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Gangs get 'smarter' (Yuba-Sutter County, CA): One in every 100 Yuba-Sutter residents. That's local law enforcement officials' estimate of the area's gang population - 800 to 1,000 in Sutter County and 500 to 700 in Yuba County.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: February 3, 2008

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Get along without going along (Franklin, NJ): The Franklin Township School District will begin educating its seventh-graders on the pitfalls of gang involvement -- marking one result from the town's effort to stem youth violence following the murders of two young men there last summer.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: February 3, 2008

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Adults in Poinciana get lesson on danger and prevalence of gangs (Poinciana, FL): The sheriff's detectives began the presentation with a video clip showing young adults throwing up gang signs.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: February 3, 2008

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Quelling gang violence in Pittsburgh seen as daunting, not futile, task (Pittsburgh, PA): The gang violence that claimed the lives of a 12-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy last week has sparked public outcry and intensified police patrols on the streets.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette    Date: February 3, 2008

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Shooting raises concerns about gang violence (Janesville, WI): The Jan. 19 shooting of teen downtown escalated gang violence here beyond anything Janesville has seen before, but police said one shooting is not a trend.
Source: GazetteXtra    Date: February 3, 2008

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10 arrested on drug charges following raids (New Castle County, DE): Two interdepartmental drug stings in separate areas of New Castle County on Friday ended with the arrest of 10 people, several of whom may have ties to the Bloods street gang, police officials said.
Source: The News Journal    Date: February 3, 2008

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Two held in Watts killing linked to feuding gangs (Los Angeles, CA): Two men have been arrested on suspicion of fatally shooting a man at a Watts housing complex as part of a gang feud that has left four men dead since Sunday, the mayor said Friday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 2, 2008

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Cross-racial shootings spark fear in Monrovia (Monrovia, CA): A spasm of cross-racial gang shootings in and around the San Gabriel Valley city of Monrovia has left a 64-year-old African American man and a 16-year-old Latina dead and prompted a law enforcement crackdown to stem the bloodshed.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: January 31, 2008

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City targets surge in deadly gang violence (Pittsburgh, PA): As police arrested one suspect and sought another in the shooting death Monday of a 12-year-old Perry South girl, authorities announced an intensified effort to combat a sharp upswing in gang violence.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette    Date: January 31, 2008

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Counties' gang activity on rise (Columbia, SC): A state committee on Wednesday made recommendations on how to curb South Carolina's gang activity, something authorities in Georgetown and Horry counties say they are dealing with more often.
Source: The Sun News    Date: January 31, 2008

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Five more alleged prison gang members arrested in RICO case (El Paso, TX): Five alleged members of the violent Barrio Azteca gang have been arrested on a federal indictment alleging 11 RICO counts, the FBI announced Thursday.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: January 31, 2008

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Shootings follow killing of gang leader (Los Angeles, CA): The weekend killing of a Watts-area gang leader triggered a rash of retaliation shootings that has left at least two more young men dead and others wounded, police said Tuesday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: January 30, 2008

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Anti-gang task force zeros in on prevention (Tampa, FL): Educational and work programs could divert youngsters from joining gangs, as could a greater focus on neighborhood and community involvement, according to recommendations released today from an anti-gang summit.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: January 30, 2008

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Police target Latin Kings after two arrests in slaying (Milwaukee, WI) : Milwaukee police Wednesday promised a crackdown on the Latin Kings after arresting two members of a violent street gang in connection with the slaying of a Miller Brewing Co. executive.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: January 30, 2008

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23 Suspected Texas Gang Members Indicted (San Antonio, TX): Twenty-three suspected members of a Texas prison gang were accused of racketeering in connection with the slayings of 22 people, according to a federal indictment released Wednesday.
Source: The Associated Press    Date: January 30, 2008

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Willits man arrested on gang-related charges (Ukiah, CA): After violent confrontation in Ukiah, a Willits man with alleged ties to the Norteño street gang was arrested on Thursday following a search of his Willits Crest Drive home.
Source: The Willits News    Date: January 30, 2008

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Bills target Utah's gang problem (Salt Lake City, UT): A pair of bills aimed at tackling Utah's escalating gang problem today earned the approval of the Senate Judiciary, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: January 29, 2008

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Feds charge 14 alleged members of Bloods gang (Miami-Dade County, FL): Federal authorities announced charges Tuesday against 14 people described as leaders and senior members of a South Florida street gang with ties to the Bloods, a major national gang.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: January 29, 2008

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Gangs blamed as attack injures two in Yakima (Yakima, WA): A flare of gang violence hit the 400 block of North Seventh Street on Monday night, leaving two males wounded.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: January 29, 2008

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Officers sweep area in response to violence (Monrovia, CA): Police struck back hard Tuesday against deadly black and Latino gang warfare in Monrovia, arresting a murder suspect, raiding a home and searching for clues at the scene where two girls were gunned down by gang members Saturday.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: January 29, 2008

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