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Three suspected gang members charged in murder probe (Yuma, AZ): Three people arrested last week in connection with an ongoing police investigation into a murder at the Yuma Palms Regional Center face various gang-related charges.
Source: The Sun    Date: February 26, 2008

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Bill targets gang activity (Cheyenne, WY): The Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office arrested more than a dozen suspected members of the notorious Surenos 13 gang on burglary and drug charges in January.
Source: Jackson Hole Star-Tribune    Date: February 26, 2008

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Gang members among nine arrested in drug bust (Sioux Falls, SD): Nine people are behind bars after the Sioux Falls Drug Task Force busted up a drug ring over the past several days. Immigration and Customs Enforcement say two of them were members of the Latin Kings street gang.
Source: KELOLAND TV    Date: February 26, 2008

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Gangs of Vermont (Burlington, VT): Members of Killer Bronx Committee or KBC, a drug gang based in New York City, moved their drug operation to Winooski five years ago.
Source: WPTZ 5 News    Date: February 26, 2008

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Two teens admit role in drug sales in Camden (Camden, NJ): Two teen-agers, arrested in January during a sweep by narcotics investigators that rounded up members of a sect of the Bloods street gang, pleaded guilty today to participating in the sale of drugs at a South Camden street corner.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: February 26, 2008

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Suspected gang members arrested (Leesburg, VA): Leesburg Police Detectives, with the assistance of agents with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), arrested two illegal immigrants Feb. 15 and obtained charges on a third.
Source: WTOP News    Date: February 26, 2008

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Teen: Robbery attempt was gang-related (Port Huron, MI): Police still are investigating the links a 15-year-old accused of trying to rob a Port Huron business last week may have with a gang.
Source: The Times Herald    Date: February 26, 2008

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Counties’ drug fight gets help (Arkansas): Jefferson County is home to major crack cocaine and Mexican marijuana organizations. Pulaski County has drug organizations with connections to violent street gangs the Crips and the Bloods.
Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette    Date: February 25, 2008

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Gang expert: Bloods in village (Deerfield Township, NJ): The suggestion that there are Bloods gang members living in Countryside Village, on Route 77 in Seabrook, does not surprise Det. Arnaldo Santos.
Source: Bridgeton News     Date: February 25, 2008

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Anti-gang effort isn’t safe from county's budget ax (San Luis Obispo County, CA): The county Board of Supervisors has rejected a move by three key public safety departments — probation, the sheriff and the district attorney — to lessen budget cuts in order to beef up their anti-gang activities.
Source: The Tribune    Date: February 25, 2008

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Officials investigate reported gang induction at elementary school (Columbia, SC): Richland 1 school officials have confirmed that as many as six fifth-grade boys were somehow involved in an apparent gang induction at Caughman Road Elementary School.
Source: The State    Date: February 25, 2008

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New leadership, constitution for Nuestra Familia (Monterey County, CA): Monterey County's deadliest gang has new leadership and a new constitution, forcing changes that law enforcement officers say is translating to increased violence in the streets.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: February 25, 2008

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Hamilton City hit again with gang-style graffiti (Hamilton City, CA): Graffiti symbolic of a well-known criminal street gang was found on a fence on Breakwater Court about 10 a.m. Sunday.
Source: Enterprise-Record    Date: February 25, 2008

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Officer: Gangs active in city (Columbus, NE): "An individual’s perception of the gang problem in their community will determine in large part their response, if any, to it," Officer Darren Brown told the participants of the Citizens Police Academy in week six of the 14-week course.
Source: Columbus Telegram    Date: February 25, 2008

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Plenty claiming credit for crime dip (Los Angeles, CA): A year after Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and LAPD Chief William Bratton declared gangs public enemy No.1, crime has plummeted, homicides are at 30-year lows, and for the first time cops are working with hard-core gang interventionists to quell rivalries.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: February 24, 2008

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Oregon teens suspended for wearing crucifixes (Albany, OR): A pair of Albany teenagers were suspended from high school for a few days recently because they were wearing crucifixes that school officials called "gang-related behavior."
Source: KTVZ NewsChannel 21    Date: February 24, 2008

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Manatee's graffiti nothing whitewash can't fix (Manatee County, FL): Young gang members are prone to picking up a can of spray paint to make their mark. But a new graffiti abatement program is hoping to change that.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: February 24, 2008

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Feds: 13 of gang in prison (Atlanta, GA): Thirteen members of a violent metro Atlanta gang were sentenced to federal prison this week for crimes ranging from robbery and carjacking to drive-by shootings and murder.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: February 23, 2008

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A gang's staying power (Los Angeles, CA): The young men who rule Drew Street have survived countless convictions, injunctions, evictions and deportations.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 23, 2008

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Four more arrested in death of Atwater man (Atwater, CA): Four more people have been arrested in connection with the Feb. 16 murder of a 34-year-old Atwater man outside a Determine Drive apartment.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: February 23, 2008

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