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Gangs a focus in shooting (LaPorte, CO): Police today continue to investigate what they believe to be a gang related shooting that left one man dead and a stabbing that left another person hospitalized.
Source: The Coloradoan    Date: September 12, 2007

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Roxboro candidates field question of gangs (Roxboro, NC): Roxboro doesn't have a gang problem. "We have a hoodlum problem. We have a punk problem," Mayor Steve Joyner said during a candidates' forum Wednesday.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: September 12, 2007

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Sheriff: Gangs pushed from other areas into Fort Collins (Fort Collins, CO): A crackdown on gang violence in Greeley, Longmont and the Denver area has pushed gang members into Fort Collins and Larimer County, Sheriff Jim Alderden said Monday.
Source: The Coloradoan    Date: September 11, 2007

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West Sac harassment claimed (Sacramento, CA): One by one, 20 residents of West Sacramento shared stories about what they described as hostile encounters with police since an anti-gang injunction was put in place to make the city's northeast section safer.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: September 11, 2007

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Burlco gets $30K grant to combat gang surge (Mount Holly, NJ): Federal money will be used to fight a growing gang problem in Pemberton Township and Willingboro. The Burlington County Sheriff's Office received a $30,823 Department of Justice grant that will pay for officers to do intervention and outreach in the two townships, which have had a surge in gang activity.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: September 11, 2007

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Three injured in gangs' cross fire, police say (Boston, MA): A 68-year-old widow getting air on her front porch and two of her neighbors were wounded by gunfire late Saturday in Roxbury when they were caught in an ongoing dispute between two rival gangs, police said yesterday.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: September 10, 2007

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Deputies say teen cyclist killed in drive-by (Lake Worth, FL): An 18-year-old riding his bicycle early this morning was killed in what sheriff's investigators said was a gang-related drive-by shooting.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: September 9, 2007

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Fighting back: Police, schools work to combat gang influence (Sheboygan, WI): The battle to keep gangs from taking territory and gaining a larger foothold in Sheboygan must be two-pronged to be successful, requiring aggressive law enforcement and an active community, police say
Source: Sheboygan Press    Date: September 9, 2007

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Sheriff's gangs focus nets 200 arrests in Palm Beach County (Palm Beach County, FL): The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office has spent more than $1 million this year to arrest almost 2,000 people — including about 200 suspected gang members — linked to crime in problem neighborhoods.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: September 9, 2007

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Small town shocked by gang violence (LaPorte, CO): The small community of LaPorte, Colo., is reacting with shock to what police said may be gang-related violence after one person was killed and another stabbed outside a liquor store.
Source: KMGH 7NEWS    Date: September 9, 2007

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Two arrested in gang retaliation shooting (Springfield, MA): Two people were arrested tonight after a shooting that police said was a gang attack in retaliation for a stabbing on Friday night following a football game at Central High School.
Source: The Republican    Date: September 8, 2007

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Police: Gang war resulted in shootings (Gainesville, GA): Two separate confrontations between rival gang members led to a spate of shootings at occupied homes last month, a Gainesville police officer testified Friday.
Source: The Times    Date: September 8, 2007

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Nine suspects charged in apartment ambush (Houston, TX): The trouble began nearly a week ago when the Latin street gang "Somos Pocos Pero Locos" bought a bad batch of cocaine, police said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: September 7, 2007

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FBI: 350 arrested for drugs, gang crimes in Alabama raids (DeKalb County, AL): A three-day sweep targeting drug dealing and gang activity in northeast Alabama resulted in the arrest of more than 350 people in what authorities described Friday as the largest such U.S. operation in more than a year.
Source: The Journal Gazette    Date: September 7, 2007

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Police arrest 10 in drug and gang sweep (Watsonville, CA): Police busted a crime ring early this morning suspected of stealing cars and selling drugs and guns.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: September 7, 2007

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Sheriff announces gang arrests (Alamance County, NC): Authorities arrested at least 16 suspected gang members during predawn visits to homes throughout Alamance County.
Source: Times-News    Date: September 7, 2007

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Two youths arrested in gang-related attack (Dublin, GA): Two juveniles have been arrested after allegedly attacking a 15-year-old boy outside Dublin's Carmike Cinema on Saturday night, according to the Dublin Police Department.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: September 7, 2007

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Albuquerque City Council approves online gang registry (Albuquerque, NM): Gang members are on their way to joining sex offenders and drunken drivers with their own gallery of public shame.
Source: The Albuquerque Tribune    Date: September 6, 2007

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Oklahoma prosecutors battle gang violence (Oklahoma City, OK): Oklahoma prosecutors are watching with interest how other states are faring with a new weapon in their battle against gang violence: lawsuits - more specifically, civil injunctions aimed at keeping gang members out of neighborhoods and prohibiting them from engaging one another in warfare.
Source: KFOR 4 News    Date: September 6, 2007

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Mom drives boys to school for gang fight (Victorville, CA): As a dozen teenagers were being searched and detained by authorities at a local home Thursday afternoon, one of them pleaded, “Can’t I just call my mom?”
Source: The Daily Press    Date: September 6, 2007

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