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Police: Slaying gang-related (Lexington, KY): Lexington police acknowledged Wednesday that a homicide in a suburban north Lexington neighborhood last month was the result of a conflict among members of the Latin Kings street gang.
Source: Herald-Leader    Date: January 10, 2008
http://www.kentucky.com/...

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Fight erupts in courthouse (Ogden, UT): Police are bracing for the possibility of more gang violence in the Ogden area following a courthouse brawl.
Source: Deseret News    Date: January 10, 2008
http://deseretnews.com/...

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Gang-related attack injures two L.B. teens (Long Beach, CA): Two 14-year-old boys were shot in a gang-related attack on Thursday night, but both victims were expected to survive, police said.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: January 10, 2008
http://www.presstelegram.com/...

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Newburgh gang responsible for Monticello beating, cops say (Monticello, NY): A brutal beating Monday at a nightclub on East Broadway in Monticello might signify that a Newburgh street gang is expanding its territory and venturing into Sullivan County, police said.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: January 9, 2008
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MPD getting tough on gangs, enforcing curfew (Monroe, GA): Law enforcement officers will be cracking down on juvenile criminal activity and the perceived gang element in the city with a more stringent enforcement of curfew laws aimed at getting juveniles off the street — and this effort may also result in jail time or fines for parents of offenders.
Source: The Walton Tribune    Date: January 9, 2008
http://www.waltontribune.com/...

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City of Asheville Police Department ties shooting to gangs, drugs (Asheville, NC): A shooting that sent bullets flying into a bedroom occupied by three teenagers likely has ties to gangs or drugs, Asheville police said Tuesday.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times    Date: January 9, 2008
http://www.citizen-times.com/...

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Attack stirs fears of gang revival (Norcross, GA): Federal authorities thought they had crippled the powerful and violent Brownside Locos gang when they indicted dozens of its ringleaders in 2002.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: January 9, 2008
http://www.ajc.com/...

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Schools look to quell gang concerns (Kershaw County, SC): A December gang-related, student death has prompted Kershaw County schools officials to bring a renewed focus to youth violence in the community.
Source: The State    Date: January 9, 2008
http://www.thestate.com/...

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Nine indicted by federal panel linked to California gang (Lafayette, LA): A federal grand jury has indicted nine men allegedly connected to the Los Angeles-based Cuatro Flats gang, which prosecutors say has been smuggling methamphetamine, guns and stolen cars into southern Louisiana.
Source: KATC 3 News    Date: January 8, 2008
http://www.katc.com/...

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Gang feuds bring more police (Providence, RI): The Providence police have beefed up patrols in the city’s West End to combat escalating gun violence between feuding members of two well-known street gangs: the Hanover Boyz and Oriental Rascals.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: January 8, 2008
http://www.projo.com/...

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Bills to take aim at state gangs (Washington): State lawmakers who have spent the better part of a year studying gangs in Washington are preparing a package of bills for this legislative session, hoping their colleagues will adopt several recommendations they have developed to fight the growth of criminal gangs.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: January 8, 2008
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/...

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Cops say St. George stabbing of 12-year-old was gang related (St. George, UT): A 12-year-old boy was kicked, beaten with a bat and stabbed at a St. George park Saturday night by about half a dozen teenagers.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: January 7, 2008
http://www.sltrib.com/...

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Gang graffiti appearing at Yonkers library (Yonkers, NY): The appearance of gang graffiti at the public library has officials contemplating their surveillance options.
Source: The Journal News    Date: January 6, 2008
http://www.lohud.com/...

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Capistrano gang injunction nets one arrest (San Juan Capistrano, CA): The Orange County Sheriff¹s Department gang-enforcement unit has made one arrest of a known gang member in San Juan Capistrano in the past six weeks for violating a preliminary injunction barring gang-related activities.
Source: The Capistrano Dispatch    Date: January 4, 2008
http://thecapistranodispatch.com/...

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A high school party turns deadly (Seattle, WA): The group of teenage girls, who organized a Thursday night party meant to unite friends, sent an invitation telling guests to "Leave your beef in your hood."
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: January 4, 2008
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/...

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Increased violence puts gang presence on radar (Medford, OR): A street fight in Medford and a clash at a party in White City on New Year's Day has police concerned about escalating gang violence in the Rogue Valley.
Source: Mail Tribune    Date: January 3, 2008
http://www.mailtribune.com/...

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Lawmakers advance gun and gang bills (Trenton, NJ): Several measures to crack down on gun crimes and gang activity advanced in the Legislature on Thursday. One bill regulates the sale of handgun ammunition.
Source: Newsday    Date: January 3, 2008
http://www.newsday.com/...

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White Plains to get program that uses art to combat youth violence (White Plains, NY): The mythical gang war between the Jets and the Sharks will soon be used in White Plains as a jumping off point for discussions among young people about real life issues including violence, immigration and the relationship between teens and police.
Source: The Journal News    Date: January 3, 2008
http://lohud.com/...

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Shooting leads to arrest by Monroe PD (Monroe, GA): Police have one suspect in custody and are searching for a second in a suspected gang-related shooting on Dec. 30.
Source: The Walton Tribune    Date: January 3, 2008
http://www.waltontribune.com/...

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New law can order parents of young gang members to attend parenting classes (Santa Barbara, CA): Lawmakers hope a new bill being enacted this year will reduce California's gang violence.
Source: KSBY News    Date: January 1, 2008
http://www.ksby.com/...

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