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11 alleged members of Top 6 gang arrested (Palm Beach County, FL): A two-year investigation has resulted in the arrests of 11 alleged members of the Top 6 gang that is tied to 14 homicides and more than 150 shootings in Palm Beach County, local, state and federal agencies said Friday.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: June 28, 2008
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/...

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Approach to gang prosecution draws criticism (Cleveland, OH): Nearly two dozen residents of an inner-city neighborhood on the city's southeast side are scheduled to go on trial this week on charges that they were part of a gang.
Source: WKYC 3 News    Date: June 28, 2008
http://www.wkyc.com/...

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Gang-related activity spurs task force (Eureka, CA): Increased gang-related assaults and graffiti prompted the gang sweep that resulted in the arrest of eight alleged gang members and the confiscation of gang-related paraphernalia and weapons Wednesday night, according to the Eureka Police Department.
Source: The Times-Standard    Date: June 27, 2008
http://www.times-standard.com/...

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Anti-gang effort to put feet on the street (Durham, NC): Residents and public officials are eager to see whether a new program will help teenagers and young adults involved with gangs get the services they need to stay out of trouble.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: June 27, 2008
http://www.newsobserver.com/...

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Police probe gang link in beating (Hampton, VA): Police are investigating a gang link to the brutal beating of a 16-year-old in Hampton last month.
Source: Daily Press    Date: June 27, 2008
http://www.dailypress.com/...

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Two men hurt in gang-related shootings (San Jose, CA): Two separate gang-related shootings Wednesday night in San Jose left a pair of men hospitalized. While the incidents are not related, investigators believe that both involved gangs.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: June 27, 2008
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Paint among arsenal in fighting gang activity (Tampa, FL): It was the middle of the afternoon. Kids played basketball on Timberlane Park's concrete court. And in the parking lot barely a free throw away, a couple of gang members conducted business.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: June 27, 2008
http://www.tampabay.com/...

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Williamson County to extradite suspected Fort Lauderdale gang leader (Georgetown, TX): Williamson County Court Judge Don Higginbotham ruled Thursday that a man accused of being a gang leader in Florida would be extradited there to face a list of crimes in which he is charged.
Source: Austin American-Statesman    Date: June 27, 2008
http://www.statesman.com/...

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Pair with gang ties arrested (Pittsfield, MA): Two local men with putative ties to a notorious street gang are free on bail after being charged in connection with the knifepoint carjacking of two men in one of Pittsfield's rougher neighborhoods early Saturday morning.
Source: The Berkshire Eagle    Date: June 27, 2008
http://www.berkshireeagle.com/...

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Anti-gang proposal draws mixed reaction (Durham, NC): Members of the Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham had mixed responses to a gang intervention presentation at their monthly meeting Thursday afternoon.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: June 27, 2008
http://heraldsun.southernheadlines.com/...

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Gang violence in Seattle on the rise, report says (Seattle, WA): A report on gangs in Seattle bolsters what some in law enforcement and community groups already were saying -- gang violence is up, and more prevention programs are needed.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: June 26, 2008
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/...

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Gangs expand online presence (South Dakota): Gang members in South Dakota are using social networking Web sites to recruit members and expand their drug trafficking here, according to a recent report by the U.S. Justice Department.
Source: Argus Leader    Date: June 26, 2008
http://www.argusleader.com/...

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Gang leader arrested in Round Rock for crimes in Florida (Round Rock, TX) : The U.S. Marshall's office arrested the leader of Sur 13, a violent gang, at a home in Round Rock on Chisholm Valley.
Source: FOX 7 News    Date: June 26, 2008
http://www.myfoxaustin.com/...

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Gang feud sparked killing in Central Islip, officials say (Central Islip, NY): A feud between gang members was at the heart of a Memorial Day shooting that left one man dead and, a month later, another in jail charged with his killing, authorities said.
Source: Newsday    Date: June 26, 2008
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Law will facilitate seizure of gang members' assets (Sacramento, CA): Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Wednesday signed a law making it easier for prosecutors to seize assets of gang members.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 26, 2008
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Police arrest 28 in bid to break gang's grip on L.A. neighborhood (Los Angeles, CA): Heavily armed police and federal agents stormed into a Glassell Park neighborhood Wednesday morning to wrest control away from a street gang -- and loyalists with deep family ties to its members -- that has in effect turned the sequestered swath of run-down apartments into rogue territory.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 26, 2008
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Richmond gang is eliminated, city police say (Richmond, VA): A Richmond gang that police said they have eradicated primarily dealt drugs in the city's Church Hill area, authorities said yesterday.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: June 26, 2008
http://www.inrich.com/...

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LAPD, federal agents raid Avenues gang clique (Los Angeles, CA): A law enforcement task force made up of hundreds of local police and federal agents raided dozens of addresses here Wednesday and arrested 28 members of the Avenues gang in connection with a federal racketeering indictment.
Source: Los Angeles Wave    Date: June 26, 2008
http://www.wavenewspapers.com/...

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Drug sweep net drops on two gang members (Bakersfield, CA): Two suspected gang members are arrested Wednesday afternoon, after Kern County Sheriff Gang units made a sweep of their home.
Source: Bakersfield Now    Date: June 25, 2008
http://www.bakersfieldnow.com/...

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L.A. street gang targeted in indictment (Los Angeles, CA): A law enforcement task force is cracking down on a northeastern Los Angeles gang accused of killings, home invasion robberies and drug dealing.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: June 25, 2008
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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