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Cities sue gangs in bid to stop violence (Fort Worth, TX): Fed up with deadly drive-by shootings, incessant drug dealing and graffiti, cities nationwide are trying a different tactic to combat gangs: They're suing them.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: July 30, 2007
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Crips, Bloods, and the Suburbs as a target (New York, NY): It was about 1 a.m. on a Wednesday when three teenagers drove down a street lined with small ranch-style homes in this quiet suburb and fired two shots through the front window, according to police officers who arrested them minutes later along with four other men in the car with guns.
Source: The New York Times    Date: July 29, 2007
http://www.nytimes.com/...

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Anti-gang task force sweeps L.A.'s west side (Los Angeles, CA): More than 120 members of an anti-gang task force swept through Culver City and the west side of Los Angeles as part of a campaign to make major one-day shows of force in communities with persistent gang problems.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: July 29, 2007
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State lawmakers propose cuts in anti-gang funding (Sacramento, CA): Even as gang crime continues to surge in communities throughout the state, lawmakers are proposing to cut new funding for anti-gang programs.
Source: The Argus    Date: July 29, 2007
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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Pols pass funds for youth (Washington, DC): A variety of programs benefiting at-risk youth and anti-gang groups are among Long Island efforts slated for federal funding under a commerce, justice and science appropriations bill passed last week by the House.
Source: Newsday    Date: July 29, 2007
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Report examines N.C. gang statistics (Durham, NC): The long-accepted link between gangs and violent crime may not be as strong as law enforcement has contended, according to a recently released study that is raising skeptical eyebrows among police officials in Durham.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: July 29, 2007
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Gang unit a necessity, police say (Greensboro, NC): Greensboro has a gang problem. The neighbors know it. The police know it. The City Council knows it. Four recent homicides and Thursday's nightclub shooting make the reality of gang violence inescapable.
Source: News-Record    Date: July 29, 2007
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Gangs spreading in the military (Washington, DC): U.S. Army Sgt. Juwan Johnson got a hero's welcome while home on leave in June of 2004. "Not only did I love my son - but my god - I liked the man he was becoming," his mother, Stephanie Cockrell, remembers.
Source: CBS News    Date: July 29, 2007
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Crime sweep nets 46 arrests (Rialto, CA): Police in a crime sweep Friday arrested 46 people, seized 12 guns and recovered a cornucopia of drugs including marijuana, methamphetamine, heroin and cocaine.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: July 29, 2007
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Five hit by gunfire in gang altercation (Ogden, UT): A gang altercation and police standoff Saturday in Ogden ended with five people wounded by gunfire and eight people arrested.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: July 29, 2007
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Cities suing street gangs in latest tactic to fight drugs, crime (Washington, DC): Fed up with deadly drive-by shootings, incessant drug dealing and graffiti, cities nationwide are trying a different tactic to combat gangs: They're suing them.
Source: FOX News    Date: July 29, 2007
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Are gang members using military training? (Washington, DC): Like most American cities, Columbia, South Carolina, has its share of problems, but nothing prepared the Sheriff Leon Lott for what his department discovered last August.
Source: CBS News    Date: July 28, 2007
http://www.cbsnews.com/...

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After drop, gang violence flares up in Pasadena (Pasadena, CA): A double killing early Friday in Pasadena is the latest in a string of gang-related shootings over the last year that has officials and residents in the city's northwestern district on edge.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 28, 2007
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Dunbar teens invoke name of violent gang (West Palm Beach, FL): Two of the three teenagers arrested in the Dunbar Village gang rape are related to imprisoned members of the Knotty Head Clique gang.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: July 28, 2007
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/...

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Gang-related crime down in Anaheim neighborhood (Anaheim, CA): The gang injunction imposed on a Ponderosa Park neighborhood has resulted in fewer calls for service and a reduction in stolen-vehicle crime in the area over the last six months, according to the latest Anaheim Police Department data.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: July 28, 2007
http://www.ocregister.com/...

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Wolf lands $1.5 million to target gang activity (Washington, DC): Congressman Frank R. Wolf said yesterday he helped secure $1.5 million for the Northern Virginia Regional Gang Task Force as part of the annual spending bill for the Justice Department.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: July 28, 2007
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Dunbar teens invoke name of violent gang (West Palm Beach, FL): Two of the three teenagers arrested in the Dunbar Village gang rape are related to imprisoned members of the Knotty Head Clique gang.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: July 28, 2007
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/...

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Teen is stabbed in gang attack (Orem, UT): Police say a 17-year-old boy was chased, beaten and stabbed Wednesday night by suspected members of a Provo gang.
Source: Deseret News    Date: July 27, 2007
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Shootings at club called gang-related (Greensboro, NC): Police are investigating whether eight men working as security guards at Studio 508 — where three men were shot, one critically injured, early Thursday — were licensed to carry weapons and work as security guards.
Source: News-Record    Date: July 27, 2007
http://www.news-record.com/...

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Gang tie probed in Elgin double slaying (Elgin, IL): Elgin police today were looking into the possibility that a shooting late Thursday night that killed two people and wounded three others was gang-related.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: July 27, 2007
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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