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Community groups hope to quell gang violence (Cleveland, OH): A brainstorming session between several inner-city community groups and police Monday could lead to a truce between rival street crews on the city's East Side.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: June 5, 2007

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Grandview taking its own stab at gangs (Grandview, WA): Make no mistake, Grandview City Council members want to be tough on gangs -- they just want to do it their way.
Source: Tri-City Herald    Date: June 5, 2007

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Feds bust MS-13 gang members for ordering murder from prison cells (Washington, DC): Three Salvadoran members of the deadly street gang MS-13 were indicted Tuesday on federal charges that they ordered U.S. gang members to carry out cold-blooded murders and other vicious crimes — directing it all from their prison cells in El Salvador.
Source: FOX News    Date: June 5, 2007

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Suspected gang members arrested (Hazleton, PA): Two suspected gang members, one only 16 years old, were arrested Tuesday in Hazleton. Some people said the gang terrorized a neighborhood. The arrests are part of a police effort to crack down.
Source: WNEP Newswatch 16    Date: June 5, 2007

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Gang-related drive-by shooting (Rochester, MN): For the third time in a month shots ring out on the streets of Rochester. And, police say the weekend drive by is gang related.
Source: KTTC TV News    Date: June 4, 2007

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City Council Public Safety approves $50,000 gang reward (Los Angeles, CA): The City Council's Public Safety Committee approved paying a $50,000 reward to the person who anonymously reported the whereabouts of Kody DeJohn Scott, designated one of the LAPD's 10 "Most Wanted" gang members.
Source: KNX 1070 News    Date: June 4, 2007

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Governor signs anti-gang task force bill (Oklahoma City, OK): Governor Henry signed into a law a bill creating an anti-gang task force for the state.
Source: FOX 23 News    Date: June 4, 2007

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Three teens wounded in drive-by shooting at Riviera Beach park (Riviera Beach, FL): Three youths were hit Sunday afternoon in a drive-by shooting at a Riviera Beach park known for gang activity.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: June 4, 2007

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Orange County leader in teen-adult law (Orange County, CA): Prosecutors in Orange County have used a voter-approved law allowing juveniles to be tried in adult court more than any other county in California, according to a newspaper report published Sunday.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: June 4, 2007

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Girls in gangs; Yakima authorities see more female membership (Yakima, WA): Maria Ball is as tough as any man. But as one of the few girls in the male-dominated Chicanos Por Vida (CPV) - Chicanos for Life - gang, the 17-year-old Yakima resident has a lot to prove.
Source: The Columbian    Date: June 3, 2007

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Boy stabbed in neck in gang-related act (San Diego, CA): A Chula Vista boy was stabbed in the neck in a gang- related attack in Terralta East Sunday, San Diego police said.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: June 3, 2007

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Gang graffiti relays messages to friends and foes (Munster, IN): Graffiti, or tagging, can be a simple nuisance or deliver a serious message -- one that can result in violence.
Source: The Times    Date: June 3, 2007

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Frankfort aims to decrease gang activity (Frankfort, IN): Mayor Don Stock and the Frankfort police force are working together to stop gang activity by holding public meetings to educate parents and community members.
Source: Journal & Courier    Date: June 3, 2007

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Gang members arrested for baseball jersey theft (Gainesville, GA): Agents with the Gainesville-Hall County Gang Task Force arrested two members of a local criminal gang for stealing baseball jerseys worth over $2 thousand from Johnson High School.
Source:    Date: June 2, 2007

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Guardian Angels return to Lake Worth to battle gang violence (Lake Worth, FL): The Guardian Angels are coming back to Lake Worth on Sunday to battle gang violence. It will be the second time in two decades the civilian patrol group has accepted an invitation to help clean up a violent situation there.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: June 2, 2007

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Anti-crime teams sent to four more cities (Washington, DC): A violent crime spike in four cities led the Justice Department on Friday to dispatch additional teams of federal agents to combat guns, gangs or surging murder rates in Mesa, Ariz.; Orlando, Fla.; San Bernardino, Calif., and San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: June 2, 2007

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Four juvenile arrested in alleged gang stabbing (Santa Rosa, CA): Police have arrested four juveniles accused of assault with a deadly weapon and participation in a criminal street gang.
Source: KRXI Fox 11 News    Date: June 1, 2007

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Victorville gang ordered to leave forever (Victorville, CA): All it took was a sheaf of papers to send some of the most notorious gangbangers in the High Desert packing. A permanent - read, forever - gang injunction is now in place for East Side Victoria, a 115-member Latino gang that has been rooted in Victorville for 25 years.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: June 1, 2007

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Gang homicides plunge 32% (Los Angeles, CA): Nearly six months into the LAPD's crackdown on gang violence, the number of gang-related homicides in Los Angeles dropped 32%, mirroring an overall decline in violent crime across the city, according to statistics released Thursday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 1, 2007

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Park marred with gang graffiti (Dunn, NC): The springtime sun glistens off the mirror-like surface of the pond at Angier's Jack Marley Park, as birds chirp and ducks swim lazily around.
Source: The Daily Record    Date: June 1, 2007

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