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The gangs of York (York, SC): A rivalry between two town gangs became increasingly violent this summer, police say. A series of fights between the Cali Boys and the Valley Boys escalated to several shooting incidents during the summer. Fortunately, nobody was hurt.
Source: The Herald    Date: September 23, 2007

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Cops: Teen death gang-related (Brevard County, FL): One teenager died and two others were wounded in a gang-related shooting early Saturday in front of a West Cocoa Waffle House, a spokesman from the Brevard County Sheriff's office said.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: September 23, 2007

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Gang shooting kills teen at Fort Worth mall, police say (Fort Worth, TX): Fort Worth Police have arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with a gang shooting at a south Fort Worth shopping mall that left a teenager dead.
Source: KDFW Fox 4 News    Date: September 23, 2007

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Gangs' reach debated (Fort Collins - Larimer County, CO): Whether Fort Collins and Larimer County have a big gang problem or not seems to depend a great deal on who you ask - and what they have to gain or lose from the debate.
Source: The Coloradoan    Date: September 23, 2007

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Gang crimes have fallen in Fairfax (Fairfax County, VA): Gang-related crime dropped by nearly one-third last year in Fairfax County and has fallen even more this year, according to a report to be presented to the county Board of Supervisors on Monday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: September 22, 2007

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Gang-tax measure approved for ballot (Los Angeles, CA): The Los Angeles City Council moved Friday to ask voters in February to approve a $30 parcel tax on every city property owner to raise funds to fight gangs.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: September 22, 2007

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Anti-gang bill passes U.S. Senate (Washington, DC): Sweeping national anti-gang legislation breezed unanimously through the U.S. Senate on Friday in a move that could significantly help Los Angeles' efforts to quell rising violence.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: September 21, 2007

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Schwarzenegger appoints San Jose official to anti-gang panel (San Jose, CA): Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger today appointed San Jose city official Angel Rios Jr. to the California Gang Reduction, Intervention and Prevention Program Advisory Board.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 21, 2007

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Police, FBI go after gangs (Manchester, NH): Federal agents are working full time alongside Manchester police to combat crime and gang-related activity, law enforcement officials announced yesterday. But at least one neighborhood activist wants to see more emphasis placed on changing the hearts of youths.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: September 21, 2007

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Ban gang culture and give kids relief, school report urges (Madison County, WI): Establishing "gang-free school zones" so area students can learn in a safer environment is a key recommendation on how to combat gangs in Madison and Dane County.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: September 21, 2007

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DeKalb uses new law to target gangs (DeKalb County, GA): A new prosecutor is using a new state law to take aim at DeKalb County's estimated 5,000 to 10,000 members of criminal gangs.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: September 20, 2007

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Growing gangs disturbing trend in county (Madison County, NC): Police Chief Perry Webster painted a disturbing picture for Madison's board of aldermen Thursday evening concerning the growth of gang activity in the town.
Source: Eden Daily News    Date: September 20, 2007

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Challenge posed for gang unit (Durham, NC): For years, police anti-gang units across the country have come under fire for lacking ways to measure their effectiveness, with some critics questioning whether they're needed at all.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: September 20, 2007

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Flint gangs targets (Flint, MI): With young men divided into gangs named for the elementary schools they attended and a dozen deaths attributed to the resulting violence, the feds are getting in the game.
Source: The Flint Journal    Date: September 19, 2007

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West Palm gang hit with order not to assemble (West Palm Beach, FL): In the latest efforts against gang violence, police have ordered members of the Ace Click not to hang out with one another, and a statewide grand jury was convened at the Main Judicial Complex in West Palm Beach on Tuesday.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: September 19, 2007

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Police: Culture of gangs led to slaying (Gastonia, NC): The encounter began in a convenience store parking lot: two teenagers picking on a third. But when a homeless Gastonia man stepped in to help he connected with what police say was the potentially violent culture of local gang members.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: September 19, 2007

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Ganging Up on Gang Graffiti: Starting today, law will start erasing territorial ‘tagging’ (Palatka, FL): When it comes to gang graffiti, evidently quite a lot. With a concession that a growing gang problem exists in and around Palatka, The Palatka Police Department and its new gang specialist, Cpl. Pete Ruiz, have laid out a strategy to curb the problem.
Source: Palatka Daily News    Date: September 18, 2007

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Grandview looking to get tough with gangs (Grandview, WA): Add Grandview to the list of cities rewriting its laws to tackle gangs. City Council members reviewed for the final time at a study session Monday night a draft of Grandview's revised criminal code, which would add stiffer penalties for crimes committed in association with gangs and a new curfew.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: September 18, 2007

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Merced County law enforcement creates gang task force (Merced County, CA): Law enforcement agencies in Merced County promised to take on the gangs that terrorize local communities through a task force includes several local agencies.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 18, 2007

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Anti-gang initiative bearing fruit (Suffolk, VA): Had you driven down Second Avenue months ago, you would have seen people loitering on the Suffolk street corners, dealing drugs and guns.
Source: Daily Press    Date: September 18, 2007

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