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Police say six recent shootings gang-related (Columbia, SC): Columbia area investigators say six recent killings involving victims younger than 30 were all gang-related. And, investigators say, five of those killings were connected to each other.
Source: WFMY News 2    Date: August 12, 2007

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Stabbing suspect arrested in Novato gang fight (Novato, CA): A 22-year-old Novato man was booked on suspicion of attempted murder following what police called a gang fight in downtown Novato on Friday night.
Source: Marin Independent Journal    Date: August 12, 2007

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SE Fresno rings with gunfire (Fresno, CA): Two men were killed in separate shootings minutes apart Saturday in southeast Fresno, bringing the city's homicide toll to 37 so far this year, compared with 24 at this time a year ago.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: August 12, 2007

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Gangs seek hold in South Sound (Olympia, WA): Gang-related activity is on the increase in South Sound after more than a decade of relative quiet, according to officials in the criminal justice system.
Source: The Olympian    Date: August 12, 2007

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Night on beat keeps Tacoma gang unit on its toes (Tacoma, WA): Gang activity in Thurston County is nowhere near the level it has reached in Tacoma, where three gang-related homicides occurred in just one week last year, according to Tacoma police.
Source: The Olympian    Date: August 12, 2007

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Riverside police make arrests in fatal shooting (Riverside, CA): Riverside police said they arrested 11 members of a La Sierra-based street gang this week on suspicion of crimes that include assault, attempted murder, witness intimidation and the 2006 murder of 24-year-old Crystal Theobald.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: August 11, 2007

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Ogden teen blames gang violence on words (Ogden, UT): An Ogden man arrested for investigation of the killing of two people and the wounding of two others denies shooting anyone during a dispute that started at a weekend wedding party.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: August 10, 2007

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'I don't feel safe here' (Bradenton, FL): Two teenagers. Two gangs. One bullet. Gang rivalry was behind the shooting of a 16-year-old south Bradenton boy Wednesday in the 2000 block of 15th Avenue East, police said Thursday.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: August 10, 2007

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City attorney targets alleged gang hangout in Venice (Venice, CA): In its stepped-up campaign to curb gang activity, the Los Angeles city attorney's office Wednesday announced that it had filed a lawsuit against the owner of a small Venice apartment building that is allegedly a home base for drug dealing and other illegal activity by the Shoreline Crips.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 9, 2007

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Tulare Co. gets $175k grant to fight crime (Washington, DC): Tulare County stands to benefit from a crime-fighting grant program that the White House wants to change and Congress wants to keep.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: August 9, 2007

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Gang members rounded up in Oceanside sting (Oceanside, CA): A dozen gang members were arrested in Oceanside today in a sting that began after two teenage gangsters were accused of killing Oceanside police Officer Dan Bessant last December.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: August 9, 2007

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Lott links killings to gangs (Richland County, SC): The fatal shootings of two young women Sunday and Monday in Richland County were gang-related, Sheriff Leon Lott said Tuesday. And both victims were affiliated with gangs, Lott said.
Source: The State    Date: August 8, 2007

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State lawmakers propose cuts in anti-gang funds (Sacramento, CA): Even as gang crime continues to surge in communities throughout the state, state lawmakers are proposing to cut new funding for anti-gang programs.
Source: Inside Bay Area    Date: August 8, 2007

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Bloods-Crips probe in Newark schoolyard massacre (Newark, NJ): Cops are probing whether a Bloods and Crips turf war was the root of last weekend's massacre of three college students in Newark -- but are getting little help from residents who fear retaliation if they speak out.
Source: New York Post    Date: August 8, 2007

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Shooting called case of gang retaliation (Ogden, UT): Three men who kidnapped a 28-year-old man in Ogden, shot him at least seven times and dumped his body in an industrial area early Monday were retaliating for a gang-related double homicide at a wedding party the day before, police said Tuesday.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: August 8, 2007

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Four gang members arrested after downtown street fight (Petaluma, CA): Four gang members were arrested late Tuesday night after a downtown street fight in which they used bottles as weapons.
Source: Petaluma Argus-Courier     Date: August 8, 2007

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Rash of shootings spurs Ogden police crackdown on gang activity (Ogden, UT): Police plan to double their efforts to crack down on gangs in the wake of a double homicide Sunday that punctuated a recent spike in gang-related violence.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: August 7, 2007

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Grand jury convenes to target gang issues (Tampa, FL): As street gangs clamor for notoriety in Hillsborough County and across Florida, a statewide grand jury on such activities - the first of its kind - convened Monday in South Florida.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: August 7, 2007

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CHP will patrol streets of Oakland (Oakland, CA): California Highway Patrol officers will patrol the streets of Oakland to combat a recent wave of homicides that included the slaying of journalist Chauncey Bailey, the governor's office announced Tuesday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: August 7, 2007

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Task force erasing gang graffiti in Macon neighborhoods (Macon, GA): Gang graffiti is being washed away across Macon and Bibb County. The Project Safe Neighborhoods Anti-Gang Task Force fanned out in all four Macon police precincts and Lake Wildwood in Bibb County to obliterate gang markings in neighborhoods.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: August 7, 2007

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