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As gangs use Web, police take note (Durham, NC): Gang members are embracing social networking Web sites like Facebook and MySpace to brag, threaten and recruit, but law enforcement is using their words and images to build cases against them when they break the law, according to detectives familiar with the gang world.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: July 26, 2009
http://heraldsun.southernheadlines.com/...

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Unchained from gangs (Lynn, MA): With green T-shirts, jeans, and sneakers, the teenagers look like any other summer job crew that appears as a blur to passing motorists.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: July 26, 2009
http://www.boston.com/...

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Tacoma police keep up pressure in response to gangs (Tacoma, WA): Tacoma police have made dozens of arrests, written hundreds of traffic tickets and instigated 14 evictions during a crackdown in response to gang-related violence on the city’s East Side.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: July 26, 2009
http://www.thenewstribune.com/...

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Stray bullet narrowly misses pregnant Portland woman (Portland, OR): After a long day on her feet as a waitress, Sara Gilds was looking forward to a relaxing shower before heading to bed Monday night in her North Portland apartment.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: July 26, 2009
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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11 arrested in south Wisconsin during ICE-led anti-gang operation (Waukesha, WI): U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement(ICE) agents, in close partnership with local law enforcement officers, arrested 11 Mexican nationals during an operation targeting illegal aliens with ties to violent street gangs. This is the latest local effort in an ongoing national ICE initiative to target foreign-born gang members.
Source: Media Newswire    Date: July 26, 2009
http://media-newswire.com/...

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Shooting site is a hangout for gangs (Long Beach, CA): A pocket park designed to give neighborhood children a playground has been attracting gangs and drug dealers to the area where five people were shot Friday, a neighbor said.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: July 26, 2009
http://www.presstelegram.com/...

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Norteños injunction approved (Solano County, CA): A preliminary court injunction to curtail the predations of the Norteño street gang in central Fairfield was approved Friday by a Solano County Superior Court judge.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: July 25, 2009
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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L.A.'s 18th Street gang tied to illegal after-hours bars (Los Angeles, CA): A notorious Los Angeles street gang has expanded its criminal enterprises into the night life world, authorities said. The Los Angeles Police Department and federal agents said the 18th Street gang operated underground after-hours bars, using them as bases for various criminal enterprises
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 25, 2009
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Fairbanks gang member out of jail on plea deal (Fairbanks, AK): A reputed gang member accused of assaulting another man in an act of gang retaliation pled his case down to a misdemeanor Thursday morning and was released from jail.
Source: Daily News-Miner    Date: July 24, 2009
http://newsminer.com/...

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ICE arrests 19 suspected gang members in Ill. (Chicago, IL): Federal Immigration officials have arrested 19 immigrants who are suspected gang members in a two-day operation in the Chicago area.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: July 24, 2009
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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19-year-old injured in suspected gang-related shooting in north Visalia (Visalia, CA): A Visalia man was injured Thursday night in a suspected gang-related shooting in north Visalia.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: July 24, 2009
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

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Admitted gang members charged with drugs, weapons, at carnival (Mount Pocono, NY): Police observed two teens, smoking marijuana, while walking with a group of friends, as they left the Mount Pocono Carnival last Sunday. Both were stopped and searched.
Source: Pocono News    Date: July 24, 2009
http://www.pocononews.net/...

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Gangs taking hold? (Harrisonburg, VA): Since the establishment of a gang task force in 2005, gangs in the Harrisonburg area have become more numerous and more dangerous, according to police.
Source: The Daily News Record    Date: July 24, 2009
http://www.rocktownweekly.com/...

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Cops: Three gang members collared for two murders (Suffolk, NY): Three Hispanic men who are members of the violent street gang Mara Salvatrucha, more commonly known as MS-13, murdered two men and shot a teenager in the head, nearly killing him, over the past three months, Suffolk police said Thursday.
Source: Long Island Press    Date: July 24, 2009
http://www.longislandpress.com/...

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25 to be deported in operation targeting street gangs (Chicago, IL): Nineteen suspects were arrested in a two-day federal sting targeting illegal aliens with ties to violent street gangs in Chicago and the suburbs, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Friday.
Source: WBBM 780 News    Date: July 24, 2009
http://www.wbbm780.com/...

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State awards anti-gang grants (Lincoln, NE): Helping youthful offenders re-enter society. Hiring a gang-intervention specialist to analyze gangs and gang trends. Educating the parents of gang members and wannabe gang members about the risks their kids face.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: July 24, 2009
http://www.omaha.com/...

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APD is making headway against gangs (Albany, GA): Even though gang violence is in the news almost daily, Albany's new police chief says the fight against gangs is making progress.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: July 24, 2009
http://www.walb.com/...

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Cathedral City included in gang-injunction sweep (Cathedral City, CA): Cathedral City was among the Coachella Valley communities targeted during a recent gang- injunction sweep. At least 12 arrests were made in Palm Springs, Desert Hot Springs, unincorporated parts of Riverside County and Cathedral City.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: July 24, 2009
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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Anti-drug efforts beefed up along US-Canada border (Plattsburgh, NY): The world's longest undefended border. It's a catchy yet increasingly imprecise term for the U.S.-Canada frontier, as authorities on both sides ratchet up efforts to curb bustling traffic in illegal drugs and guns.
Source: Newsday    Date: July 23, 2009
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Shooting at TSU campus may be gang-related (Houston, TX): A drive-by shooting at a community rally on the Texas Southern University campus Wednesday night left at least six people wounded. Police believe the incident was gang-related.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News    Date: July 23, 2009
http://abclocal.go.com/...

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