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Officer: Gangs active in city and surrounding area (Iowa City, IA): Gangs have a foothold in the Iowa City area, a local police sergeant said Tuesday.
Source: Iowa City Press-Citizen    Date: February 20, 2008
http://www.press-citizen.com/...

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Waukegan Police Department to get $846,000 to fight gangs (Waukegan, IL): Waukegan police will soon receive $846,000 in federal money to help officers combat gangs in the city and beyond, officials said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: February 20, 2008
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Suspects, 18 and 15, charged in carjacking (Seattle, WA): Two suspected Seattle gang members have been charged in connection with a drug-related carjacking on Mercer Island, according to court documents.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: February 20, 2008
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/...

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19 arrested in Venice gang sweep (Venice, CA): Even as gentrification swept Venice in the last decade and the district's once notorious gang activity dropped, the Venice Shoreline Crips kept a stubborn hold over the Oakwood Recreation Center, authorities say.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 20, 2008
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Reputed gang member nabbed after Wall crash (Wall, NJ): Police said they have arrested a known member of the Sur 13 street gang from Philadelphia following a two-vehicle collision on Route 138.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: February 20, 2008
http://www.app.com/...

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More arrests in gang territory (Duarte, CA): As part of an ongoing gang crackdown in the Monrovia and Duarte area, authorities arrested three people and found firearms and drugs at two homes Tuesday.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: February 20, 2008
http://www.sgvtribune.com/...

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Study finds problems tracking gangs between city, county (Columbia, SC): Gangs have been in Columbia for at least 10 years, but the two major law enforcement agencies that deal with them have different reporting systems for gang crime and don’t share information, according to a city-commissioned study released Tuesday.
Source: The State    Date: February 20, 2008
http://www.thestate.com/...

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Probation officer and her Crips boyfriend held in drug sweep (Pomona, CA): A Los Angeles County probation officer and her boyfriend, a high-ranking member of a Pomona Crips street gang, have been arrested along with a dozen other gang associates on federal narcotics-trafficking charges, authorities said Monday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 19, 2008
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Pittsburgh police share gang intelligence with media (Pittsburgh, PA): Pittsburgh police are trying to educate the media in an effort to solve the city's gang problem.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: February 19, 2008
http://www.philly.com/...

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Gang leader took unusual route to the top (Salinas, CA): To the young gangsters slinging heroin in Chinatown, he was always known as Bubba. Robert Patrick Hanrahan, 36, had an unlikely trajectory within the Nuestra Familia gang.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: February 19, 2008
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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House goes after gangs: Lawmakers OK multifaceted bill (Tacoma, WA): The state House of Representatives passed sweeping legislation Monday to target gangs, the result of a six-month statewide task force charged with finding ways to reduce gang violence.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: February 19, 2008
http://www.thenewstribune.com/...

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Pittsburgh 'net-bangers' fly their colors online (Pittsburgh, PA): The average street gang member in Pittsburgh might be using the Internet instead of an assault rifle to fuel rivalries that simmer among the 41 groups operating in the city.
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review    Date: February 19, 2008
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/...

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TPD: Involvement in gangs increasing in Tallahassee (Tallahassee, FL): Fifteen-year-old Michael Jackson's death is a sober reminder of what can happen to teens who get involved in gangs, according to Sgt. Dave Ferrell.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat    Date: February 18, 2008
http://www.tallahassee.com/...

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Montgomery wants federal bucks to fight increasing gang crime (Washington, DC): Citing reports from school officials that children as young as 10 are being recruited into gangs, Montgomery County officials are seeking nearly $3 million from the federal government to double their anti-gang squad.
Source: The Examiner    Date: February 18, 2008
http://www.examiner.com/...

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Newark toughens graffiti policy (Newark, CA): Squiggles of white paint marred several shop windows last week on Thornton Avenue near Sycamore Street, likely markings by gang members claiming the area as their turf.
Source: The Argus    Date: February 18, 2008
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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15 arrested in drug-ring operation (Pomona, CA): Calling it a major victory in the city's war on drugs and gangs, authorities have arrested 15 people - including a Los Angeles County probation officer - as part of a crackdown on a Pomona-based drug-trafficking ring.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: February 18, 2008
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

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Pittsburgh police downplay surge in gangs (Pittsburgh, PA): There have been some high-profile gang shootings recently in the Pittsburgh area, which has led to the belief that gang activity as a whole is on the rise in the city.
Source: WTAE 4 News    Date: February 18, 2008
http://www.thepittsburghchannel.com/...

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Several arrested after Fremont shooting (Fremont, CA): Several people were arrested moments after a gang-related shooting at a wedding reception Saturday that killed one man and injured another, Sgt. Chris Mazzone said this afternoon.
Source: The Argus    Date: February 18, 2008
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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Police match gangs’ growth (Hazleton, PA): A black T-shirt decorated with gold writing hangs from a hook in the Hazleton Police Department’s Street Crime Unit office in City Hall.
Source: Standard Speaker    Date: February 17, 2008
http://www.standardspeaker.com/...

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Mitchell, Hamilton struggle with increasing classroom violence (Memphis, TN): Fists flew and blood spilled. Police who responded that afternoon last August described a virtual riot, a melee of rival gangs on the campus of Hamilton High School.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: February 17, 2008
http://www.commercialappeal.com/...

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