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Two arrested in Fairfield gang fight (Fairfield, CA): A second man has been arrested in connection with a gang-related stabbing in Fairfield, police said.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: February 8, 2009
http://www.kcra.com/...

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Gang task force looking for three males involved in bar fight (Moundhouse, NV): The Lyon County Gang Task Force is looking for three Hispanic males involved in a bar fight early Saturday morning in Moundhouse which sent one victim to the hospital with severe head injuries.
Source: Lahontan Valley News    Date: February 7, 2009
http://www.lahontanvalleynews.com/...

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Man stabbed during gang altercation (Fairfield, CA): A 20-year-old man was arrested after allegedly stabbing a 26-year-old man in a grocery store parking lot Friday night in Fairfield.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: February 7, 2009
http://www.ktvu.com/...

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Violence, lockdowns on rise in Colorado prisons (Colorado): State prison officials blame a stunning increase in violence and lockdowns on mushrooming gang activity and budget cuts that reduced programs to keep inmates out of trouble.
Source: Vail Daily    Date: February 7, 2009
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Gangs keep evolving and spreading like diseases, say experts at KC conference (Kansas City, MO): Forget stereotypical gang colors and traditions. Today’s street gangs are evolving into jumbled hybrids where even Bloods sometimes wear blue and Crips sport red.
Source: The Kansas City Star    Date: February 7, 2009
http://www.kansascity.com/...

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Mayor calls on community to stop protecting gangs (Salinas, CA): Vowing to eliminate gangs in the city, Salinas Mayor Dennis Donohue had hard words for gang members and those who tacitly support them during his annual State of the City address Friday.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: February 7, 2009
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Taking the fight to Merced County's gangs (Merced County, CA): Take a look around next time you're in a crowd. Two out of every 100 people in Merced County are gang members.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: February 7, 2009
http://www.mercedsunstar.com/...

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Rialto wants second gang injunction, targets 15 gang lairs (Rialto, CA): It's a young gang, but it seems intent on announcing its arrival and leaving its mark. That's why 171 cops banded together Friday to rustle its members out of bed while serving search warrants for "Operation Bust-A-$quad."
Source: The Sun    Date: February 6, 2009
http://www.sbsun.com/...

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Shots ring out after men in cars shout gang names (Santa Ana, CA): Police are looking for a group of men believed to be involved in a shooting that left two people injured Thursday night, police said today.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: February 6, 2009
http://www.ocregister.com/...

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Fla. police aide accused of tipping off gangs (Fort Pierce, FL): A civilian police aide is accused of passing investigation details to Florida gang members. Fort Pierce Police say community service aide Ebony Baret warned an inmate about an operation against his gang.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: February 6, 2009
http://www.miamiherald.com/...

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Despite crackdown, local gang activity grows (Spokane, WA): A Spokane task force created to quell the area’s growing gang problem is taking guns off the streets, seizing drugs and successfully working cases that result in arrests and convictions.
Source: The Spokesman-Review    Date: February 6, 2009
http://www.spokesman.com/...

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Lawmakers OK penalties for loitering gang members (Salt Lake City, UT): Lawmakers have approved a bill to give communities the ability to designate gang-free zones and force anyone suspected of being a gang member to leave the areas.
Source: KIFI Local News 8    Date: February 5, 2009
http://www.localnews8.com/...

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Carteret Co. agencies coming together to fight influence of gangs (Carteret County, NC): There are more signs each day that gangs are popping up all across the east. Several areas have gang prevention task forces—and as Nine On Your Side’s Philip Jones reports, you can add one more county to the list of places where law enforcement agencies are banding together to fight the influence of gangs.
Source: WNCT 9 News    Date: February 5, 2009
http://www.wnct.com/...

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New prison gang unit touted by Washington state (Walla Walla, WA): Robert Walker is a recent arrival to the new gang unit at the Washington State Penitentiary. He likes his new home, as far as anyone can like prison.
Source: The Associated Press    Date: February 5, 2009
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Avenues gang bastion is demolished (Los Angeles, CA): City officials tear down the Satellite House on Drew Street, from which Maria Leon's family allegedly controlled gang and drug activity in Glassell Park. Residents say the area has gotten safer.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 5, 2009
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Small neighborhood gangs called biggest threat (Greensboro, NC): For almost two months, two groups of teenage boys have been exchanging gunfire in a neighborhood along Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.
Source: News & Record    Date: February 4, 2009
http://www.news-record.com/...

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Four men stabbed as bloody fight erupts at another downtown Orlando club (Orlando, FL): A heated fight that led to four stabbings Tuesday is the second violent and bloody encounter at a downtown Orlando bar in the past two days.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: February 4, 2009
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/...

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Shrine at shooting site in South L.A. leads to more deaths (Los Angeles, CA): As mourners paid respects to a suspected gang member, gunfire erupted and killed two others. Such violence prompted other cities to regulate the memorials, but L.A. doesn't seem to be on board.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 4, 2009
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Join gang or be killed (Bridgeton, NJ): Police have charged two city residents, including a 17-year-old boy, with plotting to kill a man who had repeatedly refused to join their street gang.
Source: The Bridgeton News    Date: February 4, 2009
http://www.nj.com/...

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Combined effort targets gangs (Lebanon, TN): Local law enforcement officials are targeting gang activity in Wilson County. Lebanon Police, the Wilson County Sheriff's Department, Mt. Juliet Police and federal law enforcement agencies last week joined forces to issue 83 warrants to people who are either alleged gang members or allegedly known associates of gang members.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: February 4, 2009
http://www.tennessean.com/...

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