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Joyriding gang member slain; crash injures family (Chicago, IL): A 14-year-old reputed gang member joy riding in his uncle's van was fatally shot in the head when he ventured into rival territory on the South Side, Chicago police said Tuesday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 5, 2007
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Gun heist tied to gang (San Bernardino, CA): The four men who barged into Turner's Outdoorsman with masks, gloves and guns on Friday were members or associates of a local street gang, police said Monday.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: June 5, 2007
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

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Ordinance puts gangs on notice (Gwinnett County, GA): Attention gang-bangers and wannabes: Your pranks and illegal business enterprises could now get you evicted from Norcross.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: June 5, 2007
http://www.ajc.com/...

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Cochran police hope new steps will reduce gang activity (Macon, GA): The bullet hole in the wall above his son's bed is a clear sign to Elisha Tillman. "If he had been in bed it would have hit him in the head," said Tillman.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: June 5, 2007
http://www.macon.com/...

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Fight at prison said to involve gang members, Muslims (Baltimore, MD): A melee at the Metropolitan Transition Center that sent 18 prison inmates to area hospitals on Friday with stab wounds involved a dispute between the Bloods gang and Sunni Muslim prisoners, according to corrections sources.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: June 5, 2007
http://www.baltimoresun.com/...

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Community groups hope to quell gang violence (Cleveland, OH): A brainstorming session between several inner-city community groups and police Monday could lead to a truce between rival street crews on the city's East Side.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: June 5, 2007
http://www.cleveland.com/...

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Grandview taking its own stab at gangs (Grandview, WA): Make no mistake, Grandview City Council members want to be tough on gangs -- they just want to do it their way.
Source: Tri-City Herald    Date: June 5, 2007
http://24hour.tricityherald.com/...

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Feds bust MS-13 gang members for ordering murder from prison cells (Washington, DC): Three Salvadoran members of the deadly street gang MS-13 were indicted Tuesday on federal charges that they ordered U.S. gang members to carry out cold-blooded murders and other vicious crimes — directing it all from their prison cells in El Salvador.
Source: FOX News    Date: June 5, 2007
http://www.foxnews.com/...

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Suspected gang members arrested (Hazleton, PA): Two suspected gang members, one only 16 years old, were arrested Tuesday in Hazleton. Some people said the gang terrorized a neighborhood. The arrests are part of a police effort to crack down.
Source: WNEP Newswatch 16    Date: June 5, 2007
http://www.wnep.com/...

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Gang-related drive-by shooting (Rochester, MN): For the third time in a month shots ring out on the streets of Rochester. And, police say the weekend drive by is gang related.
Source: KTTC TV News    Date: June 4, 2007
http://www.kttc.com/...

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City Council Public Safety approves $50,000 gang reward (Los Angeles, CA): The City Council's Public Safety Committee approved paying a $50,000 reward to the person who anonymously reported the whereabouts of Kody DeJohn Scott, designated one of the LAPD's 10 "Most Wanted" gang members.
Source: KNX 1070 News    Date: June 4, 2007
http://www.knx1070.com/...

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Governor signs anti-gang task force bill (Oklahoma City, OK): Governor Henry signed into a law a bill creating an anti-gang task force for the state.
Source: FOX 23 News    Date: June 4, 2007
http://www.fox23.com/...

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Three teens wounded in drive-by shooting at Riviera Beach park (Riviera Beach, FL): Three youths were hit Sunday afternoon in a drive-by shooting at a Riviera Beach park known for gang activity.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: June 4, 2007
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/...

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Orange County leader in teen-adult law (Orange County, CA): Prosecutors in Orange County have used a voter-approved law allowing juveniles to be tried in adult court more than any other county in California, according to a newspaper report published Sunday.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: June 4, 2007
http://www.venturacountystar.com/...

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Girls in gangs; Yakima authorities see more female membership (Yakima, WA): Maria Ball is as tough as any man. But as one of the few girls in the male-dominated Chicanos Por Vida (CPV) - Chicanos for Life - gang, the 17-year-old Yakima resident has a lot to prove.
Source: The Columbian    Date: June 3, 2007
http://www.columbian.com/...

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Boy stabbed in neck in gang-related act (San Diego, CA): A Chula Vista boy was stabbed in the neck in a gang- related attack in Terralta East Sunday, San Diego police said.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: June 3, 2007
http://www.10news.com/...

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Gang graffiti relays messages to friends and foes (Munster, IN): Graffiti, or tagging, can be a simple nuisance or deliver a serious message -- one that can result in violence.
Source: The Times    Date: June 3, 2007
http://www.thetimesonline.com/...

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Frankfort aims to decrease gang activity (Frankfort, IN): Mayor Don Stock and the Frankfort police force are working together to stop gang activity by holding public meetings to educate parents and community members.
Source: Journal & Courier    Date: June 3, 2007
http://www.jconline.com/...

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Gang members arrested for baseball jersey theft (Gainesville, GA): Agents with the Gainesville-Hall County Gang Task Force arrested two members of a local criminal gang for stealing baseball jerseys worth over $2 thousand from Johnson High School.
Source: AccessNorthGa.com    Date: June 2, 2007
http://www.accessnorthga.com/...

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Guardian Angels return to Lake Worth to battle gang violence (Lake Worth, FL): The Guardian Angels are coming back to Lake Worth on Sunday to battle gang violence. It will be the second time in two decades the civilian patrol group has accepted an invitation to help clean up a violent situation there.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: June 2, 2007
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/...

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