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Gang threat brings police to Centralia High School (Centralia, WA): Law enforcement officers kept the peace Thursday at Centralia High School after a janitor found a gang threat against the "Little Valley Locos" scrawled on a boys' bathroom wall.
Source: The Olympian    Date: April 27, 2007
http://www.theolympian.com/...

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Man slashed during suspected gang altercation (Fremont, CA): A 22-year-old man suffered slash wounds to his head and back Tuesday afternoon when he was attacked by three gang members wielding knives and tire irons, police said.
Source: Inside Bay Area    Date: April 27, 2007
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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Mexican Mafia drug kingpin, 12 others arrested in East Valley (Coachella Valley, CA): A collection of law enforcement agencies at the local, state, and federal levels believe it has uncovered a drug-trafficking operation in the Coachella Valley. Coachella Valley, CA)And authorities say it was all under the guise of the Mexican Mafia.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: April 27, 2007
http://www.kesq.com/...

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FBI head pledges help in Mass. gang crackdown (Massachusetts): FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III said he pledged the bureau's help in cracking down on gang violence throughout the state during a meeting Friday with Massachusetts State Police Colonel Mark F. Delaney.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: April 27, 2007
http://www.boston.com/...

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Gang activity discussed (Mayville, NY): It's very hard to determine who could be in a gang in your community, according to one Boys and Girls Clubs of America official and local law enforcement.
Source: The Observer    Date: April 27, 2007
http://www.observertoday.com/...

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Nine charged as drug pushers in Carpentersville (Carpentersville, IL): Nine people associated with a violent Carpentersville street gang were arrested Thursday on felony drug pushing charges, Carpentersville police and FBI agents said.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: April 27, 2007
http://www.dailyherald.com/...

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Five arrested in gang shooting (French Camp, CA): Four men and a juvenile were arrested late Wednesday in connection with a lunchtime, gang-related shooting on a quiet Lathrop street.
Source: The Record    Date: April 27, 2007
http://www.recordnet.com/...

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Fort Pierce to step up efforts to fight gangs (Fort Pierce, FL): Patrols will be stepped up in the northwest area of the city after a shooting Tuesday night marked the third such incident there in five weeks, the police chief said Wednesday.
Source: Fort Pierce Tribune    Date: April 26, 2007
http://www.tcpalm.com/...

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Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales announces expansion of Justice Department's comprehensive anti-gang initiative (Rochester, NY): Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales today announced the expansion of the Justice Department's Comprehensive Anti-Gang Initiative to include four additional sites targeting dangerous street gangs and promoting prevention efforts to keep communities and neighborhoods safe.
Source: PR Newswire    Date: April 26, 2007
http://www.pr-inside.com/...

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Fresno County sheriff's arrests several gang members after two week investigation (Fresno County, CA): Several gang members are in jail, and more than a dozen weapons are off the streets after a two week long investigation by the Fresno County Sheriff's Department.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: April 26, 2007
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53 arrests in Crips gang bust (Denver, CO): A metro gang task force has confiscated more than $1 million in cash and arrested 53 members of the Tre Tre Crips gang and their affiliates after an 18-month investigation.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: April 26, 2007
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L.A. police panel backs anti-gang plan (Los Angeles, CA): The mayor's gang reduction plan won support Tuesday from the Los Angeles Police Commission, but members also called for a swift evaluation of city-funded prevention programs to weed out those that are not working.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 25, 2007
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Petroglyphs vandalized, tagged with gang graffiti (Albuquerque, NM): Petroglyph National Monument is the latest target of an ongoing battle between Albuquerque gangs bent on proving dominance, this time by vandalizing the hallowed and historic park with graffiti.
Source: The Albuquerque Tribune    Date: April 25, 2007
http://www.abqtrib.com/...

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8-year-old admits to gang involvement (Nashville, TN): An eight-year-old has admitted to his dad that he's joined an infamous gang and the trend is not uncommon. Gangs are now recruiting new members from elementary schools and children as young as seven or eight.
Source: WKRN 2 News    Date: April 25, 2007
http://wkrn.com/...

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Gang offenders passes public safety committee (Sacramento, CA): Senator George Runner’s (R-Antelope Valley) and Senator Bob Dutton’s (R-Rancho Cucamonga) legislation to increase the use of GPS monitoring of juvenile gang offenders passed Senate Public Safety Committee on Tuesday.
Source: California Chronicle    Date: April 25, 2007
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Gang busters (Roseville, CA): Two years ago Sal Collado, 25, was still an active gang member in Roseville. With his "won't-be-stopped" attitude he would enter opposing gang territory by himself just to look for a fight.
Source: The Press Tribune    Date: April 25, 2007
http://www.thepresstribune.com/...

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Appellate court tosses out West Sacramento gang curfew (Sacramento, CA): A state appellate court has struck down a West Sacramento injunction intended to reduce gang activity because prosecutors failed to adequately notify gang members of the city's crackdown.
Source: North County Times    Date: April 24, 2007
http://www.nctimes.com/...

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Lompoc Police arrest suspected gang members (Lompoc, CA): In light of last week's murder, Lompoc police target suspected gang members. Authorities served gang search warrants at twenty locations Tuesday, including the home of Alejandro Perez's grandmother.
Source: KSBY News    Date: April 24, 2007
http://www.ksby.com/...

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Gang beating, threats lead to Glencliff lockdown (Nashville, TN): Five Kurdish gang members attacked a 17-year-old student today at Glencliff High School, causing the school to be locked down for about 1½ hours while police stabilized the situation, according to Metro Police spokeswoman Kristin Mumford.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: April 24, 2007
http://www.tennessean.com/...

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Four beat, shoot at suspected gang member in Yonkers (Yonkers, NY): A 19-year-old Yonkers man was shot at several times by a group of men who asked him if he was a member of a Mexican street gang then opened fire on his car as he tried to escape from them early today.
Source: The Journal News    Date: April 24, 2007
http://www.nynews.com/...

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