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Boys, 15, charged in gang slaying (Columbia, SC): Two 15-year-olds were charged Wednesday in what police say was the gang-related shooting death Friday of an 18-year-old.
Source: The State    Date: May 29, 2008
http://www.thestate.com/...

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State indicted street gang members appear in court (Gregg County, TX): Combined force arrest teams have located and arrested 38 of the 56 State and or Federal indicted defendants targeted for arrest on Wednesday as a result of a multi-year organized drug and violent crime investigation in Longview and Kilgore.
Source: KLTV 7 News    Date: May 29, 2008
http://www.kltv.com/...

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Have street gangs come to Vermont? (St. Albans, VT): St. Albans police said violent crime is up and they blamed gang-like activity throughout the state. But what's the difference between gang-like activity and gang activity? Not much, according to investigators.
Source: WPTZ 5 News    Date: May 29, 2008
http://www.wptz.com/...

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N.C. gang legislation adds stiff penalties (North Carolina): Tougher penalties for street gang-related crimes and prevention measures to stop young people from joining gangs is making its way toward becoming law in North Carolina.
Source: The Charlotte Post    Date: May 29, 2008
http://www.thecharlottepost.com/...

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'Mistaken identity' gunfire kills 2 in Salinas (Salinas, CA): Two men were killed and two others injured in Salinas late Sunday in what police are calling a case of mistaken identity.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: May 29, 2008
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Norteno gang members targeted in large countywide operation (Lodi, CA): A seven-month operation aimed at violent street gang members reached its peak Wednesday with 15 arrests and the seizure of guns, drugs and cash.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: May 28, 2008
http://www.lodinews.com/...

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DA: Fatal shooting gang-related (Allentown, PA): A 17-year-old boy and a man armed themselves with revolvers and took positions across the street from an Allentown home where a graduation party was under way, authorities say.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: May 28, 2008
http://www.mcall.com/...

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Law enforcement arrests at least 40 in Longview drug busts (Longview, TX): Local, state and federal officials arrested more than 40 people in the Longview area on drug and gun charges, part of a two-year investigation targeting gang activity in the East Texas town.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: May 28, 2008
http://www.chron.com/...

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Cops fume at parade for gang leader (Chicago, IL): The Fraternal Order of Police is fuming about the city's decision to grant a permit that paved the way for a Memorial Day weekend march honoring the birthday of David "King David" Barksdale, founder of the Gangster Disciples street gang.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: May 28, 2008
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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Four gang members charged (Carson, CA): A reputed street gang member has been charged with shooting at a helicopter as it hovered over the unincorporated area near Carson last week, authorities said today.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: May 28, 2008
http://www.dailybreeze.com/...

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Man slain in gang-related shooting on South Side (Chicago, IL): An internal gang dispute left an alleged gang member who was a parolee fatally shot Monday night in the South Shore neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: May 27, 2008
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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Anti-gang task force makes progress (Lancaster, CA): A joint law enforcement anti-gang task force has made 17 arrests, impounded nine vehicles and confiscated one firearm since its launch earlier this month.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: May 26, 2008
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Slaying raises alarm over gang activity in Portsmouth (Portsmouth, VA): The slaying last month of a 50-year-old pizza delivery man in Churchland had already heightened worries about public safety in the city.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: May 26, 2008
http://hamptonroads.com/...

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CityWalk in cops' spotlight (Universal City, CA): In an effort to stop a gang problem before it starts, police who patrol Universal CityWalk are getting extra help over the next month to keep the San Fernando Valley hilltop tourist attraction safe as the popular summer season heats up.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: May 26, 2008
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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11 arrested after massive gang sweep (Tulare County, CA): Eleven people were taken into custody this weekend after a massive gang sweep by theTulare County Sheriff’s Department.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: May 26, 2008
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

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CityWalk patrols to keep gangs in check (Los Angeles, CA): In an effort to stop a gang problem before it starts, police who patrol Universal CityWalk are getting extra help over the next month to keep the San Fernando Valley hilltop tourist attraction safe as the popular summer season heats up.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: May 26, 2008
http://www.dailybreeze.com/...

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Gang rage (Columbus, OH): Panicked South Linden residents flooded 911 with phone calls when the bullets started flying on May 18 near E. 18th and Cleveland avenues.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: May 25, 2008
http://www.dispatch.com/...

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Cracking down on Essex street gangs (Essex County, NJ): A law enforcement task force swept through four Essex County towns early yesterday, arresting 20 members and associates of street gangs who had jumped bail after being charged with serious crimes.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: May 24, 2008
http://www.nj.com/...

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Judge reinstates anti-gang injunction against West Sac's Broderick Boys (Sacramento, CA): A Yolo County judge ruled Friday that a controversial anti-gang injunction targeting the Broderick Boys of West Sacramento – tossed out by an appeals court last year – should be reinstated for now.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: May 24, 2008
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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210 arrested in E. Valley crime sweep (Mesa, AZ): East Valley police departments combined resources to arrest 210 suspects, including 86 known gang members, during a three-week crackdown that ended last week.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: May 24, 2008
http://www.azcentral.com/...

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