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Gang blamed for credit card fraud nabbed (Miami, FL): Four members of a south Florida-based criminal gang believed to have been responsible for more than US$75 million in credit card fraud losses have been arrested by the U.S. Secret Service.
Source: Computerworld Inc.    Date: July 10, 2007

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Possible gang members arrested (Vonore, TN): The Vonore Police Department (VPD) arrested a father and son with possible gang ties in Vonore on Saturday.
Source: The Monroe County Advocate     Date: July 10, 2007

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Three suspects wanted in gang sweep still loose (Manatee County, FL): Three reputed gang members wanted on racketeering charges were still on the loose Monday, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: July 10, 2007

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Out on bail in one shooting case, man arrested in new shooting (St. Paul, MN): A St. Paul man who bailed out of jail after being charged in April with shooting two people in Maplewood has been arrested again, this time for allegedly shooting two more people over the weekend in St. Paul, police said.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: July 9, 2007

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Violent weekend in north Visalia (Visalia, CA): Visalia police had made no arrests Sunday in five shootings in north Visalia over the weekend that left eight people wounded — including a 17-year-old boy who was shot in the throat, police reported.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: July 9, 2007

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'Yes, we have a gang problem' (Clarksville, TN): Interim Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley will tell you Clarksville has a gang problem — he just fears glorifying the city's half-dozen gangs by saying so.
Source: The Leaf-Chronicle    Date: July 8, 2007

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Mother suspected of driving son, others to kill gang rival (Long Beach, FL): The 30-year-old mother of a suspected gang member who allegedly drove seven minors to a park to kill a 13-year-old boy in a revenge attack is in jail Sunday, charged with murder.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: July 8, 2007

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Shootings draw attention to Anthony gang problem (Anthony, NM): There is a mix of tension, frustration and fear in the hot summer air in this small town on the Texas-New Mexico state line recently shaken by the deaths of two teens because of gang violence.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: July 8, 2007

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Center tackles threat of gangs (New Brunswick, NJ): In a cozy room at Affinity Counseling Group on the border of North and New Brunswick, a group of mostly young men sat in a circle for a weekly discussion about gang activity in their neighborhoods and violence that has left friends dead.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: July 8, 2007

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A little girl shot, and a crowd that didn’t see (Trenton, NJ): A woman who was standing 10 feet away when a stray bullet from a gang fight struck 7-year-old Tajahnique Lee in the face told the police she had been too distracted by her young son to see who fired the shots.
Source: The New York Times    Date: July 8, 2007

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Suspected members of gang arrested (Bradenton, FL): Fourteen suspected members of the street gang SUR 13 are facing racketeering charges for a pattern of criminal activity that has included murder, robbery, assault, battery and criminal mischief, the Manatee County Sheriff's Office announced Friday.
Source: Herald-Tribune    Date: July 7, 2007

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Deputies: Gang problem growing in Greenville (Greenville, County, SC): Greenville County Deputies say the gang problem is growing. Investigators are actively trying to do something about it. The sheriff's office has developed a gang task force after two shootings deputies believe involved gang members.
Source: WYFF 4 News    Date: July 7, 2007

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Body found by tracks; police suspect homicide (Stockton, CA): Police are not disclosing how a Latino man in his 20s or 30s was killed, but they are calling the case a homicide.
Source: The Record    Date: July 6, 2007

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Three suspected of staging dogfights (Chicago, IL): Using a different strategy to combat suspected gang activity, Chicago police said Thursday they searched a Southwest Side home and arrested three individuals on suspicion of dogfighting.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: July 6, 2007

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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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