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Girl Shot in gang-related shooting (Panorama City, CA): A girl shot Sunday in a gang-related shooting in Panorama City was in stable condition, and one suspect was in custody as authorities sought two other juvenile suspects, a police officer said.
Source: KTTV FOX 13 News    Date: April 26, 2009
http://www.myfoxla.com/...

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Senate OKs bill cracking down on gang activity (Austin, TX): Legislation aimed at cracking down on criminal street gangs in Texas – covering everything from graffiti to firearms smuggling – was approved Friday by the Senate and sent to the House.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: April 25, 2009
http://www.dallasnews.com/...

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Man critical after gang-related stabbing, Manatee officials say (Bradenton, FL): A 21-year-old man is in critical condition after being stabbed in what Manatee County sheriff's authorities call a gang-related incident.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: April 25, 2009
http://www2.tbo.com/...

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Cops chase, nab 3 in slaying of suspected gang leader (Chicago, IL): An alleged high-ranking Chicago gang member was gunned down Thursday afternoon while standing outside a West Side residence that police believe he was having appraised, authorities said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: April 24, 2009
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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Gang members beat, rob two men in Oxnard (Oxnard, CA): A group of three apparent gang members beat and robbed two people in separate incidents in downtown Oxnard on Wednesday night, police said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: April 24, 2009
http://www.venturacountystar.com/...

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Efforts to curb Norfolk's gang activity hit the screen (Norfolk, VA): "Facing Gangs," the city's gang-awareness video released Thursday, quickly gets to its point. A mother describes how three young men fatally shot her son in the head, in their front yard.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: April 24, 2009
http://hamptonroads.com/...

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Judge grants St. Paul anti-gang injunction (St. Paul, MN): A Ramsey County judge this afternoon banned 10 alleged gang members from attending this year's Cinco de Mayo festival if they're doing anything remotely gang-related.
Source: Pioneer Press    Date: April 24, 2009
http://www.twincities.com/...

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Drug sting nets three gang arrests (Santa Cruz, CA): Three suspected high-profile gang members were arrested in a sting operation Wednesday.
Source: KCBA FOX 35 News    Date: April 24, 2009
http://www.kcba.com/...

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APD Gang Unit is heading into the classroom (Albany, GA): The Albany Police Department's new Gang Unit is heading into the classroom.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: April 24, 2009
http://www.walb.com/...

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Indictments returned against 10 gang members (Albany, GA): Ten suspected gang members are indicted on 45 counts of aggravated assault, gun charges, and gang activity.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: April 24, 2009
http://www.walb.com/...

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Gang graffiti plagues Santa Rosa (Santa Rosa, CA): Police call it an “upswing,” but residents use the word "rampage." Dozens of homes and businesses across Santa Rosa this month have been covered with gang tags, damaging garage doors, sidewalks, cars and bridges in neighborhoods from Bennett Valley to Roseland.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: April 24, 2009
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/...

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Bust four young thugs in holdup (Jersey City, NJ): Four 12-to 14-year-old Jersey City boys have been charged with using a fake gun in an attempted robbery of a 13-year-old who was walking home from school Tuesday evening.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: April 23, 2009
http://www.nj.com/...

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New anti-gang campaign launched in the South Bay (San Jose, CA): Their message about gangs was direct and a little edgy. Top law enforcement leaders and politicians in Silicon Valley on Thursday stood in front of a billboard with a cemetery as the background and a sign that read: "Gangs have a special place for your kids. We can help."
Source: The Mercury News    Date: April 23, 2009
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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DA's office wants new unit focused on fighting gangs (York, PA): The York County District Attorney's Office is proposing a new eight-person unit dedicated solely to fighting gang activity in York County.
Source: The York Dispatch    Date: April 23, 2009
http://yorkdispatch.inyork.com/...

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Two dozen Mexican Mafia and other gangs and associates arrested on federal narcotic violations today (San Fernando, CA): According to Salvador Hernandez, Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI in Los Angeles said two dozen individuals associated with the Mexican Mafia and other Hispanic street gangs were charged federally for their roles in a narcotics distribution ring operating in the San Fernando Valley.
Source: American Chronicle    Date: April 23, 2009
http://www.americanchronicle.com/...

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St. Paul makes case to ban gang (St. Paul, MN): The city of St. Paul will go to court today and attempt to make its case to sue the Sureño 13 street gang and ban 10 of its members from associating with one another inside a designated area of the city's West Side during the Cinco de Mayo celebration.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: April 23, 2009
http://www.startribune.com/...

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FBI operation nabs gang members (Houston, TX): Operation Lunar Eclipse is in effect. Federal authorities are trying to put the lights out on a gang of dangerous thugs they say are responsible for trafficking drugs and firearms to help support their buddies in prison.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News    Date: April 23, 2009
http://abclocal.go.com/...

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Gang crackdown in Bakersfield (Bakersfield, CA): District Attorney Ed Jagels announced 85% of gang leaders or "shot callers" have been arrested or are in sight to be caught by Bakersfield police.
Source: KGET 17 News    Date: April 23, 2009
http://www.kget.com/...

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DA says 85 percent of 'shot callers' are off the streets (Bakersfield, CA): An anti-gang program announced last summer has been "very successful" with 85 percent of the 105 shot callers either in custody, dead, moved out of state or the subject of warrants and pending cases, District Attorney Ed Jagels said Thursday at a news conference.
Source: The Californian    Date: April 23, 2009
http://www.bakersfield.com/...

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Gangs, meth continue to plague Georgia youth (Douglas County, GA): With methamphetamine use and gang activity on the rise, UWG's CAPE and SGA sponsored "Meth and Gangs," a speech delivered by Jesse Hambrick Jr. with the Douglas County Sheriff's office. A group of 30 students sat down in the lower level of the Z-6 to listen to the presentation.
Source: The West Georgian    Date: April 22, 2009
http://media.www.thewestgeorgian.com/...

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