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Lack of resources an issue in Hanover Park's fight against gangs (Hanover Park, IL): Walk certain streets of Hanover Park in the wake of recent violence and you'll hear from neighbors scared to walk their dogs or let their children play in the front yard.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: July 6, 2009
http://dailyherald.com/...

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Gang member attacks two people, vandalizes vehicles, properties (Fallbrook, CA): A self-proclaimed gang member is behind bars today after he allegedly attacked two people with a crow bar while burglarizing a residence and vandalizing vehicles last night.
Source: The Fallbrook Village News    Date: July 6, 2009
http://www.thevillagenews.com/...

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US attorney hires three prosecutors to focus on gangs (Greenbelt, MD): Maryland's U.S. attorney is hiring three prosecutors to focus on gang-related cases. U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein said Monday that using federal racketeering and conspiracy laws to prosecute gang members and leaders is reducing violent crime in Maryland.
Source: WJZ 13 News    Date: July 6, 2009
http://wjz.com/...

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More gangs seen on Anchorage streets, police say (Anchorage, AK): Anchorage police are counting more gangs on city streets, but there's debate over whether the increase is as sharp as it appears. A recent tally identified more than 125 suspected gangs, an increase of 13 from a December count.
Source: Daily News-Miner    Date: July 6, 2009
http://newsminer.com/...

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Ganging up on nationwide gangs (Harrisburg, PA): A new task force is working to stop national street gangs from putting down roots in the Harrisburg area.
Source: The Patriot-News    Date: July 6, 2009
http://nl.newsbank.com/...

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Two arrested in West Modesto drive-by shooting death (Modesto, CA): Two suspects who were arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting in west Modesto on the Fourth of July will be arraigned on murder, attempted murder and gang charges Tuesday in Stanislaus County Superior Court, prosecutors say.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: July 6, 2009
http://www.modbee.com/...

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Pittsburgh's anti-violence program ready to start (Pittsburgh, PA): After months of delay, an ambitious anti-violence program with a track record of dramatic success in several U.S. cities is getting under way in Pittsburgh.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette    Date: July 6, 2009
http://www.post-gazette.com/...

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Web site for youth addresses gang issues (Tippecanoe County, IN): Teenagers and youth now have a Web site to share any concerns about gang presence in Tippecanoe County schools.
Source: Journal & Courier    Date: July 5, 2009
http://jconline.com/...

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Hanover Park police see upswing in violence as result of gang turf battle (Hanover Park, IL): Police believe an intensifying feud between two gangs - not a broad resurgence in gang crime - is behind several of Hanover Park's recent violent attacks.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: July 5, 2009
http://dailyherald.com/...

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Juggalos take issue with label as a gang (Modesto, CA): There's nothing new about rap artists inviting controversy by glamorizing a thug lifestyle, with the most successful among them claiming ties to street gangs even as they move into mansions and get airplay on mainstream radio or music television.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: July 5, 2009
http://www.modbee.com/...

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Gang activity means more crime, Harrisburg police say (Harrisburg, PA): Harrisburg is seeing a link between gang graffiti and increased crime. Signs of influence and activity among such gangs in Harrisburg are not hard to find, said Capt. Cindy Baldwin, commander of the city police Criminal Investigation Division.
Source: The Patriot-News    Date: July 4, 2009
http://www.pennlive.com/...

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Databases boost battle against graffiti (Riverside, CA): Online databases have become a popular tool for cities in their battle with graffiti vandals, allowing police to quickly link a single person or an entire "tagging crew" to numerous instances of graffiti.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: July 3, 2009
http://www.pe.com/...

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Mother to sue schools after son dies in gang violence (Annapolis, MD): The mother of a 14-year-old Crofton boy who died in an apparent outbreak of gang violence plans to sue the Anne Arundel County school system.
Source: WJLA 7 News    Date: July 3, 2009
http://www.wjla.com/...

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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
http://www.sltrib.com/...

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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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