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Anti-gang initiative heads for ballot (Fresno, CA): A group of local supporters of an anti-gang initiative said Thursday that nearly 800,000 signatures have been collected statewide to place the measure on the November election ballot.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: April 24, 2008

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Four arrests in Cambodian New Year gang shooting that left father dead (Modesto, CA): A surge of tips from Modesto's Cambodian commu-nity helped a law enforcement task force find and arrest four people suspected in the shooting death of a 48-year-old Long Beach man who was hit by stray gangland gunfire last week.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: April 24, 2008

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Bill bars gangs from 'safety zones' (Boston, MA): Gang members seen talking to one another or standing together on public property could be fined or jailed under a new bill being pushed in the Legislature and supported by some prosecutors and Boston police.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: April 23, 2008

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Youth centers win good reviews (West Palm Beach, FL): A surge in youth gun and gang violence from 2000 to 2004 led Palm Beach County commissioners to set aside $2 million to build five youth centers as part of a countywide prevention effort.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: April 23, 2008

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Police say gang member, two others attack three Princeton students (Princeton, NJ): Police say a member of the Bloods street gang and two others beat three Princeton University students at a party on the Ivy League campus.
Source: Newsday    Date: April 23, 2008

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Graffiti may be in response to Orland fatal shooting (Orland, CA): Police said graffiti found in two very public places Tuesday morning is gang-related, and may be in response to the fatal shooting of a Sacramento man in Orland Monday morning.
Source: Enterprise-Record    Date: April 23, 2008

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Man killed, teen wounded in gang-related attacks on West Side (Chicago, IL): A man was killed and a teenager critically wounded late Tuesday in separate gang-related shootings on Chicago's West Side, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: April 23, 2008

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Ex-producer of 'Gangstas' calls anti-gang bill unfair (Tallahassee, FL): The former producer of the popular Gangstas-N-Thugs series says new anti-gang legislation could unfairly target videos that are not connected with gangs.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: April 23, 2008

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Anti-gangs bill may yet draw ACLU action (Tallahassee, FL): Bipartisan anti-gang legislation is cruising through the legislature with virtually no opposition, even from civil liberties groups.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: April 23, 2008

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GREAT anti-gang program will be widened (San Bernardino, CA): A new agreement between the county and city is set to expand an anti-gang education program here. County supervisors approved the two-year, $270,000 deal Tuesday.
Source: The Sun    Date: April 22, 2008

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Drive-by shooting gang-related (Asheville, NC): A drive-by shooting that wounded a man at Lee Walker Heights Apartments likely had ties to gangs, police said Monday.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times    Date: April 22, 2008

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Gang arrests made in school brawl (Augusta, GA): Five students were led away in handcuffs from the Academy of Richmond County on Monday, charged with gang activity during an April 3 disturbance involving hundreds of students.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: April 22, 2008

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Drive-by shooting of girl, 15, in Watts gang-related, police say (Los Angeles, CA): A 15-year-old girl was hospitalized this morning after being shot in the chest in Watts in what authorities are calling a gang-related drive-by attack.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 22, 2008

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23 reputed Latin Kings members busted in Union County (Elizabeth, NJ): Authorities in Union County are announcing a major takedown of the Latin Kings street gang.
Source: Newsday    Date: April 22, 2008

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One injured in shooting on busy San Antonio street (San Antonio, TX): A carload of gang members armed with machine guns shot wildly at a vehicle on a busy street before the car they were chasing stopped and one of the occupants was shot several times in the head, authorities said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: April 22, 2008

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Two teenagers wounded in ‘ongoing gang feud’ (Providence, RI): Two youths were wounded by gunfire in unrelated incidents in Smith Hill and Elmwood over the weekend, according to the police.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: April 22, 2008

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Gang violence main topic at PIP meeting (Kingwood, TX): Glenn Smart, a sergeant with Houston Police Department's Gang Division, said violent gang activity in the Houston area is on the rise.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: April 22, 2008

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Concerted effort urged to deal with local gangs (Fort Wayne, IN): Not calling them gangs didn't make them go away. Before the Fort Wayne gang unit was formed in July, police typically referred to gangs as “cliques,” a term that conjures up images of the cool kids at high school more than a group of thugs terrorizing neighborhoods.
Source: The News-Sentinel    Date: April 22, 2008

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SWAT will go on patrol (Chicago, IL): A spike in Chicago shootings that made national news over the weekend was caused in part by a gang war that flared on the South Side, police said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: April 22, 2008

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16-year-old boy shot to death in Concord (Concord, CA): A teenage boy was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting in Concord that may have been gang-related, police said today.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: April 21, 2008

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