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Prosser decides against gang law (Prosser, WA): City leaders here decided Tuesday they don't need to adopt an ordinance that outlaws belonging to a gang. Mostly because any crime a gang member would commit is already against the law.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: July 11, 2007
http://www.yakima-herald.com/...

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Better record on local killings (Sacramento, CA): Sacramento detectives say they are solving a greater percentage of homicides this year than in 2006, a result they attribute to fewer killings, more resources and ongoing crackdowns on street gangs.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: July 11, 2007
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Police to launch gang unit (Fort Wayne, IN): Wednesday morning, law enforcement officials from several different agencies announced details of a Gang Unit being formed in Fort Wayne.
Source: WANE News Channel 15    Date: July 11, 2007
http://www.wane.com/...

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Teen fatally shot in fight (Arlington, TX): Two or more groups of teens met late Monday to fight at an Arlington strip mall. It's unknown how long the fight lasted, or who pulled out a gun. When police arrived, two people had been shot, one fatally.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: July 11, 2007
http://www.star-telegram.com/...

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Richmond gang raids net four arrests (Richmond, CA): Police and federal agents arrested four men today during a series of raids targeting a notorious Richmond street gang.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 11, 2007
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Officials say e-mail warning of gang threat is a hoax (Frederick, MD): An e-mail claiming to have come from law enforcement officials about increased gang activity in the western part of the state is a hoax, according to the Allegany County Department of Public Safety and Homeland Security.
Source: The Frederick News-Post    Date: July 11, 2007
http://www.fredericknewspost.com/...

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Ten gang members charged in drug case (Detroit, MI): A task force made up of federal agents and local and state police has charged 10 members of a northwest Detroit street gang allegedly involved in shootings and millions of dollars in drug trafficking, officials announced today.
Source: The Detroit News    Date: July 11, 2007
http://www.detnews.com/...

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Anti-gang task force reports 759 arrests in first half of '07 (San Diego, CA): Riverside County's anti-gang task force arrested 759 suspects and seized 165 guns during the first half of the year, officials said Wednesday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: July 11, 2007
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Cops batter down door to seize three (Jersey City, NJ): Jersey City narcotics cops used a battering ram to break down the door of a public housing apartment and arrested three people on Friday, including a Bloods member, after finding drugs and guns, officials said.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: July 10, 2007
http://www.nj.com/...

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Gang blamed for credit card fraud nabbed (Miami, FL): Four members of a south Florida-based criminal gang believed to have been responsible for more than US$75 million in credit card fraud losses have been arrested by the U.S. Secret Service.
Source: Computerworld Inc.    Date: July 10, 2007
http://www.pcworld.com/...

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Possible gang members arrested (Vonore, TN): The Vonore Police Department (VPD) arrested a father and son with possible gang ties in Vonore on Saturday.
Source: The Monroe County Advocate     Date: July 10, 2007
http://monroe.xtn.net/...

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Three suspects wanted in gang sweep still loose (Manatee County, FL): Three reputed gang members wanted on racketeering charges were still on the loose Monday, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: July 10, 2007
http://www.bradenton.com/...

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Out on bail in one shooting case, man arrested in new shooting (St. Paul, MN): A St. Paul man who bailed out of jail after being charged in April with shooting two people in Maplewood has been arrested again, this time for allegedly shooting two more people over the weekend in St. Paul, police said.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: July 9, 2007
http://www.twincities.com/...

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Violent weekend in north Visalia (Visalia, CA): Visalia police had made no arrests Sunday in five shootings in north Visalia over the weekend that left eight people wounded — including a 17-year-old boy who was shot in the throat, police reported.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: July 9, 2007
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

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'Yes, we have a gang problem' (Clarksville, TN): Interim Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley will tell you Clarksville has a gang problem — he just fears glorifying the city's half-dozen gangs by saying so.
Source: The Leaf-Chronicle    Date: July 8, 2007
http://www.theleafchronicle.com/...

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Mother suspected of driving son, others to kill gang rival (Long Beach, FL): The 30-year-old mother of a suspected gang member who allegedly drove seven minors to a park to kill a 13-year-old boy in a revenge attack is in jail Sunday, charged with murder.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: July 8, 2007
http://www.10news.com/...

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Shootings draw attention to Anthony gang problem (Anthony, NM): There is a mix of tension, frustration and fear in the hot summer air in this small town on the Texas-New Mexico state line recently shaken by the deaths of two teens because of gang violence.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: July 8, 2007
http://www.elpasotimes.com/...

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Center tackles threat of gangs (New Brunswick, NJ): In a cozy room at Affinity Counseling Group on the border of North and New Brunswick, a group of mostly young men sat in a circle for a weekly discussion about gang activity in their neighborhoods and violence that has left friends dead.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: July 8, 2007
http://www.nj.com/...

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A little girl shot, and a crowd that didn’t see (Trenton, NJ): A woman who was standing 10 feet away when a stray bullet from a gang fight struck 7-year-old Tajahnique Lee in the face told the police she had been too distracted by her young son to see who fired the shots.
Source: The New York Times    Date: July 8, 2007
http://www.nytimes.com/...

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Suspected members of gang arrested (Bradenton, FL): Fourteen suspected members of the street gang SUR 13 are facing racketeering charges for a pattern of criminal activity that has included murder, robbery, assault, battery and criminal mischief, the Manatee County Sheriff's Office announced Friday.
Source: Herald-Tribune    Date: July 7, 2007
http://www.heraldtribune.com/...

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