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How national gang moved in on city’s drug trafficking (Columbia, NC): A highly organized gang with national connections has operated for at least six years in the heart of Columbia, using violence and robbery while hawking its destructive product — crack cocaine.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: February 18, 2007
http://www.charlotte.com/...

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Ventura's rise in gang activity is mostly graffiti (Ventura, CA): Crime is on a disturbing rise in Ventura, punctuated by a "skyrocketing" increase in gang incidents last year, Police Chief Pat Miller announced this month.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: February 18, 2007
http://www.venturacountystar.com/...

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Rewards urged for information about street gangsters on LAPD top-10 list (Los Angeles, CA): A week after the Los Angeles Police Department identified its 10 most wanted street gangsters, two City Council members proposed Friday that rewards of up to $50,000 be offered for information leading to the capture and conviction of the fugitives.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 17, 2007
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Gang injunction produces arrest in Bayview district (San Francisco, CA): San Francisco police arrested one man Tuesday for violating a controversial stay-away order against a criminal street gang in the Bayview district, police reported Thursday.
Source: Examiner    Date: February 16, 2007
http://www.examiner.com/...

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Sebastian citizens to band together against gangs (Sebastian, FL): Gang members may have reached across the border between Sebastian and Fellsmere and Cynthia Noonan is hoping officials will do likewise as they attempt to combat the problem.
Source: The Stuart News    Date: February 16, 2007
http://www.tcpalm.com/...

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Eight in Inland Empire accused of 'Fight Club' crimes (Murrieta, CA): Eight former students of Murrieta Valley High School, including former football players accused of belonging to a "Fight Club" gang, were arrested Thursday on suspicion of waging a crime spree of robberies, burglaries and assaults over two years.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 16, 2007
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Sheriff unveils huge gang plan (Kern County, CA): A successful fight against gangs in Kern County will take more deputies, more jail beds, more time and a lot more money, according to a Sheriff's Department plan set to be released Tuesday.
Source: KGET 17 News    Date: February 15, 2007
http://www.kget.com/...

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School police, city's force might merge (Baltimore, MD): The city's school police force might merge with the larger Baltimore department under a plan favored by Mayor Sheila Dixon to help curtail crime by focusing on problem juveniles and an upsurge in gang activity.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: February 15, 2007
http://www.baltimoresun.com/...

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Agencies team up to fight gangs (Miami-Dade, FL): Officers from Homestead and Miami-Dade Schools police discussed increasing gang violence in South Miami-Dade and the ways that police are combatting the problem, during a Cutler Ridge Citizen's Advisory Committee meeting Monday.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: February 15, 2007
http://www.miami.com/...

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Fresno will take a bite at Bulldogs problem (Fresno, CA): Fresno Mayor Alan Autry and Police Chief Jerry Dyer find it disgusting that youngsters there can't wear their favorite Fresno State football or basketball player's jersey around town without being suspected of being a gang member.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: February 15, 2007
http://www.modbee.com/...

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Police say fatal shooting in alley was gang-related (Cicero, IL): A Cicero man was killed in a gang-related drive-by shooting Tuesday night while walking with a friend through an alley, a city official said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: February 15, 2007
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Police look to school to help curb gang violence (Anchorage, AK): How do you help a kid resist the temptation to join a gang? One way is to reach out to them in class. And do it in a school that police say has the highest ratio of gang involvement in its students.
Source: KTUU 2 News    Date: February 15, 2007
http://www.ktuu.com/...

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Six arrested in sweep targeting area gangs (Los Angeles, CA): Early morning police raids in Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties on Wednesday netted suspected gang members, firearms and thousands in cash, sheriff's Industry Station deputies said.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: February 15, 2007
http://www.sgvtribune.com/...

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Ganging up on Ewing (Ewing, NJ): In the wake of a home invasion involving members of the Bloods street gang on Jan. 21, many students at the College were shocked to find out that gang members were still present in Ewing.
Source: College of New Jersey Signal    Date: February 14, 2007
http://media.www.signal-online.net/...

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Teen arrested in stabbing at mall (Kentwood, MI): A teenager is in police custody, accused in a stabbing at Woodland Mall in Kentwood that was "more than likely" gang related, according to police.
Source: WOOD 8 News    Date: February 14, 2007
http://www.woodtv.com/...

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Anti-gang effort gets loan (Monterey County, CA): With federal funds for a collaborative gang suppression program caught in congressional budget maneuvering, Monterey County supervisors unanimously approved a $1 million bridge loan to keep the anti-gang program going.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: February 14, 2007
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Boynton explores court's clout to keep gangs at bay (Boynton Beach, FL): City officials here have joined a growing number of leaders countywide who want to attack violent gang members in civil court.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: February 14, 2007
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/...

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Parents warned of ‘gang’ activity (Green Forest, AR): The parents of 24 students at Green Forest Intermediate School were called in by police and administrators Tuesday morning and warned that their children were involved in "gang-related activity."
Source: Ozarks Newsstand    Date: February 14, 2007
http://www.zwire.com/...

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Police investigate first drive-by shooting of 2007 (Hollister, CA): After a drive-by shooting had left his family's home riddled with bullet holes, an 18-year-old former gang member said Tuesday that he is leaving town.
Source: Hollister Free Lance    Date: February 14, 2007
http://hollisterfreelance.com/...

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Officials: Gang warfare puts bystanders at risk (Grand Rapids, MI): In the 1990s, when the Wealthy Street Boys ruled a sophisticated drug network, their deadly violence against rivals often was meted out in targeted attacks with few witnesses.
Source: The Grand Rapids Press    Date: February 14, 2007
http://www.mlive.com/...

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