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Police: Gang war resulted in shootings (Gainesville, GA): Two separate confrontations between rival gang members led to a spate of shootings at occupied homes last month, a Gainesville police officer testified Friday.
Source: The Times    Date: September 8, 2007

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Two arrested in gang retaliation shooting (Springfield, MA): Two people were arrested tonight after a shooting that police said was a gang attack in retaliation for a stabbing on Friday night following a football game at Central High School.
Source: The Republican    Date: September 8, 2007

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Two youths arrested in gang-related attack (Dublin, GA): Two juveniles have been arrested after allegedly attacking a 15-year-old boy outside Dublin's Carmike Cinema on Saturday night, according to the Dublin Police Department.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: September 7, 2007

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FBI: 350 arrested for drugs, gang crimes in Alabama raids (DeKalb County, AL): A three-day sweep targeting drug dealing and gang activity in northeast Alabama resulted in the arrest of more than 350 people in what authorities described Friday as the largest such U.S. operation in more than a year.
Source: The Journal Gazette    Date: September 7, 2007

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Police arrest 10 in drug and gang sweep (Watsonville, CA): Police busted a crime ring early this morning suspected of stealing cars and selling drugs and guns.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: September 7, 2007

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Sheriff announces gang arrests (Alamance County, NC): Authorities arrested at least 16 suspected gang members during predawn visits to homes throughout Alamance County.
Source: Times-News    Date: September 7, 2007

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Nine suspects charged in apartment ambush (Houston, TX): The trouble began nearly a week ago when the Latin street gang "Somos Pocos Pero Locos" bought a bad batch of cocaine, police said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: September 7, 2007

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Richland to receive anti-gang funding (Richland County, SC): The U.S. Department of Justice awarded more than $320,000 in grants to combat gang activity in Richland, Orangeburg and Lancaster counties, according to a news release from U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham’s office.
Source: The State    Date: September 6, 2007

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Officials hope charges stem gang problems in Frankfort (Frankfort, IN): Local authorities hope that they have stemmed suspected gang troubles with criminal charges against six men over a drive-by shooting that included shots being fired at a police squad car.
Source: WRTV 6 News    Date: September 6, 2007

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Salinas gets help in gang fight (Salinas, CA): In the wake of one of the most violent weekends in recent Salinas history, officials will reach out to other law enforcement agencies to step up police presence on the streets beginning this weekend.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: September 6, 2007

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Riviera to spend $340,000 on house for youth center (Riviera Beach, FL): The city council took a key step Wednesday night to curbing youth violence by voting to spend $340,000 to turn a vacant house into a youth empowerment center.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: September 6, 2007

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Albuquerque City Council approves online gang registry (Albuquerque, NM): Gang members are on their way to joining sex offenders and drunken drivers with their own gallery of public shame.
Source: The Albuquerque Tribune    Date: September 6, 2007

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Oklahoma prosecutors battle gang violence (Oklahoma City, OK): Oklahoma prosecutors are watching with interest how other states are faring with a new weapon in their battle against gang violence: lawsuits - more specifically, civil injunctions aimed at keeping gang members out of neighborhoods and prohibiting them from engaging one another in warfare.
Source: KFOR 4 News    Date: September 6, 2007

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Mom drives boys to school for gang fight (Victorville, CA): As a dozen teenagers were being searched and detained by authorities at a local home Thursday afternoon, one of them pleaded, “Can’t I just call my mom?”
Source: The Daily Press    Date: September 6, 2007

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Schwarzenegger taps former U.S. attorney for anti-gang program (Sacramento, CA): Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Tuesday appointed a former U.S. attorney to lead the state's anti-gang programs, a new position he created in response to rising gang violence in California.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 4, 2007

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Immigration officials lead raid netting 65 arrests (Oklahoma City, OK): Federal immigration agents rounded up 65 people, mostly illegal aliens, during a weeklong anti-gang operation.
Source: News On 6    Date: September 4, 2007

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Idaho AG Wasden, others call for renewed gang prosecutor funding (Idaho): Law enforcement agents, including Attorney General Lawrence Wasden, on Tuesday called on state lawmakers next session to continue money for a special assistant U.S. attorney post created this year to help lock up gang members in federal prisons outside Idaho.
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: September 4, 2007

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Gang-related shooting kills two in southwest Houston (Houston, TX): Two men were killed and another was critically injured after being shot by gang members at a southwest Houston apartment Sunday afternoon, police said. Another man, who police believe also was shot, fled on foot.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: September 3, 2007

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Teen among three killed in drive-by shootings (Chicago, IL): A 14-year-old boy was among three people killed Sunday in two separate drive-by shootings on Chicago's South Side, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: September 3, 2007

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East Oakland man slain in gang related attack (Oakland, CA): A man was shot to death early Saturday not far from his East Oakland home, when he and two others with him in his car were attacked by a group of gang members, police said.
Source: Oroville Mercury-Register    Date: September 2, 2007

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