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Accidental shooting in Salem apartment building raises gang concerns (Salem, MA): The shot fired Thursday night inside a Boston Street apartment building, which went through the floor and barely missed a young father in the apartment below, has rattled this working-class neighborhood on the edge of the city's McIntire Historic District.
Source: The Salem News    Date: February 9, 2008
http://www.salemnews.com/...

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Man dies during gang dispute (Exeter, CA): On Friday, Brian Barajas, 18 years old, was stabbed multiple times during a confrontation between multiple rival Northern and Southern structure gang members in Exeter
Source: KSEE 24 News    Date: February 9, 2008
http://www.ksee24.com/...

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West Sacramento gang injunction opponents take crusade to the streets (Sacramento, CA): Community activists are soliciting sworn declarations from West Sacramento residents as a new tactic in their fight against a proposed gang injunction targeting the so-called Broderick Boys.
Source: KXTV News 10    Date: February 9, 2008
http://www.news10.net/...

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Police: Shooter had gang ties (Asheville, NC): The man accused of wounding three people in a shooting at an Asheville recreation center belongs to a city gang but likely did not act out of any gang rivalry, police said Friday.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times    Date: February 9, 2008
http://citizen-times.com/...

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The gangs of Providence (Providence, RI): On a beautiful afternoon in early autumn everyone seems to be enjoying the unseasonably warm weather with one exception: the Providence Police Gang Unit.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: February 8, 2008
http://www.projo.com/...

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Police: Latin Kings gang member shot himself in foot (Salem, MA): Police say a man who shot himself in the foot Thursday night and caused a bullet to travel into a neighbor’s bed is a member of the Latin Kings street gang.
Source: The Daily News Tribune    Date: February 8, 2008
http://www.dailynewstribune.com/...

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Vandals target 16 garages (Michigan City, IN): At least 16 residents in the 300, 400 and 500 blocks of South Porter, Jackson and Dickson streets found graffiti across the doors and siding of their garages.
Source: The News-Dispatch    Date: February 8, 2008
http://thenewsdispatch.com/...

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Four held in alleged ID theft scheme (Fresno, CA): Fresno police have arrested four people in what they describe as an identity-theft scam in which more than 50 people were tricked into giving personal information over the telephone.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: February 8, 2008
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Arlington increases its efforts to curb youth violence (Arlington, TX): A recent spate of youth violence has spurred another wave of meetings to address the problem. Arlington City Councilman Robert Rivera has scheduled a news conference today to encourage residents to help Arlington nonprofit groups steer youths toward nonviolent activities.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: February 8, 2008
http://www.star-telegram.com/...

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Gang member gets five years (Bradenton, FL): A reputed gang member was sentenced to almost five years in prison Wednesday after accepting a plea deal in connection with racketeering-related charges.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: February 7, 2008
http://www.bradenton.com/...

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Man wounded in Providence shooting (Providence, RI): Detectives are investigating the shooting of an Asian gang member who was wounded on Monday night in the city’s North End.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: February 7, 2008
http://www.projo.com/...

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Deported gang member arrested in Greeley (Greeley, CO): A member of the violent Sureno 13 street gang was arrested in Greeley by a gang task force as he smoked marijuana while babysitting his 3-year-old child, law-enforcement officials say.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: February 7, 2008
http://origin.denverpost.com/...

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Alleged gang member arrested entering U.S. (El Paso, TX): A woman accused of being a member of the violent Barrio Azteca gang was denied bail Thursday at her first court appearance on a federal racketeering indictment.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: February 7, 2008
http://www.chron.com/...

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Insane Deuces face trial (Chicago, IL): Jury selection is scheduled to begin this morning for a major federal murder and drug conspiracy trial involving Aurora gang members.
Source: The Beacon-News    Date: February 6, 2008
http://www.suburbanchicagonews.com/...

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Two teens stabbed at Granite Hills High School (Apple Valley, CA): Two teenagers were stabbed at Granite Hills High School around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday following an apparent gang-related fight, officials said.
Source: Daily Press    Date: February 6, 2008
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Lawmaker is taking aim at Arizona taggers (Phoenix, AZ): State Rep. Chad Campbell saw the writing on the wall and thought he'd try to stop it. The Phoenix Democrat on Tuesday introduced the first of a package of bills aimed at getting tougher on graffiti in Arizona.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: February 6, 2008
http://www.azcentral.com/...

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Schools adopt anti-gang policy (Georgetown County, SC): In response to police reports of increased gang activity, the Georgetown County School Board passed a new anti-gang policy Tuesday that prohibits the use of gang-related paraphernalia or activity on school grounds.
Source: The Sun News    Date: February 6, 2008
http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/...

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Anti-gang bill passes Senate (Salt Lake City, UT): A bill that would allow police officers to remove gang members from specific areas and arrest a gang member who returned within eight hours narrowly passed the Senate today.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: February 6, 2008
http://www.sltrib.com/...

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Alleged gang member arrested in Moundsville (Moundsville, WV): A suspected member of a national street gang connected to narcotics trafficking was arrested without incident in Moundsville Saturday and is now facing federal charges.
Source: The Intelligencer    Date: February 5, 2008
http://www.theintelligencer.net/...

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'Documented gang member' is charged in drive-by shooting that killed woman, 80 (St. Louis, MO): A man charged Monday with slaying an 80-year-old woman in a spray of bullets last week is a "documented gang member" who apparently was trying to shoot young men on rival turf, police said.
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch    Date: February 5, 2008
http://www.stltoday.com/...

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