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Fla. justices extend gang violence grand jury (Tallahassee, FL): A statewide grand jury that's focusing on gang violence will have an extra six months to continue it's work.
Source: Examiner    Date: July 17, 2008
http://www.examiner.com/...

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Gang member arrested in park shooting (Baltimore County, MD): Baltimore County Police have arrested a female Bloods gang member in the shooting of an 18 year old at Robert E. Lee Park early yesterday morning.
Source: WMAR ABC 2 News    Date: July 17, 2008
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Two suspected gang members charged in Riviera Beach killing (Riviera Beach, FL): Two suspected Palm Beach County gang members who were arrested by federal marshals in Georgia last week are facing charges in the slaying of a Riviera Beach man, police say.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: July 17, 2008
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/...

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Vandalism charges for two gang members, police say (Newburgh, NY): Two city teens have been charged with felony criminal mischief after what police are calling a gang-related incident.
Source: Poughkeepsie Journal    Date: July 17, 2008
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Police seek information on gang graffiti discovered at four locations in Lumberton (Lumberton, PA): Police are looking for whoever was responsible for spray-painting gang graffiti at the township middle school and three other locations.
Source: Burlington County Times    Date: July 17, 2008
http://www.phillyburbs.com/...

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Feds arrest 24 in Spokane gang and drug raids (Spokane, WA): A federal task force in Spokane has arrested 24 people in gang and drug raids. U.S. Attorney James E. McDevitt says the raids followed a year and a half of investigation into large-scale crack cocaine, methamphetamine and ecstasy dealing.
Source: Examiner    Date: July 17, 2008
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Gang activity grows (Ocean City, MD): Hell's Angels and Latin Kings in Baltimore city. Grape Street Crips in Fort Washington. And now snooping around the Eastern Shore, La Mara Salvatrucha -- better known as MS-13.
Source: The Daily Times    Date: July 17, 2008
http://www.delmarvanow.com/...

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General Assembly passes gang legislation (Raleigh, NC): The North Carolina General Assembly passed anti-gang legislation that creates stricter penalties for gang activities.
Source: Independent Tribune    Date: July 17, 2008
http://www.independenttribune.com/...

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Accused Richland gang head in custody (Richland, MS): The so-called "Queen Bee" of a local street gang has surrendered to police, giving city leaders hope they have begun to eliminate the Chicago-based group from a mobile home park.
Source: The Clarion-Ledger    Date: July 17, 2008
http://www.clarionledger.com/...

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Richland officers net gang suspects (Richland, MS): Eight people will appear in Richland city court today on multiple felony charges - accused as members of a Chicago-based street gang - of assaulting three men last week.
Source: The Clarion-Ledger    Date: July 16, 2008
http://www.clarionledger.com/...

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Judge gets tough on Fresno gang (Fresno, CA): A judge ordered a permanent injunction Wednesday that prohibits about 200 gang members from appearing together in a section of southwest Fresno.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: July 16, 2008
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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City launches effort to curb killings (St. Louis, MO): Sitting on the front steps of her home watching her 5-year-old son play in the summer heat, Sheronda Glover had no idea why Academy Avenue suddenly filled with squad cars, police officers and news crews.
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch    Date: July 16, 2008
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Authorities bust Sacramento-area drug ring (Sacramento, CA): Federal and local law enforcement officials have arrested 11 members of what they say is a ring distributing Ecstasy and marijuana throughout the Sacramento area.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: July 16, 2008
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Police to double gang unit (Wenatchee, WA): The Wenatchee Police Department for a number of years has dedicated two officers to reducing gang crime, but in September, with the assistance of other agencies, it will add two more officers to a new Pro-Act unit.
Source: The Wenatchee World    Date: July 16, 2008
http://wenatcheeworld.com/...

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Denver metro gang sweep nets 23 arrests (Denver, CO): The U.S. Justice Department and the Metro Gang Task Force say they've arrested 23 people suspected of distributing Ecstasy in the Denver area.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: July 16, 2008
http://www.denverpost.com/...

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Authorities target undocumented immigrants in gangs (Ogden, UT): Authorities on Tuesday announced a crackdown on foreign nationals who are in the United States illegally and are involved in gang activities.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: July 16, 2008
http://www.sltrib.com/...

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Concerned about gang signs, NFL reviews tapes (Washington, DC): Hand signals captured on videotape are once again being scrutinized around the NFL. Only this time, it's not the New England Patriots studying them for a competitive advantage, but league officials in search of a more sinister message
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 16, 2008
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Home invasion gang operated Dallas club, targeted patrons (Dallas, TX): A violent gang of thugs who operated a swanky North Dallas nightspot frequented by the likes of Britney Spears and the Black Eyed Peas used the club's guest list as a prime hunting ground for home invasion victims.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: July 15, 2008
http://www.dallasnews.com/...

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Sunnyside WA revises gang ordinance (Sunnyside, WA): The Sunnyside City Council has passed a new gang ordinance that complies with a new state law. Sunnyside was the first city in the Yakima Valley to approve a groundbreaking gang ordinance last year, and was quickly followed by Yakima, Union Gap and Grandview.
Source: The Olympian    Date: July 15, 2008
http://www.theolympian.com/...

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Gang members apologize after stabbing wrong man in Modesto (Modesto, CA): A Modesto man was hospitalized in serious condition today after gang members broke into his south Modesto home, stabbed him, then apologized and said they attacked the wrong person, police reported.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: July 15, 2008
http://www.modbee.com/...

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