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Sacramento anti-gang media blitz launched (Sacramento, CA): Sacramento police kicked off a pro-active media campaign Wednesday aimed at reducing gang violence.
Source: News 10    Date: December 3, 2008

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Woodland, Galt fight back against rival gangs’ violence (Woodland, CA): At a Friday night football game, Detectives Ron Cordova and Omar Flores wandered the stands of Woodland High School. Their backs were to the rivals on the field and their eyes on the rivals in the crowd.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: December 2, 2008

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Measure R wins while anti-gang parcel tax loses (Los Angeles County, CA): After final vote tallies, the half-percent sales tax to raise $30 billion to $40 billion for Los Angeles County transportation projects won by a narrow margin, while the city's gang tax barely missed the required two-thirds majority.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: December 2, 2008

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Gang leader gets nine year federal sentence (Bradley County, TN): A reputed leader of the Gangster Disciples street gang was sentenced Monday to nine years in federal prison.
Source: The Chattanoogan    Date: December 2, 2008

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Pubgoer says his gang tattoo led to gunfire (Charlotte, NC): A gang tattoo may have sparked gunfire in a pub early Monday near Northlake Mall. A customer was shot twice in the Fox and Hound.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: December 2, 2008

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Gang violence sparse locally (Oklahoma City, OK): Local authorities believe an increase in gang violence in the state must be occurring in the metropolitan areas.
Source: Talequah Daily Press    Date: December 1, 2008

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Shooting called gang-related (Pasadena, CA): The shooting of a 26-year-old woman on Thanksgiving Day appears to be gang-related, Pasadena Police officials said Monday.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: December 1, 2008

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Two Top-6 gang members convicted of racketeering (Tallahassee, FL): Two members of the Top-6 criminal gang were convicted tonight by a Palm Beach County jury on criminal charges of racketeering, and one of the defendants was also convicted of numerous other criminal charges.
Source: WPTV 5 News    Date: December 1, 2008

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New gang law takes effect across state (Greensboro, NC): A new law goes into effect today designed to give law enforcement and prosecutors a set of ground rules for tackling the state's growing gang problem.
Source: Winston-Salem Journal    Date: December 1, 2008

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Lodi's grass-roots gang fight (Lodi, CA): After recovering from his gunshot wounds, Michael Hutto went to prison on drug charges in San Bernardino County. He decided he was through with gangs.
Source: The Record    Date: December 1, 2008

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Does Waukesha have a problem? (Waukesha, WI): Two men were stabbed outside the Taco Bell on Sunset Drive, and the victims are reluctant to tell police who their attackers were or to even make complaints.
Source: GM Today    Date: December 1, 2008

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Teen's killing reveals alleged ties to gang (Long Beach, CA): Police were out in force Monday working on the case of a 15-year-old Long Beach boy who was gunned down on a street corner Saturday night
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: December 1, 2008

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Cell phones in prison mean business as usual for gangs (Trenton, NJ): The blue-ribbon booty inside the state's 14 prisons is the same wonder tool that people on the outside increasingly cannot live without -- the cell phone.
Source: Daily Record    Date: November 30, 2008

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Snatching teens from gangs (Raleigh, NC): A 15-year-old boy recently showed up in tears at the Boys & Girls Club Teen Center in Raleigh because, he said, a neighborhood gang was coming to "jump," or force, him into their gang.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: November 30, 2008

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Delays plague L.A. County's anti-gang program (Los Angeles County, CA): Los Angeles County leaders, who more than a year and a half ago promised to revamp their $105-million-a-year gang intervention effort, are still months away from a new strategy, hobbled by repeated delays and haggling over details.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 30, 2008

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Police setting up database on gangs (Boston, MA): It was close to midnight at his 21st-birthday barbecue in Revere when Phong Tran noticed a couple of members of his former street gang by the hedges alongside the house. Tran approached the two men, members of the Piru Bloods, in the darkness.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: November 30, 2008

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Texas' Tango Blast gang draws kids with tattoos, loose affiliation rules (Dallas, TX): They tattoo themselves with Dallas Cowboys stars and the area code 214. They proudly proclaim "D-Town" and brag about their hometown affiliations on MySpace and YouTube.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: November 30, 2008

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Clay sheriff on gangs detective: 'I sure am glad he's on our side' (Clay County, FL): People join gangs because they desire a family, or they are being bullied and want backup protection, said Andy Scott, gangs detective at the Clay County Sheriff's Office.
Source: The Florida Times-Union    Date: November 30, 2008

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Gunfire at club leaves two dead (Detroit, MI): Trouble is commonplace at a popular downtown nightclub that was the site of a double homicide early Friday morning, said a neighbor and a disc jockey who works there.
Source: The Detroit News    Date: November 29, 2008

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Payson authorities have eye out for gangs (Payson, UT): A growing gang problem has two groups pitted against each other in this small town, with one a subgroup of a Provo gang and the other stemming from northern California immigrants.
Source: Deseret News    Date: November 29, 2008

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