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All-girl gang gaining ground in Daytona, authorities warn (Daytona Beach, FL): Daytona Beach police think that for the first time, an all-girl gang is trying to get a foothold in their city.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: August 14, 2009
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/...

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Feds, police arrest nine people in gang investigation (Greensville, SC): Federal, state and local police have arrested nine people as part of an investigation of gang activity in South Carolina's Upstate.
Source: WTOC 11 News    Date: August 14, 2009
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Police nab vandal online (Wenatchee, WA): A teen-aged gang member has pleaded guilty to "tagging" several residences with gang graffiti in a crimes that police solved through MySpace.
Source: The Wenatchee World    Date: August 14, 2009
http://wenatcheeworld.com/...

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Anti-gang program meets payroll with city's help (Los Angeles, CA): Homeboy Industries, an acclaimed Los Angeles anti-gang program facing a tight budget, will get some help from the city to meet payroll.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: August 14, 2009
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Madison police identify teen shot in gang related shooting (Madison, NC): Police are still investigating a shooting at a convenient store they say is gang related. The shooting happened Thursday afternoon on Highwy 704 at the "Lil M Store".
Source: WFMY News 2    Date: August 14, 2009
http://www.digtriad.com/...

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Death toll rises in 60 Freeway corridor (Los Angeles County, CA): The communities along the 60 Freeway are in the middle of a "gang war," Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina said Friday.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: August 14, 2009
http://www.sgvtribune.com/...

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Recruiting by gangs now a felony (Springfield, IL): Under a new Illinois law, recruitment of minors by criminal gangs will become a felony punishable by a possible four to 15 years in prison.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: August 13, 2009
http://www.pjstar.com/...

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Fatal shooting in Macon likely gang related (Macon, GA): Macon police say a fatal shooting in the 4200 block of Capitol Avenue late Tuesday may have been gang related. Jermaine Santrell Pitts, 23, of Alfred Drive, died of a gunshot wound to the chest, said Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: August 13, 2009
http://www.macon.com/...

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Gangs prompt a proactive response (Lafayette, IN): It has been 11 years since Tashiana Armstrong moved from Gary to Lafayette. But scars where bullets struck her left arm and kneecap are daily reminders of her life in northwest Indiana.
Source: Journal & Courier    Date: August 13, 2009
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Priest's anti-gang program in budget crisis (Los Angeles, CA): The Rev. Greg Boyle has walked through gunfire to quell gang violence, gotten sworn enemies to work peacefully together and redeemed hardcore criminals.
Source: The Associated Press    Date: August 13, 2009
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17 alleged drug gang members arrested (San Diego, CA): Authorities said Thursday they had broken up a San Diego gang of alleged kidnappers and killers with ties to Mexican drug traffickers.
Source: United Press International    Date: August 13, 2009
http://www.upi.com/...

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Teenager shot in Pueblo drive-by (Pueblo, CO): Pueblo police are investigating a drive-by shooting on the city's east side. Police now say the victim is on life-support. Earlier, they reported that he had died.
Source: KOAA 5 News    Date: August 13, 2009
http://www.koaa.com/...

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Violent crime by juveniles up this year, prosecutor says (Seattle, WA): As charges were filed Thursday against three men and a teen in Saturday night's gang-related drive-by shooting in South Park, King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg released statistics showing a dramatic spike in violent gun crime by juveniles this year.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: August 13, 2009
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/...

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Union County authorities search for alleged ringleader of Bloods street gang (Union County, NJ): Union County authorities are hunting for a Bloods ringleader who they say keeps giving them the slip but operated an aggressive drug ring out of Elizabeth that netted about $700,000 a week.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: August 13, 2009
http://www.nj.com/...

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Police arrest suspected gang member (Albany, GA): Major Bill Berry of the Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit says they’ve been on this investigation for several months.
Source: WFXL FOX 31 News    Date: August 13, 2009
http://www.mysouthwestga.com/...

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North Hollywood teen killed in gang shooting (Hollywood, CA): Two men were arrested early today on suspicion of murder following the slaying of a gang rival in a shootout outside a North Hollywood convenience store, police said.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: August 12, 2009
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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Tacoma's Park Avenue neighborhood battles gang graffiti (Tacoma, WA): Residents in the Park Avenue neighborhood in Tacoma's South End are in a battle. The enemy: gang graffiti.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: August 12, 2009
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Three men arrested in Hinton Street drive-by shooting (Clayton, NC): A Clayton man is among three people who are facing charges stemming from another incident involving shots fired on Hinton Street last week.
Source: The Clayton News-Star    Date: August 12, 2009
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Teen gang members arrested on first day of school (Gainesville, GA): Two admitted gang members were arrested at Gainesville High School the first day of classes after the two became involved in a verbal altercation.
Source: AccessNorthGa.com    Date: August 12, 2009
http://www.accessnorthga.com/...

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Symposium highlights gang problem in Anderson (Anderson, SC): Anderson County Council member Gracie Floyd says Anderson’s gang activity is shocking. Floyd attended a meeting Tuesday night at the Fusion Warehouse in Anderson and listened to a policeman describe THE problem.
Source: Anderson Independent Mail    Date: August 12, 2009
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