerned about 19 gang-related incidents this year, the Tallahassee Police Department has added a new DVD to its gang-prevention initiative.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat    Date: June 6, 2008
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19 arrested in Kingston cocaine sales probe (Kingston, NY): Following a seven-month investigation into cocaine sales in the city of Kingston, the Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team on Thursday reported the arrest of 19 people, including six who police said are known gang members.
Source: Daily Freeman    Date: June 5, 2008
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Loaded shotgun found in gang suspects' car (Vacaville, CA): Three men suspected of gang involvement were arrested Tuesday evening after officers allegedly found them in possession of loaded firearms, police said.
Source: Times-Herald    Date: June 5, 2008
http://www.timesheraldonline.com/...

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22 arrested in Moreno Valley gang sweep (Moreno Valley, CA): Moreno Valley police arrested 22 people Wednesday during a multiagency gang sweep on two gangs in the city.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: June 5, 2008
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Two arrested in gang shooting (Toppenish, WA): A shooting in Toppenish this morning caused a scare for kids just arriving at Kirkwood Elementary. Police arrested two suspects this afternoon who are believed to be responsible for the shooting.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News    Date: June 5, 2008
http://www.kndo.com/...

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Gustine has first homicide in two years (Gustine, CA): A 25-year-old man became the county's 10th homicide victim Tuesday, after he was stabbed outside an apartment complex in Gustine. It is the city's first gang-related slaying in recent memory.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: June 5, 2008
http://www.mercedsunstar.com/...

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Gun-toting young adults targeted (Las Vegas, NV): Las Vegas Valley law enforcement agencies on Tuesday added a new element to their effort to target weapons-toting young adults.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal    Date: June 4, 2008
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Arrest offers a look into potential of gang growth (Williamsburg, VA): Williamsburg police arrested a suspected member of MS-13 on May 22, a sign the violent street gang may have gained a toehold in the Williamsburg area.
Source: Daily Press    Date: June 4, 2008
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Funding a concern for Route 222 group (Pennsylvania): Members of the Route 222 Corridor Anti-gang Initiative hope funding issues won't derail what they say is a successful movement that led to the arrests last year of two gang leaders.
Source: Intelligencer Journal    Date: June 4, 2008
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Teen's conviction for gang participation sends message (Hampton, VA): A 13-year-old has been found guilty of being a member of the Bloods street gang in what prosecutors believe is the first conviction of its kind in the city of Hampton.
Source: Daily Press    Date: June 4, 2008
http://www.dailypress.com/...

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Police, feds conducting gang sweep in Snohomish County (Snohomish County, WA): Everett police and agents from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were executing search and arrest warrants today in Snohomish County following a nine-month investigation into gangs, guns and drugs.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: June 4, 2008
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/...

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