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Going after gangs (Apple Valley, CA): The young man with a tatoo on his right forearm that read "R.I.P. Bucky" said he came to the High Desert to get away from the gangs in Los Angeles.
Source: The Sun    Date: February 27, 2008

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Anti-gang effort in Monrovia to slow (Monrovia, CA): Additional patrol cars provided by nearby cities' police departments in response to a recent spike in violence will gradually leave city streets over the coming weeks.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: February 27, 2008

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'Wild Card' used against Vineland Boys gang (North Hollywood, CA): Police arrested 19 suspected members of the Vineland Boys gang Tuesday on narcotics and gun-possession charges after learning the notorious street gang was gathering weapons to commit violent crimes, police said Tuesday.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: February 26, 2008

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26 alleged gang members face indictment on racketeering charges (Baltimore, MD): Federal prosecutors in Maryland announced a racketeering indictment yesterday against more than two dozen alleged members of a subset of the Bloods gang, revealing a violent underworld that authorities say has grown in the state in recent years as gang recruitment in jails and prisons has soared.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: February 26, 2008

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Is gang violence now on the rise? (Seattle, WA): Fourteen-year-old DéChé Morrison killed in the Rainier Valley. Allen Joplin, 17, shot to death at a school party on Lower Queen Anne. A 15-year-old boy wounded Friday outside Northgate Mall.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: February 26, 2008

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Shooting victim's cousin wounded (San Antonio, TX): Late Monday afternoon, the 400 block of Blaine stood as a grim reminder of the aftermath of teenage gang violence. As they did last week, when a 15-year-old boy was gunned down on the same block, tearful neighbors gathered again on the corner.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: February 26, 2008

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County, US Atty.'s Office join forces to go after illegals with gang ties (Riverside County, CA): Riverside County law enforcement and the U.S. Attorney's Office will combine forces to catch and prosecute illegal immigrants with gang ties who are "slipping through the cracks" and returning to the country in violation of federal -- but not state -- law, it was announced Tuesday.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: February 26, 2008

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Three suspected gang members charged in murder probe (Yuma, AZ): Three people arrested last week in connection with an ongoing police investigation into a murder at the Yuma Palms Regional Center face various gang-related charges.
Source: The Sun    Date: February 26, 2008

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Bill targets gang activity (Cheyenne, WY): The Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office arrested more than a dozen suspected members of the notorious Surenos 13 gang on burglary and drug charges in January.
Source: Jackson Hole Star-Tribune    Date: February 26, 2008

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Gang members among nine arrested in drug bust (Sioux Falls, SD): Nine people are behind bars after the Sioux Falls Drug Task Force busted up a drug ring over the past several days. Immigration and Customs Enforcement say two of them were members of the Latin Kings street gang.
Source: KELOLAND TV    Date: February 26, 2008

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Gangs of Vermont (Burlington, VT): Members of Killer Bronx Committee or KBC, a drug gang based in New York City, moved their drug operation to Winooski five years ago.
Source: WPTZ 5 News    Date: February 26, 2008

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Two teens admit role in drug sales in Camden (Camden, NJ): Two teen-agers, arrested in January during a sweep by narcotics investigators that rounded up members of a sect of the Bloods street gang, pleaded guilty today to participating in the sale of drugs at a South Camden street corner.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: February 26, 2008

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Suspected gang members arrested (Leesburg, VA): Leesburg Police Detectives, with the assistance of agents with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), arrested two illegal immigrants Feb. 15 and obtained charges on a third.
Source: WTOP News    Date: February 26, 2008

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Teen: Robbery attempt was gang-related (Port Huron, MI): Police still are investigating the links a 15-year-old accused of trying to rob a Port Huron business last week may have with a gang.
Source: The Times Herald    Date: February 26, 2008

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Officials investigate reported gang induction at elementary school (Columbia, SC): Richland 1 school officials have confirmed that as many as six fifth-grade boys were somehow involved in an apparent gang induction at Caughman Road Elementary School.
Source: The State    Date: February 25, 2008

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New leadership, constitution for Nuestra Familia (Monterey County, CA): Monterey County's deadliest gang has new leadership and a new constitution, forcing changes that law enforcement officers say is translating to increased violence in the streets.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: February 25, 2008

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Hamilton City hit again with gang-style graffiti (Hamilton City, CA): Graffiti symbolic of a well-known criminal street gang was found on a fence on Breakwater Court about 10 a.m. Sunday.
Source: Enterprise-Record    Date: February 25, 2008

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Officer: Gangs active in city (Columbus, NE): "An individual’s perception of the gang problem in their community will determine in large part their response, if any, to it," Officer Darren Brown told the participants of the Citizens Police Academy in week six of the 14-week course.
Source: Columbus Telegram    Date: February 25, 2008

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Gang expert: Bloods in village (Deerfield Township, NJ): The suggestion that there are Bloods gang members living in Countryside Village, on Route 77 in Seabrook, does not surprise Det. Arnaldo Santos.
Source: Bridgeton News     Date: February 25, 2008

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Anti-gang effort isn’t safe from county's budget ax (San Luis Obispo County, CA): The county Board of Supervisors has rejected a move by three key public safety departments — probation, the sheriff and the district attorney — to lessen budget cuts in order to beef up their anti-gang activities.
Source: The Tribune    Date: February 25, 2008

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