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Fugitive gang leader linked to former Chicago adlerman surrenders (Chicago, IL): The FBI says an alleged leader of the Black Disciples street gang has turned himself in after nearly four years as a fugitive.
Source: Fort Mill Times    Date: April 9, 2008
http://www.fortmilltimes.com/...

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Handshake a prelude to Visalia death (Visalia, CA): Gang members used a handshake to distract a Visalia teenager before shooting him point-blank in the head as he played football with other neighborhood children, a prosecutor told jurors Wednesday.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: April 9, 2008
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Macon police keep gang database (Macon, GA): Items confiscated from gang members, some coded in their own language, line offices of the Macon Police Department. "B.F.G.C.," Lt. Carl Fletcher says pointing to a baseball cap.
Source: WMAZ 13 News    Date: April 9, 2008
http://www.13wmaz.com/...

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Police say Abington man with gang ties will be deported (Abington, MA): Police and immigration officials say they have thwarted an apparent attempt by a member of the violent street gang MS-13 to gain a foothold in Abington.
Source: Enterprise News    Date: April 9, 2008
http://www.enterprisenews.com/...

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Broderick Boys hearing to resume in court (Yolo County, CA): Yolo County prosecutors will be back in court Tuesday, seeking an injunction against the Broderick Boys street gang of West Sacramento.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: April 8, 2008
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Neighbors want to move away from gang violence (Yakima, WA): One man is dead, another in the hospital after a gang shooting in Yakima Monday. This is the second gang related shooting in Yakima in the last four days.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News    Date: April 8, 2008
http://www.kndo.com/...

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Two more suspected gang members arrested (Mount Morris Township, MI): Authorities call them deadly and dangerous. Now two additional members of what investigators call the Pierson Hood Gang are behind bars.
Source: WJRT ABC 12 News    Date: April 8, 2008
http://abclocal.go.com/...

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Los Angeles officials go to mat on gang plan (Los Angeles, CA): It could be a compromise or it could be a showdown today, when Los Angeles City Council leaders propose their version of how to reorganize gang intervention programs.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: April 8, 2008
http://www.dailybreeze.com/...

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Spike in shootings prompts E. Palo Alto plan (Palo Alto, CA): A rash of shootings over the past week, including one Sunday night that stemmed from an argument over a cell phone, has prompted East Palo Alto police Chief Ron Davis to announce a fresh antiviolence initiative tonight.
Source: Inside Bay Area    Date: April 8, 2008
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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Reno, Sparks police seek suspects in gang shootings (Reno, NV): Officers in Reno and Sparks say a woman was injured in a drive-by shooting that was gang related.
Source: KNTV 13 Action News    Date: April 8, 2008
http://www.ktnv.com/...

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FBI, local agencies fight gangs (Boaz, AL): Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies are working together to eliminate criminal gang activity in northeast Alabama through the FBI's new Safe Streets Task Force.
Source: The Huntsville Times    Date: April 8, 2008
http://www.al.com/...

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Murder rate tied to gangs (New Jersey): A new study for the first time confirms what many law enforcement officials have long felt: Street gangs are responsible for the rising homicide rate in New Jersey.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: April 8, 2008
http://www.nj.com/...

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Victim's kin want LA police to hunt illegal immigrant gangs (Los Angeles, CA): The parents of a murdered high school football star urged passage Tuesday of a law requiring Los Angeles police to hunt down gang members who are illegal immigrants.
Source: The Examiner    Date: April 8, 2008
http://www.examiner.com/...

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Police report attack by gang (Lebanon, PA): A 14-year-old boy was struck by two BBs in what city police described as a “gang-related” attack at Lebanon Village on March 30.
Source: Lebanon Daily News    Date: April 8, 2008
http://www.ldnews.com/...

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Roundup of suspected gang members linked to recent robberies, shootings (Salt Lake City, UT) : A nine-month investigation into a string of armed robberies around the Salt Lake Valley ended with the arrest of six suspected gang members over the weekend.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: April 7, 2008
http://www.sltrib.com/...

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Three of Lake County's 'Most Wanted' gang leaders captured (Lake County, IL): Three street gang members who were wanted for crimes ranging from aggravated battery to carjacking to drug dealing near a school have been arrested, officials in Lake County announced Monday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: April 7, 2008
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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Cops join forces to fight gangs (Freehold, NJ): As street gangs try to tighten their grip on communities in Monmouth County, police have organized for a counterstrike that they hope will stop gang members in their tracks and eventually eliminate them.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: April 6, 2008
http://www.app.com/...

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Suspect in teen death may be in MS-13 (Prince George's County, MD): An 18-year-old man charged in the stabbing death of a Parkdale High School student is a member of the MS-13 gang who has been accused in another recent attack on a Prince George's County student, law enforcement officials said yesterday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: April 6, 2008
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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Vigil held for murdered Santa Ana man (Santa Ana, CA): A candlelight vigil was held Sunday night for a man who was killed outside his Santa Ana home in an apparent gang-related shooting.
Source: KABC 7 news    Date: April 6, 2008
http://abclocal.go.com/...

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Eight more arrests end drugs, gang investigation (Cape May County, NJ): The recent arrest of eight individuals concluded a lengthy investigation by several local law enforcement agencies into drugs and gang activity in two county municipalities.
Source: Cape May County Herald    Date: April 5, 2008
http://www.capemaycountyherald.com/...

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