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Gang turf battles move to Web (Bradenton, FL): Dozens of pictures and videos have been seized from MySpace accounts as investigators build a racketeering case against four Bradenton residents who are alleged members of the street gang SUR 13.
Source: Herald-Tribune    Date: July 6, 2007

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Gang arrests in beating, robbery in Greenport (Greenport, NY): Two Greenport men who authorities say are members of the notorious MS-13 street gang have been arrested in connection with a beating and robbery in the village, Southold police said.
Source: Newsday    Date: July 6, 2007

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Gang audit funds passed (Los Angeles, CA): Taking the next step in its efforts to control gangs, the Los Angeles City Council on Friday approved spending $500,000 to audit and gauge the effectiveness of existing anti-gang programs.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: July 6, 2007

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One dead in gang-related shooting in Wichita Falls (Wichita Falls, TX): Retaliation from a rival gang has led to the shooting death of a young man in Wichita Falls. Christian Gallegas was at a party early Wednesday morning where was shot several times in the back and neck.
Source: KSWO 7 News    Date: July 5, 2007

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14 arrested in gang-related fights at Canby Fourth of July event (Canby, OR): Canby police arrested 14 people Wednesday night after two reports of gang fights during the city's annual General Canby Day fireworks show.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: July 5, 2007

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Aurora police expand anti-gang sweep (Aurora, IL): Three additional suspects were identified by Aurora police Wednesday, part of an ongoing anti-gang sweep in which authorities have arrested 28 people in connection with previously unsolved homicides.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: July 5, 2007

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Teen arrested in Pomona drive-by shooting (Pomona, CA): A boy, 16, was in custody and another suspect was being sought Wednesday in connection with at an apparent gang-related drive-by shooting in which a Pomona man, 20, was shot in the leg, police said.
Source: CBS 2 News    Date: July 4, 2007

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U.S. Marshals nab gang fugitive (Phoenix, AZ): A fugitive member of the Black Gangster Disciples Street Gang in Indiana was arrested after U.S. Marshals surrounded a Phoenix apartment complex, investigators said.
Source: KPHO 5 News    Date: July 3, 2007

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Grant will allow anti-grant program here to expand (St. Louis, MO): An anti-gang program that aims to build relationships between youths and police will be expanding thanks to a new $100,000 federal grant.
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch    Date: July 2, 2007

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Denver police battle rash of gang violence (Denver, CO): Four people were shot in their legs in a drive-by shooting Sunday night near 40th and Lipan in Denver. Police suspect the incident is gang related and it's one of several suspected recent incidents.
Source: WFXL FOX 31 News    Date: July 2, 2007

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Store a red flag in gang probe (Monterey County, CA): Geez Clothing in Los Banos looks like most stores geared toward teens and young adults. Silk-screened T-shirts, caps and jackets. It takes a minute for all the red to sink in, the red walls, red ceiling and red carpet.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: July 1, 2007

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Nashville Kurdish gang suffers major disruption, denies police label (Clarksville, TN): The recent rash of weekend violence that has hit Clarksville has many talking about a rise in gang activity.
Source: Clarksville Online    Date: July 1, 2007

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Gang violence bleeds beyond gangs (Wichita, KS): Laquishia Starr was six and a half months pregnant and feeding her 2-year-old son noodles when a bullet apparently meant for her boyfriend struck her April 25, her family says.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: July 1, 2007

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Working to prevent gang violence (Charlotte, NC): Gang violence is a growing problem in Charlotte, say law enforcement officials, who believe prevention and awareness will help.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: July 1, 2007

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Federal grant will help battle gangs (Orange County, FL): Orange County Public Schools received a $4.8 million federal grant Friday to help fight gang activity by providing programs that reduce dropout rates and boost employability for at-risk students.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: June 30, 2007

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Gang sweep targets decades of murder (Aurora, IL): A three-year investigation, unprecedented in its size and scope in Kane County, culminated this week with 31 Latin Kings street gang members charged in connection with 22 slayings in and around Aurora during the last two decades, officials announced Friday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 30, 2007

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Anti-gang program wins grant (Palm Beach County, FL): A group that has worked the past year to help stem a growing gang problem in the Glades will be able to continue thanks to a grant from the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: June 30, 2007

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Rival gang members arrested (Fresno, CA): A shooting between rival gangs has led to the arrest of more than 20 people as part of Fresno police's Operation Summer Heat.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: June 29, 2007

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City declares war on gang graffiti (Easton, PA): Ratcheting up efforts to crack down on gangs, Easton officials Thursday unveiled a new program designed to quickly get rid of graffiti scrawled by gang members on walls throughout the city.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: June 29, 2007

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City's new task force targets gangs (Allentown, PA): To combat what Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski calls 'the new organized crime,' city police have formed an anti-gang unit.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: June 28, 2007

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