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A teenager stabbed possibly gang-related (Gilroy, CA): A 15-year-old victim received minor stab wounds in an apparently gang-related incident in Gilroy Monday evening.
Source: KCBA FOX 35 News    Date: April 28, 2009
http://www.kcba.com/...

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Unit four board gets update on efforts to curb gang activity (Champaign, IL): The Champaign school district needs to work with community groups if it wants to combat a gang problem that has grown more serious in the last few years, school and police officials said.
Source: The News-Gazette    Date: April 28, 2009
http://www.news-gazette.com/...

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18-year-old sister dies in shooting of teen in Logan Square (Logan Square, IL): After getting shot in an apparent gang-related shooting two months ago, the 16-year-old was shaken enough to leave town.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: April 28, 2009
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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Historic gang bust on city's east side (Rochester, NY): Federal agents busted a major Rochester gang Monday. Prosecutors say more than 20 members of the "Chain Gang" and "Wolf Pack" are locked up.
Source: WHEC News 10    Date: April 28, 2009
http://www.whec.com/...

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Gang graffiti becoming a nuisance for Culpeper (Culpeper, VA): For the second time in less than two weeks, vandals have spray painted gang markings on the town Light and Power facility on East Chandler Street.
Source: The Culpeper Star-Exponent    Date: April 28, 2009
http://www.starexponent.com/...

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Gangs gain grip because of apathy, police warn (Charlottesville, VA): Only a handful of people showed Monday evening at Monticello High School for a forum on street gang activity. That’s one of the problems with handling gangs, said local law officials who organized the forum — not enough people are aware of what is happening or they don’t want to know.
Source: The Daily Progress    Date: April 28, 2009
http://www.dailyprogress.com/...

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Members of street gang suspected in Lansdowne attack (Landsdowne, VA): Prosecutors say it seems gang members are beginning to attack innocent people after the arrests of four people in the brutal beating of a Lansdowne woman and the murder of her husband in March.
Source: WJLA NewsChannel 8    Date: April 27, 2009
http://www.news8.net/...

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Lifelong friends died when mistaken for gang rivals (Philadelphia, PA): Harvey Lewis and Dominique Smith lived in the same neighborhood and walked the same streets as their alleged killers, but lived worlds apart, police said.
Source: Philadelphia Daily News    Date: April 27, 2009
http://www.philly.com/...

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Man killed in Pasco gang shooting (Pasco, WA): A man walking on a downtown Pasco street was killed Sunday afternoon in a gang-related shooting.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: April 27, 2009
http://www.seattlepi.com/...

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Online gangs prompt bill debate in Austin (Austin, TX): Gang activity is the focus of a proposed state bill being debated in Austin. It would target graffiti and newer trends that are popping up on the Internet. You find it just about everywhere in Dallas.. graffiti. Gangs commonly call it 'tagging.'
Source: The 33 News    Date: April 27, 2009
http://www.the33tv.com/...

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Fresno police arrest 153 in street-gang operation (Fresno, CA): Fresno police arrested 153 people, 94 on felony charges, during an operation aimed at street gangs in southeast Fresno that began Wednesday.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: April 27, 2009
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Pasco man killed in 'gang-related' shooting (Pasco, WA): A Pasco man died this afternoon in what police are calling a "gang-related" shooting, and police have surrounded a home nearby and are trying to get someone to come outside.
Source: Tri-City Herald    Date: April 26, 2009
http://www.tri-cityherald.com/...

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Girl Shot in gang-related shooting (Panorama City, CA): A girl shot Sunday in a gang-related shooting in Panorama City was in stable condition, and one suspect was in custody as authorities sought two other juvenile suspects, a police officer said.
Source: KTTV FOX 13 News    Date: April 26, 2009
http://www.myfoxla.com/...

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Gang-related activity raises concerns (Walterboro, SC): The gang member leaned into the crowded nightclub and beckoned to Donald Green to join him outside. The gang member wasn't there to talk, debate or ponder what would come next.
Source: The Post and Courier    Date: April 26, 2009
http://www.postandcourier.com/...

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Pastors gang up on city gangs (Lancaster, PA): Phil Hernandez grew up as one of seven children. His father was worried about money. His mother was in "survival mode," coping with her kids and her household.
Source: Sunday News    Date: April 26, 2009
http://articles.lancasteronline.com/...

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Senate OKs bill cracking down on gang activity (Austin, TX): Legislation aimed at cracking down on criminal street gangs in Texas – covering everything from graffiti to firearms smuggling – was approved Friday by the Senate and sent to the House.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: April 25, 2009
http://www.dallasnews.com/...

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Man critical after gang-related stabbing, Manatee officials say (Bradenton, FL): A 21-year-old man is in critical condition after being stabbed in what Manatee County sheriff's authorities call a gang-related incident.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: April 25, 2009
http://www2.tbo.com/...

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Judge grants St. Paul anti-gang injunction (St. Paul, MN): A Ramsey County judge this afternoon banned 10 alleged gang members from attending this year's Cinco de Mayo festival if they're doing anything remotely gang-related.
Source: Pioneer Press    Date: April 24, 2009
http://www.twincities.com/...

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Drug sting nets three gang arrests (Santa Cruz, CA): Three suspected high-profile gang members were arrested in a sting operation Wednesday.
Source: KCBA FOX 35 News    Date: April 24, 2009
http://www.kcba.com/...

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APD Gang Unit is heading into the classroom (Albany, GA): The Albany Police Department's new Gang Unit is heading into the classroom.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: April 24, 2009
http://www.walb.com/...

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