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Two teens wounded in Springfield gun fight (Springfield, MA): Two teens suffered gunshot injuries this afternoon in what police are describing as a gang-related gun battle at 11 Standish St. in the Forest Park neighborhood, said Capt. Peter J. Dillon.
Source: The Republican    Date: June 11, 2008

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Three men held in slaying of suspected gang member in Concord (Concord, CA): Three men have been arrested in the shooting death of a suspected gang member at a Concord apartment, police said today.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: June 10, 2008

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Gangs are for real (Cheyenne, WY): It's Roman numerals scrawled with ink across the knuckles or arms of young men. They've grown up here and have been in and out of the county jail.
Source: Wyoming Tribune-Eagle    Date: June 10, 2008

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Street gangs report due to Elgin council (Elgin, IL): City officials are expected Wednesday to hear recommendations on how best to address gang activity throughout the area.
Source: The Courier-News    Date: June 10, 2008

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Valley killing spree (Los Angeles, CA): The LAPD moved to increase its visibility in some of the city's most violent areas Monday after 12 people were killed in an unusually bloody weekend - half of them in the San Fernando Valley.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: June 10, 2008

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Authorities round up 120 suspected gang members (Georgia): Authorities say they have arrested more than 100 gang members and associates across Georgia, including seven on charges of illegally re-entering the country after deportation.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: June 10, 2008

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Beach officer's job is to stay on top of gangs (Virginia Beach, VA): The inmate took a seat in the third-floor interview room at Virginia Beach Correctional Center and rested a lunch tray on his knees. Deputy Donald Totty stood in the doorway, note pad and pen in hand, and started with general questions: Age? Date of arrival? Offense? Any tattoos?
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: June 10, 2008

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Valley gang targeted by D.A.'s office (Riverside County, CA): The Riverside County District Attorney's Office is planning to file a lawsuit against a Coachella Valley gang in the next 30 days.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: June 10, 2008

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At least 11 slain in L.A. County during the weekend (Los Angeles County, CA): At least 11 people were slain in Los Angeles County over the weekend, and authorities suspect several of the killings were gang related. Nine took place in the city of Los Angeles.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 9, 2008

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Lynn shooting leaves one dead (Lynn, MA): Violence crisscrossed this city during the weekend in a spasm of gunplay and a stabbing that spanned nine hours, punctuated by a fatal shooting outside City Hall.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: June 9, 2008

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149 arrested in S.E. Texas crackdown on gangs (Houston, TX): A multiagency crackdown on Southeast Texas street gangs and other criminal activity led to the arrest of nearly 150 people last week, including 67 suspected gang members or associates, authorities said Sunday.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: June 9, 2008

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Fighting youth violence together (Arlington, TX): City and school officials are expected to form a task force that would team local organizations and nonprofits to fight youth violence.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: June 9, 2008

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HPD links Mexico cartel to Houston (Houston, TX): The enforcement efforts that recently crippled the Sinaloa drug cartel in Mexico have a connection to the recent Houston indictment of two dozen alleged members and associates of a Texas-born Hispanic gang.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: June 9, 2008

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New program based on 'neighbor to neighbor' approach (Watsonville, CA): Getting the community more involved in stemming gangs and violence is behind a new program launched Saturday by the Watsonville Police Department and Neighborhood Services Division.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: June 9, 2008

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Police arrest 11 suspected gang members (Gilroy, CA): Police arrested 11 suspected gang members Saturday night for allegedly robbing a man at knifepoint, police said.
Source: The Gilroy Dispatch    Date: June 9, 2008

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Police identify suspects in deadly Concord fight (Concord, CA): Police identified three men arrested after a Sunday fight that led to the shooting death of a Concord man and the stabbing of another.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: June 9, 2008

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Gang members toe line in jail (Las Vegas, NV): Las Vegas police Lt. Rich Forbus has seen a lot of gang members come and go during his 12 years at the Clark County Detention Center.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal    Date: June 9, 2008

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Graffiti draws gang rivalries (Augusta, GA): The brick wall along Walton Way has become a message board for thugs, a slate for dueling vandals to argue over which gang runs the neighborhood, the Bloods or the Folk.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: June 9, 2008

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Gangs blamed for spike in Camden murders (Camden, NJ): An escalating drug-trade turf war in Camden could make 2008 one of the deadliest years in the city's recorded history.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: June 8, 2008

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Slayings of Latinos increasing in Prince George's (Prince George's County, MD): In Prince George's County, where young black males have overwhelmingly dominated homicide statistics for decades, young Latino males in recent months were nearly as likely to be killed.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: June 8, 2008

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