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A long record of gang takedowns (St. Paul, MN): Despite its recent troubles, there's no denying that the Metro Gang Strike Force and its statewide predecessor had a big impact on gang-related crime during its 11-year run.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: December 16, 2009

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MS-13 members get hard time for gang violence in New York (New York, NY): A federal judge in New York yesterday sentenced Ledwin Castro, also known as "Hueso," a leader in the La Mara Salvatrucha ("MS-13") street gang, to more than 60 years’ incarceration as a result to his racketeering convictions for conspiracy, assault, and the illegal use of firearms...
Source: Examiner    Date: December 16, 2009

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Monrovia gang members gun down man just days before gang injunction set to be considered, police say (Monrovia, CA): Sheriff's investigators say they believe a man gunned down on a Monrovia street corner Tuesday night may have been shot by local gang members because he was a member of an out-of-town gang.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: December 16, 2009

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Harlem caught in the crossfire of youth gangs (Harlem, NY) : From East Harlem to Sugar Hill, more than two dozen youth gangs are claiming territory and pulling triggers over petty rivalries.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: December 16, 2009

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Gang may be related to bartender's killing (Atlanta, GA): Members of a notorious gang arrested for their alleged involvement in recent smash and grab burglaries may be related to the killing of a Grant Park bartender, police say.
Source: WGCL CBS Atlanta    Date: December 15, 2009

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Party crew-turned-gang busted over Peoria shootings (Peoria, AZ): A Valley street gang targeted in a 31-count conspiracy indictment handed up last week has been linked to several Peoria shootings.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: December 15, 2009

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30 Deep gang dangerous and prolific, police say (Atlanta, GA): They are young and dangerous and organized unlike any other street gang, police say. The group known as 30 Deep recruits them young and demands loyalty that it usually gets.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: December 15, 2009

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Peoria man wanted in ongoing gang sweep turns himself in (Peoria, AZ): A 21-year-old gang member wanted in connection to a Peoria murder and other crimes surrendered early Tuesday to the Arizona Department of Public Safety as part of an ongoing roundup of more than 20 suburban Valley gang members.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: December 15, 2009

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Nine Myrtle Beach men arrested on drug and gang charges (Myrtle Beach, SC): Myrtle Beach police arrested nine suspected gang members after a drug raid, according to a release from the Police Department.
Source: The Sun News    Date: December 14, 2009

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Gloucester County 'Gangs, Guns' program results in 80 arrests in past year (Woodbury, NJ): In the second phase of a statewide “Gangs, Guns and Violent Crime Control” initiative, 80 persons have been arrested in Gloucester County on weapons, narcotics and other charges since November 2008.
Source: Gloucester County Times    Date: December 14, 2009

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Pr. George's, Montgomery to create gang task force with help of federal funds (Maryland): Police and social services agencies in Prince George's and Montgomery counties will soon create a task force to deal specifically with gangs, thanks in part to $2.7 million in federal funds that they will receive from a spending bill the Senate passed Sunday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: December 14, 2009

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City moves toward creating gang intervention training program (Los Angeles, CA): Taking the first step to professionalize gang intervention workers, a city panel recommended Monday paying a group $200,000 to create a training academy.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: December 14, 2009

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Gang violence grows on an Indian reservation (Pine Ridge, SD) : Richard Wilson has been a pallbearer for at least five of his "homeboys" in the North Side Tre Tre Gangster Crips, a Sioux imitation of a notorious Denver gang.
Source: The New York Times    Date: December 13, 2009

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Essex V.I.P.E.R. Unit beginning to turn tide against street gangs, drug traffickers (Newark, NJ): There are roughly 10,000 gang members roaming the streets of Essex County, and Thomas Fennelly has a dossier on every one of them.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: December 13, 2009

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Modesto Council will get update on gangs (Modesto, CA): Acting Modesto Police Chief Mike Harden will address the City Council on Monday evening to outline his department's layered strategy to combat gang activity and the violence it produces.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: December 13, 2009

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Man stabbed in Taylorsville gang-related fight (Taylorsville, UT): Taylorsville police arrested five juveniles after a gang-related stabbing that left a 20-year-old man in critical condition early Sunday.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: December 13, 2009

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Zone defense could stop gangs at Valley high schools (Sunnyside, WA): As lunch ends at Sunnyside High School, police descend on four teenagers standing outside an apartment complex about two blocks from the school.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: December 13, 2009

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22 arrested in Valley gang case (Phoenix, AZ): Phoenix officers first identified the group more than two years ago, though they were unclear if the supposed gang title was a joke. They used multiple names but settled on Fluffy Bunny Crew.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: December 12, 2009

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Ten juveniles, 14 and 15, arrested in four-month crime spree (Scranton, PA): Ten boys, all 14 or 15, have been arrested by city police in connection with a four-month crime spree that included at least two robberies and a series of burglaries and auto thefts, mostly in South Scranton.
Source: The Times-Tribune    Date: December 12, 2009

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Graffiti in Reidsville gang related? (Reidsville, NC) : A home abandoned after foreclosure is now a source of fear in one Reidsville community. Neighbors say the home on the corner of Piedmont Street and Washington Avenue has set empty for at least a year.
Source: WFMY News 2    Date: December 12, 2009

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