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New shooting in Mission District - man injured (San Francisco, CA): San Francisco's Mission District was rocked by yet another shooting early Saturday morning, when a 19-year-old man was wounded in what may have been part of a wave of gang-related shootings.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: September 7, 2008
http://www.sfgate.com/...

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San Jose police arrest four alleged gang taggers (San Jose, CA): JBF, a street gang known for spray-painting its initials on sound walls, freeway signs and private property throughout San Jose, has long been a thorn in the side of the San Jose Police Department's anti-graffiti unit, causing about $200,000 in damage every year.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: September 7, 2008
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Police track down, chase street gangs across Web (Columbus, OH): Four Mifflin High School students flash gang signs and hold up red bandannas while one points a gun in a MySpace photo.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: September 7, 2008
http://www.dispatch.com/...

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Man beaten, stabbed at party (Arcadia, CA): A man was hospitalized Saturday after he was beaten and stabbed at a house party in an apparently gang-related attack, authorities said.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: September 7, 2008
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/...

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Boy suffers non-life threatening injury in Vacaville shooting (Vacaville, CA): Vacaville police are investigating what they believe was a gang-related drive-by shooting that injured a juvenile boy early Saturday morning.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: September 6, 2008
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Spate of shootings stirs up Soledad (Soledad, CA): A woman was injured and an apartment complex and nearby parked cars were riddled with bullets in two shootings within 72 hours in Soledad.
Source: The Herald    Date: September 6, 2008
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Gangster reveals Mexican Mafia secrets (Los Angeles, CA): The life of a high-level mobster is a staple of books and Hollywood films. But most real-life gang leaders don't tell their stories. The code of silence runs deep; breaking that code can be fatal.
Source: NPR News    Date: September 6, 2008
http://www.npr.org/...

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Activities down for local gangs (Gainesville, GA): To local law enforcement, Charles Douglas Graham represents the most violent and troubling era of Hall County’s street gang activity.
Source: The Times    Date: September 6, 2008
http://www.gainesvilletimes.com/...

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Two stings target Lincoln Park gang (San Diego, CA): Two undercover drug stings have dealt a substantial blow to a large Lincoln Park gang believed to be responsible for much of the violence and drug trafficking in southeastern San Diego neighborhoods, authorities announced yesterday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 5, 2008
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Los Angeles takes aim at area gangs (Los Angeles, CA): The City Attorney's Office sought an injunction Friday that would prevent members of six South Los Angeles gangs from associating in public or possessing weapons and graffiti tools.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: September 5, 2008
http://www.dailybreeze.com/...

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Porterville teen gang suspect made death threats against officers (Porterville, CA): Porterville police said a teenage gang suspect made threats against officers involved in his arrest Thursday night.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: September 5, 2008
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

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Schools, police respond to gang fears at Glenn H.S. (Kernersville, NC) : "There are gang members in this school district." Despite the admission from Dr. Don Martin, superintendent from Winston-Salem/Forsyth County schools, he says being in a gang is not grounds for punishment.
Source: WGHP FOX 8 News    Date: September 5, 2008
http://www.myfoxwghp.com/...

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Gang activities increase in community (Bowman, SC): An increase in gang activities in Bowman during August was noted during the regular Bowman Town Council meeting on Sept. 2.
Source: The Times and Democrat    Date: September 5, 2008
http://www.timesanddemocrat.com/...

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Seven arrests in crackdown on parolees, gang activity (Manteca, CA): Seven arrests took place as part of a series of promised probation searches ordered by Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker to step up pressure on gang activity.
Source: Manteca Bulletin    Date: September 5, 2008
http://www.mantecabulletin.com/...

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City, county gang forces share office (Wilmington, NC): A half dozen Wilmington police officers were sworn in as deputies on Thursday as part of an effort to improve gang enforcement in Wilmington and New Hanover County.
Source: The Star-News    Date: September 4, 2008
http://www.starnewsonline.com/...

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Gang member tried to hide gun after slaying 10-year-old girl, prosecutors say (Chicago, IL): A man trying to shoot rival street gang members as part of a long-running turf battle instead ended up gunning down Nequiel Fowler, 10, as she played with her younger sister on Chicago's South Side earlier this week, prosecutors said Thursday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: September 4, 2008
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Four gang members charged in girl's Labor Day murder (Chicago, IL): Four alleged street gang members ages 18 to 23 were charged Wednesday night with first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder in the death of 10-year-old Nequiel Fowler, who was struck by a stray bullet while playing outside with friends in her South Chicago neighborhood Monday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: September 4, 2008
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Police catch last of eight gang suspects (Detroit, MI): The last of eight alleged gang members named in federal indictments last week is in custody.
Source: Jackson Citizen Patriot    Date: September 4, 2008
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CSUSM professor's documentary focuses on local gangs (San Diego, CA): Kristine Diekman is not one to shy away from difficult subjects. Her previous videos have addressed mental illness and mothers on trial for killing their children.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 4, 2008
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Purported gang member turns himself in to police (Pemberton, NJ): A 22-year-old township man who police say is a known Bloods gang member surrendered to authorities Tuesday afternoon on a warrant stemming from a drug raid, police said.
Source: The Times    Date: September 4, 2008
http://www.nj.com/...

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