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Anti-gang legislation proposed by new lawmakers (Chicago, IL): Street gangs are reaching out on the Internet and into suburban schools to recruit new leaders, state leaders said. Now, two suburban lawmakers are fighting back.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: February 1, 2007
http://www.dailyherald.com/...

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Library program warns of dangers of street gangs (Ocean County, NJ): Video clips of gang members committing acts of violence; the sounds of proviolence and prohate rap lyrics and white supremacist chants and photos of stitched up bullet wounds, bloody faces and youth donning gang colors, throwing up gang signs and playing with weapons were all shown at the Stafford Branch of the Ocean County Library last week.
Source: Ocean County Observer    Date: January 31, 2007
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Key sticking points pulled from anti-gang measure (Washington, DC): California Sen. Dianne Feinstein stepped up a decadelong effort to pass federal anti-gang legislation Wednesday, stripping out several controversial provisions that had stymied the bill's progress.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: January 31, 2007
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High gang alert after an arrest (New York, NY): Police were guarding against an outbreak of violence in the Rockaways last night after the arrest of a man in a December murder linked to the area's continuing gang war, police sources said.
Source: Newsday    Date: January 31, 2007
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Drug sweep nets 15 arrests (Patton Township, PA): Fifteen people from Centre and Clinton counties accused of running a $2 million ring distributing bulk quantities of cocaine and heroin were arrested early Tuesday by state and local law enforcement agencies.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: January 31, 2007
http://www.bradenton.com/...

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Three arrested on gang assault charges (Kingsbury, NY): Three men were arrested on a gang assault charges Tuesday night after they allegedly attacked a man who was dating an ex-girlfriend of one of the attackers, police said.
Source: The Post-Star    Date: January 31, 2007
http://www.poststar.com/...

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Visiting judge extends gang injunction (Wichita Falls, TX): The temporary injunction prohibiting some gang-related activities in parts of Wichita Falls has been extended, according to information from the Wichita Falls Police Department.
Source: Times Record News    Date: January 31, 2007
http://www.timesrecordnews.com/...

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Senator proposes strong medicine for gang violence (New York): Gang violence is "spreading like a virus", said U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, during a news conference Wednesday.
Source: Empire State News    Date: January 31, 2007
http://www.empirestatenews.net/...

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Delano gang activity runs rampant (Bakersfield, CA): The latest victim of gang violence in Kern County could be an 18-year-old Delano boy. As police investigate the case, the question arises—Why Delano?
Source: KGET 17 News    Date: January 31, 2007
http://www.kget.com/...

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Cops: He's the Blood who pulled trigger in woman's death (Jersey City, NJ): A third man has been arrested in connection with the weekend slaying of a 39-year-old Jersey City woman who authorities believe was hit with a bullet intended for her son.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: January 31, 2007
http://www.nj.com/...

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Suspected MS-13 gang leader arrested (Houston, TX): A suspected MS-13 gang leader wanted in connection with multiple violent crimes was arrested in Houston, KPRC Local 2 reported Tuesday.
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston    Date: January 30, 2007
http://www.click2houston.com/...

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Man, boy charged in gang slaying (Providence, RI): Some local gang members have been fuming for months, angered by incidents of vandalism to cars, gunshots being fired into houses and physical assaults, the police said yesterday.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: January 30, 2007
http://www.projo.com/...

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Gang fighters get help (Washington, DC): Responding to a crescendo of gang violence in Los Angeles and other major U.S. cities, the Department of Justice plans to inject $200 million into local anti-crime programs.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: January 30, 2007
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Commish moves unit to target gang violence (Boston, MA): Boston police Commissioner Ed Davis plans to restructure the department’s vaunted Youth Violence Strike Force, relocating the 48 cops to the shuttered Municipal Police building in Dorchester as part of a strategy to attack Cape Verdean gang violence, the Herald has learned.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: January 30, 2007
http://news.bostonherald.com/...

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Gang-injunction violators may serve full jail terms (Los Angeles, CA): Three members of the Blythe Street gang, convicted of violating a gang injunction, may become the first required to serve their full jail sentences under a new proposal aimed at cracking down on street gangs in Los Angeles, prosecutors said today.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: January 30, 2007
http://www.latimes.com/...

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A violent weekend in Salinas (Salinas, CA): An 18-year-old shot in the head during a drive-by shooting. A 39-year-old man stabbed in the stomach. A 24-year-old man at an alcohol recovery facility wounded in the leg and the abdomen by gunfire.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: January 30, 2007
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Gang members jailed for violating injunction (San Fernando Valley, CA): Three members of a Van Nuys street gang could spend up to two years in jail for violating a court injunction that prohibits them from congregating in public or trespassing in a designated "safe" area.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: January 30, 2007
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Shooting believed to be gang-related (West Covina, CA): A 29-year-old La Puente man was shot in the back in what officials believe was a gang-related drive-by shooting Friday.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: January 29, 2007
http://www.sgvtribune.com/...

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Police tie 75 car burglaries to a new street gang (Memphis, TN): Memphis Police say they've arrested several members of a new street gang called the "University Crips." Police say the gang members are responsible for about 75 car burglaries in East Memphis and Cordova.
Source: WREG NewsChannel 3    Date: January 29, 2007
http://www.wreg.com/...

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In Los Angeles, antigang efforts start on the street (Los Angeles, CA) : At twilight on Friday, in the heart of the territory of the latest notorious Los Angeles gang, a woman in a passing car calls out a tip to Officer Dan Robbins, sending him racing toward a corner and a man he believes is a member of the 204th Street gang.
Source: The New York Times    Date: January 29, 2007
http://www.nytimes.com/...

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