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Westchester funds programs to address gang violence (Westchester County, NY): Westchester County will spend almost $100,000 through the Invest in Kids program to fund three gang-prevention organizations.
Source: The Journal News    Date: June 1, 2007

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Graffiti, gang violence increase (Des Moines, IA): Gunshot reports, fights, shootings and gang-related graffiti are on the rise in Des Moines neighborhoods. Police say they are related to each other and are an indication of the growth of youth gangs in the city.
Source: The Des Moines Register    Date: May 31, 2007

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Sheriff's Gang Prevention program goes into action (Albany, GA): Recent acts of gang violence have many people in Albany outraged, and searching for answers. The Dougherty County Sheriff says stepping up prosecution of gang members is one way to fight them.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: May 31, 2007

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Bloods leader gets life in prison (Baltimore, MD): Shaidon "Don Poppa" Blake — whom prosecutors called a high-ranking Bloods member sent from California to Baltimore to get local members "in line" — got life in prison Wednesday.
Source: The Examiner    Date: May 31, 2007

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Police: Gangs linked to nightclub shootings (Gwinnett County, GA): Gwinnett police say the shooting at a Norcross nightclub Sunday that left three people injured was a gang-related attack. Three men were shot about 9:50 p.m. in the parking lot of the Palladium Arena, which is in the Plaza Azteca shopping center on Live Oak Parkway near Norcross.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: May 30, 2007

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Police arrest three in killing of Dalton High School football player (Dalton, GA): Two more people have been arrested in the death of a Dalton High School football player who was fatally shot at a convenience store after a Memorial Day swim.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: May 30, 2007

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DA: Teacher attack was gang-related (Mobile, AL): The Murphy High student who beat his 61-year-old English teacher earlier this month and another student who videotaped the attack were participating in some type of gang initiation or activity, Mobile County prosecutors said Tuesday.
Source: Press-Register    Date: May 30, 2007

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Two Detroit gang fugitives arrested along border in Texas (Detroit, MI): Two men considered fugitives following a federal drug-trafficking indictment that targeted them and other alleged members of an armed gang were arrested by border agents in Texas, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: May 30, 2007

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Staples employees shirts spark gang attack (Petaluma, CA): Petaluma police say two Staples office supply store employees and a shopping center customer were beaten recently by gang members, apparently for wearing red clothing.
Source: KGET 17 News    Date: May 30, 2007

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Gang incident (La Crosse, WI): Two men and a teenage girl face serious charges after what police are calling a gang-related incident.
Source: WKBT News8000     Date: May 30, 2007

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Break-in suspect believed to be in gang (Athens, GA): Police suspect a man arrested this week for a string of car break-ins is a member of a local street gang but could have trouble prosecuting the crimes as gang activity.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: May 30, 2007

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Police bust gang suspects, recover guns (Tacoma and Pierce County, WA): Tacoma police arrested suspected eight gang members and recovered guns, drugs and stolen property Wednesday after they served gang-related search warrants at four houses in Tacoma and Pierce County.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: May 30, 2007

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Gang assaults reported in Port Chester (Port Chester, NY): Two assaults over Memorial Day weekend reveal an upturn in gang activity in the city, police said. Four SUR 13 members were arrested Sunday, accused of assaulting three Oak Fam gang members in Oak Fam territory, police said.
Source: The Journal News    Date: May 30, 2007

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Female gang members busted (Santa Clarita, CA) : Five girls were arrested Monday night after a deputy spotted them in the parking lot of Canyon High School and reportedly watched as one of them spray painted a wall at the school.
Source: KHTS AM 1220 News    Date: May 29, 2007

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Boynton Beach fails to curb gang problem (Boynton Beach, FL): The city has made several attempts to curb the gang violence that has gripped Palm Beach County.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: May 28, 2007

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Community activists want governor's anti-gang plan to include prevention measures (Los Angeles, CA): Community activists are calling on Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to make prevention measures part of his proposed strategy to fight gang crime.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 27, 2007

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Proposed ordinances target gangs (Fall River, MA): In an effort to curb gang-related crime, the City Council is preparing a series of ordinances.
Source: The Herald News    Date: May 27, 2007

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SLO County task force reports progress against area gang activity (San Luis Obispo County, CA): Members of the San Luis Obispo County Gang Task Force reported to the South County Advisory Council recently on their efforts against gang activities in the Nipomo area and discussed ways the public can combat criminal activities associated with street gangs.
Source: Santa Maria Times    Date: May 27, 2007

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Albany leaders fight gang graffiti (Albany, GA): Albany city leaders are working extra hard to rid the city of area gangs. Not only do these gangs breed crime, but they also deface the community with their graffiti.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: May 26, 2007

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Gov. unveils gang-suppression plan (Sacramento, CA): Seeking to quell growing gang crime, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger unveiled a statewide plan Friday that would boost punishment for violent gang members, create an anti-gang czar and identify key counties for priority funding.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: May 26, 2007

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