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Smaller cities in Minnesota seeing greater gang activity (Faribault, MN): Like a good Minnesotan, Jim Lassek didn't want to think the worst of the young men dawdling day and night in a yard near his neatly trimmed home in this small southern Minnesota city.
Source: Post-Bulletin    Date: June 19, 2007

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Gang violence lands 16-year-old boy in hospital (Santa Cruz, CA): Three men arrested for their alleged involvement in a gang-related shooting are in jail today and one 16-year-old boy is in stable condition after a weekend shooting.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: June 18, 2007

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Mobile's wannabe gang problem (Mobile, AL): Some of the recent violence involving teens in Mobile can be tied to loosely organized gangs who have members as young as sixth-graders, officials say.
Source: Press-Register    Date: June 18, 2007

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Lawmaker turns to families to prevent gangs (California): Hoping to curb gang violence, a bill working its way through the Legislature would require parents to go to parenting classes if their child is convicted of gang-related activities.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: June 16, 2007

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New graffiti from Gangster Disciples gang, York police say (York, PA): Graffiti with the Star of David flanked by the letters "G" and "D" are graffiti from the national Gangster Disciples gang, according to the leader of the city police department's anti-gang unit.
Source: The York Dispatch    Date: June 15, 2007

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Gang violence bill stalls in legislature (Charlotte, NC): A state bill aimed at cracking down on gangs is mired in the state Legislature as time runs out on the current session.
Source: News 14 Carolina    Date: June 15, 2007

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Anti-gang bill clears Senate hurdle (Washington, DC): Sweeping anti-gang legislation sailed unanimously through the a key Senate committee Thursday, giving the proposed expansion of federal authority to combat gang violence its best chance in a decade of becoming law.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: June 15, 2007

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Two raids take down alleged gang members in northern NJ (Newark, NJ): State and federal authorities arrested some two dozen suspected gang members in northern New Jersey during two separate overnight raids.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: June 14, 2007

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Police, neighbors to meet Friday on gangs (Denver, CO): Denver police and city leaders are meeting Friday with community groups worried about escalating gang tensions that alarmed fans at the City Park Jazz series.
Source: Rocky Mountain News    Date: June 14, 2007

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Gangs make up parade arrests (New York, NY): The arrest of 208 people at the Puerto Rican Day Parade was not unusual compared with past totals and primarily involved members of street gangs, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said yesterday.
Source: Newsday    Date: June 13, 2007

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New law to help S.C. combat gangs (South Carolina): Supporters of a newly signed law say police now have important weapons to combat South Carolina’s growing gang problem.
Source: The State    Date: June 13, 2007

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Hick vows double-barrel remedy for halting gangs (Denver, CO): Mayor John Hickenlooper said today that Denver will tame gang tensions with a combination of police power and alternative recreational and job programs for youngsters.
Source: Rocky Mountain News    Date: June 13, 2007

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Sioux City Police Dept. adds gang unit (Sioux City, IA): Sioux City Police Chief Joe Frisbie says it will be a long, hard summer for gang members. They’re adding a gang unit to the detective bureau.
Source: KMEG News 14    Date: June 13, 2007

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No arrests made in first gang shooting death of the year (Hollister, CA): No arrests have been made as the Hollister Police Department continues investigating the gang-related homicide of a 16-year-old Salinas boy Friday night.
Source: Hollister Free Lance    Date: June 13, 2007

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Gang crackdown nets more arrests (Cleveland, OH): Federal and city officials are halfway through their top-10 list of the most dangerous street gangs in Cleveland after police rounded up members two more gangs.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: June 13, 2007

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Police: Attack on guard gang-related (Palm Springs, CA): A violent attack that left a 66-year-old security guard in critical condition is considered gang-related activity, the Palm Springs Police Department said Monday.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: June 12, 2007

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Gang suspect sweep racks up 40 arrests (Brandon, FL): Coming up with the name - Operation Pura Tranza - for the Monday morning sweep of suspected street gang members, authorities looked into the eyebrows of Gilberto Villanueva.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: June 12, 2007

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Gang problems (Charleston, SC): A bill designed to provide harsher punishments for gang members who commit crimes is now law. Governor Mark Sanford signed the bill Tuesday afternoon.
Source: WCBD 2 News    Date: June 12, 2007

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Injunction would ban gang activities (Riverside County, CA): The Riverside County district attorney's office is drafting its first-ever civil injunction against more than 100 members of a street gang.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: June 12, 2007

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Teen killed in drive-by attack (Salinas, CA): A Salinas teenager died in a Bay Area hospital Saturday after he was caught in a hail of drive-by gunfire in Hollister. The boy died of shots apparently fired from a high-powered automatic rifle in a gang confrontation the day before.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: June 12, 2007

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