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Gangs in Dayton (Dayton, OH): Police officials in Dayton have long denied that gangs are a problem here. Whenever the subject came up, there was a quick denial, as if Dayton was shielded from the types of activities happening in other cities.
Source: Dayton Daily News    Date: February 17, 2008

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Law enforcement: Gangs, get out (Sioux City, IA): Local law enforcement on Friday had a simple message for Siouxland gang members: We don't want you here.
Source: Sioux City Journal    Date: February 16, 2008

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Newburgh cop stabbed by gang member, police say (Newburgh, NY): A gang member stabbed a city officer who tried to keep him and about a dozen others from killing a man early this morning, police said.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: February 16, 2008

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Gang member shot in Millville (Millville, NJ): A city resident was killed Thursday night after a shooting in Center City. The victim is identified as Quddus S. Jenkins, 19, of West Main Street. Jenkins was a Bloods street gang member, according to court records.
Source: Bridgeton News     Date: February 16, 2008

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Gang injunction not on the table for now (San Pedro, CA): As a stronger effort gets under way in the coming weeks to clean up graffiti in San Pedro, officials have not ruled out taking the additional step of combating local gangs with a court injunction, but they have no plans to seek one just yet.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: February 16, 2008

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10-day sentence for teen nabbed in park sweep (Staten Island, NY): A Port Richmond teen, arrested Sunday when police busted more than 40 alleged gang members in Cloves Lakes Park, was sentenced yesterday to 10 days in jail after cutting a plea deal.
Source: Staten Island Advance    Date: February 16, 2008

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Lawton works for drop in gang activity (Lawton, OK): City leaders hope a $100,000 grant Lawton received Friday will help turn the tide in the city's battle against street gangs.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: February 16, 2008

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12 arrested, five guns seized in gang crime operation (Santa Ana, CA): An operation targeting a local gang led to the arrest of 12 suspected gang members and the seizure of five firearms early Thursday morning, police say.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: February 15, 2008

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Agencies join forces to battle graffiti (Reno, NV): It's not always easy to get a consensus between local governments in the Truckee Meadows, but it is when the topic is battling graffiti.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal    Date: February 15, 2008

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Activist says gangs are battling for turf (Denver, CO): A gang battle that ended in gunfire Tuesday and put two people in the hospital was the result of a national Latino gang trying to claim local turf, said an anti-gang activist.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: February 15, 2008

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As girl is shot, cops cite 'spike' by gangs (San Antonio, TX): As his 8-year-old daughter recovered from a gunshot wound seemingly intended for his 17-year-old son, Jesus Garza stood in his front yard Thursday, rolling a bullet between his fingers.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: February 15, 2008

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Local, federal officials arrest 38 Milwaukee gang suspects (Milwaukee, WI): Members of a drug-dealing gang blamed for terrorizing a Milwaukee neighborhood with gunfire were arrested Thursday by teams of local and federal law enforcement officers.
Source: Fond du Lac Reporter    Date: February 15, 2008

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City controller urges creation of new anti-gang office (Los Angeles, CA): City agencies are doing a poor job of coordinating their anti-gang initiatives and a new office should be created to oversee efforts, a report to be released Thursday urges.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: February 14, 2008

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19 alleged members of Haitian gang arrested (Doral, FL): Miami-Dade police and federal agents have arrested 19 members of a reputed Haitian street gang, Local 10's Rad Berky reported.
Source: WPLG Local 10 News    Date: February 14, 2008

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Gangbangers fighting near Seattle middle school (Seattle, WA): Two Seattle Police reports last Friday document an apparent gang rivalry playing out near Meany Middle School.
Source: KING 5 News    Date: February 14, 2008

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Bank robbery suspects in gang? (Mobile, AL): Two men who robbed a Wachovia Bank on Wednesday are believed to be members of a gang known for its violent "takeover-style" robberies, according to an FBI spokesman.
Source: Press-Register    Date: February 14, 2008

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Police departments in Pierce County battle gangs with team approach (Tacoma, WA): Last year, the Tacoma Police Department gang unit arrested 1,193 people, collected 65 guns, confiscated $78,560 in cash and took hundreds of grams and pills of illicit drugs off the street.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: February 13, 2008

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SPD Gang Unit: We need help (Seattle, WA): A recent spike in deadly gang violence in the city has led the Seattle Police Department gang unit to ask all officers for help, according to an internal police e-mail obtained by KING 5 News.
Source: KING 5 News    Date: February 13, 2008

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Rules set for anti-gang programs (Los Angeles, CA): The Los Angeles City Council approved a plan Wednesday to strengthen anti-gang initiatives, deciding certain benchmarks must be met for programs to keep their funding.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: February 13, 2008

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Police report says 67 street gangs are active in Norfolk (Norfolk, VA): Alleged leaders of the Bounty Hunter Bloods, which authorities said is a violent street gang operating out of city neighborhoods, were charged in a federal racketeering indictment unsealed Tuesday.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: February 13, 2008

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