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27 arrests in raids on LA's 18th Street gang (Los Angeles, CA): Law enforcement officials say they have arrested 27 members and associates of Los Angeles' long-established 18th Street gang.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: June 25, 2009
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Antigang activist faces federal racketeering charges (Los Angeles, CA) : A nationally known antigang activist was among four people arrested by an FBI-led task force and named in a federal racketeering indictment unsealed Wednesday.
Source: The Wall Street Journal    Date: June 25, 2009
http://online.wsj.com/...

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Tallahassee Police Department to refocus attention on youth (Tallahassee, FL): Tallahassee Police Chief Dennis Jones presented a report on crime and public safety during Wednesday's City Commission meeting, focusing on the city's changing crime trend, juvenile crime and gangs, clubs and crowds, and crime-reduction strategies.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat    Date: June 25, 2009
http://www.tallahassee.com/...

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Valley's anti-gang efforts may get federal funding boost (Yakima, WA): A project to keep Yakima County youth out of gangs and help active gang members leave the street took a key step forward Wednesday.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: June 25, 2009
http://www.yakima-herald.com/...

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Conflict between rival gangs leaves three shot in Logan Square (Chicago, IL): Three alleged gang members were shot as they left a party early Thursday in the Northwest Side’s Logan Square neighborhood.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: June 25, 2009
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Youth crime is on the rise in NN, Hampton (Hampton, VA): The number of violent crimes committed by juveniles in Newport News and Hampton has risen steadily over the past five years at a time when overall violence has been falling on the Peninsula, the latest statistics reveal.
Source: Daily Press    Date: June 24, 2009
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St. Paul police ramp up scrutiny of rival gangs in wake of shooting death, stabbing (St. Paul, MN): An 18-year-old shot to death. A 15-year-old near death from a stabbing. In both gang-related cases, a small act of perceived dis-respect led to their attackers' massive retaliation.
Source: Pioneer Press    Date: June 24, 2009
http://www.twincities.com/...

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Task force studies gangs in IW (Windsor, VA): The recent rash of gang-related activity in Windsor has prompted Isle of Wight County Sheriff Charlie Phelps to establish a task force to study the emerging problem countywide.
Source: Daily Press    Date: June 24, 2009
http://www.dailypress.com/...

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Immigration officials arrest 46 gang members across N.J. (New Jersey): Immigration authorities arrested 46 gang members and associates across New Jersey as part of a statewide sweep, officials said today.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: June 24, 2009
http://www.nj.com/...

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MS-13 gang members indicted (Los Angeles, CA): Authorities today made a number of arrests of members of a notorious street gang known as MS-13 during a multi-agency anti-gang operation in Los Angeles.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: June 24, 2009
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Gangs on residents' minds in Sultan (Sultan, WA): They came to find a way to never let it happen again in their town. About 250 people gathered Tuesday night in Sultan to talk about the beating and stabbing death of a Marysville teenager and the arrest of five young people from Sultan in connection with the slaying.
Source: The Daily Herald    Date: June 24, 2009
http://www.heraldnet.com/...

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Oxnard moves forward on anti-gang measures (Oxnard, CA): The Oxnard Police Department plans to develop a three-county network for law enforcement and other organizations to share information about gangs.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: June 24, 2009
http://www.venturacountystar.com/...

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Guns, drugs seized in Vineland gang arrest (Vineland, NJ): Police arrested two city men and seized drugs, money and several loaded weapons Monday at a Center City home.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: June 23, 2009
http://www.thedailyjournal.com/...

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Myrtle Beach teen identified as gang member, arrested for having knife (Myrtle Beach, SC): A Myrtle Beach teen, who was identified as a gang member, was arrested for having a knife, according to a police report.
Source: The Sun News    Date: June 23, 2009
http://www.thesunnews.com/...

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Four men arrested for morning drive-by shooting in La Puente (La Puente, CA): Sheriff's deputies arrested four men this morning in connection with a drive-by shooting that occurred at 6:50 a.m. today, officials said.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: June 23, 2009
http://www.sgvtribune.com/...

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Nine gang members arrested in immigration raid (Denver, CO): U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents and Greeley police officers announced Monday that they have arrested or identified nine gang members who were rounded up in an operation targeting illegal immigrants with ties to violent street gangs in Weld County.
Source: KMGH 7NEWS    Date: June 22, 2009
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Columbia Heights is still gripped by violence (Washington, DC): A rash of shootings in a rapidly redeveloping section of Columbia Heights has given longtime and newly minted residents a sobering reminder that as much as the area has changed, the presence of gangs and violence has not.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: June 22, 2009
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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Plea for peace after St. Paul teen with gang ties gunned down (St. Paul, MN): Not even a block from the neighborhood rec center, 18-year-old Dionte Montantes of Saint Paul was shot in the head while walking alone on the 1000 block of Iglehart Avenue around 5:20 Friday afternoon.
Source: KARE 11 News    Date: June 21, 2009
http://www.kare11.com/...

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Eleven inmates reported injured in gang-related riot at state prison in Corcoran (Corcoran, CA): At least 11 inmates at the California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison in Corcoran were reported injured in a riot involving rival Hispanic gang factions just after noon today, prison officials reported.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: June 21, 2009
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

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Chattanooga police utilize federal court system (Chattanooga, TN): Two years after the Chattanooga Police Department formed a crime suppression unit tasked with targeting gangs, officers have discovered their best tool in getting gangs off the street — the federal court system.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: June 20, 2009
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