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Tracking gangs keeps unit busy (Alamance County, NC): Lt. Chris Crain recalls clearly being lassoed into his current specialized role of supervising the daily operations of the Alamance County Sheriff’s Department’s Gang Unit.
Source: Times-News    Date: December 30, 2007
http://www.thetimesnews.com/...

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Iowa man beaten, told to join gang (Omaha, NE): Two suspects have been arrested in North Liberty, Iowa in connection with the assault of man who was allegedly duct-taped to a chair and beaten by three men who wanted him to join their gang.
Source: WOWT 6 News    Date: December 30, 2007
http://www.wowt.com/...

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Los Angeles gang F13 accused of targeting blacks (Los Angeles, CA): In a murderous quest aimed at "cleansing" their turf of snitches and rival gangsters, members of one of Los Angeles County's most vicious Latino gangs sometimes killed people just because of their race, an investigation found.
Source: CBS 2 Chicago    Date: December 30, 2007
http://cbs2chicago.com/...

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Fear lingers in L.A. community (Los Angeles, CA): Two blocks from where 14-year-old Cheryl Green was shot to death a year ago stands a symbol of the Harbor Gateway neighborhood where she died.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 30, 2007
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Gang rivalry fuels surge in killings in San Jose (San Jose, CA): To the two men who confronted Rigoberto Gonzalez on a dark San Jose street, the question - Norteño or Sureño? - meant life or death. The 22-year-old's silence was the wrong answer.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: December 30, 2007
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Gang rivalry spurs surge in killings in San Jose (San Jose, CA): To the two men who confronted Rigoberto Gonzalez on a dark San Jose street, the question - Norteño or Sureño? - meant life or death.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: December 29, 2007
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Teens charged with vandalizing sheriff's department vehicle (Alamance County, NC): Two teenagers believed to be gang members were charged with painting gang graffiti on a marked car used by the Alamance County Sheriff’s Department.
Source: Times-News    Date: December 28, 2007
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Anti-gang effort grows (Nampa, ID): A local program with a memorable name — the Original Gangsters Basic Academy of Delinquency — plans to expand its services for troubled youth in 2008.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: December 28, 2007
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Feds and local cops join forces to prosecute gang members (Los Angeles, CA): More than 20 Southern California gang members awaiting release from area jails and state prisons are facing new criminal charges today as a part of "Operation Winter Warning," an expanded effort to target incarcerated foreign national gang members for federal prosecution.
Source: Hawaii Reporter    Date: December 28, 2007
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Gang link eyed B'klyn pals' murders (Brooklyn, NY): The execution-style slayings of two Brooklyn buddies on Christmas Eve may have been a result of gang violence, cops said yesterday.
Source: New York Post    Date: December 27, 2007
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Culpeper Co. deputies (Culpeper County, VA): Police are looking for individuals who know anything about graffiti found on residential roadways early Thursday morning.
Source: Culpeper Star-Exponent    Date: December 27, 2007
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Alamance County teens arrested over gang graffiti (Graham, NC): Two teenagers were arrested in connection with gang graffiti painted on an Alamance County Sheriff's Office vehicle, according to the county's Gang Intervention Unit.
Source: News & Record    Date: December 27, 2007
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Man to go to jail for part in gang initiation (Augusta County, VA): An Augusta County man will spend 6 months in jail for his role in initiating a teenager into a local street gang.
Source: WVIR 29 News    Date: December 27, 2007
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Los Angeles combating gangs gone international (Los Angeles, CA) : Two gangs that originated on the streets here have grown so large in El Salvador that there are two prisons in that country devoted exclusively to their members, one for each gang, according to officials who traveled there recently to meet with the local authorities.
Source: The New York Times    Date: December 26, 2007
http://www.nytimes.com/...

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Anti-gang funds' fate unclear (Monterey County, CA): Supporters of Monterey County anti-gang programs will just have to wait to see if more than $1.4 million in federal grant money is approved by the White House, a spokesman for Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's office said.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: December 26, 2007
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Newsmaker: Gang murder convictions bring new tool to fight crime (Santa Cruz, CA): While gang violence was rampant in the county in 2006, this year several gangsters went to prison for committing those crimes.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: December 26, 2007
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Gang violence stirs fears in northwest Pasadena (Pasadena, CA): Dion Holloway, 17, told friends he was glad he was not affiliated with gangs because he did not have to look over his shoulder when he walked down the street in northwest Pasadena.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 25, 2007
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Grant County sheriff's deputies report gang problems (Moses Lake, WA): Gang activity is occurring in schools and communities around the Columbia Basin, Grant County sheriff's deputies say.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: December 25, 2007
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Three arrested in Christmas Eve homicide in Westgate (Palm Beach County, FL): Palm Beach County sheriff's deputies arrested three teenagers late Monday and charged them with the murder of another Westgate teen on Christmas Eve.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: December 25, 2007
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/...

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Gang activity in El Mirage includes gun incident, graffiti (El Mirage, AZ): A suspected gang member pointed a sawed-off shotgun at several people this week after a reported fight in an area of El Mirage that has a long history of gang violence, authorities said.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: December 24, 2007
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