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Hillsboro, Forest Grove school districts partner with community in gang prevention (Hillsboro, OR): Youth are joining gangs across the country at a higher rate than ever before. This is a problem that most of us think is just an issue in inner-city communities. Not so.
Source: The Hillsboro Argus    Date: November 26, 2008

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14-year-old arrested in Hillsboro gang stabbing (Hillsboro, OR): A Hillsboro gang member was stabbed in the abdomen Tuesday night, allegedly by a 14-year-old member of a rival gang.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: November 26, 2008

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Word on the street: Seattle violence is rising (Seattle, WA): An ongoing war that has pitted gang members in Seattle's Central Area against rivals in Rainier Valley has grown increasingly violent over the past two years, say police and prosecutors.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: November 26, 2008

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East Orange gang crackdown spurs arrests of 32 suspects (Orange, NJ): Targeting mainly members of a violent Bloods street gang, East Orange police have spent the past five days raiding city locations and arresting people on a variety of gun-running, drug trafficking and other criminal charges, Police Chief Ronald Borgo said yesterday.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: November 26, 2008

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Operation: “All The Kings Men” (Lee County, FL): In October 2007, members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office Special Investigations Division began an in-depth investigation into members of the Latin King criminal street gang.
Source: WINK News    Date: November 26, 2008

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School suspends teen over drawings (Cobb County, GA): North Cobb High School sophomore Brandon Field was suspended from school for three days last week after turning in an assignment with doodling on it.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: November 26, 2008

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Deputies target gang members in sweep (Duarte, CA): With two gang shootings in the past two weeks fresh in their minds, sheriff's anti-gang officials raided 14 locations early Tuesday morning, arresting six suspected gang members.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: November 25, 2008

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Gang link seen in shootings (Seattle, WA): Police suspect that at least five victims in the weekend's shootings -- two at Southcenter, one at a First Hill nightclub and two on Rainier Avenue South -- had ties to the same street gang in South Seattle.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: November 25, 2008

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Reno parents ask for more police in gang-prone area (Reno, NV): Community members at Pine Middle School Monday night told Reno police and city officials they want more police patrols, stricter enforcement of open container laws, lighting on sidewalks and in parks and more athletic opportunities for youngsters to keep them away from gang activity.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal    Date: November 25, 2008

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Gang activity blamed for attack (Las Vegas, NV): Gang activity is being blamed for an attack that happened at a local park. As families and friends gathered to play soccer at Rafael Rivera Park, a runaway ball was the spark that left one teenage victim fighting for his life at University Medical Center, and three others recovering from bumps and bruises.
Source: KXNT News    Date: November 25, 2008

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Girl caught in gang-crossfire, shot outside West Side home (Chicago, IL): A teenage girl was shot by reported gang-bangers who were firing guns a half a block away from her Lawndale neighborhood home on the West Side Monday night.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: November 25, 2008

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Police chief dismisses idea of increase in gang shooting, gangsters just hitting their targets (Greeley, CO): With a sudden increase in the number of people being shot in Greeley this month, Police Chief Jerry Garner said Monday there hasn’t been an increase in gang shootings, but in recent cases, the shooters hit their targets.
Source: Greeley Tribune    Date: November 25, 2008

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Officers on watch for gangs (Cleveland, TN): Like an infection, criminal gang activity can grow under the surface of a community, officials say, and if not watched carefully, symptoms such as graffiti, hand signs and group colors can turn into real trouble.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: November 25, 2008

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Pair charged after man says he is assaulted, robbed by gang members (Chattanooga, TN): Two people have been charged after Quintez Stoudermire said he was assaulted and robbed by three members of the "Bounty Hunters" street gang on Sunday.
Source: The Chattanoogan    Date: November 25, 2008

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Eastwood residents, community leaders ban together to fight street gang activity in area (Houston, TX): Street gangs can expect to lose their foothold in Eastwood Park, 5000 Harrisburg Blvd., if area residents have their way. The mere hint that gang initiations have occurred in the area brought three dozen community members together Nov. 19 to compare notes and find ways to get young people involved in other activities.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: November 25, 2008

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Teens shot during drive by (Palmetto, FL): Authorities are looking for four suspects reportedly involved in an early-morning, gang-related drive-by shooting, during which two teenagers were injured.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: November 24, 2008

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Three suspected teen shooters are gang members (Omaha, NE): A third teenager was arrested on Sunday in connection with the shooting deaths of two people on Nov. 12.
Source: KETV 7 News    Date: November 24, 2008

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Testimony tells how gang used communication system to extort (El Paso, TX): Multi-layered and often confusing codes allegedly used by Barrio Azteca gang leaders in prison to communicate with gang members in the streets form a cornerstone of one of the largest gangland trials in El Paso currently under way in U.S. District Court.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: November 24, 2008

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Pittsburgh police arrest 25 in gang sweep (Pittsburgh, PA): Pittsburgh police say they've arrested 25 people as part of an operation targeting gangs on the city's North Side.
Source: York Daily Record    Date: November 24, 2008

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Police say nearly 5,000 in Tulsa area tied to gangs (Tulsa, OK): Approximately 5,000 people who are either gang members or have ties to street gangs are living in the Tulsa area, police estimate.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: November 23, 2008

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