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Norfolk city manager to make proposal today on reducing gang violence (Norfolk, VA): City Manager Regina V.K. Williams will present a proposal to the City Council this morning on what she believes the city should do to reduce gang violence.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: December 16, 2008
http://hamptonroads.com/...

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13 teens arrested after reported gang fight (Porterville, CA): On Sunday, police arrested 13 teenagers — all suspected gang members — after one reportedly got into a fight at a Porterville party to which none was invited.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: December 16, 2008
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

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Hollister gangsters shoot up party, try to evade police at 120 mph (Gilroy, CA): Two Hollister gang members shot up a party and tried to evade police, driving for 20 miles at speeds up to 120 mph, police said. The incident marked the fifth gang shooting in Gilroy in one month.
Source: The Gilroy Dispatch    Date: December 15, 2008
http://www.gilroydispatch.com/...

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Sheriff's sergeant takes on gang-archive project (San Bernardino County, CA): It's a seemingly impossible task for one man to create a gangbanger resource database using one small federal grant across an area bigger than some countries.
Source: Daily Bulletin    Date: December 14, 2008
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

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Police arrest two reported gang members (Chico, CA): Police arrested two reported gang members who were pulled over on Eaton Road and Constitution Drive Thursday night.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: December 14, 2008
http://www.chicoer.com/...

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Avenues gang members arrested in slaying of L.A. sheriff's deputy (Los Angeles County, CA): As the wife and three children of slain Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Juan Abel Escalante solemnly looked on, top law enforcement and city officials announced Saturday that two men had been arrested in the deputy's shooting death, although the motive in the killing is unclear.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 14, 2008
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Dunkin' Donuts robberies suspect claims tie to Crips gang in L.A. (Delray Beach, FL): The father of a suspect charged in a string of violent Dunkin' Donuts store robberies in South Florida is a member of the notorious Los Angeles-based Crips gang, a link that paved the way for his son to start his own group here, a Broward Sheriff's Office gang expert said.
Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel    Date: December 14, 2008
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/...

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Mayor of Albuquerque seeks tougher gang laws (Albuquerque, NM): Albuquerque officials want the New Mexico Legislature to enact a law that would allow municipalities to file civil lawsuits against gang members and seize their assets to make improvements in the neighborhoods they threaten.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: December 13, 2008
http://www.elpasotimes.com/...

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14 arrested in West Side drug market bust (Chicago, IL) : Fourteen men were arrested and charged Wednesday after Chicago Police shut down a West Side drug market run by a street gang.
Source: FOX News Chicago    Date: December 13, 2008
http://www.myfoxchicago.com/...

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15 suspected Latino gang members arrested (Columbus, OH): Police and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security arrested 15 people on Friday who they said were members of the MS-13 gang.
Source: WBNS 10 News    Date: December 13, 2008
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Drug, gang raid under way across Morris County (Morristown, NJ): The Morris County Prosecutor's Office, as well as officers from 18 federal, state, county and local law enforcement agencies, swept through several Morris County towns today, as well as locations in Essex County, making numerous arrests and seizing narcotics belonging to suspected illegal drug distributors and gang members, authorities announced.
Source: Daily Record    Date: December 12, 2008
http://www.dailyrecord.com/...

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Six 'violent gang members' arrested in Sturgis (Sturgis, IN): Six illegal alien gang members from Mexico were arrested late Wednesday in Sturgis as part of a joint local action with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to David Ives, Sturgis Police deputy chief.
Source: WSBT 22 News    Date: December 12, 2008
http://www.wsbt.com/...

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Teen arrested in connection with Tucson High threats (Tucson, AZ): A 17-year-old was arrested last week after threatening to "shoot up" Tucson High Magnet School.
Source: Arizona Daily Star    Date: December 12, 2008
http://www.azstarnet.com/...

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Gangs in Dane County? Yes, they're everywhere, detective says (Dane County, WI): Gangs are everywhere in Dane County, from the largest Madison high schools to the smallest rural hamlets.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: December 11, 2008
http://www.madison.com/...

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Gang sweep nets five arrests (La Habra, CA): Five men were arrested in a gang sweep organized by the La Habra Police Department on Thursday morning at locations throughout Southern California.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: December 11, 2008
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/...

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46 members of Bakersfield Crips gang arrested (Bakersfield, CA): Forty-six Bakersfield-area gang members have been arrested as part of an investigation that began more than two years ago.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: December 11, 2008
http://www.sfgate.com/...

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Alleged gang member caught in N.Ky. (Covington, KY): Another alleged member of a notorious Northside street gang is under arrest after police found him living in Northern Kentucky.
Source: WCPO 9 News    Date: December 11, 2008
http://www.wcpo.com/...

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In its first year, operation nets 622 arrests of gang members (Arizona): Law-enforcement agencies statewide have made 622 arrests in the first year of an operation to target violent gang members with outstanding warrants, the Arizona Department of Public Safety announced Wednesday.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: December 11, 2008
http://www.azcentral.com/...

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62 arrests made in operation gangs and guns (Fresno, CA): Operation Gangs and Guns is already proving to be a success for the Fresno Police Department.
Source: KMPH FOX 26 News    Date: December 10, 2008
http://www.kmph.com/...

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Gang problem spreading in West Palm Beach (West Palm Beach, FL): Gang activity in West Palm Beach and across Palm Beach County is on the rise and law enforcement officials are finding some disturbing trends with the latest string of gang-related crimes.
Source: WPEC 12 News    Date: December 10, 2008
http://www.cbs12.com/...

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