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City declares war on gang graffiti (Easton, PA): Ratcheting up efforts to crack down on gangs, Easton officials Thursday unveiled a new program designed to quickly get rid of graffiti scrawled by gang members on walls throughout the city.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: June 29, 2007
http://www.mcall.com/...

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City's new task force targets gangs (Allentown, PA): To combat what Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski calls 'the new organized crime,' city police have formed an anti-gang unit.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: June 28, 2007
http://www.mcall.com/...

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City police look to combat gangs (Camden, SC): Camden’s Police Department will focus on educating the public about gangs with a new officer that will start Monday. The gang and drugs officer will work within schools, churches and other community organizations on prevention, education and enforcement.
Source: The State    Date: June 28, 2007
http://www.thestate.com/...

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One shot, six arrested in Spanaway (Spanaway, WA): Pierce County sheriff’s deputies arrested six people on suspicion of first-degree attempted murder after a gang-related drive-by shooting in Spanaway left one teenager injured, a sheriff’s spokesman said Wednesday.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: June 28, 2007
http://www.thenewstribune.com/...

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Sweeps target street gang operations (Monterey County, CA): FBI agents and local law enforcement officers conducted early morning raids in Monterey County on Wednesday, the culmination of a multi-year, multi-state investigation meant to further dismantle the Nuestra Familia prison gang's street operations, the FBI said.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: June 28, 2007
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Dozens arrested in northern California gang sweep with Watsonville roots (Watsonville, CA): More than 22 members of the Nuestra Familia gang from across Central and Northern California were arrested Wednesday morning in a wide-ranging law enforcement dragnet with roots in Watsonville.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: June 28, 2007
http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/...

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Sources: Nabbed teen linked to gang (Boston, MA): The teen arrested yesterday after he allegedly admitted hiding the 9 mm gun used in the accidental shooting of his 8-year-old half-brother has been linked to a bloodletting Dorchester gang that was blamed for the murder of a little girl gunned down in a city park five years ago, police sources told the Herald last night.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: June 28, 2007
http://news.bostonherald.com/...

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Gang member charged with three Huntington shootings (Huntington, NY): A member of a Salvadoran street gang was arrested Wednesday and charged in the shooting of three people in Huntington Station, the Suffolk police said.
Source: Newsday    Date: June 28, 2007
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Five suspected gang members arrested (Santa Rosa, CA): Five suspects believed to be in a criminally active street gang have been arrested following a month-long investigation into alleged drug sales, according to the Santa Rosa Police Department.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: June 28, 2007
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East county gang enforcement team gets $1.15 million (Multnomah County, OR): A multi-agency gang enforcement team received $1.15 million in state funding to fight gang activity in east Multnomah County, officials said today.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: June 28, 2007
http://blog.oregonlive.com/...

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40% of towns have problem with gangs (Lincroft, NJ): Roughly 40 percent of North Jersey municipalities have a significant gang presence within their communities, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: The Record    Date: June 27, 2007
http://www.northjersey.com/...

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Dozens of alleged gang members arrested in NorCal sweep (Fresno, CA): A coalition of local, state and federal law enforcement officials arrested as many as 30 people today as part of a long-standing criminal investigation aimed at dismantling four gangs.
Source: KSBY News    Date: June 27, 2007
http://www.ksby.com/...

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Man killed in Pittsburg gang shooting (Pittsburg, CA): Police are investigating the gang-related shooting death of man Monday night. A beat officer on foot patrol responded to Civic Avenue after hearing shots in the area about 8:30 p.m., said Lt. Brian Addington.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: June 26, 2007
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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Police link gang feud, drive-bys (Wichita, KS): Police are investigating a series of recent drive-by shootings that they say reflect a gang feud. Three homes were hit and one person was wounded in a drive-by shooting at 22nd North and Jackson at about 7 p.m. Saturday, said Lt. Jeff Easter.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: June 26, 2007
http://www.wichitaeagle.com/...

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New task force will tackle gun violence (Fresno, CA): Fresno police will try to curb a rise in gun violence this summer with a major new task force, Police Chief Jerry Dyer announced Monday.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: June 26, 2007
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Police just miss nabbing fifth suspect in shootings (Athens, GA): Investigators on Tuesday just missed catching a purported gang member suspected in a pair of weekend shootings that left one of the men dead after Athens-Clarke police shot him, police said.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: June 26, 2007
http://www.onlineathens.com/...

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Feds report arrest of violent street gang member (McAllen, TX): A 29-year-old Mexican man who is an alleged member of a violent street gang was arrested at his home in Mission, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Monday.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: June 25, 2007
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Porterville gang sweep nets 60 arrests (Porterville, CA): The Porterville Police Department Special Investigations Unit spent four days, ending Saturday, on a "city-wide anti-gang suppression detail," making 60 arrests.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: June 25, 2007
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

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Girl street fights on rise in Yonkers (Yonkers, NY): An increase in street fights involving girls egged on by their mothers is raising concern among the city's social workers.
Source: The Journal News    Date: June 25, 2007
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Gunman on bike hurts two in suspected gang shooting (Chicago, IL): Two men were shot early Saturday when a suspected gang member riding a bicycle fired at them in the Wicker Park neighborhood on the Near Northwest Side, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 24, 2007
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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