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Injunction against gang gets court OK (Modesto, CA): Authorities may begin enforcing a gang injunction against 10 members of the Deep South Side Norteños, a Stanislaus County Superior Court judge said Thursday, but two suspected gang members who are contesting the order have two months to mount a legal challenge.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: July 3, 2009
http://www.modbee.com/...

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25th Ward fights gangs in wake of local shootings (Chicago, IL): Francisco Lassio, the city services director in Alderman Danny Solis’ 25th Ward office, organized antigang marches on May 4 and May 29 in the wake of several shooting incidents in the Heart of Chicago/Pilsen area. Those marches will be the last for a while, however.
Source: Gazette    Date: July 3, 2009
http://www.gazettechicago.com/...

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16-year-old stabbed in gang-related attack (West Valley City, UT): West Valley City police are trying to find the men who stabbed a teenager three times. The 16-year-old boy is expected to survive in what police believe was a gang-related attack.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: July 3, 2009
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11 suspected blue jean bandits arrested (Atlanta, GA): A tip led Atlanta Police on Friday to an arrest of 11 alleged bluej ean bandits and about $10,000 in stolen jeans, a police spokeswoman said.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: July 3, 2009
http://www.ajc.com/...

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Notorious MS-13 gang leaders, members indicted by Feds (Los Angeles, CA): In the first indictment in Los Angeles to allege racketeering charges against the MS-13 Gang, several members, leaders and associates were arrested early Wednesday morning, according to reports obtained by the National Association of Chiefs of Police's Organized Crime Committee.
Source: The Examiner    Date: July 2, 2009
http://www.examiner.com/...

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Police round up gang members in investigation of smash-and-grab burglaries (Tampa, FL): Local law enforcement agencies knocked on doors and pulled 11 gang members out of bed Wednesday morning, among 22 suspected of smash-and-grab burglaries.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: July 2, 2009
http://www.tampabay.com/...

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Gangs transcend generations (Albany, GA): As Albany police continue their fight against gang violence, they're faced with a problem that now spans generations. Hardened organized criminals in their 30's, are still active in the gangs.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: July 1, 2009
http://www.walb.com/...

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St. Paul police sue to keep gangs away from Rondo Days (St. Paul, MN): St. Paul city officials have filed lawsuits against two street gangs in an attempt to prevent violence at the upcoming Rondo Days festival.
Source: MPR News    Date: July 1, 2009
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Arrests in raids on street gangs (Texas): Federal immigration agents arrested dozens of gang members in days of raids throughout Texas. Eighty street gang members were arrested in a five-day sweep through Houston, Beaumont and Corpus Christi.
Source: The New York Times    Date: June 30, 2009
http://www.nytimes.com/...

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New anti-gang unit formed (St. Paul, MN): A new temporary law enforcement unit to combat gang activities in the Twin Cities will not include any current officers from the Metro Gang Strike Force, the Strike Force's oversight board decided Tuesday.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: June 30, 2009
http://www.startribune.com/...

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Funds flow to gang task force (Gresham, OR): This spring, Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson, D-Gresham, and representatives Nick Kahl and Greg Matthew, also Gresham-based Democrats, feared the East Multnomah Gang Team would fall victim to a struggling economy that left politicians scrambling to balance the state’s $15 billion operating budget for the next biennium.
Source: The Gresham Outlook    Date: June 30, 2009
http://www.theoutlookonline.com/...

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Lynn gang member arrested with gun (Lynn, MA): A known gang member was plucked from the streets Friday on gun charges and an array of warrants.
Source: The Daily Item    Date: June 30, 2009
http://www.itemlive.com/...

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Gang Combat (Seattle, WA): Marker in hand, the director of Seattle's new Youth Violence Prevention Initiative, Mariko Lockhart, stood patiently at an easel at a city council "town-hall" meeting in West Seattle last Thursday night.
Source: Seattle Weekly    Date: June 30, 2009
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St. Paul cops reach out to Hmong after killing (St. Paul, MN): For a second time in two months, a young Hmong man has been killed in St. Paul, prompting Police Chief John Harrington and state Sen. Mee Moua, DFL-St. Paul, to agree Monday to help find ways to prevent future violence.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: June 29, 2009
http://www.startribune.com/...

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Nine accused Middlesex street gang members charged for drug trafficking (Middlesex, NJ): Nine members of street gangs have been charged in three indictments with dealing in thousands of dollars worth of crack cocaine, heroin, marijuana and illegal gun possession, authorities said.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: June 29, 2009
http://www.nj.com/...

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Anti-gang recreation program to begin soon (Los Angeles, CA): Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Monday kicked off the second year of the successful anti-gang program, Summer Night Lights, offering recreation programs to young people at 16 sites throughout the city.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: June 29, 2009
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Gang injunctions have helped in some counties (Yolo County, CA): Police complained after the Yolo County district attorney's office filed a gang injunction against West Sacramento's Broderick Boys criminal street gang.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: June 29, 2009
http://www.modbee.com/...

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13 gang members arrested during "Operation Disrupt" in north Monterey County (Monterey County, CA): Twelve street gang members are in jail and another is in juvenile hall today following a three-day blitz by local law enforcement meant to curb violence in north Monterey County, authorities said.
Source: The Californian    Date: June 29, 2009
http://www.thecalifornian.com/...

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One dead, three hurt in Cicero gang fight (Cicero, IL): One man is dead and three other males were injured during a gang-related knife fight Sunday afternoon in west suburban Cicero.
Source: WBBM 780 News    Date: June 28, 2009
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Gang prevention program tips the balance for teens (Watsonville, CA): At 13, Victor hung around with gang members. He got into fights, smoked pot and was caught tagging, all signs he was headed toward even bigger trouble.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: June 28, 2009
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