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County seeks gang GPS pilot program (San Bernardino, CA): At Tuesday’s county board meeting, supervisors plan to add some firepower to the fight against gangs and will request a state-sponsored pilot program that will fit gang members with global positioning devices.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: April 13, 2007

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22 arrested in L.A. gang crackdown (Los Angeles, CA): A two-year probe of a violent South Los Angeles street gang culminated Thursday with 22 arrests and seizures of drugs and guns in a series of raids. One neighborhood was evacuated while police used tear gas to drive a suspect out of a home.
Source: The Lexington Herald-Leader    Date: April 12, 2007

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Overall crime rate in Fresno sees a 17.9% drop (Fresno, CA): Fresno's crime rate has reached its lowest level in about 35 years, thanks in large part to a crackdown on the Bulldogs street gang, Police Chief Jerry Dyer said Wednesday.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: April 12, 2007

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Four teens in custody for gang-related shooting (French Valley, CA): An 18-year-old and three juveniles were in custody Thursday in connection to a gang-related drive-by shooting in which a 17-year-old French Valley boy was the intended target, authorities said.
Source: CBS 2 News    Date: April 12, 2007

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Putnam gears for gangs: Law authorities gather to learn about growing problem (Putnam County, FL): Area law enforcement agencies gathered at Ravine Gardens the last two days to talk gangs. While authorities insist Putnam County does not have a serious gang problem, there is growing reason for concern.
Source: Palatka Daily News    Date: April 12, 2007

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New code: Kick gangs to the curb (Snellville, GA): Snellville has hung out the "No Vacancy" sign for gangbangers. By passing the street gang terrorism and prevention ordinance Monday night, the City Council also served notice that suspected gang members will find it very difficult to keep a rental roof over their heads within the city limits.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: April 11, 2007

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Two men wounded in NMB shooting (Miami Beach, FL): A gang-related shooting wounded two men Wednesday outside a North Miami Beach home, the same site where a teenage girl was fatally gunned down in December, police said.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: April 11, 2007

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Ten charged in crack ring (Westbury, NY): Federal officials charged 10 men Wednesday in connection with a crack cocaine manufacturing and sales ring run by the Bloods gang in Westbury.
Source: Newsday    Date: April 11, 2007

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Florida House moves forward anti-gang measures (Tallahassee, FL): Responding to a surge in gang violence, especially in gang-plagued Palm Beach County, the Legislature took a major step Tuesday to enacting a tougher, broader approach to addressing the problem.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: April 11, 2007

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Gang menace in schools addressed by Peralta Bill (Queens, NY) : Legislation to curb gang activities and recruitment in the community and in schools has been introduced by Assemblymember Jose Peralta.
Source: The Queens Gazette    Date: April 11, 2007

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Gang leader talks about recent violence in Lake Worth (Lake Worth, FL): A South Florida man said recent gang violence being attributed to his rap group may lead others to retaliate against him.
Source: WPBF 25 News    Date: April 11, 2007

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Crips claim classifies Flagler fair stabbing as gang-related (Flagler County, FL): At first, Sahmi Green, 19, didn't even realize he had been stabbed. His fight with another youth at the Flagler County Fair last weekend escalated swiftly from the trash talk of teenagers to blows.
Source: News-Journal    Date: April 11, 2007

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Senate votes to let prosecutors to sue gang members (St. Paul, MN): The Minnesota Senate gave preliminary approval Tuesday to a bill that would define criminal gangs as a public nuisance and let prosecutors sue gang members.
Source: West Central Tribune    Date: April 10, 2007

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Suspected gang member arrested (Johnston County, NC): A traffic stop in Johnston County led police to a Dunn teenager allegedly in possession of narcotics. According to authorities, the boy admitted to being involved with the Bloods street gang.
Source: The Daily Record    Date: April 10, 2007

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Teen shot in eye after flashing gang sign, police say (Phoenix, AZ): A teenager was shot in the eye after flashing a gang sign from a vehicle Monday afternoon near Van Buren Street and 35th Avenue, Phoenix police said.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: April 10, 2007

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High court upholds juror secrecy in gang case (Massachusetts): The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled Thursday that a judge could properly bar the release of jurors' names in a gang-related murder trial out of concern for jurors' safety.
Source: Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press    Date: April 10, 2007

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New wave of gang violence worries cities (Washington, DC): In cities as small as Moline, Ill., and as large as Kansas City, the memories of gang violence in the early 1990s linger. Police can’t forget the neighborhood gang wars, drive-by shootings and fears of letting children play outside.
Source: The Kansas City Star    Date: April 10, 2007

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Teen killed in apparent gang shooting in Santa Ana (Santa Ana, CA): A 16-year-old boy was killed in an apparent gang-related shooting early Sunday morning and another youth was wounded, Santa Ana police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 10, 2007

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Lawmakers confront gang violence (Sacramento, CA): Mayra Nunez's mission is to keep troubled youngsters out of jail. Steve Ipsen's job is to put them there.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: April 9, 2007

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Anti-gang efforts endorsed (Boston, MA): The police commissioner in Springfield and mayors in Chicopee and Holyoke are joining an effort to persuade legislators to renew anti-gang grants.
Source: The Republican    Date: April 9, 2007

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