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21 to be deported in suburban sweep (Chicago, IL): Federal agents working with police in Carpentersville and other northwest suburbs arrested 21 Mexican immigrants for deportation in an ongoing national sweep targeting members of transnational gangs, officials said Tuesday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: December 12, 2007
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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GPS gang tracking bracelet leads to LAPD drive-by arrest (Los Angeles, CA): Moments after a young woman was killed in a drive-by shooting, police were able to track down several suspects by homing in on a gang member who was wearing a Global Position Satellite tracking bracelet, officials said Wednesday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: December 12, 2007
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Two stabbed in N. Raleigh (Raleigh, NC): Police are investigating the possibility that a fatal stabbing in North Raleigh on Monday was gang-related. Two men were stabbed about 3 p.m. near East Millbrook Road and Walenda Drive, police said.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: December 12, 2007
http://www.newsobserver.com/...

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Mara Salvatrucha gang member caught in El Paso (El Paso, TX): A member of the Mara Salvatrucha caught in El Paso was among a dozen members of the violent trans-national street gang stopped during law enforcement operations along the Texas-Mexico border, the Texas governor's office said recently.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: December 12, 2007
http://www.elpasotimes.com/...

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Restriction on alleged gang members assailed at City Hall hearing (San Francisco, CA): Court-approved restrictions on the ability of suspected gang members to gather in three parts of San Francisco were assailed by civil rights activists and some residents from those neighborhoods at a City Hall hearing Monday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: December 11, 2007
http://www.sfgate.com/...

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Police drawing heat for Bayview gang-injunction arrest (San Francisco, CA): A Thanksgiving Day arrest in the heart of The City’s first gang-injunction zone has sparked debate among Bayview community members and city officials as to how officers are carrying out the anti-gang court order.
Source: Examiner    Date: December 10, 2007
http://www.examiner.com/...

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New defense bill prohibits gang membership (Washington, DC): Membership in a criminal street gang must be included on the list of prohibited activities for service members, according to a provision in the 2008 defense authorization bill.
Source: Army Times    Date: December 10, 2007
http://www.armytimes.com/...

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Three robbed in 'gang' hit (Jersey City, NJ): Claiming to be a member of a notorious street gang apparently won't get you out of a mugging, two brothers and a friend learned in Jersey City this weekend.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: December 10, 2007
http://www.nj.com/...

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Gang kingpins disappearing in Chicago (Chicago, IL): In a city where legendary street gang leaders Jeff Fort and Larry Hoover took their place beside Al Capone in the local criminal hall of fame, the powerful Chicago gang kingpin is looking more and more like an endangered species.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: December 10, 2007
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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American Juggalos: Graffiti artists tag themselves as family, not gang-bangers (Pocono, PA): We're not a gang. Technically, we're a family." A 20-year-old Tannersville man is one of a handful of people who took exception with a recent Pocono Record article listing Juggalos as one of the gangs identified in Monroe County.
Source: Pocono Record    Date: December 9, 2007
http://www.poconorecord.com/...

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Gang sweep comes nearly a year after girl's death (Los Angeles, CA): Police served injunctions to several members of gang they believe to be responsible for Cheryl Green's slaying near her Harbor Gateway home. If the injunction is approved by a judge, restrictions will be placed on gang members' activities.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: December 9, 2007
http://www.dailybreeze.com/...

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Police continue to investigate gang shooting at restaurant (Greensboro, NC): Greensboro Police are still investigating a gang related shooting that killed two people at the Las Jarochitas Restaurant in Greensboro.
Source: WGHP FOX 8 News    Date: December 9, 2007
http://www.myfoxwghp.com/...

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EVSC targets gang activity (Evansville, IN): Evansville public school officials say they have a "no tolerance" policy for gang-related activities on school property.
Source: Evansville Courier & Press    Date: December 9, 2007
http://www.courierpress.com/...

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Gangs often kill their own (New Jersey): When members of the same gang turn on each other, it's usually about power, according to New Jersey State Police Detective Sgt. Ronnie Hampton.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: December 9, 2007
http://www.nj.com/...

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Eastside Riva gang members arrested (Riverside, CA): Two members of the Eastside Riva gang were arrested for possession of a sawed-off shotgun, authorities said today.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: December 8, 2007
http://abclocal.go.com/...

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Four arrested in Camden "gang-related" shooting (Camden, SC): A Camden teen is dead and four people are in jail after a gang-related shooting Friday night in Camden.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: December 8, 2007
http://www.wistv.com/...

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Cops to gang members: 'We will remove you from the community' (Haverhill, MA): When aggressive federal prosecution led to the dismantling of the Latin Gangsta Deciples in Lawrence several years ago, the gang activities and violence didn't end.
Source: Eagle-Tribune    Date: December 8, 2007
http://www.eagletribune.com/...

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Show of police force to focus on gang activity (Washington, DC): Metropolitan Police officers on patrol for this weekend"s All Hands on Deck initiative will pay special attention to several Northwest neighborhoods that have been plagued recently by gang violence, the department said.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: December 8, 2007
http://www.washingtontimes.com/...

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Study reviews juvenile system (Durham, NC): Striking a responsive chord with many Durham lawyers and court officials, a statewide nonprofit committee called Action For Children recommended Thursday that the minimum age for adult crime in North Carolina be raised from 16 to 18.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: December 7, 2007
http://www.heraldsun.com/...

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City police meet with New Jersey officials (Easton, NJ): Investigators from New Jersey met with Easton police Thursday to help determine whether recent shootings in both areas, which left five dead and another injured, are part of a gang war between two Bloods factions, law enforcement officials said.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: December 7, 2007
http://www.mcall.com/...

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