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Police raids target L.B. drug dealers (Long Beach, CA):
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: August 3, 2007

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Teen shot, killed on Carpentersville street (Chicago, IL): A teenage boy was shot to death Thursday night outside a center for Dundee-area teens in a neighborhood on Carpentersville's east side, police said.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: August 3, 2007

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Three arrested for selling drugs in Brentwood (Brentwood, CA): After likely selling narcotics in the neighborhood of Brentwood, three East Side Victoria gang members were tracked down to an area parking lot where they led officials on a short pursuit as they threw a stolen weapon from the car, officials said.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: August 2, 2007

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11 teens arrested after two gangs brawl at Ramapo High School (Ramapo, NY): Eleven teenagers were arrested yesterday following a brawl at Ramapo High School between two groups of summer school students described by authorities as rival street gangs.
Source: The Journal News    Date: August 2, 2007

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Two arrested in drive-by shooting in Westgate (West Palm Beach, FL): Two documented Sur 13 gang members were arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting that left three bullets in a 46-year-old man who was working on his car, according to the Palm Beach County Violent Crimes Task Force.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: August 2, 2007

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Signs could portend gang woes (Enid, OK): Nearly a dozen residents, business owners and a school have seen their properties hit with gang-like graffiti in the past two weeks, leaving police wondering whether it's the work of gangsters or imitators.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: August 2, 2007

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Grand jury set to look into South Florida gangs (West Palm Beach, FL): West Palm Beach A special grand jury created to investigate gang activity will begin its work here next week with the power to bring indictments for crimes such as narcotics, gambling, robbery and violations of the state Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, commonly known as RICO.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: August 2, 2007

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Fresno woman killed in street robbery (Fresno, CA): Hours after a woman was shot to death in front of her children, Fresno police arrested a young man Wednesday who was playing a video game several blocks away as officers hunted for her killer.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: August 2, 2007

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Woman dies in alleged gang-related shooting (Phoenix, AZ): Police have identified a 22-year-old woman killed in a suspected gang-related shooting but were witholding the name Wednesday because family have not been notified.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: August 2, 2007

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Crime down in Ventura County (Ventura County, CA): The creation of a gang unit was credited with a 21% decline in violent crime during the first six months of the year in the unincorporated areas and five cities patrolled by the Ventura County Sheriff's Department.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 2, 2007

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New gang curbs sought (Sacramento, CA): Law enforcement officials in Yolo County and West Sacramento are seeking new court-ordered restrictions against alleged members of the West Sacramento gang the Broderick Boys.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: August 1, 2007

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State bill poses anti-gang tools (Manatee County, FL): Guns, knives and drug paraphernalia aside, Florida lawmakers are going after the secondary tools gang members use to ply their trade.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: August 1, 2007

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Program helps students avoid gang members (San Diego, CA): At least two San Diego schools have asked to be part of a program designed to protect students from gang members.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: August 1, 2007

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State lawmaker aims measure at broader anti-gang effort (Florida): A bill filed in the Florida Legislature on Tuesday would broaden the definition of a criminal street gang and would also make it harder for those gangs to recruit members or advertise their activities.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: August 1, 2007

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Fort Worth criminal, civil courts come together to bring gang members to justice (Fort Worth, TX): Weary of gang members coalescing in its streets, Fort Worth has followed the lead of two other Texas cities and filed suit.
Source: The Southeast Texas Record    Date: August 1, 2007

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Gang sting nets 146 arrests (Canyon County, ID): The latest law-enforcement crackdown on gang-related crime in Canyon County resulted in 146 arrests as part of an effort involving local, state and federal agencies.
Source: The Idaho Press    Date: August 1, 2007

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Huge law enforcement sweep targets gangs in south L.A. County (Los Angeles County, CA): Law enforcement authorities fanned out across south Los Angeles County early Tuesday in a huge anti-gang sweep aimed at taking down violent offenders.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: July 31, 2007

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Union City to get $200G to fight youth violence (Union City, NJ): Union City is expected to receive a $200,000 federal grant for an anti-gang and youth violence prevention program, according to Rep. Albio Sires, D-West New York.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: July 31, 2007

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Gains made in fighting gangs (Los Angeles, CA): Seeing progress in efforts to combat gang violence in the San Fernando Valley, a city panel voted Monday to continue a pilot program teaming probation officers with cops.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: July 31, 2007

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Hope Project gets money to fight city gang problem (Greensboro, NC): With recent violence bringing the city's gang problem into sharp focus, many are looking for a way to keep kids away from gangs.
Source: News-Record    Date: July 31, 2007

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