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Gang sweep nets 16 arrests (Port St. Lucie, FL): Following a six-month investigation, Port St. Lucie Police Chief John Skinner announced Wednesday the arrests of 16 people alleged to be members of a gang rising in the city's southwestern neighborhoods.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: August 23, 2007
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Thrown rock may be behind slaying of Addison teen (Addison, IL): An Addison teen was shot and killed after gang members blamed him for throwing something, a DuPage County prosecutor said today.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 23, 2007
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Lowell wins $820G grant to combat gang violence (Boston, MA): Lowell has received an $820,000 grant from the State Department of Public Safety to combat gang violence and emerging crime problems with innovative community-based programs.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: August 23, 2007
http://www.lowellsun.com/...

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Teen shot on way home from high school in ESL (East St. Louis, IL): A teenager was shot in the leg Wednesday afternoon on his way home from East St. Louis High School, and police were searching for the gunman in the gang-related shooting.
Source: Belleville News-Democrat    Date: August 23, 2007
http://www.bnd.com/...

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Three men wounded in shooting (Bradenton, FL): A triple shooting late Wednesday left a man and his uncle with gunshot wounds to the head and another man grazed in the neck.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: August 23, 2007
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DA: Gang linked to bodega robberies (Queens, NY): Prosecutors are linking a rash of at least 16 violent bodega robberies in Queens to four men who, authorities say, are members of the Crips street gang.
Source: amNewYork    Date: August 23, 2007
http://www.amny.com/...

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Scottsdale police joins East Valley crackdown on gangs, drugs (Scottsdale, AZ): Scottsdale police are joining other East Valley communities and federal law enforcement in a massive crackdown on gang members, drug dealers and other violent criminals.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: August 23, 2007
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16 arrested in Placentia drug enforcement operation (Placentia, CA): Police have arrested a man they suspect of being a drug kingpin – Pablo Perfecto, 36, of Yorba Linda – and 15 others in an action that was part of a larger Drug Enforcement Administration sting.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: August 22, 2007
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16 arrested in Placentia drug enforcement operation (Placentia, CA): Police have arrested a man they suspect of being a drug kingpin – Pablo Perfecto, 36, of Yorba Linda – and 15 others in an action that was part of a larger Drug Enforcement Administration sting.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: August 22, 2007
http://www.ocregister.com/...

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Love affair, gangs' feud leave one dead (Denver, CO): A bitter feud between street gangs exploded into retaliatory drive-by shootings that left a grandfather dead after a relative of one gang leader committed what was considered an unpardonable act of disloyalty.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: August 22, 2007
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Immigration authorities arrest 60 gang members, associates during North County sweep (San Diego County, CA): Federal immigration officials, with assistance from local law enforcement agencies, have arrested 60 Mexican nationals with ties to street gangs as part of an ongoing nationwide sweep, authorities said today.
Source: North County Times    Date: August 22, 2007
http://www.nctimes.com/...

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Teen arrested after standoff (Visalia, CA): A teenage boy suspected in the possible gang-related killing last week of 16-year-old Daniel Saesee was arrested Monday by a Visalia Police Department SWAT team after a nearly 2 1/2 hour standoff.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: August 21, 2007
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

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Police nab man suspected in drive-by shooting (Merced, CA): Merced police have arrested a suspect they believe is connected to an Aug. 10 drive-by shooting that wounded five people. The shooting appears to have involved active gang members and those who wanted to leave the life.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: August 21, 2007
http://www.mercedsunstar.com/...

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Visalia police units gang up to fight street crime (Visalia, CA): Police and city leaders are taking steps to make sure a recent surge in gang-related violence doesn't turn into an out-of-control, upward spiral.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: August 21, 2007
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Three 'admitted gang members' arrested in gun thefts (Grand Haven, MI): Authorities say they have recovered 21 of the 50 guns stolen from two businesses this month, and three Holland Township teens with gang ties are in police custody
Source: The Grand Rapids Press    Date: August 21, 2007
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Police suspect links to gangs (Las Vegas, NV): Locals with gang ties are likely to blame for the Sunday morning brawl on the Strip that ended with four bystanders suffering from gunshot wounds, Las Vegas police said Monday.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal    Date: August 21, 2007
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Slain teen was in gang, police say (Sumter, SC): A 16-year-old boy shot to death after a party Saturday was a local gang member and the shooting was gang-related, Sheriff Anthony Dennis said Monday.
Source: The State    Date: August 21, 2007
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Death leads to Web threats (Albany, NY): City police were monitoring social networking sites on the Internet Monday after learning revenge threats were posted following the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy over the weekend.
Source: Times Union    Date: August 21, 2007
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Street gang members arrested in gun thefts (Ottawa County, MI): Authorities say they have recovered 21 of the 50 guns stolen from two Ottawa County businesses this month, and three Holland Township teens with gang ties are in police custody
Source: Muskegon Chronicle    Date: August 21, 2007
http://www.mlive.com/...

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Suspected street gang members arrested in gun store burglaries (Robinson Township, MI): Robinson Township- Police say 3 teenagers arrested for a pair of lake shore gun shop burglaries are members of a street gang.
Source: WZZM 13 News    Date: August 21, 2007
http://www.wzzm13.com/...

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