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Palm Springs police to focus on gang activity, graffiti (Palm Springs, CA): Fighting gang activity and graffiti are among the priorities for the Palm Springs Police Department outlined by Chief David Dominguez.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: November 14, 2008
http://www.mydesert.com/...

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Police dispute state Justice Department gang report (Madison, WI): Police in Northeastern Wisconsin are downplaying a state report on gang activity in the region, saying Thursday it overestimated the problem.
Source: Herald Times Reporter    Date: November 14, 2008
http://www.htrnews.com/...

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Graffiti trouble growing in St. Petersburg (St. Petersburg, FL): A growing number of graffiti bandits are making their mark across the city, scrawling nicknames, gang symbols and other messages on walls, trash bins, sidewalks, restrooms, benches and more.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: November 14, 2008
http://www.tampabay.com/...

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Early morning raids target North Richmond gang (Richmond, CA): Less than 24 hours after massive police raids targeted central Richmond's most prolific street gang, a second operation targeting Deep-C's chief rivals sent teams of well-armored police into neighboring North Richmond.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: November 14, 2008
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Community leaders say gang violence getting worse across metro (Kansas City, MO): Authorities said that Shauntay Henderson was at the center of gang violence in Kansas City, and the 2007 manhunt that led to her arrest attracted national attention.
Source: FOX 4 News    Date: November 14, 2008
http://www.myfoxkc.com/...

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Three males arrested on gang related charges (Poreterville, CA): Two adult males and a male juvenile were arrested Wednesday, after Porterville police officers were dispatched to a stabbing that had reportedly just occurred.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: November 14, 2008
http://www.recorderonline.com/...

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Gang-related crime down sharply in Wichita, police say (Wichita, KS): Gang-related crime in Wichita is down significantly compared to a year ago, police said Thursday, and a summer crackdown on Hispanic gang members has dramatically lowered violent crime in certain neighborhoods.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: November 14, 2008
http://www.kansas.com/...

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Cops fight back against gang violence in McFarland (McFarland, CA): Swarms of cops fought back Thursday against gang violence that has plagued the small farming town of McFarland.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: November 13, 2008
http://www.bakersfield.com/...

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Massive gang raids in central Richmond (Richmond, CA): Federal, state and local law enforcement officers raided a series of homes in central Richmond this morning to root out street gangs as part of a yearlong investigation into violence, guns and drugs associated with the targets, the state Department of Justice said.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: November 13, 2008
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Haverhill, Methuen win $220,000 to fight youth gangs (Haverhill, MA): The city will share a $220,000 grant to combat gang activity in the inner city and provide educational programs for teenagers.
Source: Eagle-Tribune    Date: November 13, 2008
http://www.eagletribune.com/...

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13 arrested after gang brawl at school (Crisfield, MD): Thirteen students at a lower Eastern Shore high school have been arrested after a brawl that police say was gang-related.
Source: Examiner    Date: November 13, 2008
http://www.examiner.com/...

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25 arrested in 'Operation Showdown' gang raid (Yuba County, CA): Drugs, guns, and cash were seized Thursday in a sweeping gang raid in Sutter and Yuba counties. Twenty-five people were arrested in what is being called Operation Showdown.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: November 13, 2008
http://www.my58.com/...

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Latin Kings gang member arrested in North Plainfield on cocaine charges (North Plainfield, NJ): A member of the Latin Kings gang has been arrested on cocaine charges following a three-month investigation by the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office Organized Crime and Narcotics Task Force, the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office Gangs and Guns Task Force, the North Plainfield Police Department and the Manville Police Department K-9 Unit.
Source: Courier News    Date: November 13, 2008
http://www.mycentraljersey.com/...

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$250K grant to boost anti-gang efforts in Fitchburg (Boston, MA): Efforts to fight gang activity on city streets and prevent youth violence will get a boost from almost $250,000 in state funding announced Wednesday for Fitchburg through the state's Shannon grant program.
Source: Sentinel & Enterprise    Date: November 13, 2008
http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/...

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Springfield, Chicopee, Holyoke to receive anti-gang grants from state (Boston, MA): Gov. Deval L. Patrick on Wednesday unveiled $12.4 million in grants to combat gang violence including $1.4 million for Springfield and $890,000 to be shared by Chicopee and Holyoke.
Source: The Republican    Date: November 12, 2008
http://www.masslive.com/...

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Authorities: Numbers don't accurately reflect street-level gang activity in Winnebago County (Winnebago County, WI): The average citizen walking down the streets of Winnebago County probably doesn't see many signs of gang activity.
Source: The Northwestern    Date: November 12, 2008
http://www.thenorthwestern.com/...

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Local police take issue with state gang report (Fon du Lac, WI): Local law enforcement officials say they are perplexed by a state Department of Justice report that indicates Fond du Lac and Ripon may have "a significant gang problem."
Source: The Reporter    Date: November 12, 2008
http://www.fdlreporter.com/...

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Gang activity on the rise in Sheboygan County (Sheboygan County, WI): Authorities know about 50 gangs in Sheboygan County, according to a report released Monday by the Wisconsin Department of Justice.
Source: The Northwestern    Date: November 12, 2008
http://www.thenorthwestern.com/...

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Four Burlington teens arrested for gang grafitti (Burlington, NC): Burlington -- Police arrested four teens after they were caught damaging city buildings. Officers saw a suspicious vehicle parked at the Burling BMX track on Graham Street around 10:45pm on Monday night.
Source: WFMY News 2    Date: November 12, 2008
http://www.digtriad.com/...

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Gang violence on the rise (Oklahoma City, OK): Gang violence is increasing in Oklahoma and gang members are becoming more brazen as they challenge police in shootouts that endanger officers and the public, a member of the Oklahoma City Police Department's gang unit said Wednesday.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: November 12, 2008
http://www.tulsaworld.com/...

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