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Three gang members charged in triple murder (Los Angeles, CA): Prosecutors charged three black gang members today with killing two Latino boys and an adult as they talked in the frontyard of their South Los Angeles home last year, saying the assailants picked the victims at random because they could not find any gang rivals to shoot.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 23, 2007

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Tattoo artists cover gang tattoos for free (Fort Myers, FL): Three Fort Myers tattoo artists want to help former gang members put their pasts behind them. Jay Purdy, Nune Aguayo and Robert Krupp work at the Liquid Image Tattoo shop.
Source: WPBF 25 News    Date: April 23, 2007

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Homicide in Holyoke was gang-related, police believe (Holyoke, MA): Local, state, and federal law enforcement officials are investigating a shootout on a busy Holyoke street that left one man dead and four others injured.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: April 22, 2007

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How to stop gangs? (Gaston County, NC): About 100 representatives from different realms of Gaston County came together last week to discuss ways to stop kids from joining gangs.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: April 22, 2007

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Lawmakers crack down on gangs (Los Angeles County, CA): Gangs and the problems they bring aren't confined to big cities like Los Angeles. In Los Angeles County, many smaller suburban communities are home to long-established Latino gangs with memberships that span generations, as well as highly mobile Asian gangs that claim no turf.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: April 22, 2007

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Gates teen's killing raises gang issue (Rochester, NY): Last week’s shooting death of a Gates teenager was gang-related, according to police. Eric Stanley, 18 and Terrance Stanley, 17, are accused of killing Shamar Patterson, 16, in a drive-by on Genesee Street in Rochester.
Source: WHAM 13 News    Date: April 21, 2007

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Gang members among suspects in train attack (Yolo County, CA): An Amtrak train engineer remained in the hospital Friday after a group of youths, including members of the West Sacramento gang the Broderick Boys, viciously beat him five days ago, a Yolo County prosecutor said.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: April 21, 2007

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Youth slain in NW Side drive-by shooting (Chicago, IL): A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed this morning in what police described as a gang-related drive-by shooting on Chicago's Northwest Side.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: April 20, 2007

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One arrested in gang fight at 15th Street park (Douglas, AZ): A gang fight Tuesday led to numerous injuries and one arrest when it erupted on Tuesday at the 15th Street softball field.
Source: The Daily Dispatch    Date: April 19, 2007

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Lawrenceville: Gang law in Snellville inspires city (Lawrenceville, GA): Lawrenceville politicians and cops want to start hitting street gangs where it hurts — in their pocketbooks. Inspired by a similar move in Snellville, city officials want to go after gangbangers' property.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: April 19, 2007

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Villaraigosa offers new plan to fight gangs (Los Angeles, CA): Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Wednesday unveiled a wide-ranging strategy to curb the spread of gang violence in some of Los Angeles' most violent neighborhoods, saying he would steer young people away from gang life by combining police suppression with stepped-up prevention and intervention
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 19, 2007

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Gang member charged for killing one woman, injuring another in Hamilton bar (Hamilton, OH): Two Hamilton city police officers are being credited for their quick actions early Thursday morning in catching a Crips gang member who allegedly fired gunshots in a bar.
Source: WCPO 9 News    Date: April 19, 2007

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Eight arrested in Costa Mesa gang shooting (Costa Mesa, CA): A shooting during a confrontation between members of rival gangs led to the arrest of six juveniles and two men by Costa Mesa police officers at around 5:40 p.m. Wednesday, officials said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: April 19, 2007

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Gang member arrested for shooting outside funeral (St. Paul, MN): A known gang member who was released from prison in March was arrested for the robbery and shooting of a man near a St. Paul funeral home.
Source: WCCO 4 News    Date: April 19, 2007

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Suspect in violent robbery claimed gang membership (Burlington County, PA): A man charged in the violent armed robbery at a bank branch in Eastampton last week professed to be a member of the Bloods street gang and was living in Willingboro prior to the bank heist.
Source: Burlington County Times    Date: April 19, 2007

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Drugs, guns found in Victorville (Victorville, CA): Two gang members were arrested in Victorville Wednesday where sheriff’s deputies found marijuana, methamphetamine and guns.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: April 19, 2007

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Gang members charged with robberies (Blakely, GA): The Sheriff's Office announced Thursday that three members of a Blakely, Ga., gang have been charged in connection with a string of seven armed robberies committed in the area during the last three weeks.
Source: The Post-Searchlight    Date: April 19, 2007

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Fresh Express offers anti-gang training (Salinas, CA): Salinas-based Fresh Express Inc. could help reduce gang violence in the city, law enforcement officials said, through its efforts to teach employees how to spot gang influences among workers and their children.
Source: The Californian    Date: April 18, 2007

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Anti-gang initiative pushes alternatives, not arrests (Easton, PA): The U.S. attorney has given Easton area groups $74,000 to combat gangs. But that money isn't going to police or other law enforcement agencies. Instead, it will be used to run after-school cybercafes for teenagers, to paint murals around the city and to send teens to camp.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: April 18, 2007

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Growing Crips, Vice Lords action seen in S.E. Shelby (Shelby County, TN): Escalating gang activity in Southeast Shelby County has led to eight arrests including some connected to a recent drive-by shooting.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: April 18, 2007

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