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Interest in gangs may be factor in deaths on Flagler Drive in West Palm Beach (West Palm Beach, FL): Mark and John Teal were fascinated by - if not affiliated with - a violent street gang that traces its roots to Los Angeles and has spread to Palm Beach County, according to neighbors, sheriff's reports and crime scene photographs of the brothers' childhood home.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: September 9, 2008

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Teens arrested for gang recruiting in school (Fort Pierce, FL): A school resource deputy at Ft. Pierce Westwood High learned this week about a school fight that appears to be linked to a criminal street gang.
Source: WPTV 5 News    Date: September 9, 2008

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First state gang reduction task force meets (Clearwater, FL): In an effort to combat criminal street gangs statewide, the first of eight regional gang task forces met this morning in Clearwater for a organizational session on how it will use law enforcement, juvenile intervention and prisoner rehabilitation to implement the recently created Florida Gang Reduction Strategy.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: September 9, 2008

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16-year-old boy, 19-year-old woman arrested in alleged gang related weekend San Jose killing (San Jose, CA): A 16-year-old San Jose boy and a 19-year-old woman are facing murder charges for a gang-related shooting death over the weekend that turned out to be the first of three unrelated house party slayings, according to police.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: September 9, 2008

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Salinas considering bringing in CHP to help police (Salinas, CA): Following a recent wave of gang violence that left two people dead, Salinas police today said they are considering bringing officers from the California Highway Patrol in to help them watch over the city.
Source: The Herald    Date: September 9, 2008

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Violent MS-13 gang invading Arizona (Arizona): One of the fastest-growing and most violent gangs in the world is showing up in Arizona.
Source: KTAR News    Date: September 9, 2008

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Gang insults preceded stabbing (Milwaukee, WI): A screwdriver hurled after an exchange of gang insults pierced the head of a 15-year-old girl, who died from her injury three days later, according to a criminal complaint released Tuesday.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: September 9, 2008

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L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa says summer anti-gang programs decreased violence (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Monday credited a new summertime anti-gang program, which included special community events and extended nighttime hours at eight city parks, with a measurable drop in crime in some of the city's most violent neighborhoods.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 9, 2008

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U.S. court rejects Salvadoran's asylum appeal (San Francisco, CA): A federal appeals court denied asylum Monday to a Bay Area man who said he had fled El Salvador after gang members beat him, killed his brother and threatened his family.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: September 8, 2008

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Minneapolis gang member convicted in drug distribution, firearm possession (Minneapolis, MN): A federal judge convicted 37-year-old Joe Darrell Edwards Jr., a long-term member of the Rolling 30's Bloods, a south Minneapolis street gang, with conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine and possess firearms in a 15-year scheme.
Source: KMSP FOX9 News    Date: September 8, 2008

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LCSO taking gang members off the street (Leon County, FL): Last Week the Leon County Sheriff’s Office made several robbery arrests. An investigation by the Criminal Intelligence Unit has identified four documented gang members among those arrested by the Leon County Sheriff’s Office.
Source: WCTV News    Date: September 8, 2008

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Man killed in drive-by shooting in Santa Ana (Santa Ana, CA): A drive-by shooting left one man dead this morning in Santa Ana, and police said the killing may be gang-related.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 8, 2008

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Cities try wrangling gangs with civil suits (Washington, DC): Law enforcement agents fed up with increasing gang violence are turning to lawsuits to help keep gangs from terrorizing neighborhoods.
Source: USA Today    Date: September 8, 2008

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Salinas victim dies of gunshot wounds (Salinas, CA): Just hours before Saturday's peace rally in Salinas came a poignant reminder of the sporadic gang violence that plagues the city: Adrian Carranza, 24, who had been shot Tuesday night on the 2100 block of Perez Street, died from his wounds.
Source: The Californian    Date: September 8, 2008

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Alleged gang member held in slaying (Niagara Falls, NY): Police arrested a suspected member of the local Bloods street gang Sunday in connection with a Friday morning murder that they say was the result of a soured drug transaction.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: September 8, 2008

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New shooting in Mission District - man injured (San Francisco, CA): San Francisco's Mission District was rocked by yet another shooting early Saturday morning, when a 19-year-old man was wounded in what may have been part of a wave of gang-related shootings.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: September 7, 2008

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San Jose police arrest four alleged gang taggers (San Jose, CA): JBF, a street gang known for spray-painting its initials on sound walls, freeway signs and private property throughout San Jose, has long been a thorn in the side of the San Jose Police Department's anti-graffiti unit, causing about $200,000 in damage every year.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: September 7, 2008

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Police track down, chase street gangs across Web (Columbus, OH): Four Mifflin High School students flash gang signs and hold up red bandannas while one points a gun in a MySpace photo.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: September 7, 2008

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Man beaten, stabbed at party (Arcadia, CA): A man was hospitalized Saturday after he was beaten and stabbed at a house party in an apparently gang-related attack, authorities said.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: September 7, 2008

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Boy suffers non-life threatening injury in Vacaville shooting (Vacaville, CA): Vacaville police are investigating what they believe was a gang-related drive-by shooting that injured a juvenile boy early Saturday morning.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: September 6, 2008

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