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Gang busters (Roseville, CA): Two years ago Sal Collado, 25, was still an active gang member in Roseville. With his "won't-be-stopped" attitude he would enter opposing gang territory by himself just to look for a fight.
Source: The Press Tribune    Date: April 25, 2007
http://www.thepresstribune.com/...

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Appellate court tosses out West Sacramento gang curfew (Sacramento, CA): A state appellate court has struck down a West Sacramento injunction intended to reduce gang activity because prosecutors failed to adequately notify gang members of the city's crackdown.
Source: North County Times    Date: April 24, 2007
http://www.nctimes.com/...

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Lompoc Police arrest suspected gang members (Lompoc, CA): In light of last week's murder, Lompoc police target suspected gang members. Authorities served gang search warrants at twenty locations Tuesday, including the home of Alejandro Perez's grandmother.
Source: KSBY News    Date: April 24, 2007
http://www.ksby.com/...

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Gang beating, threats lead to Glencliff lockdown (Nashville, TN): Five Kurdish gang members attacked a 17-year-old student today at Glencliff High School, causing the school to be locked down for about 1½ hours while police stabilized the situation, according to Metro Police spokeswoman Kristin Mumford.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: April 24, 2007
http://www.tennessean.com/...

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Four beat, shoot at suspected gang member in Yonkers (Yonkers, NY): A 19-year-old Yonkers man was shot at several times by a group of men who asked him if he was a member of a Mexican street gang then opened fire on his car as he tried to escape from them early today.
Source: The Journal News    Date: April 24, 2007
http://www.nynews.com/...

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Leaders address gang violence (Gadsden County, FL): Gang activity can no longer be ignored, according to local community leaders in Gadsden County.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat    Date: April 23, 2007
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Police net multiple arrests during gang sweep on West Side (Albuquerque, NM): For the second week in a row, local law enforcement officers took direct aim at violent gang members. This time, the Albuquerque Police Department gang unit ballooned from five to 23 members and spread out over the city's West Side in a coordinated attack on gang members and the havoc they wreak.
Source: The Albuquerque Tribune    Date: April 23, 2007
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Cops: Latin King slain in Queens (Queens, NY): A 22-year-old man was shot in the face and killed in what police described as a gang-related slaying in Corona Sunday.
Source: am New York    Date: April 23, 2007
http://www.amny.com/...

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County trying to organize meeting over gang survey (Durham, NC): County officials are trying to organize a three-way meeting with their counterparts from the city and the Durham Public Schools to resurrect plans for a survey of middle-schoolers about gang activity.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: April 23, 2007
http://www.heraldsun.com/...

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Three gang members charged in triple murder (Los Angeles, CA): Prosecutors charged three black gang members today with killing two Latino boys and an adult as they talked in the frontyard of their South Los Angeles home last year, saying the assailants picked the victims at random because they could not find any gang rivals to shoot.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 23, 2007
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Tattoo artists cover gang tattoos for free (Fort Myers, FL): Three Fort Myers tattoo artists want to help former gang members put their pasts behind them. Jay Purdy, Nune Aguayo and Robert Krupp work at the Liquid Image Tattoo shop.
Source: WPBF 25 News    Date: April 23, 2007
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Homicide in Holyoke was gang-related, police believe (Holyoke, MA): Local, state, and federal law enforcement officials are investigating a shootout on a busy Holyoke street that left one man dead and four others injured.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: April 22, 2007
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How to stop gangs? (Gaston County, NC): About 100 representatives from different realms of Gaston County came together last week to discuss ways to stop kids from joining gangs.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: April 22, 2007
http://charlotteobserver.com/...

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Lawmakers crack down on gangs (Los Angeles County, CA): Gangs and the problems they bring aren't confined to big cities like Los Angeles. In Los Angeles County, many smaller suburban communities are home to long-established Latino gangs with memberships that span generations, as well as highly mobile Asian gangs that claim no turf.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: April 22, 2007
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Gates teen's killing raises gang issue (Rochester, NY): Last week’s shooting death of a Gates teenager was gang-related, according to police. Eric Stanley, 18 and Terrance Stanley, 17, are accused of killing Shamar Patterson, 16, in a drive-by on Genesee Street in Rochester.
Source: WHAM 13 News    Date: April 21, 2007
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Gang members among suspects in train attack (Yolo County, CA): An Amtrak train engineer remained in the hospital Friday after a group of youths, including members of the West Sacramento gang the Broderick Boys, viciously beat him five days ago, a Yolo County prosecutor said.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: April 21, 2007
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Youth slain in NW Side drive-by shooting (Chicago, IL): A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed this morning in what police described as a gang-related drive-by shooting on Chicago's Northwest Side.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: April 20, 2007
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One arrested in gang fight at 15th Street park (Douglas, AZ): A gang fight Tuesday led to numerous injuries and one arrest when it erupted on Tuesday at the 15th Street softball field.
Source: The Daily Dispatch    Date: April 19, 2007
http://www.douglasdispatch.com/...

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Lawrenceville: Gang law in Snellville inspires city (Lawrenceville, GA): Lawrenceville politicians and cops want to start hitting street gangs where it hurts — in their pocketbooks. Inspired by a similar move in Snellville, city officials want to go after gangbangers' property.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: April 19, 2007
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Villaraigosa offers new plan to fight gangs (Los Angeles, CA): Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Wednesday unveiled a wide-ranging strategy to curb the spread of gang violence in some of Los Angeles' most violent neighborhoods, saying he would steer young people away from gang life by combining police suppression with stepped-up prevention and intervention
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 19, 2007
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