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Seven arrested in probe of gangs (Morristown, NJ): Seven men were arrested Wednesday in connection with a year-long investigation on gang activity led by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, authorities said Thursday.
Source: The Daily Record    Date: June 8, 2007

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Police seek two more youths in school shooting (Tampa, FL): With two suspects already in jail, Tampa police are still searching for leads on two additional youths suspected of involvement in Wednesday's shooting at Middleton High School.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: June 8, 2007

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Web, phone are Valley's anti-gang weapons (Easton, PA): A Web site with tips on how to spot gang activity and a hotline for giving police anonymous information were announced Thursday by U.S. Attorney Patrick Meehan in South Side Easton's Delaware Terrace housing development.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: June 8, 2007

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Three teen girls first arrested under gang law (Lawrenceville, GA): Three teenage girls recently became the first people arrested and charged with violating Lawrenceville's new street gang terrorism and prevention ordinance.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post    Date: June 8, 2007

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32 arrested in Stockton gang sweep (Stockton, CA): As part of a new state crackdown on gangs, hundreds of law enforcement officers raided the homes of ethnic Cambodians here Wednesday, arresting suspected leaders of a drug distribution network that authorities said stretched to several states.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 7, 2007

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Police get first collars under new gang ordinance (Lawrenceville, GA): A suburban street gang ordinance in Lawrenceville has hit its first target with the arrest of three teens with alleged gang ties.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: June 7, 2007

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Charges point to spread of gang (Maryland): The beating death of a teenager found in Howard County and the armed holdup of a Reisterstown grocer were carried out by members of MS-13, a violent street gang whose leaders gave orders from inside a prison in El Salvador, according to a federal racketeering indictment unveiled yesterday.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: June 6, 2007

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Funds sought to fight gangs (Washington, DC): With gangs spreading across the country, Massachusetts needs urgent help in stemming violence that can erupt with a wrong look between gun-packing rivals, a civic leader told a Senate panel yesterday.
Source: The Berkshire Eagle    Date: June 6, 2007

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Residents, clergy unite to fight gang problem (Dalton, GA): The message at the Dalton Community Center on Tuesday night was clear: The city's leaders do not want to blame the Latino community for the death of 16-year-old Andre Johnson.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: June 6, 2007

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Greeley grapples with gang violence (Greeley, CO): They might look like blue jeans and a white T-shirt to anyone else. But for Adolfo "Li’l Grim" Rodriguez, they are an essential part of his daily uniform.
Source: Rocky Mountain News    Date: June 6, 2007

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Feds target 124 foreign national gang members (Los Angeles, CA): Six foreign nationals with ties to violent southern California street gangs have been arrested over the past week, the latest in an ongoing operation that has netted 124 gang members total, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced.
Source: FOX News    Date: June 6, 2007

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FBI plans to integrate nationwide gang data (Washington, DC): The FBI seeks proposals to develop and integrate gang intelligence analysis and workflow capability for its National Gang Intelligence Center (NGIC) to support law enforcement.
Source:    Date: June 6, 2007

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Feinstein upbeat about federal anti-gang bill (Washington, DC): Sen. Dianne Feinstein expressed optimism Tuesday that anti-gang legislation she has been pushing for a decade could finally pass the Senate this year, but the proposal, which could provide $1 billion to fight gang violence across the nation, still may be blocked by a powerful Democratic senator.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: June 6, 2007

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Boxer lobbies for gang measure (Washington, DC)): The vicious crime wave that has gripped San Bernardino was painted on a national canvas in painful detail Tuesday by Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif.
Source: The Sun    Date: June 6, 2007

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Congress focuses on local crime fighting (Washignton, DC): With violent crime on the upswing after more than a decade of decline, Congress is moving to boost federal support for local crime-fighting, which some law enforcement officials say has languished since the 2001 terrorist attacks.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 6, 2007

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Joyriding gang member slain; crash injures family (Chicago, IL): A 14-year-old reputed gang member joy riding in his uncle's van was fatally shot in the head when he ventured into rival territory on the South Side, Chicago police said Tuesday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 5, 2007

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Gun heist tied to gang (San Bernardino, CA): The four men who barged into Turner's Outdoorsman with masks, gloves and guns on Friday were members or associates of a local street gang, police said Monday.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: June 5, 2007

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Ordinance puts gangs on notice (Gwinnett County, GA): Attention gang-bangers and wannabes: Your pranks and illegal business enterprises could now get you evicted from Norcross.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: June 5, 2007

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Cochran police hope new steps will reduce gang activity (Macon, GA): The bullet hole in the wall above his son's bed is a clear sign to Elisha Tillman. "If he had been in bed it would have hit him in the head," said Tillman.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: June 5, 2007

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Fight at prison said to involve gang members, Muslims (Baltimore, MD): A melee at the Metropolitan Transition Center that sent 18 prison inmates to area hospitals on Friday with stab wounds involved a dispute between the Bloods gang and Sunni Muslim prisoners, according to corrections sources.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: June 5, 2007

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