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Grant money beefs up fight against gangs (Grand Rapids, MI): Patrolling an alley in the Southwest part of the city, Officer David Lilly spotted a hole in a garage door from a shotgun blast, probably target practice.
Source: The Grand Rapids Press    Date: August 15, 2007

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Federal funding creates Pajaro Valley Anti-Gang Task Force (Watsonville, CA): Law enforcement officers have their sights set on habitual gang offenders and money from the federal government to back them up.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: August 14, 2007

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Police investigating possible gang link in Sunday Yonkers shooting (Yonkers, NY): A dispute between the Latin Kings Hispanic street gang and a little-known black gang from School Street called the "Trap Stars" may have been to blame for a shooting Sunday that left a 23-year-old Yonkers man in critical condition and a young passer-by wounded in the leg, police said.
Source: The Journal News    Date: August 14, 2007

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Three hurt in early morning shootings in Providence (Providence, RI): A man hiding behind dense shrubbery shot three people in a back yard on Waverly Street early yesterday, the police said.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: August 14, 2007

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Gang patrols round up 22 (Visalia, CA): A joint crackdown on gang activity by the Tulare County Sheriff's Department and the Visalia Police Department netted 22 weekend arrests in Visalia.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: August 14, 2007

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School-shooting fugitives have gang ties: locals (Newark, NJ): As Newark cops yesterday continued hunting for three people suspected in a grisly schoolyard massacre there, residents said several of the men were part of a notorious street gang.
Source: New York Post    Date: August 13, 2007

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Gang violence in America (Washington, DC): Gang violence is contributing to a disturbing crime trend across the country -- in 2006 murders were up 6.7 percent in cities with a million or more residents.
Source: ABC News    Date: August 13, 2007

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Weekend shootings kill one, injure six (Merced, CA): One person is dead and six others were wounded by weekend gunfire in Merced. Police are investigating three shooting incidents, at least two believed to be gang-related.
Source: Merced Sun-Star     Date: August 13, 2007

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Gangs seek hold in South Sound (Olympia, WA): Gang-related activity is on the increase in South Sound after more than a decade of relative quiet, according to officials in the criminal justice system.
Source: The Olympian    Date: August 12, 2007

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Night on beat keeps Tacoma gang unit on its toes (Tacoma, WA): Gang activity in Thurston County is nowhere near the level it has reached in Tacoma, where three gang-related homicides occurred in just one week last year, according to Tacoma police.
Source: The Olympian    Date: August 12, 2007

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Police say six recent shootings gang-related (Columbia, SC): Columbia area investigators say six recent killings involving victims younger than 30 were all gang-related. And, investigators say, five of those killings were connected to each other.
Source: WFMY News 2    Date: August 12, 2007

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Stabbing suspect arrested in Novato gang fight (Novato, CA): A 22-year-old Novato man was booked on suspicion of attempted murder following what police called a gang fight in downtown Novato on Friday night.
Source: Marin Independent Journal    Date: August 12, 2007

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SE Fresno rings with gunfire (Fresno, CA): Two men were killed in separate shootings minutes apart Saturday in southeast Fresno, bringing the city's homicide toll to 37 so far this year, compared with 24 at this time a year ago.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: August 12, 2007

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Riverside police make arrests in fatal shooting (Riverside, CA): Riverside police said they arrested 11 members of a La Sierra-based street gang this week on suspicion of crimes that include assault, attempted murder, witness intimidation and the 2006 murder of 24-year-old Crystal Theobald.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: August 11, 2007

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'I don't feel safe here' (Bradenton, FL): Two teenagers. Two gangs. One bullet. Gang rivalry was behind the shooting of a 16-year-old south Bradenton boy Wednesday in the 2000 block of 15th Avenue East, police said Thursday.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: August 10, 2007

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Ogden teen blames gang violence on words (Ogden, UT): An Ogden man arrested for investigation of the killing of two people and the wounding of two others denies shooting anyone during a dispute that started at a weekend wedding party.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: August 10, 2007

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Gang members rounded up in Oceanside sting (Oceanside, CA): A dozen gang members were arrested in Oceanside today in a sting that began after two teenage gangsters were accused of killing Oceanside police Officer Dan Bessant last December.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: August 9, 2007

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City attorney targets alleged gang hangout in Venice (Venice, CA): In its stepped-up campaign to curb gang activity, the Los Angeles city attorney's office Wednesday announced that it had filed a lawsuit against the owner of a small Venice apartment building that is allegedly a home base for drug dealing and other illegal activity by the Shoreline Crips.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 9, 2007

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Tulare Co. gets $175k grant to fight crime (Washington, DC): Tulare County stands to benefit from a crime-fighting grant program that the White House wants to change and Congress wants to keep.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: August 9, 2007

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Four gang members arrested after downtown street fight (Petaluma, CA): Four gang members were arrested late Tuesday night after a downtown street fight in which they used bottles as weapons.
Source: Petaluma Argus-Courier     Date: August 8, 2007

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