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Show of police force to focus on gang activity (Washington, DC): Metropolitan Police officers on patrol for this weekend"s All Hands on Deck initiative will pay special attention to several Northwest neighborhoods that have been plagued recently by gang violence, the department said.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: December 8, 2007

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Study reviews juvenile system (Durham, NC): Striking a responsive chord with many Durham lawyers and court officials, a statewide nonprofit committee called Action For Children recommended Thursday that the minimum age for adult crime in North Carolina be raised from 16 to 18.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: December 7, 2007

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City police meet with New Jersey officials (Easton, NJ): Investigators from New Jersey met with Easton police Thursday to help determine whether recent shootings in both areas, which left five dead and another injured, are part of a gang war between two Bloods factions, law enforcement officials said.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: December 7, 2007

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Probe of one death leads to alleged plot for gang 'hit' (San Gabriel Valley, CA): An investigation into the killing of a man who had confronted graffiti taggers has revealed an unrelated murder plot by Mexican Mafia leaders battling over control of the illegal drug trade in the San Gabriel Valley, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 7, 2007

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12 arrested in Carson gang sweep (Carson, CA): A man suspected of killing a teenage girl is among 12 people in custody following a sweep authorities say targeted the Stevenson Ranch gang.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: December 7, 2007

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FBI opens L.A. front in gang war (Los Angeles, CA): Stepping up its effort to combat Hispanic gang violence in the U.S., the FBI has opened an office in El Salvador, where it is targeting two notorious groups wreaking havoc on American soil.
Source: WorldNetDaily    Date: December 7, 2007

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Gang leader found guilty of murder (Aurora, IL): After less than five hours of deliberation, a jury on Thursday found the alleged head of the Latin Kings street gang in Aurora guilty of murder.
Source: The Beacon-News    Date: December 6, 2007

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17 charged as cops shut down West Pullman drug operation (Chicago, IL): Chicago police say they have shut down an open-air drug market in the West Pullman area that was a pipeline for drugs to suburban Calumet Park after a five-month undercover investigation.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: December 6, 2007

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Drug operation shuttered, 11 arrested (Chicago, IL): Chicago police say they have arrested 11 alleged gang members and shut down an open-air drug market in the city's West Pullman neighborhood that also was a pipeline to suburban Calumet Park.
Source: WAND 17 News    Date: December 6, 2007

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Santa Ana shootings not sign of gang war, police say (Santa Ana, CA): Santa Ana police say three shootings in the city in the last week, two of them fatal, are not evidence of a gang war.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 6, 2007

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Police raid puts two gang members behind bars (Canyon County, ID): Two known gang members are behind bars after authorities raided their homes in Nampa and Caldwell.
Source: KTRV Fox 12 News    Date: December 6, 2007

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Four tied to gang sting arrested (Augusta, GA): Four people wanted in connection with last month's Operation Augusta Ink sting were arrested Tuesday, police said.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: December 5, 2007

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In Md. suburbs, police find shifting gang allegiances (Maryland): The Bloods and the Crips street gangs, notorious for ruthless violence since they emerged four decades ago in Los Angeles, have become increasingly influential in some of Washington's Maryland suburbs as the gangs recruit in jails and prisons and as small neighborhood crews adopt their names and creeds, authorities say.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: December 5, 2007

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Tactics aimed at stopping gangs (Concord, NC): It’s an evolving criminal element that most don’t understand. Gangs are an ever-growing problem that police and community groups are forced to confront.
Source: Kannapolis Independent Tribune    Date: December 5, 2007

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Tulare Co. to convene summit on gang issues (Visalia, CA): A bloody surge in gang violence this summer is uniting police, educators and business leaders in a quest to curb the activity through a combination of aggressive law enforcement and intervention.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: December 5, 2007

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Man, two teens sought after gang-related shootings in Riviera Beach (Riviera Beach, FL): Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office deputies are searching for two teens and a man involved in a pair of gang-related shootings that injured three in Riviera Beach on Monday night.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: December 5, 2007

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Drug intelligence agency to focus on gang activity (Johnstown, PA): The National Drug Intelligence Center is offering a hand in the battle against violent street gangs.
Source: Allied News    Date: December 4, 2007

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Victorville could get $1 million worth of gang prevention help (Victorville, CA): The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors Tuesday unanimously approved a request from the state, that if accepted, could give Victorville a $1 million head start on its new gang prevention program.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: December 4, 2007

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N.J. gangs linked to Easton slayings (Easton, NJ): Less than two days before he was gunned down in an Easton apartment, Alphe Rene was spotted with a dozen alleged gang members at a park in Jersey City, N.J., according to police.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: December 4, 2007

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County supervisors create commission to fight gangs (North County, CA): In an effort to combat gang violence in North County, county supervisors Tuesday voted to create a commission combining the resources of local law enforcement agencies, educational groups, businesses and other organizations.
Source: North County Times    Date: December 4, 2007

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