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Gang violence getting bolder (Dayton, OH): Raymond "Byrd" McDaniel’s body had just left the church when a gunman dressed in black fired one shot from across Germantown Street at relatives headed to a cemetery.
Source: Dayton Daily News    Date: May 18, 2009
http://www.daytondailynews.com/...

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Gang issue still focused on youth (Seattle, WA): When a car full of alleged Central District gang members rolled to Rainier Avenue South for a drive-by last month, police say, it was a 16-year-old who fired the handgun, trying to hit someone he thought had shot at him hours before.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: May 18, 2009
http://www.seattlepi.com/...

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Recent vandalism sparks concern (Fort Collins, CO): A west Fort Collins neighborhood was the victim of what officials call a typical yearly increase in graffiti or "tagging."
Source: Fort Collins Coloradoan    Date: May 18, 2009
http://www.coloradoan.com/...

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Man injured in apparent gang shooting (Salt Lake City, UT): A shooting that police believe was gang-related left an 18-year-old man in serious to critical condition over the weekend.
Source: Deseret News    Date: May 18, 2009
http://www.deseretnews.com/...

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Five in Taliband gang sent to prison (Cincinnati, OH): Five members of a criminal gang that terrorized Northside were convicted Monday and sent to prison. Each of the five was convicted of participating in a criminal gang and drug charges.
Source: The Enquirer    Date: May 18, 2009
http://news.cincinnati.com/...

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Gang members getting younger, more violent (Seattle, WA): A new elite team of crime fighters taking on Seattle's gang wars say they're finding younger kids getting involved in gang violence.
Source: KOMO 4 News    Date: May 16, 2009
http://www.komonews.com/...

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Idaho's anti-gang law little used by prosecutors (Boise, ID): Three years ago lawmakers created the state's first anti-gang law, hoping it would give prosecutors the ammunition they needed to fight drive-by shootings, drug distribution and other gang activity across Idaho.
Source: The Olympian    Date: May 16, 2009
http://www.theolympian.com/...

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15 jailed in Cherokee Co. gang sweep (Canton, GA): Cherokee County authorities concerned about a spike in Hispanic gang activity have rounded up more than a dozen suspects.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: May 15, 2009
http://www.walb.com/...

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Austin Police say large gang associated with threats (Austin, TX): Austin police say they arrested a member of a violent street gang after he made several threats against officers.
Source: KEYE 42 News    Date: May 15, 2009
http://www.keyetv.com/...

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Suspected 30 Deep gang members arrested in blue jean, TV thefts (Atlanta, GA): Atlanta police recovered stolen flat-screen televisions as well as blue jeans taken in a recent boutique burglary during the Thursday night arrest of several alleged members of a violent street gang.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: May 15, 2009
http://www.ajc.com/...

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Willits assault has gang ties (Willits, CA): A 20-year-old Willits man suffered minor injuries in what the Mendocino County Sheriff's Department is calling a gang-related attack in the unincorporated area south of Willits last Thursday morning. One man has been arrested; a 16-year-old suspected accomplice is still at large. Police have not identified the assault victim.
Source: The Willits News    Date: May 15, 2009
http://www.willitsnews.com/...

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Judge approves DHS gang injunctions (Desert Hot Springs, CA): Suspected members of two criminal street gangs in Desert Hot Springs will now face significant, court-ordered restrictions on their activities in some of the city’s most crime-ravaged neighborhoods.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: May 15, 2009
http://www.mydesert.com/...

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Fugitive gang member caught (Henderson County, NC): A Henderson County man was jailed under a $600,000 bond after an anti-gang task force picked him up in the Mills Gap Road area on Thursday.
Source: Times-News    Date: May 15, 2009
http://www.blueridgenow.com/...

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Lawmen put dent in street gangs (Elizabeth, NJ): Federal and local authorities ar rested 14 people this week and seized guns, drugs and a white Ca dillac in a sweep targeting street gangs in Newark and Elizabeth, officials said yesterday.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: May 15, 2009
http://www.nj.com/...

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El Monte street gang is one the area's largest, oldest (El Monte, CA): As cops led a man away who was kicked in the head by an officer and arrested after a long police chase Wednesday, one big word could be seen tattooed across his neck: FLORES.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: May 14, 2009
http://www.sgvtribune.com/...

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Sheriff seeking anti-gang monies (Burlington County, NJ): Amid an increase of gang-related crime in the region, Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield said last week she's prepared to apply for a cut of the $13.4 million in stimulus dollars that Gov. Jon Corzine announced will be allocated to anti-gang initiatives.
Source: Journal Register    Date: May 14, 2009
http://www.southjerseylocalnews.com/...

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Another Bulldog gang sweep in Southeast Fresno (Fresno, CA): Fresno police officers hit the streets Wednesday night looking for Bulldog gang members in Southeast Fresno.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: May 14, 2009
http://www.cbs47.tv/...

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Schools to use grant to fight gang activity (Tallahassee, FL): The Leon County School District plans to use federal money to help ward off the gang presence in schools and the city — an issue that's become a growing concern.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat    Date: May 14, 2009
http://www.tallahassee.com/...

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Senate bill cuts about $29m from youth violence programs (Boston, MA): In a move that stunned and worried youth advocates, the Senate Ways and Means Committee approved a state budget yesterday that would gut nearly all money for programs aimed at reducing urban youth violence.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: May 14, 2009
http://www.boston.com/...

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Police hoping crackdown helps stem gang activity in northern Broward (Pompano Beach, FL): With gang activity becoming more prevalent on the streets of Pompano Beach, the Broward Sheriff's Office has teamed up with the FBI to form a task force intent on curbing violence.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: May 14, 2009
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/...

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