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Five gang members arrested in Fresno (Fresno, CA): One adult and four juveniles, all identified as members of the Sureño street gang, were arrested Monday night as a result of an investigation into three shootings and one robbery in central and southeast Fresno, police reported Tuesday.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: August 5, 2008

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Sheriff's deputy who was shot dead guarded highly dangerous inmates (Los Angeles, CA): A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy gunned down Saturday outside his boyhood home in Cypress Park had been assigned to guard the most dangerous inmates in the county, including members of the notorious Mexican Mafia gang, authorities said Sunday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 4, 2008

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Suffolk kicks battle against youth street gangs up a notch (Suffolk, VA): David Lee Rudolph scribbled on a couple of buildings downtown in April. The 20-year-old high school grad with some college brought along a couple of younger helpers.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: August 4, 2008

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Police see disturbing trend: Sacramento gangs getting younger (Sacramento, CA): In recent years, Sacramento Police Capt. Darrell Fong has observed a troubling trend: The gangs of Sacramento are getting younger.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: August 3, 2008

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Man shot and injured in bus brawl (Los Angeles, CA): A suspected gang member who police said shot an unarmed man in a brawl that started on the Orange bus line in Valley Glen is in custody today on charges of assault with a deadly weapon.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 3, 2008

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Security fence blamed for rise in violence (Yonkers, NY): A security fence installed around a public housing complex may have inadvertently contributed to this summer's violence downtown.
Source: The Journal News    Date: August 3, 2008

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East St. Louis shooting possibly gang related (St. Louis, MO): Police said a gang dispute over a woman may have caused the shootings that injured five people at the Roosevelt Homes last week.
Source: Belleville News-Democrat    Date: August 2, 2008

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Task force puts dent in gangs, drugs (Gwinnett County, GA): Gwinnett police are gaining ground in the war on gangs and drugs, according to department statistics released Friday.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: August 2, 2008

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Police call NCSU shooting gang-related (Raleigh, NC): Police are describing a shooting this week on the state's largest college campus as a gang-related "hit."
Source: The News & Observer    Date: August 2, 2008

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Crimes raise gang concerns (Chapel Hill, NC): Recent high-profile crimes including a series of daylight robberies involving a sawed-off shotgun have led several citizens to call the Chapel Hill Police Department with questions about gang activity, Police Chief Brian Curran said Thursday.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: August 1, 2008

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Graffiti vandals turn violent in LA (Los Angeles, CA): One man got stabbed. Another got shot in the chest. A 6-year-old boy was temporarily blinded when he was spray-painted in the face.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: August 1, 2008

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Santa Ana rattled by four shootings, including three in 24 hours (Santa Ana, CA): The violence was shocking enough that Marcos Padilla told his Santa Ana tenants to stay inside and walk to the grocery store only if they absolutely had to.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 31, 2008

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37 arrests made in Southeast Fresno gang operation (Fresno, CA): Southeast Fresno gang operation led to 37 arrests this week. The operation was done in response to an increase in gang violence throughout the City of Fresno.
Source: KMPH FOX 26 News    Date: July 31, 2008

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Prosecutors seek death penalty for Riverside gang member accused of murder (Riverside County, CA): Prosecutors will seek the death penalty for a documented Riverside gang member accused of fatally shooting a 23-year-old father of three in front of his home, Riverside County District Attorney Rod Pacheco said today.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: July 31, 2008

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Teen charged with promoting gang violence after shooting (Yuma, CA): Two felony offenses were filed in Juvenile Court on Thursday against a Yuma teenager arrested in connection to last weekend's attempted murder.
Source: The Sun    Date: July 31, 2008

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Bust deals blow to Hollis Bloods (Queens, NY): Queens law enforcement officials announced the results of a 10-month narcotics and firearm trafficking investigation on Tuesday, boasting 22 arrests and a crushing blow to the Hollis faction of the notorious Bloods street gang.
Source: Queens Tribune    Date: July 31, 2008

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Feds visit homes of alleged gang members (Philadelphia, PA) : With the skyscrapers of center city off in distance, undercover officers and federal agents gathered in South Philadelphia. They came as part of a crackdown on gang activity. Their target is a notorious Asian street gang.
Source: WTXF FOX 29 News    Date: July 31, 2008

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Lincoln Square sees signs of increased gang activity (Chicago, IL): An increase in reports of "tagging" and vandalism in the Lincoln Square neighborhood has residents worried that a lull in gang activity in the area has come to an end.
Source: Chi Town Daily News    Date: July 31, 2008

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New law requires graffiti cleanup (El Monte, CA): A new law requires convicted taggers to clean up their scribbles and possibly keep neighborhood walls and street signs clean for a year, officials said Thursday.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: July 31, 2008

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Gangs move, change to stay ahead of police (Raleigh, NC): Identifying gang members has become more difficult as they change their signs and clothing to remain a step ahead of law enforcement and as they become more mobile, experts said Wednesday.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: July 30, 2008

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