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Suspected gang members arrested (Hazleton, PA): Two suspected gang members, one only 16 years old, were arrested Tuesday in Hazleton. Some people said the gang terrorized a neighborhood. The arrests are part of a police effort to crack down.
Source: WNEP Newswatch 16    Date: June 5, 2007
http://www.wnep.com/...

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Gang-related drive-by shooting (Rochester, MN): For the third time in a month shots ring out on the streets of Rochester. And, police say the weekend drive by is gang related.
Source: KTTC TV News    Date: June 4, 2007
http://www.kttc.com/...

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City Council Public Safety approves $50,000 gang reward (Los Angeles, CA): The City Council's Public Safety Committee approved paying a $50,000 reward to the person who anonymously reported the whereabouts of Kody DeJohn Scott, designated one of the LAPD's 10 "Most Wanted" gang members.
Source: KNX 1070 News    Date: June 4, 2007
http://www.knx1070.com/...

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Governor signs anti-gang task force bill (Oklahoma City, OK): Governor Henry signed into a law a bill creating an anti-gang task force for the state.
Source: FOX 23 News    Date: June 4, 2007
http://www.fox23.com/...

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Three teens wounded in drive-by shooting at Riviera Beach park (Riviera Beach, FL): Three youths were hit Sunday afternoon in a drive-by shooting at a Riviera Beach park known for gang activity.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: June 4, 2007
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/...

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Orange County leader in teen-adult law (Orange County, CA): Prosecutors in Orange County have used a voter-approved law allowing juveniles to be tried in adult court more than any other county in California, according to a newspaper report published Sunday.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: June 4, 2007
http://www.venturacountystar.com/...

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Girls in gangs; Yakima authorities see more female membership (Yakima, WA): Maria Ball is as tough as any man. But as one of the few girls in the male-dominated Chicanos Por Vida (CPV) - Chicanos for Life - gang, the 17-year-old Yakima resident has a lot to prove.
Source: The Columbian    Date: June 3, 2007
http://www.columbian.com/...

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Boy stabbed in neck in gang-related act (San Diego, CA): A Chula Vista boy was stabbed in the neck in a gang- related attack in Terralta East Sunday, San Diego police said.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: June 3, 2007
http://www.10news.com/...

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Gang graffiti relays messages to friends and foes (Munster, IN): Graffiti, or tagging, can be a simple nuisance or deliver a serious message -- one that can result in violence.
Source: The Times    Date: June 3, 2007
http://www.thetimesonline.com/...

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Frankfort aims to decrease gang activity (Frankfort, IN): Mayor Don Stock and the Frankfort police force are working together to stop gang activity by holding public meetings to educate parents and community members.
Source: Journal & Courier    Date: June 3, 2007
http://www.jconline.com/...

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Gang members arrested for baseball jersey theft (Gainesville, GA): Agents with the Gainesville-Hall County Gang Task Force arrested two members of a local criminal gang for stealing baseball jerseys worth over $2 thousand from Johnson High School.
Source: AccessNorthGa.com    Date: June 2, 2007
http://www.accessnorthga.com/...

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Guardian Angels return to Lake Worth to battle gang violence (Lake Worth, FL): The Guardian Angels are coming back to Lake Worth on Sunday to battle gang violence. It will be the second time in two decades the civilian patrol group has accepted an invitation to help clean up a violent situation there.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: June 2, 2007
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/...

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Anti-crime teams sent to four more cities (Washington, DC): A violent crime spike in four cities led the Justice Department on Friday to dispatch additional teams of federal agents to combat guns, gangs or surging murder rates in Mesa, Ariz.; Orlando, Fla.; San Bernardino, Calif., and San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: June 2, 2007
http://www.nj.com/...

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Four juvenile arrested in alleged gang stabbing (Santa Rosa, CA): Police have arrested four juveniles accused of assault with a deadly weapon and participation in a criminal street gang.
Source: KRXI Fox 11 News    Date: June 1, 2007
http://www.foxreno.com/...

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Victorville gang ordered to leave forever (Victorville, CA): All it took was a sheaf of papers to send some of the most notorious gangbangers in the High Desert packing. A permanent - read, forever - gang injunction is now in place for East Side Victoria, a 115-member Latino gang that has been rooted in Victorville for 25 years.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: June 1, 2007
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

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Gang homicides plunge 32% (Los Angeles, CA): Nearly six months into the LAPD's crackdown on gang violence, the number of gang-related homicides in Los Angeles dropped 32%, mirroring an overall decline in violent crime across the city, according to statistics released Thursday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 1, 2007
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Park marred with gang graffiti (Dunn, NC): The springtime sun glistens off the mirror-like surface of the pond at Angier's Jack Marley Park, as birds chirp and ducks swim lazily around.
Source: The Daily Record    Date: June 1, 2007
http://www.dunndailyrecord.com/...

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Westchester funds programs to address gang violence (Westchester County, NY): Westchester County will spend almost $100,000 through the Invest in Kids program to fund three gang-prevention organizations.
Source: The Journal News    Date: June 1, 2007
http://lohud.com/...

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Graffiti, gang violence increase (Des Moines, IA): Gunshot reports, fights, shootings and gang-related graffiti are on the rise in Des Moines neighborhoods. Police say they are related to each other and are an indication of the growth of youth gangs in the city.
Source: The Des Moines Register    Date: May 31, 2007
http://desmoinesregister.com/...

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Sheriff's Gang Prevention program goes into action (Albany, GA): Recent acts of gang violence have many people in Albany outraged, and searching for answers. The Dougherty County Sheriff says stepping up prosecution of gang members is one way to fight them.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: May 31, 2007
http://www.walb.com/...

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