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Ogden teen blames gang violence on words (Ogden, UT): An Ogden man arrested for investigation of the killing of two people and the wounding of two others denies shooting anyone during a dispute that started at a weekend wedding party.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: August 10, 2007
http://www.heraldextra.com/...

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Gang members rounded up in Oceanside sting (Oceanside, CA): A dozen gang members were arrested in Oceanside today in a sting that began after two teenage gangsters were accused of killing Oceanside police Officer Dan Bessant last December.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: August 9, 2007
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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City attorney targets alleged gang hangout in Venice (Venice, CA): In its stepped-up campaign to curb gang activity, the Los Angeles city attorney's office Wednesday announced that it had filed a lawsuit against the owner of a small Venice apartment building that is allegedly a home base for drug dealing and other illegal activity by the Shoreline Crips.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 9, 2007
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Tulare Co. gets $175k grant to fight crime (Washington, DC): Tulare County stands to benefit from a crime-fighting grant program that the White House wants to change and Congress wants to keep.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: August 9, 2007
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Four gang members arrested after downtown street fight (Petaluma, CA): Four gang members were arrested late Tuesday night after a downtown street fight in which they used bottles as weapons.
Source: Petaluma Argus-Courier     Date: August 8, 2007
http://www1.arguscourier.com/...

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Lott links killings to gangs (Richland County, SC): The fatal shootings of two young women Sunday and Monday in Richland County were gang-related, Sheriff Leon Lott said Tuesday. And both victims were affiliated with gangs, Lott said.
Source: The State    Date: August 8, 2007
http://www.thestate.com/...

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State lawmakers propose cuts in anti-gang funds (Sacramento, CA): Even as gang crime continues to surge in communities throughout the state, state lawmakers are proposing to cut new funding for anti-gang programs.
Source: Inside Bay Area    Date: August 8, 2007
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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Bloods-Crips probe in Newark schoolyard massacre (Newark, NJ): Cops are probing whether a Bloods and Crips turf war was the root of last weekend's massacre of three college students in Newark -- but are getting little help from residents who fear retaliation if they speak out.
Source: New York Post    Date: August 8, 2007
http://www.nypost.com/...

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Shooting called case of gang retaliation (Ogden, UT): Three men who kidnapped a 28-year-old man in Ogden, shot him at least seven times and dumped his body in an industrial area early Monday were retaliating for a gang-related double homicide at a wedding party the day before, police said Tuesday.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: August 8, 2007
http://www.sltrib.com/...

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Two held in fatal Visalia shooting (Visalia, CA): Police say two suspected teenage gang members are responsible for a shooting late Monday that left a Visalia man dead and nearby residents fearful for their safety.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: August 7, 2007
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Gang statistics decrease, but gang members don’t (Victor Valley, CA): Despite an influx of gang members coming to the Victor Valley, statistics released Tuesday by the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s office show a decrease in the number of cases filed.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: August 7, 2007
http://www.vvdailypress.com/...

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Three charged with graffiti: Incident at Summit Park gang-related, police say (Sierra Vista, AZ): Three teenagers were charged with criminal damage involving graffiti Saturday, some of which was clearly street-gang related, according to Sierra Vista police.
Source: The Sierra Vista Herald    Date: August 7, 2007
http://www.svherald.com/...

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Grand jury convenes to target gang issues (Tampa, FL): As street gangs clamor for notoriety in Hillsborough County and across Florida, a statewide grand jury on such activities - the first of its kind - convened Monday in South Florida.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: August 7, 2007
http://www.tbo.com/...

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CHP will patrol streets of Oakland (Oakland, CA): California Highway Patrol officers will patrol the streets of Oakland to combat a recent wave of homicides that included the slaying of journalist Chauncey Bailey, the governor's office announced Tuesday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: August 7, 2007
http://www.sfgate.com/...

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Task force erasing gang graffiti in Macon neighborhoods (Macon, GA): Gang graffiti is being washed away across Macon and Bibb County. The Project Safe Neighborhoods Anti-Gang Task Force fanned out in all four Macon police precincts and Lake Wildwood in Bibb County to obliterate gang markings in neighborhoods.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: August 7, 2007
http://www.macon.com/...

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Wanted D.C. gang member arrested (Greensboro, SC): Greensboro police arrested a high-profile Washington gang member Monday wanted in connection with three shootings there.
Source: News-Record    Date: August 7, 2007
http://www.news-record.com/...

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Rash of shootings spurs Ogden police crackdown on gang activity (Ogden, UT): Police plan to double their efforts to crack down on gangs in the wake of a double homicide Sunday that punctuated a recent spike in gang-related violence.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: August 7, 2007
http://www.sltrib.com/...

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Two suspects identified in gang-related killing, police say (Las Vegas, NV): Las Vegas police have one man in jail in connection with the July 29 slaying of a Salvadoran who was suspected of being a member of the Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, gang, and they have identified a second suspect in the killing.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal    Date: August 7, 2007
http://www.lvrj.com/...

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Gang injunctions not likely in Salinas (Salinas, CA): California has a new law making it easier for cities to issue injunctions against gang gatherings, but Salinas officials said the law may have little use here, where gangs have learned to conduct their business out of public view.
Source: The Californian    Date: August 6, 2007
http://www.californianonline.com/...

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Nampa neighborhood shaken after two gang shootings (Nampa, ID): Shots rang out again in Nampa. Now police are searching for a person of interest in a gang-related shooting. It happened when an argument went bad, ending with one man being shot in the leg.
Source: KTRV Fox 12 News    Date: August 6, 2007
http://www.fox12news.com/...

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