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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
http://www.latimes.com/...

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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
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/...

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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
http://www.azcentral.com/...

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Killings decline sharply in L.A. (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles is on track to end the year with fewer than 400 homicides for the first time in nearly four decades -- a hopeful milestone for a city so long associated with gangs, drive-by shootings and sometimes random violence.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 24, 2007
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Gang graffiti rises in Chatham County (Chatham County, NC): Authorities says there is an increased amount of gang graffiti in several areas of Chatham County. They believe the spray painted symbols represent nationally known gangs from Los Angeles, Chicago and Texas.
Source: NBC 17 News    Date: December 23, 2007
http://www.nbc17.com/...

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LaPorte slaying raises concerns about gang activity in Larimer County (Larimer County, CO): A violent clash in LaPorte that left one man dead and another severely injured raised alarms last summer about the influence of gangs in Larimer County.
Source: The Coloradoan    Date: December 23, 2007
http://www.coloradoan.com/...

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Grant funding targets gang violence (Massachusetts): Several Western Massachusetts organizations will receive funding through the distribution of $5.1 million in state and federal grant money, Gov. Deval L. Patrick has announced.
Source: The Republican    Date: December 23, 2007
http://www.masslive.com/...

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Prosecutor's office targeting gang (Bridgeton, NJ): Cumberland County prosecutors have their sights set on dismantling two subsets of the Bloods street gang responsible for a recent rash of violence in Cumberland County.
Source: Bridgeton News     Date: December 22, 2007
http://www.nj.com/...

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Parents say defendants in 'Murrieta Fight Club' railroaded by prosecutors' war on gangs (Riverside, CA): More than half of the so-called Murrieta Fight Club members arrested earlier this year are now in prison, after pleading guilty to gang-related crimes including burglary and assault.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: December 21, 2007
http://www.pe.com/...

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Help urged to stem gangs (Durham, NC): Court dockets are so backlogged that the Durham County district attorney's office needs emergency help from the state if it's to help quell the city's gang problem, consultants told elected officials Thursday.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: December 21, 2007
http://www.heraldsun.com/...

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Anti-gang measures considered by council (Oceanside, CA): A year after the slaying of Oceanside police Officer Dan Bessant, the City Council is pursuing recommendations on ways to curb gang activity, including more after-school recreation activities and job-training programs.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: December 21, 2007
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Feds, join forces to federally prosecute gang members held in (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: BorderFire Report    Date: December 20, 2007
http://www.borderfirereport.net/...

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Summit held to develop statewide anti-gang strategy (Tampa, FL): Each of Florida's 67 counties has at least one gang member in state prison, but there is no statewide law enforcement strategy to reduce gang activity, state Attorney General Bill McCollum said.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: December 20, 2007
http://www2.tbo.com/...

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Statistics on children in Newark: Grim, with a ray of hope (Newark, NJ): The numbers bear out the conventional wisdom that growing up in New Jersey’s largest city can be rough.
Source: The New York Times    Date: December 20, 2007
http://www.nytimes.com/...

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Deputy's death highlights area gang activity (Sacramento, CA): The killing of a Sacramento County sheriff by a suspected gang member is putting a spotlight on the area's growing gang problem.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: December 20, 2007
http://www.kcra.com/...

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Officials learn how to face gang issues (Lafayette, IN): At Jefferson High School, students can't wear hats or headgear during the school day -- one way administrators thwart them from showing gang affiliations.
Source: Journal & Courier    Date: December 19, 2007
http://www.jconline.com/...

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Operation aims to eliminate 'Squad Up' gang (Solano County, CA): The FBI/Solano County Violent Gang Safe Streets Task Force conducted a multi-agency operation on Tuesday targeting members of the Taliban Squad, also known as Squad Up, a violent street gang active in Solano County.
Source: The Reporter    Date: December 19, 2007
http://www.thereporter.com/...

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Gang probe took time (Flint, MI): Neighborhood watch groups applauded the news. A local criminal defense lawyer said it was going to be a merry Christmas in terms of legal work.
Source: The Flint Journal    Date: December 19, 2007
http://www.mlive.com/...

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'Alarming alliance' of mafia and street gang is broken up (West Orange, NJ): State authorities on Tuesday broke up what Attorney General Anne Milgram said was an "alarming alliance" between the Luchese crime family and the Bloods street gang to supply drugs and cellphones to gang members inside a New Jersey prison.
Source: The New York Times    Date: December 19, 2007
http://www.nytimes.com/...

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