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Homicide rate down in NJ, flat in Trenton (Trenton, NJ): As city residents walked the streets Tuesday celebrating National Night Out - a night devoted to crime awareness and prevention - the city was recording a decrease in most violent crime, though the murder rate is keeping pace with last year, officials said.
Source: The Times    Date: August 6, 2009
http://www.nj.com/...

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Three held in San Pablo slaying (San Pablo, CA): San Pablo investigators identified and arrested three gang suspects on suspicion of murder within nine hours of a shooting that killed a 20-year-old on their city's border with Richmond, police said Thursday.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: August 6, 2009
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Anti-crime initiative credited with drop in homicides, Morris gang arrest (Orange, NJ): Gov. Jon Corzine announced Tuesday that homicides had dropped 24 percent in the state for the first six months of this year and he credited a statewide anti-violence initiative launched last summer.
Source: The Daily Record    Date: August 5, 2009
http://www.dailyrecord.com/...

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Three arrests in Ripon gang fight (Ripon, CA): Police arrested a 21-year-old man and two 16-year-old boys suspected of being involved in a gang fight early Saturday in Ripon, officials said Tuesday.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: August 5, 2009
http://www.modbee.com/...

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Yakima council to hold gang emergency meeting (Yakima, WA): The Yakima City Council has decided to hold an emergency meeting soon to address gang violence.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: August 5, 2009
http://www.seattlepi.com/...

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Vacaville stabbing gang related (Vacaville, CA): A gang-related confrontation in Vacaville on Monday night left a victim with a stab wound, authorities said.
Source: The Reporter    Date: August 5, 2009
http://www.thereporter.com/...

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Authorities say they have ended crime "Dynasty" (Flint, MI): They called themselves Dynasty and authorities say they spent nearly a year terrorizing area banks, gas stations and stores.
Source: The Flint Journal    Date: August 5, 2009
http://www.mlive.com/...

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What are the odds? Members of violent international gang found in Spa City (Saratoga Springs, NY): Two El Salvador nationals arrested in Saratoga Springs are members of the violent international gang MS13, and police are investigating whether a Salvadoran from Corinth who is charged in the alleged kidnapping of a 24-year-old woman is part of the group, authorities said today.
Source: Times Union    Date: August 5, 2009
http://blog.timesunion.com/...

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Behind the scenes with the gang strike force (St. Paul, MN): The now-defunct Metro Gang Strike Force was battling a growing threat from a Latino street gang, according to the unit's latest internal report.
Source: Minnesota Public Radio    Date: August 5, 2009
http://minnesota.publicradio.org/...

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Teen is Salinas' 20th homicide (Salinas, CA): A 17-year-old Salinas boy became the city's 20th homicide victim of the year after he was shot about 8 p.m. Tuesday outside his home on Yucatan Way.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: August 5, 2009
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Nicky Cruz brings anti-gang message to forum (Tallahassee, FL): Florida A&M University hosted an anti-gang workshop Monday sponsored by the Standing in Hope Identifying Faith and Trust organization.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat    Date: August 4, 2009
http://www.tallahassee.com/...

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Two wounded in apparent gang shootings in Yakima (Yakima, WA): Police say a woman who was shot in the head while riding in a car Monday night in Yakima apparently was the innocent victim of a gang shooting.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: August 4, 2009
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/...

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Uproar over arrest of gang leader Jorge Cornell (Greensboro, NC): Supporters of a local gang leader are questioning the arrest of Jorge Cornell on alleged charges of obstructing a law enforcement officer.
Source: WGHP FOX 8 News    Date: August 4, 2009
http://www.myfox8.com/...

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19th Salinas homicide possibly gang related (Salinas, CA): The Salinas Police Department is reporting the 19th homicide for Salinas occurred at 8:45 p.m. Monday in the area of Noice and Chaparral drives in north Salinas.
Source: The Californian    Date: August 4, 2009
http://thecalifornian.com/...

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Minivan rams SUV in mistaken gang retribution on West Side (Chicago, IL): A few hours before sunup, the eight young friends from the west suburbs were just trying to get home in a black Lincoln Navigator SUV when they got turned around and lost on Chicago's West Side.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 4, 2009
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Six accused Spring Valley gang members sentenced to prison (New City, NY): Six accused Spring Valley street gang members were sentenced to prison today for attacking members of a rival gang, leaving one man with 150 facial stitches.
Source: The Journal News    Date: August 4, 2009
http://lohud.com/...

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POLL: Are gang-related Web postings illegal? Judge listens to arguments (Fort Myers, FL): At times, a Tuesday hearing on a controversial anti-gang law resembled a law lecture more than a court hearing.
Source: Naples Daily News    Date: August 4, 2009
http://www.naplesnews.com/...

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Muncie, Anderson police try to untangle teen' girl's slaying (Muncie, IN): Muncie and Anderson police were talking to people of interest Monday, trying to determine who fatally shot a young Muncie woman in the parking lot of an under-21 club early Sunday.
Source: The Star Press    Date: August 4, 2009
http://www.thestarpress.com/...

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Gang detectives investigate stabbing (Lacey, WA): A 19-year-old man was stabbed in the ribs after two groups of young men got into a fight at Evergreen Forest Elementary School, 3025 Marvin Road S.E., about 12:30 a.m. Sunday, the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office reported.
Source: The Olympian    Date: August 3, 2009
http://www.thenewstribune.com/...

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Florida gang ran hot-dog stand (Winter Garden, FL): The hot dogs were lousy, and the customers were few. But Hot Dog City still raked in millions of dollars. The financial success had nothing to do with the food
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: August 3, 2009
http://www.bradenton.com/...

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