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County Council creates crime unit to target street gangs (King County, WA): A special crime-fighting unit will be set up by the King County sheriff to target street gangs, the County Council decided Monday.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: September 24, 2007

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Fate of gang bill rests with governor (Los Angeles, CA): The fate of a bill requiring parents of young gang members to take parenting classes now rests with the governor. The bill was passed by the Legislature, and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has until Oct. 12 to sign the Parental Accountability Act.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: September 24, 2007

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Houses linked to Asian gangs (San Bernardino County, CA): When authorities began finding marijuana grow houses in Southern California this year, they were shocked by their sophistication and by the complex Asian crime syndicates believed responsible for their establishment.
Source: The Sun    Date: September 24, 2007

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Some pin shootings on numerous arrests (Albany, NY): Despite guilty pleas from most of the 30 people arrested nearly a year ago, linked to what is reportedly the city's most violent street gang, shootings in Albany have soared.
Source: Times Union    Date: September 24, 2007

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Gangs' reach debated (Fort Collins - Larimer County, CO): Whether Fort Collins and Larimer County have a big gang problem or not seems to depend a great deal on who you ask - and what they have to gain or lose from the debate.
Source: The Coloradoan    Date: September 23, 2007

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The gangs of York (York, SC): A rivalry between two town gangs became increasingly violent this summer, police say. A series of fights between the Cali Boys and the Valley Boys escalated to several shooting incidents during the summer. Fortunately, nobody was hurt.
Source: The Herald    Date: September 23, 2007

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Cops: Teen death gang-related (Brevard County, FL): One teenager died and two others were wounded in a gang-related shooting early Saturday in front of a West Cocoa Waffle House, a spokesman from the Brevard County Sheriff's office said.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: September 23, 2007

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Gang shooting kills teen at Fort Worth mall, police say (Fort Worth, TX): Fort Worth Police have arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with a gang shooting at a south Fort Worth shopping mall that left a teenager dead.
Source: KDFW Fox 4 News    Date: September 23, 2007

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Gang crimes have fallen in Fairfax (Fairfax County, VA): Gang-related crime dropped by nearly one-third last year in Fairfax County and has fallen even more this year, according to a report to be presented to the county Board of Supervisors on Monday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: September 22, 2007

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Gang-tax measure approved for ballot (Los Angeles, CA): The Los Angeles City Council moved Friday to ask voters in February to approve a $30 parcel tax on every city property owner to raise funds to fight gangs.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: September 22, 2007

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Ban gang culture and give kids relief, school report urges (Madison County, WI): Establishing "gang-free school zones" so area students can learn in a safer environment is a key recommendation on how to combat gangs in Madison and Dane County.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: September 21, 2007

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Anti-gang bill passes U.S. Senate (Washington, DC): Sweeping national anti-gang legislation breezed unanimously through the U.S. Senate on Friday in a move that could significantly help Los Angeles' efforts to quell rising violence.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: September 21, 2007

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Schwarzenegger appoints San Jose official to anti-gang panel (San Jose, CA): Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger today appointed San Jose city official Angel Rios Jr. to the California Gang Reduction, Intervention and Prevention Program Advisory Board.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 21, 2007

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Police, FBI go after gangs (Manchester, NH): Federal agents are working full time alongside Manchester police to combat crime and gang-related activity, law enforcement officials announced yesterday. But at least one neighborhood activist wants to see more emphasis placed on changing the hearts of youths.
Source: The Union Leader    Date: September 21, 2007

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Growing gangs disturbing trend in county (Madison County, NC): Police Chief Perry Webster painted a disturbing picture for Madison's board of aldermen Thursday evening concerning the growth of gang activity in the town.
Source: Eden Daily News    Date: September 20, 2007

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Challenge posed for gang unit (Durham, NC): For years, police anti-gang units across the country have come under fire for lacking ways to measure their effectiveness, with some critics questioning whether they're needed at all.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: September 20, 2007

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DeKalb uses new law to target gangs (DeKalb County, GA): A new prosecutor is using a new state law to take aim at DeKalb County's estimated 5,000 to 10,000 members of criminal gangs.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: September 20, 2007

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Police: Culture of gangs led to slaying (Gastonia, NC): The encounter began in a convenience store parking lot: two teenagers picking on a third. But when a homeless Gastonia man stepped in to help he connected with what police say was the potentially violent culture of local gang members.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: September 19, 2007

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Flint gangs targets (Flint, MI): With young men divided into gangs named for the elementary schools they attended and a dozen deaths attributed to the resulting violence, the feds are getting in the game.
Source: The Flint Journal    Date: September 19, 2007

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West Palm gang hit with order not to assemble (West Palm Beach, FL): In the latest efforts against gang violence, police have ordered members of the Ace Click not to hang out with one another, and a statewide grand jury was convened at the Main Judicial Complex in West Palm Beach on Tuesday.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: September 19, 2007

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