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Violence linked to gangs increases (Medford, OR): Three teenagers suspected of being affiliated with a Sureños gang offshoot called RAW were arrested on assault charges stemming from an attack on an Ashland man at the Rogue Valley Mall food court Saturday.
Source: Mail Tribune    Date: April 14, 2009
http://www.mailtribune.com/...

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Anti-gang forum focuses on York County schools (York County, PA): Every school district in York County has students who are gang members, according to the head of the York County Gang Prevention Initiative.
Source: The York Dispatch    Date: April 14, 2009
http://yorkdispatch.inyork.com/...

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Seven jailed after alleged gang fight (Willows, CA): Seven gang members are behind bars today after allegedly beating a Willows man in broad daylight Easter Sunday.
Source: Willows-Journal    Date: April 14, 2009
http://www.willows-journal.com/...

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Gang members charged with spraying graffiti in Alamance (Alamance, NC): Members of a gang from Raleigh were arrested on charges they sprayed graffiti on the outside of a business and a trailer park, the sheriff's office said today.
Source: News & Record    Date: April 13, 2009
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Murder victim identified (Springfield, MA): Springfield Police say the murder victim whose body was pulled from the Chicopee River was a gang member who was well known with police.
Source: WWLP 22 News    Date: April 13, 2009
http://www.wwlp.com/...

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Norteño gang member who ran over Monterey County Sheriff's deputy still missing (Monterey County, CA): A gang member who police say ran over a Monterey County Sheriff's deputy with a car on Friday night was still on the run late Sunday night, officials said.
Source: The Californian    Date: April 13, 2009
http://thecalifornian.com/...

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Local gangs prepare to battle (Bainbridge, GA): Two of our local gangs appear to have begun a battle. According to statements made, James Christian's murder may have been the opening salvo.
Source: BainbridgeGA.com    Date: April 13, 2009
http://bainbridgega.com/...

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Police in city report more gang activity (Charleston, WV): Local gang problems have gotten worse in recent years as an influx of gangsters from other cities works to turn Charleston into a hotbed of street-crime activities.
Source: The Charleston Gazette    Date: April 12, 2009
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CHP teams with Santa Ana police to fight gangs (Santa Ana, CA): High intensity gang areas in Santa Ana are getting a dozen California Highway Patrol officers to patrol streets along with local gang detail detectives, in an effort to curb gang violence through suppression, surveillance and probation checks.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: April 12, 2009
http://www.ocregister.com/...

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Four wounded in shooting (La Puente, CA): Four men were wounded Easter Sunday when two gang members opened fire on a group of partygoers, authorities said, adding to a weekend of violence in the San Gabriel Valley area.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: April 12, 2009
http://www.sgvtribune.com/...

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Encinitas gang members linked to two shootings in Carlsbad (Carlsbad, CA): Law enforcement officials say Encinitas gang members are responsible for two recent shootings in the city of Carlsbad. Unsure exactly what prompted the incursions, officers and deputies in the coastal cities are stepping up patrols in gang turf to keep a lid on any further violence.
Source: North County Times    Date: April 12, 2009
http://www.northcountytimes.com/...

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25 arrested in 'gang emphasis sweep' of South King County (South King County, WA): Twenty-five people were arrested Saturday in a "gang emphasis sweep" of South King County. Officers from 13 agencies focused on known gang members with outstanding warrants and those on active Department of Corrections supervision.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: April 12, 2009
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/...

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Desert Hot Springs gangs took root in growth wave from the west (Desert Hot Springs, CA): Gang members surrounded the house. Inside they expected to find a rival gang's drugs and money. They shot their way in.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: April 11, 2009
http://www.mydesert.com/...

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A closer look at Carson City gang violence (Carson City, NV): Gang violence is no stranger to Carson City. But after Thursday night's shooting that left one man injured, is the sheriff's office concerned about a possible surge in gang violence?
Source: KTVN 2 News    Date: April 11, 2009
http://www.ktvn.com/...

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Gangs took advantage of a weakened city (Desert Hot Springs, CA): Ask Desert Hot Springs officials how the gang problems got so bad in the city, and you'll get a long answer.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: April 11, 2009

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Gang-related shooting leaves 17-year-old from Illinois dead (Milwaukee, WI): A 17-year-old Illinois man is dead and another injured after a gang-related shooting in Milwaukee.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: April 11, 2009
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Young Heartless Felons gang has Mansfield prison on edge as members attack other convicts in bands (Mansfield, OH): The Heartless Felons, a new kind of prison gang, have brazenly broken away from the unwritten convicts' code - no rapes, no robberies, no snitching, no group attacks - and raised tensions to alarming rates at the Mansfield Correctional Institution, prison guards and officials say.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: April 11, 2009
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Former street lords work with Memphis students (Memphis, TN): If experience is the best teacher, the gang-prone in town are sitting at the feet of some former street lords, the city schools' in-your-face attempt to deglorify thug life.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: April 11, 2009
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Gun crimes on the rise in Pittsfield (Pittsfield, MA): The city is on a record pace for shootings this year. If the current clip of six in 14 weeks continues, Pittsfield could register as many as 22 shootings by the end of the year, surpassing the high of a dozen, recorded in both 2003 and 2005.
Source: The Berkshire Eagle    Date: April 10, 2009
http://www.berkshireeagle.com/...

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Gang involvement eyed in Capistrano Stabbing (San Juan Capistrano, CA): Authorities suspect a truckload of men who stabbed two others in San Juan Capistrano on Thursday night were somehow connected to a rival gang in San Clemente.
Source: The Capistrano Dispatch    Date: April 10, 2009
http://thecapistranodispatch.com/...

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